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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Minor

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Program Director: Eleanor Nickel, Ph.D.


The English minor is designed for students who wish to augment other majors with a study of literature and composition. In addition to the development of the skills of reading, literary analysis and writing, it offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of experiences in English, American and multicultural literature.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Read, interpret and critique a variety of literary and non-literary texts that reflect a range of styles, historical periods and cultural perspectives.
  2. Create a variety of literary and non-literary texts, demonstrating effective communication in multiple modes for multiple audiences and purposes.
  3. Articulate the diverse ethical, cultural, political and religious contexts of literary texts.
  4. Analyze the oral and written language of native speakers of English and English language learners.
  5. Use current disciplinary discourse, terminology and research conventions.

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