Department of English, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study of Women’s Literature includes the study of literature written by women and analysis of the representation of the wide range of issues that shape their lives and work, including but not limited to the construction of gender, sexuality, age, race and class.
Courses taken for credit in minor programs may not be counted toward English majors.
Why Consider a Women’s Literature Minor?
A Women’s Literature minor provides you with essential tools for success in a wide range of careers: the ability to read critically, write clearly and specifically, and synthesize information and arguments drawn from diverse disciplines and perspectives as a means of interpreting a single text. Employers and professions of all kinds value such abilities and look for those who have them.
Publishing and editing | Human management and development | Education | Government and the law | Public relations | Healthcare and technology, among others
How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):
Meet in person with the English Department’s Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Jemma Everyhope-Roser, to declare this minor.
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.