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University of Pittsburgh    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
  May 25, 2024
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English Literature Minor

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An undergraduate minor in English literature would help students in a variety of majors to represent significant expertise they have accrued in this field on their transcripts. The structure of the minor will also help direct students with a significant interest in English literature to sequences and sets of courses that are designed to develop their interest; they can take a mini-curriculum rather than just a smattering of electives. A minor in English literature is a desirable supplement to many degrees across the Dietrich School because it provides insights into cultural traditions and practices, develops students’ abilities to write analytic arguments, and promotes critical thinking.

The minor consists of 18 credits and comprises the following courses.

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