Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Literature, Minor

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Courses
ENGL 220Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies3
ENGL 312Introduction to Shakespeare3
or ENGL 317 British Literature I
or ENGL 318 British Literature II
or ENGL 389 Stratford Shakespeare Tour
ENGL 319American Literature I3
or ENGL 320 American Literature II
Select two of the following:6
Video Games as Literature
African-American Literature
Literature of the Women's Movement
Native American Literature
U.S. Latino/a Literatures
Asian Literature
Selected Topics
Queer Literature and Film
Chaucer and Medieval Culture
Young Adult Literature
World Literature
Literary and Cultural Theory
Literature of the Environment
English Electives
Select one ENGL course 13
Total Hours18

Excluding ENGL 102


Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2022
Revised 02.21.2022
UCC 09.21.2021