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2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African American Literature Minor

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  • To provide students with experiences for developing competencies in the process of composing
  • To help students acquire knowledge of the English language and African-American Literature
  • To help students develop skills in analyzing, evaluating and responding to a wide range of African-American literature
  • To help students prepare for careers requiring a high degree of proficiency in writing, speaking, and critical reading and thinking
  • To prepare students to do advanced work in African-American literature and other professional fields

Students who minor in African-American Literature must earn a grade of C or above in all courses taken for the minor. The minor in African-American Literature requires 18 hours. Courses should be chosen from among the following:

ENG 3311 - Studies in African-American Literature   (Offered Fall)

ENG 3334 - Literature of the African Diaspora   (Offered Fall – Alternate Years)

ENG 3349 - The Vernacular in African-American Literature and Culture  (Offered Spring – Alternate Years)

ENG 3344 - The African-American Novel   (Offered Spring – Alternate Years)

ENG 4344 - African-American Cultural Texts: 1965 to the Present   (Offered Spring – Alternate Years)

ENG 4328 - African-American Women Writers   (Offered Fall – Alternate Years)


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