Embrace your passion for literature

The minor in Literature gives you the opportunity to develop your critical thinking skills and knowledge of a broad range of European and American literatures. This minor is ideal if you have a passion for literature, regardless of your major. The analytical and writing skills developed in the minor help prepare you to succeed in law school, MBA programs, or careers in business or education.


Campus Locations

Main Campus - Alfred, NY


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Equipped For Success

English Division graduates have gone on to competitive humanities PhD programs (UNC Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins, George Mason, Tufts) and law and business schools. Other graduates have developed successful careers in teaching, publishing, financial services, and business consulting.

  • One 200-level literature class (“A” Area of Knowledge)
  • ENGL 325/326 Surveys of British Literature I & II
    or ENGL 327 Survey of American Literature
  • 10-12 credits of 400-level coursework in literature

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