Minor in English
The Minor in English aims to provide students of various majors with opportunity to advance their understanding of literature, language, and professional creative writing.
Program Educational objectives
Graduates of the Minor in English shall be able to
- apply knowledge of literary texts, language theories, and basic professional creative writing
- interpret, explain, and appraise the allusive qualities of texts
- apply knowledge of thematic content and the formal features of discourse ethically and professionally
Student Learning outcomes
Students shall be able to
- analyze texts from multiple points of view in the context of history, society, culture, and politics
- display substantial knowledge in literature study, language study, or professional creative writing
- produce individual scholarly research projects of significant length
Core Courses (9 credits)
|ENG213||Introduction to Language||3|
|ENG216||Introduction to Literature||3|
|ENG—-||Any writing course*||3|
*Students may select a writing course from the electives below, and this would be counted as one of the core courses.
Elective Courses (9 credits)
Students may choose any three courses from the list below. Close advising is recommended to ensure that the student’s minor is coherent when it comes to literature, language, or professional creative writing.
|ENG326||Restoration and Neoclassical Literature||3|
|ENG336||Romantic & Victorian Poetry||3|
|ENG339||Nineteenth-century British Novel||3|
|ENG342||Modernism and Beyond||3|
|ENG345||Twentieth-century British Novel||3|
|ENG348||Post-colonial Anglophone Literature||3|
|ENG351||Early American Literature||3|
|ENG352||Twentieth-Century American Novel||3|
|ENG354||Theories of Literature & Culture||3|
|ENG372||Comparative and World Literature||3|
|ENG376||Gender in Literature||3|
|ENG479||Topics in Literature and Culture||3|
|ENG487||Topics in Drama and Theatre||3|
|ENG281||Language and Change||3|
|ENG282||Language and the Media||3|
|ENG283||Language and Gender||3|
|ENG308||Semantics and Pragmatics||3|
|ENG380||Language and the Law||3|
|ENG480||Discourse and Power||3|
|ENG410||Writing for International Organizations||3|
This program requires 18 credits.
This minor is offered in Beirut and Byblos.