Cognitive Literary Studies Minor

Lower Division Requirements
EN 300Literary Analysis3.00
Upper Division Requirements
EN 468Cognitive Literary Studies3.00
Nine upper division semester hours of English courses with a cognitive emphasis.9.00
Total SHs15

Note: Three of the upper division semester hours may be fulfilled by an approved upper division course in another discipline. To count toward the Cognitive Literary Studies minor, an upper division course in English or any other discipline must meet three of the four following criteria:

  • Course is about literature
  • Course introduces a technical vocabulary related to cognitive studies.
  • Course requires, or additionally assigns a textbook that includes cognitive perspectives on the course topic.
  • Course requires, or additionally assigns a substantial assignment (e.g. a research paper, a public presentation, etc.) with a cognitive focus.