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Literary and Cultural Studies Minor


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The Literary and Cultural Studies minor is the most flexible of the four minors offered by EIU's English Department. The minor only has nine required credit hours in literary and cultural studies. Beyond that, students select nine hours of electives in English to suit their needs. (You can see the catalog listing for the minor here.)

That means if you love to read and want to take the rest of your courses in literary studies, you can. Or if you're interested in linguistics, you can take our three-course sequence in that area.  

Whatever your interests in English, the Literary and Cultural Studies minor will let you pursue them.

If you're interested in one of our more targeted minors (Creative Writing, Professional Writing, or English Language Arts) you can read about them here.