2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Elon's English department offers two minors in literature and creative writing. 

The department also contributes couses to interdisciplinary minors, incuding Professional Writing Studies, Multimedia Authoring, African/African-American Studies, American Studies, Jewish Studies, Classical Studies, Asian Studies, Middle East Studies, Latin American Studies, Leadership Studies, and Non-Violence Studies.


Literature Minor

A minor in literature requires 20 semester hours chosen among the following courses:

One Critical Theory and Practice course (4 sh) chosen from the following

ENG 200 Critical Conversations in Literary Studies
ENG 250 Interpretations of Literature
ENG 333 Women in Literature: Feminist Approaches
ENG 362 Film Criticism

One ENG elective (4 sh)

Three additional ENG literature courses*, at least one of which must be designated pre-1800 (12 sh)

*Note: At least 8 sh of literature courses must be at the 300-level or above.


Creative Writing Minor

A minor in creative writing requires 20 semester hours chosen among the following courses:

ENG 213 Creative Writing (4 sh)

Two or three of the following (8-12 sh)

ENG 315 Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction
ENG 316 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
ENG 317 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction

One or two of the following (4-8 sh)

ENG 366 Contemporary Writers
Genre courses (ENG 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356)
ENG 413 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop
ENG 414 Special Topics in Creative Writing

This page was updated July 16, 2013.