Literature, Minor UG
Literature enhances any program. A close study of Literature improves critical thinking and an appreciation for good writing, both of which provide a strong foundation for any career.
What Can I Do with this Minor?
Careers that students who minor in Literature may explore include:
- Advertising account executive
- Content manager
- Copy editor
- Editorial assistant
- Educational consultant
- English teacher
- Freelance writer
- Marketing manager
- Public relations manager
- Records manager
- Social media manager
- Technical writer
- Degree Awarded
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
- Required Credit Hours
The Literature minor combines both survey and specialty courses. Shakespeare and the literary genres are available as electives.
The minor in Literature lays the foundation for advanced study and application by enhancing the student’s appreciation of major narrative, poetic, and dramatic texts in relation to the cultures that produced them. In addition, it allows the student to develop a familiarity with interdisciplinary approaches and encourages engagement with newer media.
English, B.A. UG
The English major fosters skills in critical analysis, independent thinking, creativity, research, and writing. Students take core courses in literary analysis, literary history, language, creative writing, and focused research.
Education, Secondary Education, Certification in English, B.A. UG
The Secondary Education degree with an English certification means you will be qualified to teach English courses and programs in Grades 7 through 12 in areas such as language arts, fiction and non-fiction, grammar and usage, phonics, spelling, composition, linguistics, creative writing, playwriting and speechwriting, poetry, speech and presentations, listening skills, and debate.
Writing, Minor UG
The minor in Writing provides students with an opportunity to develop expertise in writing for academic, professional, civic, and personal purposes.