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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

English Literature


  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

The English Literature minor allows you to study what you loveā€”and prepares you for the work that you will love! In dynamic discussion-based classes, you will analyze and discuss the forms of cultural expression that matter to you most: poems, novels, comics, plays, and films. In courses with award-winning faculty, you will be challenged, provoked, and inspired. The minor in Literature is excellent preparation for diverse careers in an ever-changing job market. Open to all majors. (18 semester hours)

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Department of English

Patrick Murphy, Co-Director of Literature

Michele Navakas, Co-Director of Literature

317 Bachelor Hall

Oxford, OH 45056


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The Literature minor consists of eighteen hours of study (six courses) from the introductory to the senior level, including historical surveys, major author courses, and courses in special topics. Courses taken for credit/no credit will not count toward the hours required for the minor.