Popular Literature and Film, Minor
Minor in Popular Literature & Film (330009M)
Dr. Mary Biddinger
Professor, Department of English
The following information has official approval of the Department of English and the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Minor in Popular Literature & Film” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. A minor in Popular Literature & Film may only be awarded at the time a student receives a baccalaureate degree. If a student desires a minor from the same department/school as their major, there is a college requirement for a minimum of nine (9) non-overlapping credits between the minor and the major, as well as between the minor and other minor programs in the department/school. The following English courses are not accepted for any English minors:
- 3300:111 English Composition I
- 3300:112 English Composition II
- 3300:250 Classic & Contemporary Literature
- 3300:252 Shakespeare & His World
- 3300:281 Fiction Appreciation
The following courses taken to fulfill specific requirements in the English Major cannot also be used to fulfill the 18 hours requirement in this minor:
- 3300:300 Critical Reading & Writing
- 3300:301 English Literature I
- 3300:315 Shakespeare: The Early Plays
- 3300:316 Shakespeare: The Mature Plays
- 3300:341 American Literature I
- one course in world or multicultural literature.
Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|Popular Literature or Film Electives||12|
Popular Literature or Film Electives
|Select 12 credits of the following:||12|
|Special Topics: Literature & Language. 1|
|The Gothic Imagination|
|Women and Film|
|Film and Literature|
|Seminar in English 2|
|Select 6 credits of the following (or any courses that were not already selected from above):||6|
|Black American Literature|
|20th Century British Poetry|
|British Fiction: 1900-1925|
|British Fiction Since 1925|
|Modern American Fiction|
|Modern American Poetry|
|American Women Poets|
|20th Century American Drama|
|The American Short Story|
|Writers on Writing|
For 3300:389 Special Topics: Literature & Language., choose between American Noir, Detective Fiction, Popular Culture, Stephen King, Jewish Women in Literature, Modern Jewish Novel, AfroAmerican Novel, Literary Ohio.
For 3300:489 Seminar in English, choose between 20th Century Irish Drama, 20th Century Women Writers, Harlem Renaissance, Holocaust Literature, International Short Story, New Fiction, American Literature Since Civil War, Jewish American Literature, New Poetry, Women's Writing/Lives, Literature of the Occult, Contemporary Gothic Women Writers.