UT Dallas Undergraduate Advising

Minors in Arts and Humanities


To minor in the Arts and Humanities, students must take a minimum of 18 hours for the minor, 12 of which must be upper-division hours. Core courses offered by the school may count as lower-division hours toward the minor. The minors in the School of Arts & Humanities follows:

Minor in Literature


Students must take a minimum of 18 credit hours for the minor, at least 12 of which must be upper-division hours. Core courses offered by the school may count as lower-division hours toward the appropriate minor. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses. Courses are grouped in areas of special interest.

LIT 2331 Masterpieces of World Literature
LIT 2341 Literary Analysis
LIT 3300 Western Literary Tradition
Literary Genres:
LIT 3309 Studies in the Short Story
LIT 3310 Studies in Epic and Romance
LIT 3311 The Literature of Fantasy and Science Fiction
LIT 3312 Studies in Prose Narrative
LIT 3313 Studies in Dramatic Literature
LIT 3314 Studies in Poetry
LIT 3315 Children's Literature
English and American Literature:
LIT 3318 British Romanticism
LIT 3319 Periods in English Literature
LIT 3321 Modern British Literature
LIT 3322 Early American Literature
LIT 3323 The American Renaissance 1820-1865
LIT 3324 American Realism and Naturalism
LIT 3325 American Modernism
LIT 3326 The Literature of the American South
LIT 3327 Mid-Twentieth Century American Literature
LIT 3329 Ethnic American Literature
LIT 3383 Topics in British Literature
General Literature Course Descriptions:
LIT 3381 Topics in Western Literature
LIT 3304 Advanced Composition
LIT 3328 Ethics in Literature
LIT 3330 Linguistics
LIT 3331 Contemporary American Literature
LIT 3332 English Syntax and Mechanical Structure
LIT 3334 Literature of Science
LIT 3343 European Romanticism
LIT 3344 European Realism and Naturalism
LIT 3380 Studies in Women's Literature
LIT 3381 Topics in Western Literature
LIT 3382 Topics in Non-Western Literature
LIT 3385 Topics in Latin American Literature
LIT 4329 Major Authors
LIT 4330 Dante
LIT 4344 The Modern Novel
LIT 4346 Contemporary Literature
LIT 4348 Topics in Literary Studies
LIT 4V71 Independent Study in Literary Studies (1 3 semester hours)