Carnegie Mellon University

Literature & Culture - Minor

The Literature & Culture Minor consists of 6 courses.

Learn how to declare a minor in Literature & Culture.

Curriculum: 6 courses, minimum 54 units

Required Introductory Courses (2 courses, 18 units):

76-26x Survey of Forms
76-275 Critical Writing Workshop

200-Level Literature & Culture Core Courses (2 courses, 18 units):

  • These courses are designed to give students the experience in interpreting and writing about literature and other media in cultural context.
  • One course must be before 1830.

300- or 400-Level Courses in Literature, Culture, or Theory (2 courses, 18 units):

  • These courses give students a more in-depth experience in studying a period or special topic, an historical overview of theoretical methods important to the analytical work done in literary and cultural studies. Additionally, at the 400-level this work provides a true seminar experience.