Minor in English Literature

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Are you passionate about literature but don’t feel you want to commit to a Major or Specialist program in the area? The Minor in English Literature offers students a flexible opportunity to build literary studies into their broader university program. Students can select from a wide array of courses to create a specific area of concentration within the Minor or to explore a range of literary topics and approaches. The critical reading and writing skills gained from a Minor in English Literature, meanwhile, will enrich any career path. 


Requirements for the Minor Program in English Literature  

  1. 4.0 credits in English are required. They should be selected as follows: ​
  2. ENGB03H3 Critical Thinking About Narrative 
  3. ENGB04H3 Critical Thinking About Poetry 
  4. ENGB05H3 Critical Writing about Literature ​
  5. 1.0 English credits at the C-level 
  6. 1.5 additional credits in English. 


For more details on program requirements, visit the UTSC Calendar. Questions about program requirements should be directed to the Program Supervisor, Professor Neal Dolan (english-program-supervisor@utsc.utoronto.ca). 


Interested in learning more about how our courses are structured and how you might develop your own path through your Minor in English Literature? Visit our Routes and Threads page