literature minor

You don’t have to be an English major to focus on literature as a minor. This program allows students with a deep interest in literary exploration and criticism to indulge their passion through the study of writing across history, cultures and genres.

credits required for the Literature minor


of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU


of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

Highlights of the program

    • Learn how literature relates to culture, society, individuals and your own community
    • Explore new genres and literary movements to gain appreciation and expand your world view
    • Get the skills you need to write well-founded communications that will be necessary on the job

Example Courses



Professor, Literature/Writing, English Studies Department
503-838-9494 | | BELL 316


Professor, Director of the Honors Program, Honors Program
503-838-8519 | | APSC 210


Professor, Literature/Humanities, English Studies Department
503-838-8307 | | BELL 319


Professor, Literature, English Studies Department
503-838-8258 | | BELL 301

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