World Literature Minor

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete the language requirement (minimum 6 credits):
All students minoring in World Literature are required to demonstrate basic conversational and reading proficiency equivalent to one year (two semesters) of college instruction in a modern language other than English or reading proficiency in a classical language before graduating. Students may fulfill this requirement by successfully completing two semesters of university-level modern or classical language courses. Standardized examination (AP, IB, CLEP) may be used to meet the requirement (6-8 credits).

Complete two from the following electives (minimum 6 credits):
AML 3630 Latino Literature and Culture (3)
AML 3682 Intro to American Ethnic Lit (3)
AML 3685 Studies in American Ethnic Lit. (3)
LIT 3107 World Literature pre-1800 (3)
LIT 3144 Modern European Novel (3)
LIT 3191 World Literature post-1800 (3)
LIT 3233 Postcolonial Approaches to Lit (3)
LIT 3381 Literature of Women of Color (3)
LIT 3831 Asia in World Lit pre-1800 (3)
SPT 3100 Spanish Literary Masterpieces (3)
SPT 3532 Hispanic Cinema (3)
FRE 1952 French Study Abroad (1-6)*
FRT 3140 Francophone Masterworks (3)
GER 1952 German Study Abroad (1-6)*
SPN 2270 Study Abroad (1-6)*

Complete two from the following electives (minimum 6 credits):
AML 4604 Seminar in African-Amer Lit (3)
AML 4703 The Immigrant Exp in Lit of US (3)
LIT 4061 Comparative Literature (3)
LIT 4192 Caribbean Literature (3)
LIT 4353 Ethnic Studies (3)
LIT 4355 African & Diaspora Literature (3)
FRE 1952 French Study Abroad (1-6)*
GER 1952 German Study Abroad (1-6)*
SPN 2270 Study Abroad (1-6)*

*These courses can be applied to either elective sections above for a maximum of 4 credits. Courses used to satisfy one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category.

Catalog Year: 2023-2024

Total Semester Hours Required: 18 Hours