About the Program

The 18-credit hour minor in Diverse Literatures offers students the opportunity to study texts by writers from diverse backgrounds. The minor includes genre and topic-based courses on race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.

About the English Department

208 Ketchum Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5417
Fax:
https://english.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (6 crs.)

ENG 147 Introduction to Diverse Literatures 3
ENG 447 Selected Topics in Diverse Literatures 3

Elective Courses (12 crs)
Select four courses
AAS/ENG 240 African American Literature to 1940 3
AAS/ENG 241 African American Literature Since 1940 3
ENG 231 Women in Literature 3
ENG 243 Latinx Literature 3
ENG 254 Culturally Diverse American Literature in Middle and High Schools 3
ENG 353 American Indian Literature 3
ENG 354 Multiethnic American Literatures 3
ENG 356 Speculative Fiction 3
ENG 385 Gender and Sexuality in Literature 3
WGS 101 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies 3
The following courses may count with permission of the English department chair:
AAS/THA 421 Black Drama in America 3
AAS/HIS 468 Readings in African American History 3
ENG 322 Representative Writers 3
ENG 361 Contemporary Literature 3
ENG 450 Studies in Poetry 3
ENG 451 Studies in Fiction 3
ENG 452 Studies in Drama 3
ENG 490 Senior Seminar 3
ENG 499 Independent Study 3
WGS 201 Introduction to LGBTQA12+ Studies 3
WGS 212 Feminist Theory 3
WGS 326 Black Feminist Thought 3
WGS 389 Topic Course 3