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Multicultural Literature

The minor in multicultural literature is designed for students who are interested in the rich literature originating from and reflective of the experiences of women, minorities, indigenous people, and immigrants in the United States, as well as literatures from the Western and non-Western worlds.

A minor in Multicultural Literature (ENG) requires satisfactory completion of the following requirements:

  • Satisfactory progress toward completion of the baccalaureate degree in the student’s home school.
  • Completion of 15 credit hours, with a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.
  • 9 credit hours must be in English courses.
  • One course may be shared between the English minor and the English major
  • to declare the certificate, complete the School of Liberal Arts online declaration form: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/admissions/update-major-form.html

Electives-choose 5 courses (15 credit hours) from the following: 

  • ENG-L 207 Women and Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 245 Introduction to Caribbean Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 364 Native American Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 370 Recent Black Writing (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 378 Studies in Women and Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 379 Minority and Ethnic Literature of the United Sates (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 382 Fiction of the Non-Western World: 20th Century African Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 406 Topics in African American Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 411 Working Class Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 411 South African Literature and Society (3 cr.)
  • SPAN-S 360 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN-S 470 Women and Hispanic Literature (3 cr.) 
  • SPAN-S 472 Spanish American Literature 2 (3 cr.)
  • SPAN-S 477 Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Prose Fiction (3 cr.)

Accelerated Second Degree: The Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies are waived for undergraduate students whose first major is outside the School of Liberal Arts and whose second major is a Bachelor of Arts degree from the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Students are only required to complete the courses in their major of choice in Liberal Arts. The IUPUI General Education Core or the Indiana transferable general education core must be successfully completed. Students must complete the degree outside Liberal Arts in order to have the Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies waived for degree completion. The Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies are only waived for students who actively pursue and complete another degree program outside of Liberal Arts.