The Department of Western Languages and Literatures welcomes applications for its new Minor Degree in English Literature. Successful applicants will begin their degree in Fall 2020.

Program of Studies:

3 required courses (9 credits/ 18 ECTS) + 4 elective courses (12 credits/ 24 ECTS)

Required courses:

EL 101 Survey of English Literature from the Old English Period to the Restoration (3 credits/ 6 ECTS)

EL 102 Survey of English Literature from the Restoration to the Present (3 credits/ 6 ECTS)

ENGL 105 Introduction to Literary Forms I (3 credits/ 6 ECTS) or ENGL 106 Introduction to Literary Forms II (3 credits/ 6 ECTS)

Elective courses:

These are selected from the EL, AL, CL, DRA coded courses, listed in the undergraduate catalog of the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, subject to the approval of the minor degree advisor. At least 2 of the elective courses must be coded 300 or 400.

Admission Requirements:

-Academic standing: students who apply must be in their third semester or above and their minimum GPA must be 3.50/4.00.

-Written exam: students must have an excellent command of English language and be competent at critical reading and literary analysis.

-Interview: students who have successfully passed the written exam will be invited to an interview, which will assess their oral speaking skills and their ability to integrate the minor degree in their current course of study and future professional plans.

To apply:

Please e-mail a one-page statement of purpose in English and a recent transcript to Dr. Myrto Drizou ( by September 3, 2020. Exam and interview dates will be announced shortly after. For further inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Drizou.