Minor in Literature

Scrutinize Literature and Develop Comprehensive Communication Skills

A minor in Literature from the College of Human Sciences and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake lets students who love reading great literature and writing creatively indulge their passions even as they pursue degrees in other fields. The literature program offers a range of courses in which students intensively read, think, discuss and write about American, British, European, and World literature; the minor in literature allows students to maintain a primary focus in another field, but still take these literature classes in a structured manner that is formally recognized on their transcripts.

Preparations for Graduate Studies or Your Future Career

Throughout history, the study of great literature has been a source of intellectual pleasure and also a way of training the mind to think and the hand to write critically about the world. Although the technical complexity of modern society often leads students to major in disciplines where they focus on acquiring particular professional skills, minoring in literature allows you to deepen your abilities to read, think and write perceptively and critically about a broad range of issues. It increases your value by signaling to potential employers that you possess the adaptability, sensitivity, and the reflective and creative capacities that are hallmarks of a broad, humanistic approach to life and work.
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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Minor in Literature Faculty

Michael Clody
Michael Clody

Michael Clody

Associate Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3390
Email: clodymc@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109.07

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David Day
David Day

David Day

Senior Lecturer in Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3355
Email: day@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Bldg 2109

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Chloe Diepenbrock
Chloé Diepenbrock

Chloé Diepenbrock

Associate Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3356
Email: Diepenbrock@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building 2109.04

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Joanna Eleftheriou

Joanna Eleftheriou

Assistant Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3480
Email: eleftheriou@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.15

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Anne Marcoline
Anne Marcoline

Anne Marcoline

Assistant Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3448
Email: Marcoline@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.03

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Kevin McNamara
Kevin McNamara

Kevin McNamara

Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3387
Email: mcnamara@uhcl.edu
Office: B2121.07

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Craig White
Craig White

Craig H. White

Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3380
Email: whitec@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2529.07

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