Childrens and Adolescent Literature Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scholarly study of children's and adolescent literature and that may enhance the professional work of teachers, librarians, publishers, booksellers, and creative writers. Includes instruction in period and genre studies, author studies, literary criticism, studies of various types of literary text, book artists, and children's films. Is Childrens and Adolescent Literature the right major for you?
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Childrens and Adolescent Literature Major

What Courses Do Childrens and Adolescent Literature Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Childrens and Adolescent Literature majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Writing
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