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Children's Literature Undergraduate Minor

The minor in children’s literature allows students in a wide variety of fields to benefit from programming and curriculum offered by the faculty of SDSU’s National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature. Courses in the literature of young childhood and adolescence benefit students preparing for careers in education, psychology, social work, medicine, or any other field serving children.


Students in the certificate program will take fifteen units of courses. Applicable courses include:

  • (3 units) English 220: Introduction to Literature
  • (3 units) English 501
  • (3 units) English 502
  • (3 units) English 503
  • (3 units) 1 additional upper-division English or Comparative Literature course

More Information

Individuals interested in the minor in Children's Literature should contact Lashon Daley, the Director of the Children's Literature Program at [email protected] to discuss the program.



The Undergraduate Director is Professor Clare Colquitt. You schedule an advising appointment through EAB.

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