Jun 23, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Comparative Literature

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Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:


Students are required to complete all standard college requirements.

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 13-14

The Student Must Fulfill Either a Literary or Interdisciplinary Curriculum:

Literary curriculum:

  • Eight units in literature courses at the 200 and/or 300 level or higher (excluding 470)
    ⇒A maximum of two 200-level English courses
    ⇒A minimum of three in a single language not in translation at the 300 level or higher

Interdisciplinary curriculum:

  • Six units in literature
    ⇒A minimum of two not in translation at the 300 level or higher (excluding 470)
  • Three additional units in an allied field
    ⇒All allied fields must be approved by the student’s academic adviser and the chair of comparative literature. In developing an allied field, students should consider Interdisciplinary Programs  in this catalog as a reference.
    ⇒A maximum of one course in studio art, creative writing, theatre performance, or music performance

Junior Qualifying Examination

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