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Comparative Literature Minor

The Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media offers a minor which requires a minimum of 30 credits from the following:

  • C LIT 250, C LIT 251 or C LIT 252 (5 credits)
  • C LIT 400 (5 credits)
  • Two differently numbered courses from among C LIT 320, C LIT 321, C LIT 322, C LIT 323. (10 credits).
  • The remaining credits are to be earned normally in 300 and 400 level literature courses from among the offering of Comparative Literature and the following participating departments: Asian Languages and Literatures, Classics, English, Germanics, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, French and Italian Studies, Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Scandinavian Studies, and Slavic Languages and Literatures.  Note: Not more than one cinema studies course may be counted toward the Comparative Literature minor.

No course presented toward fulfillment of the 30-credit minor requirements may be taken on a credit/no credit or satisfactory/non-satisfactory basis. There is no formal application procedure for declaring the Comparative Literature minor; however, a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in order to be admitted to the program.

To declare the minor, meet with your own adviser in your own major's advising office. Only the adviser in your major department may sign the form to declare a minor; this is to ensure students meet satisfactory progress requirements.

See our Advising page for more information.