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College of Liberal Arts

Comparative Literature

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) program in comparative literature offers students training simultaneously in two literatures and two languages. Optionally, a third language and literature may be studied. Areas available for study include English, Chinese, French, German, Classical Greek, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Italian and Portuguese, among others. Such a program provides broad perspectives and multiple insights through the application of a comparative method. This method is studied and defined in the three introductory courses CMPL 23000, 26600 and 26700 and is employed by students in later courses.

The remaining courses to satisfy this major are drawn from the offerings of the Department of English and School of Languages and Cultures.

Plan of Study for Comparative Literature