Comparative Literature * : Degrees & Policies

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate: Special Major (through Special Majors Program), Minor


General information regarding the department and its programs will be furnished by Professor Kalliopi Nikolopoulou, listed above. Depending on their specific interests, students will also be assigned an individual mentor from among the Comparative Literature faculty.

Comparative Literature - Minor

Acceptance Criteria

Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.

Advising Notes

Our minor complements a variety of major courses of study in the social sciences and humanities. All students interested in the minor in comparative literature are encouraged to discuss possible courses of study with the department's undergraduate advisor.

For current courses, see

Required Courses

COL 301 Literary Theory: Twentieth Century
COL 302 Literary Theory: History

Electives and Course Groupings

Students select five additional courses at upper and lower levels. Specific requirements vary slightly according to affiliation with the College of Arts and Sciences. Certain credits from the Departments of English, Media Study, Philosophy, and Romance Languages and Literatures can be credited toward this minor.

The Department of Comparative Literature offers a wide range of courses in literature, film, popular culture and gender, and post-colonial studies.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:28 EST