Career Information and Further Study
In the context of a rapidly and dramatically changing global world, the interdisciplinary knowledge and the skills that comparative literature teaches - interpretation, communication, written expression, innovative thinking, foreign languages and the
analysis of diverse cultures - give students in this competitive job market a decisive cutting edge. Current economic trends place a high value on intellectual independence and innovation, which the discipline of comparative
literature stresses. While the workplace and even the nature of jobs themselves may change, these fundamental skills, abilities, and international perspectives that students gain are sure to retain their value.