Minor in Comparative Literature

Below are the core requirements to achive a minor in Comparative Literature. To see descriptions of these courses, check the general course descriptions. Faculty usually provide a more extensive description of the courses when they are offered. To find the current course offerings, look here each semester.

Seniors with appropriate preparation may take English 208, Graduate Seminar in Comparative Literature and apply it to the Comparative Literature minor.

Important Form(s)

For students matriculating prior to Fall 2017:

Minor in Comparative Literature (PDF)


Course Requirements

Course Name Units

ENGL 121 Introduction to Comparative Literature
ENGL 122 Topics in World Comparative Literature


Foreign language literature courses (120 or above) or upper-division literature-in-translation courses with extensive reading in the original language, subject to instructor consent and advisor approval.

Total Units 18