2019-2020 Catalog 
    Aug 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Literature and Culture Minor

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • articulate in writing and discussions responses to literary texts in the context of their historical, cultural and/or aesthetic traditions
  • identify and compare ideas and formal features of an integrated body of literary or non-literary texts using the disciplinary convention and methodologies of literary and cultural analyses
  • appreciate and explain the plurality of meanings and diversity of perspectives presented in literary and non-literary texts of one or more ethnic, racial, religious and culturally diverse groups, or their communities within the US

Minor Requirements (20 Units)

Critical Analysis (4 Units)

Foreign Language (4 Units)

Students must complete one semester of one foreign language above the three semesters required by the College of Arts and Sciences (level 101, 102, and 201 or equivalent, as determined by placement tests).

  • 4th Semester of a Foreign Language - FL4 Attribute 

300-Level Literature and Culture Electives (8 Units)

Students must select two elective courses at the 300-level or above from the offerings of Departments and Interdisciplinary Programs. Such electives may also include a foreign language course at the 300-level, and/or the CMPL Capstone Seminar.

Students enrolled in CMPL program must meet with a CMPL adviser to discuss their choice of electives before registering.

  • 300:399-level courses
  • Course with FL5 Attribute (see adviser for course offerings)

Study Abroad

Minors in Comparative Literature and Culture are strongly encouraged to study abroad.

Students may transfer up to eight units from a study abroad program into the Comparative Literature and Culture minor.

12 of the total 20 units for the comparative Literature and Culture minor must be completed in residence at USF.