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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

English and Comparative Literature (B.A.)


Bachelor of Arts

The program in English and Comparative Literature provides the undergraduate student with an understanding of the role which literature plays in presenting men and women with images of themselves, their society, and their culture and introduces them to the different questions and answers which literature has given to the central problems of human experience.

To major in English and Comparative Literature students must have taken at least one ECLT course with not less than a C grade and be registering for the required program of the major.

A total of 120 credits is required for the bachelor’s degree in English and comparative literature:

Core Curriculum (40 credits)


Any two Additional ECLT courses (6 cr.)


Collateral Requirements (3 credits)


One course in 300- or 400-level Arabic Literature (in Arabic or in translation).

Electives (29-41 credits)