Aug 21, 2019  
2007-2008 Academic Catalog 
    
2007-2008 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English and Comparative Literature (B.A.)


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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 (34-46 credits)


Collateral Requirements (12 credits)


  • Two courses in European or American history
  • Two courses in 300- or 400-level Arabic literature

Electives (11-23 credits)


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