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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

English and Comparative Literature (B.A.)

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Bachelor of Arts

The B.A. program in English and Comparative Literature provides students with an understanding of the role that literature plays in presenting people with images of themselves, their society, and culture, and introduces them to a wide range of ways in which literature responds to central problems of human experience.

To major in English and Comparative Literature students must have completed at least one ECLT course with at least a C grade and be registering for the required program of the major.

Students are strongly encouraged to start with introductory courses followed by a combination of Period courses and Thematic courses.

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

Core Curriculum (40 credits)

Concentration Requirements (42 credits)

Any two additional 2000-level or above ECLT courses (6 credits)

Collateral Requirements (3 credits)

One course in 3000 or 4000 level Arabic Literature (in Arabic or in translation).

Electives (29-41 credits)

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