Comparative Literature, Minor College of Letters & Science

The minor in Comparative Literature allows students to combine courses in Comparative Literature with courses in a national literature, including English or foreign literature in translation. There is no foreign language requirement for the minor.

Minor Advisor

Consult the Department office.


All Comparative Literature majors and minors must consult with their advisor, individually, at least once at the beginning and once at the end of each academic year.

Choose one:4
Major Works of the Ancient World
Major Works of the Medieval & Early Modern World
Major Works of the Modern World
Major Works of the Contemporary World
Choose at least five upper division literature courses, at least four of which are in Comparative Literature (COM)1. Courses should be chosen in consultation with the approval of the advisor.20
Total Units24

COM 141 & COM 195 recommended