2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Culture and Literary Studies (CCLS) Minor

The Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies (CCLS) minor examines culture and literature across linguistic, national, and cultural boundaries. It traditionally appeals to students who love language and culture and want to be active and marketable in a global world.

Requirements for the Minor

Six courses are required for the minor are as follows:

  • Topics in Comparative Culture and Literary Studies (ML 307 or
  • Introduction to Comparative Literature (ML 308  )
  • Two AB, CI, FR, GR, IT, or SN 200-level language courses
  • Two CI, FR, GR, IT, ML, or SN 300-level courses
  • One AH, CL, EN, HS, PL, and TH course from participating disciplines


  1. Students with a CCLS minor may count only one course from their major or another minor for the CCLS minor. All courses must be approved by the CCLS advisor in consultation with the CCLS Steering Committee.
  2. Students may elect to apply some approved departmental courses to an interdisciplinary minor in Asian Studies, Gender Studies, Italian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, or Medieval Studies.