Majors, Minors and Concentrations Details

B.A. degree program in comparative literature
HEGIS code 1503
NYS SED program code 02047

Program/Department Advisers

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
BROOKS, ELAINE UG Deputy 718-951-5195 2308 Boylan Hall ebrooks @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Tues. 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Wed. & Thurs. 9:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
MOSER, JANET Director Eng 1 & 2 718-951-5195 2314 Boylan Hall jmoser @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Mon. & Wed. 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Thurs 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
TREMPER, ELLEN UG Department Chair 718-951-5194 2308 Boylan Hall etremper @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Wed. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

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Program requirements (39 credits)
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I. English 2120 and 2121 (6 credits)
English 2120 and 2121 are both required. Comparative literature majors should complete either English 2120 or 2121 or be enrolled in one or the other, before continuing in other electives.

II. (9 credits) Three of the following: Comparative Literature 3614, 3615, 3616, 3617, 3618.

III. (9 credits) A total of three of the following courses chosen from at least two genres:
The novel: Comparative Literature 3606, 3607, 3609.
Drama: Comparative Literature 3610, 3611.
Other genres: Comparative Literature 3601, 3602, 3603, 3604, 3605, 3608, 3612, 3613, 3624, 3625.

IV. (3 credits) One of the following: Comparative Literature 3619, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3627, 3629.

V. (6 credits) Comparative Literature 4601 or 4602 and any course listed under interdisciplinary and thematic studies.

VI. (6 credits) At least six credits in literature courses numbered higher than 2010 in a classical or modern language.

Students who have successfully completed the Communication 1202 and Humanities 1204 seminars of the Special Baccalaureate Degree Program for Adults or Comparative Literature 11 or the approved equivalents for the latter automatically have the prerequisites for any advanced course in comparative literature.

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