Study language, literature, art and culture in a way that speaks to your own passions and interests. Gain proficiency in two foreign languages as well as knowledge and experience for international career opportunities.
The skills obtained in this interdisciplinary, customizable major are highly desired by employers and include multilingualism, critical thinking, research, writing and global cultural awareness. Comparative literature majors go on to careers in scholarship, law, teaching, publishing, international relations and social advocacy.
Pursue the study of literatures in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic or Russian.
Graduate with research distinction by writing an optional thesis in consultation with a faculty advisor.
Gain broad exposure to ancient and modern world literary traditions plus key theoretical approaches to the discipline.
Form close mentoring relationships with faculty members, and choose courses that are tailored to your individual interests.
What You’ll Study
Join a highly ranked and recognized interdisciplinary program in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. You'll examine literature from a multitude of different perspectives and follow a program of study that can be shaped by your own interests in multiple languages, literatures and cultures.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Foreign Language Skills
Communicating effectively to understand different cultures and foster global connections
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Social Advocate
- International Relations