CLCS: Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies

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Lisa Hutton

Academic Advisor
Languages & Literature

Do you have a passion for literature, film, and culture? For the stories and arts of diverse parts of the world? Explore the breadth and depth of world literature and culture through Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS)!

In this program you will:

  • Engage deeply with works of literature, film, and other arts from multiple cultures
  • Practice essential critical thinking, writing, and reading skills
  • Develop strong communication skills in at least one language other than English
  • Lay the groundwork for future graduate or professional study (Humanities Graduate School, Law School, Medical School, Business)
  • Gain insight into other cultures and nurture qualities of empathy and intercultural understanding
  • Enrich your life through encounters with works of beauty, power, and depth

Majors in CLCS will have an emphasis in Literature and Culture on their transcript. Please see the link below for more information about the major.

Literature and Culture Emphasis

Last Updated: 3/19/18