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Program Requirements

Literature Emphasis

  1. At least one foreign language up to the eighth semester (122)
  2. National and ethnic literatures (6 courses)
    The student must take six literature courses, four in the cultural area of the primary language and two in that of the secondary language.
  3. Visual arts and/or film (2 courses)
    The student must take two courses in film or other visual arts (normally, one in the cultural area of the primary language, the other in that of the secondary language), chosen from section II-A or II-B of the course list that follows. See Courses Acceptable for the Major.
  4. Cross-cultural and/or gender-oriented literary studies (2 courses)
    The student must take two cross-cultural or gender-oriented literature courses in section III-A of the course list.
  5. One Literary theory
    ILVS 60 Intro to Literary and Cultural Studies is recommended. But one could choose a course from section IV-A.
  6. One Cultural theory
    Choose one from section IV-D.
  7. Honors Thesis or Senior Project

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