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Program Requirements

World Literature Emphasis

  1. Tufts foreign language requirement, though the completion of a foreign language study up to the eighth semester level (122) is highly recommended.
  2. National and ethnic literatures (6 courses)
    The student must take six literature courses from at least three different regions (e.g. 2 Japanese literature, 2 Anglophone literature, 2 Middle Eastern literature).
  3. Visual arts or Film/Media (2 courses)
    The student must take two courses in film/media or visual arts.
  4. Cross-cultural and/or gender-oriented literary, film, or visual studies (2 courses)
    The student must take two cross-cultural or gender-oriented courses in literature, film/media, or visual arts, chosen from the courses in section III. See Courses Acceptable for the Major.
  5. One literary theory course
    The student must take one course in literary theory course. ILVS 60 Intro to Literary and Cultural Studies is recommended. But one may choose another class from section IV-A.
  6. One cultural theory course
    One course from section IV-D.
  7. Honors Thesis or Senior Project

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