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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Literature [Arts]


Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts.

Honors in Comparative Literature


Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

The following programs are available:

Program Requirements


Honors in Comparative Literature requires a minimum of ★57 to a maximum of ★75 at the senior level, including a minimum of at least ★9 at the 400-level in C LIT and cross-listed courses. Courses selected must include:

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all Comparative Literature courses in the Fall/Winter.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Comparative Literature requires a program average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all Comparative Literature courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 on all senior-level Comparative Literature courses and an average of at least 3.5 on the last ★30 completed.

Combined Honors in Comparative Literature


Students may pursue a Combined Honors program in Comparative Literature and another discipline. However, students should be aware that a Combined Honors program in Comparative Literature may not directly qualify students for admission to a graduate program; additional work in a Language other than English may be required. Courses selected must include:

Notes


  1. C LIT 499 - Honors Tutorial and Essay  is normally required in the final year of the program. However, with the Undergraduate Advisor's approval, this may be waived if the student is completing an Honors Tutorial/Essay in the other discipline. If  C LIT 499  is waived, it must be replaced with ★3 in Comparative Literature at the 400-level.
  2. With special permission, a Combined Honors Essay INT D 520  may be allowed in lieu of C LIT 499  [see Honors Essay ]. See Cross-Listed Courses  for regulations concerning crosslisted courses.
  3. A minimum of ★36 is required in the other discipline and course selection must conform to Honors requirements in the respective Program or Department.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a combined Honors program, students are required to meet the promotion and graduation standards of each discipline. The requirements in Comparative Literature are outlined above.

Major and Minor in Comparative Literature


Degree of BA


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

Program Requirements


Comparative Literature as a Major


A major in Comparative Literature requires a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level, including a minimum of at least ★6 at the 400-level. Courses selected must include

Comparative Literature as a Minor


See Minor .

A minor in Comparative Literature requires at least ★12 in senior level courses with a minimum of ★6 at the 300 or 400-level in C LIT or approved cross-listed courses. See Major and Minor in Classics  above for list and Cross-Listed Courses   for regulations concerning crosslisted courses.