World Literature Minor

for the Minor in World Literature


program website: https://complit.illinois.edu/

program faculty: Comparative & World Literature Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: complit@illinois.edu


This minor is sponsored by the Program in Comparative and World Literature. Students must choose from either the Europe and the Americas Track or the Asia and Africa Track.

Europe and the Americas Track

CWL 241Early Masterpieces of Western Culture3
CWL 242Modern Masterpieces of Western Culture3
CWL 201Comparative Lit Studies3
CWL 202Literature and Ideas3
Select two of the following:6
Special Topics Comp Lit I
Themes in Narrative
Lit Genres and Forms
International Lit Relations
Special Topics in Comp Lit II
Other advanced courses approved by the undergraduate comparative literature adviser.
Total Hours18

Asia and Africa Track

CWL 189Literatures of the Islamic World3
CWL 190Modern Asian and African Literatures3
CWL 201Comparative Lit Studies3
CWL 202Literature and Ideas3
Select two of the following:6
Special Topics Comp Lit I
Themes in Narrative
Lit Genres and Forms
International Lit Relations
Special Topics in Comp Lit II
Other advanced courses approved by the undergraduate Comparative Literature adviser.
Total Hours18