Minor

Comparative Literature Minor

The minor requires 18 credits, including CompLit 207 and 208; either CompLit 133, 135, or a 200-level thematic course; and 9 credits at the advanced level (numbered 300 or above), which must be taken in residence at UWM. The following courses are required for the Comparative Literature minor.

The minor can be completed entirely online, entirely in a traditional classroom format, or through a combination of online and face-to-face courses.

Requirements

Total Comparative Literature Credits

18 credits

Required Courses
  • CompLit 133 - Contemporary Imagination in Literature and the Arts
    or
    CompLit 135 - Experiencing Literature in the 21st Century: (Subtitled)
    or
    a CompLit 200-level thematic course
  • CompLit 207 - World Literature in Translation: Antiquity through the 1600s
  • CompLit 208 - World Literature in Translation: The 17th to the 21st Century
Electives

9 credits at the advanced level (numbered 300 or above), which must be taken in residence at UWM.

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.