Admission into the Minor

The minor in comparative world literature is only open to students who have completed two years of college-level coursework in a foreign language. Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

More InformationHours
Minor Courses
EN 207World Literature I3
EN 208World Literature II3
Credit Hours Subtotal: 6
Literature Elective Courses
Select 15 hours 115
Credit Hours Subtotal: 15
Total Hours21
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Only (1) one 200 level Literature course may be used to satisfy the Literature elective course requirements outlined, above. At least (6) six hours of the Literature elective courses must be completed at the 300-400 level. 

Literature Elective Courses

ANT 215Anthropology in Movies and Fiction3
ANT 216Ethnographic Cinema3
CHI 350Traditional Chinese Lit Trans3
CL 222Greek Roman Mythology3
CL 234Medical Terminology3
CL 350Roman Religion3
CL 365Greece & Rome in Film3
GN 250Germanic Mythology3
GN 254Survey of German Cinema3
GN 260Holocaust In Film & Lit3
GN 264German Literature Translatn I3
GN 265German Lit In Translatn II3
GN 275Germany Contemp Europe3
GN 371German Culture and Civilization Thru 18323
GN 372Germn Cult Civ 1832-Present3
JA 356Traditional Japanese Lit Trans3
JA 357Japanese Literature & Film3
JA 371Japanese Culture I3
JA 372Japanese Culture II3
REL 240Apocalypse In Contemporary Fil3
REL 311English Bible As Literature3
REL 340Nietzsche and Religion3
REL 341Theories of Myth3
REL 430Religion and Literature3
RUS 223Russian Literature in Translation I3
RUS 224Russian Literature in Translation II3
RUS 251Russian Culture3
RUS 252Russian Folklore3
RUS 325Dostoevsky3
RUS 326Tolstoy3
RUS 327Chekhov3
RUS 328Nabokov3
Other courses approved by director

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

The minor in comparative & world literature requires 202 or higher in any Foreign Language (FL).

Grades in ancillary courses are not computed into the minor GPA. NOTE: Computer science does not fulfill this requirement.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.