Comparative Literature Minor
The comparative literature minor offers students flexibility to develop creative approaches to international literature and film, while placing a strong emphasis on foreign language learning and training in theory. The program encourages students to develop rigorous analytic skills and excellent communication skills applicable to a wide range of fields.
In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:
- take at least nine hours of their minor "core" requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
- earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 in the minor core requirements. Some programs may require higher standards for minor or specific courses.
For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.
|One course from Great Books I (CMPL courses numbered between 120 and 129)||3|
|Great Books I: Epic and Lyric Traditions|
|Great Books I: Romancing the World H|
|Great Books I: Visual Arts and Literature from Antiquity to 1750 H|
|Great Books I: Politics and Literature from Antiquity to 1750|
|Great Books I: Science and Literature from Antiquity to 1750|
|One course from Great Books II (CMPL courses numbered between 130 and 142)||3|
|Great Books II H|
|Great Books II: Savage, Native, Stranger, Other|
|Great Books II: Performance and Cultural Identity in the African Diaspora|
|Great Books II: Imaging the Americas from the Late 18th Century to the Present|
|Great Books II: Travel and Identity H|
|Visual Culture II|
|Three additional courses numbered between CMPL 200 and CMPL 699||9|
Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.
Courses cross-listed between comparative literature and classics may not be counted for a minor in comparative literature by students majoring in classics.
Comparative Literature (CMPL) course descriptions.
See the program page here for special opportunities.
- Comparative Literature Minor
- Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Literacy Minor
- Creative Writing Minor
- English Minor
- Global Cinema Minor
- Latina/o Studies Minor
- Medicine, Literature, and Culture Minor