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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Literature (Interdepartmental Program)

OFFICE 403 Hodges Hall
TELEPHONE 225-578-6670
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For more information regarding the GRADUATE PROGRAM, click here.  

The program offers the PhD in comparative literature. Required courses include:

  • History of Literary Criticism: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment–CPLT 7010  
  • Modern Literary Criticism and Theory–CPLT 7020  
  • Topics in Theory of Criticism–CPLT 7120  
  • Topics in Comparative Literature–CPLT 7130  
  • Topics in the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature–CPLT 7140  

The program also offers a graduate minor in comparative literature, which requires 12 hours of CPLT courses and satisfaction of the language requirement.