Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Comparative Literature
Description: Comparative Literature is the study of the interrelationships of literature with other cultural practices and disciplines, such as philosophy, psychology, and politics. Comparative Literature spans across languages, cultures, and disciplines, examining literary works in the broadest possible way. Topics include world literature, literary and critical theory, mythology, gender and women’s studies, Science Fiction, and Popular Culture.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies, refine your writing for a professional career, or interact with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Then the Comparative Literature Honors program is right for you!

URL: Comparative Literature at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.