Graduating Comparative Literature majors will gain:
- the ability to critically and analytically engage with texts across linguistic and cultural borders.
- demonstrated advanced skills in at least one non-native language and intermediate skills in another.
- demonstrated ability in written and oral comparative analysis close to the graduate level.
- familiarity with a variety of target cultures and literatures within the chosen foci of the individual student.
- knowledge of current comparative methodologies as well as relevant cultural and critical theories.
- knowledge of the relationships of literatures to the arts and sciences in a liberal arts context.
- the ability to engage in intercultural communication.