Independent Study


Upper-division standing; completion of two upper-division courses in Comparative Literature. Minimum 3.0 grade-point average for the preceding three quarters.

Students are limited to a maximum of 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199RA courses combined.

Comparative Literature 199 may be repeated for credit to a maximum of 30 units, but only 12 units may be applied toward the major.

It is up to you, as the student, to approach the professor of your choice to gain approval for Comparative Literature 199. Once you have selected a topic of study, please fill out the application found in the Downloads Box below, sign it, and have the professor of choice approve and sign it. Then take the form to the Undergraduate Advisor, who will get the Chair’s signature and issue an approval code for you to enroll in the course.

Once enrolled, you will continue to meet with your professor at times designated and at the end of the quarter, your grade will be assigned.