Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Comparative Literature Learning Goals

Students who major in Comparative Literature can expect to achieve the following learning goals:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the literatures and cultures of two languages
  • Speak both languages in a way intelligible to native speakers, including the ability to converse comfortably on general topics
  • Compose a clear thesis and organize information effectively in compositions in both languages
  • Demonstrate mastery of the conventions of mechanics, grammar, spelling, capitalization, and citation in both languages