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World Cultures and Literatures, B.A.


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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Department of Modern and Classical Languages  > World Cultures and Literatures, B.A.

The B.A. degree in World Cultures and Literatures is an interdisciplinary major in the department of Modern & Classical Languages. Students acquire expertise in a foreign language and cross-cultural communication skills through advanced coursework in foreign languages and world or area literary and cultural studies.

In addition to the other requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, students will complete 27 semester hours in the specific track they select. Required courses for each track are specified below.

The Bachelor of Arts in World Cultures and Literatures offers the following tracks:

  1. Ancient Studies
  2. German Studies
  3. Global Cinema Studies
  4. Francophone Cultures Studies
  5. Middle Eastern Studies
  6. Studies in Global Modernity

Majors must earn at least a 2.50 cumulative grade point average in all courses counting toward the major track requirements.

Ancient Studies Track


1) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


2) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


3) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


5) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


6) 12.0 Credit Hours


Twelve credit hours chosen according to the student’s declared program emphasis (with approval of WCL undergraduate director), selected from the following list:

German Studies Track


5) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


Global Cinema Studies Track


1) 6.0 Credit Hours in:


3) 6.0 Credit Hours


  • Six hours at the 3000-level taught in a foreign language.

5) 3.0 Credit Hours


Three credit hours selected from the following list:

Francophone Cultures Studies Track


1) 6.0 Credit Hours in:


2) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


3) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


Three credit hours in a 4000-level capstone course.

4) 9.0 Credit Hours


Nine credit hours from the following list:

5) 6.0 Credit Hours


Six credit hours from the following list:

Middle Eastern Studies Track


1) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


2) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


Three credit hours in a 4000-level capstone course.

3) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


4) 18.0 Credit Hours


Eighteen hours selected from the following list:

Studies in Global Modernity Track


1) 6.0 Credit Hours in:


2) 6.0 Credit Hours


  • Six hours at the 3000-level in a foreign language.

3) 3.0 Credit Hours in:


Three hours in a 4000-level capstone course.

4) 12.0 Credit Hours


Twelve credit hours selected from the following list:

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