CSLC Majors and Minors

Students majoring in Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture currently have the option of choosing an emphasis in German, Greek, Latin, or Russian.

Other languages offered at Occidental can also be used to fulfill the requirements of the major, but require the approval of CSLC and the other language department. Though it is by no means required, students are also invited to incorporate courses from the Studies Abroad program into the overall design of their major.

In addition to the language emphases offered through the major, CSLC also offers students the possiblity of obtaining a minor in the following areas: Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, German, Russian or Classical Studies.

German Studies

Students wishing to major or minor in German at Occidental can do so through the Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture Department. A minor in German language consists of five courses (20 units) numbered GERM 202 and above. Three of the five courses must be completed as Occidental courses.

Russian Studies

Students wishing to major or minor in Russian at Occidental can do so through the Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture Department. A minor in Russian language consists of five courses (20 units) numbered RUSS 202 and above. Three of the five courses must be completed as Occidental courses.

Classical Studies

Occidental offers a minor in Classical Studies consisting of five courses taken in at least three different departments, at least one of which must be an original language course in Greek or Latin (GRK 101GRK 102GRK 201LATN 101LATN 102, or LATN 201). Details on how to minor in Classical Studies are found in the academic catalog.