Course Description

World Literature, COM LIT 60A

Enrollment and waitlists for Fall Quarter 2024 will CLOSE – September 25, 2024

An introduction to the comparative study of literatures and cultures in a global context. Studies literary texts and other media across the borders of various cultures, historical periods, and traditions. All texts are read in English translation.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Comparative Literature

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
General Education: IV and VIII
Major Requirement: Comparative Literature 60A is the first quarter of the “World Literature” track in the Comp. Lit. major

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Literary and Cultural Analysis

UC Merced:
Course Equivalence: UCM ENG 011 (Introduction to World Literature in English)

UC Riverside:
General Education: CPLT Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/Area Study; Sixth - 1 course NAHR, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Humanities; Muir: may petition as part of a matched GE sequence in Category III; Muir: 1 course in Humanities theme in "Literary Narratives"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area E - Culture and Thought or Area G - Literature and European Traditions

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: TA
Major Requirement: Literature Major: Satisfies LIT 60/61 or LIT 80/81 lower division requirement. 

Course Creator

Jane O. Newman  
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