World Literature Extended Minor
An extended minor consists of the lower division world literature requirements for a major and the upper division requirements for a minor.
Lower Division Requirements
Students complete a total of 18 lower division units including
Explores how texts travel beyond their cultures of origin, influence other cultural contexts and ideas, and become works of world literature. Introduces the concepts of cross-cultural literary criticism and translation. Breadth-Humanities.
one 100-level WL Writing course
Introduces major theoretical approaches to literature and fundamental techniques of literary analysis. Develops students' critical skills for analytical writing about literature in comparative, cross-cultural contexts. Prerequisite: six units in World Literature, including one W course.
plus 9 additional lower division WL units
*Students may count one 2nd year language course (3 units) toward their lower division WL units.
Upper Division Requirements
Students complete 15 upper division units in WL courses, of which at least 4 must be taken at the 400 level.
In addition to the above requirements, students must also satisfy their Faculty requirements for the completion of their undergraduate degree.
Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit
- At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
- At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.