Your Minor options

Embarking on a minor program can be a powerful complement to your major. At the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Simon Fraser University, we offer minors that will equip you with key competencies for the job market.

Minor in World Literature

• Discover a world of narratives.

• Immerse yourself in the literary traditions of diverse cultures. This minor complements a wide range of major options, providing you with a global perspective that enriches your academic journey.

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Minor in Italian

• Journey through Italian Humanism.

• Whether you're a full-time or part-time student, this program invites you to delve into the intellectual legacy of Italian Humanism. From the early Renaissance to modern times, this minor offers a profound exploration of Italian language and culture.

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Extended Minor in World Literature

• Extend your horizons.

• Deepen your understanding of world literatures with this extended minor. Designed to complement a variety of major choices, it offers a comprehensive exploration of world literatures.

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Tailoring Your Academic Journey

No matter which option you choose, you'll find that a minor at the Department of World Languages and Literatures opens doors to a deeper understanding of global cultures and languages.

Additionally, we offer major, joint major, honours, and certificate programs. Make sure to consult our Plan your Program page for a comprehensive guide on shaping your academic path.

Join us in exploring the rich tapestry of world languages and literatures. Enrich your education and broaden your horizons through our diverse minors.

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Note: You can begin your chosen program at either SFU's Burnaby or Surrey campuses.

FAQs: Have questions about program planning, course selection, or graduation requirements? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for quick answers and helpful tips.

Get in Touch: If you have specific questions about planning your program, feel free to reach out to our academic advisors at or visit us during our office hours.