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Comparative Literature and Culture Courses

CMPL  195 - FYS: First-Year Seminar (4)

First Year Seminars are designed and taught by faculty who have a special passion for the topic. All FYSeminars are small classes (16 students) that count toward the university Core. Many FYSeminars include enrichment activities such as excursions into the city or guest speakers. FYSeminars are only open to students in their first or second semester at USF, and students may only take one FYS, in either Fall or Spring. For a detailed description of this course, and other FYSeminars this semester, go to this webpage by cutting and pasting the link: http://www.usfca.edu/artsci/firstyearsem/

CMPL  200 - Intro to Comp Studies (CD): Cultures in Conflict (4)

A substantial introduction to the basic principles and concepts needed for understanding and comparing works of literature and cultures from different parts of the world. Students will read and analyze a selection of literary works with a comparative focus, be it a genre, a time period, a cross-disciplinary theme or its relevance to another discipline. This course is required for all majors and minors in CMPL.

CMPL  295 - SIT: Transfer Seminars (4)

Students-In-Transition (SIT) Seminars are designed and taught by faculty who have a special passion for the topic. All SIT Seminars are small classes (16 students) that count toward the university Core. Many SIT Seminars include enrichment activities such as excursions into the city or guest speakers. SIT Seminars are only open to transfer students who are in their first or second semester at USF, and students may only take one SIT Seminar, in either Fall or Spring. For a detailed description of this course, and other SIT Seminars this semester, go to this webpage by cutting and pasting the link: http://www.usfca.edu/artsci/firstyearsem/

CMPL  299 - Critical Analysis (4)

This course builds on the analytical and critical skills developed in CMPL 195 or 200 through examination of the major methodologies of Twentieth Century literary theories.

CMPL  398 - Directed Study (1 - 4)

CMPL  399 - Critical Analysis (4)

This course builds on the analytical and critical skills developed in English 190 and 191 through examination of the major methodologies of Twentieth Century literary theories. Offered every Fall.

CMPL  400 - Capstone Seminar: Political Fiction (4)

Prerequisites: CMPL 200 ENGL 390 and senior standing. A course that integrates the comparative knowledge and skills derived from previous work in a seminar setting and a significant research project. Offered every Spring.