Undergraduate Admissions

Degree Requirements

The Undergraduate Major (45 credits; varies)

All Comparative Literature Majors are self-designed and must be approved by the College of Arts and Sciences Special Major Advisor, as well as by two faculty advisors from the COL Department. If you are interested in designing a Comparative Literature Special Major, please consult the COL Director of Undergraduate Studies.

The above information is provided as a guide only. Requirements may vary. Please see the Department Director of Undergraduate Studies, or your advisor for information tailored to your situation.

Applying to the Special Major

Incoming Students

Apply to UB. When applying, you should indicate your intended major on the application form.

Current Students

Submit the CAS Major/Minor Change Request form to request one of the following changes to your academic plan:

  • Add a major, minor, or certificate in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Drop any major
  • Drop any minor

Contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ewa Ziarek, Director of Undergraduate Studies

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