In order to MAJOR in Comparative Literature, students need to fulfill the following requirements:
- Not fewer than one (6 credits) of the following first year Comparative Literature courses, and obtain a grade C or above: CLIT1001 or CLIT1008: Ways of Reading: Film, Literature, and Culture or CLIT1009: Introduction to Postcolonialism and Culture or CLIT1010: Ways of Thinking about Culture and Society;
- 12 credits of introductory courses from any Arts programs, which may include additional credits in 1000-level Comparative Literature courses; and
- not fewer than 54 credits of 2000- and 3000- level Comparative Literature courses, which should include at least one (6 credits) capstone experience course.
A MINOR in Comparative Literature shall consist of CLIT1001 or CLIT1008: Ways of Reading: Film, Literature, and Culture or CLIT1009: Introduction to Postcolonialism and Culture or CLIT1010: Ways of Thinking about Culture and Society; and not fewer than 30 credit units of 2000- and 3000-level courses.
To fulfill the credit requirements of the major/minor in Comparative Literature, students can also take the following courses in other programmes:
- History programme: HIST2082, HIST2083, HIST2085 and HIST2119.
- Music programme: MUSI2044 and MUSI2055.
- Faculty of Law: LLAW3141.
- School of Chinese: CHIN2348 and CHIN2358.
- School of Modern Languages and Cultures: AFRI2007, AMER2022, AMER2033, AMER2035, AMER2048, AMER2052, EUST2011, EUST2030, EUST3020, HKGS2008, HKGS2011, HKGS2012, SINO2008, SINO2012 and SINO2013.
Please refer to the relevant programmes for course details and availability.
All courses offered in the department will be assessed continuously with 100% coursework. Teaching activities may include film screenings, workshops, and guest lectures. Assignments may include essay writing, oral presentations in tutorials, and take-home or in-class tests. Course organizers will provide details of assessment at the beginning of their courses.