Pennsylvania State University

College of the Liberal Arts

Comparative Literature


509R Business Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate programs in Comparative Literature are designed to permit advanced study in several departments along with integrative courses in the Department of Comparative Literature. Both the M.A. and the Ph.D. combine a core of comparative literature requirements with courses in national literatures and further comparative courses, according to each student's interests. For example, programs of study can concentrate on such topics as genres, themes, periods, movements, folktale and oral literature, criticism, and the links between literature and related fields such as theatre or women's studies.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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