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Literary and Cultural Studies
Degree Requirements
Literary and Cultural Studies Major
Literary and Cultural Studies Minor

Literary and Cultural Studies Major
(12 semester course credits)

Required:

LET 110 Introduction to Literary Criticism (1)

LET 111 Theorizing Cultural Studies in the Americas (1)

Language Requirement:

Completion of two years of study (college level 4 or equivalent) in French or Spanish by the time of graduation.

Senior Requirement:

LET 191 Senior Thesis (1)

And, in consultation with the major advisor, 7 upper-division credits chosen from letters, French, or Spanish courses.

In addition, select two electives from among courses in related disciplines (2).

Completion of two years of study in a second language offered at Mills or through cross-registration may be substituted for 2 upper-division credits.

Literary and Cultural Studies Minor
(6 semester course credits, which may include two language courses at the second-year level)

Required:

LET 110 Introduction to Literary Criticism (1) or

LET 111 Theorizing Cultural Studies in the Americas (1)

Language Requirement:

Completion of two years of study (college level 4 or equivalent) in French or Spanish by the time of graduation.

And two courses in second-year language study (French III–IV or Spanish III–IV) or two upper-division courses offered in French or Spanish for students who have already achieved second-year language proficiency.

And 3 upper-division course credits from letters, French, or Spanish courses.

Courses taught in English:

ETHS 039 Raíces (Roots): Latin America and the Caribbean (1)

HIST 125 France: From the 1789 Revolution to the Present (1)

LET 110 Introduction to Literary Criticism (1)

LET 111 Theorizing Cultural Studies in the Americas (1)

LET 115 African and Caribbean Literatures (1)

LET 131 (231) Aspects of Hispanic American Cultures (1)

LET 142 French and Francophone Women Writers (1)

LET 149 Post-Colonial Conditions: Contemporary Women's Writings from Africa (1)

LET 150 Reconfiguring South Asian Diasporic Identity (1)

LET 155 (255) Reading War in Post-Colonial Literature from Africa and the Middle East (1)

LET 161 Women Writers of Spain, Latin America, and US Latinas (1)

LET 162 (262) US Latino Literature and Culture (1)

LET 166 (266) National Literatures of Latin America (1)

LET 168 (268) Women in the Cinema of Spain (1)

LET 169 (269) Hispanic Cinema (1)

LET 171 (271) Fantastical Writings: 20th-Century Latin American Fiction (1)

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P: 510.430.2356
F: 510.430.3314
E: litcult@mills.edu

Last Updated: 3/17/14