World Literatures and Intercultural Communication

This program is pending final approval by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Major in World Literatures and Intercultural Communication

To complete the Major in World Literatures and Intercultural Communication, students must complete at least 48 credits in WRLD, with a minimum of 30 credits at the 300/400 level.

All students are required to take at least 6 credits of intercultural communication coursework from the following: WRLD 150-158, WRLD 382. These credits may also count towards the 48 total credits required for the degree, appropriate to their year/level. Students must also complete a standardized Intercultural Development Inventory assessment. The fee for the assessment is included with the program mandatory fees (up to $40).

In addition to the B.A. requirements, students must complete the following:

First and Second Years

    12 credits of 100- or 200-level WRLD courses.

*With permission from the department, language classes from the Department of Languages and World Literatures may be substituted for a combined maximum total of 12 non-WRLD credits for all years.

Third and Fourth Years

    36 additional credits of WRLD courses where at least 30 credits are at the 300- or 400-level, and a maximum of 6 credits may be at any level.

*With permission from the program advisor, up to 6 credits of relevant 300/400-level courses from other faculties or programs may be substituted for a combined maximum total of 12 non-WRLD credits for all years.

Minor in World Literatures and Intercultural Communication

To complete a Minor in World Literatures and Intercultural Communication, students must complete at least 30 credits in WRLD out of the 120 credits required for the B.A. degree, including at least 3 credits of intercultural communication courses (any of WRLD 150-158, WRLD 382).

At least 18 of these credits must be numbered 300 or above.

In addition to the B.A. requirements, students must complete the following:

First and Second Years

    12 credits of 100- or 200-level WRLD courses.

Third and Fourth Years

    At least 18 credits of 300- or 400-level WRLD courses

*With permission from the program advisor, up to 12 credits of language classes from the Department of Languages and World Literatures may be substituted.

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