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Secondary Track: Literature

  • The following requirements are for freshman and transfer students that entered UCSD prior to Fall 2013.
  • For freshman and transfer students that entered UCSD after to Fall 2013, please find the current major requirements here.
    • A secondary track is NOT required for students entering UCSD Fall 2013 and later.

Secondary Track Information

  • To fulfill a secondary track, students must select five (5) 4-unit, upper-division, non-language courses selected from the approved list.
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.
  • A secondary track CANNOT be the same as the primary track.

Literature Comprehensive Course List

All five (5) courses must be 4 units, upper-division and taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Five (5) upper-division courses must be selected from the following:

  • LTEN. Literatures in English
    • LTEN 188. Contemporary Caribbean Literature
    • LTEN 189. Twentieth-Century Postcolonial Literatures
  • LTWL. Literatures of the World
    • LTWL 140. Novel and History in the Third World
    • LTWL 141. Islam and Modernity
    • LTWL 149. The Last Turn of the Century in the West
    • LTWL 150. Modernity and Literature
    • LTWL 152. Introduction to Islam
    • LTWL 153. Literature, Religion, and Culture in Iran
    • LTWL 157. Iranian Film
    • LTWL 167. Russia and the Jewish Imagination from the Enlightenment to the Present
    • LTWL 168. Death and Desire in India
  • LTAM. Literatures of the Americas
    • LTAM 110. Latin American Literature in Translation
    • LTAM 111. Comparative Caribbean Discourse
    • LTAM 130. Reading North by South
  • LTCS. Literature/Cultural Studies
    • LTCS 133. Globalization and Culture
    • LTCS 141. Special Topics in Race and Empire
    • LTCS 145. National Cultures in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts
  • All course listed under:
    • LTAF. African Literatures
    • LTCH. Chinese Literature
    • LTEA. East Asian Literatures
    • LTEU. European and Eurasian Literatures
      • With exception of LTEU 100, 102, 105
    • LTFR. Literatures in French
      • With exception of LTFR 160
    • LTGM. Literatures in German
    • LTIT. Literatures in Italian
    • LTKO. Korean Literature
    • LTPR. Portuguese Literature
    • LTRU. Russian Literature
      • With exception of LTRU 104A, B, C)
    • LTSP. Literatures in Spanish
      • With exception of LTSP 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 160, 162, 166)


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