Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature is a large and diverse department, offering courses in world literatures and languages, literary theory and interdisciplinary studies. Literature classes include a full range of comparative courses in European literature and culture from Antiquity to the present and in the literatures and cultures of Africa and Asia. Their interdisciplinary courses focus on literature and film, literature and the visual arts, literature and music, and literature and nature.

Theater and Film Studies

The Department of Theatre and Film Studies offers four degree programs: two are Bachelor of Arts degrees, one in drama and the other in film studies, and two are graduate degrees, the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). Both bachelor's degrees are liberal arts degrees providing an exposure to sciences, the humanities and the arts while also allowing a concentration in drama or film studies.

Communication Studies

The goals of graduate education in the Department of Communication Studies are to provide students with tools for generating new knowledge about human communication, to cultivate highly developed skills in transmitting knowledge about communication to various constituencies in need of that information, and to foster an attitute of eager inquiry and service.