Academic Planning Worksheet: Comparative Literature

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

This major has minimum admission requirements, including a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.

Suggested first- and second-year college courses include foreign languages, classics, history, philosophy, literature and writing.

Visit the Comparative Literature website for more information on this major.


Required courses for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
English composition or Writing course
Complete one of the following courses:
    C LIT 250 VLPA – Introduction to Comparative Literature: Literature and Culture
    ORC LIT 251 VLPA – Introduction to Comparative Literature: Themes
    ORC LIT 252 VLPA – Introduction to Comparative Literature: Genres

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 23

Total from Washington community colleges: 1

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 1
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 0
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 0
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 0
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below0

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