May 06, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative World Literature

Department Chair: Paul Scotton

Department Office: McIntosh Humanities Building (MHB), Rm 515
Telephone / Fax: (562) 985‑4239 / (562) 985-4863

Professors: Elizabeth Dahab, Vlatka Velcic

Undergraduate Advisor:
Elizabeth Dahab (562) 985-1368

Administrative Support Coordinator: Nancy Comito

Students desiring information should contact the department office for an appointment with the advisor.

College: College of Liberal Arts  

Courses: CWL  

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      Comparative World Literature

      Note: General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper-division course except upper-division language courses where students meet formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study.