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Bachelor of Science in Literature/Course 21L

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Science Requirement
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [all but two subjects can be from the Departmental Program]
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement
Laboratory Requirement
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree
Communication Requirement
The program includes a Communication Requirement of 4 subjects:
2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CI-H); and 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in the Major (CI-M).*
PLUS Departmental Program
Four of the 10 subjects from the required subjects and restricted electives taken to satisfy the major must be chosen, in consultation with a faculty advisor, either from four of five historical periods (ancient/medieval; Renaissance; Restoration and 18th century; 19th century; 20th century and contemporary) or from four of five thematic complexes (historical period; genre; author study; film, media, and popular culture; gender studies, ethnic studies, and theory).
Required Subjects
Three advanced seminar-level subjects in literature
Restricted Electives
A coherent program of seven additional subjects from the literature curriculum.
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs
Unrestricted Electives
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree
No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 180 units required beyond the GIRs. Every subject in the student's departmental program will count toward one or the other, but not both.
*To satisfy the requirement that students complete two Communication Intensive subjects in the major, students must take two subjects from this list of approved CI_M subjects for Course 21L: 21L.701, 21L.702, 21L.703, 21L.704, 21L.705, 21L.706, 21L.707, 21L.709
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