Comparative Literature from Louisiana State University is built around a core curriculum grounded in the history of literary criticism and theory.
Students at Comparative Literature from Louisiana State University will:
- develop their own degree plans and research agendas,
- combine the study of literature, literary theory, language, philosophy, art, history, and other cultural phenomena in exciting, fruitful, and innovative ways.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Research Methods and Bibliography
- Topics in Theory of Criticism
- Topics in Comparative Literature
- Topics in the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature Linguistics View 39 other PhDs in Literature in United States
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution.
- A 3.00 GPA, or equivalent, on all college-level work attempted.
- authorized school or university records—transcripts, mark sheets, certificates of degrees—showing all courses taken and all grades received
- a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, with a grade point average equivalent to a “B” or better on all previous undergraduate work (or last half-degree requirement) from an accredited college or university
- certification of the availability of sufficient funds to meet all costs while studying at LSU
- English language test scores
- The application fee is $50US for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $70US for all other applications. Do not send cash through the mail.
- Financial statement
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
International29456 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 48 months.
National29456 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State12541 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 48 months.
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