Literatures & Cultures

The Literatures and Cultures major was discontinued effective Fall 2013

Literatures and Cultures Major Planning Guides

Below you will find planning guides for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Literatures and Cultures. Students should choose the planning guide that corresponds to the catalog year in which they matriculated to UC Merced. For more information on catalog rights, please click here.

Literatures and Cultures - English Speaking World

2012-2013
2011-2012

2010-2011
2009-2010

2008-2009

Literatures and Cultures - Spanish Speaking World

2012-2013
2011-2012

2010-2011
2009-2010

2008-2009

Literatures & Cultures Major Course Substitution Lists

Since the Literatures and Cultures major was discontinued, LIT courses are no longer offered at UC Merced. To view the ENG and SPAN course substitutions for LIT courses, click the links below:

Literatures and Cultures (English Speaking World) ENG Course Substitution List
Literatures and Cultures (Spanish Speaking World) SPAN Course Substitution List

Literatures & Cultures Breadth Courses

Literatures and Cultures - English Speaking World Breadth Courses

The following courses meet the requirement for "Upper or Lower Division Non-Literature Course in Area of Concentration" for Literatures & Cultures of the English-Speaking World at UC Merced.

  • ANTH 116: Indigenous Activism in the Americas
  • ANTH 130: Archaeology of Colonialism
  • ANTH 140: Cultural Heritage Policy and Practice
  • ANTH 146: Archaeology of Native California
  • ARTS 103: History of Ethnic Costume
  • ARTS 115:Twentieth Century Drama: Theatre and Social Responsibility
  • ARTS 120: Music of the 20th Century
  • COGS 005: Introduction to Language and Learning
  • COGS 150: Language, Cognition and Interaction
  • COGS 155: Language Acquisition
  • ECON 111: American Economic History
  • ECON 115: Economics of Industrial Organization
  • ECON 140: Labor Economics
  • ECON 145: Health Economics
  • ENVE 114: Mountain Hydrology of the Western United States
  • ESS 050: Ecosystems of California
  • GASP 101: Visual Arts of the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 016: The Forging of the Unites States, 1607-1877
  • HIST 017: The Modern United States, 1877-Present
  • HIST 020: History of the American West, 1500-1849
  • HIST 021: History of the American West, 1850-2000
  • HIST 111: Topics in Regional and State History
  • HIST 118: Topics in Environmental History (if course has at least 50% Anglophone component)
  • HIST 119: Topics in the History of Migration and Immigration (if course has at least 50% Anglophone component)
  • HIST 120: The Essence of Decision
  • HIST 124: African American History from Slavery to Civil Rights
  • HIST 130: The Cold War, 1941-1991
  • HIST 134: The History and Literature of the Great Depression
  • HIST 135: The History and Literature of the 1960s
  • HIST 139: Topics in U.S. History (Fall 2009 & Summer 2011 Only)
  • PHIL 103: Philosophy of the Mind
  • PHIL 111: Philosophy of Neuroscience
  • POLI 001: Introduction to American Politics
  • POLI 002: Controversies in American Politics
  • POLI 105: Interest Groups and Political Parties
  • POLI 107: State Politics
  • POLI 125: Public Opinion
  • POLI 127: Race, Gender, and Politics
  • POLI 160: U.S. Foreign Policy
  • PSY 150: Psychological Perspectives on Cultural, Racial and Ethnic Diversity
  • PSY 169: Personality
  • PUBP 110: Poverty and Social Policy
  • PUBP 130: Environmental Policy
  • PUBP 140: Immigration and Public Policy
  • PUBP 150: Race, Ethnicity and Public Policy
  • SOC 110: Protest, Collective Action and Social Movements
  • SOC 131: Urban Inequality
  • SOC 161: Sociology of Sexuality

Literatures and Cultures - Spanish Speaking World Breadth Courses

The following courses meet the requirement for "Upper or Lower Division Non-Literature Course in Area of Concentration" for Literatures & Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World at UC Merced.

  • ANTH 110: Transnationalism
  • ANTH 140: Cultural Heritage Policy and Practice
  • ARTS 100: History of World Art
  • ARTS 101: History of Clothing, Costume and Fashion: Euro-centric Pre-History to 1800
  • ARTS 102: History of Clothing, Costume and Fashion: Euro-centric 1800 to 1980
  • ARTS 130: History of World Architecture
  • COGS 005 Introduction to Language and Learning
  • COGS 150: Language, Cognition and Interaction
  • COGS 155: Language Acquisition
  • HIST 030: Early European History
  • HIST 031: Modern European History
  • LIT 110: Topics in World Literature
  • LIT 111: Empire, Postcolonial and Representation: Reading East and West
  • LIT 112: Literature and History (if course has at least a 50% European component)
  • LIT 140: Topics in British Literature
  • LIT 143: New Voices in British Fiction and Poetry
  • LIT 150: Topics in Hispanic Literature
  • LIT 151: Golden Age Spanish Literature
  • LIT 152: The Transatlantic Baroque
  • LIT 153: Spanish Literature from the Generation of ’98 to the Present
  • LIT 158: Transatlantic Modernismo
  • LIT 165: Great Writers (if course has at least 50% European component)
  • LIT 185: The Literature of Power
  • SCS 145: Second Language Learning and Bilingualism
  • SPAN 105: Hispanic Cultures I
  • SPAN 106: Hispanic Cultures II
  • SPAN 110: Spanish Linguistics
  • SPAN 180: Topics in Hispanic Languages and Cultures