Upon completion, defend your thesis before Thesis Committee.
Submit formatted thesis to UWM Libraries.
Written and oral Comprehensive Examination required of all MALLT students.
Taken during your last semester of coursework, during the last four weeks of regular sessions or, exceptionally, the last two weeks of summer session.
Comparative Literature students must demonstrate a reading knowledge of a second foreign language (in addition to one required for all MALLT students) prior to taking their Comprehensive Examinations. Reading knowledge may be demonstrated by coursework in the specific foreign language program or by written examination, to be determined with the Major Professor.
Timing and Process
Consult with your Major Professor before your last semester of study to discuss the examination and the Examining Committee, instructors appointed on the basis of their expertise in the area(s) of your program.
Your major professor must submit a recommendation for an Examining Committee and date to the MALLT Coordinating Committee no later than February 15 for Spring exams and October 1 for Fall exams.