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Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Comparative Studies offers several majors and minors for students interested in the study of diverse cultures, religions, and literatures.




*Effective Autumn 2023, the Department of Comparative Studies has amended the Comparative Studies major program. (There are no changes to the Religious Studies or World Literatures majors.) View the Legacy CS Major or click here to learn more about what has changed and the options for students who declared their major under the old program.


Schedule an advising appointment with Comparative Studies Academic Advisor Emily Carpenter by visiting go.osu.edu/oncourse. 

If you have trouble scheduling via OnCourse, please make an appointment via email (carpenter.438@osu.edu) or by calling 614-292-8485.