Declaring the Literature Major or Minor

All students must complete LIT 1, Literary Interpretation, or its equivalent before declaring the Literature major or minor. Students are encouraged to declare the major or minor as soon as they have completed the LIT 1 requirement.

  1. Download a Petition for Major/Minor Declaration. Fill out the top part of the form. 
  2. Send your Petition for Major/Minor Declaration to litdept@ucsc.edu before your meeting.
  3. Meet with a Literature Department adviser via Zoom in order to review and complete the declaration form. Advising appointments may be scheduled through Slug Success.