Students majoring in Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture currently have the option of choosing an emphasis in German, Greek, Latin, Russian, Chinese or Japanese.

Other languages offered at Occidental can also be used to fulfill the requirements of the major, but require the approval of CSLC and the other language department. Though it is by no means required, students are also invited to incorporate courses from their international study programs into the overall design of their major.

In addition to the language emphases offered through the major, CSLC also offers students the possiblity of obtaining a major in Chinese Studies or Japanese Studies, as well as a minor in the following areas: Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese or Classical Studies.