A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.
B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 48 units to a maximum of 60 units in Courses Constituting the Field of English while fulfilling the following requirements:
Historical Survey of Literature in English: 6 units English 305, 307.
Literary Theory: 6 units from English 302, 303, 426, 481 515*, 517.
Canadian Literature: 3 units from English 372, 471, 473, 509.
Global and Indigenous Perspectives: 3 units from English 376, 378, 491, 493, 515*.
*English 515 may be used towards either Literary Theory or Global and Indigenous Perspectives, but not both.
Historical Courses pre-1850: 6 units from English 401, 403, 405, 406, 410, 411, 412, 413, 429, 431, 438, 441, 461, 495, 499**, 519**.
**With approval of the Associate Head, Undergraduate Student Affairs.
English Options: An additional 24 units from Courses Constituting the Field of English including at least 15 units at the 300 level or above, and no more than 6 units in Drama or Linguistics.
Upper-Year Courses: Inclusive of the courses used to satisfy requirements 2-5 above, 21 units must be from courses labelled English at the 400 level or above, of which at least 3 units must be at the 500 level.
C. DEGREE OPTIONS
The BA in English can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.
- English 203 is the recommended first-year course for English Majors.
- English 302 (Introduction to Literary Theory) is the recommended theory course for English Majors and Honours students.
- Students should note that competency in a second language is often required for graduate studies in the field.