BA Honours in English and Creative Writing

Program Requirements

Honours in English and Creative Writing (66 credits)

3 credits:
ENGL 260 Introduction to Literary Study (3.00)
 
12 credits chosen from:
ENGL 225 Introductory Creative Writing: Poetry (6.00)
ENGL 226 Introductory Creative Writing: Prose Fiction (6.00)
ENGL 227 Introductory Creative Writing: Playwriting (6.00)
 
6 credits:
ENGL 261 British Literature to 1660 (3.00)
ENGL 262 British Literature from 1660 to 1900 (3.00)
 
6 credits chosen from:
ENGL 342 Creative Writing: Prose Fiction (6.00)
ENGL 347 Creative Non‑Fiction Writing (3.00)
ENGL 348 Creative Writing: Poetry (6.00)
ENGL 384 Creative Writing: Playwriting (6.00)
ENGL 416 The Solo Play (3.00)
 
15

credits chosen from the following four groups, with at least three credits taken in three of the groups. A course can only be counted in one group, even if it is listed in more than one.

1) Early and Medieval Literature

2) Renaissance Literature

3) 18th-Century Literature

4) 19th-Century and 20th-Century (British and European) Literature

6 credits chosen from:
ENGL 342 Creative Writing: Prose Fiction (6.00)
ENGL 347 Creative Non‑Fiction Writing (3.00)
ENGL 348 Creative Writing: Poetry (6.00)
ENGL 384 Creative Writing: Playwriting (6.00)
ENGL 416 The Solo Play (3.00)
 
6 credits chosen from:
ENGL 342 Creative Writing: Prose Fiction (6.00)
ENGL 347 Creative Non‑Fiction Writing (3.00)
ENGL 348 Creative Writing: Poetry (6.00)
ENGL 384 Creative Writing: Playwriting (6.00)
ENGL 414 Literary Publishing and Editing (3.00)
ENGL 415 Literary Production: Curating and Archiving the Literary Event (3.00)
ENGL 416 The Solo Play (3.00)
ENGL 417 Writing for Media (6.00)
ENGL 428 Advanced Studies in Creative Writing (6.00)
ENGL 429 Advanced Studies in Creative Writing (3.00)
ENGL 486 SLS‑International Literary Seminars (3.00)
 
6

credits chosen from the the following course groups:

Modern and Contemporary Literature

American Literature
 

3 credits of Canadian English courses chosen from:
ENGL 244 Quebec/Montreal Writing in English (3.00)
ENGL 370 Canadian Literature (6.00)
ENGL 373 19th‑Century Canadian Literature (3.00)
ENGL 374 Canadian Fiction to 1950 (3.00)
ENGL 376 Postwar Canadian Fiction (3.00)
ENGL 377 Contemporary Canadian Fiction (3.00)
ENGL 378 Modern Canadian Poetry (3.00)
ENGL 379 Contemporary Canadian Poetry (3.00)
ENGL 380 First Nations/North American Native Literature (3.00)
ENGL 451 History and Ideology in Canadian Literature (3.00)
ENGL 452 Recent Experiments in Canadian Writing (3.00)
ENGL 453 Advanced Studies in Canadian Writing (3.00)
 
9 credits chosen from English Literature elective courses (excluding ENGL 224 and all Creative Writing workshops)
 

Note: The Department of English limits students to 12 credits of creative writing courses in a single academic year.

Note: At least three credits of coursework in English Literature must be at the 400 level; these three credits can coincide with fulfilling any of the other requirements.

Notes

  • Students wishing to register for Honours in English and Creative Writing should refer to the admission requirements for Creative Writing courses and programs.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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