BA Honours in English Literature

Program Requirements

Honours in English Literature (60 credits)

3

credits:

ENGL 260 Introduction to Literary Study (3.00)

6

credits:

ENGL 261 British Literature to 1660 (3.00)
ENGL 262 British Literature from 1660 to 1900 (3.00)

Note: The above nine credits are to be taken within first 24 credits.
18

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

Early and Medieval Literature

Renaissance Literature

18th-Century Literature

19th-Century Literature

15

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

Modern and Contemporary Literature

American Literature

Canadian Literature

Postcolonial Literature

3

credits of Literary Theory or History of Criticism chosen from:

ENGL 389 History of Criticism and Literary Theory (3.00)
ENGL 390 Studies in Rhetoric (3.00)
ENGL 391 Studies in Literature and Science (3.00)
ENGL 392 Aspects of Criticism and Literary Theory (3.00)
ENGL 393 Gender and Sexuality in Literary Studies (3.00)
ENGL 394 Contemporary Critical Theory (3.00)
ENGL 444 Advanced Studies in Gender and Sexuality (3.00)
ENGL 447 Advanced Studies in Literary Theory (3.00)

3

credits:

ENGL 470 Honours Seminar (3.00)

12credits chosen from English elective courses numbered 224 or higher
Note: Honours students must take at least nine credits at the 400 level, including ENGL 470. However, a student, in consultation with the honours‑majors advisor may substitute another 400‑level course for ENGL 470.


Notes

  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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