Upcoming Courses

Fall 2017 / Winter 2018

Hello Students

Please have a look at our upcoming Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 course offerings.  We have added ENGL 350 (audio conference) in the Fall, and ENGL 104 (video conference) in the Winter.

To view the Fall 2017 English course offerings, please click here.  Fall 2017 Course Offerings

This year we are offering four web based courses in the Fall semester:

ENGL 209 -        Introduction to Television Studies -                                        Karin Beeler
ENGL 320 -        First Nations Literature                 -                                        Dee Horne
ENGL 485/685 - Modern and Contemporary Literature in the United States - Dee Horne

To view the Winter 2018 English Course offerings, please click here:  Winter 2018 Course Offerings

We are also offering two web based courses in the Winter semester:

ENGL 205 -         Fiction -                                          Dee Horne
ENGL 471/671 - Creative Writing: The Short Story - Dee Horne

See the UNBC course schedule for other English course offerings including courses offered in the Regions.

Visiting Writers/Speakers

The Department of English has hosted readings or talks by writers and visiting speakers who enhance the literary and cultural experience for the UNBC community and for the general community.

Some of writers over the years have included  Janet Rogers, Jeannette Armstrong, Denise Chong, Lorna Crozier, Maggie de Vries, Robert Kroetsch, Kathy Page, Eden Robinson, Aritha van Herk, Rudy Wiebe and visiting scholars like Dr. Jonathan Hart (Alberta) and Prof. Dr. Klaus Martens (Saarland University).

For further information on some of the past writers please click here.


UNBC offers a Master of Arts in English:  Application Deadline is December 15th

For further information on Graduate Admissions, please click here

Application requirements are available at the Office ​of the Registrar.


The Bachelor of Arts Program

A degree in English is the cornerstone for many interesting careers and prepares students to be effective communicators, shrewd thinkers, and excellent writers.

Our department is innovative with an emphasis on literary, creative and media studies.  We offer courses from around the globe as well as creative writing.  Key areas include Canadian, American, British and First Nations literatures, Media Studies (film and television) and Creative Writing.

We also offer a Major and a Minor in English as well as Joint Majors in English/History, English/Political Science, English/Women’s Studies, and English/Environmental Studies.

The Department of English is committed to artistic and cultural expression not only through undergraduate courses in literary studies, creative writing and media studies, but also through graduate level offerings that are part of the Master of Arts degree in Literature, Culture and Place. Come join us!