The major in English requires students to take 18 English courses (54 credit hours) at least 30 credit hours of which must be upper division courses (300 and 400 level) with at least nine credit hours of these at the 400 level. Students wishing to take more than 66 credit hours in English must obtain written permission from the Chair of the English Program.
The minimum requirement for completion of a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English is 120 credit hours.
The major in English requires students to take 18 courses (54 credit hours) of English or approved ancillary courses and must include:
|ENGL 100-3||Introduction to Literary Structures|
|ENGL 102-3||Introduction to Poetry|
|ENGL 103-3||Introduction to Fiction|
|ENGL 104-3||Introduction to Drama and/or Film|
|ENGL 211-3||Survey of English Literature I|
|ENGL 212-3||Survey of English Literature II|
|ENGL 200-3||Gender and Literary Theory|
|ENGL 400-3||Contemporary Theory|
|ENGL 210-3||Women and Literature: A Survey|
|or ENGL 281-3||Introduction to Renaissance Literature|
|or ENGL 381-3||Renaissance Literature|
|ENGL 282-3||Introduction to Restoration and 18th Century Literature|
|or ENGL 382-3||Restoration and 18th Century Literature|
|ENGL 283-3||Introduction to Romantic Literature|
|or ENGL 383-3||Romantic Literature|
|ENGL 284-3||Introduction to Victorian Literature|
|or ENGL 384-3||Victorian Literature|
|or ENGL 386-3||19th Century Literature in the United States|
|ENGL 285-3||Modern British Literature|
|or ENGL 385-3||Modern and Contemporary Literature in the United States|
|ENGL 320-3||First Nations Literature|
|ENGL 331-3||Genres in Canadian Literature|
|ENGL 340-3||Postcolonial Literature|
|ENGL 350-3||Comparative Literature|
|ENGL 410-3||Contemporary Women's Literature|
|ENGL 420-3||Advanced First Nations Literature|
|ENGL 430-3||Special Topics in Canadian Literature|
|ENGL 440-3||Postcolonial Literature I|
|ENGL 450-3||Special Topics in Comparative Literature|
An additional 10 courses (30 credit hours) of English or approved ancillary courses (chosen to ensure fulfillment of upper division requirement).
Approved Ancillary Courses for a Major in English
Up to three of the following ancillary courses may be counted towards the English major requirements, but none may be counted towards an English minor.
|WMST 209-3||Gender and Cultural Studies: An Introduction|
|WMST 304-3||Contemporary Women's Writing in an International Frame|
Indigenous Women: Perspectives
|WMST 309-3||Gender and Film|
|WMST 311-3||History of Feminist Theories|
|WMST 401-3||Cultural Studies: Gender, Race and Representation|
|WMST 411-3||Contemporary Feminist Theories|
Note: A maximum of three ancillary courses (nine credit hours) may be used to fulfill English subject requirements.
Students planning to continue on to a graduate degree in English should consult with English faculty and/or the receiving institution to assist them in determining which courses are most appropriate in fulfilling the additional 10 courses (30 credit hours) of English subject requirements.
Upper Division Requirement
At least 30 credit hours of the 54 required must be at 300 or 400 level, with at least nine credit hours of these at the 400 level.
Any of the required 300 or 400 level courses specified above can count towards the 30 credit hours required at the 300 or 400 level.
Electives at any level in any subject sufficient to ensure completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours.