Major in English (post September 2018)

BA Major in English (120 Credit Hours)

The Major in English provides broad coverage of literary genres and historical periods. It offers good preparation for programs such as education or law, but without the intensive training in research and experience of seminars available in the Honours program.


1.  Students must meet the Faculty requirements for Concentrated Honours, which include 36 to 54 credit hours in English above the 1000 level, with at least 18 of those credit hours beyond the 2000 level.  Among the English courses, students must take:

2.  One or more courses in each of at least seven of the following areas, with four of the areas chosen from among areas 1-6

 1) Critical Methods (recommended)           2) Medieval                              
 3) Renaissance                                               4) 18th Century           
 5) Romantics                                                   6) Victorian

 7) Modern British                                            8) American
 9) Canadian                                                    10) Postcolonial/World Literature
11) Cultural Studies/Popular Culture          12) Writing/Creative Writing/Language

Please consult the Academic Calendar for more detailed information.