Honours Specialization

Honours Specialization in English Studies

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 70% average in the 60 credits presented for the Honours Specialization in English Studies.

Students must complete the required three credits of introductory English Studies with a minimum grade of 60%.

Students must complete 120 credits including 60 credits in the Honours Specialization as follows:
ENGL 1000 level 3 cr.
ENGL 2006 British Literature Before 1800 3 cr.
ENGL Literary History I 9 cr.
ENGL Literary Histroy II 9 cr.
ENGL 30 cr.
ENGL 4000 level 6 cr.

Breadth Requirements:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies 6 cr.
Science   6 cr.


Students are limited to a maximum of 6 credits of English Studies Topics courses at the 1000 level.

An average of at least 70% in the subject is required for enrolment in 4000 level courses.

A maximum of 30 credits at the 2000 level may be applied to the Honours Specialization.

A maximum of 6 credits of cross-listed courses may count toward an English Studies Honours Specialization.

Honours Seminars and ENGL 4695 Honours Essay cannot be counted towards the Literary History requirements.

Group Requirements:

 Literary History I

ENGL 2256 Double Agents: Canadian Literature Before 1914  
ENGL 2266 Adventurers, Outlaws, or Pioneers of the Frontier: Early American Literature  
ENGL 2535 Shakespeare  
ENGL 2536 Shakespeare Before 1600  
ENGL 2537 Shakespeare After 1600  
ENGL 3096 Bawdy Politics: Writing the Restoration  
ENGL 3097 Vice and Folly: The Age of Satire, 1660-1730  
ENGL 3196 Dangerous Liasons: The 18th Century Novel  
ENGL 3246 Desire and Identity in Early Modern Literature  
ENGL 3247 Transgressing Boundaries in Early Modern Literature  

Literary History II

ENGL 2007 British Literature After 1800  
ENGL 2056 North American Drama  
ENGL 2057 World Drama  
ENGL 2257 Hyphenated-Canadians: Canadian Literature After 1914  
ENGL 2267 “Make It New”: Contemporary American Literature  
ENGL 3146 Topics in Postcolonial Literature  
ENGL 3176 Falling Apart: British Literature 1900-1950  
ENGL 3177 Contemporary British Literature, 1950 and Beyond  
ENGL 3276 Native Literatures of North America  
ENGL 3346 The Romantics  
ENGL 3347 The Victorians  

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