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English
Students who achieve a C+ in English 12 or English Literature 12 satisfy the prerequisite for ENGL 105. For prerequisites for other first year English courses, please refer to individual course listings.

Students lacking specific prerequisites for the 100-level English courses may take the Composition Placement Test (CPT). This assessment will assist in the placement, as well as selection, of an appropriate level of English. Students achieving a score of 48 on the CPT may enter any of the 100-level English courses. Students achieving a score of 41-47 should register for ENGL 099.

Students achieving less than 41, and whose first language is English should contact the Upgrading and University Preparatory (UUP) department for appropriate placement.

Students achieving less than 41, and whose first language is not English should contact the English as a Second Language (ESL) department for appropriate placement.

Note: An LPI score of 30/40 (Level 5) on the essay section is considered equivalent to a CPT score of 48; a score of 24-26 (Level 4) is equivalent to a CPT score of 41.

For Literature in Translation courses, please see RUSS 251, 252, 351, and 352.


English Language Requirements
Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

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ENGL 0521.5 credits
Fundamental-Level English III
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 043 or UUP department permission (assessment may be required)
This course is designed to develop fundamental reading, writing, oral communication, and learning skills. It focuses on the development of reading fluency and the expansion of reading, listening, and speaking vocabulary. In addition, students will begin to develop paragraph writing skills and basic oral communication skills for classroom and workplace settings. Students will be introduced to study skills and classroom learning techniques to help them become independent learners.

Note: English 052 is not designed for English as a second language students.

ENGL 0531.5 credits
Fundamental English Level IV
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052 or UUP department permission (assessment may be required)
This course is designed to build on the reading, writing, oral communication, and learning skills introduced in ENGL 052. It focuses on increasing reading fluency and expanding reading, listening, and speaking vocabulary. Students will expand their paragraph writing skills, as well as the oral communication skills required in classroom and workplace settings. In addition, students will develop the study and learning techniques necessary for independent learning.

Note: ENGL 053 is not designed for English as a second language students.

ENGL 0621.5 credits
Fundamental-Level English V
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 051, ENGL 053, or UUP department permission (assessment may be required).
This course develops skills and strategies for reading and responding to a variety of written materials. Students will also develop basic paragraph writing, oral communication, and critical thinking skills.

Note: ENGL 062 is not designed for English as a second language students.

ENGL 0631.5 credits
Fundamental-Level English VI
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 062 or UUP department permission (assessment may be required).
This course further develops skills and strategies for reading and analyzing a variety of written materials, including short stories and poetry. Students will expand on sentence structure and paragraph writing skills developed in ENGL 062. They will also strengthen oral communication and critical thinking skills.

Note: ENGL 063 is not designed for English as a second language students.

ENGL 0713 credits
Intermediate English
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: ENGL 061, ENGL 063, English 10 with a C- or better, Communications 11 with a C or better, Communications 12 with a C- or better, LPI essay score of 18-23 (level 3), or UUP department permission (assessment may be required).
This course develops proficiency in reading comprehension, paragraph composition, vocabulary development, sentence variety, grammar, punctuation, spelling, study skills, critical thinking, and interpersonal communication skills. An introduction to essay writing is included. This course is not designed for English as a Second Language students.

ENGL 0813 credits
Advanced English
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 071, English 10 with a C or better, English 11 with a C- or better, English 12 with a C- or better, Communications 11 with a B or better, Communications 12 with a C+ or better, LPI essay score of 24 or higher (level 4), CPT score of 41 or better, ESL WG 74 with a C+ or better, or UUP department permission (assessment may be required).
This university preparatory course develops in-depth skills in the writing process, reading, critical thinking, literary analysis, research, grammar, and oral communications. Emphasis is placed on developing essay writing and research skills. Completion of English 081 with a C+ or better satisfies the prerequisite requirement for English 105.

ENGL 0903 credits
Technical and Professional English
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 081, English 11, a CPT Score of 41 or better, LPI essay score of 24 or higher (level 4), ESL WG 74 with a C+ or better, or UUP Department permission (assessment may be required).
This university preparatory course helps students develop the reading, writing, research, and analysis skills required for success in post-secondary courses. Development of academic and professional writing skills is a major component of this course. In addition, students will evaluate and analyze writing in a variety of genres. Technical and Professional English 090 is equivalent to Technical and Professional Communications 12 and satisfies the Grade 12 English requirement of the B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma (adult secondary completion).

ENGL 0913 credits
Provincial English
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 081, English 11 with a C or better, English 12 with a C- or better, English 099, LPI essay score of 24 or higher (level 4), CPT score of 41 or better, or UUP department permission (assessment may be required).
This university preparatory course introduces students to fiction, poetry, and drama at the Grade 12 level, preparing them for the challenges of post-secondary English courses. Development of essay-writing skills is a major component of this course. English 091 satisfies the Grade 12 English requirement of the B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma (adult secondary completion). Completion of English 091 with a C+ or better satisfies the prerequisite requirement for English 105.

ENGL 0993 credits
Pre-University Composition
Prerequisite(s): One of the following:
English 12 or English Literature 12 with a grade of C- or better;
UFV ENGL 081 or 091 with a grade of C or better;
UFV ESL WG74 with a grade of C+ or better;
CPT score of 41 or better;
LPI minimum score of 24-26 or level 4 in the essay section.
This is a pre-college composition course designed to prepare students for the writing requirements of college and university level courses.
Note: Students may not take CMNS 099 for further credit.

ENGL 1043 credits
Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction, Poetry and Drama
Prerequisite(s): None
This course will introduce students to the fundamental techniques of creative writing, in the three basic genres of fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to use these techniques in their own writing, enhancing both their academic and non-academic work.

ENGL 1053 credits
Academic Writing
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of C+; UFV CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; UFV ENGL 081 or 091 with a grade of C+ or better; UFV ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; success in previous university transferable English or Communications course; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI score of 30/40 or level 5 or better in the essay section; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE or essay score of 4.0; or IBT score of 88; MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) score of at least 85; CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language) score of at least 70; CanTEST score of at least 4.5 in both Listening and Reading and a score of 4.0 in Writing; Cambridge Proficiency Examination – competence level of C; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; completion of Level II of UFV’s University Foundation certificate program; UFV English language assessment – results equivalent to UFV’s University Foundation certificate program Level 2 compulsory ESL core courses or articulated equivalent.
This course is a guided workshop for students whose programs require the ability to write university-level non-fiction prose. Selected readings from an essay anthology help students explore the principles and practice of writing clear and effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays. There will be an introduction to academic research and argumentation. The course is designed to prepare students for university-level scholarship and writing in a variety of disciplines.

ENGL 1083 credits
Introduction to Literature
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
This course will introduce students to the three major literary genres — poetry, drama, and prose fiction—and will provide them with a critical vocabulary for analyzing and interpreting works of literature. The three genres will receive approximately equal coverage during the course. Each genre will be represented by texts from a range of literary periods and national literatures. The course will involve a mixture of lectures, class discussions, and workshops.

ENGL 1093 credits
Introduction to the English Language
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
English 109 approaches the introductory study of the English language with three principal objectives in mind. Students will acquire an elementary vocabulary for the analysis of word-formation and semantics, gain a basic knowledge of the origin and development of Present Day English vocabulary, and explore critical approaches to the use and abuse of the language as they experience it in their daily lives. While the course is intended to engage the non-specialist student with no previous exposure to the study of language, it lays a foundation for subsequent study not only of the structure and history of English, but of composition and rhetoric, as well as linguistics.

ENGL 1153 credits
Great Books: The Western Tradition in Literature
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
This course will introduce students to works of literature in the western literary canon. Students will need a representative selection of writing from the classical world, the middle ages, the renaissance, the eighteenth, and the nineteenth centuries.

ENGL 1203 credits
Introduction to Fiction
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
This course explores the diversity of fiction as it appears in the short story, novella, and novel. Students will develop a critical awareness of formal elements such as plot, setting, character, point of view, conflict, symbolism, and theme. A further component of the course is learning to write critically about fiction.

ENGL 1303 credits
Introduction to Drama
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
This course explores diverse plays. Students will develop a critical awareness of thematic concerns of drama as well as its formal elements such as plot, point of attack, conflict, objective, imagery, and setting. A further component of the course is learning to write critically about literature. This is not an acting course.

ENGL 1503 credits
Introduction to Poetry
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
By studying a wide range of poetry, students will develop a critical awareness of theme as well as the formal elements of poetry such as structure, figures of speech, and scansion. A further component of the course is learning to write critically about literature.

ENGL 1653 credits
Word and Image
Prerequisite(s): None
This course introduces students to an integrated, inter-dependent form of writing and video. Students will explore and practice the techniques of both means of expression – narrative and non-narrative writing styles, narrative and non-narrative video styles – progressing to the process of “layering”, i.e. what kind of textual elements work with images and what kind of visual elements work with text. Students will also explore the traditional process of bringing words to the screen by first creating the script for production as well as the nontraditional process of using image or text as a “springboard” for discovering the ultimate form for the work.
Note: This course is offered as both VA 165 and ENGL 165. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 1703 credits
Literature in Context
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: English 12 or English Literature 12 with a final grade of B or better; CMNS 099 or ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; ENGL 081 or ENGL 091 with a grade of C+ or better; ESL WG84 with a grade of C+ or better; CPT score of 48 or better; LPI minimum score of 30/40 or level 5 in the essay section; a minimum of C- in a university-level English or Communications course; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 570 or better (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (Essay) score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT score of 88.
This course centres on specific themes or cultural fields of study that will vary with the instructor. Areas of interest may include the diasporic literatures, aboriginal cultures, gay, lesbian, and bisexual writings, and period or theme-based studies. The course will feature literary texts drawn from various genres, but may also include historical narratives and documents, films, videos, or visual art displays.

ENGL 2043 credits
Mediaeval Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
Corequisite(s): None
Students will read a selection of mostly 14th-century English texts, including works by Chaucer, the Gawain-poet, Langland, Kempe, Gower, and others, as well as popular lyrics, Mystery, and Morality plays. They will gain an elementary knowledge of Middle English as well as develop an understanding of the artistic, religious, social, and political conditions which shaped Mediaeval culture, through readings of representative texts.

ENGL 2053 credits
The English Renaissance
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
This course will study the major Renaissance writers in English from 1550 to 1660 and features Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, and Milton.

ENGL 2063 credits
The Classical and the Romantic
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
Corequisite(s): None
The course will study the transition in English literature from 1660 to 1830 from a largely "classical" vision to a "romantic" one and features Pope, Swift, Johnson, Blake, Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats.

ENGL 2073 credits
Victorian and Early Modern Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
Corequisite(s): None
This course will study the major authors in English from 1830 to 1930 such as Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, George Eliot, Yeats, Hardy, Joyce, and Woolf.

ENGL 2083 credits
Creative Writing: Screenwriting
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and any 100 level literature course, ENGL 108 or higher.

This course will introduce students to the fundamental techniques and principles of screenwriting in various styles, including dramatic, documentary and experimental forms. Students will complete several short assignments during the semester, as well as one 8-10 page script. Complementary topics will include script analysis and the writing of treatments and proposals. Students will be required to give at least one in-class presentation. Screenplays and Proposals will be workshopped in class.
Note: Students with credit for ENGL 111 cannot take this course for further credit.

ENGL 2093 credits
The Structure of the English Language
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100 level English courses (ENGL 105 or higher)
This course will introduce students to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of modern English. While the course will focus on a descriptive approach to linguistic analysis, students will also examine issues of meaning and usage, with particular reference to Canadian English.

ENGL 2103 credits
Composition
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher; or CMNS 125 and 251; or CMNS 155 and 251;
Students analyze aspects of academic discourse and compare this with discourse for other communities. Students also work to improve their own writing for academic readers as well as for general and specific readers.

ENGL 2113 credits
Creative Writing: Play-Writing
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and any first year literature course, ENGL 120 or higher
This course is an introduction to the creative process and techniques of play-writing. It is a writing intensive course. Works by established playwrights are studied as models. Students produce their own dramatic writing which is then critiqued by the instructor and classmates in classroom discussion.

ENGL 2123 credits
Creative Writing: Fiction
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and any first year literature course, ENGL 120 or higher
This course is an introduction to the creative process and techniques of short fiction writing. It is a writing intensive course. Works by established writers are studied as models. Students produce their own writing which is then critiqued by the instructor and classmates in classroom discussion.

ENGL 2133 credits
Creative Writing: Poetry
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and any first-year literature course, ENGL 120 or higher
This course is an introduction to the creative process and techniques of poetry writing. It is a writing intensive course. Works by established writers are studied as models. Students produce their own writing which is then critiqued by the instructor and classmates in classroom. discussion.

ENGL 2143 credits
Writing and Rhetorical Theory
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
This course is an introduction to selected theories of composition and rhetoric. This theory course requires written essays and exams.

ENGL 2153 credits
Creative Writing: Creative Non-fiction
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses numbered ENGL 105 or higher
This creative writing workshop course offers a comprehensive introduction to the crafting of Creative Non-fiction. Bridging composition, creative writing, and literature, this “Fourth Genre” embraces such forms as travel writing, memoir, nature writing, personal essays, aesthetics, and cultural criticism. Through the study of models drawn from outstanding writers in the field, our approach will be to examine the various building blocks of non-fiction prose in considering how and why these techniques work.

ENGL 2163 credits
Introduction to Shakespeare
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100 level English courses
This course introduces students to Shakespeare’s works at the second-year level, with detailed attention to his language, thought, and cultural context. Students will read a selection of Shakespeare’s plays and poetry.

ENGL 2203 credits
Development of the British Novel
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses numbered ENGL 105 or higher
This course surveys 300 years of the history of the novel, with emphasis on its origins in the 18th century and subsequent developments. In addition to early novelists such as Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding, students will study later contributors to the novel such as Dickens and Woolf. Literary analysis will be complemented by historical context and an introduction of literary methods of analysis, as well as the history of scholarship on the novel.

ENGL 2253 credits
Classical Literature in Translation
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher, or instructor's permission
This course studies some of the most influential literature written in Greek and/or Latin from the period of Homer to the period of Virgil and Ovid.

ENGL 2263 credits
Renaissance Literature in Translation
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses (ENGL 105 or higher) or permission of the instructor
This course examines the literature of the European Renaissance, from roughly 1350 to 1650. This period saw encounters with cultures previously unknown to the Europeans, religious change and conflict, urbanization and economic transitions, transformations in gender roles, re-examination of Greek and Roman ideas, and changing ideas about love and about the self. New and influential models of literature include the sonnet, Renaissance drama, Renaissance epic, humanist letters and essays, the novella, prose romance, and the early novel.

ENGL 2273 credits
European Literature in Translation: Romanticism to Modernism
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and one of ENGL 108 or higher
This course surveys key authors and literary trends from Romanticism to Modernism in continental Europe. We will comparatively examine the literature of two or more different linguistic, cultural, or national groups such as French, German, Russian, Italian, and/or Spanish in translation.

ENGL 2283 credits
Topics in Aboriginal Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100 level English courses
This course will examine significant Aboriginal texts from a range of genres and traditions, and will focus on specific themes such as the oral tradition, the experience of Aboriginal women, colonialism/decolonization, and the literature of resistance.

ENGL 2293 credits
Mennonite Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
This course introduces students to the literature of prominent and representative Mennonite writers who write out of personal experience of Mennonite community, particularly in a North American context. Through the study of texts that substantively explore various aspects of the Mennonite experience, students will become familiar with major themes and gain a general understanding of Mennonite culture and history. Poetry, drama, short stories, memoirs, and novels will be included in the course.

ENGL 2303 credits
The Tragic in Western Drama
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
This course examines representative dramatic texts from a variety of historical periods, with a view to understanding the forms, conventions, and concepts of tragedy in Western drama.

ENGL 2313 credits
The Comic in Western Drama
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100 level English courses - ENGL 105 or higher
This course examines representative dramatic texts from a variety of historical periods, with a view to understanding the forms, conventions, and concepts of comedy in Western drama.

ENGL 2403 credits
An Introduction to Canadian Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher, or instructor's permission
This course introduces students to the rich variety of Canadian literature in English. Ranging from narratives by early European explorers to contemporary fiction, drama, and poetry, the course readings provide an opportunity to consider how the shared experiences and values of Canadians have changed over time. Through these readings, we will consider the role that Indigenous and settler peoples have played in the shaping of Canada.

ENGL 2453 credits
Introduction to South Asian Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two first-year English courses
This course examines South Asian literature, written in English, within its social and historical contexts. Texts from the Indian subcontinent will be considered, but an emphasis will be on literature from the region’s British, American, and particularly Canadian Diasporas. The focus of the course is primarily fiction, but course materials may include influential works in other genres (e.g. autobiographies, essays, film).

ENGL 2503 credits
The Bible as Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher, or instructor's permission
A study of the principal literary forms found in the 1611 King James Bible, with emphasis on biblical narrative, poetry, comedy, romance and epic, and the centrality of the Bible to English literacy history.

ENGL 2543 credits
Women's Writing: 1000 to 1660
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses - ENGL 105 or higher
This course is a historical survey that follows the development of women’s writing from 1000 to 1660. It focuses on the selfrepresentation of women in medieval literature, history, and art.

ENGL 2553 credits
Women's Writing: 1660 to 1900
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses - ENGL 105 or higher
This course is a historical survey that follows the development of women’s writing from 1660 to 1900. It will include major authors such as Aphra Behn, Mary Wollstonecraft, and the BrontĂ«s, as well as lesser known writers.

ENGL 2563 credits
Women's Writing: 1900 to the Present
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses - ENGL 105 or higher
This course is a historical survey that follows the development of women’s writing from 1900 to today. It focuses on the struggle for women’s equality as it is manifested in art, politics, and daily life.

ENGL 2633 credits
Life Writing
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100 level English courses - ENGL 105 or higher
This course will introduce students to life writing in English in the context of ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and community.

ENGL 2643 credits
Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses
This course will introduce the student to a range of literary theories and reading strategies. The objective is to broaden the student’s knowledge of the field and offer opportunities for the discussion and practice of literary criticism. The course will also prepare the student for more advanced studies in literary theory.

ENGL 2673 credits
Signs and Meaning: An Introduction to Semiotics
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 and one of the following: ENGL 108, 115, 120, 130, 150, or 170; FILM 110 or 120; MACS 110, 130, or 221; or AH 200 or 205.
This course is an introduction to the specialized language and concepts of semiotics, which offers students a useful approach for the critical examination of literature, film, visual arts, and media. By the end of the term, students will perform their own semiotic analysis of a text, film, work of art, or popular media.
Note: This course is offered as ENGL 267, MACS 267, and AH 267. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 2703 credits
Special Topics in Popular Fiction
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses -- ENGL 105 or higher
This course is a literary study of selected fictional genres popularized in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and/or twentieth centuries.
Note: The specific genre of study is denoted with a letter designation (i.e. ENGL 270c). Students may take ENGL 270 twice for credit as long as the letter designation differs, but may not take it more than twice to meet English major, minor or extended minor requirements.

ENGL 2743 credits
The Rhetoric of Science
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses; ENGL 105 or higher
What makes scientific communication persuasive and powerful? This course surveys answers to that question by analyzing the role of language in communicating science. The course also examines the nature of scientific knowledge and the values that influence the writing of science, providing students with approaches to analyzing and writing scientific texts.

ENGL 2753 credits
Literature and Ecology
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level ENGL courses
This course examines a range of writing modes that explore the nature and origins of our contemporary environmental challenges. In reading, discussing and critiquing different kinds of ecologically-based writing, students will also develop their own composition skills in addition to cultivating an appreciation of the relations that have emerged between literature, natural science, and the environment. Topics will include the ‘romantic ecology’ of Wordsworth’s generation in response to the Industrial and Agrarian Revolutions, popular literary portraits of the Canadian wild, the development of current ‘ecological poetics’, and the evolution of ‘green’ criticism.

ENGL 2803 credits
Children's Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 100-level English courses numbered 105 or higher.
This course introduces students to the major periods and genres of children’s literature from the folk and fairy tales to the present day. The course will focus on major authors and perennial themes in children’s literature, including the images of childhood presented in classic and modern works for children.

ENGL 2933 credits
Literature in Music History
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 plus any other 100-level English course or 100-level Music course.
This course is designed for students with interests in music, music education, comparative literature, history, and religious studies. The focus is on music composed in western Europe for a variety of social settings from the cathedral to the drawing room, the opera house, and the concert hall. Students will listen to classical music as well as read works of literature for the purpose of understanding how they have influenced music history.
Note: This course is offered as MUSC 203 and ENGL 293. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 2943 credits
Opera and Literature
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 105 plus any other 100-level English course or 100-level Music course.
This interdisciplinary course is designed for students with interests in comparative literature, music, music education, and drama. It will consider how operas reflect the social, political, and cultural transformation of Europe from the seventeenth to twentieth century. Students listen to and watch recorded opera performances and examine the literary, musical, dramatic, and social dimensions of the operatic form.
Note: This course is offered as MUSC 204 and ENGL 294. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 3014 credits
Homer, Classicism, and English Literary History
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course is specifically designed to introduce students of English literature to the influence of Homer and other classical authors on the development of the English literary tradition.

ENGL 3024 credits
Creative Writing: Advanced Short Fiction
Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level English course or permission of the instructor. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 recommended.
This course explores short fiction at an advanced level. Students will produce short fiction which will then be workshopped and redrafted. Examples of the genre by professional authors will be modeled. By the end of the term, students will have produced a substantial portfolio.

ENGL 3034 credits
Creative Writing: Writing Historical Fiction
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 recommended.
Historical Fiction is a genre combining traditional fiction elements with research and historical content. This course is an introduction to the creative elements and techniques associated with Historical Fiction writing. Works by skilled writers are analyzed and studied as models. As a writing-intensive course, students will experiment with the elements of Historical Fiction to produce their own writing samples, which are then critiqued by the instructor and classmates in the workshop.

ENGL 3044 credits
Topics in Medieval literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course will introduce students to the non-Chaucerian literature of the 14th and 15th centuries in England. Topics are based on individual themes, genres, or authors.

ENGL 3064 credits
Chaucer
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
Following a concise study of Chaucer’s Middle English, students will read representative selections from Chaucer’s poetic works in all genres, with particular emphasis on the Canterbury Tales.

ENGL 3084 credits
Early Modern Poetry and Prose
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses or permission of the instructor
This course focuses on the poetry and prose of sixteenth and seventeenth century England. Examples of genres that may be discussed include the sonnet and Petrarchism, Renaissance epic poetry, prose romance and novellas, religious and political essays and sermons, and seventeenth-century lyric poetry.

ENGL 3094 credits
Topics in Renaissance Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course introduces students to writers and literature of the 16th and 17th centuries (excluding Shakespeare and Milton).

ENGL 3104 credits
Early Modern Drama
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses or permission of instructor.
This course surveys early modern dramatic production, excluding Shakespeare’s plays. Students will study the works of such playwrights as Kyd, Marlowe, Jonson, Dekker, Middleton, Cary, Webster, Ford, and Behn in historical and literary context. The course may cover plays for the public and “private” theatres (in a variety of genres that includes revenge tragedy, city comedy, and tragicomedy), court masques, and closet or coterie drama.

ENGL 3114 credits
Creative Writing: Novel Writing
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 recommended.
This course further explores fiction writing, specifically the creative elements and techniques necessary to the popular genre of the novel. Excerpts of novels by skilled authors will be analyzed as models. Authors working in this genre will be invited to speak in the class. As a writing-intensive course, students will experiment with novel writing elements to produce their own writing samples, which will then be critiqued by the instructor and classmates in the workshop.

ENGL 3124 credits
Shakespeare
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course examines a representative sample of Shakespeare's plays selected from the "genres" of the works as they have been traditionally divided.

ENGL 3134 credits
Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English course or permission of the instructor. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 recommended.
This course explores poetry at an advanced level. Students will produce poetry which will then be workshopped and redrafted. Examples of the genre by professional authors will be modeled. By the end of the term, students will have produced a substantial portfolio.

ENGL 3154 credits
Creative Writing: Writing Children's Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 recommended.
A writing/seminar course detailing the elements specific to the genre of Children’s Literature. Samples of popular Children’s Literature will be used as models. As a writing-intensive course, students will learn techniques to produce successful children's literature in several genres. Writing produced in the class will be critiqued in a workshop setting. Special emphasis will be placed on learning the skill of constructive critical analysis of new writing.

ENGL 3164 credits
Milton
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
The poetry and prose of John Milton will be examined.

ENGL 3174 credits
Creative Writing: Special Topics in Contemporary & Experimental Poetics
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200 level English courses
Contemporary and experimental poetics engages with the question of how writers think, in addition to how experimental forms in modern, avant-garde, and contemporary writing can inspire students to understand their own creative potential.
Topics are based on individual themes, genres, or authors.

ENGL 3184 credits
Major Authors of the Restoration and Early 18th Century
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course provides a focused look at major figures of Anglo-Irish literature from 1660 to 1750, emphasizing dominant genres of the time such as poetry and the essay. Writers studied include Aphra Behn, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, and Jonathan Swift.

ENGL 3194 credits
The Eighteenth-Century Novel
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
The course will introduce students to the birth and early development of the English novel through such writers as Defoe, Fielding, Richardson, and Sterne.

ENGL 3214 credits
From the Enlightenment to Romanticism, 1750-1800
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200 level English courses.
The second half of the eighteenth century was a period of intellectual and political ferment across Europe, and it ushered in the major change in sensibility known as Romanticism. This course examines representative poems, essays, and works of fiction in British literature from 1750 to 1800 that reveal the depth and extent of the transition from “Enlightenment” to Romanticism.

ENGL 3234 credits
Special Topics in Romanticism
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course approaches the English Romantic period from a variety of perspectives that will vary with the instructor. Studies might, for example, focus on Blake and Archetypal Psychology, or Works by and Attitudes Toward Women, or The Politics of English Romanticism.

ENGL 3254 credits
British Literature, 1780-1830
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
A survey of literature published in England during the Romantic period, with emphasis on the poetry and poetics of Romanticism. Representative novels, essays, and other genres will also be studied.

ENGL 3314 credits
Victorian Poetry and Poetic Theory
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200 level English courses
This course will examine the poetry and poetic theory of the Victorian era, 1830-1900. Representative works by Tennyson, Arnold, the Brownings, the Rossettis, and Hopkins will be studied in relation to the aesthetics of Mill, Arnold, Ruskin, Pater, Buchanan, and Symons.

ENGL 3334 credits
Nineteenth-Century British Novelists
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course will explore novels written by such major authors as Austen, Scott, Gaskell, Thackeray, Dickens, Trollope, the Brontes, George, Eliot, Hardy, Gissing, and George Moore.

ENGL 3354 credits
Topics in Victorian Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
Topics in Victorian literature will be drawn from the rich offerings in Victorian poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art.

ENGL 3364 credits
English and Anglo-Irish Fiction, 1880s-1920s
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200 level English courses
Some of the major English and Anglo-Irish fiction writers -- Thomas Hardy, George Gissing, Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, Ford Maddox Ford, Katherine Mansfield, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and James Joyce -- will be studied.

ENGL 3384 credits
Studies in Modernism
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
Works by writers such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Kafka, Joyce, Beckett, and David Jones will be studied.

ENGL 3394 credits
British and Irish Fiction Since 1930
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses.
This course examines what has happened in British and Irish fiction since modernism. While much has changed under the influence of such forces as postmodernism, postcolonialism, and devolution, there has also been continuity: British and Irish novelists continue to write in such familiar modes as realism, social comedy, and historical fiction. In this course, you will have an opportunity to read a range of authors, and to consider how their works reflect both the traditions of the novel and the radically altered cultural landscape of contemporary Britain and Ireland.

ENGL 3404 credits
British and Irish Poetry Since 1930
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
British and Irish poets of the last seventy-five years tend to be overshadowed by their great Modernist predecessors. But in the decades since 1930, there have been a number of gifted and productive poets at work. This course will provide an opportunity to study poems by such writers as W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Stevie Smith, Fleur Adcock, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, and Seamus Heaney.

ENGL 3414 credits
Topics in Contemporary British and Irish Studies
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course examines a significant theme or topic in contemporary British studies, ranging from broad cultural concerns such as immigration and devolution to more specifically literary topics such as historical drama, elegy, or postmodernism.

ENGL 3444 credits
American Prose and Poetry, Beginnings to the Civil War
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course is a survey of American authors and literary/national themes from the Colonial era to the eve of the Civil War.

ENGL 3484 credits
American Literature 1865-1910
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course offers a survey of major literary figures and movements from the Civil War to the eve of World War I. This course will pay particular attention to the rapid development of prose fiction under the influence of literary theories of realism and naturalism, and will demonstrate the contemporary "shock of the new" as registered in poetry, prose, and drama.

ENGL 3494 credits
Topics in American Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
Special topics in American literature can include the influence of Puritan theology on American literature, the American Renaissance, naturalism and realism in American literature, and American modernism.

ENGL 3504 credits
American Literature 1900-1945
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course will feature a selection of major poets, dramatists, and novelists from the American modernist period. Topics may include formal experiments in collage, imagism, or literary cubism; fictional responses to major historical events such as the two wars; or literary explorations of important intellectual shifts like that of existentialism.

ENGL 3524 credits
American Literature of World War II and After
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course will survey key authors and trends in postmodern and contemporary American writing since World War II. Topics may include the emergence of an ecological consciousness in literary works, the effects of twentieth-century linguistic theory on literature, or the feminist and postcolonial challenges to traditional themes, styles, and genres. Course material may include poetry, prose, fiction, or drama.

ENGL 3544 credits
Canadian Poetry and Prose, Beginnings to 1920
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course examines selected works by early Canadian writers, dating from the period of exploration up to the First World War. These texts introduce a variety of themes that have remained significant in Canadian studies: the impact of settlement on the wilderness, imperial loyalties, and relations with indigenous peoples.

ENGL 3564 credits
Modern Canadian Prose
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course examines prose written in Canada from 1920 up to the present. Course readings are predominantly fiction – novels and short stories – but may include works in other prose genres, such as memoir and autobiography.

ENGL 3584 credits
Modern Canadian Poetry
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course aims to help you appreciate the richness and diversity of Canadian poetry. The course readings range from the work of early twentieth-century poets such as EJ Pratt and FR Scott up to contemporary poetry by writers such as Don McKay and Anne Carson.

ENGL 3604 credits
Topics in Canadian Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course examines a significant theme or topic in Canadian literature such as the North, World War I, urbanization, or social protest. Typically, course materials include works in a variety of genres.

ENGL 3614 credits
Canadian Drama
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course offers a literary study of drama as it has developed in Canada, with emphasis on plays written since the 1960s and the emergence of a national and nationalist theatre. Play selections will feature a variety of forms (e.g. collaborative theatre, one-person shows, radio drama) and themes, and will include the works of major Canadian playwrights. Texts may be chosen to complement live performances of Canadian plays by university and professional theatre companies. Students may be required to attend and analyze a live performance.

ENGL 3624 credits
Literature of British Columbia
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course surveys the literature of British Columbia from its beginnings to the present. It examines such themes as the wilderness, urbanization, indigeneity, and multiculturalism. Course readings may include works in a variety of genres.

ENGL 3634 credits
Autobiography
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course will study the major autobiographical writing in the West from Marcus Aurelius, Boethius, and Augustine through Rousseau, Adams, and Mill to present day writers.

ENGL 3644 credits
History and Principles of Literary Criticism
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 264 and one 300-level English course OR any two 300-level English courses
This course explores a selection of major critical statements about literature, ranging from the Greek classics to Renaissance, romantic, and early modern constructions of the literary text. Topics may include the social and aesthetic function of literature as it has been variously conceived; the formal or philosophical parameters of the major genres; or the politics of criticism itself.

ENGL 3664 credits
Studies in Critical Approaches to Literature
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 264 and one 300-level English course OR any two 300-level English courses
This course surveys major critical statements and schools of criticism in twentieth century and contemporary literary theory. Areas of concentration may be selected from psychoanalytical theory, Marxism, feminism, structuralism and poststructuralism, postcolonial theory, new historicism, reader response theory, or affect theory.

ENGL 3674 credits
Culture and Theory of Diaspora
Prerequisite(s): 45 university-level credits
This seminar course investigates the phenomenon of diaspora in modern, postcolonial, and global contexts. Examining an interdisciplinary literature from the social sciences and humanities, students will become familiar with the social features of diaspora and the cultural expression of the diasporic condition through a consideration of theoretical, literary, and ethnographic texts. Particular attention will be given to the local nuances of diaspora in Canada and Europe.
Note: This course is offered as ANTH 367 and ENGL 367. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 3684 credits
Special Topics in Drama
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses.
This course offers a literary study of selected dramatic works which are
organized around a single topic. The topic might be a theme such as Theatre of Social Protest, a form or genre such as Theatre of the Absurd, a region such as Anglo-Irish drama, or a critical approach such as Metatheatre.

ENGL 3694 credits
Studies in World Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course will offer literatures from around the world with an emphasis on works translated into English. Content may vary in focus from one to many national or ethnic literatures and may include different genres. The objective is to broaden the student’s appreciation of literature and provide opportunity for the featuring of non-Anglo cultures while cultivating the literary critical skills required in all upper-level English courses.
A number of theoretical concepts will be examined with regard to the chosen authors. Course materials may include works in other media and genres (e.g., essays, theatre, and film).

ENGL 3704 credits
The History of the English Language
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
The course explores the evolution of the English language from its origins in the West Germanic dialects established in England in the seventh century to its present position as an international medium for commerce and technology. Students will examine the linguistic, historical, and social factors that have influenced the language's development. Special attention will be paid to the rise of diverse national and regional variations of English.

ENGL 3724 credits
Canadian English
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses. Linguistics 101 is recommended
This course explores the history and structure of English as spoken and written in Canada. In addition to examining the roots of Canadian English in both the British and North American contexts, students will compare the historical and contemporary dialects of the Canadian regions to explore the impact of history, geography, and ideology on the language as used. Readings will be drawn from a range of literary and non-literary sources. The course will begin with a brief introduction to the basic principles of linguistic analysis.

ENGL 3734 credits
Rhetoric: Literary Journalism
Prerequisite(s): Two 200-level English courses (ENGL 215 recommended), or any two of the following: 200-level English course (ENGL 215 recommended), CMNS 251, JRNL/CMNS 300.
This advanced writing-intensive course introduces the genre of literary journalism that arises from interdisciplinary, first person reportage methods since the 1960s. Student projects based on models by distinguished practitioners will be critiqued in workshop format by classmates and the instructor. Its engaged, longer-form narrative approach provides an ideal learning bridge to book, journal, script, and online media applications.
Note: This course is also offered as JRNL 373. Students may take only one of these for credit.

ENGL 3744 credits
Rhetoric: Advanced Composition
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course helps already strong writers further develop competence and flexibility in writing. Practical exercises and discussion cover features of writing for general, academic, and professional readers. The workshop classroom provides hands-on experience in drafting, evaluation, and revision.

ENGL 3754 credits
Rhetoric: Composition Theory
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course introduces students to the field of composition as it emerges from within university English departments in the 1960s. The readings and discussion will focus on ideas which have shaped the ways composition is both thought of and taught.

ENGL 3764 credits
Rhetoric: An Historical Survey
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course introduces students to definitions and roles of rhetoric through the centuries. Readings and discussion in this survey will point to the long-standing connections among language, persuasion and education. The readings cover major periods of rhetoric: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Twentieth Century.

ENGL 3774 credits
Creative Writing: Film Adaptations of English Literature
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 211 or 212, or permission of instructor. FILM 110 or 120 recommended.
This course focuses on practices and theories of film adaptation with the goal that each student will produce several adaptations of shorter and longer scenes from written English fiction. Major emphasis is given to the students' own writing and their ability to apply the adaptation theory to the screenwriting process. Students will analyze selected films as interpretations of their literary sources and discuss techniques for translating literature into film. Emphasis will be on practical application of theoretical concepts. Through discussions, peer review, and critique students will refine their creative writing skills and develop a critical approach to their own writing.

ENGL 3784 credits
Creative Writing: Advanced Screenwriting
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses or permission of the instructor. One of ENGL 211, 212, 213, or 215 and one of FILM 110 or 120 are recommended.
This course explores screenwriting at an advanced level. Designed to expand on students’ basic screenwriting skills, the course focuses on more complex strategies for developing original characters, dialogue, conflict, and plot structures. It is a writing-intensive course. Students will produce samples of screenwriting which will then be workshopped and redrafted. Examples of the genre by professional screenwriters will be analyzed and studied as models. By the end of the term, students will have written one original 15-25 page screenplay as well as one team-written screenplay.

ENGL 3794 credits
Rhetoric: Composition Teaching
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course offers readings and discussion that traces trends in writing curriculum design, theories of writing pedagogy, and attitudes towards composition. Workshops teach students to understand assignment design and evaluation as well as curriculum design. This course is of value to prospective teachers.
Note: Students with ENGL 379 cannot take EDUC 379 for further credit.

ENGL 3804 credits
Studies in South Asia Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course offers a historical survey of South Asian writing in English. It examines the contribution of such authors as Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao, R. K. Narayan, and Salman Rushdie to the development of a South Asian literary tradition in English.

ENGL 3814 credits
Creative Writing: Playwriting
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses. ENGL 211 recommended.
This is a writing-intensive course. Students create and revise writing for the stage as well as constructively critique other students' writing. Classical and contemporary models are studied.

ENGL 3824 credits
India in English
Prerequisite(s): Any two second-year English courses
This course examines how various “Orientalist” constructions entered into British culture. While the major focus of the course is English fiction about India from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, we may concurrently examine other modes of representation, such as travel writing, journalism, film, architecture, and/or photography. Course readings will also include some theoretical materials that introduce the fundamental terms of postcolonial studies.

ENGL 3844 credits
Studies in South Asian Diaspora Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses
This course is an intensive study of South Asian diaspora literature (e.g. from Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom), with a specific thematic focus that varies according to instructor preference. Course materials will primarily consist of fiction, poetry, and/or essays, but may additionally involve critical theory and criticism on the subject under consideration.

ENGL 3853 credits
Language and Action: Seminar in Contemporary Rhetoric
Prerequisite(s): 60 university-level credits, including any 200-level CMNS or ENGL course.
This is a cross-listed course. Please refer to CMNS 385 for the official course outline.

ENGL 3884 credits
Topics in Children's Literature
Prerequisite(s): Any two 200-level English courses; ENGL 280 recommended
This course examines a significant genre, period, theme, author, or national tradition in children’s literature. For example, the course could focus on the animal story or the “problem novel”; on Victorian children’s literature or twenty-first century bestsellers; on children’s literature about war or the Holocaust; on an individual writer such as Kit Pearson or Michael Morpurgo; or on Canadian or Australian children’s literature.

ENGL 3914 credits
Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky in English
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: RUSS 251, RUSS 252, or any 200-level English course.
This course focuses on the major works of L.N. Tolstoy and F.M. Dostoyevsky, two of the greatest writers and thinkers of 19th century Russia, whose ideas have influenced the development of modern thought around the world. Their works will be examined as examples of great literature within their social and historical context. Students are expected to have read Anna Karenina and Crime and Punishment before taking this course.

Note: This course is offered as RUSS 391 and ENGL 391. Students may only take one of these for credit. Students with credit for RUSS 351 cannot take this course for further credit.

ENGL 3924 credits
Bulgakov, Pasternak, and Solzenitsyn
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: RUSS 251, RUSS 252, or any 200-level English course.
This course concentrates on the works, translated into English, of three courageous writers who dared to express ideas that were not acceptable to the Soviet regime. These works will be examined as examples of great literature within their social and historical context.

Note: This course is offered as RUSS 392 and ENGL 392. Students may only take one of these for credit. Students with credit for RUSS 352 cannot take this course for further credit.

ENGL 4014 credits
Seminar in Rhetoric and Literary Theory
Prerequisite(s): Any two 300-level English courses
This advanced seminar investigates a topic, school of thought, debate, or historical period in Rhetoric or Literary Theory. Students will develop their presentation skills, will engage in in-depth class discussion of the course materials, and will write an independently-researched final paper.
Note: The specific focus of study is denoted with a letter designation (i.e. ENGL 401C). Students may take ENGL 401 twice for credit as long as the letter designation differs, but may not take it more than twice to meet English major, minor, or extended minor requirements.

ENGL 4034 credits
Seminar in Major Authors
Prerequisite(s): Any two 300-level English courses
This advanced seminar focuses on the work of a major author in light of a selected set of theoretical or historical issues. Readings are chosen from the author’s work and related texts in order to best pursue the course topic. Students will develop their presentation skills, will engage in in-depth class discussion of the course materials, and will write an independently researched final paper.
Note: The specific focus of study is denoted with a letter designation (i.e. ENGL 403C). Students may take ENGL 403 twice for credit as long as the letter designation differs, but may not take it more than twice to meet English major, minor, or extended minor requirements.

ENGL 4904 credits
Directed Studies in English
Prerequisite(s): Permission to enter requires 45 credits in English and written contract between student and instructor, signed by student, instructor and department head
This independent study course is designed for upper-level students who wish to pursue in-depth study of an author, genre, period, or topic not otherwise offered.

ENGL 4914 credits
Honours Directed Reading
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to the English Honours program as outlined in the calendar; completion of all lower-level course requirements for the English major; and a minimum of 24 upper-level requirements for the English major.
This course is the first of two courses specific to the Honours Program: a reading course and a course devoted to the writing of an extended research essay. Honours Directed Reading is therefore intended to prepare students to write the research paper. The course will consist of instruction in research techniques and intensive reading in an area of interest to be defined by agreement between students and instructors.

ENGL 4924 credits
Honours Directed Essay
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to the English Honours program as outlined in the calendar; completion of all lower-level course requirements for the English major; a minimum of 24 upper-level requirements for the English major; and completion of ENGL 491.
This is the second of two courses specific to the Honours program. Preceded by the honours reading course, the honours essay will be devoted to the writing of an extended research paper. This essay is to be the graduating project for the student’s BA degree in English Honours and should display excellent writing ability, knowledge of scholarly conventions, and thorough familiarity with the student’s chosen topic

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