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English major, English Literature

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements, including the requirements for declaring a major. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 21 credits

  • ENGL 105
  • Three additional 100-level credits from ENGL 108 or higher
  • ENGL 200, 201, and 202
  • Six additional credits of 200-level ENGL

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

  • Eight credits from ENGL 301, 304, 306, 308, 309, 310, 312, 316, 318, or 319
  • Eight credits from ENGL 321-363, 368, or 369
  • 16 credits from ENGL 301-490

Breadth requirements

Within the 53 credits required for the major, students must complete the following:

  • Canadian Literature requirement: one of ENGL 240, 253/THEA 250, 354, 356, 358, 360, or 362
  • Global Literature requirement: one of ENGL 223C, 228, 245, 367, 369, 380, or 384

Students completing the upper-level credits in this program will have both depth and breadth in their study of English literature. For students considering graduate work in English, we recommend at least one senior course from as many of the following categories as possible: Chaucer or Medieval Studies; Tudor Poetry and Prose, Shakespeare, or Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama; Seventeenth or Eighteenth Century; Romantics, Victorian Novel, or Victorian Poetry; Modern British Literature or Modernism; Canadian Literature; American Literature; Indigenous Literatures; Global and Diasporic Literatures; Literary Theory, History of Criticism, or Advanced Composition.

English major, Creative Writing concentration

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

  • ENGL 105
  • Three 100-level credits from ENGL 104 or higher
  • Six credits from ENGL 200-202, 240, 253/THEA 250 (see Note), 280, or 294
  • Six credits from ENGL 208, 211, 212, 213, 215, or 253/THEA 250 (see Note)

    Note: ENGL 253/THEA 250 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

  • Eight credits from ENGL 301, 304, 306, 312, or 316
  • 12 credits from ENGL 302, 303, 311, 313, 315, 373, 378, 381, 390, or 405 (see Note 2)
  • Four credits from ENGL 356, 360, or 361
  • Four credits from ENGL 301-403 excluding courses designated as creative writing courses (see Note 1)
  • Four credits from ENGL 405 or 490 (see Notes 2 and 3)

    Note 1: The following upper-level courses are designated as creative writing courses: ENGL 302, 303, 311, 313, 315, 373, 378, 381, 390, and 405.

    Note 2: ENGL 405 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

    Note 3: ENGL 490 must be focused on a creative writing project.

English major, Drama concentration

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

  • ENGL 105
  • Three 100-level credits from ENGL 108 or higher
  • ENGL 233/THEA 203
  • ENGL 234/THEA 204
  • Six additional credits of 200-level ENGL

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

  • Eight credits from ENGL 301, 304, 306, 308, 309, 316, 318, or 319
  • 12 credits from ENGL 310, 312, 361, 365, 368; THEA 301, 305, 306, 307, 360, or 401 (see Note)
  • 12 credits from ENGL 301-490

    Note: ENGL 365 and THEA 301 are cross-listed courses; only one may be taken for credit.

English major, Writing and Rhetoric concentration

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements.

Lower-level requirements: 21 credits

  • ENGL 105
  • Three 100-level credits from ENGL 104 or higher
  • ENGL 200
  • Six credits from ENGL 209, 210, 214, or 271
  • Six additional credits of 200-level ENGL

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

  • Eight credits from ENGL 301, 304, 306, 308, 309, 310, 312, 316, 318, or 319
  • 16 credits from ENGL 370, 374, 376, 379, or 386
  • Eight credits from ENGL 301-490

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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