Academic Calendar

English Honours

Total credits required for Honours – 63 to 84 credits.

A minimum of 12 credits must be completed at the 400-level including ENGL 499.

Students in the Honours degree must also take three credits in each of Canadian, British, and American literature. These may be duplicative within the five time periods and the General Honours Requirements.

Course ID Course Name Credits
Specific Honours Requirements
ENGL 102Analysis and Argument3
ENGL 103Introduction to Literature3
ENGL 391Topics in Literary Theory3
ENGL 499Honours Thesis Project3
Choose 3 credits from the following:3
Rhetoric and Textual Analysis
Sentence Style and Textual Analysis
The History of the English Language
Choose 3 credits from each of the following time periods:15
Early and Later Middle English
Earlier Medieval English Literature
Later Middle English Literature
Early and Later Middle English
Elizabethan and 17th Century
Studies in Shakespeare
English Renaissance Literature
Studies in 17th Century English Literature
Elizabethan/17th Century Literature
Restoration and 18th Century
Augustan Literature
Topics in the Long 18th Century Literature
Restoration/Eighteenth Century Literature
British, American and Canadian 19th Century
Topics in Romantic Literature
Early Victorian Literature
Later Victorian Literature
19th Century American Literature
Nineteenth Century Literature
British, American, Canadian and Post-Colonial Literature 20th and 21st Century
Early 20th Century American Literature
Contemporary American Literature
Topics in 20th and 21st Century Literature
Early 20th Century British & Anglophone Literature
Contemporary British and Anglophone Literature
Early Canadian Literature
Contemporary Canadian Literature
Topics in Post-Colonial Literature
Post- Colonial Theory and Practice
Twentieth Century Literature
Intersections - Theory and Culture
Twenty-First Century Literature
General Honours Requirements
Choose 33 to 54 credits in senior-level ENGL or CRWR in consultation with the English Honours advisor33-54
Total Credits63-84