Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including Writing 1000F/G: The Writers’ Studio; and 2.0 additional courses including 1.0 course from English 1020E: Understanding Literature Today or 1022E: Enriched Introduction to English Literature or 1024E: Forms of Fiction: Introduction to Narrative or 1035E: Introduction to Literature: Reading, Interpretation, Argument or 1036E: Forms of Narrative: From Epic to Film or both of English 1027F/G: The Storyteller’s Art I and 1028F/G: The Storyteller’s Art II, or permission of the Department; and 1.0 course from Classical Studies 1000: Classical Civilization, Comparative Literature and Culture 1020: From Homer to Picasso: Western Culture Across the Ages, Film 1020E: An Introduction to Film, French 1900E: French Language and Literature, Philosophy 1020: Introduction to Philosophy, Visual Arts History 1040: A History of Art and Visual Culture, Visual Arts Studio 1020: Foundations of Visual Arts, or Women’s Studies 1020E: Introduction to Women’s Studies; 0.5 additional course. A minimum mark of 70% in Writing 1000F/G is required, with no mark below 60% in the other principal courses; and submission of a portfolio.
Writing courses: 3.5 courses
0.5 course in Writing Genres from: Writing 2204F/G: Short Flicks: An Introduction to Screen Writing, 2214F/G: Memoir, Memories, and Disclosure: Writing Creative Non-Fiction, 2218F/G: To Make a Long Story Short: Introduction to Writing Short Fiction, 2220F/G: Renewing Your Poetic License: Introduction to Writing Poetry
1.5 courses in Creative Writing: 2203F/G: From Headline to Deadline: Writing for Publication, 2211F/G: The Naked Writer: Fundamentals of Creative Writing, 2299F/G: Re-visioning Self: Creating Your Professional Portfolio.
1.5 Writing courses from: 2213F/G:LOL: Humour Writing, 2217F/G: Concept to Product: Publishing, 2219F/G: World Travels: Introduction to Travel Writing, 2222F/G: Food Writing.
A 0.5 course in Special Topics in Writing may be substituted with permission of the Department. Note: Students may enroll in Creative Writing Genre courses not previously taken in order to fulfill this part of the module.
English courses: 6.5 courses
0.5 Theory course: English 2200F/G: History of Theory and Criticism.
0.5 Theory course in English from: English 2220F/G: Studies in Narrative Theory, 2230F/G: Studies in Poetics.
1.0 course in English from: 2307E: Major British Authors, 2308E: American Literature Survey, 2309E: Canadian Literature Survey, 2310E: Global Literatures in English Survey.
1.0 English course in Pre-1800 Literature from: ENG 3001: History of the English Language, ENG 3012: Old English Language and Literature, ENG 3115E: Topics in Medieval Language and Literature, ENG 3116E: Middle English Literature, ENG 3224E: Renaissance Literature, ENG 3226E: Renaissance Drama, ENG 3227E: Shakespeare, ENG 3334E: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature.
1.0 English course in Post-1800 Literature from: 3444E: Nineteenth-Century Literature, 3446F/G: Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 3554E: Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature, 3557F/G: Topics in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature, 3667F/G: Topics in American Literature, 3777F/G: Topics in Canadian Literature, 3882F/G: Topics in Postcolonial Literature.
1.0 English course in Drama from: 3226E: Renaissance Drama, 3227E: Shakespeare, 3556E: Twentieth-Century Drama, 3666F/G: American Drama, 3776F/G: Canadian Drama.
1.0 English course from: 3998E: Creative Writing, 4998E: Seminar in Creative Writing, 4999E: Thesis.
0.5 additional English essay course at the 2000-2199 level or above.
1.0 course: Classical Studies 2200: Classical Mythology