This module is identical to the Honors Specialization in English Language and Literature, with the exception of the requirement for 1.0 4000-level course(s). It is best suited for students who have similar career objectives to the Honors module, but are unable to maintain a minimum modular average of 70%.
Completion of first-year requirements, 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 with a mark of at least 60%.
1.0 course taken in second year: ENG 2307E: Major British Authors
1.0 course from: ENG 2308E: American Literature Survey, ENG 2309E: Canadian Literature Survey, ENG 2310E: Global Literatures in English Survey.
1.0 course from: ENG 2200F/G: History of Theory and Criticism, ENG 2210F/G: Contemporary Theory and Criticism, ENG 2220F/G: Studies in Narrative Theory, ENG 2230F/G: Studies in Poetics, ENG 2240F/G: Feminist Literary Theory, ENG 2250F/G: Introduction to Cultural Studies.
1.0 course 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.
1.0 course from: ENG 3226E: Renaissance Drama, ENG 3227E: Shakespeare, ENG 3556E: Twentieth-Century Drama, ENG 3666F/G: American Drama, ENG 3776F/G: Canadian Drama.
2.0 courses from: English 3224E: Renaissance Literature, 3228F/G: Topics in Renaissance Literature, ENG 3334E: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature, ENG 3336F/G: Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature, ENG 3444E: Nineteenth-Century Literature, ENG 3446F/G: Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature, ENG 3889E: Advanced Topics in Cultural Studies, ENG 3891F/G: Topics in Cultural Studies. Note: With Department permission, ENG 3667F/G: Topics in American Literature or ENG 3777F/G: Topics in Canadian Literature may be counted toward this requirement.
1.0 course from: ENG 3700E: Women &Literature: Special Topics, ENG 3705F/G: Women & Literature: Special Topics, ENG 3880F/G: First Nations Literatures, ENG 3882F/G: Topics in
Postcolonial Literature, ENG 3886F/G: Sexuality & Literature: Special Topics, or 3887E: Sexuality & Literature: Special Topics.
1.0 additional course in English at the 2200 level and above. Students are strongly encouraged to take ENG 3554E: Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature or to include ENG 3557F/G: Topics in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature towards this 1.0 course requirement.Note: French or a foreign language is recommended for students intending to apply to graduate schools or professional programs.