Honors Specialization in English Language and Literature
This module is ideal for students who wish to make English the centerpiece of their undergraduate degrees. It offers a comprehensive study of British, Canadian, American, and Postcolonial literatures, including requirements in the history of the English language, drama, and literary and cultural theory. The module is the preferred path to graduate studies in English, and is highly recommended for students aspiring to careers in journalism, publishing, creative writing, multimedia content, and advertising. With an appropriate minor, this module provides exceptional preparation for students going into law or business school, public relations, civil service, and the diplomatic corps.
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including 1.0 course from ENG 1000 to ENG 1999 plus 2.0 additional courses with no mark in these principal courses below 60% (Principal courses refers to the next two courses with the highest grades).