Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - English and Writing Studies

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from English 1020 - 1999 with a mark of at least 60%. Students will be eligible for an Honours BA with double major if they obtain a 70% average in the courses of each major module with no mark less than 60% in each course. No failures are permitted on options.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

1.0 course in a Survey of Literary Traditions from: English 2301E, English 2401E, English 2501E, English 2601E; or the former English 2307E, the former English 2308E, the former English 2309E, the former English 2310E.
1.0 course in Theory from: English 2200-2260, English 3200-3210, 0.5 of this requirement may be substituted from Theatre Studies 3205F/G, Film Studies 3371F/G, or Writing 2215F/G.
1.0 course in Pre-1800 Literature from: English  3300-3349, English 3440-3449, English 3540-3549, English 3640-3649; or the former English 3001, the former English 3012, the former English 3115E, the former English 3116E, the former English 3224E, the former English 3226E, the former English 3227E, the former English 3228F/G (but not English 3333E (Huron) the former English 3444E, the former English 3446F/G).
1.0 course in Post-1800 Literature from: English 3350-3399, English 3450-3499, English 3550-3599, English 3650-3699, English 3700-3799, English 3850-3899; or the former English 3444E, the former English 3446F/G, the former English 3554E.
1.0 course from: English 2000-3999; 0.5 of this requirement may be substituted from Medieval Studies, Theatre Studies or Writing numbered 2200 to 3999.
1.0* course from: English 3000-4990.

*Note: Students enrolled in a Major Module in English as part of an Honours Double Major must complete 0.5 course in English numbered English 4000-4990. It is strongly recommended that those students interested in applying to a Master's degree complete 1.0 courses numbered English 4000-4990.

French or a foreign language is recommended for students intending to apply to graduate schools or professional programs.