Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

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.
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, (but not English 3333E (Huron)).
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.
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.