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 with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including:

a) Writing 1000F/G; and
b) 2.0 additional courses including 1.0 course from English 1020-1999; and 1.0 course from Classical Studies 1000, Film Studies 1020E, Film Studies 1022, French 1900E, Philosophy 1020, Women's Studies 1020E or both of Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, the former Visual Arts Studio 1020, the former Visual Arts History 1040 or two of the former Visual Arts History 1041A/B, the former Visual Arts History 1042A/B, the former Visual Arts History 1043A/B, the former Visual Arts History 1044A/B and the former Visual Arts History 1045A/B, the former Comparative Literature and Culture 1020.
c) 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:
d) A portfolio.

Module/Program Information

11.0 courses:

4.0 Writing courses:

0.5 course in Writing Genres from: Writing 2204F/G, Writing 2214F/G, Writing 2218F/G, Writing 2220F/G.
1.5 courses from: Writing 2203F/G, Writing 2211F/G, Writing 4998F/G (or the former Writing 2299F/G).
2.0 courses from: Writing 2213F/G, Writing 2219F/G, Writing 2222F/G, Writing 2223F/G, Writing 2224F/G, Writing 2225F/G, Writing 2226F/G, Writing 2227F/G, Writing 3225F/G, Writing 3228F/G (or the former Writing 2217F/G). 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.

6.0 English 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 to English 2260, English 3200 to English 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 to English 3349, English 3440 to English 3449, English 3540 to English 3549, English 3640 to English 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 to English 3399, English 3450 to English 3499, English 3550 to English 3599, English 3650 to English 3699, English 3700 to English 3799, English 3850 to English 3899; or the former English 3444E, the former English 3446F/G.
1.5 courses from: English 2000 to English 3999; 0.5 of this requirement may be substituted from Medieval Studies or Theatre Studies numbered 2200 to 3999; this requirement must include at least 0.5 from English 3000 to English 3999.
0.5 course from: English 4000 to English 4990.

1.0 Capstone:

1.0 course from: English 4000 to English 4999 or Writing 4000 to Writing 4999.