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 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 Art History 1640, Art History 1641A/B, Art History 1642A/B, Art History 1644A/B, Art History 1646A/B, Art History 1648A/B, Art History 1649A/B, Classical Studies 1000, Film Studies 1020E, Film Studies 1022, French 1900E, Philosophy 1020, GSWS 1020E or both of GSWS 1021F/G and GSWS 1022F/G, Studio Art 1601, Studio Art 1605.
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.

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses:

3.5 Writing courses:

1.0 course in Writing Genres from: Writing 2204F/G, Writing 2214F/G, Writing 2218F/G, Writing 2220F/G.
2.0 courses from: Writing 2203F/G, 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. Other courses in Writing may be substituted with permission of the Department. Note: Students may enrol in Creative Writing genre courses and/or Special Topics courses not previously taken in order to fulfill this part of the module.
0.5 course: Writing 4998F/G.

5.5 English 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 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, (but not English 3333E (Huron)).
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.
1.0 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.