Besides providing an excellent base for professional careers, a degree in English literature can offer you unmatched intellectual challenges and rewards. The Department provides courses in all major historical periods and national traditions of literature in English. It also offers courses in creative writing and literary theory, along with general interest courses in such topics as literature and film, children's literature, science fiction, graphic novels, and literature and the environment. The Undergraduate English degree lays a foundation for the pursuit of graduate studies, and is also an excellent preparation for professional degrees like Law, Business and Education.

This program is offered in English only. 

The table below includes only discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on including a minor to your degree.

ENG 1124Engaging with Literature3 Units
6 course units from:6 Units
Introduction to Canadian Literature I: Beginnings to 1920
Introduction to Canadian Literature II: 1920 to the Present
Introduction to American Literature I: Beginnings to 1900
Introduction to American Literature II: 1900 to the Present
Introduction to British Literature I: Beginnings to 1700
Introduction to British Literature II: 1700 to the Present
9 optional course units in English (ENG)9 Units
12 optional course units in English (ENG) at the 3000 or 4000 level 12 Units
Total: 30 Units