Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA English

The Honours English program consists of 20.0 credits, including a minimum of 10.0 but no more than 14.0 credits in English. At most, 6.0 credits may be at the 100 level. Of the required 10.0 credits in English, no more than 1.0 may be at the 100 level, and no more than 1.0 may be chosen from among Film Studies courses. At least 1.0 credit must be chosen from the annual fourth-year offerings; EN489 may be used for only 0.5 credit.

All students in the program must complete the requirements for the Contemporary Studies (CT) program (minimum of 5.0 CT credits as outlined in the Contemporary Studies section). 

Required Courses:
1.0 credit from EN119, EN120, or EN121;
2.0 credits from Category 1 (0.5 of which must be EN245)
2.0 credits from Category 2 (0.5 of which must be EN246)
1.0 credit from Category 3
1.0 credit from Category 4 (0.5 of which must be EN291)

(Note: Not more than 1.0 credit in Category 1 may be taken from EN233, EN234, or EN235.) (Ideally, EN245, EN246 and EN291 should be taken in Year 2.)
3.0 other senior English credits.

  1. Pre-1660 British Literature:
    EN233, EN234, EN235, EN245, EN372, EN373, EN390, EN391, EN392, EN393, EN394, EN395
  2. Literature after 1660 (mainly British):
    EN231, EN246, EN292, EN293, EN295, EN296, EN298, EN299, EN344, EN345, EN346, EN347, EN388, EN396, EN397, EN398, EN399
  3. Canadian/American/Postcolonial/World Literature:
    EN201, EN211, EN212, EN218, EN263, EN265, EN266, EN267, EN268, EN270, EN280, EN322, EN324, EN325, EN326, EN330
  4. Theory/Language/Gender/Genre:
    EN200, EN203, EN204, EN205, EN207, EN210, EN220, EN221, EN222, EN225, EN226, EN236, EN238, EN281, EN291, EN300, EN306, EN310, EN333, EN350/ML350, EN370, EN371

Note: Students may choose a maximum of 1.0 credit from senior Film Studies courses