FACULTY OF ARTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL DEGREE

1. One of English 1000, 1050, 1080, the former 1100 AND one of English 1001, 1051, 1101, 1102, 1103, 1110 are prerequisites for all other courses. In the case of students whose first language is not English and who take 1020 or 1030, that course and one of English 1000, 1001, 1050, 1051, 1080, 1101, 1102, 1103 or the former 1100 are prerequisites for all other courses.

2. Students who choose English as their Major must complete at least 36 credit hours in courses in the subject including one of English 2000, 2005 or 2110**, English 2390, English 3200 or 3201, and at least six credit hours in courses having an initial digit "4". These six credit hours may not be chosen from courses conducted by another Department. Other courses must be chosen in consultation with the Head of the Department or his/her delegate.

** Inactive Course

3. In addition to the general major defined in (2) above, students may take a specialization in theatre/drama within the English major. Admission to this specialization is by application only, and application may be made only after English 2002 has been completed. Normally students will apply for admission at the end of their second year. Application forms are available from the Department.

In this specialization, students must complete 39 credit hours in courses as follows:

a) Six credit hours in English courses at the first-year level (see Clause 1 above).
b) English 2000, 2002, 2390, 3350, 3351, 4400, 4401;
c) Three credit hours in one of 3200, 3201;
d) Three credit hours in one of 4300, 4301;
e) Three credit hours in one of English 3156, 3171, 3260 or 4302;
f) Three credit hours in one of English 3021, 3022, 3181 or 3302;

4. In addition to the general major defined in (2) above students may take a specialization in language within the English major. In this specialization students must complete 42 credit hours in courses as follows :

a) Six credit hours in courses at the first-year level (see Clause 1 above).
b) English 2000, 2400, 2401;
c) Three credit hours in one of 2390, 3651;
d) Three credit hours in one of 3200, 3201;
e) At least 21 credit hours chosen from the following courses, of which at least two courses shall have an initial digit "3" and at least two courses an initial digit "4": 2600, 2601, 3500, 3501, 3650, 3651, 3700**, 3814, 4403**, 4420, 4421, 4500, 4501**, 4600, and 4601**.

Students in this specialization are advised to take 2390 before 3650 and to take 2400 before 2401.

** Inactive Course

5. Students who choose English as their Minor must complete at least 24 credit hours in courses in the subject. These must include one of English 2000, 2005, or 2110**, and at least two in courses having an initial digit "3", one of which must be English 3200 or 3201. Requirements for the Minor may not be chosen from courses conducted by another Department (e.g., English 3110, 3111).

** Inactive Course

6. No student shall register in any course having an initial digit "3" unless he/she has successfully completed at least six credit hours in courses having an initial digit "2".

7. No student shall register in any course having an initial digit "4" unless he/she has successfully completed at least six credit hours in courses having an initial digit "3".

8. English 3395 (SWGC) will be accepted as a substitute for English 2390 for fulfilling the requirements of the English major.

9. The programs at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College contain some courses that are not available in St. John's. Hence, students wishing to transfer from the St. John's campus to Grenfell College may have difficulty in completing their program in a timely fashion.

HONOURS DEGREE WITH ENGLISH AS MAJOR SUBJECT

NOTE: Honours candidates who, by September 1989, had completed 36 credit hours or more in English may complete their Honours program in accordance with the departmental regulations published in the 1988-89 Calendar, but may, if they wish, follow the regulations below. All other Honours candidates must complete their programs according to the regulations printed here.

1. Courses will be chosen in consultation with the Head of Department.

2. The following courses are compulsory:

a) Either **2110* and **2111* or 2000 and 2001;
b) Three credit hours in one of 2150, 2151, 2212, 2213;
c) 2390;
d) 3003;
e) Three credit hours in one of 3500, 3501;
f) Three credit hours in one of 2600, 3600;
g) Three credit hours in one of 3200, 3201;
h) six credit hours in two of 3021, 3022, 4010, 4030, 4031, 4040;
i) six credit hours in two of 3152, 3181, 4041, 4050, 4051, 4060, 4061, 4251, 4821
j) six credit hours in two of 3153, 3156, 3157, 3158, 4070, 4071, 4080, 4260, 4261, 4270, 4300, 4301, 4822
k) 4100 and 4101;
l) 4900.

* English 2110** and 2111** are especially recommended for Honours students.
** Inactive Course

3. Notwithstanding the specific requirements outlined above, all Honours students are required to complete three credit hours in courses in Canadian Literature and three credit hours in courses in American Literature.

4. In their final year, all Honours candidates are required to write a general comprehensive examination (4990) or, with the approval of the Head of the Department, present an Honours Essay (4999).

5. English 3395 (SWGC) will be accepted as a substitute for English 2390 for fulfilling the requirements of the English Honours degree.

JOINT HONOURS DEGREE IN ENGLISH AND ANOTHER MAJOR SUBJECT

1. See General Regulations for Honours Degree.

2. Candidates shall complete at least 39 credit hours in courses in English beyond the first year, and a student's program must be approved by the Head of the Department and conform to the General Regulations for Joint Honours degrees.

a) at least six credit hours chosen from courses numbered 2000 to 2213*;
b) at least six credit hours chosen from courses numbered 2390 to 2601;
c) Three credit hours in one of 3200, 3201;
d) 4100 and 4101;
e) 4900;
f) At least three credit hours in courses chosen from each of 2.(h), 2(i) and 2(j) above - Honours Degree with English as Major subject.
g) at least six additional credit hours chosen from courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

* English 2110** and 2111** are especially recommended for Honours students.

** Inactive Course


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