|Options:||Minor, Concentration, Major, Specialization|
|Delivery:||On campus; some courses are also available through Distance Education.|
The English program equips graduates with the knowledge and skills required for a wide range of post-graduate opportunities. These call for the ability to solve problems critically yet creatively, the breadth of learning to approach unfamiliar situations with confidence, and the rhetorical and compositional skills necessary to communicate in diverse media.
• Three and four-year (Honours) programs lead to a Bachelor of Arts in English
• Students may also combine one of these specializations with studies in another discipline.
• ERMS option is based on rhetorical theory, which is the study of how people use language to influence others. It develops abilities to critique and craft written, oral and visual texts in various genres.
• The department awards three scholarships yearly along with annual prizes to recognize students’ achievements
• An annual excursion to the Stratford Festival is organized as well as an annual screening of films produced by students
• Course topics range from: medieval visionary literature to contemporary thought and culture; rhetorical theory and historicized investigations of poetry, prose and drama to studies of contemporary literature and media, and creative writing to documentary film production
Based on Grade 12 4U/M courses:
• 1 English
• 5 other courses
• Minimum average of 70%
Professional writing and communication, education, filmmaking and video production, print and television journalism, public relations and media design, non-profit administration and development, law and civil service, graduate studies, cultural events programming, management and administration, professional programs, independent business...
Credit transfer opportunities are available from other recognized postsecondary institutions and are typically evaluated on an individual basis. Some fast-tracking opportunities also exist.