Academic Calendar 2023-2024

English Language and Literature – Minor (Arts)


Subject: Administered by the Department of English.
Plan: Consists of 30.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2022-2023 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Introduction to Literary Study
(3.00 units from ENGL 111ENGL 118) and (3.00 units of CWRI or ENGL)
WRIT 125 and (3.00 units from CWRI or ENGL)
B. Complete the following:
ENGL 200History of Literature in English6.00
2. Option
A. Complete 12.00 units from the following:12.00
ENGL at the 200-level or above
B. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
ENGL at the 200-level or above
Total Units30.00

3. Notes

A. 200-level Option courses available to Minors/Generals are organized into the following categories: Surveys (201–229); Genre (230–249); Authors in Context (250–269); Issues and Themes (270–289); Theory and Cultural Studies (291–299). It is recommended that students take courses from a range of these categories.

B. ENGL courses at the 300-level and above are usually restricted to students in Joint Honours or Major Plans. Minor/General students may register in a maximum of 6.00 units at the 300-level or above subject to availability, but must have a minimum grade of B+ in at least 18.00 units from ENGL at the 100- and 200-levels in order to do so.

C. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. 

English Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.6 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


English Substitutions
BADR 3043.00
BADR 3053.00
BLCK 280Special Topics in Black Studies3.00
CLST 203Myth and Religion3.00
CLST 311Greek and Roman Epic3.00
CLST 312Greek and Roman Drama3.00
DRAM 303Indigenous Playwrights3.00
DRAM 306Drama and its Performance in Canada3.00
DRAM 3813.00
FRST 290Paris: Through Literature, Painting, Cinema and Photography3.00
GNDS 335Science Fiction and Fantasy3.00
GNDS 370Writing Lives: Feminism and Women's Writing3.00
GNDS 428Gender Performance3.00
GNDS 432Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Politics3.00
INTS 3013.00
INTS 321Urban Images: Race, Gender, Sexuality and the Imagined City3.00
LING 100Introduction to Linguistics6.00
LING 202Canadian English3.00
LING 205Language and Power3.00
LING 310Phonetics3.00
LING 320Phonology3.00
LING 330Morphology3.00
LING 340Syntax3.00
LLCU 200Semiotics: Interpreting the World3.00
LLCU 210Italy and the Classical Tradition3.00
LLCU 215Dante3.00
LLCU 226Italian Literature and Cinema3.00
LLCU 232From the Romantics to D'Annunzio3.00
LLCU 233Survey of Italian Literature I3.00
LLCU 234Survey of Italian Literature II3.00
LLCU 257Pirandello's Theatre3.00
LLCU 301Oral Tradition and Innovation in Cultural Transmission3.00
LLCU 316Introduction to Contemporary Literary Theory and Analysis3.00
LLCU 322Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law, and Human Rights3.00
LLCU 340European Romanticism3.00
PHIL 271Philosophy and Literature3.00