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English Language and Literature

Three-Year General English Language and Literature
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Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and cumulative minimum English major average of 65%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Three-Year General English Language and Literature academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. English Plan-level requirements:


  1. Students may use only two English courses at the 100-level to fulfil English plan requirements; additional 100-level English courses may count as degree electives. Courses transferred from other institutions without a specific course designation (e.g., ENGL 1XX) may only be counted towards the English electives.
  2. ENGL 200A, ENGL 200B, ENGL 251A, ENGL 251B are strongly recommended for second year.
  3. A maximum of two of the following courses may be used to fulfil Three-Year General English plan requirements: ENGL 210E-ENGL 210I, ENGL 309E, ENGL 376R, ENGL 377R. The following English courses do not fulfil English course requirements for the Three-Year General English plan: ENGL 119, ENGL 129R. These courses are designed primarily to make students aware of the different functions of language in various contexts and to assist them in improving their writing.  
  4. Although the Department of English Language and Literature provides advisors to help students choose their academic plans, arrange their courses and conform with the University, Faculty, and Department regulations, students are urged to study the Undergraduate Calendar very carefully because they are themselves responsible for failure to abide by these regulations.


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