Regulations effective September 1, 2017.
As a student in Athabasca University’s English program, you will read a wide range of works from diverse genres, countries, and historical periods, analyze forms, styles, and ideas in terms of a variety of literary theories, from feminist to postcolonial. You will exercise and develop skills in critical thinking, interpretation, and writing.
To achieve a balanced concentration in English, students should select courses to cover British, Canadian, and American literature, and the major literary genres and historical periods, as well as a theory course.
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Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 3-year BA with Concentration:
Select all courses labelled ENGL, except all 100-level English courses. English courses at the 100 level will not count towards the concentration in English.
To select a balanced concentration in English, students should select courses to cover British, Canadian, and American literature; the major literary genres, historical periods, and theory.
Information effective Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.
Updated September 19 2017 by laurab