Program Requirements - former Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies

Course Levels and Rules

1000-level EN Courses

1000-level EN courses do not count for major credit.

2000-level EN Courses

Gateway Courses
All AK English students must complete 3 gateway courses. The following count as gateway courses:

AK/EN 2010 now AP/EN 2100
AK/EN 2020 now AP/EN 2309 (now EN 3179)
AK/EN 2030 now AP/EN 2140
AP/EN 2120
and either
AK/EN 2075 retired; call the English Department for advice
or
AK/EN 2076 now AP/EN 2020

Specialized Honours B.A. in English
If you are pursuing a Specialized Honours B.A. in English, you must take 12 credits at the 2000-level; you may take up to an additional 12 credits as well.

Honours B.A. in English, Honours Major/Minor B.A. in English, Honours B.A. with English as a Minor or Honours Double Major B.A.
If you are pursuing an Honours B.A. in English, with or without a minor, or a Double Major with English as one of the majors, you must take 12 credits at the 2000 level.

B.A. in English
If you are pursuing a B.A. in English, you must take 12 credits at the 2000 level. In addition, you may count 6 more credits at that level toward your degree.

3000-level EN Rules

Specialized Honours B.A. in English
If you are pursuing a Specialized Honours in English, you must take 18 credits at the 3000-level; you may count 12 more credits at that level toward your degree.

Honours B.A. in English, Honours Major/Minor B.A. in English, or Honours Double Major B.A.
If you are pursuing an Honours B.A. in English, with or without a minor or double major, you must take 18 credits at the 3000-level.

Honours B.A. with English as a Minor
If you are pursuing an Honours B.A. with English as a Minor, you must take 6 credits at the 3000-level; you may count 6 more credits at that level as well.

B.A. in English
If you are pursuing a B.A. in English, you must take 12 credits at the 3000-level. In addition, you may count 6 more credits at that level toward your degree.

4000-level EN Rules

Specialized Honours B.A. in English
If you are pursuing a Specialized Honours B.A. in English, you must take 12 credits at the 4000-level. You may count 12 more credits at that level toward your degree.

Honours B.A. in English, Honours Major/Minor B.A. in English, or Honours Double Major B.A.
If you are pursuing an Honours B.A. in English, with or without a minor or double major, you must take 12 credits at the 4000-level.

Honours B.A. with English as a Minor
If you are pursuing an Honours B.A. with English as a Minor, you must take 6 credits at the 3000-level; you may take an additional 6 credits as well.

B.A. in English
You are not eligible to take 4000-level courses.

Period Lists

This is a complete list of courses above the 1000 level taught in the Department of English. As course numbers were changed when the new English curriculum was introduced in September 2009, this list includes the corresponding Arts/English and Atkinson/English numbers for your reference. In some cases, course credit exclusions are indicated.

The list is broken down into the following periods:

  • Medieval and Renaissance
  • 1660-1900
  • 20th and 21st Centuries

Atkinson English Period Lists (pdf)

You may also search  the archived courses for LA&PS equivalents for Arts courses.