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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts majoring in English and Linguistics

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English

Bachelor of Arts majoring in English

To receive a BA with the major in English, you will need to gain 360 points overall, of which 180 must be above 100-level and 72 at the 300-level in English. You will also need to meet the major requirements for English.

Please see the Humanities Division's BA webpages for further information.


Bachelor of Arts majoring in English and Linguistics

This major is most suitable for students intending to be teachers of English either as a mother tongue or as a second or foreign language.

Level

Papers

Points

100-level

One 100-level ENGL paper (excluding ENGL 126 English for University Purposes)

LING 111 Language and Its Structure

18

18

200-level

Two 200-level ENGL papers

LING 214 Syntax

LING 215 Phonology

36

18

18

300-level

Two 300-level ENGL papers

Two 300-level LING papers

36

36

Plus

180 further points; must include 36 points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

180
Total360

Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) in English

The department also offers a Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) in English as a fourth-year add-on. If you show promise in your undergraduate papers, you will be invited to participate in intending honours events, including special advising sessions. Full regulations for entry to the BA(Hons) are available on the University website.

Applications for Honours are due by 10 December of the year prior to which you wish to begin the degree.