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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Units Undergraduate Programs and Courses Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Department of English English Programs
English Programs

The Department offers programs leading to the Bachelor, Honours Bachelor, and Master of Arts degrees. All programs and electives should be chosen in consultation with the Department of English.

Students are also advised of the interdisciplinary minor concentration in Women's Studies (see Women's Studies Programs).

1. BA (English Major)

Three Year program
The BA basic requirement is an overall C average in all English courses.

First Year:
(a) English 1111 and 1112
(b) Two FCEs from Group I (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(c) One FCE from Group II (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE elective

Notes:
1. Students contemplating graduate work should consider language courses among their options.
2. English 1111 and English 1112 may be taken in either order.

Second Year:
(a) Two FCEs in English at the second-year level
(b) One FCE in English (English 1074, 1238 and 1807 do not count for purposes of fulfilling this requirement)
(c) Two FCE electives (English excluded) (If not already included under (d) in the First Year program, a second course must be chosen from Group II.) (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)

Note:
Students who may wish to continue into an Honours BA program, should take English 2903.

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in English at the third-year level
(b) Two FCE electives (English allowed, except for English 1074, 1238 and 1807)
(c) One FCE elective (English excluded)

Notes:
1. A student who has qualified for a BA (English Major) may qualify for the Honours BA (English) by taking English 2903 and three (3) other English courses selected in consultation with the Chair of the Department. A minimum of five (5) courses must be taken during the Honours program.

2. A student with a major in English and French may qualify for the Honours BA (English and French) by taking the required additional courses, these courses to be approved by the Chairs of the Departments of English and Languages.


2. Honours BA (English Major)

Four Year program
A student may enter the Honours BA program in English after the first year providing a B average has been attained in English 1111/1112. An overall B average in subsequent English courses through each of the following years is required by the Department of English.

In addition to English 1111/1112 and 2903, students must complete at least eight (8) other FCEs in English, at least 1.5 of which must be chosen from Area A (see English Courses, Grouping of Courses by Area).

First Year:
(a) English 1111 and 1112
(b) Two FCEs from Group I (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(c) One FCE from Group II (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements )
(d) One FCE elective

Notes:
1. Students contemplating graduate work should consider language courses among their options.
2. English 1111 and English 1112 may be taken in either order.

Second Year:
(a) English 2903
(b) One other FCE in English at the second year level
(c) One FCE in English (English 1074, 1238 and 1807 do not count for purposes of fulfilling this requirement.)
(d) Two FCE electives (English excluded) (If not already included under (d) in the First Year program, a second course must be chosen from Group II.) (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in English at the third year level
(b) Two FCE electives (English allowed, except for English 1074, 1238 and 1807)
(c) One FCE elective (English excluded)

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in English at the fourth year level
(b) Three FCEs in English at the third or fourth-year level
(c) One FCE elective (English courses beyond the first-year level allowed.)

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate work in English are strongly encouraged to take English 4914 and/or English 4916.

3. Honours BA (English and French)

Four Year program
A student may enter the Honours BA program in English and French after the first year, with an overall B average in English and French. An overall B average must be maintained in the courses of English and French throughout the program.

First Year:
(a) English 1111 and 1112
(b) French 1200 or 1204
(c) One additional FCE from Group I (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) Two FCEs from Group II (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)

Note:
English 1111 and English 1112 may be taken in either order.

Second Year:
(a) English 2903
(b) One additional FCE in English at the second year level
(c) One FCE in English (English 1074, 1238 and 1807 do not count for purposes of fulfilling this requirement.)
(d) French 2201
(e) One FCE from: French 2420, 2611, 2615, 2801

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in English at the third-year level
(b) Three FCEs in French at the third or fourth-year level

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in English at the fourth year level
(b) Two FCEs in English at the third or fourth-year level
(c) Two FCEs in French at the third or fourth-year level

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate work in English are strongly encouraged to take English 4914 and/or English 4916.

4. Honours BA (English and History)

Four Year program

First Year:
(a) English 1111 and 1112
(b) History 1100
(c) Two FCEs from Group II (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE elective

Notes:
1. A candidate for an Honours BA in English and History is advised to choose one FCE in French or a foreign language as the elective in the first year.
2. English 1111 and English 1112 may be taken in either order.

Second Year:
(a) English 2903
(b) One additional FCE in English at the second year level
(c) Two FCEs in History at the second year level
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in English at the third year level
(b) History 3820
(c) One FCE in History chosen in consultation with the Department of History
(d) One FCE elective

Note:
Students who cannot for some reason proceed to the fourth year of this combined Honours program and who intend to obtain a bachelor's degree with double major in English and History must fulfill the Department of English requirement of completing 6 FCEs in English.

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in English at the fourth year level
(b) One FCE in English at the third or fourth year level
(c) Two FCEs in History at the fourth year level
(d) One FCE in History at the fourth year level, or one FCE in English chosen in consultation with the Department of English

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate work in English are strongly encouraged to take English 4914 and/or English 4916.


5. Honours BA (English and Philosophy)

Four Year program
(see Department of Philosophy, Philosophy Programs)


6. Honours BA (English and Women's Studies Majors)

Four Year program
An overall average of 70% in English courses and an overall average of 70% in Women's Studies courses are required.

First Year:
(a) English 1111 and 1112
(b) Women's Studies 1100
(c) One FCE from Group II (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE from Group I (if Women's Studies 1100 is counted as Group II) or one FCE from Group II (if Women's Studies 1100 is counted as Group I) (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(e) One FCE elective

Note:
1. English 1111 and English 1112 may be taken in either order.

Second Year:
(a) English 2903
(b) Women's Studies 2112 and 2711
(c) One additional FCE in English at the second year level
(d) One FCE in Women's Studies selected from Group A or Group B courses
(e) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Women's Studies 3010 and 3030
(b) Two FCEs in English at the third or fourth year level
(c) One FCE in Women's Studies selected from Group A courses
(d) One FCE elective

Fourth Year:
(a) Women's Studies 4010
(b) One FCE in English at the fourth year level
(c) One FCE in English at the third or fourth year level
(d) One and a half FCEs in Women's Studies selected from Group A at the third or fourth year level
(e) One FCE in English at the third or fourth year level or one FCE in Women's Studies selected from Group A or Group B at the third or fourth year level

Notes:
1. Courses that are cross-calendared in English and Women's Studies may only be counted towards one of the respective majors.
2. Students who are contemplating graduate work in English are strongly encouraged to take English 4914 and/or English 4916.

(The Honours BA (English) with Major Concentration in Women's Studies program was removed from the Calendar, effective 20May08, and replaced with the Honours BA (English and Women's Studies Majors) program.)

7. English Minor Program

An overall average of at least 60% in English courses is required.
The English Minor Program consists of 3 FCEs in English:
(a) One FCE in English at the first year level, including at least one of English 1111 or 1112.
(b) One FCE in English (English 1074, 1238 and 1807 do not count for purposes of fulfilling this requirement.)
(c) One FCE in English at the third year level.
*Courses may not be double-counted in both minors.


8. Minor Program in Writing

An overall average of at least 60% is required in three full course equivalents drawn from: English 1011, 1031, 2807, 3031, and 3817.
*Courses may not be double-counted towards both minors.

9. Concurrent Programs with Education

A. The Honours BA (English) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBA program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into into the Professional Year requirements of the Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, or Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
B. The Honours BA (English and French) and Honours BA (English and History) degrees are offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBA program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
Note:
For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 1.5 FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBA program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

C. The BA (English) 3-year degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.

10. Master of Arts Degree in English

See Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Department of English.