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Department of English, Department of Humanities Simon Fraser University Calendar | Fall 2017

English and Humanities Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts

This joint major is for those interested in exploring relationships between English literature and humanities. Students must plan their program in consultation with advisors in each department.

Program Requirements

Students complete 120 units, as specified below.

Lower Division Requirements

English Lower Division Requirements

Students complete two of

ENGL 111W - Literary Classics in English (3) *

Examines literary “classics”, variously defined, apprehending them both on their own terms and within larger critical conversations. May incorporate the comparative study of work in related artistic fields and engage relevant media trends. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 101W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Everton
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D103
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D105
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D106
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D107
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D108
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D109
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D110
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D111
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D112
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D113
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D114
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D115
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D900 Antone Minard
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D901
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D902
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D903
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D905
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D906
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D907
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
ENGL 112W - Literature Now (3) *

Introduces students to contemporary works of literature in English and/or contemporary approaches to interpreting literature. May focus on one or multiple genres. Includes attention to writing skills. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Margaret Linley
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D106
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D107
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D108
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D109
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D110
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D111
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D113
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D114
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D115
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
ENGL 113W - Literature and Performance (3) *

Introduces students to plays and performance works created and adapted for the stage, and/or the performative dimensions of other literary forms. May be organized historically, generically or thematically. The course may also explore the links between literary and performance theory. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 103W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ronda Arab
Tu, Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D102
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D103
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D105
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D110
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D111
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D112
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D113
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D114
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D115
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D900 Nadine Flagel
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D901
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D902
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D903
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
ENGL 114W - Language and Purpose (3) *

Introduces students to the relationships between writing and purpose, between the features of texts and their meaning and effects. May focus on one or more literary or non-literary genres, including (but not limited to) essays, oratory, autobiography, poetry, and journalism. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 104W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leith Davis
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D102
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D103
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D104
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D105
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D106
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D108
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D109
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D110
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D111
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D112
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D114
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
ENGL 115W - Literature and Culture (3) *

An Introduction to the study of literature within the wider cultural field, with a focus on contemporary issues across genres and media. Students with credit for ENGL 105W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Budra
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D103
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D104
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D105
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D106
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D107
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D108
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D109
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D110
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D111
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D112
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D113
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D114
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D115
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
J100 Antone Minard
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
ENGL 199W - Introduction to University Writing (3) *

An introduction to reading and writing in the academic disciplines. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for ENGL 199 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michele Valiquette
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D200 Michele Valiquette
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D300 Daniel Dunford
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby

and one of

ENGL 201 - Medieval Literature (3)

Anglo-Saxon literature and Middle English literature, in translation when necessary. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 204 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 William Green
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
ENGL 203 - Early Modern Literature (3)

A survey of the literature of the period from 1485 to Milton. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 204 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Budra
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D101
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D102
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D103
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby

and one of

ENGL 205 - Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature (3)

A survey of the literature of the period from 1660 to 1800. May include writing from North America. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Betty Schellenberg
Tu, Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
ENGL 206 - Nineteenth Century Literatures in English (3)

The study of nineteenth century North American, British, and/or Post-colonial literatures. May include some writing from North America. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

and any two of

ENGL 201 - Medieval Literature (3) **

Anglo-Saxon literature and Middle English literature, in translation when necessary. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 204 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 William Green
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
ENGL 203 - Early Modern Literature (3) **

A survey of the literature of the period from 1485 to Milton. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 204 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Budra
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D101
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D102
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D103
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
ENGL 205 - Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature (3) **

A survey of the literature of the period from 1660 to 1800. May include writing from North America. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Betty Schellenberg
Tu, Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
ENGL 206 - Nineteenth Century Literatures in English (3) **

The study of nineteenth century North American, British, and/or Post-colonial literatures. May include some writing from North America. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 207 - Twentieth Century Literatures in English (3) **

The study of twentieth century North American, British, and/or Post-colonial literatures. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 208 - 21st Century Literatures in English (3) **

Explores twenty-first century and contemporary literatures in English. May Include late twentieth-century literature. The course may cover the role of new media, transnational perspectives, contemporary critical theory, and emerging and/or mixed genres such as the graphic novel. Prerequisite: Two 100-level English courses. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul St. Pierre
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D101
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
ENGL 212 - Metrics and Prosody (3) **

A study of different historical methods of measuring poetry in English, with practice in scanning and analyzing poems using different methods of quantitative analysis (e.g. Syllabic, rhythmic, alliterative). Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicky Didicher
Mo, We 3:30 PM – 4:50 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
ENGL 214 - History and Principles of Rhetoric (3) **

Introduction to the history and principles of rhetoric, and their application to the creation and analysis of written, visual, and other forms of persuasion. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Peter Cramer
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
E101
We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
ENGL 216 - History and Principles of Literary Criticism (3) +

The study of selected works in the history of literary criticism, up to and including modern and contemporary movements in criticism. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Orion Kidder
Mo 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
E101
Mo 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver

Students who have completed a flexible pre-major with 18 lower division English transfer units have met the lower division requirements for an English major and should contact the Department of English advisor.

Students wishing to major in English are strongly advised to submit a formal declaration to this effect to the undergraduate advisor upon completing all lower division requirements.

ENGL 112W - Literature Now (3)

Introduces students to contemporary works of literature in English and/or contemporary approaches to interpreting literature. May focus on one or multiple genres. Includes attention to writing skills. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Margaret Linley
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D106
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D107
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D108
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D109
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D110
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D111
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D113
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D114
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D115
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby

* any one, but not more than one of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified transfer units in English or in ENGL-Writing

** no more than one of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified 200 division transfer units in English

+ this is a recommended course and is also part of the "not more than one of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified 200 division transfer units in English"

Humanities Lower Division Requirements

Students complete 15 units including

HUM 101W - Introduction to the Humanities (3)

An introduction to issues and concepts central to the study of the Humanities. Through exposure to primary materials drawn from different periods and disciplines, students will become acquainted with a range of topics and ideas relating to the study of human values and human experience. Writing/Breadth-Humanities. Prerequisite: . Equivalent Courses: HUM101. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Wayne Knights
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101 Wayne Knights
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D102 Wayne Knights
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D103 Stephanie Yu
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D105 Stephanie Yu
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D106 Houman Zavareh
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby
D107 Houman Zavareh
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby

and one of

HUM 102W - Classical Mythology (3)

An introduction to the central myths of the Greeks and Romans. The course will investigate the nature, function, and meaning of myths in the classical world and their considerable influence on western civilization. Writing/Breadth-Humanities. Prerequisite: . Equivalent Courses: HUM102. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D900 Alessandra Capperdoni
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5360, Surrey
D901 Alessandra Capperdoni
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D902 Alessandra Capperdoni
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
HUM 105 - Western Civilization from the Ancient World to the Reformation Era (3)

A study of some of the most important features of western civilization from its origins until the mid-16th century. Students with credit for HIST 105 prior to 2007 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 130 - Introduction to Religious Studies (3)

An introduction to concepts central to the academic study of religion exploring various relevant methodologies. Provides a framework for understanding the many ways in which humans experience the phenomenon of the sacred through symbol, ritual, doctrine and experience in a variety of religious traditions and cultures. Students who have taken HUM 230 prior to 2007 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities. Equivalent Courses: GS230 HUM230. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D900 Michael Newton
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D901 Michael Newton
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D902 Michael Newton
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey

and one of

HUM 201 - Great Texts: Ancient World to Renaissance (3)

An intensive study of some of the major works which have had a formative influence on the structure and development of western thought. Reading and discussion of primary texts and the major themes which emerge from them will introduce students to essential philosophical, literary, social, and religious themes of western civilization. Texts for this course will be drawn from the Ancient World, Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Prerequisite: 30 units. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 202 - Great Texts: Renaissance to Modernity (3)

An intensive study of some of the major works which have had a formative influence on the structure and development of western thought. Reading and discussion of primary texts and the major themes which emerge from them will introduce students to essential philosophical, literary, social and religious themes of western civilization. Texts for this course will be drawn from the 17th century through to the modern period. Prerequisite: 30 units. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 203 - Great Texts: Asian Thought and Literature (3)

An introduction to classic texts which have endured as monuments of Asian thought and literature. Readings and discussions of primary texts and their central ideas will introduce students to philosophical, literary and religious themes in a selected, major Asian tradition. Prerequisite: 30 units. Breadth-Humanities.

and two further lower division humanities courses.

English Upper Division Requirements

Students complete one of

ENGL 300 - Old English (4)

The study of the basics of the Old English language and the reading of several texts of relative simplicity. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthew Hussey
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
ENGL 304 - Studies in Medieval Literature (4)

Studies of medieval authors, genres or issues, from 500-1500. Texts will be studied in the original language or in translation. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 306 - Chaucer (4)

The study of selected works by Geoffrey Chaucer, especially The Canterbury Tales, read in the language in which they were written and situated in the context of Fourteenth century European culture. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 310 - Studies in Early Modern Literature to 1660 (4)

The study of non-Shakespearean Early Modern Literature. May be defined by genre, theme, or author. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 311 - Early Shakespeare (4)

A study of the works of William Shakespeare performed before 1601. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students may take both ENGL 311 and 313 for credit towards the English major. Students with credit for ENGL 312 may not take this course for further credit without permission of the department.

ENGL 313 - Late Shakespeare (4)

A study of the works of Shakespeare performed after 1600. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students may take both ENGL 311 and 313 for credit towards the English major. Students with credit for ENGL 312 may not take this course for further credit without permission of the department.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
ENGL 315 - Studies in Seventeenth Century Non-Dramatic Literature (4)

Selected works of seventeenth-century poetry and/or prose, situated in their cultural context. May include some writing from North America. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 314 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tiffany Werth
Tiffany Werth
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5016, Burnaby
ENGL 320 - Studies in Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1800) (4)

The study of selected works of late seventeenth century and eighteenth century literature. May include some writing from outside Britain, and may be organized by various critical issues or approaches. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Broc Rossell
Tu 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
ENGL 322 - Studies in Eighteenth Century Authors (4)

The study of selected 18th century works, situated in their cultural context. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 408 may not take this course for further credit.

and one of

ENGL 354 - Studies in Canadian Literature before 1920 (4)

The study of selected works of Canadian literature written before 1920. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 357 - Studies in Canadian Literature since 1920 (4)

The study of selected works of Canadian literature written after 1920. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 356 or 358 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Clint Burnham
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6206, Burnaby
ENGL 359 - Studies in the Literature of British Columbia (4)

The study of selected works of British Columbian literature. Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 360 - Popular Writing by Indigenous Authors (4)

Examines works of popular fiction by Indigenous authors, and their use of specific genres (e.g. the mystery novel, vampire thriller, sci fi, comic book). Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses. Students who have taken FNST 322 under this topic, or FNST 360 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 453W - Aboriginal Literatures (4)

The intensive study of selected works of aboriginal writers. May be organized by author, genre, or critical approach. Prerequisite: Two 300 division English courses. Strongly recommended: At least one First Nations Studies course. Reserved for English honors, major, joint major and minor students. Students with credit for ENGL 453 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 455W - Topics in Canadian Literature (4)

Advanced seminar in Canadian literature. May be organized by author, genre, or critical approach. Reserved for English honors, major, joint major and minor students. Writing. Prerequisite: One of ENGL 354, 357, or 359. Students with credit for ENGL 455 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 457W - Topics in Asian North American Literature (4)

Investigates topics in Asian-Canadian and/or Asian-American literature. The course may vary according to theoretical, historical or geographical focus. Prerequisite: One 300 division English course. Reserved for English honors, major, joint major and minor students. Writing.

and 12 units of upper division English, four of which must be at the 400 division, excluding directed studies courses (ENGL 441 and 442).

Humanities Upper Division Requirements

Students complete 20 units in upper division humanities courses.

The following courses are recommended.

HUM 305 - Medieval Studies (4)

A detailed interdisciplinary analysis of a selected topic, issue, or personality in the Middle Ages. Prerequisite: 45 units. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 307 - Carolingian Civilization (4)

A focused interdisciplinary study of the Carolingian civilization achieved in early medieval Europe under Charlemagne and his family. Prerequisite: 45 units. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 311 - Italian Renaissance Humanism (4)

A study of the major writings, cultural milieu, and influence of the humanist movement of the Italian Renaissance. Prerequisite: 45 units. Breadth-Humanities.

HUM 312W - Renaissance Studies (4)

A detailed interdisciplinary analysis of a selected topic, issue, or personality from the Italian and/or Northern Renaissance. Prerequisite: 45 units. Students with credit for HUM 312 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Emily O'Brien
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
HUM 321 - The Humanities and Critical Thinking (4)

A study of the counter-traditions within western civilization. Compares and contrasts diverse traditions within western culture that critique its central value systems. It will focus on the attempts of great artists and thinkers to break with tradition, and the subsequent creation of new ideas and forms of experience and expression. Prerequisite: 45 units. Breadth-Humanities.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Degree Requirements

For all bachelor of arts (BA) programs, students complete 120 units, which includes

  • at least 60 units that must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 45 upper division units, of which at least 30 upper division units must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 65 units (including 21 upper division units) in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses
  • satisfaction of the writing, quantitative, and breadth requirements
  • an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0, and a program (major, joint major, extended minor, minor) CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.