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Department of English | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2020

English Extended Minor

An extended general minor consists of the lower division requirements for a major and the upper division requirements for a minor, as shown below. Approval by the Department of English advisor is required.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements for a Major

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 Alison Dean
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D106 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D107 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D108 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D109 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D110 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
J100 Nadine Flagel
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
J101 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
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
D100 Stephen Collis
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D107 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D108 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D109 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D110 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5118, 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
D900 Nadine Flagel
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
D901 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D902 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D903 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
D904 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
D905 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2995, 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
C100 Distance Education
D100 Peter Cramer
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
D101 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D102 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D105 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2268, 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 Margaret Linley
Tu, Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D102 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D105 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D106 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D107 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D108 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D109 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D110 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D900 Antone Lanatà Minard
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3310, Surrey
D901 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D902 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D903 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D904 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D905 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
ENGL 199W - Writing to Persuade (3) *

An introduction to reading and writing from a rhetorical perspective. The course treats reading and writing as activities that take place in particular circumstances and situations, in contrast to the traditional emphasis on decontextualized, formal features of texts. It prepares students for reading and writing challenges they are likely to encounter within and beyond the classroom. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for ENGL 199 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education

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 Antone Lanatà Minard
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D103 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D104 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, 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.

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
J100 John Whatley
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
J101 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kandice Sharren
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D101 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D103 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D104 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby

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 Antone Lanatà Minard
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D103 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D104 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, 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.

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
J100 John Whatley
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
J101 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kandice Sharren
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D101 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D103 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D104 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
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.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
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.

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 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
D101 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D102 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D103 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5035, 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
D100 Peter Cramer
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 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.

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.

* 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

** any one, but not more than one, of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified 200 division transfer units in English

+ recommended and any one, but not more than one, of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified 200 division transfer units in English

Upper Division Requirements for a Minor

Students complete 16 units of upper division English courses, at least 4 of which must be at the 400 level (excluding any directed studies courses, i.e., ENGL 441 and 442).

No courses from other departments may be substituted for this program's English courses. Students must maintain at least a 2.00 grade point average in English 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

For students in other Faculties, please check your Faculty's overall degree requirements: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/faculties-research.html

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.