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Combined Honours in English and Cultural Studies and Another Subject (B.A.) - For students who entered the program in 2023-24 or later

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Completion of any Level I program and a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in three units of Level I English.


1. When registering, students should distribute their required English courses (See Requirements below) as follows:

  • Level II: ENGLISH 2TP3  and 9 units of other Level II English
  • Level III: 12 units of Levels II and/or III English
  • Level IV: 6 units of Levels II and/or III English; 6 units of Level IV English seminars
    (No student may take more than six units of Level IV seminars.)

2. Students who are interested in taking ENGLISH 4X03  should contact the faculty member chairing the ENGLISH 4X03  committee early in the first term of Level IV.

3. With permission of the Department, students may enrol in ENGLISH 4Y06 A/B S , 4Y03  and/or 4YY3  in Level IV. Invitations to apply for ENGLISH 4Y06 A/B, 4Y03 and 4YY3 will be circulated to students in the second term of Level III. Students may complete a maximum of 6 units of practicum coursework toward their degree requirements.

4. Most graduate programs in English require proficiency in a second language. Students who plan to pursue graduate studies in English are strongly encouraged to include in their program a second language beyond the introductory level.

5. ENGLISH 3CR3  and 4CC3  are restricted to students accepted to the Concurrent Certificate in Creative Writing and Narrative Arts (CWNA)  and may not be taken for credit towards an English and Cultural Studies program.

6. Students considering a career in teaching are advised to take 6 units of Canadian courses as many schools of education require this as part of the teachable admissions: ENGLISH 2C03 , 2CC3 , 2CL3 , 2KA3 , 3W03 .



120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

30 units


  • Level I program completed prior to admission into the program

9 units


  • Level II English courses

12 units


  • Level III English Courses (excluding ENGLISH 3CR3)

6 units

36 units

  • Courses specified for the other subject. (Combinations with Social Sciences may require more than 36 units.)

18 units

  • electives to total 120 units

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