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English, Faculty of Arts

ENGL: English

Prerequisite for all 100-level English courses: Language Proficiency Index (LPI) level 5 or exemption. For further details, please visit http://english.ubc.ca/first-year-english/frequently-asked-questions-faq/


ENGL 009 (3) Preparation for University Writing
Practice-based course in communication skills. Develops university-level skills in composition, critical analysis, grammar, and documentation. Can be taken to fulfill the prerequisite for UBC Okanagan first-year ENGL courses. Cannot be taken after successful completion of any first-year ENGL course. Cannot be counted for credit toward the B.A., B.A.Sc., B.Ed., B.F.A., B.H.K., B.Mgt., B.M.S., B.Sc., or B.S.N. degrees. Pass/ Fail. [3-1-0]
ENGL 100 (3) Reading and Writing about Literature
A writing-intensive introduction to the disciplines of literary studies through the exploration of texts in their critical and theoretical contexts. Fulfils the first-year component of the Faculty of Arts Writing and Research Requirement. Open only to students in the Faculty of Arts. Recommended for students intending to become English majors. Essays are required. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 110 (3) Approaches to Literature
Study of selected examples of poetry, fiction, and drama. Essays are required. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 111 (3) Approaches to Non-fictional Prose
Study of a selection of prose texts ranging in length from the essay to the book, with emphasis on writing of the twentieth century. Essays are required. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 112 (3) Strategies for University Writing
Study and practice of the principles of university-level discourse, with multidisciplinary readings and emphasis on processes of research-based writing. Essays are required. This course is not available for students in the Faculty of Arts. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 120 (3) Literature and Criticism
Enriched study of selected works of literature from a number of critical perspectives. Open to students with a BC-equivalent mark of "A" (86%) in English 12 or "B+" (80%) in English Literature 12. Essays are required. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 121 (3) Introduction to Literary Theory
Enriched study of various theories of literature. Open to students with a BC-equivalent mark of "A" (86%) in English 12 or "B+" (80%) in English Literature 12. Essays are required. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 140 (3) Challenging Language Myths
Critical consideration of a broad range of commonly held beliefs about language and its relation to the brain and cognition, learning, society, change and evolution. Note: This is an elective course that does not fulfill writing requirements in any faculty or the literature requirement in the Faculty of Arts. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: LING 140.
ENGL 210 (6) An Introduction to English Honours
For Honours students accepted by the English Honours Committee on the recommendation of the instructor. Students permitted to take this course must take ENGL 211 concurrently.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the Honours program.
ENGL 211 (3) Seminar for English Honours
An introduction to practical criticism; required of and open only to students of ENGL 210. A limited number of texts from a range of genres and periods will be chosen for close critical analysis. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 220 (3) Literature in English to the 18th Century
A survey of prose, poetry and drama to the 18th Century. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 221 (3) Literature in Britain: the 18th Century to the Present
A survey of poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose from the 18th century to the present.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 222 (3) Literature in Canada
The major types of Canadian writing: fiction, poetry, non-fictional prose, and drama
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 223 (3) Literature in the United States
The major types of American writing: fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 224 (3) World Literature in English
English literature produced outside Britain and North America.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 225 (3) Poetry
Principles, methods, and resources for reading poetry.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 226 (3) Drama
Principles, methods and resources for reading drama.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 227 (3) Prose Fiction
Principles, methods and resources for reading the novel and the short story.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 228 (3-6) d Topics in Literary and/or Cultural Studies
Current research interests in English studies.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 229 (3-6) d Topics in the Study of Language and/or Rhetoric
For an up to date listing of available topics, please see the English Department (http://english.ubc.ca/undergraduate/undergraduate-courses/2016-winter-session/ ). This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 230 (3-6) d Biblical and Classical Backgrounds of English Literature
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 231 (3) Introduction to Indigenous Literatures
A study of cultural expression in contemporary indigenous contexts.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 232 (3) Approaches to Media Studies
Approaches to the study of media: philosophical; technological; cultural; theoretical.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of classes or students will be withdrawn). One of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 and 3 credits of 100-level English, or (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 OR 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 301 (3) Technical Writing
Study of the principles of written communication in general business and professional activities, and practice in the preparation of abstracts, proposals, reports, and correspondence. This course is closed to first- and second-year students in Arts. Not for credit towards the English Major or Minor.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 302 (3) Advanced Practical Writing
Library research in the student's professional field; the writing of articles and research papers; detailed preparation of term or graduating essays required in a number of departments and faculties. Attention will be given to appropriate style. Not for credit towards the English Major or Minor.
Prerequisite: ENGL 301. Permission of the course chair is also acceptable.
ENGL 303 (6) Intermediate Composition
Study of the principles and extensive practice in the writing of effective prose, from arrangement and punctuation to various stylistic strategies. May be taken in the second year. Not for credit towards the English Major or Minor.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 304 (3/6) d Advanced Composition
Special emphasis on rhetoric, with a focus on audience, authorial voice, and range of style.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 307 (3-12) d Studies in Rhetoric
Topics in rhetorical theories and their application.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 308 (3-12) d Rhetorical Criticism
A study of literary texts from a rhetorical perspective.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 309 (3-12) d Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Exploration of the persuasive dimension of discourse practices in science, technology, and medicine.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 310 (3) History and Theory of Rhetoric: Classical Rhetoric
Introduction to classical rhetoric with attention to the analysis of present-day texts.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 311 (3) History and Theory of Rhetoric: The Later Theory
Rhetorical theory from Augustine to the 21st century, emphasizing questions of persuasion in everyday life.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 312 (3-12) d Discourse and Society
Introduction to theories of language and culture, and to techniques for analysing discourses in their social contexts.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 318 (3) History of the English Language: Early History
Principles of language change and language typology. The development of the English language from its Indo-European origins to the end of the Anglo-Saxon period. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 319 (3) History of the English Language: Later History
Principles of language change. The development and spread of the English language from the Norman Conquest to the Modern English period. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing. Knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet. ENGL 318 or ENGL 330 or the equivalent is recommended.
ENGL 321 (3-12) d English Grammar and Usage
Descriptive approaches to the English Language
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 322 (3-12) d Stylistics
Application of linguistic theory and method to stylistic analysis.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 323 (3-12) d Varieties of English
Study of geographical, social, and/or urban dialects of English.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 326 (3-12) d Studies in the English Language
Topics in the history or structure of the English language.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 328 (3-12) d Metaphor, Language and Thought
Exploration of the concepts underlying figurative language (in vocabulary as well as in grammar), using data from both colloquial and literary language.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 330 (3/6) d The Structure of Modern English: Sounds and Words
An introduction to phonology, morphology, and lexical semantics. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 331 (3) The Structure of Modern English: Sentences and Their Uses
An introduction to syntax, pragmatics, and sentence semantics. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 332 (3) Approaches to Media History
History of media and technological change; literary, rhetorical, or linguistic methods of inquiry.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 340 (3) Introduction to Old English
Old English grammar, with readings in the prose of the period.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
ENGL 343 (3) Old English Literature
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 344 (3-12) d Medieval Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 346 (3-6) d Chaucer and the Middle Ages
A detailed study of Chaucer's major works.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 347 (3-12) d Renaissance Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 348 (3/6) d Shakespeare and the Renaissance
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 349 (3-12) d Seventeenth-Century Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 352 (3) Middle English
The forms and development of the language.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 354 (3/6) d Milton and the Seventeenth Century
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 356 (3) Chaucer
For Honours students.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 357 (3-12) d Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 358 (3-12) d Studies in an Eighteenth-Century Genre
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 359 (3-12) d Studies in Romanticism
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 362 (3-12) d Studies in a Nineteenth-Century Genre
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 364 (3-12) d Nineteenth-Century Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 367 (3) Shakespeare
Intensive study of at least six plays. For Honours students.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Honours students with at least third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 369 (3-12) d Studies in American Literature to 1900
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 376 (3) Milton
For Honours students.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Honours students with at least third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 399 (0) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised work experience related to English studies, in an approved company or organization for a minimum of 455 hours. Orientation workshops and final reports.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 402 (3-12) d Studies in Poetry
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 405 (3-12) d Studies in Drama
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 406 (3-12) d Studies in Prose Fiction
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 407 (3/6) d A Critical History of English Literature
Not open to students who have taken ENGL 201 or ENGL 210 or ENGL 220.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 408 (3/6) d History of Criticism and Theory
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 409 (3/6) d Modern Critical Theories
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 412 (3) Studies in Critical Theory
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 417 (3/6) d The Literature of the Bible
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 418 (3-12) d Studies in European Literature
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 419 (3/6) d History of the Book
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 458 (3) Canadian Environmental Writing
Offers advanced study of ecocritical theory and its application to Canadian literature, including Indigenous authors. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: 9 credits of 300-level English.
ENGL 462 (3-12) d Twentieth-Century British and Irish Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 464 (3-12) d Twentieth-Century Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 466 (3-12) d Studies in a Twentieth-Century Genre
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 468 (3/6) d Children's Literature
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 470 (3-12) d Canadian Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 472 (3-12) d American Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 474 (3-12) d Studies in Contemporary Literature
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 476 (3-12) d Indigenous Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 478 (3-12) d Post-colonial Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 480 (3-12) d Asian Canadian and/or Asian Transnational Studies
Please see the Department website for further information on topics offered in the current session.
Prerequisite: (Pre-requisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn). Third year standing and, one of (a) 6 credits of 100-level English; or, (b) WRDS 150 or ASTU 150 plus 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (c) 6 credits of ASTU 100 or 3 credits of ASTU 100 and 3 credits of 100-level English; or, (d) ARTS 001.
ENGL 489 (3) Language Majors Seminar
Required of all Language Majors. See department website (http://www.english.ubc.ca/ugrad/majors/compl_lang.htm) for options. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 490 (3) Literature Majors Seminar
Required of all Literature Majors. See Department Website (www.english.ubc.ca) for options. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 491 (3-12) c Senior Honours Seminar
Offerings in literary theory. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 492 (3-12) c Senior Honours Seminar
Offerings in literary research. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 496 (3-6) d Directed Readings in English Literature
For Honours students only. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 499 (3/6) c Honours Essay
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 500 (3) Research in English Studies
Required of all graduate students in the M.A. program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 501 (3-12) d Studies in Bibliography
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 502 (3-12) d Studies in Criticism
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 503 (3-12) d Studies in Prose
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 504 (3-12) d Studies in Drama
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 505 (3-12) d Studies in Fiction
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 506 (3-12) d Studies in Poetry
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 507 (3-12) d Studies in English Historical Linguistics
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 508 (3-12) d Linguistic Studies of Contemporary English
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 509 (3-12) d Studies in Rhetoric
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 510 (3-12) d Studies in Old English
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 511 (3-12) d Chaucer
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 512 (3-12) d Middle English Studies
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 514 (3-12) d Studies in the Renaissance
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 515 (3-12) d Shakespeare
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 519 (3-12) d Studies in the Sixteenth Century
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 520 (3-12) d Studies in the Seventeenth Century
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 525 (3-12) d Studies in the Eighteenth Century
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 530 (3-12) d Studies in the Romantic Period
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 535 (3-12) d Studies in the Victorian Period
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 539 (3-12) d Studies in the Twentieth Century
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 540 (3-12) d Studies in American Literature to 1890
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 541 (3-12) d Studies in American Literature Since 1890
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 545 (3-12) d Studies in Canadian Literature
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 546 (3-12) d Studies in Commonwealth/Post-colonial Literatures
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 547 (3/6) c Directed Reading
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 549 (6-12) c Master's Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 551 (3-12) d Studies in Literary Movements
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 552 (3/6) d Practical Criticism
Close reading and analysis of selected literary texts. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 553 (3-12) d Studies in Literary Theory
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 555 (3-12) d Studies in Literature and the Other Arts
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 561 (3-12) d Topics in Science and Technology Studies
Advanced seminar on a theme or topic of interest to both STS and English. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
ENGL 649 (0) Doctoral Dissertation

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