Bachelor of Arts in English

Thompson Rivers University
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January May September
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Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL IBT: 88+ with no section below 20
  • IELTS: 6.5+ with no bands below 6.0


First Year Courses:

  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Introduction to Fiction
  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Introduction to Drama
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Introduction to Drama and Poetry

​Second Year Courses:

  • Writing and Critical Thinking: The Personal in Academic Discourse
  • Writing and Critical Thinking: Research
  • Canadian Drama: From Page to Stage and Screen
  • Creative Writing - Fiction
  • Creative Writing - Drama
  • Creative Writing - Poetry
  • Literary Landmarks in English to 1700
  • Reading Literature: Essential Skills

​Third Year Courses:

  • Studies in Rhetoric
  • Advanced Composition 1 - Personal Expression
  • Advanced Composition 2 - Writing in the Disciplines
  • Composition Theory 1: Classical Theory
  • Composition Theory 2: Contemporary Theory
  • Advanced Creative Writing

​Fourth Year Courses:

  • Early Modern British Literature
  • The Modern British Novel
  • Contemporary British Drama
  • The Contemporary British Novel
  • Studies in Women's Literature
  • Topics in Modern Irish Literature

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