Faculty of Arts

First Year English Courses


ENGL 1100 Introduction to University Writing (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore the practices of reading and writing in scholarly contexts. Students read and analyze scholarlyjournal articles from a variety of disciplines and also develop their abilities to compose in the genres and sub-genresof scholarly writing, including incorporating research and documentation in a grammatically correct style.
Prerequisite: English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73% (with the government exam within the last 5 years) or equivalent.
Note: students cannot receive credit for both ENGL 1100 and ENGL 1101
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ENGL 1110 Critical Reading and Writing (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop skills in close critical reading and writing using a variety of creative narrative texts. Students learn to engage in a careful analysis and interpretation of the perspectives, techniques, and rhetorical strategies employed by writers to convey a given subject matter. They also practice and build on scholarly writing and documentation skills. Critical reading and writing skills are keys to success in any academic discipline and transfer directly to the workplace.
Prerequisite: English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 80% (with the government exam within the last 5 years) or equivalent.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both ENGL 1110 and ENGL 1001.
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ENGL 1120 Introduction to Poetry (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore literary forms of poetry that take up a particular theme chosen by the professor. Through lecture, class discussion, and written assignments, students develop their ability to explore, appreciate, and make connections among poems selected from a wide range of classic and contemporary forms. English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 80% (within the last 5 years), or equivalent. Exclusion ENGL 1210 Exclusion ENGL 1011
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ENGL 1140 Introduction to Drama (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore literary forms of drama that take up a particular theme chosen by the professor. Through lecture, class discussion, and written assignments, students develop their ability to explore, appreciate, and make connections among plays selected from a wide range of classic and contemporary forms. Prerequisite English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 80% (within the last 5 years), or equivalent Exclusion ENGL 1210 Exclusion ENGL 1011
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ENGL 1150 Introduction to Creative Writing (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore the field of creative writing by focusing on three of the four following genres: poetry, fiction, drama, and creative non-fiction. By reading and analyzing contemporary work, students learn how these texts are constructed. Through exercises, students work on developing images, voice, character, setting, and narrative. Students gain an understanding of specific concepts and terminology used by creative writers. Prerequisite English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 80% (within the last 5 years), or equivalent.
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ENGL 1210 Introduction to Drama and Poetry (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore literary forms of poetry and drama based on a particular theme chosen by the professor. Through lecture, class discussion, and written assignments, students develop their ability to explore, appreciate, and make connections among poems and plays selected from a wide range of classic and contemporary forms. Prerequisite English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 80% (within the last 5 years), or equivalent. Exclusion ENGL 1120 Exclusion ENGL 1140 Exclusion ENGL 1011
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