Pre-requisites

First-Year English Courses and the Honours Program: Pre-requisites

Students may enter the Honours program either in their second or third year of study.

  • Admission into second year requires an average of at least 76% in
    • 3 credits of First-Year English literature and 3 credits of First-Year writing
    • or in UBC’s Arts One program.
  • Admission into third year Literature Emphasis requires an average of at least 76% in
    • ENGL 210 and 211
    • OR in ENGL 200 plus 3 credits from ENGL 220-249.
  • Admission into third year Language and Literature Emphasis requires an average of at least 76% in
    • ENGL 200 and ENGL 229
    • OR ENGL 200 plus 3 credits from ENGL 220-249; under this option, the ENGL 229 requirement must be fulfilled in third year.

Students who receive UBC English credit for Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) programs may count those credits toward the first-year English requirement for the Major. Students with 6 AP or IB credits are eligible to take 200-level English courses; if you need help registering, contact English Undergraduate Programs (English.undergraduate@ubc.ca).

Students who have received transfer credits for first-year English courses may count those credits toward the first-year English requirement for English Honours.