- Differences among First Year Courses
- 2013-14 English Courses: First Year Courses, Upper Level Courses, Honours Seminars, Graduate Courses
- 2013-14 Theatre Courses
- Courses accepted as English Credits
- Courses at Open Acadia (Continuing & Distance Education)
The Department of English and Theatre at Acadia offers more than 50 full-year (6-hour) or half-year (3-hour) courses covering all genres in the literatures of Canada, of Great Britain, of the United States, and of the rest of the world. To match students' interests, we offer courses covering a range of periods and specialized subjects. We also have a selection of creative writing courses.
Additional Course Information:
Advising: All English and Theatre Majors are advised by Dr. John Eustace, Chair of the Department. Honours or prospective Honours students should see Dr. Jon Saklofske, Honours Coordinator, BAC 438. The Graduate Studies Coordinator is Dr. Kevin Whetter.
Prerequisite Course for all upper level English courses is Engl 1406 (1413/1423):
- Students intending to major or honour in English should take English 1406 (1413/23).
- Students intending to major in English must achieve a mark of C- in English 1406 (1413/23) [B- for students intending to honour].
- Students in any program wishing to take 2000/3000 level English courses must take Engl 1406 (1413/1423) and achieve a mark of C- or better.
- Both English 1406 (1413/23) and English 1213/23 may be taken for degree credit but Composition 1213/1223 does NOT allow a student to take an upper-level English course. It counts as an Arts option only.
- English 1313/1323 Composition for Second Language Students is only for students whose first language is not English.
English courses at the 2000/3000 level:
- English courses at the 2000/3000-level are not sequential and are open to students of any major or year provided they have completed Engl 1406 (1413/1423) with a grade of C- or better.
- Honours English students must complete each English course with a grade of B- or better.