Briercrest College

Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours)

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Program Information

School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College - Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:The English (Honours) program allows greater specialization than is possible in the BA. It is designed for students who wish a deeper insight and more intensive training in their subject of special interest and who are able to meet the higher standards set. Entrance into this program is by application.

The BA English (Honours) requires 60 credit hours of English or English-related courses (including at least 24 credit hours at 300-400 level). Like most Briercrest programs the BA English requires 39 credit hours at the 300+ level within the context of a 120 credit hour degree. The BA English (Honours) has been approved by SHEQAB and authorized by the Government of Saskatchewan. Program admission for the BA English (Honours) requires: (a) 60 credit hours of university-level coursework; (b) a minimum GPA of 3.3 in English courses and cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better; and (c) permission of the program coordinator(s). Honours thesis topics are limited by areas served by (a) faculty competency and (b) available resources.
URL:Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours) at Briercrest College
Length:120 Hour(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must: - Be a professing and practicing Christian. - Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary

Additional Admission Requirements:
    ENG 100 Literature and Composition I, ENG 101 Literature and Composition II, ENG 210 British Survey I, ENG 211 British Survey II, ENG 389 Critical Theory, HUM 490 Senior Humanities Seminar, ENG 497 Honours Reading Course or the completion of a 300-400 level course closely related to the content of the student's Honours thesis, ENG 498/499 Honours Thesis (6 credit hours), including an oral defense or public presentation and a library-acceptable copy are required. The Honours thesis must be defended before two faculty members, one of whom (typically the second reader) may be a non-BC faculty member. Elective courses to reach a minimum of 54 credit hours of required major coursework. Cognate Requirements: Six (6) credit hours of one ancient or modern language. This requirement is in addition to the major requirements. A minimum of 33 credit hours must be taken at 300-400 level with a minimum of 15 credit hours at the 400- level. Free electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours). All BA English (Honours) students must complete field and graduation requirements identical to those in the BA English program. PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit) and SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 02, 2017

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