English, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, SFU

Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in English.

  • Students can also complete an Honours, Joint Major, Extended Minor or Minor in English. SFU also offers a Co-operative Education Program option.
  • All information concerning applying for the Major can be found on the SFU English Department website

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department web site
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests 

In addition to the SFU general requirements, these are the lower division requirements for this major:

 SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

Choose two of: 1

ENGL 111W

ENGL 112W

ENGL 113W

ENGL 114W

ENGL 115W

ENGL 199W

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

Choose two of: 1

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

ENGL 1130

ENGL 1100 or ENGL 1123

 

0

0

0

0

3

3

One of:

ENGL 201

ENGL 203

 

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

ENGL 2223

 

0

3

One of:

ENGL 205

ENGL 206  

 

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

ENGL 2224  

 

0

3

Choose two of: 2

ENGL 201

ENGL 203

ENGL 205

ENGL 206

ENGL 207

ENGL 208

ENGL 212

ENGL 214

ENGL 216

ENGL 272

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Choose two of: 2

Unavailable

ENGL 2223

Unavailable

ENGL 2224

ENGL 2225, 2231, or 2235

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

 

0

3

0

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

Electives 3

42

Electives 3

42

 

Footnotes:

1 Students may replace any one (but not more than one) of ENGL 1100, 1123, or 1130 with any three unspecified transfer credits in English or in ENGL - Writing.

2 Students may replace any one (but no more than one) of ENGL 2223, 2224, 2225, 2231 or 2235 with any 3-credit, unspecified 200-level English course.

3 The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. SFU's requirements are subject to change, and it is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated June 2021