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4 Year BA in Young People's Texts and Cultures

English


The specialization in Young People's Texts and Cultures focuses on texts created for children and young people and introduces students to the study of those texts as well as toys, games, picture books, digital media, films and performances.

Sample Program
This is only an example of one possible path through the program. Paths will differ, depending on students' interests, the number of courses they take each year, and the Department's rotation of courses. Consult our current courses for available offerings. Students should also consult an advisor before each registration to ensure they are meeting all degree requirements.  For Degree requirements see the Course Calendar.

Year 1:
  • ENGL-1001(6) or
    ENGL-1000(3) and 3 other credit hours of 1000-level English
  • 6 hours in Humanities courses outside of English
  • 6 hours in Science
  • 6 hours in Social Sciences
  • 3 hours in Academic Writing
  • 3 hours in electives
Year 2:
  • ENGL-2003(6) The Field of Children's Literature
  • ENGL-2004(6) A History of Children's Literature OR ENGL-2113(6) Picture Books for Children
  • 6 hours in other English courses
  • 6 hours in Social Sciences
  • 6 hours in cognate courses
Year 3:
  • ENGL-2114(6) Fairy Tales and Culture
  • ENGL-3119(3) Canadian Children's Literatures and Cultures
  • ENGL-3118(3) Topics in Fiction for Young people
  • 6 hours in other English courses
  • 6 hours in cognate courses
  • 6 hours in electives
Year 4:
  • ENGL-3160(3) Advanced Studies in Children's Cultural and Literary Texts
  • ENGL-3117(3) Poetry for Young People
  • ENGL-3169(3) Films for Young People
  • ENGL-3120(6) Practicum in Literature, Literacy and Language OR ENGL-4103(3) Research Apprenticeship and ENGL-4104(3) Tutorial Apprenticeship in English
  • 6 hours in other English courses
  • 6 hours in cognate courses
  • 3 hours in electives

INSTRUCTORS:

Naomi Hamer:

Mavis Reimer:

Heather Snell:

Catherine Tosenberger:

Doris Wolf: