Associate of Arts Degree - English

Faculty of Arts & Sciences
School of Humanities

Credential
Associate Degree

Program Highlights

The Associate of Arts – English credential provides a comprehensive foundation of courses in the Arts and Sciences program with a literature specialization.

This credential requires a total of 60 university credits with 18 credits in first- and second-year English.

  • Demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge and skill appropriate to a student entering upper-division English courses.
  • Approach research problems and literary analysis with creative and critical thinking.
  • Analyse and synthesize course material to produce original work.
  • Communicate ideas in oral and written formats.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Use technology creatively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate quantitative and qualitative reasoning and research methods.
  • Draw upon knowledge, judgment, and imagination in work and life.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverSummerBoth
North VancouverFallBoth
North VancouverSpringBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$3,908 $1,201 $5,109
Year 2$3,908 $1,201 $5,109
Total$7,816 $2,402 $10,218

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Program Requirements

English Requirement

Total credits: 6.00

Required
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list
ENGL 103Introduction to Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 109Literature and Contemporary Culture3.00 credits

 

Arts Courses 100-Level Electives - six credits maximum in one subject area (excludes English)

Total credits: 18.00

Choose 18.00 credits of electives
Humanities (excludes English)6.00 credits
Humanities or Social Science Electives (excludes English)6.00 credits
Social Science6.00 credits

 

Arts Courses 200-Level Humanities or Social Science Electives - credits must be in at least two subject areas

Total credits: 18.00

Choose 3.00 credits from the following list
ENGL 203Canadian Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 205Modern American Literature3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list
ENGL 207Literary Theory and Criticism3.00 credits
ENGL 208Studies in Fiction3.00 credits
ENGL 213World Literature in English3.00 credits
ENGL 217Literature on the Edge3.00 credits
ENGL 218The Art of Children's Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 219Reel Lit: Literature into Film3.00 credits
ENGL 291Creative Writing: Narrative Fictions3.00 credits
ENGL 292Creative Writing: Children's Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 293Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction3.00 credits
ENGL 295Special Topics in Creative Writing3.00 credits
ENGL 296Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage3.00 credits
Required
Humanities or Social Science 200-Level Electives6.00 credits

 

Science Courses

Total credits: 9.00

Choose 3.00 credits of electives
Math/Computer Science/Statistics Elective 100-Level or higher (PSYC 213 may be used)3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits of electives
Laboratory Science (requires minimum 2 hour per week lab and excludes any courses in Applied Science or Computing Science)3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits of electives
Science Elective3.00 credits

 

University Transferable Electives

Total credits: 9.00

Required
University Transferable Electives9.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 60.00

Program Notes

Please see Classification of Subjects for Associate Degrees in the University Calendar for clarification of Arts, Humanities, Social Science and Science electives.

Important Dates

Application Dates

Jan 2, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Nov 13, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - May 7, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 4, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

May 1, 2019 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Sep 4, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 8, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 19, 2019 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Humanities-English


604 986 1911, ext. 3469
humanities@capilanou.ca