Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description: You will read and write in every course you take at university, a fact that helps to explain the importance of English courses in your education.

In addition to offering major, minor and honours programs as part of the Bachelor of Arts degree, the department of English offers a range of courses to all students at MacEwan University, from first-year courses focusing on the basics of writing, composition, and literary study, to more specialized period and genre courses at the senior levels, to highly specialized 400-level seminar courses. In all of our courses, you will hone your writing and research skills and gain a body of knowledge that will help you succeed in both your studies and the workplace. You will strengthen your writing, apply critical reading and thinking skills, and add to your general education with the opportunity to study many facets of language, aspects of popular culture, and thought-provoking works of literature.

URL: Bachelor of Arts – English at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (30 credits) of the program.

This estimate does not included mandatory program fees which may vary by term and year of study.

Careers: Managers in Publishing,Editors

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, and four subjects from Group A, B, C or D courses. Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices. Please visit the website for more information.