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A two-year program to start the literature degree.
Lab space, writing instruction, peer tutoring, writing resources.
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Do you want to become a skilled reader with a rich inner life, who can write with power and passion? Such cultural literacy has launched many accomplished and fulfilling careers.
In small discussion-oriented classes, you’ll study the rich traditions of literature that have deeply shaped cultures past and present. You’ll explore what happens when you imagine the lives of others. And you’ll learn the arts of persuasion that guide good writing in and
out of university.
English offers first year courses that introduce a range of literary genres, second year courses that focus on periods, genres, or national literatures, and upper level courses that delve more deeply into literary culture and offer students a variety of settings for
Our classes foster dialogue: we give you hands-on experience in grappling with issues that really matter, while listening and collaborating with others. It’s practice with problem solving for the real world.
Our associate degree equals the first two years of a university degree. While this degree is designed to stand on its own, it offers a block transfer of 60 credits into third year of many degree programs at other B.C. Universities. The Associate of Arts - English requires a
total of 60 university credits with 18 credits in first and second year English.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.