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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.



Introduction to Literature: Short Stories And the Novel

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 120 introduces the student to the short story and novel genres. The reading list will include a selection of works which are representative of fiction written over the last 100 years. As well, students will be introduced to basic literary theory through critical essays that focus on writers and their craft. Although the course includes a review of essay-writing strategies, it is assumed that students will have the writing and research skills necessary to produce their own critical essays based on the works they have read.


  • C in ENG 115, or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or B in Provincial English 12, or English Assessment or LPI-Level 5 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% in the sub-scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before ENG 120 or 121.

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This course tranfers to the following post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

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