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Second Major in English

To take English as their second major, students must obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.0 in their first year at university.

Students who choose English as their second major are required to complete 11 or 13 courses, depending on the year of your matriculation.

Matriculation Year ​No. of courses needed ​Core ​Prescribed Electives
​AY2015 Onwards ​11

​HL1001 Introduction to the Study of LIterature

HL1002 Survey of English Literature I

HL1003 Survey of English LIterature II

8 Prescribed electives from                ANY category (including Core). 
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At least 2 courses must be at level 4XXX.

​AY2013 & 2014 ​11

 

HL1001 Introduction to the Study of LIterature

10 Prescribed Electives:
 
Choose any two first year level courses and at least one course each from category A-F. (Click to see full list)
AY2011 & 2012 ​11

​10 Prescribed Electives:

Choose any two first year level courses and at least one course each  from category A-G.(Click to see full list)

AY2011 & earlier ​13

​12 Prescribed electives:

Choose any two first year level courses and at least one course each from category A-G. (Click to see full list)

 

First year level course options 

  • HL1002 Survey of English Literature I
  • HL1003 Survey of English Literature II
  • HL1005 Singapore Literature & Culture
  • HL1006 Introduction to American Literature
  • HL1007 Classical Literature
  • HL2024 Approaches to Literature