Faculty of Arts Introductory Course Requirements
Anthropology Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • ANTH 1210 Human Origins and Antiquity (3) and
  • ANTH 1220 Cultural Anthropology (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Anthropology section of the Academic Calendar.

Art History Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • FAAH 1030 Introduction to Art 1A (3) and
  • FAAH 1040 Introduction to Art 2A (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Art History (Faculty of Arts) section of the Academic Calendar. Also available as a degree program in the School of Art.

Asian Studies Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • ASIA 1420 (W) [or HIST 1420 (W)] Asian Civilizations to 1500 (3) and
  • ASIA 1430 (W) [or HIST 1430 (W)] Asian Civilizations from 1500 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Asian Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Canadian Studies Hons. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honour and General Major degree, and minor:

  • 6 credit hours at the 1000 or 2000 level from the list of approved courses in the Canadian Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Required courses outlined in full in the Canadian Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Catholic Studies minor

Introductory course requirement for the minor:

  • CATH 1190 (W) Introduction to Catholic Studies (3) and
  • 3 credit hours from the list of approved courses in the Catholic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Required courses outlined in full in the Catholic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Central and East European Studies Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Double Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • 6 credit hours in a language at the 1000 or 2000 level in Russian, German, Ukrainian, Polish, Hungarian or Yiddish and
  • 6 credit hours from the list of approved courses in the Central and East European Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Required courses outlined in full in the Central and East European Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Classical Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • CLAS 1270 Introduction to Ancient Greek Culture (3) and
  • CLAS 1280 Introduction to Ancient Roman Culture (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Classics section of the Academic Calendar.

Criminology Hons. | Gen.

Introductory course requirement for the Honours and General Major degrees:

  • SOC 1200 Introduction to Sociology (6)
    • Note: Sociology and Criminology may not be used together in a Major/Minor combination
    • The M requirement will be met by SOC 2290 (M) in Year 2 of the program.

Required courses outlined in full in the Sociology section of the Academic Calendar.

Economics Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3), or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Economics section of the Academic Calendar.

Introductory course requirements for the Honours and Advanced Major degrees:

  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3), or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus (3) or
    • MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Economics section of the Academic Calendar.

Economics/Mathematics or Economics/Statistics Hons.

Introductory course requirements for the Joint Honours:

  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3) or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 (3)
  • MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 (3)
  • MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus (3)
  • MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus (3)
  • MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 (3)
  • 6 credit hours of electives, which should include a W course.

Required courses and substitutions outlined in full in the Economics section of the Academic Calendar. Also available as a degree program in the Faculty of Science.

English Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • ENGL 1200 (W) Representative Literary Works (6) or
    • ENGL 1300 (W) Literature Since 1900 (6), or both
      • ENGL 1340 (W) Introduction to Literary Analysis (3) and
      • ENGL 1400 (W) Thematic Approaches to the Study of Literature (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the English, Film, and Theatre section of the Academic Calendar.

Film Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • FILM 1290 Art of Film 1 (3) and
  • FILM 1310 Film History (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the English, Film, and Theatre section of the Academic Calendar.

French Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • FREN 1190 Français (6) or
    • FREN 1200 French 1 (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the French, Spanish, and Italian section of the Academic Calendar.

German Hons. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • GRMN 1120 Beginning German (6) or
    • GRMN 2100 Intermediate German (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the German and Slavic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Global Political Economy Adv. | Gen.

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree:

  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3), or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • 6 credit hours from:
    • HIST 1370 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1500 – 1800 (3)
    • HIST 1380 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1800 – Present (3)
    • HIST 1500 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1500 – Present (6)
    • HIST 2730 (W) Modern World History, 1914-1945: The 30 Years' Crisis (3)
    • HIST 2732 (W) Modern World History, 1945-1992: The Age of Three Worlds (3)
    • HIST 2734 (W) Modern World History, 1914-Present: New World Order? (3)
    • GPE 1700 / GEOG 1700 Social Justice in the 21st Century: Global Political Economy and Environment Change (3)
  • Additional suggested electives are listed in the Global Political Economy section of the Academic Calendar

Required courses outlined in full in the Global Political Economy section of the Academic Calendar.

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major degree:

  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3), or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • 6 credit hours from:
    • HIST 1370 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1500 – 1800 (3)
    • HIST 1380 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1800 – Present (3)
    • HIST 1500 (W) An Introduction to Modern World History: 1500 – Present (6)
    • HIST 2730 (W) Modern World History, 1914-1945: The 30 Years' Crisis (3)
    • HIST 2732 (W) Modern World History, 1945-1992: The Age of Three Worlds (3)
    • HIST 2734 (W) Modern World History, 1914-Present: New World Order? (3)
    • GPE 1700 / GEOG 1700 Social Justice in the 21st Century: Global Political Economy and Environment Change (3)
    • POLS 1000 Democracy and Development (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Global Political Economy section of the Academic Calendar.

Greek Adv. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major degree and minor:

  • GRK 1010 Introduction to the Reading of Ancient Greek 1 (3) and
  • GRK 1020 Introduction to the Reading of Ancient Greek 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Classics section of the Academic Calendar.

History Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • 6 credit hours of 1000 or 2000 level History, or 3 credit hours at the 1000 level and 3 credit hours at the 2000 level.

Required courses outlined in full in the History section of the Academic Calendar.

Icelandic Hons. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours and General Major degrees:

Option 1:

  • ICEL 1200 Introduction to Icelandic (6)

Option 2:

  • ICEL 2200 Intermediate Icelandic 1 (6)
    Note: Students with superior language ability will not be required to complete ICEL 1200
    upon successful completion of a written test administered by the department

Required courses outlined in full in the Icelandic section of the Academic Calendar.

Introductory course requirement for the minor: (Choose Option 1 or Option 2)

Option 1:

  • ICEL 1200 Introduction to Icelandic (6)

Option 2:

  • ICEL 1400 Introduction to Contemporary Culture in Iceland (3) and
  • ICEL 1410 Introduction to Culture in Medieval Iceland (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Icelandic section of the Academic Calendar.

Italian Studies Adv. | Gen.

Introductory course requirement for the Advanced and General Major degrees:

  • ITLN 1080 Introductory Italian (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the French, Spanish, and Italian section of the Academic Calendar.

Italian minor

Introductory course requirement for the minor:

  • ITLN 1080 Introductory Italian (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the French, Spanish, and Italian section of the Academic Calendar.

Judaic Studies minor

Introductory course requirement for the minor:

  • 6 credit hours from Judaic Studies courses or courses from List A as found in the Academic Calendar.

Required courses outlined in full in the Judaic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Labour Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • LABR 1260 (W) Working for a Living (3) and
  • LABR 1290 Introduction to the Canadian Labour Movement (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Labour Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Latin Adv. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major degree and minor:

  • LATN 1080 Introduction to the Reading of Latin 1 (3) and
  • LATN 1090 Introduction to the Reading of Latin 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Classics section of the Academic Calendar.

Latin American Studies minor

Introductory course requirement for the minor:

  • This is a cross-disciplinary program. Consult the program advisor, and see the Latin American Studies section of the Academic Calendar.
Linguistics Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • LING 1200 Introduction to Linguistics (6)
  • LING 1380 General Phonetics (3) (recommended)

Required courses outlined in full in the Linguistics section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Management minor

Introductory course requirements for the minor:

  • 6 credit hours of courses offered by the Asper School of Business
    The following courses are recommended:
    • GMGT 1010 (W) Business and Society (3)
    • GMGT 2060 Management and Organizational Theory (3)
    • GMGT 2070 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3)
    • ENTR 2010 Managing the Smaller Business (3)
    • ENTR 2020 Starting a New Business (3)
    • MKT 2210 Fundamentals of Marketing (3)
  • A grade of 'C' or better in the first 6 credit hours of Business courses is required for further study in the minor.
    Note that limited space is reserved for non-management students in Business courses during Initial Registration. Further space may be available
    when the reserves expire. Reserve information, including the release date of reserved space, is listed for each course in the Class Schedule in Aurora.

Required courses outlined in full in the Faculty of Management/I.H. Asper School of Business (Management Minor) section of the Academic Calendar.
Management is available as a degree program in the Faculty of Management/I.H. Asper School of Business.

Mathematics Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees:

  • MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 (3) or
    • MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra (3)
  • MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus (3) or
    • MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus (3) or
      • MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1 (3) or
        • MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences (3)
  • MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus (3) or
    • MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 (3) or
      • MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2 (3)
  • MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Faculty of Science (Mathematics) section of the Academic Calendar.
Also available as a degree program in the Faculty of Science.

Introductory course requirements for the minor:

  • 6 credit hours from:
    • MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 (3) or
      • MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra (3)
  • MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus (3) or
    • MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus (3) or
      • MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1 (3) or
        • MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences (3)
  • MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus (3) or
    • MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 (3) or
      • MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2 (3)
  • MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Faculty of Science (Mathematics) section of the Academic Calendar.

Medieval and Early Modern Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees:

  • HIST 2390 (W) Early Modern Europe 1450-1789 (6) or
    • HIST 2420 (W) The Medieval World (6)
  • 6 credit hours from Greek (GRK) or Latin (LATN) courses

Required courses outlined in full in the Medieval and Early Modern Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Introductory course requirement for the minor:

  • HIST 2390 (W) Early Modern Europe 1450-1789 (6) or
    • HIST 2420 (W) The Medieval World (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the Medieval and Early Modern Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Native Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • NATV 1200 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada (6), or both
    • NATV 1220 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada, Part 1 (3) and
    • NATV 1240 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada, Part 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Native Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Aboriginal Governance Adv.

For information on this program contact the Department of Native Studies.

Introductory course requirements for the Native Studies (Advanced Major) stream with required management minor:

  • NATV 1200 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada (6), or both
    • NATV 1220 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada, Part 1 (3) and
    • NATV 1240 (W) The Native Peoples of Canada, Part 2 (3)

Consider taking the following courses in University 1, as they will be required for degree completion:

  • ACC 1100 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) or
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) or
      • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • GMGT 2060 Management and Organizational Theory (3)
  • MKT 2210 Fundamentals of Marketing (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Native Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Native Languages: Cree minor

Introductory course requirements for the minor:

  • NATV 1250 Introductory Cree 1 (3) and
  • NATV 1260 Introductory Cree 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Native Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Native Languages: Ojibway minor

Introductory course requirements for the minor:

  • NATV 1270 Introductory Ojibway 1 (3) and
  • NATV 1280 Introductory Ojibway 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Native Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Philosophy Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • PHIL 1200 Introduction to Philosophy (6) or
  • PHIL 1320 Introductory Logic (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the Philosophy section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Polish minor

Introductory course requirements for the minor:

  • 6 credit hours of Polish (POL) courses.

Required courses outlined in full in the Germanic & Slavic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Political Studies Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • 6 credit hours from:
    • POLS 1000 Democracy and Development (3)
    • POLS 1010 Political Ideas and Ideologies (3)
    • POLS 1040 Global Political Issues (3)
    • POLS 1070 Law, Politics and Power in Canada (3)
    • POLS 1500 (W) Introduction to Politics (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the Political Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Psychology Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology (6)
    • The M requirement will be met by PSYC 2260 (M) in Year 2 of the program.
    • Entry to the Honours program is in Year 3, after completing PSYC 2260 (M) with a grade of 'B' or higher.

Required courses outlined in full in the Psychology section of the Academic Calendar.

 

Religion Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirement for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • 6 credit hours of Religion (RLGN) courses.

Required courses outlined in full in the Religion section of the Academic Calendar.

Russian Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • 6 credit hours from:
    • RUSN 1300 Introductory Russian (6)
    • RUSN 1330 Introductory Russian 2 (3)
    • RUSN 2810 Intermediate Russian (6)
    • RUSN 2820 Intermediate Russian 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the German and Slavic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Sociology Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • SOC 1200 Introduction to Sociology (6)
    • Note: Sociology and Criminology may not be used together in a Major/Minor combination
    • The M requirement will be met by SOC 2290 (M) in Year 2 of the program.

Required courses outlined in full in the Sociology section of the Academic Calendar.

Spanish Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • SPAN 1180 Introductory Spanish (6) or
    • SPAN 1190 Introductory Spanish 2 (3) and SPAN 1262 Intermediate Spanish Grammar (3) or
      • SPAN 1280 Spanish For Native Speakers (3) and 3 credit hours from Spanish courses numbered at the 2000 level

Required courses outlined in full in the French, Spanish, and Italian section of the Academic Calendar.

Theatre Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • THTR 1220 Introduction to Theatre (6)

Required courses outlined in full in the English, Film, and Theatre section of the Academic Calendar.

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major degree:

  • THTR 1220 Introduction to Theatre (6)
  • ENGL 1200 (W) Representative Literary Works (6) or
    • ENGL 1300 (W) Literature Since 1900 (6), or both
      • ENGL 1340 (W) Introduction to Literary Analysis (3) and
      • ENGL 1400 (W) Thematic Approaches to the Study of Literature (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the English, Film, and Theatre section of the Academic Calendar.

Ukrainian Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the General Major degree and minor:

  • 6 credit hours from:
    • UKRN 1310 Introductory Ukrainian (6)
    • UKRN 1320 Introductory Ukrainian 2 (3)
    • UKRN 2720 Intermediate Ukrainian (6)
    • UKRN 2730 Intermediate Ukrainian 2 (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the German and Slavic Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

This is a cross-disciplinary program.

  • 6 credit hours of courses from List A found in the Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Required courses outlined in full in the Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

Women's and Gender Studies Hons. | Adv. | Gen. | minor

Introductory course requirements for the Honours, Advanced Major and General Major degrees, and minor:

  • WOMN 1500 (W) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the Humanities (3) or
    • WOMN 1600 (W) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the Social Sciences (3)

Required courses outlined in full in the Women's and Gender Studies section of the Academic Calendar.

All recognized minors in other faculties and schools are acceptable for credit in the Faculty of Arts.
Please see the appropriate faculty or school sections of the Academic Calendar for details.