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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.34 History 4.34.5 BA Honours Canadian Studies
4.34.5 BA Honours Canadian Studies

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.

B. MAJOR-FIELD WITH HONOURS REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 57 units (9.5 full-course equivalents) and a maximum of 72 units (12.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Canadian Studies while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses:

    a. 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) Canadian Studies 201, 591.

    b. 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) from Canadian Studies 333, 355, 361, 401, 439, 451, 501.

  2. Canadian Studies Options: 33 units (5.5 full-course equivalents) from the Field of Canadian Studies. No more than 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) from a single subject, other than Canadian Studies, can be used to fulfill this requirement.

  3. Honours Readings and Essay: 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) Canadian Studies 597, 598.

  4. Depth in Canadian Studies: Inclusive of the courses used in requirements 1 and 2 above (but not requirement 3), at least 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) must be at the 400 level or above.

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Research Methods Requirement: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Art 361, Communication and Media Studies 313, History 300, Political Science 399, or Sociology 313.

  2. Language Requirement: Successful completion of French 227 or demonstration of proficiency to that level in French as approved by the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures.

D. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BA Honours in Canadian Studies can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.

Note: A maximum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) may be used in language courses from the field towards major field requirements. Students are encouraged to select a language of study that will assist them with their research in Canadian Studies. Languages other than French or Indigenous Languages may be accepted for credit with approval of the Program Co-ordinator.