UofC " This Is Now

Search Calendar:

Site Navigation
Important Notice and Disclaimer
Fee Payment Deadlines
Academic Schedule
Examinations Schedule
Undergraduate Degrees with a Major
Combined Degrees
Minor Programs
Student Services
Undergraduate Admissions
Academic Regulations
Tuition and General Fees
English for Academic Purposes Program
Faculty of Arts
1. Summary of Degree Programs
2. Information for Undergraduate Students
3. Faculty Regulations
3.1 Admission
3.2 Registration and Courses
3.3 Student Standing and Academic Review
3.4 Graduation
3.4.1 Graduation Guarantee
3.4.2 Degrees with a Major Field
3.4.3 Honours Degrees with a Major Field
3.4.4 Minor Fields
3.4.5 Co-operative Education Programs
3.4.6 Combined Degrees
3.4.7 Second Baccalaureate Degrees
4. Program Details
5. Administration
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Environmental Design
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Haskayne School of Business
Faculty of Kinesiology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Nursing
Qatar Faculty
Schulich School of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Work
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Co-operative Education/Internship
Continuing Education
Undergraduate Awards and Financial Assistance
About the University of Calgary
Who's Who
Glossary of Terms
Contact Us
University of Calgary Calendar 2011-2012 Faculty of Arts 3. Faculty Regulations 3.4 Graduation 3.4.7 Second Baccalaureate Degrees
3.4.7 Second Baccalaureate Degrees

Students will not normally be admitted to a Second Degree program in any field in which they already possess a degree. Some further restrictions apply to the pairing of majors in the first and second degree as discussed in the 4. Program Details section.

Upon admission to their program, students are advised to contact the Student Success Centre to discuss their academic plans, obtain general advice and receive an assessment of the remaining requirements.

Modified Rules and Regulations

The rules and regulations pertaining to 3.4.2 Degrees with a Major Field and 3.4.3 Honours Degree’s with a Major Field remain applicable with the following modifications:

(a) Up to 10 full-course equivalents counted towards any previous degrees may be used towards requirements in the Second Degree. These may not include more than 4.0 full-course equivalents toward the new Major Field.

(b) Courses extra to previous degrees and so noted on transcripts may be counted towards the Second Degree if completed before enrolling in the Second Degree program and if consistent with Faculty regulations. 

(c) Of all courses used toward the second degree, at least 10 full-course equivalents must be taken from the University of Calgary.

(d) The Second Degree will be awarded "With Distinction" or “First-Class Honours” as applicable if a GPA of at least 3.60 is achieved over the courses completed for the Second Degree excluding the previous credit allowed under (a) above.

(e) For a second BA with Honours, admission to Honours will be determined based on the overall grade point average obtained for the final 10 full-course equivalents in the first degree while the grade point averages required for graduation with Honours will be calculated using the courses completed for the Second Degree.

Co-operative Education

For Major Fields of specialization in which the Faculty of Arts offers Co-operative Education Programs, students may apply for a Second Degree or a Second Degree with Honours that includes Co-operative Education. Application for admission to the Co-operative Education program must be made when the student applies for admission to the Second Degree. Students who would have more than 14 full-course equivalents completed towards the Second Degree prior to their first Co-operative Education placement are normally not eligible.

Students in Second Degree programs with Cooperative Education are subject to:

(a) All of the requirements pertaining to Second Degrees with a Major Field or Second Degrees with Honours in a Major Field, and

(b) All of the requirements specified for Co-operative Education Programs.