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University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.4 Anthropology and Archaeology 4.4.11 BA in Development Studies
4.4.11 BA in Development Studies


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.1 Major Degree Programs.


Students must successfully complete a minimum of 48 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Development Studies and fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 15 units: Development Studies 201, 302, 393, Economics 201, 203.

  2. Research Methods: 3 units from Anthropology 411, Communication and Media Studies 313, Geography 483, Political Science 399, Sociology 311, 313, Statistics 213, Sustainability Studies 401.

  3. Development Studies Options: An additional 27 units chosen from Courses Constituting the Field of Development Studies.

  4. Upper-Year Options: Inclusive of the courses used to fulfill requirements 2-3 above, at least 6 units must be at the 400 level or above including at least 3 units labelled Development Studies.

  5. Capstone Seminar: 3 units Development Studies 591.


Language: 6 units in a modern language other than English. Students should select a language that will assist in their research or complement a regional focus.


The BA in Development Studies can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.