Students interested in entering an Honours program should consult advisors in the department concerned before registering for their second year. Of the 120 credit units required for the B.A Honours degree at least 66 credit units must be at the senior level. Application for admission to Honours is not considered until successful completion of at least 60 credit units with at least 70% in the subject of Honours. For further details, please see the Academic Information and Policies Section.

Students considering honours must consult the Head of the Department in St. Thomas More college as soon as possible about their courses.

No more than 6 credit units from one subject may be used in Requirements A1, A2, and A3.

A1 College Requirement (6 credit units)

The English Language Writing requirement for this program is met in the Major Requirement (A4).

Indigenous Learning

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 202.3
  • ANTH 480.3
  • ARCH 350.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • ENG 242.3
  • ENG 243.3
  • ENG 335.3
  • HIST 195.3
  • HIST 266.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • LING 253.3
  • PLAN 445.3
  • POLS 222.3
  • INDG — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Quantitative Reasoning

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • CMPT 140.3
  • ECON 111.3
  • ECON 114.3
  • MATH 100.6
  • MATH 101.3
  • MATH 102.3
  • MATH 104.3
  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 121.3
  • MATH 123.3
  • MATH 125.3
  • MATH 150.3
  • MATH 163.3
  • MATH 164.3
  • MATH 176.3
  • MATH 177.3
  • STAT 103.3
  • STAT 244.3
  • STAT 246.3
  • PHYS 115.3
  • PSY 233.3
  • SOC 225.3                   

A2 Breadth Requirement (12 credit units)

Choose 12 credit units from the following areas, with a minimum of 3 credit units from each of Science and Social Sciences:

  • ART 110.3
  • ART 111.6
  • ART 112.6
  • ART 136.3
  • ART 141.3
  • ART 151.3
  • ART 152.3
  • ART 161.3
  • ARTH 120.3
  • ARTH 121.3
  • DRAM 101.3
  • DRAM 104.6
  • DRAM 108.3
  • DRAM 110.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • DRAM 113.3
  • DRAM 118.3
  • DRAM 119.3
  • DRAM 121.3
  • MUS 101.3
  • MUS 105.3
  • MUS 111.3
  • MUS 120.2
  • MUS 121.2
  • MUS 125.1
  • MUS 133.3
  • MUS 134.3
  • MUS 155.3
  • MUS 156.3
  • MUS 175.3
  • MUS 184.3

  • Any senior-level fine arts course provided that the prerequisite is met.

  • ASTR 102.3
  • ASTR 104.3
  • ASTR 113.3
  • BIOL 107.6
  • BIOL 120.3
  • BIOL 121.3
  • CHEM 112.3
  • CHEM 115.3
  • CMPT 100.3
  • CMPT 120.3
  • CMPT 140.3
  • CMPT 141.3
  • CMPT 145.3
  • GEOG 120.3
  • GEOG 125.3
  • GEOL 108.3
  • GEOL 109.3
  • GEOL 121.3
  • GEOL 122.3
  • MATH 104.3
  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 116.3
  • MATH 121.3
  • MATH 125.3
  • MATH 128.3
  • MATH 163.3
  • MATH 164.3
  • MATH 176.3
  • MATH 177.3
  • PHYS 115.3
  • PHYS 117.3 or PHYS 125.3
  • STAT 103.3

  • Any senior-level science course provided the prerequisite is met.
  • MATH 102 and STAT 244 are not eligible to be used in this requirement.

  • ANTH 111.3
  • ARCH 112.3
  • ARCH 116.3
  • ECON 111.3
  • ECON 114.3
  • GEOG 130.3
  • GEOG 150.3
  • HLST 110.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • IS 110.3
  • LING 111.3
  • LING 112.3
  • LING 113.3
  • POLS 111.3
  • POLS 112.3
  • PSY 120.3
  • PSY 121.3
  • SOC 111.3
  • SOC 112.3
  • WGST 112.3

  • Any senior-level social science course provided that the prerequisite is met.
  • Statistics courses in social sciences are not eligible for use in this requirement (e.g. PSY 233, PSY 234, SOC 225 and SOC 325).

  • INTS 110.3
  • INTS 111.3
  • INTS 112.3
  • INTS 201.3
  • INTS 203.3
  • INTS 380.3

A3 Cognate Requirement (15 credit units)

Choose 6 credit units from the following Language courses:

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

Choose 6 credit units from the following Humanities courses:

A4 Major Requirement (48-60 credit units)

Of the total credit units required, at least 12 credit units must be at the 300-level or higher.

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 224.3
  • PHIL 226.3
  • PHIL 227.3
  • PHIL 243.3
  • PHIL 251.3
  • PHIL 265.3
  • PHIL 281.3
  • PHIL 285.3
  • PHIL 292.3
  • PHIL 294.3
  • PHIL 302.3
  • PHIL 418.3
  • PHIL 446.3
  • PHIL 451.3
  • PHIL 455.3
  • PHIL 485.3
  • PHIL 492.3
  • Other Philosophy courses approved by the STM Philosophy Department Head

Choose 9 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 206.3
  • PHIL 209.3
  • PHIL 210.3
  • PHIL 211.3
  • PHIL 215.3
  • PHIL 218.3
  • PHIL 219.3
  • PHIL 306.3
  • PHIL 312.3
  • PHIL 313.3
  • PHIL 314.3
  • PHIL 315.3
  • PHIL 319.5
  • PHIL 412.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 226.3
  • PHIL 231.3
  • PHIL 234.3
  • PHIL 235.3
  • PHIL 236.3
  • PHIL 237.3
  • PHIL 238.3
  • PHIL 262.3
  • PHIL 271.3
  • PHIL 333.3
  • PHIL 337.3
  • PHIL 362.3
  • PHIL 433.3
  • Other Philosophy courses approved by the STM Philosophy Department Head

Choose 12-30 Credit Units form the following:

  • PHIL — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

A5 Electives Requirement (27-39 credit units)

Arts and Science courses, or those from other Colleges that have been approved for Arts and Science credit, to complete the requirements for 120 credit unit Honours program. Of the 120 credit units required at least 66 must be at the 200-level or higher and no more than 60 in one subject.

If you require further assistance, please contact the Arts and Science Undergraduate Student office.

Recommended Course Sequence

Year 1

  • PHIL 110.6 or
  • PHIL 120.3 and PHIL 133.3

Year 2

  • PHIL 204.3
  • PHIL 208.3
  • PHIL 209.3
  • PHIL 210.3
  • PHIL 211.3
  • PHIL 230.3
  • PHIL 234.3

Year 3

  • PHIL 213.3
  • PHIL 214.3
  • PHIL 215.3
  • PHIL 219.3
  • PHIL 231.3
  • PHIL 294.3

Year 4

  • PHIL 396.6
  • PHIL 404.3
  • PHIL 412.3