Students interested in entering an Honours program should consult advisors in the department concerned before registering for their second year. Not more than 60 credit units of the courses comprising the B.A program may be in any one subject, and of the 120 credit units required for the B.A. 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 a Cumulative Weighted Average of at least 70% overall and at least 70% in the subject of Honours. In some programs, higher averages may be imposed. For further details, please see the Academic Information and Policies section.

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

A1 College Requirement (9 credit units)

English Language Writing

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 302.3
  • ANTH 310.3
  • ANTH 405.3
  • ANTH 421.3
  • ENG 110.6
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • ENG 210.3
  • ENG 211.3
  • ENG 212.3
  • ENG 213.3
  • ENG 394.3
  • ESL 116.3
  • HIST 115.3
  • HIST 125.3
  • HIST 135.3
  • HIST 145.3
  • HIST 155.3
  • HIST 165.3
  • HIST 175.3
  • HIST 185.3
  • HIST 193.3
  • HIST 194.3
  • INTS 203.3
  • MUS 155.3
  • PHIL 115.3
  • PHIL 120.3
  • PHIL 121.3
  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 208.3
  • PHIL 233.3
  • POLS 245.3
  • POLS 323.3
  • POLS 328.3
  • POLS 333.3
  • POLS 336.3
  • POLS 422.3
  • POLS 461.3
  • PSY 323.3
  • PSY 355.3

If a 6 credit unit course (such as ENG 110) is chosen, 3 credit units will be used to fulfill the Cognate Requirement (A3) or the Electives Requirement (A5).

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 101.3
  • MATH 102.3
  • MATH 104.3
  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 121.3
  • MATH 125.3
  • MATH 133.4
  • 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 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 (12 credit units)

Choose 6 credit units from one of the following:

  • GRK — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • HEB — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • LATN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Choose 3 credit units from the following Language courses:

  • ARBC 114.3
  • ARBC 117.3
  • CHIN 114.3
  • CHIN 117.3
  • CREE 101.6
  • CREE 110.3
  • CREE 120.6
  • ENG 110.6
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • ESL 115.3
  • ESL 116.3
  • FREN 103.3
  • FREN 106.3
  • FREN 122.3
  • FREN 125.3
  • FREN 218.3
  • GERM 114.3
  • GERM 117.3
  • GRK 112.3
  • GRK 113.3
  • HEB 114.3
  • HEB 117.3
  • HNDI 114.3
  • HNDI 117.3
  • JPNS 114.3
  • JPNS 117.3
  • LATN 112.3
  • LATN 113.3
  • LIT 110.3
  • LIT 111.3
  • RUSS 114.3
  • RUSS 117.3
  • SNSK 114.3
  • SNSK 117.3
  • SPAN 114.3
  • SPAN 117.3
  • UKR 114.3
  • UKR 117.3
  • Any senior-level language course provided that the prerequisite is met and not more than 6 credit units in one subject are used for the Humanities or Languages Requirement.

Choose 3 credit units from the following Humanities courses:

  • ARBC 114.3
  • ARBC 117.3
  • CHIN 114.3
  • CHIN 117.3
  • CLAS 105.3
  • CLAS 110.3
  • CLAS 111.3
  • CMRS 110.3
  • CMRS 111.3
  • CREE 101.6
  • CREE 110.3
  • ENG 110.6
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • ESL 115.3
  • ESL 116.3
  • FREN 103.3
  • FREN 106.3
  • FREN 122.3
  • FREN 125.3
  • FREN 218.3
  • GERM 114.3
  • GERM 117.3
  • GRK 112.3
  • GRK 113.3
  • HEB 114.3
  • HEB 117.3
  • HIST 115.3
  • HIST 125.3
  • HIST 135.3
  • HIST 145.3
  • HIST 155.3
  • HIST 165.3
  • HIST 175.3
  • HIST 185.3
  • HIST 193.3
  • HIST 194.3
  • HNDI 114.3
  • HNDI 117.3
  • JPNS 114.3
  • JPNS 117.3
  • LATN 112.3
  • LATN 113.3
  • LING 110.3
  • LING 113.3
  • LIT 110.3
  • LIT 111.3
  • MUS 111.3
  • PHIL 110.6
  • PHIL 115.3
  • PHIL 120.3
  • PHIL 121.3
  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 140.3
  • RLST 111.3
  • RLST 112.3
  • RLST 113.3
  • SNSK 114.3
  • SNSK 117.3
  • SPAN 114.3
  • SPAN 117.3
  • UKR 114.3
  • UKR 117.3
  • WGST 112.3

  • Any senior-level humanities course provided that the prerequisite is met
  • Refer to the course descriptions. CLAS 103.3, CLAS 104.3, CLAS 105.3, CLAS 203.3, and MUS 101.3 may not be used to fulfill this requirement.

A4 Major Requirement (54 credit units)

  • RLST 280.3

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

  • RLST — 100-Level, 200-Level

Choose 42 credit units of RLST courses, with at least 15 credit units of senior courses from each of Area A and Area B. 

18 credit units must be taken at the 300-level or above, of which 6 credit units must be at the 400-level.

Area A: Asian Religions in Cross-Cultural Perspective

  • RLST 211.3
  • RLST 214.3
  • RLST 215.3
  • RLST 217.3
  • RLST 218.3
  • RLST 230.3
  • RLST 231.3
  • RLST 234.3
  • RLST 235.3
  • RLST 258.3
  • RLST 282.3
  • RLST 283.3
  • RLST 284.3
  • RLST 285.3
  • RLST 329.3
  • RLST 330.3
  • RLST 332.3
  • RLST 390.3
  • RLST 412.3
  • RLST 413.3
  • RLST 423.3

Area B: Western Religions in Cross-Cultural Perspective

  • RLST 210.3
  • RLST 216.3
  • RLST 219.3
  • RLST 220.3
  • RLST 221.3
  • RLST 225.3
  • RLST 226.3
  • RLST 227.3
  • RLST 228.3
  • RLST 229.3
  • RLST 237.3
  • RLST 240.3
  • RLST 241.3
  • RLST 243.3
  • RLST 253.3
  • RLST 254.3
  • RLST 255.3
  • RLST 277.3
  • RLST 300.3
  • RLST 301.3
  • RLST 303.3
  • RLST 314.3
  • RLST 321.3
  • RLST 328.3
  • RLST 359.3
  • RLST 361.3
  • RLST 362.3
  • RLST 363.3
  • RLST 365.3
  • RLST 375.3
  • RLST 377.3
  • RLST 382.3
  • RLST 391.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

Area C: Interdisciplinary Religion and Culture: Classes offered in other subjects

  • ANTH 230.3
  • ANTH 321.3
  • ANTH 339.3
  • ANTH 354.3
  • ARCH 244.3
  • CLAS 104.3
  • CLAS 240.3
  • CLAS 242.3
  • CLAS 252.3
  • GEOG 130.3
  • HIST 230.3
  • HIST 231.3
  • IS 211.3
  • IS 212.3
  • LING 244.3
  • LING 402.3
  • PHIL 202.3
  • RLST 233.3
  • RLST 332.3
  • SOC 321.3
  • SOC 413.3

A5 Electives Requirement (33 credit units)

Arts and Science courses, or those from other Colleges which 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.