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A total of six to seven courses is required, as grouped and noted below.

No more than two courses may be taken from any one subject area.

Upon transfer to Criminology, English, Environment and Urban Sustainability, Geographic Analysis, History, Language and Intercultural Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Psychology, or Sociology, or to any one of the three double major programs (English and History; English and Philosophy; History and Philosophy), courses with an asterisk (*) that correspond to the program selected will be used to satisfy the core course requirements within the respective program and are thus not included in the Table I requirements. Please see the Transferability Guidelines for more details on program transfer requirements.

Minimum two (2) courses from the following:

ACS 100 Ideas That Shape the World I
ACS 210 Ideas That Shape the World: Antiquity
ARB † An Arabic course
ASL An American Sign Language course
CHN † A Chinese course
ENG 110 Literatures Across Borders
ENG 208 Introduction to Non-Fiction
FRE † A French course
HIS # A History course
LIR 100 Global Models in Intercultural Relations
PHL 101 Plato and the Roots of Western Philosophy
PHL 201 Problems in Philosophy
PHL 333 Philosophy of Human Nature
PHL 366 Existentialism and Art and Culture
SPN † A Spanish Course

Minimum two (2) courses from the following:

CRM 100* Introduction to Canadian Criminal Justice
CRM 102* Introduction to Criminology
ECN 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
EUS 102* Environment and Sustainability
EUS 202* Sustaining the City's Environments
GEO 131* Energy, Earth and Ecosystems
GEO 151* Location, Location, Location
POG 100* People, Power and Politics
POG 110* Power and Influence in Canadian Politics
PPA 101 Cdn Public Administration I: Institutions
PPA 102 Cdn Public Administration II: Processes
PSY 102* Introduction to Psychology I
PSY 202* Introduction to Psychology II
SOC 105* Introduction to Sociology
SOC 107* Sociology of the Everyday
SSH 100 Inquiry and Problem-Solving
SSH 102 Learning and Development Strategies

† An online placement test is required. See Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures' website for details.

# A History (HIS) course numbered between HIS 100 and HIS 399 or HIS 461, HIS 462 and HIS 490.