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BREADTH REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR DEGREES

First-Year Program
Students registering in general first-year programs must choose courses that fulfill the basic requirement of 5.0 courses numbered 1000-1999. The 5.0 courses must include at least four different subjects with no more than 2.0 courses in one subject. Additionally, students are subject to the Breadth Requirements outlined below. Students are encouraged to take an essay course in first year.

Except with Special Permission, a student must not register for a full program of senior courses (numbered 2000 - 4999) until the 5.0 courses of first year have been completed satisfactorily.

Students are responsible for choosing courses that fulfill the prerequisites for senior courses (numbered 2000 - 4999). Specific prerequisites are included in the individual course descriptions listed in the UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION. If in doubt, students should seek appropriate counselling and consult directly with the department(s) concerned. Prospective first-year students should seek help in choosing courses during the Summer Academic Orientation.

Part-time students who have completed 1.0 first-year course are eligible to register in senior courses (numbered 2000 - 4999) for which they have completed the prerequisite(s). Part-time students who have a substantial background and interest in a particular subject area are eligible, on written recommendation of the Dean of their Faculty, to register in a senior course pertinent to that subject prior to the completion of a first-year course. All part-time students must successfully complete the 5.0 first-year courses within their first 10.0 courses attempted.

Breadth Requirements for First Year
First-year students must include 1.0 course from each of two of the three categories (A, B, and C) shown below.

Breadth Requirements for Graduation
At least 1.0 course must be chosen from each of the three categories (A, B, and C) shown below. Any outstanding breadth requirement not completed in first year must be completed prior to graduation. Note: Not all subjects listed below offer first-year courses.

CATEGORY A
Social Science
Anthropology, Economics, Dimensions of Leadership, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, International Relations, Management and Organizational Studies (formerly Administrative and Commercial Studies), Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies

Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary
American Studies, Childhood and Social Institutions (formerly Childhood and Family Relations), Dance, Education, Family Studies, Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Centre for Global Studies (formerly International and Comparative Studies; Modern Eastern Civilizations), Kinesiology, Linguistics, Media and the Public Interest, Media, Information and Technoculture, Nursing, Rehabilitation Sciences, Social Justice and Peace Studies, Social Science.

Various
Business Administration, Foods and Nutrition, Human Ecology, Law, Music, Social Work, Thanatology

CATEGORY B
Arts and Humanities
Classical Studies, Comparative Literature and Culture, Digital Humanities, English, Film Studies, French Studies, Italian Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Speech, Theological Studies, Visual Arts History, Visual Arts Studio, Women's Studies, Writing**

Languages
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

CATEGORY C
Engineering
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Science, Green Process Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Software Engineering

Medical Science
Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Chemical Biology, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical Biophysics, Medical Health Informatics, Medical Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Pathology and Toxicology, Pharmacology, Physiology

Science
Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Differential Equations, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, History of Science, Linear Algebra, Mathematics, Physics, Planetary Science, Statistical Sciences

Various
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Notes:
** Writing 0002F/G is restricted to English as a Second Language students and does not qualify as a Category B course.

Breadth Requirements for Graduation

Departments and Programs offering upper-year courses also are assigned to only one of the three Categories. At least 1.0 course must be chosen from each of the three categories in the lists shown under “Breadth Requirements for First Year” shown above.

Structure of the Degree SR.07-064
Breadth Requirements for Bachelor Degrees S.0614

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