Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024


Centre for Global Studies - Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures.

Students must take 3.0 principal courses, achieving an average of at least 70% across them and with no final grade of less than 60% in any of them. These principal courses must include:

1.0 course: Health Sciences 1001A/B, Health Sciences 1002A/B with a minimum of 70% in each of these two courses;
1.0 essay course, satisfied with either two half–year courses or one full–year course.

The remaining 1.0 principal course and the other 2.0 first-year courses may be taken from across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences. Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, and Sociology 1020 or Sociology 1025A/B and Sociology 1027A/B are recommended to satisfy prerequisites needed in the module. Anthropology, Centre for Global Studies, History, Indigenous Studies, Political Science, and Social Justice and Peace Studies are also recommended as first year courses.

Students should note the language requirement for graduation in this module when selecting first-year courses.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

5.0 courses: CGS 2002F/G, CGS 3220F/G (or the former CGS 3520F/G), CGS 3519F/G, CGS 3532F/G, CGS 3533F/G; Geography 2411F/G or Indigenous Studies 2601F/G; Health Sciences 2244 or GSWS 2244; Health Sciences 2250A/B, Health Sciences 3250F/G.
0.5 course from: CGS 2003F/G, CGS 2004F/G.
0.5 course from: CGS 3001F/G, CGS 3006F/G.
1.0 course from: CGS 3509F/G, CGS 3512F/G, CGS 3513F/G, CGS 3514F/G, CGS 3517F/G, CGS 3518F/G, CGS 3525F/G, CGS 3526F/G, CGS 3527F/G, CGS 3528F/G, CGS 3530F/G; and with permission: CGS 3100E, CGS 3101F/G, CGS 3201F/G, CGS 3202F/G, CGS 3203F/G, CGS 3206F/G.
0.5 course from: Geography 2430A/B, Geography 3431A/B, Geography 3432A/B.
0.5 course from: Health Sciences 3010F/G, Health Sciences 3025A/B, Health Sciences 3042A/B, Health Sciences 3071A/B, Health Sciences 3262F/G, Health Sciences 3624A/B, Health Sciences 3630F/G, Health Sciences 3704A/B, Law 3101A/B, and with permission: Health Sciences 3090A/B, Health Sciences 3091A/B, Health Sciences 3092A/B, Health Sciences 3093F/G, the former Health Sciences 3290A/B, Sociology 3370F/G, Sociology 3371F/G.
0.5 course from: CGS 4000-level.
0.5 course from: Health Sciences 4044A/B, Health Sciences 4200F/G, Health Sciences 4205A/B, Health Sciences 4220F/G, Health Sciences 4250A/B, Health Sciences 4505F/G, and with permission: Health Sciences 4090A/B, Health Sciences 4091A/B, Health Sciences 4092F/G, Sociology 4472F/G.

Language Requirement

  • 2.0 language courses with progression from one level to the next (e.g. 1030 level to 2000 level or 2000 level to 3000 level) in a language other than English, or
  • 2.0 language courses in two different languages other than English at any level, or
  • By demonstrating working fluency in a language other than English.