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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Humanities program provides an integrated, interdisciplinary liberal education, combining the disciplines of history, philosophy, literature, political theory, religion, classics, art history, and music history. In addition to the curriculum the B.Hum fosters collegiality among the 70 to 80 students admitted each year through small discussion groups and their own College precinct.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Humanities (Honours)
  • Course description
    Humanities
    B. Hum. Honours
    (20.0 credits)

       1. 4.0 credits in Humanities Core: HUMS 1000 [1.0], HUMS 2000 [1.0], HUMS 3000 [1.0], HUMS 4000;
       2. 2.5 credits in HUMS 1005, HUMS 3200 [1.0], HUMS 4103, HUMS 4104;
       3. 2.0 credits in HUMS 2101, HUMS 2102, HUMS 3102, HUMS 3103 (See Note, below);
       4. 2.5 credits in CLCV 2000 [1.0], RELI 1731 and RELI 2710[1.0];
       5. 1.0 credit from ENGL 1000 [1.0], HIST 1001 [1.0], PHIL 1600 [1.0], or PSCI 1000 [1.0];
       6. 1.0 credit fulfilling the language requirement;
       7. 1.0 credit from CLCV 2009 [1.0], CLCV 2900 [1.0], CLCV 2901 [1.0], ENGL 2300 [1.0], HIST 2005 [1.0], HIST 3210 [1.0], PHIL 2005, PSCI 2300 [1.0];
       8. 5.0 credits in:
             1. 1.0 credit from ENGL 3601, ENGL 3606, ENGL 4607, ENGL 4608, HIST 3200 [1.0], PHIL 3005;
             2. 1.0 credit from HUMS 4901, HUMS 4902, HUMS 4903 or HUMS 4904;
             3. 1.0 credit from ENGL 3304 [1.0], HIST 2203 [1.0], HUMS 3205 [1.0], PHIL 3002, PHIL 3003;
             4. 2.0 credits in electives

    or (for Study Year Abroad)

             1. 5.0 pre-approved credits to be taken at an accredited international institution. Acceptable courses that cannot be equivalenced in a specific discipline will be equivalenced as HUMS courses;

       9. 1.0 credit in free electives. Note: For Item 3 above, students who transfer into the B. Hum. may use up to 2.0 credits of any previously completed art and/or music courses (with the exception of advanced placement courses); student who study abroad may use up to 2.0 credits of art and/or music courses taken abroad; students enrolled in a Combined Honours in Humanities and Art History or Humanities and Music may substitute up to 1.0 credit of music or art from their combined discipline for the respective requirement or part thereof.

    • HUMS 1000 - Myth and Symbol
    • HUMS 1005 - Early Human Cultures
    • HUMS 2000 - Reason and Revelation
    • HUMS 2101 - Art from Antiquity to the Medieval World
    • HUMS 2102 - Modern European Art 1527-2000
    • HUMS 3000 - Culture and Imagination
    • HUMS 3102 - Western Music 1000-1850
    • HUMS 3103 - Western Music 1850-2000
    • HUMS 3200 - Continental European Literature
    • HUMS 3205 - Platonism and Idealism
    • HUMS 4000 - Politics, Modernity and the Common Good
    • HUMS 4001 - Directed Studies in the Humanities
    • HUMS 4002 - Directed Studies in the Humanities
    • HUMS 4103 - Science in the Modern World
    • HUMS 4104 - Modern Intellectual History
    • HUMS 4901 - Research Seminar: Antiquity to the Middle Ages
    • HUMS 4902 - Research Seminar: Renaissance to Enlightenment
    • HUMS 4903 - Research Seminar: Romanticism to the Present
    • HUMS 4904 - Research Seminar: Non-Western Traditions

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