Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

DIVISION OF ARTS

Bachelor of Arts General degrees only.

Majors are available in English,Historical Studies, Humanities.

Minors are available in Classics, English, Historical Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Religious Studies.



MAJOR IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Program Chair: Dr. M. Thackray.

The Major consists of 42 credit hours including an English Core and one of four possible concentrations.

ENGLISH CORE:

1. English 1000 and 1001 or equivalent

2. English 2005, 2006, 2007, 3205 or 3206, 3395, 4105

CONCENTRATIONS:

Students must complete 18 credit hours in one of the following concentrations. Within each concentration, there must be a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 3000 level and 6 credit hours at the 4000 level.

1. Canadian Literature Concentration

English 2146, 4950 and 12 credit hours in Canadian Literature from the following selection: English 2155, 2156, 3145, 3147, 3148, 3149, 4307, 4825-35.

2. Dramatic Literature Concentration

English 2350, 2351, 3275, 4950 and 6 credit hours in Dramatic Literature from the following selection: English 3021, 3171, 3181, 3205 or 3206 (whichever course has not been used to fulfil the requirements of the English Core), 4302, 4305, 4307, 4308, 4316, 4317, 4836-44.

3. Modern Literature Concentration

English 3215, 3216, 4950 and 9 credit hours in Modern Literature from the following selection: English 2215,2242, 2705, 2805, 2870, 3810, 3275, 3905, 4245, 4246, 4302, 4305, 4308, 4905.

4. Combined Concentration

A total of 18 credit hours from English Concentration Courses which must include:

i) At least 6 credit hours from one of three concentrations (Canadian, Dramatic, Modern) as specified below and an English 4950 project within the area chosen:

Canadian Literature: 2146 and at least 3 additional credit hours in this concentration

or

Dramatic Literature: 2350 or 2351 and at least 3 additional credit hours in this concentration

or

Modern Literature: 3215 or 3216 and at least 3 additional credit hours in this concentration.

ii) At least 3 credit hours from each of the other two concentrations.

MAJOR IN HISTORICAL STUDIES

Program Chair: Dr. R. Baehre

The Major consists of a minimum of 42 credit hours in History courses and 15 additional credit hours drawn from a prescribed list of courses from other disciplines.

The student must complete:

1. History 1100, 1101, 3840 and 4950.

2. Twelve credit hours from courses in each of the two following categories:

A) Early Western History

- History/Classics 2035, 2040
- History 2100, 2300, 2320, 2330, 3050, 3110, 3760
- History/Art Hist. 2700

B) Later Western History

- History 2110, 2120, 2200, 2210, 2310, 2500, 3060, 3100, 3120, 3250, 3440, 3460, 3490, 3770, 3800-3830
- History/Art Hist. 2701, 3525
- History/Econ 3630

3. Six credit hours in 4000-level History courses from the following list (no more than 3 credit hours from any single category):

- History 4110-4130 (Special Topics, North Atlantic History)
- History 4210-4229 (Special Topics, North American History)
- History 4230-4231 (Special Topics, Newfoundland History I/II)
- History 4240-4260 (Special Topics, Canadian History)
- History 4310-4330 (Special Topics, European History)
- History 4410-4430 (Historical Problems)
- History 4560-4570 (Special Topics, Social and Intellectual History)
- History/Art Hist. 4730-4731 (Modern Art I/II)

4. Fifteen credit hours in courses from the following list:

- Anthropology 1031 (Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology)
- Economics 2010 (Introduction to Microeconomics I)
- Economics 2020 (Introduction to Macroeconomics)
- English 2005 (Literary Survey I)
- English 2006 (Literary Survey II)
- English 2007 (Literary Survey III)
- Folklore 1000 (Introduction to Folklore)
- Folklore 1050 (Folklore Studies)
- Folklore 2401 (Folklife Studies)
- French 1501 (Introductory University French II)
- French 1502 (Introductory University French III)
- French 2100 (Intermediate French I)
- French 2101 (Intermediate French II)
- French 2601 (Reading Skills)
- French 2602 (Reading Complete Texts)
- Geography 1000 (Introduction to Geography I)
- Geography 1001 (Introduction to Geography II)
- Geography 2001 (Cultural Geography)
- Philosophy 1001 (Philosophy of Human Nature)
- Philosophy 2701 (History of Ancient Philosophy)
- Philosophy 3400 (Political Philosophy)
- Political Science 1000 (Introduction to Politics)
- Political Science 2000 (Introduction to Political Thought)
- Political Science 2500 (Introduction to Political Behaviour)
- Religious Studies 2013 (Introduction to Christianity)
- Religious Studies 2050 (Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament)
- Religious Studies 2051 (Introduction to the New Testament)
- Sociology 2000 (Principles of Sociology)
- Sociology 3040 (Introduction to Methods of Social Research)
- Sociology 3150 (Classical Social Theory)

NOTE: These are courses that are thematically or methodologically relevant to the study of History (students may be allowed to take others with permission of the Program Chair). Applicable courses used to satisfy the Minor requirements may also be counted as Historical Studies credits. No more than 6 credit hours from any one discipline will be counted toward Historical Studies Major.

5. Students will normally be allowed to register in History courses having the initial digit '3' only after they have successfully completed 6 credit hours in courses having the initial digit '2'.

6. Students will normally be allowed to register in History courses having the initial digit '4' only after they have successfully completed 6 credit hours in courses having the initial digit '3'.

MAJOR IN HUMANITIES

Program Chair: Dr. M. Parker

The Major consists of a Humanities Core requirement and a Social Sciences requirement.

A. Humanities Core Requirement

1. Humanities 3000, 4000, and 4950

2. A total of 39 credit hours in two disciplines (referred to as Discipline One and Discipline Two) from Group A below

a) At least 21 credit hours in Discipline One of which at least 3 credit hours must be at the 4000 level

b) At least 12 credit hours in Discipline Two

3. Six credit hours in each of the remaining five disciplines in Group A for a total of 30 credit hours

4. At least 12 credit hours in Humanities Core must be at the 3000 level

Group A: Humanities

Classics
English
French (or another modern language)*
History
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Fine Arts (Art History and Theatre 1000, 1001)
* Subject to approval by the Chair of Humanities

B. Social Sciences Requirement

Students must complete 12 credit hours in disciplines chosen from Group B below. At least 6 credit hours must be beyond the 1000 level.

Group B: Social Sciences

Anthropology
Business
Economics
Folklore
Geography
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Women's Studies
Environmental Studies


MINOR PROGRAMS - DIVISION OF ARTS

All minor programs require 24 credit hours

CLASSICS MINOR:

a) Classics 1100 and 1200
b) Classics 2035 and 2040
c) Three credit hours at 3000 level
d) Nine additional credit hours in Classics

ENGLISH MINOR:

a) Six credit hours at 1000 level in English
b) Six credit hours chosen from English 2005, 2006 and 2007
c) Three credit hours chosen from English 3205 or 3206
d) Nine additional credit hours in English electives; 3 credit hours must be chosen from courses having an initial digit "3" or "4"

HISTORICAL STUDIES MINOR:

a) History 1100 and 1101
b) History 3840
c) Three credit hours at 3000 level in History
d) Three credit hours at 4000 level in History
e) Additional 9 credit hours in History

HUMANITIES MINOR:

a) Humanities 3000 and 4000

b) Nine credit hours in each of two disciplines from the following list:

- Classics
- English (not including first-year offerings)
- Fine Arts (Art History, Theatre 1000, 1001)
- French (or another modern language approved by Program Chair of Humanities)
- History
- Philosophy
- Religious Studies

PHILOSOPHY MINOR:

a) Philosophy 2701 and 2702
b) Three credit hours from following list: Philosophy 3730, 3740, 3800, 3840, 3850, 3860
c) 15 additional credit hours in Philosophy

RELIGIOUS STUDIES MINOR:

24 credit hours in Religious Studies with no more than 6 credit hours at 1000 level and at least 9 credit hours at 3000 level or above.


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