Office of the Registrar
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2006/2007)
6.3 Major in Humanities

Program Chair: Dr. D. Peddle

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

  1. 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

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

      2. 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

  2. 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