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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2009/2010)
9.7 Minor Programs - Division of Social Science

Minor programs require 24 credit hours

  1. Regulations for a Minor in Business

    1. Students who are completing degrees in the Divisions of Arts, Science, or Social Science may complete a minor in Business.

    2. Students applying for admission to the Business minor program must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Chair of the B.B.A. Program.

    3. Admission into the minor program is limited and competitive: at the time of application a student must have a cumulative average of at least 65% on the last 30 credit hours completed.

    4. A minor in Business consists of 24 credit hours. Students must complete 18 credit hours as follows: Business 1000, 1101, 1201, 2301, 4500, and 7010. The remaining 6 credit hours must be chosen from Business 1600, 2101, 2201, 4000, 4320, or 7302.

    5. Course prerequisites to all Business courses will apply to a Business minor. Students should note, for example, that the prerequisites for Business 4500 are Business 1101, Statistics 2500 and Economics 2010, and that enrolment in Business 7010 requires permission of the Chair of Business. It should be noted that some courses are not offered every semester.

  2. Minor in Canadian Studies

    A Minor in Canadian Studies shall consist of 24 credit hours as follows:

    1. Fifteen credit hours chosen from at least four different disciplines:

    2. Nine additional credit hours in courses from at least two different disciplines:

  3. Environmental Studies Minor:

    1. Environmental Studies 1000 and 9 credit hours from those designated as Environmental Studies core courses

    2. Twelve credit hours from one of the Environmental Studies concentrations or a combination of courses taken from both concentrations. The courses chosen must be chosen from at least three subject areas.

  4. Folklore Minor:

    1. Folklore 1000, 2100, 2300, 2401, 2500

    2. Nine additional credit hours in Folklore

  5. Geography Minor:

    1. Geography 1000, 1001, 2001, 2102, 3222

    2. Nine additional credit hours in Geography; at least 6 credit hours of which must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

  6. Psychology Minor:

    1. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2925

    2. Nine credit hours in Psychology at the 2000 level

    3. Six credit hours in Psychology at the 3000 level

  7. Social/Cultural Studies Minor:

    1. Anthropology 1031, Sociology 2000, Folklore 1000

    2. Anthropology 2410 or Sociology 3150

    3. Folklore 2100 or Sociology 3040

    4. Three additional credit hours in each of Anthropology, Folklore, and Sociology

  8. Sociology Minor:

    1. Sociology 2000, 3040, 3150

    2. Fifteen credit hours in Sociology; at least 6 credit hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level

  9. Regulations for a Minor in Tourism Studies

    1. Students who are completing degrees in Arts, Science, and/or Business Administration may complete a minor in Tourism Studies.

    2. Students who wish to undertake the Tourism Studies minor program must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Chair of the Tourism Studies program. Admission into the minor program is limited and competitive.

    3. A minor in Tourism shall consist of 24 credit hours comprising the following courses: Tourism 1000, 1100, 2000, 3100, 3900, 3 credit hours chosen from a 2000-level or 3000-level Tourism elective, 3 credit hours chosen from a 4000-level Tourism course, and three credit hours chosen from Geography 3222, Psychology 2925, Sociology 3040, Statistics 2500, Statistics 2550.

    4. Course prerequisites to all Tourism courses shall apply to a Tourism Studies minor.

  10. Regulations for an Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies

    The Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies is designed for individuals already possessing a post-secondary diploma or degree in any relevant field who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in today's tourism industries. The program will benefit individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds including, Business, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Historical Studies, Social/Cultural Studies, and Sustainable Resource Management (proposed).

    1. Students who wish to undertake the Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies must have completed a post-secondary diploma or degree in any field, or possess at least five years of full-time, relevant work experience or equivalent. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Chair of the Tourism Studies Program. Admission into this program is limited and competitive.

    2. The Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies shall consist of 30 credit hours comprising the following courses: Tourism 1000, 1100, 2000, 3100, 3900, 12 credit hours chosen from a 2000-level or 3000-level Tourism electives, and 3 credit hours chosen from a 4000-level Tourism course.

    3. Prerequisites for all Tourism courses may be waived after consultation with, and permission of, the Chair of the Tourism Studies program.