Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2017/2018)
4 Admission to Undergraduate Degree Programs

The application for admission or readmission is submitted online; current and returning Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences applicants should apply using the Admissions menu within Memorial Self-Service at www5.mun.ca/admit/twbkwbis.P_WWWLogin. Applicants who are new to Memorial University of Newfoundland should follow the application instructions at www.mun.ca/undergrad/apply.

These regulations shall also apply to interdisciplinary programs. In such cases, the student should contact the Program Coordinator or supervisor.

  1. Declaration of the Bachelor of Arts or the International Bachelor of Arts degree programs may be made at the time of application to the University or by means of the DECLARATION/CHANGE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM form following admission to the University. This form maybe be obtained at www.mun.ca/regoff/registration/Declare_Change_Academic_Program.pdf or in-person at the Office of the Registrar.

  2. A student who intends to complete a degree in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences must also declare a Major and Minor (or second Major) chosen according to the Major Program and the Minor Program below. In most cases, this declaration may be made at the time of application to the University or, following admission to the University, by means of the DECLARATION/CHANGE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM form, which must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

  3. A student is encouraged to declare a Major and Minor (or second Major) no later than the semester in which they next attend the University following completion of 18 credit hours in courses applicable to their program(s).

  4. A student is strongly advised to consult with departments or program coordinators or supervisors before making a declaration to the department or program of the student's intended Major or Minor.

  5. In the case of programs with admission requirements which go beyond the general admission requirements of the University, a student should make formal application to the department, coordinator or supervisor after completion of the program's admission requirements. These Bachelor of Arts programs include, but are not restricted to the following: Major in Archaeology (Co-operative), Major in Economics (Co-operative), Major in Political Science (Co-operative). In the Faculty of Science, this includes the Major in Psychology (Co-operative).

  6. For information about admission to a diploma program, refer to Diploma Programs, Admission.

  7. For information about admission to a certificate program. refer to Certificate Programs, Admission.