Office of the Registrar
Grenfell Campus (2020/2021)
7 Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees
7.1 School of Arts and Social Science Core Program Requirements
  1. Students completing the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree programs at Grenfell Campus offered by the School of Arts and Social Sciences must complete the requirements as outlined below under Breadth of Knowledge Requirement, Literacy Requirement, and Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Requirement.

  2. Students completing the Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability or Bachelor of Science degree programs offered by the School of Science and the Environment must complete a core program as indicated under School of Science and the Environment Core Program Requirements.

7.1.1 Breadth of Knowledge Requirement

Six credit hours from each of the three groups identified below for a total of 18 credit hours. The courses chosen can be any courses within the disciplines identified. However, students are not permitted to use these courses to meet the Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis requirement nor the first-year English requirements.

7.1.1.1 Breadth of Knowledge Requirement - Group A

Art History, Classics, English, History, Humanities, Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theatre, Visual Arts

7.1.1.2 Breadth of Knowledge Requirement - Group B

Anthropology, Business, Economics, Education, Environment and Sustainability, Folklore, Gender Studies, Geography, Human Kinetics and Recreation, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Tourism Studies

7.1.1.3 Breadth of Knowledge Requirement - Group C

Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Science

7.1.2 Literacy Requirement

Thirty credit hours in Writing courses which must include 6 credit hours in first-year English. Up to 6 credit hours in languages other than English may be used to satisfy the literacy requirement. Courses in this group are identified with the designation W and are listed in Table 1 Designated Writing Courses (W).

Courses in this category must either be completed through on-campus offerings at Grenfell Campus or be demonstrated to be equivalent to Grenfell writing courses.

7.1.3 Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Requirement

Six credit hours in Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis courses. Courses in this group are identified with the designation QRA and are listed in Table 2 Designated Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Courses (QRA).

7.1.4 Designated Writing Courses (W)

Courses will be designated Writing courses by the Committee on Academic Programming. A Writing course is a course in which a minimum of 30 percent of the course grade involves a specific component consisting of written work on which students will receive feedback. For the purpose of this regulation, the final examination will not be counted as part of the evaluated Writing component.

Table 1 Designated Writing Courses (W)

Anthropology: 2230, 2240, 2300, 2412, 2414, 2500, 3080, 3083, 3140, 3314, 3520, 3525, 4072, 4440

Humanities: 1001, 1002, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2010, 3001, 3002, 3010, 3020, 3021, 4001, 4010, 4950

Biology: 2040, 2041, 2122, 2600

Mathematics: 2130

Business: 2020

Philosophy: 1002, 1005, 2020, 2030, 2040, 2100, 2130, 2140, 2201, 2215, 2340, 2360, 3010, 3220, 3230, 3310, 3400, 3430, 3450, 3460, 3610, 4000, 4005

Classics: 1100, 1120, 1121, 1200, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2035, 2040, 2055, 2701, 2800, 2801, 3010, 3020, 3110, 3111, 3130

Political Science: 1010, 1020, 2200, 2600, 3351, 3631

Economics: 3085

Psychology: 4910, 4925, 4950, 4951, 4959

English: All English courses listed with the Grenfell Campus English Program and English 2010

Religious Studies: 1000, 2013, 2050, 2051, 2610, 2830, 3010, 3020, 3200, 3401, 3500, 3820, 3831,3840, 3880

Environmental Science: 2370, 3131

Social/Cultural Studies: 4000, 4100, 4950

Environment and Sustainability: 4201

Sociology: 2100, 2120, 2230, 2240, 2610, 3140, 3150, 3160, 3290, 3314, 3395, 4072

Folklore: 1000, 1050, 2100, 2230, 2300, 2401, 2500, 2600, 3130, 3200, 3300, 3606, 4440

Theatre: 1000, 1001

French: 2100, 2101, 2601, 2602, 3100, 3101

Tourism: 2000, 3240

Gender Studies: 2001

Visual Arts: 2700, 2701, 3620, 3700, 3701, 3702-3721, 3820, 4700-4729, 4730, 4731, 4740, 4741

Geography: 2001, 2302

University: 1010

History: All History courses listed with the Grenfell Campus Historical Studies Program

7.1.5 Designated Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Courses (QRA)

Courses will be designated Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis by the Committee on Academic Programming. The Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (QRA) Requirement is intended to help students develop a degree of appreciation of numerical, statistical and/or symbolic modes of representation, as well as an appreciation of the analysis, interpretation and broader quantitative application of such representations.

Table 2 Designated Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Courses (QRA)

Biochemistry 1430

Environment and Sustainability 2000, 2001, 3001, 3101, 4100

Biology 2250, 2600

Geography 3222

Business: 2100, 2110, 3100, 3150, 3110, 3120, 3410, 3500, 3510, 4120, 4130, 4510

Mathematics (All courses)

Chemistry (All courses with the exception of Chemistry 1900)

Philosophy 2030 or the former 2210, 2031 or the former 2211

Computer Science (All courses)

Physics (All courses)

Earth Sciences 2150

Psychology 2925, 2950, 3950

Economics 1010 (or the former 2010), 1020 (or the former 2020), 3150

Sociology 3040

Environmental Science (All courses with the exception of: 1000, 2360, 2370, 2371, 3072 and 4000)

Statistics (All courses)