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5 Description of Programs

Students must meet all regulations of Grenfell Campus in addition to those stated in the general regulations. For information concerning admission/readmission to the University and general academic regulations (undergraduate), refer to UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS.

For information concerning fees and charges, see the Financial and Administrative Services website at www.mun.ca/finance/fees/.

5.1 General Degrees

Grenfell Campus has three Schools; the School of Arts and Social Science, the School of Fine Arts, and the School of Science and the Environment. Grenfell Campus offers seven general degrees in sixteen program areas. For specific details on each degree refer to the appropriate Admission/Readmission Regulations for Grenfell Campus and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees. The School of Arts and Social Science also offers English as a Second Language non-degree programs.

5.1.1 Arts Degree

Bachelor of Arts degree programs are offered under the School of Arts and Social Science.

The School of Arts and Social Science offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in English Language and Literature, Historical Studies, Multidiscipinary Humanities, Psychology, and Social/Cultural Studies.

The Bachelor of Arts degree program is comprised of 120 credit hours, 40 courses, and may be completed on a full or part-time basis. Students will examine culture, thought, prehistory and history, human interactions, and the social and natural forces that constantly transform our society. Students gain critical-thinking, analytical and communication skills needed to succeed and adapt in a changing world through the study of a major and minor. Students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours made up of Core Program Requirements, an approved concentration of courses known as a Major, an approved concentration of courses known as a Minor, and elective courses. A Minor is not required for the Major in Social/Cultural Studies; however, students in that program may choose to complete a minor. A student may not use the same course to satisfy the requirements for both a Major and a Minor.

Majors are available in English Language and Literature, Historical Studies, Multidisciplinary Humanities, Psychology, and Social/Cultural Studies. The requirements for a Major, with the exception of the Major in Multidisciplinary Humanities and the Major in Social/Cultural Studies, include a minimum of 36 credit hours in a single discipline. Students must also complete either a minor or, with the permission of the appropriate program chair(s), a second major. Actual credit hours required for specific disciplines will vary.

All Majors require a minimum of 12 credit hours in 3000-level courses, 6 credit hours in 4000- level courses and 3 credit hours in a 4000-level senior project. A candidate must follow the specific requirements for each major program as set forth in the Grenfell Campus section of the University Calendar.

A Minor requires a minimum of 24 credit hours which must be completed in a single discipline or interdisciplinary area other than that of the Major. Minors are available in the following areas: Art History, Business, Canadian Studies, Classics, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Environment and Sustainability, Folklore, French, Geography, Historical Studies, Mathematics, Multidisciplinary Humanities, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Science, Social/Cultural Studies, Sociology, and Tourism Studies. A student must follow the requirements for the Minor program as set forth in the Grenfell Campus section of the University Calendar. As an alternative to a Minor, a second Major may be completed and students must meet all general and departmental or program regulations for both Majors.

Elective courses to make up the total of 120 credit hours, other than those required for the core program and Major/Minor requirements, may be chosen according to the following guidelines: Any courses in arts, social science, science and fine arts, and up to 15 credit hours in other subject areas.

5.1.2 Business Degree

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) is offered under the School of Arts and Social Science.

The Bachelor of Business Administration is comprised of 120 credit hours, 40 courses, and may be completed on a full or part-time basis. The program is designed to deliver a comprehensive foundation in the fundamental areas of business and decision making.

Articulation Agreements with the College of the North Atlantic are in place for students who have completed the two-year Business Administration (Accounting), the two-year Business Administration (Human Resource Management), the two-year Business Administration (Marketing), the three-year Business Management (Accounting), the three-year Business Management (Human Resource Management), or the three-year Business Management (Marketing) diploma programs and who wish to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program at Grenfell Campus.

Articulation Agreements with the St. John’s College Junior College, Belize are in place for students who have completed the two-year Business Administration (General), the two-year Business Administration (Accounting), the two-year Business Administration (Economics), or the two-year Business Administration (Tourism) associate degree programs and who wish to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program at Grenfell Campus.

For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for Programs Offered by the School of Arts and Social Science, Bachelor of Business Administration and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degree, the School of Arts and Social Science.

5.1.3 Education Degree

The Grenfell Campus offering of this program is currently under review and may not be available for intake at this time. For further information please contact the Office of Academic Programs, Faculty of Education.

5.1.4 Environment and Sustainability Degree

The Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability is offered under the School of Science and the Environment. The Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability is a four-year program comprised of 40 courses (120 credit hours) and may be completed on a full or part-time basis. The program aims to produce environmental specialists who have an understanding of ethics, as well as the many ecological, social, and economic factors that influence environmental decision making. The program offers students the opportunity to Major in either Resource Management or Environmental Studies. For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for Programs Offered by the School of Science and the Environment and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degree, School of Science and the Environment.

Articulation Agreements with the College of the North Atlantic are in place for students who have completed the two-year Fish and Wildlife Technician or the two-year Forest Resources Technician Diploma and who wish to complete the Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability degree program at Grenfell Campus. For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for Programs Offered by the School of Science and the Environment and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degree, School of Science and the Environment.

5.1.5 Fine Arts Degree

The Bachelor of Fine Arts is offered under the School of Fine Arts.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts is available in Theatre or Visual Arts. For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for Programs Offered by the School of Fine Arts and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degree, School of Fine Arts.

5.1.5.1 Theatre

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre) is comprised of 120 credit hours, 36 courses and is normally completed on a full-time basis. This program is designed to educate and train the student in the history, theory and practice of the theatre arts.

5.1.5.2 Visual Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) is comprised of 120 credit hours, 40 courses and a non-credit health and safety course, and is normally completed on a full-time basis. This professional program is designed to educate and train students in the history, theory, and practice of the visual arts.

5.1.6 Nursing Degree

The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) is a four-year program comprised of 130 credit hours and is completed on a full-time basis. The program is designed to prepare entry-level nurses who will function within a variety of health care settings. For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing and Program Regulations, General Degree, Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative). The program is completed at Grenfell Campus and the Western Regional School of Nursing.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Accelerated Option is designed for students with well-developed university-level study skills and prior completion of at least 60 credit hours in university level courses. This full-time Option is comprised of 106 credit hours taken over eight consecutive semesters. For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing and Program Regulations, General Degree, Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Accelerated Option The program is completed at Grenfell Campus and the Western Regional School of Nursing.

5.1.7 Science Degree

Bachelor of Science degree programs are offered under the School of Arts and Social Science and the School of Science and the Environment.

The School of Science and the Environment offers the Bachelor of Science with Majors in Computational Mathematics, Environmental Science (Biology or Chemistry), General Science, and Physics general degrees. The School of Arts and Social Science offers the Bachelor of Science with Major in Psychology which follows the regulations of that School.

The Bachelor of Science is a four-year program comprised of 40 courses, 120 credit hours and may be completed on a full or part-time basis. Students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours made up of Core Program Requirements, an approved concentration of courses known as a Major and elective courses. Students may also choose to complete an approved concentration of courses known as a Minor as part of the 120 credit hours.

For specific admission and program requirements see Admission/Readmission Regulations for Programs Offered by the School of Science and the Environment and Program Regulations - General and Honours Degree, School of Science and the Environment.