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SECTION 3: Basic Faculty Regulations for the B.A. General, Advanced and Honours Degree Programs

Students are encouraged, prior to reading the faculty regulations which fol­low, to review the chapter, General Academic Regulations and Require­ments, in this Academic Calendar.

It is highly recommended that all students entering the Faculty of Arts to pursue a General, Advanced or Honours Degree complete six credit hours in each of five different subject fields within the first 30 credit hours. If possible, they should include among those courses the subject fields in which they will probably special­ize because future choices may be limited by their initial choice of courses. Also, students must meet a subject field requirement to qualify for entrance to both the Advanced and Honours programs (see Sec­tion 3.2 and 3.3).

Honours courses may be taken by students in the General or Advanced Major programs with the written consent of the de­partment head or program coordinator.

3.1 General Degree Program

3.1.1 Its General Purpose

The General Degree in the Faculty of Arts involves taking courses in what are traditionally referred to as the "liberal" arts. The goal of a liberal arts education is to provide students with an education in the humanities and social sciences and at the same time prepare them for future careers. An Arts education is intended to provide students with "employability skills" that are highly valued by employers and needed in the contemporary workplace. Some of these skills include reading, writing, listening, speaking effectively, knowledge of language, critical thinking, problem solving, basic numeracy, information literacy, and an appreciation of our cultural, political, and economic milieu.

The General Degree would not normally prepare students for graduate studies. Most graduate programs require students complete a four year degree. Therefore students interested in a graduate program should complete the Bachelor of Arts Advanced or Honours Degree Program following discussion with a departmental graduate program advisor.

3.1.2 Entrance into the B.A. General Degree Program

1) At the point of entry to the Faculty of Arts all students proceeding to an undergraduate B.A. Degree are automatically in the General Degree Pro­gram. Subsequently, students may apply through the Faculty of Arts General Of­fice for admission to either the Advanced Degree Program or the Honours Degree program.

2) All students who have completed 30 credit hours of coursework are en­couraged to declare a Major and a Minor. Once the Major or Minor is declared it can be changed at some later regis­tration. Students may also declare a second or Double Major in lieu of a Minor. Stu­dents who want to declare a Double Major must complete a Double Major declaration form available in the Faculty of Arts General Office or on the Faculty of Arts website. Students should note that for entry into Ma­jors/Minors, the faculty requirement is a grade of “C” or better in the prerequisite course(s).

For entry into a Major requiring courses from more than one de­partment, the faculty requirement is an average of “C” or better in all courses which are eligible to count towards the Major.

For detailed information regarding entry and specific course requirements for Majors and Minors, see the specific departmental listing in Sections 8 and 9 of this Calendar.

3.1.3 Requirements for Continuing in the B.A. General Degree Program

1) By the time students complete 60 credit hours, they should have six credit hours in each of five different subject fields and must have declared a Major and Minor. Students who have not declared a Major or Minor by the time 60 credit hours of coursework have been completed, will not be able to continue registration until a Major/Minor is declared.

2) Students admitted to the Faculty of Arts, must by the time they have com­pleted 60 credit hours have successfully completed or be registered for at least three credit hours in a course with significant content in written Eng­lish and at least three credit hours in a course in mathematics. (See the Chapter General Academic Regulations and Requirements, Appendix A: List of Approved Written English and Mathematics Courses, or search Au­rora Student for the course attributes "Written English Requirement" or "Mathematics Requirement.")

3) Students must meet the minimum performance level as outlined in Sec­tion 5.10.

3.1.4 Ten Faculty Requirements for Graduating with a B.A. General Degree

1) A student must successfully complete 90 credit hours of courses accept­able for credit in the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.2) with a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (i.e. “C” average) on these 90 credit hours.

The 90 credit hours of passed coursework must include the remaining nine faculty requirements:

2) At least six credit hours from subject fields designated Humanities, at least six credit hours from subject fields designated Social Science, and at least six credit hours from the list of courses that satisfy the Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1).

3) At least six credit hours completed in each of five different subject fields (as listed in Section 5.1.1). A subject field may also satisfy other Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements such as Humanities, or Social Sciences, or Sciences, or Mathematics, or Written English.

4) Major: 30 credit hours which constitute a Major in one of the subject fields approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.1.1). The student must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (i.e. “C” average) or better in courses where a final grade is recorded and that are used to­ward the Major including only the last grade of any course that has been repeated and excluding any failed course(s). A student who declares only one Major must also complete a Minor. A student who declares a Double Major will not be required nor allowed to complete a Minor, but must complete 30 credit hours as specified by each Major department. Students who have questions about a Major in a particular subject are strongly urged to consult an instructor in the appropriate department. A Major may be declared once the prerequisite is satisfied.

Students who declare and complete a Major in Global Political Economy will not be required nor allowed to complete a separate field for a Minor for purposes of satisfying the degree requirements.

5) Minor: 18 credit hours which are in a subject field that is different from that of the declared Major, which constitute a Minor approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.1.1). A student who declares only one Major must also complete a Minor. A stu­dent who declares a Double Major will not be required nor allowed to com­plete a Minor. It is not possible to declare a "Double Minor." No course can be used to satisfy both the Major(s) and the Minor requirement. A Minor may be declared once the prerequisite is satisfied.

6) At least 30 credit hours of coursework must be successfully completed outside the Major(s) and Minor subject fields. In addition, there must be at least 12 credit hours of coursework successfully completed in any subject acceptable for credit in the Faculty of Arts including courses in the Major(s) and Minor. Note: Students who complete a Double Major will satisfy this 12 credit hour requirement within their Double Major.

7) A student may not declare a Major/Minor combination in both Sociology and Criminology or both Italian and Italian Studies.

8) At least 60 credit hours must be taught by the Fac­ulty of Arts (may include up to 24 credit hours from the Department of Mathematics or Art History courses considered as Humanities, see Section 5.1.1), or which have been accepted on transfer as equivalent to courses taught by the Faculty of Arts.

9) At least 30 credit hours must be numbered at or above the 2000 level.

10) Residency Requirement: A student in the B.A. General Degree Program must complete University of Manitoba residency requirements (see Section 5.3 for details).

3.2 Advanced Degree Program

3.2.1 Its General Purpose

This program is intended primarily to serve students who desire a general education along with a reasonable degree of specialization in one area of study through the Major. In addition to the basic skills learned in the B.A. General Degree Program, an extra year of study provides the opportunity to learn more advanced skills such as research, critical thinking, information management and public speaking.

The Advanced Degree Program is also well suited to students seeking to build an academic term or year of studies abroad into their undergraduate degree. The Advanced Degree offers the time in the degree to take advantage of opportunities for international focus and experience.

While most graduate programs require students complete an Honours Degree, it may be possible to enter a graduate program on the basis of the Advanced Degree. Students should discuss this possibility with a departmental graduate program advisor.

3.2.2 Entrance to the B.A. Advanced Degree Program

1) To enter an Advanced Degree Program, a student must have successfully completed six credit hours in each of four different subject fields (see Section 5.1.1), and also complete an application form available in the Faculty of Arts General Office or on-line at http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/student_resources/student_forms.html and have it approved by an academic advisor. At the point of entry to the Advanced Degree Program, the student must indicate their intention to complete a Single Advanced Major or a Double Advanced Major.

Once admitted to the Faculty of Arts it is possible to enter this program at any point up to one month prior to graduation.

2) All students are required, upon entering the Single Advanced Major Program, to declare a Major and Minor. Students entering the Double Advanced Major Program are required to declare two Majors. Students should note that for entry into a Major(s) requiring cours­es from only one department, the faculty requirement is a grade of “C” or better in the prerequisite course(s).

For entry into a Major(s) requiring courses from more than one department, the faculty requirement is that the student must have an average of “C” or better in all courses which are eligible to count towards the Major.

For additional information regarding entrance into Majors (such as which courses are eligible for counting as fulfilling the Major) see the specific list­ing for the relevant department in Sections 8 and 9. Students with ques­tions about an Advanced Major in a particular subject should consult an instructor in the appropriate department.

3) For entry to the Minor a grade of “C” or better in the prerequisite course(s) is required.

3.2.3 Requirements for Continuing in the B.A. Advanced Degree Program

1) Students admitted to the Faculty of Arts, must by the time they have com­pleted 60 credit hours have successfully completed or be registered for at least three credit hours in a course with significant content in written Eng­lish and at least three credit hours in a course in mathematics. (See the Chapter General Academic Regulations and Requirements, Appendix A: List of Approved Written English and Mathematics Courses, or search Au­rora Student for the course attributes "Written English Requirement" or "Mathematics Requirement.")

2) Students must meet the minimum performance level as outlined in Sec­tion 5.10.

3.2.4 Ten Faculty Requirements for Graduating with a B.A. Advanced Degree

1) A student must successfully complete 120 credit hours from among the courses acceptable for credit in the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.2), with a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (i.e. “C” or better) on these 120 credit hours.

The 120 credit hours of passed coursework must include the remaining nine faculty requirements:

2) At least six credit hours from subject fields designated Humanities, at least six credit hours from subject fields designated Social Science, and at least six credit hours from the list of courses that satisfy the Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1).

3) At least six credit hours completed in each of five different subject fields (as listed in Section 5.1.1). A subject field may also satisfy other Bachelor of Arts requirements such as Humanities, or Social Sciences, or Sciences, or Mathematics, or Written English.

4) Single Advanced Major: 48 credit hours which constitute a Single Advanced Major in one of the subject fields approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.1.1). The student must have a grade point average of 2.00 (i.e. “C” average) or better in courses where a final grade is recorded that are used toward the Major including only the last grade of any course that has been repeated and excluding any failed course(s). A student who declares a Single Ad­vanced Major must also complete a Minor with the exception of students whose Major is Global Political Economy. Students with an Advanced Major in Global Political Economy will not be required nor allowed to complete a Minor for purposes of satisfying the degree requirements.

Double Advanced Major: At least 42 credit hours which constitute a Double Advanced Major in each of two subject fields approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.1.1). The student must have a grade point average of 2.00 (i.e. "C" average) or better in courses where a final grade is recorded that are used toward each Major including only the last grade of any course that has been repeated and excluding any failed course(s). A student who declares a Double Ad­vanced Major will not be required nor allowed to complete a Minor, but must complete the Double Advanced Major in accordance with the requirements as specified by the Major department. A Major may be declared once the prerequisite has been satisfied.

Note: No course can be used to satisfy both the Single Advanced Major and Minor requirement. Similarly no course can be used to satisfy both Double Advanced Majors. Not every department offers a Single or Double Advanced Major. See the depart­mental listings in Sections 8 and 9 for information.

5) Minor: 18 credit hours which are in a subject field that is different from that of the declared Single Advanced Major, which constitute a Minor approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Section 5.1.1). A student who declares a Single Advanced Major must also complete a Minor. A student who declares a Double Advanced Major will not be required nor allowed to complete a Minor. No course can be used to satisfy both the Advanced Ma­jor(s) and the Minor requirement. Only one Minor may be declared. A Minor may be declared once the prerequisite has been satisfied.

6) A student who declares a Single Advanced Major with a Minor must have at least 42 credit hours in subjects other than those used towards the Single Advanced Major and Minor. In addition, students in a Single Advanced Major must successfully complete 12 credit hours of coursework in any subject acceptable for credit in the Faculty of Arts including courses in the Major and Minor.

A student who de­clares a Double Advanced Major must have at least 36 credit hours in subjects other than those used towards their Double Advanced Major subject fields.

7) A student may not declare a Major/Minor combination in both Sociology and Criminology or both Italian and Italian Studies.

8) At least 81 credit hours that have been taught by the Fac­ulty of Arts (may include up to 36 credit hours from the Department of Mathematics or Art History courses considered as Humanities, see Section 5.1.1), or which have been accepted on transfer as equivalent to courses taught by the Faculty of Arts.

9) At least 42 credit hours numbered at or above the 2000 level.

10) Residency Requirement: A student in the B.A. Advanced Degree Pro­gram must complete University of Manitoba residency requirements (see Section 5.3 for details).

3.3 Honours Degree Program

3.3.1 Its General Purpose

This program is designed to provide a high degree of specialization in a subject field. The entrance requirements and evaluation of performance are at a higher level than the General or Advanced Degree programs. The Honours Degree program is the preferred program for students seeking entrance to graduate study.

3.3.2 Entrance to the B.A. Honours Degree Program

To enter an Honours Degree program, a student must complete an application form which is available in the Faculty of Arts General Office. Students must have successfully completed six credit hours in each of four different sub­ject fields (see Section 5.1.1), with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (3.5 for entry to Psychology) on all courses including failed and repeated courses. In addition, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (3.5 for entry to Psychology) or better in all course(s) in the intended Hon­ours subject field(s) including failed and repeated courses. Students applying for Honours Psychology must have a minimum grade of "B" in PSYC 2260. Students apply­ing for Honours History must have a grade of “B” or higher in all 3000 and 4000 level History courses.

3.3.3 Requirements for Continuing in the B.A. Honours Degree Program

1) Prior to each registration, Honours students must have their courses approved by the department in person, and then by the Faculty of Arts General Of­fice, and cannot make any subsequent changes without receiving prior per­mission from their department and the Faculty General Office.

2) Students admitted to the Faculty of Arts, must by the time they have com­pleted 60 credit hours have successfully completed or be registered for at least three credit hours in a course with significant content in written Eng­lish and at least three credit hours in a course in mathematics. (See the Chapter General Academic Regulations and Requirements, Appendix A: List of Approved Written English and Mathematics Courses, or search Au­rora Student for the course attributes "Written English Requirement" or "Mathematics Requirement.").

3) To continue in an Honours Degree program, the student must maintain a degree grade point average of 3.0 (3.5 for Psychology) at each point of as­sessment on all courses where a final grade is recorded (as well as meet any additional departmental requirements there may be). In order to continue in Honours History students must also maintain a “B” grade or higher in each History course at the 3000 and 4000 level.

Students who fail to maintain the required minimum degree grade point average are required to withdraw from the Honours Degree program. They will be automatically placed in the General Degree Program and will have the fol­lowing academic assessment permanently recorded on their transcript: “Required to Withdraw from the Honours Program.” These students may be eligible to apply to the Advanced Degree Program.

3.3.4 Four Faculty Requirements for Graduating with a B.A. Honours Degree

It should be noted that not every department has an Honours Degree program. For specific information on available Honours programs, please con­sult the specific listing for the relevant department in Section 8.

Note: Students in an Honours Degree program who satisfy the requirements for a Minor (in accordance with the Minor requirements listed under the B.A. General Degree; Section 3.1.4, point 5 - Minor) may request to have the Mi­nor recorded on their transcript. These students must come to the Faculty of Arts General Office to formally declare their intention to have their Mi­nor recorded on their transcript.

1) The number of credit hours which a student must successfully complete in order to receive an Honours Degree is 120. Information on the specific course requirements for the individual departments will be found in Section 8.

2) In order to graduate, a student in the B.A. Honours Degree program must satisfy the University of Manitoba residency requirements (see Section 5.3 for details) and attain a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0 on all coursework where a final grade is recorded.

3) Included among the courses presented for graduation there must be at least six credit hours completed in each of five different subject fields (as listed in Section 5.1.1).

4) Among the courses presented for graduation there must be at least six credit hours from subject fields designated Humanities, at least six credit hours from subject fields designated So­cial Science, and at least six credit hours from the list of courses that satisfy the Bachelor of Arts Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1).

3.4 Co-operative Education in the Faculty of Arts

Co-operative Education Office

Co-op Coordinator: Angela Faulkner

304 Tier Building

Telephone: 204 474 7209

3.4.1 Co-operative Education in the Faculty of Arts

Co-operative Education is available to students in any of the Bachelor of Arts Advanced or Bachelor of Arts Honours degree programs whose department offers Co-operative Education as an option. Co-op is an arrangement in which students spend alternating in academic terms and employment.

There are several advantages to Co-operative Education, including but not limited to the following: 

Applying theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom to real life, working situations and applying knowledge gained in the workplace to the theory being taught in class. Both the academic and practical experiences are enriched by the other. 

  • Students who complete Co-op are successful at exploring and selecting areas of specialization within their chosen field of study. 

  • Enhanced professional development through networking, participation in conferences and workshops, acquisition of foundational skills around strategies for seeking and obtaining employment. 

  • Students earn competitive wages and thus have the opportunity to defray the costs of their education by participating in Co-operative Education. 

     

    3.4.2   Academic Regulations 

    Applying to the Co-operative Education Program 

    Students must check with the Faculty of Arts Co-op Coordinator for information regarding application deadlines and start dates. Students will be notified of their provisional acceptance to the program by September each year.  

    Acceptance to the program is dependent upon the student receiving a job placement. Employers will select the student they wish to employ and students are advised that satisfying the entrance requirements does not guarantee a place in the Co-operative option. The department reserves the right to identify and select the best qualified candidates. 

    Applicants will be interviewed and approved by the Co-op staff and departmental faculty advisors. Final acceptance to the program will be confirmed in writing by the Co-op Office. 

    International Students planning to complete courses or programs that require work placement must obtain a valid work permit, in addition to maintaining a valid study permit. Please contact the International Centre for further information on the requirements that need to be met in order to apply for Co-op Option work placement. 

     

    3.4.3      Entrance to the Co-operative Education Option 

    To enter a Faculty of Arts Co-op program, a student must be eligible to enter the specific Advanced Degree or Honours Degree Program offered by the department offering a Co-op program. Departments may also stipulate additional requirements for entering the Co-op option related to their program. See sections 3.2.2, 3.3.2, and the specific departmental calendar entry for information regarding entering the Bachelor of Arts Advanced and Honours degrees, including any related Co-operative Education options.  

    The Co-operative Education option is not available to students pursuing the three-year Bachelor of Arts General Degree or Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies Degree. 

    The normal point of entry to a Faculty of Arts Co-op program is following the completion of second year. Students must have completed at least 48 credit hours in order to be eligible to enter Arts Co-op. 

    Students are required to complete an application form, available in the Faculty of Arts Co-op Coordinator’s office. Students are also required to register in the appropriate Co-op courses and pay the applicable course and administrative fees prior to beginning their work placement. Normally, no portion of the administration fee will be refunded. 

     

    3.4.4      Continuation in the Co-operative Education Option 

    Academic Term Requirements 

    All performance regulations governing Faculty of Arts degree programs apply to students in programs with Co-operative Education options. Departments may also stipulate additional requirements for continuing in the Co-op option related to their program. See sections 3.2.3, 3.3.3, and the specific departmental calendar entry for information regarding continuing in the Bachelor of Arts Advanced and Honours degrees, including the related Co-op options. 

    The coursework requirements of the different Co-operative education options are equivalent to the coursework requirements outlined in each Advanced or Honours degree program offering Co-op as an option. 

    Each work term is assigned one (1) credit hour. The combination of the minimum 3 employment terms is equal to one 3 credit hour course for use toward the Bachelor of Arts degree. 

    Course Load Expectations 

    It is recommended that students in a Co-op option maintain full time status (min. 9 credit hours per academic term) when not completing a work term placement. 

    Employment Term Requirements 

    Number and Length of Terms 

    All Co-operative Options will include a minimum of 12 months spent in employment terms with a Department and Faculty approved employer. Normally each employment term will be completed with a single employer.  

    Limits on Coursework While Completing a Work Term 

    While completing a work term, students are not permitted to take more than one course at a time. 

    Grading of Work Terms 

    Co-operative Option students are required to submit at least three written employment reports on their employment term activities. These reports are due at times designated by the student’s department and the Faculty of Arts Co-op Coordinator.  

    Co-operative Option work term reports are graded as Pass/Fail. In order to remain in the Co-operative Option, students must obtain a grade of “Pass” for each term work report. Each department will provide students with instructions regarding the content and format requirements of the employment reports. 

    Unsatisfactory Performance 

    Indications of unsatisfactory performance by a student in an employment term will be thoroughly investigated by the student’s department and the Faculty of Arts Co-op Coordinator. If the investigation finds that benefits from further professional training are questionable, the student may be required to withdraw from the Co-operative Option. The student would then be eligible to enter the regular Advanced or Honours program, provided the student meets the minimum academic requirements of the target program. 

    Schedule and Sequence 

    The Co-operative option consists of both academic terms and work terms. The sequence of academic terms and work terms will be variable to suit the needs of each department. In order to satisfy course and program requirements, timetables may differ from the regular program. Except where stipulated by specific Faculty and Departmental regulations related to the  different Co-operative Education options, students working toward the completion of Co-op will be evaluated and assessed in the same manner as regular students and all rules and regulations of the Faculty of Arts continue to apply to students in the Co-operative Education option. Students must be aware of terms when required courses may or may not be offered and plan their timetables accordingly. 

    Students are expected to follow the academic/employment term sequence defined by their department, from entry to completion. 

     

    Withdrawal from the Co-operative Education Option 

    Students may be required to withdraw from the program for any of the following reasons: 

  • Failure to maintain the minimum academic requirements set out by the department offering Co-operative Education; 

  • Failure to maintain the minimum academic requirements of the Faculty of Arts degree they are pursuing (Advanced or Honours); 

  • Unsatisfactory performance in the workplace during an employment term; or, 

  • Any violation of the University of Manitoba Academic Integrity regulations, in any course. 

    Students who wish to withdraw voluntarily from the Co-op Program may do so in writing to the Faculty of Arts Co-op Coordinator prior to: 

  • participating in the recruitment period (applications and/or interviews); 

  • accepting a position for a work term placement; 

  • the VW deadline for the term in question. 

    A student who selects, or is required, to withdraw after participating in the recruitment period or after accepting a position with an employer for a work term placement without written approval of the Co-op Coordinator will have the following notation placed on their transcript: “Required to Withdraw from the Co-operative Education Option” 

     

    3.4.5   Graduation Requirements of the Co-operative Education Option 

    The Bachelor of Arts Advanced and Honours degrees are comprised of 120 credit hours.  Students who intend to complete the Co-op Option must also successfully complete a minimum of three, four-month work term placements. Each work term is assigned one (1) credit hour. The combination of the minimum three employment terms is equal to one, three credit hour course for use toward the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts degree. 

    Work-term credit hours may only be used toward programs offering a Co-operative Education Option. 

    Except where stipulated by specific Faculty and Departmental regulations related to the various Co-operative Education options, students working toward the completion of Co-op will be evaluated and assessed in the same manner as regular students and all rules and regulations of the Faculty of Arts continue to apply to students in the Co-operative Education Option. 

     

3.5 Bachelor of Arts Degree Program Requirements Chart

GENERAL DEGREE PROGRAM
(90 Credit Hours)

ADVANCED DEGREE PROGRAM
(120 Credit Hours)

HONOURS DEGREE PROGRAM
(120 Credit Hours)

REQUIREMENT 1: Major(s) or Honours     (See Section 8 for Major and Honours requirements)

- minimum 30 credit hours

- grade point average of 2.00 on all courses taken for purposes of satisfying the Major

- Single Advanced Major: minimum 48 credit hours (some departments require more)

- Double Advanced Major: minimum 42 credit hours

- grade point average of 2.00 on all courses taken for purposes of satisfying the Major

- Single Honours: varies by Honours subject field

- Double Honours: varies by Honours subject field(s)

REQUIREMENT 2: Minor     (See Section 8 for Minor requirements)

- minimum 18 credit hours; except when Major is Global Political Economy or for students in a Double General Major Program

- minimum 18 credit hours; except when Major is Global Political Economy or for students in a Double Advanced Major Program

- optional Minor (see note in Section 3.3.4)

 

REQUIREMENT 3: Options

- minimum 30 credit hours outside student's chosen Major(s) and Minor

- minimum 12 credit hours from the Major and/or Minor or other subjects

- Single Advanced Major: minimum 42 credit hours outside student's chosen Major and Minor

- Single Advanced Major: minimum 12 credit hours from the Major and/or Minor or other subjects

- Double Advanced Major: minimum 36 credit hours outside student's chosen Majors

Single Honours: ancillary options: minimum 24 to 36 credit hours over years 2, 3, and 4

Double Honours: ancillary options: minimum 6 credit hours over years 2, 3, and 4

Within the above 3 requirements, students must also satisfy the following requirements. Note: a course may satisfy more than one requirement.

REQUIREMENT 4: Written English and Math

- Written English and Math Requirement (minimum 3 credit hours in each)

- Written English and Math Requirement (minimum 3 credit hours in each)

- Written English and Math Requirement (minimum 3 credit hours in each)

REQUIREMENT 5: Humanities Requirement     (See Section 5)

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Humanities

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Humanities

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Humanities

REQUIREMENT 6: Social Science Requirement     (See Section 5)

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Social Sciences

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Social Sciences

- 6 credit hours from subjects identified as Social Sciences

REQUIREMENT 7: Science Requirement     (See Section 5)

- 6 credit hours of coursework that satisfies the Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1 for a list of courses that satisfy the Bachelor of Arts Science requirement)

- 6 credit hours of coursework that satisfies the Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1 for a list of courses that satisfy the Bachelor of Arts Science requirement)

- 6 credit hours of coursework that satisfies the Science requirement (see Section 5.1.1 for a list of courses that satisfy the Bachelor of Arts Science requirement)

REQUIREMENT 8: General Requirements

- 60 credit hours of courses must be taken from courses taught by the Faculty of Arts (may include 24 credit hours of Mathematics or Art History courses)

- 30 credit hours must be at the 2000 level or higher

- 6 credit hours (c.h.) in each of 5 subject fields (e.g., 6 c.h. Psychology, 6 c.h. Economics, 6 c.h. Computer Science, 6 c.h. French, 6 c.h. Women's and Gender Studies)

- 81 credit hours of courses must be taken from courses taught by the Faculty of Arts (may include 36 credit hours of Mathematics or Art History courses)

- 42 credit hours must be at the 2000 level or higher

- 6 credit hours (c.h.) in each of 5 subject fields (e.g., 6 c.h. Psychology, 6 c.h. Economics, 6 c.h. Computer Science, 6 c.h. French, 6 c.h. Women's and Gender Studies)

- 6 credit hours (c.h.) in each of 5 subject fields (e.g., 6 c.h. Psychology, 6 c.h. Economics, 6 c.h. Computer Science, 6 c.h. French, 6 c.h. Women's and Gender Studies)

REQUIREMENT 9: Residency Requirements

- Degree: 48 credit hours or the final 30 credit hours must be taken at the University of Manitoba

- Major(s): 18 credit hours at the University of Manitoba

 

- Degree: 60 credit hours must be taken at the University of Manitoba

- Single Advanced Major:

  • 30 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on a Single Advanced Major requiring 48 to 57 credit hours; or
  • 36 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on a Single Advanced Major requiring more than 57 credit hours

- Double Advanced Major: 27 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on a Double Advanced Major requiring 42 credit hours

 

- Degree: 60 credit hours must be taken at the University of Manitoba

- Honours subject(s):

  • 33 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on single Honours requiring 54 to 69 credit hours; or
  • 39 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on single Honours requiring more than 69 credit hours; or
  • 24 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on Double or Joint Honours requiring 42 to 45 credit hours; or
  • 21 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on Double or Joint Honours requiring less than 42 credit hours; or
  • 33 credit hours at the University of Manitoba on Double or Joint Honours requiring more than 45 credit hours

REQUIREMENT 10: Graduating Grade Point Average (GPA)

- 2.00 grade point average on 90 credit hours of passed coursework offered for degree credit

- 2.00 grade point average on 120 credit hours of passed coursework offered for degree credit

- 3.00 grade point average on total passed credit hours offered for degree credit

3.6 Requirements for Dual Credit High School Students

Students admitted as dual credit high school students will be required to demonstrate their competencies in a course by challenging the university final exam.

Challenge exams will be scheduled by the relevant Department or Program and may be invigilated either on the University of Manitoba campus or at the student’s high school. The University of Manitoba faculty member who is responsible for the delivery of the course will determine the structure and duration of the exam.

High schools will be responsible for delivering the appropriate content to ensure students are prepared for the examinations. If they are willing to do so, a University of Manitoba faculty member will work with each high school to ensure that high school instructors are provided with the course content equivalent to the content of the corresponding courses offered at the University of Manitoba. Such support includes supplying course outlines, textbook information, and where appropriate, sample midterms and final examinations. These arrangements must be approved by the Department Head/Program Director within the unit that is responsible for these course offerings at the University of Manitoba.

Students admitted will be subject to the same regulations concerning voluntary withdrawals and appeal procedures as all other students admitted to the Faculty of Arts. Limited access restrictions will apply to university courses from which students have voluntarily withdrawn while enrolled as a Dual Credit High School student.

In addition to the university requirements listed above, all dual credit high school courses must adhere to requirements outlined in the provincial dual credit policy. Contact the Faculty of Arts Student Services office for information on available courses and for information regarding which high schools may offer dual credit for their students as an option.