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Degree Options

The program is open to all students pursuing an Honours BA in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. It is available as either a Major or Minor degree program and must be combined with a major in another discipline. It can also be taken as a Certificate (24 credits are required for this option). Students who have already chosen a major may be able to add a specialization in South Asian Studies. The major and the minor require 36 and 30 credits respectively. If you are not in the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and Fine Arts, but interested in the program, please contact the Program Coordinator for more information and to guide you through the application process.

 

Honours (Double Major) Interdisciplinary Program (36 credits)

Students who wish to pursue this program should register in the Honours (Double Major) program. Students who chose to major in South Asian Studies must also select a major in one of the following departments: International Development Studies, Anthropology, Economics, English, History, Humanities, Political Science, Sociology, or another approved discipline. All South Asian Studies majors should organize their programme of study in consultation with the South Asian Studies coordinator and the advisor in their other department.

Course Requirements:
Students enrolled in this program are required to take 36 credits in their co-major according to the requirements and regulations specified by each department or school for students in Honours Double Major interdisciplinary programs. Courses taken to meet South Asian Studies program requirements cannot also be used to meet the requirements of the departmental major.

Students are similarly required to meet general education, distribution and other degree requirements prescribed for Honours BA students by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.

Students must complete 36 credits:

· AP/SOSC 2435 6.00;
· 12 credits chosen from: AP/EN 3031 6.00; AP/EN 3240 6.00; AP/EN 3430 6.00; AP/HND 2700 6.00; AP/HUMA 1846 6.00; AP/HUMA 3801 6.00; AP/SOSC 3970 6.00; AP/SOSC 4170 6.00; AP/SOSC 4436 6.00; AP/SOCI 4450 6.00
· 12 additional credits from the list of South Asian studies courses;
· AP/SOSC 4435 6.00.

 

Honours (Minor) BA Program (30 credits)

The Program also allows students the option of an Honors Minor degree in Asian Studies. The South Asian Studies Minor requires 30 credits as follows:


· AP/SOSC 2435 6.00;
· 12 credits chosen from: AP/EN 3031 6.00; AP/EN 3240 6.00; AP/EN 3430 6.00; AP/HND 2700 6.00; AP/HUMA 1846 6.00; AP/HUMA 3801 6.00; AP/SOSC 3970 6.00; AP/SOSC 4170 6.00; AP/SOSC 4436 6.00; AP/SOCI 4450 6.00
·6 additional credits from the list of South Asian studies courses;
·AP/SOSC 4435 6.00.

Note: at least six credits in the minor must be at the 4000 level.