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Honours BASc, BEd (Interdisciplinary Studies Major with Concentration in International Conflict and Human Rights) P/J (O)

Six Year program

An overall 70% average in the Interdisciplinary Studies Major is required, with an average of at least 70% in courses from the International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration. The Interdisciplinary Studies Major consists of 12 FCEs: two (2) FCEs of Interdisciplinary Studies courses, five (5) FCEs in the first discipline, and five (5) FCEs in the second discipline. In Concurrent Education programs at the Primary/Junior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering Honours degree program including all Pre-Professional Program Education requirements (see Degree Programs Information for Education requirements).

Note 1:

In addition to Interdisciplinary Studies 1014, 3014, and either 4824 or 4901, students must complete five (5) full-course equivalents (FCEs) in one discipline and five (5) FCEs in a second discipline.  These 12 FCEs (2 FCEs of Interdisciplinary Studies plus 5 FCEs each in two disciplines) constitute the Interdisciplinary Studies major. The concentration consists of five (5) FCEs: the two (2) FCEs of INTD courses listed above and three (3) FCEs beyond first year (including one (1) FCE at third or fourth year) chosen from the International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration Course List, ensuring representation from at least two disciplines (normally the two disciplines noted above, although electives may also be included)."

Note 2:

The International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration is recommended for students in the HBASc Interdisciplinary Studies Major who are taking disciplinary courses in Criminology, English, History, Political Science, and Sociology. Students should ensure they have the appropriate prerequisites for upper-year disciplinary courses.


Note 3:

By the end of four years (20 FCEs), at least three FCEs must be Type A (Humanities) or Type B (Social Sciences) courses; at least three FCEs must be Type C (Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences) or Type D (Health and Behavioural Sciences) courses; and at least one-half FCE must be Type E courses.  The Indigenous Content Requirement is being met by the inclusion of one-half FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses taken as an elective in any year of the program.

Note 4:

In Second Year, HBASc students must complete one of the following methodological courses: Anthropology 2517, Biology 2910, Criminology 2090, English 2903, Environmental Sustainability 2033, Geography 2251, Geography 2271, Mathematics 2310, Media Studies 2230, Philosophy 2413, Political Science 2555, Psychology 2101, Sociology 2911.

Note 5:

Concurrent Education Primary/Junior students must take an eligible Science course (General Science 1000 recommended) as part of their Type C and D requirements.  See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Concurrent Content Regulation #1.

First Year

a) Interdisciplinary Studies 1014: International Conflict and Human Rights Inquiry
b) One FCE in first discipline (Criminology, English, History, Political Science, or Sociology)
c) One FCE in second discipline (Criminology, English, History, Political Science, or Sociology)
d) One FCE in English, French, or an Indigenous Language (unless first discipline or second discipline is English)
e) One FCE elective (Type C) at first-year level (General Science 1000 recommended)
f) Education 1050

Second Year

a) Two FCEs in first discipline at the second-year level (note the methodological course requirement)
b) Two FCEs in second discipline at the second-year level
c) One-half FCE in Music or Visual Arts
d) Education 2050

Note: Two FCEs should be chosen from the International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration Course List from at least two disciplines.

Third Year

a) Interdisciplinary Studies 3014: Topics in International Conflict and Human Rights
b) One FCE in first discipline at the third- or fourth-year level
c) One FCE in second discipline at the third- or fourth-year level
d) One-half FCE Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)
e) Two FCEs electives (note the Type C, D, and E courses requirements)

Note: One FCE should be chosen from the International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration Course List at the third- or fourth-year level.  Concurrent Education students should check the timetable for Pre-Professional Program course offerings.

Fourth year

a) Interdisciplinary Studies 4824: Capstone Research in International Conflict and Human Rights or Interdisciplinary Studies 4901
b) One FCE in first discipline at the third- or fourth-year level
c) One FCE in second discipline at the third- or fourth-year level
d) Two FCE electives at second-year level or above (note the Type C, D, and E courses requirements)

Fifth and Sixth Years (2-Year Professional Program)
Concurrent Education (Primary/Junior) requirements

 

International Conflict and Human Rights Concentration Course List

Anthropology 3719
Criminology 2050, 3150, 3511
English 2510, 2717, 3935, 3954, 3970
Geography 2811, 3811
History 2116, 2130, 3140, 3160, 3313, 3315, 3733
Political Science 2313, 2611, 2617, 3311, 3314, 3619, 4315
Sociology 2301, 3205, 4250