Nov 13, 2019  
Undergraduate Calendar 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2016-2017 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Honours Labour Studies (B.A.)


Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including an average of at least 5.0 in six units of LABRST 1A03  and 1C03 , or a grade of C or greater in one of LABRST 1A03  or 1C03  (See Note 2 below). For continuation in the program, see Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I  in the Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Regulations.

Notes


  1. See Admission to Level II Programs in Academic Regulations in this section of the Calendar.
  2. Students who have who have completed only 3 units of Level I Labour Studies will be required to complete 3 more units of Level I Labour Studies during their Level II year.
  3. Students may not transfer to another Labour Studies program except by the normal application process.
  4. Students who complete a six unit Research Methods/Statistics course will reduce their elective component by three units.
  5. Students who have completed LABR ST 4D03 need not complete LABRST 4C03  or 4E03 .
  6. Students are encouraged to consult the Labour Studies web site at: http://www.labourstudies.mcmaster.ca.

Requirements


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

30 units


from

  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program
    (See Admission above.)

21 units


from

  • Course List 1, where at least nine units must be selected from Levels III or IV courses

3-6 units


from

  • Course List 2

3 units


from

42-45 units


  • Electives, of which at least six units must be taken from outside of Labour Studies