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Combined Honours in Labour Studies and Another Subject (B.A.)


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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 at least C in 3 units of LABRST 1A03  or 1C03  (see Note 3 below), and satisfaction of admission requirements for the Honours program in the other B.A. subject. For continuation in the program, see the section on Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I  in the Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Regulations.

Notes


  1. Subject to meeting admission requirements, students may combine two subjects and be graduated with a combined honours B.A. degree. These combinations are available within the Faculty, with programs in the Faculty of Humanities and with the Arts and Science Program.
  2. See Admission to Level II Programs  in Academic Regulations  in this section of the Calendar
  3. 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.
  4. Students may not transfer to another Labour Studies program except by the normal application process.
  5. Students who complete a six unit Research Methods/Statistics course will reduce their elective component by three units.
  6. Students combining Labour Studies with a Humanities subject or with Religious Studies must complete LABRST 4A06 A/B  and SOCSCI 2J03 . Students in other Combined Honours Programs may complete the Honours Seminar requirement as specified by the other Department and replace LABRST 4A06 A/B  with six units Level III Labour Studies courses.
  7. Students who have completed LABR ST 4D03 need not complete LABRST 4C03  or 4E03 .
  8. 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.)

18 units


from

  • Course List, where at least nine units must be selected from Levels III or IV
    (See above.)

36 units


  • courses specified for the other subject

3 units


from

12-15 units


  • Electives

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