Feb 24, 2024
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 a grade of at least C in one of WORKLABR 1A03, 1D03, 1E03 (or LABRST 1D03, 1E03, 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.
- 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.
- See Admission to Level II Programs in the Academic Regulations section of the Calendar.
- Students who have who have completed only 3 units of Level I Work and Labour Studies (or Labour Studies) will be required to complete 3 more units of Level I Work and Labour Studies during their Level II year.
- Students may not transfer to another Work and Labour Studies program except by the normal application process.
- Students who complete a six-unit Research Methods/Statistics course will reduce their elective component by three units.
- Students combining Work and Labour Studies with a Humanities subject or with Religious Studies must complete WORKLABR 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 WORKLABR 4A06 A/B with six units Level III Labour Studies courses.
- Students who have completed LABRST 4D03 need not complete WORKLABR 4C03 or LABRST 4E03.
- Students are encouraged to consult the School of Labour Studies website at: http://www.labourstudies.mcmaster.ca.
Social and Political Context of Social Work Course List
*only open to those students in a Social Work program
120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I
- the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program
(See Admission above.)
- Course List, where at least nine units must be selected from Levels III or IV
- courses specified for the other subject