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Combined Honours in Society, Culture & Religion and Another Subject (B.A.)


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Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in three units from SCAR 1B03 , 1SC3 ;(or Level 1 Religious Studies). Satisfaction of the 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. All Society, Culture and Religion students will be assigned a faculty mentor upon entering the program. It is the responsibility of the student to consult with the mentor at least once each academic year to discuss their academic goals and course options.
  3. Students must consult both departments to determine the manner in which the Research Methods/Statistics requirement is to be satisfied.
  4. SCAR 4R06 A/B  is strongly recommended for students considering graduate work in Religious Studies. Students are encouraged to consider language training that supports their studies in Society, Culture & Religion. The Department of Religious Studies offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew, and Sanskrit. The study of other languages, including Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Japanese, and Latin, is also available at McMaster.

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.)

9 units


  • (minimum) Level II Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

12 units


  • (minimum) Level III Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

12 units


  • Levels II, III or IV Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

3 units


  • Level IV Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

36 units


  • courses specified for the other subject

3 units


If requirement completed in Level I, these units will be taken as electives.

from

  • Either SOCSCI 2J03 , three units of a language other than English, or the three-unit Research Methods/Statistics course specified for the other subject.
    (See Notes above.)

12 units


  • Electives

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