Honours in International Studies and Modern Languages

Suggested course sequence
4 years / 120 course units

Year Fall Winter
1st year
(30 course units)
  • ENG1100 (compulsory course)
  • HIS1110 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units from: POL1101 or POL1102
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
  • 3 course units from: (compulsory course) ENG1120 or ENG1121
  • HIS1111 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units from: ECO1102 or ECO1302
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
2nd year
(30 course units)
  • POL2107 (compulsory course)
  • POL2156 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units from: 1 SRS1112, SRS2113, SRS2195, SRS3191, SRS3194
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
  • POL2103 (compulsory course) 1
  • POL2104 (compulsory course) 1
  • POL2108 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
3rd year
(30 course units)
  • GEG2108 (compulsory course)
  • POL3102 (compulsory course) 1
  • 3 optional course units in political science (POL)
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
  • 3 optional course units in political science (POL)
  • 3 optional course units from the list of optional courses
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units from selected third language 3
  • 3 elective course units
4th year
(30 course units)
  • 3 optional course units in political science (POL) at the 4000-level from the list of optional courses
  • POL4930 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 3 course units in a non language (culture and civilization) from selected third language 3
  • 3 elective course units
  • 6 optional course units in political science (POL) at the 4000-level from the list of optional courses
  • 3 course units in English as a second language (ESL) from the list of second language courses 2
  • 6 elective course units

Notes

  1. These courses are offered and can be completed during the fall or winter sessions.
  2. In order to obtain a degree in International Studies and Modern Languages, students must successfully complete 24 course credits in their second language (FLS). A student may be exempted from this requirement if he or she successfully completes the Second Language Certification test (FLS 3500) with a minimum of two scores of at least 3 and no score below 2.
  3. In order to obtain a degree in International Studies and Modern Languages, students must have reached advanced level II in one of the following languages and taken at least three course credits in a non language course (culture and civilization): Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.

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