Degree Requirements

Honours (Double Major) Interdisciplinary BA Program

To complete the European Studies major, students must complete six full-course equivalents (36 credits) from the European Studies list, all distinct from the courses in their other major. These European Studies courses must include the following:

  1. HUMA 2195 9.0 Defining Europe: Introduction to European Studies (See course description given later under list of program courses). Note: For purposes of meeting program requirements, this course and all other nine credit Foundations courses will count as six credits towards the major in European Studies.
  2. Thirty credits, including six credits at the 4000-level, chosen from the list of relevant courses selected in consultation with the Program Coordinator.
    Note: Students must complete 18 credits at the 4000-level for an Honours BA degree, normally 12 in their other major and 6 in European Studies.
  3. Students must also satisfy a language requirement. They may do so by completing one full-course equivalent (6 credits) in a European language (other than English) or by passing a competency test. A maximum of two language courses (12 credits) will be counted toward the major.

All students in the program must meet with the Co-ordinator or an Advisor to discuss their proposed course selection.

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Honours (Double Major) iBA Program

The requirements for the Honours (Double Major) iBA in European Studies are the same as the requirements for the Honours (Double Major) BA in European Studies. (see above) Students enrolled in the Honours (Double Major) iBA in European Studies cannot have their second major in another iBA program.

All students are required to meet general education, distribution and other degree requirements that the Faculty of Arts prescribes for Honours students, with three additional components:

  • at least 18 credits in a modern languages offered by York University, including the Advanced I university-level course in the chosen language;
  • at least 12 credits of internationally oriented courses chosen outside the major;
  • at least one full term abroad as a full-time student at one of York University’s exchange partners.

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Honours (Minor) BA Program

The Honours Minor must be pursued jointly with an Honours BA program in the Faculty of Arts. To complete the European Studies minor, students must complete five full-course equivalents (30 credits) from the European Studies list, all distinct from the courses in their major. These European Studies courses must include the following:

  1. HUMA 2195 9.0 Defining Europe: Introduction to European Studies (See course description given later under program courses). Note: For purposes of meeting program requirements, this course and all other nine credit Foundations courses will count as six credits towards the major in European Studies.
  2. Twenty-four credits, including six credits at the 4000-level, chosen from the list of relevant courses selected in consultation with the Program Coordinator. Note: Students must complete 18 credits at the 4000-level for an Honours BA degree, normally 12 in their other major and 6 in European Studies.
  3. Students must also satisfy a language requirement. They may do so by completing one full-course equivalent (6 credits) in a European language (other than English) or by passing a competency test. A maximum of two language courses (12 credits) will be counted toward the major.

All students in the program must meet with the Co-ordinator or an Advisor to discuss their proposed course selection.

Checklist (pdf)