Minors

Minor in Humanities

The Humanities consist of the disciplines that study culture, history and the history of ideas from a multidisciplinary and analytical perspective. This minor provides the opportunity for students to enrol in courses from a variety of subject areas including Philosophy, History, Religious Studies, Humanities, Art History, Canadian Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Mediterranean Cultures, Music, English and Indigenous Studies.Required Courses

At least one of:

  • RELS 1101 - World Religions: Western
  • RELS 1103 - World Religions: Eastern
  • RELS 1105 - Comparing Religions

At least one of:

  • PHIL 1101 - Philosophy: Knowledge and Existence
  • PHIL 1130 - Philosophy: Sex and Love
  • PHIL 1149 - Philosophy: Values and Ethics

At least one of:

  • ENGL 2210 - English Literature to the Restoration
  • ENGL 2211 - English Literature from the Restoration to the Present

One of:

  • HIST 1101 - Europe to 1500
  • HIST 1103 - Europe Since 1500
  • HIST 1111 - South Asia and the Indian Ocean
  • HIST 1117 - America to 1865
  • HIST 1119 - The United States: 1865 to the Present
  • HIST 1131 - Canada: Origins to 1867
  • HIST 1133 - Modern Canada

Four additional courses:

  • Four additional courses, two of which must be 3000 or 4000 level from applicable courses in Philosophy, History, Religious Studies, Humanities, Art History, Canadian Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies, Mediterranean Cultures, Music and English (for a total of eight courses in the minor). For a list of applicable courses in the above areas, please consult an advisor.

Note: A maximum of four courses at the 1000 level may be counted as part of this minor.