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Undeclared Arts Required Group 1 - Table I

A total of six to seven courses is required, as grouped and noted below.

No more than two courses may be taken from any one subject area.

Upon transfer to Criminology, English, Environment and Urban Sustainability, Geographic Analysis, History, Language and Intercultural Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Psychology, or Sociology, or to any one of the nine double major programs (Criminology and History; Criminology and Politics and Governance; Criminology and Sociology; English and History; English and Philosophy; History and Philosophy; History and Politics and Governance; History and Sociology; Politics and Governance and Sociology), courses with an asterisk (*) that correspond to the program selected will be used to satisfy the core course requirements within the respective program and are thus not included in the Table I requirements. Please see the Transferability Guidelines for more details on program transfer requirements.


Minimum two (2) courses from the following:

  • ACS 100 Ideas That Shape the World I
  • ACS 210 Ideas: Antiquity
  • ARB † An Arabic course
  • ASL An American Sign Language course
  • CHN † A Chinese course
  • ENG 110 Literatures Across Borders
  • ENG 208 Introduction to Non-Fiction
  • FRE † A French course
  • HIS # A History course
  • LIR 100 Global Models in Intercultural Relations
  • MHK A Mohawk course
  • PHL 101 Plato and the Roots of Western Philosophy
  • PHL 102 What is Philosophy?
  • PHL 110 Philosophy of Religion I
  • PHL 187 Classical Philosophy
  • PHL 201 Problems in Philosophy
  • PHL 212 Introductory Logic
  • PHL 306 Freedom, Equality, Limits of Authority
  • PHL 333 Philosophy of Human Nature
  • PHL 365 Philosophy of Beauty
  • PHL 366 Existentialism and Art and Culture
  • PHL 406 Issues of Life, Death and Poverty
  • SPN † A Spanish Course

Social Sciences

Minimum two (2) courses from the following:

  • CRM 100* Introduction to Canadian Criminal Justice
  • CRM 102* Introduction to Criminology
  • ECN 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • EUS 102* Environment and Sustainability
  • EUS 202* Sustaining the City's Environments
  • GEO 131* Energy, Earth and Ecosystems
  • GEO 151* Location, Location, Location
  • POG 100* People, Power and Politics
  • POG 110* Power and Influence in Canadian Politics
  • PPA 101 Cdn Public Administration I: Institutions
  • PPA 102 Cdn Public Administration II: Processes
  • PSY 102* Introduction to Psychology I
  • PSY 202* Introduction to Psychology II
  • SOC 105* Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 107* Sociology of the Everyday
  • SSH 100 Inquiry and Problem-Solving
  • SSH 102 Learning and Development Strategies
  • SSH 104** Co-op Program Preparation

** SSH 104 is required for students taking a Co-op program in the Faculty of Arts.

† An online placement test is required. See Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures' website (opens in new window)  for details.

# A History (HIS) course numbered between HIS 100 and HIS 399 or HIS 461, HIS 462, HIS 475, and HIS 490.