Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2005/2006
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Global Studies in Combination with another Honours BA Program

The combined Honours Global Studies program consists of 20.0 credits (or equivalent), of which not more than 6.0 may be at the 100 level.

Course Requirements:
GS101 and GS102 plus 6.0 senior credits in Global Studies courses which must include:
2.0 credits at the 200 level, 2.0 credits at the 300 level, 1.0 credits at the 400 level. Of these, a 0.5 credit in the Language Requirement (as outlined below) and 1.0 credit in the Global Studies Experience (as stated above in the Honours Global Studies program) are included in the total of 6.0 senior credits.

Language Requirement (0.5 Credit):
GS students are required to take 0.5 credit in non-English language study. Culture courses taught in English may not be counted as a substitute. These language courses can be taken at WLU, at other recognized universities in Canada, or abroad on a Letter of Permission, with the expressed written permission of the GS Coordinator. Students for whom English is clearly their second language can apply to have this requirement waived by the GS Coordinator.

Global Studies Experience (GSE)
Students are required to obtain 1.0 credit in an international setting through an approved international experience. For more details, refer to the single GS honours program.