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

Faculty of Arts

Dean, Faculty of Arts: David Docherty, PhD
Telephone: (519) 884-0710, ext. 2012
Location: Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 5-202
Website: www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=35

NOTE: An official means of communication is the student's Laurier email address.

The Faculty of Arts offers a wide range of programs, both in traditional arts disciplines and in new and interdisciplinary fields of study. Courses and/or programs are offered in anthropology, arabic, archaeology, Canadian studies, classical studies, communication studies, co-operative education, cultural studies, economics, English, environmental science, environmental studies, film studies, fine arts, French, geography, German, global studies, Greek, Hebrew, history, history and philosophy of science, Italian, languages, Latin, medieval studies, Mediterranean studies, near eastern studies, philosophy, political science, religion and culture, sociology, Spanish, urban studies and women's studies. A detailed description of each program and course is included in the alphabetical list of programs, which follow the faculty rules and regulations. Refer to the Brantford Campus chapter for further areas of study.

In choosing a course of study, students may combine programs provided that they satisfy all requirements for each program in which they are enrolled. Students who wish to complete two degrees should consult the Additional Undergraduate Degrees section in the Undergraduate University Regulations chapter.

  • BA (Honours) - Honours Bachelor of Arts
  • BSc (Honours) - Honours Bachelor of Science
  • BSc - General BSc without Designation
  • BA - General BA without Designation
  • CombBA (Honours) - Honours Combination or Joint (BA)
  • Op - Option
  • Mj - Major
  • Mi - Minor
  • CombBSc (Hons) - Honours Combination or Joint (BSc)
Administration Option Op
Anthropology BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Archaeology BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Canadian Studies CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Classical Studies BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Co-operative Education Option Op
Communication Studies BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Cultural Studies CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Economics BA | Mj
English BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Environmental Studies BA (Honours)
Film Studies CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Fine Arts BA | Mj | Mi
French BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Geography BA (Honours) | BSc (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | CombBSc (Hons) | BSc | BA | Op | Mj | Mi
German Mi
Global Studies BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Greek CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
History BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
History and Philosophy of Science Mi
Italian Mi
Languages & Literatures BA (Honours)
Latin CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Medieval Studies CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Mediterranean Studies BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours)
Music Mi
Near Eastern Studies  
Philosophy BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Philosophy, Political Science and Economics CombBA (Honours)
Political Science BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Religion & Culture BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Social Welfare  
Sociology BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Spanish BA (Honours) | CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi
Urban Studies Op | Mi
Women's Studies CombBA (Honours) | BA | Mj | Mi