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Customize your degree with a minor

Many programs allow you to add a minor to your degree. A minor consists of 8-10 courses and allows you to add an additional area of interest to your degree. 

You would normally take 40 courses for your degree. If you meet the requirements for a minor, it becomes part of your degree. For example, you can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Anthropology with a minor in Political Science.

Minors usually start in second year and you can view each minor's requirements below.

Arts, humanities, social sciences, languages




Math and computer science


Other ways to customize your degree

  • Many programs offer options and specializations relating to that program.
  • In some programs, you can also choose a double major or joint honours degree. This allows you to focus your studies on 2 main areas of interest.


Contact the recruitment co-ordinator for your faculty/program of interest who can explain more about how you can customize your degree.