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
- Applied Language Studies
- Catholic Studies
- Church Music and Worship
- Classical Studies
- Cognitive Science
- East Asian Studies
- Fine Arts Studio
- Human Sciences
- International Studies
- Italian Studies
- Jewish Studies
- Latin American Literature and Cultures
- Legal Studies
- Mennonite Studies
- Peace and Conflict Studies
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Russian and Eastern European Studies
- Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies
- Social Development Studies
- Speech Communication
- Studies in Islam
- Theatre and Performance
- Women's Studies
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.