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THE MODULES

There are four possible modules of study that may be entered after First Year:


The modular degree structure affords the opportunity to combine various subjects from different Departments and Faculties. The chart below shows how modules can be combined in the three different types of degrees offered. The modules taken must fit within these degree structures. Departments, Schools, Faculties and Affiliated Colleges may offer some or all of the above modules. See Faculty and Department listings for details. Combinations other than those listed below have not been approved; consequently, they may not be taken. Enrolment in some modules may be limited.


APPROVED MODULE COMBINATIONS FOR DEGREES

E (Essential Modules) A (Additional Modules)

Degree Type

Honours Specialization Module

Specialization Module

Major Module

Major Module

Minor Module

Minor Module

Honors Bachelor

E

Honors Bachelor

E

A

Honors Bachelor

E

A

Honors Bachelor

E

E

Bachelor
4 Year

E

Bachelor
4 Year

E

A

Bachelor
4 Year

E

A

Bachelor
4 Year

E

A

Bachelor
4 Year

E

Bachelor
4 Year

E

A

Bachelor
4 Year

E

A

A

Bachelor
3 Year

E

Bachelor
3 Year

E

A

Bachelor
3 Year

E

E

Glossary Module:

A structured set of courses specified by a Department, Faculty or Affiliated College to fulfill the requirements of an Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major or Minor, to be entered after first year.

Honors Specialization Module:

Comprised of 9.0 or more courses designated by a Department, Faculty or Affiliated College. This module is available only in an Honors Bachelor Degree (four year).

Specialization Module:

Comprised of 9.0 or more courses designated by a Department, Faculty or Affiliated College. This module is available only in the Bachelor Degree (four year).

Major Module:

Comprised of 6.0 or more courses designated by a Department, Faculty or Affiliated College.

Minor Module:

Comprised of 4.0 or more courses designated by a Department, Faculty or Affiliated College.


HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including Classical Studies 1000 and Greek or Latin 1000 plus 1.0 additional course, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%. Students who do not take Greek or Latin in their First year may still enter the program, but should then take Greek or Latin 1000 in their Second year.

Module: 9.0 courses
  • 7.0 courses in Classical Studies, Greek or Latin at the 3000 level or above.
  • 1.0 course in Classical Studies at the 2000 level or above.
  • 1.0 course in Greek or Latin at the 2000 level or above.

A maximum of 2.0 courses may be substituted for the courses in the first two items above from: History of Science 2151F/G, 4420F/G (Greek and Roman medicine); Philosophy 2200F/G, 3007F/G, 3008F/G, 4007F/G, 4017F/G (ancient philosophy); Visual Arts History 2247E, 2249E, 4445F/G (Greek and Roman art).

Note:

(1) With permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Module and another program except for the Minor and Major in Classical Studies.

(2) The minimum language requirement for this module is normally not sufficient for admittance to graduate programs in Classics/Classical Studies. Students who are considering graduate work in Classics should combine their Honors Specialization in Classical Studies with a Minor in Greek or Latin.


SPECIALIZATION IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first year requirements, including Classical Studies 1000 with a mark of at least 60%.

Module: 9.0 courses
  • 5.0 courses in Classical Studies, Greek or Latin at the 2000 level or above.
  • 4.0 courses in Classical Studies, Greek or Latin courses at the 3000 level or above.

A maximum of 2.0 courses may be substituted for the courses in the first two items above from: History of Science 2151F/G, 4420F/G (Greek and Roman medicine); Philosophy 2200F/G, 3007F/G, 3008F/G, 4007F/G, 4017F/G (ancient philosophy); Visual Arts History 2247E, 2249E, 4445F/G (Greek and Roman art).

Note:

(1) With permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Module and another program except for the Minor and Major in Classical Studies.

(2) This program is not sufficient for admittance to graduate programs in Classics/Classical Studies. Students who are considering graduate work in Classics should take the Honors Specialization module in Classical Studies with some additional language courses in Greek and Latin.

MAJOR IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements, including Classical Studies 1000 with a mark of at least 60%.

Module: 6.0 courses
  • 5.0 courses in Classical Studies, Greek or Latin at the 3000 level or above.
  • 1.0 course in Classical Studies, Greek or Latin at the 2000 level or above.

A maximum of 2.0 courses may be substituted for the courses in the first two items above from: History of Science 2151F/G, 4420F/G (Greek and Roman medicine); Philosophy 2200F/G, 3007F/G, 3008F/G, 4007F/G, 4017F/G (ancient philosophy); Visual Arts History 2247E, 2249E, 4445F/G (Greek and Roman art).

Note:

(1) With permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Module and another program except for the Minor and Major in Classical Studies.

(2) This program is not sufficient for admittance to graduate programs in Classics/Classical Studies. Students who are considering graduate work in Classics should take the Honors Specialization module in Classical Studies with some additional language courses in Greek and Latin.

MINOR IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements. Classical Studies 1000 is recommended but not required. With permission of the Department, students may have the Classical Studies 1000 requirement waived in those senior level courses for which it is normally a prerequisite.

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 3.0 courses in Classical Studies at the 2000 level or above.
  • 1.0 designated essay course in Classical Studies at the 2000 level or above.

A maximum of 2.0 courses may be substituted for the courses in the first two items above from: History of Science 2151F/G, 4420F/G (Greek and Roman medicine); Philosophy 2200F/G, 3007F/G, 3008F/G, 4007F/G, 4017F/G (ancient philosophy); Visual Arts History 2247E, 2249E, 4445F/G (Greek and Roman art).

Note:

With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate full-course equivalent towards this Minor and a Major or Honors Specialization in another program except in Classical Studies.

MINOR IN GREEK

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements, including Greek 1000 with a mark of at least 60%.

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 4.0 courses in Greek at the 2000 level or above.
Note:

With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Minor and a Major or Honors Specialization in another program.

MINOR IN LATIN

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements, including Latin 1000 with a mark of at least 60%.

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 4.0 courses in Latin at the 2000 level or above.
Note:

With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Minor and a Major or Honors Specialization in another program.

MINOR IN GREEK AND LATIN

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements, including Greek 1000 and Latin 1000 with a mark of at least 60%.

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 1.0 course in Greek at the 2000 level or above.
  • 1.0 course in Latin at the 2000 level or above.
  • 2.0 additional courses in Greek and/or Latin at the 2000 level or above.
Note:

With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate senior full-course equivalent towards this Minor and a Major or Honors Specialization in another program.

MINOR IN GREEK AND LATIN LITERATURE:

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements. Classical Studies 1000 is recommended but not required. With permission of the Department, students may have the Classical Studies 1000 requirement waived in those courses at the 2000 level or above for which it is normally a prerequisite.

Module: 4.0 courses
4.0 courses from: Classical Studies 2200, 3100E, 3102F/G, 3110F/G, 3150F/G, 3151F/G, 3201F/G, 3610F/G, 3612F/G, and no more than 1.0 course in Greek and/or Latin at the 3000-level or above.
Note:

(1) Appropriate course substitution may be made with permission of the department.

(2) With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate full-course equivalent towards this Minor and another program.


MINOR IN GREEK AND ROMAN ARCHAEOLOGY

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements. Classical Studies 1000 is recommended but not required. With permission of the Department, students may have the Classical Studies 1000 requirement waived in those senior level courses for which it is normally a prerequisite.

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 4.0 courses from: Classical Studies, 2500A/B, 3520E, 3530E, 3550E, 3555E, 3590F/G, 4500F/G, 4510F/G, 4512F/G, 4550F/G, 4552F/G, 4580F/G, 4585F/G, Visual Arts History 2247E, 2249E, 4445F/G.
Note:

With the permission of departments or programs concerned, students may count up to 1.0 appropriate full-course equivalent towards this Minor and another program.


MINOR IN GREEK AND ROMAN HISTORY

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Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements. Classical Studies 1000 is recommended but not required. With permission of the Department, students may have the Classical Studies 1000 requirement waived in those senior level courses for which it is normally a prerequisite

Module: 4.0 courses
  • 2.0 courses: CS3410E, CS3450E
  • 2.0 Courses from: with a maximum of 1.0 course on the 2000-2999 level Classical Studies 2300, 2301A/B, 2350A/B, 2440A/B, 2500A/B, 2700A/B, 3151F/G, 3200F/G, 3300F/G, 3302E, 3310F/G, 3350F/G, 3490F/G, 3520E, 3530E, 3550E, 3555E, 4410F/G, 4450F/G, 4580F/G, 4585F/G
Note:

Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the permission of Department

MAJOR IN SEXUALITY STUDIES
(Dept. of Women's Studies and Feminist Research)

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The following Classical Studies courses may be counted toward the new Major in Sexuality Studies (Dept. of Women's Studies and Feminist Research):

Classical Studies 3300F/G, 3310F/G, 3350F/G

 

 


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