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First-Year Program Requirements

Select your program from the list below to find information on requirements. Please note that students must achieve a minimum of 60% in each course to continue in the program.

ADMN 1126*/1127*
ECON 1006/1007

Electives
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

ADMN 1126*/1127*
ECON 1006/1007

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
6 credits (from any group)
COSC 1701/1702 recommended

ADMN 1016*, 1126*
ECON 1006*/1007*
ADMN 1206*/1207*
ADMN 1306*

Electives
9 credits (from any group)

Minors in BBA

  • Accounting: add ADMN 1127*
  • Human Resource Managment: choose after year 1
  • Economics: choose after year 1
  • Marketing: choose after year 2

All BBA students must attend the Business Orientation Session in September.

BIOL 1506*/1507*
CHMI 1006/1007

6 credits from Group III Sciences at 1000 series
MATH 1036
MATH 1037 or 1057 or PHIL 1116

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities and/or
Group II – Social Sciences

CESD 1006*/1007*
SWRK 1006/1007

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
6 credits (from any group)

CESD 1006*/1007*
ECON 1006 or ECON 1007
SOCI 1016 or SOCI 2016
SWRK 1006
ADMN 1016

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences

COSC 1046*/1047*
MATH 1056

Electives
Electives – 12 credits satisfying three of the following four conditions:
3 to 6 credits from Humanities
3 to 6 credits from Social Sciences
3 to 6 credits from Science outside of Computer Science
3 to 6 credits from Professional courses

COSC 1046*/1047*
MATH 1036/1037
MATH 1056/1057

Electives
3 Science credits other than COSC or MATH
6 elective credits from Group I – Humanities and/or Group II – Social Sciences
3 elective credits

COSC 1046*/1047*
MATH 1056/1057
ITEC 2706

Electives
3 COSC electives
12 credits (from any group)

COSC 1046*/1047*
COSC 1036*/2036
MATH 1036/1037
MATH 1056/1057

Electives
12 credits each from two of the following:
Group I – Humanities
Group II – Social Science
Group IV – Professional Programs

COSC 1046*/1047*
MATH 1056/1057
COSC 1036*/COSC 2036
6 credits from MUSC, ENGL and/or VISA

Electives
6 credits from among:
Group II – Social Science
Group IV – Professional Programs

COSC 1046*/1047*
MATH 1036/1037
MATH 1056/1057

Electives
12 credits from Group I – Humanities and/or
Group II – Social Sciences

ECON 1006*/1007*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

Chemical Engineering

  • MATH 1036
  • PHYS 1006
  • CHMI 1006
  • CHMI 1007
  • MATH 1057
  • MATH 1037
  • PHYS 1007
  • COSC 2836
  • ENGR 1056

Mechanical Engineering

  • MATH 1036
  • PHYS 1006
  • CHMI 1006
  • COSC 1046
  • MATH 1057
  • MATH 1037
  • PHYS 1007
  • COSC 1047
  • ENGR 1056
  • ENGR 1057

Mining Engineering

  • MATH 1036
  • PHYS 1006
  • CHMI 1006
  • MATH 1057
  • MATH 1037
  • PHYS 1007
  • GEOL 1006
  • COSC 2836
  • ENGR 1056
  • ENGR 1057

ENGL 1006*/1007*

Electives
6 credits from Group II – Social Sciences
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

ENVS 1006*
BIOL 1506/1507
CHMI 1006/1007
GEOL 1021
MATH 1036 or MATH 1037
PHIL 1116

Electives
6 additional credits from Group I or Group II

ECON 1006*/1007*
ADMN 1016, 1207
ADMN 1126/1127
COSC 1702

Electives
3 credits from Group III – Sciences
6 credits from Group I – Humanities

VISA 1005*
VISA 1026*/1027*
VISA 1506*/VISA 2706*

Electives
6 credits from Group II – Social Sciences
6 credits from Group III – Sciences

VISA 1005*
VISA 1026*/1027*
VISA 1506*/VISA 2706*

Electives
6 credits from Group II – Social Sciences
6 credits from Group III – Sciences

GEOG 1026*/1027*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

HIST 1206*/1207*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

JURI 1106*/1107*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

MUSC 1115*
MUSC 1015*
MUSC 1406* and 1407*

Electives
6 credits from Group II – Social Sciences
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
3 credits (from any group)

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POLI 1006*/1007*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

PSYC 1106*/1107*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

PSYC 1106*/1107*

Electives
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
18 additional elective credits from any group

SOCI 1016*/1017*

Electives
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

*Students are strongly recommended to select electives from ANTR 1007, ANIS 1006/1007

SWRK 1006**/1007**
SOCI 1016
SOCI 1017 or ANIS 1006

Electives
18 additional credits
Students are encouraged to select electives from ANIS 1007, CESD 1006/1007, COSC 1701, JURI 1106/1107, ENGL 1801/1802, PSYC 1106/1107
**Minimum grade of 70% required.

All SWRK students must attend the Social Work Orientation in September.

If you are unsure of a Major, you may declare a Major in your second year.
6 credits from Group I – Humanities
6 credits from Group II – Social Sciences
6 credits from Group III – Sciences
12 credits (from any group)

Arts

Group I – Humanities

Anishinaabe Studies, Anishinaabemowin, Chinese, English, Film, Fine Arts, Ojibwe, French, Italian, Music, Philosophy, Spanish, Visual Arts

Group II – Social Sciences

Anthropology, CESD, Community Development, Economics, Geography, History, Information Technology, Law and Justice, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Note: Students without a Science background registering in a Bachelor of Arts program may wish to consider fulfilling the Science requirement with 6 credits from the following courses:

  • COSC 1701/1702, 1036
  • GEOL 1021/1022
  • ENVS 1006
  • PHYS 1026/1027

For full detailed course descriptions, visit our Course Schedules section

Non-Arts

Group III – Sciences

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics

Group IV – Professional Programs

Business Administration, Social Work