Global Cooperation and Conflict Program

Sample First-Year Programs

The following proposed programs are only intended as samples. Students are strongly encouraged to contact departments for a consultation with a departmental advisor in order to plan a course of study that fits with their own individual interests.

Fall Term

Winter Term

IDS 1100/6 Introduction to International Development Studies

ANTH 1002/3 Introductory Cultural Anthropology

ECON 1104/3 Introduction to Economic Theory

HIST 1010/6 An Introduction to History
REL 1002/6 Exploring Religion: Introduction to the World's Religions

SPAN 1001/6 Introductory Spanish
FREN 1001/6 Introductory French***

RHET 1105/3 Academic Writing*

3 Credit Hours of Humanities**


Note: Students may use a maximum of 42 credit hours at 1000 level towards a degree. A 6 credit hour course is equal to a full year, September to April, course. A 3 credit hour course is equal to a half year, September to December or January to April, course.

* All students are encouraged to take RHET 1105/3 Academic Writing to fulfill the writing requirement in their first year of study. RHET-1105/3 is required if grade less than 80% in English 40S (2 credits) see Section VIII of the course calendar for specific requirements.
**Students who have French 40S or permission of the Instructor can take: FREN 1111/6 Practical Language Skills or FREN 1112/6 Grammaire, lexique et lecture
*** See Section VIII of the course calendar for specific course listings of general degree requirements which can include:

  • Humanities are the branch of learning that includes the arts, classics, philosophy and history etc., but not the sciences.
  • Social Sciences are the branches of learning such as anthropology, economics, geography, politics, psychology and sociology.
  • Distribution requirements which are a minimum of three (3) credit hours from each of five (5) different subjects
  • Science requirement