Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc.)

a.General Requirements

1.Completion of at least 40 courses (120.0 credit hours) with a GPA of at least 2.00.

2.Completion of the Liberal Education List Requirement (see School of Liberal Education, Liberal Education List Requirement).

3.Not more than 12 courses (36.0 credit hours) may be completed at the 1000 level (or lower) for credit towards the degree, excluding Activity courses (labelled PHAC and MUSE) and courses numbered in the range of 0520 to 0530.

4.Completion of at least 15 courses (45.0 credit hours) from disciplines offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty of Fine Arts, or School of Liberal Education at the 3000/4000 level, excluding Activity courses (labelled PHAC and MUSE).

5.Not more than five Independent Study courses (15.0 credit hours) may be completed for credit towards the degree.

6.Not more than five Disciplinary Credit Applied Studies courses (15.0 credit hours) may be completed for credit towards the degree. Students may, in addition, complete Applied Studies 2000, 2001, 2010, and 2011.

7.Not more than 24 courses (72.0 credit hours) may be completed from any one discipline for credit towards the degree.

Note: Disciplines are identified by a specific course label (e.g. KNES, ASTR, and HIST are separate disciplines).

8.Not more than six credit hours in Activity courses (i.e. courses labelled PHAC and MUSE) may be completed for credit towards the degree, except for Kinesiology majors (not more than 15.0 credit hours) and Music majors (not more than 12.0 credit hours).

9.Not more than six courses (18.0 credit hours) from disciplines offered outside the Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty of Fine Arts, or School of Liberal Education may be completed for credit towards the degree. Courses cross-listed between the Faculty of Arts and Science and another Faculty or School do not count towards this limit.

10.Residence requirement: a minimum of 20 courses (60.0 credit hours) must be completed at the University of Lethbridge, including at least 10 courses (30.0 credit hours) from disciplines offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty of Fine Arts, or School of Liberal Education at the 3000/4000 level.

(See Academic Regulations, Exceeding Course Limits.)

b.Major Requirements

For the Bachelor of Arts and Science, students must complete two majors: an Arts major chosen from the list of eligible majors below, and a Science major chosen from the list of eligible majors below.

Eligible Arts Majors

Eligible Science Majors

Anthropology

Indigenous Studies

Biological Sciences

Art

Kinesiology

Chemistry

Dramatic Arts

Music

Computer Science

Economics

Philosophy

Geography

English

Political Science

Kinesiology

French

Psychology

Mathematics

French/Spanish

Religious Studies

Physics

Geography

Sociology

Psychology

History

Women and Gender Studies

 

Note: Majors in Geography, Kinesiology, and Psychology may be used as either the Arts major or the Science major but not both.

Students must complete the minimum course requirements for both majors. Students may not double count courses in fulfilling requirements for their two majors.

In some cases, depending on the choice of majors, more than 40 courses (120.0 credit hours) may be required to satisfy all degree and major requirements.

Residence requirement: at least half of the courses required in each major must be completed at the University of Lethbridge.