University of Waterloo

Honours Arts

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Anthropology
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Cinema Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music, General
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Literature, Other
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
Description:If you have a wide variety of interests, Honours Arts gives you the freedom to explore them. In Waterloo's largest and most flexible first-year program, you'll use your first two terms to test the waters. Sample courses from the humanities, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and languages and cultures. Discover subjects you weren't exposed to in high school, or delve deeper into your favourite subject at the university level.

Whatever direction you end up taking, Honours Arts will give you the critical thinking skills to analyze issues, make persuasive arguments, write well, and speak with conviction - skills that will serve you well along any career path.
URL:Honours Arts at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Scholarships:2
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the prerequisite Grade 12 English course.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.
  • Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors is recommended if you plan to major in Economics.
  • Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management (or equivalent) is recommended if you plan to major in Political Science; Psychology; Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies; Social Development Studies; or Sociology.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 26, 2021

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