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General education requirements

In addition to the History requirements listed on the program pages, students must complete a minimum of 24 credits outside History.  In order to satisfy the Arts and Science General Education Requirement at least six of these credits must come from courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, the Faculty of Fine Arts, the John Molson School of Business or from the Social Science and Science sectors of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

The Social Science sector includes the following departments:

  • Applied Human Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Geography, Planning and Environment
  • Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability
  • Political Science
  • Religion
  • School of Community and Public Affairs
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Simone de Beauvoir Institute

The Science sector includes the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry
  • Health, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Science College

Courses from the following Departments DO NOT count towards the General Education requirement for History students:

  • Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
  • Communication Studies
  • English
  • Études françaises
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts College
  • Philosophy
  • School of Canadian Irish Studies
  • Theological Studies
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