The Major degree in Global Development Studies is intended for students who would like to make development their primary field of study. Students apply to the Major plan after their first year in Arts and Science and should have completed DEVS 100. Students may also combine their Major in DEVS with a Minor in another department.
A major consists of 60.0 credits in DEVS and DEVS-eligible courses. 30.0 credits are mandatory and 30.0 credits are optional, as follows:
|6.0||Canada and the "Third World"
|3.0||The Global Political Economy of Development
|3.0||Culture and Development
|3.0||Cross-Cultural Research Methods
|3.0||Theories of Development
|6.0||Students must take 6.0 credits in a language other than English. These credits must be chosen from the list of DEVS-eligible language instruction courses.|
|18.0 credits from DEVS or DEVS-eligible regional and thematic courses (not including those listed above and not including DEVS-eligible language instruction courses) at the 200-level or higher.|
|12.0 creditsfrom DEVS or DEVS-eligible regional and thematic courses (not including those listed above and not including DEVS-eligible language instruction courses) at the 300-level or higher.|
|Work-study option – DEVS Majors are eligible to apply for the independent work-study courses (DEVS 410*/411* and 420*) as well as the DEVS-Fudan semester abroad programme (DEVS 421*, 430, 431, 432).|
|DEVS 501 (honours thesis) and DEVS 502* (directed reading course).|