Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Global Development Studies – Joint Honours (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

DEVS[----]-A or [----]DEVS-A (where [----] is a second subject of study)

Subject: Administered by the Department of Global Development Studies.
Plan: Consists of 45.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, in combination with a Joint Honours Plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.1

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Canada and the "Third World"
Development Studies in Global Perspective
and Canada in the World
DEVS 105/3.00* and 3.00 units from DEVS 200-level or above
B. Complete the following:
DEVS 220Introduction to Indigenous Studies3.00
DEVS 230The Global Political Economy of Development3.00
DEVS 240Culture and Development3.00
C. Complete the following:
DEVS 340Theories of Development3.00
D. Complete the following:
DEVS 492Topics in Development Studies I3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 12.00 units from the following:12.00
DEVS at the 300-level or above
B. Complete 9.00 units from the following:9.00
DEVS at the 200-level or above
3. Supporting
A. Complete 3.00 units from the following course list:3.00
Elective Courses 175.00
Total Units120.00

4. Notes

A. Note that non-DEVS courses from the DEVS_Languages course lists are offered through other departments and may be subject to availability; DEVS students may not have enrolment priority.

B. Students pursuing a Joint Honours in Global Developmental Studies and Indigenous Studies may use DEVS 220 toward their INDG plan, and request DEVS 250 be used as a replacement in the DEVS plan. 

C. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Global Development Studies Course List

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. Most courses have more than thematic or regional connection to Global Development Studies. Students are encouraged to consult course outlines and course descriptions for more information. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.6 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Languages Courses Eligible for Global Development Studies Plans
ANSH 101Beginning Anishinaabe Language and Culture I3.00
ANSH 102Beginning Anishinaabe Language and Culture II3.00
ARAB 100Introductory Arabic (Modern Standard)6.00
ARAB 200Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic6.00
CHIN 100Introductory Mandarin Chinese I6.00
CHIN 200Introductory Mandarin Chinese II6.00
CHIN 300Intermediate Mandarin Chinese6.00
FREN 106Communication et culture I3.00
FREN 107Communication et culture II3.00
FREN 111Révision de la grammaire I3.00
FREN 112Révision de la grammaire II3.00
FREN 118Communication et culture III3.00
FREN 150Français intermédiaire6.00
FREN 219Communication et culture IV3.00
FREN 230Analyse textuelle et étude de la langue3.00
FREN 231Rédaction et style3.00
FREN 241Histoire culturelle et littéraire de l'Ancien Régime3.00
FREN 285Cinéma et société: aspects culturels de la francophonie3.00
FREN 304Introduction à la littérature française du Moyen Age3.00
FREN 305Le théâtre depuis 19453.00
FREN 315Littérature française de la Renaissance3.00
FREN 320Communication et culture V3.00
FREN 323La littérature française du 19e siècle3.00
FREN 324Le roman français du 20e siècle3.00
FREN 325Littérature contemporaine3.00
FREN 327Le Cinéma aujourd'hui: Études thématiques3.00
FREN 331Rédaction et style II3.00
FREN 342Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la France moderne et contemporaine3.00
FREN 343Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la francophonie et du Québec3.00
FREN 351Ecrits de la Francophonie3.00
FREN 360Grammaire avancée3.00
FREN 363Histoire de la langue française3.00
FREN 387Littérature du 17e siècle3.00
FREN 388Littérature du 18e siècle3.00
FREN 390Genre et littérature3.00
FREN 391Auteurs et thèmes en littérature québécoise3.00
FREN 394Montréal interculturel: une métropole en représentation3.00
FREN 450Travaux pratiques: stylistique et traduction3.00
GRMN 101Beginner's German I3.00
GRMN 102Beginner's German II3.00
GRMN 201Intermediate German I3.00
GRMN 202Intermediate German II3.00
GRMN 203German Conversation and Culture3.00
GRMN 306Business German in Workplace3.00
GRMN 307Business German II: German in the Workplace3.00
GRMN 308Topics in Cultural History I3.00
GRMN 309Topics in Cultural History II3.00
GRMN 311Culture Through Stories in the 18th and 19th Century3.00
GRMN 312Culture Through Stories in the 20th and 21st Century3.00
GRMN 317Contemporary Germany through Media and News3.00
HEBR 294Intermediate Modern Hebrew I3.00
HEBR 295Intermediate Modern Hebrew II3.00
HEBR 301Topics in Hebrew3.00
HEBR 393Reading Modern Hebrew Literature3.00
HEBR 502Directed Reading Hebrew3.00
INUK 101Beginning Inuktitut Language and Culture l3.00
INUK 102Beginning Inuktitut Language and Culture ll3.00
ITLN 111Beginning Italian I3.00
ITLN 112Beginning Italian II3.00
ITLN 204Italiano intermedio3.00
ITLN 205Italiano avanzato3.00
ITLN 326Literature and Cinema3.00
ITLN 331Survey of Italian Literature I3.00
ITLN 332Survey of Italian Literature II3.00
JAPN 100Introductory Japanese I6.00
JAPN 200Introductory Japanese II6.00
JAPN 301Intermediate Japanese I3.00
JAPN 302Intermediate Japanese II3.00
MOHK 101Beginning Mohawk Language and Culture l3.00
MOHK 102Beginning Mohawk Language and Culture ll3.00
PORT 103Beginning Portuguese and Culture l3.00
PORT 104Beginning Portuguese and Culture ll3.00
SPAN 111Beginning Spanish I3.00
SPAN 112Beginning Spanish II3.00
SPAN 204Español intermedio3.00
SPAN 205Español avanzado3.00
SPAN 206Spanish Conversation and Culture3.00
SPAN 301Gramática avanzada y composición I3.00
SPAN 302Gramática avanzada y composición II3.00
SPAN 303Español para contextos profesionales I3.00
SPAN 304Español para contextos profesionales II3.00
SPAN 306La narrativa hispanoamericana del siglo 203.00
SPAN 344La Sociedad Espanola A Traves Del Cine3.00
SPAN 351Panorama literario latinoaméricano I3.00
SPAN 352Panorama literario latinoaméricano II3.00
SPAN 354Voces femeninas en America Latina3.00
SPAN 380Introducción: Literatura de España I3.00
SPAN 381Introducción: Literatura de España II3.00
SPAN 401Advanced Grammar Through Translation I3.00
SPAN 402Advanced Grammar Through Translation II3.00
SPAN 406Introducción a la teoría y el análisis literario3.00
SPAN 495Literatura de España: Estudios independientes II3.00
SPAN 496Literatura de Hispanoamérica: Estudios independientes II3.00