Department of Global Development Studies

DEPARTMENT OF

Global Development Studies

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Major in DEVS (DEVS-M-BAH)

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.

For students entering the DEVS plan after May 1, 2019 (BAH = 120 units), a DEVS major consists of 66.0 units in DEVS, DEVS-eligible languages, and DEVS-eligible courses.  33.0 units are mandatory, 27.0 units selected from DEVS and DEVS_Eligible courses, and 6.0 units from the DEVS_Language list as outlined in the chart below.

For students entering the DEVS plan after May 1, 2018 (BAH = 120 units), a DEVS major consists of 66.0 units in DEVS, DEVS-eligible languages, and DEVS-eligible courses.  24.0 units are mandatory, 36.0 units are selected from DEVS and DEVS_Eligible courses, and 6.0 units are from the DEVS_Language list as as outlined in the chart below.

For students entering the DEVS plan prior to May 1, 2018 (BAH = 114 units), a DEVS major consists of 60.0 units in DEVS, DEVS-eligible languages, and DEVS-eligible courses.  30.0 credits are mandatory (including 6.0 units from DEVS_Language Course list) and 30.0 units are selected from DEVS and DEVS_Eligible courses as outlined in the chart below.

CORE COURSES
Course Code/Description Credits Title Registration Prior to 1May2018 Registration After 1May2018 Registration After 1May2019

DEVS 100AB

6.0 Canada and the "Third World"

Required

Required Required
DEVS 220 3.0 Introduction to Indigenous Studies Not Required Not Required Required

DEVS 230

3.0 The Global Political Economy of Development Required Required Required

DEVS 240

3.0 Culture and Development Required Required Required
DEVS 250 3.0 Global Environmental Transformations Not Required Not Required Required
DEVS 260 3.0 Globalization, Gender, and Development Not Required Not Required Required

DEVS 300

3.0 Cross-Cultural Research Methods Required Required Required

DEVS 340

3.0 Theories of Development Required Required Required

DEVS 492
TOPIC ID: XXX

3.0 Seminar Topic Course Required Required Required
DEVS 492
TOPIC ID:  XXX
3.0 Seminar Topic Course Required Required Required

LANGUAGE/SUPPORTING COURSES

Course Code/Description Credits Title Registration Prior to 1May2018 Registration After 1May2018 Registration After 1May2019
DEVS-eligible Language 3.0  

Required Core

Required Supporting

Required Supporting

DEVS-eligible Language 3.0   Required Core Required Supporting Required Supporting

OPTION COURSES

Course Code/Description Units Registration Prior to 1May2018 Registration After 1May2018 Registration After 1May2019
DEVS 300L or higher 3.0 Not Required Required Required
DEVS 300L or higher 3.0 Not Required Required Required
DEVS 300L or higher3.0 3.0 Not Required Not Required Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 300L or higher 3.0 Required Required Not Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 300L or higher 3.0 Required Required Not Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 300L or higher 3.0 Required Required Not Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 300L or higher 3.0 Required Required Not Required
DEVS 200L or higher 3.0 Not Required Required Required
DEVS 200L or higher 3.0 Not Required Required Required
DEVS 200L or higher 3.0 Not Required Required Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Required Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Required Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Required Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Not Required Not Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Not Required Not Required
DEVS or DEVS-eligible at 200L or higher 3.0 Required Not Required Not Required
 
Notes
Work-study option: DEVS Majors are eligible to apply for the independent work-study courses (DEVS 410*/411* and 420*)
International Study Option:  DEVS Majors are eligible to apply for the international study course DEVS 305
DEVS 501 (honours thesis) and DEVS 502: Directed reading course