FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

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HUMANITIES I

Humanities I is a broad, interdisciplinary first-year program. Rather than taking a set of fixed courses, you have the chance to explore a wide range of subjects before choosing a major. Take this opportunity to engage in familiar subjects while also discovering a passion for new fields of study!

Certain requirements must be met as outlined below.

Structure of Humanities I

Humanities I is comprised of 30 units.

 

3 units of the following mandatory Humanities course:
Voice and Vision: Words to Change the World (HUMAN 1VV3)

 

12 units from Course List 1. These courses act as gateways to programs in the faculty (students should check the specific admission requirements for their programs of interest).

 

15 units from Course List 1, Course List 2 or from another faculty.

 

Students doing a full course load should have a balance of 15 units in the Fall Term and 15 in the Winter Term. This is normally equivalent to five courses each term.

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HUMANITIES STUDENT GUIDE

Humanities I Course Enrolment Guide

A guide to help with the enrolment process.

Humanities Brochure

Everything you need to know about studying in the Humanities at a glance.

Mosaic: Create My Timetable

Login to Mosaic, McMaster’s student information system, to build your timetable.

Timetable Worksheet

This example worksheet can be helpful when organizing your class schedule.

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