Bachelors' programs structure

The Faculty of Arts programs have 120 course units, with the exception of the Bachelor of Arts which has 90 course units. A bachelor's degree is made up of basic skills, disciplinary and elective courses.

The following table presents the different combinations possible and the distribution of credits.

Note: 1 course = 3 units

Types of programs (BA)
Basic-skills courses
Disciplinary courses

First discipline
Disciplinary courses

Second discipline
Elective courses

Honours Bachelor's

120 units
4 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course

60 units

 

48 units

Honours Bachelor's and a Minor

120 units
4 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course

60 units

Minor 
(30 units)

18 units

 

 

 

 

 

Honours Bachelor's with a Double Major

120 units
4 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course

Major
(42 units)

Major
(42 units)

24 units

Honours Bachelor's with Major and Minor

120 units
4 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course

Major
(42 units)

Minor
(30 units)

36 units

 

 

 

 

 

Joint Honours Bachelor's

120 units
4 years

Between 6 and 12 units in English, philosophy and/or AHL

Between 39 and 48 units

Between 39 and 48 units

Between 12 and 27 units

Other specialized programs

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
120 units
4 years

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting (BPT)
120 units
4 years

Bachelor of Music (BMus)
120 units
4 years

Baccalauréat spécialisé approfondi en lettres françaises et baccalauréat en éducation
180 units
6 years

Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism
120 units
4 years

Honours Bachelor in Public Relations
120 units
4 years

 

 

 

 

Types of programs (BA)
Basic-skills courses
Disciplinary courses

First discipline
Disciplinary courses

Second discipline
Elective courses

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary studies
90 units
3 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course


 

 

A combination of elective courses, of options, of minors and/or majors

78 units

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary studies
120 units
4 years

12 units: 1 English course; 1 philosophy course; 1 English or AHL course and 1 philosophy or AHL course

 

 

A combination of elective courses, of options, of minors and/or majors

108 units

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