In the first year, each student will take ten courses, subject to the requirements below.
All students take the following courses:
All students then take maths and/or methodology courses. Which one(s) will depend on the major of the student:
At least one of the following language courses at the appropriate level:
All students then take one of the introductory theme courses, depending on their major and desired area of focus:
Students who have met the above requirements have fulfilled the requirements for the first year Academic Core subjects. It is also common (although not required) for students to take one of the Big Questions courses in their first year. In addition, students will then choose subjects from a wide range of disciplinary courses to reach the required total of 10 courses for the first year. These are typically 100-level major courses and (depending on the subject) could count toward fulfilling major requirements later on.
More information about fulfilling the first-year requirements (and requirements per major) can be found in the Academic Standards and Procedures via the link below.