Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: College of Humanities
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Description: The Bachelor of Humanities (Honours) is designed for students who wish to receive a comprehensive education in the humanities. Seventeen of the twenty credits required for the degree are specified.

Students already admitted to the B.Hum. may register for a Combined Honours degree in Humanities and any other discipline offered within the B.A. Honours degree as a Combined Honours. The Bachelor of the Humanities (Honours) with another discipline has six electives, and is for those who wish to receive a balanced training in the humanities with a specialization. These students take a Minor or Combined Honours program. Students can now also add a Study Year Abroad option to their Humanities (Honours) program, which will allow them to earn a certain number of credits abroad.

URL: Humanities – Great Books at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 84
Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

Admission to the program is based on demonstrated scholarly achievement and potential. Students with an admission average of 80% or more may choose to submit a portfolio along with their application, but are not required to do so. The portfolio allows the admissions committee to make a more accurate judgment in cases where a student’s admissions average is not a good measure of his or her academic ability. The portfolio is due to the College of Humanities directly by March 1st.