Faculty of Humanities : Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
Students must obtain a Letter of Permission (see Letters of Permission for UVic Students to Undertake Studies Elsewhere)before undertaking studies at universities in German-speaking countries. To ensure that the transfer credit is granted for courses taken elsewhere, students MUST consult with the Advising Centre for the Faculties of Humanities, Science and Social Science BEFORE applying for a Letter of Permission.
Admission to the Honours Program normally requires a GPA of at least 5.5 in a minimum of 7.5 units of introductory courses (must include GMST 100) and the permission of the department. Applications for admission are usually made at the end of the second year of studies; students interested in pursuing an Honours program in Germanic Studies should consult the department at an early stage in their undergraduate studies.
The Honours Program requires a minimum of 21 units of upper-level courses, including GMST 300, one of 301 or 302, one of 401 or 402, and 499. An Honours degree requires a graduating GPA of at least 3.5 and at least a B- in 499.
6.0 units of German language courses suitable to the student’s ability chosen from GMST 101, 102, 105, 201, 202; or upper-level language courses chosen from GMST 301, 302, 401, 402, 405 with the permission of the department.
GMST 382
GMST 460
Students must obtain a Letter of Permission (see Letters of Permission for UVic Students to Undertake Studies Elsewhere)before undertaking Slavic studies at universities of the former Soviet Union. To ensure that correct transfer credit is granted for courses taken elsewhere, students MUST consult with the Advising Centre for the Faculties of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences BEFORE applying for a Letter of Permission.
Admission to the Honours Program normally requires a GPA of at least 5.5 in a minimum of 7.5 units of introductory courses (must include SLST 100 or SLST 160) and the permission of the department. Applications for admission are usually made at the end of the second year of studies; students interested in pursuing an Honours program in Slavic Studies should consult the department at an early stage in their undergraduate studies.
The Honours Program requires a minimum of 21 units of upper-level courses, including SLST 300; two of SLST 301, 303, 401 or 403; and 499. An Honours degree requires a graduating GPA of at least 3.5 and at least a B- in 499.
The Major Program consists of 7.5 units of introductory courses (must include one of SLST 100, 160) and 15 units of upper-level courses, including SLST 300; and at least two of SLST 301, 303, 401, 403.
6.0 units of Russian language courses suitable to the student’s ability chosen from SLST 101, 102, 201, 202, 203 or upper-level language courses chosen from SLST 301, 303, 401, 403 with the permission of the department.