As a freshman B.A. student, you must select your Arts and Science courses from those listed below.
Note: The most up-to-date information about whether a course is being offered is in Class Schedule on Minerva. Courses not being offered are not listed in Class Schedule. You should also consult Class Schedule on Minerva for changes in course offerings or times and for the locations of the courses. Reminder: all courses have limited enrollment.
Note: Some of the courses listed below are not suitable for first term as they require university level prerequisites. Please check the Calendar course entries for further information about appropriate background before registering.
Placement tests: All language courses have limited enrollment and, as such, may require a departmental approval (issued by the department offering the course). Consult the McGill Calendar and/or the class schedule for information about placement tests or departmental approval (if necessary). Please note that placement tests for French and English Second Language courses and for English for Academic Purposes will be held during the week prior to the beginning of classes in September. Placement Tests/French; English as a Second Language.
Courses with numbers ending in D1 and D2 are taught in two consecutive terms (most commonly fall and winter). Students must register for the same section of both the D1 and D2 components. No credit will be given unless both components (D1 and D2) are successfully completed in consecutive terms, e.g., fall 2016 and winter 2017.
No more than one 6-credit or 9-credit language at an introductory level should be taken during the Freshman year. Students with prior knowledge of the language may take higher-level courses with permission from the department.
A 6-credit intensive language course given in one term is permitted - this is equivalent to two courses both in the number of credits as well as the workload.
Note: If you intend to follow a psychology program, you should not register in SOCI-216 (Social Psychology). PSYC-215 (Social Psychology) is more appropriate. Credit will not be given for both courses.
Note: Some of the courses listed below are not suitable for first term as they require university level prerequisites. Please check the Calendar course entries for further information about appropriate background before registering. Some Science Courses require students to also register for a mandatory lab component. For courses with a lab component, Students must register and pass both the Lecture and Lab components in order to obtain credits.