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  • B. Hum. (Honours)
  • B. Hum. and Biology (Honours)
Admission Requirements
First Year

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including a minimum of six 4U or M courses. The Bachelor of Humanities and Biology option must include 4U Chemistry.


Prospective students submit a portfolio consisting of:
  1. a one-page statement of why they wish to enter the program;
  2. a 750-word essay based on reflections on a quotation that can be found on the College Web site at:;
  3. one sample of written or creative work, such as a high-school essay, poetry, a short story, art, music or photography, and
  4. a personal resumé.

The portfolio should be submitted to the College of the Humanities, Carleton University.

Advanced Standing

Applications for admission with advanced standing to the program leading to the Bachelor of Humanities will be evaluated individually. On admission, students will not receive credit for courses graded below C-.

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