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The Arts and Science Honours Academy (ASHA) is a six-course interdisciplinary program that requires students to complete a second language and travel component through the four years of their degree. 25 students with outstanding records are admitted on a competitive basis annually.

Students bring to the program their wide-ranging disciplinary perspectives and professors offer courses informed by their own interdisciplinary interest and approaches. Students come to see the world and its problems from a global and multi-faceted perspective. 

Every student’s ASHA journey is unique in it’s own way. Having said that, the program is designed to be finished in four years following the trajectory given below:

Student Trajectory

Year 1

  • Complete ASHA 220
  • Think about going on exchange
  • Take 1 FCE of second language courses

Year 2

  • Complete ASHA 321 and ASHA 421
  • Apply for and plan a study abroad experience
  • Apply for Honours
  • Complete 1 FCE of second language courses if not already done 

Year 3

  • Travel abroad (Find out more at: ASHA Study Abroad)
  • 1 FCE of second language can be taken while abroad
  • Apply for Honours if you have not already

Year 4

  • Complete ASHA 501 and ASHA 503
  • Complete an Honours project

Want to know more about the ASHA experience? 

Watch the Coordinator of ASHA, Mark Migotti, and the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of Faculty of Arts, Michael Ullyot, answer the most-asked and much-discussed question: "What is ASHA?"



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