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Romance Studies

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies offers a program of study in Romance Studies that leads to the Bachelor of Arts.

Honours in Romance Studies


Admission to the Honours Program in Romance Studies is not automatic. Interested students with a first- or high second-class cumulative average should apply to the Romance Studies advisor in the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, normally before the end of their second year.

First and Second Years

  • RMST 221
  • RMST 222
  • At least 12 credits from 100- or 200-level courses in FREN, ITAL, LATN, PORT, or SPAN

Third and Fourth Years

A minimum of 48 credits at the 300- and 400-levels, including the following coursework.

    12 credits in at least two languages from among:
  • FREN 328, FREN 329, FREN 330
  • ITAL 303, ITAL 304
  • SPAN 357, SPAN 358, SPAN 364, SPAN 365

33 additional credits, in at least two languages, of which at least 15 must be 400-level, from among courses labelled:

  • FREN
  • ITAL
  • PORT
  • RMST
  • SPAN

    3 additional credits (for the Honours essay) from one of the following courses:

  • FREN 499
  • ITAL 499
  • SPAN 499

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