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11-15-2012, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by CanadianHockey View Post
Take the general, do a year, but make sure your first year includes all the prerequisites for an English or Poli Sci honours degree. If you find you enjoy the academic work/the content or courses offered by one of the honours degrees, pursue it. If not, go the three-year plan and go right into Teacher's College.

Alternatively, enroll in an honours program. If you don't like it, switch down to a general degree. I think either way, you shouldn't have too much of a problem switching your program, considering the requirements for an Arts program generally aren't going to be ultra-competitive.

Most Poli Sci degrees require some English courses.

Even after that, he'll have electives to pursue other interests (like English), or if he really wanted, he could minor or do a double major.

I would just point out that an English program is very heavy on reading. Some of my friends have to go through a novel a week for their courses.
Thank you. Very good information

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