Program Requirements
This program requires 8.0 credits of which at least 2.0 credits must be at the C- or D-level.

1. Introduction to International Development Studies (0.5 credit)
IDSA01H3 Introduction to International Development Studies

2. Core courses in International Development (1.5 credits)
1.5 credits from the following:
IDSB01H3 Political Economy of International Development
IDSB02H3 Development and Environment
IDSB04H3 Introduction to International/Global Health
IDSB06H3 Equity, Ethics and Justice in International Development
IDSB07H3 Confronting Development’s Racist Past and Present
POLB90H3 Comparative Development in International Perspective
(Students wishing to take IDSB01H3 should be aware that there are A-level prerequisites for this course.)

3. Methods for International Development Studies (1.5 credits)
IDSC04H3 Project Management I
0.5 credit in quantitative/statistical methods from the following:
ANTC35H3 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
MGEB11H3 Quantitative Methods in Economics I
GGRA30H3 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Empirical Reasoning
GGRB30H3 Fundamentals of GIS I
HLTB15H3 Introduction to Health Research Methodology
STAB23H3 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
0.5 credit in qualitative methods from the following:
ANTB19H3 Ethnography and the Comparative Study of Human Societies
HLTC04H3 Fieldwork Practices in Health and Society Research
GGRC31H3 Qualitative Geographical Methods: Place and Ethnography
POLC78H3 Political Analysis I
WSTB05H3 Understanding Power and Knowledge in Research

4. Specialized Courses (4.5 credits)
4.5 credits from the courses listed in Requirement 5 of the B.A. version of the Specialist Program in IDS with at least 1.0 credit from each of TWO of the clusters. POLB91H3 may be counted toward this requirement.