BGInS in their fourth year of their Honours program may be eligible to register in GINS 4900 (Tutorial in Global and International Studies) and/or GINS 4908 (Honours Research Essay). These pathways are optional and subject to year standing and CGPA requirements (as listed below). Students should consult their specialization requirements to determine if and how GINS 4900 and/or GINS 4908 fit within their individual degree components that are outstanding, and students are welcome to contact the BGInS Program Administrator for further guidance . Guidelines and forms for GINS 4900 and GINS 4908 are linked below.

GINSĀ 4900 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Global and International Studies

A tutorial on selected topics in which seminars are not available. Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in B.G.In.S. and permission of the Program Director.

Guidelines and Forms for GINS 4900 can be found here.

GINSĀ 4908 [1.0 credit]
Honours Research Essay

Individual research project resulting in a major essay, completed under the supervision of a faculty member and evaluated by both the supervisor and an appointed reader. B.G.In.S. regulations apply. Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in B.G.In.S. with a CGPA of 9.00 or higher, or permission of the Program Director.

Student Guidelines and Forms for GINS 4908 can be found here.

Supervisor Guidelines and Forms for GINS 4908 can be found here.