The following is not intended to be a complete list of the many requirements of which you should be aware. For that, see the main York
Calendar of the FPAS Calendar.
All candidates must complete the following (in addition to 1000-level MATH requirements):
- 12 credits chosen from BIOL 1010 6.0, CHEM 1000 6.0, EATS 1010 6.0, (MATH 2041+2042)1, (PHYS 1410 6.0 or
PHYS 1010 6.0)
- 12 credits of "General Education" courses--at least 3 credits in each of two approved areas outside Science. See Section IV
of the FPAS Calendar.
- at least 3, and often 6, COSC credits--see individual programme requirements.
Degree Programme Selection:
Each student must choose a departmental programme (see the following three pages and also the section "Programmes" near the front
of this mincalendar), in which to complete one of the following degrees:
Honours Double Major2
Total Credit Requirements:
- At least 90 credits must be completed.
- At least 66 must be in SC courses.
- At least 18 must be in courses at the 3000-level
- At least 120 credits must be completed.
- At least 90 must be in SC courses.
- At least 42 must be in courses at the 3000-level
GPA Requirements for Ordinary:
- For students admitted to York University for 1999/2000 and subsequent years, the Senate of York
University will require a minimum cumulative credit-weighted grade-point average (c.c.w.g.p.a.),
computed over all courses, of 4.0, for eligibility to graduate in an undergraduate Ordinary degree
GPA Requirements for Honours:
||At least 24 credits passed, and a minimum c.c.w.g.p.a. of at least 5.03 over all SC
||Each year, a c.c.w.g.p.a. of at least 5.03 in SC courses.
||C.c.w.g.p.a at least 5.03 in all SC courses completed. Further: For students admitted to
York University for 1999/2000 and subsequent years, the Senate of York University will
require a minimum c.c.w.g.p.a., computed over all courses, of 5.0, for eligibility to
graduate in an undergraduate Honours degree programme.
||A maximum of 6 credits from 1000-level College courses may be counted towards a BSc
See also "in-department, in-faculty credit" under "Information for Majors".
1If MATH 2041+2042 is chosen, the student must also ensure that (s)he takes a total of at least 24 1000-level science (SC) credits.
These 24 may NOT include any of: CHEM 1500, CHEM 1520, MATH 1500, MATH 1515, MATH 1525, PHYS 1510, nor any NATS
2Choose two different Honours programmes (e.g., Mathematics and Physics, or Applied Mathematics and Statistics).
3Combined Honours with Biology requires 6.0.