Articulation Agreements and Programs with Seneca College

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Accounting and Finance Advanced Diploma with Seneca College

Graduates of Seneca's Accounting and Finance Advanced Diploma with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for transfer credit consideration, and upon admission granted 48 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) Degree.

Graduates who meet admission requirements, which may include a higher grade point average, and maintain a 'C' or better in every course completed are eligible for 48 transfer credits. For admission to the Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) Degree, students are required to have completed one 4U mathematics MHF4U (Advanced Functions), or the equivalent.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Arts and Science University Transfer Diploma

Graduates of Seneca's Arts and Science University Transfer Diploma program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) or 3.3 (B+ or 75%) (depending on the York University program) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted a block of 48 transfer credits into any York University degree program (except for the Schulich BBA and IBBA degree programs). Applicants will also need to meet any additional program specific admission requirements.

Students enrolled in Seneca's Arts and Science University Transfer Diploma program may apply to take up to 12 York credits while they complete their program. To be eligible, students must have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses of the Arts and Science University Transfer Diploma program, be enrolled in required 3rd semester courses and have an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%).

Graduates of the aforementioned Seneca program who have completed the maximum 12 additional York University courses while pursuing their program, may receive a total of 60 York University credits (including the 48 block credits).

Note: Graduates of Seneca's Arts and Science University Transfer Diploma program are deemed to have satisfied the pre-requisites equivalent to: Mathematics (MHF4U, MCV4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Biology (SBI4U) and Physics (SPH4U). These may be required for York programs in the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Biotechnology Advanced Diploma – Seneca College

Graduates of Seneca's Biotechnology Advanced Diploma program with a minimum grade point average of 3.3 (B+ or 75%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted a block of 51 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology degree. 

Students enrolled in Seneca's Biotechnology Advanced Diploma program will be allowed to register for BIOL 1001 3.0 and BIOL 2040 3.0 at York University (normally during the summer term after years one and two of the program) while they pursue their Diploma at Seneca College. To be eligible, students must have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses of the Biotechnology Advanced Diploma program and have an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%). Students who have completed 1st semester courses and are enrolled in 2nd semester, may be also be conditionally admitted with an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%) so long as they meet any additional program specific admission requirements.

Students may need to complete more than the minimum of 69 York credits for a total of 120 credits to meet Honours degree requirements at York University.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Behavioural Science Diploma

Students currently enrolled in Seneca's Behavioural Science Diploma program may be considered for admission.

Graduates of Seneca's Behavioural Science Diploma program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements will be eligible for admission consideration and granted a total block of 42 transfer credits when entering the BA in Psychology in the Faculty of Health or the BSc Honours in Psychology. For admission to the BSc program students must present the following prerequisites: Math12U and Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U).

Depending on course waivers and the degree program chosen, Behavioural Sciences students who transfer to York may need to complete more than the 78 credits needed to meet the 120-credit minimum required for undergraduate honours degree completion.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma

Students currently enrolled in the Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma at Seneca College may be considered eligible for admission.

Graduates from the Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and who have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements, will be granted a block of 45 credits when entering the BA or BSc Honours in Kinesiology in the Faculty of Health or any other undergraduate Faculty at York University. Advising specific to the additional BSc requirements will be provided upon admission. Students applying to the Kinesiology program will be considered to have met the Biology admission requirement (SBI4U). For admission to the BSc program students must present the following prerequisites: Math12U and Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U).

Depending on the electives chosen in the Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma at Seneca College and the desired program at York University, a student may need to complete more than the minimum of 75 credits toward a total of 120 credits required to graduate from York University.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Seneca's Chemical Laboratory Technology - Pharmaceutical or Chemical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma

Graduates of Seneca's Chemical Laboratory Technology - Pharmaceutical or Chemical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma programs with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted 51 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Chemistry (multiple majors available).

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Seneca's Liberal Arts Diploma

Students of Seneca's Liberal Arts Diploma who have completed one year with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration.

Students will be allowed to take up to 12 credits worth of York University courses while they pursue their Liberal Arts studies at Seneca College. To be eligible, students must have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses of the Liberal Arts program and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B or 70%). Students who have completed 1st semester courses and are enrolled in 2nd semester, may be conditionally admitted with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B or 70%). Students must also meet any additional program specific admission requirements.

Normally upon successful completion of all requirements, students will receive 48 credits (equivalent to one and a half years of university study) for the Liberal Arts Diploma and 12 York University credits during their studies at Seneca, for a total of 60 credits.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Seneca's Social Service Worker Diploma

Graduates of Seneca’s Social Service Worker, Social Service Worker – Immigrants and Refugees, and Social Service Worker – Gerontology Diploma programs who achieve a grade point average (GPA) or B (3.0/70%) may be considered for admission to Public Administration (BPA), the Multicultural and Indigenous Studies (BA) or the Human Rights and Equities Studies (BA) programs. Successful candidates will receive 45 transfer credits toward the BPA or BA degree.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Acting for Camera and Voice Diploma

Students currently enrolled in Seneca’s Acting for Camera and Voice diploma are eligible for admission and to be enrolled in degree programs at York University. Students may apply to York University to take up to 12 credits in the BFA program while they pursue their Acting for Camera and Voice studies at Seneca College, provided they have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B or 70%). Students may enroll in the summer session between first and second year and/or in the summer after the completion of their Seneca College diploma. Students who do not complete their Acting for Camera and Voice diploma program will not be eligible for 48 block credits upon transfer.

Graduates of the Acting for Camera and Voice diploma at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and who have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements, will be granted a block of 48 credits when entering the BFA degree program in the Faculty of Arts, Media, Performance and Design at York University. Graduates who have taken the 12 additional York credits while completing their Acting for Camera and Voice diploma may therefore earn up to 60 credits upon transfer.

Students must earn a minimum 120 credits to complete an Honours degree at York University and depending on the course waivers and the degree program chosen, a student may be required to complete more than 120 credits to graduate.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit http://futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements.

Independent Illustration Diploma

Students who have graduated in the past three years from the Independent Illustration Diploma program at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements may be considered for admission to enroll and granted a total block of 48 transfer credits. Therefore, transferring students will be required to complete a minimum of 72 credits to meet the degree requirements for the Honours BA. Applicants must also attend an entrance portfolio review conducted by a faculty member of the Department of Visual Art and Art History and be deemed successful, to be admitted to the BFA Honours program.

Depending on course waivers and the degree program chosen, students may need to complete more than 120 credits to graduate

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Child and Youth Care Advanced Diploma

Students who have graduated in the past three years from the Child and Youth Care Advanced Diploma program at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements may be considered for admission to enroll in the BA in Educational Studies program or BA Psychology (Glendon), or any BA program at York and granted a total block of 48 transfer credits. Therefore, transferring students will be required to complete a minimum of 72 credits to meet the degree requirements for the Honours BA.

Depending on course waivers and the degree program chosen, students may need to complete more than 120 credits to graduate

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Early Childhood Education Diploma

Students who have graduated in the past three years from the Early Childhood Education diploma program at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements may be considered for admission to enroll in the BA in Educational Studies program, or any BA program at York and granted a total block of 45 transfer credits. Therefore, transferring students will be required to complete a minimum of 75 credits to meet the degree requirements for the Honours BA.

Depending on course waivers and the degree program chosen, students may need to complete more than 120 credits to graduate

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Police Foundations Diploma

Students currently enrolled in Seneca’s Police Foundations program may be considered eligible for admission to York University to be enrolled in degree programs.

Graduates from the Police Foundations Diploma at Seneca College with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) and who have met any additional program or degree specific admission requirements, will be granted a block of 36 credits when entering the BA or BSc programs in the Faculty of Health and will be deemed to have satisfied the degree requirements. Advising specific to the additional BSc requirements will be provided upon admission. Students applying to the Kinesiology program will be considered to have met the Biology admission requirement (SBI4U). For admission to the BSc program students must present the following prerequisites: Math12U and Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U).

Depending on course waivers and the degree program chosen, Police Foundations students may need to complete more than the minimum of 84 credits toward a total of 120 credits required to graduate from York University.

For details about admission requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

York-Seneca Joint Program in Rehabilitation Services

The Rehabilitation Services program is offered jointly by York University and Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. Graduates of the program normally receive a BA or BSc degree (Bachelor or Honours degrees) in Psychology from York University and a joint York/Seneca Certificate in Rehabilitation Services from Seneca College. The program is designed to provide students with an integrated education, enabling them to become effective practitioners in the field of rehabilitation. During their last two years of full-time study, students complete five full-year York and five full-year Seneca courses, as well as two full-year field placement courses (totaling 800 hours of supervised training).

In order to be eligible to apply, students must have (1) successfully completed (or be in the process of completing) 60 credits or 10 full-year university courses toward a Bachelor BA degree or 90 credits or 15 full-year university courses toward an Honours BA degree, one of which must be Introduction to Psychology (with a minimum grade of C), (2) fulfilled the General Education requirements of York University, and (3) previous employment or volunteer experience in the field of rehabilitation.

For further information see admissions web site: http://psyc.info.yorku.ca/york-seneca-rehabilitation-services-certificate-program/.

York-Seneca-Georgian Collaborative BScN Program

The Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree is designed for students who have no previous nursing experience. Nursing students in this four-year degree program will select one of our collaborative partner sites - Seneca and Georgian Colleges - for the first two years of their degree followed by years three and four at York University.

In collaboration with Seneca and Georgian Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, the first two years of the four-year curriculum are completed at one of the college partner sites, and year 3 and 4 are completed at York University, Keele campus site. Graduates receive a bachelor of science in nursing (BScN) degree from York University and will be eligible to write the certification examinations from the College of Nurses of Ontario.

For further information see Nursing program at York:

Professional Writing Program with Seneca College

The Professional Writing Program offers students the opportunity to develop the analytic and critical skills needed to keep pace with cultural, social, and technological transformation in the contemporary world. Integrating theory and practice through a structured curriculum, the program prepares students for future careers in a range of fields: publishing, government, law, journalism, health care, community service, non-profit institutions, education, corporate communications, and the arts. Additionally, the program provides students with strong preparation for further graduate or professional study.

The Honours BA Program in Professional Writing is housed in the Department of English in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and is offered in collaboration with Seneca College (at its Seneca@York campus). The program curriculum consists of courses offered by the Department of English, the Division of Humanities, the Writing Department in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Seneca College through its School of General Education and English. Graduates of the program will receive an Honours BA degree in Professional Writing from York University.

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit:

Environmental Management & Technology with Seneca College

Dual Credential Program in Environmental Management & Technology with Seneca College (note: the program is currently open to students who began their program at Seneca College and are applying to the Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Further information can be found on our Admissions web site: futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/environmental-management-technology

Faculty of Environmental Studies Dual Credential Programs website: http://fes.yorku.ca/students/bes/dual-credentials/

The Urban Sustainability Program with Seneca College

Graduates of Seneca's Civil Engineering Technology (CVT) Advanced Diploma with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted 60 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies Degree, specializing in Urban Sustainability.

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu.

Further information can be found on our Admissions web site: futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/urban-sustainability

Faculty of Environmental Studies Dual Credential Programs website: http://fes.yorku.ca/apply/bes/joint#urban_sus