Articulation Agreements and Programs with Seneca College

Diploma Programs

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 – Seneca College

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.

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 45 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.


Joint Programs

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/.


Collaborative Programs

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:

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