Programs of Study

Undergraduate Programs

Faculty

Entry Term

Campus

Undergraduate Certificate

Accounting

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Actuarial Science

BA offered by Faculty of Science

Join our personalized, hands-on program in the growing field of financial risk management and learn to foretell an uncertain future. Write the actuarial certification exams key to becoming an in-demand business professional. Take courses in mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and communications skills to prepare for a successful career. Career paths include actuary, financial analyst, and financial risk analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Actuarial Science

Offered by Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Program

Anthropology

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program focuses on a comparative study of the world’s societies. You will ask critical questions about contemporary, past and future social life. You will explore the four major themes of the program including gender, health and the body; nature, science and religion; culture and performance; and power, politics and development.

Undergraduate Certificate

Anti-Racist Research & Practice

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Applied Mathematics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn mathematical modeling and use computer simulations and data analysis to solve real-world problems in areas such as epidemiology, high speed computing, climate change, energy storage, and mathematical finance. Possible career paths include scientific computing, epidemiologist, and financial analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Athletic Therapy

Offered by Faculty of Health

Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Education

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

EDUCATION (BEd) Take advantage of the most diverse undergraduate education curriculum in Ontario, with the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Education in Technological Education degree programs. Seize opportunities in French language education, Jewish teacher education, Indigenous education and a formal Specialization in International Education. Complete qualifications in one of the most extensive ranges of Intermediate-Senior teachable subjects in the province.

In our Concurrent BEd program, you will work toward your Education degree while completing almost any other York undergraduate degree. You can apply from high school (for select Faculties) or after completing three years of university study.  Completing this program leads to a recommendation to the Ontario College of Teachers for a teaching certificate. Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree can apply to the two-year full-time Consecutive BEd program. Career paths include: teacher, principal, education policy adviser.

Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Education (French)

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

The BEd program with a concentration in French as a Second Language (FSL) is delivered at the Glendon campus. The language of instruction is primarily French, so students are well prepared to teach in French Immersion classrooms. Students who are admitted in this program must also be enrolled at Glendon College. Graduates of the BEd program will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) for certification.

Undergraduate Program

Biochemistry

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Examine the interface of Biology and Chemistry, and explore the functions, structure, and regulation of living organisms at the cellular and molecular levels. Put your knowledge to use in areas like medical diagnostics, food innovation and safety, cosmetics, and forensic science.

Undergraduate Program

Biology

BSc, iBSc offered by Faculty of Science

Contemplate life on scales ranging from the cellular to the global. Choose from courses in biochemistry, molecular genetics and cell biology, zoology, physiology, plant science, evolution and ecology. Whatever your focus, you’ll have first-rate laboratory experiences and research opportunities.

Undergraduate Program

Biology / Biologie

BSc offered by Glendon

Explore major topics in the first and only BSc Biology program in southern Ontario with courses in English and French. Study conservation biology, ecology and animal behaviour with direct access to a living lab in our own forested “backyard.”

Undergraduate Program

Biomedical Science

BSc, iBSc offered by Faculty of Science

Understand the body on molecular, cellular, and macro levels, and how this knowledge can help prevent and treat illness. Draw on different areas of life science, including biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, physiology and biotechnology.

Undergraduate Program

Biophysics

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Delve into an exciting intersection of physics and biology, where techniques of physics are applied to biological processes. Learn how a laser can aid drug delivery and how DNA can improve light-emitting diodes. Make your studies come alive in an internship or through undergraduate research.

Undergraduate Program

Biotechnology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Apply science and engineering in the innovative use of living organisms to create new products that improve human health, food, and the environment. Uses include the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the improvement of agricultural crops and productivity.

Undergraduate Certificate

Black Canadian Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Business & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program provides students with the tools needed to study the relationship between business, the economy and society. Study the impact of business decisions on broader society and understand the correlation between economic decisions and social outcomes.

Undergraduate Program

Business Administration

BBA offered by Schulich School of Business

Join Schulich’s honours degree program—the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)—for a challenging and rewarding full-time course of study. Develop critical thinking and analytical skills while establishing a solid foundation in business concepts, ensuring that when you graduate you will have the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today’s global marketplace.

Undergraduate Program

Business Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program integrates aspects of economics and business studies focusing on using economic analysis and statistical methods to deal effectively with economic problems in practical business fields.

Undergraduate Program

Business Economics / Économie et commerce

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Have a business and management mindset but also want to perfect your people skills? Our program combines business administration and economics with a special emphasis on international business and humanities. Learn fundamental principles of economic theory and managerial and accounting skills for the business world. Get practical work experience in capital investment agencies, corporations, banks, accounting firms, the insurance industry, and more. Several courses accredited by CPA of Ontario.

Undergraduate Certificate

Canadian Business for Internationally Educated Professionals

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Chemistry

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Explore the world of chemistry as it expands and advances. Pursue complex fields like protein-structure analysis, environmental and atmospheric chemistry or nanomaterials science. Take the optional stream in Pharmaceutical & Biological Chemistry to explore interactions between biological systems and chemicals including pharmaceuticals.

Undergraduate Program

Children, Childhood and Youth

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program will examine how to engage children and discern children, and young people's voices in historical and cultural contexts. You will come to understand the human condition from the child’s perspective.

Undergraduate Program

Cinema & Media Arts

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Drive innovation in traditional and new media industries with in-depth knowledge of cinematic culture, technology, and aesthetics. You will use specialized knowledge of the global cinemas, moving-image technologies, and cultural theory to curate the media of tomorrow. Explore the business of film with hands-on placement opportunities in marketing and production, film curating, and festival programming at companies like Blue Ant Media, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the National Film Board of Canada. 

Undergraduate Program

Cinema & Media Arts - Media Arts

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Advance the evolution of new media art forms like social media, mobile experiences and online streaming, by combining digital creation and media culture studies.  Explore and create new media content, including virtual production, 3D animation, virtual reality (VR), interactive documentary, social media for community engagement, and transmedia crossing film and game experiences on-site in BetaSpace co-working lab. 

Undergraduate Program

Cinema & Media Arts - Production

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Create through film and moving images with mentorship from award-winning professionals in cinematography, editing, sound, directing, producing, and more. Translate stories to screen year-round in a full range of digital and film formats, utilizing industry-standard production and post-production facilities while showcasing your work at exhibition opportunities, including AMPD film competitions and showcases. 

Undergraduate Program

Cinema & Media Arts - Screenwriting

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Gain intensive training in developing, pitching, and bringing stories for film, TV, and new media to life in one of Canada's only undergraduate screenwriting degrees. Collaborate with students across artistic disciplines and test your projects in front of live audiences through the AMPD screenwriting film festival and competition opportunities. 

Undergraduate Program

Cities, Regions, Planning

BES offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

We live in an urban world. Learn how inclusive and sustainable planning can help cities and regions around the globe face and manage the social and environmental challenges caused by increased urban life 

Undergraduate Program

Civil Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

From soaring skyscrapers and breathtaking bridges to innovative clean-water technologies— the impact of Civil Engineering on the world is immense. The mission statement of Civil engineers is to build a better quality of life while safeguarding the environment. Whether you are designing transportation systems, earthquake-resilient structures and foundations or protecting our natural and built environment, Civil Engineers help create vibrant and sustainable communities.

Undergraduate Program

Classical Studies/Classics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program offers a range of courses in Greek and Roman history, literature, culture, art and architecture, Greek philosophy, and in Greek and Latin language. Explore the mythology, archaeology, history, literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome.

Undergraduate Program

Cognitive Science

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the complex nature of the functions of the mind while answering the oldest questions in philosophy and discovering the most recent findings in science.

Undergraduate Program

Commerce

BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Acquire fundamentals of knowledge in all business disciplines, along with specialized skills and expertise in one of eight distinct streams of specialization: accounting, finance, marketing, management, supply chain management, business research, technology management and human resources management.

Undergraduate Program

Commerce Qualification Year

BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Communication & Media Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Department of Communication & Media Studies

This program is organized around three main themes: media, culture and society; critical technology studies; and politics and policy. Explore the character and development of today's diverse media and communication landscapes.

Undergraduate Program

Communications / Communications

BA offered by Glendon

Glendon’s Communications program is one-of-a-kind in Canada and prepares you for today’s world like few others can with an international perspective. Take courses in three concentrations: Communication, Culture & Society; Organizations & Communication; and Technology & Communication.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Computer Engineers play a big role in how we interact with the world – both at work and at home. From software and gaming to cyber security and simulators, computer engineers help shape our technology-driven world. When you study computer engineering you will be at the intersection of hardware and software design, becoming qualified to work on computer systems and develop computing solutions to engineering problems. Systems blending hardware and software, such as self-driving cars, robotics and mobile devices, form the basis of our world and are all built by Computer Engineers.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Science

BA, iBA, BSc, iBSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

From virtual reality and artificial intelligence to robotics, network databases and vision systems, Computer Science plays a big part in solving some of the world's greatest challenges. In this program you will blend foundational knowledge and technical skills to explore intriguing topics such as computer systems that mimic human vision or mine data for useful information. You will also learn about the methodologies that lead to efficient, accurate computation. In the BA degree, liberal arts complement your studies in computer science and in the BSc you’ll take science courses such as physics, chemistry and biology. The iBA, iBSc or the dual-degree option add an international component to your learning. Plus, you can enhance your degree with a co-op or an industrial internship.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Security

BA, BSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Learn all about protecting our networks and wireless devices, from the largest of computer databases used in banking, government and corporations to the smallest of IoT devices like smart home appliances and cameras. In this area of computer science, you will study threats to computer systems and networks and develop the science and practice of how to mitigate them. You’ll learn about topics such as cryptography, vulnerabilities & penetration testing and attack detection.

Undergraduate Program

Creative Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program introduces students to the various forms of literary writing. Develop a portfolio of writing including fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry with one of the few degree programs of its kind in Canada.

Undergraduate Program

Criminology

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Discover how the study of crime and its control intersects with social life and connects to the pursuit of justice. This program focuses not only on crime and criminal justice, but also on processes of criminalization and social regulation.

Undergraduate Certificate

Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Public History

Offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon

Undergraduate Certificate

Cultural and Artistic Practice for Environmental and Social Justice

Offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Undergraduate Program

Dance

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Jump into choreography, performance, and teaching to become a community-minded dancer trained in modern, contemporary, and global forms. Grow outside the classroom with year-round performance opportunities, industry placements and collaborative research projects to become a dance leader and advocate of today and tomorrow. 

Undergraduate Program

Data Science

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Study an interdisciplinary field focused on extracting knowledge from data and applying insights to solve real world problems. Analyze real-world data from business, health, etc., and become prepared to obtain meaningful employment in data science. 

Undergraduate Program

Design

BDes offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Explore and expand the boundaries of design with an intensive practice-based curriculum reflecting the evolving technical, theoretical and research priorities of the design profession with the AMPD Design (BDes) program. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, you will learn to manage and communicate complex information for meaningful human experiences in our increasingly visual world.   

After a common first year, you can prepare to apply creative solutions to real-world problems involving people, their contexts, and interactions in one of four concentrations: (1) Interaction Design (UX/Ul), (2) Information Design, (3) Visual Communication Design, and (4) Design Theory, History and Criticism (Design Studies). 

Undergraduate Certificate

Digital Health

Offered by Faculty of Health

Undergraduate Program

Digital Media

BA offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

As a Digital Media student, you will devise and use tools to create engaging, interactive digital objects and experiences that integrate imagery and sound, including effects and animation, 3D modelling and simulation, and responsive interfaces bridging the physical and virtual world. You can specialize in Digital Media Development, Digital Media Arts or Digital Media Game Arts and focus on the study of 3D environments, artistic theories and cultural impact. Learn how to use programming as a tool for creative expression and develop digital objects and experiences like mobile apps, gaming technology and immersive VR/AR experiences.

Undergraduate Program

Digital Media

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Fuse arts, media and engineering to prepare for an emerging career in game design, interactive media, and digital product development. Using code and programming as creative tools, you will lead across industries with imaginative designs for the next generation of gaming technology, original mobile apps, immersive and 3D environments, data visualization, interactive performance, and so much more.  Gain professional experience through the Technology Internship Program and public showings at Digifest, Ontario Science Centre and Interaccess. 

*Offered in collaboration with the York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) and the Lassonde School of Engineering. 

 

Undergraduate Program

Digital Technologies

BASc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Imagine earning a full-time salary as part of a four-year job with a portion of your work time allocated to study for a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Digital Technologies degree at York University. This program has been designed with companies like Ernst & Young, IBM, RBC, and Shopify to provide a combination of both work-based and academic experiences that will give you a competitive edge upon graduation. 

There’s an exciting, rewarding world that awaits Digital Technologies degree graduates! They’re creators designing, developing, analyzing, and maintaining a wide range of digital solutions that make our lives easier and the world a better place. These software developers, cyber security analysts, and data scientists are making an impact and helping tackle the world’s greatest challenges. 

Undergraduate Program

Disaster & Emergency Management

BDEM offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

You’ll develop an understanding of the Emergency Management Response Cycle, including hazard identification, risk analysis/evaluation/mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Undergraduate Certificate

Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language (D-TEIL)

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Program

Drama and Creative Arts / Théâtre et arts visuels

BA, iBA offered by Glendon

Glendon’s new Honours BA in Drama and Creative Arts allows students to specialize in either Drama or Visual Arts, with a personalized blend of classroom study and studio/ performance opportunities. Students will work with histories and concepts in the visual and performing arts and build practical skills through hands-on projects in the Glendon Theatre and Visual Arts studios.

Undergraduate Program

Earth & Atmospheric Science

BSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Want to address major global challenges and solve problems everywhere from Earth to outer space? If you’re curious about the world around you and interested in topics like climate change, satellites and weather forecasting, this is the perfect program to develop your passion. You’ll study the processes driving severe weather and global climate change and learn how to forecast weather. Enhance your degree with a Certificate in Meteorology. Through this program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to take on a wide variety of important and challenging careers in government and industry.

Undergraduate Program

East Asian Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program explores the significance of the Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages, literature and fine arts, and investigate the economic, social and political impact of these influential nations.

Undergraduate Program

Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program introduces students to economic thinking and prepares them to intelligently consider contemporary economic issues. Gain the analytical skills necessary for understanding and solving complex economic problems.

Undergraduate Program

Economics / Science économique

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Why are some countries rich and others poor, and why is rent so much higher in Toronto than in Sudbury? Our globally focused Economics degree gives you insights into these types of issues, preparing you for careers in law, politics, diplomacy, government, and more. You’ll learn from professors with strong international backgrounds, real-world experience and a wide variety of specializations, including microeconometrics, immigration, international trade law, natural resources and the environment.

Undergraduate Program

Economics Qualification Year

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Ecosystem Management (BES) with Fleming College

Dual Credential Program, BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Undergraduate Program

Education

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

Take advantage of the most diverse undergraduate education curriculum in Ontario, with the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Education in Technological Education degree programs. Seize opportunities in French language-education, Jewish teacher education, Indigenous education and a formal Specialization in International Education. Complete qualifications in one of the most extensive ranges of Intermediate-Senior teachable subjects in the province.

In our Concurrent BEd program, you will work toward your Education degree while completing almost any other York undergraduate degree. You can apply from high school (for select Faculties) or after completing three years of university study.

Completing this program leads to a recommendation to the Ontario College of Teachers for a teaching certificate. Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or are currently in their last year of postsecondary studies can apply to the two-year full-time Consecutive BEd program.

Undergraduate Program

Educational Studies

BA offered by Faculty of Education

Through learning placements and other experiential opportunities, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to educate outside the traditional classroom in roles that bridge sectors. Study how and why people learn and what roles education plays in today’s society.

Undergraduate Program

Electrical Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

From modern telecommunication systems to renewable power generation or medical devices, electrical engineers develop technologies that make a huge impact on the world across many industries. Go from creative to creator and l harness physics and mathematics to gain in-depth knowledge of power electronics, signal processing, assistive medical devices and more.

Undergraduate Certificate

Emergency Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Testing

Undergraduate Program

Engineering & International Development Studies

BA, BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Are you passionate about using the power of engineering to help solve challenges on an international scale? With this program, you will learn how you can help international communities improve water sanitation or create sustainable cities. Explore our five-year BEng + BA dual-degree in Engineering & International Development Studies.  

Undergraduate Program

English

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Discover literary art in all its forms, become knowledgeable about the development of literature throughout history and master the ability to write. This program offers a variety of courses in historical periods from medieval to contemporary, in the literature of several nations (Canadian and post-colonial as well as English and American).

Undergraduate Program

English & Professional Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program blends English & Professional Writing into a single degree program that highlights and enhances the relationship between the two fields of study. Develop your critical reading, writing and analytical thinking skills.

Undergraduate Program

English / Anglais

BA offered by Glendon

Learn about literature from a multitude of countries and time periods or concentrate on dramatic texts from international English speaking countries – the choice is yours! Is writing your passion? Pair your degree with a Certificate in Technical and Professional Communication. If you’re interested in teaching English, the Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language (D-TEIL) Certificate is a great option; students travel to Cuba for three weeks to teach English.

Undergraduate Program

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The program builds on York’s well-subscribed set of existing business courses to provide adequate breadth and depth of knowledge, but pedagogical innovation through experiential education, e-learning and other high-impact practices will be a hallmark of the program designed to meet evolving student needs. Students will have the opportunity to apply their classroom learning as they engage with the entrepreneurial ecosystem and participate in activities such as hackathons, pitch competitions, new product development, social enterprise, and start-ups.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Arts and Justice

BES offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Choose a degree that centres on solutions for a just and equitable world. Address global environmental challenges through political, philosophical, artistic, cultural and educational theory and practice. Through creativity, collaboration, critical analysis and hands-on community engagement, learn how we can envision and realize a sustainable future.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Biology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Explore critical issues in conservation biology and biodiversity and make connections to human health, sustainability, environmental management and public policy. Integrate ecological theory and practice to predict, quantify and address the impact of stressors like habitat loss, pollutants, climate change and invasive species on living systems.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Science

BSc offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change, Faculty of Science

Learn how climate change, population growth, biophysical contaminants and extreme weather events are straining our ecosystems and our lives through alterations to Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere, water and landforms. Choose one of two streams in either the Environmental Dynamics or Biodiversity and Conservation.

Undergraduate Program

Financial & Business Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program is highly structured to give students a broad understanding of the economic framework upon which financial theory is based.

Undergraduate Certificate

Financial Planning

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Financial Technologies

BSc offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The program integrates courses in Computing including AI and data analytics for financial data, secure high-assurance financial systems design and financial cryptography with Economics, Finance and Management courses including mathematical finance, banking, payment systems, portfolio management and management information systems.

Undergraduate Program

First Year Science Program

BSc, iBSc, BScN offered by Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Certificate

Fitness Assessment & Exercise Counselling

Offered by Faculty of Health

Undergraduate Program

French Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The French Studies program focuses on the study of language, linguistics and literature while exploring francophone culture around the world. We keep our classes small to give you plenty of opportunity to speak French and interact with professors and classmates.

Undergraduate Program

French Studies / Études françaises

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Study some of the greatest literary works of the French-speaking world; trace the development of the language, the nuances of pronunciation, the variety of accents; improve your level of spoken and written French and better understand the cultures attached to the French language. All this, with highly accomplished professors from la francophonie internationale as part of the Glendon faculty. Live the full experience through an exchange with partner universities including La Sorbonne in Paris.

Undergraduate Certificate

Gender & Women's Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Gender & Women's Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Discover the intersections of gender, race, class, age, ability and sexuality in popular culture, everyday life, the arts, the sciences, politics, societies and the economy.

Undergraduate Program

Geomatics Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Want to help create smart cities and find solutions to current real-world issues like COVID-19 tracking and autonomous driving? Geomatics is a field that collects geospatial data about the world around us and uses tools like land surveying, remote sensing, GIS systems, geography and computer science to help digitize the world. This knowledge and data can then be used to decide where buildings, roads and houses are built, power the technology of self-driving vehicles, assist in emergency and disaster management and much more. Blend your knowledge of science and engineering with information technologies to solve complex, real-world issues such as tracking a vehicle’s location within a city or determining land use from a satellite image. Focus on the science and technologies related to positioning and navigation, sensors, measurements and mapping, as well as on spatial awareness and intelligence.  

Undergraduate Certificate

Geomatics: Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

Offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change, Lassonde School of Engineering

Undergraduate Program

German Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the language, culture and society of the German-speaking world. You will have the opportunity to study abroad with Canada’s best range of exchange programs.

Undergraduate Program

Global Geography

BA offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Global Geography explores how human societies and physical environments are deeply connected and constantly changing. Learn how to analyze global processes including urbanization, uneven development and inequality, migration and identity formation, and environmental change. Combine approaches from the social sciences, humanities, and physical sciences to identify solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Undergraduate Program

Global Health

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

Global health challenges, such as COVID-19 and monkeypox do not recognize borders. Study the health of the world’s population that is intertwined with broader issues, including population growth and migration, wealth disparity, environmental degradation, government policy and human rights. In the specialized honours degree, combine classroom learning with a fourth-year field placement with organizations locally or internationally. Maclean's magazine listed York's Global Health program as one of York's "stand out" programs.

Undergraduate Program

Global Political Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain the skills required to analyze the governance of global forces, and evaluate responses to tough questions in today’s global landscape. This program focuses on the political community; issues of diversity and inequality; the nature of security, peace and violence; and major transformations in global, regional and domestic politics.

Undergraduate Program

Health & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Challenge yourself to critically look at the complexity of health policy, and discover ways in which globalizing economies shape both illness and health care.

Undergraduate Program

Health Policy, Management & Digital Health

BHS offered by Faculty of Health

Study health systems performance and leadership (Health Management), the importance of data and information analysis (Digital Health) and health care decision making (Health Policy). Students in 4th year can get hands on experience through a field placement in a variety of health care settings (HLST 4990 Health Studies Practicum). The Toronto Star lists careers in health policy research and consulting, business management, and information analysis as among Toronto’s Top Jobs.

Undergraduate Certificate

Health Services Financial Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Health

Undergraduate Program

Health Studies

BHS offered by Faculty of Health

In addition to taking courses in management, digital health, and policy, students study the breadth and depth of health and health care through a wide variety of issues and social contexts (e.g. social status and disability, homelessness), including case studies in health care in the community.

Undergraduate Certificate

Hebrew & Jewish Studies: Advanced

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Hellenic Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

In this program, you'll explore past and present through Greece’s language, literature, culture and history, as well as a range of other Humanities and European Studies courses. You’ll study issues–including immigration, citizenship and identity–that are as vital to Canadian society as they are to Greece.

Undergraduate Program

History

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program will explore thousands of years of history in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and explore themes such as the immigrant experience in Canada, native history and global migration.

Undergraduate Program

History / Histoire

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Our History program gives you the insights to connect past events to the present in meaningful ways, developing critical thinking skills and research skills. These abilities can be key when searching for work in positions such as teacher, lawyer, documentary filmmaker, journalist, diplomat, and more. Our professors are leaders in their fields; from specialists in transnational migrations, revolutions in Latin American, European political history and much more.

Undergraduate Certificate

Human Resources Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Human Resources Management

BHRM offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This interdisciplinary and professional program focuses on all aspects related to managing people in organizations. Explore industrial relations, career management, gender and diversity, recruitment and selection, economics and statistics, training and development.

Undergraduate Certificate

Human Resources Management for Internationally Educated Professionals

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Human Rights & Equity Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program explores the ethical principles of human rights as well as the roots and impact of human rights violations and efforts of remedy. Discover the foundational concepts behind human rights and examine what constitutes rights violations.

Undergraduate Program

Humanities

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program emphasizes the different ways in which human cultures and their multiple forms of expression have developed historically and continue to develop today.

Undergraduate Certificate

Indigenous Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Indigenous Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop awareness and a sense of social responsibility relating to Indigenous issues. Your access to traditional elders and ceremonies, and your placements with Indigenous or supporting organizations will provide you with cultural and experiential knowledge about Indigenous lands, languages and cultures.

Undergraduate Program

Information Technology

BA, BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program studies how technology can best be integrated and customised. Discover the world of Information Technology (IT) and become an IT professional able to design, implement, customize and manage technologies.

Undergraduate Certificate

Information Technology Auditing & Assurance

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Information Technology for IEPs

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Integrative Arts

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Can't decide on just one creative pathway? You don’t have to at AMPD. 

Adapt with the times as a well-rounded artist with expertise across disciplines and creative fields. Channel your passion for multiple art forms towards addressing societal challenges in local and global communities.  Focused on the intersection of arts, entrepreneurship and technology, you will learn through collaboration inside and outside the classroom. 

Undergraduate Program

Interdisciplinary Social Science

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Examine historical and contemporary issues within the social science field, including topics such as sustainability and the environment, social justice and diversity, diaspora and global development.

Undergraduate Program

International Development Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the foundations of international development theory and how these theories translate into the practice of helping those in need. Study the realities facing communities throughout the world, and the factors that contribute to the inequalities between the rich and the poor.

Undergraduate Program

International Studies & Business Administration / Études internationales et administration des affaires

iBA/BBA, Joint Program offered by Glendon

This dual degree consists of 2 years studying in our flagship International Studies program and 2 years at France’s #1 business incubator, the emLyon business school. Earn a business education with a liberal arts background compounded with Glendon’s trademark excellence in French-language training and international experience. You’ll have access to the resources of Canada’s 3rd largest university, Glendon’s small campus experience, and the expertise of emLyon’s prestigious business program.

Undergraduate Program

International Studies / Études internationales

BA offered by Glendon

The first of its kind in Canada, our program offers a deeper understanding of how governments, law, politics, business, culture, science, and the environment relate on the international stage. Join Glendon grads working in prominent organizations such as the Canadian Foreign Service, Oxfam, and the United Nations. Glendon offers a degree without borders—whether with our unique iBA, an international exchange or internship, or by coordinating our award-winning International Studies Symposium.

Undergraduate Certificate

Investment Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Italian Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study Italian languages, literature and linguistics and enhance your understanding of Italy’s place in the global context and the multi-faceted and dynamic Italian culture.

Undergraduate Program

Jewish Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore Judaism and the Jewish people while studying the history of Judaism as a religion, and the texts, sociologies, languages, cultures and fine arts of the Jewish people from biblical times to present day.

Undergraduate Program

Kinesiology & Health Science

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

Challenge yourself to study in a program consistently ranked among the top three in Ontario and among the top 25 in the world by the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments. Understand physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society. Enjoy more course selections, taught by full-time faculty, than any other university in Canada. Research and Experiential Education opportunities available in class, in labs, and in the community.

Undergraduate Certificate

Language Proficiency

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Languages and Linguistics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Law & Social Thought / Droit et pensée sociale

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Program

Law & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Sharpen your research and analytical skills in fields as varied as philosophy, anthropology and criminology as you pursue the knowledge of the law, how it has impacted the course of history and the role it plays in today’s society.

Undergraduate Certificate

Law & Society

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Law - Juris Doctor

JD, Joint Program offered by Osgoode Hall Law School

We offer an innovative, interdisciplinary and comprehensive legal education focused on law in action. Our students gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills through an extensive array of courses, experiential programs, summer internships, international exchanges and research opportunities.

Undergraduate Program

Linguistics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

What is the relation between language and society? Why and how does language change through time? How do language and thought relate? Explore all these questions and more through a range of courses that have applications to teaching, speech-language pathology and communication engineering.

Undergraduate Program

Linguistics & Language Studies / Linguistique et sciences du langage

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Linguistics and Language Studies examines the building blocks of languages, how they develop over time, how people learn languages, how regional accents differ, and more. Our professors are experts in the study of sound properties, word patterns, meaning, language evolution, and the relationship between language and social factors. Hands-on opportunities include language teaching practicums in Cuban classrooms with our D-TEIL Certificate or working with the Ojibwa community of Toronto.

Undergraduate Certificate

Logistics

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Marketing

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Mathematical Biology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn mathematical modelling and represent biological processes using the tools and techniques of applied mathematics. Make an impact on understanding life processes, such as the spread of infectious diseases, climate change, and sustainable ecosystems. This is the only program in Mathematical Biology at the undergraduate level in Canada. Possible career paths include biomathematician, disease-prevention specialist, pharmaceutical researcher, and conservationist.

Undergraduate Program

Mathematics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Study the beauty of mathematics through the language of abstraction and reasoning. Join a community dedicated to the precise analysis, interpretation, and improvement of our world. Learn a wide variety of topics in pure mathematics and engage in one-on-one research projects with individual faculty members. Possible careers include cryptography, economics, financial analysis, law, data science, and computer science.

Undergraduate Program

Mathematics / Mathématiques

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Glendon’s Mathematics program will develop your knowledge in pure and applied mathematics, including linear and modern algebra, mathematical analysis, topology and geometry, probability and statistics, and the mathematics of investment and of actuarial science. Combine your studies with courses or internships in Economics, Linguistics, Psychology, Business Economics and more for a versatile education that opens doors to a range of professions.

Undergraduate Program

Mathematics for Education

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Combine studies in mathematics, statistics, and education, develop a wide perspective on the teaching and learning of mathematics, and receive a BA or BSc in Mathematics for Education. Complete your teacher qualification with a BEd from York. Career paths include math teacher, math education researcher, educational developer, and other careers requiring a degree in mathematics or statistics.

Undergraduate Program

Mechanical Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines where you can develop a wide range of technical skills and knowledge to complete diverse engineering tasks that will teach you how to make a positive impact on the world and create a cleaner environment. This multidimensional discipline includes design engineering, renewable energy, developing medical diagnostic devices, advanced manufacturing and materials, robotics and automation. 

Undergraduate Certificate

Meteorology

Offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Undergraduate Program

Music

BA, BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Explore, improvise and create new sounds with globally informed training to compose, perform, and teach future musicians. Develop your musical toolkit in the world of music through jazz, gospel, western classical, global, and contemporary music, music creation, studies, and community practice courses. Turn your passion into a career with mentorship from acclaimed performers and showcases like Jazz Week and Global Music Festival. 

Undergraduate Program

Neuroscience

BSc offered by Faculty of Health, Faculty of Science

This interdisciplinary program takes advantage of York’s expertise in the neurosciences. Investigate the development, structure and function of the nervous system, including the ways it can be manipulated and changed. From cellular/molecular to cognitive/ behavioral to whole neural systems, choose the stream that best suits your interests as you attain hands-on research proficiency with a stimulating capstone experience in fourth year.

Undergraduate Program

Nursing

BScN offered by Faculty of Health

York’s School of Nursing offers three BScN options, all at York's Keele campus: 4-year Direct Entry program, a Second-Entry program, and a Post-RN Internationally Educated Nurses program. Our programs develop reflective and socially responsive practitioners to ensure health for all through nursing excellence. Students learn to partner, advocate and lead in the provision of care though opportunities that foster in-depth knowledge, critical thinking and lifelong scholarship.

Undergraduate Program

Nursing: 4-Year Direct Entry Nursing

BScN offered by Faculty of Health

The School of Nursing’s new stand- alone 4-Year Direct Entry Program offers all four years at York’s Keele campus and is designed for students who have no previous nursing education. Interprofessional thinking and collaboration are integrated throughout the program, culminating in a nursing capstone course which aligns with a final practicum experience.

Undergraduate Program

Nursing: Post-RN for Internationally Educated Nurses

BScN offered by Faculty of Health

York's Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) program is specifically designed for internationally educated nurses who are not currently registered in Ontario. If you are a dedicated, skilled nurse registered outside of Canada and hoping to continue your nursing career in Ontario, this program is a good fit for you. The IEN program takes only 20 months to complete as a full-time student and includes English language support and mentorship. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN degree) and will be qualified to take your Canadian Registered Nurses Exam.

Undergraduate Program

Nursing: Second Entry

BScN offered by Faculty of Health

The full-time second-entry BScN program is available to students who have completed a minimum of 60 credits towards any university degree and who meet the program prerequisites. By studying in the concentrated and continuous six semester program, students can complete their BScN in two calendar years and will graduate in the fall after the second summer semester. This is a full time program and there is no part time option available. 

Undergraduate Program

Philosophy

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program explores many of humanity’s fundamental questions. The program’s interdisciplinary approach will help you understand various contemporary challenges in applied ethics, social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, cognitive science, philosophy of mind and argumentation theory.

Undergraduate Program

Philosophy / Philosophie

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Sharpen your ability to analyze, to question accepted beliefs, and to express ideas clearly. Critical thinking skills acquired in studying Philosophy are highly transferable: students consistently outperform others on standardized exams for law, medical, business, and graduate schools. Discussions in our small classes will help you develop a better understanding of different points of view and to become a better thinker, debater, and writer.

Undergraduate Program

Physics & Astronomy

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Examine areas such as quantum physics, relativity, high-energy particle physics, photonics, solid-state physics and planetary, stellar and extra-galactic astronomy. Specialize in Physics, Applied Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics, and make your studies come alive with an internship or undergraduate research.

Undergraduate Program

Political Science

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the actions of governments, judicial systems and political parties while discovering movements in society and in the power relations of everyday life. This program is designed to develop a student’s political analysis ability, critical skills and democratic awareness.

Undergraduate Program

Political Science / Science politique

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Our program employs dynamic, innovative teaching methods—we discuss the major issues of our times, including democracy, human rights, peace and security, the environment, the fight against poverty, and more. Our bilingual or trilingual iBA options will position you well in a competitive global marketplace. Our grads’ success is boundless: they get into some of the best graduate programs in political science around the world.

Undergraduate Program

Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn the Portuguese language and explore the history, culture, and literature of the Lusophone world with our Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies program.

Undergraduate Certificate

Practical Ethics

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Professional Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain the type of practical experience highly sought after by prospective employers while studying forms of written expression that inform and shape our culture.

Undergraduate Certificate

Proficiency in Spanish for Business and Professional Communication

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Program

Psychology

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

Join one of the top 10 psychology programs in Canada (Maclean’s Psychology Program rankings 2021), ranked 4th in Canada by QS World University Rankings 2022! Choose from a wide variety of study topics such as autism, eating disorders, bullying, developmental, social and rehabilitation psychology, motivation, neuroscience, depression and more. Research and hands-on experiential education opportunities available on campus (e.g. in-class, labs) and in the community.

Undergraduate Program

Psychology / Psychologie

BA, BSc, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual, iBSc Bilingual, iBSc Trilingual offered by Glendon

Explore topics including neuropsychology, crime and the justice system, perception, psychological injury and law, prejudice, and aging, with the top experts in those fields. Considering medical school or grad studies? Professors will get to know you through our small classes, which can result in strong academic support and reference letters. You’ll apply your learning in our perception lab and through internships, practicums and part-time jobs with healthcare beacons like Sunnybrook Hospital.

Undergraduate Program

Public Administration

BPA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program aims to provide students with “education for good governance.” With a strong emphasis on social justice, and public ethics, students take courses from a mix of disciplines to develop critical thinking, analytical capabilities and management skills.

Undergraduate Certificate

Public Administration & Law

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Public Policy Analysis

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Refugee & Migration Studies / Études sur la migration et sur les réfugiés

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Certificate

Rehabilitation Services

Offered by Faculty of Health

Undergraduate Program

Religious Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program invites students to join in current scholarly efforts to study, analyze and understand different forms of religious experience from a number of disciplinary perspectives. Students may concentrate on one religious tradition or they may take a comparative approach.

Undergraduate Program

Science, Technology and Society

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Study the relationships between science, technology, and society. Science, Technology, and Society scholars use a range of interdisciplinary approaches to deal with important issues such as digital surveillance and information manipulation, environmental degradation and climate change, ethics and genomics, pharmaceutical governance, and sustainable food production.

Undergraduate Program

Sexuality Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Examine the artistic, cultural, economic, geographic, historical, literary, political, psychological, and social aspects of sexuality in a transnational context.

Undergraduate Certificate

Sexuality Studies

Offered by Glendon, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Social Work

BSW offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Welcome to one of the most progressive and socially responsive social work programs in Canada. We encourage intellectual curiosity and give students the opportunity to develop their own social work philosophies while also teaching practical skills and providing hands-on professional experience. The School of Social Work offers two streams of BSW Honours degree programs: direct entry and post-degree.

Undergraduate Program

Sociology

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Offering an engaged, critical approach to learning that challenges assumptions, York sociology is a public sociology – aiming for greater social justice, not just academic study. Working with expert faculty involved in innovative research, you’ll understand social problems and processes, and their effects, and gain practical research skills such as in-depth interviewing and statistical methods.

Undergraduate Program

Sociology / Sociologie

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

 Sociology is the study of our social world—of our lives as individuals, how people connect, how societies are organized, and how they change over time. With our bilingual focus and our internships, exchanges, and internationally oriented degrees, our graduates have the ability to apply sociological perspectives to topics such as gender, deviant behaviour, and family, and to apply them to careers in public policy, law, communications, teaching, activism, and more.

Undergraduate Program

Software Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Software is essential to the modern world, ranging from medical devices, nuclear power plants and airlines to huge corporations like Google and Amazon. Our Software Engineering program prepares you for a career using state-of-the-art computing labs, a full suite of software development tools and hands-on experience in the design and development of software products. Learn to build complex systems that are safe and reliable for a range of technologies - from IoT devices to massive data centres.  

Undergraduate Program

Space Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

New frontiers offer new challenges. Our Space Engineering program will equip you with the technical skills required to design solutions to complex problems. You will combine unique technical skills and space-based assets while utilizing the principles of systems engineering to make an impact. Learn from real space missions, starting with initial concept design leading to hardware and software design, manufacturing, testing and in-orbit operations. 

Undergraduate Program

Spanish

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop a strong command of the Spanish language as you explore the language, literature, culture, and ethnic diversity of Spain and the Spanish-American world.

Undergraduate Certificate

Spanish-English Translation / Traducción ingles-espanõl

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Program

Speech and Language Sciences

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Interested in how language is learned or how experts evaluate and treat language disorders? Our program will allow you to develop an understanding of speech and language sciences.

Undergraduate Program

Sport Management

BSM offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

This program will allow students to combine their passion for sports with an interest in management by preparing them to become sports management professionals in both private and public settings such as sports associations, sports media, sporting technology companies and retail outlets.

Undergraduate Program

Statistics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn statistical theory and methodology, and its mathematical foundations. Complete accredited courses for the Associate Statistician (A.Stat.) professional designation. Get recruited by banks and financial institutions, insurance, actuarial, pharmaceutical, electronics, engineering, urban planning, and marketing companies, consulting firms, and government agencies. Possible career paths include data scientist, database statistician, financial analyst, marketing analyst, and biostatistician.

Undergraduate Program

Sustainable Environmental Management

BES offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Undergraduate Certificate

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Certificate

Technical & Professional Communication

Offered by Glendon

Undergraduate Program

Theatre

BA, BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Join the next generation of storytellers acting, producing, directing and designing cultural works to shape our ever-changing society. After a foundational first year, branch into Performance Creation, Production & Design, or Acting to hone your skills and techniques. Realize your creations on stage with a fully mounted season of performances including Playground and the Devised Theater Festival. 

Undergraduate Program

Translation / Traduction

BA offered by Glendon

Unique in Southern Ontario, our program addresses a significant shortage of English and French translators in Canada. Our graduates work for the United Nations, the Government of Canada, law firms, publishing houses, and more. They also have careers in editing, writing, and teaching. As a Translation student, you’ll obtain a free membership to the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario with access to all its services, job postings, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Undergraduate Program

Undecided Major

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Are you fascinated by science but not yet ready to choose a specific path? Discover your interests and strengths before declaring a major that suits your intellectual and career goals.

Undergraduate Program

Undecided Major / Majeure non déterminée

BA, BSc offered by Glendon

If you’re entering your first year of university and unsure of where your interests lie, an Undecided Major can help you explore your interests and choose your major in second year. Career paths will depend on the major chosen: liberal arts will help you develop skills required for jobs in government, business, communications and more.

Undergraduate Program

Undeclared Major

BA offered by Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Develop your strengths and explore your interests. Give yourself time to think about your future by taking courses from a variety of subjects before identifying your major. Experience university-level study before choosing a major that will link to specific career options.

Undergraduate Program

Undeclared Major

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

An undecided or undeclared major enables you to begin your first year of studies without having to select a program in which to major.

Undergraduate Certificate

Urban Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Undergraduate Program

Urban Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain real world perspectives and theoretical knowledge as you investigate the complex relationship between political institutions, economic systems, ecological processes, physical structures, social relations and cultural understandings.

Undergraduate Program

Visual Arts - Art History

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Immerse yourself in the global world of art, architecture, art criticism and curatorial studies to create change at the intersections of visual art, society and culture. You will explore practical applications of museum and gallery studies off-campus with industry placements at established galleries like the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum. In the classroom, you will learn under the instruction of established artists with exhibition curation opportunities and hands-on access to original works of art by icons including Andy Warhol and Jack Bush. 

Undergraduate Program

Visual Arts - Studio

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Mould your artistic style by casting, carving, painting, and printing across diverse mediums in Canada’s premier arts creation facilities. The studio-based program prepares you for a career creating change across industries as a practicing artist, educator, curator, entrepreneur, or researcher. With guidance from world-renowned artists, display works at curated public art exhibitions on campus, across the City, and in downtown Toronto.

Undergraduate Program

Work & Labour Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn how work occupies much of our lives and influences how we live and think about the world while exploring the complex nature of work and employment, the impact of globalization and the role of trade unions.