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Faculty of Arts
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Students Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in the Faculty of Arts

Candidates for a First Degree

Most students in the Faculty are studying for their first undergraduate degree, an Honours bachelor of arts (BA) degree or a bachelor of arts (BA) degree.

Candidates for Reclassifying a BA Degree as an Honours BA Degree

Students who have graduated with a BA degree from the Faculty of Arts and have maintained the minimum honours standing in 90 credits, may take additional courses in order to obtain an Honours BA degree in the same subject. The same subject may be combined with a second major or minor. If they are successful, their BA degree is reclassified as an Honours BA degree.

Candidates for Second and Subsequent Degrees

Students who hold a first bachelor of arts (BA) degree from an accredited institution, and who are admissible according to Faculty and University policies, may pursue a second (or subsequent) degree program in the Faculty of Arts.

Eligibility for admission and standing will be assessed according to performance in the first degree. Students will be assessed as eligible for an Honours BA if they have a 5.0 cumulative grade point average on all courses completed for the first degree, including failed courses. Students who are eligible for an Honours BA program will be enrolled in Honours, but may elect to graduate with a BA degree. Students admitted to an Honours BA or BA program will be granted advanced standing credit in accordance with the University's residence/in-Faculty requirement. Under certain circumstances, students admitted to a BA degree program may qualify to proceed in an Honours BA, however, the advanced standing credit granted upon admission will not be amended.

All second (and subsequent) degree candidates must meet the residence/in-Faculty requirements for their program, and must satisfy all upper-level requirements and requirements in the major/minor subject(s). Grade point averages are calculated for students in second (or subsequent) degree programs only on the courses taken for that degree, and not on courses taken to satisfy requirements for the first degree.

For further details, students should consult the Faculty of Arts Advising Centre or the Admissions Office, http://www.yorku.ca/admissions/.

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