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Bilingual Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy - Glendon

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Admission Requirements

Students will normally register for the certificate in their second year of study toward a York degree. Students are required to have completed 24 credits with a grade point average of at least 5.0 (C+) prior to admission to the certificate program. These 24 must include six credits chosen from group A and six credits chosen from group B as follows:

Group A: six credits chosen from:

GL/ECON 2500 3.00
GL/ECON 2510 3.00

Group B: six credits chosen from the following courses:

GL/POLS 1400 6.00
GL/POLS 2600 6.00

Certificate Requirements

In order to receive the certificate, students must be registered simultaneously in a degree program at York University and present a cumulative grade point average of 5.0 (C+) on the courses taken to satisfy the requirements of the certificate. 24 credits must be taken to obtain the certificate. All of these courses must be taken at York University and selected according to the guidelines which follow.

Of the 24 credits required for the certificate, at least six must be taken in an English language course and six in a French language course. Students must take six additional credits in a disciplinary course in their second language. In meeting this requirement, students must do all the work of the course in the language of the course.

Group 1 - One of:

GL/POLS 2500 6.00

Group 2 - Quantitative/Methodology Requirement - six credits chosen from the following:

GL/MODR 1610 3.00
GL/MODR 1620 3.00
GL/SOCI 3680 3.00
GL/SOCI 3690 3.00

Group 3 - Upper Year Public Administration Requirement - one of the following two courses:

GL/POLS 3240 6.00
GL/POLS 3260 6.00

Note: With the permission of the coordinator, students may substitute a third- or fourth-year course in public administration offered in the Faculty of Arts or the Atkinson Faculty for one of the two above courses.

Group 4 - One of the following:

GL/POLS 4295 6.00(EN)
GL/POLS 4295 6.00(FR)


an elective - six credits chosen from the following courses:

GL/ECON 2710 3.00
GL/ECON 2720 3.00
GL/ECON 3570 3.00
GL/PHIL 2615 3.00
GL/PHIL 2937 6.00
GL/POLS 3615 6.00
GL/POLS 4635 6.00
GL/POLS 4920 3.00
GL/POLS 4921 3.00
GL/SOCI 2625 6.00
AK/AS/GL/WMST 3503 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/ILST 3665 6.00, GL/SOCI 3665 6.00, GL/SOSC 3665 6.00)
AK/AS/GL/WMST 3513 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/SOSC 3975 6.00)
AK/AS/GL/WMST 3520 6.00

Other courses must be approved by the coordinator.


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