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Geography and Urban Studies - Arts

Note: With the establishment of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies on July 1, 2009, degrees and programs in the Faculty of Arts will be moved to the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies as of the Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Session. Grandparenting provisions have been developed for students continuing in degrees and programs currently offered in the Faculty of Arts. Details are available on the York University Current Students Web site (

Note: For purposes of meeting program requirements, all foundations courses will count as six credits towards the major.

Specialized Honours BA Program

Students will take at least 72 credits in geography and urban studies including:

Please see the Urban Studies section of this calendar for the urban studies list of courses.

Course Substitutes

Subject to course exclusions, program requirements/restrictions, and residence requirements, the following courses are acceptable substitutes for the purpose of meeting geography and urban studies program requirements:

Program Course Course Substitutes

AS/SC/GEOG 1400 6.00

AK/GEOG 2510 6.00

AS/GEOG 1410 6.00

AK/GEOG 2500 6.00