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Public Policy and Administration - Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

Students prior to entering the Public Policy and Administration program must have completed one 11U or M mathematics course or equivalent.

Specialized Honours BA: 120 Credits

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete (pass) at least 120 credits which meet the Faculty's degree and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 5.00.

General education: 24 credits of general education chosen from humanities, modes of reasoning, natural science and social science, including a minimum of six credits in each of humanities, natural science and social science.

Major credits: 66 credits as follows:

Note: at least 12 credits in the major must be at the 4000 level.

Upper-level credits: at least 36 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Credits outside the major (PPAS and POLS): at least 18 credits.

Course Substitutes

Subject to course exclusions, program requirements/restrictions and residency requirements, the following courses are acceptable substitutes for the purpose of meeting program requirements.

Program Course Course Substitutes
AP/PPAS 3190 6.00 AP/PPAS 3410 6.00, AP/POLS 3410 6.00

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