Undergraduate Program

Students majoring in German studies are encouraged to consider studying in Germany for a year. York University has a well established exchange with the University of Konstanz and with other German universities in conjunction with the Ontario/Baden-Württemberg exchange program.

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 5.0.

General education: A minimum of 21 General Education credits as follows:

  • 6.0 credits in Natural Science (NATS)
  • A 9.0 credit approved general education course in the social science or humanities categories
  • A 6.0 credit approved general education course in the opposite category to the 9.00 credit course in social science or humanities already taken

Note: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies legislation requires that, in order to obtain an Honours (120‑credit) B.A., students must take a total of at least 18 credits at the 4000-level, including at least 12 credits at the 4000-level in each Honours or Specialized Honours major.

Note: Students majoring in German studies are encouraged to consider studying in Germany for a year. York University has a well-established exchange with the University of Konstanz and with other German universities in conjunction with the Ontario/Baden-Württemberg exchange program.