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York University

Office of Admissions
Student Services Centre, 3rd floor
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
 416.736.5000
 futurestudents.yorku.ca

Glendon College (Bilingual Campus)
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M6
 www.glendon.yorku.ca
 416.487.6715

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Admission Requirements: Seneca students will be considered for admission to undergraduate degree studies at York with successful completion of a minimum of 2 full semesters of academic study in an academic program. A minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4-point scale including all attempted courses is required. These are minimum requirements only. Some programs will require a higher average for admission, or supplementary application requirements and specific high school senior level prerequisites. Students must also meet York’s language proficiency requirements and program prerequisites if required. All previous academic studies will be considered including courses completed at another college or university.

Transfer Credit: While we offer guidelines as to how much transfer credit may be expected for the programs outlined below, transfer credit is assessed on an individual basis only after an admissions decision is made. The amount of transfer credit a student receives is dependent on individual course grades, the academic content, length of program completed and prior postsecondary studies (if applicable). How these credits are applied toward a student’s degree at York will vary by program. The number of credits you receive and the number of credits required to complete your degree may not match exactly. Depending on the program of study chosen at York University, you may be required to complete additional courses to meet the specific program requirements. Students, who are in programs that are not listed, may receive minimal transfer credit but are still encouraged to apply. As a guideline, please note that 15 transfer credits are the equivalent of 1 semester of full-time studies at York University and 30 transfer credits are the equivalent of 1 year of full-time studies.

Students presenting an unfavourable academic record from an accredited postsecondary institution may have transfer credit restrictions imposed. This will be reviewed on an individual basis by the Faculty to which a student has applied. Visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/transfercredit for answers to frequently asked questions about transfer credit.

York University strives to ensure the completeness and accuracy of information provided. However, York reserves the right to change any of the information at any time without notice.


Seneca Program: Liberal Arts University Transfer

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Graduates with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B or 70%) will be considered for admission and granted up to 36 transfer credits when entering Bachelor of Arts degree programs in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University. All applicants will be granted 3 additional transfer credits for each YKC and YKL course achieved with a minimum grade of C for a total of 12 additional transfer credits, for a total of 48 (36+12). Please note that, depending on course waivers and degree program chosen, students may need to complete more than 120 credits to graduate from York University. Students who have completed all 1st- and 2nd-semester courses of the Liberal Arts program and who have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B or 70%) will also be allowed to take up to 12 credits in York University courses during their Liberal Arts studies. Students having completed all 1st-semester courses with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in required 2nd-semester courses of the Liberal Arts program may be conditionally admitted to begin courses at York University. Students must also meet any additional program-specific admission requirements to be considered for admission at York University. Transfer credit from the Liberal Arts program combined with the York University credits earned while in Liberal Arts allow students to earn up to 60 credits before transferring full time to York University. For further information, contact Shereen Hassanein, Program Co-ordinator at 416.491.5050 ext. 33437.


Seneca Program: Arts and Science - University Transfer

Degree: Any Bachelor Degree (excluding the Schulich BBA and IBBA degree program)

Graduates of Seneca’s Arts and Science University Transfer diploma program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B or 70%) or 3.3 (B+ or 75%) (depending on the York University program) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted a block of 48 transfer credits (inclusive of the YKC and YKL courses successfully completed) into any York University degree program (except for the Schulich BBA and IBBA degree programs). Applicants will also need to meet any additional program specific admission requirements. Students enrolled in Seneca’s Arts and Science University Transfer diploma program may apply to take up to 12 York credits while they complete their program. To be eligible, students must have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses of the Arts and Science University Transfer diploma program, be enrolled in required 3rd semester courses and have an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%). Graduates of the aforementioned Seneca program who have completed the maximum 12 additional York University courses while pursuing their program, may receive a total of 60 York University credits (including the 48 block credits).

Note: Graduates of Seneca’s Arts and Science University Transfer diploma program are deemed to have satisfied the pre-requisites equivalent to: Mathematics (MHF4U, MCV4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Biology (SBI4U) and Physics (SPH4U). These may be required for York programs in the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering.


Seneca Program: Biotechnology - Advanced

Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Graduates of Seneca’s Biotechnology advanced diploma program with a minimum grade point average of 3.3 (B+ or 75%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted a block of 51 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology degree. Students enrolled in Seneca’s Biotechnology advanced diploma program will be allowed to register for BIOL 1001 3.0 and BIOL 2040 3.0 at York University (normally during the summer term after the completion of semester one and two) while they pursue their diploma at Seneca. To be eligible, students must have completed all 1st and 2nd semester courses of the Biotechnology advanced diploma program and have an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%). Students who have completed 1st semester courses and are enrolled in 2nd semester, may also be conditionally admitted with an overall GPA of at least 3.3 (B+ or 75%) so long as they meet any additional program specific admission requirements.


Seneca Program: Accounting and Finance

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Graduates who meet the admission requirements and maintain a ‘C’ or better in every course completed are eligible for a maximum of 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half) for the General BCom degree and 48 transfer credits for the Honours BCom degree. Graduates who do not maintain a C or better in every course are eligible for a maximum of 42 credits. For admission to the BCom degree, students must also present MHF4U or have successfully completed the Mathematics of Finance and the Business Statistics courses at Seneca.


Seneca Program: Accounting, Business Administration - Accounting & Financial Planning, Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Business Administration - Financial Planning, Business Administration - Human Resources, Business Administration - International Business, Business Administration - Management, Business Administration - Marketing, Business Administration - Purchasing and Supply Management

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Graduates who meet admission requirements are considered for a maximum of 42 transfer credits (close to a year and a half worth of studies). For admission to the BCom degree, students must also present MHF4U or have successfully completed the Mathematics of Finance and the Business Statistics courses at Seneca.


Seneca Program: Business - Insurance, Business - International Business, Business - Marketing, Financial Services - Client Services

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Correct description: Graduates who meet the admission requirements and maintain a ‘C’ or better in every course completed are eligible for a maximum of 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half) for the General BCom degree and 48 transfer credits for the Honours BCom degree. Graduates who do not maintain a C or better in every course are eligible for a maximum of 42 credits. For admission to the BCom degree, students must also present MHF4U or have successfully completed the Mathematics of Finance and the Business Statistics courses at Seneca.


Seneca Program: Early Childhood Education

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Graduates who meet admission requirements are eligible for a maximum of 30 transfer credits, the equivalent of 1 year of studies. If you are completing an ECE diploma, you may be eligible to apply directly to the Bachelor of Education – Concurrent Education Program. Contact the Office of Admissions for details.


Seneca Program: Behavioural Sciences

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Keele and Glendon Campuses)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 42 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Social Service Worker - Immigrants and Refugees, Social Service Worker

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Keele and Glendon Campuses)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Child and Youth Care (Formerly: Child and Youth Worker)

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Keele and Glendon Campuses)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 48 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Social Service Worker - Immigrants and Refugees, Social Service Worker

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Multicultural and Indigenous Studies)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Social Service Worker - Immigrants and Refugees, Social Service Worker

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Human Rights and Equities Studies)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Police Foundations

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Keele and Glendon Campuses)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 36 transfer credits (the equivalent of over a year of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Court and Tribunal Administration, Law Clerk

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Law and Society Major)

Graduates who meet admission requirements are eligible for a maximum of 30 transfer credits, the equivalent of 1 year of studies. Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Animation, Civil Engineering Technology , Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Graphic Design, Honours Bachelor of Aviation Technology, Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation, Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial Design, Nursing - (Collaborative BScN Degree Program with York University / Seneca College)

Degree: Bachelor of Education in Technological Education

Graduates of these Seneca advanced diplomas and degrees will be eligible for admission consideration to the Consecutive Bachelor of Education (Technological Education). Candidates who have completed a degree or advanced diploma program with work integrated learning may have that component considered as part of the mandatory two years of work experience, provided they have continuous employment terms of no less than 4 months related to the area(s) of Technological Education, selected as options in the program of professional education. Information regarding deadlines, program requirements, and supplementary forms can be found at edu.yorku.ca/academic-programs/bachelor-ofeducation/bed-tech/.


Seneca Program: Civil Engineering Technology

Degree: Bachelor in Environmental Studies (BES)

Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted 60 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree. Transfer students will enter the third year of the 4-year Bachelor in Environmental Studies program and will Major in Urban Sustainability.


Seneca Program: Environmental Technology

Degree: Bachelor in Environmental Studies (BES)

Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration, and granted 60 transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree. Transfer students will enter the third year of the 4-year Bachelor in Environmental Studies program and will Major in Environmental Management.


Seneca Program: Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Social Service Worker - Immigrants and Refugees, Social Service Worker

Degree: Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 45 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies). Graduates must apply directly to York University. For admission to the BPA degree, students must also present one high school 4U math or have successfully completed the Advanced Functions (MTH196) or Statistics 1 (MTH197) courses at Seneca.


Seneca Program: Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Laboratory Technology - Pharmaceutical

Degree: Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration. They will be granted 45 transfer credits and will have only one year and a half of studies to complete their degree program at York University. For further information, contact the Student Advisor, School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry, Seneca, at 416.491.5050 ext. 33769.


Seneca Program: Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Social Service Worker - Immigrants and Refugees, Social Service Worker

Degree: Bachelor of Social Work

Graduates of this Seneca diploma are eligible to apply for admission consideration to York University’s Bachelor of Social Work, and may be granted transfer credit depending on the applicant’s entire academic record. Meeting the minimum posted admission GPA requirement of 3.0 may not be sufficient for students to be considered as there will be other program specific requirements such as the Supplementary Application Form. Information regarding deadlines, program requirements, and supplementary forms can be found at futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/cmu. Students may contact Seneca’s Degree and Credit Transfer office for current information at 416.491.5050 ext. 26464.


Seneca Program: Independent Illustration

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)

Graduates with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (B or 70%) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 48 transfer credits (the equivalent of a year and a half of studies) into the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts. Graduates must apply directly to York University.


Seneca Program: Animation

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 42 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Accounting and Payroll

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 30 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Broadcasting - Radio, Broadcasting - Television

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 15 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Programming and Analysis, Computer Systems Technology

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 30 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Fitness and Health Promotion, Graphic Design

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 30 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Acting for Camera and Voice, Chemical Laboratory Technician, Civil Engineering Technician, Computer Networking and Technical Support, Computer Programmer, Interactive Media Design, Journalism, Paralegal

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 24 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Electronics Engineering Technology, Fire Protection Engineering Technology

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 21 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Accounting Techniques, Creative Advertising, Electronics Engineering Technician, Environmental Landscape Management, Environmental Technician - Sampling and Monitoring, Environmental Technician, Event and Media Production, General Arts - One Year Certificate, Independent Digital Photography , International Transportation and Customs, Mechanical Engineering Technology - Building Sciences, Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial Design, Practical Nursing, Recreation and Leisure Services, Veterinary Technician

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 15 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Art Fundamentals, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees (Formerly: Pre-Health Science)

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 12 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Fire Protection Engineering Technician, Independent Music Production, Library and Information Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design), Opticianry, Pre-Media (Media and Communications Fundamentals)

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 9 transfer credits.


Seneca Program: Real Property Administration (Assessment and Appraisal)

Degree: Any relevant degree or major

Up to 6 transfer credits.