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Graduation Requirements

The courses you require for English and Liberal Studies depend on the program(s) you are taking. In order to find out if you have completed these requirements, please visit the online Student Centre or your Student Advisor.

Please select your campus for specific information.

King

Student Advisor – Room B3015 (at Newnham Campus)

Note: If there is no English subject on your first-semester timetable, go to SenecaBusiness411.com during Academic Advisement days.

Markham

Student Advisor – Room M566

Note: If there is no English subject on your first-semester timetable, go to SenecaBusiness411.com during Academic Advisement days.

Newnham

Student Advisor – Room B3015

Note: If there is no English subject on your first-semester timetable, go to SenecaBusiness411.com during Academic Advisement days.

Seneca@York

Requirements for the School of Biological Sciences & Applied Chemistry

These are the general education courses that are required for your SBSAC program.

Program Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6
BTA BIO173
COM101
Elective SES391 Elective Elective  
CHY/CHYC BIO173
COM101
Elective SES391 Elective   Elective
CLP/CLPC BIO173
COM101
Elective SES391 Elective Elective  
CLT BIO173
COM101
Elective Elective
SES391
Elective    

° EAC149 (or EAP500) is a co-requisite for general education electives. COM101 is the pre-requisite for the English literature elective and for SES391.

Requirements for the School of Creative Arts and Animation and the School of Media

These are the general education courses that are required for your SCA program.

Program Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
ACV COM101 Elective Elective Elective
AFD COM101 Elective    
ANI COM101 Elective Elective Elective
EMP COM101 Elective Elective Elective
INM COM101
PSY204
Elective Elective Elective
GRA COM101 Elective Elective
EAC394
Elective
IDP COM101 Elective Elective
EAC409
Elective
ILU COM101 Elective Elective Elective
IPS COM101 Elective    
JRN COM101 Elective Elective Elective
MFD COM101
PSY204
Elective    
RTVR/RTYR^ COM101 Elective
EAC394
Elective Elective
RTVT/RTYT^ COM101 Elective
PSY204
Elective Elective

° EAC149 (or EAP500) is a co-requisite for general education electives. COM101 is the pre-requisite for the English literature elective and for EAC394.

^ For RTVR, EAC394 not required for students starting Fall 2016. For RTVT, PSY204 not required for students starting Fall 2016.

Requirements for the School of Community Services: Social Service Worker and Social Service Worker – Immigrants & Refugees

These are the general education courses that are required for your designated program in Community Services.

Program Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
SSW COM101* Elective° Elective Elective
SSWIR COM101* Elective° Elective Elective

* If you place at an English level below COM101, replace electives with the English courses required (EAP or EAC149) until you have the COM101 credit. The summer may be a good time to get caught up or to finish your electives requirements.

° EAC149 (or EAP500) is a co-requisite for general education electives. COM101 is the pre-requisite for the English literature elective.

Requirements for the School of Information & Communications Technology

These are the general education courses that are required for your program.

COM101 Communicating Across Contexts
APC100 Applied Professional Communications
Elective* Choose a general education course
Elective Choose a general education course
Elective Choose a general education course
EAC397* Business Communications for Computer Students

* COM101 is a prerequisite for the literature elective and for EAC397. APC100 is another prerequisite for EAC397. To enhance success in this exit-level course, take EAC397 as your last ELS credit when your writing skills and program knowledge are strongest. Choose your electives from a variety of disciplines.

Typical Paths

Here are sample paths for 6- semester programs based on English placement in either COM101 or EAC149.

For either 4- or 6- semester programs, we recommend taking EAC397 as your last credit when your writing skills are strongest.

English placement in COM101

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5/6
COM101
APC100
Elective Elective Elective EAC397

English placement in EAC149

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5/6
EAC149
APC100
COM101 Elective
Elective
Elective EAC397