Degree Options

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Important
  • Prerequisites for courses must be met. Check course descriptions carefully for prerequisite requirements.
  • Any course substitution requires the prior approval of the Program Co-ordinator.
  • Students may not ‘double count’ the same course for credit in both a stream and in the program core.
  • General Education courses [9 credits courses] count as 6.0 credits count towards stream; 3.0 in electives.
STATISTICS REQUIREMENT
  • All BUSO students must complete any 3.0 credits statistics course.
    Check course descriptions carefully for course credit exclusions to avoid duplicating course work. Below is a list of STATS courses:
SC/MATH 1131 3.0
AP/ECON 2500 3.0
HH/PSYC 2020 3.0
HH/PSYC 2021 6.0
SC/MATH 1532 3.0
SC/MATH 2560 [not offered 2017-18] 3.0
SC/BIOL 2060 3.0
AP/GEOG 2420 3.0
SC/KINE 2050 3.0
AP/POLS/SOCI 3300 6.0
AP/ADMS 2310 3.0
  • SC/MATH 1532 3.0 is the recommended Stats course for BUSO students.

BA: 90 CREDITS

BA: 90 CREDITS

Program Core18 credits, including:

    • AP/ECON 1000 3.0 Introduction to Microeconomics;
    • AP/ECON 1010 3.0 Introduction to Macroeconomics;
    • AP/SOSC 1340 6.0 Intro to Business & Society; [BUSO majors need to take the 6 credit course] *AP/SOSC 1349 6.0 [For registered ESL students]*
    • AP/SOSC 2340 6.0 Intermediate Business & Society. **
      *AP/SOSC 2349 6.0 [For registered ESL students]*

Program Streams: 24 credits, including:

    • 12 credits from each of the two of the streams including at least 6 credits at the 3000 level in each of the two streams.
      *Note: Registered ESL students may replace AP/SOSC 1340 6.0 with AP/SOSC 1349 6.0 and AP/SOSC 2340 6.0 with AP/SOSC 2349 6.0

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Degree Requirements
For additional information regarding the following requirements, please meet with an academic advisor: Please call 416-736-5054, then press 0

General Education:
A minimum of 21 General Education credits.
Details are available at: http://www.yorku.ca/laps/courses/gen_education.html

  • Click on: Which General Education requirements should I be following?

Upper level requirement:
Students must have at least 18 credits at the 3000 level within their 90 credits degree.

Graduation Requirement:
Must successfully complete at least 90 credits which meet the Faculty’s degree and program requirements with a CGPA or OGPA of at least 4.0

Students are responsible for following all the academic policies and procedures set out by Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. If you have any questions or concerns, book an appointment with the Social Science Student Advisor – 416-736-5054. http://www.yorku.ca/laps/students/continuing_students.html
For detailed information on these policies, please go the following website:
http://calendars.registrar.yorku.ca/2017-2018/faculty_rules/AP/degree_req.htm

HONOURS BA: 120 CREDITS

HONOURS BA: 120 CREDITS

Program Core: 24 credits, including:

    • AP/ECON 1000 3.0 Introduction to Microeconomics;
    • AP/ECON 1010 3.0 Introduction to Macroeconomics;
    • AP/SOSC 1340 6.0 Intro to Business & Society; [BUSO majors need to take the 6 credit course] *AP/SOSC 1349 6.0 [For registered ESL students]*
    • AP/SOSC 2340 6.0 Intermediate Business & Society. **
      *AP/SOSC 2349 6.0 [For registered ESL students]*
    • AP/SOSC 4040 6.0 Issues in Business & Society

Note: With permission of the Program Co-ordinator, students can replace AP/SOSC 4040 6.0 with:
AP/SOSC 4043 6.0 Corporate Governance & Business Law
AP/SOSC 4044 6.0 Economics and Ethics
AP/SOSC 4045 6.0 Business, Communications and Society
AP/SOSC 4047 6.0 The Business of Neoliberal Globalization

Program Streams: 36 credits, including:

    • 12 credits from each of the two of the streams [total 24 credits]
    • 6 credits from each of the two streams at the 4000 level [total 12 credits] *Note: Registered ESL students may replace AP/SOSC 1340 6.0 with AP/SOSC 1349 6.0 and AP/SOSC 2340 6.0 with AP/SOSC 2349 6.0

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Degree Requirements
For additional information regarding the following requirements, please meet with an academic advisor: Please call 416-736-5054, then press 0

General Education:
A minimum of 21 General Education credits.
Details are available at: http://www.yorku.ca/laps/courses/gen_education.html

  • Click on: Which General Education requirements should I be following?

Upper level requirement:
Students must have at least 36 credits at the 3000 level or 4000 level, including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Graduation Requirement:
Must successfully complete at least 120 credits which meet the Faculty’s degree and program requirements with a CGPA or OGPA of at least 5.0

NOTE: THE BUSO PROGRAM DOES NOT OFFER A DOUBLE MAJOR OR MAJOR/MINOR PROGRAM.

Students are responsible for following all the academic policies and procedures set out by Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. If you have any questions or concerns, book an appointment with the Social Science Student Advisor – 416-736-5054. http://www.yorku.ca/laps/students/continuing_students.html
For detailed information on these policies, please go the following website:
http://calendars.registrar.yorku.ca/2017-2018/faculty_rules/AP/degree_req.htm