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 11313.0AP/ECON 25003.0HH/PSYC 20203.0HH/PSYC 20216.0SC/MATH 15323.0SC/MATH 2560 [not offered 2017-18]3.0SC/BIOL 20603.0AP/GEOG 24203.0SC/KINE 20503.0AP/POLS/SOCI 33006.0AP/ADMS 23103.0

  • 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

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies BA Program Requirements*

BUSO Core = 18 18
BUSO Streams (12x2) = 24 24
NATS. Requirement = 6
Humanities Requirement = 9 or 6
Social Science Requirement = 6 or 9 21
Electives 27

90

* Upper level requirement:
Students must have at least 18 credits overall at the 3000 level (or above) within their 90 credit degree requirement

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.

Note: The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Residence Requirement will be met by successfully completing at least 50% of the major requirements of each of the two streams in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Students may take NO MORE than 3 (three) 9 credit courses. Students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with all other Faculty requirements most of which can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/laps

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

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Honours BA Program Requirements*

BUSO Core = 24 24
BUSO Streams (12x2) = 36 36
NATS. Requirement = 6
Humanities Requirement = 9 or 6
Social Science Requirement = 6 or 9 21
Electives 39

120

* Upper-Level Requirement:
Students must have at least 36 Credits at the 3000 or 4000 levels including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level as part of the 120 credits for their Honours BA.

Note: The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Residence Requirement will be met by successfully completing at least 50% of the major requirements of each of the two streams in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Students may take NO MORE than 3 (three) 9 credit courses. Students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with all other Faculty requirements most of which can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/laps

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

Ordinary BA Program Checklist

Ordinary BA Business and Society (2017/18 Program Checklist)

GENERAL EDUCATION - 21 Credits
21 credits at the 1000 level, chosen from 3 different general education categories
Credit Complete or Incomplete (Course Taken) Grade Notes
1)Humanities or Social Science: 9.0 See an academic advisor
Please call 416-736-5054
2)Humanities or Social Science (whichever is not taken in 1): 6.0
3)Natural Science: 6.0
                                                      Total General Education Credits 21.0
MAJOR – 42 Credits
BUSO Core – 18 Credits
ECON 1000 Introduction to Micro Economics 3.0
ECON 1010 Introduction to Macro Economics 3.0
SOSC 1340¹ Introduction to Business and Society (Note: 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) 6.0
SOSC 2340 Intermediate Business and Society 6.0
BUSO Stream –12 Credits x 2 streams = 24 Credits
____Stream 1 Course: 6.0
Stream 1 3000 Level Course: 3.0
Stream 1 3000 Level Course: 3.0
_____Stream 2 Course: 6.0
Stream 2 3000 Level Course: 3.0
Stream 2 3000 Level Course: 3.0
STATS REQUIREMENT: All business and society majors must complete three credits in an approved statistics course. If a Stream does not include a Statistics course then, students must complete any 3.00 Stats course offered at YorkU. BUSO recommends MATH 1532 3.0
                                                                                  Total Major Credits 42.0

Please see an academic advisor.

Check in with the Social Science Reception S737 Ross Bldg.

Credits Outside the Major – at least 18 Credits
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Total Credits outside Major  18.0
Free Choice: 9 Credits
Any Course: 6.0
Any Course: 3.0
Total Free Choice Credits 9.0
                                                                             Total Degree Credits 90.0

Ordinary BA Requirement Checklist and Notes

Requirement Checklist and Notes (To ensure graduation, each box must be checked 'completed')

For further information, please meet with an academic advisor 416-736-5054, then press 0

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

Upper-level Requirement: at least 18 credits must be at the 3000 or 4000 level

Upper-Level Checklist
3000 LEVEL: 4000 LEVEL: 

Total = 18 credits (at least)

NOTE: For the GENERAL EDUCATION category, a minimum of 6.0 credits must be chosen from each of Humanities, Natural Science, and Social Science. General Education courses are offered at the 1000 level. A maximum of 9 credits in Humanities and Social Science will count towards fulfillment of the General Education 21 credit requirements. For approved LA&PS General education courses go to Approved LA&PS General Education Courses

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

For an online version of your degree requirements, use the Degree Progress Report found here: www.registrar.yorku.ca/mydegreeprogress

PLEASE NOTE: This manual Degree Checklist is only a guide designed to assist students with degree requirements and course selection. It is not intended as the official confirmation of a student’s eligibility to graduate as requirements may change from year to year. Satisfaction of all degree requirements will be officially determined by the Registrar’s Office upon application to graduate. Students are advised to make sure they are following the correct degree requirements by checking the Undergraduate Calendar of the year in which they entered their program.

Academic Calendars: calendars.registrar.yorku.ca
Academic Advising: Department of Social Science Academic Advisors
S737 Ross Building, Tel: 416-736-5054
Registration & Fees: Student Client Services, Bennett Centre for Student Services
(416) 872-YORK (9675) www.yorku.ca/scsweb

Other resources:yustart.info.yorku.ca/all-resources-a-z

Honours BA Program Checklist

Honours BA Business and Society (2017/18 Program Checklist)

GENERAL EDUCATION - 21 Credits
21 credits at the 1000 level, chosen from 3 different general education categories
Credit Complete or Incomplete (Course Taken) Grade Notes
1)Humanities or Social Science: 9.0 Please see Social Science academic advisor.
Sign in @ Social Science Reception.
S737 Ross Bldg.
2)Humanities or Social Science (whichever is not taken in 1): 6.0
3)Natural Science : 6.0
                                                      Total General Education Credits 21.0
MAJOR – 60 Credits
BUSO Core – 24 Credits
ECON 1000 Introduction to Micro Economics 3.0
ECON 1010 Introduction to Macro Economics 3.0
SOSC 1340¹ Introduction to Business and Society (Note: 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) 6.0
SOSC 2340 Intermediate Business and Society 6.0
SOSC 4040 Issues in Business and Society (Note: with permission of the program coordinator, students can replace AP/SOSC 4040 6.0 with AP/SOSC 4042 6.0, AP/SOSC 4043 6.0, AP/SOSC 4044 6.0, AP/SOSC 4045 6.0 or AP/SOSC 4047 6.0) 6.0
BUSO Stream –18 Credits x 2 streams = 36 Credits
____Stream 1 Course: 6.0
Stream 1 Course: 3.0
Stream 1 Course: 3.0
Stream 1 4000 Level Course: 3.0
Stream 1 4000 Level Course: 3.0
_____Stream 2 Course: 3.0
Stream 2 Course: 3.0
Stream 2 Course: 3.0
Stream 2 4000 Level Course: 3.0
Stream 2 4000 Level Course: 3.0
STATS REQUIREMENT: All business and society majors must complete three credits in an approved statistics course. If a Stream does not include a Statistics course then, students must complete any 3.00 Stats course offered at YorkU. BUSO recommends MATH 1532 3.0
                                                                                  Total Major Credits 60.0

Please see an academic advisor.

Please call 416-736-5054 to check on availability.

Credits Outside the Major – at least 18 Credits
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Course Outside BUSO: 6.0
Free Choice: 21 Credits (Could be additional BUSO courses)
Any Course: 6.0(3+3)
Any Course: 6.0
Any Course: 6.0
Any Course (is fulfilled by SOSC 1340*) 3.0
                                                                             Total Degree Credits 120.0

Honours Requirement Checklist and Notes

Requirement Checklist and Notes (To ensure graduation, each box must be checked 'completed')

For further information, please meet with an academic advisor 416-736-5054, then press 0

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

Upper-level Requirement: at least 36 credits at the 3000-4000 level. 18 credits must be at the 4000 level

Upper-Level Checklist
3000 LEVEL: 4000 LEVEL: must be at least 18 credits

SOSC 4040 6.0

Total = 36 credits (at least)

NOTE: For the GENERAL EDUCATION category, a minimum of 6.0 credits must be chosen from each of Humanities, Natural Science, and Social Science. General Education courses are offered at the 1000 level. A maximum of 9 credits in Humanities and Social Science will count towards fulfillment of the General Education 21 credit requirements. For approved LA&PS General education courses go to Approved LA&PS General Education Courses

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

For an online version of your degree requirements, use the Degree Progress Report found here: www.registrar.yorku.ca/mydegreeprogress

PLEASE NOTE: This manual Degree Checklist is only a guide designed to assist students with degree requirements and course selection. It is not intended as the official confirmation of a student’s eligibility to graduate as requirements may change from year to year. Satisfaction of all degree requirements will be officially determined by the Registrar’s Office upon application to graduate. Students are advised to make sure they are following the correct degree requirements by checking the Undergraduate Calendar of the year in which they entered their program.

Academic Calendars: calendars.registrar.yorku.ca
Academic Advising: Department of Social Science Academic Advisors
S737 Ross Building, Tel: 416-736-5054
Registration & Fees: Student Client Services, Bennett Centre for Student Services
(416) 872-YORK (9675) www.yorku.ca/scsweb

Other resources:yustart.info.yorku.ca/all-resources-a-z