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This information is for current York students interested in applying to a Lassonde program for the upcoming Fall/Winter session. If you have additional questions after reviewing this website, please connect with an Academic Advisor.

Applying to a BSc or BA (Major or Minor)


***Due to the competitive nature of our programs and limited spacing, only a limited number of applications will be granted admission.***

What are the minimum academic requirements to be considered for Computer Science or Computer Security?

• Minimum 24 credits completed at York University
• Minimum 6.0 (B) overall GPA
• Completion of:

MHF4U and one other 4U math (MCV4U recommended) with an overall average of 75% (with no math grade below 65%);

OR

At least 6.00 credits of SC/MATH (where the course code includes a second digit of 5) with an overall average of 7.0 (B+). All 2nd digit 5 credits will be included in the average calculation;

OR

At least 6.00 credits of SC/MATH (where the course code does not include a second digit of 5) with an overall average of 5.00 (C+). All non-2nd digit 5 courses will be included in the average calculation.

Math pre-requisites must be completed within the last 5 years. Once SC/MATH courses have been completed, the SC/MATH pre-requisite must be met. Students cannot mix and match. This information is also available in our Program Change Webinar.

If applying to a BSc program, completion of SCH4U or SPH4U or equivalent (e.g., SC/CHEM 1500, SC/PHYS 1510) is also required and must be completed within the last 5 years.

If you have completed any LE/EECS course without a second digit of 5 in the past, an EECS GPA of 4.50 will also be required.

***Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission as spaces in the program are limited. Decisions will be based on the strength of the applicant pool based on their most recent Fall/Winter academic decision as reflected on the grade report. Summer courses will not be considered.***

Review our Program Change Webinar and an Academic Advisor will go through the process with you.

How do I apply?

To apply to any of the above programs, visit the Registrar’s Program Change website.

***Please note that after August 1, 2022 Course Relief applications will no longer be considered for transfers to Computer Science or Computer Security programs. However, if you have been accepted into the program we can process eligible Course Relief applications retroactively.***

When will I get a decision?

You will receive a decision by August 1. We understand that course enrolment for Fall/Winter begins in June so please enrol in courses that reflect your current program.
What are the minimum academic requirements to be considered for Digital Media?

• Minimum 24 credits completed at York University
• Minimum 5.0 for an Honours degree or minimum of 4.0 for an Ordinary degree
• 4M Arts or similar training (recommended)
• Completion of:

4U math with an overall average of 75% (completed prior to entry to York);

OR

6.00 credits of SC/MATH (where the course code includes a second digit of 5) with an overall average of 7.0 (B+). All 2nd digit 5 credits will be included in the average calculation; 

OR

6.00 credits of SC/MATH (where the course code does not include a second digit of 5) with an overall average of 5.00 (C+). All non-2nd digit 5 courses will be included in the average calculation.

All MATH pre-requisites must be completed within the last 5 years.

If you have completed any LE/EECS course without a second digit of 5 in the past, an EECS GPA of 4.50 will also be required.

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission as spaces in the program are limited. Decisions will be based on the strength of the applicant pool (e.g. this past year, a GPA of 6.0 was needed to enter the program).

How do I apply?

To apply to any of the above programs, visit the Registrar’s Program Change website.
For information on minimum academic requirements for Space Science or Earth & Atmospheric Science, please visit the Future Students web site.

• SPH4U (or equivalent e.g. PHYS 1510)
• MHF4U (or equivalent e.g. MATH 1510)
• MCV4U (or equivalent e.g. MATH 1520)

And two additional 4U or M courses – recommendation(s):

• SCH4U (or equivalent e.g., CHEM 1500)
• Chemistry is highly recommended for the Atmospheric Science and the Space Science streams.

How do I apply?

To apply to any of the above programs, visit the Registrar’s Program Change website.

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Click here to review our Program Change Webinar. If you are applying to any BA or BSc program in Lassonde, our new webinar covers everything you need to know.

If you are curious to explore which courses Lassonde students take in these various programs, feel free to review the official Academic Calendar requirements online.

Applying to a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)


Who uses this process?

First year Engineering students who started in Fall/Winter 2021-2022 must declare a major in the Winter term. For example, if you started in Fall 2021 you will have to declare in the Winter 2022 term. If you started in Winter 2022 you will have to declare in the Winter 2022 term.  Students who are currently enrolled in the BEng program who have not declared need to declare during this period as well.

Please note: Students will be blocked from enrolling in courses for the next Fall/Winter session if they have not declared a major by the end of the Winter term.

What are the minimum academic requirements to declare my major?

Students must be eligible to continue in Engineering in order to declare their Engineering major. Review our Academic Standards website for GPA requirements.

Decisions will be based on Fall/Winter grades. Summer grades will not be taken into consideration.

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into your top choice of Engineering major.

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form below during the application period. 

When do I apply?

The application will be open from January 11 – May 2, 2022 inclusive.

When will my new major be effective?

Your program will change to your new major for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 session.

When will I be notified of a decision?

Students who are eligible to continue in Engineering and who submit their declaration application by the deadline will receive a decision via e-mail late June. During peak periods or if unforeseen circumstances arise, the process including decisions may be delayed. 

What were the Engineering program lock-in deadlines and requirements during the admission process?

This only applies if you were given a program guarantee as part of your admission offer. We will confirm in January who met the program guarantee deadlines.

BEng Declaration of Major Form
Who uses this process?

Students who are in a specific Engineering major and want to change to another Engineering major (e.g., Electrical Engineering to Mechanical Engineering) or students who wish to add or remove the International Development Studies Dual Degree.

What are the minimum academic requirements for the program?

Engineering students applying to change their major in Engineering must be in good academic standing and eligible to continue in Engineering to be considered for their program of choice. Review our Academic Standards website for GPA requirements.

Decisions will be based on Fall/Winter grades. Summer grades will not be taken into consideration.

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into a different major.

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form below during the application period. 

When do I apply?

The application will be available January 17 – May 2, 2022 inclusive.

If I get in, when will it be effective?

If you are accepted into a new Engineering major, your program will change to your new major for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 session.

When will I be notified of a decision?

Communication will go out to students in late June via email. During peak periods or if unforeseen circumstances arise, communication may be delayed.

BEng Change of Major Form
Who uses this process?

Current York students who were exited from Engineering at the end of the most recent Fall/Winter session and who increased their GPA to meet Honours Progression Rules for Engineering via completion of Summer courses. 

What are the minimum academic requirements for the program?

As per the Summer Continuance Policy, students are eligible to return (after a Fall/Winter exit) if their GPA meets Honours Progression Rules for Engineering via completion of Summer courses:

0 to 35 credits taken = 4.00
36 to 71 credits taken = 4.25
72 to 107 credits taken = 4.80
108 credits taken or more = 5.00 or higher

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form below during the application period. 

When do I apply?

The application will be available July 1 – September 1, 2022. Students can submit their application even if they are still waiting for Summer grades to be released. Applications will not be reviewed and decided until all Summer grades have been reported though.

When will I be notified of a decision?

Communication will go out to students throughout September via email. During peak periods or if unforeseen circumstances arise, communication may be delayed.
 
Return to BEng after Winter Exit and Summer GPA Increase
Who uses this process?

Current York students in any other degree that have been exited previously from Engineering and wish to return to Engineering. 

What are the minimum academic requirements for the program?

Current York students who wish to return to the BEng program must meet the following minimum academic requirements by the application deadline to be considered for the program.

• Minimum 5.0 overall cumulative GPA

​Decisions will be based on Fall/Winter grades. Summer grades will not be taken into consideration.

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. 

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form below during the application period. 

When do I apply?

The application will be available March 7 – May 22, 2022 inclusive.

Please note:  Until you are notified otherwise, you should enrol in courses for the Fall/Winter and/or Summer session in the program you are currently in. If admitted to Engineering, you will enrol in courses in Engineering at that time.

If I get in, when will it be effective?

If you are accepted back into Engineering, your program will change to your new major for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 session.

When will I be notified of a decision?

Communication will go out to students in July via email. During peak periods or if unforeseen circumstances arise, communication may be delayed.
 
Return to BEng Change of Major Form
Who uses this process?

Current York students in any other degree (e.g., BSc Computer Science or BA Political Science) who want to change their degree to BEng.
 
What are the minimum academic requirements for the program?

Current York students who wish to enter into the BEng program must meet the following minimum academic requirements by the application deadline to be considered for the program.

• Minimum 24 credits completed at York University
• Minimum 5.0 overall cumulative GPA
• Completion of the following prerequisites with a grade of 70% or above (within the last five years) at a high school level or above: Physics, Chemistry, Calculus, Advanced Functions.
• University prerequisites should be at a grade of C+ or higher.

Decisions will be based on Fall/Winter grades. Summer grades will not be taken into consideration.

Meeting the minimum academic requirements for the program does not guarantee admission. Completing the application and any additional requirements does not guarantee admission. Should you miss the application deadline listed above, your application may not be considered. Spaces are limited.

Review the BENG Program Change Webinar and an Academic Advisor will go through the process with you.

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form below during the application period. 

When do I apply?

The application will be available May 2nd, 2022 – June 26th, 2022 inclusive.

If I get in, when will it be effective?

If you are accepted into Engineering, your program will change for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 session.

When will I be notified of a decision?

Communication will go out to students in August via email. During peak periods or if unforeseen circumstances arise, communication may be delayed.

Application to Transfer into BEng