Programs

  • Administrative Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The School of Administrative Studies is one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Canada, offering a 90-credit Bachelor of Administrative Studies, a 120-credit Specialized Honours BAS and a BAS Specialized Honours in Information Technology. 

  • Advanced Certificate in Hebrew and Jewish Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    York University students may earn an Advanced Certificate in Hebrew and Jewish Studies concurrent with fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree. This certificate is also open to students who already hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and who are admissible according to Faculty and University policies. This certificate is not, however, open to students who are pursuing or who already hold a degree in Hebrew and Jewish studies.

  • African Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The interdisciplinary program in African Studies provides students with the opportunity to pursue their interest in Africa in conjunction with another discipline.

  • American Sign Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Students will learn about the history of and perspectives on the language and the signing community in Canada with which thousands of Deaf and hearing people are associated.

  • Anthropology

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Anthropology concentrates on change in the contemporary world, especially in relation to new and emerging social challenges.

  • Applied Biotechnology

    Faculty of Science

    This is a joint program with Seneca College.

  • Applied Mathematics

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Arabic

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer courses in Arabic, language and culture.

  • Bilingual Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Glendon College

  • Biochemistry

    Faculty of Science

    Biochemistry is the study of the structure, properties and reactions of biological molecules, including their interactions with other molecules within organisms.

  • Biology

    Faculty of Science

    Biology, the science of life, is concerned with the structure and function of organisms, their evolution and ecology. The Department of Biology offers undergraduate instruction in all the major fields of biology.

  • Biology

    Glendon College

  • Biophysics

    Faculty of Science

    Biophysics is an interdisciplinary frontier of science in which the principles and techniques of physics are applied to study living things and how they work.

  • Business Administration

    Schulich School of Business

    Schulich’s undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration programs offer students a challenging and rewarding full-time course of study. Schulich students develop critical and analytical skills while establishing a solid foundation in business concepts.

  • Business and Society

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Business and Society (BUSO) program is an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree program which provides students with the tools needed to study the relationship between business, the economy and society.

  • Business Economics

    Glendon College

  • Business Economics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Business Economics integrates aspects of economics and business studies, focusing on the use of economic analysis and statistical methods to deal effectively with management problems in practical business fields.

  • Business Minor

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Honours Minor program described may be combined with any approved non-business Honours program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering.

  • Canadian Studies

    Glendon College

  • Canadian Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The program has three areas of focus. Canada: Time and Place explores interdisciplinary and international issues such as Canadian Aboriginal history and the immigrant experience.

  • Catalan

    Glendon College

  • Certificate in Athletic Therapy

    Faculty of Health

  • Certificate in Cultural and Artistic Practices for Environmental and Social Justice (CAP)

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • Certificate in English-Spanish/Spanish-English Translation

    Glendon College

  • Certificate in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counselling

    Faculty of Health

  • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    This certificate program is open to students concurrently enrolled in any of York University's undergraduate programs and to students who already hold a BA or BSc degree in geography or environmental science from York University.

  • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing is offered by the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

  • Certificate in Meteorology

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The Certificate in Meteorology is a one-year (Fall/Winter) certificate designed to provide specialized education in atmospheric processes to those students who have already completed a university degree in physical science or applied mathematics, thereby preparing them for careers in atmospheric science.

  • Certificate in Professional Writing in French

    Glendon College

    The Certificate in Professional Writing in French, offered by the Department of French Studies, consists in a progressive training in all aspects of writing: grammatical and lexical correctness, stylistic adequacy and variety, genres and practices in public and professional writing, computational writing tools and document design, written communication effectiveness. The certificate aims at training versatile professional writers, who will have an extensive understanding of the way professional written communication works and will create documents addressing reader’s needs and expectations.

  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    This program is certified (accredited) by TESL Ontario.

  • Certificate in Technical and Professional Communication

    Glendon College

    This program will provide (1) an understanding of how the English language works to convey meanings of different kinds and to respond to different needs; (2) an ability to write effectively and revise the writing of others in a professional and technical setting and; (3) the skills to work as a technical and professional writer and act as a language consultant.

  • Certificate in Urban Ecologies

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • Certificate of Completion: College-University Accounting Bridge Program

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Certificates of Completion are awarded for the successful completion of an access or bridging program, which are defined as a designated program of study designed to “bridge” students into an academic degree program.

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Chinese Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Certificate of Proficiency in German Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Italian Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Japanese Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics offers a certificate of language proficiency and courses in Japanese. Students may also pursue a minor degree program in Japanese Studies.

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Modern Greek Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program but does offer a certificate of language proficiency and language courses in Modern Greek.

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Modern Hebrew Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Hebrew language program in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics offers a variety of courses that introduce you to Hebrew language and literature through different periods of their fascinating history - from Biblical Hebrew through Rabbinic and Medieval Hebrew to Modern Hebrew.

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Certificate Program in the Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language

    Glendon College

  • Chemistry

    Faculty of Science

    Chemistry is the study of the structure and properties of matter including the energy changes that accompany chemical reactions.

  • Children's Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Children’s Studies program explores the experiences of children and adult constructions of childhood throughout time and across cultures.

  • Chinese

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    York provides a variety of courses in Chinese language, literature, film, culture, and business, as well as summer language courses in Shanghai, Nanjing and Beijing.

  • Civil Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Civil Engineering is perhaps the most diverse discipline in terms of its scope and application and has a profound impact on society and quality of life. It also plays a huge role in the development of mineral and energy sources and in protecting our natural and built environment. The undergraduate program in Civil Engineering at Lassonde encompasses designing, building and maintaining infrastructure, foundation design, natural hazards, water and sewage treatment, waste management systems and environmental site assessments.

  • Classical Greek

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Classical Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Classical Studies program offers a broad range of exciting courses in Greek and Roman history, Greek and Roman literature and culture, Greek and Roman art and architecture, Greek philosophy, and in Greek and Latin language.

  • Classics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The degree program in classics focuses on Greek and Latin language and literature.

  • Cognitive Science

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Cognitive science is the scientific study of the mind and its processes. What is especially exciting about cognitive science is its emphasis on interdisciplinary cooperation.

  • Communication Arts

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    This is a joint program with Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology.

  • Communication Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The communication studies curriculum consists of three sub-fields that are considered the main themes of the program: critical technology studies; politics and policy; and media, culture and society.

  • Computational Mathematics

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Computer Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, computer engineering combines theoretical foundations in physical and computer science with the system, software, and hardware engineering concepts to develop reliable and effective computer-based devices and systems.

  • Computer Science

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the computer science program is the study of processes involving the storage, transmission and transformation of information in the context of modern electronic technology. 

  • Computer Security

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The computer security program, offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, provides an educational foundation for students to better understand threats to computer systems and the techniques for mitigating those threats.

  • Creative Writing

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Creative writing is a delayed-entry Honours BA program. Students planning to apply for admission to the Creative Writing program are strongly advised to six credits in writing related courses among their first 30 University credits.

  • Criminology

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Criminology is an interdisciplinary program which focuses not only on crime and criminal justice, but also on processes of criminalization and social regulation.

  • Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Aging

    Faculty of Health

  • Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Anti-Racist Research and Practice (CARRP)

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Health Informatics

    Faculty of Health

  • Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Indigenous Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    York University students may earn a Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Indigenous Studies in addition to fulfilling the requirements for an undergraduate degree. This certificate is open to students in all undergraduate Faculties.

  • Culture and Expression

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Culture and expression is a flexible, interdisciplinary degree program designed to explore the plurality of cultural expression.

  • Dance

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    The Department of Dance offers a comprehensive education in dance as a performing art leading to an Honours BFA, Honours BA degree or a BA.

  • Design

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    The program offers a comprehensive, intensive and professional education in graphic design and a curriculum that reflects the distinct theoretical, research and practicum focus and needs of the graphic design profession.

  • Digital Media

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    Digital Media is offered by the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

  • Digital Media

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The cross-Faculty BA program in Digital Media, in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, combines a unique and rich blend of technology, media and communication, drawing on the strengths of Computer Science, Fine Arts, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences.

  • Disaster and Emergency Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Drama Studies

    Glendon College

  • Earth and Atmospheric Science

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering offers a Specialized Honours BSc degree in Earth and Atmospheric Science (EATS) with Streams in: Atmospheric Science, Geomatics Science, and Space Science. (Please note: The degree requirements for each Specialized Honours stream vary.)

  • East Asian Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The East Asian Studies program offers a broadly based approach to the study of the peoples and civilizations of East Asia.

  • Economics

    Glendon College

  • Economics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Economics program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies introduces students to the discipline of economic thinking and equips them for intelligent appraisal of contemporary economic problems in a variety of national and international markets (product, labour, capital etc.).

  • Education

    Faculty of Education

  • Educational Studies

    Faculty of Education

  • Electrical Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical Engineering deals with the electrical, electronic and wireless infrastructure that enables our modern life.

  • English

    Glendon College

  • English

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The English Department offers a variety of courses in the literature of the English language.

  • English and Professional Writing

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The specialized nature of this program lies in the blending of English and Professional Writing into a single degree program that highlights and enhances the relationship between the two fields of study.

  • English as a Second Language

    Glendon College

  • English as a Second Language

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The ESL program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies reflects York University's commitment to students across all faculties, both domestic and international, for whom English is not a first language.

  • Environmental Biology

    Faculty of Science

    This program focuses on the biology of environmental issues, integrating ecological theory and practice to predict, quantify and address the impact of stressors such as habitat loss, pollutants, climate change, resource harvesting and invasive species on living systems.

  • Environmental Science

    Faculty of Science

    Environmental science encompasses the study of the major natural interacting systems of climate, water, biota and landforms and the effects of human activities on these systems.

  • Environmental Studies

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • European Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    In European studies students learn to approach the study of Europe from an intercultural perspective and with an interdisciplinary approach.

  • Film

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    Housed in the largest fine arts teaching facility in Canada, we are the oldest and most comprehensive university-based film program in the country, with a curriculum rooted in the interrelationship of theory and practice.

  • Financial and Business Economics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Financial and Business Economics program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies combines a rigorous quantitative and analytical approach with practical application and is specifically designed for students who are interested in understanding the workings of financial markets, such as the stock market and the financing of companies.

  • French as a Second Language

    Glendon College

  • French Studies

    Glendon College

  • French Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    A sequence of language-skills courses with cultural content allows students to develop their proficiency in oral and written French.

  • Gender and Women's Studies

    Glendon College

    Gender, sexuality and women's studies is both a complement and a corrective to established fields at York and a new academic discipline of its own.

  • Gender and Women's Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Gender and Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that explores relations of power in the lives of individuals, groups and cultures in multiple settings and sites locally and transnationally.

  • General Certificate in Law and Social Thought

    Glendon College

  • General Certificate in Practical Ethics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • General Certificate in Refugee and Migration Studies

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • General Certificate in Refugee and Migration Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • General Certificate in Refugee and Migration Studies

    Glendon College

  • Geography

    Faculty of Science

    Geography is concerned with the interrelationships among the earth’s physical and human environments. Geographers study climate change, resource depletion, human migration, globalization, geopolitics, poverty, inequality and vulnerability – their causes, consequences and implications on urban and regional development.

  • Geography

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Geography is concerned with the interrelationships among the earth’s physical and human environments. Geographers study climate change, resource depletion, human migration, globalization, geopolitics, poverty, inequality and vulnerability – their causes, consequences and implications on urban and regional development.

  • Geography and Urban Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Geomatics Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, Geomatics Engineering is the discipline that focuses on the science and technologies related to: a) positioning and navigation; b) sensors, measurements and mapping; and c) spatial awareness and intelligence. 

  • German Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Global Health

    Faculty of Health

    York's Global Health degree (BA and BSc), in the Faculty of Health, examines these and many other issues with a focus on preparing the next generation of health leaders with the knowledge and skills to improve health for people worldwide.

  • Global Political Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Health & Society

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Health Informatics

    Faculty of Health

    Information technology is increasingly used in the management and administration of health care systems. from the electronic storage of patient records to the collection and analysis of health information.

  • Health Management

    Faculty of Health

    In the Health Management program students take courses in organizational behaviour, health services management, healthcare quality and safety, health system performance, information management systems, and health care leadership.

  • Health Policy

    Faculty of Health

    In the Health Policy program, students will explore structural aspects of the health care system and assess outcomes in a variety of settings with the goal of developing policies that are both proactive and sustainable.

  • Health Studies

    Faculty of Health

    The programs emphasize the organization of health care and other systems, the diversity of Canadians, the role of communities, and fairness and social justice as integral considerations in the development of effective health care models.

  • Hellenic Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The degree program in Hellenic Studies offers a coherent program of study in Greek language, literature, history, philosophy, art and culture from antiquity to the contemporary period.

  • Hindi-Urdu

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer language courses in Hindi-Urdu as well as courses on South Asian literature and culture. 

  • Hispanic Studies

    Glendon College

  • History

    Glendon College

  • History

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Human Resources Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Human Rights and Equity Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Humanities

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Individualized Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Specialized Honours BA program in Individualized Studies is designed for students who wish to pursue a topic or line of enquiry that requires drawing together courses from several of the University's disciplines or fields of study.

  • Information Technology

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Information Technology

    Glendon College

    Glendon College does not offer a degree program or certificate in information technology, but does offer courses.

  • Interdisciplinary Social Science

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Interdisciplinary Social Science degree program (ISS), offered by the Department of Social Science, provides students with a solid grounding in interdisciplinary social science research methods and critical social theory.

  • International Bachelor of Arts and International Bachelor of Science

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The iBSc and iBA degree programs are structured to build on the established strengths of the Honours programs by including a mandatory period of study abroad. The program requires students to acquire an international language and to gain international experience on exchange at one of York University’s partner institutions abroad.

  • International Bachelor of Science

    Faculty of Science

    The degree builds on the established strengths of the Honours programs, and combines them with BSc non-science requirements and other required courses outside the major, most of which will be taken in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, and a mandatory period of study abroad.

  • International Development Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The interdisciplinary program in International Development Studies offers a variety of courses in the field of development studies. Students in the program are required to complete a coherent set of core courses, as well as a selection of courses from a number of departments and disciplines which focus on the histories, political economies and cultures of various regions and their diasporic communities.

  • International Dual Degree in Computer Science (BSc and Honours BSc)

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    In collaboration with the Departments of Computer Science in the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (BRSU) and the University of Crete (UOC), the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers an International Dual Degree program in Computer Science (BSc and Specialized Honours BSc only).

  • International Dual Degree in Mathematics and Statistics (BSc and Honours BSc)

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • International Studies

    Glendon College

    This is a bilingual program that provides core and elective courses in key areas of international relations, notably the theoretical strategic, economic and cultural dimensions. The program aims to develop a systematic understanding of the problems and potentialities of international society.

  • Italian Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Italian Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the best tradition of the humanities. We offer courses in literature, culture, language, linguistics, media, film, opera, and Italian-Canadian studies.

  • Jamaican Creole

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Jamaican Creole is an English-based language with influences from West Africa.  It developed in the 17th century and today it is spoken primarily by speakers living in Jamaica and in places around the world to which Jamaicans have moved.

  • Japanese Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics offers a minor degree program in Japanese studies. Students may also pursue a Certificate of Proficiency in Japanese language.

  • Jewish Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    In addition to Judaism as a religion, Jewish studies explores the texts, histories, cultures, sociologies, languages and fine arts of the Jewish people from biblical times to the present, locating these within the context of the many western and non-western civilizations in which Jews have lived.

  • Kinesiology and Health Science

    Faculty of Health

    Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

  • Korean

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate of language proficiency but does offer language courses in Korean and courses on Korean culture and literature.

  • Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics offers one of the widest selections of languages of any Canadian university: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Greek (both Classical and Modern), Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Jamaican Creole, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili and Yiddish.

  • Latin

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Latin was the language spoken and written by the ancient Romans from before Rome became a dominant power in the Mediterranean in the third century BC until after the fall of Rome in the fifth century AD. It remained a powerful common language in Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Europe. Latin is the immediate ancestor of the Romance Languages, and it is the original source for the majority of English words.

  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The interdisciplinary program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) allows students to pursue their interest in Latin America and the Caribbean by taking courses taught in a number of departments and divisions in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.

  • Law

    Osgoode Hall Law School

  • Law and Society

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Law and Society program is an undergraduate, interdisciplinary Honours program that examines law in its broader social and cultural context. It is one of the oldest and largest such legal studies programs in North America.

  • Linguistics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Linguistics is the scientific study of natural language organization. It concerns itself with discovering the universal principles of human language and applying these principles to provide systematic descriptions of individual languages. To this purpose, linguists investigate sound and word patterns, sentence structure, language usage and change, the acquisition of first and second languages, as well as the relationship between language and the mind and language and society.

  • Linguistics and Language Studies

    Glendon College

    The Glendon Linguistics and Language Studies program is a bilingual (French-English) program in its domestic BA format and both bi-and trilingual in its International BA format.

  • Marketing

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Mathematical Biology

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Mathematics

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Mathematics

    Glendon College

  • Mathematics for Commerce

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Mathematics for Education

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics. These meet the needs of students who wish to major in mathematics or statistics as well as those who require some knowledge of mathematics or statistics in other disciplines. In addition, there are courses for those who have a general interest in these subjects.

  • Mechanical Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering trains profession to serve the needs in a wide spectrum of areas. 

  • Medical Anthropology

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Medical Anthropology provides an anthropological perspective on health and illness processes and the socio-cultural factors that shape the experience of illness, patterns of health and disease, and access to health care services.

  • Modes of Reasoning

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Multicultural and Indigenous Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    This program represents the “cutting edge” in social justice studies, bringing together anti-racist, ethnic and Indigenous studies in a unique program.

  • Multidisciplinary Studies

    Glendon College

  • Multidisciplinary Studies - Environmental and Health Studies

    Glendon College

  • Music

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    The mandate of our students and faculty is to make and share music and to acquire, develop and disseminate musical knowledge. We understand musical study as interacting with nearly all studies pursued in the University — those of the humanities and the other fine arts, the social and natural sciences and the professions.

  • Natural Science

    Faculty of Science

    The natural science courses are designed, as part of the BA and iBA general education program, to acquaint those students not intending to be professionally concerned with science with the outlook, methods and some of the achievements of science.

  • Nursing

    Faculty of Health

  • Persian

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Philosophy

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Philosophy

    Glendon College

    Philosophy, it is often said, teaches not what to think, but how to think. The skills it develops are those which are at the heart of a liberal arts education.

  • Physics and Astronomy

    Faculty of Science

    Physics and astronomy are quantitative sciences which employ the scientific method of observation, experiment and systemization of the results of experiment. Their objectives are to understand the ways in which the most fundamental systems in nature operate.

  • Political Science

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Political Science

    Glendon College

  • Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Accounting

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Canadian Business for Internationally Educated Professionals

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Professional Certificate in Canadian Business for Internationally Educated Professionals offers students the foundational skills necessary to succeed in securing positions in business in the Canadian context.

  • Professional Certificate in Emergency Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Financial Planning

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Health Services Financial Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP-HRM)

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Information Technology Auditing and Assurance

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate In Information Technology For Internationally Educated Professionals

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Investment Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Logistics

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Logistics Certificate helps you prepare for the challenges of integrated logistics management by providing theoretical and practical approaches to operations management, purchasing, distribution, decision analysis, systems thinking and supply chain management.

  • Professional Certificate in Management

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Public Administration and Law

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Public Policy Analysis

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Certificate in Real Estate

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Professional Writing

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Psychology

    Glendon College

  • Psychology

    Faculty of Health

    The Department of Psychology offers a curriculum spanning introductory to advanced-level courses. Students are encouraged to select a wide range of courses and a high degree of flexibility is possible within the programs offered. 

  • Public Administration

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Religious Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Russian

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Science

    Faculty of Science

    The Honours BSc Science and the bachelor BSc Science programs have no declared major. These programs are appropriate for a student who wishes to enrol in a broader range of courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels than can normally be undertaken in Honours or bachelor programs.

  • Science

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    The Honours BSc Science and the bachelor BSc Science programs have no declared major. These programs are appropriate for a student who wishes to enrol in a broader range of courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels than can normally be undertaken in Honours or bachelor programs.

  • Science and Technology Studies

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Science and Technology Studies provides students with the opportunity to study the place of modern science and technology in human culture and society from an integrated, critical and interdisciplinary perspective.

  • Sexuality Studies

    Glendon College

  • Sexuality Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Sexuality Studies is a field that examines sexual desires and pleasures, acts and behaviours, identities and subjectivities, communities and cultures, movements and organizing.

  • Social Work

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  • Sociology

    Glendon College

    Sociology is the study of our social world — of our social lives as individuals, of how people connect as members of various groups, of how societies are organized, and of how they change over time. As a sociology student, you’ll consider the various options facing societies in an increasingly complex, specialized world.

  • Sociology

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Sociology majors learn a methodology to study people and the roles they adopt in society as individuals and in groups, through exploration of social relations, interactions and power dynamics.

  • Software Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, software engineering is the systematic and disciplined approach to developing software. It applies computer science and engineering principles and practices to the creation, operation, and maintenance of reliable software systems. 

  • South Asian Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Through a wide range of courses from different disciplines like anthropology, sociology, history, political science, and languages, the program aims to foster a deeper understanding of the South Asian region.

  • Space Engineering

    Lassonde School of Engineering

    Offered by the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE), Space Engineering is a discipline focused on the exploration and utilization of space for the benefit of humanity. Space engineers routinely push the frontiers of what is technologically feasible and work on exciting one-of-a-kind projects.

  • Space Science

    Faculty of Science

  • Spanish

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Spanish program studies the language, literatures and linguistics of Spain and Spanish America.

  • Statistics

    Faculty of Science

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics and statistics.

  • Swahili

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer courses in Swahili.

  • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Program

    Faculty of Education

    The Faculty of Education Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing education program prepares teachers to work in a variety of educational settings and communication/modality options. The program is offered face to face to full-time candidates and offered online or face to face to part-time candidates.

  • Theatre

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    York’s Department of Theatre, with 22 full-time faculty members teaching more than 50 half- or full-year courses for majors, is the largest theatre department in Eastern Canada. Because of the department’s location in Metropolitan Toronto, students have access to Canada’s biggest concentration of English-language professional theatre companies and artists.

  • Translation

    Glendon College

  • Translation - Accelerated Bachelor of Arts (for holders of a previous degree)

    Glendon College

  • United States Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    United States Studies is a program for anyone who wants to develop an in-depth understanding of the history and culture of Canada’s nearest neighbor.

  • Urban Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    York’s Urban Studies program offers a framework for an undergraduate liberal-arts education based in the study of modern metropolitan life and the social and spatial fabrics of cities.

  • Visual Arts

    School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

    The programs of study in the Department of Visual Art and Art History are based on a creative interaction among the historical, practical and critical/theoretical approaches to the visual arts supported within the context of a modern university.

  • Work and Labour Studies

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    Work and Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary program focused on the rapidly changing world of work and its impact on workers.

  • Writing Department

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Writing Department offers courses within a Professional Writing degree program as well as a variety of other credit courses.

  • Yiddish

    Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer courses in Yiddish.

  • York-Fleming College Dual Credential Program in Ecosystem Management Technology

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • York-Humber Dual Credential Program in International Development

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • York-Seneca Dual Credential Program in Environmental Management Technology

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • York-Seneca Dual Credential Program in Urban Sustainability

    Faculty of Environmental Studies

  • York-Seneca Rehabilitation Services Certificate Program

    Faculty of Health

    This is a joint program with Seneca College.