Section 31.002 Programs and Admission Requirements

General admission requirements are listed in Section 13 Admission Regulations.

Specific requirements for admission to the various programs leading to the BA, BEd, and BSc degrees, and to certificates, are set out in the first column of the following listings. They refer to the table of Cegep pre‑Arts and pre‑Science profiles defined below. Students lacking one or more of these prerequisites may be admitted, but must include the designated prerequisites among the first 30 credits of their undergraduate program. In certain cases, the prerequisites must be taken in addition to the undergraduate program.

Profile Requirements
0.00 Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC ─ Diplôme d’études collégiales).
0.72 DEC or equivalent and appropriate teaching licence.
0.80

Full‑time teaching position with an educational institution recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) and a Provisional Teaching Authorization from the MEES.

3.14 Biology 301, 401, 911, 921 or 101-NYA.
4.03 Social Science DEC plus Mathematics 300 and Biology 921 (Social Science DEC includes Introductory Psychology).
4.10 DEC in Humanities or equivalent. Any other DEC including courses in Psychology and Quantitative Methods or its equivalent.
5.00
Natural Science DEC.
6.00

DEC intégré en sciences, lettres et arts.

10.1 Mathematics 337 or 103 and 307 or 201-NYA; Biology 301, 401, 911, 921 or 101-NYA; Psychology 101 or 102.
10.5 Two Cegep courses or equivalent in the language to be studied. If these courses have not been available in the Cegep attended, the student may be required to complete them at the university level.
10.9

Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA and 203 or 201-NYB; Physics 101 or 203-NYA and 201 or 203-NYB and 301 or 203-NYC; Chemistry 101 or 202-NYA and 201 or 202-NYB; Biology 301 or 101-NYA.

10.10

Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA and 203 or 201-NYB and 105 or 201-NYC; Physics 101 or 203-NYA and 201 or 203-NYB and 301 or 203-NYC; Chemistry 101 or 202-NYA and 201 or 202-NYB; Biology 301 or 101-NYA.

10.12

Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA and 203 or 201-NYB and 105 or 201-NYC.

10.13

There are no particular requirements for graduates of an anglophone Cegep other than the DEC. Graduates of a francophone Cegep must hold a DEC with an advanced course in English or have an equivalent background in English.

A: Interview
E: Essay
G: Letter of intent
K: Submission of a portfolio of representative work
N: English proficiency test/Placement test
P:

Competency in written and oral French, to be determined by a proficiency test, the results of which may lead to the rejection of the candidate or the requirement of additional university courses.

Q:

Competency in written and oral English, to be determined by a proficiency test, the results of which may lead to the rejection of the candidate or the requirement of additional university courses.

+: Two letters of reference; Early Childhood and Elementary Education and Teaching English as a Second Language require three letters of reference.

 

BA, BSc, BEd

Program titles refer to honours, specialization and major components where these exist. Full information about the programs offered under each title (including combinations with programs in other disciplines) is to be found in the section of the Calendar specified in the third column below.

 

Profile Program Calendar Section
0.00 Adult Education Section 31.090.2 Adult Education Programs and Courses
0.00 Anthropology Section 31.310 Department of Sociology and Anthropology
0.00

Anthropology and Sociology

Section 31.310 Department of Sociology and Anthropology
10.9/5.00/6.00 Biochemistry Section 31.050 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
10.9/5.00/6.00 Biology Section 31.030 Department of Biology
10.9/5.00/6.00 Biology (Cell and Molecular Biology) Section 31.030 Department of Biology
10.9/5.00/6.00 Biology (Ecology) Section 31.030 Department of Biology
10.9/5.00/6.00 Biology (Environmental and Sustainability Science) Section 31.030 Department of Biology
10.10/5.00/6.00 Biology (Systems and Information Biology) Section 31.030 Department of Biology
0.00 Certificate in Arts and Science Certificate in Arts and Science
0.00 Certificate in Science Foundations Certificate in Science Foundations
10.9/5.00/6.00 Chemistry Section 31.050 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
0.00 Child Studies Section 31.090 Department of Education
0.00 Classics Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
0.00A,E,G,K,+ Communication Studies Section 31.070 Department of Communication Studies
0.00A,E,G,+
Communication and Cultural Studies Section 31.070 Department of Communication Studies
0.00A,P,Q Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies Section 31.540 School of Community and Public Affairs
0.00G Community Service Section 31.010 Department of Applied Human Sciences
0.00G,K Creative Writing (see also English and Creative Writing) Section 31.100 Department of English
0.00A+ Early Childhood and Elementary Education Section 31.090 Department of Education
0.00 Economics Section 31.080 Department of Economics
0.00

Education: Adult Education

Education (see Child Studies; Early Childhood and

Elementary Education; Teaching English as a Second Language)

Section 31.090.2 Adult Education Programs and Courses
0.00 English (see also Creative Writing; Professional Writing)
Section 31.100 Department of English
0.00G,K English and Creative Writing Section 31.100 Department of English
0.00 English and History Section 31.100 Department of English, Section 31.160 Department of History
0.00 English Literature Section 31.100 Department of English
10.5 Études françaises Section 31.110 Département d'études françaises
10.5G Études françaises : Traduction (Spécialisation, Majeure) Section 31.110 Département d'études françaises
0.00 Études françaises : Langue française (Spécialisation, Majeure, Mineure, Certificat) Section 31.110 Département d'études françaises
10.5 Études françaises : Littératures de langue française (Spécialisation, Majeure, Mineure) Section 31.110 Département d'études françaises
10.5 Études françaises : Linguistique française (Mineure) Section 31.110 Département d'études françaises
10.9/5.00/6.00 Exercise Science

(Clinical Exercise Physiology, Athletic Therapy)

Section 31.120 Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology
0.00G Family Life Education Section 31.010 Department of Applied Human Sciences
0.00

First Peoples Studies

Section 31.540 School of Community and Public Affairs
  French Studies — see Études françaises  
0.00 Geography, Planning and Environment (BA),

Human Environment

Section 31.130 Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
10.9/5.00/6.00 Geography, Planning and Environment (BSc),

Environmental Geography

Section 31.130 Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
10.9/5.00/6.00

Geography, Planning and Environment (BSc),

Environmental and Sustainability Science

Section 31.130 Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
0.00 German Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
0.00 History Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
0.00 History and English Section 31.160 Department of History, Section 31.100 Department of English
0.00G Human Relations Section 31.010 Department of Applied Human Sciences
Appropriate Interdisciplinary Studies — Individually Structured Program Section 31.170 Interdisciplinary Studies
0.00G Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality (Major) Section 31.560 Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Women’s Studies
0.00 Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality (Minor) Section 31.560 Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Women’s Studies
0.00 Irish Studies Section 31.530 School of Irish Studies
0.00 Italian Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
0.00G,Q Journalism Section 31.180 Department of Journalism

0.00,G

Judaic Studies (Honours)

Section 31.270 Department of Religions and Cultures

0.00A,G Liberal Arts (Honours) Section 31.520 Liberal Arts College
0.00 Linguistics Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
10.12/6.00 Mathematics and Statistics (BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00 Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.12/6.00 Mathematics (Actuarial — BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00 Mathematics (Actuarial — BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.12/6.00G Mathematics (Actuarial Mathematics/Finance — BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00G Mathematics (Actuarial Mathematics/Finance — BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.12/6.00 Mathematics (Computational Finance — BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00 Mathematics (Computational Finance — BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.12/6.00 Mathematics (Pure and Applied — BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00 Mathematics (Pure and Applied — BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
0.00 Pastoral Care Section 31.330 Department of Theological Studies
0.00 Philosophy Section 31.220 Department of Philosophy
10.10/5.00/6.00 Physics Section 31.230 Department of Physics
0.00 Political Science Section 31.240 Department of Political Science
0.00N Professional Writing Section 31.100 Department of English
10.1/4.03/6.00/3.14 + 4.10 Psychology (BA) Section 31.250 Department of Psychology
5.00/6.00/10.9 Psychology (BSc) Section 31.250 Department of Psychology
5.00/6.00/10.9 Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience Option) Section 31.250 Department of Psychology
0.00G Recreation and Leisure Studies Section 31.010 Department of Applied Human Sciences
0.00,GHonours Religions and Cultures (Honours; see also Judaic Studies) Section 31.270 Department of Religions and Cultures
0.00 Sociology Section 31.310 Department of Sociology and Anthropology
0.00 Southern Asia Studies Section 31.270 Department of Religions and Cultures
0.00 Spanish, Hispanic Cultures and Literatures Section 31.060 Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
10.12/6.00 Statistics (BA) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.10/5.00/6.00 Statistics (BSc) Section 31.200 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
10.13A,G,P,Q,+ Teaching English as a Second Language Section 31.090.1 Teaching English as a Second Language Programs and Courses
0.72G,Q,+ Teaching of English as a Second Language (Certificate) Section 31.090.1 Teaching English as a Second Language Programs and Courses
0.00 Theological Studies (see also Pastoral Care) Section 31.330 Department of Theological Studies
3.14G Therapeutic Recreation Section 31.010 Department of Applied Human Sciences
0.00 Urban Planning Section 31.130.1 Urban Planning and Urban Studies Programs and Courses
0.00 Urban Studies Section 31.130.1 Urban Planning and Urban Studies Programs and Courses
0.00 Women’s Studies Section 31.560 Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Women’s Studies

 

Mature Student Entry

Concordia University has a tradition of concern for the education of Mature students; it has always sought to assist students of 21 and over to undertake undergraduate studies. The staff of the Faculty of Arts and Science provide guidance and encouragement to all Mature Entry students as they begin the challenging journey of plunging into courses and programs in a very large urban university after what could have been years away from classes and studying. Mature students who are seeking first‑year academic counselling and advice on returning to university studies are encouraged to contact the office of Student Academic Services of the Faculty of Arts and Science at 514-848-2424, ext. 2104.

Extended Credit Program

Students admitted to BA and BEd Extended Credit Programs are required to complete an additional 30 credits for the degree and must include the following 30 credits:

30 elective credits, of which a maximum of 12 may be outside the Faculty of Arts and Science. Certain departments in the Faculty have specific requirements. Students intending to follow programs of concentration within these departments must include the specified components as part of their program.

BA Mathematics: 9 credits in Mathematics — MATH 203 , MATH 204 , MATH 205

Note: Students not having MATH 202, or the equivalent, must take it in place of one of their elective courses.

BA Psychology:

3 credits in Mathematics Courses

3 credits in Biology Courses

6 credits in Psychology Courses

BA Therapeutic Recreation: BIOL 200 or BIOL 201 or BIOL 202 , or equivalent

Students admitted to the BSc Extended Credit Program are required to complete an additional 30 credits for the BSc degree and must include the following 30 credits:

6 credits in CHEM 205 , CHEM 206

6 credits in MATH 203 , MATH 205

12 credits in Physics 204, 205, 206, 224, 225, 226

3 credits in BIOL 201

3 credits in MATH 204 for students intending to enter Systems and Information Biology, or programs of concentration in Mathematics or Physics; or electives for all other students

Notes

  • Students not having MATH 201 , or the equivalent, must take it in place of one of their elective courses.
  • Students not having MATH 202 , or the equivalent, must take it in place of one of their elective courses.
  • Students in the BA, BEd or BSc Extended Credit Program may not count towards their programs of concentration courses taken as part of the first 30 credits.

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