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Certificate in South Asian Studies

Certificate Requirements:

For purposes of meeting certificate requirements, all nine-credit general education (foundation) courses will count as six credits.

York University students may earn a Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in South Asian Studies concurrent with fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor's degree. This certificate is not, however, open to students who are pursuing, or who already hold, a degree in South Asian studies.

To qualify for the Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in South Asian Studies students must complete 24 credits from a list of approved South Asian courses and the cumulative grade point average in these 24 credits must be 5.00 (C+) or higher.

Course requirements for the certificate are as follows:

  • AP/SOSC 2435 6.00;
  • AP/SOSC 4435 6.00;
  • 12 additional credits from among the courses recognized as satisfying the degree requirements in South Asian studies.

Further information about the Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in South Asian Studies is available from the coordinator of the South Asian Studies program, or the undergraduate director of the Department of Social Science.

This certificate is not open to students who are pursuing a major or minor degree in South Asian Studies.