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General Education Requirements for Fall 2021 onwards

All Faculty of Health students must complete General Education course requirements. General Education courses are designed to expose students to information from outside their chosen degrees that involve the following course content principles: breadth, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, and critical analytical and research skills.

For BHS and BA Programs

Students must take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

  • six credits at the 1000 level in approved Faculty of Health general education or humanities categories approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • six credits at the 1000 level in approved Faculty of Health general education or social science categories approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • six credits at the 1000 level in natural science (NATS) offered by the Faculty of Science

For BSc Programs

Students must take a minimum of 12 credits as follows:

  • six credits at the 1000 level in approved Faculty of Health general education or humanities categories approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • six credits at the 1000 level in approved Faculty of Health general education or  social science categories approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

For BSc Program (4-Year Direct Entry BScN)

Students must take a minimum of 12 credits as follows:

  • six credits at the 1000 or 2000 level in approved Faculty of Health general education or humanities categories approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • HH/PSYC 1010 6.00

Please note that General Education courses are not offered every academic session. To see what courses are being offered, visit the Registrar’s Office Courses web site.

Step 1: Click on the general education course link

Screenshot of the Registrar's Office Courses Website

Step 2: Select the session, faculty (HH) and degree program.

Screenshot of the Registrar's Office Courses web site search options.

Students who need help choosing General Education courses or have questions regarding their General Education credits should fill out the General Education Requirement Assessment Form.

General education requirements for students entering York prior to Fall 2021.

General education requirements for students entering York prior to Fall 2014.