Rules on pass/fail courses are covered here: Pass/Fail Option | My Academic Record | York University. You can also find information on how to use the option on that page.
Key points to note: In order to use the pass/fail option you must first be eligible. You must also consider the consequences of taking the pass/fail option, including the impact on professional schools you are considering.
Finally, remember: Students may not use the Pass/Fail option for the following categories of courses:
- courses which satisfy major or minor requirements
- required courses outside the major
- courses taken to satisfy Certificate requirements
- required 1000-level science courses for students in the Faculty of Science, the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Faculty of Health