BDEM: 90 credits

Note: students are required to have completed one 4U mathematics (MDM4U Mathematics of Data Management or MHF4U Advanced Functions) or equivalent prior to entry to the program. Students transferring into the program must have a minimum grade point average of 5.00.

Note: Students are recommended to consider, when choosing their 21 general education credits, the following course: AP/HIST 1777 6.00 Disasters and History: How Humans and Nature make Disasters.

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete the required 90 credits with a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 5.00 and a major grade point average of 5.00.

General education: a minimum of 21 general education credits as follows:

  • 6.00 credits in natural science (NATS)
  • a 9.00 credit approved general education course in the social science or humanities categories
  • a 6.00 credit approved general education course in the opposite category to the 9.00 credit course in social science or humanities already taken

Major credits: 51 credits including:

To complete the credits in the major students must select up to 3 credits from Non-DEMS courses as listed in item (II) of the Appendix - Course Categories.

Note: at least 12 credits in the major must be at the 3000 level or above.

Upper-level credits: at least 18 credits must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Credits outside the major: 18 credits.