Residence Requirements for a Degree
General BA/BSc Degree without Designation
General BA Degree Contemporary Studies
For a General BA Contemporary Studies degree (available only at the Brantford Campus), all students, including those transferring from another university, must complete at this university a minimum of 5.0 senior credits (or equivalent) including at least 3.0 senior credits in Contemporary Studies.
For an honours degree, all students, including those transferring from another university, must complete at this university a minimum of 10.0 credits (or equivalent) including at least 5.0 senior credits (or equivalent) in the honours discipline. This regulation applies to a student seeking their first degree. Students seeking a second degree should consult the upcoming section Additional Undergraduate Degree Requirements. Individual departments may require that students complete specific courses and/or years at this university. Exceptions to these regulations must be approved by the dean of the faculty offering the honours degree.
The minimum requirement for a minor consists of 3.0 credits, no fewer than 2.0 of which shall be senior credits and no fewer than 2.0 of which shall be obtained at Wilfrid Laurier University. Refer to Regulations Govering Minors in each faculty chapter.
Credits earned by students who spend a year on an exchange program abroad in a program approved by Wilfrid Laurier University, will be considered as Laurier credits for purposes of residence requirements.
May 30, 2007 Senate addition of second paragraph; effective Sept 1, 2007.