Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
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Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2008/2009




Contact Us:

J Bell
email: jbell@wlu.ca
phone: 6350

 

Ontario Secondary School Applicants - 2008 Program Specific Requirements

A minimum of six Grade 12U and/or Grade 12M (U/C) courses are required for admission. Laurier will use the top six grades from these courses when calculating the admission average, unless otherwise noted. The following course requirements are listed according to the New Ontario Curriculum.


PLEASE NOTE: Grade 12U English must be at a minimum of 60 percent for all programs at Laurier unless otherwise specified. Applicants must also meet program-specific requirements; all required courses, listed below, must be at a minimum of 60 percent unless otherwise specified.

** Due to the overlap in curriculum, if all three MCB4U, MHF4U and MCV4U are taken, only the best two courses will be used for admission average calculations.

Programs Available at Laurier Brantford Campus

Grade 12U (4U) Requirements

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Contemporary Studies
Second Majors Available:
Criminology, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U @ 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Contemporary Studies with Children's Education Development Option
Second Majors Available:
Criminology, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U @ 60%
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Criminology
Second Majors Available:
Contemporary Studies, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Combination English
Must be combined with a second major: Contemporary Studies, Criminology, Health Studies, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society 

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Health Studies
Second Majors Available: Contemporary Studies, Criminology, English, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society 

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Health Administration

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%



Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Combination History
Must be combined with a second major:
Contemporary Studies, Criminology, Health Studies, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%




Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Combination Human Rights & Human Diversity
Must be combined with a second major:
Contemporary Studies, Criminology, Health Studies, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society

 Grade 12U English @ 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Journalism
Second Majors Available:
Contemporary Studies, Criminology, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society, *Psychology (*requires one of MCF3M, MCR3U, or Grade 12U Math @ 60%)

 

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 75%
Supplementary Assessment Form (optional)


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Law & Society
Second Majors Available:
Contemporary Studies, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership


 One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Leadership
Second Majors Available:
Contemporary Studies, Criminology, English, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Law & Society


 One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Combination Psychology
Must be combined with a second majors:
Contemporary Studies, Criminology, Health Studies, History, Human Rights & Human Diversity, Leadership, Law & Society

 One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%
 one of MCR3U, MCF3M, or a 4U Math at      60%

Laurier/Nipissing BA/BEd Concurrent Education program
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Contemporary Studies and Bachelor of Education (BEd) Nipissing University;
Primary/Junior Division; or
Junior/Intermediate Division

*Pre-requisite courses will be included in the admission average

Primary/Junior:
-ENG4U at 70%
-one of MHF4U, MCV4U or MDM4U at 60%

-Teaching Evaluation Package
-Pre-requisite courses will be included in the admission average

Junior/Intermediate:
-ENG4U at 70%
-one of MHF4U, MCV4U or MDM4U at 60%.
-Teaching Evaluation Package
-Pre-requisite courses will be included in the admission average

Programs Available at Laurier Waterloo Campus

Grade 12 (4U) Requirements

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Majors available: Anthropology, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, Geography & Geomatics, Global Studies, History, Languages, Mediterranean Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion & Culture, Sociology, and Spanish

The following majors must be combined with another major:  Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Greek, Latin, Medieval Studies, North American Studies and Women’s Studies
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts Biology (BA)


One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%
SBI4U at 70%


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology, or 
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology and Chemistry, or
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology and Physical Geography, or
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology and Psychology
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, SBI4U at 70%, MHF4U at 60%, SCH4Uat 60%

A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses

 
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology & Mathematics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U, EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U, MCV4U each at 60%, SCH4U at 60%, SBI4U at 70%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses 

Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biochemistry/Biotechnology
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, SCH4U at 75%-MHF4U at 60%, SBI4U each at 60%
A combined minimum average of 75% is required in the math and science courses
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 70%,  MHF4U at 70%, one of MCV4U or MDM4U at 60%

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computer Science
One of ENG4U, ETS4U, or EWC4U at 70%, MHF4U at 70%, MCV4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 80% is required in the math courses
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computing and Computer Electronics 
One of ENG4U, ETS4U, or EWC4U at 70%, MHF4U at 70%, MCV4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 80% is required in the math courses 
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (Laurier); and Honours Bachelor of Mathematics (BMath) (University of Waterloo) joint program

 

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 75%, MHF4U and MCV4U each at 85%.

Must meet admission criteria for both Laurier and University of Waterloo

 

Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, SCH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses

 

Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry and Mathematics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U and MCV4U each at 60%, SCH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computer Science
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, one of MCV4U, SCH4U or SPH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses

 

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Computer Science
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computing & Computer Electronics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, one of MCV4U, SPH4U, or SCH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Applied Economics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics;
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics and Accounting;
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics and Administration;
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics and Financial Management

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 70%, one of MCV4U or MDM4U at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Financial Mathematics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U and MCV4U, each at 60%
A minimum math average of 80% is required


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Financial Mathematics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U and MCV4U, each at 60%, one of SBI4U, SCH4U or SPH4U at 60%
A minimum math average of 80%, and a combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Geography;
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Geography with Environmental Studies Option;
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Geography and Geomatics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, two of SBI4U, SCH4U and SPH4U each at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Kinesiology and Physical Education

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, SBI4U at 70%, one of MCR3U or MCF3M or any 4U math at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Kinesiology and Physical Education 
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, SBI4U at 70%, MHF4U at 60%, one of SCH4U or SPH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses
Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Mathematics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U and MCV4U each at 60%


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Mathematics;
Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computer Science and Mathematics
One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U and MCV4U each at 60%, one of SBI4U, SCH4U or SPH4U at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses
Honours Bachelor of Music (BMus)

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, Grade II Theory or equivalent, Audition Required


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Photonics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, two of MCV4U, SCH4U or SPH4U, each at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses


Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Physics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, two of MCV4U, SCH4U or SPH4U, each at 60%
A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses


Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Politics, Philosophy and Economics

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 70%

Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Psychology

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, one of MCF3M or MCR3U or any 4U math at 60%

Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) Psychology

One of ENG4U, ETS4U or EWC4U at 60%, MHF4U at 60%, SBI4U each at 60%

A combined minimum average of 70% is required in the math and science courses