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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
May 29, 2016

Canadian Excellence


Programs (for details see the Undergraduate Calendar)

Honours BA Communication Studies
Honours BA Communication Studies in Combination with another Honours BA Program
Communication Studies Mino

Program Advising Forms

Changing your major

You are automatically confirmed for your existing program each year except for Year 4 students, who are assumed to be graduating. You may change your major by:

  • March 1-April 28: using LORIS.
  • using the online form after April 28, or if the combination of majors/options you want is not available in LORIS.
Progression and Graduation Requirements

Requirements for progression to Year 2:

  • CS100, CS101 completed (with at least 5.0 (C) in each course in order to proceed with program requirements);
  • junior major GPA (average of CS100 and CS101) is at least 6.0;
  • overall GPA is at least 5.0.

Requirements for progression to Year 3 or Year 4:

  • CS GPA is at least 6.0;
  • overall GPA is at least 5.0;
  • required courses for Year 2 (CS203, CS235) are completed.

Requirements for graduation

  • CS GPA is at least 7.0 (includes grades for all CS Core & Electives taken even if more than the minimum amount was taken)
  • overall GPA is at least 5.0;
  • required courses for relevant program(s) are completed.
Changing your status from part-time to full-time

If you have been a fulltime student previously, and there are no academic restrictions, complete and submit the Program Selection Form (even if you are not changing programs):
--Year 4 students wishing to register for courses for the Spring Term after their 4th year must also submit the program selection form.

If you have not previously been a full-time student, complete and submit the Full-Time Studies Request Form:

Management Option

Students interested in entry and progression requirements for the Management Option should contact the advisors in SBE, listed below.

Bethany Ankucza ext. 2060
Anne Ellis ext. 2572

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