Approved by Senate Committee on Admissions, Recruitment and Student Assistance: 1996; Approved by Senate: 1996/10/24; Date Effective: 1996/10/24; Revisions by Senate: Various dates; see table below.
Approval Authority: Senate
Signature: Harriet Lewis
Transfer Credit Limits for Advanced Secondary Studies
At York, “advanced secondary studies” refers to standardized qualifications or studies that offer students an opportunity to study in an academically challenging program or courses to prepare them for postsecondary studies. Programs or courses completed with specific grades or averages are eligible for transfer credit. Eligible programs or courses include:
- Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) Diploma
- College Board Advanced Placement (AP)
- Diplome d’études collegiale (CEGEP)
- French Baccalaureate
- General Certificate of Education (GCE) A levels
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
The maximum number of transfer credits for each is set out below.
|Advanced Secondary Studies and Required Grade Levels||Maximum Number of Transfer Credits||Senate Approved|
|Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations
||Eligible for admission to York||May 2004|
|College Board Advanced Placement (AP)
Courses with a final result of 4 or 5.
|30 credits||September 2008|
|Diplome d’études collegiale (CEGEP)
Upon completion of the Diplome with a minimum 70% overall GPA.
le Baccalauréat français général (Série Littéraire, Scientifique, or Sciences économiques et sociales) – Terminale level passed with a grade of twelve or higher.
|30 credits||May 2001|
|General Certificate of Education (CGE)
For most Advanced Level courses with final grades of “C” or better.
|18 credits||October 1996|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)
For most Higher Level IB courses with grades of 5 or better.
|30 credits||June 2012|
|York University Pre-U Academic Bridging Courses
Completion of an Admissions Credential Course with a minimum grade of B.
|3 credits||October 2012|