Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
Canadian Excellence

Regulations Governing Minors

A minor consists of a minimum of 3.0 credits and allows a student to complete a secondary area of concentration in a subject (e.g., sociology, women's studies, philosophy) different from their honours discipline(s):

  1. The minimum requirement for the 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. Students may not hold a minor in a subject in which they have an honours field of specialization or option.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 is required on all courses of the minor subject(s).
  3. Requirements for specific minors are included in the Departments section of the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Science, School of Business & Economics - Economics Department and Brantford Campus.
  4. A minor is not available to students in the General BA, General CT or General BSc program without designation.