Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
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 the 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, Brantford Campus, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Science, School of Business & Economics - Economics Department and Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.
  4. A minor is not available to students in Honours Arts without specialization, General BA, General CT or General BSc programs without designation.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision April 16, 2012: Faculty of Education added; effective September 1, 2012.