General BA without Designation

Faculty of Arts

Progression and Graduation Requirements

Students in a general Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program without a major, option or minor may progress and graduate if they achieve an overall grade point average of 4.00 (C-).

Course Distribution

A general BA degree program without designations must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. at least 15.0 credits
  2. at least 8.0 credits at the senior level (200 or 300 level)
  3. at least 8.0 credits taken in the Faculty of Arts (may include credits taken elsewhere that are deemed equivalent by the University)
  4. a maximum of 3.0 credits in Business
  5. a minimum of 5.0 senior credits must be taken at Wilfrid Laurier University.


The Business course maximum includes all Business, Commerce and Management courses taken at another post-secondary institution.