Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
- English, Grade 12 (ENG4U)
- One senior-level Visual Arts credit at the M, or Open Level
- Four other Grade 12 subjects at the U or M level
- Minimum 65% overall average
- Two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with a minimum 65% overall average
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses), and the results of their portfolio assessment. A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
Academic progress in the program is based on meeting the requirements of an internal academic policy that outlines course and program grade standards, as well as pre- and co-requisites. This policy is distributed to students at the commencement of the program.
Sheridan has been granted consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this honours degree for a further five-year term starting July 19, 2013. Application to the Ministry for renewal of the consent is a prescribed and cyclical requirement for degree programs at all Ontario colleges. An application for renewal of the consent has been submitted and the current consent remains in effect until a decision on the renewal application is made. The college shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.
Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions).