Honours BA Minor in Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Explore your most valuable transferable skill: creativity.

AMPD Minor

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) is pleased to announce a new interdisciplinary Honours BA Minor in Arts, Media, Performance and Design.

The Minor in AMPD is a flexible program that students customize according to their goals and interests. Drawing on courses throughout AMPD, students are able to design an individualized Minor program intended to provide a meaningful, applicable learning experience to accelerate their career path and insert additional areas of interest to their degree.

Recognizing that creativity is a transferable skill in critical demand across all sectors, the interdisciplinary Minor in AMPD provides students across York University the opportunity to participate in a wide array of artistic disciplines that complement or enhance their studies.

For advising or information on how to integrate the Minor in Arts, Media, Performance & Design into your studies, please contact AMPD’s Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services, 416-736-5135 or oaiss@yorku.ca.

Honours BA Minor in AMPD FAQ's

What’s required?

  • A total of 30 credits.
  • 18 credits at 1st and 2nd year that must be taken in a minimum of two departments but could be spread across more departments.
  • 12 credits at 3rd or 4th year which can be in one department or spread across several departments allowing you to design the education that meets your goals and interests.

What kind of courses are available?

Any studies or studio courses open to non-majors. Some may require pre-requisites.

Who is eligible?

The Honours BA Minor in AMPD may be combined with any approved Honours BA program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies; AMPD; Health; Liberal Arts and Professional Studies; or the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Can AMPD majors also complete an Honours BA MINOR in AMPD?

YES! (NOTE: in a major/minor program, a course may count only once toward major credit or minor credit.)

Who do I contact to find out more?

Phone the OFFICE OF ADVISING AND INTEGRATED STUDENT SERVICES (OAISS) at 416-736-5135 or drop in between 10:00 am and 3:00 PM 322 GCFA to book an appointment.

If I’m interested should I declare the minor?

Absolutely YES! It’s to your advantage. Declare your minor as early as possible to ensure your course planning results in fulfillment of the requirements, such as pre-requisites for 3rd and 4th year courses.

Where do I declare my minor?

Phone OAISS, 416-736-5135, to make an advising appointment. An Advisor will help you create a pathway that meets your goals and interests and ensures you have the correct prerequisites.

Want to get started right away?

Here is a link allowing you to declare your HONOURS BA MINOR IN AMPD on-line.  myacademicrecord.students.yorku.ca/program-change