Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Philosophy (BA (Hons))
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Analytical and critical thinking; abstract reasoning and problem solving; independent and group study; public dialogue and lectures; Ryerson Philosophy Club; hands-on experiential learning that integrates philosophy with applied community projects.
Apply analytical skills and philosophical intellect to a knowledge based economy: conduct critical analysis in public, private and non-profit sectors; secondary or post-secondary teaching; ethical and policy analysis in health-care and environmental advocacy; politics, law or business. Pursue a master’s degree in philosophy or graduate work or professional certifications in other fields such as education and law.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: