Undergraduate Admission

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Dual Degree and Changes to Dual Degree

Overview

The Dual Degree Program consists of a primary degree program and a secondary degree program, which allows Queen's students to concurrently complete degree requirements for programs in two different Faculties or Schools at Queen's University.

One of Commerce, Engineering or Nursing is the primary program, with a secondary program being a Bachelor of Arts (General) or Bachelor of Science (General). A Dual Degree Program will usually take at least five years of study. See what's available here

Note: Students who have already completed one degree program should apply to a Second Degree Program rather than to a Dual Degree Program. Students whose first degree program is not Arts and Science, must be registered in a Second Degree Program before taking the additional courses towards the Second Degree Program.

Eligibility

To be eligible, students must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Have the equivalent of Arts and Science Full-Time standing in their home Faculty or School;
  • Have completed the equivalent of at least 8 one-term courses (where a one-term course is equivalent to a typical 3.0-unit course in Arts and Science) in their home Faculty or School;
  • Have been in good academic standing in their home Faculty or School throughout their Undergraduate Career at Queen's.  (Note:  "Good academic standing" is defined as having no academic sanction imposed in the student's home Faculty or School.  Such sanctions in the home Faculty or School may include "Special Programs" noted on the student's record that result from previous poor performance, academic probation, or a requirement to withdraw;
  • Have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.60;
  • Apply to an Arts and Science Degree Program in a substantially different Plan from that in their primary Degree Program; and
  • Satisfy departmental criteria for admission to the Plan.

Degree Requirements

Students must satisfy the requirements for each degree program. A maximum of 60 units may be counted toward both the primary and secondary programs.

Students must complete the course requirements for their primary program as well as 30 credit units for a Bachelor of Arts or Science (Minor) secondary program.

These additional Arts and Science courses must be registered under the Arts and Science program. Students pay Arts and Science course fees for the courses they are taking while registered in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Application Procedure

Complete and submit the online application form to Undergraduate Admission. Your application will appear in your SOLUS Student Center 3-5 business days after we receive the completed application form and fee. If you do not see the application in your Student Center after 5 business days, please contact Undergraduate Admission.

  • Deadline for Fall Term: August 1
  • Deadline for Winter Term: 1 December
  • Deadline for Summer Term: 1 April

Completed application form, along with $100 application fee must be submitted via the online application form to Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment.

Changes to a Dual Degree Program

Change of Dual Degree Combination:  

Students are admitted to specific Dual Degree Program combinations. To change a secondary program, a student must complete the online application. Your application will appear in your SOLUS Student Center 3-5 business days after  we receive the completed application form and fee. If you do not see the application in your Student Center after 5 business days, please contact us.

  • Deadline for Fall Term: 1 July
  • Deadline for Winter Term: 1 December
  • Deadline for Summer Term: 1 April

Completed application form, along with $100 application fee must be submitted via the online application form to Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment.

Withdrawal from a Dual Degree Program:

Once admitted to a Dual Degree program, students who decide not to complete the program may indicate their intent to withdraw, in writing, to Undergraduate Admission.  

  • Deadline for Fall Term: 1 July
  • Deadline for Winter Term: 1 December
  • Deadline for Summer Term: April 1

Letter indicating intent to withdraw from Dual Degree program must be submitted to Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment. For students who are asked to withdraw from one or both halves of their dual degree program, they will automatically be removed from their dual degree program and should speak with an Academic Advisor in their home faculty.

Undergraduate Admission Contact Information 

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment 
Gordon Hall, 74 Union Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Phone: 613.533.2217
Fax: 613.533.6810