Specific Program Requirements for Applicants Following the BC/Yukon Secondary School Curriculum

This table shows the required courses used in the calculation of the admission average for specific programs, as well as courses that are required but are not used in the calculation of the average.

Additional requirements such as a portfolio or an audition may also be required. See individual program information in Faculties, Schools, and Colleges.

Program Degree Faculty /
School
Average Calculated
on the Following Required Courses or IB/AP Equivalents
Required Courses
that may or may not
be included in the
Calculation of the Average 1
Courses Required
but Not
Included
in the
Calculation
of the
Average
Arts B.A. Arts and Sciences
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Three other approved Grade 12 courses
  • Engineering B.A.Sc. Applied Science/
    Engineering
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Chemistry 12;
  • Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12;
  • Physics 12
  • Fine Arts B.F.A. Creative and Critical Studies
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Three other approved Grade 12 courses
  • Human Kinetics B.H.K. Health and Social Development/
    Health and Exercise Sciences
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Biology 12;
  • Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12;
  • One other approved Grade 12 course
  • Chemistry 11
    or Physics 11
  • Management B.Mgt. Management
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12;
  • Two other approved Grade 12 courses
  • Principles of Mathematics 11
    or
    Pre-Calculus 11
  • Media Studies B.M.S. Arts and Sciences
    Creative and Critical Studies
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Three other approved Grade 12 courses
  • One of Principles of Mathematics 12, Pre-Calculus 12, or Calculus 12
  • Nursing B.S.N. Health and Social Development/
    Nursing
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Biology 12;
  • Chemistry 12;
  • One other approved Grade 12 course
  • Biology 11;
  • Chemistry 11;
  • One of Principles of Mathematics 11, Pre-Calculus 11, or Foundations of
    Mathematics 12
  • Science B.Sc. Arts and Sciences
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;
  • Principles of Mathematics 12 (min. 67%) or Pre-Calculus 12 (min. 67%);
  • Two other approved Grade 12 courses including at least one of:
    Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Geology 12, Geography 12, or Physics 12
  • Chemistry 11
  • 1 Courses listed in this column are required for admission to the specified program, but will only be included in the calculation of the average of admission if its inclusion improves an applicant’s average.

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