PROFESSIONAL LINKING PROGRAM (PLP)

Contact PLP Admissions:

  • Phone: 778-782-8974
  • Email: spassist@sfu.ca
  • Fax: 778-782-8119

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Elementary Admission Requirements

OPTION 1

  • 1. A completed, recognized Bachelor's degree
  • 2. Completion of the English and Elementary prerequisite courses by August 31 prior to program start in January

OPTION 2

  • 1. A minimum of 76 credits completed at the time of application towards a Bachelor's degree
  • 2. Completion of the English and Elementary prerequisite courses by August 31 prior to program start in January

PLP applicants must also have a GPA of 2.0+ (approximately last 60 units of undergraduate coursework) at the time of application.

Prerequisite Courses 

  • 6 credits of English (minimum 3 credits of English literature)
  • 3 credits of Canadian History
  • 3 credits of Canadian Geography
  • MATH 190 (Principles of Mathematics for Teachers) or equivalent
  • 3 credits of Laboratory Science

NEW! – If you are missing any prerequisite courses, you may still apply to the PLP with the understanding that all prerequisite courses must be completed by August 31 prior to the program start (i.e. one full semester before starting PLP), if accepted.

For a list of accepted prerequisite courses offered at SFU and other BC post-secondary institutions, please refer to the Chart of Acceptable Courses.