Approved BC and Yukon high school courses

The following high school courses are approved for admission. Admission requirements vary by Faculty/Program/School - for details, please see here.

  • Courses must be 4 credits each.
  • French Immersion equivalents of the courses below are also approved.
  • AP and IB courses will also be considered.

Grade 11 courses

Applied design, skills and technology

  • Engineering 11

Arts education 11

  • Art 11
  • Art Studio 11
  • Band 11
  • Choral Music 11 (includes Concert Choir 11, Chamber 11, Vocal Jazz 11)
  • Composition and Production 11
  • Contemporary Music 11
  • Dance Choreography 11
  • Dance Company 11
  • Dance Conditioning 11
  • Dance Foundations 11
  • Dance Technique & Performance 11
  • Directing & Scriptwriting 11
  • Drama 11
  • Film and Television 11
  • Graphic Arts 11
  • Instrumental Music 11 (includes Concert Band 11, Orchestra 11, Jazz Band 11, Guitar 11)
  • Medial Arts 11
  • Music Composition 11
  • Music: Composition & Technology 11
  • Musical Theatre 11
  • Photography 11
  • Studio Arts 2D 11
  • Studio Arts 3D 11
  • Theatre 12
  • Theatre Company 11
  • Theatre Performance 11: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 11: Directing/Scriptwriting
  • Theatre Production 11
  • Theatre Production 11: Technical Theatre
  • Theatre Production 11: Theatre Management
  • Visual Art 2D 11
  • Visual Art 3D 12

English language arts 11

  • EFP: Literary Studies + New Media 11
  • EFP: Literary Studies + Spoken Language 11
  • EFP: Literary Studies + Writing 11
  • Composition 11
  • Creative Writing 11
  • English First Peoples 11
  • New Media 11
  • Spoken Language 11

Language 11

  • American Sign Language 11
  • American Sign Language Introductory 11
  • Core French 11
  • Core French Introductory 11
  • French 11
  • German 11
  • German Introductory 11
  • Italian 11
  • Italian Introductory 11
  • Japanese 11
  • Japanese Introductory 11
  • Korean 11
  • Korean Introductory 11
  • Mandarin 11
  • Mandarin Introductory 11
  • Punjabi 11
  • Punjabi Introductory 11
  • Russian 11
  • Spanish 11
  • Spanish Introductory 11

All Grade 11/12 Indigenous Language courses
All Grade 12 Language courses

Math 11

  • Foundations of Mathematics 11
  • Pre-Calculus 11

Other academic 11

  • History of Mathematics 11
  • Computer Science 11

Science 11

  • Chemistry 11
  • Earth Sciences 11
  • Environmental Science 11
  • Life Sciences 11 (Biology 11)
  • Physics 11
  • Science for Citizens 11
  • Specialized Science 12

Social studies 11

  • Explorations in Social Studies 11 (Social Studies 11)
  • Francophone History and Culture 11 (Civic Studies 11)

Grade 12 courses

Applied design, skills and technology 12

  • Accounting 12
  • Economics 12
  • Engineering 12
  • Entrepreneurship 12
  • Financial Accounting 12
  • Mechatronics 12

Arts education 12

  • Acting 12
  • Art 12
  • Art Studio 12
  • Band 12
  • Choral Music 12 (includes Concert Choir 12, Chamber 12, Vocal Jazz 12)
  • Composition and Production 12
  • Contemporary Music 12
  • Dance Choreography 12
  • Dance Company 12
  • Dance Conditioning 12
  • Dance Foundations 12
  • Dance Technique and Performance 12
  • Directing and Scriptwriting 12
  • Drama 12
  • Film and Television 12
  • Graphic Arts 12
  • Instrumental Music 12 (includes Concert Band 12, Orchestra 12, Jazz Band 12, Guitar 12)
  • Medial Arts 12
  • Music Composition 12
  • Music: Composition & Technology 12
  • Musical Theatre 12
  • Photography 12
  • Studio Arts 12: Ceramics & Sculpture
  • Studio Arts 2D 12
  • Studio Arts 3D 12
  • Theatre 12
  • Theatre Company 12
  • Theatre Performance 12: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 12: Directing/Scriptwriting
  • Theatre Production 12
  • Theatre Production 12: Technical Theatre
  • Theatre Production 12: Theatre Management
  • Visual Art 2D 12
  • Visual Art 3D 12

English 12

  • English Studies 12 (English 12)
  • English First Peoples 12

English language arts 12

  • Composition 12
  • Creative Writing 12
  • Literary Studies 12 (English Literature 12)
  • Spoken Language 12
  • New Media 12

Language 12

  • American Sign Language 12
  • French 12
  • German 12
  • Italian 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Korean 12
  • Mandarin 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Russian 12
  • Spanish 12

Math 12

  • Calculus 12
  • Computer Science 12
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12
  • Geometry 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Statistics 12

Science 12

  • Anatomy & Physiology 12 (Biology 12)
  • Chemistry 12
  • Environmental Sciences 12 (Sustainable Resources 12)
  • Geology 12
  • Physical Geography 12 (Geography 12)
  • Physics 12

Social studies 12

  • 20th Century World History 12 (History 12)
  • Asian Studies 12
  • BC First Peoples 12
  • Comparative Cultures 12 (Comparative Civilizations 12)
  • Comparative World Religions 12
  • Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
  • Economic Theory 12
  • Genocide Studies 12
  • Human Geography 12 
  • Law Studies 12 (Law 12)
  • Philosophy 12
  • Physical Geography 12
  • Political Studies 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Urban Studies 12