Alberta

Requirements for Fall 2020

General admission requirements:

Admission is based on an evaluation of all approved 20-level and 30-level courses, with greater emphasis on List A courses.

What do I need?

To apply for admission for Fall 2020, you must meet the general and program-specific requirements listed on this page.

Faculty of Applied Sciences  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Computing Science 1
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • One of: Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
  • 2 Additional courses from List A or B 
  • Mathematics 31 (recommended)
  • Language Arts 30-level
  • Languages 30-level
  • Math 30-level
  • Science 30-level
  • Social Studies 30-level
Engineering Science
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1 (min 75%)
  • Physics 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 31 (min 70%)
Mechatronics Systems Engineering
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Physics 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 31 (min 70%)
Sustainable Energy Engineering 2
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Physics 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 31 (min 70%)

1 The SFU-Zhejiang University Computing Science Dual Degree Program is open to domestic and international students. A supplemental statement of interest is required. Prospective students from China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, who do not hold Canadian citizenship, need to gain admission via Zhejiang University.

2 Applicants must complete a supplemental application. Further instructions will be provided to applicants directly after their application is received.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences   (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required)
Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
All programs
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of: Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • One 30-level Math or Science course
  • Two 30-Level Social Studies or Language Arts courses
  • One additional 30-level
    Math, Science, Social Studies, Language or Language Arts course
  • Arts Education 30-level 

Beedie School of Business  (programs)

Applicants are required to submit a supplemental application.

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
All programs
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of: Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Math 30-1 or Math 31
  • One 30-level Math, Science, Social Studies or Language Arts course
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 30-level 

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Communication
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Four 30-level Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts or Language*

* only one language course may be used as a List A course, additional languages will be used as List B

  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level
Interactive Arts & Technology
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1 or 31
  • Science 30-level
  • Social Studies 30-level
  • One 30-level Math, Science or Social Studies course
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level
  • Language Arts 30-level

 

Contemporary Arts 1
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Two 30-level Arts Education, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math or Science courses
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 30-level

 

1 Applicants are required to submit a supplemental application. Audition, interview or portfolio required. See details.  

Faculty of Education  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Bachelor of General Studies
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Two 30-level Math, Science, Social Studies or Language Arts courses 
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level

Faculty of Environment  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Bachelor of Arts
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Math 30-level or Science 30-level
  • One 30-level Social Studies or Language Arts course
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level

 

Bachelor of Environment
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • One Math 30-level or Science 30-level course
  • One 30-level Social Studies course 
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level
  • Language Arts 30-level

 

Bachelor of Science
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • Chemistry 20
  • Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Math 30-1 or Math 31
  • Two 30-level Math or Science courses
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level
  • Language Arts 30-level
  • Social Students 30-level

Faculty of Health Sciences  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Bachelor of Arts
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Biology 30
  • Three 30-level Math, Science, Social Studies or Language Arts courses
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level

 

Bachelor of Science
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 30-1 or 31
  • One 30-level Math, Science, Social Studies or Language Arts courses

Faculty of Science  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
All programs
  • English Language Arts 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
  • Chemistry 20
  • Physics 20
  • English Language Arts 30-1 (min 70%)
  • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 31
  • Two 30-level Science or Math courses
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 30-level
  • Language 30-level
  • Language Arts 30-level
  • Social Studies 30-level

* Approved courses (30-level)

Approved course lists are not exhaustive: contact Student Recruitment and Admissions about specific courses not listed.

AP and IB courses may be used in place of approved grade 12 courses.

ENGLISH 30 Level

  • English Language Arts 30-1

MATH 30 Level

  • Mathematics 30-2
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Mathematics 31

SCIENCE 30 Level

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Physics 30
  • Science 30

SOCIAL STUDIES 30 Level

  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Social Studies 30-1

LANGUAGE ARTS 30 Level

  • Arabic Language Arts 30
  • Chinese Language Arts 30
  • French Language Arts 30-1
  • French Language Arts 30-2
  • German Language Arts 30
  • Spanish Language Arts 30
  • Ukrainian Language Arts 30

LANGUAGE 30 Level

  • Francais 30
  • Francais 30-1
  • Francais 30-2
  • French 30
  • French 31A/31B/31C
  • Language and Culture (any) 30-3Y/6Y/9Y


ADDITIONAL APPROVED COURSES

  • Computer Science Advanced level (CTS – 5 Credits)
  • Approved courses must be 5-credit courses; 3-credit courses (alone or in combination with another 3-credit course) may not be used for admission
  • The following courses are not acceptable for admission: English 30-2, Social Studies 30-2, Courses in the Career and Technology Studies program and Physical Education

ARTS EDUCATION 30 Level

DANCE:

  • Dance 35
  • Ballet 35
  • Contemporary Dance 35
  • Jazz Dance 35
  • Dance Composition 35

DRAMA:

  • Drama 30
  • Advanced Acting and Touring Theatre 35
  • Directing 35
  • Film and Media Art 35
  • Musical Theatre 35
  • Technical Theatre 35

MUSIC: Instrumental

  • Instrumental Music 30
  • Band 35
  • Chamber Ensemble 35 (instrumental)
  • Instrumental Jazz 35

MUSIC: Choral

  • Choral Music 30
  • Chamber Ensemble 35 (Vocal)
  • Choir 35
  • Vocal Jazz 35

MUSIC: General

  • General Music 30

VISUAL ARTS

  • Art 30
  • Art 31
  • Ceramics: Advanced Techniques 35
  • Drawing: Advanced Techniques 35
  • Painting: Advanced Techniques 35
  • Sculpting: Advanced Techniques 35

Starting in Summer (May) 2020

Check out our Summer 2020 requirements if you'e planning to start classes in May 2020.

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