Beedie School of Business

BC high school Fall (September) 2020 

General requirements

A comprehensive list of all approved Grade 11 and 12 academic courses can be found here. Admission is based on an evaluation of all approved Grade 11 and 12 courses, with greater emphasis on List A courses.

Online/distance education courses must be 100% complete by January 31, 2020.

Applicants are required to submit a supplemental application.

Grade 11 required courses

Type Course List B
One of:
English 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
  • Literary Studes 11
  • New Media 11
  • Spoken Language 11
One of:
Language 11

A language 11 or waiver (includes all grade 11 and/or 12 second language courses, including all Indigenous languages of Canada, and introductory Grade 11 language courses)
One of:
Math 11
  • Foundations of Math 11
  • Pre-calculus 11
One of:
Science 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Earth Science 11
  • Environmental Science 11
  • Life Sciences 11 (Biology 11)
  • Physics 11
  • Specialized Science 12
One of:
Social Studies 11

See all approved grade 11 courses

Grade 12 required courses

t warning Students must complete a minimum of 5 approved grade 12 courses, including all required courses. Equivalent AP or IB courses may be used in place of the following courses.

Type Course List A
One of: 
English 12
  • English Studies 12 (English 12) (min 70%)
  • English First Peoples 12 (min 70%)
  • Francais langue et culture 12 

One of:

  • Pre-Calculus 12
One of:
  • 20th Century World History 12 (History 12)
  • Anatomy & Physiology 12 (Biology 12)
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Composition 12
  • Creative Writing 12
  • Economic Theory 12
  • Economics 12
  • Genocide Studies 12
  • Law Studies 12 (Law 12)
  • Literary Studies 12 (English Literature 12)
  • New Media 12
  • Philosophy 12
  • Physics 12
  • Spoken Language 12
  • Statistics 12
Type Course List B
Two additional from:
List A or List B


  • Accounting 12
  • American Sign Language 12
  • Asian Studies 12
  • BC First Peoples 12
  • Comparative World Religions 12
  • Comparative Cultures 12 (Comparative Civilizations 12)
  • Computer Science 12
  • Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
  • Engineering 12
  • Entrepreneurship 12
  • Environmental Science 12 (Sustainable Resources 12)
  • Financial Accounting 12
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12
  • French 12
  • Geology 12
  • Geometry 12
  • German 12
  • Human Geography 12
  • Italian 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Korean 12
  • Mandarin 12
  • Mechatronics 12
  • Physical Geography 12 (Geography 12)
  • Political Studies 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Russian 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Urban Studies 12

See all approved grade 12 courses

Not sure if you are eligible?

Use our Admission Compass to see which programs you are eligible to apply for.

Starting in Summer (May) 2020

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