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Requirements for Fall 2020

General admission requirements:

Admission is based on an evaluation of all approved Grade 11 and 12 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 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • One of: Biology 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122 or Physics 121 or 122
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Calculus 120 (recommended)
  • Language Arts 12
  • Language 12
  • Foundations of Math 120
  • Science 12
  • Social Studies 12
Engineering Science
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120 (min 75%)
  • Physics 121 or 122 (min 75%)
  • Chemistry 121 or 122 (min 75%)
  • Calculus 120 (min 70%)
Mechatronics Systems Engineering
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120 (min 70%)
  • Physics 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Calculus 120 (min 70%)
  • Chemistry 121 or 122 (min 70%)
Sustainable Energy Engineering 2
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120 (min 70%)
  • Physics 121 or Physics 122
  • Calculus 120 (min 70%)
  • Chemistry 121 or 122 (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. Details on program eligibility can be found here. 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.

Students unable to complete the requirements in any one category due to course availability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 12 or Science 12
  • Two of: Social Studies 12 or Language Arts 12
  • One of: Math 12, Science 12, Social Studies 12, Language Arts 12 or Language 12
  • Arts Education 12

Students unable to complete the requirements in any one category due to course availability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • One of: Math 12, Science 12, Social Studies 12 or Language Arts 12
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 12

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Communication
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Four of: Math 12, Science 12, Social Studies 12, Language Arts 12 or Language 12
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
Interactive Arts & Technology
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • One Science 12
  • One Math 12
  • One Social Studies 12
  • One of: Math 12, Science 12, or Social Studies 12 
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
  • Language Arts 12

 

Contemporary Arts 1
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Two of: Arts Education 12, Social Studies 12, Language Arts 12, Math 12 or Science 12
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 12

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 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Two of: Social Studies 12, Language Arts 12, Math 12 or Science 12
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12

Faculty of Environment  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Bachelor of Arts
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 12 or Science 12
  • One of: Social Studies 12 or Language Arts 12
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
Bachelor of Environment
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 12 or Science 12
  • One of: Social Studies 12
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
  • Language Arts 12
Bachelor of Science
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • Chemistry 111/112
  • Physics 111/112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • Two of: Math 12 or Science 12
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
  • Language Arts 12

 

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 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Biology 121 or 122
  • Three of: Math 12, Science 12, Socials Studies 12, or Language Arts 12
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12

 

Bachelor of Science
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • One of: Biology 111 or 112, Chemistry 111 or 112, Environmental Science 120, or Physics 111 or 112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Biology 121 or 122
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • One of: Math 12, Science 12, Social Studies 12, or Language Arts 12
  • One additional course from List A or B

Faculty of Science  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
All programs
  • English 111 or English 112
  • One of: Foundations of Math 110 or Pre-Calculus Math 110
  • Chemistry 111/112
  • Physics 111/112
  • English 121 or 122 (min 70%)
  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • Two of: Math 12 or Science 12
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 12
  • Language 12
  • Language Arts 12
  • Social Studies 12

* Approved courses (Grade 12)

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 12:

  • English 121 or 122

Math 12:

  • Pre-Calculus A120 and Pre-Calculus B120
  • Calculus 120
  • Foundations of Math 120

Science 12:

  • Biology 121
  • Biology 122
  • Chemistry 121 
  • Chemistry 122
  • Physics 121
  • Physics 122
  • Environmental Science 120

Social Studies:

  • Canadian Geography 120
  • Canadian/World History 122
  • Economics 120
  • Individual and Family Dynamics 120
  • Law 120
  • Native Studies 120
  • Political Science 120
  • World Issues 120
  • Philosophy 120
  • Sociology 120

Language Arts

  • 20th Century Literature 120
  • Canadian Literature 120

Languages

  • French 120
  • French 122
  • Spanish 120
  • Mandarin 120

Arts Education

  • Music 120
  • Theatre Arts 120
  • Visual Arts 120

Additional Approved Courses

  • Accounting 120
  • All academic Grade 12 subjects

 

 

Advanced placement

Information for students in an AP program, or with AP course credit.

International Baccalaureate 

Information for students in an IB program, or with IB course credit.

Aboriginal Admission Policy

Available admission pathway for students of Aboriginal heritage.

Diverse qualifications 

Admission pathway for students who meet minimum admission standards and have demonstrated commitment or excellence in other endeavours, or who have succeeded in their studies despite difficult circumstances.

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