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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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • One of: Biology SBI4U, Chemistry SCH4U or Physics SPH4U
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U (recommended)
 
  • Language 4U/DU
  • Math MDM4U
  • Science 4U/M
  • Social Studies 4U/M
Engineering Science
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U (min 75%)
  • Chemistry SCH4U (min 75%)
  • Physics SPH4U (min 75%)
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U (min 70%)
  • One additional courses from List A or B
Mechatronics Systems Engineering
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U (min 70%)
  • Chemistry SCH4U (min 70%)
  • Physics SPH4U (min 70%)
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U (min 70%)
  • One additional courses from List A or B
Sustainable Energy Engineering 2
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U (min 70%)
  • Chemistry SCH4U (min 70%)
  • Physics SPH4U (min 70%)
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U (min 70%)
  • One additional course from List A or B

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.

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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 4U or Science 4U
  • Two of: Social Studies 4U/M
  • One additional: Math 4U, Science 4U/M, Social Studies 4U/M or Language 4U/DU
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M

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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • One of: Math 4U, Science 4U/M or Social Studies 
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 4U/DU

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Communication
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Four of: Math 4U, Science 4U/M, Social Studies 4U/M or Language 4U/DU (one Language 4U/DU may be used as List A)
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU
Interactive Arts & Technology
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Math 12: Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • One of: Science 4U/M
  • One of: Social Studies 4U/M
  • One additional: Math 4U, Science 4U/M or Social Studies 4U/M
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU

 

Contemporary Arts 1
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Two of: Arts Education 4M, Social Studies 4U/M, Math 4U or Science 4U/M
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Language 4U/DU

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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Two of: Social Studies 4U/M, Math 4U or Science 4U/M
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU

Faculty of Environment  (programs)

Program Grade 11 (required) Grade 12 List A (required) Grade 12 List B
(approved, non-required)
Bachelor of Arts
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 4U or Science 4U/M
  • One of: Social Studies 4U/M 
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU
Bachelor of Environment
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • One of: Math 4U or Science 4U/M
  • One Social Studies 4U/M
  • Three additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU
Bachelor of Science
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • Chemistry 11 SCH3U
  • Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Two of: 4U/M Math or Science
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU
  • Social Studies 4U/M

 

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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Biology SB14U
  • Three of: 4U/M Math, Science, Socials Studies 
  • One additional course from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4U/M
  • Language 4U/DU

 

Bachelor of Science
  • English ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • One of:  Biology 11 SBI3U, Chemistry 11 SCH3U, Environmental Science 11 SVN3M, or Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Biology SB14U
  • Chemistry SCH4U
  • One Math 4U
  • One of: Math 4U, Science 4U or Social Studies 4U
  • 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 ENG3U
  • One of: Functions and Applications MCF3M or Functions MCR3U
  • Chemistry 11 SCH3U
  • Physics 11 SPH3U 
  • English ENG4U (min 70%)
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Two of: 4U/M Math or Science
  • Two additional courses from List A or B
  • Arts Education 4M
  • Language 4U/DU
  • Social Studies 4U/M

* Approved courses (4U/M)

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 4U/M courses.

ENGLISH 4U

  • English ENG4U

MATH 4U

  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U
  • Mathematics of Data Management MDM4U

SCIENCE 4U/M

  • Biology SB14U
  • Chemistry SCH4U
  • Physics SPH4U
  • Earth and Space SES4U
  • Science SNC4M

SOCIAL STUDIES 4U/M

  • Aboriginal Governance NDG4M
  • Analyzing Current Economic Issues CIA4U
  • Canadian and International Law CLN4U
  • Canadian and International Politics CPW4U
  • Canadian and International Politics CPW4U
  • Challenge and Change in Society HSB4U
  • Classical Civilization LVV4U
  • Equity and Social Justice HSE4M
  • Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context NDW4M
  • Origins and Citizenship: The History of Canada: History, Identity, and Culture CHI4U
  • Philosophy: Questions and Theories HZT4U
  • Spatial Technologies in Action CGO4M
  • The Environment and Resource Management CGR4M
  • World Cultures HSC4M
  • World Geography: Urban Patterns and Population Issues CGU4M
  • World History since the Fifteenth Century CHY4U
  • World Issues: A Geographic Analysis CGW4U
  • Writer’s Craft EWC4U
  • Studies in Literature ETS4U

LANGUAGES 4U

  • Classical Language LVV4U
  • International Languages LBADU-LDYDU

ARTS EDUCATION 4M

  • Dance ATC4M
  • Drama ADA4M
  • Music A4U4M
  • Visual Art AVI4M

ADDITIONAL APPROVED COURSES 4U/M

  • All 4U and 4M subjects

 

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