Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Admission requirements for Fall 2019

The admission evaluation is based on all approved grade 12 courses, with greater emphasis on List A courses.

Grade 11

No changes for Fall 2019

English 11 check single
Language 11 (includes beginner's language 11, American sign language 11 or 12, and language 12 courses) check single
Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11  check single
Science 11 (any from: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, IB Environmental Systems, Physics) check single

Approved Grade 12 courses

Course list updated March 2018

Students must complete a minimum of 5 approved grade 12 courses, including the following required courses:

English 12 or English First Peoples 12 (min 70%) or Fran├žais langue premiere 12 check single
One of:

Biology 12
Pre-Calculus 12
Calculus 12
Chemistry 12
Foundations of Math 12
Physics 12

Any approved AP or IB Science course

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Two of:

BC First Nations Studies 12
Comparative Civilizations 12
Economics 12
English Literature 12
Geography 12
History 12
Law 12
Philosophy 12
Social Justice 12

Any approved AP or IB Social Science/Humanities course

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One of:

French 12 or Fran├žais langue seconde 12
German 12
Japanese 12
Mandarin 12
Punjabi 12
Spanish 12

Any approved AP or IB Languages course


one additional course from any in List A, above

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plus any additional courses from List A or List B.

Arts Foundations 12
Choral Music 12
Dance Choreography 12
Dance Performance 12
Drama: Film & TV 12
Geology 12
Instrumental Music 12
Studio Arts 12
Sustainable Resources 12
Theatre Performance 12
Theatre Production 12
Visual Arts 12

Note: Equivalent AP or IB courses may be used in place of the above courses.