Admission requirements: British Columbia and Yukon

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Approved high school courses

The following high school courses are approved for admission. Refer to the program requirements to see the courses (including English and math) required by specific faculties and programs.

  • Courses must be 4 credits each
  • French Immersion equivalents of the courses below are also approved
  • AP and IB courses will also be considered

Applying for September 2019

Academic 12

  • Arabic 12
  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Croatian 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • Foundations of Math 12
  • French 12
  • Français langue première 12
  • Français langue seconde-immersion 12
  • German 12
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • Halq'emeylem 12
  • History 12
  • Hul'q'umi'num 12
  • ICT: Applied Digital Communications 12
  • ICT: Computer Programming 12
  • Italian 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Korean 12
  • Kwak'wala 12
  • Law 12
  • Liqwala/Kwakwala 12
  • Mandarin Chinese 12
  • Nuu-chah-nulth 12
  • Nte?kepmxcin 12
  • Nsilxcen (Okanagan) 12
  • Physics 12
  • Pre-calculus 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Russian 12
  • Sencoten 12
  • Shashishalhem 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Sm'algyax 12
  • Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Upper St'at'imcets 12
  • Secwepemctsin 12
  • Tsek'ene 12
  • Yukon First Nations Studies 12

Fine Arts 11

  • Art Foundations 11
  • Choral Music 11: Concert Choir
  • Choral Music 11: Vocal Jazz
  • Drama: Film and Television 11
  • Dance: Choreography 11
  • Dance: Performance 11
  • Instrumental Music 11: Concert Band
  • Instrumental Music 11: Guitar
  • Instrumental Music 11: Jazz Band
  • Instrumental Music 11: Orchestral Strings
  • Music: Composition & Technology 11
  • Studio Arts 11: Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Studio Arts 11: Drawing and Painting
  • Studio Arts 11: Fabric and Fibre
  • Studio Arts 11: Printmaking/Graphic Design
  • Theatre Performance 11: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 11: Directing/Script
  • Theatre Production 11
  • Visual Arts: Media Arts 11

Fine Arts 12

  • Art Foundations 12
  • Choral Music 12: Concert Choir
  • Choral Music 12: Vocal Jazz
  • Drama: Film & Television 12
  • Dance: Choreography 12
  • Dance: Performance 12
  • Instrumental Music 12: Concert Band
  • Instrumental Music 12: Guitar
  • Instrumental Music 12: Jazz Band
  • Instrumental Music 12: Orchestral Springs
  • Music Composition & Technology 12
  • Studio Arts 12: Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Studio Arts 12: Drawing and Painting
  • Studio Arts 12: Fabric and Fibre
  • Studio Arts 12: Printmaking/Graphic Design
  • Theatre Performance 12: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 12: Directing/Script
  • Theatre Production 12: Theatre Management
  • Theatre Production 12: Technical Theatre
  • Visual Arts: Media Arts 12
  • Writing 12

Language 11

Introductory language courses are not accepted.

  • Arabic 11
  • American Sign Language 11
  • American Sign Language 12
  • Croatian 11
  • French 11
  • Français langue première 11
  • Français langue seconde-immersion 11
  • German 11
  • Halq'emeylem 11
  • Heiltsuk 11
  • Hul'q'umi'num 11
  • Italian 11
  • Japanese 11
  • Korean 11
  • Kwak'wala 11
  • Liqwala/Kwakwala 11
  • Mandarin Chinese 11
  • Nuu-chah-nulth 11
  • Nte?kepmxcin 11
  • Nsilxcen (Okanagan) 11
  • Punjabi 11
  • Russian 11
  • Sencoten 11
  • Shashishalhem 11
  • Sm'algyax 11
  • Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 11
  • Spanish 11
  • Upper St'at'imcets 11
  • Secwepemctsin 11
  • Tsek'ene 11

Science 11

  • Biology 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Earth Science 11
  • Physics 11
  • Applications of Physics 12

Science 12

  • Biology 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • Physics 12

Social Studies 11

  • Civic Studies 11
  • Social Studies 11

Social Studies 12

  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Geography 12
  • History 12
  • Law 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Yukon First Nations Studies 12

Applying for September 2020

Academic 12

In addition to the courses listed below, the Academic 12 requirement can be met by any Academic 12 course approved for September 2019 entry (refer to courses under "Applying for September 2019").

  • 20th Century World History 12
  • Anatomy and Physiology 12
  • Arabic 12
  • Asian Studies 12
  • BC First Peoples 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Comparative Cultures 12
  • Comparative World Religions 12
  • Composition 12
  • Computer Science 12
  • Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
  • Creative Writing 12
  • Croatian 12
  • Economic Theory 12
  • Environmental Science 12
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12
  • French 12
  • Français langue et culture 12
  • Français langue première 12
  • Français langue seconde-immersion 12
  • Genocide Studies 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • Halq'emeylem 12
  • Hul'q'umi'num 12
  • Human Geography 12
  • Italian 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Korean 12
  • Kwak'wala 12
  • Law Studies 12
  • Liqwala/Kwakwala 12
  • Literary Studies 12
  • Mandarin 12
  • New Media 12
  • Nuu-chah-nulth 12
  • Nte?kepmxcin 12
  • Nsilxcen (Okanagan) 12
  • Philosophy 12
  • Physical Geography 12
  • Physics 12
  • Political Studies 12
  • Pre-calculus 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Russian 12
  • Sencoten 12
  • Shashishalhem 12
  • Sm'algyax 12
  • Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Spoken Language 12
  • Statistics 12
  • Upper St'at'imcets 12
  • Secwepemctsin 12
  • Tsek'ene 12
  • Urban Studies 12

English 11

  • Composition 11
  • Creative Writing 11
  • English 11
  • English 11: First Peoples
  • English First Peoples: Literary Studies + New Media 11
  • English First Peoples: Literary Studies + Spoken Language 11
  • English First Peoples: Literary Studies + Writing 11
  • Literary Studies 11
  • New Media 11
  • Spoken Language 11

Fine Arts 11

  • Art Foundations 11
  • Choral Music 11: Concert Choir
  • Choral Music 11: Vocal Jazz
  • Drama: Film and Television 11
  • Dance: Choreography 11
  • Dance: Performance 11
  • Instrumental Music 11: Concert Band
  • Instrumental Music 11: Guitar
  • Instrumental Music 11: Jazz Band
  • Instrumental Music 11: Orchestral Strings
  • Music: Composition & Technology 11
  • Studio Arts 11: Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Studio Arts 11: Drawing and Painting
  • Studio Arts 11: Fabric and Fibre
  • Studio Arts 11: Printmaking/Graphic Design
  • Theatre Performance 11: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 11: Directing/Script
  • Theatre Production 11
  • Visual Arts: Media Arts 11

Fine Arts 12

  • Art Foundations 12
  • Choral Music 12: Concert Choir
  • Choral Music 12: Vocal Jazz
  • Drama: Film & Television 12
  • Dance: Choreography 12
  • Dance: Performance 12
  • Instrumental Music 12: Concert Band
  • Instrumental Music 12: Guitar
  • Instrumental Music 12: Jazz Band
  • Instrumental Music 12: Orchestral Springs
  • Music Composition & Technology 12
  • Studio Arts 12: Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Studio Arts 12: Drawing and Painting
  • Studio Arts 12: Fabric and Fibre
  • Studio Arts 12: Printmaking/Graphic Design
  • Theatre Performance 12: Acting
  • Theatre Performance 12: Directing/Script
  • Theatre Production 12: Theatre Management
  • Theatre Production 12: Technical Theatre
  • Visual Arts: Media Arts 12

Language 11

  • Core French 11
  • Français langue première 11
  • Français langue seconde-immersion 11
  • All non-introductory Grade 11/12 Indigenous language courses
  • All non-introductory Grade 11/12 foreign language courses
    • Example: "Spanish 11" satisfies the Language 11 requirement
    • Example: "Introductory Spanish 11" does not satisfy the Language 11 requirement

Science 11

  • Biology 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Earth Sciences 11
  • Environmental Science 11
  • Life Sciences 11
  • Physics 11

Science 12

  • Anatomy and Physiology 12
  • Biology 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Environmental Science 12
  • Geology 12
  • Physics 12

Social Studies 11

  • Civic Studies 11
  • Explorations In Social Studies 11
  • Francophone History And Culture 11
  • Social Studies 11

Social Studies 12

  • 20th Century World History 12
  • Asian Studies: 1850 - Present 12
  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • BC First Peoples 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Comparative Cultures 12
  • Comparative World Religions 12
  • Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
  • Economic Theory 12
  • Genocide Studies 12
  • Geography 12
  • History 12
  • Human Geography 12
  • Law 12
  • Law Studies 12
  • Philosophy 12
  • Physical Geography 12
  • Political Studies 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Urban Studies 12
  • Yukon First Nations Studies 12