Requirements for Post–Secondary
Below is a generic list of possible post-secondary options and the high school requirements for admissions into these programs.
University degree programs
- Undergraduate Degree programs are generally four years.
- All Canadian universities require English 30-1 plus 4 other 30 level courses.
- Depending on the faculty students are interested in they can choose from:
Humanities: Social 30-1, French 30, Spanish 30
Fine Arts: Drama 30, Art 30, Music 30(limit of one)
Sciences: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 30
Mathematics: Math 30-1, 30-2*, Math 31(Calculus)
CTS/Options: Phys Ed 30 ( for Recreation, Phys Ed and Kinesiology programs only) 5 credits advanced computer science
Specific Program Requirements
Engineering – English 30-1, Math 30-1, Math 31(Calculus) Physics 30, Chemistry 30
Faculty of Science, Pre – professional (pre-med, pharmacy, dentistry)
English 30-1, Math 30-1, Biology 30, Physics 30, Chemistry 30
Faculty of Science – English 30-1, Math 30-1, at least two sciences at 30 level specific to area of interest, fifth course from above (usually with a recommended course)
Faculty of Arts: English 30-1, plus any 4 from the above choices.
Faculty of Education: English 30-1, plus any 4 from the above choices.
Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences: English 30-1, Bio 30, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 + one more from any category
Faculty of Nursing: English 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry or Science 30, Math 30-1, 30-2, or 31, one other from the list above.
Faculty of Business: English 30-1, Math 30-1 plus three more from the above list.
There is no direct entry from high school into the following faculties:
Students are required to complete at least 2 years in an undergraduate program prior to applying. Some post-secondary institutions require a year of general arts or sciences prior to applying to business, education, or specialization programs.