High School Admission Requirements

High School Admission Requirements

High school applicants are defined as having successfully graduated from an approved grade twelve program and have met the following provincial admission requirements: 

Competitive Entry

Admission to Applied Sciences, Health Sciences, Nursing, Social Work and Education is competitive and requires coursework and other requirements in addition to those outlined above.  

International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Programs

Approved International Baccalaureate Courses:

  • IB Biology
  • IB Chemistry
  • IB Computer Science
  • IB Economics
  • IB English Language A
  • IB Environmental Systems
  • IB French Language A and/or French Language B
  • IB Geography
  • IB German
  • IB History
  • IB History - Asian
  • IB History - European
  • IB Mathematics
  • IB Further Mathematics
  • IB Music
  • IB Philosophy
  • IB Physics
  • IB Psychology
  • IB Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • IB Spanish A and/or Spanish B

Approved Advanced Placement Courses:

  • AP History of Art
  • AP General Biology
  • AP Calculus AB or BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A or AB
  • AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics
  • AP English
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP French
  • AP German
  • AP United States History
  • AP European History
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Latin
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Physics B and/or Physics C
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Spanish Literature
  • AP Statistics
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP World History

For information on receiving credit towards your university degree from your AP or IB coursework or to see how it will transfer please visit www.bctransferguide.ca.