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University of Calgary Calendar 2017-2018 Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements A.5.3 Transferring from Another Post-Secondary Institution A.5.3.1 Transfer Admission Requirements
A.5.3.1 Transfer Admission Requirements
Faculty of Arts
Degree Sought Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation Required Courses for Admission Notes
BA, BSc, BCC, BCMS, BFS 12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application.

 

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.


Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 is a prerequisite for courses in some majors.
BA, BFA, BMus
(Visual Studies, Dance, Drama and Music)
12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application.

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

Admission to the BMus, BA (Music) or Minor in Music programs requires evidence of RCM Level 8 or the departmental music theory diagnostic exam.

An audition or portfolio is required for Dance, Music and Visual Studies.

Cumming School of Medicine
Degree Sought Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation Required Courses for Admission Notes
Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation
BCR (University Transfer route) 15 units

Minimum GPA of 2.50.

A supplementary application is required.

BCR (Post-Diploma route) 60 units An approved transferable post-secondary diploma.

Minimum GPA of 2.50.

A supplementary application is required.

Bachelor of Health Sciences
BHSc 24 units

Applicants must have taken a minimum of four of the following courses corresponding to the intended major.

Biomedical Sciences Major: Biology 241, 243, Chemistry 201, 203, Mathematics 249 (or 265), Physics 211 (or 221), 223 or transferable post-secondary equivalent courses.

Bioinformatics Major: Biology 241, 243, Computer Science 231 (or 217), 233 (or 219), Mathematics 265 (or 249), 267, Chemistry 201, 203 or transferable post-secondary equivalent courses.

Health and Society Major: Biology 241, 243, Health and Society 201, any 200-level 3-unit English or Comparative Literature 203, and three of Psychology 200, 201, Sociology 201, Anthropology 203, Geography 205, 251, Economics 201, 203, any 200-level Political Science course, Community Rehabilitation 205, 207 or transferable post-secondary equivalent courses.

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A supplementary application is required.
Haskayne School of Business

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation Required Courses for Admission

Notes

BComm

18 units
must be completed by the end of the Winter Term prior to the fall admission term.

Applicants with 6 units or fewer may be considered for direct entry admission based on their high school record.

Applicants with more than 6 units but fewer than 18 units are not admissible to the Haskayne School of Business.

English 201 or other transferable post-secondary English course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

Mathematics 249 or 265 or equivalent transferable post-secondary mathematics course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

Statistics 213 or equivalent transferable post-secondary statistics course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

Statistics 217 or equivalent transferable post-secondary statistics course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

Economics 201 or equivalent transferable post-secondary microeconomics course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

Economics 203 or equivalent transferable post-secondary macroeconomics course (with a grade of "C-" or better)

All required courses must be completed by the end of the Winter Term of the year of application.
Faculty of Kinesiology

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation Required Courses for Admission

Notes

BKin, BSc 15 units completed by the end of Fall Term. Transfer GPA will be calculated on the most recently completed 15 to 30 units by the end of Fall Term in the year of application. English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1*, Chemistry 30 and Biology 30 or equivalent post-secondary transfer courses.

*Biomechanics and Exercise and Health Physiology majors require a minimum of 70% in Mathematics 30-1.

*Biomechanics major requires Mathematics 31 (calculus). Physics 30 is recommended but will not be counted in the calculation for incoming average.

Faculty of Nursing

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation

Required Courses for Admission

Notes
BN (Transfer Route) 30 units completed by the end of the Winter Term for fall admission; completed by the end of Summer Term for winter admission.

Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Chemistry 30 and Biology 30 or equivalent high school or post-secondary transfer courses.

Transferable post-secondary equivalent courses in:

  • English or equivalent (3 units)
  • Arts, Humanities, Social Science (3 units)
  • Statistics (3 units)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology course(s) (6 units with minimum grade of "C-" approved by the Faculty of Nursing)
BN (Degree Holder Route) Approved degree with minimum of 90 units. All admission requirements must be met by the end of Summer Term for winter admission.

Transferable post-secondary equivalent courses in:

  • English or equivalent (3 units)
  • Arts, Humanities, Social Science (3 units)
  • Statistics (3 units)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology course(s) (6 units with minimum grade of "C-" approved by the Faculty of Nursing)
Schulich School of Engineering

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation

Required Courses for Admission

Notes
BSc Engineering (Common First Year) 12 units completed by the time of application; GPA calculated using the most recent 12 to 30 units, regardless of transferability to Engineering. English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 (or equivalents). Includes Engineering diploma-holders and other related diploma-holders.
BSc Engineering (placed directly in Engineering major) 24 units or more of required first year Engineering courses; GPA calculated using at least 24 units, up to a maximum of the most recent 30 units of science, mathematics, or engineering courses, regardless of transferability to Engineering. Placement is competitive.

English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 (or equivalents).

The minimum of 24 units must include at least 8 of the following courses: Mathematics 275, 277, 211, Chemistry 209, Engineering 200, 201, 202, 225, 233, Physics 259, (or transferable post-secondary equivalents).

BSc Engineering (Engineering Tech Diploma Holders+ Additional Coursework) 24 units or more of required first year Engineering courses; GPA calculated using the Diploma cumulative GPA and subsequent courses in science, mathematics, and engineering up to a maximum equivalent of 30 units, regardless of transferability to Engineering.

English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 (or equivalents).

The minimum of 24 units must include at least 8 of the following courses: Mathematics 275, 277, 211, Chemistry 209, Engineering 200, 201, 202, 225, 233, Physics 259, (or equivalent transferable post-secondary courses).

BSc Energy Engineering 60 units; GPA calculated using the cumulative diploma GPA.

English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 (or equivalents) [Mathematics 31, and for some diplomas Chemistry 30, equivalency awarded based on the diploma].

Diploma from an approved program at an institution with a transfer program agreement (or equivalent) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30.

A supplementary application is required.
Faculty of Science

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation

Required Courses for Admission

Notes
BSc (Most majors) 12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application. English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1 and two courses from the following: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31 or CTS Computer Science Advanced (or transferable post-secondary equivalents).
BSc Honours (Biochemistry; Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology; Ecology; Plant Biology; Zoology) 30 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application*. English 30-1, Mathematics 30-1 and two courses from the following: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31 or CTS Computer Science Advanced (or transferable post-secondary equivalents). *Students interested in these programs who have not completed 30 units are recommended to apply for the Biological Sciences major instead.
BSc Honours (Neuroscience) 45 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application. 60 units must be completed by the end of the Winter Term in the year of application for a final admission offer.

Biochemistry 341 or 393* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

Biology 241, 243, 311 and 331* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

Chemistry 351 and one of 201 or 211 and one of 203 or 213* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

One English course* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

Mathematics 211 or 213 and one of Mathematics 249 or 265 or 275* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

Physics 211 or 221* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

Psychology 200 and 312* or transferable post-secondary equivalents.

*All required courses must be completed with grades of "C-" or better.
Faculty of Social Work

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation

Required Courses for Admission

Notes
BSW (Alberta Social Work Diploma)

Cumulative GPA achieved on the completed Alberta social work diploma (minimum of 30 units). Courses taken after the diploma will be included as well.

For applicants still working on the diploma, the cumulative GPA will be calculated on the most recently completed courses starting with those taken prior to the application deadline (fall and prior).

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

Alberta social work diploma from a post-secondary institution with a transfer agreement with the Faculty of Social Work.

Minimum GPA of 2.30.

All applicants must submit the University of Calgary online application and upload their resume of work and volunteer experience, essay, and two letters of reference. For application instructions visit: fsw.ucalgary.ca.

BSW (University Transfer - including current University of Calgary students) 30 units of university-transferable courses starting with courses completed prior to the application deadline (fall and prior).

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

A minimum of 57 units of university-transferable non-social work courses plus Social Work 201 (or equivalent).

BSW (Non-Social Work Degree) 30 units from the non-social work degree program.

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

A non-social work degree from a recognized institution plus Social Work 201 (or equivalent).

BSW (Non-Social Work Diploma) 30 units of university-transferable courses starting with courses completed prior to the application deadline (fall and prior).

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

A non-social work diploma from a recognized institution plus 27 units of transferable non-social work courses and Social Work 201 (or equivalent).

BSW (Non-Alberta Social Work Diploma) 30 units of university-transferable courses starting with courses completed prior to the application deadline (fall and prior).

A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.

Social work diploma from a recognized institution that does not have a transfer agreement with the Faculty of Social Work plus 30 units of transferable non-social work courses.

Werklund School of Education

Degree Sought

Minimum Number of Post-Secondary Units Required for Admission GPA Calculation

Required Courses for Admission

Notes
BEd (4 Year Program -Community-Based) 12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term of the year of application. A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.
BEd (4 Year Program - Campus-Based) 12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term of the year of application. A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.
BEd (Concurrent Program) 12 units completed by the end of the Fall Term of the year of application. A transferable post-secondary English course(s) or English 30-1 or equivalent.
BEd (After Degree) 30 units completed by the end of the Fall Term in the year of application. Transferable post-secondary equivalent courses in English Literature or French Literature (3 units). Must have completed an undergraduate degree with a minimum of 90 transferable units from an accredited post-secondary institution recognized by the University of Calgary.