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A.5.1.1 Early Admission for Current High School Students

An early offer of admission may be granted to current high school students who present an average of 90 per cent or higher in 4 approved subjects completed in grade 11. The average will be calculated on grade 11 courses. If both grade 11 and grade 12 grades are available, the grade 12 grades will be used. Early Admission is only available to first choice programs.

Students admitted must maintain their academic standing, complete all grade 12 requirements for the program they have been admitted to and obtain their Alberta Grade 12 Graduation, or equivalent. A final transcript is required by August 1. For more information visit: ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/apply.

Equivalent courses will be considered for students who completed courses outside the province of Alberta.

Faculty/Program Required Courses Supplementary Requirements
Arts (BA, BSc, BCC, BCMS, BFS)  English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1 or 20-2
Social Studies 20-1
One approved course
 

Fine Art Programs: Visual Studies, Dance, Drama & Music

English Language Arts 20-1
Social Studies 20-1
Two approved courses
Visual Studies: portfolio
BMus: complete online audition form and audition.
Dance: audition and statement of interest required
Science English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1
Two of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20
  
Werklund School of Education (4 yr Program – Community-Based) English Language Arts 20-1
Language Arts:
One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 and Physics 20.
Two approved 20 level courses
Mathematics and Science: Mathematics 20-1
Two of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20
Social Studies:
Social Studies 20-1
One of Science 20, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 and Physics 20
One 20 level approved courses
 
Schulich School of Engineering English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1
Chemistry 20
Physics 20
 
Kinesiology English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1
Biology 20
Chemistry 20
 
Cumming School of Medicine    

BCR

English Language Arts 20-1
Biology 20
Two approved courses
 

BHSc

English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1
Biology 20
Chemistry 20
Online supplementary application
Nursing English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1 or 20-2
Biology 20
Chemistry 20
 
Haskayne School of Business English Language Arts 20-1
Mathematics 20-1
Social Studies 20-1
One approved course
 
Approved Courses

The following is a list of approved Alberta high school courses. Further details and information regarding equivalent courses for other Canadian provinces and territories are available at: ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/apply.

  • Aboriginal Studies 20 (5 credits)
  • Any International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) course
  • Biology 20
  • Chemistry 20
  • Computing Science, Intermediate Level (5 credits) or Advanced Level (5 credits) Career and Technology Series
  • Fine Arts Courses - For admission to non-Fine Arts programs, only one Art, Music or Drama course may be used: Art 20 or 21, Choral Music 20, General Music 20, Instrumental Music 20, Drama 20, Dance 25
  • Language or Language and Culture Courses at the 20 level
  • Mathematics 20-1
  • Mathematics 20-2
  • Physical Education 20
  • Physics 20
  • Science 20
  • Social Studies 20-1

Any two of the following 3 or 4 credit courses combined to fulfil one approved course:

  • Political Thinking 20
  • Comparative Government 20
  • Religious Ethics 20
  • Religious Meanings 20
  • Local and Canadian Geography 20
  • Personal Psychology 20
  • General Psychology 20
  • General Sociology 20
  • Sociological Institutions 20
  • Origins of Western Philosophy 20
  • Contemporary Western Philosophy 20
  • Western Canadian History 20
  • Canadian History 20
  • Economics for Consumers 20