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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Undergraduate Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements A.5.5 Second-Degree Students
A.5.5 Second-Degree Students

Students who hold a three- or four-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognized/accredited institution may pursue a program leading to a second or subsequent bachelor's degree (commonly referred to as an After-Degree), provided they qualifies for admission and meets all University and Faculty regulations. Consultation with academic advisors regarding admission and graduation requirements is necessary. The following regulations apply:

  1. Applicants will not be considered for admission to a second or subsequent degree program in any major field, or equivalent, in which they already possess a degree or in a field that is deemed, by the University of Calgary, to be similar or equivalent to a degree already attained (e.g. applicants with a prior Bachelor of Business Administration will not be admitted to a Bachelor of Commerce).
  2. Applicants holding a minor or equivalent will only be admitted to a second degree in the same area of the minor at the discretion of the University.
  3. Normally, a minimum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) must be taken from the University of Calgary. These 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) are in addition to any courses used to satisfy requirements for the previous credential(s).
  4. Prerequisites may be waived or advanced standing granted at the discretion of the admitting Faculty.
  5. A student admitted to a second or subsequent degree program must satisfy all corresponding degree and major field requirements current at the time of admission into the program.
  6. Combined degrees are not available for second or subsequent baccalaureate degrees.