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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Academic Regulations B. Registration B.2 Registration Procedures B.2.1 Residency Requirements
B.2.1 Residency Requirements

University of Calgary bachelor degrees require that a minimum of 60 units be completed with courses offered by the University of Calgary. The exception is the Bachelor of Social Work, which requires a minimum of 30 units.

Students who wish to complete a second degree should consult with their Faculty to determine which units may apply from the first degree toward the second degree. Typically, second degrees require a minimum of 60 additional units.

University of Calgary undergraduate students who wish to take courses at another post-secondary institution must obtain approval (letter of permission) prior to registering in a course(s). Information regarding Letters of Permission is available at Most students can apply for a Letter of Permission through their Student Centre at The exception is students in the Bachelor of Health Science (BHSc). BHSc students must contact their program office for information about letters of permission.

University of Calgary graduate students who wish to take courses at another post-secondary institution must consult with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and obtain approval prior to registering in a course(s). Requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.