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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 International Foundations Program R.5 Program Structure R.5.3 IFP Pathways – Faculty of Science
R.5.3 IFP Pathways – Faculty of Science

Students admitted to IFP Pathways with the Faculty of Science complete a curriculum that includes BSc courses combined with intensive English language and academic course support.

IFP Pathways Science students take first-year science courses within the Faculty of Science, concurrently with English language and support courses within IFP, commencing in the Summer Term. Students also take three courses in the Spring Intersession later in their degree. This allows students to complete the first year Science program without any delays. Language and academic course support consists of 7 unpaired courses:

  • Unpaired courses focus on foundational academic communication skills, including reading, listening, speaking, and composition.

Grades for IFP Pathways courses are not used in the calculation of grade point averages for degree programs unless specifically allowed by that program. In addition, IFP Pathways courses may not be used for credit toward a degree program unless specifically allowed by that program.

Students admitted to IFP Pathways Faculty of Science must complete IFP Pathways and cannot submit English language proficiency scores for early exit.

Refer to 4.8 in the Faculty of Science section of the Calendar for detailed program of studies.