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In addition to the General Admissions Requirements, individual programs have specific requirements, as listed below. Specific course details can be found in the program descriptions for each degree.

Certificate in AccountingThis program is not open to students entering directly from high school. It is intended for persons only in business or allied fields or those with at least 5.0 units of university credit.

Certificate and Diploma in Business AdministrationEntrance requirements for the Certificate and the Diploma in Business Administration programs are the same as for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Due to the sequencing of course prerequisites, it may not be possible to complete the certificate in one academic year or the diploma in two.

Certificate in MarketingEntrance requirements for the Certificate in Marketing program are the same as for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Due to the sequencing of course prerequisites, it may not be possible to complete the certificate in one academic year.

Certificate and Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality ManagementEntrance requirements for the Certificate and the Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management programs are the same as for the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management degree. Due to the sequencing of course prerequisites, it may not be possible to complete the certificate in one academic year or the diploma in two.

Bachelor of ArtsEntrance requirements are as noted above with preference given to students with strong and well-rounded high school programs. See 2.1.4 Admission Requirements.

Students who are interested in pursuing majors which require mathematics components and/or statistics (psychology, sociology/anthropology) are required to complete grade XI or XII academic or advanced mathematics.

Students who are interested in pursuing majors in economics or mathematics are required to complete grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics.

Students interested in these programs but lack the required mathematics background may register in the Bachelor of Arts program and complete MATH 0020 to acquire the appropriate mathematics background for these majors.

Bachelor of Arts (Child and Youth Study)In addition to the General Admissions Requirements, grade XI or XII academic or advanced mathematics is required.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to this program, as there are limits to the number of students who can be accepted in any one year.  Qualified candidates will be accepted until the program is full.

Child Abuse Register checks and Criminal Records checks will be made prior to the first practicum placement.

Bachelor of Business AdministrationIn addition to the General Admissions Requirements, grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics are required.

Bachelor of Education

This is a limited enrolment program and admission is highly competitive. Superior grades in a first undergraduate degree are a minimum requirement. See further details in the Bachelor of Education section.

Bachelor of Public RelationsIn addition to the General Admissions Requirements, grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics are required.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to this program, as there are limits to the number of students who can be accepted in any one year.  Qualified candidates will be accepted until the program is full.

Applicants should have keyboarding skills to meet program requirements.  This program requires three compulsory co-operative education terms in addition to 20.0 units of academic coursework.

Bachelor of ScienceIn addition to the General Admission Requirements, grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics plus a minimum of one natural science are required. An additional science may be required, depending on choice of major. Students interested in a Bachelor of Science program but lack the required mathematics and science background may register in a Bachelor of Arts program and complete either MATH 1102 and 1103 or MATH 1113 to qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Science programs in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or psychology.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Human NutritionIn addition to the General Admissions Requirements, grade XII chemistry, and one other science (biology preferred); and grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics are required.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to this program, as there are limits to the number of students who can be accepted in any one year.  Qualified candidates will be accepted until the program is full.

Health screening and immunizations are required prior to the first placement in a health facility.

Bachelor of Science (Science Communication)

In addition to the General Admission Requirements, students admitted to the BSc (Science Communication) program require the following: Grade XII chemistry and a minimum of one other science, plus grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics. Applicants without the mathematics or chemistry requirements may be admitted conditionally and must acquire the prerequisites through elective or non-credit work before or during the first year of the program.

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality ManagementIn addition to the General Admissions Requirements, grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics are required. This program requires three compulsory co-operative education terms or two practica in addition to 20.0 units of academic coursework.

MathematicsPlease note that university-administered mathematics placement tests must be taken by all students intending to register for any 1000-level mathematics courses at the Mount. Completion of university-preparatory mathematics does not, by itself, satisfy specific course prerequisites.


Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the current 2017-2018 academic year which runs from September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018.  

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