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University of Calgary Calendar 2021-2022 Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements A.5.4 Adult Student Admission
A.5.4 Adult Student Admission

Applicants who are 21 years of age or older by the first day of classes are automatically considered for admission as an Adult Student if they do not present the five high school required courses and do not have 12 or more post-secondary units from a recognized/accredited institution to be considered a transfer applicant. Post-secondary units are counted if they are completed by December 31 of the year prior to the year of admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall entry; and August 31 for Winter entry (unless otherwise stated). Applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents to be considered for Adult Student Admission.

Adult Students must present English Language Arts 30-1 or an acceptable equivalent and the additional grade 12 level program specific high school courses, or equivalent detailed below. Adult Students must meet English Language proficiency requirements (see A.11 English Language Proficiency).

Admission Requirements
Faculty Courses Included in Admission Average
Arts

Earth Science
- English 30-1
- Chemistry 30
- Mathematics 30-1

Economics
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1

Geography (BA, BSc), Psychology (BA)
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2

Psychology (BSc)
- English 30-1
- Biology 30
- Chemistry 30
- Mathematics 30-1

All Other
- English Language Arts 30-1

Haskayne School of Business

- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1

Cumming School of Medicine - BCR - English Language Arts 30-1
- Biology 30

Cumming School of Medicine – BHSc

Kinesiology

Nursing

- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1*
- Biology 30
- Chemistry 30

*Kinesiology will also accept Mathematics 31
Nursing will also accept Mathematics 30-2

Schulich School of Engineering - English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1
- Physics 30
- Chemistry 30
- Mathematics 31 (Applicants without Mathematics 31
or equivalent may be considered with a higher
average).
Science - English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1
- Two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31, CTS Computing Science 30 level (5 credits)
Werklund School of Education (BEd Four-Year program: On Campus)

Early Childhood Education
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2
- One of Social Studies 30-1, Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits), Mathematics 31, Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Language or Language and
Culture courses at the 30 level

English Language Arts/Fine Arts Education/English Language Learners/Second Languages
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Two of Social Studies 30-1, Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits), Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Mathematics 31, Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Language or Language and Culture courses at the 30 level

Mathematics/Science
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1
- Two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31 or CTS Computing Science 30 level (5 Credits)

Social Studies/Social Studies: Revitalization of Indigenous Languages
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Social Studies 30-1
- One of Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits), Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Mathematics 31, Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Language or Language and Culture courses at the 30 level

Werklund School of Education (BEd Four-Year program: Community-Based)

English Language Arts
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Two of Social Studies 30-1, Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits), Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Mathematics 31, Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Language or Language and Culture courses at the 30 level

Mathematics/Science
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Mathematics 30-1
- Two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31, CTS Computing Science 30 level (5 Credits)

Social Studies
- English Language Arts 30-1
- Social Studies 30-1
- One of Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits), Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Mathematics 31, Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Language or Language and Culture courses at the 30 level

Werklund School of Education
(Concurrent Program)
Requirements depend on Faculty offering the concurrent program. See Arts, Kinesiology or Science

Applicants who have completed high school courses required for admissions more than ten years ago, may not have adequate prerequisites for certain courses. Applicants should contact the faculty to which they are seeking admission for additional information.