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British Columbia and Yukon Assessment Criteria

If you are currently attending a British Columbia or Yukon secondary school, you must complete your secondary school diploma or certificate by June including each of the following to be considered for admission:

Applications should be submitted in the Fall prior to the year in which you are seeking admission. Self Reported Grade Forms should be submitted as soon as you receive mid-year grades.   If you are attending a secondary school outside Ontario, you are also eligible to fill out either the Special Consideration or the Extraordinary Extracurricular Activites & Contributions to Citizenship Profile.

Note: Some programs may require specific courses from out-of-province applicants to be eligible for enrollment. The Admission Recommendations and Requirements chart presents this information for each province in one document.

Additional Admissions Information

Acceptable Courses

Any Advanced Placement 12 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Any Language 12
Biology 12
Calculus 12
Chemistry 12
Comparative Civilizations 12
Computer Science 12
Computer Studies 12
Economics 12
English 12
English 12 First Peoples
English Language and Composition 12
English Literature 12
English Literature and Composition 12
First Nations Studies 12
Foundations of Math 12
Geography 12
Geology 12
History 12
Human Geography 12
ICT: Computer Programming 12
Information Technology 12
Introduction to Calculus 12
Law 12
Philosophy 12
Physics 12
Pre-Calculus 12
Principles of Mathematics 12
Social Justice 12
Survey Mathematics 12

Note: This list is not exhaustive. If you have a question regarding the acceptability of a course for admission consideration, please contact the Admissions Office directly.

Those who are considering Western in the future and are entering grade 10, should enrol in the "Common Grade 10 Mathematics" to ensure the correct path toward Western's grade 12 math requirements.