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Canadian Secondary School Course Equivalents

Open Admission programs: if you lack high school English, math or science requirements, you may begin your first-year university studies while taking University Preparation courses to meet these requirements.

Grade 12
Canadian High School Graduation
BC Adult Graduation Diploma: "The Adult Dogwood"
English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
ELA 30-1
Saskatchewan ELA A30 & B30
Manitoba ELA: Comprehensive Focus 40S or
ELA: Literary Focus 40S or
ELA: Transactional Focus 40S
Ontario ENG4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador English 3201
New Brunswick English 121 or 122
Nova Scotia English 12 or Advanced English 12
Prince Edward Island English 621A or Advanced English 611
Upgrading & Assessment
University equivalent ENGL 0600
ENGL 0661
ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580
Domestic students Accuplacer
Language Proficiency Index(LPI)
International students Examples include:
TRU English Placement Test
TOEFL/IELTS
Pearson Test of English (PTE)
English 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
ELA 20-1
Saskatchewan ELA 20
Manitoba ELA: Comprehensive Focus 30S or
ELA: Literary Focus 30S or
ELA: Transactional Focus 30S
Ontario ENG3U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador English 2201
New Brunswick English 111 or 112
Nova Scotia English 11 or Advanced English 11
Prince Edward Island English 521A
Pre-Calculus 12
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Math 30-1
Saskatchewan Pre-Calculus 30
Manitoba Pre-Calculus Math 40S
Ontario Advanced Functions MHF4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Math 3200 or Math 3201 or Math 3208
New Brunswick Pre-Calculus A120 & B120
Nova Scotia Pre-Calculus 12
Prince Edward Island Math 611B or 621B
Pre-Calculus 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Math 20-1
Saskatchewan Pre-Calculus 20
Manitoba Pre-Calculus Math 30S
Ontario Functions MCR3U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Math 2200
New Brunswick Pre-Calculus 110
Nova Scotia Pre-Calculus 11
Prince Edward Island Math 521B
Foundations of Math 12
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Math 30-2
Saskatchewan Foundations of Math 30
Manitoba Applied Math 40S
Ontario Advanced Functions MHF4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Math 3201
New Brunswick Foundations Math 120
Nova Scotia Math 12
Prince Edward Island Math 621A
Foundations of Math 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Math 20-2
Saskatchewan Foundations of Math 20
Manitoba Applied Math 30S
Ontario Mathematics of Data Management MDM4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Math 2201
New Brunswick Foundations Math 110
Nova Scotia Math 11
Prince Edward Island Math 631A
Biology 12
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Biology 30
Saskatchewan Biology 30
Manitoba Biology 40S
Ontario Biology SB14U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Biology 3201
New Brunswick Biology 121 or 122
Nova Scotia Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12
Prince Edward Island Biology 621A
Biology 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Biology 20
Saskatchewan Biology 20
Manitoba Biology 30S
Ontario Biology SBI3U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Biology 2201
New Brunswick Biology 111 or 112
Nova Scotia Biology 11 or Advanced Biology 11
Prince Edward Island Biology 521A
Chemistry 12
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Chemistry 30
Saskatchewan Chemistry 30
Manitoba Chemistry 40S
Ontario Chemistry SCH4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Chemistry 3202
New Brunswick Chemistry 121 or 122
Nova Scotia Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12
Prince Edward Island Chemistry 611A or Advanced Chemistry 621A
Chemistry 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Chemistry 20
Saskatchewan Chemistry 20
Manitoba Chemistry 30S
Ontario Chemistry SCH3U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Chemistry 2202
New Brunswick Chemistry 111 or 112
Nova Scotia Chemistry 11 or Advanced Chemistry 11
Prince Edward Island Chemistry 511A or Advanced Chemistry 521A
Physics 12
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Physics 30
Saskatchewan Physics 30
Manitoba Physics 40S
Ontario Physics SPH4U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Physics 3204
New Brunswick Physics 121 or 122
Nova Scotia Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12
Prince Edward Island Physics 621A
Physics 11
Alberta &
Northwest Territories &
Nunavut
Physics 20
Saskatchewan Physics 20
Manitoba Physics 30S
Ontario Physics SPH3U
Quebec For individual assessment, please contact Admissions
Newfoundland and Labrador Physics 2204
New Brunswick Physics 111 or 112
Nova Scotia Physics 11 or Advanced Physics 11
Prince Edward Island Physics 521A