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  • Prerequisites and basic admission requirements for each program can be found at: admissions.carleton.ca/requirements.
  • French Immersion equivalents of the courses below are also approved.
  • AP and IB courses will also be considered.

Acceptable British Columbia Grade 12 courses

  • Any Language 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Classical Civilizations 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Economics 12
  • English 12 (English Studies 12)
  • English 12 First Peoples
  • English Literature 12
  • First Nations Studies 12
  • Foundations of Math 12
  • Genocide Studies 12
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • History 12
  • Law 12
  • Physics 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Western Civilizations 12

Generally only one course from the following list may be used in the average. Students being admitted to the Bachelor of Music may use up to two Music courses in the average calculation.

  • Art 12
  • Dance 12
  • Drama 12: Film and Television
  • Drama 12: Theatre Performance and Theatre Production
  • Music 12: Composition and Technology
  • Music 12: Choral Music and Instrumental Music
  • Visual Arts 12: Media Arts
  • Visual Arts 12: Art Foundations and Studio Art
  • Writing 12

Courses that are not acceptable for admission

  • Accounting 12
  • Applications of Math 12
  • Applied Design 12
  • Business Management 12
  • Communications 12
  • Computer Science 12
  • Computer Studies 12
  • Data Management 12
  • Entrepreneurship 12
  • Family Studies 12
  • Financial Accounting 12
  • Foods & Nutrition 12
  • Jazz Band 12 (or any “Band” courses)
  • Journalism 12
  • Marketing 12
  • Philosophy 12
  • Photojournalism 12
  • Psychology 12
  • Religion 12
  • Textiles 12

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