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  • OSSD with six Grade 12 courses at the 4U or 4M level
  • Prerequisite courses must be at the 4U level with no individual grade below 60%
  • Grade 12 English 4U is recommended for all degrees
  • Grade 12 4U/4M credits for co-op work experience will not be considered as part of the six courses
  • Students are expected to present a minimum percentage grade and prerequisite average depending on the program for which they apply. Please see the chart below for minimum cut-off ranges. Grade ranges apply to the overall and prerequisite average.
  • The overall average required for admission is determined each year on a program by program basis. All programs have limited enrolment. Admission is not guaranteed and all requirements are subject to change.

Architectural Studies

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
  • Physics
  • Advanced Functions

Additional Requirement: Portfolio
Important Information: Choosing a major in Architectural Studies
Application Deadline: February 1
Portfolio Deadline: March 1

74-76%

 

Arts (Honours or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
All majors
  • English
73-76%
Biology
  • English
  • Chemistry
    *Advanced Functions and Calculus and Vectors recommended

 

Cognitive Science (Honours or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
 73-76%

 

Commerce

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • One additional Math credit
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended
 80%
Minimum 70% in Advanced Functions

 

Communication and Media Studies

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
 73-76%

 

Computer Science (Honours or Major)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
78-82% Honours
74-76% Major
BCS Biomedical Computing stream
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
  • Chemistry

 

Economics

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
    *Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended
 73-76%

 

Engineering

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • Advanced Functions
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • One credit from Calculus and Vectors, Biology, or Earth and Space Science
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended
 75-85%

 

Global and International Studies

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
73-76%

 

Health Sciences

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • Advanced Functions
  • Two credits from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
    *Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended
85-88%

 

Humanities (Great Books)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
Option A: Bachelor of Humanities (Honours or Combined Honours). The Bachelor of Humanities can also be taken with a Study Year Abroad option.
  • No specific prerequisites
 80-84%
Option B: Bachelor of Humanities and Biology (Combined Honours)
  • Biology or Chemistry
Additional Requirement: Portfolio
Application Deadline: March 1
Portfolio Deadline: March 1

 

Industrial Design

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • Advanced Functions
  • Physics
    *Calculus and Vectors and courses in visual arts and/or technological design are recommended

Additional Requirement: Portfolio
Application Deadline: March 1
Portfolio Deadline: April 1. Information session recommended.

 70-73%

 

Information Technology

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
Information Resource Management

 

  • English
  • One Math credit
 72-75%
Interactive Multimedia and Design
  • Advanced Functions

Additional Requirement: Portfolio

Application Deadline: March 1
Portfolio Deadline: March 1

Network Technology
  • One Math credit
Photonics and Laser Technology
  • Advanced Functions

 

International Business

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • One additional Math credit
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended
82-85%
Minimum 70% in Advanced Functions

Journalism

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English

Application Deadline: March 1

85-88%

Journalism and Humanities

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English

Application Deadline: March 1

85-88%

Mathematics (Honours or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
All majors
  • Advanced Functions
  • Calculus and Vectors
78-82% Honours
74-76% General

Media Production and Design

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • English
  • One Math credit
80-82%

Music

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • No specific prerequisites
    *English recommended

Additional Requirement: Audition
Application Deadline: March 1
Audition Booking Deadline (for guaranteed audition): March 1

 70-75%

Public Affairs and Policy Management

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • No specific prerequisites
 85-88%

Science (Honours, Major or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
Honours
Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biology & Physics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemistry & Physics, Computational Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Mental Health, Psychology
  • Advanced Functions
  • Two credits from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
    *Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended
78-82%
Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geomatics, Physical Geography
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
  • Two credits from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
 78-82%
Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics & Physics
  • Advanced Functions and Calculus and Vectors
  • One credit from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
 78-82%
Major
Biochemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Neuroscience and Mental Health, Physics
  • Advanced Functions
  • Two credits from Calculus and Vectors, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
 74-76%
General
Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Advanced Functions
  • Two credits from Calculus and Vectors, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics

Note: For Honours Environmental Science, both 4U Chemistry and 4U Biology are recommended. For all programs in Physics, 4U Physics is strongly recommended.

Social Work

Major (if applicable) Required Courses Minimum cut-off range
  • No specific prerequisites
    *English strongly recommended

Additional Requirement: Supplementary Application, Application Guidelines
Application Deadline: February 1
Supplementary Application Deadline: March 1

 75-80%

Many minors and combined programs are available in various undergraduate programs.