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  • Admission Requirements are based on the Ontario High School System
  • The specific prerequisite subjects below are the necessary minimum requirements and only establish the eligibility of an applicant to be considered for admission to the degree program
  • English is recommended for all degrees
  • Students are expected to present a minimum percentage grade and prerequisite average depending on the program for which they apply. Please see the Ontario High School Admissions Chart for minimum cut-off ranges. 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
  • English
  • Physics
  • Advanced Functions

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

Arts (Honours or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
All majors
  • English
Biology
  • English
  • Chemistry
    *Advanced Functions and Calculus and Vectors recommended

Cognitive Science

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English

Commerce

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • One additional Math credit
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended

Communication and Media Studies

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English

 

Computer Science

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
BCS Biomedical Computing stream:
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
  • Chemistry

Economics

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
    *Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended

Engineering

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • Advanced Functions
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • One credit from Calculus and Vectors, Biology, or Earth and Space Science
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended

Global and International Studies

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English

Health Sciences

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • Advanced Functions
  • Two credits from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
    *Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended

Humanities (Great Books)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
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
Option B: Bachelor of Humanities and Biology
  • Biology or Chemistry

 

Additional Requirement: Portfolio
Application Deadline: March 1
Portfolio Deadline: March 1

Industrial Design

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • 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.

Information Technology

 

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
Information Resource Management
  • English
  • One Math Credit
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
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • One additional Math credit
    *Calculus and Vectors recommended

Journalism

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English

Application Deadline: March 1

Journalism and Humanities

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English

Application Deadline: March 1

Mathematics (Honours or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
All majors
  • Advanced Functions
  • Calculus and Vectors

Media Production and Design

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • English
  • One Math Credit

Music

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • No specific prerequisites
    *English recommended

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

Public Affairs and Policy Management

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
  • No specific prerequisites

Science (Honours, Major or General)

Major (if applicable) Required Courses
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
Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geomatics, Physical Geography
  • Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors
  • Two credits from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics & Physics
  • Advanced Functions and Calculus and Vectors
  • One credit from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics
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
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
  • No specific prerequisites
    *English strongly recommended

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

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