Provincial Admission Course Equivalents

Admission to most UAlberta programs requires that specific high school requirements are met whether you come directly from high school or from another post-secondary institution. The Program and Requirements search tool allows you to view admission requirements for each undergraduate program based on your province. 

The charts below act as a reference to show the equivalences of Alberta Grade 12 courses by Canadian province.


British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island
Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon  

BC / Yukon

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut British Columbia/Yukon
English English Language Arts 30-1 English 12, English 12: First Peoples or English Literature 12
Humanities/Group A Social Studies 30-1 History 12
  30-level Language other than English 12-level or 12A-level language
  Additional Group A Subjects Comparative Civilizations 12, Geography 12, BC First Nations 12, English Literature 12, Economics 12, Law 12, Social Justice 12
Fine Arts/Group B Drama 30 Drama 12, Acting 12, Theatre Performance 12, or Theatre Production 12
  Art 30, Art 31, or Applied Graphic Arts 35 Art Foundations 12, Digital Media Development 12, Studio Arts 12 or Visual Arts 12
  Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen), Music 30 (Instr) or Music 35 Choral Music 12 or Instrumental Music 12 (includes Band, Choir, Strings, Jazz Band, Vocal Jazz)
  Additional Group B Subjects, Performing Arts 35 A, B, C, Musical Theatre 35 or Dance 35 Dance 12
Sciences/Group C Biology 30 Biology 12
  Chemistry 30 Chemistry 12
  Mathematics 30-1 Principles of Math 12 or Pre-calculus 12
  Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Math 12
  Mathematics 31 (Calculus) Calculus 12 or AP Calculus 12
  Physics 30 Physics 12
  Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits) ICT: Computer Programming 12
  Additional Group C Subject Geology 12



AP Environmental Science 12


Foundations of Math 12 (may not be presented for admission together with Pre-calculus 12)


Manitoba

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Manitoba

English

English Language Arts 30-1

1 credit of ELA Focus 40S


Francophone or French Immersion students who present an acceptable Gr 12 Français or a French Language Arts course need only present one ELA 40S (with the exception of ELA: Language and Technical Communication 40S) to meet the English Language Arts 30-1 requirement.

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

Western Civilization 40S or Global Issues 40S


30-level Language other than English

40S-level language


Additional Group A Subjects

World/Human Geography 40S, Law 40S, Current Topics in First Nations 40S

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Drama 40S


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Art 40G or Art 40S


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen), Music 30 (Instr) or Music 35

Music 40S (Band, Choral, Strings/Orchestra, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Band, or Guitar)

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 40S


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 40S


Mathematics 30-1

Pre-calculus Math 40S

  Mathematics 30-2 Applied Mathematics 40S

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Calculus 45S and Adv Math 45S


Physics 30

Physics 40S


Computing Science, Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)

Computer Science 40S


Additional Group C Subject

Applied Mathematics 40S (may not be presented for admission together with Pre-calculus 40S)


New Brunswick

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut New Brunswick

English

English Language Arts 30-1

English Language Arts 121, 122 or Anglais 126B

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

Canadian History 122 or World Issues 120 or Native Studies 120


Language other than English

French 121 or 122, Latin 122, or 126-level language, or French Immersion Language Arts 120


Additional Group A Subjects

Canadian Geography 120

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Drama 121, 122 or Theatre Arts 120


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Art 121, 122 or Visual Arts 120


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen) or Music 30 (Instr)

Music 120 or 122

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 121 or 122


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 121 or 122


Mathematics 30-1

Advanced Mathematics with Intro to Calculus 120 or Pre-Calculus A and Pre-Calculus B

  Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Mathematics 12

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

AP Calculus or Calculus 12


Physics 30

Physics 121 or 122


Additional Group C Subjects

Environmental Sciences 121, 122 *Trigonometry and 3-Space 121 or 122


*May not be presented for admission together with Advanced Mathematics with Intro to Calculus 120 and AP Calculus


Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)



Newfoundland and Labrador

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Newfoundland and Labrador

English

English Language Arts 30-1

English Language Arts 3201

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

World History 3201


Language other than English

3200-level language


Additional Group A Subjects

World Geography 3202

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Grade 12 Drama or Theatre Arts 3220


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Art and Design 3200


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen) or Music 30 (Instr)

Applied Music 3206

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 3201


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 3202


Mathematics 30-1

Advanced Math 3200

  Mathematics 30-2 Academic Math 3201

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Math 3208


Physics 30

Physics 3204


Additional Group C Subject

Earth Systems 3209


Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)



Nova Scotia

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Nova Scotia

English

English Language Arts 30-1

English 12 or English 12: African Heritage

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

Global History 12


Language other than English

12-level language


Additional Group A Subjects

Global Geography 12, Economics 12

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

12-level Drama


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Art 12


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen) or Music 30 (Instr)

Music 12 (Band, Strings, Vocals)

  Additional Group B Subjects  Film and Video Production 12 

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 12


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 12


Mathematics 30-1

Pre-Calculus 12 or Advanced Mathematics 12

  Mathematics 30-2 Academic Mathematics 12

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Calculus 12


Physics 30

Physics 12


Additional Group C Subject

Geology 12 (A & B), Statistics 12


Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)



Nunavut

In addition to the Alberta Matriculation subjects, applicants from Nunavut may present Aulajaaqtut 12 as a Group A (Humanities) subject or Inuktitut 12 as a Group A (30-level Language other than English).


Ontario

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Ontario Grade 12 University Prep

English

English Language Arts 30-1

English (ENG4U), Studies in Literature (ETS4U) or Anglais (EAE4U)

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

Canada: History, Identity and Culture (CHI4U) or World History: The West and the World (CHY4U)


30-level Language other than English

Any Native Language Level-4 or Level 5 (LNADO-LNODO or LNAEO-LNOEO), French (FSF4U), Extended French (FEF4U), French Immersion (FIF4U), Francais (FRA4U), any International Language Level-4 (LBADU-LYXDU)


Additional Group A Subjects

Canadian and World Issues (CGW4U), World Geography (CGU4U), Classical Civilizations (LVV4U), Native Studies: Aboriginal Governance (NDG4M), Native Studies: Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context (NDW4M); Economics (CIA4U); Philosophy (HZT4U); Politics (CPW4U); Canadian and International Law (CLN4U); Studies in Literature (ETS4U); The Writer's Craft (EWC4U); Interdisciplinary Studies (IDC4U); Geomatics (CGO4M); Challenge and Change in Society (HSB4U), Equity and Social Justice (HSE4M); World Cultures (HSC4M)

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Dramatic Arts (ADA4M), Acting (ADG4M) or Production (ADD4M)


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Visual Arts (AVI4M), Illustration (AWK4M), Painting (AWN4M), Photography (AWQ4M) or Applied Design (AWD4M)


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen), Music 30 (Instr), or Music 35

Music (AMU4M), Repertoire (AMR4M), Strings (AMS4M), Guitar (AMG4M), Stage Band (AMH4M), Instrumental Band (AMI4M) or Vocal/Choral (AMV4M)


Additional Group B Subjects: Performing Arts 35 A, B, C; Music Theatre 35; Dance 35 or Communication Technology (5 credits advanced-level CTS)

Dance (ACT4M), Dance Performance (ATP4M) or Communications Technology (TGJ4M)

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology (SBI4U)


Chemistry 30

Chemistry (SCH4U)


Mathematics 30-1

Advanced Functions (MHF4U)


Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)


Physics 30

Physics (SPH4U)


Additional Group C Subject

Earth and Space Science (SES4U), Science (SNC4M) or Mathematics and Data Management (MDM4U)*


*May not be presented for admission together with Advanced Functions (MHF4U) and Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)


Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)

Computer Studies (ICS4U)


Prince Edward Island

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Prince Edward Island

English

English Language 30-1

English 611 or 621

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

History 621


Language other than English

621-level language


Additional Group A Subjects

Geography 621

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Drama 621


Art 30, Art 31, or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Art 621


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen) or Music 30 (Instr)

Music 621

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 621


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 611 or 621


Mathematics 30-1

Mathematics 621 B Pre Calculus Math 12

  Mathematics 30-2  Mathematics 621 A Foundations of Math 12

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Mathematics 611 B Calculus 12


Physics 30

Physics 621


Computing Science, Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)



Quebec

Quebec applicants must present a minimum of one year (12 courses) in a pre-university (CEGEP) program. Applicants who apply from a two year CEGEP program may be considered for transfer credit to a maximum of one year (30 credits).

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Quebec

English

English Language Arts 30-1 or
English 30

Two courses numbered in the 603 series (English Literature)

Humanities/
Group A

Social Studies 30

Two courses numbered in the 330 series (History)


Language other than English

Two courses numbered in the 601 series (Français), or 602 series (French as a Second Language), or 607 to 616 series (Other Languages)


Additional Group A Subjects

Two courses numbered in the 320 series (Cultural Geography), 332 series (Ancient Civilizations), 340 or 345 series (Philosophy/Humanities), or 383 series (Economics)

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Two courses numbered in the 560 series


Art 30, Art 31 or Commercial Art 35

Two courses numbered in the 510 or 520 series


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen) or Music 30 (Instr)

Two courses numbered in the 550 series

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Two courses numbered in the 101 series (Biology)


Chemistry 30

Two courses numbered in the 202 series (Chemistry)


Mathematics 30-1

Calculus I


Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Calculus I


Physics 30

Two courses numbered in the 203 series (Physics)


Additional Group C Subject

Two courses in Physical Geography (320 series)


Saskatchewan

  Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Saskatchewan

English

English Language Arts 30-1

ELA A30 and B30


Francophone or French Immersion students who present Francais or French Language Arts course (FLA) need only present one ELA 30 course to meet the English Language Arts 30-1 requirement.

Humanities/Group A

Social Studies 30-1

Social Studies 30, History 30, or Études Sociales 30


30-level Language other than English

30-level language


Additional Group A Subjects

Native Studies 30, Sciences Sociales Fransaskois 30, Law 30, Psychology 30

Fine Arts/Group B

Drama 30

Drama 30 or Theatre 30


Art 30, Art 31 or Applied Graphic Arts 35

Arts Education 30 or Visual Arts 30


Music 30 (Choral), Music 30 (Gen), Music 30 (Instr), or Music 35

Choral 30, Band 30, Instrumental Jazz 30, Orchestra 30, or Music 30


Additional Group B Subjects, Performing Arts 35 A, B C, Music Theatre 35 or Dance 35

Dance 30

Sciences/Group C

Biology 30

Biology 30


Chemistry 30

Chemistry 30


Mathematics 30-1

Math B30 and Math C30 or Pre-calculus Math 30

  Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Math 30

Mathematics 31 (Calculus)

Calculus 30


Physics 30

Physics 30


Additional Group C Subject

Geology 30


Math A30 (may not be presented for admission together with Math B30/Math C30 and Calculus 30)


Foundations of Math 30 (may not be presented for admission together with Math B30/Math C30, or Pre-calculus Math 30)


Computing Science-Advanced Level CTS (5 credits)

Computer Science 30