Future Students

Admission Requirements

APPLICANTS FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA

High school applicants from British Columbia must meet the following minimum requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Arts program at St. Thomas University:

  • high school graduation (by end of August of the year in which they apply);

  • minimum average of 70% on five successfully completed Grade 12 academic courses, one of which must be English 12 or English 12 First Peoples;

  • four remaining academic electives chosen from the list below (please note that, where they exist, AP, IB, enriched courses and any of the following electives offered in a French Immersion program are acceptable as substitutes for courses listed below). 12-level, academic Languages will also be considered as admission electives.

Four Electives from These Courses

  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Computer Science 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • English Literature & Composition 12
  • First Nations Studies 12
  • Foundations of Math 12
  • Français 12
  • French 12
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • History 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Law 12
  • Physics 12
  • Pre-Calculus 11
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Principles of Math 12
  • Social Studies 11
  • Social Justice 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Western Civilization 12
  • Writing 12
  • ONE OF: Communications 12 OR Journalism/Media 12
  • ONE OF: Acting 12; Art 12; Art Foundations 12; Band 12; Dance 12; Drama 12; Music 12; Stagecraft 12; Visual Art 12

Other grade 12 academic courses may be considered as admission electives. Please contact the Admissions Office for information regarding the approval process. Please note that fulfilling these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the University.