Future Students

Admission Requirements

APPLICANTS FROM NOVA SCOTIA

High school applicants from Nova Scotia must meet the below 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 (Academic) or English 12-African Heritage;

  • four remaining academic electives chosen from the list below (please note that, where they exist, AP, IB, Advanced courses and any of the following electives offered in a French Immersion program, are acceptable as substitutes for courses listed below).

  • African Canadian Studies 11
  • Applied Broadcast Journalism 12 OR Film and Video Production 12 OR Multimedia 12
  • Art 12 OR Drama 12 OR Music 12
  • Astronomy 12
  • Biology 12
  • Business Management 12 OR Accounting 12 OR Law 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Canadian Geography 11
  • Canadian History 11
  • Canadian Lit. 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Comparative World Religions 12
  • Core French 12
  • Computer Programming 12
  • Computer Science 12
  • Economics 12
  • Environmental Studies 12
  • French-Extended Core 12
  • Gaelic 12
  • Géographie Planétaire 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • Global Geography 12
  • Global History 12
  • Histoire Planétaire 12
  • Latin 12
  • Math 11 Advanced
  • Math 12 Academic
  • Math 12 Advanced
  • Philosophy 12
  • Physics 12
  • Political Science 12
  • Pre-Calculus 11
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Psychology 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Sociology 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.