Future Students

Admission Requirements

APPLICANTS FROM THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

High school applicants from the Northwest Territories 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 Language Arts 30-1;

  • 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). Grade 12, academic Languages (5 credits) will also be considered as admission electives.

Four Electives from These Courses

  • Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits)
  • Art 30 OR Choral Music 30 OR Dance 30 or Drama 30 or Instrumental Music 30
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Chinese Language Arts 30
  • Français 30-1
  • French 30
  • French 30-9Y
  • French 31
  • French Lang. Arts 30-1
  • German Language Arts 30
  • Math 20-1
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 30-2
  • Math 31
  • Physics 30
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 20-1
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Spanish 30
  • Combine any TWO 3-credit courses from the list below to fulfill ONE admission elective requirement
  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Applied Sociology 30
  • Cultural and Physical Anthropology 30
  • Experimental Psychology 30
  • International Politics 30
  • Macroeconomics 30
  • Microeconomics 30
  • Philosophies of Man 30
  • Western World History 30
  • World Geography 30
    World Religions 30

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.