2013 2014 Classification of High School Courses
Acceptable Alberta Education Grade 12 subjects, other than English Language Arts 30-1 have been classified into the following four groups:
|Group A (Humanities) |
See Notes 1 and 2
|Group D (Optional) |
See Note 4
1. Social Studies 30 or 30-1
1. Applied Sociology 30
|Group B (Fine Arts) See Note 3 |
1. Art 30
|Group C (Sciences) |
1. Biology 30
Any one of the following courses will meet the 30-level language other than English requirement: French 21, 20S, 20N, 30S, 30N; French 31, 31A, 31B, 31C, 30-3Y, 30-9Y; French Language Arts 20, 30, 30-1, 30-2; Français 20, 30, 30-1, 30-2; Langue et Literature 20, 30..
Any one of the following courses will also meet the 30-level language other than English requirement: Blackfoot Language & Culture 30; Chinese Language Arts 30; Chinese Language & Culture 30; Cree Language & Culture 30; German Language Arts 30; German Language & Culture 30; Italian Language & Culture 30; Japanese Language & Culture 30; Latin 30; Spanish Language & Culture 30; Ukrainian Language Arts 30; Ukrainian Language & Culture 30. There are other 35-level locally developed courses which may also be used to meet the language other than English requirement.
Equivalents of Music 30: Conservatory Canada, Grade 8 Practical and Grade IV Theory; Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, Grade 8 Practical and Grade II Theory; Mount Royal University, Grade 8 Practical and Grade II Theory. Documents must be presented to Alberta Education for evaluation.
Students using a Group D subject for admission must present either one 5-credit subject or any combination of two 3-credit subjects.
The Grade 12 courses listed are based on Alberta Education approved curriculum and nomenclature. Prospective applicants from other provinces and territories should request out-of-province equivalencies from the Office of the University Registrar.
2013 2014 University Credit Substitutions for High School Courses
This chart lists the university credit that can be substituted in cases where applicants do not present the appropriate matriculation level high school courses*. Note: ‘cr’ = credits
|Grade 12 Courses||University Credits Required|
English Language Arts 30-1
English (6 cr)
|GROUP A||GROUP A|
| || |
|GROUP B||GROUP B|
1. Art 30
|GROUP C||GROUP C*|
1. Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
1. Mathematics (Algebra) (3 cr)
*Any course from a science discipline may be used as a group C subject, including PSYC 104 (3 cr).
**For admission into Nursing, Botany and Zoology cannot be used as Biology 30 substitutions.