Approved Grade 12 courses

The following courses are approved Grade 12 courses. They can be used to calculate your admissions average. Grade 12 courses that are not on this list cannot be used to calculate your admission average.

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  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Art 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Art 31 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Band 30
  • Biology 30
  • Blackfoot 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Chinese Language And Culture 30
  • Cree 30
  • Drama 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Francais 30
  • French 30
  • French 31
  • French Language Arts 30
  • French Language Arts 30-1
  • French Language Arts 30-2
  • German Language And Culture 30
  • German Language Arts 30
  • Italian Language and Culture 30
  • Japanese 30
  • Japanese Language And Culture 30
  • Latin 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 30-2 (Cannot be used to meet the prerequisite Math requirement)
  • Math 31 (5 Credits)
  • Music 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Physics 30
  • Punjabi Language and Culture 30
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Spanish Language Arts 30
  • Spanish Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language Arts 30

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses numbered 33 or 35 are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements.

No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses, in the same subject, may be used for admission to UBC.

 

We recognize that British Columbia and Yukon secondary schools may begin adopting portions of the proposed new BC curriculum. However, only Grade 12 courses that appear on the list below have been approved for admission to UBC for fall 2018.

  • All Advanced Placement courses excluding AP Research (AP Calculus cannot be used instead of Pre-calculus 12 for programs that require Pre-calculus 12)
  • All International Baccalaureate courses (excluding Math Studies and Ab Initio language courses)
  • American Sign Language (ASL) 12
  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (but not both)
  • Français Langue 12 or French 12 (but not both)
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • Halq’eméylem 12
  • Heiltsuk 12
  • History 12
  • Hul’q’umi’num’ 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Kwak’wala 12
  • Law 12
  • Liqwala/Kwakwala 12
  • Mandarin 12
  • nsíylxcən (Okanagan Language) 12
  • Nte?kepmxcin 12
  • Nuu-chah-nulth 12
  • Pre-calculus 12
  • Physics 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Secwepemctsin (Shuswap Language) 12
  • Shashishalhem (Sechelt Language) 12
  • Sim’algaxhl Nisga’a 12
  • Sm’algyax 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Tsek’ene 12
  • Upper St’at’imcets 12

These courses taught in French can be used for admission, but Français 12 cannot be used in place of English 12. All courses must be completed by June.

  • American Sign Language & Deaf Culture 40S
  • American Sign Language Arts 40S
  • Anglais 40S
  • Applied Math 40S (Cannot be used to meet the prerequisite Math requirement)
  • Art 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Biology 40S
  • Chemistry 40S
  • Chinese 40S
  • Cinema as Witness to Modern History 40S
  • Computer Science 40S
  • Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S
  • Deutsch 40S
  • Dramatic Arts 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Economics 40S
  • English 40S – Comprehensive Focus
  • English 40S – Language and Literary Forms
  • English 40S – Language and Transactional Forms
  • English 40S – Literary Focus
  • English 40S – Lang and Technical Communication
  • English 40S – Transactional Focus
  • Filipino 40S
  • Francais 40S
  • French 40S
  • Geography: World Human 40S
  • German 40S
  • Global Issues 40S
  • Hebrew 40S
  • History 40S
  • Icelandic 40S
  • Italian 40S
  • Japanese 40S
  • Jazz Band 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Latin 40S
  • Law 40S
  • Music 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40s, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Music Band 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Music Choral 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Music Guitar 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Music Strings/Orchestra 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Physics 40S
  • Polish 40S
  • Portuguese 40S
  • Pre-calculus Math 40S
  • Psychology 40S
  • Social Studies 40S
  • Spanish 40S
  • Studio Art 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Ukranian 40S
  • Visual Arts 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Vocal Jazz 40S (Only one of Dramatic Arts 40S, Music 40S, Visual Arts 40S, Art 40S, Jazz Band 40S, Music Band 40S, Music Choral 40S, Music Guitar 40S, Music Strings/Orchestra 40S, Studio Art 40S, and Vocal Jazz 40S can be used in an average)
  • Western Civilization 40S
  • World Geography 40S
  • World Issues 40S

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses can be used as academic courses in your admission average. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Pre-calculus 40S requirements.

No more than two non-English language courses may be used for admission

Anglais 40S and Français 40S together will satisfy the 2-credit English requirement.

 

 

Most high school courses from New Brunswick can be used for admission to UBC, but there are some exceptions.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses can be used as academic courses in your admission average. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements.

  • No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses may be used for admission
  • Biology 121, 122
  • Calculus 120
  • Canadian Geography 120
  • Canadian History 121, 122
  • Canadian Literature 120
  • Chemistry 121, 122
  • Economics 120
  • English 121, 122
  • Environmental Science 122
  • Fl-Language Arts 120
  • French 121, 122
  • Geography 120
  • Law 120
  • Music 120, 122 (only one of Visual Arts 120, Theatre Arts 120, Music 120, or Music 122 may be used as an approved course)
  • Native Studies 120
  • Physics 121, 122
  • Pre-Calculus 120A
  • Pre-Calculus 120B
  • Political Science 120
  • Spanish 120
  • Theatre Arts 120 (only one of Visual Arts 120, Theatre Arts 120, Music 120, or Music 122 may be used as an approved course)
  • Trigonometry & 3 Space 121, 122
  • Visual Arts 120 (only one of Visual Arts 120, Theatre Arts 120, Music 120, or Music 122 may be used as an approved course)
  • World Issues 120

Most high school courses from Newfoundland and Labrador can be used for admission to UBC, but there are some exceptions.
Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses can be used as academic courses in your admission average. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements.

  • One of Applied Music 3206 or Art and Design 3200
  • No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses may be used for admission
  • Biology 3201
  • Chemistry 3202
  • Earth Systems 3209
  • English 3201
  • Environmental Science 3205
  • Folk Literature 3203
  • French 3200, 3201, 3202, 3203
  • Global Issues 3205
  • Inuktituk 3120
  • Math 3200, 3201, 3208
  • Music 111,112,120,122
  • Physics 3204
  • World Geography 3200, 3202
  • World History 3201
  • World Religions 3103
  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Art 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Art 31 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Band 30
  • Biology 30
  • Blackfoot 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Chinese Language And Culture 30
  • Cree 30
  • Drama 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Francais 30
  • French 30
  • French 31
  • French Language Arts 30
  • French Language Arts 30-1
  • French Language Arts 30-2
  • German Language And Culture 30
  • German Language Arts 30
  • Italian Language and Culture 30
  • Japanese 30
  • Japanese Language And Culture 30
  • Latin 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 30-2 (Cannot be used to meet the prerequisite Math requirement)
  • Math 31 (5 Credits)
  • Music 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Physics 30
  • Punjabi Language and Culture 30
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Spanish Language Arts 30
  • Spanish Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language Arts 30

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses numbered 33 or 35 are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements.

No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses, in the same subject, may be used for admission to UBC.

Most high school courses from Nova Scotia can be used for admission to UBC, but there are some exceptions.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Pre-calculus 12 requirements.

  • One of Art 12 Music 12
  • No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses may be used for admission
  • African Heritage Literature 12
  • Art 12 (one of Art or Music can only be used as an approved course for admission)
  • Biology 12
  • Advanced Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Canadian Literature 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Advanced Chemistry 12
  • Computer Related Studies 12
  • Earth Science 12
  • Economics 12
  • English 12
  • French Core 12, French Extended Core 12, French Immersion 12
  • Gaelic 12
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • Global Geography 12
  • Global History 12
  • Latin 12
  • Law 12
  • Mathematics 12 (can only be used as an approved course; cannot meet Math 12 requirement and cannot be used in lieu of Pre-calculus 12)
  • Music 12 (one of Art or Music can only be used as an approved course for admission)
  • Pre-calculus Math 12
  • Physics 12
  • Advanced Physics 12
  • Political Science 12
  • Sociology 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Art 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Art 31 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Band 30
  • Biology 30
  • Blackfoot 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Chinese Language And Culture 30
  • Cree 30
  • Drama 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Francais 30
  • French 30
  • French 31
  • French Language Arts 30
  • French Language Arts 30-1
  • French Language Arts 30-2
  • German Language And Culture 30
  • German Language Arts 30
  • Italian Language and Culture 30
  • Japanese 30
  • Japanese Language And Culture 30
  • Latin 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 30-2 (Cannot be used to meet the prerequisite Math requirement)
  • Math 31 (5 Credits)
  • Music 30 (Only one of Art 30, Art 31, Music 30, or Drama 30 can be used in an average)
  • Physics 30
  • Punjabi Language and Culture 30
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Spanish Language Arts 30
  • Spanish Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language And Culture 30
  • Ukrainian Language Arts 30

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses numbered 33 or 35 are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements.

No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses, in the same subject, may be used for admission to UBC.

Most high school courses numbered 4U or 4M from Ontario can be used for admission to UBC, but there are some exceptions.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Advanced Functions (MHF4U) requirements.
Acceptable International, Classical, and Native Language courses must be completed at the Grade 12 (DU/DM) level.

  • Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses can be used as academic courses in your admission average.
  • AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Math 12 requirements
  • No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses may be used for admission
  • Biology (BIO 621A)
  • Chemistry (CHE 621A)
  • Computer Studies (CMP 621A)
  • Economics (ECO 621A)
  • Environmental Science (ENV 621A) – (cannot replace Math, Physics, Chem or Bio)
  • English (ENG 621A)
  • French (FRE 621A)
  • Geography (GEO 621A)
  • German (GER 621A)
  • History (Canadian) (HIS 621A)
  • History (PEI) (HIS 621B)
  • Latin (LAT 621A)
  • Math (611B, 621A, 621B – only one of 621A or 621B can be used in an average)
  • Physics (PHY 621A)
  • Political Science (POL 621A)
  • Spanish (SPA 621A)
  • Art 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Arts Education 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Band 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Biology 30
  • Calculus 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Choral 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Computer Science 30
  • Cree 30
  • Dance 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Drama 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Earth Science 30
  • Economics 30
  • English A30
  • English B30
  • First Nations Language 30
  • Foundations Math 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Fransaskois A30
  • Fransaskois B30
  • French 30
  • French Immersion 30
  • Geography 30
  • Geology 30
  • German 30
  • History (Canadian Studies) 30
  • Japanese 30
  • Latin 30
  • Law 30
  • Mandarin 30
  • Math A30 (Cannot be used to meet the prerequisite Math requirement)
  • Math B30
  • Math C30
  • Music 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundations of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)
  • Native Studies 30
  • Physics 30
  • Pre-Calculus 30
  • Psychology 30
  • Social Studies 30
  • Spanish 30
  • Theatre Arts 30
  • Ukrainian 30
  • Visual Arts 30 (Only one of Art 30, Arts Education 30, Band 30, Choral 30, Dance 30, Drama 30, Foundation of Math 30, Music 30, and Visual Arts 30 may be used in an average)

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are acceptable for admission to UBC. AP Research is not accepted and AP Calculus cannot be used to meet Pre-calculus 12 requirements.

No more than two Grade 12 non-English language courses may be used for admission.

One of Fransaskois A30, Fransaskois B30, or Français Immersion can be substituted for either English A30 or B30.

We recognize that British Columbia and Yukon secondary schools may begin adopting portions of the proposed new BC curriculum. However, only Grade 12 courses that appear on the list below have been approved for admission to UBC for fall 2018.

  • All Advanced Placement courses excluding AP Research (AP Calculus cannot be used instead of Pre-calculus 12 for programs that require Pre-calculus 12)
  • All International Baccalaureate courses (excluding Math Studies and Ab Initio language courses)
  • American Sign Language (ASL) 12
  • BC First Nations Studies 12
  • Biology 12
  • Calculus 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (but not both)
  • Français Langue 12 or French 12 (but not both)
  • Geography 12
  • Geology 12
  • German 12
  • Halq’eméylem 12
  • Heiltsuk 12
  • History 12
  • Hul’q’umi’num’ 12
  • Japanese 12
  • Kwak’wala 12
  • Law 12
  • Liqwala/Kwakwala 12
  • Mandarin 12
  • nsíylxcən (Okanagan Language) 12
  • Nte?kepmxcin 12
  • Nuu-chah-nulth 12
  • Pre-calculus 12
  • Physics 12
  • Punjabi 12
  • Secwepemctsin (Shuswap Language) 12
  • Shashishalhem (Sechelt Language) 12
  • Sim’algaxhl Nisga’a 12
  • Sm’algyax 12
  • Spanish 12
  • Tsek’ene 12
  • Upper St’at’imcets 12

These courses taught in French can be used for admission, but Français 12 cannot be used in place of English 12. All courses must be completed by June.