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First-year calculus courses at UBC require a minimum grade in BC Pre-Calculus 12 (or a Canadian or an international curriculum equivalent) and some require completion of a high school calculus course. To stay registered in a first-year calculus course, you must meet the eligibility requirements. If you have questions, please contact an academic advisor at UBC Okanagan or UBC Vancouver.
High school students
You may be eligible to receive credit for certain first-year courses if you have a record of strong academic achievement in one of the following enriched secondary school programs:
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- French Baccalauréat
- General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Levels
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
To see if you qualify, please submit your high school transcript and official documentation for review.
Post-secondary transfer students
If you have attended another post-secondary institution, you may be eligible to receive credit for certain first-year courses at UBC. To see if you qualify, please contact an academic advisor at UBC Okanagan or UBC Vancouver.