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Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

MacEwan University

Program Type: Bachelors

Credential Type: Degree

Length: 4 Years

Admission Requirements:

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION

Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:

  1. Regular Admission
  2. Mature Admission
  3. Previous Post-Secondary Work
  4. Probationary Admission

 

In addition, all applicants must also meet the English Language Proficiency admission criteria.

Regular Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1
  2. Mathematics 30-1
  3. 2 of Biology, Chemistry 30, Mathematics 31, Physics 30, or Computing Science-Advanced Career and Technology Studies (5 credits)
  4. 1 subject from A, B, C or D

 

Notes: A maximum of 1 Group D subject may be presented. Group D subjects used for admission must be 5-credit or any credit combination of at least 5 credits (e.g., two 3-credit subjects).

Applicants with 9 or more university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Mature Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar applicants must have a minimum overall average of 60%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
  1. ELA 30-1
  2. Mathematics 30-1
  3. 2 of Biology, Chemistry 30, Mathematics 31, Physics 30, or Computing Science-Advanced Career and Technology Studies (5 credits)
Applicants with 9 or more university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Previous Post-Secondary Work

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted. Applicants must have successfully completed the following:

  • A minimum of 24 university-level credits, from a recognized institution, with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • The required core courses listed under the Regular or Mature Admission category.

 

Probationary Admission

To be evaluated through the Program

A limited number of probationary admissions may be granted to applicants who meet the admission criteria outlined in one of the categories of admission and who have attempted 9 or more university-level credits but their Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) is less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered in the probationary admission category, at the time of admission an applicant must present:

  • An Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) between 1.7 and 1.99.

 

AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

  • No grade less than C on the most recent 9 credits of university-level course work.

 

OR

  • A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 on the most recent 12 or more credits of university-level course work.

 

Applicants who do not satisfy all these conditions will not be considered for admission in this category. Those students accepted into the probationary category will be required to sign a probation contract.

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

English Language Proficiency

English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one of the following:

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation

 

Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.
Applicable to all admission categories. Applicants who have been assigned 2 unsatisfactory academic records within the past 5 years will not be considered for admission or re-admission to the program until a minimum 3 years from the date of the assignment of the last unsatisfactory academic record. For the purpose of admission or re-admission, an unsatisfactory record is defined as a transcript with the notation ‘required to withdraw’ or equivalent.

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $5,400.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $2,000.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees: $1,116.00 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2017/8/1 to 2018/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s)**:

** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2017-06-05


Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

University of Alberta

Program Type: Bachelors

Credential Type: Degree

Length: 4 Years

Cooperative Education: Yes

Admission Requirements:

For B.Sc. (General),  Specialization and Honors: Standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1; Mathematics 30-1; two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31, or 5 credit Computer Science (CSE) Advanced-level Career and Technology Studies (CTS); plus one other approved Grade 12 subject.

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $5,320.80 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $1,200.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees: $1,612.68 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2017/8/1 to 2018/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s)**:

** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2013-06-14


Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

University of Calgary

Program Type: Bachelors

Credential Type: Degree

Length: 4 Years

Admission Requirements:
Standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1, Pure Mathematics 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and one of Mathematics 31, Physics 30, Social Studies 30, Science 30, a language 30 other than English, or one 5-credit Grade 12 subject. Mathematics 31 and Physics 30 are recommended. Enrolment is limited.

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $5,386.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $1,890.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees: $1,224.00 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2017/8/1 to 2018/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s)**:

** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2016-06-22


Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

University of Lethbridge

Program Type: Bachelors

Credential Type: Degree

Length: 4 Years

Admission Requirements:

Standard admission. To meet course prerequisites Biology 30, Chemistry 30 and Mathematics 30-1 are required. Physics 30 and Mathematics 31 are recommended.

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $4,974.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $1,250.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees: $1,056.00 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2017/8/1 to 2018/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s)**:

** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2017-06-07


CONTACT

Grant MacEwan University
10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J2P2

Toll-Free: +1 (888) 497-4622
Fax: +1 (780) 497-5001
Business: +1 (780) 497-5000
info@macewan.ca
http://www.macewan.ca

University of Alberta
Office of the Registrar 201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7

Fax: +1 (780) 492-7172
Business: +1 (780) 492-3113
chat@ualberta.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca

University of Calgary
Recruitment and Admissions Office 2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2N1N4

Business: +1 (403) 210-7625
Fax: +1 (403) 220-0762
future.students@ucalgary.ca
http://www.ucalgary.ca

University of Lethbridge
Enrolment Services 4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K3M4

Business: +1 (403) 329-2762
inquiries@uleth.ca
http://www.uleth.ca/future-student

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