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    University of Alberta
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Admissions Chart 7


Note: Students should be aware that their chosen program may contain courses for which there are specific Grade 12 prerequisites that must be met in addition to the subjects used for admission. Please see www.uofa.ualberta.ca/science/programs/undergraduate/admission-to-science for more information.

Program Honors Required Average Specialization Required Average Admission Requirements
Applied Mathematics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
No Specialization program offered.  
Applied Mathematics - Minor in
Computing Science
High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
No Specialization program offered.  
Applied Mathematics - Minor in Statistics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
No Specialization program offered.  
Astrophysics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Atmospheric Sciences High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Biochemistry High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.3 GPA on ★30 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.7 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 

Biological Sciences

Note: Effective September 2016, there will be no further admissions to BSc Honors or BSc Specialization in Bioinformatics.

High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
(Note: A minimum grade of B- is required in MICRB 265  and MICRB 311 , if taken, in order to transfer to the Microbiology Honors program) For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Cell Biology High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Chemistry High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on all Chemistry courses and a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Computing Science High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter and a minimum 3.0 GPA on all CMPUT courses completed and eligible for transfer. For admission requirements, see
BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter and a minimum 2.3 GPA on all CMPUT courses completed and eligible for transfer. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Computing Science - Business Minor No Honors program offered. High School - no Year 1 entry
Transfer - Admission will be competitive and will require a minimum GPA of 2.3 on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter, a minimum 2.3 GPA on all CMPUT courses completed and eligible for transfer, and completion of CMPUT 174 , CMPUT 175 , MATH 114 , MATH 115 , ★6 junior English, ★6 in Science, ★6 in an approved option, which may include CMPUT 272 . For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Computing Science Specialization in Software Practice No Honors program offered. High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter and a minimum 2.3 GPA on all CMPUT courses completed and eligible for transfer. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 

Computing Science Specialization Stream in Bioinformatics

Note: Effective September 2016, there will be no further admissions to BSc Honors or BSc Specialization in Bioinformatics.

 

 

 
Environmental Earth Sciences Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
High School - no Year 1 entry
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter and completion of the course requirements outlined at right.
Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
High School - no Year 1 entry
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter and completion of the course requirements outlined at right.
Course requirements:
Of the required first year courses for the program, successful completion of at least:
EAS 100  and EAS 105 
CHEM 101 
MATH 113  or MATH 114 
PHYS 124   or PHYS 144  
Geology Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
High School - no Year 1 entry
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter and completion of the course requirements outlined at right.
Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
High School - no Year 1 entry
Transfer - a minimum cumulative average 2.3 GPA over all courses completed and completion of the course requirements outlined at right.
Course requirements:
Of the required first year courses for the program, successful completion of at least:
EAS 100  and EAS 105 
CHEM 101 
MATH 113  or MATH 114 
PHYS 124  or PHYS 144  
Geophysics (Department of Physics) High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Immunology and Infection High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
 
Mathematical Physics (Department of Physics) High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
No Specialization program offered.  
Mathematics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 2.3 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and successful completion of at least ★24 with a GPA of at least 2.3 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Mathematics - Minor in Computing
Science
High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
No Specialization program offered.  
Mathematics - Minor in Statistics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
No Specialization program offered.  
Mathematics - Computational Science (Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences) No Honors program offered. High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 2.3 on the aggregate of all Mathematics, Statistics and  Computing Science courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and successful completion of at least ★24 with a GPA of at least 2.3 in each preceding Fall/Winter.
For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Mathematics and Economics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - normally requires a GPA of at least 2.3 on the aggregate of all Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics courses taken which are eligible to
be credited to the degree, and, in the student's most recent Fall/Winter, successful completion of at least ★24 with a GPA of at least 2.3 in each
preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Mathematics and Finance

High School - No Year 1 entry
Transfer - Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
For Year 2 entry - Students must have completed:
1. at least ★24 in the preceding Fall/Winter with a GPA of at least 3.0, and
2. Requirements 1-5 (inclusive) for Year 2 entry (see requirements at right) with a GPA of at least 3.0.
For Year 3 Entry - Students must have completed:
1. at least ★24 in each preceding Fall/ Winter with a GPA of at least 3.0, and
2. ★60 applicable including the required courses for Year 3 entry (see requirements at right) with a GPA of at least 3.0.

High School - No Year 1 entry
Transfer - Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive.
For Year 2 entry - Students must have completed:
1. at least ★24 in the preceding Fall/Winter with a GPA of at least 2.7, and
2. Requirements 1-5 (inclusive) for
Year 2 entry (see requirements at
right) with a GPA of at least 2.7.
For Year 3 Entry - Students must have completed:
1. at least ★24 in each preceding Fall/ Winter with a GPA of at least 2.7, and
2. ★60 applicable including the required courses for Year 3 entry (see requirements at right) with a GPA of at least 2.7.
Course requirements for Year 2 entry:
1. MATH 114 , MATH 115 
2. MATH 125 
3. STAT 151 
4. ECON 101 , ECON 102 
5. ★6 junior English, or ★3 junior ENGL and ★3 junior WRS
6. ★6 in options (CMPUT 174  and CMPUT 175  recommended)
Course Requirements for Year 3 entry:
1-6. Above
7. MATH 214 , MATH 215 
8. MATH 225 
9. MATH 253 
10. STAT 265 , STAT 266 
11. ECON 281 
12. ★9 in options

Neuroscience

(Faculty of Science and the Division of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)

High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.3 GPA on ★30 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
No Specialization program offered.  
Paleontology High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%.
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Pharmacology High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.3 GPA on all science courses taken in each preceding Fall/Winter, a minimum 3.3 GPA on ★30 in each preceding Fall/Winter, and a minimum grade of B+ in each Department of Pharmacology course. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.7 GPA on all science courses taken in each preceding Fall/Winter, a minimum 2.7 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter, and a minimum 2.7 GPA in Department of Pharmacology courses for each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Physics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Physiology High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - a minimum 3.3 GPA on ★30 in each preceding Fall/Winter and a minimum grade of B in PHYSL 212  and PHYSL 214  or a minimum grade of A- in PHYSL 210 . For admission requirements, see
BSc (Honors)
No Specialization program offered.  
Planning No Honors program offered. Admission to this program is subject to enrolment management and is therefore competitive. Alberta students may be given preference.
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
A written statement outlining an interest in Planning, including any relevant volunteer or work experience. Submit the statement to the Planning advisor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences by May 1.

Psychology

(See also BA Honors  for BA admission requirements)

High School - No Year 1 entry
Transfer - a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter and a minimum 3.3 GPA on
attempted or completed Psychology and required Statistics courses. Admission may take place only after completion of a minimum of ★48. Students must complete PSYCO 104  or SCI 100, PSYCO 105 , PSYCO 212 ; STAT 151  or SCI 151 ; two of PSYCO 223 , PSYCO 239 , PSYCO 241 , and two of PSYCO 258 , PSYCO 275 , PSYCO 282 ; prior to application for admission. Acceptance is dependent upon obtaining approval from a potential research supervisor by August 31. Students planning to apply for admission should consult the Departmental Honors advisor.
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - a minimum 2.3 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Bachelor of Science (Specialization)
 
Statistics High School - minimum 80%
Transfer - requires a GPA of at least 3.0 on all Mathematics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on ★24 in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see BSc (Honors)
High School - minimum 75%
Transfer - requires a minimum 2.3 GPA on all Mathematics and Statistics courses taken which are eligible to be credited to the degree and successful completion of a minimum ★24 with a 2.3 GPA in each preceding Fall/Winter. For admission requirements, see Faculty of Science
 

Note: Each Fall/Winter GPA will be calculated on all courses completed in the Fall/Winter Session regardless of the required minimum load.