Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut Assessment Criteria

If you are currently attending an Alberta, Northwest Territories, or Nunavut secondary school, you must complete a secondary school diploma or certificate by June including each of the following to be considered for admission:

  • Five acceptable academic courses numbered 30, 30-1, or 31
    • Up to one of these five courses may be substituted from the acceptable options list to calculate an admission average.
  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Prerequisites for your program as specified by King’s (see Program Requirements below).

Self Reported Grade Forms should be submitted as soon as you receive mid-year grades.

Program Requirements and Recommend Courses:

*NEW* Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) Prerequisites:

  • One of Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30
    • A Grade 12 Calculus and/or an equivalent university Calculus course is required prior to taking mandatory Math and senior level Economics/ Finance courses.

Social Sciences Recommended Courses:

  • One University Preparatory Math: Math 30-1, Math 30-2 or Pure Math 31 will be necessary for Programs in Psychology. Math is not required for admission to the program.
  • One University Preparatory Math: Math 30-1 or Pure Math 31 will be necessary for Programs in Economics or Finance. Math is not required for admission to the program.

Additional Admissions Information:

  • Courses with credit weights of 3 will be counted as one half-course and will be combined with another course with a credit weight of 3 to make up one full course.
  • Required Prerequisite courses will be used in the admission average. Recommended courses while necessary for course selection will NOT be used in the admission average if it is not part of the top Five acceptable academic courses.
  • If a course has been taken more than once, the highest reported successful grade in the course will be used in the calculation of your admission average.
  • Grades obtained through Challenge for Credit will not be used in the calculation of an admission average.
  • King's University College at Western University will extend automatic alternate offers of admission. If you applied for a limited enrolment program ie. (BMOS) and do not meet our minimum requirements you will be considered for the Faculty of Social Science or Arts.
  • Upgrading in certain subjects, particularly Calculus, may be required during first-year to satisfy admission or progression requirements for Management and Organizational Studies.
Acceptable Courses

Aboriginal Studies 30
Any Advanced Placement 30 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Any Language 30
Any Language 30-3Y
Any Language 30-6Y
Any Language 35
Biology 30
Chemistry 30
English 30-1
English 35
French Language Arts 30-1
Inuktitut Studies 35
Macroeconomics 30
Microeconomics 30
Math 30-1
Math 31
Physics 30
Physics 35
Pure Math 30
Science 30
Social Studies 30
Western World History 30
World Geography 30
World Religions 30

Acceptable Options

Applied Sociology 30
Cultural and Physical Anthropology 30
Experimental Psychology 30
International Politics 30
Law/Legal Studies 30 (min 3 credits)
General Music 30
General Music 31
Philosophies of Man 30

Note: This list is not exhaustive. If you have a question regarding the acceptability of a course for admission consideration, please contact the Enrolment Services at King’s University College.