New Brunswick Assessment Criteria

If you are currently attending a New Brunswick 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 at the Grade 12 level
    • Up to one of these five courses may be substituted from the acceptable options list to calculate an admission average.
  • English 121 or 122
  • 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 Intro to Calculus 120 or Trig & 3 Space121/122

    • 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: Intro to Calculus 120 or Trig & 3 Space121/122 will be necessary for Programs in Psychology. Math is not required for admission to the program.
  • One University Preparatory Math: Intro to Calculus 120 or Trig & 3 Space121/122 will be necessary for Programs in Economics or Finance. Math is not required for admission to the program.
Additional Admissions Information:
  • 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

Advanced Math with Introduction to Calculus 120
Any Advanced Placement 120 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Any Language 12
Biology 120 or 122
Calculus 120
Canadian Geography 120
Canadian History 121 or 122
Canadian Literature 120
Chemistry 121 or 122
Computer Science 122
Economics 120
English 121 or 122
Geography 120
Geometry 121
Information Technology 121
Mathematics 121 or 122
Native Studies 120
Physics 121 or 122
Science 122
Trig & Space 121

Acceptable Options

Environmental Science 122
Law 120
Music 120
Political Science 120
Sociology 120
World Issues 120

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