Newfoundland and Labrador Assessment Criteria

If you are currently attending a Newfoundland and Labrador secondary school, you must complete a secondary school diploma or certificate by June including each of the following to be considered for admission:

  • Ten credits from the acceptable academic courses numbered 3000 or above
    • Up to two of these ten credits may be substituted from the acceptable options list to calculate an admission average.
    • Two credits in English 3201
  • 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 3207 or Math 3204/5
    • 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 3207 or Math 3204/5 will be necessary for Programs in Psychology. Math is not required for admission to the program.
  • One University Preparatory Math: Math 3207 or Math 3204/5 will be necessary for Programs in Economics or Finance. Math is not required for admission to the program.
Additional Admissions Information:
  • Courses with a credit weight of 1 will be counted as one half-course and will be combined with another course with a credit weight of 1 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 ten 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

Academic Mathematics 3203
Advanced Literature 3225
Any Advanced Placement 3100 or 3200 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Any Language 3000 or above
Advanced Mathematics 3201
Biology 3201, 3211, 3241 or 4221
Calculus Readiness 3105
Chemistry 3104, 3202 or 4222
Earth Systems 3209
English 3201
European History 4225
Folk Literature 3203
Global Economics 3123
Geology 3203
Literary Heritage 3202
Math 3204, 3205 or 3207
Physics 3204, 3207 or 4224
Statistics 3104
Thematic Literature 3201 or 3211
World Geography 3202
World History 3201

Acceptable Options

Applied Music 3206
Environmental Science 3205
World Problems 3204

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.