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Alberta High School

General Requirements

If you are studying at an Alberta high school, you will need to complete the following for admission:

  • A complete High School Diploma, including:
  • English 30-1
  • Four additional academic grade 12 courses
  • Required courses for your program.

To apply, please upload the following transcripts:

  • High school transcript including mid-year results. 

Program Specific Requirements

Arts & Social Sciences

English 30-1

Four additional academic 12 courses

Management & Organizational Studies

English 30-1

Math 31, Math 30-1, or Math 30-2

Three additional academic 12 courses numbered 30, 30-1, or 31

Acceptable Courses

Below are the courses we consider acceptable for admission.

Abnormal Psychology 35 (3.0)
Aboriginal Studies 30
Anthropology 30 (3.0)
Any Advanced Placement 30 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Applied Sociology 30 (3.0)
Aulajaaqtut 30
Biology 30
Chemistry 30
Cultural and Physical
English 30-1
Experimental Psych 30 (3.0)
Français 30
French 30
French 31(A, B, or C)
French Language Arts 30-1
General Music 30/31 (3.0 or 5.0)
Int’l Politics 30 (3.0)
Inuktitut Studies 35
Languages at 30-3Y Level
Languages at 30-6Y Level
Languages at 30-9Y Level
Languages at 35 level
Languages at the 30 Level
Latin 30
Law/Legal Studies 30 (3.0)
Macroeconomics 30
Math 31
Math 30-1 (pre-calc)
Math 30-2 (Foundations)
Microeconomics 30
Philosophies of Man 30 (3.0)
Physics 30
Pure Math 30
Science 30
Social Studies 30
Western World History 30 (3.0)
World Geography 30 (3.0)
World Literature 35 (IB)
World Religions 30 (3.0)

Transfer Credit

If you are registered in Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and if you achieve a 4 out of 5 on your final AP exams, you may be considered for transfer credit to a maximum of two full credits as approved by the appropriate faculty. To be considered for transfer credit, you must have the College Board send your results directly to Huron’s Admission Office as soon as they are available.

Eligible for Transfer CreditEquivalent at WesternCredit Weight
AP Art HistoryVisual Art History 10401.0 
AP BiologyBiology 1001A and 1002B1.0 (0.5 each)
AP Calculus AB Calculus 1000A/B0.5
AP Calculus BCCalculus 1000A/B and 1501A/B1.0 (0.5 each)
AP ChemistryChemistry 1301A and 1302B 1.0 (0.5 each)
AP Chinese Language & CultureChinese 2100 TRN* 1.0
AP Computer Science AComputer Science 1026A/B0.5 
AP Computer Science ABComputer Science 1026A/B and 1027A/B1.0 (0.5 each)
AP EconomicsNot eligible 
AP English Language & CompositionNot eligible 
AP English Literature & CompositionEnglish 1020E1.0 
AP Environmental ScienceEnvironmental Science 1021G0.5 
AP French Language & CultureFrench 19101.0 
AP French LiteratureFrench 1900E 1.0 
AP German Language & CultureGerman 2200 TRN* 1.0
AP Government & PoliticsNot eligible 
AP HistoryHistory 1020 TRN*1.0 
AP Human Geography Geography 1400F0.5 
AP Italian Language & CultureItalian 2200 TRN*1.0 
AP Japanese Language & Culture Japanese 2200 TRN* 1.0 
AP Languages Language 0002 TRN* 1.0 
AP Latin (Literature or Vergil)Latin 1020 TRN* 1.0 
AP Music TheoryMusic 1122A/B0.5 
AP Physics C (Electricity & Magnetism)Physics 1502A/B0.5 
AP Physics C (Mechanics)Physics 1501A/B0.5
AP Physics 1 Physics 1101A (previously 1028A) 0.5
AP Physics 2 Physics 1102B (previously 1029B)0.5 
AP PrecalculusNot eligible 
AP PsychologyPsychology 1002A and 1003B1.0 (0.5 each)
AP Spanish Language & CultureSpanish 2200 TRN* 1.0 
AP Statistics Statistics 1024A/B0.5 
AP Studio Art 2D or 3D DesignVisual Arts Studio 2100A/B0.5 
AP Studio Art DrawingVisual Arts Studio 2104A0.5 

English Language Proficiency

If you have not studied for a minimum of four years (including the final year) in an institution where the language of instruction is English, you are required to submit a satisfactory English Language Proficiency test score. Huron requires one of the following:


Minimum overall score: 6.5

No section less than: 6.0


Minimum overall score: 83

No section less than: 20


Minimum overall score: 80

No section less than: 78


Minimum overall score: 60

No section less than: 60


Minimum overall score: 58

No section less than: 56


Minimum overall score: 115

No section less than: 100

Students who do not meet Huron’s English language requirement but are academically admissible will automatically be admitted into an Academic English program.

Programs include:


Students who qualify take ESL in July and August before starting full-time at Huron in September.


After successful completion of the High Advanced Level, students begin full-time studies at Huron. The length of program is dependent on English language proficiency.

Huron offers students conditional acceptance into undergraduate studies pending final completion of an approved language program. Students who successfully complete the language program will not have to provide an English Language Proficiency test examination score.

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