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British Columbia High School

General Requirements

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

  • A complete High School Diploma, including:
  • English 12
  • 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 12

Four additional academic 12 courses

Management & Organizational Studies

English 12

Math 12, Pre-Calculus or Calculus

Three additional academic 12 courses

Acceptable Courses

Below are the courses we consider acceptable for admission.

20th Century World History 12
Anatomy and Physiology
Any Advanced Placement (AP) 12
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) 12 except TOK 
Any Language 12 (External Language Certificate 12)
Asian Studies 12
B.C. First Peoples 12
Biology 12 (also BAA)
Calculus 12
Chemistry (also BAA)
Chinese Language and Culture 12A
Communication orale 12
Comparative Civilizations
Comparative Cultures
Comparative World Religions 12
Composition 12
Computer Programming 12
Computer Science 12 (also BAA)
Computer Studies 12
Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
Creative Writing 12
Economics 12 (also BAA)
Economic Theory 12
English 12 (also BAA)
English 12 First Peoples
English Literature 12
English Studies 12
Environmental Science 12
First Nations Studies 1
Foundations of Math 12
Français langue et culture 12
French 12 (also BAA)
French Immersion 12
Genocide Studies 12
Geography 12 (also BAA)
Geology 12
Geometry 12
German 12 (also BAA)
Hebrew 12
Hebrew Language 12
History 12
Human Geography
Information Technology
Intro to Calculus 12 (BAA)
Japanese 12
Langue et culture de la francophonie 12
Latin 12 (also BAA)
Law 12
Law Studies 12
Literary Studies 12
Mandarin 12
Math (Honours)
Music Composition and Production 12
New Media 12
Philosophy & Religion 12
Philosophy 12
Physical Geography
Physics 12 (also BAA)
Political Studies 12
Pre-Calculus 12
Principles of Mathematics
Punjabi 12
Social Justice 12
Spanish 12 (Also BAA)
Specialized Science 12
Spoken Language 12
Statistics 12
Survey Mathematics 12 (also BAA)
Urban Studies 12

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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