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Important
  • The requirements listed below are for high school applicants, or applicants with fewer than 24 transferable credits.
  • If you are a Non-Matriculated ("Mature") Student, or a transfer student, please contact the Admissions office.
  • If you are from a province other than Alberta, please review the Provincial Subject Equivalents.

A student must have completed the following subjects for each degree program. A minimum combined average of 70% must be achieved on the 5 required subjects, with no mark below 50%. However, admission to certain programs is very competitive and a higher average may be required.

Please refer to the table below regarding the classification of Matriculation subjects


Programs

 

Bachelor of Arts Top


Subject Requirements:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Three subjects from Group A or C (see table below)
  • A subject from A, B, C or Physical Education 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, or other approved 30-level subject. A maximum of two 30-level Language other than English subjects may be presented for admission.
    • Mathematics 30-2 is acceptable for admission as a Group C subject, though some majors require Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1 as a prequisite for courses (see notes below). Only one of Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 may be presented for admission.
    • For other approved 30-level subjects, contact Augustana Faculty Prospective Student Office at www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/ or phone 1-800-661-8714.

 

Additional Requirements by Major: 

  Required courses
Biology Biology 30 and Chemistry 30
Chemistry Chemistry 30 and Pure Mathematics 30 or
Mathematics 30-1
Computing Science Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
Economics Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
Environmental Studies Biology 30 and Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
Mathematics & Physics Physics 30 and Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
Modern Languages French 30 and German 30
Psychology Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
For a Major or minor in Music, an interview is required. Students should contact the Augustana Department of Music to schedule an interview before April 15 for Fall term.

 

Bachelor of Management in Business Economics Top


Subject Requirements:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
  • Two Subjects from Group A or C (see table below)
  • One subject from Group A, B, or C or Physical Education 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, or other approved 30-level subject. A maximum of two 30-level Language other than English subjects may be presented for admission. For other approved 30-level subjects, contact Augustana Faculty Prospective Student Office at www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/ or phone 1-800-661-8714.

 

Bachelor of Music Top


Subject Requirements: 

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Three subjects from Group A or C (see table below)
  • One subject from Group A, B, or C or Physical Education 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, or other approved 30-level subject.

Additional Requirements:

An audition is required. Students should contact the Augustana Department of Fine Arts, Music Division to schedule an audition by April 15 for Fall term.

 

Bachelor of Science Top


Subject Requirements:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1 (for a major in Physical Education, one subject from Group A or C may be presented in lieu of Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1; only one of Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 may be presented for admission).
  • Two subjects from Group C (for a major in Computing Science,one subject from Group A may be presented in lieu of a second Group C subject; see additional requirements below for other specific majors and minors).
  • One subject from Group A, B, or C or Physical Education 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, or other approved 30-level subject. For other approved 30-level subjects, contact Augustana Faculty Prospective Student Office at www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/ or phone 1-800-661-8714.

 Additional Requirements by Major:

  Required courses
Biology Biology 30 and Chemistry 30
Chemistry Chemistry 30
Environmental Science Biology 30 and Chemistry 30
Mathematics & Physics Physics 30

 

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Combined Degree Top


Subject Requirements:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1
  • Two subjects from Group C (See additional requirements below for other specific majors and minors).
  • One subject from Group A, B, or C or Physical Education 30, Aboriginal Studies 30, or other approved 30-level subject. A maximum of two 30-level Language other than English subjects may be presented for admission. For other approved 30-level subjects, contact Augustana Faculty Prospective Student Office at www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/ or phone 1-800-661-8714.

 

Additional Requirements by Major/Minor:

  Required courses
Biology Biology 30 and Chemistry 30
Chemistry Chemistry 30
General Sciences Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and Physics 30
Mathematics & Physics Physics 30

Music: Choral

Completion of a music questionnaire is required.

Contact the Music Department (780.679.1503) by April 15 (Fall Term) and December 15 (Winter term)

Physical Sciences Chemistry 30 and Physics 30
Physics Physics 30

For a minor in Second Languages: French, French 30 is recommended
For a minor in Second Languages: German, German 30 is recommended

 

Classification of Matriculation subjects Top


High School classes that satisfy "Group A", "Group B", or "Group C" requirements as stated above, are listed below.

Group A Group B Group C
1. Social Studies 30-1
2. 30-level Language other than English
3. Additional 30-level Language other than English
(See Notes 1, 2, 3 and 5)
1. Applied Graphic Arts 35
2. Art 30
3. Art 31
4. Communication Technology Advanced (CTS, 5 credits)
5. Dance 35
6. Drama 30
7. Music 30 (Choral, Instrumental or General (5 credits)
8. Music 35
9. Musical Theatre 35
10. Performing Arts 35 A, B, or C
(See Notes 4 and 5)
1. Biology 30
2. Chemistry 30
3. Computing Science Advance Level CTS (5 Credits)
4. Pure Mathematics 30 or Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
5. Mathematics 31
6. Physics 30
7. Science 30

(See Note 5)

Notes:
  1. Any one of French 31A, 31B, 31C, French Language Arts 20 or 30, Français 20 or 30, or 33, are considered to be equivalent to French 30 for admission purposes. In the case of French Language Arts 30, Français 30, and French 31A, 31B, and 31C, advanced placement may be granted upon application.
  2. Blackfoot Language and Culture 30, Cree Language and Culture 30, German 30 or 31, Italian 30, Japanese Language and Culture 30, Latin 30, Spanish 30, Ukrainian 30, Ukrainian Language Arts 20 or 30, meet the Language other than English requirement. There are many other 35-level, locally developed languages which may also be used to meet the Language other than English requirement; however, applicants presenting one of these may be required to complete a proficiency test administered by the University before the course will be accepted for admission purposes.
  3. Applicants wishing to present a language other than one of those presented at the Grade 12 level in Alberta should contact the Admissions Division, Office of the Registrar.
  4. Equivalents of Music 30: Conservatory Canada, Grade 8 Practical and Grade IV Theory; Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, Grade 8 Practical, Grade II Theory, Mount Royal College, Grade 8 Practical and Grade II Theory. Documents must be presented to Alberta Learning for evaluation.
  5. The Grade 12 subjects listed above are based on the Alberta Learning curriculum and nomenclature. Prospective students from other provinces and territories should request out-of-province equivalencies from the Office of the Registrar and Student Awards, or visit our website at www.registrar.ualberta.ca