Canadian High School Requirements

Province(s)Required Subject
Group 1
Required
Subject
Group 2
Required
Subject
Group 3
Required
Subject
Group 4
Required
Subject
Group 5
BC
Yukon
English 12Foundations of Math 12 or
Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Calculus 12
Biology 12 or
Chemistry 12 or Geology 12 or Physics 12
Geography 12 or
History 12 or
MCL* 12
Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
Alberta
Nunavut
NWT
English Language Arts 30-1Math 30-1 or 30-2 or 31Biology 30 or
Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
Social Studies 30-1 or MCL* 30Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
SaskatchewanEnglish Language Arts 30A or 30BFoundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus Math 30 or Calculus 30Biology 30 or
Chemistry 30 or
Physics 30
Geography 30 or Social/Native Studies 30 or MCL* 30Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
ManitobaEnglish Language Arts 40SApplied Math 40S or
Pre-Calculus 40S
Biology 40S or
Chemistry 40S or Physics 40S
Geography 40S or
History 40S or
Western Civil 40S or
MCL* 40S
Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
OntarioEnglish 4UMath of Data Management MDM4U or Advanced Functions MHF 4U or Calculus and Vectors MCV 4UBiology 4U or
Chemistry 4U or
Physics 4U
Geography 4U or
History 4U or
Social Issues 4U or
MCL* 4U
Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
QuebecEnglish Secondary VMath 506 (Technical and Scientific or Science Math)
Secondary V
Chemistry or
Physics
Secondary V
Geography or
History or
MCL*
Secondary V
Includes all subject areas at the Secondary V level
New BrunswickEnglish 122Foundations of Math 120 or Pre-Calculus Math A120 or B120Biology 121 or 122 or Chemistry 121 or 122 or Physics 121 or 122Geography 120 or History 122 or World Issues 120 or
MCL* 120

 

Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
Nova ScotiaEnglish 12Math 12 or
Advanced Math 12 or
Pre-Calculus 12
Biology 12 or
Chemistry 12 or Geology 12 or Physics 12
Geography 12 or
History 12 or MCL* 12
Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
PEIEnglish 621Math 611 or 621Biology 621 or
Chemistry 621 or Physics 621
History 621 or Politics 621 or Geography 621 or Economics 621 or MCL* 621Includes all subject areas at the Grade 12 level
Newfoundland and LabradorEnglish 3201Math 2200 or 2201

and

Math 3200 or 3201

Biology 2201 or Chemistry 2202 or Physics 2204 or Science 1206
and
Biology 3201 or Chemistry 3202 or Physics 3204 or Earth Systems 3209
Two credits at the 3000 level in a social science or a MCL* subject.

This category includes the following subject areas: history, geography, religious studies, French, Spanish, other languages.
Two credits in any other Level III course(s) that may be used to satisfy graduation requirements.

* MCL: Modern or Classical Language

Note: Students who are eligible for a high school diploma at the academic level but have not completed a Grade 12-level course in one of the above subject areas, may use another course at the same level in a different subject area, with the exception of the elective category, as a substitute.

Contact

Guide to First Year

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca