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Admission Requirements

Ready to get started? If you're passionate about biology, apply now for the associate degree program's September intake.

Admission requirements

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Effective Date: September 2019

Requirement High school course Camosun course Alternatives
one of:
  • C+ in English 12
  • C+ in English Studies 12
  • C+ in English 12 First Peoples
  • Non-BC high school
one of:
one of:

*A higher grade may be required for prerequisites to some courses (e.g. MATH 100).

Completion requirements

  • two (2) Math courses (must include MATH 100 or MATH 108);
  • two (2) courses in first-year English;
  • six (6) courses in Science (must include one laboratory science course);
  • six (6) courses in second-year Science in two or more subject areas;
  • two (2) courses in Arts other than English (excluding mathematics and laboratory science);
  • two (2) Electives from (Arts, Science or other areas).

For a total of 20 courses.

The course requirements for the Associate Degree program credential are mandated by the provincial government. You must complete a total of 20 university transfer courses, and achieve an overall GPA of 2.0 ("C"), to obtain an Associate of Science Degree. No course may be used to meet more than one of the specific requirements; 25% of your courses must be completed at Camosun College.

This program contains a blend of Arts and Science courses to support the concept of a broad education. Learn more.

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Missing admission requirements?

Camosun offers alternative courses and upgrading programs to help you get started.

What kind of applicant are you?

Camosun has three different applicant categories:

  • Adult
  • Current BC/Yukon High School Student
  • International

Learn more.

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