If you took a high school course in another province, check the chart below to see its equivalent Alberta course that is accepted for admissions to Bow Valley College programs.

For questions, contact the Office of the Registrar:

403-410-1400
registrar@bowvalleycollege.ca



High School Course Equivalencies by Provinces

Alberta High School Courses
British Columbia & Yukon High School Equivalents 
English 30-1 English 12; English First Peoples (EFP) 12; English Lit 12; English Studies 12
English 30-2 Communications 12
Mathematics 30-1 Principles of Math 12; Pre-Calculus 12
Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Math 12
Mathematics 31 Calculus 12
Biology 30 Anatomy & Physiology 12; Biology 12
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 12
Alberta High School Courses
Manitoba High School Equivalents
English 30-1 ELA 40S (any 1 credit but excluding ELA: Language and Technical Communication)
English 30-2 No Equivalency
Mathematics 30-1 Pre-Calculus
Math 40S
Mathematics 30-2 Applied Math 40S, Math 40G
Mathematics 31 Intro to Calculus 45S, Advanced Mathematics 45S, Calculus 45A, or Advanced Math 45A
Biology 30 Biology 40S
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 40S

Alberta High School Courses
New Brunswick High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English 121 or 122
English 30-2 English 123
Mathematics 30-1 Pre-Calculus 12A and 12B; Trig and 3-Space 122
Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Math 120
Mathematics 31 Calculus 120; Advanced Math with Intro to Calculus 120
Biology 30 Biology 121 or 122
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 121 or 122

Alberta High School Courses
Newfoundland & Labrador High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English 3201
English 30-2 English 3202
Mathematics 30-1 Advanced Math 3200
Mathematics 30-2 Academic Mathematics 3201
Mathematics 31 Mathematics 3208 (Calculus)
Biology 30 Biology 3201
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 3202

Alberta High School Courses
Nova Scotia High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English 12 (advanced/academic);
English 12: African Heritage;
Canadian Literature 12
English 30-2 No Equivalency
Mathematics 30-1 Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Advanced Math 12
Mathematics 30-2 Academic Math 12
Mathematics 31 Calculus 12
Biology 30 Biology 12
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 12

Alberta High School Courses
Northwest Territories and Nunavut High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English 30-1
English 30-2 English 30-2
Mathematics 30-1 Mathematics 30-1
Mathematics 30-2 Mathematics 30-2
Mathematics 31 Mathematics 31
Biology 30 Biology 30
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 30

Alberta High School Courses
Ontario High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English (ENG4U) Excluding English Writer's Craft (EWC4U); OAC English; Studies in Literature (ETS4U)
English 30-2 English (ENG4C)
Mathematics 30-1 Advanced Functions (MHF4U);
Advanced Functions and
Introductory Calculus (MCB4U)
Mathematics 30-2 Math for College Technology (MCT4C); Math of Data Management (MDM4U); Foundations for College Math (MAP4C)
Mathematics 31 Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
Biology 30 Biology (SBI4U)
Chemistry 30 Chemistry (SCH4U)

Alberta High School Courses
Prince Edward Island High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English 611A or 621A
English 30-2 English 631A
Mathematics 30-1 Math 621B (Pre-Calculus)
Mathematics 30-2 Math 621A (Foundations)
Mathematics 31 Math 611B (Calculus)
Biology 30 Biology 621A
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 611A or 621A

Alberta High School Courses
Quebec High School Equivalents
English 30-1 English Literature 603 or 604 series
English 30-2 No Equivalency
Mathematics 30-1 Math 201 series (excluding Statistics)
Mathematics 30-2 No Equivalency
Mathematics 31 Calculus I (Series 201)
Biology 30 Biology 101 series
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 202 series

Alberta High School Courses
Saskatchewan High School Equivalents
English 30-1 ELA A30 and B30
English 30-2 No Equivalency
Mathematics 30-1 Math B30 and C30; Pre-Calculus 30
Mathematics 30-2 Foundations of Mathematics 30; Math A30 and B30
Mathematics 31 Calculus 30
Biology 30 Biology 30
Chemistry 30 Chemistry 30


Office of the Registrar and Enrolment Services

Registrar Services

South Campus, First Floor
345 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1400
registrar@bowvalleycollege.ca


In person service hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Contact centre (phone/email) hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The College is closed on weekends and holidays.

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