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  • Fall
  • Winter

  • Location
    Prince Rupert and Terrace
  • Campuses
    Prince Rupert

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    Terrace

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  • Length
    Two Years
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    $3076 per year
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    $1650 per year
  • Credentials
    • Associate Degree
    • University Block Transfer
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Program Options

This program is an option of Associate of Science Degree.

Application Fee: No Charge

Academic

1. English

One of:

  • English 12
  • English 12 First Peoples
  • ENGL 050
  • ENGL 055
  • equivalent
2. Math

One of:
  • Principles of Math 11
  • Applications of Math 11
  • Foundations of Math 11
  • Pre-Calculus 11
  • MATH 0401/0402
  • MATH 123
  • equivalent
3. Biology 11 or BIOL 040 or equivalent

4. Chemistry 11 or CHEM 040 or CHEM 0401/0402 or equivalent

5. Physics 11 or PHYS 040 or equivalent

Admission Advice

1. If you are unsure of the courses needed for program entry, contact a NWCC advisor. Advisors are available to help you access and navigate the courses/programs of interest to you.

2. If you do not have the prerequisites for the courses you wish to take it's possible to upgrade by taking Career and College Preparation courses along with selected university credit courses. For more details consult an advisor.

English Language Requirements

Summary

If English is not your first language, you must have a TOEFL score of at least 220 (CBT), 83 (IBT), or 560 (PBT)

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

NWCC admits applicants with any level of educational. However, you will also have to meet any admission requirements of your intended program. For instance many NWCC programs have entrance requirements that include proof of secondary school graduation and/ or completion of secondary school courses.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all NWCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

 

Out-of-Province

NWCC admits applicants with any level of educational. However, you will also have to meet any admission requirements of your intended program. For instance many NWCC programs have entrance requirements that include proof of secondary school graduation and/ or completion of secondary school courses.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all NWCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

To have courses from other institutions evaluated for transfer credit at NWCC you must submit an Application for Transfer Credit along with official transcripts from each institution attended. For more information about transferring credit, contact a NWCC educational advisor.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

To have courses from other institutions evaluated for transfer credit at NWCC you must submit an Application for Transfer Credit along with official transcripts from each institution attended. For more information about transferring credit, contact a NWCC educational advisor.

 

Mature Student

Not Applicable

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

For details on applying check here.

Inter-Institutional Block Arrangements

Graduates will have the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree at several universities in the province. Program electives will determine the subject areas that may be pursued and the possible receiving institutions.

Final Notes: Minimum grade point average and other requirements may apply. All transfer requirements should be confirmed with advising personnel at the intended institution.

Students may also wish to refer to the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer's BC Transfer Guide. This website offers complete details about transfer arrangements between post-secondary institutions in BC. This information includes course-to-course transfer opportunities.

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