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Associate of Science Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting on November 1 for entry to the following Fall semester, January 16 for the following Winter semester, and February 1 for the following Summer semester. Early application is strongly recommended.

Program Options

Application Fee: $30

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation (or equivalent)
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of high school for at least one year)
2. English

One of:

3. Math

One of:

  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Principles of Math 12
  • MATH 012
  • Calculus Readiness Test (64%)
Admission Advice

1. If you do not meet the English entrance requirements, it is still possible to be admitted to the program subject to:

  • completing the English entrance requirements within your first year of studies
  • registration being restricted to courses for which you satisfy the prerequisites

2. Similarly, if you don't meet the Math requirements it's still possible to be admitted to the program. However:

  • registration is restricted to courses where the prerequisite has been met. This means that registration in CHEM 111, COSC 111, MATH 112 and PHYS 111 is not possible until the Math entrance requirement is met.
  • registration in MATH 120 (Pre-Calculus) is strongly advised. Successful completion of this course meets the Math entrance requirement. This must be done in your first year of studies to remain in the program.
3. Students enrolling for the first time at Okanagan College who have completed or are registered in a secondary school Calculus course are eligible to write the UBC-SFU-UVic-UNBC Calculus Exam. Students who pass this exam will be given the option of receiving credit for MATH 112 with a grade equal to the grade obtained on the challenge exam or taking MATH 112 for credit. There is an $88 non-refundable fee for this exam.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy OC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


If English is not your first language, you must submit one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), or 79 (internet based)
  • An academic IELTS overall band score of 6.5
  • A Okanagan College English Language Assessment (OCELA) of level 4
  • 70% in each of  EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
  • 60% in each of EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to Arts, Science, Business Administration Diploma, Commercial Aviation, Advanced Culinary Arts, Computer Information Systems, and Engineering Technology programs
  • 70% in English 12 or equivalent for Business programs
  • 60% in English 12 or equivalent for Arts, Science, Engineering Technology, and most diploma programs
  • 50% in an English literature or composition course at a recognized university or college in Canada
  • Level 5 on the Language Proficiency Index for Business, or Level 4 for Arts, Science, technology and most diploma programs
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction  

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.


For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here

Mature Student

For details on Mature Student admission check here.


International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

For details on Unclassified Student and Visiting Student admission check here.

How to Apply

For details on applying to Okanagan College check the Become a Student site here.