Curriculum Guideline

Academic Foundations

Effective Date:
Program Code
CTAFND
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Humanities & Social Sciences
Department
Humanities & Social Sciences
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Academic Foundations Cert
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201210
End Term
201820
Credential
Certificate in Academic Foundations
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

Note: Prerequisites for some courses are:

  • BC Principles of Math 11 with a C (or equivalent), or Foundations of Math 11 with a C (or equivalent), are prerequisites for many Math and Statistics courses
  • Some lab courses have high school prerequisites such as Biology 12, Chemistry 11 or 12 and Physics 11 or 12

Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you check each individual course prerequisite and ensure that you have completed requirements prior to registration.

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • A minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

ENGL

Select any university transferable** ENGL course (CMNS or CRWR can be used if the course transfers as an English course to one of UBC/UBCO, SFU, UNBC, or UVic.)

3

M/S/CS

Select any university transferable** Mathematics, Statistics (MATH 1160, PSYC 2300, BUSN 2429, etc.), or Computing Science (CMPT/CSIS/CISY) course

3

Lab Science

Select any university transferable** lab science course. (BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, GEOG, GEOL, SCIE)

3

Arts and Sciences Electives

Select a minimum of 12 university transferable** credits in the Arts and/or Sciences.

12-21

Electives

Select any university transferable** course.

0-9

Total Credits

 

30

** A university transferable course is a course that transfers to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC – according to the BC Transfer Guide.

Learning Outcomes