The Mathematics Department offers through part-time studies the following courses which provide an equivalent to Math 12 for entry to BCIT. Please note that these courses may not be equivalent to Math 12 for other institutions.
For further information on any of these courses email MathPTS@bcit.ca
For upgrading courses in a full-time studies, day school format, see the Technology Entry program which offers courses in several different topic areas including mathematics.
Note: For BCIT business programs, please directly contact the Operations Management Department in the School of Business who offer a math upgrading course - OPMT 0199 - which you should take instead of any of the following.
Note: For BCIT Trades Programs, please visit Trades Math access courses.
MATH 0001 Technical Mathematics
This course provides an equivalent to Math 12 that is acceptable for entry purposes to BCIT.
The course is offered several times per year starting in September, January and April. It runs two evenings per week for 15 weeks. In late May and late June the course is offered in a different format, running during the day, 5 days per week for 6 weeks.
The pre-requisite for entry to this course is Math 11, C or better, or its equivalent.
MATH 0002 Technical Mathematics Review
This is an online preparatory course for the BCIT Mathematics Competency Test. The Conmpetency Test can be used to meet Grade 12 Math entrance requirements for selected BCIT programs.
Further information on registering is available at Distance Education.
MATH 0004 Refresher Mathematics
Intended for students who have already met the Math 12 prerequisite for an engineering, computer systems, or health sciences technology program, but have not used those skills for some years. This course will help you refresh the skills you once had, in preparation for beginning your technology program at BCIT. It is a non-credit course which runs for two weeks in late August.
MATH 0007 Technical Mathematics Introduction
This course that will provide students, without Math 11 or who have not recently completed Math 11, with an opportunity to refresh their skills enabling them to enter Technology Entry MATH 0005 or any program in Engineering, Health or Computer Systems Technology taught by the Mathematics Department with a Grade 11 Mathematics entry requirement.