BC and Yukon High-School Equivalencies

The following is a list of equivalencies that may satisfy the entrance requirement for BCIT programs. Search our online program catalogue to check your program's specific requirement.

Grade 12 requirements

English Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
English 12 English 12 First Peoples
English Literature 12
Technical and Professional Communications 12
Communications 12 n/a

Science Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
Biology 12 n/a
Chemistry 12 n/a
Physics 12 n/a

Math Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
  Previous Stream Previous Stream
Pre-Calculus 12 Principles of Math 12 Math 12
Foundations of Math 12 Applications of Math 12 n/a
Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 12 n/a n/a
Notes:
  • All math courses listed above are acceptable if the math requirement for your program is "Math 12"
  • Foundations of Math 12 is not acceptable to meet a requirement of Applications of Math 12.

Grade 11 requirements

English Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
English 11 English 11 First Peoples
Technical and Professional Communications 11

Science Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
Biology 11 n/a
Chemistry 11 n/a
Physics 11 Applications of Physics 11
and
Applications of Physics 12

Math Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
  Previous Stream Previous Stream
Pre-Calculus 11 Principles of Math 11 Math 11
Foundations of Math 11 Applications of Math 11 n/a
Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 n/a n/a
Note: All math courses listed above are acceptable if the math requirement for your program is "Math 11" or "Any Math 11"

Any Math 11 Essentials of Math 11
Note: Accounting is not acceptable
Math 11A
Introductory Math 11

Grade 10 requirements

Math Requirement Other Acceptable BC and Yukon High-School Courses
  Previous Stream Previous Stream
Foundations and Pre‐Calculus Math 10 Principles of Math 10
Applications of Math 10
Math 10
Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 n/a n/a
Note: All math courses listed above are acceptable if the math requirement for your program is "Math 10" or "Any Math 10"

Any Math 10 Essentials of Math 10 Math 10A

High school graduation credentials

The following credentials are acceptable for high school graduation:

High-school graduation is a preferred requirement for admission; BCIT strongly recommends it for career success. Applicants who have not graduated from high school will be considered for admission if they meet or exceed program entrance requirements.

Note: High-school graduation is a mandatory requirement for Civil Engineering.