Selkirk College

General Associate of Science

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:University Sciences
Degree:Associate; University Transfer
Field of Study:Biological and Physical Sciences
Description:The world of science is diverse and expansive, touching almost every industry in today's global economy, meaning you'll be at the top of the list for high-demand and well-paying careers.

Get freedom of choice with your general associate of science degree. You won't have to decide on which specialty you'd like right away, but you will open the doors of possibility and have plenty of career options, plus be prepped for further education. Choose this program if you love figuring out how things work and want to give yourself time to decide on the future path that's right for you. Designed to give you a balanced variety of courses, you'll have your pick of biology and chemistry classes, including lab sessions. In addition, your associate degree lets you explore other subject areas like English, mathematics and general arts.

URL:General Associate of Science at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,409

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 
Admission to an Associate of Science degree program requires the completion of English 12 with a grade of "C" or higher and Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Math 12 with a grade of “C+” or higher. Other prerequisites depend on the courses chosen to make up the degree, and should be determined with the advice of a Selkirk College counsellor. Students who lack the admission requirements may still gain admission to the program by taking a combination of university and upgrading courses during the first year. This mode of entry may extend the length of their program.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
Application Notes : If your first language is not English, you must meet the following English Language Proficiency requirements for entry in to Selkirk College University Transfer, Diploma or Degree programs: completion of BC English 12, or equivalent; or completion, with a grade of "C+" or better, advanced core courses in the Selkirk College English Language Program and Provincial Level English 51; or submission of a TOEFL score of 213 (computer) or ibt 79-80 or better; or submission of an IELTS score of 6.0 or better; or submission of an EIKEN Grade Pre -1; or submission of an acceptable score on the Language Proficiency Index score of 4 or better. For Indian students coming through the SPP program, the IELTS requirement for diploma programs is 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 14, 2022