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1 Course Planning Career Advisor: Ms Deane sdeane@deltasd.bc.ca

2 Admission Requirements University of British Columbia-Vancouver Faculty of Arts English 11 Language 11 Principles Math 11 Science 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 3 other approved provincially examinable grade 12 courses Faculty of Sciences English 11 Language 11 Principles of math 11 Chemistry 11 Physics 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Principles of Math 12 (67%) One approved science 12 (Bi, Chem, Ph, Geo) One other provincially examinable grade 12 course

3 Approved Provincially Examinable Grade 12 Courses Biology Biology Chemistry Chemistry English Literature English Literature English English First Nation Studies First Nation Studies Francais Langue Francais Langue French French Geography Geography Geology Geology German German History History Japanese Japanese Mandarin Mandarin Principles of Math Principles of Math Physics Physics PSI Calculus Assessment PSI Calculus Assessment Punjabi Punjabi Spanish Spanish

4 Admission Requirements University of British Columbia-Okanagan Faculty of Arts English 12 3 other approved provincially examinable grade 12 courses Faculty of Sciences Chemistry 11 English 12 Principles of Math 12 (min 67%) Two other provincially examinable Grade 12 courses including at least one of: Bi 12, Chem 12, Geo 12, Geog 12, Ph 12. Admission Requirements may change for 2008

5 Admission Requirements Simon Fraser University Faculty of Arts English 11 Language 11 ( can be beginners) Principles Math 11 (min 60%) Science 11 English 12 (min 60%) Two Courses from list two 2 additional courses from list 2 or 3 Faculty of Sciences English 11 Language 11 (can be beginners) Principles of math 11 (min 60%) Chemistry 11 Physics 11 English 12 (min60%) Principles of Math 12 (60%) Two of: Biology12, Chem 12, Geog 12, Geo 12, or Phy 12 One additional course from list 2 or 3

6 List 2 Math Group: Math 12, AP Calculus AB/BC 12, AP Statistics 12, IB Math with Calculus 12. Humanities Group: Literature 12, AP, Francais Communication et Literature, Spanish Literature 12 Sciences: Biology 12, Geology 12, Physics 12, Chemistry 12, AP Comp Science A/AB 12, AP Environmental Studies 12,IB Comp Science 12, IB Environmental Systems 12 Social Sciences: History 12, Geography 12

7 List 3 Fine/Performing Arts: Art Foundations 12, Choral Music 12, Dance 12, Drama Film and TV 12, Instrumental Music 12, Music Composition and Technology 12, Theatre Performance 12, Studio Arts 12, Visual Arts: Media arts 12, Writing 12, Theatre Production 12 Sciences: Calculus 12, Forests 12, Information and Communication Technology 12 Humanities Group: Comparative Civ 12, IB Theory of Knowledge 12 Arabic 12, French 12 or Francais Langue 12, German 12, Italian 12, Japanese 12, Latin 12, Mandarin 12, Okanagan 12, Punjabi 12, Russian 12, Spanish 12, Secwepemctsin 12, Upper st’at’imcets 12, Francais premiere langue 12 (if English 12 has also been taken) Social Sciences: Economic 12, Law 12, AP Comp Gov & politics 12, AP Psychology 12, AP US Gov and Politics 12, IB Business & Organization 12, IB Psychology 12, IB Social Anthropology 12, BC First nations 12.

8 SFU –Math Requirement To satisfy the quantitative skills requirement all applicants must present a minimum grade of 70% in the applicable math course required for admission. Applicants with a grade of 60-69% must either: Score a 70% (20/30) on a Diagnostic Skills Exam Or Achieve at least a “C” grade in a Foundational Course within the 1 st 30 credits at SFU. Note: Students below 60% will be denied admission to SFU

9 SFU –Literacy Requirement Note: Below 60% will not be admitted All students must demonstrate their competence in English literacy as part if the admission process. This can be demonstrated through achievement in grade 12 courses, transfer courses or by other means. Students who do not meet these targets may still be accepted but will be required to take a foundational learning course to review and improve their skills. A grade of 75% or higher in Eng 12 or Eng lit 12, you have met this requirement. A grade of 60-74% before you are admitted to SFU, you must score a 4 or better on the essay portion of the LPI and 50% on parts 1-3, or be required to take a Foundation of Academic Literacy course once you are at SFU.

10 Admission Requirements University of Victoria Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences English 11 Language 11 Principles Math 11 Science 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 3 other approved academic grade 12 courses Faculty of Sciences English 11 Principles of math 11 Chemistry 11 Physics 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Principles of Math 12 Two approved science 12 courses (Phy 12 recommended)

11 Admission Requirements Douglas College Has moved to priority registration. Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent), but for course selection your students time will be assigned by GPA based on high school marks of Eng 12, Principles of Math 11 and one provincially examinable grade12 course. Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program. Kwantlen University/College Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent). Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program.

12 Admission Requirements Langara College Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent). Each Career Program has specific requirements Capilano College University Transfer Students are admitted based on their GPA of English 12 and three other provincially examinable grade 12 courses. Minimum 60% is required Each Career Program has specific admission requirements

13 Admission Requirements British Columbia Institute of Technology Each Technology Programs has specific requirements. Entrance is competitively based. Some programs are not accessible to students directly from high school Trade programs are have continuous enrolment, waitlists should be researched. Students may want to consider writing Pre-tests in Grade 12 to enhance wait list opportunities.

14 Entry Level Trade Training Programs: ELTT What is it? Where can I apply? Apprenticeship Training to prepare students for entry-level employment in a trade area of their choice. Most schools offering trade programs have ELTT programs: BCIT Kwantlen University/College Vancouver Community College Upon completion of a program, students may seek employment as apprentices. Also receive their Level 1 training certification

15 Admission Averages Arts84% Science90% Wood Products Processing84% Human Kinetics86% Food Nutrition & Health83% Forestry80% Engineering82% Commerce84% Dental Hygiene90% Guaranteed Admission at 80% Business85% Kinesiology85% Humanities % Social Sciences76% Engineering78% Computer Science75% Sciences76% Fine Arts76% Human & Social Development75% Simon FraserUBC-Vancouver UVIC UBC-Okanagan General Admission75% Management80% Fine Arts67% Any offer made is conditional until marks are verified and Ministry marks are available

16 Language Requirements A Language 11 is required for admission to BC Universities Only SFU will accept a beginner Language 11 Students who complete a language 12 in high school, will meet the first year language requirement for the undergraduate degree in arts at UBC

17 Broad Based Admission Based on academic performance and extra-curricular involvement. This category is intended for students within 5% of the official admission consideration, and have other attributes that demonstrate an ability to succeed in university. University of British Columbia ScienceScience CommerceCommerce EngineeringEngineering Simon Fraser University Diverse Qualifications University of Victoria Expanded Qualifications

18 PASBC Post-Secondary Application Service of British Columbia www.pas.bc.ca www.pas.bc.ca PASBC is the on-line application service to almost every post- secondary school in BC PASBC is the on-line application service to almost every post- secondary school in BC You can create an account/ revisit the site You can create an account/ revisit the site Once you have applied on-line you receive instant notification that your application has been received by the intended school Once you have applied on-line you receive instant notification that your application has been received by the intended school Universities no longer accept paper applications. Universities no longer accept paper applications.

19 LPI (Language Proficiency Index) An examination that provides the universities and colleges with a way to determine a students competence in summary and essay writing and in the recognition of common errors in English usage and sentence structure. All students regardless of country of origin or citizenship are required to demonstrate this competence This is not an admission requirement for University/College, it is a requirement before a student can enroll in a first year English course Exceptions University: requires a Level 5 Community College: Requires a level 4 An “A” BC English 12 or Literature 12 (school mark plus government exam) Exemptions Scoring Langara College and UVIC require a final English 12 mark of 86% Currently BCIT and UBC-Okanagan do not require the LPI SFU requires a final English 12 mark of 75%

20 SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) The SAT is intended for students applying for admission to college or university in the US The SAT measures verbal reasoning and mathematical problem solving There are two tests: SAT for admission and the Subject test for placement. Contact the colleges you are thinking of attending to find out what tests to take Register on line at www.collegeboard.com Burnsview: 821076 Sands: 821094 School Codes:Test Dates: May 5, 2007 (March 29, 2007) June 2, 2006 (April 27, 2007)

21 French Immersion SFU French Co-hort Program Pursue Post-Secondary education in French within your own province Faculty of Arts and Science Students receive a BA in Public Administration and Community Services Major in Political Science with an extended minor in French or Major in French with and Extended minor in Political Science Courses are limited to 25 students 1 semester students attend a Francophone university in Canada or internationally Opportunity to Attend a “Field School in France” during the summer Students who enroll in Co-op will have a guarantees paid summer job for the duration of the program

22 French Immersion House of Commons Page Programme 40 students are chosen each year to work as Pages in the House of Commons Pages work part-time (approx. 15 hours per week) during their first year of study Students must attend one of the universities located in the Nations Capitol Must have an academic average of 80% Speak both official languages Science and Engineering students are ineligible Student will receive $ 10,800 as a page and another $1200 upon completion of the program Applications are available in the Fall of Grade 12

23 University of Ottawa www.immersion.uOttawa.ca French Immersion Students have the opportunity to take immersion course and obtain a second language certificate Receive personalized Language support Must take an Immersion Admission test –receiving min. 60% Obtain a minimum of 36 credits in French or FSL during their 4 years of undergraduate work to receive a Certificate.

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25 Grade 12 Enhancement Kwantlen College Recommendation from the student’s counsellor Students may enrol in Kwantlen’s open access registration courses. Students may enter the program in the fall (September) or Spring (January) semesters of each academic year. Completed applications, and application fees must be received by the Office of the Registrar by June 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the Spring semester Completed applications, and application fees must be received by the Office of the Registrar by June 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the Spring semester

26 AP Courses 1 st year post-secondary credit will be awarded to students who achieve a grade 4 or better on the appropriate AP courses 1 st year post-secondary credit will be awarded to students who achieve a grade 4 or better on the appropriate AP courses Burnsview will be offering English AP, Calculus AP, Psychology AP Burnsview will be offering English AP, Calculus AP, Psychology AP

27 www.careercruising.com This website can help you to explore all the aspects of career search Skills/interests inventory Skills/interests inventory Career Search Career Search Education Search Education Search Job Description Job Description Career path Career path Interviews of people current to the industry Interviews of people current to the industry Burnsview: user burnsviewpass: careers Sands:user: sandspass: delta

28 Campus Tours/Information Kwantlen College: www.kwantlen.bc.ca Operating a Spring Break Tour Program Prospective Student Email: sign up/Parent website Check website for upcoming information sessions New Cloverdale Campus set to open in Fall 2007 (Trade Programs) Construction in Surrey expected to open up 1500 more seats to students. New Programs: BA with a minor in Math Associate of Arts degree: Asian Studies BBA: Human Resources Management Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing

29 Campus Tours/Information BCIT: www.bcit.ca Attend information sessions www.bcit.ca/infosessions Become a “Student for a Day” Big info Event – October 2007 Big Info Session, School of Transportation, Feb 13, 5-8pm Campus Tours: One hour, given by student Ambassadors New Programs: Mack/Volvo Apprenticeship program Trades Discovery And Trades Discovery for Women Capilano College: www.capcollege.bc.ca Student For a Day: Attend classes and have a tour of the campus. New Programs: Environmental Science “Culture Net” –culture and technology

30 Campus Tours/Information Douglas College: www.douglas.bc.ca Check website for upcoming information sessions New Programs: Bachelor of Applied Sport Science and Coaching Degree Animal Health Technology “Connections Program” –cohort program, “Human Impact on Our World Associate of Arts Degree – Future Teachers Langara College: www.langara.bc.ca Information Evening, February 28 5-8 pm Well known for their field study programs: Europe, Greece, Italy, Haida Gwaii Check website for upcoming information sessions

31 Campus Tours/Information Simon Fraser University: www.sfu.ca Open House, Surrey Campus February 21, 4:00-8:00pm Register at www.surrey.sfu.ca/openhouse Campus Tour, Surrey, Every Thursday, 4pm, 45 minutes Campus Tour, Burnaby, Guided: student.sfu.ca (tours) Self directed: print up information Student for a Day New Programs: BA in World Literature Engineering Program : Mechatronics Criminology: Policing Studies ( Surrey only)

32 Campus Tours/Information UBC: students.ubc.ca/welcome/events.cfm Welcome Centre,Brock Hall open M-F 8-5pm,Sat 9:30-2:30pm Tour the campus (2 hours): residence, recreational and social facilities, library, hear from current UBC student, UBC programs and admission requirements Focus days: Spring Break Students will get an overview of Academic programs, interactive workshops, student panels, and a campus tour

33 What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight 1.Goals: What are they? Are your goals realistic? What are your options? UniversityUniversity CollegeCollege College transferCollege transfer TradesTrades Student exchanges/travelStudent exchanges/travel Field studyField study Co-opCo-op

34 What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight 2.Research: based on the best program for your student, not its “reputation” Admission requirementsAdmission requirements Student orientationStudent orientation Clubs, activities (social/recreational)Clubs, activities (social/recreational) CredentialsCredentials Student successesStudent successes Opportunity : field study, Student exchanges, co-opOpportunity : field study, Student exchanges, co-op Student support servicesStudent support services DisabilitiesDisabilities

35 What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight 3.School Work: What are your students current gradesWhat are your students current grades Do they need help at school, academicallyDo they need help at school, academically Appropriate Course selectionAppropriate Course selection Balanced course load of provincials and electivesBalanced course load of provincials and electives ExpectationExpectation 4.Plan “B”

36 What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight 5.Career Centre E-mail : sdeane@deltasd.bc.caE-mail : sdeane@deltasd.bc.ca Current post-secondary informationCurrent post-secondary information Financial informationFinancial information Help your student look at optionsHelp your student look at options PASBCPASBC ScholarshipsScholarships


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