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Nova Scotia Admission Requirements 2011-2012 www.chooselaurier.ca Basic Admission Requirements

Five courses at the Grade 12 level, including English 12 or Advanced English 12 at a minimum of 60%. Prerequisite courses must be 12 or Advanced 12 courses. AP Calculus will be accepted for all programs requiring a calculus prerequisite. Out of province program and application information can be found at www.wlu.ca/outofprovince. All students studying at a Canadian high school are eligible for Laurier entrance scholarships and bursaries. Visit www.wlu.ca/studentawards.

Applying to Laurier

Apply online at www.ouac.on.ca through the Ontario Universities Application Centre. For September 2011, applications are due May 1, 2011. The deadline to accept an offer of admission through OUAC is June 2, 2011.

Degree Programs

About Kitchener-Waterloo

Arts

Residence

Our campus in the City of Brantford is in the heart of the downtown, in a community of just over 95,000. Embedded into the city’s core, the smaller campus size and community atmosphere provide a great location for post-secondary education.

Athletics

Laurier offers a wide range of varsity and intramural sports, and is known for its championship teams and first-rate facilities. Go to waterloo.mylaurier.ca or brantford.mylaurier.ca/ athletics for more information.

Laurier guarantees residence to all first year students on both campuses! Residence applications are due June 2, 2011. To take a virtual tour, please visit waterloo.mylaurier.ca/residence or brantford.mylaurier.ca/residence.

Contact Us

Lindsay Lawrence, National Recruitment, llawrence@wlu.ca 519-884-0710, ext. 4165 Breanna Brooks, International Recruitment, bbrooks@wlu.ca 519-884-0710, ext. 4130 Campus Tours: 519-884-0710, ext. 3385 Craig Chipps, Brantford Campus, cchipps@wlu.ca 519-756-8228, ext. 5777

Nova Scotia Requirements

IB Requirements HL or SL English

High 70’s to low 80’s

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Contemporary Studies with Children’s Education and Development Option Criminology

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Health Administration

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Health Studies

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Journalism

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 75%

Law and Society

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Leadership

English 12 or Advanced English 12

Computer Science in combination with another Arts major Financial Mathematics BA Kinesiology & Physical Education

Mathematics Psychology

Contemporary Studies

Psychology

English History Available only as combination programs Human Rights and Human Diversity Youth & Children’s Studies Honours Arts/Education BA / BEd – Primary / Junior BA / BEd – Junior / Intermediate Honours Arts/Education BA (with French) / BEd – Primary / Junior BA (with French) / BEd – Junior / Intermediate

IB Minimum score: 28 HL or SL English

High 70’s to Low 80’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12 at 70% Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 High 70’s to Low 80’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, one of Advanced Math 12, Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Math 11 (Academic) or Advanced Math 11, Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12 at 70% Mid to High 80’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, one of Advanced Math 12, Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Math 11 (Academic) or Advanced Math 11 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid 70’s

Communication Studies

Brantford

Laurier offers a wide range of resources designed to help our students achieve their personal and academic goals. Visit www.wlu.ca/learningservices.

Brantford Campus

Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Anthropology, English, Environmental English 12 or Advanced English 12 Studies, French, Geography, Geography & Geomatics, Global Studies, History, Languages, Mediterranean Studies, Near Eastern & Classical Archaeology, North American Archaeology, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion & Culture, Sociology, Spanish North American Studies, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Medieval Studies, Women’s Studies (available as a second honours major only) Biology

Learning Services

The thriving and culturally diverse twin cities of KitchenerWaterloo are located about an hour west of Toronto, Ontario. With a population of just over 300,000, KW is small enough to be safe and comfortable, yet big enough to offer all the amenities you will need.

Mid 70’s Mid 70’s Mid 70’s Mid 70’s Mid 70’s

Mid 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12, one of Advanced Math 12, Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Math 11 (Academic) or Advanced Math 11 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 Mid to High 70’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, One of Advanced Math 12 or Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12 or Calculus 12 Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Low 80’s English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, One of Advanced Math 12 or Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12 or Calculus 12, French 12 Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Low 80’s

IB Minimum score: 28 HL or SL English and Biology HL or SL English HL or SL English and HL or SL Mathematics

IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28

HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics at 5

IB Minimum score: 28 HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, and Biology IB Minimum score: 32 HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics

IB Minimum score: 28

HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics IB Minimum score: 28 HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English

IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28

HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics IB Minimum score: 28 HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English HL or SL English

IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28 IB Minimum score: 28

HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics IB Minimum score: 30 HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics IB Minimum score: 30


Music Business & Economics Science

Degree Programs

Nova Scotia Requirements

Honours Bachelor of Music Contemporary Music, Comprehensive, Education, History, Performance, Theory

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Grade II RCM Theory or equivalent, HL or SL English, Audition. Audition. Mid to High 70’s

IB Requirements

Music Therapy

Apply after completing two years of Honours Bachelor of Music program. Admission based on overall achievement in music & psych courses, personal interview and recommendation of Music Therapy Faculty.

Honours Applied Economics (BA) Management Option

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12

Honours Economics (BA) Accounting, Financial Management, Management Option

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12 at 70%, one of HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics Advanced Math 12, Math 12 or Calculus 12 Low 80’s

IB Minimum score: 30

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting, Brand Communication, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance & Risk Management, International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Business

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, Pre-Calculus 12 at 70%, one of HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics Advanced Math 12, Math 12 or Calculus 12 Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Mid to High 80’s

IB Minimum score: 33

Honours Business & Computer Science Automatic entry into Co-op

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, Pre-Calculus 12 at 70%, HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics at 5 Calculus 12B Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average IB Minimum score: 33 Mid to High 80’s

Honours Business and Computing & Computer Electronics Automatic entry into Co-op

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, Pre-Calculus 12 at 70%, HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics at 5 Calculus 12B Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average IB Minimum score: 33 Mid to High 80’s

Honours Business and BA Financial Math Automatic Entry into Co-op

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 70%, Pre-Calculus 12 at 70%, HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics at 5 Calculus 12 at 60%B Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Mid to High 80’s IB Minimum score: 33

Honours Business (WLU) & Honours Mathematics (UW) Co-op required.

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 75%, Pre-Calculus 12 and Calculus 12, each at 85% Must meet admission criteria for both Laurier Business and University of Waterloo Mathematics. Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Low 90’s

Honours Business (WLU) & Honours BCS Computer Science (UW) Co-op required.

English 12 or Advanced English 12 at 75%, Pre-Calculus 12 and Calculus 12, each at 85% Must meet admission criteria for both Laurier Business and University of Waterloo Computer Science. Note: Prerequisite courses calculated in admission average Low 90’s

Biochemistry/Biotechnology

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Chemistry 12 or HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry Advanced Chemistry 12 at 75%, Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Biology, Biology & Chemistry, Biology & Physical Geography, Biology & Psychology

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Biology 12 or HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, Biology, HL or SL Chemistry, Advanced Biology 12 at 70%, Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12, * Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Biology & Mathematics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Chemistry HL or SL English, Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12, Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12 at 70%* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Chemistry

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12,Chemistry* HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics and HL or SL Chemistry Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Chemistry & Mathematics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Chemistry HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Computer Science

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, one of Calculus 12, Chem- HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Chemistry istry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12 or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* or Physics Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Computer Science & Mathematics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, Biology HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Biology, 12 or Advanced Biology 12, Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12, one of Chemistry or Physics Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

BSc Computer Science and Psychology

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, one of Calculus 12, HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics and one of HL or SL Biology 12 or Advanced Biology 12, or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12, Chemistry, Physics or Biology Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Computing & Computer Electronics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, one of Calculus 12, Chem- HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Chemistry istry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12 or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* or Physics Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Financial Mathematics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, one of Biology HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics at 5, one of HL or SL 12 or Advanced Biology 12, Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12 or Biology, Chemistry or Physics Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12*B Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Geography, Geography & Geomatics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, two of Biology 12 or HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Biology, Advanced Biology 12, Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12 or Physics Chemistry or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Health Sciences

English 12 or Adv. English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Biology 12 or Adv. Biology HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry 12, Chemistry 12 or Adv. Chemistry 12* Low to Mid 80’s IB Minimum score: 30

Kinesiology & Physical Education

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Biology 12 or HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, Biology, and one of HL or Advanced Biology 12 at 70%, one of Chemistry 12 or Advanced SL Chemistry or Physics Chemistry 12 or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* Mid to High 80’s IB Minimum score: 32

Mathematics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Calculus 12, one of HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Biology, Chemistry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12, Biology 12 or Advanced Biology Chemistry or Physics 12 or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Physics, Photonics

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, two of Calculus 12, Chem- HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, one of HL or SL Physics or istry 12 or Advanced Chemistry 12 or Physics 12 or Advanced Physics 12* Chemistry Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Psychology

English 12 or Advanced English 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Biology 12 or HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics, HL or SL Biology Advanced Biology 12* Mid to High 70’s IB Minimum score: 28

Low 80’s

HL or SL English, HL or SL Mathematics

IB Minimum score: 28

IB Minimum score: 30

HL or SL English at 5, HL Mathematics at 6 and one other HL subject at 5. Must meet admission criteria for both Laurier Business and University of Waterloo Mathematics. IB Minimum score: 35 HL or SL English at 5, HL Mathematics at 6 and one other HL subject at 5. Must meet admission criteria for both Laurier Business and University of Waterloo Computer Science. IB Minimum score: 35

Note: All required courses must be at a minimum of 60% or IB score of 4 unless otherwise noted. *A combined minimum average of 70% is required in prerequisite Mathematics and Science courses, except Biochemistry and Health Sciences, which requires 75%. See specific program pages in the Viewbook for more specific information. **Science requirement must be one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics unless otherwise stated. ✢ A combined minimum average of 80% is required in prerequisite Mathematics courses.


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