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2. ADMISSION, RE-ADMISSION, FACULTY TRANSFER, AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

2.4 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

2.4.2 ADMISSION FROM CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS FROM OTHER UNIVERSITY OF REGINA FACULTIES)

Applicants who have attended another Canadian university or college must disclose this information to the university and provide an official transcript. Students who have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours (24 credit hours for some faculties) will be considered for admission on the basis of their prior post-secondary studies, provided the studies were completed in an academic based program. Faculty specific prerequisites (2.4.2) and English language proficiency (2.2) requirements must still be met.

Students who have completed less than the required credits at the postsecondary level and have been out of high school for less than five years must provide an official high school transcript. Faculty specific prerequisites (2.4.2) and English language proficiency (2.2) requirements must still be met.

Students who have completed less than the required credits and have been out of high school for more than five years and meet the mature student admission requirements may be considered as a mature student for approved programs (2.4.6).

Applicants in unsatisfactory standing at their last institution must follow the additional procedures in 2.7.

FACULTY OR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS BY FACULTY ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

ARTS
(U of R, Campion, Luther, or FN Univ)

Applicants who have attempted 15 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary education must have a minimum UGPA of 60.00% on all post-secondary courses attempted.1 Students who have attempted fewer than 15 credit hours of post-secondary education will be admitted based on the high school admission criteria (see §2.4.1).

Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

Students intending to major in Economics will need one of Math B30, Pre-Calculus 20, Pre-Calculus 30 or Foundations of Mathematics 30.

Students applying to the Certificate in French as a Second Language must take placement tests and place at the FR 113 level and reach the Intermediate Low level on the TCOF.

Students applying to the combined major of Economics and Business Administration must complete at least two courses in economics with a minimum GPA of 65% on all attempted ECON courses before being permitted to declare this major.

Applicants to the BA in Resource & Environmental Studies and the Bachelor of Geographic Information Science must have the appropriate SIAST Diplomas and will be admitted based on these completed diplomas. See 9.9.5 and 9.9.6.

Graduates of specific diploma programs with which the faculty has articulated transfer agreements will be admitted to the Bachelor of Health Studies based on the diploma with a minimum average of 60%. See 9.9.17.5-9.9.17.6 for a list of agreements.

Students who have successfully completed SIAST's Aboriginal Police Preparation Program with an average of at least 68%, with no grade lower than 60% will be accepted into the Faculty of Arts (with a major of Justice Studies or Pre-Police Studies) based on completion of this program.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
(U of R)
ADMINISTRATION
(FN Univ)

Students who have completed high school and have fewer than 15 credit hours of approved post-secondary work will be admitted to the Qualifying Program based on final high school criteria with a 65% average or higher (see §2.4.1.1). Students who have completed 15 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary work with a UGPA of 65% or higher will be accepted to the Qualifying Program.
Students entering Administration at the First Nations University of Canada will be accepted as (FN Univ) Qualifying Students at the School of Business and Public Administration following the same criteria as above.

Students who have graduated from specific SIAST business certificate or diploma programs on or after January 1, 2008 with a minimum Program Grade Point Average (PGPA) of 72% will be admissible to the Bachelor of Business Administration Qualifying program using their SIAST programs as their basis of admission. See §10.9.1 for a list of applicable programs.

Applicants to the Degree and Diploma programs must have completed the requirements of the diploma or degree qualifying program with the minimum required PGPA on all courses that fit the Business Administration (U of R) or Admin (FN Univ) program. See 10.9 for the outline of the BBA program. Program admission averages are reviewed and set annually by the Faculty. Program admission averages will be set no later than January 31 for the following spring term's admissions.

CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

Applicants must meet high school admission requirements (see §2.4.1) with a minimum 65% average.

Open Admission is available to students who are 21 years of age or older or who have special approval from the Director of CCE.

Students who apply for admission on the basis of open admission do not need to supply academic transcripts. Students who are admitted to the Centre of Continuing Education on the basis of Open Admission are not eligible for transfer to other faculties at the University of Regina until regular university and specific faculty admission requirements are met.

EDUCATION (U of R)
See also 2.3.4.1

Applicants who have attempted 24 or more credit hours of university or university transfer courses (at the University of Regina, or another university) and have a minimum UGPA of 65.00% will be considered for selection into a Teacher Education Program based on university courses. Applicants who have attempted fewer than 24 credit hours of university or university transfer courses will be considered for selection into a Teacher Education Program based on high school admission criteria (see §2.4.1) and university courses.
Applicants to the Bachelor of Education After Degree (BEAD) program must have an approved first degree with a minimum UGPA of 65%. Applicants to the BEAD Elementary and the BEAD NTEP must have a minimum of 39 credit hours in teaching areas supportive of provincial/territorial curricula. It is recommended that students have three provincial curricula areas (9 credit hours of senior courses). Refer to the outline for the 4-year program. Applicants to the BEAD Secondary must have a major in their first degree in a teaching area with a minimum major GPA of 70%. A minor in a teaching area is recommended. Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6 (NORTEP, NTEP, SUNTEP, YNTEP only).

Joint BEd/ BKin Program
Students applying into the Joint BEd/ BKin Program must meet the admission criteria for both the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies (BKin) as follows. All applications to the Joint Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Kinesiology require a Teacher Education Application.

Joint BEd/ BSc Program
Students applying into the Joint BEd/ BSc Program must meet the admission criteria for both the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Science as follows. All applications to the Joint Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Science require a Teacher Education Application.

Post-Secondary Transfer Admission Requirements
Applicants who have attempted 24 or more credit hours of university or university transfer courses (at the University of Regina, or another university) and have a minimum UGPA of 65.00% will be considered for selection into the joint BEd/ BKin Program based on university courses. Applicants who have attempted fewer than 24 credit hours of university or university transfer courses will be considered based on high school admission criteria (see §2.4.1) and university courses.

NORTEP students require a UGPA of 60.00% to qualify for transfer.

Teacher Education Application. See also §2.4.1.

Applicants to the BEAD program who have not been awarded a degree upon submission of their application will be required to provide confirmation of their degree status from their respective institution prior to beginning the Education program.

A major in the Secondary BEAD program is at least 24 credit hours of approved courses in a provincial curricula area.

For a minor, 18 credit hours of approved courses in a provincial curricula area is recommended.

See §11 for more information about Faculty of Education BEAD Programs (including required pre-requisite courses).

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
(FN Univ)
See 2.3.4.1

As for Education. Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

Indigenous Education Teacher Education Admission Profile; interview

ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
(U of R)
See also 2.3.4.2

For admission to a General major, applicants must meet high school admission requirements (see §2.4.1) with a minimum 70% average, and must also have a minimum GPA of 60% on all post-secondary courses attempted. For direct admission to a major of choice, applicants must meet high school admission requirements (see §2.4.1) with a minimum 80% average, and must also have a minimum GPA of 70% on all post-secondary courses attempted. See also §12.2.

Alternatively, applicants may apply for transfer by completing the following three University of Regina classes: MATH 110, CHEM 104, and PHYS 109. To meet the transfer requirements to a General major, a minimum grade of 60% in each of the courses is required in addition to a minimum UGPA of 60% on all post-secondary courses. A minimum grade of 60% in each of the courses and a UGPA of 70% is required for direct admission to a major of choice

Registration in some programs may be limited. Refer to 12.10.2.1 for information on the selection of majors.

Applicants who have failed more than 15 credit hours of university courses are not admissible except by permission of the Faculty.

Applicants who have failed a core requirement of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science after the maximum number of repeat attempts are not admissible except by permission of the Faculty.

Environmental Health Science
(FN Univ)

Applicants must meet high school admission requirements (see §2.4.1) with a minimum 65% average.

 

FINE ARTS
(U of R, Campion, Luther, or FN Univ)

Applicants who have attempted 24 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary education must have a minimum UGPA of 60.00% on all post-secondary courses attempted. Students who have attempted fewer than 24credit hours of post-secondary education will be admitted based on the high school admission criteria (see §2.4.1). Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

See 2.4.1.1, Additional Requirements

JOURNALISM
(U of R, Campion, Luther, or
FN Univ)
See also 2.3.4.3

Applicants to the BA in Journalism program must have a minimum average of 70% on the 60 credit hours of prescribed courses (see §9.24.2).
Applicants to the Bachelor of Journalism program must have an undergraduate degree conferred no later than the Spring Convocation preceding admission.

Entrance examination, interview.

KINESIOLOGY AND HEALTH STUDIES
(U of R)
See also 14.2

Applicants who have attempted 24 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary education must have a minimum UGPA of 60.00% on all post-secondary courses attempted.1 Students who have attempted fewer than 24 credit hours of post-secondary education will be admitted based on the high school admission criteria (see 2.4.1).

Graduates of diploma programs with which the faculty has articulated transfer agreements will be admitted to the respective degrees/majors based on the diploma with a minimum average of 60%.  See Section 14.3.2 for a list of agreements.

Joint BEd/ BKin Program – see Education above

Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

Students who have failed more than 15 credit hours are not eligible for transfer to the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies except with permission from the Office of the Associate Dean of Kinesiology.

Any student at the University of Regina registered in a degree program, with exception of Bachelor of Health Studies students, can take the requisite courses and be awarded the Certificate in Health Studies

Applicants who have attempted 24 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary education must have a minimum UPGA of 60.00% on all post-secondary courses attempted. Students who have attempted fewer than 24 credit hours of post-secondary education will be admitted based on the high school admission criteria.

Students apply to be admitted to the Bachelor of Health Studies Program through the Faculty of Arts (including Campion College or Luther College) or the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina or through the First Nations University of Canada.

NURSING
(U of R)

Applicants who have attempted 15 or more credit hours of approved post-secondary education will be considered for admission based on the following criteria:

  • Completion of the required high school admission subjects (see 2.4.1.1) or a post-secondary equivalent
  • A minimum 65% UGPA on all postsecondary courses presented
  • If currently attending another Nursing program, a minimum UGPA of 65% and a positive recommendation on a clinical placement reference form

Applicants who have attempted fewer than 15 credit hours of approved post-secondary education will be considered for admission based on high school admission criteria (see 2.4.1)

All applicants who have completed post-secondary course work must be considered in good standing at the U of R or their former academic institution as of the start date of the program to retain their seat

Applicants who are enrolled in post-secondary courses at or beyond the admission deadline may be offered conditional admission if they have completed 15 or more credit hours and are registered in the required admission subjects. Applicants who have been admitted conditionally must satisfy all conditions outlined by the program and be considered in good standing at the U of R or their former academic institution as of the start of this program to retain their seat.

In addition to the university’s standard ELP requirements, students who meet the University’s English Language Proficiency requirements via an exam must achieve specific exam standards.  See §2.2.3 for details.

All successful applicants must provide the results of a criminal record check and vulnerable sector search, proof of Standard First Aid, Transfer, Lifting, and Repositioning (TLR©) and CPR Health Care Provider and an up-to-date immunization record prior to the commencement of the program.

SCIENCE
(U of R, Campion, Luther, or FN Univ)

Applicants must provide evidence of having successfully completed course work in math and sciences at either the postsecondary or secondary school level. Students who are missing one or more course requirements as listed above may be admitted to the Science Qualifying Program.

Students possessing a minimum Post-Secondary admission average of 65% in at least 24 credit hours may be admitted directly to their degree program in the Faculty of Science.

Students possessing a minimum Post-Secondary admission average of 60% in at least 24 credit hours may be admitted to the Science Qualifying Program.

Mature applicants refer to 2.4.6.

Applicants who have failed more than 15 credit hours of university courses are not admissible except by permission of the Faculty.

Applicants who have failed a core requirement of the Faculty of Science (CS 110, Math 110, English 100 or 110) after the maximum number of repeat attempts are not admissible except by permission of the Faculty.

BSc and BSc Honours in Environmental Biology: Admission is based on the Faculty Admission requirements 16.2 and a completed Diploma of Integrated Resource Management from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST), Diploma in Renewable Resource Management from Lethbridge College, Diploma in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation from Lakeland College; or Diploma in Conservation and Restoration Ecology from Lakeland College with a minimum 60% graduating average and a passing grade in Math C30 or equivalent.

BSc in Chemical Technology: Admission is based on the Faculty Admission requirements 16.2 and a completed Diploma of Chemical Technology from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST) with a minimum 60% graduating average and a passing grade in Pre-Calculus 30 or equivalent.

Bachelor of Medical Imaging: Admission is based on the Faculty Admission requirements 16.2 and a completed Diploma of Medical Radiologic Technology from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST) with a minimum 60% graduating average and a passing grade in Pre-Calculus 30 or equivalent.

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science: Admission is based on the Faculty Admission requirements 16.2 and a completed Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST) with a minimum 60% graduating average and a passing grade in Pre-Calculus 30 or equivalent.

Post-Diploma Admission to the BSc Program in Computer Science: Admission to the BSc Program in Computer Science is based on the Faculty Admission requirements 16.2 and a completed approved two-year post-secondary diploma program in Computer Systems Technology from SIAST, Kelsey Campus, or Computer Information Systems from SIAST, Palliser Campus. Completion of the diploma program within the last ten years with a minimum 70% graduating average and a passing grade in Pre-Calculus 30 or equivalent is required.

SOCIAL WORK
(U of R)
See also 2.3.4.5

Applicants to Pre-Social Work who have attempted 24 credit hours or more of approved post-secondary education must have achieved a minimum UGPA of 60.00% on all courses attempted or have a completed bachelor’s degree. Other applicants must meet high school admission requirements (see §2.4.1).

Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

Applicants to the BSW must have completed at least 30 credit hours of prescribed university courses with a minimum GPA of 65% on all post-secondary courses attempted. See §17.8.

The GPA calculation for admission to the BSW program includes grades earned in courses applicable to the applicant's BSW program. This includes failing grades from U of R courses if the course(s) would have been used toward the program

All students who designate Social Work as their program of study on the application form will be admitted to the Pre-Social Work program. Students requesting to transfer from another University of Regina Faculty to the Faculty of Social Work will also be admitted to Pre-Social Work.

The application to the BSW program is the second admission step once the qualifying requirements have been completed.

INDIGENOUS SOCIAL WORK
(FN Univ).See also 2.3.4.5

Applicants to Indigenous Social Work qualifying must meet the high school admission requirements in §2.4.1 with a minimum average of 65%. Mature applicants refer to §2.4.6.

Indigenous Social Work qualifying students must complete four social work courses including INSW 200, INSW 321, INSW 351, and/or INSW 377, which may be taken in any order, to be eligible to apply to the CISW or BISW program; up to two of the required courses may be in progress at the time of application, in which case admission will be conditional until all courses are completed with a minimum UGPA of 65.00%.

Canadian Police Information Check; for the CISW or BISW, one year of human service experience; Child Abuse Registries (See §2.3.4.5).

¹ Applicants with a UGPA between 50-59.99%, will be accepted with conditions on their registration. Applicants with a UGPA of less than 50% may petition the Faculty for admission. A letter of petition may either be supplied to the Admissions Office with the application, or sent directly to the Associate Dean of Arts by students applying directly to the Faculty, or to the Academic Dean of the College, by students applying to register at Campion, Luther, or First Nations University of Canada.