Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2019

Notice of Increased Requirements

Whenever prerequisites for a course or entrance requirements for a program are made more restrictive, notice is given in the previous academic calendar. Below is a list of courses and programs with increasing requirements.

Courses

Programs

Graduation recognition

Courses

Business

Course

Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
BUS 377 One of (45 university-level credits including one of BUS 203, ECON 100, or ECON 101) or (60 university-level credits). 60 university-level credits. September 2019

English

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
ENGL 104

None.

(C+ or better in English 12 or English Literature 12) or (CPT score of 48 or better) or (evidence of any test score or course grade listed under the Degree/diploma-level English language proficiency standards in the UFV academic calendar.

September 2019

Kinesiology

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
KIN 362 Admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree and 54 university-level credits including KIN 163 (formerly KPE 163) and KIN 270 (formerly KPE 270). Admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree and 60 university-level credits including KIN 163 (formerly KPE 163), KIN 270 (formerly KPE 270), and KIN 272. September 2019

Nursing

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
NURS 203 Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and NURS 104, NURS 105, NURS 106, HSC 113, and HSC 116. Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and NURS 104, NURS 105, NURS 106, HSC 113, HSC 116, and ENGL 105. September 2019

 

Programs

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Current entrance requirements

Option 2: Students transitioning from a UFV agriculture certificate or diploma

Students transitioning from one of UFV's agriculture certificates or the Agriculture Technology diploma must satisfy the Agriculture Technology diploma's entrance requirements. Students may also need to complete the prerequisites for BIO 111 and either CHEM 110 or CHEM 113.

Future entrance requirements

Option 2: Students transitioning from a UFV agriculture certificate or diploma

Students transitioning from one of UFV's agriculture certificates or the Agriculture Technology diploma must satisfy the Agriculture Technology diploma's entrance requirements, as well as meeting the prerequisites for BIO 111, CHEM 110, and STAT 104.

Date change takes effect September 2019

Berry Production Essentials certificate

Current entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age before first day of class.
  2. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  3. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before applying to the program. 
Future entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. One of the following Mathematics classes:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 11
    • Precalculus 11
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11
    • The formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • MATH 085 or equivalent
  3. One of the following Grade 11 sciences:
    • Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended)
    • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083
    • Earth Sciences 11
    • Physics 11 or PHYS 083
  4. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  5. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program. 
Date change takes effect September 2019

Current Agricultural Practices certificate

Current entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age before first day of class.
  2. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  3. A one-year certificate, or a diploma or degree in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognized post-secondary institution. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program. 
Future entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. One of the following Mathematics classes:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 11
    • Precalculus 11
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11
    • The formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • MATH 085 or equivalent
  3. One of the following Grade 11 sciences:
    • Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended)
    • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083
    • Earth Sciences 11
    • Physics 11 or PHYS 083
  4. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  5. A one-year certificate, or a diploma or degree in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognized post-secondary institution. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program. 
Date change takes effect September 2019

Field Vegetable Production Essentials certificate

Current entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age before first day of class.
  2. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  3. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before applying to the program. 
Future entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. One of the following Mathematics classes:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 11
    • Precalculus 11
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11
    • The formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • MATH 085 or equivalent
  3. One of the following Grade 11 sciences:
    • Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended)
    • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083
    • Earth Sciences 11
    • Physics 11 or PHYS 083
  4. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  5. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program. 
Date change takes effect September 2019

Integrated Pest Management certificate

Current entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age before first day of class.
  2. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  3. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before applying to the program. 
Future entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. One of the following Mathematics classes:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 11
    • Precalculus 11
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11
    • The formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • MATH 085 or equivalent
  3. One of the following Grade 11 sciences:
    • Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended)
    • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083
    • Earth Sciences 11
    • Physics 11 or PHYS 083
  4. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  5. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program. 
Date change takes effect September 2019

Milker Technician associate certificate

Current entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
Future entrance requirements
  1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  2. One of the following Mathematics classes:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 11
    • Precalculus 11
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11
    • The formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • MATH 085 or equivalent
  3. One of the following Grade 11 sciences:
    • Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended)
    • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083
    • Earth Sciences 11
    • Physics 11 or PHYS 083
  4. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
  5. The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or be interviewed.
Date change takes effect September 2019

Graduation recognition

Graduated with Distinction

Current requirements

To be eligible, a student must:

  • have completed all the program graduation requirements with a grade point average of at least 3.50 based on the credits earned while in the program with a semester GPA of at least 3.00 in the most recent semester in which at least one graded course was completed; or
  • have completed an entry-level Trades program and have an average of 90% or higher in all courses.
Future requirements

To be eligible, a student must:

  • have completed all the program graduation requirements with a grade point average of at least 3.67 based on the credits earned while in a certificate, diploma, or degree program with a semester GPA of at least 3.50 in the most recent semester in which at least one graded course was completed; or
  • have completed an entry-level Trades program and have an average of 90% or higher in all courses.
Date change takes effect September 2019

 

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