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Accelerated Program

Students who have good academic qualifications (“B” average or equivalent) can choose to do this fast track program. Students completing this program will not receive a British Columbia Grade 12 Graduation Diploma or a Ministry transcript and are not directly admissible to university. However, students will proceed more quickly into the University Transfer Program at Columbia College.

Required Courses Credits
Eng 11 or Cmns 11 4
Eng 12 or Cmns 12 4
Pre-calculus 11 (or Math 11) or Social Studies 11 4

Three Academic Grade 12 courses chosen from: Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Comparative Civilizations 12, Geography 12, History 12, Physics 12, Precalculus 12 (Math 12)


One Additional Course chosen from: a Language 11, a Science 11 or Social Studies 11

  • Prerequisite courses must be completed and may increase the number of credits required to complete the program.
  • Upon completion of the above courses, students will receive the Columbia College Accelerated Program Graduation Certificate.

Students may continue their studies in the University Transfer Program at Columbia College if they have a minimum of C (60%) on each of the four Grade 12 courses.