Adult Secondary

This British Columbia (BC) Ministry of Education program is for students over the age of 18 and provides a quicker route to graduation and university-level studies at Columbia College. Students receive a BC Adult Graduation Diploma (Adult Dogwood Diploma) upon completion of this program, which is certified by the BC Ministry of Education.

Graduation Requirements (20 credits)

Required Courses


English 12 or Communications 12


Math 11 or 12


Three Academic Grade 12 courses


Note: Prerequisite courses must be completed and may increase the number of credits required to graduate. Either Social Studies 11 or Planning 12 can be used in place of one academic Grade 12 course. Provincial exams are optional. Upon completion of the above courses, students will receive a BC Adult Graduation Diploma.