High school applicants from Ontario must meet the following minimum requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Arts program at St. Thomas University:

  • high school graduation (by end of August of the year in which they apply);
  • minimum average of 70% on five successfully completed academic courses one of which must be English 4U;
  • four remaining academic electives chosen from the list below. Please note that, where they exist, AP, IB, enriched courses and any of the following electives offered in a French Immersion program, are acceptable as substitutes for courses listed below.

Four Electives from These Courses

  • CIA4U Analysing Current Economic Issues

  • CGR4M The Environment and Resource Management

  • CGU4U World Geography

  • CGW4U World Issues: A Geographic Analysis

  • CHI4U Canada: History, Identity and Culture

  • CHY4U World History

  • CPW4U Canadian and International Politics

  • ETS4U Studies in Literature

  • EWC4U The Writer’s Craft

  • FSF4U Core French

  • FEF4U Extended French

  • FIF4U Immersion French

  • HFA4U Nutrition and Health

  • HHG4M Human Development throughout the Lifespan

  • HHS4M Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society

  • ICS4U Computer Science

  • IDC4U Media Studies OR TGJ4M Communications Technology

  • ONE OF: BAT4M Financial Accounting Principles; BOH4M Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals; CLN4U Canadian and International Law; BBB4M International Business Fundamentals

  • HSB4U Challenge and Change in Society

  • HSC4M World Cultures

  • HSE4M Equity and Social Justice

  • HRE4M Church & Culture OR
    HRT3M World Religions

  • HZT4U Philosophy

  • LVGDU Ancient Greek

  • LVLDU Latin

  • LVV4U Classical Civilization

  • MCR3U Functions

  • MCV4U Calculus and Vectors

  • MHF4U Advanced Functions

  • MDM4U Mathematics and Data Management

  • NDG4M First Nations, Métis and Inuit
    Governance in Canada

  • NDW4M Contemporary Indigenous Issues and
    Perspectives in a Global Context

  • PSE4U Exercise Science

  • SBI4U Biology

  • SCH4U Chemistry

  • SPH4U Physics

  • SES4U Earth and Space Science

  • ONE OF: ADA4M Dramatic Arts; AMU4M Music; AVI4M Visual Arts; ATC4M Dance; AWM4M Visual Arts Drawing & Painting; AWR4M Film Studies; ASM4M Media Arts; AWC4M Ceramics; AMV4M Vocal Music

 Other grade 12 academic courses may be considered as admission electives. Please contact the Admissions Office for information regarding the approval process. Please note that fulfilling these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the University.