Access Program

Upgrading
TYPE:
  • Part Time
  • Full Time
LENGTH: Varies
CAMPUS: Fort St. James - Mackenzie - Prince George - Quesnel
FEES: Varies
START DATE: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023
DELIVERY:
  • Alternate Delivery
  • In Class
  • Some courses are available online
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Overview

Many students want to get into a particular college program but need some upgrading to meet admission requirements. The Access Program allows you to take selected college-level courses while you are still completing your upgrading, giving you a jumpstart on completing your program sooner. These are just some of the programs that have college courses available:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Associate of Arts Degree (various)
  • Associate of Science Degree (various)
  • Business Management
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Criminology
  • Dental Programs
  • Early Childhood Care and Learning
  • Fine Arts
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Natural Resources and Forestry Technology
  • Practical Nurse
  • Social Service Worker
  • Web and Graphic Design

You may need an Academic Upgrading Assessment to meet course prerequisites. We recommend you visit an Academic Advisor to help you choose courses that will be beneficial for your future program.

Access Program Courses

Many students want to get into a particular college program but need some upgrading to meet admission requirements. The Access Program allows you to take selected college-level courses while you are still completing your upgrading, giving you a jumpstart on completing your program sooner.

Available Academic Upgrading Courses

Use the Course Equivalencies page to determine which courses you need as prerequisites.
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
BIO-050 Provincial Prep Biology 0 15 weeks
ENGL-050 Provincial Prep English 0 15 weeks
ENGL-051 Provincial Prep English: First Peoples 0 15 weeks
CHEM-045 Advanced Level Chemistry 0 15 weeks
CHEM-050 Provincial Preparatory Chem 0 15 weeks
MATH-043 Advanced Foundations Math 0 15 weeks
MATH-045 Advanced Algebraic Math 0 15 weeks
MATH-050 Provincial Algebraic Math 0 15 weeks
PHYS-045 Advanced Preparatory Physics 0 15 weeks
PHYS-050 Provincial Preparatory Physics 0 15 weeks

Available College Level Courses

College-Level Courses available in the Access Program (you must meet prerequisites, and we encourage you to take the recommended preparatory courses):
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
ABST-100 Yinka Dene Worldview 3 15 weeks
BIO-130 Anatomy & Physiology for PN 3 15 weeks
CIS-165 Business Information Systems 3 15 weeks
CIVE-100 Intro Civil Engineering Tech 2 15 weeks
CIVE-120 Digital Design and Drafting I 2 15 weeks
COM-100 Fundamentals of Business 3 15 weeks
CRIM-101 Introduction to Criminology 3 15 weeks
DENO-150 Introduction to Dentistry 2 15 weeks
ECCL-156 Care and Guidance 3 10 weeks
ECCL-165 Responsive Curriculum I 3 15 weeks
ECCL-166 Responsive Curriculum II 3 10 weeks
ECCL-172 Health and Wellness 3 15 weeks
ENGL-103 Composition & Style 3 15 weeks
ENGL-106 Film Studies 3 15 weeks
ENGL-113 Writing and Communication 3 15 weeks
FINE-101 Art History I 3 15 weeks
INDS-101 College University Experience 3 15 weeks
MATH-100 Precalculus Mathematics 3 15 weeks
MATH-104 Elementary Statistics 3 15 weeks
MEDT-100 Medical Terminology 3 15 weeks
MGT-154 Applied Human Relations 3 15 weeks
MKT-152 Principles of Marketing 3 15 weeks
NRFT-123 Fire Management 3 15 weeks
NRFT-125 Introduction to Earth Science 3 15 weeks
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology I 3 15 weeks
PSCI-100 Intro to Politics & Government 3 15 weeks
SSWK-151 Social Welfare Policy 3 15 weeks
SSWK-171 Intro to Social Work Practice 3 15 weeks

Locations & Dates

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
Fall 2022 Prince George In Class
Fall 2022 Fort St. James In Class
Fall 2022 Mackenzie In Class
Fall 2022 Quesnel In Class
Spring 2023 Prince George In Class
Spring 2023 Fort St. James In Class
Spring 2023 Mackenzie In Class
Spring 2023 Quesnel In Class

Entry Requirements

Completion of the following:

  • English 11 or equivalent
  • Foundations of Math and Precalculus 10 (minimum “B”) or equivalent

Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.

Open admission

Any program of study that does not have a selective admission process or fixed capacity and is on a “first qualified, first admitted” basis.

Program Fees

Program fees vary by the number of courses taken. Check the Fee Schedule for more detail.

Supplies for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.