Comprehensive Arts and Science (CAS) Transfer: College-University program provides students with the opportunity to complete a suite of courses for which they will gain credit from College of the North Atlantic as well as from Memorial University of Newfoundland. It has been developed through an agreement with Memorial; courses identified in this section are developed in collaboration with Memorial’s respective departments. In the areas of curriculum content and testing methodologies, these courses are identical to Memorial's courses.
i. Please check the course offerings available at the campus you plan to attend.
ii. Please check course prerequisites and co-requisites during advising/confirmation of enrolment. Course prerequisites and co-requisites must be met in order to confirm registration in the course.
These introductory courses are designed for students intending to transfer to university after completion of their first year at College of the North Atlantic.
1. High School
- To enhance student access to courses that earn both University and College credits.
- To provide an opportunity for students to gain University course credit at locations close to their home communities.
- To allow students to choose career paths with maximum recognition of credit for work completed.
Provincial High School Graduation with 60% overall average in the following courses (or equivalents):
i. English 3201 or English 3202
ii. Mathematics (2 credits) chosen from
2 credits chosen from
iii. Science (4 credits) two of which must be selected from the following:
Earth Systems 3209
The remaining two credits may be selected from 2000 level courses in the above noted subject areas or from Science 1206.
iv. Two credits at the 3000 level in a Social Science or a Modern/Classical Language. This category includes the following subject areas: History, Geography, Religious Studies, French, Spanish, and other Modern/Classical Languages.
Two credits at the 3000 level in elective courses chosen from the subjects above or from additional courses approved by the Department of Education for offering at the 3000 level for certificate purposes.
2. Comprehensive Arts and Science (CAS) Transition
: It is important that CAS Transition students who intend to enroll in the CAS Transfer program check course requirements for their intended post-secondary plans. It is strongly recommended that CAS Transition Certificate students complete:
i. Math Fundamentals MA1040
ii. Two Science courses chosen from one of the following three combinations:
a. Introductory Biology BL1020
b. Introductory Chemistry CH1030
c. Introductory Physics PH1050
3. Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Adult Basic Education (Level III) Graduation with Degree and Technical Profile including the following courses:
i. English 3101A, 3101B, 3101C or 3102A, 3102B, 3102C
ii. Mathematics 1101A, 1101B, 1101C, 2101A, 2101B, 2101C, 3101A, 3101B, 3101C
iii. Science from one of the following sections:
a. Biology 1101, 2101A, 2101B, 2101C, 3101A, 3101B, 3101C
b. Chemistry 1102, 2102A, 2102B, 2102C, 3102A, 3102B, 3102C
c. Physics 1104, 2104A, 2104B, 2104C, 3104A, 3104B, 3104C
Applicants with Adult Basic Education (Level III) Graduation with a different Profile may be eligible for admission to the program provided the appropriate selection of courses including those outlined above has been completed.
4. Mature Student Requirements
Applicants who do not meet the education prerequisites for this program, are 19 years at the time of application and out of school for at least one year may be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student Requirements; for more information regarding the Mature Student Requirements please refer to Procedure AC-102-PR Admission
International Applicants – English Proficiency
All international applicants must meet the College’s English language proficiency requirements for acceptance into regular programs. The College will accept these recognized tests of English language proficiency (TOEFL paper based 550, TOEFL Internet based 79, TOEFL computer based 213 or equivalent, IELTS Academic Test overall band score of 6.0, or Pearson PTE 53 or greater, etc.).
If a language proficiency test other than those referenced above was used, applicants can forward for assessment.
If an international applicant has attended an educational institution (high school or post-secondary) for a period of three years or more where the official language of instruction was English, the English language proficiency test will not be required.
: Some programs may require specific English language requirements and proficiency scores that differ from those stated above; therefore international applicants are advised to please refer to the specific program admission requirements as identified in the College Calendar.
REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION
In order to complete the requirements of the Comprehensive Arts and Science Transfer: College-University Certificate program, students must complete 10 courses from the CAS Transfer: College-University suite of courses with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.00.
: For purposes of completion of the Certificate, MA1670
Statistics and EP1110
Introduction to Business may also be included in the CAS Transfer: College-University suite of courses. Students must also meet all qualification requirements for the awarding of a Certificate from the college.
Maximum number of CAS Transfer: College-University courses per semester (i.e. Fall; Winter) is five.