ADMISSIONS

Existing post-secondary transfer credit articulations

Internal laddering

MacEwan University is committed to providing bridging and laddering opportunities to its certificate, diploma and applied degree graduates. Graduates of the following MacEwan programs may be eligible to ladder into one of our degree programs. For more specific information, contact an advisor for the degree program.

Accounting and Strategic Measurement

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Acupuncture

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Science: Number of credits depends on your chosen major, minor or honours program.

Arts and Cultural Management

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: 51 credits

Asia Pacific Management

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing

Retired MacEwan program; contact an advisor for additional information
  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: 66 credits

Business Management

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Child and Youth Care

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: 60 credits

Correctional Services

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Design Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Early Learning and Child Care

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: 57 credits

Emergency Communications and Response

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Additional laddering opportunities to the Police and Investigations diploma program. Contact an advisor for additional information.

Fine Art

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Hearing Aid Practitioner

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Human Resource Management

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Insurance and Risk Management 

  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Journalism

Retired MacEwan program; contact an advisor for additional information

  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: 57 credits

Library and Information Technology

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Massage Therapy

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Science: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Music

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Paralegal Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Up to 60 credits

Police and Investigations (Police Studies)

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Police and Investigations (Investigative Studies)

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Professional Writing

Retired MacEwan program; contact an advisor for additional information.
  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: 57 credits

Public Relations

  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: 33 credits

Social Work

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: 75 credits

Special Needs Educational Assistant

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: 30 credits

Theatre Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Theatre Production

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

Therapist Assistant (SLPA)

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Science: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: 33 credits

Therapist Assistant (PTA/OTA)

  • Bachelor of Arts: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.
  • Bachelor of Science: Credits can depend on the start and completion date of your diploma and on your chosen major, minor or Honours program.

External block transfers

Graduates from the institutions and programs listed below may be eligible for a block transfer to specific MacEwan University programs. For more information, contact an academic advisor.

Early Learning and Childcare Certificate

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 25 credits

Educational Assistant Certificate

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 28 credits

Early Learning and Child Care Certificate

  • Early Learning and Child Care Diploma: Up to 19 credits

Child and Youth Care Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 60 credits

Child and Youth Care Counsellor Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 60 credits

Child and Youth Care Counsellor Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 66 credits

Child and Youth Care Counsellor Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 60 credits

Radio and Television Diploma

  • Bachelor of Communication Studies: Up to 57 credits

Social Work Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 75 credits

Child and Youth Care Worker Diploma

  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care: Up to 60 credits

High school courses

Transfer credit will be granted for AP courses where an AP grade of 4 or 5 is received. A list of approved courses for transfer credit follows. Other courses may be considered on an individual basis.

For more information contact an academic advisor in your faculty or school or the Transfer & Articulation Unit: transferunit@macewan.ca

AP course MacEwan equivalent Credits
Art History ARTE 1xx 3
Biology BIOL 1xx 3
Calculus AB MATH 114 3
Calculus BC MATH 114 3
Chemistry CHEM 101/102 6
Chinese Language & Culture CHIN 102/2011 6
Computer Science A CMPT 103 3
Computer Science Principles CMPT 103 3
Comparative Government & Politics POLS 101 3
English Language & Composition
ENGL 102 3
English Literature & Composition ENGL 103 3
Environmental Science SCIOP 1xx 3
European History HIST 102 3
French Language & Culture FREN 211/2121 6
German Language & Culture GERM 211/2121 6
Japanese Language & Culture JAPN 201/2021 6
Latin LATN 101/102 6
Macroeconomics ECON 102 3
Microeconomics ECON 101 3
Music Theory MUSC 1xx 3
Physics 1: Algebra-Based PHYS 124 3
Physics 2: Algebra-Based PHYS 126 3
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 2xx 3
Physics C: Mechanics PHYS 1xx 3
Psychology PSYC 104/105 6
Spanish Language & Culture SPAN 211/2121 6
Statistics STAT 151 3
Studio Art: 2-D Design ARTE 1112 3
Studio Art: 3-D Design ARTE 1072 3
Studio Art: Drawing ARTE 1102 3
United States Government & Politics POLS 1xx 3
United States History HIST 1xx 3
World History HIST 102 3

1Fulfills the Language Other than English requirement
2A portfolio assessment may be required before credit is granted

Transfer credit will be granted for IB courses where an IB grade of 5 or higher is received. A list of approved courses for transfer credit follows. Other courses may be considered on an individual basis. For more information contact a program advisor or the Transfer & Articulation Unit.

transferunit@macewan.ca

IB COURSE LEVEL MACEWAN EQUIVALENT CREDITS
Biology HL BIOL 107 3
Business & Management HL BUSN 1xx 3
Chemistry HL CHEM 101 3
Computer Science HL CMPT 103/200 6
Computer Science SL CMPT 101 3
Dance HL GENOP 1xx 3
Design Technology HL ARTE 1061 3
Economics HL ECON 101/102 6
Economics SL ECON 101 3
English A: Literature HL ENGL 102/103 6
English A: Language & Literature HL ENGL 103 3
Environmental Systems & Society SL SCIOP 1xx 3
French A or B HL FREN 1xx2 6
Further Mathematics HL MATH 114 3
Geography HL SCIOP 1xx 3
German A or B HL GERM 1xx2 6
History HL HIST 1xx 3
Islamic History HL HIST 2xx 3
Japanese AB SL JAPN 1xx2 6
Japanese B HL JAPN 1xx2 6
Latin HL LATN 101/102 6
Mandarin AB SL CHIN 1xx2 6
Mandarin B HL CHIN 1xx2 6
Mathematics HL MATH 114 3
Music HL GENOP 1xx 3
Philosophy HL PHIL 1xx 3
Physics HL PHYS 124/126 6
Physics SL PHYS 124 3
Psychology HL PSYC 104/105 6
Psychology SL PSYC 104 3
Social & Cultural Anthropology HL ANTH 1xx 3
Spanish A HL SPAN 1xx2 6
Spanish AB SL SPAN 1xx2 6
Sports, Exercise & Health Science SL HEED 1xx 3
Theory of Knowledge HL PHIL 102 3

1A portfolio assessment may be required before credit is granted
2A language assessment may be required before credit is granted

Transfer credit will be granted for the GCE A-Level courses offered by Cambridge University and Edexcel. Courses from additional providers and countries with an education structure based on the British-pattern system will be considered upon request. A list of approved courses for transfer credit follows. For more information contact a program advisor or the Transfer & Articulation Unit.

transferunit@macewan.ca

A-LEVEL COURSE MACEWAN EQUIVALENT CREDITS
Applied Information & Communication MGMT 107 3
Arabic ARTOP 1xx 6
Biology BIOL 107/108 6
Biology (Edexcel) BIOL 107

3

Business BUSN 1xx 3
Business Studies (Edexcel) BUSN 1xx 3
Chemistry CHEM 101/261 6
Chemistry (Edexcel) CHEM 101 3
Chinese CHIN 1xx 6
Chinese (Edexcel) CHIN 1xx 3
Classical Studies CLAS 101/102 6
Computer Science CMPT 103/200 6
Economics ECON 101/102 6
Economics A and B (Edexcel) ECON 101/102 6
Economics A ECON 101 3
Food Studies BIOL 102 3
French FREN 1xx 6
French (Edexcel) FREN 1xx 3
German GERM 1xx 6
German (Edexcel) GERM 1xx 3
Greek (Edexcel) GREK 1xx 3
Hinduism ARTOP 1xx 3
History HIST 1xx 6
History (Edexcel) HIST 1xx 3
Islamic Studies 3
Japanese (Edexcel) JAPN 1xx 3
Physics PHYS 124/126 6
Physics (Edexcel) PHYS 124 3
Psychology PSYC 104/105 6
Psychology (Edexcel) PSYC 104 3
Sociology SOCI 100 3
Spanish SPAN 1xx 6
Spanish (Edexcel) SPAN 1xx 3
Statistics (Edexcel) STAT 151/252 6