Concordia University undergraduate Requirements for International Students


Concordia University admission requirements for all the courses at the undergraduate level for American students have been published for the 2021/2022 academic year.

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Concordia University undergraduate requirements for American Applicants. Check that you meet the requirements as stated below then proceed to apply for your desired course/program.

Concordia University Undergraduate Admission Requirement for Americans

Below are the Entry Requirements for Americans. Applicants are to read carefully before initiating the Admission application exercise.
Graduation from an accredited high school. Students at American curriculum schools should include a school profile with their admissions application.

ACT and SAT scores are not required.

AP exams are not required but you may qualify for advanced standing (see Advanced placement section below).

For detailed admissions requirements for your program of interest, please consult our A-Z program list.

Advanced Placement

Subject Concordia course granted
(including credit values)
Art History ARTH 200 (6)* or GFAR (6)
Biology BIOL 201 (3) and BIOL 1st year level (3)
Calculus AB  MATH 203 (3), with exemption from MATH 201, 206 and 209*
Calculus BC MATH 203 (3) and MATH 205 (3), with exemption from MATH 201, 206 and 209*
Chemistry CHEM 205 (3) and CHEM 206 (3)
Chinese MCHI 1st year level (6)
Computer Science A COMP 248 (3.5)
Economics: Macroeconomics ECON 203 (3)
Economics: Microeconomics ECON 201 (3)
English Language and Composition ENGL 1st year level (6) 
English Literature and Composition ENGL 1st year level (6) 
Environmental Science GEOG 1st year level (3)
French Language FRAN 211 (6) 
French Language & Culture No transfer credit awarded
French Literature FRAN 1st year level (6)
German Language and Culture GERM 200 (6) with exemptions for GERM 201 and GERM 202
Government and Politics: Comparative POLI 203 (3)
Government and Politics: United States POLI 1st year level (3), with an exemption for POLI 310
History: European HIST 1st year level (6)
History: United States HIST 251 (3) and HIST 253 (3)
Human Geography GEOG 1st year level (3)
Italian Language and Culture ITAL 200 (6) with exemptions for ITAL 201 and ITAL 202
Japanese MODL 1st year level (6)
Latin CLAS 1st year level (6)
Music Theory MUSI A (3) 
Physics 1 No transfer credit awarded
Physics 2 No transfer credit awarded
Physics 1 and Physics 2 No transfer credit awarded
Physics C (Mechanics) PHYS 204 (3)
Physics C (Electricity and Magnetics) PHYS 205 (3)
Psychology PSYC 200 (6)
Spanish Language and Culture SPAN 200 (6) with exemptions for SPAN 201 and SPAN 202
Spanish Literature and Culture SPAN 200 (6) with exemptions for SPAN 201 and SPAN 202
Statistics MATH 1st year level (6)
Studio Art: Drawing SFAR A (6)
Studio Art :2-D Design: SFAR A (6)
Studio Art: 3-D Design: SFAR A (6)
World History HIST 1st year level (6)

* minimum grade of 4 required.


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