What is a study plan?
A study plan is a list of University Studies courses that can be further customized for transfer to a specific program or university of choice. NIC's educational advisors can develop a study plan with you from NIC to just about anywhere.
The Education pathway is designed to meet the general first-year course requirements of degree programs province-wide. NIC's educational advisors will work with you to personalize this plan to meet your personal interests, goals and university of choice.
Study plans offer a great deal of flexibility. You can choose your preferred courses, making it possible to concentrate studies in one specific area or explore a variety of subjects to meet the requirements of your university of choice.
Course subjects may include: anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, criminology, economics, English, equity and social justice, fine arts, First Nations studies, French, geography, history, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, sociology, space science and astronomy, Spanish and women’s studies.
To qualify as a transfer student, many universities require a minimum of eight courses (24 credits) and a specific grade point average. The Bachelor of Education transfer plan usually outlines 30 course credits, which may be taken on a full or part-time basis.
Options are also available for completing a second year of university transfer coursework at NIC. Thanks to a unique transfer agreement between NIC and VIU, when you complete an NIC Associate of Arts degree (or 60 credits of university transfer coursework), you may be eligible for direct admission into third year of the Bachelor of Education program at VIU. Ask an educational advisors for details.