Academic Bridging Courses (ABCs)

Do you need general academic upgrading to prepare yourself for post-secondary studies at Ryerson?

Are you lacking subject prerequisite requirements for consideration for admission to a Ryerson degree or certificate program?

Ryerson has developed Academic Bridging Courses (ABCs) that are available to you through The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. Students who do well in ABCs will be considered for admission to most Ryerson programs subject to normal program admissions criteria, procedures, and competition.

For further information, please contact Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment at 416.979.5036.

Grade 12 U CourseContinuing Education Equivalent*
BiologyIntroduction to Biological Principles (CKBG 90A/B)
ChemistryIntroduction to Chemistry (CKCH 90A/B)
EnglishFor assistance in selecting an appropriate English prerequisite, please contact Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment directly at 416.979.5036.
(Advanced Functions)
Transcendental Functions (CKMT 101)
(Calculus and Vectors)
Advanced Calculus and Vectors (CKMT 102)
(Data Management)
Advanced Data Management (CKMT 103)
PhysicsPhysics I (CKPS 115)**
Physics II (CKPS 215)**

*For consideration for admission to Ryerson University programs. ABCs do not count as Grade 12 U courses or high school credits.

**Both subject courses (labelled I and II) are required to meet the Grade 12 U requirement for Ryerson admission purposes. Please note that Mature Student applicants will be considered on an individual basis and may be required to present only one of these courses to meet Mature Student admission requirements. Please contact Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment at 416.979.5036 for details.