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Residency Requirements Chart

Program of Study
(Specific Requirements to be completed at AU)

Required Credits to be taken at AU

Prior Learning Assessment Credits (maximum allowed)

Bachelor of Arts (3-year)
30
6
Bachelor of Arts (4-year)
30
9
Bachelor of Commerce
30 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404 and ADMN 405 plus 12 credits from the list of required courses for Years 3 and 4)
21
Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
30 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404 and ADMN 405)
9
Bachelor of General Studies - Applied Studies
No residency requirement
21
Bachelor of General Studies - Arts & Sciences
No residency requirement
9
Bachelor of Health Administration
24
21
Bachelor of Health Administration (Post Diploma) 24 6
Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
24
30
Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)
24
6
Bachelor of Management (3-year)
24 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404)
15
Bachelor of Management (4-year)
30 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404 and ADMN 405 plus 12 credits from the list of required courses for Years 3 and 4)
21
Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) (3-year)
24 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404)
6
Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) (4-year)
30 credits in senior-level courses
(must include ADMN 404 and ADMN 405)
9
Bachelor of Nursing
  • Post RN BN
15 credits in nursing courses
(HLST 320 is not a nursing course and does not apply)
9
  • Post LPN BN
51 credits in nursing courses
(must include BIOL 235)
9 (non-nursing credits)
Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies
30
30 (also, see regs)
Bachelor of Professional Arts - Criminal Justice
30
30
Bachelor of Professional Arts - Governance, Law and Management
30
30 to 60
Bachelor of Professional Arts - Human Services
30
30 (also, see regs)
Bachelor of Science
30
30
Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)
30
15
Bachelor of Science Major in Architecture
30 credits in senior-level courses
30
Bachelor of Science Major in Architecture (Post Diploma)
30 credits in senior-level courses
30
University Diploma in Arts
24
None permitted
University Certificate in Accounting
15
6
University Certificate in Advanced Accounting
18
6
University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems
15
6
University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems 18 6
University Certificate in Counselling Women 6 15
University Certificate in Finance 15 6
University Certificate in French Language Proficiency 15 None permitted
University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management 15 None permitted
University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations
15
15
University Certificate in Management Applications 15 6
University Certificate in Management Foundations 15 6
University Certificate in Marketing 15 6
University Certificate in Public Administration
15
9
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate: Inclusive Education
12
None permitted

 

Information effective Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020.

Updated August 30 2019 by laurab

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