University Credit - (UC Home)
Many education and career paths begin with university credit courses at NWCC. Whatever your career goal - medicine, computer science, chemical engineering, environmental sustainability, education - if you intend to acquire an undergraduate degree at a university you can complete your first two years of study here.
With over two hundred university arts and science courses, you can earn the first two years of a four-year bachelor degree at NWCC, and then transfer directly into the third year of degree programs at BC universities. Register in a single course, transfer two years of university-level credits, take courses for professional development or to fulfill life-long learning needs - you can meet your educational needs in the University Credit program.
Students who complete a minimum 60 specific credits (normally 20 courses) may apply for an Associate Degree or Arts and Science Diploma from Northwest Community College. See Associate Degree Programs. Credits earned at accredited post-secondary institutions in BC may be transferred to Northwest Community College and be used for degree and program requirements.
Talk to an Educational Advisor today. Students who do not have the prerequisites for the courses they want may upgrade by taking Career and College Preparation courses along with selected university credit courses. Talk to an Educational Advisor about how this can work for you.
Distance Learning — a section of UC Arts and Science courses are offered via Distance Education. For a current list of courses, please visit Distance Courses. Check out our entire selection of courses