University Arts & Sciences - Online

Univ of Arts and Science (Online)

Program Description

University Arts and Sciences courses and credentials are designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship, an enriched life as an educated person, and to create a solid foundation for further study. Coursework within the Academic program also supports other College programs, such as the Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education, Business Management, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, and Visual Arts. Students may register for individual online courses that are scheduled during the Fall, Winter and Intersession semesters. 

Transfer arrangements exist with universities, colleges and institutes throughout British Columbia. See the BC Transfer Guide. Course transfer beyond British Columbia is determined on a case-by-case basis. NLC students are responsible for confirming admission requirements, application procedures, transfer credit, and graduation requirements at all receiving institutions.

Admission Prerequisites

Provide British Columbia secondary school transcripts or equivalent or post-secondary transcripts. 

For students who wish to enroll in 100-level English courses, transcripts should indicate successful completion of:

  • Grade 12 English, or English Literature 12, or English 12 First Peoples, or Career and College Preparation ENGL050 (Provincial/Grade 12), or ENGL099: Foundational Writing, with a B or higher;


  • Any university-level English course with a C or higher
  • Note: Students who do not meet one of the above English require­ments must write the NLC Writing Assessment. Performance on the Writing Assessment is used to make recommendations about appropriate course placement.


  • Any other specific prerequisites for individual courses 

Do you need more information?

Chair of University : Cindy Broberg or Issoufou Soumaila 

Depending on semester schedules, the following courses may be available online. Please consult the Academic Timetables.