Applying to Co-op

Your Career Powered By You

General Admissions and Eligibility Requirements

Full-time Brandon University students in good standing and enrolled in a 4-Year or 4-Year (Honours) degree with a declared major in one of the participating disciplines are eligible to apply to the Co-op Program. International students are eligible for work permits that are valid only for co-op employment arranged through the co-op program.

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

At the time of application for the Co-operative Education Program, students must meet all criteria according to the department offering their declared major.

Department Major GPA to enter Co-op Program Min Credit Hours Completed Prerequisite Courses
ADES 3.0

24 to enter the program;

45 before first work term

Completion prior to first work term: 40:151, 40:152, and 40:153
Biology
(2 streams)
3.0

30 to enter the program;

45 before first work term

Entry to program:
15:162, 15:163
Completion prior to first work term:
15:273, 15:282, plus one of 15:262, 15:267, or 15:269
Chemistry 3.0

30 to enter program;

45 before first work term

18:160, 18:170, 18:262, plus 6 credit hours in Chemistry at the 200level
Computer Science 3.0

30 to enter the program;

45 before first work term

62:160COMP, 62:161COMP, 62:206COMP, and 62:264COMP
English 2.7 30 to enter the program 30:145 ENGL, and 30:147ENGL
Environmental Science 2.7

30 to enter program;

45 before first work term

Entry to program, three of: 15:162, 15:163, 18:160, 18:170, 30:151AWCM or 30:153AWCM, 38:170 or 42:160, 38:192, 40:153, 62:171MATH, 62:172MATH

Completion prior to first work term:
all of
the above
French 2.7 30 to enter program 58:FREN:255, 58:FREN:256, and 58:FREN:257
Geography & Environment
(3 streams)
3.0

30 to enter program;

45 before first work term

Entry to program:
3 credit hours of 100 level GeographyCompletion prior to first work term:
38:170,
38:180, 38:192, 38:286, 38:279,and 38:265
Geology 2.5

12 to enter program;

24 before first work term

42.160
History 2.7 30 to enter program 54.250 or 54.351
Mathematics 3.0 30 to enter program

Entry to program: 62:160COMP , 62:171MATH, 62:181MATH, 62:182MATH, and 62:191MATH

Completion prior to first work term:
62:290
MATH, plus one of 62:172MATH, 62:252MATH, 62:272MATH, 62:291MATH, or 62:292MATH

Native Studies 2.7 18 to enter program 68:151, plus one of (Indigenous Language course) 68:140, 68:155, 68:157, 68:163, or 68:175 or demonstrate Indigenous language fluency at an introductory level
Philosophy 3.0

12 to enter program;

24 before first work term

70:160 and 70:163
Physics 3.0

30 to enter program;

45 before first work term

74:272, 74:275, 74:276 plus one of 74:273, 74:281, or 74:284
Psychology 3.0

30 to enter program;

45 before first work term

 

82:160, 82:161, 82:250, and 82:251
Religion 2.7 30 to enter program 6 credit hours of Religion at the 100 level, plus 6 credit hours of Religion at the 200 level
Rural & Community Studies 2.7 24 to enter program

Entry to program: 3 credit hours in Rural & Community Studies

Completion prior to first work term: 88:150, 88:260, and 88:261

Sociology
(3 streams)
2.6

24 to enter program

36 prior to first work term

6 credit hours in Sociology at the 100 level, plus one of 90:283, 90:376, or 90:389, plus one of 90:292, or 90:293, or 90:294

* Specific admissions criteria are maintained by the respective academic department and are subject to change. Please refer to the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for current admissions requirements.

How to Apply?

When to Apply?

Now accepting applications for Co-op 2020/2021!
Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2020, at 4:30 pm.

Please review the Professional Development Series dates and ensure you can fully participate in the program.

Questions?

Contact Brandon University’s Co-op Office:  Co-op@BrandonU.ca.