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French Baccalaureate transfer credit:

Up to 30 credits may be granted for the French Baccalaureate earned in "premièr groupe" in the examinations of Série L (Littéraire), Série ES (Économique et sociale) or Série S (Scientifique). Additionally, students who completed Série S with grades of '10' or better, will be exempt from specific McGill math and science courses, subject to faculty and program rules.

As the French Baccalaureate curriculum is revised every few years, McGill reserves the right to change the transfer credit recognition policy without prior notice.
 

The number of credits you will be granted:

                                                       You have completed the French Baccalaureate OUTSIDE Quebec
                                                                               and passed all courses in ‘premier groupe’
Program/Faculty you are entering at McGill You have the
French Bacc
Série . . .
You will be granted the following credits Additional comments

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, incl. Bioresource Engineering, 
Dietetics, Food Science, Human Nutrition

Série S 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Arts (B.A.)

Série L, ES, or S 30 credits No specific course exemptions for Série L or ES.

Architecture (B.Sc.Arch.)

Série S 14 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Bachelor of Arts & Science (B.A.& Sc.)

Série S 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Education (B.Ed.)

Série L, ES, or S 30 credits No specific course exemptions for Série L or ES.

Engineering (B.Eng.)

Série S 17 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Kinesiology (B.Sc.Kines.)

Série S 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Management (B.Com.)

Série ES 27 credits

No specific course exemptions for Série ES. Required freshman math courses must be completed at McGill.

Management (B.Com.)

Série S 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Nursing (B.Sc.N.)

Série S 20 credits (TBD) See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Science (B.Sc.)

Série S 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Social Work (B.S.W.)

Série L, ES, or S Not applicable Entry is to a 90-credit program

 

      You have completed the French Baccalaureate IN Quebec, at Collège international Marie de France or College Stanislas,
                                                               and passed all courses in ‘premier groupe’

Program/Faculty you are entering at McGill

You have the
French Bacc
Série . . .

You will be granted the following credits

Additional comments

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, incl. Bioresource Engineering, Dietetics, Food Science, Human Nutrition

Série S (+ attestation) 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Arts (B.A.)

Série L, ES, or S 30 credits No specific course exemptions for Série L or ES.

Architecture (B.Sc.Arch)

Série S (+ attestation) 14+ credits
(dependent on attestations)
See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Bachelor of Arts & Science (B.A.& Sc.)

Série S (+ attestation) 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Education (B.Ed.)

Série L, ES, or S 30 credits No specific course exemptions for Série L or ES.

Engineering (B.Eng.)

Série S (+ attestation) 17+ credits
(dependent on attestations)
See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Kinesiology (B.Sc.Kines.)

Série S (+ attestation) 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Management (B.Com.)

Série ES + attestation
Série S + attestation
30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Nursing (B.Sc.N.)

Série S (+ attestation) 20+ credits (TBD)
(dependent on attestations)
See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Science (B.Sc.)

Série S (+ attestation) 30 credits See chart below for specific McGill math/science course exemptions

Social Work (B.S.W.)

Série L, ES, or S Not applicable Entry is to a 90-credit program

 

Specific McGill course exemptions:

If you completed Série S, the chart below indicates the exemptions you will receive for final results of '10', or better.  If you complete a course at McGill for which you received an exemption, the course will not be eligible for credit and will not be included in the calculation of your grade point average (GPA).

 

Diploma
and/or Québec Lycée                           

 

Séries

Baccalaureate Subject
(+ attestation for Quebec Lycées)

 

McGill Course Exemption

 

Updated 

French Baccalaureate (2011
outside Québec                  
Série ES Mathématiques None Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)  
outside Québec                  
Série S Mathématiques MATH 140 + 203
excluding B.Eng, B.Com., B.Sc.Arch
Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec             
Série S Mathématiques MATH 140
B.Eng., BSc.Arch only
Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec            
Série S Mathématiques MATH 140 + 203 +
MATH 122 + 123
B.Com only
Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec
Série S Physique-chimie

CHEM 110

Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec
Série S Physique-chimie CHEM 120-lecture component only 
Students MUST complete lab CHEM 122
B.Eng, B.Sc.Arch only
Jun 2015

French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec
Série S Physique-chimie CHEM 120 (exemption will be granted when CHEM 122 (lab) is successfully completed at McGill.)
B.Sc.only
Jun 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec      
Série S Physique-chimie PHYS 101
Engineering students who receive credit for PHYS 101will not be required to complete PHYS 131
Apr 2015
French Baccalaureate (2011)
outside Québec
Série S Sciences de la vie et de la Terre None Apr 2015
          
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège international Marie de France)
Série ES Mathématiques + attestation MATH 122 + 123 May 2006
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège international Marie de France)
Série S Mathématiques + attestation MATH 140 + 141 + 133
(+ MATH 203, excl B.Eng., B.Sc.Arch)
Aug 2005
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège international Marie de France)
Série S Physique-chimie + attestation
For exams from June 2006 to present
CHEM 110 + 212 Jan 2006
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège international Marie de France)
Série S Physique-chimie + attestation PHYS 131 + 142 Jul 2005
French Baccalaureate                                  
(at Collège international Marie de France)
Série S Sciences de la vie et de la Terre + attestation BIOL 111 + 112 Jul 2005
         
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série ES Mathématiques + attestation MATH 122 + 123 May 2006
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série S Mathématiques + attestation MATH 140 + 141 + 133
(+ MATH 203, excl B.Eng., B.Sc.Arch)
Aug 2005
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série S Physique-chimie + attestation
(202-NYA or 101, C201, C202)
For exams from June 2006 to June 2010
CHEM 110 + 212 Jan 2006
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série S Physique-chimie + attestation
(202-NYA, 202-NYB, C202)
For exams from June 2011 to present
CHEM 110 + 120 + 212 May 2010
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série S Physique-chimie + attestation PHYS 131 + 142 Jul 2005
French Baccalaureate
(at Collège Stanislas)
Série S Sciences de la vie et de la Terre + attestation BIOL 111 + 112 Jul 2005