Associate degrees are provincial credentials that must satisfy specific requirements. These requirements may be found in the BC Transfer Guide.

Only those Capilano University courses with university transfer credit at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver or Okanagan Campus), Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, or the University of Northern British Columbia will count towards the Associate Degree.

For the purpose of the above requirements, Capilano University courses are categorized as follows:

Humanities Art History, Chinese, English, French, History, Japanese, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Spanish, Theatre, designated Women’s & Gender Studies courses. May also include courses in the Creative and Performing Arts.
Social Sciences Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, designated Geography courses, Political Studies, Psychology, Sociology, designated Women’s & Gender Studies courses
Sciences Applied Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, designated Geography courses, Human Kinetics/Kinesiology, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics

Note: Some courses in the subjects listed above may not carry Arts and Sciences transfer credit and/or satisfy major requirements at a particular university. Please consult the BC Transfer Guide, the Associate Degrees webpage, or the Registrar's Office.