UR Accelerated

Get a head start on University

The U of R High School Accelerated program is a great way to transition to university life.

Grade 11 and 12 students can take credit courses (one per semester) that will count towards a university degree program.

  • Ease into university with a couple of classes
  • Free up your schedule in your first year to work part-time
  • Challenge yourself with course material not offered at your high school
  • Graduate from your degree program earlier

High School Accelerated courses

This course has been developed specifically for High School Accelerated students.

English 100 - Critical Reading and Writing I develops students' proficiency in critical reading and writing through the study of a wide range of non-literary and literary texts, and the study of composition, with emphasis on connections between modes of reading and writing.

Anthropology 100 – Introduction to Anthropology – An introduction to the anthropological concept of culture, its uses in the explanation of human behavior, and its impact on our understanding of human nature, language and society. The course will explore cultural diversity through the comparative perspective that makes anthropology unique within the humanities and social services.

Take any first-year course

High School Accelerated students are welcome to take any U of R credit course for which first-year students are eligible.

Dual Credit and Special Projects

High School Accelerated students can earn special project credits for their high school transcripts with this program.

English 100 can be used for dual credit with English B30. Check with your guidance counsellor for more details.