IESP Arts & Social Science students enroll in:

  • One first year seminar credit course
  • Two First-year elective courses, chosen from a list of first-year courses supported by IESP
  • Two non-credit workshops designed to build the skills needed to excel in university studies

IESP Supported Elective Courses

Admission to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree after IESP

Students who successfully complete the IESP Arts & Social Science Stream with an overall minimum CGPA of 6.0 (C+ 67-69%) are eligible for admission to most of Carleton’s Bachelor of Arts Programs. Some BA programs may require a higher GPA or have prerequisite subjects for high school.

Click here for more information on Carleton’s grade point scale and here for how a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is calculated.

Please note: students with previous university studies will have different standards. Please consult for advice.