A Flexible Pre-Major (FPM) refers to first and second year courses that students are required to complete in order to be admitted to a major at the third year level.
An FPM is a set of flexible requirements:
- deliverable by the sending institution and acceptable to the receiving institution; and
- deemed to fulfill the lower level requirements for the major.
With FPM agreements in place across many institutions, you can plan your first and second year courses and leave open multiple options for transferring into various BC institutions for entrance into the major at the third year level. If you plan to attend a particular university and end up not doing so, completion of the FPM for the chosen major will allow you to complete your major at another participating institution.
The following disciplines have developed and agreement upon an FPM for their disciplines: