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Eligibility information

  • To be eligible for an internal degree transfer to John Molson you must be a current Concordia student in a full degree program (i.e., BA, BSc, BEng)
  • Internal degree transfers to John Molson are considered for the fall and winter terms only. (Internal degree transfers are not available for summer terms.)
  • All internal degree transfer requirements must be satisfied one full term prior to transfer. (For a fall term transfer, all requirements must be met no later than the end of the previous winter term. For a winter term transfer, all requirements must be met no later than end of the previous summer 2 term.)
  • The deadline to apply for an internal degree transfer is March 1 for a fall term transfer and November 1 for winter term transfer.
  • Internal degree transfer applications are done online through My CU Account, please see our step-by-step guide.

Internal degree transfer requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 12 credits (4 courses) at Concordia University.
  2. Achieve a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.70.
  3. Achieve an average grade of 2.70 (B-) or better in MATH 208 and MATH 209. (Students who have received an exemption for MATH 208 must achieve a minimum grade of 2.70 in MATH 209, and vice versa.)
  4. Have completed (or have exemptions) for the following five courses one term prior to transferring:
    • BTM 200 – Fundamentals of Information Technology
    • ECON 201 – Introduction to Microeconomics
    • ECON 203 – Introduction to Macroeconomics
    • MATH 208 – Fundamentals of Mathematics I (Linear Algebra)
    • MATH 209 – Fundamentals of Mathematics II (Calculus I)

Courses available to non-John Molson students in preparation for a transfer

  • MARK 201 – Introduction to Marketing (with a minimum grade of C- this course will be converted to COMM 223 upon successful transfer)

  • COMM 215 – Business Statistics (Prerequisites MATH 208, MATH 209, BTM 200. Note: this is a difficult course and can negatively impact your CGPA)

Courses that will NOT result in transfer credits or exemptions towards a John Molson degree

If you intend to transfer to John Molson, do NOT take the following courses:

ACCO 230, ADMI 201, ADMI 202, FINA 230, MANA 201, MANA 202, MANA 298, MANA 300, COMM 299, MANA 211, MANA 213, MANA 266.


Students in failed standing

  • Students in failed standing must apply for readmission to their current program.
  • Once readmitted students must upgrade their academic standing by completing 24 to 30 credits.
  • Students who have been in failed standing must achieve a minimum CGPA of 2.7 for the courses completed after readmission to their program, and meet the requirements 3 and 4 above.
  • Courses completed prior to readmission with a minimum grade of C- (1.7 GPA) will be considered for transfer credits.

Frequently Asked Questions




Updated April 2020. Admission requirements are subject to change.

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