Courses and Seminars

Stage 1: Courses

EAP 135

Course information and registration: EAP 135.

Stage 2: Courses and Seminars

EAP 140

Course information and registration: EAP 140.

EAP 145

Course information and registration: EAP 145.

Bridging Program 101 (BP101)

Bridging Program 101 introduces students to important concepts and practices related to successful study at the University of Alberta. Some topics covered include language proficiency expectations, expectations within the Canadian university classroom, and practical issues to do with your future studies. This course is taken concurrently with EAP 140, and provides eighteen hours of instruction. Completion of Bridging Program 101 is a requirement for completion of the Bridging Program.

Introduction to Literature (Intro to Lit)

This course introduces students to important approaches to the reading, writing and analysis of literary texts. Short readings are used to develop important concepts and vocabulary. Six credits of study in the first-year programs of the Literature and Film Studies department or Writing Studies are a required component of most undergraduate degree programs at the University of Alberta. Introduction to Literature provides essential preparation for the successful completion of these credits. This course is taken concurrently with EAP 145, and provides eighteen hours of preparatory instruction.

Stage 3: BP Sections

Students who successfully complete Stage 2 of the Bridging Program will be eligible to enroll into BP3 sections of selected courses. These sections are similar to other sections of the same course but with added benefits.

Advantages of BP3 sections:
  • Smaller class size
  • Instructors who understand international students’ needs
  • In-class tutor/assistant
UAlberta courses that offer BP3 sections
Spring 2017
WRS 101
WRS 101
WRS 101
Fall 2017
ENGL 102 73973 E1
ENGL 102 73974 E2
WRS 101 73340 A1
WRS 101 73338 A2
WRS 101 74162 A3
WRS 101 74163 A4

Winter 2018
ECON 101 94067 B3
ECON 101 94068 B4
ECON 101 94069 X50
ENGL 102 93801 G1
ENGL 102 93802 G2
ENGL 102 93803 G3
ENGL 102 93804 G4
PSYCO 104 90118 B4
WRS 101 93901 B1
WRS 101 93902 B2
WRS 101 93903 B3
WRS 101 93904 B4
WRS 101 93905 B5
  • These courses can be taken at any time after completing Stage 2 of the Bridging Program.

  • Please check Bear Tracks for the most up-to-date information, including course availability. Students can use the “Watch List” to monitor class availability. 
  • The BP Advisor does not manage waitlists or process enrollments. It is the students' responsibility to manage their own enrollment and scheduling.

Program Policies

For information on the EAP program policies, please visit EAP Program Policies. For information on the University of Alberta undergraduate program policies, please visit the University of Alberta Calendar.