ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SVGCC

Division of Arts Science and General Studies

CAPE Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • French
  • Geography
  • Green Engineering
  • History
  • Law
  • Literatures in English
  • Management of Business (MOB)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Entry Requirements

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

 

General Entry Requirements

To qualify for entry into the CAPE programme at the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies, an applicant must have a minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including English A.

Individual subjects may have specific entry requirements that applicants MUST meet in addition to the Division’s General Entry Requirements. These requirements are detailed in the table below.

All relevant passes must be at the general proficiency.

A CAPE student is allowed to pursue a minimum of three (3) or a maximum of four (4) subjects. To pursue four subjects, a student must have attained at least seven (7) grade ones (1s) at CSEC.

There are two general education students offered to CAPE students:

  1. Communication Studies - compulsory for all first year CAPE students
  2. Caribbean Studies – optional, offered during the second year

 

Subject Requirements

Subject Entry Requirements

Accounting

  1. Principles of Accounts (POA) - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Mathematics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Biology

  1. Biology - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Chemistry - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Chemistry

  1. Chemistry - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Mathematics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    Physics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    Biology - grade I,II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Computer Science

  1. Mathematics - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. English A - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  3. Information Technology - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Digital Media

  • EDPM - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent 
    OR
    Information Technology -  grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Economics

  1. Principles of Business (POB) - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    Economics – grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Mathematics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Environmental Science

  1. Any science subject taken from the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Integrated Science or Agricultural Science (double award) - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Geography - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

French

  1. French - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Profile in Writing at French CXC - C
  3. English A - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Geography

  1. Geography - grade I or II (CSEC) (with “A” profile preferred) or GCE equivalent
  2. Mathematics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Green Engineering

  1. Mathematics - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. one science subject (except Human and Social Biology) - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

History

  1. History - grades I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Law

  1. English A - grades I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. English B - grades I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    History - grades I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Literatures in English

  1. English A - grades I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. English B - grades I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Management of Business (MOB)

  1. Principles of Business (POB) – grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    Economics - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Principles of Accounts (POA) - grades I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  3. Mathematics - grades I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Mathematics

  1. Mathematics - grades I or II (CSEC) with profile “A” in Reasoning and Comprehension
or GCE equivalent

Physical Education

At least one of the following:

  • Physical Education and Sport (CSEC) - grade I, II or III or GCE equivalent OR
  • Integrated Science (CSEC) - grade I, II or III or GCE equivalent OR
  • Biology (CSEC) - grade I, II or III or GCE equivalent OR
  • Human and Social Biology (CSEC) - grade I, II or III or GCE equivalent OR
  • Food and Nutrition (CSEC) - grade I, II or III or GCE equivalent

Physics

  1. Physics - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Mathematics - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Sociology

  1. Social Studies - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent OR
    History - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. English A - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  3. English B - grade I or II (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Spanish

  1. Spanish- grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent
  2. Profile in Writing at Spanish CXC - C
  3. English A - grade I, II or III (CSEC) or GCE equivalent

Associate Degrees

  • Business Studies
  • Fine Arts, Design and Cultural Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • General Studies
  • Natural Sciences

Entry Requirements

Other Courses

Part-Time Programmes

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