Admission Requirements, Program and Course Selection – DEC

DEC PROGRAMS (Diplôme d’études collégiales) 

Students who meet the admission requirements for a DEC program, are eligible to register on a part-time or full-time basis, in courses pertaining to a DEC program.

Due to limited course offerings, it is not possible to follow an entire DEC program in Continuing Education.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants are eligible to register in a DEC program under the following conditions:

  • Have a Québec Secondary V diploma which includes: Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV Mathematics, Secondary IV Science and Technology or Secondary IV Applied Science and Technology, Secondary IV History and Citizenship Education OR
  • Have a Québec Secondary V diploma which includes: Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV Mathematics, Physical Science, History of Québec and Canada OR
  • Have a Québec Secondary School Vocational Diploma AND
    Have completed the courses: Secondary V Language of Instruction and Second Language and Secondary IV Mathematics OR
  • Applicants who have not studied in Québec must have scholarity deemed equivalent by the College.

Please note: Applicants with a certificate other than a Secondary V diploma must have completed the provincial secondary school requirements set by their province or country. Specific program requirements and all other requirements particular to John Abbott College must be met.

Programs available:

300.A0 – Social Science
200.B0 – Science
500.AE – Arts, Literature & Communication – Multidisciplinary
081.AS – Academic Standing

Students who do not meet the admission requirements to a DEC program may register in a credit course. Please see Independent Studies 080.02 program.

300.A0

Specific Program Requirements:

Secondary IV Mathematics Cultural, Social and Technical Option 414 or Mathematics 416

Former day students that have not fulfilled the conditions of the College’s Academic Standing Policy (probation), must select the program 081.AS Academic Standing and refer to their day progression chart and/or see an Academic Advisor for proper course selection.

Fall 2017 courses

GENERAL EDUCATION

English

 

Humanities

Humanities (Knowledge & World Views) pursue the general goals of: developing logical thought and recognizing its limitations; understanding various ways of acquiring knowledge and how those ways have developed historically; and examining systems of understanding. Knowledge and World Views courses help students understand different views of humanity and of knowledge through the use of a multi-disciplinary approach. This understanding will equip students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate knowledge claims and world views.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC

Anthropology
Business Administration
Economics
History
Mathematics
POLITICAL SCIENCE
Psychology
Sociology

Complementary

Anthropology
Nutrition

 

200.B0

Specific Program Requirements:

> 70% in each of the following courses (or equivalent)

Secondary V Chemistry
Secondary V Physics
Secondary V Mathematics Technical & Scientific Option or Secondary V Mathematics Science Option 506 or Mathematics 536

Former day students that have not fulfilled the conditions of the College’s Academic Standing Policy (probation), must select the program 081.AS Academic Standing and refer to their day progression chart and/or see an Academic Advisor for proper course selection.

Fall 2017 courses:

GENERAL EDUCATION

English

 

Humanities

Humanities (Knowledge & World Views) pursue the general goals of: developing logical thought and recognizing its limitations; understanding various ways of acquiring knowledge and how those ways have developed historically; and examining systems of understanding. Knowledge and World Views courses help students understand different views of humanity and of knowledge through the use of a multi-disciplinary approach. This understanding will equip students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate knowledge claims and world views.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC

Mathematics

COMPLEMENTARY

Anthropology
Business Administration
Nutrition
Psychology

500.AE

Specific Program Requirements:

No specific prerequisite is required for admission to this program.

Former day students that have not fulfilled the conditions of the College’s Academic Standing Policy (probation), must select the program 081.AS Academic Standing and refer to their day progression chart and/or see an Academic Advisor for proper course selection.

Fall 2017 courses:

GENERAL EDUCATION

English

 

Humanities

Humanities (Knowledge & World Views) pursue the general goals of: developing logical thought and recognizing its limitations; understanding various ways of acquiring knowledge and how those ways have developed historically; and examining systems of understanding. Knowledge and World Views courses help students understand different views of humanity and of knowledge through the use of a multi-disciplinary approach. This understanding will equip students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate knowledge claims and world views.

COMPLEMENTARY

Anthropology
Business Administration
Nutrition
Psychology

 

081.AS

 

This program is for former day students that have not fulfilled the conditions of the College’s Academic Standing Policy (probation), and must select the program 081.AS Academic Standing and refer to their day progression chart and/or see an Academic Advisor for proper course selection.

To register for any of the above courses, go to How to Register