DEC – Admission Requirements, Program and Course Selection

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 for a DEC program under the following conditions:

  • Have a Québec Secondary School Diploma (DES)

OR

  • Have a Québec Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP) AND
  • Have completed: Secondary V credits in Language of Instruction, Secondary V credits in Second Language, and Secondary IV credits in Mathematics

OR

  • Applicants who have not studied in Quebec must have education deemed equivalent by the College

Please note: Applicants with a certificate other than a Secondary School Diploma must have completed the 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.
(Tuition fee: $2.00/course hour)

WINTER 2019 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
Psychology
Sociology

Complementary

Anthropology
GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGN
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.
(Tuition fee: $2.00/course hour)

Winter 2019 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
Graphic and web design
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.
(Tuition fee: $2.00/course hour)

Winter 2019 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
graphic and web design
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.
(Tuition fee: $2.00/course hour)

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

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