A bachelor's degree recognizes you for completing a group of courses in a career or academic specialty. It's usually 120 credits (40 courses) and takes about 4 years of full-time study.
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Career programs prepare you to enter a new job or upgrade to a higher position in your field. They are usually 60-credit programs that take about 2 years of full-time study. Many are offered on a part-time basis.
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Start studying at Douglas, then transfer to another institution to complete your studies. Douglas offers university transfer courses in arts and humanities, science, commerce and business and more.
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Post-degree, Post-Baccalaureate, and Graduate diplomas
You've earned your degree. Now what? Why not take that degree and add a post-degree, post-baccalaureate or graduate diploma? Find out about the benefits.
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Associate degreesÂ takeÂ twoÂ yearsÂ to complete andÂ concentrate on one area of study.Â If you plan your courses carefully withÂ aÂ university program in mind,Â youâ€™llÂ be able toÂ transfer allÂ 60 creditsÂ toÂ university. In most cases, anÂ associateÂ degree will allow you to enter the third year of a four-year bachelor's degree program.
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Upgrading and Adult Education
Improve your reading, writing and math skills with English or Mathematics Upgrading.
If you have a disability or a barrier to employment, we also offer adult education through our Vocational Education and Skills Training (VEST) programs.Â
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Take a range of university transfer courses for one year and then enter the second year of a degree program. This "foundation year" guarantees you the freedom to explore your interests across a variety of arts and sciences courses without loss of credit toward a ÇïÏ¼Â×Àí degree, and minimal - if any - loss of credit if you transfer into a degree program at a university.
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Reach your educational goals, even if you're busy with work or other responsibilities. As a part-time student, you'll take 1-3 courses per semester. Choose afternoon or evening classes.
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Get a head start on your post-secondary education. Take first-year courses at Douglas while still in your final year of high school.
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Choose from a variety of flexible adult learning options, whether your goal is professional upgrading and career development, exploring a topic of interest or starting a new career. Enrol in individual courses and seminars, or complete a part-time certificate.
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International study opportunities
Earn credits toward your studies at Douglas while immersing yourself in the language and culture of another country. We offer exchanges, field schools, practicums, internships and more in countries all over the world.
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Put your skills to work during the program by joining the optional Co-operative Education Program, which alternates semesters of study with paid, full-time work in your field. Youâ€™ll earn money while gaining experience, building your resume and getting an employer reference, all before you graduate. Offered for a limited number of programs.
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English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA)
Take ELLA academic courses to build the English as a second language skills you'll need to succeed in academic programs here at ÇïÏ¼Â×Àí. Alternatively, participate in an English-language immersion program. ELLA programs are only open to international students.Â
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The Training Group
The Training Group offers customized training and services in career transition and small business development, industry and business training and more. Discover solutions that meet your training needs, budget and timelines, whether you're an individual, business or organization.
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Peter Legge Institute for Sales Excellence
Gain the skills you'll need to succeed in the dynamic world of sales by taking a course in the Peter Legge International Institute for Sales Excellence.
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