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Courses A-Z

What Camosun Offers

Courses usually cover one subject. Programs made up of required courses and elective courses (courses that you choose).

A

Course descriptions Subject information
ABES Essential Skills
ABT Applied Business Technology
ABTO Applied Business Technology - Online
ACCT Accounting
AET Athletic and Exercise Therapy
ANTH Anthropology
ARCH Archaeology
ART Art and Art History
ASDG Associate Degree Work Experience
ASDP Arts and Science Work Experience
ASIA Asia-Pacific Studies
ASTR Astronomy

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B

Course descriptions Subject information
BEST Building Employment Success for Tomorrow (BEST)
BIOL Biology
BUS Business

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C

Course descriptions Subject information
CFCS Community, Family and Child Studies
CHEM Chemistry
CHIN Chinese
CIVE Civil Engineering Technology
CIVL Civil Engineering
CMNS Communication Studies
COMP Computer Science
COOP Co-operative Education
CPS Career Preparation Skills
CRIM Criminal Justice
CRWR Creative Writing, see English
CSEA Community Support and Education Assistant

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D

Course descriptions Subject information
DENA Dental Assistant
DHYG Dental Hygiene
DIME Digital Media

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E

Course descriptions Subject information
ECET Electronics and Computer Engineering
ECON Economics
ELC Early Learning and Care
ELD English Language Development (ESL)
ELEX Electronics
ENGL English
ENGR Engineering
ENVR Environmental Technology
ETP Employment Training and Preparation (ETP)
EWRK English Language for the Workplace—e-Work
EXW Exercise and Wellness

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F

Course descriptions Subject information
FILM Film Studies
FIN Finance
FREN French
FURN Fine Furniture

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G

Course descriptions Subject information
GBST Global Studies
GEOG Geography
GEOS Geoscience
GOLF Golf Management
GSWS Gender, Sexuality, Women's Studies

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H

Course descriptions Subject information
HCA Health Care Assistant
HIST History
HLTH Health
HMGT Hospitality Management
HORT Horticulture
HRML Human Resource Management and Leadership
Humanities: CHIN, FREN, GBST, HIST, JAPN, KORE, PHIL, REL, SPAN Humanities

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I

Course descriptions Subject information
IBL Indigenous Business Leadership
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies
IESA International Education Study Abroad
IFS Indigenous Family Support
IMHA Interprofessional Mental Health and Addictions
IST Indigenous Learning

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J

Course descriptions Subject information
JAPN Japanese

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K

Course descriptions Subject information
KORE Korean

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L

Course descriptions Subject information
LGL Legal
LRNS Learning Skills

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M

Course descriptions Subject information
MARK Marketing
MATH Mathematics
MECH Mechanical Engineering
MENG Mechanical Engineering Technology
MHA Mental Health and Addictions
MOA Medical Office Assistant
MRAD Medical Radiography
MTEC Music Technology
MUSC Music Performance

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N

Course descriptions Subject information
NAUT Nautical Training
NURS Nursing

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P

Course descriptions Subject information
PADM Public Administration
PHIL Philosophy
PHYS Physics
PIPE Plumbing and Pipe Trades
PNUR Practical Nursing
PSC Political Science
PSYC Psychology

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R

Course descriptions Subject information
REFG Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
REL Religion

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S

Course descriptions Subject information
SCI Science
SENG Software Engineering
SFL Sport and Fitness Leadership
SMFB Sheet Metal and Metal Fabrication
SOC Sociology
Social Sciences: ANTH, ASIA, GEOG, GSWS, PSC, SOSC, SOCW, SOC Social Sciences
SOCW Social Work
SOSC Social Science - Service Learning
SPAN Spanish
SPEX Sport and Exercise
SPMA Sport Management
SPP Sport Performance
STAT Statistics

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T

Course descriptions Subject information
TACC Trades Access Common Core
TEAC Explorations in Technology
TECN Technology
TMGT Tourism Management

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V

Course descriptions Subject information
VIST Comics and Graphic Novels (Visual Storytelling)

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W

Course descriptions Subject information
WELD Welding

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Missing Prerequisites?

Upgrading courses and programs are available to help you gain program prerequisites for college and university transfer programs.

We also offer customized math and English upgrading courses that lead directly into certain career programs.

What are we talking about?

Apply
Application is the first step toward admission to a program at Camosun.
Register
Registration is the process of signing up for courses.
Program
A collection of courses that usually leads to a credential.
Course
A course covers one subject, such as Math 108 Applied Calculus or History 206 Canadian Women: 1916-Present.
University Transfer Course
A University Transfer (UT) course is a course that transfers to at least one research university listed on the BC Transfer Guide.
Co-operative Education
Co-operative Education is a learning model that allows you to gain work experience in your chosen field while enrolled in your academic program.

Course descriptions

Abbreviation and Number
Identifies the course, such as ENGL 151. The abbreviation and number appear on timetables, course registration forms and transcripts.
Name
The descriptive name of the course, such as Academic Writing Strategies.
Credits
Credit values are based on hours per week.
Prerequisites
Courses you need to take before registration into your desired course.
Corequisites
Courses you need to take at the same time as your desired course.
Pre or Corequisites
Courses you need to take either at the same time, or before, your desired course.
Assessment
Students are admitted into college programs and courses based on their previous educational background and experience. If your high school transcripts are dated, or if you do not have any transcripts, you will need to take an assessment of your current skills before registering. The results from the assessment will indicate where to start for success. Learn more.
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