Diploma in Arts and Science Studies
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Camosun College is offering a credential from the School of Arts and Science: the Diploma in Arts and Science Studies.
The Beauty of Choice
To graduate with a Diploma in Arts and Science Studies, you will need to complete 20 transfer courses (60 credits) at the 100 level or higher. At least 14 courses must be offered by the School of Arts and Science. The remaining 6 courses can be from these disciplines or any other as long as they are transferable.
The Diploma in Arts and Science Studies offers you flexibility and freedom. Discover your passions by taking courses from many disciplines, or, if you already know your educational goals, you may want to concentrate on a particular subject area. Either way, you have many courses to choose from in Arts and Science: anthropology, art, Asia studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, Chinese, communications, criminal justice, English, environmental studies, French, geography, geoscience, history, Japanese, jazz, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, social work, and Spanish. This diploma can be taken on a full or part-time basis.
Work Experience is now an option for Diploma in Arts and Science Studies students
Diploma in Arts and Science Studies program have either a Co-op or Internship option. Students will gain practical work experience, which may be paid or unpaid, through either a four-month Internship or two co-op work terms, available after eight courses program courses. For more information, contact a Co-op Employment Facilitator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions regarding your educational goals, choosing a course, course prerequisites or transfer credit, please contact Academic Advising. If you need more information regarding criteria for admission to a program, how/when to register or tuition costs, please contact Enrolment Services.
In addition to regular program content, students pursuing the Co-op designation will be required to successfully complete two (2) Cooperative Work Experience courses:
|COOP WEP||Workplace Education||0.0|
|ASDP 101*||Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)||6.0|
|ASDP 201||Co-operative Work Experience 2 (Internship 2)||6.0|
* A student who successfully completes ASDP 101 but does not complete ASDP 201 will qualify for an Internship Designation instead of the Cooperative Education Designation.
In addition to regular program content, students pursuing the Internship designation will be required to complete a minimum of one (1) ASDP work experience course.
|COOP WEP||Workplace Education||0.0|
|ASDP 102||Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)||3.0|
|ASDP 202||Co-operative Work Experience 2 (optional)||3.0|
Diploma to Degree
The Diploma in Arts and Science Studies can lead you directly into a specific program or degree at another institution. If you are headed to UVic, you can complete your first two years of university study at Camosun. Our Academic Advising department can help you to choose the right courses for transfer into third-year studies at UVic or at many other BC institutions.
The Diploma in Arts and Science Studies is a valuable credential that you can list on university and scholarship applications. This diploma will also be a useful addition to your résumé, many employers look for successful completion of two years of post-secondary education.
Cost and Assistance
Tuition and student fees vary, but it's worth noting that Camosun offers university courses at a much lower tuition than that charged by most universities. You'll find a list of fees online. The average cost for books and supplies is $105 per class.
Contact Financial Aid and Awards for information about applying for funding opportunities, including non-repayable grants, bursaries, and scholarships.
Last updated: April 11, 2013 4:31 pm