School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

It's been a great experience for me going back to school after working for over 10 years. I did a lot of legal courses; real estate, law, corporate [...]

Joy Omonoyan
Office Administration - Legal
Graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

What I really liked about the program was the fact that I got to meet tons of different people and got to work out in the field doing what you want [...]

Tyler Henry
CICE
Graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

The people and the professors were amazing and I totally recommend this program.

Rachel Mayo
Office Administration - Medical
Graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

My favourite project was the one we had in a doctor's office procedure where we actually got to do what we're going to be doing in the real world. [...]

Abigail Arku-Matey
Office Administration - Medical
Graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

I chose the program because I love animals and want to do what I can to help them. 

Michelle Winkler
Veterinary Assistant
Graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

The professional staff are dedicated to the students’ success, cheering them every step of the way!

Andrea Young
Academic Upgrading – University Preparation
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

Durham College offered the exact program I was looking. It was also very important to me to receive a diploma from an accredited college.

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Wendy Kempton
Office Administration – Medical
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

Advice for new students: Manage your time wisely, have fun, and take part in student activities that the college offers.

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Justine Khashmanian
Office Administration – Medical
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

This unique program is an excellent opportunity for students. It opens many doors. The combination of the business and psychology courses will aid [...]

Sarah Tucker
General Arts and Science – University Articulation
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

Taking this program was a very successful choice for me. The program is designed with various courses to help you gain the prerequisites you need t [...]

Nancy Bettencourt
General Arts and Science – Health Sciences Preparation
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

This program is truly amazing and opens so many doors. I had taken three years off from school before finally deciding that this was the only way I [...]

Tarren Liotta
General Arts and Science
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

I jumped at the opportunity to come to college. In the CICE program, there are learning facilitators who go to class with you and help you to under [...]

Rebecca Connaty
Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE)
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

As a mature student, the Pre-health program has given me the knowledge and confidence to further my education at Durham College.

Jamie Young
Academic Upgrading – Pre-health
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

The instructors in the Academic Upgrading program helped me gain the skills needed to succeed academically. More importantly, they helped me gain t [...]

Debbi Lami
Academic Upgrading – College Preparation
graduate
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

I liked Durham College because it is a newer facility that is constantly growing.

Dustan Kinnear
General Arts and Science (one-year)
graduate
School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)

Welcome to the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) website! Here you can explore information about the different programs offered and the potential career opportunities available to you after completing your diploma.

ACADEMIC UPGRADING – COLLEGE PREPARATION
Want to start your college career and get on the road to success but missing some of the prerequisites needed to enrol in your dream program? Academic upgrading is a flexible, personalized and supportive program that will help you earn the prerequisites and get one step closer to where you want to be.
business
This General Arts and Science stream is specifically designed to assist students who do not meet Durham College’s business program entrance requirements [...]
General Arts and Science (one-year), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams [...]
general arts & science health prep
The Health Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This option [...]
Distance and online education, health preparation, Pre-Health (online option), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (online option)
The Health Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This option [...]
General Arts and Science - Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer
The Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in [...]
general arts
The Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer – Forensics option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies [...]
nursing preparation, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
The Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in the [...]
science and engineering preparation
The Science and Engineering Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the [...]
engineering, General Arts and Science - Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer
The Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing various science [...]
Three students gather around a computer, General Arts and Science - Student Success Pathway
Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) have partnered to create DC’s Student Success Pathway - General Arts and Science Success (GASS) program. Designed to help students strengthen [...]
liberal arts, General Arts and Science - Trent Transfer
This stream is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in Trent University’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology[...]
nursing preparation, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
The Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in the [...]
General Arts and Science (one-year), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams [...]
Distance and online education, health preparation, Pre-Health (online option), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (online option)
The Health Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This option [...]
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