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S T A R T YOUR JOURNEY TABLE OF CHAPTER PAGE SECTION CONTENTS 01 1-9 PEOPLE 1 —Mission, Vision, Values 2 —Champlain at a Glance 4 —Our Size is Our Strength 5 —Our Indigenous Initiatives 6 —It’s All About Your Success 02 10-11 PLACES 10 —Bookstore 11 —George Wallace Library 03 12-73 JOURNEY 14 —General Education 20 —Pre-University Programs 58 —Technical Programs 04 74-77 EXPERIENCES 74 —Student Life 76 —Intercollegiate Athletics 05 78-87 START YOUR JOURNEY 78 —Fees, Financial Aid, Scholarships 79 —How To Apply? 82 —Programs of Study & Admission Requirements 84 —Still Have Questions? 86 —Transportation & Directions
PEOPLE MISSION: Champlain Regional College is a public, English-language, post-secondary institution that provides pre-university and technical college-level education and training, primarily MISSION, in English, to learners in both Regular Day and Continuing Education programs. The College, through its unique multiregional structure, responds to the needs of diverse linguistic and cultural communities and contributes to the VISION & educational and socio-economic development of the regions of Quebec served by Champlain – Lennoxville, Champlain – St. Lambert and Champlain – St. Lawrence. The College is dedicated to fostering the individual success VALUES of its students and their development as well-rounded, responsible and informed citizens of the world. VISION: Passionate in its commitment to students, and inspired by its mission and values, Champlain Regional College aspires to: Offer unique and innovative high-quality programs and services; Graduate students who are recognized for the excellence of the 1 knowledge and skills they have acquired; Attract and retain outstanding faculty and staff; and Be a learning-centered college. VALUES: The College values: LIFELONG LEARNING for students, faculty and staff through personal growth and professional development; EXCELLENCE through striving for continuous improvement; RESPECT for all individuals, manifested through open communications and a commitment to fairness, justice and honesty; CARING through compassion, courtesy and friendliness and a commitment to the wellness of students, faculty and staff; COLLABORATION in the achievement of shared goals and objectives; STEWARDSHIP through the responsible and effective use of human, physical, environmental and financial resources; A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND TRADITION within and among all locations of the College.
PEOPLE CHAMPLAIN AT A GLANCE 2 3 STUDENT POPULATION Approximately Multicultural Environment. 3,000 students. PROGRAMS OFFERRED 13 x two-year 5 x three-year pre-university programs. career programs. LANGUAGE Champlain College is the only English college on the South Shore of Montreal. LOCATION Located on the South Shore of Montreal within a short 10-minute walk from the Longueuil Metro station.
PEOPLE OUR SIZE IS OUR INDIGENOUS OUR STRENGTH INITIATIVES 4 5 Champlain College Saint-Lambert offers a unique Champlain College Saint-Lambert has undertaken New ideas and course components addressing and interesting combination of programs in a college numerous activities to promote learning and foster Indigenous issues are being incorporated into our where our size is our strength. Our friendly, small awareness of the reconciliation between Indigenous evolving curriculum in the hope that students will class sizes encourage effective communication and and non-Indigenous people through education in be able to: critical thinking. support of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Our teachers play a vital role in making learning of Canada. With the support of faculty, staff and a recognize and respect diversity, at Champlain College Saint-Lambert an unforgettable dynamic Community of Practice committee, our experience. They will take the time to get to know you, Champlain Indigenous Student Ambassadors are active be open to individual differences, provide you with personal attention and feedback, and in the community offering support to 1st year students, value Reconciliation and the importance of Truth in help you achieve your maximum potential, thereby planning Indigenous Orientation Retreats and increasing today’s historical context, and preparing you for the challenges of university and intercollegiate partnerships to work with Indigenous become an active contributor to Reconciliation efforts by the job market. students from other Cegeps. Pedagogical Day activities engaging in Indigenous Education and Culture. such as blanket exercises and visits to Kahnawake and the First Nations Adult Education School Council continue to promote Indigenous consciousness. The George Wallace Library hosts an expanding Truth & Reconciliation Collection which can be consulted through the Champlain TRC Community of Practice link on the Omnivox Portal.
PEOPLE 1 ST Y E A R S T U D E N T O R I E N T A T I O N : S T U D E N T A C C E S S C E N TER (ADAPTED SERVICES): The First-year Leadership and Integration Program (FLIP) welcomes new students to the Champlain College Saint- The Student Access Center (SAC) offers support to students Lambert community by providing resources and activities who have difficulties and challenges due to medical to facilitate a successful transition into college life. diagnoses that are hindering their academic performance IT’S ALL or college experience at Champlain College Saint-Lambert All 1 st year students are invited and encouraged to attend and require special accommodations. Once accepted into this one-day College Orientation. Students will have the the College students should contact Adapted Services opportunity to meet the FLIP team & CSA (Champlain regardless of whether the difficulties they are experiencing Student Association) representatives, be introduced to ABOUT are permanent or temporary. the services of Student Services, meet faculty and better understand the demands and expectations of academic The office supports students with a wide variety of courses. They will have the chance to be acquainted with situations, from medical diagnoses to mental health issues Library services and meet an Academic Advisor from and anxiety disorders, and also includes long term support YOUR the Registrar ’s office to better understand the ins and to accompany students with learning disabilities, ADHD, outs of the College academic process. The orientation is Asperger ’s and autism. hosted by 2 nd and 3 rd year Champlain students in a social Students should contact the office even if they are being and community setting where questions are encouraged followed by a medical, mental health or counselling unit SUCCESS in hopes of helping newly admitted students to better outside of the College. The help available can include understand and appreciate the resources and social support for academic success and also for social integration opportunities available to them. and the transition to college life. Contact our office at 450-672-7360 ext. 3444 as early as ACADEMIC ADVISING: possible after receiving your acceptance to the College for Academic Advisors assist students in a number of areas general information or to book an appointment. related to program progression, course selection, academic 6 performance, and university and scholarship applications. 7 During the year, academic advisors invite university representatives to the Campus to provide information to students about the various programs offered and to answer questions concerning admissions to the universities. Our goal is your success. Champlain College Saint- Lambert provides students with a range of services to help support their academic endeavors and personal growth. Whether a student needs additional help with courses outside the classroom, guidance in choosing a career path or wants more information about getting involved in Champlain College life, experienced and friendly staff are always there to lend a hand. We encourage all students to take advantage of the resources and supportive services provided by the Registrar’s Office, Student Services, the Learning Centre and the Library. Students just need to ask and we will assess their needs and guide them in the right direction.
CENTRE DE RESSOURCES EN FRANÇAIS: HEALTH SERVICES: PERSONAL COUNSELLING: Le Centre de ressources en français (CRF) offre aux élèves un service The College nurse is on campus two days per week and is Licensed psychotherapists, psychologists and a social de coaching individualisé dans le cadre duquel ils devront se fixer, available to discuss the health concerns of our students in a worker are available to assist students in identifying and avec la personne accompagnatrice, des objectifs à atteindre pour safe and confidential environment. resolving any difficulties which could interfere in the améliorer une ou des lacunes en français. Les coaches sont des attainment of their goals within the areas of personal, élèves provenant des cours de français de niveau avancé. Services include: career, and life development. This is done through Discussing any health preoccupation, assessing the understanding, identifying, exploring, and finding different The French Resource Centre offers individualized tutoring situation and referring if necessary. alternatives to the issue(s) in a confidential manner. They for students who are experiencing difficulties in their also work with students to overcome difficulties associated French courses. The French tutors are Champlain students with mental health and well-being. enrolled in advanced level French courses. Health counselling for tobacco prevention/cessation, nutrition/fitness, eating disorder, stress and birth control. CAREER COUNSELLING: WRITING CENTRE: Giving information about/discussing matters of sexuality. Some students come to Cégep with an idea of what they The Writing Centre is run by the English Department in want to do and which career path they want to pursue; collaboration with the Learning Centre and offers help with Teaching about ways to prevent sexually transmitted but there are many students who are unsure or who feel essay writing, reading, oral presentation and the mastery of infections (STI’s). confused about which path to take. Counsellors are here basic English skills. Students can sign up for free drop-in or to guide students through this process to help students on-going tutoring. The writing tutors are Champlain students develop a career plan and explore their options through HOUSING: with strong English language skills recommended by their standardized tests, self-reflection, researching careers, teachers and enrolled in the ‘English for Writing Tutors’ course. Our Student Services Department maintains a Housing online tools, meeting professionals, exploring experiential Registry that will assist you in locating apartments and opportunities, such as volunteering or workshops, and rooms in the vicinity of the college. discussion. Career counselling is done in groups but can LEARNING CENTRE: lead to individual sessions where necessary. The Housing Registry can be found on our website. The Learning Centre provides free academic support including peer tutoring, writing assistance, computer 8 STUDENT SERVICES: STUDY SKILLS: and iPad access, reference materials, study tools and resources, and links to helpful apps and websites to help Champlain College takes pride in providing a favourable A students’ academic performance may be compromised its patrons with studying. A network of trained peer tutors physical and learning environment where academic and because of a personal issue and / or other factors such as provides tutoring and academic support in courses including personal development can take place hand in hand. Student time management difficulties, exam/class anxiety and/ Calculus, Linear Algebra and Methodology. Tutoring services Services at Champlain has everything to help you continue or procrastination. Students may also struggle with study are arranged on a first-come, first-serve basis through your learning outside the classroom, get involved on skills such as note-taking, organization, preparing for exams the Learning Centre. Drop-In services are also available. campus, find out more about yourself, address your mental and how to read a textbook. The Student Services staff is Visit the Learning Centre for more information. health and wellbeing or enhance your college experience. here to help you through these issues.
PLACES BOOKSTORE GEORGE WALLACE LIBRARY 10 11 Students can purchase required textbooks on campus. Named in honour of George W. Wallace, Champlain Online ordering and Book Rental Program is also available. College Saint-Lambert teacher and Campus Director, Visit our bookstore for more information. the George Wallace Library and Media Centre is located on the second and third floors of B-Block. Newly renovated, the Library provides ample collaborative group workspace as well as plenty of space for quiet study. With close to 80 computers and wireless connectivity throughout, the Library is the perfect place to come for all your work and information needs. Our Library offers a collection of over 80,000 books, electronic reports, periodicals and government publications. Librarians and technicians provide research assistance in person or via email / MIO. Library staff train students in the basics of research as an integral part of the first level Humanities course. Research help sessions tailored to the needs of specific courses are also available. The library webpage offers a wide range of electronic products, tools and guides accessible both on and off campus including access to the Library Catalogue, online periodical databases, eBook collections as well as the MLA, APA and Chicago Style Guides required for writing bibliographies.
JOURNEY PRE-UNIVERSITY TE C HNI CAL PROGRAMS PR O G R AMS H E A L TH SCIEN CE ED U CA TI ON F IL M & NE W NU R SING P URE & APPLIED SCIENC E OP TI ON M E DIA O PT IO N PAGE 58 PAGE 20 PAGE 38 PAGE 50 CO M P UTER SCIEN CE P S YCH OLOG Y L A W A ND C IV IL IZ A T IO N SPO R T M A R KET ING & 12 AND M AT HEMAT ICS OP TI ON M A NA G E M E NT OP T ION 13 PAGE 26 PAGE 40 L A W, C IV IL IZ A T IO N PAGE 62 A ND M A T H E M A T IC S PAGE 52 GE NE RAL SOCIAL W ORLD S TU D I ES E NT R E PR E N EU RSHIP SCI E NCE OPT ION OP TI ON O PT IO N PAGE 28 PAGE 42 PAGE 64 CO M M E R CE L A NG UA G E & T O U R IS M O P TIO N CUL TURE OPTION M A NA G E M E NT PAGE 32 PAGE 46 PAGE 66 CRIM INOLOGY D I G I TA L A RTS & C O M PU T E R SC IENC E O P TIO N N EW M ED I A OP TI ON T E C H NO L O GY PAGE 36 PAGE 48 PAGE 70
JOURNEY CHOSING AN EDUCATIONAL PATH: JOB M A R KET UNIVERSITY STUDIES GENERAL EDUCATION ✓ D I P LÔ M E D ’ É T U D E S COLLÉGIALES (DEC) ✓ D I P LÔ M E D’ÉTUDES C O L L É G I A L E S (DEC) REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS 14 ( E N G L I S H E X I T E X A M A N D C O M P R E H E N S I V E P R O G R A M A SSESSMENT) 15 WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE GENERAL BREAKDOWN OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT? EDUCATION COMPONENT: Regardless of which educational path you choose to follow, you will take both program-specific courses English → 4 Courses and general education courses. General Education is an essential component directly linked to the three main goals of college education: PROGRAM- GENERAL PROGRAM- French → 2 Courses SPECIFIC EDUCATION SPECIFIC COURSES COURSES COURSES To educate students to live responsibly in society. To help students integrate cultural knowledge into Humanities → 3 Courses their studies. To help students master language as a tool for thought, communication and openness to the world. Physical 3 Courses → Education Your English, French, Humanities, Physical Education and Complementary courses are designed to help you develop competencies associated with these goals. Complementary → 2 Courses PRE-UNIVERSITY C A R E E R / T ECHNICAL PROGRAMS P R O G RAMS
ENGLISH COURSES: HUMANITIES COURSES: FRENCH COURSES: P H Y S I C A L E D U C A T I O N COURSES: At the start of their program, students are all placed in the The Humanities courses are developed around three major In order to function successfully in the Quebec society, the The three Physical Education courses of the General themes – Knowledge, Worldviews and Ethics. Students General Education prescribes that all students must complete Education component aim at getting students to develop — Introduction to College Literature course, which must take one course from each of these categories. two French as a Second Language courses. The first, is a an active and healthy lifestyle. introduces them to thinking, talking and writing about general course common to all programs. Students are placed literature at the college level. Upon successful completion — Knowledge The 101 course involves identifying the role that certain in one of four levels according to their highschool grades: of this course students go on to studying: lifestyle behaviours, such as regular physical activity, good Courses in this group examine ways of knowing, ways of 602-100-MQ Français de base I* nutrition and stress management, play in the pursuit of — Literary Genres assessing knowledge and truth and the difference between 602-101-MQ Langue française et communication optimal health and well-being. Students will examine the knowledge and belief. Students will begin to understand The objective of Literary Genres courses is to enable 602-102-MQ Langue française et culture health and wellness effects derived from participation in how knowledge can be organized, analyzed and related to students to apply a critical approach to the study of literary 602-103-MQ Français et littérature regular physical activity and will explore the effects of historical context. Students will consider how knowledge is genres. Students will learn to recognize literary genres and their current lifestyle habits. used to restrict or contribute to the progress of a society The second French course is tied to the student’s their conventions. Successful students will understand a field of study. The 102 course is skills-oriented. Each student will be work’s relationship to literary and historical context. — Worldviews expected to analyze the factors that contribute to the Students who completed high-school outside Quebec — Literary Themes A worldview touches every aspect of a person’s life. A acquisition of skills to be a successful participant in their will be evaluated and placed on an individual basis. worldview may be common to an entire civilization or chosen activity. Using a problem-solving approach, the The objective of the Literary Themes courses is to enable historical period, or specific to a particular social group student will conduct a personal analysis of her/his students to apply a critical approach to the study of or philosophical outlook. Courses in this group examine knowledge and abilities, establish personal goals, and plan literary themes. Students will learn to recognize a work’s * Students whose knowledge of the language is insufficient will be required how ideas, values and experiences inherent in a worldview strategies leading to the improvement of those skills. literary themes, cultural context and value system. to take a non-credit qualifying course, 602-009, before enrolling in 602-100. influence an individual’s understanding of the world Students Students will analyze a text from a thematic perspective. The 103 course addresses the competency of will analyze and compare the central ideas of two or more — Program Specific - Block B designing and managing a personal activity program worldviews with the goal of understanding how worldviews that incorporates healthy lifestyle choices. This course The objective of the Block B courses is to enable students both reflect and shape societies. contributes to the development of responsible behaviours to communicate in forms appropriate to specific programs. — Humanities Block-B - Program Specific leading to the promotion and improvement of health. Students will learn to recognize how facts and arguments The learning situation will require the application of Courses in this group require students to examine are organized in different disciplines. Students will learn to fundamental knowledge and experiences acquired in the 16 the connection between ethical choices and social 17 develop their own ideas into arguments, to organize them 101 and 102 Physical Education courses. The student responsibility. A number of theories and principles of and to edit their work. will explore a variety of health-related activities and be ethical decision making are introduced. Students are required to consider opposing sides of issues related responsible for choosing, performing and scheduling to their program of study by applying ethical theories. activities appropriate to meet personal needs, interests and abilities. To respond to students’ diverse interests, motivations and abilities, Champlain Saint-Lambert offers a wide range of courses – downhill skiing, snowboarding, waterfront activities, basketball, badminton, total body conditioning, soccer, hiking, volleyball, ice-hockey, tennis, yoga, weight training, canoe camping and etc.
COMPLEMENTARY COURSES Complementary courses give students the opportunity to explore academic fields and topics outside of their program of study. Students can choose two among a wide variety of courses, such as: → A World of Cities → Sociology: An Introduction to Social Life → Astronomy → Spanish I → Based on a True Story? Popular Culture & the Past → Storytelling with Still Photography → Behind the Camera: Introduction to Photography → Studio Art Workshop / Introduction to Artistic Practices → Behind the Camera: TV Studio Workshop → The Language of Food Culture: Italy → Biological Perspectives on Sex → Writing for Journalism → Biology: Sharing the Environment → Chemistry and the Environment → Computer Applications for Commerce → Creative Images with Photoshop → Creative Writing 18 19 → Cultivating Creativity Online and Beyond → How to Get the Most Bang for Your Travel Dollar → Indigenous People and Globalization → Introduction to Film Studies → Introduction to Forensic Science → Italian I → Meaning and Life’s Problems: Exploring Philosophy → Money Skills and Consumer Economics → Music: Back and Forth from Jazz to Rap to Techno → NewsActivist → Nutrition and Health Management → Political Science: Politics and Society → Psychology: Introduction to Social Sciences → Public Speaking for Beginners For detailed course descriptions please see the course catalogue: → Self-Help Strategies for College Students champlainonline.com/champlainweb/students/course-calendar/
SCIENCE OPTIONS JOURNEY HEALTH SCIENCE PURE & APPLIED SCIENCE SCIENCE PROGRAM (200.B0) ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The two-year pre-university Science Program prepares listening to lectures and more time participating in group you for university admission to various Science Programs. activities and studying relevant cases. In Chemistry, 20 At Champlain, we have found that the best way for you have the opportunity to put into practice what you 21 students to succeed is by making them part of the learn thanks to a major lab component in each course. courses they take and giving them the opportunity to In Physics, option courses that are relevant to trends in study scientific problems the way professional scientists science and engineering are added to the curriculum. do. In Biology, this means that you spend less time APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester November 1 st for the Winter Semester MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. PREREQUISITES: Mathematics TS 5 or SN 5, Secondary 5 Chemistry, Secondary 5 Physics
JOURNEY FACILITIES: OFF-CAMPUS ACTIVITIES: The Chemistry Department has four fully equipped Studying and understanding the various ecological systems labs. The labs are furnished with laptop computers and in our environment is an important aspect of our Biology 22 the latest data acquisition tools. Students can see the labs. Environmental studies at Champlain College Saint- 23 relationship between the equipment and the results in Lambert provide students with the benefits of experiencing real time. Other equipment includes an Atomic Absorption light field work during their studies which focuses on the Spectrophotometer, Ultra Violet/Visible Spectrophotometer, analysis of water from the St. Lawrence River. It allows our a Gas Chromatograph, two Infrared Spectrophotometers and students to become aware of, and understand, problems three Rotary Evaporators used in organic chemistry to gently dealing with pollution and sustainability. Students are also remove solvents from samples through evaporation. Students given other opportunities to observe life outside of the will be exposed to a “hands-on” approach in the lab. lab during structured activities and data collection at the Botanical Gardens and the Biodôme opening their eyes to The Physics Department has four fully equipped labs, the similarities and differences observed in the diverse three of which are used by students to perform standard living world. experiments and one which is used for special projects. The labs are equipped with the latest in computerized tools for data collection and analysis that will enhance your experimental skills. Each lab workstation is equipped with SCIENCE OPTIONS – HEALTH SCIENCE OR a computer as well as sophisticated sensors and data- PURE & APPLIED SCIENCE: acquisition devices that allow you to immediately see the outcome of your work. Champlain College offers two distinct streams of scientific study: Health Science and Pure & Applied Science. Each Students in the Biology Department have hands-on stream gives students a solid foundation in biology, experience with new equipment such as compound chemistry, mathematics, and physics. The Health Science and stereo-microscopes, gel electrophoresis units and option includes additional instruction in biology and thermocyclers for gene amplification techniques. Labs chemistry to better prepare graduates for university study provide the learners with the opportunity to handle live in programs such as medicine and health science research. specimens such as fruit flies in genetic studies, pond Those enrolled in Pure & Applied have more flexibility microbes in ecological assessments, mammalian dissections in their studies and are able to choose from amongst a to explore and compare other forms of life to the human selection of additional science credits to better suit their body, and delicate manipulations using aseptic technique academic ambitions. of plant tissue while exploring tissue culture methods.
HEALTH SCIENCE – SEMESTER BREAKDOWN : PURE & APPLIED SCIENCE – SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Calculus I 1 Calculus II 1 Calculus I 1 Calculus II 2 General Chemistry I 2 General Chemistry II 2 General Chemistry I 2 General Chemistry II 3 Mechanics 3 Waves, Optics & Modern Physics 3 Mechanics 3 Waves, Optics & Modern Physics 4 English 4 English 4 English 4 English 5 Humanities 5 Humanities 5 Humanities 5 Humanities 6 French 6 Complementary 6 French 6 Physical Education 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education 7 Complementary SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 General Biology I 1 General Biology II 1 General Biology I 1 Option Course 2 Organic Chemistry I 2 Linear Algebra 2 Linear Algebra 2 Option Course 24 25 3 Electricity & Magnetism 3 One Option Course 3 Electricity & Magnetism 3 Option Course 4 English 4 English 4 English 4 English 5 Humanities 5 French 5 Humanities 5 French 6 Complementary 6 Physical Education 6 Complementary 6 Physical Education 7 Physical Education THE HEALTH SCIENCE OPTION CAN TAKE Y O U : THE PURE & APPLIED OPTION CAN TAKE YOU: Dietetics — Pharmacy — Optometry — Biology — Forensics — Nursing — Nutrition — Biochemistry — Education — Dentistry Agronomy — Chemical Engineering — Architecture — Mathematics (B.Sc.) — Agriculture — Chemistry — Forestry — Physics — Microbiology & Immunology — Biotechnology — Chemistry — Occupational Therapy — Veterinary Medicine — (B.Sc.) — Engineering — Computer Science — Geology Psychology (B.Sc.) — Physiotherapy — Experimental Medicine
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Calculus I 1 Calculus II 2 Mechanics 2 Waves, Optics & Modern Physics 3 Introduction to Programming 3 Data Structures and Object COMPUTER 4 English Oriented Programming 5 Humanities 4 English 5 Humanities SCIENCE AND 6 Physical Education 6 French MATHEMATICS S CIENCE PROGRAM (200.C0) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 Program Development in a 1 Discrete Mathematics Graphical Environment 2 Linear Algebra 26 2 General Chemistry 3 Integrative Project in Computer 27 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 3 Electricity & Magnetism Science and Mathematics This program will allow graduates to pursue studies in The innovative computer science courses in this program 4 English 4 English the exciting and ever growing field of Computer Science. will give you the chance to take your skills, interests and 5 Humanities 5 French As a pre-university program, students are also able to passion for computers and technology and turn them 6 Complementary 6 Complementary enter university programs in Mathematics, Actuarial into an exciting base for academic studies. Students will Sciences, Computer Gaming, Information Systems as use a program approach to present scientific solutions 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education well as traditional fields of study in both engineering to problems using math, chemistry and physics. While and sciences. studying Computer Science and Mathematics you will combine science and computer technology courses. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL LEARN TO: MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Interpret and evaluate solutions and theories — Take a systematic approach to problem solving — Use information and communications technologies to solve problems in a scientific context — Conduct research and carry out projects Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. pertaining to situations, problems or issues by drawing on several fields of knowledge — Learn to work individually and as PREREQUISITES: part of a team — Develop personal abilities in analysis and reasoning — Conduct a comprehensive assessment in the area of computer science and mathematics Mathematics TS 5 or SN 5, Secondary 5 Chemistry, Secondary 5 Physics
JOURNEY GENERAL SOCIAL SCIENCE OPT ION SOCIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The general option of the Social Science program a particular subject or area of study. It provides you allows students the greatest amount of flexibility when with a strong background in the seven social science selecting social science courses. It allows you to explore disciplines that will allow you to pursue studies in the social sciences before making a commitment to many programs at university. 28 29 APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester November 1 st for the Winter Semeter MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Western Civilization 1 Quantitative Methods 2 Introduction to Psychology 2 Macroeconomics 3 Level I Concentration Course 3 Level I Concentration Course 4 Level I Concentration Course 4 Level II Concentration Course 5 English 5 English 6 Humanities 6 Humanities 7 Physical Education 7 French 8 Complementary OUR TEACHERS ARE DEDICATED: IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL LEARN TO: SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 The Social Science teachers work together with students to discuss, examine and debate current social issues and Communicate ideas clearly in written and oral formats. 1 Introduction to Methodology 1 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences 30 to ensure that students are well prepared for university. 2 Level II Concentration Course 2 Level II Concentration Course 31 Work effectively as a member of a group. Use strategies that allow you to reach your short 3 Level II Concentration Course 3 Level II Concentration Course and long-term goal. 4 English 4 Level II Concentration Course THE LEARNING IS DYNAMIC: In addition to traditional class lectures, teachers use a wide Develop comprehensive research skills. 5 Humanities 5 English variety of teaching methods to keep classes interesting and 6 French 6 Complementary dynamic. Multimedia, computer simulations, sources from Mathematics is available to students who want to meet current events and the news, and debating are all part of certain university program entrance requirements. Some 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education teaching and learning at Champlain College. restrictions may apply. STRUCTURED AND ORGANIZED: WHERE THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE YOU: Teaching in our Social Science program is structured Communications — Geography — Religion — Education to ensure that courses complement each other. This (Including Physical Education) — English — Sociology — coherence assures that what you are learning is both Specialized Writing (Economics, History, Politics) — Industrial practical and purposeful while preparing you for university Resources — History — Law — Foreign Affairs — Anthropology studies. Social Science is the study of human behaviour — Journalism — Philosophy — Social Work — Public Affairs — and social phenomena through the use of a wide variety Literature — Political Science CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL I OR LEVEL II CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: of both qualitative and quantitative methods. Social Science involves many bodies of knowledge including anthropology, economics, geography, history, political → Anthropology → Biology → Business science, psychology and sociology. Through a variety of courses, students will have the opportunity to study → Economics → Geography → History human interactions with other individuals, groups, institutions, cultures and societies using the tools and → Sociology → Political Science → Psychology methods of a social scientist.
JOURNEY COMMERCE OPTION SOCIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Commerce option of the Social Science approach offers students the opportunity to study program is a two-year pre-university program for history, psychology, and at least one other discipline students interested in pursuing careers in commerce, providing the strong social science background sought business administration, international business, law, by universities. Students will benefit from working in a computer science and more. The Commerce option team environment fostering academic excellence. An provides students with the required mathematics, international component will convey an understanding 32 business, economics and computer literacy courses of the impact of culture on commerce and trade in a 33 required for university admission. The multi-disciplinary global market. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester November 1 st for the Winter Semester MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. PREREQUISITES Mathematics TS 5 or SN 5.
SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Calculus I 1 Calculus II 2 Macroeconomics 2 Western Civilization 3 Fundamentals of Business 3 Introduction to Accounting 4 Level I Concentration Course 4 Quantitative Methods 5 English 5 English 6 Humanities 6 Humanities 7 Physical Education 7 French SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 UNIQUE FEATU RES ABOUT THE PROGRAM: WHERE THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE YOU: 1 Microeconomics 1 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences The largest number of students in a specialized option Market Research — Company Secretary — Capital Markets 2 Introduction to Methodology 2 Linear Algebra in the Social Science Program at Saint-Lambert. Manager — Economist — MBA — Stock Trader — Chartered 34 Accountant — Investment Banker — Cost Accountant — 3 Introduction to Psychology 3 Business Course: 35 The first stepping-stone to obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Economics degree at university. Financial Analyst — Insurance & Risk Management — 4 Complementary Course: Marketing or Commercial Law Leads to future studies and careers in such areas Tax Auditor Computer Applications For Commerce 4 English as Commerce, Economics, Journalism, Engineering, 5 English 5 French International Business, Law, and Computer Science. 6 Humanities 6 Complementary 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education SKILLS ACQUIRED IN THE PROGRAM: Communicate ideas clearly in both written and oral formats. Develop comprehensive research skills. Work both independently and as a vital member of a group. Develop managerial skills. Develop strategies to reach short and long-term goals. Build confidence and focus on success. CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL I OR LEVEL II CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: → Anthropology → Biology → Business → Geography → Sociology → Political Science
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: START YOUR JOURNEY SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Complementary Course: 1 Quantitative Methods Introduction to Forensic Science 2 Introduction to Anthropology 2 Introduction to Psychology 3 Sociology of Deviance, Law & Society 3 Introduction to Sociology 4 Psychological Development of 4 Western Civilization Criminal Behaviour 5 English 5 Level I Concentration Course CRIMINOLOGY 6 7 Humanities Physical Education 6 7 English Humanities OPTION 8 French S O C I A L SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 36 1 Abnormal Psychology & Criminal Behaviour 1 Macroeconomics 37 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 2 Introduction to Methodology 2 History of Crime & Punishment The Criminology option of the Social Science program Career opportunities for Criminology students 3 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: CSI 3 Sociology of Gender, Race & Justice is intended to give students a background that permits include: corrections, probation, law enforcement, 4 English 4 Integration Seminar in The Social Sciences them to apply to many fields of study at university. private policing, law reform or rehabilitation programs 5 Humanities 5 English This multi-disciplinary option is ideal for students – but only after university studies. Students may also pursue possibilities in journalism, administrative and 6 French 6 Complementary wanting to explore studies in anthropology, criminology, psychology or sociology. Criminology option students research positions within the criminal justice system, 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education may pursue studies in law; however, this is not intended or work in policy setting and application in social and to be a pre-law program. judicial agencies. APPLICATION DEADLINE: CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL I CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: March 1 st for the Fall Semester → Biology → Business → Calculus MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: → Geography → Political Science Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: START YOUR JOURNEY SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Western Civilization 1 Child & Adolescent Psychology 2 Introduction to Psychology 2 Macroeconomics 3 Introduction to Anthropology 3 Sociology of Education EDUCATION 4 Introduction to Sociology 4 Quantitative Methods 5 English 5 English 6 French 6 Humanities OPTION S O C I A L SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) 7 Physical Education 7 Complementary ABOUT THE PROGRAM: SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 such as racism and sexism, to determine their impact 1 Introduction to Methodology 1 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences The Education option of the Social Science Program is intended for students considering a career in teaching on students, schools and society. Feasible solutions 2 Myth of Race & Reality of Racism 2 Level II Concentration Course 38 or other fields related to education. This option offers will be discussed. 3 World Geography 3 Level II Concentration Course 39 students a firm grounding in several social science This social science foundation will give you a formidable 4 English 4 Level II Concentration Course disciplines relevant to education specifically, anthropology, background from which to pursue your teaching training 5 Humanities 5 English psychology and sociology. courses at university. You will get a preview of what 6 French 6 Humanities The Education option will offer you many different learning to become a teacher may entail, which will ways of looking at education. It will give you a behind the also help you solidify or modify your goals. 7 Complementary 7 Physical Education scenes look at schools, teaching and related concerns. 8 Physical Education While the Education option focuses on schooling, You will examine education broadly to see how it fits with it also provides an excellent preparation for any Arts the rest of society and its connection with the labour program at university. The social science perspectives force. You will look at schools from the perspective of and analytical and writing skills you acquire will be the classroom and student-teacher interaction. You profitable regardless of the path you choose. will gain an understanding of students’ psychological development. You will study various social problems APPLICATION DEADLINE: CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL II CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: March 1 st for the Fall Semester → Anthropology → Economics → Geography MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: → History → Psychology → Sociology Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Introduction to Psychology 1 Quantitative Methods 2 Level I Concentration Course 2 Western Civilization 3 Level I Concentration Course 3 Level II Psychology Course 4 English 4 Level II Concentration Course 5 Humanities 5 English 6 French 6 Humanities PSYCHOLOGY 7 Complementary 7 8 Complementary Physical Education OPTION S O C I A L SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 Human Biology 1 Statistics 40 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 2 Level II Psychology Course 2 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences 41 3 Introduction to Methodology 3 Level II Concentration Course The field of psychology investigates the mysteries This option is for the students who are interested in of the human mind and resulting behaviour. Students furthering their studies in Psychology at the university 4 Macroeconomics 4 Level II Concentration Course intrigued by what influences behaviour, how it is modified, level. As part of the Social Science Program, the Psy- 5 English 5 English and the therapies employed to do so, will have their chology option satisfies the requirements for most 6 Humanities 6 French curiosity rewarded in the Psychology option. Students Bachelor of Arts university programs. Students considering 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education will be introduced to the fundamentals of psychology, careers in fields such as counselling, communication, while also giving them the freedom to explore several social work, human relations and public relations could specialized fields including, but not limited to: sports benefit from expanding their knowledge of psychology. psychology, developmental psychology, human sexuality Students who complete this option may also apply to and social psychology. At the same time students will university programs such as Anthropology, Sociology, acquire core social science and research methodology History, Education and even Law. skills preparing them for eventual university study. APPLICATION DEADLINE: CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL I OR LEVEL II CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: March 1 st for the Fall Semester → Anthropology → Business → Economics → Geography MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: → History → Political Science → Psychology → Sociology Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College.
JOURNEY WORLD STUD IES OPTION SOCIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM (300.A0) ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The World Studies option of the Social Science program international relations. The option focuses on building is designed to prepare you for university studies with a solid foundation in the social sciences, particularly an international focus. It will lead to an understanding in world geography, 21st century history, international of the world’s diverse communities and of the cultural, economics and international politics. economic and political implications of achieving closer 42 43 APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. PREREQUISITES FOR WORLD STUDIES WITH MATH Mathematics TS 5 or SN 5
WORLD STUDIES WITH MATH OPTION – SE M E S T E R B R E A K D O W N : WORLD STUDIES WITHOUT MATH OPTION – SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Introduction to Political Science 1 Introduction to Psychology 1 Introduction to Political Science 1 Introduction to Psychology 2 Calculus I 2 Calculus II 2 Western Civilization 2 Introduction to Anthropology 3 World Geography 3 Quantitative Methods 3 World Geography 3 Macroeconomics 4 Western Civilization 4 Macroeconomics 4 English 4 Quantitative Methods 5 English 5 English 5 Humanities 5 English 6 Humanities 6 Humanities 6 French 6 Humanities 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education 7 Complementary 8 Physical Education SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 Introduction to Methodology 1 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences 1 Introduction to Methodology 1 International Economics 2 Linear Algebra 2 International Economics 2 Twentieth Century History 2 International Politics 44 3 Microeconomics 3 International Politics 3 Level II Concentration Course 3 Integration Seminar in the Social Sciences 45 4 English 4 English 4 Level II Concentration Course 4 Level II Concentration Course 5 Humanities 5 French 5 English 5 English 6 French 6 Complementary 6 Humanities 6 Complementary 7 Complementary 7 Physical Education 7 French 7 Physical Education IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL LEARN TO: CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL I AND LEVEL II CONCENTRATION COURSES FROM: Develop knowledge and an interest in international affairs and an in-depth understanding of the impact that international forces and events have on humanity and the environment. → Anthropology → Business → Economics Develop the ability to communicate in and about an international context. → Geography → History → Human Biology * Develop the ability to observe, analyze and evaluate international life from an interdisciplinary perspective. → Mathematics ** → Psychology → Sociology Develop the ability to understand international events and processes in an ethical context. * To meet university entrance requirements. Develop the ability to work in a team and to appreciate other cultures and value systems. ** Some restrictions may apply. The World Studies option will prove useful to students planning a career in public service, law, journalism, or in those parts of the private sector which have international interests.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Cultural Identity in the Visual Age I 1 Cultural Identity in the Visual Age II 2 Spanish I 2 Spanish II 3 Italian I 3 Italian II 4 Urban Spaces as Cultural Spheres 4 The Power of Language 5 English 5 English 6 Humanities 6 French LANGUAGE & 7 French 7 8 Complementary Physical Education CULTURE OPTION A R T S , L I T E R A T U RE & COMMUNICATION PROGRAM (500.A1) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 La francophonie à travers le monde 1 Montreal: A Cultural Mosaic 46 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 2 Spanish III 2 Spanish Civilization 47 3 Italian III 3 Italian Civilization The Language and Culture profile of the Arts, Literature find many professionals, business executives, diplomats, & Communication program is a two-year pre-university economic and market analysts and journalists with 4 English 4 Research Assessment program which immerses students in the study of a degree in Languages and/or a degree in the Arts. 5 Humanities 5 English language, thought, culture, and national traditions Cultural adaptability, critical thinking and reasoning, 6 Complementary 6 Humanities while encouraging trans-national approaches and problem-solving and adeptness in multiple languages 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education cultural plurality. are skills that are sought after by many employers. Our goal is to enable students to develop communicative Studying Language and Culture at Champlain College skills in Spanish and Italian and provide critical tools Saint-Lambert is the first step to widening your inter- to understand the complexities of cultural traditions. cultural awareness and providing you with valuable Gone are the days when students would study languages communicative skills that will help to prepare you for with the sole intention of pursuing a career in translation a global job market. or interpretation. In today’s global job market you will WHERE THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE YOU: Faculty of Law: Corporate Law — Immigration Law. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Faculty of Arts: Communication Studies — Art History and Communication March 1 st for the Fall Semester Studies — Linguistics — Economics — Journalism — History — Languages — Industrial Relations — Sociology — Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies. THE BENEFITS OF MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: MULTILINGUALISM Faculty of Education: Teaching English as a Second Law Language — Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. Undergraduate Leading to a Teaching Certification. ARE ENDLESS.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Introduction to Visual Creation: 1 Expression in Visual Genres Drawing and Observation 2 Web & FX: From Theory to Practice 2 Introduction to Digital Creation: 2D Imaging 3 2D Design Studio 3 The Power of the Image 4 3D Design Studio 4 Sight, Sound, Motion 5 English 5 English 6 French DIGITAL ARTS & 6 Humanities 7 Complementary 7 French 8 Physical Education NEW MEDIA OPTION A R T S , L I T E R A T U RE & COMMUNICATION PROGRAM (500.A1) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 Multi-Media Animation 1 Portfolio: Synthesis of Theory & Practice 48 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL LEARN TO: 2 Art History 2 Looking Critically and Creatively at Media 49 Students will learn digital 2D design and 3D modelling along 3 3D Digital Modelling & Animation 3 Graduating Integrative Project (Digital Arts) Digital Arts and New Media is one of two interconnecting with the fundamentals of traditional artistic techniques. The Media profiles in the Arts, Literature and Communications courses are designed to develop communication skills and 4 Making Visual Narratives 4 English program. This is an exciting pre-university program critical thinking through a variety of creative approaches that 5 English 5 Humanities which prepares students for a wide variety of university include studio-based arts: drawing, assemblage, sculpture and photography. CGI projects encompass aspects of 3D 6 Humanities 6 Complementary studies and careers. digital modeling and animation. 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education The program’s dynamic mix of theory and practice gives The focus of the courses taught in open studios and the students a chance to sharpen their technical abilities, digital lab is experiential learning. These courses are develop critical understanding of visual culture and complemented by theoretical courses that foster critical develop personalized expressions of their creative voice. thinking through subjects that vary from art history to the analysis of visual culture. WHERE THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE YOU: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Graduates of Digital Arts and New Media are prepared for a wide variety of related art-based university programs such as computational arts, game design, animation, March 1 st for the Fall Semester design, industrial design, art education, art history, theatter design, as well as many other undergraduate programs including sociology, history and education. MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Join us and prepare to engage in exciting studies that will open doors to a world Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. of possibilities.
JOURNEY SEMESTER BREAKDOWN: SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 1 Introduction to Media Production: TV Studio 1 Expression in Visual Genres 2 Introduction to Digital Creation: 2D Imaging 2 Web & FX: From Theory to Practice 3 The Power of the Image 3 Mobile Journalism: Writing and Shooting 4 Sight, Sound, Motion 4 Digital Filmmaking: Montage 5 English 5 English 6 Humanities 6 French FILM & NEW 7 French 7 8 Complementary Physical Education MEDIA OPTION A R T S , L I T E R A T U RE & COMMUNICATION PROGRAM (500.A1) SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4 1 Multi-Media Animation 1 Portfolio: Synthesis of Theory & Practice 50 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 2 Film History 2 Looking Critically and Creatively at Media 51 3 Multi-Media Events & Documenting Reality 3 Graduating Integrative Project (Film) Film and New Media is one of two interconnecting Media profiles in the Arts, Literature and Communication program. This pre-university program is an exciting mix of theory and practice that gives you a chance to 4 Digital Filmmaking: From the Word to the Screen 4 English experiment and create using a variety of media. 5 English 5 Humanities 6 Humanities 6 Complementary IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL LEARN: 7 Physical Education 7 Physical Education In the Film and New Media profile, you will progressively documentary courses you will apply your creative and master the fundamentals of writing, shooting, recording technical skills to the telling of real-life stories that are sound, and editing, whether in fiction film, television, important to you. In the filmmaking classes, you will invent animation, radio or any number of multi-media platforms. your own stories and learn how to bring these ideas to screen. Through written and visual communication, you will sharpen You will also have the chance to experiment in special effects your creative abilities, critical thinking, and academic skills. and animation as well as develop your sense of critical thinking through subjects that vary from film history to the The courses take place in our exciting television studio, analysis of contemporary visual culture. workshop spaces and digital lab. In the journalism and WHERE THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE YOU: In our media saturated world, visual literacy is more important than ever. Our graduates are able to transfer their learning into almost any field requiring an understanding of the creative process, self-motivation, and project management abilities. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Our graduates have found careers in advertising, marketing, journalism, film production, March 1 st for the Fall Semester television, radio, animation, app design, computer gaming, special effects design, education, music production, photography, acting, public relations and many other fields. MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Join us and prepare to engage in exciting studies that will open doors to a world Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. of possibilities.
JOURNEY LAW AND CIVILIZATION LAW, CIVILIZATION AND MATHEMATICS LIBERAL ARTS PROGRAM (700.B0) ABOUT THE PROGRAM Our students receive a well-rounded education Our students will develop critical thinking and study skills based on inter-disciplinary studies exploring ideas and while expanding oral and written communications skills. 52 knowledge-building skills in the areas of law, history, Our students will have an opportunity to participate 53 philosophy, religion, history of art, social sciences, in extra-curricular activities such as concerts, plays, natural sciences and mathematics. movies, field trips, etc. These activities will help broaden Our students will benefit from an environment where and further enrich our students’ understanding of Liberal faculty and students work together in a community Arts from outside the classroom. dedicated to learning. Our students will develop as individuals and gain self-confidence through team-building, problem solving and cooperative projects. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1 st for the Fall Semester MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Quebec Secondary School Diploma or a level of education that is deemed equivalent by the College. PREREQUISITES FOR LAW, CIVILIZATION AND MATHEMATICS: Mathematics TS 5 or SN 5
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