Admission Requirement for DEC Programs

REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted in a program that leads to a Diploma of College Studies (DCS), the applicant must meet the three following requirements (a, b, or c):

a) Have graduated from High School and is one of the following situations:

1. The applicant obtained a HSD in the youth sector or in the adult sector.

NOTE: The student with a HSD who did not succeed in the following subjects:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction;
  • Secondary V Second Language;
  • Secondary IV Mathematics;
  • Secondary IV Science and Technology or Technological and Scientific Applications;
  • Secondary IV History and Citizenship Education.

Will be required to take part in remedial activities for the missing courses.

2. The applicant who has a Secondary School Vocational Diploma (SSVD) and who has suc­cessfully completed the following courses:

  •  Secondary V Langue of Instruction;
  • Secondary V Second Language;
  • Secondary IV Mathematics.

OR

b) Has completed training that is deemed equivalent by the College.

OR

c) Has completed training and has work experience deemed sufficient by the College and has inter­rupted his/her full-time studies for a cumulative period of at least 36 months.

NOTE: The College can require that remedial activities be completed by virtue of article 2.2, third paragraph, of the RREC.

  • Satisfy the particular admission conditions established by the Minister that specify the program course prerequisites.
  • Satisfy the particular admission conditions established by the College for each program.
  • The remedial activities designated in article 4.1 will need to be successfully completed during the first session of college studies. In certain excep­tional cases, a prolongation of that delay can be granted following a written request by the student and after consultation with the student advisor.
  • A conditional admission is granted to the ap­plicant who has not completed all required graduation units leading to the HSD, without exceeding 6 units. The same treatment will be made of applicants with an SSVD who does not have all of the units in the designated sub­jects to be admitted to college studies.
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