Entrance requirements

Program-specific admission requirements: Pre-university programs

Some pre-university DEC programs have specific entrance requirements for admission in addition to the guidelines established by the Quebec Ministry of Education.

Health science

Prerequisites:

AND, completed the following:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV History
  • Mathematics Science and Technology 564-506 OR Mathematics Science 565-506
  • Chemistry 551-504
  • Physics 553-504 OR academic background judged equivalent to the DES.

For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

Requirements:

  • Cut-off average: 80%*

*We encourage all students to apply and we will assess each application on a case-by-case basis.

Pure and applied science

Prerequisites:

AND, completed the following:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV History
  • Mathematics Science and Technology 564-506 OR Mathematics Science 565-506
  • Chemistry 551-504
  • Physics 553-504 OR academic background judged equivalent to the DES.

For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

Requirements:

  • Cut-off average: 80%*

*We encourage all students to apply and we will assess each application on a case-by-case basis.

Computer science and mathematics

Prerequisites:

AND, completed the following:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV History
  • Mathematics Science and Technology 564-506 OR Mathematics Science 565-506
  • Chemistry 551-504
  • Physics 553-504 OR academic background judged equivalent to the DES.

For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

Requirements:

  • Cut-off average: 80%*

*We encourage all students to apply and we will assess each application on a case-by-case basis.

Arts, Literature and Communication (Media option)

Prerequisites:

Requirements:

  • Intent interview*

*Due to this program’s limited capacity, applicants will be invited to a short interview with the program’s coordinator. In this interview, applicants will be asked a series of general questions about their interest in the arts, literature, or communication fields as well as will be asked to introduce themselves and briefly discuss any creative work they have done. The academic advisor may recommend an alternative program if thh coordintor feels the ALC pogram is not a good fit for the student.

Social science: General profile

Prerequisites:

Requirements:

    Social science: Commerce profile

    Prerequisites:

    AND, completed the following:

    • Math TS 564-506 or SN 565-506 or
      Math 536 or
    • Cegep equivalent: Math 201-015-TV

    For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

    Requirements:

      Grade 12 sciences

      Prerequisites:

      AND, completed the following:

      • Secondary V Language of Instruction
      • Secondary V Second Language
      • Secondary IV History
      • Mathematics Science and Technology 564-506 OR Mathematics Science 565-506
      • Chemistry 551-504
      • Physics 553-504 OR academic background judged equivalent to the DES.

      For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

      Requirements:

        Grade 12 Commerce profile

        Prerequisites:

        AND, completed the following:

        • Math TS 564-506 or SN 565-506 or
          Math 536 or
        • Cegep equivalent: Math 201-015-TV

        For students missing the necessary prerequisites, we offer a Springboard to DEC program.

        Requirements:

          Grade 12 General social science profile

          Prerequisites:

          Requirements:

            Speak to our advisor

            Questions about prerequisites or requirements? Aren’t sure if you qualify for admission? Contact our Academic Advisor responsible for pre-university programs:

            Valerie Svitanko

            v.svitanko@tav.ca

            5147-731-2296 ext. 230

            Updated: June 7, 2022

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