Interested in completing a University of Calgary Bachelor of Arts degree while staying at RDC? If you want a degree in English, Psychology, or Sociology and meet the admission requirements of the program, this is an option you might want to seriously consider. What are some of the advantages?
- If you are from Red Deer, you don’t have to move! You can stay here while completing the same degree as a U of C student on the U of C campus.
- Instructors are a mix of RDC and U of C instructors. Class sizes are small, and you will make connections with your classmates and instructors because of this.
- Because the program is small, you will also receive more attention and help from program staff! We get to know the students in the program and are here to support you throughout the process of obtaining your degree, from application to the program to application to graduate.
Here is an overview of how the program works:
- After completing 14 to 20 half-courses as an RDC student, you are eligible to apply to Year 3 of a 4-year University of Calgary B.A. degree
- The majors available are English, Psychology, and Sociology. Minors are available in Anthropology, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
- Entrance requirements vary from program to program. English and Sociology require a 2.2 GPA, and Psychology requires about a 2.7 GPA. Psychology also requires completion of Math 30 Pure or equivalent. For more details about admission requirements, please visit Jennifer or Alison in 2506I or J (see more contact information below).
- You can apply to the program starting on November 1, 2008. Visit www.ucalgary.ca and click on the “Apply” link. Please let Jennifer or Alison know once you have applied so we can begin to put together a file for you. We can also help you apply – make an appointment and we can go through the application process with you if you would like.
- Once you have applied, you will need to send official highschool and postsecondary transcripts to the University of Calgary. The U of C will then make an admission decision and notify you.
- As a U of C student, you will register for all of your classes through the Collaborative Degree Office (2506 I or J). You will take senior level courses from U of C instructors on the RDC campus in order to complete your degree.
Please come talk to Jennifer or Alison about this program if you are interested! We are happy to give you details and answer any questions you might have! You can reach us at:
You can also visit our website at http://www.rdc.ab.ca/programs_and_courses/departments/uofc_collab_ba/