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Brock University

Carleton University

University of Guelph
     University of Guelph-Humber

Lakehead University

Laurentian University
     Algoma University College
     Collège universitaire de Hearst

McMaster University

Nipissing University

Ontario College of Art & Design

University of Ottawa
     St. Paul University

Queen's University

Royal Military College of Canada

Ryerson University

University of Toronto
     University of Toronto Mississauga
     University of Toronto Scarborough

Trent University
     Trent University @ Oshawa

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

University of Waterloo

The University of Western Ontario
     Brescia University College
     Huron University College
     King's University College

Wilfrid Laurier University
     Laurier at Brantford

University of Windsor

York University
     York University - Glendon Campus


Brock University

New Programs
BA in Tourism and Environment: Graduates of this new program will be prepared to contribute to one of the world’s fastest growing and important industries. Students will study courses such as sustainability, environment and tourism, tourist behaviour, nature-based tourism, economics of the environment, and functional management for sustainable tourism.

BSc in Biophysics: This new program will study the physics of life, of all living systems and their interaction with their natural and artificial surroundings. This rapidly advancing field encompasses a wide variety of areas in natural and life sciences and uses all methods of scientific inquiry: theory, experiment and large-scale computer simulation, to understand living systems at the molecular level.

Minor in Applied Computing: Studies in multimedia manipulation, computer applications, integrity and literacy in the information age, computer troubleshooting, computer programming, and web design and development will help to improve a student’s employability in many fields.

Program Changes
The following programs are no longer offered: Bachelor of Tourism Studies, BA in Environment, BSc in Environment, BSc in Applied Environmental Science and Technology Co-op.

Physical Education: Majors in Disability Studies and Movement Studies have been removed. Students may arrange their studies according to the following sub-fields: Coaching, Disability Studies, Pedagogy, Socio-Cultural Perspectives, or Sport Injury Prevention and Care.

Recreation and Leisure Studies: The General Studies option has been renamed “Community Recreation”.

Applied Linguistics: The program “Applied Language Studies” has been renamed “Applied Linguistics”. This program continues to offer majors in Hearing Sciences, Speech and Language Sciences, Applied Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics-TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language).

Admission Updates
Accounting and Business Administration: Fall 2007 applicants must present six 4U or 4M courses including the following required courses: ENG4U and two 4U maths.

Physical Education: Fall 2007 applicants must present six 4U or 4M courses including the following required courses: ENG4U, SBI4U and one 4U math. PSE4U is recommended.

Concurrent Bachelor of Physical Education/Bachelor of Education: Fall 2007 applicants must present six 4U or 4M courses including the following required courses: ENG4U, one math, SBI4U and a Profile Questionnaire.

Physics and Biophysics: Fall 2007 applicants must present six 4U or 4M courses including the following required courses: SCH4U (minimum 70%) and MGA4U (minimum 70%). SPH4U and MCB4U are strongly recommended.


Carleton University

New Programs
Carleton has new programs in the Faculty of Science: the Bachelor of Mathematics Combined Honours in Biostatistics and the Bachelor of Science Honours in Bioinformatics. The Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, offers a new concentration in Integrated Manufacturing.

The Bachelor of Computer Science – Honours has two new streams called Computer Game Development and Law. The Bioinformatics stream has been renamed “Biomedical Computing”. The Bachelor of Computer has a new General program. Co-op is available in these new programs.

One new Minor is offered in Geomatics.

Four new co-op options are available in Anthropology, Law, Economics and Sociology.

Program Changes
Carleton University offers a unique program in Canada called ArtsOne – an exciting choice for first-year students in the Arts and Social Sciences. ArtsOne courses are clustered together so that a group of 100 students enrol in the same set of first-year Bachelor of Arts classes. Three of those courses are lecture-based, with smaller discussion groups. The fourth course is a first-year seminar with a maximum enrolment of 25 students. Each year, Carleton will offer a number of ArtsOne clusters, each one focusing on a different theme, such as Criminology, the Environment, International Relations, Human Rights and Cognitive Studies.

The concentrations in the Bachelor of Arts Honours in European and Russian Studies have been changed to Russian and Eurasian Studies, and European Studies and European Integration, to better reflect current events. The Geographic Information Processing concentration under the Bachelor of Arts Honours and the Bachelor of Science Honours has been changed to a Geomatics concentration.

Admission Updates
There are a number of prerequisite course changes:
• Commerce: 4U English, MCB4U and one other 4U math course.
• Computer Science: One of MCB4U or MGA4U.
• Engineering: SCH4U, SPH4U, MCB4U, and one of: MGA4U, MDM4U, SBI4U or SES4U.
• Economics: 4U English and MCB4U. MGA4U is recommended.
• Information Technology – Network Technology: ENG4U, MCB4U, one 4U or 4M science (MGA4U and SPH4U are recommended).

Humanities: Application and portfolio deadline is March 1. Students with 80% or above may not be required to submit a portfolio.


University of Guelph

New Programs
A new Bachelor of Applied Science major in Adult Development, Families and Well Being is now being offered with a focus on understanding the influence of psychological, social, biological and economic factors on health from young adulthood to old age. The new major combines current research and theory, as well as field placements and community service learning opportunities.

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is now offering two new majors: Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences, which provides students with a broad understanding of issues related to plant research, production and innovation; and Urban Landscape Management, which combines plant and soil science with studies in landscape planning and project management within the urban context.

The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management program is now offering an Equine Management major that provides comprehensive training in the biology, physiology and behaviour of horses, with a solid foundation in business principles and ethics.

Program Changes
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering program has been renamed Bachelor of Engineering. The Engineering Systems and Computing major has been renamed Systems and Computer Engineering.

Beginning with fall 2007 entry, students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program will complete a common first year before selecting one of the following majors: Honours Agricultural Science; Agricultural Economics; Animal Science; Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences; Organic Agriculture; or Urban Landscape Management.

The Agronomy; Agroecosystem Management; and Horticultural Science majors in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program are no longer offered.

Two majors in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences program have been renamed as follows: The Environmental Protection major is now “Environmental Biology”; Environmetrics is now “Environmetrics and Modelling”.

The Gerontology major in the Bachelor of Applied Science program is no longer offered.


University of Guelph-Humber

Admission Updates
The math requirement has been eliminated for Early Childhood; Family and Community Social Services; and Justice Studies.

Applicants with high academic standing in Grade 11 and completed Grade 12 courses may receive offers as early as February 2007. The majority of offers will be made in April and May on the basis of 4U/M courses.

All applicants with admission averages at or above 75% are considered for admission. Applicants with admission averages between 70–74.9% who submit a Student Profile Form (available on-line) will be fully considered for admission based on the information provided on the form.

More detailed information about the admission process and programs of study offered at the University of Guelph-Humber can be found on-line at www.guelphhumber.ca.


Lakehead University

New Programs
• HBSW with a Major Concentration in Indigenous Learning
• Lakehead University – Orillia Campus:
• HBASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)
• HBASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)/BEd (P/J)
• BASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)/BEd (P/J)

Program Changes
HBSc Forestry prerequisites include 4U English; three credits from: MCB4U, SBI4U, SCH4U, ICS4M, 4U or 4M geography *, MGA4U, MDM4U, SPH4U; plus two additional 4U or 4M credits.
* Only one 4U or 4M geography course may be used.
* 4U or 4M geography has been added to the “three credits from” prerequisites list.

Admission Updates
Admission requirements for fall 2007 entry to the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies are currently under review. Please visit http://admissions.lakeheadu.ca for more information.

The admission average will continue to be based upon the best six 4U or 4M courses including program prerequisites for fall 2007. The minimum admission average for 2006–2007 was 70%.

Selected early offers of admission will be made in February 2007. Additional offers of admission will be made starting in March 2007 and will continue on a rolling basis. These early offers of admission are based upon a minimum of three 4U or 4M grades available at the time of application consideration.

Lakehead University Entrance Scholarships are automatically offered to students admitted with a minimum overall average of 75%. For more detailed information please visit http://financialaid.lakeheadu.ca.

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)
Lakehead University is home to the west campus of the first new medical school that has opened in Canada in over 30 years. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) opened its doors in fall 2005 and welcomed its charter class of 56 students, 24 of whom are attending the west campus in Thunder Bay. A medical school like no other, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has a strong emphasis on special features of Northern Ontario, including its diversity of cultures (Aboriginal, Francophone) and the wide range of health service delivery models, with an emphasis on supporting local health care networks. For complete and up-to-date information, including admission requirements, please visit NOSM on-line: www.normed.ca.


Lakehead University – Orillia Campus

New Programs
Lakehead University will open the doors to its new campus in September 2006. The Lakehead University – Orillia Campus will feature three new programs designed to offer students the chance to explore the worlds of both the Arts and the Sciences, and if they choose, to also earn a Bachelor of Education degree. The following degree programs will be offered at Lakehead University – Orillia Campus:
• HBASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)
• HBASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)/BEd (P/J)
• BASc (Multidisciplinary Studies)/BEd (P/J)

Admission Updates
Applicants to the HBASc, HBASc/BEd (P/J) and BASc/BEd (P/J) are required to present the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent; 4U English; and five additional 4U or 4M credits (4U science, geography and/or mathematics recommended) with an overall minimum average of 70%.

For more information about the Lakehead University – Orillia Campus please visit http://orillia.lakeheadu.ca.


Laurentian University/
Université Laurentienne

New Programs
Laurentian University is now offering a new Bachelor of Business Administration at Georgian College in Barrie. The core courses of this innovative program provide the student with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of business including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources management, strategic planning, as well as international business and entrepreneurship. Courses in this degree may also be applied toward certification in the Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified General Accountant.

Science North and Laurentian University are offering a multidisciplinary graduate diploma in Science Communications. This program will allow students to gain practical and theoretical experience in communicating science. Applicants may include graduates from four-year programs in science, engineering or technology, or have equivalent qualifications or experience.

Nouveaux programmes
L’Université Laurentienne offre un nouveau Baccalauréat en Administration des affaires (programme anglophone) au Collège Georgian à Barrie. Ce programme permettra aux étudiants d’acquérir des connaissances en comptabilité, finance, marketing, ressources humaines, planifications stratégiques, ainsi qu’en commerce international et en esprit d’entreprise. Il sera possible d’appliquer les cours de ce programme envers une désignation de Comptable Agréé (CA), Comptable de management Agréé (CMA), Comptable généraux agréé (CGA).

Science Nord et l’Université Laurentienne sont fiers d’annoncer un programme d’études supérieures en Communication de science (programme anglophone). Ce programme permettra aux étudiants d’obtenir de l’expérience pratique et théorique dans le domaine de communication en science. Les candidats seront gradués des programmes de quatre ans en science, génie ou technologie. Des candidats possédant de l’expérience ou des qualifications pertinentes seront aussi considérés.

Program Changes
The Biology program option previously known as “Wildlife and Habitat Ecology” has been changed to “Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology”.

The Visual Arts major from the Fine Arts program is under review. Laurentian will not be accepting applications to this program for the 2007–2008 school year.

Programmes – Mise à jour
Le programme de Biologie avec option en Écologie de la faune et de l’habitat a été modifié. Cette option en Biologie est ainsi intitulée
« Biologie – option Écologie terrestre et aquatique ».

La concentration en Arts visuels du programme de Beaux Arts est sous révision. L’Université Laurentienne n’acceptera aucune demande d’admission pour l’année scolaire 2007–2008.

Admission Updates
As of September 2006, the Sport Psychology program offered through the School of Human Kinetics will be increasing its number of accepted students from 15 to 20.

Admission – Mise à jour
À partir de Septembre 2006, le programme de Psychologie du Sport acceptera 20 étudiants au lieu de 15.


Algoma University College

New Programs
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program in History is now available.

The four-year BA combined specialization with Law and Justice and/or Political Science is now available.

Admission Updates
The minimum admission average for BA, BSW and BSc programs for
fall 2007 is 65%. The minimum admissions average for BBA is 70%. Algoma University offers September, January and May intakes (start dates). Visit the Algoma website for more admission information: www.algomau.ca/apply.


Collège universitaire de Hearst/
Université de Hearst

Programmes – Mise à jour
L’Université de Hearst offre maintenant la quatrième année en psychologie. Il sera toutefois possible de s’inscrire au programme de trois ans dans cette discipline.


McMaster University

New Programs
Linguistic Cognitive Science is a new Bachelor of Arts degree program which combines courses and concepts from both Humanities and Science and offers four areas of concentration: Speech & Language Pathology Preparation (SLP); Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL); Language & Social Life; and Cognitive Science. The SLP stream will ensure that students obtain the necessary prerequisites for graduate degrees in Speech and Language Pathology, and includes a clinical placement with a practising Speech Language Pathologist. The TESL stream also offers a classroom practicum and allows students to become officially certified to teach English as a second language.

In partnership with Mohawk College, McMaster will offer three fully integrated, four-year programs in Process Automation Technology, Automotive and Vehicle Technology, and Biotechnology. All programs will include three mandatory four-month co-op placements. Upon completion of the program, students will earn both a McMaster degree and a Mohawk diploma. It is anticipated that the students will be located at the McMaster Innovation Park once the facilities are completed. Details will be posted as available at: www.mohawkcollege.ca/calendar/fet/McMoPartnership/proStudents.html.

Program Changes
Several departments have changed their names to better reflect the departments’ interests and programs:
• Modern Languages & Linguistics: Linguistics & Languages
• Psychology: Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
• Health Studies and Gerontology: Health, Aging & Society
• English: English & Cultural Studies
• Biochemistry: Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Linguistics & Languages will no longer offer a BA in Modern Languages. Minors will continue to be available in German, Hispanic Studies, Italian and Japanese.

Admission Updates
For September 2007 admission, applicants to the Nursing program must have the following 4U/M credits: ENG4U; one of MCB4U, MDM4U, or MGA4U; SBI4U; SCH4U; and two additional 4U/M credits.

Applicants to the Mathematics & Statistics I program will now be required to present both MCB4U and MGA4U in addition to ENG4U and three additional 4U/M credits.


Nipissing University

New Programs
Certificate in Neuroscience: This certificate in Neuroscience provides students in an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology, or in an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an opportunity for interdisciplinary research that considers the processes of the brain at all phylogenetic levels.

Certificate in Environmental Management: This certificate provides students with a strong background in the basic premises, theories and practices associated with environmental management. It also provides students with insight into the ways in which management can be employed to mitigate a wide range of environmental problems. This certificate is open to all Nipissing students in Geography-based majors (BA Honours or BSc Honours degree programs).

Program Changes
Applicants to OTT are now required to have a minimum of 70% in ENG4U. Applicants to the elementary stream will also be required to have a minimum of 60% in a 4U math.

A change has been made to the university average students must maintain in order to guarantee their place in the Bachelor of Education program. Nipissing degree with OTT graduates are now required to achieve an overall university average of 75% or higher.


Ontario College of Art & Design

New Programs
In June 2004, the Ontario Cabinet approved a change to the legislation of the Ontario College of Teachers. The new regulations provide for the inclusion of the OCAD Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) and Bachelor of Design (BDes) credentials as “acceptable degrees” for admission to the teaching profession in Ontario, after a graduate attends a Bachelor of Education program at an Ontario university.

Program Changes
OCAD has introduced an overall academic average requirement of 70% calculated on a student’s six best 4U or 4M courses, in addition to 4U English with 70%. The portfolio will continue to be the main criterion of admission, but it must be supported by this level of academic achievement.

Admission Updates
The primary criterion for receiving an offer of admission to either faculty is a portfolio assessment. Only students who appear to meet the stated academic requirements will be considered for a first-round portfolio interview.

Applicants whose native language is not English and have not completed four full years of study in a Canadian school system are required to provide additional documentation of English proficiency. Visit: www.ocad.ca/prospective_students/admission_requirements/english_
proficiency.htm
.

In order to facilitate making offers of admission in a timely fashion, the majority of interviews will be held during the Ontario College of Art & Design’s Study Week, February 19 to 23, 2007.

TOEFL (and equivalent) scores can be found on our website at www.ocad.ca.


University of Ottawa/
Université d'Ottawa

New Programs
• Faculty of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences: Common law et science politique (program only offered in French), Droit civil et développement international (program only offered in French)
• Faculty of Health Sciences: Sciences de la nutrition (offered in French to bilingual students).

Nouveaux programmes
• Faculté de droit et Faculté des sciences sociales : Common law et science politique, Droit civil et développement international
• Faculté des sciences de la santé : Sciences de la nutrition (offert en français à des étudiants bilingues).

Program Changes
French Immersion Studies: Students can obtain a bachelor’s degree with an official “French Immersion” designation. Now offered in over 50 programs, this academic stream is tailored to the personal linguistic objectives of all students aspiring to improve or perfect their French language skills within their regular program of studies. For more information or for a complete list of programs, please visit www.immersion.uOttawa.ca.

Programmes – Mise à jour
Régime d’immersion en français : Les étudiants peuvent obtenir un baccalauréat avec la mention officielle « Immersion en français ». Ce régime d’études, maintenant offert dans plus de 50 programmes, est conçu pour répondre aux objectifs linguistiques personnels de chaque étudiant qui souhaite perfectionner ses compétences en français comme langue seconde, tout en poursuivant son programme d’études. Pour de plus amples renseignements ou pour la liste complète des programmes, visitez www.immersion.uOttawa.ca.

Admission Updates
As of September 2006, la section de Droit civil will offer a co-operative education option (offered only in French). Admission is competitive and students will be selected according to their academic achievement.

For information about programs and to view the most current admission requirements, please refer to the University of Ottawa student viewbook or the website at www.admission.uOttawa.ca.

Admission – Mise à jour
Dès septembre 2006, la Section de droit civil offrira l’option d’enseignement coopératif. L’admission au programme coop se fera par concours et la sélection sera basée sur le rendement scolaire.

Pour les détails au sujet des programmes ainsi que pour une version à jour des conditions d’admission, veuillez consulter le prospectus étudiant ou le site Web à www.admission.uOttawa.ca.


Saint Paul University/Université Saint-Paul

Nouveaux programme

Un Certificat de 30 crédits en Leadership des Premières Nations a été créé grâce à un partenariat avec le Conseil en éducation des Premières Nations. Ce programme à pour but de préparer les personnes qui souhaient oeuvrer au sein des organismes chapeautés par le Premières Nations (en voie d’approbation).

Changement aux programmes
Le baccalauréat en éthique est maintenant assorti d’une option
« enseignement coopératif ». Cette option permet aux étudiants et étudiantes d’effectuer des stages rémunérés en milieu professionnel, et d’acquérir une expérience professionnelle pertinente et significative qui augmentera leur perspective d’employabilité au sortir de l’université.

New Programs
Saint Paul University, in partnership with the First Nations Education Council, has created a 30-credit certificate in First Nations Leadership. This program aims to train people who wish to work in organizations led by the First Nations (pending approval).

Program Changes
The Bachelor of Ethics now has a co-op option, which will allow students to work in a professional environment. The co-op option fosters the acquisition of relevant professional experience by students, while increasing their employability.


Queen's University

New Programs
Concurrent Education (Computing): Students interested in both computing and education may now combine those interests in one concurrent program. Students may apply to the Concurrent Education (Computing) program and, if accepted, complete a Bachelor of Computing degree in four years. During this time, students will also complete Education courses and will automatically be admitted to the one-year Bachelor of Education program upon completion of the first degree. Applicants who are not admitted to the concurrent program will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Computing program. Final approval for this new program is expected in late May 2006, and students will apply for September 2007 admission.

Phys-ed and Kinesiology: A proposed transformation of the School of Physical and Health Education into the new School of Kinesiology and Physical Education will lead to the creation of two new degrees.
A direct-entry Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) degree will be introduced along with a restructured Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) degree. The existing BPHE degree, taken concurrently with an Arts or Science degree, will no longer be offered. Final approval for these proposed changes is expected later this year, leading to September 2007 admission.

Nursing Advanced Standing Track: The School of Nursing has received funding to create a new program for September 2006 entry. Students who have completed ten (10) university credits (i.e., two years of study) and who have taken psychology and physiology are eligible to be considered for a condensed two-year nursing program. The degree that they will achieve is the same Bachelor of Nursing Science (BScN) obtained by students who enter the four-year program from secondary school.

Program Changes
The “Department of Mechanical Engineering” has changed its name to the “Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering”.

Admission Updates
Advanced Placement Recognition: The Faculty of Arts and Science has recently completed a comprehensive review of the Advanced Placement (AP) program. Based on this review, students entering an Arts or Science program in September 2006 will be awarded up to three university credits for AP courses completed with a final grade of four or higher.

Computing Admission and Prerequisites: Next year, students interested in Biomedical Computing will no longer be required to apply with a different program code on the OUAC application. Students may now apply to all computing programs (Computing, Cognitive Science, Software Design, and Biomedical Computing) using the same OUAC code “QD”. Prerequisite courses for Computing programs have also changed, as MGA4U is no longer required for admission purposes. Required courses now include 4U English and one additional 4U mathematics course (or equivalent). Students entering the Biomedical Computing program must have completed SCH4U (or equivalent).

Admission Services is Moving: In June 2006, Admission Services will be moving to a new home on campus. Telephone numbers will remain unchanged but the new mailing address will be:

Office of the University Registrar
Admission Services
Gordon Hall, 74 Union Street
Queen’s University
Kingston ON K7L 3N6


Royal Military College of Canada
Collège militaire royal du Canada

New Programs
The Royal Military College now offers an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering.

Nouveaux programmes
Le Collège militaire royal offre maintenant un baccalauréat en Génie aéronautique.

Admission Updates
Arts Admission: While not required for admission, it is desirable that all arts applicants complete mathematics and science courses in their final year of secondary school. Candidates presenting 4U Calculus, Chemistry and Physics will be better prepared to be admitted to the RMC core curriculum courses. Candidates lacking this preparation will be required to take make-up courses.

Admission – Mise à jour
Admissions en lettres : Bien qu’il ne s’agisse pas d’une exigence d’admission, il est souhaitable que tout candidat aux programmes de lettres ait complété des cours de calcul, de chimie et de physique de niveau 4U. Tel candidat sera bien préparé à suivre les cours du tronc commun. Tout candidat qui n’aurait pas cette préparation devra suivre les cours d’appoint appropriés.


Ryerson University

Admission Updates
The Diploma in Arts program at Ryerson will be discontinued effective fall 2007. The Diploma in Arts program is an academic bridging program that provides students with the opportunity to use those credits as the basis of admission to university programs requiring OSSD equivalency. The program maintained an intake of 50 students for fall 2006. Ryerson is in the process of developing an alternative transition program.

Grades-Plus Programs: Students who apply/amend by February 15* to any of Ryerson’s Grades-Plus programs will continue to be guaranteed consideration. Grades-Plus programs are programs that use additional criteria in the selection process (e.g., portfolios, auditions, essays).
* Midwifery and Radio and Television: February 1 is the deadline to apply and submit the non-academic criteria.

Grades-Only Programs: Students who apply/amend by March 15 to any of Ryerson’s Grades-Only programs will continue to be guaranteed consideration. Grades-Only programs are programs that admit solely on the basis of marks and do not consider non-academic criteria in the selection process.

Ryerson will continue to accept applications/amendments subject to space after these dates. The University will advise all applicants and secondary schools of fall 2007 program status throughout the academic year on the Undergraduate Admissions website at www.ryerson.ca/undergraduate/admission/.


University of Toronto - St. George Campus

New Programs
Concurrent Teacher Education Program: Subject to approval by the University of Toronto Governing Council and the Ontario College of Teachers, the University of Toronto will be introducing a Concurrent Teacher Education program for admission beginning fall 2007. The University expects that this program will be five years in duration and will be offered through specific existing program areas on all three campuses, in conjunction with OISE/UT. Initially, this program would be offered through the University of Toronto at Mississauga, the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Faculty of Physical Education and Health, and the Faculty of Music. OISE/UT will continue to offer a one-year Consecutive Education program leading to a BEd.

Bachelor of Music Comprehensive

Global Health: Global Health is a multidisciplinary program intended for students who are interested in applying their experiences in life sciences, humanities and social sciences to global health issues, particularly in developing countries.

Financial Economics: This new program will attract students with a strong quantitative background, and was created to accommodate the demand for graduates with finance training.

Engineering – General First Year: Pending final approval, in addition to applying directly to one of our nine undergraduate engineering programs, applicants can also choose to apply to a General First-Year program. This general first-year section will give students the opportunity to learn more about the different program options and make more informed program decisions. Students admitted to the General First-Year will have free transfer to any regular engineering program after their first year of study, provided they are in good academic standing (excluding Engineering Science).

Bioengineering Minor: A Minor in Bioengineering will be open to undergraduate Engineering students interested in learning more about biology and its relation to engineering (with the exception of those in Mineral Engineering and Engineering Science). Students will be taught by leading-edge faculty from across the University of Toronto and encouraged to participate in interdisciplinary research collaborations during the summer between third and fourth year and for fourth-year thesis or design projects.

DEEP: The da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP) is a program for gifted and highly motivated secondary school students interested in science, math and engineering.

Program Changes
The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering has revised their curriculum to include some new themes. The changes include: inclusion of Engineering Design throughout all four years of the program; a focus on Engineering Competencies – the skills required to be an effective engineer, including communication, teamwork and networking; more flexibility in the program, which will permit students to study in other areas; and the opportunity to complete a Minor in the Faculty of Arts and Science or in Engineering.

Admission Updates
Faculty of Arts and Science: The Humanities and Social Sciences admission category will be split into two categories for the 2006–2007 application cycle. The new categories are “Humanities” and “Social Sciences”. Admission requirements will remain the same for both areas (e.g., 4U English plus five U/M courses).

BPHE Program: The required Statement of Interest form is now available on-line at www.ac-fpeh.com. Guidance Counsellors are urged to encourage applicants to complete the form carefully and to provide enough information to facilitate the scholarship decision process. The return date for the forms will be February 1 for early admission consideration and March 15 for all others. Applicants will be advised of this requirement individually upon receipt of their application. Candidates who do not submit a completed Statement of Interest form to the Faculty of Physical Education and Health will not be considered in the selection process.

Guidance Counsellors are reminded that the Faculty of Physical Education and Health has two places reserved for students of Aboriginal Ancestry. The Statement of Interest form provides an opportunity for self-identification. Proof of Status will be required. There are also two reserved spots for qualified applicants with a physical disability. Applicants or their guidance counsellors are invited to contact the BPHE program’s admissions office at (416) 978-3026 or [email protected] with requests for special consideration. Students should indicate this special consideration information on the Statement of Interest form as well. The program will continue to consider and admit qualified students with other disabilities.

Engineering Admission Criteria Changes for Ontario Secondary School Students: Recently the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering changed the required courses for admission to all undergraduate engineering programs at the University of Toronto. The required course subjects are now ENG4U; MCB4U; SCH4U; SPH4U; one of MGA4U, MDM4U, SBI4U or SES4U; and one additional U or M course.


University of Toronto Mississauga

New Programs
Concurrent Education Program: Beginning in September, 2007, U of T will offer a Concurrent Teacher Education Program (CTEP) in collaboration with OISE/UT (pending approval). Up to 90 students will be enrolled in the program pursuing either an Honours BA/BEd or Honours BSc/BEd. CTEP at U of T Mississauga is intended for students interested in becoming teachers at the Intermediate/Senior level in one or more of the following subjects: math, chemistry or French. In addition to these areas, students may also pursue studies toward a second teachable subject in biology, English or international languages (Italian and/or German). For students entering directly from secondary school, CTEP is a five-year program. OISE/UT will continue to offer a one-year consecutive initial teacher education program.

CTEP admission requirements are:
• Six 4U/M credits (or equivalent) including ENG4U and five other 4U/M credits. Credentials must include prerequisites or equivalent for desired areas of study.
• English/French/Italian: ENG4U required. FSF4U recommended for French and LWI4U/LWJ4U recommended for Italian.
• Chemistry: MCB4U, SCH4U and SPH4U; MGA4U recommended.
• Biology: MCB4U, SBI4U and SCH4U; SPH4U recommended.
• Mathematics: MCB4U and MGA4U.

Med School at U of T Mississauga: The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine will start offering medical school at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus in September 2007. This medical academy will be the Faculty of Medicine’s fourth; others are located in downtown Toronto.

U of T Mississauga’s academy will focus on family and community medicine, general surgery, general internal medicine and general psychiatry. Applicants must meet the admission requirements for the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine.

Biomedical Communications: For students interested in interdisciplinary studies in health, science and visual communication, this minor program is meant to be matched with another science program such as Biology or Bioinformatics.

Behaviour, Genetics, and Neurobiology: Study the emerging discipline that brings together neuroscience and genetics in the study of behaviour. This science program is excellent preparation for graduate school and medical school.

Canadian Studies: This arts program combines anthropology, communications, economics and history, among other topics, as it examines the Canadian nation, imagination and experience. This program provides excellent preparation for law, teaching or policy studies.

Ecology and Evolution: Combining life science with environmental science and geography, this program gives students a truly interdisciplinary biology-based degree.

Information Security: Security of information is the new horizon for computer science. This degree program gives students a foundation in traditional computer science as well as emerging issues surrounding security of information and access to information.

Financial Economics: Financial Economics will help train graduates for roles in the finance sector of business. Combining economics, statistics and actuarial science, students in this area will have strong quantitative backgrounds when they graduate.

Management Specialist: Building on the success of the Management Major, this new program fully immerses students in business courses taught by professors from U of T’s Rotman School.

Program Changes
U of T Mississauga expands its leadership role in forensic science teaching and research with the launch of Canada’s first postgraduate program in Forensic Science and the newly announced Forensic Science Institute, which will also expand research opportunities for undergraduates in areas such as forensic identification, forensic biology and forensic security.


University of Toronto Scarborough

New Programs
Concurrent Education: Subject to approval by the Ontario College of Teachers, the University of Toronto will be introducing a five-year Concurrent Teacher Education Program (CTEP) for admission beginning fall 2007. In collaboration with OISE/UT, U of T Scarborough will have about 75 places for applicants from secondary school to the Honours BA/BEd or Honours BSc/BEd programs.

CTEP at U of T Scarborough is meant for students interested in becoming teachers in either the Primary/Junior Division or the Intermediate/Senior Division in the areas of French, mathematics, physics or chemistry. CTEP will replace the long-standing Early Teacher Project in Mathematical & Physical Sciences program and the Education of Teachers in French program.

Program Changes
Co-op in Computer Science: Students can now choose the co-op option as a Major program. The Co-op Major can be combined with another Major in any department. Previously, only the specialist program was possible for the co-op option.

Students wishing to combine Computer Science with Management should apply to the Management & Information Technology (BBA) program for which both co-op and non-co-op options are available.

Name Change: The “Liberal Sciences” program has been renamed the “Natural Sciences” program.


Trent University

Program Changes
The “Physics” department is now known as the “Physics and Astronomy” department. The “Native Studies” program is now known as the “Indigenous Studies” program.

Admission Updates
Students will be notified of scholarships with their offers of admission. Scholarships are guaranteed for students with an 80% average or greater. Prestigious scholarships require an application due March 1, 2007. Residence is guaranteed for students who apply by the deadline, after which space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must accept the University’s offer of admission and return the Residence Application form by the deadline.


Trent University @ Oshawa

Admission Updates

Selected offers of admission will be extended beginning late March 2007. The remaining offers will be extended on a rolling basis, starting in April 2007. Students will be notified of their scholarships with their offers of admission. Scholarships are guaranteed for students with an 80% average or greater.


University of Ontario Institute of Technology

New Programs
New specializations are listed below in parentheses beside the degree program. At the time of publication, some programs were pending Ministry approval. Visit the UOIT website at www.uoit.ca for program details, admission requirements and approval updates.

Faculty of Science
• Honours Bachelor of Science in Applied and Industrial Mathematics
• Honours Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Biological Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
• Honours Bachelor of Science in Physics (Medical Physics)

Program Changes
The Faculty of Business and Information Technology has moved to integrate the BBA (Honours) program into the existing BComm program.


University of Waterloo

New Programs
The Faculty of Environmental Studies is launching a program in Geomatics. As one of today’s most important emerging career areas, geomatics uses tools such as remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) in areas such as environmental management, urban planning, marketing, demographics, public health and emergency response.

The new Management Engineering program allows students to study core engineering subjects, obtain a strong background in management topics and be awarded an Engineering degree. Students will acquire the skills required to work with interdisciplinary groups of people in making managerial decisions. For more information, please visit www.mansci.uwaterloo.ca.

Geography & Aviation and Science & Aviation programs: In partnership with the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, these two new programs will prepare students to be commercial pilots as well as meet the requirements for a UW degree in either Geography or Science.

Program Changes
“Arts non-major” plans will be renamed “Liberal Studies”, offering a three-year General and four-year General Liberal Studies degree. Students do not apply directly to these programs but they are available if a student chooses to explore a very broad study of the arts rather than choosing to focus on a major area of study. This option allows students to complete an even broader liberal arts education, which at UW includes the areas of the humanities, social sciences, languages, and the fine and performing arts. Students who are interested in Liberal Studies should discuss the possibilities with their academic advisor during their first year.

Effective September 2007: Russian and East European Studies major will replace the two existing programs of Russian and Slavic Studies.

The Croation and Ukranian languages will no longer be offered as areas of study.

Admission Updates
The Admission Information Form (AIF) is required for the Accounting and Financial Management program. In addition, based on final 3U and 3M courses including English and available Grade 12 marks, applicants will be selected to write the Accounting and Financial Management Admissions Assignment (AFMAA). The AFMAA is a supervised written assignment. For more information, visit www.afm.uwaterloo.ca/admissions/.

All science programs will have common admissions requirements (except the School of Optometry and the School of Pharmacy). Students must present six U or M courses including any 4U English; MCB4U; two of SBI4U, SCH4U, SES4U, MGA4U, MDM4U or SPH4U; and two additional U or M courses.

The School of Pharmacy is changing its admissions requirements; please visit www.pharmacy.uwaterloo.ca for a complete list of required courses.

UW’s new $2,000 President’s Distinction Scholarships plus $1,500 International Experience Award* or $1,500 Research Award*, or both, are awarded to first-year students whose mid-May admission average is 95% or greater. (*These awards are available in upper years if the students choose to claim them and if they remain in good academic standing. Note that the International Experience Award is available only to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.) UW also offers a President’s Scholarship for $2,000 for a mid-May admissions average of 90–94.9% and Merit Scholarship for $1,000 for a mid-May admissions average of 85–89.9%. Find eligibility criteria and details at http://findoutmore.uwaterloo.ca/ financing/president.htm.


The University of Western Ontario

New Programs
Effective May 2006:
• Honours Specialization/Specialization in Pathology and Toxicology

Effective September 2006:
• BSc Honours Specialization in Genetics and Biochemistry
• Major in Population Studies
• Diploma/Certificate in Gallery and Museum Practice
• Diploma/Certificate in Adult and Organizational Learning
• Diploma/Certificate in Not-for-Profit Management
• Diploma/Certificate in Career Development
• BHSc Honours Specialization/Major/Minor in Rehabilitation Sciences
• Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) Honours Degree, which includes the following modules: Major in Accounting; Major in Management and Organizational Studies; Major in Organizational and Human Resources; and Major in Commercial and Aviation Management.

Summer Co-op in Economics: The Summer Co-op in Economics is intended to provide students with the opportunity to use economics in the workplace and to provide them with experience that will be useful both when they return to their studies and when they ultimately enter the workforce. At the same time, the program is intended to provide employers with highly trained students who have the motivation to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world situations.

Program Changes
The Aubrey Dan Program in Management and Organizational Studies: In conjunction with a $5 million gift from Western Alumnus Aubrey Dan, Western restructured the former Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies (BACS) program to the new Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) program. The new program offers students the option of completing an Honours-level degree in one of four streams: Accounting; Management and Organizational Studies; Organizational and Human Resources; and Commercial Aviation Management. The gift will be dedicated to the establishment of a Chair in Accounting, Student Awards, fellowships and research.

New First Nations Transition Program: A new Health Science Transition Program has been developed for First Nations students. The Transition Program is designed to provide First Nations students, enrolled within the Faculty of Health Sciences, with additional academic and personal/cultural supports that will prepare them for entry into graduate schools and professional health science programs such as the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Admission Updates
The admission requirements for students applying to the Engineering Program from Ontario Grade 12 have been changed to read:

Required:
• ENG4U English
• SCH4U Chemistry
• SPH4U Physics
• MCB4U Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus

Required (one of):
• MGA4U Geometry and Discrete Mathematics (highly recommended)
• MDM4U Mathematics of Data Management
• SBI4U Biology
• SES4U Earth and Space Science
• CIA4U Analysing Current Economic Issues
• CHI4U Canada, History, Identity and Culture
• CGW4U Canadian and World Issues
• CLN4U Canadian and International Law
• CPW4U Canadian and World Politics
• HZT4U Philosophy: Questions and Theories
• CGU4U World Geography
• CHY4U World History

• Plus one other 4U or 4M course from any discipline.

Please visit Western’s website at http://welcome.uwo.ca.


Brescia University College
at The University of Western Ontario

Program Changes
Brescia is pleased to announce the renaming of the Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies to the Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies. The new name more accurately reflects the program’s unique academic focus and marks changes in the program structure that provide more options to students. Students may now combine a BMOS major with a major from Arts, Science, and Social Science. Brescia is pleased to offer BMOS modules in Accounting; Organizational and Management Studies; Organizational and Human Resources; and Finance and Administration.


Huron University College
at The University of Western Ontario

New Programs
Huron University College is pleased to announce six exciting new modules (areas of study) available to Arts and Social Science students:
• Major in Management and Organizational Studies
• Major in Organizational and Human Resources
• Major in Accounting
• Minor in English for Teachers
• Minor in Contemporary English Literature
• Minor in French

Program Changes
Effective May 1, 2006, the Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies will be renamed the Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) to better reflect the program’s academic focus. The use of “management” and “organizational” in the title will better emphasize the business aspect of the program as well as the study of group and individual behaviours within an organized setting.

Students who register in BMOS will be able to choose from the following modules of study at Huron:
• Honours Specialization in Finance and Administration
• Major in Management and Organizational Studies
• Major in Organizational Human Resources
• Major in Accounting
• Specialization in Finance and Administration
• Specialization in Organization and Human Resources
• Specialization in International and Comparative Studies
(offered only at Huron)


King's University College
at The University of Western Ontario

New Programs
King’s is delighted to announce the introduction of a new Major in Accounting. In addition, the Administrative and Commercial Studies program has changed its name to Management and Organizational Studies; the Childhood and Family Relations program has changed its name to Childhood and Social Institutions. More information is available in the King’s Viewbook and website at www.uwo.ca/kings/.


Wilfrid Laurier University

New Programs
BA Applied Economics: Laurier’s new Honours Applied Economics is meant for students who are interested in economics but would rather focus on how economic theories are applied to real-world issues than on quantitative methods and mathematics. The program provides a solid background in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and econometrics, but it offers greater opportunity for students to take courses that allow them to apply that knowledge in areas of interest, like international trade, demographics or resource management, than does the Honours BA in Economics. Applied Economics students are not required to take a university math course. Requirements: 4U English at a minimum of 60%, MCB4U at a minimum of 70%.

Program Changes
Physics is now a four-year Honours BSc degree program.

Psychology has introduced two new streams for Honours BA and BSc students:
• The Honours Comprehensive Program provides students with a liberal arts education that includes broad exposure to the major sub-fields of psychology along with some training in research methodology and statistics.
• The Honours Psychology Research Specialist program provides students with specialized training in research skills including methods, design, statistics, and computer skills, along with exposure to the major substantive areas of psychology. Space in this program is limited; eligibility requires a higher level of academic performance than that necessary for the Comprehensive program.

Admission Updates
Beginning in 2007, secondary school students will no longer be able to apply to a three-year general BA or BSc program. Students who are unable or choose not to progress in a four-year Honours program will receive a three-year general degree without an area of specialization.


Wilfrid Laurier - Brantford

New Programs
Health Studies: Laurier Brantford will introduce an Honours BA in Health Studies in September 2007. With its three areas of focus – Health Policy and Analysis, Gerontology, and Community Health Care – this program will bring an interdisciplinary approach to the study of health from both a social and organizational perspective.

Human Rights & Human Diversity: This interdisciplinary minor is designed to help students understand the complexities of the world and the workplace in the 21st century, as people continue to migrate around the world and societies become more diverse. This program can be taken as part of any program at Laurier Brantford. Students enrolled at Laurier’s Waterloo campus may also take this program at Laurier Brantford and earn the designation.

Program Changes
Students may now specialize in Human Resources (HR) within our Organizational Leadership program. Students will complete Conestoga’s HR Management Certificate program, which prepares them to write the National Knowledge Exam in HR – the first step in obtaining the Canadian Human Resources Professional designation.

Laurier Brantford’s concurrent education program has launched its Overseas Placement program. Students may do a three- or four-week international placement in their fourth year. Kenya was the first placement in 2006; Laurier Brantford anticipates adding China, Italy and Great Britain in 2007, with more opportunities to follow.

Admission Updates
Beginning in 2007, applicants will no longer be able to apply to a three-year general BA program at Laurier Brantford. Students who are unable or choose not to progress in a four-year Honours program may complete a three-year general degree in Contemporary Studies.

Reminder: Supplemental assessment forms are required for Laurier Brantford’s Concurrent Education. These forms are due mid-February and are mailed to applicants. They can also be found on the admissions and Brantford campus websites. Optional supplemental assessment forms for Journalism applicants can be found at www.wlu.ca/brantford/.


University of Windsor

New Programs
BSW Social Work and Diaspora Studies: This is a double major program that will provide students with the opportunity to assist people individually, in their environment, as well as those of ethnically diverse backgrounds forced or induced to leave their traditional ethnic homelands.

The University of Windsor is pleased to announce a new Environmental Option that is available in the department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering. The Environmental Option for mechanical engineers combines the core courses from mechanical engineering with higher-level courses in air pollution control, occupational hygiene and safety, water/wastewater treatment, noise, environmental assessment, and solid waste management. This stream is available either with or without co-op.

Beginning fall 2006, Windsor is pleased to welcome its first entering class to the following programs:

• The three-year Interdisciplinary Studies program that offers a University of Windsor Bachelor of Arts degree at Lambton College. The program is a carefully structured introduction to the following disciplines: the liberal arts, the social sciences, computer science and business. This is a unique venture that will greatly benefit University of Windsor students from the Sarnia region.

• The Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering – Automotive Option will also be offered through a partnership with Georgian College at the Barrie Campus.

New Graduate Programs
• PhD in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
• University of Windsor BA/BSW and St. Clair College Dental Hygiene Diploma Articulation Agreement
• University of Windsor Master of Arts in Political Science and the University of Michigan (Dearborn) Master of Public Policy Articulation Agreement


York University

New Programs
York is introducing a new Faculty of Health to offer innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research in health. The following programs currently offered through the Faculties of Arts, Atkinson, and Science & Engineering will become members of the new Faculty: Health Studies, BHS; Kinesiology & Health Science, BSc & BA; Nursing, BScN; Psychology, BSc & BA.

International Bachelor of Science (iBSc) is now offered by the Faculty of Science & Engineering with streams in Biology and Computer Science.

A Biomedical Science stream within the Honours BSc degree in Biology is now being offered.

A Bachelor of Science degree program and Bachelor of Arts degree program have been added in Science & Technology Studies.

Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies has established the following Bachelor of Arts programs: Culture & Expression; Public Administration & Justice Studies; Public Policy & Management.

Program Changes
The Science & Society program in the Faculty of Arts has been closed.

The following programs have been discontinued by the Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies: BSc General Science degree; BA and Specialized Honours BA in Science & Technology Studies; Combined Honours program in Public Administration & Management (PUMA); Certificate in Health Administration.

Name change: “Professional Certificate in Health Informatics” is now “Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Health Informatics”.

Name change: “Space & Communication Sciences” is now “Space Science”.

Admission Updates
Bachelor of Administrative Studies and Bachelor of Human Resources Management, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies: Starting in January 2007, students admitted to the BHRM and the BAS program must present one 4U math course.

The Direct-Entry Social Work program no longer requires a supplementary application form for students applying directly from Canadian secondary schools.

All prerequisites are used to calculate the average for admission and scholarships (Entrance Scholarships are awarded based on final grades in July).

Offers of Admission and scholarships are conditional on final grades. Students must ensure that they meet all conditions for admission stated in the Offer of Admission letter. If they do not, the Offer of Admission may be withdrawn.

York has introduced Global House, an internationally focused residence program that encourages Canadian and international students to share and explore global ideas, issues and cultures through daily life. Students can express their interest in Global House on the residence application.


York University - Glendon Campus

Nouveaux programmes

Le programme d’Études pluridisciplinaires de Glendon s’est transformé en deux voies de spécialisation. Le programme en Études sur l’environnement et la santé se penche sur les questions environnementales, biomédicales et celles reliées à la santé dans notre société contemporaine. Le programme individuel permet aux étudiants d’élaborer leur propre programme en fonction de leurs intérêts d’études.

Glendon offre un nouveau certificat interdisciplinaire en études sur la sexualité en collaboration avec la Faculté des arts et la Faculté Atkinson en arts libéraux et études professionnelles.

Programmes – Mise à jour
Fermeture du programme « Informatique dans le milieu des arts libéraux ».

New Programs
Glendon’s Multidisciplinary Studies program has developed two specialized streams. Environmental and Health Studies looks at environmental, bio-medical and health-related matters in contemporary society. Individualized Studies allows students to combine studies in areas of special interest.

Glendon is offering a new Cross-disciplinary Certificate in Sexuality Studies in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts and the Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies.

Program Changes
Computer Science in Liberal Arts has been closed.


 

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