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Year 1

Year 1 Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Majors

Step 1:  Choose one of the following Certificates:

Step 2:  Choose at least Two Minors

Step 3:  Choose Your Courses

Five (5) courses is a typical full course load (four (4) courses are also considered full-time).  Three (3) courses are considered part-time by UWindsor, but full-time for OSAP.

  • Everyone must take GART 1500 Effective Writing I
  • Select the intro course from your Certificate
  • Select the intro courses from your Minors
  • Consider taking GART 1200 Understanding the Contemporary World (This course prepares you for academic success and you earn two (2) course credits.)
  • Select one course from any area of study

Make sure you download your degree worksheet to keep track of your degree requirements.

If you need help choosing your courses, please contact us at laps@uwindsor.ca
 

Certificates for LAPS Students:

 
Certificate in Applied Information Technology
Graduates of this program have the knowledge and skills to use a wide range of PC software, help assess a company’s (or their own) IT needs, and apply IT in a secure and ethical manner. You will be able to write simple programs, create interactive websites that access server-side databases, and appraise and configure social media and mobile technologies to best meet corporate or individual needs. The technical knowledge and skills acquired in this certificate will enhance your employment prospects in both large and small organizations.
(NOTE: Courses in this Certification can be taken online.) [back to top]
To graduate: Students must achieve a 60% average over all courses.
INTRO COURSE FALL 2017:  Take COMP 1047 Computer Concepts for End Users
 
 
 
Certificate in Organizational Management
This program develops your capacity to implement, evaluate, and develop human resources and labour relations policies and procedures, and to advise employers on human resources matters in union and non-union workplaces. Graduates have the knowledge and skills required to manage people professionally and ethically in organizations of all sizes, in both the private and public sectors. [back to top]
To graduate: Students must achieve 65% in 71-243, 70% in 71-485, and a 70% average over all courses.
INTRO COURSE FALL 2017:  Take STEN 1000 Introduction to Business
 
 
 
Certificate in Public Administration
Graduates of this program have sought-after knowledge and skills in public policy analysis, economics, and government decision-making in federal, provincial, and municipal institutions. You will take a selected group of courses that focus on the functioning, funding, and operation of governments at all levels. The knowledge and skills gained are needed for careers in public service or in businesses or organizations that work with public institutions. [back to top]
To graduate: Students must achieve a 60% average over all courses.
INTRO COURSE FALL 2017:  Take POLS 1000 Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics
 
 
 
Certificate in Work & Employment Issues
Graduates have the knowledge, and analytical and communications skills needed to respond thoughtfully and effectively to employment challenges and opportunities. You will investigate issues of concern to employers and employees, identify causes of workplace conflict, and evaluate methods of conflict resolution. W&EI courses emphasize the application of knowledge to real life situations in large and small organizations, in both the private and public sectors. [back to top]
To graduate: Students must achieve a 60% average over all courses.
INTRO COURSE FALL 2017:  Take WORK 1000 Labour and Social Movements in Canadian Society