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Congratulations! You've been accepted to Douglas College. Now you need to decide which courses you want to take.
You will find it in the Program and Course Catalogue.
Read the program "overview" and "career pathways" tab to learn about your program and what you can do with it. The courses needed to complete your program will be listed in the "program requirements" tab. Click on a course to see content, method of instruction and more. Note any prerequisite requirements. If you are planning to transfer to another institution, see the University Transfer page. Contact an Academic Advisor for help.
How many courses should you take? It depends.
As a general guideline, allow yourself a minimum of 2-3 hours per week of study time for every hour you are in class.
Before registering for courses, draft a sample of your course schedule using our course scheduling tool. This tool will also show you which courses are being offered in an upcoming semester.
When you are ready to register at your appointed registration time, login to your account and choose your courses. For help on the registration process, see our video tutorials.