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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.
Once you know which courses are required for your program, you should plan which ones to start with:
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.
Many Bachelor of Science degree's require students to complete first year levels of all sciences, such as Chemistry, Physics and Math. Below is a guide to help you plan your science courses and determine which prerequisites you need first.