Cégep de Saint-Laurent

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Cégep de Saint-Laurent
Logo Saint-Laurent.jpg
Motto Une institution qui a une âme (french)
Motto in English An institution with a soul
Established 1847
Type CEGEP
Undergraduates pre-university students; technical
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Campus Urban
Sports teams Patriotes
Colours Blue and Red          
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, Fédération Québécoise du Sport Étudiant (FQSE).
Website www.cegep-st-laurent.qc.ca/

Cégep de Saint-Laurent is a public French-language college located in the Saint-Laurent borough of the city of Montreal, Quebec. It is a few doors south of the English-language public college Vanier.

History[edit]

The college traces its origins to the merger of several institutions which became public ones in 1967, when the Quebec system of CEGEPs was created.

Programs[edit]

The college offers two types of programs: pre-university and technical. The pre-university programs, which take two years to complete, cover the subject matters which roughly correspond to the additional year of high school given elsewhere in Canada in preparation for a chosen field in university. The technical programs, which take three years to complete, applies to students who wish to be career-ready; however, many students choose to pursue a university degree. In addition, the Continuing Education Centre offers a wide variety of credit courses and programs with flexible scheduling.

Pre-university programs:

  • Drama arts
  • Visual arts
  • Cinema and communication
  • Dance
  • Languages
  • Letters
  • Music
  • Science
    • Health science
    • Pure and applied science
    • Medical biology
  • Social science

Usually, pre-university programs require four semesters (two years) to complete.

Double DEC programs:

  • Science and visual arts
  • Science and music
  • Science and dance
  • Science and letters
  • Social science and visual arts
  • Social science and dance
  • Social science and music
  • Social science and letters
  • Music and letters

Usually, Double DEC programs, which are considered special pre-university programs, require six semesters (three years) to complete.

Technical/Career programs:

  • Water sanitation technology
  • Environment, health, and safety
  • Nursing
  • Wildlife management technology
  • Community recreation technology
  • Mechanical engineering technology
  • Professional music and song technology
  • Architecture technology
  • Electronics technology

Usually, technical and career programs require six semesters (three years) to complete.

Partnerships[edit]

Vanier College, which instructs students with general and technical programs, is affiliated with the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC), and Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA).

Athletics[edit]

The college participates in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA).

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Coordinates: 45°30′44″N 73°40′20″W / 45.51222°N 73.67222°W / 45.51222; -73.67222