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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Continuing Education 1. Summary of Programs
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Continuing Education offers Workplace Learning as a minor field of study towards selected undergraduate degrees offered at the University of Calgary. The Minor in Workplace Learning program helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to function effectively in a rapidly changing workplace and provides them with strategies to facilitate both their own and their colleagues' learning. The Minor in Workplace Learning is recognized as a degree minor in several University of Calgary Faculties including Arts, Kinesiology and Science. This minor field of study is composed of 30 units (5.0 full-course equivalents) or 400 hours of specified Continuing Education certificate credit.

See 4.1 Minor in Workplace Learning for more information.

Non-Degree Credit Programs

Continuing Education offers a wide range of seminars, courses, certificate programs, and professional designations to individuals seeking opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment, as well as to organizations seeking training for employees. Major programming areas include business and professional programs, languages, liberal arts, fine arts, adult education, and computer applications and technology.

Continuing Education provides educational opportunities for lifelong learners seeking superior quality programming and instruction. Courses and programs serve local, online, and international communities, and are aligned with the academic mandate of the University of Calgary.


Continuing Education certificate courses have been developed with part-time learners in mind and are offered at convenient times and in formats suitable for adults. Most courses are taught in the classroom. Many are offered online or in a blended format – partly in the classroom and partly online. Some certificates can be achieved completely through online learning.

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