Open Academic Studies (OAS) gives you the flexibility to take courses on either a full-time or part-time basis without committing to a full-time program.
You may choose from these Open Academic Studies courses:
COMP1000 Computer Essentials
COMM1002 Writing for College
COMM1003 Leadership & Group Dynamics
PSYC1001 Psychology I: Core Concepts
PSYC1002 Psychology II
HLTH 1000 Personal Wellness
CREX Career Exploration
You may also choose courses that are part of our full-time programs if you meet the entrance requirements and there are places.
If you are interested in enrolling in Open Academic Studies, please contact us before you register so that we can help you determine your goals. We will help you find the courses that best meet your interests and will enable to you to transfer into a full-time Holland College program if you would like to.
Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
Resumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program
Our Adult Education classrooms are supportive and friendly places where you can complete or upgrade high school credits or prepare to write your GED exam. Adult Education is available free for PEI residents.
If your first language is not English, the English for Academic Purposes program can help you improve your English language skills so you can meet the English language requirements for acceptance into our academic programs.