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University of Waterloo: Distance Learning Programs


Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Distance and Continuing Education

University of Waterloo was founded in 1957. It is provincially chartered. It first offered distance learning courses in 1968. In fall 2003, there were 4,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Information and Student Services, University of Waterloo, Distance and Continuing Education Office, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada. Telephone: 519-888-4050. Fax: 519-746-4607. E-mail: [email protected]


BA Economics; English; French; General Studies, Non-Major; Humanities; Philosophy; Psychology; Religious Studies; Social Development Studies; Social Sciences

BS Science, general for the Non-Major

MS Management Science/Technology Management–Master of Applied Science Management Science, Technology Management


Undergraduate— accounting;American history; American literature (United States); anthropology; applied mathematics; area, ethnic and cultural studies, other; astronomy; bible/biblical studies; biblical and other theological languages and literatures; biochemistry; biological and physical sciences; biological sciences/life sciences, other; biology; biology, general; business/managerial economics; Canadian studies; cell and molecular biology; chemistry; city/urban, community and regional planning; community organization, resources and services; computer and information sciences, general; computer science; criminology; cultural studies; dance; developmental and child psychology; earth sciences; East European languages and literatures; ecology; economics; educational psychology; English composition; English literature (British and Commonwealth); entrepreneurship; environmental science; European history; family and community studies; foreign languages and literatures; foreign languages and literatures, other; French; geography; geological and related sciences; Germanic languages and literatures; gerontology; Greek languages and literatures (modern); Hebrew; history; insurance/risk management; investments and securities; Judaic studies; Latin (ancient and medieval); liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; mathematical statistics; mathematics; mathematics, other; medical genetics; medieval/Renaissance studies; microbiology/bacteriology; miscellaneous physical sciences; multi/interdisciplinary studies, other; organic chemistry; organizational behavior; peace and conflict studies; philosophy; philosophy and religion; physical sciences, general; physical/theoretical chemistry; physics; physiology; psychology; psychology, other; religion/religious studies; Russian; social psychology; social sciences and history, other; social sciences, general; social work; sociology; Spanish; women's studies.

Graduate— engineering/industrial management; industrial engineering; management information systems/business data processing.

Non-credit— chemistry; English composition; mathematics related; physics.

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