Academic Programs and Supports

Overview

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at Windsor and will likely find a program that sparks your interest. This section lists some examples of the academic programs you can take at Windsor.

Note that Windsor has a commitment to hiring Indigenous faculty through the President’s Indigenous Peoples Scholars Program.

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Academic Programs

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers a wide range of cross-disciplinary programs in the arts, humanities and social sciences that foster cultural, social and political understanding as well as critical and creative thinking. Programs include: Dramatic Art, Political Science, Philosophy and Social Work.

The Faculty of Education offers a wide range of programs that focus on social justice and equity, and strives to create reflective, caring, competent and innovative educators. Programs include a Bachelor of Education with elective courses in Early Childhood Education, and Global Education.

The Faculty of Engineering offers a unique climate of co-operation between academic, business and industry leaders to give you access to state-of-the-art engineering facilities. Programs include: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers over 60 master’s and doctoral programs across a range of disciplines. The size of the graduate school ensures that you receive individualized attention.
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The Faculty of Human Kinetics houses an academic department, known as the Department of Kinesiology, and Windsor’s Athletic and Recreation division. Programs include: Movement Science, Sport Management, Sport Studies and a wide range of graduate programs.

The Faculty of Law provides you with a solid foundation in law with the opportunity to customize your program to your individual interests and goals. Windsor also offers a dual Canadian and American JD program, the only one of its kind in North America, that allows students to learn both Canadian and American law in 3 years.

The Faculty of Nursing gives you many opportunities to gain valuable, hands-on experience that will result in a well-rounded nursing education. The program includes clinical experience in a hospital and residence living opportunities.

At the Odette School of Business, you’ll receive a comprehensive education in key business areas such as accounting, finance, management and marketing. The school’s programs also provide co-op placements, interview training and exposure to actual business cases through class projects and guest speakers.

The Faculty of Science offers progressive, high-quality programs that are dynamic and internationally recognized for research excellence. Programs include: Biological Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Physics.

View all of Windsor’s academic programs.

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Academic Supports

Windsor offers a variety of services to help you achieve your goals at university. The following are some of the academic services and programs you can access through Windsor’s Student Success and Leadership Centre.

The Academic Advising Office can help you with choosing or changing your program, understanding your degree requirements, adding or dropping courses and reviewing your academic progress.

The Writing Support Desk offers drop-in hours for students who require help or have questions during the writing process. Peer writing advisors and volunteers are available by appointment.

Skills to Enhance Personal Success (STEPS) offers sessions throughout the semester to introduce you some practical methods to improve your learning and study skills across all disciplines. You can take workshops on topics that include exam strategies, strategic note-taking and effective study skills.

For more information about academic supports at Windsor, visit Windsor’s Student Success and Leadership Centre.

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