Program Details

This program is designed with added student supports and mentorship in order to enhance admissibility to post-secondary programs. 

Each student in the Foundation Program International is part of a cohort:

Core Classes

  • Term 1: non-credit course Foundational 101 (39 hrs) with 6 hours of individual mentorship per term

  • Term 2: non-credit course Foundational 102 (39 hrs) with 6 hours of individual mentorship per term

  • Term 3: non-credit course Foundational 103 (39 hrs) with 6 hours of individual mentorship per term

Elective Classes

The maximum number of hours a student can be enrolled in each term varies between 231 to 360 hours.

 

Program Completion

Successful completion of this program prepares students for further post-secondary studies at the undergraduate level. Upon completion of the FPI, students are required to apply to a degree or diploma program. Completion of this program does not guarantee admission to another program.

Students who complete the Foundation Program International receive a certificate of attendance.

 
 

Sample program format

If you are a student coming in with an IELTS 5.5, the following is an example of three terms:

Fall Winter Spring/Summer
Mentoring (6 hours) Mentoring (6 hours) Mentoring (6 hours)
Foundations 101 (home-room; 39 hours) Foundations 101 (home-room; 39 hours) Foundations 101 (home-room; 39 hours)
EAL (1 course; 105 hours) EAL (1 course; 105 hours) EAL (1 course; 105 hours)
EAL (1 course; 105 hours) EAL (1 course; 105 hours) EAL (1 course; 105 hours)
EAL (1 course; 105 hours) UP (1 course; 90 hours) Open Studies (1 course; 45 hours)