Capilano University

Location: British Columbia

Capilano University

Capilano University was founded by the school boards and residents of North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Howe Sound through referendum in 1968.
Classes that the first year was held in a small building on the grounds of West Vancouver Secondary School.
Initial enrolment that first year was 784 students. Today, Capilano University has blossomed into a publicly-funded learning institution that serves 8,300 students in for-credit programs and 3,300 in non-credit courses annually. The University has more than 1,000 employees.
In 1973, Capilano University opened its permanent 13.76 hectares (34-acre) campus in the Lynnmour area of North Vancouver. That same year, the University also established a regional center in Squamish to serve the Howe Sound communities of Squamish, Whistler, Mount Currie, and Pemberton. In 1977, Capilano University opened the Sunshine Coast campus in Sechelt to serve the communities of the Sunshine Coast.
In 2008, the provincial government changed Capilano College’s designation to Capilano University.

PROGRAMS

ARTS

School of Humanities &
School of Social Science

Bachelor of Arts – Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)
Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post Baccalaureate Diploma
Bachelor of Arts with major in Liberal Studies
Associate of Arts Degree
Associate of Arts Degree – Creative Writing
Associate of Arts Degree – Psychology
Academic Studies Diploma

SCIENCE

School of Science, Technology, Engineering
& Mathematics

Associate of Science Degree
Associate of Science Degree – Biology
Applied Science: Engineering Certificate
Engineering Transition Diploma

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Business Administration Diploma
Business Administration Certificate
Business Administration Advanced Certificate
North America Business Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
North America Business Management Applied Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
North America and International Business Management Graduate Diploma
Retail Business Fundamentals Certificate
Business Administration Pathway
Accounting Assistant Diploma
Accounting Assistant Certificate

School of Communication

Bachelor of Communication Studies Degree
Communication Studies Diploma

School of Legal Studies

Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) Degree
Paralegal Diploma
Paralegal Certificate
Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate

EDUCATION, HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

School of Education and Childhood Studies

Bachelor of Early Childhood Care and Education Degree
Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma
Early Childhood Care and Education Pathway

School of Health

Community Leadership and Social Change Diploma
Education and Employment Access Certificate

School of Access and Academic Preparation

Community Leadership and Social Change Diploma
Education and Employment Access Certificate

FINE & APPLIED ARTS

School of Motion Picture Arts

Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts Degree
Costuming for Stage and Screen Diploma
Documentary Certificate
Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Diploma
Lighting for Digital Imaging and Film
Grip Work for Digital Imaging and Film
2D Animation and Visual Development Diploma
3D animation for Film and Games Diploma
Animation Fundamentals Citation
Digital Visual Effects Diploma

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Degree (Education)
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Degree (Performance/Composition)
Jazz Studies Diploma
Music Diploma
Conducting in Music Certificate
Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma
Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management Certificate
Acting for Stage and Screen Diploma
Music Theatre Diploma
Technical Theatre Diploma

Idea School of Design

Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication Degree

GLOBAL & COMMUNITY STUDIES

School of Tourism Management

Bachelor of Tourism Management Degree
Hotel and Resort Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Tourism Marketing and Development Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Tourism Management Co-operative Education Diploma
Tourism Management for International Studies Diploma

School of Outdoor Recreation Management

Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma

School of Global Stewardship

Associate of Arts Degree – Global Stewardship

School of Human Kinetics

Human Kinetics Diploma (Physical Education or Exercise Science)

School of Public Administration

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (ESL)

Academic Pathway Program

Business Administration Pathway
Early Childhood Care and Education Pathway

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Combined Programs

EAP 100 & EAP 101 Plus 1 Academic Course (ENGL 100, Arts Sciences or Business)
EAP 100 & EAP 101 Plus 2 Academic Courses (Arts, Sciences or Business)
EAP 090 Plus 1 Academic Course (Arts, Sciences or Business)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Courses

EAP 100 & EAP 101
EAP 090
EAP 050, EAP 060, EAP 070 or EAP 080

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School Details

School Type:
Universities
School Program:
All Programs
Location:
British Columbia
Address:
2055 Purcell Way North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5