Overview

Enrich your learning through an elevated experience at Coast Mountain College.

Spend two years at CMTN to complete an associate degree in Arts in a variety of specializations. A valuable employment and education credential, associate degrees are also equivalent to the first two years of a four-year bachelor degree and are transferable to universities across BC and around the world.

Programs offered

  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Start your Bachelor's Degree at Coast Mountain College and transfer to any university in the province and beyond.  CMTN offers a comprehensive range of accredited first and second-year university level Arts and Science courses and programs. Learn more about our University Credit options.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    A key pathway to Social Services and Humanities Degrees such as English, History, Psychology and Anthropology. It is also a recognized and credible academic achievement that can be used to increase employability.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Our region and its Indigenous communities provides a rich environment to learn about cultural heritage and interpretation, archaeological and cultural assessment, and how those fields apply to tourism, museums, and community cultural resource management.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Immerse yourself in the scientific study of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. Our program includes a unique, supervised work placement in a criminal justice agency to gain valuable employment experience.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Learn about First Nations people from their voices, perspectives and worldviews, while gaining an understanding of the diversity amongst cultures, values, beliefs, traditions, protocols, history, languages, and relationship with the land.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Develop leadership and organizational skills along with a deep insight into the relationships between family, community structure, Indigenous perspectives, the political system, the role of resource extraction on community development, and different models for economic development.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: TBC

    With this entry-level credential you will approach the problems of crime from a variety of perspectives. Ladder directly into our Criminology Diploma or Associate's Degree programs when you complete this certificate.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Immerse yourself in the scientific study of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. Our program includes a unique, supervised work placement in a criminal justice agency to gain valuable employment experience.

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Permaculture Design

Learn how to create sustainable communities through the process of permaculture design.  During this two-week intensive study you will complete a variety of outdoor activities, lectures, visits to field sites, and explore how the creative design process of permaculture can provide an organizing framework.

Permaculture is the conscious design of landscapes which mimic the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems and the relationships found in nature while yielding an abundance of food, fiber and energy for the provision of local needs.

This field school will be taught by Ken Shaw who has trained with many leading permaculture teachers including, Geoff Lawton, Toby Hemenway, Dave Jacke, Owen Hablutzel, and Jesse Lemieux as well many years of farming in rural and urban settings. 

Course | 3 credits

  • SUST 120 - Introduction to Permaculture

Instructor

Admission requirements

To contact the instructor email kshaw@coastmountaincollege.ca


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Dates and locations

  • Prince Rupert
  • Terrace
  • Hazelton
  • Smithers
  • Distributed Learning

    Distributed Learning at Coast Mountain College can be an amazing, transformative experience.

    Studying online at CMTN? Advice from our learning transformation expert.

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  • faculty arts

    Education unbound.

    Here, your education is unbound and connected to community.  Transform the way you learn through our unique classroom spaces, field studies and community projects.

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  • Elevate your experience.

    At Coast Mountain College your classroom is connected to place - to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas.  Here, lifestyle and learning go hand in hand.