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Military Arts and Science

Available at: Online part-time


The delivery of this exciting online program is made possible by an innovative partnership between OntarioLearn (St. Lawrence College consortium member), the Royal Military College (RMC), and the Canadian Defence Academy. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates may be provided with advanced standing in the Bachelor of Military Arts and Science offered at the Royal Military College.

To successfully complete this program, participants must complete seventeen (17) compulsory courses and three (3) electives.




  • For your convenience, some online courses can be started at different times throughout the semester, just choose the course date that fits your schedule.
  • The demand for part-time courses has increased to the point that we recommend you register early to ensure your acceptance into the course.
  • Online courses are easily identified by CS at the beginning of the course code (i.e. CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1)
  • Textbooks and additional materials may be required for these courses. YOU are responsible for purchasing your textbooks and any additional materials for all courses. Please make a note of your course code (CS##) and see the bottom of this page for book order procedure.

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.



Students can earn credits toward a RMC Bachelor of Military Arts and Science (DMASc), General Arts, or Honours Arts and BMASc degrees.

Provides non-commission members of the Canadian Forces and other individuals interested in military affairs with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the modern military.

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Program Name

Military Arts and Science

Program Code



Ontario College Diploma

Start Dates

Program Duration


Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2014-15

Required Courses
CSAL 78 Writing Grammatically
CSAL 62 Contemporary Canadian Issues
CSAL 7 Communications 1
CSAL 8 Communications II
CSCL 8 Dispute Resolution
CSAL 120 Leadership in a Team Environment
DMAS 1 Canadian Military History: A Study of War and Military History 1867 to Present
DMAS 3 The Law of Armed Conflict
DMAS 7 Technology, Society and Warfare
DMAS 4 Canadian Politics and Society
CSDU 21 Psychology Introduction
CSAL 36 Introduction to Project Management
CSSF 8 Principles of Ethical Reasoning
CSSE 37 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving
CSSE 6 Introduction to Business Management & Organizational Behaviour
CSLO 68 Operations Planning Process

(Choose one)
CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1
CSAL 21 Quantitative Methods 1
CSSA 11 Technical Mathematics

Elective Group 1 (Choose one)
CSDU 101 Business Communication 2
CSLO 18 Computer 1 - Introduction to
CSAL 116 Developing Leadership Capacity
CSAL 124 Leadership and Communication
CSAL 15 Management Principles
CSDU 1 Management/Leadership Skills
CSLO 103 Racism & Discrimination

Elective Group 2 (General Education Elective) (Choose two)
CSAL 41 Abnormal Psychology
CSSE 9 Introduction to Children’s Literature
CSAL 142 Environmental Citizenship
CSMO 42 Canadian Politics
CSCL 34 Co-dependency as an Addiction
CSCG 43 Cults and Terrorism
CSCG 44 Criminal Psychology – Psychopathic Minds
CSMO 136 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds
CSHU 36 Political Geography
DMAS 20 Personal Understanding
DMAS 21 Cultural Understanding

Admission Requirements


Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit:


    My time at SLC was wonderful. I met great people and enjoyed the atmosphere.

    Shauna Kingstone

    Additional Information

    Book order procedure

    Advanced Standing

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