Academic Programs and Supports

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at Windsor and will likely find a program that sparks your interest. This section describes 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.

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
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • 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
  • 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.

View Windsor’s graduate programs.

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
  • 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 will 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
  • 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:

  • adding or dropping courses,
  • choosing or changing your program,
  • reviewing your academic progress and
  • understanding your degree requirements

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.

Bounce Back is a program designed to support students who are struggling to find success during their postsecondary experience. The program runs weekly for 9 weeks, starting in the winter semester, and takes a holistic approach to student success.

The program focuses on ways to increase your academic performance through effective learning strategies (i.e., time management, essay and exam preparation, etc.) but is also attentive to the other factors that can pose difficulties for first-year students (i.e., social adjustment, stress, mental health, etc.).

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