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City School delivers free college courses in the community at the Eva Rothwell Centre and Central Library. This allows students the chance to access a college education in a comfortable, risk free way. 

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If you have ever thought about trying college, City School is for you! 

Apply online or call 905-575-2489.

We happily accept all applications, however, please note that priority will be given to students with no postsecondary experience. Students are eligible to take up to two courses with City School. 

Interactive Web Design

Students learn the basics of planning and designing a website that uses multimedia interconnectivity. 

Upon successful completion, students will receive a credit toward select Communication Arts programs.

Apply now for classes beginning February 1st, 2017 at Central Library. 

College 101

Students learn what to expect in a college or university environment, with special focus on time and stress management, overcoming barriers, critical thinking, and planning next steps.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a general education credit toward select college programs!

Apply now for classes beginning February 21st, 2017 at Central Library.

Computers for Business 

Students will develop and enhance their skills using Microsoft Office for work and for personal organization.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a credit toward select Business programs.

Apply now for classes beginning February 17th, 2017 at the Eva Rothwell Centre. 

Popular Culture

Students will examine modern popular culture (TV, advertisements, music, clothing, etc.) and its impact on society. Analyze who controls the media; the consumers, the producers or both? Question and analyze the impact of consumerism on the world, and examine the possibility of consumers rising up to take their culture back.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a general education credit toward select college programs! 

Apply now for classes beginning February 7th, 2017 at the Eva Rothwell Centre.

Analyzing Video games

This course teaches critical and analytical reading, writing and speaking skills at a college level by studying major video games. This course focuses on the critical analysis of the development and impact of all kinds of video games, as well as the communities which have formed around and within those games. 

Upon successful completion, students receive a credit toward a mandatory Writing and Communication course at Mohawk College.

Apply now for classes beginning March 21st at the Eva Rothwell Centre. 

Digital Photojournalism

Learn practical skills for journalism and apply photography skills to a variety of scenarios. This course includes a strong practical component with a focus on field work.

Upon Successful completion, students will receive a credit toward select Communication Arts programs at Mohawk College!

Classes begin June 20th, 2017 at Central Library on the 4th floor.

Past credit course offerings

Family Dynamics

Part of the Early Childhood Education Program of Studies.

Explore the relationship between the individual and the family and the meaning of family within a socially diverse context. Examine the dynamics, changes and challenges within families, and enhance self-awareness regarding personal experiences, beliefs and values.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a general education credit toward select college programs!

Introduction to Health and Wellness

Learn the basic dimensions to staying healthy, and how to take a balanced approach to lifestyle choice that impact your health. Participate in experiential learning opportunities with Hamilton Health Sciences Staff.

This course is offered in partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences at the Hamilton General Hospital. Please note that immunization clearance is required, with support provided free-of-charge by Hamilton Health Sciences.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a credit toward Mohawk College's Health, Wellness and Fitness program of studies!

Find out more about Introduction to Health & Wellness (opens PDF, 904kb).

Health, Safety and Nutrition

Part of the Early Childhood Education Program of Studies.

This course focused on the health and safety of young children in a childcare environment, healthy eating, and strategies to manage personal stress.

Upon successful completion, students received a credit toward the ECE program of studies!