Dating within the military
Squadrons are subdivided into flights and sections.
To be eligible to enter RMC, candidates must meet the course requirements for one of the undergraduate programs in Kingston, Ontario or the preparatory year in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.
The Core Curriculum consists of Economics, Psychology, Mathematics, English, Calculus, Military history of Canada, Chemistry, Canadian History, Physics and Civics.
Cadets can choose to specialize in Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering 1965-1981, 2001-, Chemical and Materials Engineering: 1992-2001, Computer Engineering (Hardware or Software streams) 1983-, Civil Engineering 1965-, Electrical Engineering 1965- and Mechanical Engineering 1965-. Engineering Physics was offered 1975-1995 and Fuels and Materials Engineering were offered 1982-1991.
RMC is responsible to: The RMC mission is to educate, train and develop Officer Cadets for leadership careers of effective service in the Canadian Forces-Canadian Forces Air Command, Canadian Forces Maritime Command and Canadian Forces Land Force Command.
For most students, education is free and a monthly salary is paid which meets incidentals.
In addition, they must meet the Canadian Forces' general admission conditions (officer): The college recruits well-rounded students in the areas, which correspond to the four components.
The Faculty of Science, in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts, also offers three joint honours degrees: Computer Science and Business Administration, Chemistry and Psychology, and Space Science and Military and Strategic Studies.
The courses are offered both on site and by distance learning in both official languages: English and French.
RMC offers 19 undergraduate programs in Arts, Science and Engineering.
Located on Point Frederick, a 41-hectare peninsula in Kingston, Ontario, the college is a blend of older, historic buildings and modern academic, athletic, and dormitory facilities.
Officer Cadets are trained in the four pillars of academics, military, athletics, and bilingualism (French and English).