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College Delivered Dual Credit Courses

The Dual Credit program allows secondary students in grades 11 and 12 to explore the college pathway while taking courses in areas of interest.  The York Region District School Board, in partnership with local colleges offers a large variety of dual credit courses.  Students simultaneously earn TWO credits; one college credit and one secondary school elective credit.​

Below is the list of dual credit courses offered by each college partner at their various campuses: 

 
 
  • Centennial College - Ashtonbee Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Workplace Practice: Heavy Equipment (DACV-101) ​TTO4T
      This course prepares the student/apprentice to work safely and competently in a typical shop environment. Specific instruction ranges from hand and precision tools through to service and diagnostic procedures related to routine mechanical devices such as seals and bearings. In addition, the student will be given an overview of legislative acts that regulate the industry. Upon successful completion of the course, the apprentice technician will be able to work safely, use tools and precision measuring tools competently along with an ability to use a basic oxy-acetylene setup up for cutting and heating processes. In addition, the student will be able to diagnose and make repair of seals and bearings in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.  Passing grade is 50%.
      This subject is an integral part of the Commercial Vehicle Curriculum for Level I Heavy Duty Equipment Apprentices.
      SHSM Sectors:  Transportation

  • Centennial College - Morningside Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Skin Care Practices 1 (ESTH111) ​TXD4T
      In this course the students will learn to perform the basic facial, including client preparation, draping, and proper set-up of working stations.  Basic equipment and charts are introduced.  Basic concepts of skin histology are taught, students also learn skin analysis, and client consultation while following spa etiquette.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

  • Centennial College - Progress Campus
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      Baking and Pastry Arts Skills 1 (CMBK 102) ​TUE4T
      Do you like baking?  This course is designed to develop essential baking and pastry skills on the entry level. Through demonstration and skill development exercises the learner applies basic production principles and gains confidence working in the pastry environment. During the course students will produce a variety of pastries as well as develop the necessary skills required for the baking and pastry industry
      SHSM Sectors:  Hospitality & Tourism

      Criminal Justice and Society (GNED 304) ​HCF4T
      This course examines the practices and procedures of the criminal justice system within the context of Canadian society. Students will explore criminal justice matters such as policing (interrogation and evidence collection), trial preparation and practices (evidence evaluation, plea-bargaining, juries) and individuals with legal power (prosecutors, defense lawyers, witnesses), linking them to social issues related to race, class and gender. Through case studies, students will also develop their critical analysis skills by evaluating a number of topics and their relation to the criminal justice system such as mental health, addition, youth crime, violence against women and psychopathy. Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors:  Justice, Community & Emerg Services, Non-Profit

      Culinary Skills - Fundamentals 1 (ICAM101) ​TUI4T

      Do you like to cook?

      Learning to cook food is more than simply learning to read a recipe or applying heat to food and altering its molecular structure. As good food is the foundation on which the restaurant industry is built, it is imperative that one understands how to not only produce good food, but to do so in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. This course will introduce the learner to the practical principles of food production. The fundamentals of food preparation as it applies to soups, stocks, sauces, meats, fish and seafood, grains, salads, etc. will be studied during this course. Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors: Hospitality & Tourism

      Fundamentals of Computer Networks (CNET124) ​TEG4T
      This course is designed in two parts. In the first part; this course introduces the fundamentals of network technologies. Students are exposed to and learn basic network terminology in order to prepare for further course in networking. Classes cover all the fundamental information behind LANs, WANs and their technologies, including an overview of network devices, the OSI and TCP models of networking and the different topologies used in networking. The Lab classes introduce students to the hands on techniques to install, configure and troubleshoot a physical network environment.

      Healthy Lifestyle Management (GNED140) ​PPH4T
      This course is an introduction to wellness and the process of behaviour change. The emphasis throughout the course is empowering you to take control of your personal health and lifestyle habits through deliberate choices and consistent effort that will establish life long patterns for overall health and well-being. It provides current facts and principles that provide the basis for incorporating physical activity and other healthy lifestyle practices into your daily lives. Information will be presented dealing with a variety of topics such as; the role exercise plays in overall health, behavioural change principles, high performance nutrition, sleep hygiene, ergonomics and back care. Topics related to wellness and diversity such as gender, age, income, disability, race and ethnicity will be highlighted throughout the course. Lab sessions will provide the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of activities that will enhance health and well-being.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Sport

      Intro to Personal Finance ​TBD
      Acquire lifelong skills for making the most of your financial resources. Apply concepts of economic risk and financial security in the preparation of your personal financial plan. Project your future needs and design an investment plan that will work toward your goals. Learn how to promote your financial stability by researching current literature on personal finance issues.
      SHSM Sectors:  TBD

      Principles of Psychology (GNED 129) ​HBF4T1
      How do people think?
      This course spans several important areas of psychology - the scientific method, learning development, personality, abnormality and therapy, among others. It includes a comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts, principles and terminology that are pertinent to each area, and the interpretation and application of findings drawn from recent research and theory, as well as classic studies.   Passing grade 50%.

      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports.


      Professional Police Standards (PFPR106) ​GCB4T
      This course will introduce students to the concept of policing standards and self-discipline. These concepts are consistent with all relevant laws and legislation, professional, organizational and ethical policing standards. Students will also be required to participate in physical fitness and routine police drill, as well as basic leadership skills.
       

      Social Psychology (GNED135) ​HDQ4T
      Develop skills for influencing and relating to other people by studying the methods and findings of psychologists in the field of social relationships. Apply the principles of social thinking to everyday experience, and examine theories of social relations and apply them to behaviour.
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-profit, Sports

      Video Game: Insdustry, Technology, Scoiety & Impact (GNED226) ​HBL4T
      In this general education course, students are introduced to the historical evolution and impact of video games. This class explores the origins and evolution of games, as well as the key historical figures that have been so influential to this industry. It also explores the impact video games have had on society as they become more firmly entrenched in our lives and our culture. Concepts explored in this course include: historical perspectives on the acceptance of video games, gaming cultures in different segments of society, the ethical considerations of designing, creating and marketing video games, the impact of new technologies on video gaming, representation of race, gender and sexuality in gaming, the effects of video games on the body and the mind, and the role of video games in the future. As part of this course, students will be required to reflect on these issues, discuss them with fellow students, and present a refined topic of their choosing to the class.

  • Centennial College - Story Arts Centre
    • TitleCourse Code

      Video Camera Work & Editing (RT111) ​AFI4T
      This course introduces the theory and practical hands-on operation of digital video cameras that are used in the production of films, television programs and multi-platform storytelling. Students will acquire a level of comfort with camera set up and proper handling, learning to apply controls of all picture settings, especially lens choice, zooms, iris, shutter, gain, white balance, picture profiles, etc., in both documentary and drama formats. Students will also learn to apply basic principles of good sound recording for digital video. 
      Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT, Sports

  • Fleming College - Frost Campus
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      Ecosystem Skills FNMI ​SVP4T
      This course will focus on three areas of study: identification, field and lab skills. Students will identify and classify the
      living and non-living components of the specific ecosystems described in the Ecology and Environment (ENVR 20)
      course. Field skills to be developed include the ability to navigate through the natural environment and use a variety of
      ecosystem inventory techniques. Special emphasis will be placed on safe work habits in lab and field
       
      SHSM Sector:  Environment (pending ministry approval)

      Introduction to Mechanical Trades ​TSL4T/MECH255
      ​This course introduces students to a variety of mechanical trades. Plumbing, electrical and HVAC processes and practices will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the building as a system and how mechanical trades and carpentry interrelate. Students will be introduced to basic project management processes used in the industry.

  • George Brown College – Casa Loma
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      Introduction to Machining (MENG 1027) ​TZH4T

      Do you want to learn about fabrication with power tools?

      This course introduces the student to precision machining principles and metal-cutting fundamentals in a conventional machine shop environment. Students study the operation and principles of hand tools, metal-cutting lathes, vertical mills, pedestal grinders, drill presses, band-saws, cutting tools, and work-holding devices.

      SHSM Sectors: Manufacturing, Transportation


      Introduction to Sewing and Drafting (FASH 1083) ​AVD4T
      In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the production elements of the fashion and sewn product industry. The students will experience development of concept, drafting, cutting and sewing a simple product. They will exercise quality evaluation of their work through a series of hands- on exercises. In the full-time program students will gain a deep understanding of textiles, manufacturing inputs and processes, and movement in the supply chain, management of the value, costing and quality of apparel. You will also be able to apply the tools of marketing and merchandising to maximize product success in the market
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Object Oriented Programming (Comp1202) ​IBL4T

      This course provides a detailed overview of the C# language, its syntax, and its implementation of object-oriented concepts. It also introduces the .NET Framework, which is a Microsoft platform for building all types of applications from high-performance Web sites to rich Windows clients. Students will learn how to use .NET to build simple Console applications, create custom classes, work with arrays, and apply basic programming structures such as decision making and repetition. Students will also learn the basics of inheritance and polymorphism.

      SHSM Sectors:  ICT


      Welding Arts (WELD-6011) ​TLA4T

      Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to perform the tasks as required by the basic level steamfitting welding curriculum from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for in-school training of steamfitting apprentices.

      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation


  • George Brown College - St. James Campus
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      Digital Storytelling (VDES 1001) ​JAB4T
      Digital Storytelling 1 combines the fundamentals of traditional and non-linear narratives including, the setting, the plot, the art of creating evolving, engaging and believable archetypal characters and developing a story that has a beginning, a middle and an end.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sector:  ICT

      Film Studies (GHUM 1079) ​JAL4T
      This introductory course in film studies looks at technical aspects of filmmaking, historical development in film innovation, and interpretive models of film analysis.  This course is divided into two parts: the first part deals with such micro-level filmic elements as the use of the camera, lighting, editing and related technical aspects that compromise film structure.  The second part focuses on such macro-level filmic elements as the influence of Hollywood, film interpretation and film theories.  Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Forensic Psychology (GSCC1054) ​HBI4T

      The abundance of television police and legal dramas reflects and promotes an interest in forensic issues in Canada. This course is designed to help students understand the role of psychology - research and practice - in the law-enforcement and legal settings. Theories, research findings, professional practices, and real-life cases will be discussed and analyzed throughout the course.

      SHSM Sectors: Health & Wellness


      Healthy Literacy: Individual to Community (SSC10470) ​PPR4T
      Students will learn how socio-cultural factors affect the health of individuals and communities through a study of the social determinants of health.  Topics will include the use of alcohol and tobacco, violence in communities, healthy communication, managing stress, suicide prevention, fitness, and nutrition/eating issues. This course uses a lecture delivery method. It is a general education course that prepares students for a number of full-time Health Sciences Programs by exploring the multiple ways we apply health and wellness in are everyday lives.
      SHSM Sectors: Health & Wellness, Sport

      Introduction to Digital Media (ART 1029) ​AFJ4T

      In this course students learn how to apply design principles in a digital environment. Students are introduced to the basic use of the Macintosh computer and graphic design related software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator. With the knowledge and skills gained in the course, students will be able to prepare photographic images for printing, design logos using vector graphics and design layouts containing images and type.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT


      Pop Culture: The Politics of Media Literacy (GHUM 1180) ​HDP4T
      This interdisciplinary course explores North-American popular culture and its effects on the world. The student's perspective is that of a cultural researcher, an observer seeing the Northern way of life for the first time. Through a political study (gender, race, and class analyses) of film, television, computer technologies, music, and advertising, students learn connections between these media and their political, historical, social, and economic contexts. Also studied will be the idea of popular iconography, which is the idea that numerous icons and symbols have their own unique and powerful political, social, or ethical connotations and influences. Computer access is essential to the completion of this course.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors: pending ministry approval

  • George Brown College - Waterfront
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      Introduction to Gerontology (GERT-1033) ​TOA4T
      An introductory examination of the psychological, social and economic phenomena impacting adults as they age. There will be an exploration of the theoretical, historical, and practical approaches towards understanding the issues affecting older adults and those who support them.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors: Health &Wellness

  • Georgian College - Barrie Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Electrical Installations (May-June) (ELEC1003) ​TNO4T
      In this course students perform installation methods for various electrical wiring methods and safely perform their tasks according to Code rules. Topics covered in this course include raceways and wireways, cabling methods, service entrance installations, low voltage and extra-low voltage circuits.
       
      SHSM Sector:  Construction

      Essential Body (BIOL1014) ​SBH4T
      This course will provide the student with a foundational overview of human anatomy from a systems perspective including but not limited to the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, integumentary, immune, endocrine and reproductive systems. Focus will be on the inter relationships of these systems as it relates to normal human function.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Sports

  • Georgian College - Huron Heights SS
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      Lifestyle Management (GNED2028) ​PPH4T
      NOTE: This course is being offered at Huron Heights SS for Semester 2 of 2019-2020. Quality of life is reflected in personal and societal wellness. This course introduces students to the concept of wellness and provides practical strategies for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students explore issues such as stress management, nutrition, mental and physical fitness, and self-responsibility. In addition, students assess the impact of global forces on themselves and Canadian society.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, Sport

  • Humber College - North Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Animation Art 1 (ANMN100) ​AFR4T

      Animation?  This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning; rotoscoping; inter-application pipelines and animation tools; UI; and editing.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT


      Canadian Criminal Justice System (PFP101) ​HCF4T
      This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal justice system, with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. The operation of the criminal justice system will be examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Justice, Community & Emerg Services, Non Profit

      Colour Theory (FASH124) ​AVD4T
      This course explores the principles of colour theory as it applies to the fashion industry. Students will recognize colour variations in hue, value and intensity, and identify appropriate colour descriptors and codes as related to colour science and the fashion industry. Correct colour terminology will be used to identify colour relationships and palettes. Students will create a professional visual presentation board and colour reports as used in the fashion industry. Students will learn how to compile an effective, professional and creative visual presentation manual.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Early Childhood: Promoting Health and Safety (ECE115) ​PPO4T

      Early childhood educators provide optimal health, safety and well-being for all children within early learning and care settings. To understand the roles and responsibilities of the individual, team and community, current health and safety information, the types and levels of child abuse and knowing how to respond to various situations in a professional manner will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on municipal, provincial and national legislation and regulations regarding human rights, child protection, health and safety as they relate to diverse early learning and care environments.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness


      Home Renovation: Safety (HMRN103) ​TSN4T

      This course will allow the student to demonstrate an awareness of Safety in the workplace, by investigating W.H.M.I.S., M.S.D.S. and the Ontario Safety Act. Association online Safety Documentation in modules. The student will gain an understanding legal and personal responsibly related to the construction industry, the Ministry of Labour requirements and knowledge of safe practices for them and those around them.

      SHSM Sectors:  Construction


      Interpersonal & Group Skills (SSW108) ​HDB4T
      The course introduces students to interpersonal and group skills required in professional practice in the human services field. A focus on effective verbal and non-verbal communication will form the basis for developing Social Service Worker interventions. Self-awareness strategies will help students understand ways in which professionals are seen by clients, colleagues, and supervisors. Boundary issues, anger and conflict resolution, giving constructive feedback, practicing tolerance and suspending judgment, taking personal responsibility for behavior, and learning how to express difficult emotions appropriately will be explored. Students will develop foundational skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, client groups and professional teams. In addition, group theory and dynamics will address: roles, leadership, decision making, and the science and art of facilitating a group.

      Interpersonal and Group Skills (SSW108) ​HDB4T
      ​The course introduces students to interpersonal and group skills required in professional practice in the human services field. A focus on effective verbal and non-verbal communication will form the basis for developing Social Service Worker interventions. Self-awareness strategies will help students understand ways in which professionals are seen by clients, colleagues, and supervisors. Boundary issues, anger and conflict resolution, giving constructive feedback, practicing tolerance and suspending judgment, taking personal responsibility for behavior, and learning how to express difficult emotions appropriately will be explored. Students will develop foundational skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, client groups and professional teams. In addition, group theory and dynamics will address: roles, leadership, decision making, and the science and art of facilitating a group.

      Intro Cosmetic Applications (COSM101) ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Introduction to Media Studies (MDCP100) ​TQE4T
      (5 modules) Strategic Thinking, Communication Strategies, Intro to PR, Fundamentals of Reporting, Intro to Advertising In the Media industries, individuals must to be able to understand and interact with a variety of disciplines and processes. This course is designed to introduce students to five of these areas. Students will develop skills in conceptual process, creative problem-solving and strategy, as well as execution and delivery. Students will learn how the media function and what they can expect from corporate communications professionals. Identification of key audiences, needs, goals and objectives is also emphasized, as are analysis and evaluation of tactics and strategies. Students will be introduced to the history, breadth and diversity, and best practices of public relations, emphasizing the role that public relations play to create and maintain goodwill and understanding between organizations and their publics. Students will learn the foundation for news writing and reporting for all media, including online platforms for news. The importance of news values and the development of a clear, concise and readable style of news writing are emphasized. Students will also build a critical awareness and understanding of the rhetoric of advertising, and develop an understanding of the advertising agency, advertising media, and the role of advertising in society.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT

      Introduction to Sociology (SCOI150) ​HSF4T

      This course is designed to engage students in major sociological issues, debates, and theoretical perspectives, and to introduce key concepts and sociological research methods. Topics for analysis are wide in scope and are relevant to the everyday lived experiences of students. These include culture, socialization, social interaction, social organizations, deviance and crime, social stratification, race and ethnicity, sexualities and genders, families, religion, education, health and medicine, the mass media, technology, the environment, and social movements.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Justice, Community and Safety Emergency Services


      Introductory Cosmetic Application ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Introductory Cosmetic Application (COSM101) ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Life Drawing for Animation 1 (AMAN100) ​AFA4T
      ​This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning; rotoscoping; inter-application pipelines and animation tools; UI; and editing.
      SHSM Sectors: Arts & Culture, Construction

      Social Psychology (PSYC224) ​HBC4T
      This course is designed to introduce students to social psychology, a discipline that examines how people think about, influence and relate to one another. Students will critically evaluate a number of social psychological theories and findings as they seek to better understand the social world around them. Core topics to be discussed in this course include attitude formation and change, persuasion, conformity and obedience, aggression, prejudice and discrimination, group dynamics, gender, culture, altruism and interpersonal attraction. The course will also focus on specific areas of applied social psychology, such as media and social behaviour and psychology and the law.  This course is a part of the following certificate: Study in Human Behaviour
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, JCT, Non-profit, Sport

      Studio Production 1 (BRTV100) ​TGQ4T
      This course introduces students to the functions and operation of each piece of equipment associated with a professional television studio. They will understand the different shot requirements involved with a 3-camera setup while learning how to shoot using the director's vision and guidance. Using an assortment of projects, the students rotate through all of the crew positions and understand the importance of each member of a production team in a television studio setting. Students are also instructed regarding production positions and their roles.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT

      Studio Production 1 (BRVT100) ​TGQ4T
      THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SEMESTER 2, 2019-20. This course introduces students to the functions and operation of each piece of equipment associated with a professional television studio. They will understand the different shot requirements involved with a 3-camera setup while learning how to shoot using the director's vision and guidance. Using an assortment of projects, the students rotate through all of the crew positions and understand the importance of each member of a production team in a television studio setting. Students are also instructed regarding production positions and their roles.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT

  • Seneca College - King Campus
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      Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse (PNA 100) ​PHW4T

      This course is the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Study includes organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems. An introduction to microbiology is included. This course is the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Study includes organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems. An introduction to microbiology is included. Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, JCT, Sports


      Animal Behaviour (BOA 112) ​TYC4T

      A complete understanding of animal behaviour is necessary for veterinary technicians to work efficiently with animals and their owners. You will learn about influences on animal behavior, the general concepts of behavior, species specific behaviour patterns and acquired behaviour and training of companion animals.  Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors:  JCT


      Introduction to Forensic Science (FRS 501) ​SNG4T
      How are crime scenes investigated?
      Part I provides an overview of the biological and life sciences and their roles in civil and criminal trials.  The relationship between the crime scene investigators and the laboratory examiners of biological types of evidence are discussed.  The scientific and legal aspects of current concepts and issues are also examined.  Part II provides an overview of the principles of forensic chemistry, toxicology and street drugs, alcohol and poisons.  Both scientific principles and legal implications are examined. Passing Grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

      Landscaping: Foundations of Field Ecology (EVL185) ​SVD4T
      Recognition of the need to restore natural ecosystems and the movement to do so are becoming well established. Public parks and conservation areas, municipal green-spaces, schoolyards, private gardens and yards are all experiencing this naturalization. Re-establishing native plant communities, natural biological processes and biological diversity are at the core of the movement.
      This subject provides the foundation in ecological fieldwork necessary to plan and implement ecological restoration projects in any of the mentioned green-spaces and gardens. It develops foundation knowledge of native plant species used in naturalized landscape design, native plant community restoration and wildlife community conservation. It develops knowledge of the process of community involvement, organizational partnerships and funding sources for ecological restoration projects. This subject also begins the process of introducing students to the concepts of ?The Ecosystem Approach? to project planning, Ecological Goods and Services, Low Impact Development, Ecological Land Classification and Geographic Information systems (GIS) mapping.
      SHSM Sectors:  Energy, Environment

      Law Enforcement Communications (LAW140) ​CLK4T
      How do police officers communicate?
      Students will study effective communication techniques, both oral and written. Students will learn to record and report upon information pertaining to investigations that are imperative to police and security services. This course will examine and provide such recording methods as the field notebook, incident report, and the electronic data system used in the investigation procedure. The breadth of topics examined will extend from the students initial observations of physical evidence at the crime scene, through to the necessary documentation of detailed information that must be gathered to provide the client(s) with a professional investigative service. This course is a component of the Police Foundations 2 year diploma program. Passing grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors: 

  • Seneca College - Markham Campus
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      Dining Room Management (HTM205) ​TFL4T

      The hospitality sector has a high demand for trained, educated and operationally experienced food service managers, assistants, and supervisors. Furthermore, graduates working in any role in the tourism industry will beneft from knowledge of Food and Beverage Service and the related protocols often expected in formal business situations. Students, through study in this subject, other components of their course, and hands-on experience, will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours associated with these needs

      SHSM Sector:  Hospitality & Tourism


      Food, Theory and Practice (HSP 203) ​TKJ4T
      This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic fundamental culinary skills, and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. This course also covers the principles involved in an effective food and beverage control system, including menu pricing, staffing and computer applications. Students will develop culinary terminology, hands-on skills, and develop knowledge of product standards through a series of menu creations, food pairings, and understand not only how to use ingredients and processes, but why they are used. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management. All students will complete Basics Food Safety Training Certification.
      SHSM Sector:  pending ministry approval

      Foundations of Psychology (PSY191) ​HBF4T
      How do people think?
      The discipline of Psychology is the study of human behaviour. It is concerned with the observable behaviour of an individual and its relationship to unseen mental and physical processes, as well as to external events. Introduction to Psychology will provide a framework within which the student can begin to explore the human personality. This is a Liberal Studies elective credit: Social Sciences. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports

      Introduction to Advertising Design and Layout (CAB 115) ​BMD4T1
      How can I create effective advertisements?
      This subject provides an introduction to the general field of advertising layout, graphic design, and visual communication. Topics covered will include the use of space, colour and form, print production, principles of layout and design, and basic topography. The focus will be on the applications of these principles to the creation of print advertising materials. This course part of the 2 year diploma in Creative Advertising. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture
       

      Introduction to Business Administration (BUS 106) ​BBF4T
      What is the business world like in Canada?
      This subject is designed to provide first semester students with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, business issues and functions, and the major forces at work in the global economy. It provides students with a perspective of business firms as integrated organizations composed of a number of specialized functions. The subject provides the students an opportunity to develop transferable skills for college and business life. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Business

      Introduction to Marketing (MRK108) ​BMA4T
      How do you effectively promote your service or product?
      Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of its activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants. While marketing is used by both profit and not-for–profit organizations to meet the demands of the market place, this subject introduces students to the fundamental marketing concepts used by profit oriented business organizations to satisfy final consumers. Passing grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions, seminars
      SHSM Sectors:  Business, Non-Profit, Sports

      Social Psychology (The Power of Social Influence) (PSY560) ​HDQ4T
      How is our Behaviour Affected by the World We Live in?
      Retailers, marketers, advertisers, the broadcasting industry, the military, public speakers and educators have long understood the principles of social influence. As that knowledge, along with communication technology, has increased, so has the amount of influence that screams for our attention daily. This subject will outline the major tools and theories of social influence by demonstrating how the theories actually work in real life. It will also help us see beyond persuasion strategies in order to make more objective decisions and assert greater control over our own behaviour. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports
       

      The Flight Attendant (FSO 110) ​TJE4T
      This course introduces students to a career as a Flight Attendant. The Flight Attendant job description and all its inherent responsibilities will be reviewed with a focus on the requirement to successfully pass an airline's demanding and stressful Initial Training Program. Many responsibilities of the position are mandated by Transport Canada, so their role in enforcing regulations, will also be covered. The review of the above two components will then lead into discussions of policies that dictate uniforms, grooming, punctuality and reliability and the influence they have on safety and an airline's place in the market. Students will also be introduced to the Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a Crewmember works onboard an aircraft. For that reason, Flight Attendant lifestyle and work/life balance will be reviewed as students practice bidding and building a monthly block of work. The course will wrap up with a reflection on how regulations, policies, procedures, and schedules all make great demands upon Cabin Crewmembers.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

  • Seneca College - Newham Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Aeronautics (AER121) ​TTW4T
      How do planes stay in the air?
      This course addresses basic theory of flight and covers the operation of aircraft engines, airframes, propellers, and aircraft instruments. Topics in aircraft performance are also discussed in addition to the structure of aeronautical facilities and airspace.  Finally aeronautical radio communications, personnel and aircraft licensing requirements, and elementary air traffic rules are also addressed. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Transportation

      Auto-CAD Fundamentals (BEA001) ​TAD4T
      What can you design using technology?
      This is an introductory subject in computer aided drafting and design technology using the latest release of Autodesk software to produce 2-dimensional drawings in accordance with industry standards and conventions. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, Transportation

      CNC Manual Programming (CNC101) ​TMB4T
      This course focuses on the manual programming codes for a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Centre with a Fanuc and Haas control.  Although there are different formats used to program CNC equipment, the skills and concepts learned in this course will enable the student to quickly master other CNC controls.
      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation

      Electronic Lab Instrumentation & Techniques (LIN 155) ​TES4T
      This is the first course in electronic lab instrumentation and techniques. It is intended to introduce the student to a variety of electronic components including a method of producing a working electronic assembly using reasonably priced commercial kits. Electrical tests on the assembly are carried out using laboratory instruments such as a DMM, oscilloscope and a power supply. The course includes a survey of electrical safety and a practical course on soldering. Workplace safety and WHMIS are also covered.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

      Fashion: Colour and Trend Forecasting (FST110) ​AVD4T
      Want to be the next Versace?
      Students will explore the technical and creative possibilities of CAD drawing.  Students use drafting and design techniques to create accurate technical illustrations of fashion product. Projects combine color and trend research, with brainstorming, design and rendering.  Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Fire Protection (Sprinkler Systems) (SPR197) ​TCR4T

      This course will provide the student with a basic understanding of the requirements which apply to the general design, installation, and approval of automatic sprinkler systems. The course will include the use and interpretation of the relevant codes and standards for sprinkler systems. Special emphasis will be placed on the general code NFPA13. Students will be required to layout sprinkler systems which conform to the code. They will also be required to perform water flow tests. Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors: Construction, Energy, pending ministry approval JCT


      Make-Up Application (COS122) ​TXI4T
      Do you want to develop make-up techniques?
      Emphasis for this subject will be on the study of theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used for makeup products. The student will also be taught the professional use of materials, implements and makeup cosmetic products. Practical workshops will reinforce the theories learned, aid in developing artistic ability and enable the student to work confidently. Passing grade is 50%.

      This course runs from May-June for 7 weeks on Tuesday AND Thursdays

      Course Delivery:  Lecture, Demonstrations and hands-on lab work
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Health & Wellness, Hospitality


      Physiology of Fitness ​NAT112
      ​NAT112 is the General Education Course which is designed to be both theoretical and practical, combining traditional classroom activity and practical application of health and fitness theory. Students participate in lectures and practical physical fitness and health activities that present how the body responds and adapts to exercise stress and explore contemporary fitness and health issues such as the role of physical and mental stress as well as sleep on the body.

  • Seneca College - York Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Design I: Composition and Creativity (AFD131) ​AEM4T
      What factors contribute to good design?
      Ability in design, along with fine art and critical thinking skills, is regarded as fundamental to all visual art disciplines. This studio-based subject will focus on resolving approaches to 2D and 3D composition, as applied to diverse visual art disciplines and industries, through the development of ability in, and understanding of, the visual elements and organizing principles of design. Along with design-based explorations students will also learn attitudes and approaches to the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills that are vital to success in all the art industries.
      Passing Grade 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Digital Design 1 (AFD141) ​AFJ4T
      Develop your digital art skills!
      Ability in design is regarded as fundamental to all visual art disciplines. Supported by Design I, this lab-based subject will focus on resolving approaches to composition through the development of ability in the visual elements and organizing principles of design. Students will be introduced to digital approaches, software, and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including Fine Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design and Popular Culture. Passing Grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Information & Communication

      Drawing 1 – Portfolio Development (AFD181) ​AFD4T
      Improve your art portfolio!
      Drawing is considered to be an important mode of communication; it is as appropriate as speaking or writing as a method of communicating thoughts, ideas, and impressions. Focusing on essential drawing techniques from observation using diverse media, this class introduces the students to the elements and principles of design, and concentrates on elements such as composition, light and shadow, perspective, mood and the student's personal interpretation of the subject. Observational skills will be developed through detailed instruction of rendering techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Interpersonal Communications (SSW101) ​HDC4T
      This subject is an introduction to enhancing self-awareness and understanding interpersonal communication patterns. It will enable students to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, values and attitudes. Students will explore different communication modes. As well students will practice giving and receiving feedback, effective listening and other communication skills.  Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors: Business, Health & Wellness

      Introduction to Sociology 1: Social Inequity (SCL 191) ​HSH4T

      ​How do people think?
      This course examines selected theories, research and applied forms of sociology as well as the development of the discipline. It is designed for students in the Liberal Arts Program, and, in combination with Introduction to Sociology II: Social Institutions, will provide an introduction to the discipline of sociology, preparing students for ongoing study in the field. Students will also gain an understanding of sociology?s diversity, the history and nature of the discipline, and its relevance to some of the more interesting contemporary issues in our world. Through lectures, readings, discussions, and assignments, this course will introduce students to some of the research methods, theories, major figures, and perspectives found in sociology. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills, facilitates the practical application of student learning, and promotes the integration of course materials into students? understanding of themselves and their world.

      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports.


      Leadership in Society (SOC300) ​HDW4T
      What is leadership and what does it take to be a great leader?
      When you think of leadership, who comes to mind? Al Gore? Hillary Clinton? Craig Kielburger? Stephen Lewis? The captain of your high school softball team? Perhaps it’s you. If not, it could be. Leaders are made, not born. In this course, you will develop a greater understanding of the leadership roles you can play in society by seeking out volunteer opportunities and learning to be leaders within your communities. By exploring various types of leadership and discussing the benefits and challenges of each, you will learn to think more critically about how you want to focus your community activities and function as leaders. Finally, you will enhance your communication skills, advocacy and leadership skills by becoming active through community service in your communities. Through study and practical work experience you will understand how you can affect positive social change. That change can be on campus, in your neighbourhoods, in your future workplaces or in the greater community. Everyone can learn to be a leader and “Leadership in Society” will enable students to take that first step towards making a difference.  Passing grade is 55%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, discussions, practical work.
      SHSM Sectors:

      Storytelling for Audio Platforms (Podcasting) ​TGF4T / JRN114
      ​In the course, Storytelling for Audio Platforms, students are introduced to technical and content considerations for journalists working in audio based mediums. Students learn industry terminologies and basic reporting skills related to the production of podcasts, radio, and on-line audio news and feature content. Students are taught how to capture audio effectively and how to edit the content using voice overs, interview clips, natural sound and music.

      TV News Broadcasting (JRN141) ​TGD4T

      Students immerse themselves in a writing and content production lab where they connect the principles of story, structure and news value with writing to deadline. Students develop strategies to enhance English language and writing skills. They learn the mechanics of writing news, sports, entertainment and weather and how to cover a news conference using Canadian Press style. Students then apply their skills to produce a basic TV newscast. They will learn how a television newsroom operates on a daily basis both editorially and technically and will work in real time to produce a daily newscast while rotating through various studio and control room positions. The newsroom (classroom) will be treated as an actual working newsroom with students participating on-camera and behind the scenes.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Sports


 
 

Dual Credit Accelerated OYAP Courses

Students can earn their high school credits, register as an apprentice, complete all or part of their Level One Apprenticeship schooling in this specific trade, and earn hours/competencies towards their apprenticeship.  Accelerated OYAP is an integral component of school-work transition programming, student success and SHSM.  Students will gain knowledge and experience under the supervision of a skilled professional at an apprenticeship workplace, and attend in-school sessions at the college/training institution.  Program components include pre-placement and integration sessions at their home school, all or part of their Level One training at the college/training institution, and a cooperative education placement in the trade specific setting. 

This program is intended to assist secondary students in their final year of high school with an interest and a demonstrated aptitude in this specific trade to complete their OSSD and to support their successful transition to college and apprenticeship programs.  Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age and have earned all compulsory courses required for an OSSD.
  • Please see your Co-op Department for detailed information sheets on the Individual Dual Credit Accelerated OYAP programs.
  • Through Co-op, students will earn up to 4 (four) Co-op credits towards their OSSD. 
  • Centennial College - Ashtonbee Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Workplace Practice: Heavy Equipment (DACV-101) ​TTO4T
      This course prepares the student/apprentice to work safely and competently in a typical shop environment. Specific instruction ranges from hand and precision tools through to service and diagnostic procedures related to routine mechanical devices such as seals and bearings. In addition, the student will be given an overview of legislative acts that regulate the industry. Upon successful completion of the course, the apprentice technician will be able to work safely, use tools and precision measuring tools competently along with an ability to use a basic oxy-acetylene setup up for cutting and heating processes. In addition, the student will be able to diagnose and make repair of seals and bearings in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.  Passing grade is 50%.
      This subject is an integral part of the Commercial Vehicle Curriculum for Level I Heavy Duty Equipment Apprentices.
      SHSM Sectors:  Transportation

  • Centennial College - Morningside Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Skin Care Practices 1 (ESTH111) ​TXD4T
      In this course the students will learn to perform the basic facial, including client preparation, draping, and proper set-up of working stations.  Basic equipment and charts are introduced.  Basic concepts of skin histology are taught, students also learn skin analysis, and client consultation while following spa etiquette.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

  • Centennial College - Progress Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Principles of Psychology (GNED 129) ​HBF4T1
      How do people think?
      This course spans several important areas of psychology - the scientific method, learning development, personality, abnormality and therapy, among others. It includes a comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts, principles and terminology that are pertinent to each area, and the interpretation and application of findings drawn from recent research and theory, as well as classic studies.   Passing grade 50%.

      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports.


      Criminal Justice and Society (GNED 304) ​HCF4T
      This course examines the practices and procedures of the criminal justice system within the context of Canadian society. Students will explore criminal justice matters such as policing (interrogation and evidence collection), trial preparation and practices (evidence evaluation, plea-bargaining, juries) and individuals with legal power (prosecutors, defense lawyers, witnesses), linking them to social issues related to race, class and gender. Through case studies, students will also develop their critical analysis skills by evaluating a number of topics and their relation to the criminal justice system such as mental health, addition, youth crime, violence against women and psychopathy. Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors:  Justice, Community & Emerg Services, Non-Profit

      Culinary Skills - Fundamentals 1 (ICAM101) ​TUI4T

      Do you like to cook?

      Learning to cook food is more than simply learning to read a recipe or applying heat to food and altering its molecular structure. As good food is the foundation on which the restaurant industry is built, it is imperative that one understands how to not only produce good food, but to do so in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. This course will introduce the learner to the practical principles of food production. The fundamentals of food preparation as it applies to soups, stocks, sauces, meats, fish and seafood, grains, salads, etc. will be studied during this course. Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors: Hospitality & Tourism

      Baking and Pastry Arts Skills 1 (CMBK 102) ​TUE4T
      Do you like baking?  This course is designed to develop essential baking and pastry skills on the entry level. Through demonstration and skill development exercises the learner applies basic production principles and gains confidence working in the pastry environment. During the course students will produce a variety of pastries as well as develop the necessary skills required for the baking and pastry industry
      SHSM Sectors:  Hospitality & Tourism

      Fundamentals of Computer Networks (CNET124) ​TEG4T
      This course is designed in two parts. In the first part; this course introduces the fundamentals of network technologies. Students are exposed to and learn basic network terminology in order to prepare for further course in networking. Classes cover all the fundamental information behind LANs, WANs and their technologies, including an overview of network devices, the OSI and TCP models of networking and the different topologies used in networking. The Lab classes introduce students to the hands on techniques to install, configure and troubleshoot a physical network environment.

      Healthy Lifestyle Management (GNED140) ​PPH4T
      This course is an introduction to wellness and the process of behaviour change. The emphasis throughout the course is empowering you to take control of your personal health and lifestyle habits through deliberate choices and consistent effort that will establish life long patterns for overall health and well-being. It provides current facts and principles that provide the basis for incorporating physical activity and other healthy lifestyle practices into your daily lives. Information will be presented dealing with a variety of topics such as; the role exercise plays in overall health, behavioural change principles, high performance nutrition, sleep hygiene, ergonomics and back care. Topics related to wellness and diversity such as gender, age, income, disability, race and ethnicity will be highlighted throughout the course. Lab sessions will provide the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of activities that will enhance health and well-being.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Sport

      Intro to Personal Finance ​TBD
      Acquire lifelong skills for making the most of your financial resources. Apply concepts of economic risk and financial security in the preparation of your personal financial plan. Project your future needs and design an investment plan that will work toward your goals. Learn how to promote your financial stability by researching current literature on personal finance issues.
      SHSM Sectors:  TBD

      Video Game: Insdustry, Technology, Scoiety & Impact (GNED226) ​HBL4T
      In this general education course, students are introduced to the historical evolution and impact of video games. This class explores the origins and evolution of games, as well as the key historical figures that have been so influential to this industry. It also explores the impact video games have had on society as they become more firmly entrenched in our lives and our culture. Concepts explored in this course include: historical perspectives on the acceptance of video games, gaming cultures in different segments of society, the ethical considerations of designing, creating and marketing video games, the impact of new technologies on video gaming, representation of race, gender and sexuality in gaming, the effects of video games on the body and the mind, and the role of video games in the future. As part of this course, students will be required to reflect on these issues, discuss them with fellow students, and present a refined topic of their choosing to the class.

      Professional Police Standards (PFPR106) ​GCB4T
      This course will introduce students to the concept of policing standards and self-discipline. These concepts are consistent with all relevant laws and legislation, professional, organizational and ethical policing standards. Students will also be required to participate in physical fitness and routine police drill, as well as basic leadership skills.
       

      Social Psychology (GNED135) ​HDQ4T
      Develop skills for influencing and relating to other people by studying the methods and findings of psychologists in the field of social relationships. Apply the principles of social thinking to everyday experience, and examine theories of social relations and apply them to behaviour.
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-profit, Sports

  • Centennial College - Story Arts Centre
    • TitleCourse Code

      Video Camera Work & Editing (RT111) ​AFI4T
      This course introduces the theory and practical hands-on operation of digital video cameras that are used in the production of films, television programs and multi-platform storytelling. Students will acquire a level of comfort with camera set up and proper handling, learning to apply controls of all picture settings, especially lens choice, zooms, iris, shutter, gain, white balance, picture profiles, etc., in both documentary and drama formats. Students will also learn to apply basic principles of good sound recording for digital video. 
      Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT, Sports

  • Fleming College - Frost Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Ecosystem Skills FNMI ​SVP4T
      This course will focus on three areas of study: identification, field and lab skills. Students will identify and classify the
      living and non-living components of the specific ecosystems described in the Ecology and Environment (ENVR 20)
      course. Field skills to be developed include the ability to navigate through the natural environment and use a variety of
      ecosystem inventory techniques. Special emphasis will be placed on safe work habits in lab and field
       
      SHSM Sector:  Environment (pending ministry approval)

      Introduction to Mechanical Trades ​TSL4T/MECH255
      ​This course introduces students to a variety of mechanical trades. Plumbing, electrical and HVAC processes and practices will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the building as a system and how mechanical trades and carpentry interrelate. Students will be introduced to basic project management processes used in the industry.

  • George Brown College – Casa Loma
    • TitleCourse Code

      Introduction to Machining (MENG 1027) ​TZH4T

      Do you want to learn about fabrication with power tools?

      This course introduces the student to precision machining principles and metal-cutting fundamentals in a conventional machine shop environment. Students study the operation and principles of hand tools, metal-cutting lathes, vertical mills, pedestal grinders, drill presses, band-saws, cutting tools, and work-holding devices.

      SHSM Sectors: Manufacturing, Transportation


      Welding Arts (WELD-6011) ​TLA4T

      Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to perform the tasks as required by the basic level steamfitting welding curriculum from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for in-school training of steamfitting apprentices.

      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation


      Introduction to Sewing and Drafting (FASH 1083) ​AVD4T
      In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the production elements of the fashion and sewn product industry. The students will experience development of concept, drafting, cutting and sewing a simple product. They will exercise quality evaluation of their work through a series of hands- on exercises. In the full-time program students will gain a deep understanding of textiles, manufacturing inputs and processes, and movement in the supply chain, management of the value, costing and quality of apparel. You will also be able to apply the tools of marketing and merchandising to maximize product success in the market
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Object Oriented Programming (Comp1202) ​IBL4T

      This course provides a detailed overview of the C# language, its syntax, and its implementation of object-oriented concepts. It also introduces the .NET Framework, which is a Microsoft platform for building all types of applications from high-performance Web sites to rich Windows clients. Students will learn how to use .NET to build simple Console applications, create custom classes, work with arrays, and apply basic programming structures such as decision making and repetition. Students will also learn the basics of inheritance and polymorphism.

      SHSM Sectors:  ICT


  • George Brown College - St. James Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Film Studies (GHUM 1079) ​JAL4T
      This introductory course in film studies looks at technical aspects of filmmaking, historical development in film innovation, and interpretive models of film analysis.  This course is divided into two parts: the first part deals with such micro-level filmic elements as the use of the camera, lighting, editing and related technical aspects that compromise film structure.  The second part focuses on such macro-level filmic elements as the influence of Hollywood, film interpretation and film theories.  Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Digital Storytelling (VDES 1001) ​JAB4T
      Digital Storytelling 1 combines the fundamentals of traditional and non-linear narratives including, the setting, the plot, the art of creating evolving, engaging and believable archetypal characters and developing a story that has a beginning, a middle and an end.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sector:  ICT

      Pop Culture: The Politics of Media Literacy (GHUM 1180) ​HDP4T
      This interdisciplinary course explores North-American popular culture and its effects on the world. The student's perspective is that of a cultural researcher, an observer seeing the Northern way of life for the first time. Through a political study (gender, race, and class analyses) of film, television, computer technologies, music, and advertising, students learn connections between these media and their political, historical, social, and economic contexts. Also studied will be the idea of popular iconography, which is the idea that numerous icons and symbols have their own unique and powerful political, social, or ethical connotations and influences. Computer access is essential to the completion of this course.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors: pending ministry approval

      Introduction to Digital Media (ART 1029) ​AFJ4T

      In this course students learn how to apply design principles in a digital environment. Students are introduced to the basic use of the Macintosh computer and graphic design related software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator. With the knowledge and skills gained in the course, students will be able to prepare photographic images for printing, design logos using vector graphics and design layouts containing images and type.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT


      Forensic Psychology (GSCC1054) ​HBI4T

      The abundance of television police and legal dramas reflects and promotes an interest in forensic issues in Canada. This course is designed to help students understand the role of psychology - research and practice - in the law-enforcement and legal settings. Theories, research findings, professional practices, and real-life cases will be discussed and analyzed throughout the course.

      SHSM Sectors: Health & Wellness


      Healthy Literacy: Individual to Community (SSC10470) ​PPR4T
      Students will learn how socio-cultural factors affect the health of individuals and communities through a study of the social determinants of health.  Topics will include the use of alcohol and tobacco, violence in communities, healthy communication, managing stress, suicide prevention, fitness, and nutrition/eating issues. This course uses a lecture delivery method. It is a general education course that prepares students for a number of full-time Health Sciences Programs by exploring the multiple ways we apply health and wellness in are everyday lives.
      SHSM Sectors: Health & Wellness, Sport

  • George Brown College - Waterfront
    • TitleCourse Code

      Introduction to Gerontology (GERT-1033) ​TOA4T
      An introductory examination of the psychological, social and economic phenomena impacting adults as they age. There will be an exploration of the theoretical, historical, and practical approaches towards understanding the issues affecting older adults and those who support them.
      Passing Grade 50%
      SHSM Sectors: Health &Wellness

  • Georgian College - Barrie Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Essential Body (BIOL1014) ​SBH4T
      This course will provide the student with a foundational overview of human anatomy from a systems perspective including but not limited to the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, integumentary, immune, endocrine and reproductive systems. Focus will be on the inter relationships of these systems as it relates to normal human function.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Sports

      Electrical Installations (May-June) (ELEC1003) ​TNO4T
      In this course students perform installation methods for various electrical wiring methods and safely perform their tasks according to Code rules. Topics covered in this course include raceways and wireways, cabling methods, service entrance installations, low voltage and extra-low voltage circuits.
       
      SHSM Sector:  Construction

  • Georgian College - Huron Heights SS
    • TitleCourse Code

      Lifestyle Management (GNED2028) ​PPH4T
      NOTE: This course is being offered at Huron Heights SS for Semester 2 of 2019-2020. Quality of life is reflected in personal and societal wellness. This course introduces students to the concept of wellness and provides practical strategies for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students explore issues such as stress management, nutrition, mental and physical fitness, and self-responsibility. In addition, students assess the impact of global forces on themselves and Canadian society.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, Sport

  • Humber College - North Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Animation Art 1 (ANMN100) ​AFR4T

      Animation?  This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning; rotoscoping; inter-application pipelines and animation tools; UI; and editing.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT


      Introductory Cosmetic Application (COSM101) ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Canadian Criminal Justice System (PFP101) ​HCF4T
      This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal justice system, with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. The operation of the criminal justice system will be examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Justice, Community & Emerg Services, Non Profit

      Social Psychology (PSYC224) ​HBC4T
      This course is designed to introduce students to social psychology, a discipline that examines how people think about, influence and relate to one another. Students will critically evaluate a number of social psychological theories and findings as they seek to better understand the social world around them. Core topics to be discussed in this course include attitude formation and change, persuasion, conformity and obedience, aggression, prejudice and discrimination, group dynamics, gender, culture, altruism and interpersonal attraction. The course will also focus on specific areas of applied social psychology, such as media and social behaviour and psychology and the law.  This course is a part of the following certificate: Study in Human Behaviour
       
      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, JCT, Non-profit, Sport

      Studio Production 1 (BRVT100) ​TGQ4T
      THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SEMESTER 2, 2019-20. This course introduces students to the functions and operation of each piece of equipment associated with a professional television studio. They will understand the different shot requirements involved with a 3-camera setup while learning how to shoot using the director's vision and guidance. Using an assortment of projects, the students rotate through all of the crew positions and understand the importance of each member of a production team in a television studio setting. Students are also instructed regarding production positions and their roles.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT

      Introductory Cosmetic Application ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Studio Production 1 (BRTV100) ​TGQ4T
      This course introduces students to the functions and operation of each piece of equipment associated with a professional television studio. They will understand the different shot requirements involved with a 3-camera setup while learning how to shoot using the director's vision and guidance. Using an assortment of projects, the students rotate through all of the crew positions and understand the importance of each member of a production team in a television studio setting. Students are also instructed regarding production positions and their roles.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, ICT

      Early Childhood: Promoting Health and Safety (ECE115) ​PPO4T

      Early childhood educators provide optimal health, safety and well-being for all children within early learning and care settings. To understand the roles and responsibilities of the individual, team and community, current health and safety information, the types and levels of child abuse and knowing how to respond to various situations in a professional manner will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on municipal, provincial and national legislation and regulations regarding human rights, child protection, health and safety as they relate to diverse early learning and care environments.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness


      Interpersonal and Group Skills (SSW108) ​HDB4T
      ​The course introduces students to interpersonal and group skills required in professional practice in the human services field. A focus on effective verbal and non-verbal communication will form the basis for developing Social Service Worker interventions. Self-awareness strategies will help students understand ways in which professionals are seen by clients, colleagues, and supervisors. Boundary issues, anger and conflict resolution, giving constructive feedback, practicing tolerance and suspending judgment, taking personal responsibility for behavior, and learning how to express difficult emotions appropriately will be explored. Students will develop foundational skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, client groups and professional teams. In addition, group theory and dynamics will address: roles, leadership, decision making, and the science and art of facilitating a group.

      Introduction to Media Studies (MDCP100) ​TQE4T
      (5 modules) Strategic Thinking, Communication Strategies, Intro to PR, Fundamentals of Reporting, Intro to Advertising In the Media industries, individuals must to be able to understand and interact with a variety of disciplines and processes. This course is designed to introduce students to five of these areas. Students will develop skills in conceptual process, creative problem-solving and strategy, as well as execution and delivery. Students will learn how the media function and what they can expect from corporate communications professionals. Identification of key audiences, needs, goals and objectives is also emphasized, as are analysis and evaluation of tactics and strategies. Students will be introduced to the history, breadth and diversity, and best practices of public relations, emphasizing the role that public relations play to create and maintain goodwill and understanding between organizations and their publics. Students will learn the foundation for news writing and reporting for all media, including online platforms for news. The importance of news values and the development of a clear, concise and readable style of news writing are emphasized. Students will also build a critical awareness and understanding of the rhetoric of advertising, and develop an understanding of the advertising agency, advertising media, and the role of advertising in society.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, ICT

      Introduction to Sociology (SCOI150) ​HSF4T

      This course is designed to engage students in major sociological issues, debates, and theoretical perspectives, and to introduce key concepts and sociological research methods. Topics for analysis are wide in scope and are relevant to the everyday lived experiences of students. These include culture, socialization, social interaction, social organizations, deviance and crime, social stratification, race and ethnicity, sexualities and genders, families, religion, education, health and medicine, the mass media, technology, the environment, and social movements.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Justice, Community and Safety Emergency Services


      Life Drawing for Animation 1 (AMAN100) ​AFA4T
      ​This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning; rotoscoping; inter-application pipelines and animation tools; UI; and editing.
      SHSM Sectors: Arts & Culture, Construction

      Home Renovation: Safety (HMRN103) ​TSN4T

      This course will allow the student to demonstrate an awareness of Safety in the workplace, by investigating W.H.M.I.S., M.S.D.S. and the Ontario Safety Act. Association online Safety Documentation in modules. The student will gain an understanding legal and personal responsibly related to the construction industry, the Ministry of Labour requirements and knowledge of safe practices for them and those around them.

      SHSM Sectors:  Construction


      Interpersonal & Group Skills (SSW108) ​HDB4T
      The course introduces students to interpersonal and group skills required in professional practice in the human services field. A focus on effective verbal and non-verbal communication will form the basis for developing Social Service Worker interventions. Self-awareness strategies will help students understand ways in which professionals are seen by clients, colleagues, and supervisors. Boundary issues, anger and conflict resolution, giving constructive feedback, practicing tolerance and suspending judgment, taking personal responsibility for behavior, and learning how to express difficult emotions appropriately will be explored. Students will develop foundational skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, client groups and professional teams. In addition, group theory and dynamics will address: roles, leadership, decision making, and the science and art of facilitating a group.

      Intro Cosmetic Applications (COSM101) ​TXI4T
      In this course, students will learn the importance of using professional tools in the application of cosmetics in order to achieve the desired results. Through demonstration and practical assessment, students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theories and practical skills of correctional make-up techniques, including proportions of the face and body.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts&Culture, Health&Wellness, Hospitality&Tourism

      Colour Theory (FASH124) ​AVD4T
      This course explores the principles of colour theory as it applies to the fashion industry. Students will recognize colour variations in hue, value and intensity, and identify appropriate colour descriptors and codes as related to colour science and the fashion industry. Correct colour terminology will be used to identify colour relationships and palettes. Students will create a professional visual presentation board and colour reports as used in the fashion industry. Students will learn how to compile an effective, professional and creative visual presentation manual.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

  • Seneca College - King Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Law Enforcement Communications (LAW140) ​CLK4T
      How do police officers communicate?
      Students will study effective communication techniques, both oral and written. Students will learn to record and report upon information pertaining to investigations that are imperative to police and security services. This course will examine and provide such recording methods as the field notebook, incident report, and the electronic data system used in the investigation procedure. The breadth of topics examined will extend from the students initial observations of physical evidence at the crime scene, through to the necessary documentation of detailed information that must be gathered to provide the client(s) with a professional investigative service. This course is a component of the Police Foundations 2 year diploma program. Passing grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors: 

      Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse (PNA 100) ​PHW4T

      This course is the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Study includes organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems. An introduction to microbiology is included. This course is the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Study includes organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems. An introduction to microbiology is included. Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors:  Health&Wellness, JCT, Sports


      Animal Behaviour (BOA 112) ​TYC4T

      A complete understanding of animal behaviour is necessary for veterinary technicians to work efficiently with animals and their owners. You will learn about influences on animal behavior, the general concepts of behavior, species specific behaviour patterns and acquired behaviour and training of companion animals.  Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors:  JCT


      Introduction to Forensic Science (FRS 501) ​SNG4T
      How are crime scenes investigated?
      Part I provides an overview of the biological and life sciences and their roles in civil and criminal trials.  The relationship between the crime scene investigators and the laboratory examiners of biological types of evidence are discussed.  The scientific and legal aspects of current concepts and issues are also examined.  Part II provides an overview of the principles of forensic chemistry, toxicology and street drugs, alcohol and poisons.  Both scientific principles and legal implications are examined. Passing Grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

      Landscaping: Foundations of Field Ecology (EVL185) ​SVD4T
      Recognition of the need to restore natural ecosystems and the movement to do so are becoming well established. Public parks and conservation areas, municipal green-spaces, schoolyards, private gardens and yards are all experiencing this naturalization. Re-establishing native plant communities, natural biological processes and biological diversity are at the core of the movement.
      This subject provides the foundation in ecological fieldwork necessary to plan and implement ecological restoration projects in any of the mentioned green-spaces and gardens. It develops foundation knowledge of native plant species used in naturalized landscape design, native plant community restoration and wildlife community conservation. It develops knowledge of the process of community involvement, organizational partnerships and funding sources for ecological restoration projects. This subject also begins the process of introducing students to the concepts of ?The Ecosystem Approach? to project planning, Ecological Goods and Services, Low Impact Development, Ecological Land Classification and Geographic Information systems (GIS) mapping.
      SHSM Sectors:  Energy, Environment

  • Seneca College - Markham Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Social Psychology (The Power of Social Influence) (PSY560) ​HDQ4T
      How is our Behaviour Affected by the World We Live in?
      Retailers, marketers, advertisers, the broadcasting industry, the military, public speakers and educators have long understood the principles of social influence. As that knowledge, along with communication technology, has increased, so has the amount of influence that screams for our attention daily. This subject will outline the major tools and theories of social influence by demonstrating how the theories actually work in real life. It will also help us see beyond persuasion strategies in order to make more objective decisions and assert greater control over our own behaviour. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports
       

      Introduction to Marketing (MRK108) ​BMA4T
      How do you effectively promote your service or product?
      Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of its activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants. While marketing is used by both profit and not-for–profit organizations to meet the demands of the market place, this subject introduces students to the fundamental marketing concepts used by profit oriented business organizations to satisfy final consumers. Passing grade is 50%.
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions, seminars
      SHSM Sectors:  Business, Non-Profit, Sports

      Introduction to Advertising Design and Layout (CAB 115) ​BMD4T1
      How can I create effective advertisements?
      This subject provides an introduction to the general field of advertising layout, graphic design, and visual communication. Topics covered will include the use of space, colour and form, print production, principles of layout and design, and basic topography. The focus will be on the applications of these principles to the creation of print advertising materials. This course part of the 2 year diploma in Creative Advertising. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture
       

      Foundations of Psychology (PSY191) ​HBF4T
      How do people think?
      The discipline of Psychology is the study of human behaviour. It is concerned with the observable behaviour of an individual and its relationship to unseen mental and physical processes, as well as to external events. Introduction to Psychology will provide a framework within which the student can begin to explore the human personality. This is a Liberal Studies elective credit: Social Sciences. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports

      Introduction to Business Administration (BUS 106) ​BBF4T
      What is the business world like in Canada?
      This subject is designed to provide first semester students with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, business issues and functions, and the major forces at work in the global economy. It provides students with a perspective of business firms as integrated organizations composed of a number of specialized functions. The subject provides the students an opportunity to develop transferable skills for college and business life. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Business

      The Flight Attendant (FSO 110) ​TJE4T
      This course introduces students to a career as a Flight Attendant. The Flight Attendant job description and all its inherent responsibilities will be reviewed with a focus on the requirement to successfully pass an airline's demanding and stressful Initial Training Program. Many responsibilities of the position are mandated by Transport Canada, so their role in enforcing regulations, will also be covered. The review of the above two components will then lead into discussions of policies that dictate uniforms, grooming, punctuality and reliability and the influence they have on safety and an airline's place in the market. Students will also be introduced to the Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a Crewmember works onboard an aircraft. For that reason, Flight Attendant lifestyle and work/life balance will be reviewed as students practice bidding and building a monthly block of work. The course will wrap up with a reflection on how regulations, policies, procedures, and schedules all make great demands upon Cabin Crewmembers.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

      Food, Theory and Practice (HSP 203) ​TKJ4T
      This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic fundamental culinary skills, and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. This course also covers the principles involved in an effective food and beverage control system, including menu pricing, staffing and computer applications. Students will develop culinary terminology, hands-on skills, and develop knowledge of product standards through a series of menu creations, food pairings, and understand not only how to use ingredients and processes, but why they are used. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management. All students will complete Basics Food Safety Training Certification.
      SHSM Sector:  pending ministry approval

      Dining Room Management (HTM205) ​TFL4T

      The hospitality sector has a high demand for trained, educated and operationally experienced food service managers, assistants, and supervisors. Furthermore, graduates working in any role in the tourism industry will beneft from knowledge of Food and Beverage Service and the related protocols often expected in formal business situations. Students, through study in this subject, other components of their course, and hands-on experience, will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours associated with these needs

      SHSM Sector:  Hospitality & Tourism


  • Seneca College - Newham Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Make-Up Application (COS122) ​TXI4T
      Do you want to develop make-up techniques?
      Emphasis for this subject will be on the study of theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used for makeup products. The student will also be taught the professional use of materials, implements and makeup cosmetic products. Practical workshops will reinforce the theories learned, aid in developing artistic ability and enable the student to work confidently. Passing grade is 50%.

      This course runs from May-June for 7 weeks on Tuesday AND Thursdays

      Course Delivery:  Lecture, Demonstrations and hands-on lab work
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Health & Wellness, Hospitality


      Fashion: Colour and Trend Forecasting (FST110) ​AVD4T
      Want to be the next Versace?
      Students will explore the technical and creative possibilities of CAD drawing.  Students use drafting and design techniques to create accurate technical illustrations of fashion product. Projects combine color and trend research, with brainstorming, design and rendering.  Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Auto-CAD Fundamentals (BEA001) ​TAD4T
      What can you design using technology?
      This is an introductory subject in computer aided drafting and design technology using the latest release of Autodesk software to produce 2-dimensional drawings in accordance with industry standards and conventions. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, Transportation

      Aeronautics (AER121) ​TTW4T
      How do planes stay in the air?
      This course addresses basic theory of flight and covers the operation of aircraft engines, airframes, propellers, and aircraft instruments. Topics in aircraft performance are also discussed in addition to the structure of aeronautical facilities and airspace.  Finally aeronautical radio communications, personnel and aircraft licensing requirements, and elementary air traffic rules are also addressed. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Transportation

      Fire Protection (Sprinkler Systems) (SPR197) ​TCR4T

      This course will provide the student with a basic understanding of the requirements which apply to the general design, installation, and approval of automatic sprinkler systems. The course will include the use and interpretation of the relevant codes and standards for sprinkler systems. Special emphasis will be placed on the general code NFPA13. Students will be required to layout sprinkler systems which conform to the code. They will also be required to perform water flow tests. Passing grade is 50%.

      SHSM Sectors: Construction, Energy, pending ministry approval JCT


      Electronic Lab Instrumentation & Techniques (LIN 155) ​TES4T
      This is the first course in electronic lab instrumentation and techniques. It is intended to introduce the student to a variety of electronic components including a method of producing a working electronic assembly using reasonably priced commercial kits. Electrical tests on the assembly are carried out using laboratory instruments such as a DMM, oscilloscope and a power supply. The course includes a survey of electrical safety and a practical course on soldering. Workplace safety and WHMIS are also covered.
      SHSM Sectors:  pending ministry approval

      CNC Manual Programming (CNC101) ​TMB4T
      This course focuses on the manual programming codes for a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Centre with a Fanuc and Haas control.  Although there are different formats used to program CNC equipment, the skills and concepts learned in this course will enable the student to quickly master other CNC controls.
      SHSM Sectors:  Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation

      Physiology of Fitness ​NAT112
      ​NAT112 is the General Education Course which is designed to be both theoretical and practical, combining traditional classroom activity and practical application of health and fitness theory. Students participate in lectures and practical physical fitness and health activities that present how the body responds and adapts to exercise stress and explore contemporary fitness and health issues such as the role of physical and mental stress as well as sleep on the body.

  • Seneca College - York Campus
    • TitleCourse Code

      Leadership in Society (SOC300) ​HDW4T
      What is leadership and what does it take to be a great leader?
      When you think of leadership, who comes to mind? Al Gore? Hillary Clinton? Craig Kielburger? Stephen Lewis? The captain of your high school softball team? Perhaps it’s you. If not, it could be. Leaders are made, not born. In this course, you will develop a greater understanding of the leadership roles you can play in society by seeking out volunteer opportunities and learning to be leaders within your communities. By exploring various types of leadership and discussing the benefits and challenges of each, you will learn to think more critically about how you want to focus your community activities and function as leaders. Finally, you will enhance your communication skills, advocacy and leadership skills by becoming active through community service in your communities. Through study and practical work experience you will understand how you can affect positive social change. That change can be on campus, in your neighbourhoods, in your future workplaces or in the greater community. Everyone can learn to be a leader and “Leadership in Society” will enable students to take that first step towards making a difference.  Passing grade is 55%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, discussions, practical work.
      SHSM Sectors:

      Interpersonal Communications (SSW101) ​HDC4T
      This subject is an introduction to enhancing self-awareness and understanding interpersonal communication patterns. It will enable students to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, values and attitudes. Students will explore different communication modes. As well students will practice giving and receiving feedback, effective listening and other communication skills.  Passing grade is 50%.
      SHSM Sectors: Business, Health & Wellness

      Drawing 1 – Portfolio Development (AFD181) ​AFD4T
      Improve your art portfolio!
      Drawing is considered to be an important mode of communication; it is as appropriate as speaking or writing as a method of communicating thoughts, ideas, and impressions. Focusing on essential drawing techniques from observation using diverse media, this class introduces the students to the elements and principles of design, and concentrates on elements such as composition, light and shadow, perspective, mood and the student's personal interpretation of the subject. Observational skills will be developed through detailed instruction of rendering techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control. Passing grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      Digital Design 1 (AFD141) ​AFJ4T
      Develop your digital art skills!
      Ability in design is regarded as fundamental to all visual art disciplines. Supported by Design I, this lab-based subject will focus on resolving approaches to composition through the development of ability in the visual elements and organizing principles of design. Students will be introduced to digital approaches, software, and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including Fine Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design and Popular Culture. Passing Grade is 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Information & Communication

      Design I: Composition and Creativity (AFD131) ​AEM4T
      What factors contribute to good design?
      Ability in design, along with fine art and critical thinking skills, is regarded as fundamental to all visual art disciplines. This studio-based subject will focus on resolving approaches to 2D and 3D composition, as applied to diverse visual art disciplines and industries, through the development of ability in, and understanding of, the visual elements and organizing principles of design. Along with design-based explorations students will also learn attitudes and approaches to the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills that are vital to success in all the art industries.
      Passing Grade 50%.
       
      Course Delivery:  Demonstrations and hands-on workshops
      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture

      TV News Broadcasting (JRN141) ​TGD4T

      Students immerse themselves in a writing and content production lab where they connect the principles of story, structure and news value with writing to deadline. Students develop strategies to enhance English language and writing skills. They learn the mechanics of writing news, sports, entertainment and weather and how to cover a news conference using Canadian Press style. Students then apply their skills to produce a basic TV newscast. They will learn how a television newsroom operates on a daily basis both editorially and technically and will work in real time to produce a daily newscast while rotating through various studio and control room positions. The newsroom (classroom) will be treated as an actual working newsroom with students participating on-camera and behind the scenes.

      SHSM Sectors:  Arts & Culture, Sports


      Introduction to Sociology 1: Social Inequity (SCL 191) ​HSH4T

      ​How do people think?
      This course examines selected theories, research and applied forms of sociology as well as the development of the discipline. It is designed for students in the Liberal Arts Program, and, in combination with Introduction to Sociology II: Social Institutions, will provide an introduction to the discipline of sociology, preparing students for ongoing study in the field. Students will also gain an understanding of sociology?s diversity, the history and nature of the discipline, and its relevance to some of the more interesting contemporary issues in our world. Through lectures, readings, discussions, and assignments, this course will introduce students to some of the research methods, theories, major figures, and perspectives found in sociology. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills, facilitates the practical application of student learning, and promotes the integration of course materials into students? understanding of themselves and their world.

      Course Delivery:  Lectures, research, discussions.
      SHSM Sectors:  Health & Wellness, Non-Profit, Sports.


      Storytelling for Audio Platforms (Podcasting) ​TGF4T / JRN114
      ​In the course, Storytelling for Audio Platforms, students are introduced to technical and content considerations for journalists working in audio based mediums. Students learn industry terminologies and basic reporting skills related to the production of podcasts, radio, and on-line audio news and feature content. Students are taught how to capture audio effectively and how to edit the content using voice overs, interview clips, natural sound and music.

 

To register, students need to complete the following steps:

  • Pre-select Dual Credit course(s) on My Pathway Planner and speak with their home-school guidance counsellor.
  • Ensure that you speak to your counsellor to have a flexible timetable to accommodate that the dual credit course(s) so that they do not conflict with day-school scheduled classes.

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