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Office of the Registrar
NorQuest College
10215 108 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 1L6
Phone: 780.644.6000 or 1.866.534.7218
Email: info@norquest.ca

Come to class online through eCampusAlberta! NorQuest College is proud to be part of this exciting learning initiative. eCampusAlberta gives students access to a wide range of courses and programs from colleges, technical institutes, and universities throughout the province.

When you register with NorQuest for an eCampusAlberta course, you will have access to the College's excellent student support services, including the Learner Centre and the library.

Learning with eCampusAlberta

  • Full-time or part-time delivery options
  • Learning material delivered online
  • 10- to 16-week terms
  • Maximum student flexibility

Visit the eCampusAlberta website for dates, tuitions and fees, and to view additional courses offered during 2012/2013.

NorQuest College eCampus courses

NorQuest offers a wide variety of real-time and flexible (anytime) courses through eCampusAlberta. The courses listed below (subject to availability) are available for online registration.

Real-Time Courses

Our Real-Time online courses allow students to participate in a class-like setting. Using Blackboard Collaborate on the Internet, or via video conferencing instructors and students meet online at a specific time during the day or evening. During the week day, an online tutorial service is also available from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.

The following Real-Time courses may be available during the day or evening and run online in the fall (September to December), winter (January to April), and spring (May to August) terms.

NorQuest high school equivalency courses are denoted by (E). All other courses are Alberta Education curriculum.

Aboriginal Studies Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
SSN2154Aboriginal Studies 20
Study Aboriginal people from a Canadian and Alberta perspective. Expand your knowledge of policies, legislation, conflict, and cultural change. The four themes covered are “The Métis: Conflict and Cultural Change,” “Treaties and Cultural Change,” “Legislation, Policies, and Cultural Change,” and “Schooling and Cultural Change.” The course will follow the Alberta Education program of studies.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SSN3154Aboriginal Studies 30
Study contemporary Native history and the ways in which Native society takes part in and is influenced by contemporary Canadian and world politics and commerce. Explore the development of pre-contact First Nation societies and Native self-government. Learn about world colonization and its effects on the world's Indigenous peoples.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

English Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
ELA3104English Language Arts 30-2
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, and a feature film. Evaluate TV news, advertisements, and cartoons. Represent your ideas visually or through class presentations. Learn the skills needed to pass the provincial diploma examination.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
ENGL3301English 030-1
Build on the knowledge you gained in English 10-1 and English 20-1 by studying short stories, non-fiction, poetry, drama, a novel, film, and media. Write essays analyzing the universal themes used in literature. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
ENGL3302English 030-2
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, media, and a feature film. Present your ideas visually. Make class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

Mathematics Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
MAT1791Mathematics 10-C
Mathematics 10-C is the introductory course for high school mathematics. Topics include measurement, trigonometry, polynomial factoring, exponents, and relations and functions. This course prepares students to enter the -1 and -2 sequences of high school mathematics.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT2791Mathematics 20-1
The Math -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include sequences and series, trigonometry, quadratics, rational expressions, radical expressions, absolute value and reciprocal functions, systems of equations, and inequalities.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT2792Mathematics 20-2
The Math -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, properties of angles and triangles, trigonometry, radicals, quadratic functions, quadratic equations, and proportional reasoning.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3037Pure Mathematics 30
Prepare for post-secondary programs that require calculus. Study transformations, trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, geometric sequences and series, conics, permutations and combinations, and statistics. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3038Applied Mathematics 30
Prepare for post-secondary programs that do not require calculus. Study probability, statistics, matrices, pathways, vectors, fractals, finance, and spreadsheets. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3211Mathematics 31
Study calculus and prepare for engineering or science-related programs at university or technical institutes. Work with functions, secants, tangents, derivatives, limits, curve sketching, anti-derivatives, areas, and integrals.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3791Math 30-1
The Math -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include trigonometry, transformations, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, radical functions and equations along with permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3792Math 30-2
The Mathematics -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include logical reasoning, probability, and fundamental counting principle and rational, trigonometric, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATA3300Applied Math 030
Prepare for post-secondary programs that do not require calculus. Study probability, statistics, matrices, pathways, vectors, fractals, finance, and spreadsheets.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH1905High School Prep Math
Study the basic algebraic skills required for high school mathematics courses. Topics include number systems, rational numbers, algebraic expressions, patterns and equations, problem solving, exponential laws, measurement, shape and space, graphing, and geometry.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH3301Math 030-1
The Mathematics -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include trigonometry, transformations, and exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and radical functions and equations, along with permutations, combinations, and the binomial theorem.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH3302Math 030-2
The Mathematics -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include logical reasoning, probability, fundamental counting principle, and rational, trigonometric, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATP3300Pure Math 030
Prepare for post-secondary programs that require calculus. Study transformations, trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, geometric sequences and series, conics, permutations and combinations, and statistics.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

Social Studies Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
SOST3301Social Studies 030-1
Examine theories of politics and economics in democracy, socialism, capitalism, and fascism. Study European history since 1919 and the influence of Europe on the rest of the world. Research current affairs.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SOST3302Social Studies 030-2
Write essays providing specific examples that support generalizations and explain issues. Use news magazines to access information about current affairs.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST1771Social Studies 10-1
Explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and its impact. Gain the necessary skills to progress to Social Studies 20-1.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST1772Social Studies 10-2
Explore historical aspects of globalization as well as the effects of globalization on lands, cultures, human rights, and quality of life. Gain the necessary skills to progress to Social Studies 20-2.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST2771Social Studies 20-1
Explore multiple perspectives on the origins and influence of nationalism on regional, international, and global relations. Gain the necessary skills to progress to Social Studies 30-1
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST2772Social Studies 20-2
Explore multiple perspectives on the origins and influence of nationalism on regional, international, and global relations. Gain the necessary skills to progress to Social Studies 30-2.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST3771Social Studies 30-1
Examine theories of politics and economics in democracy, socialism, capitalism, and fascism. Study European history since 1919 and the influence of Europe on the rest of the world. Research current affairs. Prepare to write the provincial diploma examination.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SST3772Social Studies 30-2
Write essays providing specific examples that support generalizations and explain issues. Use news magazines to access information about current affairs. Prepare to write the provincial diploma examination.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

Science Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
ANPH1001Anatomy and Physiology I
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide support and movement, coordination, and regulation. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals will be introduced. In the Practical Nurse program a final mark of C- is required to progress to PATH 1000.
  • 45 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
3
ANPH1002Anatomy and Physiology II
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide transport and protection; absorption, diffusion, and excretion; and reproduction. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals, and theory and principles related to microbiology will be introduced. Transfer: AU
  • 45 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
3
BIOL3300Biology 030
Study cell division, molecular biology, genetics, population dynamics, reproduction and development, and the nervous and endocrine systems. Examine the effects of technology on humans.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
CHEM3300Chemistry 030
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
PHYS3300Physics 030
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, and forces.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN2231Biology 20
Master the key themes in biology: energy and matter, exchange in the biosphere, ecosystems and population change, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and human systems.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN2796Chemistry 20
Master the major concepts of chemistry: chemical bonding, gases, solutions, acids and bases, and quantitative relationships in chemical change.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN2797Physics 20
Learn concepts related to kinematics, dynamics, periodic motion, and conservation of energy.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN3796Chemistry 30
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN3797Physics 30
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, forces, and atomic physics. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

NorQuest high school equivalency courses are denoted by (E). All other courses are Alberta Education curriculum.

Flexible (Anytime) Courses

Our flexible online courses allow students to learn at the time of day that works best for them. Students work through online course materials and activities on their own schedule. Check the eCampus Alberta website for availability and registration deadlines.

NorQuest high school equivalency courses are denoted by (E). All other courses are Alberta Education curriculum.

English Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
ELA3104English Language Arts 30-2
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, and a feature film. Evaluate TV news, advertisements, and cartoons. Represent your ideas visually or through class presentations. Learn the skills needed to pass the provincial diploma examination.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
ELA3105English Language Arts 30-1
Build on the knowledge you gained in English 10-1 and English 20-1 by studying short stories, non-fiction, poetry, drama, a novel, film, and media. Write essays analyzing the universal themes expressed in literature. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Fine-tune the skills you need to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
ENGL3301English 030-1
Build on the knowledge you gained in English 10-1 and English 20-1 by studying short stories, non-fiction, poetry, drama, a novel, film, and media. Write essays analyzing the universal themes used in literature. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
ENGL3302English 030-2
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, media, and a feature film. Present your ideas visually. Make class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

GED Preparation Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
GEDP1000GED Prep
Brush up on writing, literature, science, social studies, and math. You will receive instruction in basic math and geometry, essay writing, and grammar and reading.
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
3

Mathematics Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
MAT1791Mathematics 10-C
Mathematics 10-C is the introductory course for high school mathematics. Topics include measurement, trigonometry, polynomial factoring, exponents, and relations and functions. This course prepares students to enter the -1 and -2 sequences of high school mathematics.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT2791Mathematics 20-1
The Math -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include sequences and series, trigonometry, quadratics, rational expressions, radical expressions, absolute value and reciprocal functions, systems of equations, and inequalities.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT2792Mathematics 20-2
The Math -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, properties of angles and triangles, trigonometry, radicals, quadratic functions, quadratic equations, and proportional reasoning.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3037Pure Mathematics 30
Prepare for post-secondary programs that require calculus. Study transformations, trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, geometric sequences and series, conics, permutations and combinations, and statistics. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3211Mathematics 31
Study calculus and prepare for engineering or science-related programs at university or technical institutes. Work with functions, secants, tangents, derivatives, limits, curve sketching, anti-derivatives, areas, and integrals.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3791Math 30-1
The Math -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include trigonometry, transformations, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, radical functions and equations along with permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MAT3792Math 30-2
The Mathematics -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include logical reasoning, probability, and fundamental counting principle and rational, trigonometric, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH1007Prep for Practical Nurse Math
This online math course is designed for learners planning to enter the Practical Nurse program. The course focuses on the math skills students need to be successful in the PN program and the health-care workplace.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
4
MATH1903Essential Math
Become familiar with basic math skills. Review operations with whole numbers. Study basic fractions, decimals, word problems, and math vocabulary.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH1904Pre-Algebra
Study the math skills required for algebra-based courses. Topics include integers, signed decimals, signed fractions, ratios, proportions, percent, and measurement. Prepare for the Apprenticeship Prep program or the High School Prep Math course.
  • 100 Lecture hours
  • 25 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH3301Math 030-1
The Mathematics -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus. Topics include trigonometry, transformations, and exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and radical functions and equations, along with permutations, combinations, and the binomial theorem.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATH3302Math 030-2
The Mathematics -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include logical reasoning, probability, fundamental counting principle, and rational, trigonometric, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
MATP3300Pure Math 030
Prepare for post-secondary programs that require calculus. Study transformations, trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, geometric sequences and series, conics, permutations and combinations, and statistics.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

Science Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
BIOL3300Biology 030
Study cell division, molecular biology, genetics, population dynamics, reproduction and development, and the nervous and endocrine systems. Examine the effects of technology on humans.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
CHEM3300Chemistry 030
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
PHYS3300Physics 030
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, and forces.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN3230Biology 30
Study cell division, molecular biology, genetics, population and community dynamics, reproduction and development, and the nervous and endocrine systems. Examine the effects of technology on humans. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN3796Chemistry 30
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5
SCN3797Physics 30
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, forces, and atomic physics. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
  • 125 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
5

Prep for College Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
ENGL9089English 089
Prepare to write college-level assignments by reviewing and practising paragraph and essay development. Practise writing effective compositions. Improve your understanding of sentence construction, punctuation, and basic mechanics. Prerequisite: Placement test or a permission letter from MacEwan College
  • 60 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
3
MATH089Math 089
Acquire the mathematical skills you need for college-level math courses. Study simple algebra and equations, measurement, and percents. This course reviews whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, percent, and proportions. Study measurement and simple algebra and equations. Pre-requisite: Placement test or a letter from MacEwan College
  • 60 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
2
READ9089Reading 089
Increase your reading skills by practising skimming and scanning strategies, increasing your speed and comprehension, and developing effective inference and generalization techniques. Prerequisite: Placement test or a letter from MacEwan College
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
3

Upgrading Non-Credit Prep Courses

Course CodeTitleCredit
XUPG1020Biology 30 Prep - Fast Track
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
0
XUPG1021Chemistry 30 Prep - Fast Track
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
0
XUPG1022English 30-1 Prep - Fast Track
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
0
XUPG1023Pure Math 30 Prep - Fast Track
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
0
XUPG1024Physics 30 Prep - Fast Track
  • 65 Lecture hours
  • 0 Lab hours
  • 0 Work Experience hours
0