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QUICK FACTS

Program length

4 – 30 months

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Course Credits

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • NorQuest College academic skills assessment
  • first language other than English
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This program information is not for the current academic year. If you are interested in a program starting before July, view the current academic year of the program.

Course Listing

Course CodeTitleCredit
Fall & Winter terms - 16 weeks
YITX1002
Explore the concepts of character, plot, setting, conflict, and resolution in short stories and through a novel study. Learn to summarize and respond to readings on varying topics and of various lengths. Improve your ability to read and comprehend non-fiction texts by developing skills such as recognizing and identifying main ideas, details, and sequence. Learn to predict, question, infer, and use background information to better understand text.
  • 63 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
YITX1003
Learn to identify plot, conflict and resolution, climax, setting, theme, characterization, and point of view in various fictional short story selections. Explore the concepts of theme, prediction, background information, making connections, visualization, questioning, and figurative language through a novel study. Develop your ability to read and comprehend non-fiction texts by focusing on “cause and effect” and “compare and contrast” text structures. Improve your ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, identify the main idea, and understand irony and inference. Learn through individual, group, and computer-assisted instruction.
  • 63 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
YITX1012
Develop your ability to plan, draft, and edit your writing. Learn to write various types of paragraphs including persuasive, descriptive, narrative, compare and contrast, and cause and effect. Improve your academic vocabulary, spelling, and grammar skills through individual and group instruction.
  • 63 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
YITX1013
Develop the ability to plan, draft, and edit your writing. Learn how to organize and support persuasive paragraphs. Understand how to use similes and write descriptively in narrative paragraphs and essays. Learn how to summarize effectively. Explore the structures of “compare and contrast” and “cause and effect” paragraphs and further develop your writing to three-paragraph or five-paragraph essays. Improve your academic vocabulary, spelling, and grammar skills through both individual and group instruction.
  • 63 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
YITX1020
Improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, and/or grammar skills through individualized instruction. Work both with an instructor and in a small group to develop skills essential to achieving your personal language goals. This course is designed for students whose math skills are significantly higher than their language skills.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1032
Further develop your communication and interpersonal skills while working as a member of a team. Explore themes that may include academic success, intercultural communication, employment, Canadian history and citizenship, and healthy living. Complete projects that develop your research, interview, and presentation skills. Enhance your computer skills and knowledge in word processing, presentation, and desktop publishing programs.  Improve your physical health through field trips to the YMCA.
  • 16 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1033
Continue to develop your communication and interpersonal skills while working as a member of a team. Explore themes that may include academic success, intercultural communication, employment, Canadian history and citizenship, and healthy living. Complete projects that develop your research, interview, and presentation skills.  Enhance your computer skills and knowledge in word processing, presentation, and desktop publishing programs.  Improve your physical health through field trips to the YMCA.
  • 16 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1041
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics covered include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1042
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics covered include a review of multiplication and division operations and an introduction to fractions.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1043
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics include fractions, decimals, integers, simple equations, rations, proportions, percent, and measurement.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
YITX1102
Explore the concepts of character, plot, setting, conflict, and resolution in short stories and through a novel study. Learn to summarize and respond to readings on varying topics and of various lengths. Improve your ability to read and comprehend non-fiction texts by developing skills such as recognizing and identifying main ideas, details, and sequence. Learn to predict, question, infer, and use background information to better understand text.
  • 126 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
YITX1103
Learn to identify plot, conflict and resolution, climax, setting, theme, characterization, and point of view in various fictional short story selections. Explore the concepts of theme, prediction, background information, making connections, visualization, questioning, and figurative language through a novel study. Develop your ability to read and comprehend non-fiction texts by focusing on “cause and effect” and “compare and contrast” text structures. Improve your ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, identify the main idea, and understand irony and inference. Learn through individual, group, and computer-assisted instruction.
  • 126 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
YITX1112
Develop your ability to plan, draft, and edit your writing. Learn to write various types of paragraphs including persuasive, descriptive, narrative, compare and contrast, and cause and effect. Improve your academic vocabulary, spelling, and grammar skills through individual and group instruction.
  • 126 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
YITX1113
Develop the ability to plan, draft, and edit your writing. Learn how to organize and support persuasive paragraphs. Understand how to use similes and write descriptively in narrative paragraphs and essays. Learn how to summarize effectively. Explore the structures of “compare and contrast” and “cause and effect” paragraphs and further develop your writing to three-paragraph or five-paragraph essays. Improve your academic vocabulary, spelling, and grammar skills through both individual and group instruction.
  • 126 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
YITX1120
Improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, and/or grammar skills through individualized instruction. Work both with an instructor and in a small group to develop skills essential to achieving your personal language goals. This course is designed for students whose math skills are significantly higher than their language skills.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
YITX1132
Further develop your communication and interpersonal skills while working as a member of a team. Explore themes that may include academic success, intercultural communication, employment, Canadian history and citizenship, and healthy living. Complete projects that develop your research, interview, and presentation skills. Enhance your computer skills and knowledge in word processing, presentation, and desktop publishing programs.  Improve your physical health through field trips to the YMCA.
  • 32 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
YITX1133
Continue to develop your communication and interpersonal skills while working as a member of a team. Explore themes that may include academic success, intercultural communication, employment, Canadian history and citizenship, and healthy living. Complete projects that develop your research, interview, and presentation skills.  Enhance your computer skills and knowledge in word processing, presentation, and desktop publishing programs.  Improve your physical health through field trips to the YMCA.
  • 32 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
YITX1141
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics covered include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
YITX1142
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics covered include a review of multiplication and division operations and an introduction to fractions.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
YITX1143
Develop your mathematical ability through a modularized program developed by the instructor to meet your individual needs. Topics include fractions, decimals, integers, simple equations, rations, proportions, percent, and measurement.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2