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TUITION & FEES

Canadian
Total tuition: $555.00
Total fees: $248.93
International
Total tuition: $1,715.00
Total fees: $248.93

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Alberta Education high school transcript current within the last five years or NorQuest College placement assessment
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Course Listing

The following course delivery options are available:

  • In-person: classes delivered with in-person instruction and regularly scheduled class meetings held either during the day or evening
  • Online Real-time: online real-time classes delivered for students located in the NorQuest regional communities (Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt) or from an partnering Alberta institution (Portage College, Keyano College). Students must be available to attend regularly scheduled online class meetings held either during the day or evening.
  • Online Anytime: classes delivered online anytime without regularly scheduled class meetings. These classes have open enrolment, no application is required. To enrol, complete the registration form next to the listed courses.
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Course CodeTitleCredit

Aboriginal Studies Courses

SSN2154
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SSN3154
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

English Courses

ELA1104
Write paragraphs, personal essays, and business letters. Learn how to edit and revise your writing. Read a variety of literary forms. Practise your communication skills and critical thinking skills. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 20-2.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA1105
Analyze short stories, poetry, drama, a novel, non-fiction, and a feature film. Use a step-by-step writing process to write personal and literary journals, paragraphs, essays, poetry, and scripts. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Learn editing and revising skills. Respond to literature using art, collages, music, or compositions. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 20-1.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1901
Improve your reading comprehension and speed. Learn strategies to improve your understanding of what you read and your ability to retain information.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA2104
Continue studying the types of literature including short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. Learn to write expository, persuasive, and personal paragraphs and essays. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Study literature as well as cartoons, illustrations, and a feature film. Evaluate media, including advertising and propaganda. Develop communications skills. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 30-2.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA2105
Build the foundations of literary theory, style appreciation, and analytical skills that are needed for English 30-1. Analyze short stories, drama, poetry, non-fiction, a novel, a feature film, and media. Create essays and reports. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1902
In this course, students will develop foundational writing skills, as well as some of the other skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.  This course introduces students to the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. It provides a foundation for further academic studies by integrating the skills, competencies, and strategies needed for successful learning.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1904
In this course, students will develop essential reading skills, as well as some of the other skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.  This course introduces students to the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. It provides a foundation for further academic studies by integrating the skills, competencies, and strategies needed for successful learning.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1906
Improve your reading and writing skills as you prepare for English Language Arts 10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2, Reading 089 or English 089. Increase your word attack skills, reading speed, and research and analytical skills. Enhance your sentence, paragraph, and essay-writing skills using the five-step writing process. Improve your spelling, grammar, and vocabulary. Learn through individual, group, teacher-directed, and computer-assisted instruction.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
ENGL3301
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL3302
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
HUMN1911
This course will advance student skills and knowledge in the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. The course continues to build a foundation for academic studies at the high school level, as students develop some of the skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

GED Preparation Courses

GEDP1000
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.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
GEDE1301
Develop your reading comprehension and writing skills to prepare to write the GED exam.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
GEDM1301
Develop the basic Math skills needed for your chosen field. Prepare to write the GED exam.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
GEDS1301
Learn key strategies and social studies and science vocabulary to prepare you to write the GED exam.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Information Processing Courses

COMP1900
Develop basic computer and keyboarding skills. Learn the fundamentals of Windows, Word, Excel, the Internet, and email. Create and format Word documents and work with spreadsheets in Excel. Search the Internet for information, and use email to send and receive messages.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 125 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
INFO1001
Using Microsoft Office, develop the word processing, keyboarding, spreadsheet, and presentation skills suitable for personal and business use applications. Gain skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 125 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Mathematics Courses

MATH1019
This is a whole numbers course. Concepts covered include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MAT1791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2792
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT3211
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT3792
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1390
Learn the basics of ratios and proportions, percents, measurement, and graphing to prepare for academic math. This course includes signed numbers, equations, ratio, percent, proportion, and measurement.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1490
Prepare for Mathematics 10C. Topics include number systems, exponent laws, solving linear equations, word problems, polynomials (operations), measurement, and a unit on shape and space.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1903
Become familiar with basic math skills. Review operations with whole numbers. Study basic fractions, decimals, word problems, and math vocabulary.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1904
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1905
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3302
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Science Courses

BIOL3300
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
CHEM3300
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
PHYS3300
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, and forces.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN1270
Develop the attitudes, skills, and knowledge common to all sciences. Learn the key concepts of energy, matter, and change within the contexts of biology, chemistry, and physics.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2231
The major science themes developed in this course are diversity, energy, equilibrium, matter and systems. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the seven units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2796
The major science themes developed in this course are matter, change, systems, and diversity. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the four units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2797
The major science themes developed in this course are change, energy, equilibrium, and systems. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the four units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN3230
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCNC1800
Strengthen your knowledge of the core areas in science. Develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. Learn key concepts in biology and chemistry.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCNC3300
Explore general topics in science that include the study of chemistry, biology, and physics. Topics include "Living Systems Respond to Their Environment," "Chemistry and the Environment," "Electromagnetic Energy," and "Energy and the Environment."
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Social Studies Courses

SST1771
Explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and its impact. Gain the necessary skills to progress to Social Studies 20-1.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SST1772
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SST2771
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SST2772
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SOST3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SOST3302
Write essays providing specific examples that support generalizations and explain issues. Use news magazines to access information about current affairs.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
Course CodeTitleCredit

Aboriginal Studies Courses

SSN3154
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

English Courses

ELA1104
Write paragraphs, personal essays, and business letters. Learn how to edit and revise your writing. Read a variety of literary forms. Practise your communication skills and critical thinking skills. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 20-2.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA1105
Analyze short stories, poetry, drama, a novel, non-fiction, and a feature film. Use a step-by-step writing process to write personal and literary journals, paragraphs, essays, poetry, and scripts. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Learn editing and revising skills. Respond to literature using art, collages, music, or compositions. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 20-1.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1901
Improve your reading comprehension and speed. Learn strategies to improve your understanding of what you read and your ability to retain information.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA2104
Continue studying the types of literature including short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. Learn to write expository, persuasive, and personal paragraphs and essays. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Study literature as well as cartoons, illustrations, and a feature film. Evaluate media, including advertising and propaganda. Develop communications skills. Improve your reading and writing skills in preparation for English 30-2.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ELA2105
Build the foundations of literary theory, style appreciation, and analytical skills that are needed for English 30-1. Analyze short stories, drama, poetry, non-fiction, a novel, a feature film, and media. Create essays and reports. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1902
In this course, students will develop foundational writing skills, as well as some of the other skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.  This course introduces students to the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. It provides a foundation for further academic studies by integrating the skills, competencies, and strategies needed for successful learning.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1904
In this course, students will develop essential reading skills, as well as some of the other skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.  This course introduces students to the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. It provides a foundation for further academic studies by integrating the skills, competencies, and strategies needed for successful learning.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL1906
Improve your reading and writing skills as you prepare for English Language Arts 10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2, Reading 089 or English 089. Increase your word attack skills, reading speed, and research and analytical skills. Enhance your sentence, paragraph, and essay-writing skills using the five-step writing process. Improve your spelling, grammar, and vocabulary. Learn through individual, group, teacher-directed, and computer-assisted instruction.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
ENGL3301
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL3302
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
HUMN1911
This course will advance student skills and knowledge in the main areas of study in the English Language Arts. The course continues to build a foundation for academic studies at the high school level, as students develop some of the skills and competencies set out in Alberta Education’s English Language Arts curriculum.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

GED Preparation Courses

GEDP1000
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.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3

Information Processing Courses

COMP1900
Develop basic computer and keyboarding skills. Learn the fundamentals of Windows, Word, Excel, the Internet, and email. Create and format Word documents and work with spreadsheets in Excel. Search the Internet for information, and use email to send and receive messages.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 125 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
INFO1001
Using Microsoft Office, develop the word processing, keyboarding, spreadsheet, and presentation skills suitable for personal and business use applications. Gain skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 125 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Mathematics Courses

MATH1019
This is a whole numbers course. Concepts covered include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MAT1791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2792
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT3211
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1390
Learn the basics of ratios and proportions, percents, measurement, and graphing to prepare for academic math. This course includes signed numbers, equations, ratio, percent, proportion, and measurement.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1490
Prepare for Mathematics 10C. Topics include number systems, exponent laws, solving linear equations, word problems, polynomials (operations), measurement, and a unit on shape and space.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 75 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1903
Become familiar with basic math skills. Review operations with whole numbers. Study basic fractions, decimals, word problems, and math vocabulary.
  • 100 Lecture
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1904
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1905
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3302
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Science Courses

BIOL3300
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
CHEM3300
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
PHYS3300
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, and forces.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN1270
Develop the attitudes, skills, and knowledge common to all sciences. Learn the key concepts of energy, matter, and change within the contexts of biology, chemistry, and physics.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2231
The major science themes developed in this course are diversity, energy, equilibrium, matter and systems. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the seven units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2796
The major science themes developed in this course are matter, change, systems, and diversity. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the four units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCN2797
The major science themes developed in this course are change, energy, equilibrium, and systems. The major concepts allow connections to be drawn among the four units of the course.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCNC1800
Strengthen your knowledge of the core areas in science. Develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. Learn key concepts in biology and chemistry.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SCNC3300
Explore general topics in science that include the study of chemistry, biology, and physics. Topics include "Living Systems Respond to Their Environment," "Chemistry and the Environment," "Electromagnetic Energy," and "Energy and the Environment."
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Social Studies Courses

SST2771
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SST2772
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SOST3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
SOST3302
Write essays providing specific examples that support generalizations and explain issues. Use news magazines to access information about current affairs.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
Course CodeTitleCredit

English Courses

ENGL3301
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
ENGL3302
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
  • 25 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

GED Preparation Courses

GEDP1000
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.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3

Mathematics Courses

MAT1791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2791
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT2792
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MAT3211
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1010
Develop your practical math skills to the level required for Alberta apprenticeship. Learn the science skills you need to prepare for the technical instruction required in any trade. Prepare for the Trades Entrance Examinations levels 1-4.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH1905
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
MATH3302
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5

Prep for College Courses

ENGL9089
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 University
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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MATH9089
Acquire the mathematical skills you need for college-level math courses. Study simple algebra and equations, measurement, and percents. Review whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, percent, and proportions. Study measurement and simple algebra and equations. Prerequisite: Placement test or a letter from MacEwan University.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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READ9089
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 University
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3

Science Courses

BIOL3300
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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CHEM3300
Study thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry, acids, bases, and equilibrium
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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PHYS3300
Master concepts related to momentum and impulse, electromagnetic radiation, and forces.
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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SCNC3300
Explore general topics in science that include the study of chemistry, biology, and physics. Topics include "Living Systems Respond to Their Environment," "Chemistry and the Environment," "Electromagnetic Energy," and "Energy and the Environment."
  • 125 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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Social Studies Courses

SOST3301
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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Upgrading Non-Credit Prep Courses

XUPG1020
This 10-week, non-credit refresher course will help you prepare for Biology 30 (BIOL 3300) by reviewing key concepts in Biology 10 and Biology 20.
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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XUPG1021
This 10-week, non-credit refresher course will help you prepare for Chemistry 30 (CHEM 3300) by reviewing key concepts in Chemistry 10 and Chemistry 20.
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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XUPG1022
This 10-week, non-credit refresher course will help you prepare for English 30-1 or 30-2 (ENGL 3301 or ENGL 3302) by reviewing key concepts in English 10 and English 20.
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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XUPG1024
This 10-week, non-credit refresher course will help you prepare for Physics 30 (PHYS 3300) by reviewing key concepts in Physics 10 and Biology 20.
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
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Additional note

Real-Time Courses

Real-time online courses allow students to participate in a class-like setting. Using video conferencing or internet tools like Blackboard Collaborate, 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 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 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.

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Anytime Courses

Our anytime online courses allow students to learn on the day of the week and time of the day that work best for them. Students are given the flexibility of choosing their own study schedule or using the one suggested by the instructor. Some courses will be scheduled with set start and end dates, while others may be scheduled with a flexible start and end date (open entry/open exit). 

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