eCampus

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NorQuest College
10215 108 Street NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 1L6

Phone:
780.644.6000

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866.534.7218

Email:
info@norquest.ca

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

Learning through eCampus

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

NorQuest College eCampus courses

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

Anytime online courses allow students to learn at the time of day that works best for them. Students have a set amount of time in which to complete the course, but work through the materials and activities on their own schedule. Registration is available weekly so students can start a class whenever they are ready.

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NorQuest offers a wide variety of real-time and anytime courses:

English Courses

CourseTitleCredit
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
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
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

CourseTitleCredit
GEDP1521
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to learn strategies to prepare for writing the GED exam. Students focus on developing and improving their writing, reading, science, social studies, and math skills. Students also practise various GED assessment tests to help them feel more comfortable in a timed testing environment.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3

Mathematics Courses

CourseTitleCredit
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
MATH1521
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to focus on developing the math and science skills they need to pass the apprenticeship exam. Students will also practise simulated trade exams to help them feel more comfortable in a timed testing environment.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1522
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to develop the mathematics skills they need for algebra-based courses. Topics include integers, signed fractions and decimals, ratios, proportions, and measurement. This course prepares students for further math studies in Apprenticeship , GED, and High School Math Preparation.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1523
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to study the basic algebra skills required for high school mathematics courses. Topics include number systems, rational numbers, algebraic expressions and equations, problem solving, exponent laws, geometry and measurement. Successful completion of this course allows students to progress to Math 10C.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1524
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format assists students to prepare for entry into health-related diploma programs. Students focus on developing the math skills they need to be successful in the PN program and the health-care workplace.  Successful completion of the course gives students the mathematics prerequisite needed for entry into the Practical Nurse Diploma program at NorQuest College.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH1525
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to study mathematics concepts related to whole numbers. Topics include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value. Successful completion of this course allows students to progress to Pre-Algebra.
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
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

CourseTitleCredit
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 College
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
MATH089
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
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 College
  • 75 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3

Science Courses

CourseTitleCredit
ANPH1001
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
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
ANPH1002
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. In the Practical Nurse program, a final mark of C- is required to progress to PATH 1000.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
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
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

CourseTitleCredit
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

Upgrading Non-Credit Prep Courses

CourseTitleCredit
XUPG1020
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
0
XUPG1021
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
0
XUPG1022
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
0
XUPG1024
  • 65 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
0

NorQuest high school equivalency courses include English 030-1 (ENGL3301), English 030-2 (ENGL3302), Math 030-1 (MATH3301), Math 030-2 (MATH3302), Social Studies 030-1 (SOST3301), Social Studies 030-2 (SOST3302), Biology 030 (BIOL3300), Chemistry 030 (CHEM3300), Physics 030 (PHYS3300). All other courses are Alberta Education curriculum.