Dual credit offerings

NorQuest understands that high school students are looking to start careers that not only have favourable employment opportunities but also align with their interests and personal goals. NorQuest offers a variety of dual credit programs and courses, so students can explore their interests and kickstart their careers—all before they graduate from high school.

Program offerings

NorQuest’s dual credit programs prepare high school students for specific career in healthcare, administration, or business.

Course offerings

Perfect for students who want to explore different interests and lighten their first-year course load, our dual credit courses cover a variety of topics, including psychology, early learning and child care, communications, and more.


Introduction to Psychology I

This course is the basic foundation course in psychology. It provides an introduction to the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. This course examines the evolution of psychology, research...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

PSYC1040

Introduction to the Study of Society

Explore introductory sociology through the study of social relations, community, and society. Learn about the institutions of Canadian society, such as family, politics, ethnicity, education, and...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

SOCI1000

Introduction to Early Learning and Child Care

This survey course focuses on understanding the goals and essential components of developing successful early childhood programs. By studying the role of early childhood professionals, students...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ELCC1002

Introduction to Literary Analysis

This course introduces students to formal and rhetorical writing practices at the post-secondary level, with an emphasis on literary analysis and close reading. Instruction and practice will be...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ENGL1011

Indigenous Studies I

This course introduces students to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada in both a historical and present-day context. Students will examine how the historic past of Indigenous Peoples brings us to...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

INST1000

Introduction to Communications

Explore the fundamentals of communication and interpersonal relationships. Examine effective communication, barriers to effective communication, and specific communication strategies that can...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

COMM1001

Anatomy 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...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ANPH1002

Literacy

This introductory course will provide students with an understanding of early literacy. Students will learn strategies that can be used to develop a child's interest and skills related to...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ELCC1007

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

This course introduces students to the Canadian criminal justice system, its foundations, and the principles that govern it. Students will explore how the police, courts, and correctional system...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

JUST1101

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

Study the basics of normal anatomy and physiology. The structure and function of each body system is covered, and the relationship between the structure and function of each system is explored...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ANPH1000

Health Education: Individual Health and Wellness

Gain an overview of the physical, social, psychological, environmental, and spiritual aspects of personal health and wellness within the context of the community, the Canadian health-care system...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

HEED1000

Anatomy 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...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

ANPH1001

Introduction to Psychology II

Build on your introductory knowledge of the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. Focus on the study of cognition (thinking), intelligence and creativity, motivation and emotion, personality,...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

PSYC1050

Principles of Psychology

This course introduces the scientific study of behaviour and human development. You will learn terminology and theoretical concepts common to psychology. You will learn about the dominant theories...
Outcome

3 Credits

Course code

PSYC1060

How to apply

If you are a school interested in applying for dual credit, please contact dual.credit@norquest.ca.

If you’re a student or parent of a student interested in dual credit programming at NorQuest, please reach out to your high school councellor or administrator.