Pre-Health Sciences

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
010215
Accreditation: 
Ontario College Certificate
Length of study: 
1 year
Study options: 
Full-time - September & January
Campus location: 
College Drive

Obtain the knowledge you need to make an informed program choice, and the necessary skills and prerequisites to start your academic career in the health sector. This program will prepare you for further college studies or your future career in the health sciences sector.


Graduates of this program are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for a number of Canadore College programs including: Practical Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Biotechnology Technologist, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant, and Environment Technician - Protection and Compliance (Please not that certain programs will require a minimum program GPA or minimum grades in specific courses).

The Pre-Health Sciences Certificate at Canadore College is only a pathway to diploma programs at Canadore or within the College system.

 

What You Learn

  • Human biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication fundamentals
  • Pre-Health math
  • Psychology


Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

 

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Curriculum: 

View January Start Curriculum

September Start

Semester One - Fall:

BIO 098Human Biology I

CHM 105 Introductory Chemistry

CMM 115 Communication Fundamentals

MTH 128Pre-Health Math I

STS 135Student Success for Pre-Health

PSY 150Psychology of Everyday Living

Semester Two - Winter:

BIO 109Human Biology II

CHM 119Fundamentals of Chemistry

CMM 116 Communications Fundamentals II

MTH 138Pre-Health Math II

ELECTIVE Choose 1 from the Winter Listing (3-5 CR)


WINTER ELECTIVE CHOICES

PSY 200Lifespan Development

PHE 145Physical and Health Education

 

January Start

Semester One - Winter:

BIO 098Human Biology I

CHM 105 Introductory Chemistry

CMM 115 Communication Fundamentals

MTH 128Pre-Health Math I

STS 135Student Success for Pre-Health

PSY150Psychology for Everyday Living

Semester Two - Spring:

BIO 109Human Biology II

CHM 119Fundamentals of Chemistry

CMM 116 Communications Fundamentals II

MTH 138Pre-Health Math II

ELECTIVEChoose 1 from the Spring Listing

 

SPRING ELECTIVES

PSY 200Lifespan Development

PHE 145Physical and Health Education

 

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Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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