Dual Credit

Health, Human Care and Wellness Dual Credit

Semester Two high school credits and two college courses

Explore the many aspects of health, human care and wellness as it pertains to potential fields of study.

Overview

Anatomy and Physiology– PHW4T (College Course: IAP100)

This course introduces the learner to the normal development, structures and functions of the human body. The learner will examine the physiological components of the human body in order to obtain understanding on how the structures and functions of the body are related.

Introduction to Substance Abuse – HDX4T (College Course: MHA180)

This course includes an introduction to the history of substance abuse and the social context in which it exists. The course covers the history of substance abuse, the cultural influences that impact on use and abuse, personal and societal attitudes, overview of drugs of abuse, including alcohol and nicotine, myths and theories surrounding substance abuse, trends of use, current legislation and links to crime, and drugs as a social problem.

Length:

Afternoon or morning release for one semester.

Note:

  • Tuition, materials, equipment and transportation fees will be covered through the Dual Credit program.
  • All students are expected to attend an orientation session prior to taking part in any Dual Credit program.
  • Students will be contacted by the SCWI Program Assistant, at least one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for each orientation session.
  • Students involved in this program will be excused from their regular classes or co-op to attend the College.

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

PHW4T/IAP100 Anatomy and Physiology
HDX4T/MHA180 Introduction to Substance Abuse

Dual credit programs can help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers.

Dual credit programs can help you transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for future careers.