Option Course Descriptions

Option Descriptions: 2017 Proposed Options * Options and descriptions are currently being updated  

 

Also note in the Course Descriptions, Communication Technology is also referred to as "Light and Sound"

 

Flex Learning Courses offered

Google Apps for Education

Google Classroom Code: e61jpm

Bundle together INF 1030, 1060, 1070, 1910, 2050 and COM 1255 to complete a 6 credit course about cloud and google tools. Students receive a chromebook after completion.

No Prerequisite

NAIT Dual Credit Courses

         
Course NAIT Credits/Certificates Pre-Requisite

Number of high school semesters

Number of High School Credits
Power Engineering Theory portion of Part A/B 4th Class Power Engineering Math 10C 2-6 10-30
Oil and Gas Production Operator Courses towards Oil and Gas Production Operator Certificate none 2-4 10-20
Water/Wastewater Technician 3 NAIT Certificates none 2-4 10-20
Anatomy/Physiology & Medical Terminology Pre-Requisite for NAIT Health Sciences programs English 30 (pre or co-requisite) 2 10

Foundations for Personal Trainers

*note can only start in September

3-credit course toward NAIT Personal Trainer Diploma

Biology 20

English 20

1 5

Nutriction for Exercise and Performance

*note can only start in September

3-credit course toward NAIT Personal Trainer Diploma

Biology 20

English 20

CTS Foods 1010

1 5
Introduction to Marketing 3-credit introductory business course English 30 (pre or co-requisite) 1 4
Communications 1 3-credit introductory business course English 30 (pre or co-requisite) 1 5
Introduction to Finance 3-credit introductory business course Math 30 (pre or co-requisite) 1 5
Principles of Management 3-credit introductory business course English 30 (pre or co-requisite) 1 5

Dual Credit Courses: Lakeland College Courses

 

Play

Play is a 1st year course in the Early Learning and Child Care program and an additional course in the Child and Youth Care program. Students will explore the significance of play in the development of child. Students will complete the following high school credits: CCS3110, 3120, 3130, 3140, 3150, & COM1255.

Exploring Exceptionalities

This course will introduce students to children with exceptionalities by examining categories and characteristics of diversity. Issues pertinent to children and youth with exceptionalities and their families will be explored. Students will complete the following high school credits: CCS3060, CCS3070, CCS3910, & COM1255..

Introduction to Esthetics

This course will provide students with an overview of safe practices in the workplace regarding bacteriology and sanitation. Students will learn to formulate a professional image and practice skills needed to work with the public. Students will complete the following high school CTS credits: COS1010, COS 2210, COS 3010 & COM1255.

Environmental Sustainability


Students who are interested in a career in environmental sciences will benefit from Environmental Sustainability. A requirement in 4 of Lakeland College’s Environmental Sciences majors, this course focuses on human interactions with the environment. Students will complete the following high school credits: ENS1040, 1110, 2050, 2130 & COM1255.

Introduction to Heavy Oil & Gas

This course will explain what heavy oil is and identify ways heavy oil is produced. Students will also explore the steps involved in getting heavy oil and natural gas out of the ground and into the marketplace. Students will complete the following high school CTS credits: PRS1020, PRS2020 & PRS2030.

Introduction to Soil Science

This course will provide students with an overview of soil formation processes and fundamental characteristics of soil. Knowledge will be gained through lectures and hands on experience. Students will complete the following high school CTS credits: AGR1010, AGR2120, AGR3120 & COM1255.

Health Care Aide: Section 1

Students interested in completing the Health Care Aide program can begin the path by enrolling in Working Safely and Effectively as a Health Care Aide and Communication in the Health-Care Environments. Students will complete the following high school CTS credits: HCA3400, HCA3410, HCA3415 & COM1255.

Health Care Aide: Section 2

Students who successfully completed HCA Section 1 can continue their Health Care Aide program path with Introduction to Activities of Daily Living and Structure & Function of the Human Body-Health & Chronic Illness. Students will complete the following high school CTS credits: HCA3420, HCA3425, HCA3430, HCA3435, HCA3440, & HCA3445

 

 

Updated Dual Credit Offerings

Start your post-secondary courses early!

 

Students can receive high school and post-secondary credits at the same time!  Click link to see courses available (like Early Child Care, Oil and Gas Production Operator, Fitness Trainer Business and Medical Terminology), pre-requisites and time requirements.

 

Updated Dual Credit Offerings

SDL / Work Experience / RAP

Student Directed Learning (SDL) Procedures

 

Student Directed Learning (SDL) is a time allotted for students to work independently on course they need to graduate or do not have the allotted time in their schedule for.  

 

  • students must meet with administration to go over requests to take SDL courses
  • parents must sign course change papers
  • all deposits and fees must be paid prior to registration
  • attendance is mandatory (this is not a spare)
  • Course outlines need to be met in order to successfully complete the course within the time frame.
  • ALL exams are supervised
  • NO use of electronics during exams
  • SDL Courses can be Flex, Dual Credit or ADLC (Alberta Distance Learning) Courses

 

Work Experience

Work Experience is designed for students to receive work based skills while still attending high school.  Students can earn credits toward their high school diploma.  This course is not designed for students to be working during school hours.

 

  • students need to have HCS 3000 prior to starting work
  • Contracts must be signed by:    
    • Employer
    • Parent/Guardian
    • Student
    • School Coordinator
  • Learning Plans need to be given to employer by the student prior to collecting hours
  • Monthly timesheets are the responsibility of the student to hand in every month
  • Monthly timesheets need to be signed by student and employer
  • Credits are awarded for every 25hrs=1 credit
  • Credits are submitted to Alberta Education for 3 credits or more at a time
  • Credits start at 35->25->15
  • This ensures when graduating you have received your 30 level credits for Work Experience
  • Work Experience hours can be  for paid or unpaid work

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

RAP is designed for high school students wanting to start on a trade while still in school.  Students can receive their hours for their trade while under the supervision of a school coordinator.  This gives students the insight into the trade they are interested in.

  • students need to have completed HCS 3000 & HCS 3010 prior to starting work
  • Contracts must be signed by:    
    • Employer
    • Parent/Guardian
    •  Student
    • School Coordinator
  • Monthly timesheets are the responsibility of the student to hand in every month
  • Monthly timesheets need to be signed by student and employer
  • Credits are awarded for every 250hrs=5 credit
  • RAP credits are awarded every 5 credits
  • Learning Plans need to be completed and signed by Employer and Employee in order to be submitted
  • students need to sign up with My Tradesecrets in order to receive their blue book
  • BLUE BOOKS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.  THEY SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT AT PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT