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Seneca offers dual credit courses at Newnham, Markham, King, Seneca@York and Peterborough campuses. We offer a variety of courses across all academic areas. Registration is now open for the Winter and Spring 2020 Dual Credit Program.

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For further information about the Dual Credit Program and how to register, email Dual Credit.

Aeronautics I

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian airspace structure and basic theory of flights, aircraft engines, airframes and propellers, aircraft performance, aeronautical radios communications and more.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AER121 NYY
(TTW4T)
Campus Newnham
Room B1078
Day/Time Wednesday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Anatomy and Physiology for the Practical Nurse

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with the study of anatomy and physiology. Topics include organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PNA100 KZZ
(PHW4T)
Campus King
Room MH2054
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Animal Behaviour

Course Description

An understanding of animal behaviour is necessary to work efficiently with animals and their owners. This course allows students to gain a deeper understanding of animal communication and species-specific behaviours. Topics include effective animal training and suitable pet selection.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BOA112 KZZ
(TYC4T)
Campus King
Room GH2140
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB, SCDSB, PDSB

Beauty and Glamour Makeup Techniques

Course Description

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used in cosmetic sales. Through practical workshops, students will be taught the professional use of products and makeup tools and develop their artistic ability.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
COS122 NDC
(TXI4T)
Campus Newnham
Room D3049
Day/Time Tuesday and Thursday
2:25 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates April 28 to June 11
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

CAD Fundamentals 

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with how to create two-dimensional (2D) drawings using AutoCAD, a computer-aided design software. Students can develop extensive knowledge and specialized skills for careers in architecture, civil engineering, product design and more. 

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BEA001 NYY
(TAD4T)
Campus Newnham
Room A1512
Day/Time Thursday
2:25 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Colour and Trend Forecasting

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction on how to create successful design compositions by exploring colour theory, fashion forecasting and the psychology of colour. Students will use their individual skills and imagination to develop creative design approaches through a series of exercises and projects.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FST110 NDC
(JFG4T)
Campus Newnham
Room D3057
Day/Time Thursday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Design I: Composition & Creativity

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with how to use the principles of design to analyze historical and contemporary visual art images and apply these principles to their own creative work. The studio component is an integral part of this course, allowing students to practice their research, critical thinking, creative problem solving and visual presentation skills. 

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD131 SDC
(AEM4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room DB3085
Day/Time Thursday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Digital Design I – Section C 

Course Description

This is a lab-based course that introduces students to digital approaches of design, software and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including fine arts, illustration, graphic design and popular culture.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD141 SDC
(AFJ4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room S2114
Day/Time Wednesday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Digital Design I – Section D 

Course Description

This is a lab-based course that introduces students to digital approaches of design, software and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including fine arts, illustration, graphic design and popular culture.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD141 SDD
(AFJ4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room S2114
Day/Time Monday
1:30 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 3 to June 1
School Board Partnerships TDSB

Dining Room Service Management

Course Description

This course provides students with theoretical and hands-on experience in the food and beverage industry while exploring the roles of service managers, assistants and supervisors. Students will gain the skills, knowledge and understanding of protocols in the hospitality sector.

(Ministry Code) HTM205 MDC
(TFL4T)
Campus Markham
Room G90
Day/Time Thursday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships TDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation at King Campus

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 KZZ
(SNG4T)
Campus King
Room GH2155
Day/Time Thursday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation at Newnham Campus

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 NDC
(SNG4T)
Campus Newnham
Room B4085
Day/Time Wednesday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB

Foundations of Psychology

Course Description

This course provides students with an overview of theories, research and applied forms of psychology. Through lectures, readings, discussions and assignments, this course will introduce students to some of the major research methods, figures and perspectives found in psychology. 

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY191 NDC
(HBF4T)
Campus Newnham
Room B1080
Day/Time Tuesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 18 to May 26
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, PDSB

Interpersonal Communications

Course Description

This course introduces students to techniques of interpersonal communications. Students will reflect on their own interpersonal style and analyze how it affects their personal and professional relationships. This course will focus on growth in self-awareness, basic communication skills and aspects of the worker/client relationship.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
SSW101 SDC
(HDC4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room DB3134
Day/Time Wednesday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Introduction to Advertising Design and Layout

Course Description

This course will familiarize students with the field of advertising, including layout, graphic design and visual communication. Students will learn how to create print advertising materials using principles of design and typography.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
CAB115 MDC
(BMD4T)
Campus Markham
Room M610
Day/Time Thursday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Introduction to Business Administration at Markham Campus

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian business environment and the global economy. It provides a perspective on how businesses operate and helps students develop skills for entrepreneurship and other areas including finance, human resources and logistics.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BAM101 MDC
(BBF4T)
Campus Markham
Room M516
Day/Time Thursday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Introduction to Business Administration at Newnham Campus

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian business environment and the global economy. It provides a perspective on how businesses operate and helps students develop skills for entrepreneurship and other areas including finance, human resources and logistics.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BAM101 NDC
(BBF4T)
Campus Newnham
Room B3042
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, PDSB

Introduction to Sociology I: Social Inequality

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the broader scope of sociology — understanding human interactions and behaviour in various situations. Students will examine theories, research and applied forms of sociology in relation to contemporary issues in our world.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
SCL191 SDC
(HSH4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room S2155
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Law Enforcement Communications

Course Description

This course specializes in introducing students to investigative skills and communication techniques required to support law enforcement. Students will learn investigation techniques for interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects. Students will learn how to complete field notebook and incident reports.  

College Course
(Ministry Code)
LAW140 KZZ
(CLK4T)
Campus King
Room GH1229
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB, PDSB

Natural Science: Nutrition

Course Description

This course focuses on the science of nutrition — making connections between the foods we eat and maintaining optimal health. Students will complete practical exercises on evaluating food labels and creating diet plans, and will learn how to accommodate dietary restrictions.  

College Course
(Ministry Code)
NAT160 NDC
(HFB4T)
Campus Newnham
Room E1406
Day/Time Thursday
8:55 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
Start/End Dates February 20 to May 28
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB

Physiology of Fitness

Course Description

This course offers students an opportunity to learn and implement health and fitness theories through a combination of classroom activity and practical application. Students will learn how the body responds and adapts to exercise stress and explore contemporary fitness and health issues.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
NAT112 NDC
(PLI4T)
Campus Newnham
Room D3053
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships To be announced

Propaganda and Persuasion

Course Description

Retailers, marketers, advertisers, the military, pubic speakers and educators have long understood the principles of social influence. This course will help students see beyond persuasion strategies in order to make more objective decisions and assert greater control over their own behaviour.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY560 MDC
(HDQ4T)
Campus Markham
Room M516
Day/Time Wednesday
3:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Sprinklers (Fire protection)

Course Description

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the design, installation and approval of automatic sprinkler systems. Students will learn relevant codes and standards, and complete practical assessments in our sprinkler lab.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
SPR197 NZZ
(TCR4T)
Campus Newnham
Room A3086
Day/Time Wednesday
2:25 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 19 to May 27
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Storytelling for Audio Platforms

Course Description

This hands-on course introduces students to the production of podcasts, radio and online audio news. Students will learn industry terminology and reporting skills including how to capture audio effectively and how to edit content using voice-overs, interview clips, natural sound and music.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
JRN114 SDC
(TGF4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room S2122
Day/Time Tuesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 18 to May 26
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

The Writing Workshop – Mechanics

Course Description

Students immerse themselves in a writing and content production lab where they connect the principles of story, structure and news value. Topics of this course include mechanics of writing news, sports, entertainment and weather, and how to cover a news conference using Canadian Press style.  

College Course
(Ministry Code)
JRN141 SDC
(TGD4T)
Campus Seneca@York
Room S2044
Day/Time Tuesday
2:25 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Start/End Dates February 18 to May 26
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB