Dual Credit Courses

Spring 2021 Online Course Listings

All online Dual Credit courses will have 6 hours of course content delivered per week.

Colour and Fashion Trends

Course Description

The objective of this subject is to develop creative approaches to design issues by developing a student's individual skill and imagination. Through a series of exercises and projects, each student will explore colour theory, fashion forecasting, and the psychology of colour to create successful design compositions. The design abilities and skills acquired in this subject provide both a theoretical knowledge of the colour wheel, and an applied method for the use of colour within a design context.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FST110 NDC
(JFG4T)
Start/End Dates May 5, 2021 to June 17, 2021
Day/Time Wednesday, Thursday from 3:20 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Psychology of Happiness 

Course Description

Happiness is golden; happiness is fleeting; don't worry be happy; happiness is friends and family; or alternately a new puppy. Happiness is something that almost everyone wishes to obtain and yet, for most, it remains elusive - forever on the horizon. This course is an introduction to the science of happiness and fulfillment. The knowledge, skills, and insights gained in this course will help students personally as well as professionally as they navigate towards a meaning-based goal-directed life.  

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY222 NDC
(HBK4T)
Start/End Dates May 4, 2021 to June 17, 2021
Day/Time Tuesday, Thursday from 3:20 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Summer 2021 Online Course Listings

All online Dual Credit courses will have 3 hours of course content delivered per day.

Applied Psychology of Learning & Careers

Course Description

Personal and career success can be enhanced with an examination of theory and research from the field of Applied Psychology. The goal of this course is to provide students the opportunity to explore programs within the college system and career alternatives to form a career direction. Throughout the semester a core emphasis will be for students to fully explore and develop self-knowledge and interpersonal relationship skills. Students will find that these skills are transferable for academic and career success.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY355 NDC
(HBN4T)
Start/End Dates July 5, 2021 to July 27, 2021
Day/Time Monday to Thursday from 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

What in the World is Going On?

Course Description

News stories confront us with people, places, issues, and crises from around the world. An understanding of background issues helps us make informed judgements. This course focuses on the main news stories of the day and looks for your critical interpretations.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
CUL493 NDC
(JFE4T)
Start/End Dates July 5, 2021 to July 27, 2021
Day/Time Monday to Thursday from 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Dual Credit Course Catalogue

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 PXX
(TDJ4M)
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, PVNCCDSB, 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)
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)
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB, SCDSB, PDSB

Applied Psychology of Learning and Careers

Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide students the opportunity to explore programs within the college system and career alternatives to form a career direction. Throughout the semester a core emphasis will be for students to fully explore and develop self-knowledge and interpersonal relationship skills. Topics include exploring your personality, communication style, self-management and the millennial workplace.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY355 NDC
(HBN4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

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)
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)
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)
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)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDS, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Digital Design I

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)
School Board Partnerships TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB
College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD141 SDD
(AFJ4T)
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)
School Board Partnerships TDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Drawing I

Course Description

This course focuses on essential drawing techniques. It introduces students to the elements and principles of design. Drawing skills are developed through detailed instruction of techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD181 SDC
(AFD4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Food, Theory, and Practice

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic culinary skills and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. Students develop terminology, hands-on skills and knowledge of product standards. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management. 

College Course
(Ministry Code)
HSP203 NDC
(TKJ4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

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)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB
College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 NDC
(SNG4T)
School Board Partnerships TCDSB, TDSB

Foundations of Psychology I

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)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDS, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

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)
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 NDC
(BMD4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCSDB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Introduction to Business Administration

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)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Introduction to Marketing

Course Description

This course introduces students to fundamental marketing concepts — an increasingly relevant area of business practice in the information age. Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of business activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants to meet the demands of the marketplace.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
MRK108 NDC
(BMA4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDS, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB

Science of Self-Care

Course Description

Through this course students will develop a holistic understanding of elements that contribute to self-care, focusing on the management of mental, physical and spiritual health. This course focuses on the prevention and management of stress to develop a healthy academic, life and work balance. Students will explore the Canadian health-care system and various roles within this sector.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
SCL101 KZZ
(HIB4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

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)
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)
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Sustainable Fashion

Course Description

In this course, students explore the ethical challenges facing the fashion industry. Students will examine the fashion industry within the context of social responsibility, sustainable design and manufacturing practices. The ecological and social impact of the fashion industry is examined both locally and globally. Topics include: exploring fashion in developing nations, multinational megabrands, Indigenous sewing collectives, green design and eco-friendly materials.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FST230 NDC
(HNA4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

The Flight Attendant – Flight Attendant Specific Policies and Procedures

Course Description

This course introduces students to a career as a flight attendant. Information learned in this course, based on Transport Canada’s policies and procedures, will allow a student to successfully pass an airline’s Initial Training Program. Students will be introduced to Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a crewmember works onboard an aircraft. Topics include uniform, grooming, punctuality, reliability and airline safety.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FSO110 NDC
(TJE4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

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)
School Board Partnerships TDSB, TCDSB, DPCDSB, PDSB, YRDSB, YCDSB

Wedding Planning 

Course Description

This course teaches students how to become professional wedding planners. Students examine the role and responsibilities of a professional wedding planner in Canada. The areas of study will include the engagement, budget, invitations, etiquette, gifts, ceremonies, catering and cakes, dresses and the honeymoon. Students also learn the fundamentals of starting and marketing a wedding planning business.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
HTM409 NDC
(TFG4T)
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

What in the World is Going On?

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with understanding, analyzing and discussing the impact of ongoing news stories from around the world. Topics include news stories of the day, critical interpretations and analyzing news to make informed judgements.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
CUL493 NDC
(TBD)
School Board Partnerships YRDSB, YCDSB, TDSB, TCDSB

Interested in taking a Dual Credit course?

To review your program eligibility and application process, connect with your high school guidance counsellor or reach out to your school board contact directly:

Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

Amanda St. Louis 416.576.4393 amanda.st.louis@tdsb.on.ca

Coordinator of Student Success: Leadership, Learning & School Improvement

Eric Lawrence 647.355.6948 eric.lawrence@tdsb.on.ca

Centrally Assigned Dual Credit Teacher

Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)

Santina Bruno-Damiani santina.bruno-damiani@tcdsb.org

Dual Credit/SWAC Central Teacher

York Region District School Board (YRDSB)

Reshma Badiani 905.727.0022 ext. 3369 reshma.badiani@yrdsb.ca

Curriculum Consultant, Pathways | Curriculum & Instructional Services Board

York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB)

Colin Wilkie 416.994.1924 colin.wilkie@ycdsb.ca

Pathways Consultant

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB)

Elizabete Rego 905.301.9315 elizabete.rego@dpcdsb.org

Academic Consultant with a focus on Student Success, Student Voice and Specialized Programs

Peel District School Board (PDSB)

Margaret Sadowski 905.890.1010 ext. 2597 margaret.sadowski@peelsb.com

Instructional Resource Teacher, Program Pathways/Dual Credits and Alternative Programs Support Services