# Course Descriptions

# Course Descriptions – Adult Basic Education (ABE)

### English

#### ENGL 037 English - Intermediate

Equivalent to English 10, focusing on reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary activities. Useful as preparation for the GED exam.

*Prerequisite: ENGL 016 or assessment or permission of instructor.*

#### ENGL 047 English-Advanced

Equivalent to English 11, focusing on essay writing, research and some study of literature. Useful as preparation for the LPI exam.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in ENGL 037 or assessment or permission of instructor. Strongly recommended that students have familiarity with basic word processing skills.*

#### ENGL 067 English-Provincial

Equivalent to English 12, focusing on the study of novels, short stories, poetry, drama, essay writing and research. A prerequisite for many technical and university courses.

*Prerequisite: Min. C+ in ENGL 047 or assessment or permission of instructor. Strongly recommended that students have familiarity with basic word processing skills.*

### Mathematics

#### MATH 030 Level 3 Mathematics

The goal of this course is to enable students to acquire the mathematical knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to enter the trades or appropriate higher level courses. This Grade 10 level course includes measurement, perimeter/area/volume, ratios, percent, geometry, statistics, rational numbers and a brief introduction to algebra.

*Prerequisite: MATH 016 or assessment.*

#### MATH 045 Principles of Math 11: Part I (Ends Jun 2017)

This advanced level course includes an introduction to algebra, solving equations, and roots. MATH 045 and 046 combined gives credit equivalent to Principles of Math 11.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in MATH 030 or assessment.*

#### MATH 045 Principles of Math 11: Part I (Effective Jun 2017)

This advanced level course includes an introduction to algebra, solving equations, and roots. MATH 045 and 046 combined gives credit equivalent to Principles of Math 11.

*Prerequisite: Min. "B" in MATH 030 or min. "C+" in MATH 037, or assessment, or permission of instructor.*

#### MATH 046 Principles of Math 11: Part II

This advanced level course includes advanced algebra, fractional equations, trigonometry, and graphing. MATH 045 and 046 give credit equivalent to Principles of Math 11. Credit will only be granted for one of MATH 047 or MATH 046.

*Prerequisite: "C+" in Math 045 or assessment or permission.*

#### MATH 066 Principles of Math 12: Part II

The second half of the provincial level pre-calculus course. Includes topics such as polynomials, trigonometry and trigonometrics, and logarithmic functions Credit will only be granted for one of MATH 067 or MATH 066.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in MATH 065 or assessment or permission. Assessment may be required if prerequisite is more than 5 years old.*

#### MATH 067 Principles of Math 12

This provincial level pre-calculus course includes graphing, sequences, series, polynomial, trigonometric, and logarithmic functions.

*Prerequisite: Min. "B" in one of MATH 046, MATH 047, Pre-calculus 11, or Principles of Math 11, or assessment, or permission of instructor. Assessment is required if prerequisite is more than 3 years old. Recommended: Grade 11 reading level.*

### Science

#### BIOL 067 Biology 12 - Provincial

Equivalent to Biology 12, Biology 067 covers human biology, basic genetics and cell biology. This course is useful for other university and vocational programs, especially the health sciences. It may be used towards a Provincial Certificate.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in ENGL 047, or equivalent assessment; min. "C+" in SCIE 030, or equivalent; or permission of the instructor.*

#### CHEM 047 Chemistry 11 - Advanced (Ends Jun 2017)

Advanced level Chemistry, equivalent to Chemistry 11, which is a prerequisite for many vocational and university programs. Topics include dimensional analysis with the metric system, measurement, the definition of matter, nomenclature system of chemicals, balancing chemical equations, aqueous chemical solutions, the mole and Avogadro's number, and stoichiometry and molarity.

*Prerequisite: One of Principles of Mathematics 11, MATH 041, MATH 045, or assessment.*

#### CHEM 047 Chemistry 11 - Advanced (Effective Jun 2017)

Advanced level Chemistry, equivalent to Chemistry 11, which is a prerequisite for many vocational and university programs. Topics include dimensional analysis with the metric system, measurement, the definition of matter, nomenclature system of chemicals, balancing chemical equations, aqueous chemical solutions, the mole and Avogadro's number, and stoichiometry and molarity.

*Prerequisite: A min. "B+" in MATH 037; or one of Principles of Mathematics 11, MATH 041, MATH 045, or assessment.*

#### PHYS 047 Principles of Physics 11 - Advanced (Ends Jun 2017)

Introductory physics, equivalent to Principles of Physics 11, which is a prerequisite for many technology, vocational, and university programs. Topics include: language and concepts of physics to describe physical processes and phenomena; measurement; kinematics; dynamics; electricity; heat; lab skills and safety; and preparation of lab reports.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in one of MATH 041, MATH 045, Principles of Mathematics 11, or equivalent, or assessment, or permission of instructor.*

#### PHYS 047 Principles of Physics 11 - Advanced (Effective Jun 2017)

Introductory physics, equivalent to Principles of Physics 11, which is a prerequisite for many technology, vocational, and university programs. Topics include: language and concepts of physics to describe physical processes and phenomena; measurement; kinematics; dynamics; electricity; heat; lab skills and safety; and preparation of lab reports.

*Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in one of MATH 037, MATH 041, MATH 045, Principles of Mathematics 11, or equivalent, or assessment, or permission of instructor.*

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