Livingstone Range School Division

Dual Credit

High school credit, university credit, college credit

Earn high school AND post-secondary credit! Collaboration and partnership with Southern Alberta post-secondary institutions provides students opportunities and choice in career pathways. At a limited charge to students, courses may be offered at a high school, at the University or College, online or a combination of both. Plus, high school students gain a deeper understanding of the college or university experience!

Current Offerings

UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE - 2021/2022

BCHEM1850  Genetically Modified Machines

This 3 credit university course will enhance students’ understanding of Unit C (Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology) in the Biology 30 curriculum and prepare them for participation in the iGEM competition and future university lab courses. Students will develop advanced lab skills and good lab safety habits, as well as gain experience in data interpretation and experimental troubleshooting.

In Spring of 2022, the lab will take place on campus in Science Commons on Friday afternoons (12:30 – 3:30).

 

OLDS COLLEGE - Fall 2021

AHT1050  Intro to Veterinary Profession

Students will become familiar with selected animal health organizations and will adhere to the regulations of veterinary medicine in Alberta. Students are introduced to strategies and techniques for managing self and interacting with others. Students will examine animal welfare and ethical issues. This course provides students with foundational veterinary medical terminology they will use throughout their career.  Click here for more information.

ATG 1007 Electronic and Control Systems

Students will engage in the problem-solving process using current hardware and software tools for applied data-driven problem solving. Through data analysis, algorithmic problem solving, and technical memo writing students will work to solve a technical agricultural issue.  Click here for the supply list.

HAT 1130 Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism

Students will experience and evaluate a variety of hospitality and tourism facilities relating to product, price, place, promotion, people, physical evidence and process.  Social media and mobile applications are included as part of the marketing mix as these are extremely important elements within the tourism industry today.

HORT 1500 Managing Landscapes

Learners research and assess food and ornamental field crop production markets, locations, materials, and processes to achieve a sustainable enterprise.

SPM 1020 Training for Performance

Students will analyze various management models and organizational structures within the sport and recreation industry.  Content areas include professional, amateur, Olympic and intercollegiate sports.  Click here for more information.

OLDS COLLEGE - Winter 2021

AHT1140  Veterinary Practice:  The Team Connection

Students will become familiar with the aspects of the service cycle within a veterinary clinic. Students will explore veterinary software and their specific application to operating a veterinary practice. They will apply communication skills to create positive experiences for veterinary clients.  Click here for more information.

ATG 1008 Solving Technology Problems

Students will engage in the problem-solving process using current hardware and software tools for applied data-driven problem solving.  Through data analysis, algorithmic problem solving, and technical memo writing students will work to solve a technical agricultural issue.  Click here for more information.

EVS1210  Applied Ecology

This course provides an introduction to ecological principles at the species, population, community and ecosystem levels. Specific application of ecology to sustainability and the management of forest and grassland ecosystems are studied.  Click here for more information on Land & Resources Diploma.

HAT1255 Global and Sustainable Tourism

Students will gain an understanding of the psychology of travel, tourism sectors, the role of key industry players, and contemporary issues in ecotourism, sustainability and business operations of various tourism organizations.  Students will also experience and evaluate various tourism facilities, with a focus on the analysis of the services and operations from a guest perspective.

HRT1700  Producing Horticulture Crops

Learners research and assess food and ornamental field crop production markets, locations, materials, and processes to achieve a sustainable enterprise.  Click here for the supply list.  Click here for more information.

SPM1260 Introduction to Sports Management

Students will analyze various management models and organizational structures within the sport and recreation industry.  Content area include professional, amateur, Olympic, and intercollegiate sports.  Click here for more information.

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE - Fall 2021

GEO1166 Physical Geology

An introduction to the study of physical geology through the exploration of the dynamic forces that shape the Earth 

BIO1175 Animal Science

This introductory course is designed to allow students to gain a wider perspective of animal husbandry practices and the various species currently under production in Southern Alberta. The course includes a brief introduction of physiology, nutrition, reproduction and current environmental and welfare issues. Basic production principles, demonstrations and hands-on lab work are included. 

DCM1164 Introduction to Design Software and Photography

An introduction to design software and DSLR camera functions to develop skills that allow for production of still visuals used in the media. Use of design software covers effective file management, desktop publishing and basic layout techniques in creating various documents.  An emphasis on photographic depth of field, subjects in motion, proper lighting techniques and editing images.

DCM1167 Marketing Fundamentals for Media

An introduction to the principles, tools and techniques used in marketing, with a specific focus on public relations and advertising. Emphasis is on identifying communication opportunities, choosing target audiences and using social media, news media and advertising platforms to implement campaigns. 

IDM1179 Design Fundamentals

An overview of the basic elements and principles of design. Understanding of the human-built environment is explored creatively using two- and three-dimensional problem-solving techniques. Space, form, and context are analyzed and applied to various design challenges.

MKT1152 Commodity Marketing

An overview of the alternatives available in the marketing of agricultural commodities. Topics include the role of futures markets, the mechanics of futures trading, the use of futures market to hedge, and the interpretation of market information.

Health Care Aid

This certificate program delivers the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Provincial Curriculum that includes theory, lab and work-integrated learning experiences. The program will prepare you to become a valued member of the healthcare profession. A variety of employment opportunities exist, including long-term care facilities, community settings, assisted living and acute care settings.  In the classroom, you’ll develop an understanding of safe work practices, client support and hygiene, medication delivery and everything else you need to know to positively affect the lives of patients each day. During your work-based, practical experiences, you’ll put theory into practice, gaining the skills vital to your career as a health care aide.

This is a two year program involving theory (in class or online) as well as on-campus labs during the school year and practicums during both summers.