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 for the 2020/2021 School Year


BCHEM1850  Genetically Engineered 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.


OLDS COLLEGE - Fall 2020

HAT1130  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.


OLDS COLLEGE - Winter 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



MGMT1101  Intro to Management

Learners are introduced to concepts, terms, and theories which provide an understanding of the principles of management. Key functions of management, including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, are addressed. The exploration of key functional areas assists learners in developing their own managerial practice. Learners are informed of the vital role a manager plays in an organization.

COMM1101  Interpersonal Relationships & Communication Skills

Learners explore principles of interpersonal relationships and communication, considering the roles of culture, perception, and listening therein. They practice verbal, nonverbal, conversational, and technology-mediated messaging necessary for effective communication within personal and professional contexts.

HUCL1401  Medical Terminology I

This course offers instruction in the language of medical terminology and teaches you how to read and interpret commonly used medical terms, symbols and abbreviations. Topics include rules, prefixes, suffixes, root, combining forms, and basic introduction to body systems.

JUST2104  Intro to Forensic Science

This course will explore historical and current day forensics. From the role forensics plays for contemporary investigations, as well as legal requirements for expert evidence in the Canadian criminal justice system. Learners will be exposed to several forensic disciplines such as: fingerprint detection and analysis; bloodstain pattern analysis; DNA; footwear impression evidence; firearms related evidence; forensic anthropology; forensic entomology; forensic light source; as well as crime scene security and documentation.

TECH1102  Internet of Things

This course focuses on the pervasiveness of the internet. Learners explore the internet of things through the construction of simple interfaces between computers and the devices they control. Through the creation of these interfaces, learners gain insight into the elements of computer architecture, networking, and the programs that control device function within that network.



MGMT1201  Business Communication

This course covers the theory and practice of effective communication. The course will emphasize class participation through discussion boards, professional conduct, problem-solving and critical thinking as it relates to the communication process. Topics covered will include the importance of psychological factors of communication, clear and concise communication in the workplace, multicultural and nonverbal communication, effective listening and feedback, speaking effectively and efficiently, and the role of conflict management.

PSYC1101  Intro to Psychology

This course gives students a basic understanding of the diverse field of psychology. Attention is given to the scientific method, physiological factors, sleeping, dreaming, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, personality, and social psychology. Developmental factors of the lifespan are explored along with the development and treatment of psychopathology. *Suggested pre- or co-requisite: English 30

HUCL1401  Medical Terminology I

This course offers instruction in the language of medical terminology and teaches you how to read and interpret commonly used medical terms, symbols and abbreviations. Topics include rules, prefixes, suffixes, root, combining forms, and basic introduction to body systems.

JUST1101  Intro to the Criminal Justice System

A study of Canada's Criminal Justice System in the sequence as seen by an offender who traverses it. The structure and jurisdictions of the three levels of government involved are examined, together with the development, role and functions of the police and other agencies, the courts, sentencing philosophies, correctional institutions, community corrections, and diversion. Also considered are discretion, limitations of authority, and the decision points throughout the system.

SODV1101  Programming Fundamentals

Computer programming is central to software development. In this course, learners analyze basic problems to design solutions, then create programs that address those problems. The course also contrasts current and past approaches to programming and programming tools through collective discussion.
*Suggested prerequisite: TECH1102: Internet of Things, and/or some programming experience