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 2019/2020 School Year

UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE

Cinema 1000 - Fall 2019

Cinema 1000 is intended as a foundational course that introduces students to the basic constructive principles and formal components of moving image art. Therefore, the material covered in the course will be instrumental to students' creative and critical work in all subsequent moving image and/or media courses.  Cinema 1000 Program Information 

Course title: Introduction to Cinema Studies

Contact hours/week: (Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m., Fall 2019)

Prerequisites: None

Equivalent: Drama 3030 (prior to 2017/2018)

 

Bioengineering - Spring 2020

This course will enhance the 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.  We aim to increase their interest in science and nurture a positive relationship with synthetic biology.  Students will also learn the implications that genetic engineering has within society, what further advancements will mean for everyday life, and how to communicate their ideas to a wider audience.

The course will encompass both lectures and laboratory work, complementing each other to help students increase their understanding of the material.  Topics will include:  the cellular basis of life, macromolecules, biology’s central dogma, scientific ethics, research and communication.

Contact hours/week: Friday afternoons, February to April, 2020

Course outline:

  1. Introduce students to synthetic biology and how it can be used to create in biological systems to perform a function.
  2. Put into action their understanding of DNA, cloning and gene expression.
  3. Demonstrate lab safety and proper lab etiquette.
  4. Develop scientific literacy and communication skills.
  5. Plan a timeline for project wet lab experiments and goals.
  6. Apply and practice basic wet lab skills in a safe, friendly environment.
  7. Translate their new skills to their own project ideas.

 

SAIT

Pre-Employment Electrician - Fall 2019

This program covers all course materials received by a first-year electrician apprentice, plus additional hands-on skills and safety training. Students will be provided with the opportunity to learn about basic wiring skills and safety training. The program will prepare the student to enter the workforce and become an apprentice.  Pre-Employment Electrician Program Information

CODE 232  Electrical Code I

ELEC 230   Electrical Theory I

ELEC 231   Electrician Laboratory I

ELEC 245   Electrical Practical Applications I

Contact hours/week: (8:30-11:30 MTWT, Fall 2019)

Prerequisites: Math 10-3, ELA 10-1 or 10-2

Credits:  Students who complete the dual-credit Pre-Employment Electrician program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 15 high school credits
  • a SAIT Pre-Employment Electrician certificate
  • the potential to write the Alberta Industry and Training (AIT) exams for first-year electrician apprenticeship

 

Pre-Employment Carpentry - Fall 2019

This program covers all course material received by a first-year carpenter apprentice, plus additional hands-on skills and safety training necessary to work on a jobsite.

The program will prepare students to enter the workforce and become an apprentice. Pre-Employment Carpentry Program Information

CSTN 201 Carpentry Construction Theory

CSTN 202 Carpentry Laboratory I

BLPR 214  Carpentry Blueprint Reading

MATH 249 Mathematics for Carpentry

Contact hours/week: (Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m., Fall 2019)

Prerequisites: None

Credits:Students who complete the dual-credit Pre-Employment Carpentry program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 15 high school credits
  • a SAIT Pre-Employment Carpentry certificate
  • the potential to write the Alberta Industry and Training (AIT) exams for first-year carpenter apprenticeship

 

Pre-Employment Pipetrades - Fall 2019

This program prepares students to enter the workforce and become a pipetrades apprentice. Recent changes to the pipe trades apprenticeship framework mean that apprentice plumbers, steam/pipefitters, and gasfitters all complete the same first-year technical training. In Dual-Credit Pre-Employment Pipetrades students will receive this same technical training, plus additional hands-on skills and safety training. Pre-Employment Pipetrades Program Information

SFTY 202  Safety and Rigging

EMTL 214  Equipment and Materials

BLRP 232  Drawings and Specifications

PIPE  215  Pipe Shop

WFAB 201 Metal Fabrication

APPH 202 Calculations and Science

Contact hours/week: (8:30-11:30 MTWT, Fall 2019)

Prerequisites:  Math 20-1 or 20-2 or 20-3, ELA 20-1 or 20-2, Science 10

Credits: Students who complete the dual-credit Pre-Employment Plumbing program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 15 high school credits
  • a SAIT Pre-Employment Pipe Trades certificate
  • the potential to write the Alberta Industry and Training (AIT) exams for first-year plumber apprenticeship

 

Pre-Employment Welding - Fall 2019

This program covers all course materials received by a first-year welding apprentices, plus additional hands-on skills and safety training. Students in this program will be provided with the opportunity to learn about welding technology to join, shape and cut metal parts. They will also learn about pressure vessels, pipelines, joining beams and the manufacturing of other industrial components.

The program will prepare the student to enter the workforce and become an apprentice.  Pre-Employment Welding Program Information

WELD 254   Gas Metal Arc Welding Level 1 Theory

WELD 255   Gas Metal Arc Welding Level 1 Lab

WELD 256   Gas Metal ARc Welding Level 2 Theory

WELD 257   Gas Metal Welding Level 2 Lab

WELD 259   Oxyacetylene Welding

Contact hours/week: (8:30-11:30 MTWT, Fall 2019)

Prerequisites:Math 20-1 or 20-2 or 20-3, ELA 20-1 or 20-2, Science 10

Credits: Students who complete the dual-credit Pre-Employment Welding program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 15 high school credits
  • a SAIT Pre-Employment Welding certificate
  • the potential to write the Alberta Industry and Training (AIT) exams for first-year welding apprenticeship

 

OLDS COLLEGE

Hospitality & Tourism Management

HAT 2355   Leisure, Sporting Events and Recreation Operations - Fall 2019

This course provides students with an introductory understanding of the nature and scope of leisure, its role in the hospitality and tourism industry, and the function and structure of leisure providers. Students will have the opportunity to incorporate planning and management concepts to a leisure, sporting or recreation activity in their own community. Wellness tourism and urban recreation trends are also discussed in relation to their economic and social impacts.   Click here for Hospitality & Tourism Management details.

Term: Sept-Dec 2019

 

HAT 2038   Accomodation Management - Winter 2020

Students will assess customer needs and develop procedures and management strategies that result in accommodation service excellence. Students will gain an understanding of all aspects of room division management, and experience and evaluate accommodation facilities, with a focus on the analysis of the services and operations from a guest perspective.  Click here for Accomodation Management details.

Term: Feb-May 2020

Prerequisites:  50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2, AND in ELA 30-1 or 30-2, Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement

Credits: Students who complete the dual-credit Hospitatity & Tourism Managment program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 5 high school credits
  • a solid management focused education allowing you to be able to be employable in many businesses around the world.

 

HAT 1130 Marketing of Hospitality and Tourism

HAT 1255 Global and Sustainable Tourism

  • up to 5 high school credits for each course

 

Horticulture Courses

HRT 1500  Managing Landscapes - Fall 2020

HRT 1700  Producing Horticulture Crops - Fall 2020

The Olds College Horticulture Technologist Diploma Program prepares its graduates to apply their knowledge and skills in protected and field culture of horticulture crops and landscape design, construction and maintenance.   Click here for Horticulture course details.

 

BOW VALLEY COLLEGE - ONLINE COURSES - Spring 2020

Credits: Students who complete the dual-credit  programs listed below are eligible to earn:

  • up to 5 high school credits
  • This program makes it possible for high school students to take first year college courses

MGMT2901    Intro to Entrepreneurship

This course explores both the creation of an entrepreneurial venture as well as the development of an innovative, entrepreneurial and team approach to business. Learners are challenged to develop an entrepreneurial mindset through engagement in a process that includes identifying entrepreneurial opportunities, testing business model attribute hypotheses, and presenting an entrepreneurial opportunity. Working through this process builds awareness of the experiences an entrepreneur will have in practice.  

Prerequisites: English Language Arts 10-1 (70% minimum)

 

PSYC1101      Intro to Psychology

This introductory course provides learners with a basic understanding and overview of the field of psychology. Attention is given to major psychological perspectives and the fundamentals of scientific thinking, biological factors, cognitive processes, social and cultural influences, personality, psychological disorders, and human motivation. Learners are encouraged to apply what they learn to their own lives and the world around them.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe major historical developments and research methods used in psychology;
  • Describe current research findings on biological aspects, sensory processes, perception, cognitive processes, motivation, stress, and personality;
  • Discuss the symptoms and possible origins of several major psychological disorders;
  • Discuss major methods of therapy and the benefits and drawbacks of each method;
  • Analyze and evaluate scholarly and popular information sources; and
  • Apply psychological concepts and principles to situations in everyday life.

Prerequisites: English Language Arts 10-1 (70% minimum)

 

JUST1101       Intro to the Criminal Justice System

This course is 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.  

Prerequisites: HCS3000 Workplace Safety and English Language Arts 10-1 (70% minimum)

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the operations and roles of the key agencies and institutions within the criminal justice system in Canada.
  • Explain societal attempts to control criminal activity through a variety of agencies, legislation, policies, and processes.
  • Explain how crime control theory influences the Canadian criminal justice system.
  • Analyse how the police and courts function to determine criminal liability and judicial sentences. 
  • Outline how correctional services supports the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders back into society.                                       

 

DESN2201      Intro to Web Design

This course introduces the principles of web design and focuses on usability and design aesthetics. Learners explore trends in web publications and incorporate design considerations like iconography, work-flow, graphics, menus and layout.  Uses free and open sourced design tools.  Upon successful completion of the courses, students will be able to:  Analyze and critique websites from both current and traditional design perspectives, correlate potential design features with a client’s business requirements within a workflow construct, design and prepare a prototype website based upon documented client requirements and specific principles of design, create a website with non-code and coding tools, and Present a website design in a formal business context.

Upon successful completion of the courses, students will be able to:  Analyze and critique websites from both current and traditional design perspectives, correlate potential design features with a client’s business requirements within a workflow construct, design and prepare a prototype website based upon documented client requirements and specific principles of design, create a website with non-code and coding tools, present a website design in a formal business context.

Prerequisites: English Language Arts 10-1 (70% minimum)

DESN2202      Intro to Digital Media