Dual Credit Courses and Descriptions: Fall 2018

Registration is now open! Please contact your school board representative.

Available Courses:


Faculty of Arts, Design, & Information Technology

Web Development

[Back to top]

Dual credit students in the library using the Apple computers Dual credit students in the library using the Apple computers

College Course Code COMP 1223
Ministry Code TBD
Campus Casa Loma Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 56 hours/ 14 weeks (4 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course is an introduction to web programming. The focus of this course is on fundamentals of a web application such as client and server interaction, application design, implementation, and deployment. The course focuses on HTML5 and CSS3 features and standards.

This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Computer Systems Technician (T141)


2D Digital Art l

[Back to top]

College Course Code DESN 1084
Ministry Code AFG4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program  42 hours/ 14 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: 2D Digital Art I is an introduction to the concepts, terminology and software used in 2D Game Development. Topics for this course include: image scanning and editing, image manipulation, and layout. Through in-class demonstrations, assignments and projects, integrating the use of bitmap and vector based applications; students will gain a competent working knowledge of the process of creating game-ready digital art. These skills will be also useful for creating a portfolio, for presenting assignments in other courses and as a basis for further study of more advanced digital design techniques in computer-aided design and artistic production.

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Game Development (G109)


Digital Storytelling 1

[Back to top]

College Course Code VDES1001
Ministry Code TBD
Campus  St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program  42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: Digital Storytelling 1 combines the fundamentals of traditional and non-linear narratives including, the setting, the plot, the art of creating evolving, engaging and believable archetypal characters and developing a story that has a beginning, a middle and an end.

This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Video Design & Production (G112)


Theatre Preparation (Formerly known as Performing Arts Career Studies)

[Back to top]

College Course Code THEA 1021
Ministry Code ADH4T
Campus Young Centre for the Performing Arts Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location Distillery District (55 Mill Street), room TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Integrated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course will introduce the student to training and career opportunities in the performing arts. Combining lectures, discussion and guest speakers, the students will explore career options, industry structure and "tricks of the trade". Participation and professionalism are vital components to this course.Please note: This is a lecture based course, students will not be performing.

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

General Arts and Science - Introduction to Performing Arts Careers Program (R102)


Introduction to Sewing & Drafting

[Back to top]

College Course Code FASH 1083
Ministry Code AVD4T
Campus Casa Loma Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the production elements of the fashion and sewn product industry. The students will experience development of concept, drafting, cutting and sewing a simple product. They will exercise quality evaluation of their work through a series of hands- on exercises. In the full-time program students will gain a deep understanding of textiles, manufacturing inputs and processes, and movement in the supply chain, management of the value, costing and quality of apparel. You will also be able to apply the tools of marketing and merchandising to maximize product success in the market. For more information on the full-time course program visit:

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Fashion Management Program (F102)
Fashion Business Industry Program (F112)


Preparatory & Liberal Studies

The following areGeneral Elective courses are within the Liberal Arts and Science Programsand may be transferred to any full-time program at George Brown College and other Colleges.

Introduction to Psychology

[Back to top]

Dual credit students reading through the textbook Dual credit students reading through the textbook

College Course Code GSSC 1058
Ministry Code HBB4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This is an introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the major topics, concepts and theories within Psychology.  The history of Psychology as a discipline is introduced, along with its predominant research principles and paradigms.  The biological bases of behaviour are presented, with particular attention to the role of the brain and the central nervous system.  Social influences on behaviour are also discussed.  The student is encouraged to develop a critical, analytical approach that compares "common knowledge" about behaviour with theoretical explanations and research evidence.  Note that some topics which are usually part of a survey course in Psychology, such as human development, are not emphasized because these topics are covered in depth in other courses in the program.


Film Studies

[Back to top]

College Course Code GHUM 1079
Ministry Code JAL4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This introductory course in film studies looks at technical aspects of filmmaking, historical development in film innovation, and interpretive models of film analysis.  This course is divided into two parts: the first part deals with such micro-level filmic elements as the use of the camera, lighting, editing and related technical aspects that compromise film structure.  The second part focuses on such macro-level filmic elements as the influence of Hollywood, film interpretation and film theories.


Speaking With Confidence (ONLY OFFERED THROUGH ADULT DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM 21+ yrs.)

[Back to top]

College Course Code GHUM 1025
Ministry Code JEH4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This General Education course aims to enhance students' understanding of themselves and the society in which they live through an examination of contemporary social issues.  This course is designed to improve students' oral presentation and critical thinking skills by learning about the impact of the non-verbal aspects of communication, enhancing listening and evaluating skills.


Faculty of Health Sciences

This is a general education course that prepares students for a number of full-time Health Sciences Programs by exploring the multiple ways we apply health and wellness in are everyday lives.

Health Literacy: From Individual to Communities

[Back to top]

Dual credit students looking through the course pack Dual credit students looking through the course pack

College Course Code GSSC 1047
Ministry Code PPR4T
Campus Waterfront Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location 51 Dockside Drive
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: Students will learn how socio-cultural factors affect the health of individuals and communities through a study of the social determinants of health.  Topics will include the use of alcohol and tobacco, violence in communities, healthy communication, managing stress, suicide prevention, fitness, and nutrition/eating issues.


Faculty of Business

Project Management

[Back to top]

College Course Code BUS 1040
Ministry Code BOE4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Integrated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: Project management skills are increasingly sought after in today's workplace. The ability to plan out work activity, coordinate timelines, manage resources and lead projects to successful completion is extremely valuable no matter what industry or career endeavor students decide to pursue.  Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to receive a course exemption in a number of Business Administration programs.

It is highly recommended for students to have passed the Literacy Test. 

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Business Administration – Human Resources (B144 and B154)
Business Administration - Management (B125, B145, B131, B126, B122, and B123)
Business Administration – Marketing (B120 and B108)


School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

Leading, Following and Speaking with Confidence (Formally known as Leadership Communication and Group Dynamics)

[Back to top]

College Course Code HOST 1146
Ministry Code TFL4T
Campus St. James Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery Integrated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course will examine contemporary leadership concepts with an emphasis on global and multicultural themes, and provide an opportunity for self-assessment, reflection and leadership skills development. Group activities, case studies and literature reviews will be used to enhance leadership aptitudes, communication styles and problem solving skills to meeting the growing need for effective leadership and innovation in the hospitality industry.

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Tourism and Hospitality Management (H130)
Food and Beverage Management – Restaurant Management (H132)
Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management Program (H133)
Special Event Management Program (H131)


Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies

Construction Health and Safety (ONLY OFFERED THROUGH TDSB STEP* PROGRAM)

[Back to top]

College Course Code

BLDG 3103

Ministry Code

TSX4T

Campus

Casa Loma Campus

Professor

TBD

Day/Time

TBD

Location

1 Dartnell Avenue,      Room TBD

Length of Program

42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)

Delivery

Congregated

Passing Grade

50%

*Specialized Trades Exploration Program
Course Description: This course examines the principles and components of occupational health and safety regulation in the construction industry.  Topics will include: basics of supervising, fall protection, confined space, trenching, asbestos, traffic control and PPE.  Records of Training will be provided to successful candidates.

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Architectural Technician (T132)
Architectural Technology (T109)
Interior Design Technology (T170)


Introduction to Machining

[Back to top]

Dual credit students in the machine shop Dual credit students in the machine shop

College Course Code

MENG 1027

Ministry Code

TZH4T

Campus

Casa Loma Campus

Professor

TBD

Day/Time

TBD

Location

1 Dartnell Avenue,      Room TBD

Length of Program

44 hours/ 12 weeks (4 hours once a week)

Delivery

Congregated

Passing Grade

50%

Course Description:  This course introduces the student to precision machining principles and metal – cutting fundamentals in a conventional machine shop environment. Skills that students will be able to learn are proper selection and use of micrometers, engineering rulers, height gage, and verniers to inspect mechanical components. They will also learn how to read and interpret engineering drawings; will be able to develop process plans for manufacturing components of a pneumatic engine model, ad learn how to select and use metal – cutting machines such as verticle mills, lathes, drill press, band saw, and pedestal grinders. 

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Mechanical Engineering Technology- Design Program (T121)
Electromechanical Engineering Technician Program (T146)
Electromechanical Engineering Technology- building Automation Program (T171)
Mechanical Technician- CNC and Precision Machining (T173)
Click here to learn more about these program


Welding Arts

[Back to top]

Dual Credit students in the welding shop Dual Credit students in the welding shop

College Course Code WELD 6011 & 6018
Ministry Code TLA4T
Campus Casa Loma Campus
Professor TBD
Day/Time TBD
Location 1 Dartnell Avenue, Room TBD
Length of Program 42 hours/ 15 weeks (3 hours once a week)
Delivery  Congregated
Passing Grade 60%

Course Description:  The instructional strategy is hands–on delivery including in–class demonstrations, various forms of handouts and the completion of shop projects. The course consists of shop projects designed to provide instructions and practice in oxyacetylene cutting, welding, brazing, silver soldering, and welding steel plates to form an art sculpture.

This course is aPATHWAY to the following full-time program(s): 

Construction Trades Techniques Program (T126)


For further information about all Dual Credit programs and to register students, contact your School Board representative below:

School Board Contacts

Toronto District School Board
Katie Ferguson
Assistant Program Coordinator for Guidance & Student Success
East Education Office
140 Borough Drive, 2nd Floor
Phone:  (416) 396-6969
Fax:  (416) 396-7840
Email: Katie.Ferguson@tdsb.on.ca

Toronto Catholic District School Board
Catherine Moynihan
Pathways Facilitator, Student Success
80 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, ON M2N 6E8
Phone: (416) 222-8282 ext. 2739
Fax: (416) 229-5364
Email: catherine.moynihan@tcdsb.org

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Irene Mota
Pathways & Transitions Consultant
40 Matheson Blvd. West
Mississauga, Ontario L5R 1C5
Phone:  (905) 890-0708, ext. 24516
Fax: (905) 890-6475
Email: irene.mota@dpcdsb.org

Peel District School Board
Margaret Sadowski
Instructional Resource Teacher, Program Pathways/Dual Credits
Alternative Programs Support Services
Phone: (905) 890-1010, ext. 2597
Fax: (905)890-3298
Email: margaret.sadowski@peelsb.com

York Region District School Board
Reshma Badiani
Curriculum Consultant, Pathways | Curriculum & Instructional Services Board
300 Harry Walker Parkway South, Newmarket, L3Y 8E2
Phone: (905)727-0022 Ext. 3369
Fax: (905)727-6282
Email: Reshma.Badiani@yrdsb.ca

E.C. Drury School for the Deaf
Craig Hughes
Department Head, Technological Education
Telephone: 905-878-2851 ext. 223
Email: Craig.Hughes@ontario.ca

George Brown College Contacts
Rosa Duran
SCWI Program Coordinator
Community Partnerships Office
Phone: (416) 415-5000 ext. 3262
Fax: (416) 415-2853
Email: rduran@georgebrown.ca

Grace Whang
Coordinator of Educational Projects
Community Partnerships Office
Phone: (416) 415-5000 ext. 2678
Fax: (416) 415-2853
Email: gwhang@georgebrown.ca

See: Campus Maps
Return to: Dual Credit Programs at George Brown College

Dual Credit Program

Duel Credit video on YouTube
Please watch this Dual Credit video to learn more about the program

Open Captioning logo