Dual Credit Courses and Descriptions: Fall 2020

Fall Registration is now open! Please contact your school board representative to learn more. 

Dual Credit Fall 2020 Courses:

Arts, Design & Information Technology

Object Oriented Programming
Object Oriented Programming - Online Delivery
College Course Code COMP 1202
Ministry Code IBL4T
Professor Hesam Akbari
Day/Time Thursday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Model Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course provides a detailed overview of the C# language, its syntax, and its implementation of object-oriented concepts. It also introduces the .NET Framework, which is a Microsoft platform for building all types of applications from high-performance Web sites to rich Windows clients. Students will learn how to use .NET to build simple Console applications, create custom classes, work with arrays, and apply basic programming structures such as decision making and repetition. Students will also learn the basics of inheritance and polymorphism.

Please note: This course uses a lecture and applied delivery method.

This course can lead to PATHWAYS to the following full-time program:
Computer Programmer Analyst Program (T177)

Digital Storytelling 1
Digital Storytelling 1 - Online Delivery
College Course Code VDES 1001
Ministry Code JAB4T
Professor Nicholas Packwood
Day/Time Wednesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 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, middle and an end. The final assignment will require students to create a short script based on characters they created throughout the semester. Students will use Twine, a free online tool used to make interactive fiction in the form of web pages.

Please note: This course uses a lecture and applied delivery method.

This course can lead to PATHWAYS to the following full-time program:
Video Design & Production (P112)


Preparatory & Liberal Studies

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

Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology - Online Delivery

College Course Code GSSC 1058
Ministry Code HBB4T
Professor Krystle Pierre
Day/Time Thursday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 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.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.  

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

Introduction to Psychology - Adult Dual Credit ONLY

Introduction to Psychology (Section is only offered to ADULT DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM 21+ years) - Online Delivery

College Course Code GSSC 1058
Ministry Code HBB4T
Professor Jamie Smith
Day/Time Tuesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 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.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology - Online Delivery

College Course Code GSSC 1054
Ministry Code HBI4T
Professor Krystle Pierre
Day/Time Wednesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course is designed to help students understand the role of Psychology – research and practice – in the law-enforcement and legal settings. Theories, research findings, professional practices, and real-life cases will be discussed and analyzed throughout the course.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.

Film Studies

Film Studies - Online Delivery

College Course Code GHUM 1079
Ministry Code JAL4T
Professor Katrina Lagace
Day/Time Tuesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 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. The 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 comprise film structure. The second part of the course focuses on macro-level filmic elements such as modes of screen reality, the influence of Hollywood and film theories from which means may be derived.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.


Social and Community Services

Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppressive Practices

Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppressive Practices- Online Delivery

College Course Code CYCS 1055
Ministry Code TOH4T
Professor Stephanie Latty
Day/Time Thursday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

Course Description: This course will introduce learners to the concepts of oppression, anti-oppression, equity and social justice by exploring issues such as power, colonization, racism, sexism and heteronormativity. Learners explore their own social location as it relates to power and privilege, intersectionality and marginalization. They consider how this will impact their practice when working with various groups. Through experiential exercises and foundational readings, learners will develop a critical anti-oppression perspective. This is a highly interactive course and success has been linked to regular attendance, participation and preparedness. This course will lay the foundation required for advocacy and social justice in the field of child and youth care.

This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program: Child and Youth Care Program (C133).


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

Health Literacy: From Individual to Communities - Online Delivery

College Course Code GSSC 1047
Ministry Code PPR4T
Professor Nadia Qureshi
Day/Time Tuesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 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.

Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.
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.


Construction & Engineering Technologies

Construction Health and Safety (MULTI-BOARD)


Construction Health and Safety (Multi-Board ) - Online Delivery

College Course Code BLDG3103
Ministry Code TSX4T
Professor Chris Ryan
Day/Time Wednesday, 1-4:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

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.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.
This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program:
Architectural Technician (T132)
Architectural Technology (T109)
Interior Design Technology (T170)

Construction Health and Safety A.M. (TDSB ONLY)

Construction Health and Safety AM (TDSB ONLY) - Online Delivery

College Course Code BLDG3103
Ministry Code TSX4T
Professor Chris Ryan
Day/Time Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

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.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.

This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program:
Architectural Technician (T132)
Architectural Technology (T109)
Interior Design Technology (T170)

Construction Health and Safety P.M. (TDSB ONLY)

Construction Health and Safety PM (TDSB ONLY) - Online Delivery

College Course Code BLDG 3103
Ministry Code TSX4T
Professor Chris Ryan
Day/Time Friday, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Length of Program 42 hours/ 12 weeks (3.5 hours once a week)
Delivery Congregated
Passing Grade 50%

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.
Please note: this course uses a lecture delivery method.
This course is a PATHWAY to the following full-time program:
Architectural Technician (T132)
Architectural Technology (T109)
Interior Design Technology (T170)

 

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
Email:  Katie.Ferguson@tdsb.on.ca

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Sandra Caravaggio
Dual Credit Teacher 
80 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, ON M2N 6E8
Phone: (416) 222-8282 ext. 2731
or (416)-779-8580
Email: Sandra.Caravaggio02@tcdsb.org

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board 

Maureen Carolan
Academic Consultant, Pathways & Transition 7-12
40 Matheson Blvd. West
Mississauga, Ontario L5R 1C5
Phone: (905)-301-9263
Email: Maureen.Carolan@dpcdsb.org

Elizabete Rego, OCT
Academic Consultant with a focus on Student Success/ Student Voice/ Specialized Programs
Phone: (905)-301-9315

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
Email: Reshma.Badiani@yrdsb.ca

E.C. Drury School for the Deaf

Sarah Klapak
Educational Coordinator
Phone: (905)-878-2851 x 223
or (289)-971-0503
Email: sarah.klapak@ontario.ca

George Brown College

Grace Whang
SCWI Program Coordinator
Community Partnerships Office
Email: gwhang@georgebrown.ca

George Brown College

Shelagh Taber Walsh
Coordinator of Educational Projects
Community Partnerships Office
Email: staberwalsh@georgebrown.ca