## Academic and Career Preparation Courses

### ENGLISH COURSES

Basic English (ENGL 010)

Level 1 focuses on basic reading, writing and spelling.

Fundamental English (ENGL 020)

Develop and improve your reading, writing and spelling skills.

Fundamental English (ENGL 025)

This Level 2 English course covers accurate reading, expressive writing, and basic grammar.

Intermediate English (ENGL 037)

This course covers vocabulary development, interpretative reading, and essay writing. It is equivalent to Grade 10 English.

Advanced English (ENGL 047)

This course focuses on developing writing skills and includes grammar review and essays. Some literature is also covered.

Provincial Level English (ENGL 067)

This course is designed to give you an academic Grade 12 level of English. It is a prerequisite for many technical courses and for entrance to university. The course focuses on the study of novels, short stories, poetry and drama, and the writing of essays and research papers.

### MATHEMATICS COURSES

Basic Math (MATH 010)

This is a basic math course that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with whole numbers and decimals.

Fundamental Math (MATH 020)

This is a basic math course in which you learn to do addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with fractions, and percentages. Basic problem solving is also included.

Intermediate Math (MATH 030)

This course includes operations and word problems with whole numbers, integers, decimals, fractions, percentages and ratios. Units on basic algebra and geometry are also included. It is equivalent to Grade 10 Math.

Introduction to Advanced Math (MATH 041)

This Level 4 course is an introduction to Algebra. You should already have a good understanding of operations with fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios. Topics include operations with rational numbers, solving equations and word problems, polynomials, graphs or linear equations, fractional expressions and equations, and radical expressions and equations.

Advanced Math (MATH 047)

This course is equivalent to secondary school Math 11. It is a required course for many post-secondary programs in the province. Topics include advanced equation and problem solving, systems of equations, inequalities and sets, polynomials and functions, fractional expressions and equations, exponents, powers and roots, quadratic equations and introduction to trigonometry.

Provincial Level Math (MATH 067)

This course is equivalent to secondary school Math 12. It is a required course for some technology, science, and engineering programs. Topics include functions and transformations, systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, identities, equations and applications, imaginary and complex numbers, polynomial and rational functions, second degree equations and graphs, sequences and series.

### SCIENCE COURSES

Provincial Level Biology (BIOL 067)

This course is equivalent to high school Biology 12 and is often required if you intend to take training in the health science occupations. It is also a prerequisite to many post-secondary programs. The course focuses on human biology.

Advanced Chemistry (CHEM 047)

This course is equivalent to high school Chemistry 11. It will provide a sound basis for further studies in chemistry. Among topics to be studied are properties of matter, chemical bonding, nomenclature, atomic theory, radioactivity, nuclear chemistry, quantitative analysis, behaviour of gases and biochemistry.

Provincial Level Chemistry (CHEM 067)

This course is equivalent to high school Chemistry 12 and is required for most science programs at the post-secondary level.

Advanced Physics (PHYS 047)

This is an introductory physics course and is equivalent to high school Physics 11. It is a prerequisite for many technical and university programs. The following topics are studied: kinematics, dynamics, thermal energy, and electricity.

Provincial Level Physics (PHYS 067)

A continuation of PHYS 047, this course is a prerequisite for most Engineering programs. The following topics are studied: kinematics, dynamics, electricity, magnetism, sound and light, nuclear and quantum physics.