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Dual Credit Programs

Fall 2020

Program  School Code  College Code Start Date End Date Day Time
Early Childhood Education
Interpersonal Communication & Early Childhood Educator
HDC4T COMM16117 Sep 21-25, 20 15-Dec-20 Tues 2 – 5 p.m.
Operating Systems
A+ Certification Preparation
IBK4T SYST19866 Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Tues 2 – 5 p.m.
Electrical A
Electrical Trade Safety 1
TNL4T ENGI19599 Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Wed 9 – 11 a.m.
Electrical B Tentative Until A Is Full
Electrical Trade Safety 1
TNL4T ENGI19599 Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Fri 9 – 11 a.m.
Plumbing
Plumbing Trade Safety
TSM4T ENGI16048 Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Fri 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Precision Machining/Welding
Manufacturing Trade Safety
TME4T ENGI18634 Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Public Safety


Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20 Wed 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Police Career Preparation GCB4T JUST15892
Youth In Conflict With The Law HCI4T JUST22128
School Within A College (Swac)


Sep 21-25, 20 Dec 14-18, 20

Profiles In Crime PPB4T SCIE10386G Tues 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Agony & Ecstasy: Addictions HCC4T SOCI10264G Thurs 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Course Descriptions:

Early Childhood Education

Interpersonal Communication & Early Childhood Educator
Students will develop their ability to communicate professionally within the field of Early Childhood Education. Through reflection students examine topics related to interpersonal communication. Students explore basic interpersonal communication skills and concepts related to the self as the communicator, the components and complexities of communication, perceptual barriers, active listening, assertiveness as they relate to interacting effectively with others.

Operating Sytems

Operating Systems Technologies (A+ Certification Prep)
Students will gain knowledge of industry current operating systems through research and hands-on labs. Students will also be learning basic numbering systems used in computer architecture i.e. binary and hexadecimal and will be introduced to Boolean logic.

Electrical

Electrical Trade Safety
In this course students are taught how to stay safe in a potentially dangerous environment. Students will learn about the common causes of work place accidents, how to foresee and prevent them from happening. Personal and work place safety including: Lifts, ladders, harnesses and explosive tools.

Plumbing

Plumbing Trade Safety
Students learn how to create a safe working environment specific to the plumbing industry. Topics include how to recognize hazards, causes of accidents, accident prevention techniques as well as health and safety legislation and procedures.

Precision Machining / Welding

Precision Machining 1A
Students learn to use machine shop/tool room equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Machine tool operations on lathes and milling machines are practiced. Precision measuring and checking techniques are used throughout the course. Fitting and assembly projects are completed using, hand tools and bench tools, pedestal grinders; drill presses and saws etc.

Public Safety

Police Career Preparation
Students examine the opportunities, duties, responsibilities and demands of a career in policing. They consider the competencies needed to succeed including selection requirements and processes. Students explore the development, structure, services and career opportunities provided by a wide range of police organizations. Students assess their interests, values and abilities to identify possible career paths. They investigate structured and extra-curricular learning opportunities to maximize their personal development. Students develop a personal learning plan to prepare for the highly structured and competitive police hiring processes.

Youth In Conflict With The Law
Students learn about legislation governing youth crime in Canada and the factors that place youth at risk for offending. Students examine the Youth Criminal Justice Act in detail and familiarize themselves with the various protocols, procedures and implications of the Act. Students explore through lectures, videos and case studies various factors that put youth at risk for offending and examine the various methods used to deal with young offenders through the court system and by way of extrajudicial measures. Students familiarize themselves with the various stages of adolescent development and understand the need for a separate legal system for youth.

SWAC

Agony & Ecstasy: Addictions
In this course students use a sociological and science-based approach to explore historical and psychosocial issues related to a variety of common addictions such as smoking, alcohol, gaming and shopping. In addition, students examine addictions to psychoactive drugs. Topics include concepts of addiction, political approaches to substance abuse, and an examination of specific addictions. Through interactive lecture, video, in-class activities, and investigating current trends in addiction research through internet readings and group presentations, students explore the impact of these problems from a societal and biological perspective.

Profiles in Crime
Students critically analyze the Canadian criminal justice system and the impact of crime on victims and our society. Students explore criminal typologies, the causes of crime and the changing definition of crime and criminals. Through in-class activities, presentations, group discussion, relevant readings and multi-media presentations, students gain a deeper awareness of current issues facing the criminal justice system including police discretion, the role of the criminal court system, the plight of victims of crime, and proposed solutions to crime.

Contact Information

Dual Credit Office
Davis Campus - Room B212E
7899 McLaughlin Road
Brampton, ON L6Y 5H9
Phone: 905-459-7533 x8152
dual.credit@sheridancollege.ca