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Dual Credit

If you are a Saskatchewan high school student thinking of becoming a Saskatchewan Polytechnic student in the future, consider dual credit.

Dual credit allows you to earn Saskatchewan high school credit and Saskatchewan Polytechnic credit at the same time.

Select Saskatchewan Polytechnic courses are offered to Saskatchewan high school students, as a part of a Saskatchewan high school course or as an elective course.

Courses Available for Dual Credit

High school credit for: Industry Communications 30L

Credit Units: 2
Course Hours: 30.0
Tuition Fees: $411
Instructional Method: online delivery

Course dates:

  • Fall: September 12, 2016 – December 16, 2016
    Registration deadline September 12, 2016
    CRN: 02-611
  • Winter: February 6, 2017 – May 26, 2017
    Registration deadline February 6, 2017
    CRN: 03-670

You will practice fundamental employability skills related to oral and written communications. You will also practice employability skills related to working effectively with others. You will learn personal employability skills and the effect of attitudes and behaviours on a successful job search.

This course uses an asynchronous tool, allowing access to course material at a time that is convenient to the student.

If admitted, COMM 127 will be recognized for program credit in the following programs:

  • Agricultural Machinery Technician
  • Auto Body Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Carpentry, Computer Networking
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrician
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanics
  • Iron Worker
  • New Media Communications
  • Parts Management Technician
  • Professional Cooking
  • Retail Customer Service
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Welding

High school credit for: Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 20

Credit Units: 2.0 
Course Hours: 30.0
Tuition Fees: $560
Instructional Method: online delivery 

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    Registration deadline September 26, 2016
    CRN: 02-556
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    Registration deadline February 13, 2017
    CRN: 03-615

You will study the basic concepts of computer assisted drafting. You will learn how to use the AutoCAD user interface as it pertains to two dimensional CAD drawings. The course content includes drawing set-up, coordinate systems, drawing tools, editing commands, display options, layers, colors, line types, text, basic dimensioning and plot commands. 

Upon admission to the program DRFT 390 will be recognized for program credit in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic CAD/CAM Engineering Technology program. This course is a pre-requisite course to DRFT 391 CAD Drafting Level 2.

Please ensure you have a computer that meets the system requirements for the software.

High school credit for: Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 30

Credit Units: 2.0 
Course Hours: 30.0
Tuition Fees: $560
Instructional Method: online delivery 

Pre-requisite: DRFT 390 CAD Drafting Level 1

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    Registration deadline September 26, 2016.
    CRN: 02-561
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    Registration deadline February 13, 2017
    CRN: 03-616

You will study advanced concepts of computer assisted drafting. The course content includes blocks, XREF’s, plotting, dimensioning, advanced editing and drawing techniques and an introduction to 3D drafting.

Upon admission to the program DRFT 391 will be recognized for credit in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic CAD/CAM Engineering Technology program.

Please ensure you have a computer that meets the system requirements for the software.

High School Credit for: a portion of Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 20 or 30

Credit Units: 1.0
Course Hours: 15.0
Tuition Fees: $168
Instructional Method: online delivery 

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 12, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    (flexible start dates up until December 24, 2016)
    CRN: 02-2092
  • Winter: February 6, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    (flexible start dates up until May 9, 2016)
    CRN 03-2006

You will learn the necessary skills to calculate, convert, and apply common trade measurements on the job.  The course resources provide animations and exercises demonstrating math and measurement concepts as a supplement to the high school course. Students successfully completing this course through Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be given credit for MEAS 182 Applied Trades Measurement.

This course can be applied to the Parts Management Technician Program upon admission. As well, this course is accepted as an equivalency credit and would be applied to the following programs upon admission:

  • Auto Body Technician Applied Certificate
  • Parts Person Applied Certificate program
  • Level 1 Apprenticeship in Automotive Service Technician
  • Level 1 Apprenticeship in Agriculture Machinery Technician
  • Level 1 Apprenticeship in Heavy Equipment, Truck and Transport Technician
  • Level 1 Apprenticeship in Parts Management Technician

High school credit for: Medical Terminology 30L

Credit Units: 2.0
Course Hours: 34.0
Tuition Fees: $545
Instructional Method: online delivery 

Course Dates: 

  • Fall: September 6, 2016 – January 14, 2017
    Registration deadline September 9, 2016
    CRN: 02-765
  • Winter: January 30, 2017 – May 20, 2017
    Registration deadline February 6, 2017
    CRN: 03-842

Your studies will focus on medical language and its use in practical situations. You will be introduced to the structure and function of medical language and the medical terms relating to body systems.

This course will be recognized towards credit in the following program:

  • Health Information Management

If admitted to the following programs, the MED 161 course will be recognized as an as an equivalency to the medical terminology course in:

  • Combined Lab and X-Ray Technician
  • Cytotechnology Diploma
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Radiological Technology
  • Pharmacy Technician 

The medical terminology skills developed through this course will be useful to students pursuing training for most medical professions.

High school credit for: the project portion of Health Sciences 20

Credit Units: 1.0

Course Hours: 10.0
Tuition Fees: $145
Instructional Method: online delivery 


Course Dates: 

  • Fall:  September 19, 2016,  2016 – December 2, 2016
    Registration deadline September 30, 2016
    CRN: 02-1612
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – April 13, 2017
    Registration deadline: February 24, 2017
    CRN: 03-1566

You will learn to use the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which medical terms are derived. You will also learn to use medical abbreviations. 

MTER 180 will be recognized for program credit if admitted to the following Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs:

  • Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology
  • Cytotechnology Diploma
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical RadiologicTechnology
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Therapeutic Recreation

The medical terminology skills developed through this course will be useful to students pursuing training for most medical professions.

High school credit for: Interpersonal Communication Skills 30L

Credit Units: 2.0
Course Hours: 30.0
Tuition Fees: $408
Instructional Method: online delivery   

Course dates:

  • Fall: September 12, 2015 – December 16, 2016
    Registration deadline September 12, 2016
    CRN: 02-608
  • Winter: February 6, 2017 – May 26, 2017
    Registration deadline February 6, 2017
    CRN: 03-672

You will develop employability skills through the study of interpersonal communications theory and applications in the workplace. Learning outcomes include the importance of self-awareness and self-esteem, perception problems, verbal and nonverbal messages, and listening skills, creating positive communication climates and resolving interpersonal conflict.

The online course uses an asynchronous tool, allowing access to course material at any time convenient for the student. High-speed internet is recommended

COMM 291 will be recognized for program credit in the following programs, if admitted:

  • Continuing Care Assistant
  • Court Services Administrator
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Assistant
  • Food and Nutrition Management
  • Funeral Service
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Library and Information Technology
  • Youth Care Worker Certificate
  • Youth Care Worker Diploma
  • Victim Services Coordination

High school credit for: Psychology 30

Credit Units: 3.0
Course Hours: 40.0
Tuition Fees: $414.50
Instructional Method: online delivery

Course dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    Registration deadline September 12, 2016
    CRN: 02-619
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    Registration deadline January 30, 2017
    CRN: 03-683

You will learn about the role of play in the development of skills and abilities of young children. You will focus on the value of play in early childhood development programming and the role of the early childhood educator in expanding the play opportunities for children.

ECE 106 will be recognized for program credit in the Early Childhood Education certificate program, if admitted.

*Successful completion of ECE 106, ECE 142 and HUMD 183 will provide eligibility to apply for the Ministry of Education’s Early Childhood Education 1 certification which is the entry level for working full-time at licensed child care centres.

 

High school credit for: Health, Safety and Nutrition 30L

Credit Units: 3.0
Course Hours: 40.0
Tuition Fees: $414.50
Instructional Method: online delivery

Course dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    Registration deadline September 12, 2016
    CRN: 02-621
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    Registration deadline January 30, 2017
    CRN: 03-684

Your studies will focus on creating environments and practices that contribute to the health, safety, and nutritional needs of children. You will study the physical development of children. You will also receive information that will assist you in identifying and addressing health and safety issues including abuse and neglect.

ECE 142 will be recognized for program credit in the Early Childhood Education certificate program, if admitted.

*Successful completion of ECE 106, ECE 142 and HUMD 183 will provide eligibility to apply for the Ministry of Education’s Early Childhood Education 1 certification which is the entry level for working full-time at licensed child care centres.

High school credit for: Child Guidance 1 30L

Credit Units: 3
Course Hours: 50.0
Tuition Fees: $485
Instructional Method: online delivery

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – January 27, 2017
    Registration deadline September 12, 2016
    CRN: 02-1623
  • Winter: February 13, 2017 – June 9, 2017
    Registration deadline January 30, 2017
    CRN: 03-1570

You will examine the strategies of developmentally appropriate child guidance.  The role of the adult in anticipating and encouraging the appropriate behaviour is emphasized.  You will practice techniques for intervening with children while encouraging a co-operative attitude, a sense of autonomy and a positive self-image.

HUMD 183 will be recognized for program credit in the Early Childhood Education certificate program, if admitted.

*Successful completion of ECE 106, ECE 142 and HUMD 183 will provide eligibility to apply for the Ministry of Education’s Early Childhood Education 1 certification which is the entry level for working full-time at licensed child care centres.

High School credit for:  Anatomy 30L

Credit Hours: 2.0
Course Hours: 27 hours
Tuition Fees: $335
Instructional Method:  print correspondence

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – December 2, 2016
    Registration deadline October 7, 2017
    CRN: 02-1610
  • Winter: February 6, 2017 – April 13, 2017
    Registration deadline February 17, 2017
    CRN: 03-1564

You will receive a basic introduction to body systems.  You will study the structure of organs and systems in the human body and how they function efficiently.

ANAT 100 will be recognized for program credit in the Continuing Care Assistant certificate program, if admitted.

High School credit for:  Human Growth and Development 30L

Credit Hours: 2.0
Course Hours: 27 hours
Tuition Fees: $335
Instructional Method: print correspondence

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 19, 2016 – November 25, 2016
    Registration deadline September 30, 2016
    CRN: 02-1613
  • Winter: January 30, 2017 – April 7, 2017
    Registration deadline February 10, 2017
    CRN: 03-1567

You will learn the physical, social, intellectual and emotional aspects of human growth and development from infancy to old age.  You will also study the effects of aging on society.

HUMD 187 will be recognized for program credit in the Continuing Care Assistant certificate program, if admitted.

 

High School credit for:  Personal Competence 30L

Credit Hours: 2.0
Course Hours: 33 hours
Tuition Fees: $335
Instructional Method: print correspondence

Course Dates:

  • Fall: September 26, 2016 – December 16, 2016
    Registration deadline October 7, 2017
    CRN: 02-1611
  • Winter: February 6, 2017 – May 5, 2017
    Registration deadline February 17, 2017
    CRN: 03-1565

Your studies will focus on the goals and philosophy of Health Care Services in Saskatchewan.  You will learn how these goals are reflected in the activities of the agency and on your role as a caregiver. You will learn about your role in providing care services within a multicultural dynamic setting. The course content also includes inter-professional work environments, personal health, employability skills, and types of abuse (for example: caregiver, neglect and abandonment, sexual and financial).

SPCR 192 will be recognized for program credit in the Continuing Care Assistant certificate program, if admitted. 

 

Dual Credit Forms

For more information, contact your high school principal or guidance counsellor.  Registration in these courses must be submitted through your high school to earn dual credit.

Some Saskatchewan Polytechnic programs recognize specific high-school computer classes for credit or partial credit. To find more information, review the agreement on Standardized Computer Courses Required by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Programs (pdf).

High School Teachers – interested in offering Saskatchewan Polytechnic dual credit in your school? See the Ministry of Education Dual Credit (pdf) for more information. For more information on other potential dual credit courses through Saskatchewan Polytechnic, contact the RPL Office at RPLOffice@saskpolytech.ca or phone 306-765-1652 or Skype 306-765-1652.

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