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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 Recognition: Industry Communications 30L

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 Recognition: Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 20

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 Recognition: Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 30

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 Recognition: Medical Terminology 30L

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 Recognition: Health Sciences 20 (Optional project component)

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 Recognition: Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 20 or 30 (optional activity/course enhancement)

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 Recognition: Psychology 30

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 Recognition: Health, Safety and Nutrition 30L

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 Recognition: Child Guidance 1 30L

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

High School Recognition: Anatomy 30L

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

High School Recognition: Human Growth and Development 30L

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

High School Recognition: Personal Competence 30L

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.

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 learnerpathways@saskpolytech.ca, phone 306-765-1652 or Skype 306-765-1652.

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