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Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne

Missing an admission requirement or need to improve your grades for pre-requisite courses to gain admission into a limited enrolment Health Sciences or Nursing program? This program provides you with the opportunity to acquire and/or enhance your knowledge and skills in English, math, and science, and you will also choose electives to ensure you have all pre-requisites required to apply to your program of choice.

Note: The Pre-Health Sciences program is the preferred designated preparatory program for admission to Cambrian College's limited enrolment Health Sciences programs.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters
  • Start in September or January
  • Courses cover English, math, and sciences
  • Strong foundation for entry into Cambrian's limited enrolment Health Sciences programs
  • Grads who continue into another full-time Cambrian program have a high degree of success

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Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

Recommended:

  • Grade 11 science (M)
  • Computer competency in relevant software

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Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
BIO 1003Biology I 4
CHM 1106Science Chemistry I 4
ENG 1006Technical Reading Writing for the Health Science 3
HLP 1013Exploring Careers Health Science 2
MTH 1113Pre Health Math I 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Health Science Physics I 3
Positive Psychology 3
 Term Credits: 20
Semester 2
BIO 1010Biology II 4
CHM 1002Physical Chemistry 2
CHM 1003Organic and Biological Chemistry 4
ENG 1121Research Writing/Health Sciences 3
MTH 1213Advanced Pre-Health Math 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Health Science Physics II 3
Medical Terminology 3
One of the following General Education courses:  3
Cross-Cultural Understanding 3
Issues and Ethics in Science 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 43

Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Winter 2017
Semester 2 - Spring 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
BIO 1003Biology I 4
CHM 1106Science Chemistry I 4
ENG 1006Technical Reading Writing for the Health Science 3
HLP 1013Exploring Careers Health Science 2
MTH 1113Pre Health Math I 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Health Science Physics I 3
Positive Psychology 3
 Term Credits: 20
Semester 2
BIO 1010Biology II 4
CHM 1002Physical Chemistry 2
CHM 1003Organic and Biological Chemistry 4
ENG 1121Research Writing/Health Sciences 3
MTH 1213Advanced Pre-Health Math 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Health Science Physics II 3
Medical Terminology 3
One of the following General Education courses:  3
Cross-Cultural Understanding 3
Issues and Ethics in Science 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 43

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $3,655.48. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $13,614.00 for two semesters of study. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Books & Supplies

The estimated cost of books and supplies for 2015-2016 is approximately $950. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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