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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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General Studies

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

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

2016-2017

Winter Term Start

2017-2018

Fall Term Start

Winter Term Start

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 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
HSC 1005Medical Terminology 3
MTH 1213Advanced Pre-Health Math 4
One of the following General Education courses:  3
Health Science Physics II 3
Issues and Ethics in Science 3
Cross-Cultural Understanding 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 43
Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $3,753.40. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $14,119.28. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017. 

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 for the 2016-2017 Academic year 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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