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University Transfer Pathway to Health Sciences Certificate


The University Transfer Pathway to Health Sciences Certificate is offered to provide students with the opportunity to explore and demonstrate success at the first year level of university transfer study. Successful completion will prepare students to meet the pre-requisites for entrance into a number of health science programs, which include VCC’s Dental Hygiene and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The successful completion of the program and/or completion of all pre-requisites does not guarantee entrance to VCC’s Dental Hygiene or Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs. For information regarding the required GPA and application process please see: www.vcc.ca


Students will:

  • increase readiness for degree-level study
  • gain transfer credits to degree programs
  • gain advanced standing into specified university programs through signed articulation (transfer) agreements

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Certificate in University Transfer Pathway to Health Sciences.

Apply for this certificate at the Registrar's Office upon successful completion of the University Transfer credits required for this this credential.

Program Status:
Accepting applications For University Transfer courses

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
University Transfer Courses start January, May, September 4 months per course Certificate Broadway Full-time

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If you're ready and know the program you want, apply now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit us at one of our campus locations.

After you apply, you can check application status to see if all of the requirements have been met or to update contact information. Please use the temporary login ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) that you used to complete your original online application.

Program Description

Program Description

Successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits of university transfer articulated first year courses as per the British Columbia Council on Admission and Transfer Guide (BCCAT) is required for completion of the certificate. Credit distribution in the following subjects is required:

Option A: Pathway to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

Pre-requisites for the BScN are 3 first year courses = 18 credits marked with ►

Course Title

 Credits

 English ►

 6.0

 Human Anatomy & Physiology ►

 6.0

 Humanities/Social Science ►

 6.0

 Statistics

 3.0

 Electives Unspecified *(minimum 3 courses)

 9.0

 Minimum Program Total Credits

 30.0

 

Option B: Pathway to the Dental Hygiene Program

 Course Title

 Credits

 English

 6.0

 Human Anatomy & Physiology

 6.0

 Chemistry

 6.0

 Psychology

 6.0

 Statistics

 3.0

 Elective Unspecified *(minimum 1 course)

 3.0

 Minimum Program Total Credits

 30.0






Successful completion of the program and/or completion of all pre-requisites does not guarantee entrance to VCC’s dental hygiene or nursing programs. Students must earn the required GPA and go through the application process.

Students who do not meet the admissions requirements for entry into the program, or prerequisites for specific courses, have alternate options for admissions. VCC offers bridging programs for students requiring upgrading. Students can also complete an admissions review.

Contact advising at 604.443.8453 for further information.

View the mathematics education chart to decide what mathematics course you need to take.

Once you have completed all of the required courses to be eligible for this certificate you can complete the Application for Credential and submit to records@vcc.ca.


Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

This program welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Admission Requirements

1. Grade 12 graduation, GED or equivalent. Please provide an official transcript.
2. English 12 with a ‘C+’ or equivalent.


For students who do not have English 12 with a C+, the following are recognized
equivalencies:


1. VCC ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1100 or equivalent.
2. Language Proficiency Exam (LPI) written within last 2 years, with a 4 overall, 5 minimum in English Usage and a minimum score of 26 in composition. For admission to most courses, you need a score of at least 26 on the Essay section of the test (24 for admission to English 1101). If you have a score of 24 or 25 on this section, you must take ENSK 0902 Writing Skills 12 or ENSK 0926 Writing Skills 12 and ENGL 1100 concurrently.
3. VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) written within the last 12 months, with a score of 145 overall and a minimum score of 16/20 on the essay portion of the composition section.
4. Langara English Test (LET) written within last 2 years with a 4 overall.
5. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) written within the last 24 months. Academic version with a minimum 6.5 overall and no score less than 6.0.
6. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) written within the last 24 months with a score of 82 overall on the Internet based test and minimum scores of 21 in reading and listening and minimum scores of 20 in writing and speaking.


Note: Students are required to have successfully completed prerequisite course(s) or equivalents
leading to courses in the Certificate (for example: prerequisite course Chemistry 12 or equivalent
needs to be successfully completed in order to take CHEM 1121-Chemistry 1).

 

 

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee $35
Tuition Fee $2,681
Student Union Fee $165
College Initiative Fee $77
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $287
Other Costs $40- Graduation Fee
$107- Campus Resource Fee
Textbooks $175 to $200 per course

For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.


Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC offers a variety of first-year, fully-transferable university credit courses.

Students can choose to complete credits toward university programs or take courses to pursue a VCC diploma or degree program.

VCC's university transfer courses offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Evening and daytime classes
  • Competitive tuition fees

Attend an information session to learn about math, science and English courses available in upcoming terms. Meet faculty, ask questions and learn how to apply.

Join us at VCC's Broadway campus, 1120 East 7 Avenue at Glen Drive, across from VCC/Clark SkyTrain station.

Transfer to SFU - Engineering and Computing Science

VCC also offers a first-year University Transfer Engineering Science certificate and a first-year Computing Science certificate. Sign up for an info session to learn more about Engineering Science or Computing Science at VCC.





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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Spring/Summer 2019 (201960)

(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 2, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures emphasize basic concepts in biology and the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.
Pre-requisites:
Biology 11, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, Precalculus 11, all with at least a C+.
OR
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62538 BWY-A Rm. 3275
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1529
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Gallagher, Zoe
  62548 BWY-A Rm. 3275
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Joseph, Nancy


(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 1, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures continue an investigation of the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.

Prerequisite:  Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIOL1120).

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62540 BWY-A Rm. 3252
MTWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
01-May-2019
to 28-Jun-2019
Gordon, Joyce
  62541 BWY-A Rm. 3275
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Gallagher, Zoe


(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course emphasizes the basic principles of structural chemistry, with application to the chemistry of the elements. The course introduces quantum mechanics, organic chemistry, polymers, biopolymers and the importance of chemistry to society. The laboratory illustrates the behavior of chemical systems and some of the basic techniques associated with quantitative chemical experimentation. Chemistry 1 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. Both the lab and lecture portions need to be passed in order to pass the course. It is also suitable as an elective course.

Pre-requisites:
Chemistry 12 (or CHEM 0983/0993) with a C+ or equivalent, Precalculus 12 with a C+; or MATH 1020 with a C: or MATH 0993 both with a minimum of a C+; or VCC Math Precalculus Test (MPT) with a 72%.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62532 BWY-A Rm. 3252
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Balagopal, Raji


(CHEM 1223) Chemistry 2 4.0 credits  course outline



The second course of the CHEM 1121/1223 two-course sequence emphasizes the basic principles of chemical kinetics, chemical thermodynamics and organic chemistry. The laboratory in Chemistry 2 allows students to practice techniques learned in Chemistry 1. Students are expected to increase skills in making observations, recording data accurately, interpreting data and generating hypotheses. Both the lab and lecture portions need to be passed in order to pass the course. Chemistry 2 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. It is suitable as an elective course.

Pre-requisites:
Chemistry 1 (CHEM 1121) with a C-

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62537 BWY-A Rm. 3252
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Balagopal, Raji
  62537 BWY-A Rm. 3252
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1659
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Balagopal, Raji


(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course, integrated with ENGL 1101, addresses the needs of non-native speakers of English
who require specific help in order to meet course expectations. Students are given various
proofreading and editing exercises, as well as paraphrasing and summarizing exercises. They
will be introduced to effective techniques of quotation. Through multiple-draft writing
assignments, they will learn the principles of effective revision.

Pre-requisites:

  • CPEN O995(with C+ or higher), 0996 and 0992 Completion

     OR

  • VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) with total score of 145 with 16 minimum in
    composition

     OR

  • IELTS overall with Band 6.5 (no band lower than 6)

     OR

  • TOEFL iBt score with minimum of 86 (with a minimum of 21 in Reading and Listening and 20
    in Speaking and Writing)

     OR

  • LPI Level 4 with minimum of 24 on the essay and 5 in English usage

     OR

  • ELSK 0930 (with C+ or higher)

     OR

  • ELSK 0920 (with 'S') and ELSK 0925 (with C+ or higher)

Co-requisites:

  • ENGL 1101

 

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62718 BWY-A Rm. 3701
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Vandale, Holly


(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1 3.0 credits course outline



This one-term composition course introduces students to different models of essay writing.  It also trains students in the mechanics of writing (grammar), analysis of short prose, and research skills (including MLA documentation).

Prerequisites:

English 12 with a final grade of C+ *and* (ENSK 0902) with a final grade of B,
or
English 12 with a final grade of B (or equivalent as per VCC's English language proficiency requirements)
or
English 12 Provincial exam score of 72%
or
ONE of the following test scores:
ABE assessment with 60 in reading, 52 in writing, and 0991 on essay
or
LPI 5/35
or
LET 4
or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62506 BWY-A Rm. 3709
MTWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
01-May-2019
to 28-Jun-2019
Roszell, William
  62507 BWY-A Rm. 3701
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Vandale, Holly


(ENGL 1101) English 1101 3.0 credits  course outline



In this course, taken with Integrated Language Support 1 (ENGL 1001), students will read various fiction and non-fiction texts and learn how to identify key elements of those texts, such as main and supporting ideas, thematic intent, rhetorical patterns, figurative language, sociocultural context, style, and tone. They will analyze and interpret these texts and present their ideas in coherent, well-supported and grammatically correct compositions. Additionally, students will develop and present in a seminar a set of stimulating discussion questions on a selected short story.

Pre-Requisites:

- CPEN O995(with C+ or higher), 0996 and 0992 Completion
OR
- VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) with total score of 145 with 16 minimum in composition
OR
- IELTS overall with Band 6.5 (no band lower than 6)
OR
- TOEFL iBt score with minimum of 86 (with a minimum of 21 in Reading and Listening and 20 in Speaking and Writing)
OR
- LPI Level 4 with minimum of 24 on the essay and 5 in English usage
OR
- ELSK 0930 (with C+ or higher)
OR
- ELSK 0920 (with 'S') and ELSK 0925 (with C+ or higher)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62719 BWY-A Rm. 3701
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Vandale, Holly


(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This literature survey course introduces students to major literary forms: poetry, drama, and novels.

Prerequisites: Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in English 1100 or articulated equivalent.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62508 BWY-A Rm. 3709
MTWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
02-Jul-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Roszell, William


(MATH 1111) Introduction to Statistics 3.0 credits  course outline



Math 1111 introduces the fundamental ideas of statistics that can be applied to any discipline. Topics include: collection, organization, and presentation of data, inference estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression. The course is designed to analyze real-life data using statistical methods. A statistical software program will be used to facilitate the understanding of statistical concepts and analysis of data sets.

Pre-requisites:

VCC Math 0861 and 0871 with a C, or Math 11 (Precalculus) with a C, or Math 11 (Principles) with a C, or VCC Intermediate Algebra Assessment with 68%

or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62515 BWY-B Rm. 2206
MTWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 28-Jun-2019
Karavas, Costa
  62522 ONLINE M-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday
TBATo be assigned
TBATo be assigned
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Karavas, Costa


(PSYC 1100) Psychology 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course introduces students to the discipline of psychology and provides an overview of the major areas and perspectives in the field. It is an overview of the history, systems and theories, research methods, evolution and genes, the brain and nervous system, body rhythms and states of consciousness, sensation and perception, learning theory, and behaviour.

Psychology 1 and 2 can be taken concurrently or in either order.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62496 BWY-B Rm. 1206
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Avery, Wayne


(PSYC 1200) Psychology 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This course covers the concepts of memory, thinking and intelligence, emotion, motivation, theories of personality, life span development, health, stress and coping, psychological disorders, and approaches to treatment and therapy.

Psychology 1 and 2 can be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62499 BWY-B Rm. 1206
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 23-Aug-2019
Avery, Wayne


(SOCI 1200) Sociology 2 - Canadian Society 3.0 credits  course outline



Sociology  2 (SOCI 1200) - Canadian Society - This course examines Canadian society, its social institutions and processes, in historical and global context, with a focus on social inequality, social change and current issues. The main sociological theories are employed to examine the following areas: economy and work, government and politics, First Nations and Aboriginal issues, Quebec society, family, health and medicine, religion, and social change, particularly social movements, technology, urbanization and the environment.

The course is a combination of lectures, class and group based discussion, films, and library research. 

Sociology 1 and 2 can also be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  62504 BWY-B Rm. G217
MTWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
01-May-2019
to 28-Jun-2019
Eicker, Sharlie


Upcoming Schedules in Fall 2019 (201970)

(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 2, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures emphasize basic concepts in biology and the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.
Pre-requisites:
Biology 11, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, Precalculus 11, all with at least a C+.
OR
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74783 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Morlin, Maria
  74784 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Curry, Mark
  74785 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Curry, Mark
  74792 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1529
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Clarkson, Bruce
  74797 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Clarkson, Bruce


(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 1, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures continue an investigation of the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.

Prerequisite:  Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIOL1120).

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74786 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Gordon, Joyce
  74787 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1729
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
McIntyre, Gordon
  74793 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
McIntyre, Gordon


(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course emphasizes the basic principles of structural chemistry, with application to the chemistry of the elements. The course introduces quantum mechanics, organic chemistry, polymers, biopolymers and the importance of chemistry to society. The laboratory illustrates the behavior of chemical systems and some of the basic techniques associated with quantitative chemical experimentation. Chemistry 1 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. Both the lab and lecture portions need to be passed in order to pass the course. It is also suitable as an elective course.

Pre-requisites:
Chemistry 12 (or CHEM 0983/0993) with a C+ or equivalent, Precalculus 12 with a C+; or MATH 1020 with a C: or MATH 0993 both with a minimum of a C+; or VCC Math Precalculus Test (MPT) with a 72%.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74774 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Balagopal, Raji
  74777 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Wallace, Judith
  74777 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Wallace, Judith


(CHEM 1223) Chemistry 2 4.0 credits  course outline



The second course of the CHEM 1121/1223 two-course sequence emphasizes the basic principles of chemical kinetics, chemical thermodynamics and organic chemistry. The laboratory in Chemistry 2 allows students to practice techniques learned in Chemistry 1. Students are expected to increase skills in making observations, recording data accurately, interpreting data and generating hypotheses. Both the lab and lecture portions need to be passed in order to pass the course. Chemistry 2 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. It is suitable as an elective course.

Pre-requisites:
Chemistry 1 (CHEM 1121) with a C-

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74778 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Wallace, Judith


(ECON 1100) Microeconomics 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is an introduction to the principles and tools of microeconomic analysis. Microeconomics provides students with the analytical perspective to think critically about how individuals and firms make economic decisions in a world of scarce resources. Students learn to apply basic principles of microeconomics to one's day-to-day decision making. This course in economics is designed to give students a working knowledge of the subject and to increase their understanding of the market economy, as well as their individual role within this system.

Prerequisites: Pre-calculus 11; or Math 0861 and Math 0871; or 72% on the VCC Intermediate Algebra Assessment test.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74696 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1029
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Lin, Jack


(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course, integrated with ENGL 1101, addresses the needs of non-native speakers of English
who require specific help in order to meet course expectations. Students are given various
proofreading and editing exercises, as well as paraphrasing and summarizing exercises. They
will be introduced to effective techniques of quotation. Through multiple-draft writing
assignments, they will learn the principles of effective revision.

Pre-requisites:

  • CPEN O995(with C+ or higher), 0996 and 0992 Completion

     OR

  • VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) with total score of 145 with 16 minimum in
    composition

     OR

  • IELTS overall with Band 6.5 (no band lower than 6)

     OR

  • TOEFL iBt score with minimum of 86 (with a minimum of 21 in Reading and Listening and 20
    in Speaking and Writing)

     OR

  • LPI Level 4 with minimum of 24 on the essay and 5 in English usage

     OR

  • ELSK 0930 (with C+ or higher)

     OR

  • ELSK 0920 (with 'S') and ELSK 0925 (with C+ or higher)

Co-requisites:

  • ENGL 1101

 

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  75361 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1700 - 1859
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Vandale, Holly


(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1 3.0 credits course outline



This one-term composition course introduces students to different models of essay writing.  It also trains students in the mechanics of writing (grammar), analysis of short prose, and research skills (including MLA documentation).

Prerequisites:

English 12 with a final grade of C+ *and* (ENSK 0902) with a final grade of B,
or
English 12 with a final grade of B (or equivalent as per VCC's English language proficiency requirements)
or
English 12 Provincial exam score of 72%
or
ONE of the following test scores:
ABE assessment with 60 in reading, 52 in writing, and 0991 on essay
or
LPI 5/35
or
LET 4
or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74733 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1429
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
TBATo be assigned
  74734 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
TBATo be assigned
  74735 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Vandale, Holly
  75923 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1101) English 1101 3.0 credits  course outline



In this course, taken with Integrated Language Support 1 (ENGL 1001), students will read various fiction and non-fiction texts and learn how to identify key elements of those texts, such as main and supporting ideas, thematic intent, rhetorical patterns, figurative language, sociocultural context, style, and tone. They will analyze and interpret these texts and present their ideas in coherent, well-supported and grammatically correct compositions. Additionally, students will develop and present in a seminar a set of stimulating discussion questions on a selected short story.

Pre-Requisites:

- CPEN O995(with C+ or higher), 0996 and 0992 Completion
OR
- VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) with total score of 145 with 16 minimum in composition
OR
- IELTS overall with Band 6.5 (no band lower than 6)
OR
- TOEFL iBt score with minimum of 86 (with a minimum of 21 in Reading and Listening and 20 in Speaking and Writing)
OR
- LPI Level 4 with minimum of 24 on the essay and 5 in English usage
OR
- ELSK 0930 (with C+ or higher)
OR
- ELSK 0920 (with 'S') and ELSK 0925 (with C+ or higher)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  75362 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Vandale, Holly


(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This literature survey course introduces students to major literary forms: poetry, drama, and novels.

Prerequisites: Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in English 1100 or articulated equivalent.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74736 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Loveday, Jolene
  74737 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Loveday, Jolene


(MATH 1111) Introduction to Statistics 3.0 credits  course outline



Math 1111 introduces the fundamental ideas of statistics that can be applied to any discipline. Topics include: collection, organization, and presentation of data, inference estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression. The course is designed to analyze real-life data using statistical methods. A statistical software program will be used to facilitate the understanding of statistical concepts and analysis of data sets.

Pre-requisites:

VCC Math 0861 and 0871 with a C, or Math 11 (Precalculus) with a C, or Math 11 (Principles) with a C, or VCC Intermediate Algebra Assessment with 68%

or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74750 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1029
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Kakushkin, Gabriela
  74751 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Kakushkin, Gabriela
  74759 ONLINE M-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday
TBATo be assigned
TBATo be assigned
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Karavas, Costa


(PSYC 1100) Psychology 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course introduces students to the discipline of psychology and provides an overview of the major areas and perspectives in the field. It is an overview of the history, systems and theories, research methods, evolution and genes, the brain and nervous system, body rhythms and states of consciousness, sensation and perception, learning theory, and behaviour.

Psychology 1 and 2 can be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74698 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Najarian, Bahman
  74699 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Najarian, Bahman


(PSYC 1200) Psychology 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This course covers the concepts of memory, thinking and intelligence, emotion, motivation, theories of personality, life span development, health, stress and coping, psychological disorders, and approaches to treatment and therapy.

Psychology 1 and 2 can be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74700 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Najarian, Bahman
  74707 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
TBATo be assigned


(SOCI 1100) Sociology 1 - Introductory Sociology 3.0 credits  course outline



Sociology 1 (SOCI 1100) - Introductory Sociology - This course  introduces the discipline of sociology, its major social theories and research methods, to study social structure and social processes, with an emphasis on formal organizations, culture and identity, and social stratification. The main theories in sociology are employed to examine the following areas: socialization, organizations and bureaucracy, gender and sexuality, culture and mass media, deviance and crime, race and ethnicity, and social stratification and inequality in a Canadian and global context.

The course is a combination of lectures, class and group discussions, films and library research.

Sociology 1 and 2 can also be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74701 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Olijnek, Darcie


(SOCI 1200) Sociology 2 - Canadian Society 3.0 credits  course outline



Sociology  2 (SOCI 1200) - Canadian Society - This course examines Canadian society, its social institutions and processes, in historical and global context, with a focus on social inequality, social change and current issues. The main sociological theories are employed to examine the following areas: economy and work, government and politics, First Nations and Aboriginal issues, Quebec society, family, health and medicine, religion, and social change, particularly social movements, technology, urbanization and the environment.

The course is a combination of lectures, class and group based discussion, films, and library research. 

Sociology 1 and 2 can also be taken concurrently or in either order.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  74702 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
03-Sep-2019
to 20-Dec-2019
Olijnek, Darcie


Term 1

(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
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4.0 credits  course outline
(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(CHEM 1223) Chemistry 2
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4.0 credits  course outline
(ECON 1100) Microeconomics
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ECON 1200) Macroeconomics
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1002) Integrated Language Support 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1
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3.0 credits course outline
(ENGL 1101) English 1101
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1102) English 1102
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(MATH 1111) Introduction to Statistics
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3.0 credits  course outline
(PSYC 1100) Psychology 1
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3.0 credits  course outline
(PSYC 1200) Psychology 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(SOCI 1100) Sociology 1 - Introductory Sociology
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3.0 credits  course outline
(SOCI 1200) Sociology 2 - Canadian Society
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3.0 credits  course outline