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These courses are for college preparatory purposes. Please consult Admissions to confirm requirements for your program of choice.

Pre-Technology: Math: MTH 83
Chemistry: CHM50, CHM51
Physics: PHY 35
BIO 50 and BIO 51 are recommended for students planning to enter Biomedical Engineering Technology.
Pre-Health Sciences: English: ENG 107, COM 40 (see ENGLISH AND MODERN LANGUAGES section of calendar)
Math: MTH 63, GAS 93
Biology: BIO 50, BIO 51
Chemistry: CHM 50, CHM 51
Physics: PHY 35 (for those programs that require a senior Physics for admission)

Medical Laboratory Science applicants are required to take MTH 83 in place of MTH 63.

Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Science and Respiratory Therapy applicants in need of a senior physics course, are required to take PHY 17 or PHY 35.

BIO 50
This is an introductory biology course that focuses on cell biology and the anatomy and physiology of selected human organ systems. The course is designed to prepare students for entry into the Collaborative Nursing program or other health science programs that require advanced study in biology and pathology. 4 units of credit. $358.96 (Online $407.96 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1072 May 15-Jun 26, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1069 Jul 5-Aug 21, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
ONLINE 065 1071 May 8-July 28
ONLINE 066 1070 Jul 3-Aug 18
CHM 50
This course is designed to prepare the student for further studies in chemical technology and health sciences. 4 units of credit. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1074 May 9-Jun 22, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1073 Jul 4-Aug 17, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
BIO 51
This introductory biology course focuses on molecular genetics as well as the anatomy and physiology of the organ systems not covered in GAS 11. Topics include the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the nervous system, general and special senses, the endocrine system, the lymphatic system, immunity and the reproductive systems. We will also be following the main theme of homeostasis through all systems covered. No emphasis will be placed on pathology. This course is designed as a preparatory course for entry into the Collaborative University/College Nursing program. 4 units of credit. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1078 May 8-Jun 26, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1077 Jul 5-Aug 21, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
CHM 51
This course builds upon the foundation established in a previous preparatory chemistry course. It will provide an extended background in chemical concepts particularly applicable to students entering the health science and chemistry programs. 4 units of credit. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1080 May 9-Jun 22, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1079 Jul 4-Aug 17, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
PHY 35
This is a one semester course designed to help students understand some basic areas of physics which will enable them to enter programs requiring a senior physics course. 4 units of credit. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1104 May 8-Jun 26, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1103 Jul 5-Aug 21, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
PHY 163
This course provides students with a solid foundation in subject areas of physics necessary for applied studies in engineering technology. General topics include temperature, heat, Newton’s laws of motion, work and energy, rotational motion and fluids. These topics will be explored through problem solving and experimentation. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 2640 May 9-Jun 22, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
MTH 83
This mathematics course provides students with an opportunity to strengthen or enhance their understanding and skills in arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry in preparation for entry to Technician/ Technology programs, or for further study in other mathematics courses. 4 units of credit. $358.96 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1061 May 9-Jun 22, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
WINDSOR 055 1060 Jul 13-Aug 29, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
BIO 126
This first year nursing course applies the disciplines of anatomy, physiology and pathology to the study of the human body. The course (which includes a laboratory component) emphasizes normal structure and function of body systems and homeostatic control mechanisms, with discussion of alterations in normal function that occur with pathological conditions. Material covered includes cell biology and biochemistry, integument, skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, immune, cardiovascular, pulmonary, digestive, renal and reproductive systems. The laboratory component of this course will allow students to gain practical/ hands on knowledge of topics discussed in class. 7 units of credit. $673.05 Text extra.
CHATHAM 550 1081 May 9-Aug 17, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

Note: Post-secondary mathematics courses for technology programs are located in Technology and Trades.

Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) Program

The Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) Program is specifically designed for upgrading the academic skills of adults and is offered via OntarioLearn Distance Education (online.) ACE allows students to achieve the entrance requirements for apprenticeships and many post-secondary college programs in a relatively short period of time.

The Academic and Career Entrance Certificate is a recognized Ontario Grade 12 equivalency for the purpose of entrance to post-secondary, apprenticeship registration and employment. You should consider enrolling in Academic and Career Entrance courses if:

  • You want to earn an Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate that is accepted as Grade 12 equivalent for the purpose of admission to Post-Secondary and Apprenticeship programs at Ontario colleges.*
  • Not having your Grade 12 diploma is holding you back from employment and educational opportunities.
  • You have your diploma but not the subjects you need to enter further training.
  • You finished high school more than five years ago and need to refresh and update your knowledge and skills.

* Please Note: ACE courses do not meet the entrance requirements for the Collaborative Nursing program.

Students may register in individual courses or complete Communications, a Mathematics course, and two other courses from the ACE course list in order to qualify for the Academic and Career Entrance Certificate.

ACE 18 Core Math
ACE 16 Apprenticeship Math
ACE 14 Business Math
ACE 12 Technology Math
ACE 10 Communications (English)
ACE 24 Physics
ACE 22 Chemistry
ACE 20 Biology
ACE 28 Computers
ACE 26 Self-Management/Self Direction

The ACE Program is tuition free. The program is paid for by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The online program is offered September, January and April. Participants must be 19 years of age or older and eligible to study in Ontario.

A mandatory online orientation and assessment of the subjects you wish to register into, will determine the academic level of entry into the program, as well as a brief assessment of the student’s readiness to study online.

Please go to ACE Online FAQ for detailed program information and instructions on how to enroll into the mandatory orientation, registration information and start dates.

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