Pre-Health Science
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  • Program Length:
  • One Year - Ontario College Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This one year certificate is designed to give students the necessary skills and course requirements to apply to health science programs at both the Windsor and Chatham campuses: Bachelor of Science Nursing (BScN), Practical Nursing, Cardiovascular Technology, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Technician, Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Respiratory Therapy and Veterinary Technician.

Notes:
A number of St. Clair College programs have additional specific admission/selection criteria that must be achieved prior to acceptance. For details on program specific admission/selection criteria, please see the appropriate program page on the web and speak with the Program Coordinator.

The Pre-Health Science program provides successful graduates with consideration for admission to the Bachelor of Science Nursing program (BScN) but does not qualify students for admission to other University programs. To be considered for admission to the BScN program, the following minimum program requirements must be achieved: cumulative average of B (70%) in all courses; combined average of B (70%) in BIO 50, BIO 51, CHM 50 & CHM 51.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: C900 / K900

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ENG107
3
College Writing
BIO50
4
Biology I
CHM50
4
Preparatory Chemistry I
LAB50
2
Science Laboratory Fundamentals I
MTH63
4
Math Foundations for Health Care
SSC164
3
Intro to Sociology
Optional:
MTH83
4
(Pre-Technical Math) *
PHY17
3
(Physics Principles) **

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
COM40
3

Communications for Health Care Professionals
BIO51
4
Biology II
CHM51
4
Preparatory Chemistry II
MTH93
4
Introductory Statistics
LAB51
2
Science Laboratory Fundamentals II
SSC160
3
Basic Psychology

* Medical Laboratory Science applicants are required to take MTH 83 in place of MTH 63. Please see the program coordinator to make this change after your schedule has been issued. (Thames Campus Students - please consult Continuing Education course offerings to determine MTH 83 options as this course is not presently offered at Thames Campus)

** Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Science and Respiratory Therapy applicants are required to take PHY 17 in place of SSC 164. Please see the program coordinator to make this change after your schedule has been issued.