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Exploring Career Choices Dual Credit - Science of Health and Wellness

Dual Credit - Science of Health and Wellness

Overvi​​e​w

Science of Health and Wellness (SCIE2230) allows students to examine the physiological and psychological aspects of health and wellness. Topics include physical fitness, musculoskeletal health and cardiorespiratory health; nutrition and weight management; mental health and stress management; infectious and chronic diseases; the effects of consumerism on health and health care; and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and healthy aging.

See example of course outline for more details and SAIT Dual Credit Hand​book for information about being a SAIT Dual Credit student

Program B​​enefits

  • Get a jump start on your post-secondary education while still in high school
  • Build confidence through developing learning strategies and skills that support your learning transitions
  • Learn about on-going opportunities and experience post-secondary learning
  • Taught by experienced instructors who are connected to industry and support students in making meaningful connections to career pathways
  • Cre​​dits- 5, 30 ​le​​​vel CTS
    and
    3​ post-secondary credits

Student Eligi​​​bility

Open to CBE high school student who:

  • are in grades 11 or 12 during the program
  • have a strong interest to explore a pathway in health sciences
  • are excited about taking a post-secondary course through an online environment
  • have completed the following pre-requisite courses:
    • ELA 10-1 or ELA 10-2 (minimum 65%)
    • Science 10

Considera​​ti​ons:

  • The course is asynchronous, so students will not need to adjust their timetable. However, this is a rigorous post-secondary course and is the equivalent of one, 5 credit semester course.
  • Students must submit a Personal Learning Schedule (see application checklist for details) to support the minimum of 6 hours of course work per week.
  • Students will be expected to communicate with both their supervising teacher and SAIT instructor on a regular basis.

 Program Deliv​ery​​ and Location

  • This course is delivered fully online and the learning is asynchronous:
    • students learn on their own schedule, accessing the lectures and reading materials independently, however
    • students must meet all course assignment, quiz and test deadlines

Progra​​m D​ates

  • Semester 2 - February to May 2023​​
  • ​Important Application Information

    • An application does not guarantee a seat in the program.
    • Students must submit their completed application package with signatures to their home high school Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance Counsellor. The school will submit to Unique Pathways on the student’s behalf.
  • How to Apply

    • The application deadline for February 2023 programming has now passed. Please talk to your home high school Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance Counsellor to start planning for future programs!
    • Applications for Summer and Fall 2023 programs will be posted in Spring 2023 – check back often!
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  • Program Partner​

    Sait
  • Application D​eadline:

    The application deadline for February 2023 has now passed. Please talk to your home high school Off-campus Coordi​nator or Guidance Counsellor to start planning for future programs!

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