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Dual Credit Courses Offered to Secondary School Students (Winter 2022)

Taking a dual credit course at Humber means you have the opportunity to earn both a college course credit and a credit towards your secondary school diploma – a great way to learn more about Humber’s programs and college life.


Courses Offered (Winter 2022)

The courses we are running for Winter 2022 are:

Canadian Criminal Justice System

(Credit towards Police Foundations Diploma, 4 semesters)

Course Code PFP 101
Academic Year 2022-2023

This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal justice system, with a particular emphasis on the function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. The operation of the criminal justice system will be examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.

Colour Theory and Trends

(Credit towards Cosmetic Management, 4 semesters)

Course Code COSM 105
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course explores the principles of colour theory as it applies to the cosmetic industry. Students will recognize colour variations in hue, value and intensity and appropriately identify colour descriptors and codes as related to colour science. Students will learn how to compile an effective, professional and creative visual presentation manual. Correct colour terminology will be used to identify colour relationships and palettes. Students will also learn the mechanics of body proportions as related to trends and styles of dressing. Students will learn how to apply fashion trend and fits appropriately for all male and female body types in order to advise clients.


Animation Art 1

(Credit towards Animation – 3D, 6 semesters)

Course Code ANMN 100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning, rotoscoping, inter-application pipelines and animation tools, UI and editing.


Intro to Marketing (Fashion)

(Credit towards Fashion Arts and Business Diploma Program, 4 semesters)

Course Code FASH 119
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course gives an overview of the fundamental principles and concepts of contemporary marketing. Students will come to understand these principles from a fashion industry perspective. Specifically, this course will examine the strategic marketing planning process, consumer behaviour, branding, pricing, distribution, promotions and various other marketing concepts. The students will learn how this knowledge can be applied within a corporate setting in order to create successful marketing strategies. This course encourages students to be creative while applying current marketing theory to actual in-class scenarios. Students will leave this course with a basic understanding of how effective marketing is carried out. This broad base will serve as a platform for future courses in the area of marketing.


Intro to Business

(Credit towards Business Management Program, 4 semesters)

Course Code BMGT 100
Academic Year 2022-2023

Students enrolled in this course are assigned the role of business manager, and are responsible for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for success in business. Students will participate in a business simulation where they will experience the challenges of managing a small business in a competitive environment. Throughout the simulation, students will examine what managers do to establish and achieve business goals, and the interrelationship between functional areas within the organization. Beyond business concepts, students will develop an important foundation of professional behaviours necessary to manage their own success. Students will grow their confidence and ability to work effectively in groups, take ownership of their learning, manage their time, practice effective communication skills, and develop and deliver purposeful business presentations. The essential business skills, knowledge, and behaviours developed throughout this course will establish the foundation of future academic success, while preparing students for the professional demands of a career in business.


Criminology

(Credit towards Police Foundations Diploma (4 semesters))

Course Code PFP 150
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course provides an examination of various theoretical explanations of criminal and deviant behaviour including classical, sociological, biological and psychological perspectives. Criminological theory related to various types of criminal activity and the reality of crime in Canada including victimology is examined through the use of crime statistics, main stream media coverage and correlates of criminal behaviour. The impact of theory on the development and effectiveness of the various criminal justice approaches are discussed with an emphasis on identifying future trends using a crime prevention focus. Students will apply theoretical models to real life challenges and develop an understanding of solutions to criminogenic issues using theory and best practices.


Social Psychology

(Credit towards most full-time programs)

Course Code PYSC 224
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is designed to introduce students to social psychology, a discipline that examines how people think about, influence and relate to one another. Students will critically evaluate a number of social psychological theories and findings as they seek to better understand the social world around them. Core topics to be discussed in this course include attitude formation and change, persuasion, conformity and obedience, aggression, prejudice and discrimination, group dynamics, gender, culture, altruism and interpersonal attraction. The course will also focus on specific areas of applied social psychology, such as media and social behaviour and psychology and the law.


Sociology of Food

(Credit towards most full-time programs)

Course Code SOCI 238
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course examines food as a site of complex personal, political and cultural meanings, a space filled with growing contradictions for the modern eater. "What should we have for dinner?" is a question that has never been more confusing. If we are what we eat and how we eat, then who are we? Shifts in our diet, in our social patterns around eating and in the meaning of food in our culture are explored. Have we become an "eating disordered" society? Why is it that our obsession with healthy eating has not made us healthier? Has the proliferation of food choices in the modern market brought us more pleasure or more anxiety in eating?


Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

(Credit towards Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Program, 6 semesters)

Course Code SNRG 104
Academic Year 2022-2023

Students will develop the understanding of the importance and function of buildings and infrastructure in the 21st century. Students will study elements of the design, construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure. A key focus of the course will be the sustainability of our existing and new buildings and infrastructure.


ECE - Promoting Health and Safety

(Credit towards Early Childhood Education Diploma, 4 semesters)

Course Code ECE 115
Academic Year 2022-2023

Early childhood educators provide optimal health, safety and well-being for all children within early learning and care settings. To understand the roles and responsibilities of the individual, team and community, current health and safety information, the types and levels of child abuse and knowing how to respond to various situations in a professional manner will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on municipal, provincial and national legislation and regulations regarding human rights, child protection, health and safety as they relate to diverse early learning and care environments.


Introduction to SPA Management

(Credit towards Esthetician/SPA Management, 4 semesters)

Course Code BSPA 100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course will introduce students to the spa industry and provide knowledge of the historical significance of spas as well as what the future holds for this rapidly growing industry. Topics include spa architecture and design, brand recognition, marketing tools to represent a spa to clients, purchasing products, infection prevention and control best practices for personal service settings, equipment and communication systems designed specifically for spas. There is a focus on good business practices, such as client management, ethics and employee relations.


Life Drawing for Animation Art

(Credit towards Animation – 3D, 6 semesters)

Course Code ANMN 101
Academic Year 2022-2023

This is a drawing fundamentals course that introduces students as to how to properly interpret and record visual information. It begins with the study of the five basic component perceptual skills - the perception of edges, spaces, relationships, lights and shadows, and the whole or gestalt.


Introduction to Developmental Disabilities 1

(Credit towards Developmental Services Worker Program, 4 semesters)

Course Code DSW 112
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course examines the broad field of developmental disabilities from many perspectives. Topics covered include: historical perspectives, changing attitudes about developmental disabilities, legislation protecting people with intellectual disabilities, causes, prevention and emerging research in the field, advocacy, growth, inclusion, and empowerment of people with developmental disabilities, issues facing families with members who have an intellectual disability and inclusive education.


Interpersonal and Group Skills

(Credit towards the Social Service Worker Program, 4 semesters)

Course Code SSW 108
Academic Year 2022-2023

The course introduces students to interpersonal and group skills required in professional practice in the human services field. A focus on effective verbal and non-verbal communication will form the basis for developing social service worker interventions. Self-awareness strategies will help students understand ways in which professionals are seen by clients, colleagues and supervisors. Boundary issues, anger and conflict resolution; giving constructive feedback; practising tolerance and suspending judgment; taking personal responsibility for behavior; and learning how to express difficult emotions appropriately will be explored. Students will develop foundational skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, client groups and professional teams.

Dual Credit Courses Offered to SWAC (DPCDSB/TCDSB) Secondary School Students (Winter 2022)

The courses we are running for Winter 2022 are:

Criminology

(Credit towards Police Foundations Diploma (4 semesters))

Course Code PFP 150
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course provides an examination of various theoretical explanations of criminal and deviant behaviour including classical, sociological, biological and psychological perspectives. Criminological theory related to various types of criminal activity and the reality of crime in Canada including victimology is examined through the use of crime statistics, main stream media coverage and correlates of criminal behaviour. The impact of theory on the development and effectiveness of the various criminal justice approaches are discussed with an emphasis on identifying future trends using a crime prevention focus. Students will apply theoretical models to real life challenges and develop an understanding of solutions to criminogenic issues using theory and best practices.

Positive Psychology for Academic and Career Services

(Credit towards General Arts and Sciences Program, 2 semesters)

Course Code GYSP 100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is intended to assist students in the successful transition to a post-secondary environment through the study and application of positive psychology principles. This unique introductory course provides 1:1 support for each student to learn about positive psychology and meet with an advisor for individual academic and career goals and planning. Through exercises, workshops, projects, and discussions, students will explore their own academic and personal challenges and strengths and develop strategies for meeting the academic expectations of post-secondary institutions. Connections with services at Humber and how to access services as a new student is integrated for personalized learning. The course will be delivered with in-class and online components as well as advising sessions.

Dual Credit Courses Offered to SWAC (TDSB) Secondary School Students (Winter 2022)

The courses we are running for Winter 2022 are:

Canadian Criminal Justice System

(Credit towards Police Foundations Diploma, 4 semesters)

Course Code PFP 101
Academic Year 2022-2023

This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal justice system, with a particular emphasis on the function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. The operation of the criminal justice system will be examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.

Positive Psychology for Academic and Career Services

(Credit towards General Arts and Sciences Program, 2 semesters)

Course Code GPSY 100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is intended to assist students in the successful transition to a post-secondary environment through the study and application of positive psychology principles. This unique introductory course provides 1:1 support for each student to learn about positive psychology and meet with an advisor for individual academic and career goals and planning. Through exercises, workshops, projects, and discussions, students will explore their own academic and personal challenges and strengths and develop strategies for meeting the academic expectations of post-secondary institutions. Connections with services at Humber and how to access services as a new student is integrated for personalized learning. The course will be delivered with in-class and online components as well as advising sessions.

Team Taught Courses (HCDSB) at a Secondary School (Winter 2022)

The courses we are running for Winter 2022 are:

Sustainable Horticultural Practices

(Credit towards Landscape Technician, 4 semesters)

Course Code LAND 121
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course introduces students to basic horticultural skills required to develop and maintain commercial, public and residential landscapes. Bed layout and construction, maintenance, basic pruning, planting techniques and turf maintenance are covered. Students develop a professional and safety conscious work culture which will prepare them for the workplace. Conventional, sustainable and organic land management practices are taught and carried out in a lab oriented environment. Students develop a basic competency level in the use and care of tools and equipment commonly used in the industry.

Botany and Soils

(Credit towards Landscape Technician, 4 semesters)

Course Code LAND 124
Academic Year 2022-2023

This lab-oriented course provides regular hands-on experiments to demonstrate the complex physiological processes necessary to sustain plant life. Students gain an appreciation for the diversity of plants, their basic needs and the growing challenges they face in a variety of habitats. The soil food web is covered at length, introducing students to the relationship of soil micro-organisms and plant fertility necessary for optimal plant health and sustainability.

Accelerated OYAP Programs (Winter 2022)

The courses we are running for Winter 2022 are:

  • Cook and Baking (February to June 2022)
  • Electrical and Plumbing (April to June 2022)

Please contact your high school OYAP School Board representative for more information.

Courses Offered (Fall 2022)

The courses we are running for Fall 2022 are:

Animation Art 1

Course Code ANMN100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the traditional principles of animation (squash and stretch timing, spacing etc.) and the processes by which professional animators would approach an animation problem. Of equal importance is the establishment of an efficient 3D animation workflow, covering topics such as animation planning, rotoscoping, inter-application pipelines and animation tools, UI and editing.

Botany and Soils

Course Code LAND121
Academic Year 2022-2023

This lab-oriented course provides regular hands-on experiments to demonstrate the complex physiological processes necessary to sustain plant life. Students gain an appreciation for the diversity of plants, their basic needs and the growing challenges they face in a variety of habitats. The soil food web is covered at length, introducing students to the relationship of soil micro-organisms and plant fertility necessary for optimal plant health and sustainability.


Canadian Criminal Justice System

Course Code PFP101
Academic Year 2022-2023

This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal justice system, with a particular emphasis on the function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. The operation of the criminal justice system will be examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.


Colour Theory

Course Code COSM105
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course explores the principles of colour theory as it applies to the cosmetic industry. Students will recognize colour variations in hue, value and intensity and appropriately identify colour descriptors and codes as related to colour science. Students will learn how to compile an effective, professional and creative visual presentation manual. Correct colour terminology will be used to identify colour relationships and palettes. Students will also learn the mechanics of body proportions as related to trends and styles of dressing. Students will learn how to apply fashion trend and fits appropriately for all male and female body types in order to advise clients.


ECE - Promoting Health and Safety

Course Code ECE115
Academic Year 2022-2023

Early childhood educators provide optimal health, safety and well-being for all children within early learning and care settings. To understand the roles and responsibilities of the individual, team and community, current health and safety information, the types and levels of child abuse and knowing how to respond to various situations in a professional manner will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on municipal, provincial and national legislation and regulations regarding human rights, child protection, health and safety as they relate to diverse early learning and care environments.


Intro to Business

Course Code BMGT100
Academic Year 2022-2023

Students enrolled in this course are assigned the role of business manager, and are responsible for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for success in business. Students will participate in a business simulation where they will experience the challenges of managing a small business in a competitive environment. Throughout the simulation, students will examine what managers do to establish and achieve business goals, and the interrelationship between functional areas within the organization. Beyond business concepts, students will develop an important foundation of professional behaviour necessary to manage their own success. Students will grow their confidence and ability to work effectively in groups, take ownership of their learning, manage their time, practice effective communication skills, and develop and deliver purposeful business presentations. The essential business skills, knowledge, and behaviour developed throughout this course will establish the foundation of future academic success, while preparing students for the professional demands of a career in business.


Positive Psychology for Academic and Career Services

Course Code GPSY100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is intended to assist students in the successful transition to a post-secondary environment through the study and application of positive psychology principles. This unique introductory course provides 1:1 support for each student to learn about positive psychology and meet with an advisor for individual academic and career goals and planning. Through exercises, workshops, projects, and discussions, students will explore their own academic and personal challenges and strengths and develop strategies for meeting the academic expectations of post-secondary institutions. Connections with services at Humber and how to access services as a new student is integrated for personalized learning. The course will be delivered with in-class and online components as well as advising sessions.


Social Psychology

Course Code PSYC224
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course is designed to introduce students to social psychology, a discipline that examines how people think about, influence and relate to one another. Students will critically evaluate a number of social psychological theories and findings as they seek to better understand the social world around them. Core topics to be discussed in this course include attitude formation and change, persuasion, conformity and obedience, aggression, prejudice and discrimination, group dynamics, gender, culture, altruism and interpersonal attraction. The course will also focus on specific areas of applied social psychology, such as media and social behaviour and psychology and the law.


Sociology of Food

Course Code SOCI238
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course examines food as a site of complex personal, political and cultural meanings, a space filled with growing contradictions for the modern eater. "What should we have for dinner?" is a question that has never been more confusing. If we are what we eat and how we eat, then who are we? Shifts in our diet, in our social patterns around eating and in the meaning of food in our culture are explored. Have we become an "eating disordered" society? Why is it that our obsession with healthy eating has not made us healthier? Has the proliferation of food choices in the modern market brought us more pleasure or more anxiety in eating?


Studio Production

Course Code BRTV100
Academic Year 2022-2023

This course introduces students to the functions and operation of each piece of equipment associated with a professional television studio. They will understand the different shot requirements involved with a 3-camera setup while learning how to shoot using the director's vision and guidance. Using an assortment of projects, the students rotate through all of the crew positions and understand the importance of each member of a production team in a television studio setting. Students are also instructed regarding production positions and their roles.