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Toronto Catholic District School Board

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Are you interested in test-driving a college program?  Ever wonder what being a college student is like?  No need to wonder anymore.  Enroll in a dual credit course and become a college student…. while you’re still in secondary school!

  
Students can earn a college credit by successfully completing a course offered by one of our local college partners, as well as an additional high school credit which counts towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 
 
Senior students from all TCDSB secondary schools have access to dual credit programs available in semesters one and two at Centennial, George Brown, Humber and Seneca colleges.  Students may earn up to 4 approved dual credits towards their OSSD. 
 

 What’s the Benefit? 

  • Complete courses required to graduate with your OSSD
  • Have an experience that will help with a successful transition to college
  • Increase awareness of the college pathways that are available and gain greater insight into education and career planning decisions
  • earn a major sector- related credit towards your SHSM diploma
  • Access all of the college facilities including:  library, computer labs, athletic facilities (weight/fitness rooms, aerobics studio, gymnasium), intramural leagues, and other specialized facilities
  • Access all of the college student services including:  learning skills workshops, peer tutoring and peer mentoring programs, Career Centre and career advisors, personal and academic counselling services, post-secondary pathway planning, and much more!
 
  For additional information, check out this video about the dual credit program:
 

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There are dozens of different courses offered by our four college partners. Your guidance counselor, co-op teacher, student success or SHSM teacher will have an up-to-date list of courses available each semester. 
 
Here are just a few examples of courses offered during semester 1:
  • Animation Art
  • Digital Art and Design
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Canadian Criminal Justice System
  • MakeUp Application & Sales
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Health Literacy
  • Social Psychology 
 
Semester 2 offers a different variety of courses that includes:
  • Bakeshop Principles & Practices
  • Film Studies
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Good Vibrations:  The Evolution of Popular Music
  • Introduction to Spa Management
  • Theory of Film & Television
  • Television News- Broadcasting
  • Sprinklers - Fire Protection
 

Interested - What's Next?

 

​​Contact your guidance counselor to discuss whether a taking a dual credit course is right for you, to review the most recent course offerings, and to get registered.
 
 

Go To College​

 

School College Work Initiative​​​​​​ (SCWI)​​​

 

Click on a logo to learn more about the dual credit opportunities offered at each college.​

 
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