Presentation on theme: "Planning for Grade 12 Courses Your choices will in many cases determine your future direction after high school."— Presentation transcript:
Planning for Grade 12 Courses Your choices will in many cases determine your future direction after high school.
Future Pathways - Attending University - Attending College - Entering an apprentice program - Travel/ the world of work(ie.Gap Year)
University and College In general, there are 5 main areas of study at most universities/colleges Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences Life/Health Sciences Physical/Engineering Sciences Business/Commerce Professional Programs
Course Selection for University To enter any university in Ontario requires 6 grade 12 courses at the 4U0/4M0 level. ENG4U0 is the one course that is always one of your six courses taken in grade 12 There are also certain pre-requisite courses which must be taken to be eligible for some programs.
Pre-requisites(examples) Engineering for example requires ENG4U0,MHF4U0,MCV4U0,SCH4U0, SPH4U0 plus one other Many Business Programs require math both MHF4U0 and MCV4U0 Many Science Programs require the maths plus 2 of 3 science courses Check www.electronicinfo.cawww.electronicinfo.ca
INFO This site not only has information on pre-requisite courses but averages needed for admission Averages can vary at universities Search for scholarships Compare programs and degrees Residence information Locate universities on a map
College Entrance to colleges requires a high school diploma plus any pre-requisite course needed for admission A minimum % in a grade such as English may be needed as well (ie. 65%) There is no overall average as in University as students can have a combination of academic, applied and Coop courses.
Degree and Diploma Some colleges will provide a college degree(4years), diploma(2years) or certificate(1year) You still require 6 4U0/4M0 courses to qualify for this college degree Courses at the 4C0 level is all that is needed for a diploma or certificate Check OntarioColleges.ca
OTHER Remember your 40 hours of community service or you do not graduate Also make sure you are taking courses which will earn your high school diploma This means 30 credits where 18 are compulsory and 12 optional Important to look at your status sheet
Starting This Year Look at web sites provided on college and university Check for scholarships Next year you will have the opportunity to visit the College and University Fairs www.ouac.ca www.ocas.ca
Co-op Option Students can take a 4 credit option or a 2 credit option At the same time students can start accumulating hours towards a possible future apprenticeship through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
World of Work Workplace / Career Training Websites www.workinfonet.ca www.momster.ca www.workopolis.ca www.mycitycareer.ca More information can be found in the guidance department
Option Selection Night Your parents and you are invited to attend an information night on choosing courses for next year. - Where - Wed. Jan. 18th in Rm. 105 for grade 11 parents and students.
NEW COURSE OFFERINGS HNB4O0 now HNB4M0- Explore World of Fashion HFA4M0 now HFA4C0- College Food/Nutrition HHS4M0 now HHS4U0- Univ. Canada Diverse Society HIP4O0- Personal Life Management HSP3M0 – Now HSP3U0 and HSP3C0 CLN4U0 – Now CLN4U0 and CLN4C0
YEARBOOK/VISUAL DESIGN AWD3MO - found in (S2) Pre-requisite for this course is a gr. 9/10 art course AWD4MO – found in (S1) Pre-requisite for this course is a gr. 11 art course/ AWD3MO
Course Selection Process On-Line option sheet selection will be available from February 11th – 19th. Now is your time to speak with teachers about courses you are interested in taking In addition, counsellors are available to assist you with your decisions
Full/Cancelled Courses It is important that students have a good idea of courses they intend to take Number of sections are determined by your choices(ie. a new section will not be created with only 10 students) Once a course is full students will be put on a waiting list Solution? Do your Homework