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COURSE SELECTION for 2014-15. CHOOSING COURSES FOR GRADE 12. GRADE 12 REQUIRED COURSES. 1 required course English Plus any Group credits not yet completed 7 optional courses. OSSD COMPULSORIES.

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course selection for 2014 15

COURSE SELECTIONfor 2014-15

CHOOSING COURSES FOR GRADE 12

grade 12 required courses
GRADE 12 REQUIRED COURSES
  • 1 required course
    • English
    • Plus any Group credits not yet completed
  • 7 optional courses
ossd compulsories
OSSD COMPULSORIES
  • Group 1: One additional credit in English, or French as a second language,** or a Native language, or a classical or an international language, or social sciences and the humanities, or Canadian and world studies, or guidance and career education, or cooperative education***
  • Group 2: One additional credit in health and physical education, or the arts, or business studies, or French as a second language,** or cooperative education***
  • Group 3: One additional credit in science (Grade 11 or 12), or technological education (Grades 9 – 12), or French as a second language,** or computer studies, or cooperative education***
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OSSD
  • Maximum of 2 credits in Coop and 2 credits in French can count as compulsory credits
  • 40 hours of community service
  • Successful completion of the OSSLT or OSSLC
secondary school completion in four years
Secondary School completion in four years

Students are encouraged to plan for four years of secondary education

Boards will receive full funding for up to 34 credits per student

Individual situations where more than 34 credits are required will be submitted to the superintendent

Students on IEP are exempt

french immersion
French Immersion

F.I. Certificate requires 10 courses, three at the senior level :

FIF1D1I FIF2D1I FIF3U1I FIF4U1I

MPM1D1I MPM2D1I BDI3C1I EAC4U1I

SNC1D1I SNC2D1I HSP3C1I Co-op

CGC1D1I CHC2D1I HSP3U1 GPP3O1I

ADA1D1I AVI2O1I PPL3O1I

CHV/GLC2O3I

international baccalaureate
International Baccalaureate

PreBacc (10) and IB courses (11 and 12) end with the letter ‘B’

Students must be registered in the IB Program to be enrolled in a PreBacc or IB course

Students can register as Certificate Students taking IB Courses from a minimum of 4 areas plus TOK

See school website under Student Services and International Baccalaureate

shsm programs
SHSM PROGRAMS
  • Plan for SHSM requirements including Co-op placement
  • Arts and Culture
    • 8 credit package including 4 Arts courses
  • Construction
    • 10 credit package including 4 Construction courses
math pathways
MATH PATHWAYS
  • Selecting the right math course depends on what type of studies you plan on pursuing in post-secondary
    • MCR3U
      • Leads to MHF4U or MCV4U or MDM4U in Grade 12
      • Required for programs like Engineering, Sciences, Business, Mathematics, Kinesiology, etc.
      • Must take MFH4U before OR at the same time as MCV4U
math pathways1
MATH PATHWAYS
  • MCF3M
    • Leads to MDM4U in Grade 12
    • Required for specific programs in Social Sciences
    • Or
    • Leads to MCT4C – required for college health and technology programs
math pathways2
MATH PATHWAYS
  • MBF3C1
      • Leads to MAP4C1 - required for some college programs. Please check the specific requirements.
  • MEL3E to MEL4E
      • Mathematics for everyday life
shsm programs1
SHSM PROGRAMS
  • Grade 11 and 12 program
  • Earn certifications and trainings within program.
  • Speak to a teacher in Visual Arts or Technology
  • Arts and Culture
    • 8 credit package including 4 Arts courses
  • Construction
    • 10 credit package including 4 Construction courses
where will the jobs be
Where will the jobs be?

The Ontario ministry of colleges and skills training predicts job growth will be strong in health care (including doctors and nurses), information technology (such as software engineers and information systems analysts), and other trades and services (including plumbers, electricians, child-care workers and dental hygienists).

where will the jobs be1
Where will the jobs be?

Job-seekers with college or apprenticeship training are expected to get 35 per cent of the new jobs, followed by university graduates, at 26 per cent.

ontario youth apprenticeship program
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

OYAP

Allows students to earn their high school diploma while participating in paid, on-the-job skilled trades training

Grade 12 Complete any compulsory or elective credits, plus a full day Co-op placement

ontario youth apprenticeship program1
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
  • For students who like to learn by doing
  • Signed apprentice= Paid employment + four credits + apprenticeship hours
  • Over 130 careers
  • Early childhood educator, chef, carpenter, electrician, hairstylist etc
dual credit programs oyap
Dual Credit Programs OYAP

Credits earned count for both OSSD and level one apprenticeship.

accelerated oyap dual credit programs
Accelerated OYAP Dual Credit Programs

Level 1 Automotive Service Technician

Level 1 Cook

Level 1 Child and Youth Worker

Level 1 Child Development Practitioner (formerly ECE)

Level 1 Hairstylist

Level 1 Horticultural & Landscape Technician

Level 1 Construction Craft Worker (not dual credit)

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OCAS
  • Ontario College Application Service
    • www.ontariocolleges.ca
    • To apply for college in Ontario
      • Graduate with OSSD
      • English mark is critical
      • Programs have specific prerequisites
dual credit programs college
Dual Credit ProgramsCollege

Not sure about college?

Try the Bridge!

Half day at Mohawk for two courses,

which count toward your OSSD

See your counsellor!

dual credit programs
Dual Credit Programs

Mohawk Bridge

Business

Media

Trades, Engineering and Design

ESL

Welding and Technical Math

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OUAC
  • Ontario University Application Centre
    • www.electronicinfo.ca
    • To apply for university in Ontario
      • Minimum of 6 - 12U or 12M courses, including ENG4U1
      • All programs have specific prerequisites
u and c options
U AND C OPTIONS
  • Transfer Programs
    • Many universities will offer credit for courses taken within college program to decrease the amount of time needed to earn a degree
  • Joint Programs
    • Many programs offered between a college and university
joint college university programs
Joint College-University Programs

Ontario College University Transfer Guide

www.ocutg.on.ca

e.g. Mohawk General Arts & Science 2 years + Laurier( Brantford) 2 years = B.A Contemporary Studies

elearning
eLEARNING
  • If you are interested in taking an eLearning course please make an appointment to see your counsellor in Student Services
co op options
CO-OP OPTIONS
    • 2 credit (half day) COO3OE
    • 4 credit (full day) COOFT1 or COOFT2
    • 120 hours/credit required
    • Requires application and interview
  • System Placements
    • Some competitive, board-wide placements
      • Police, Cable 14, Hospitals
      • Require interview and additional application
  • System Programs
    • Limeridge Co-op, Healthcare Support Program, Building from the Ground up, Militia
    • Require interview and additional application
system co op programs
System Co-op Programs

ArtSmart

Building Careers from the Ground Up

Caring for Our Future – Healthcare

Growing Careers – Horticulture

LimeRidge Community

Military Co-op

Ontario Public Service

summer school
SUMMER SCHOOL
  • Use summer school to
    • Get ahead in credits
    • Make up missed credits
    • Upgrade your skills and mark
  • Credits are offered in class and online
  • General info
    • If taking a prerequisite at summer school you will have to see your counsellor to choose the following course for next year.
  • Course Info available June 1
handouts during period one
HANDOUTS during period one:
  • Choosing Your Courses Instruction Sheet
  • Westdale Educational Planner
  • Westdale Course Offerings By Grade
  • Career Cruising Online Course Selection Instructions
  • User name - pupil number (6 digits)

Password – your date of birth

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student services website
Student Services website

http://schools.hwdsb.on.ca/westdale

Go to Student Services, Choosing Your Courses for information

From Quick links on left click on Career Cruising

course selection due date
Course Selection due date

February 28, 2014

See your counsellor if you need help!