Complete science courses to open the door to further education


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The science program at Centennial College offers a variety of courses including Introductory Research Skills and Math.

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Complete science courses to open the door to further education

  1. 1. Complete Science Courses To Open the Door to Further EducationDid you know that students who complete one of CentennialCollege’s science programs with acceptable academic standing maybe eligible to transfer directly to Centennial’s Practical Nursing orPharmacy Technician program? That is one of the main appeals ofthe one-year General Arts and Science – Science offering, whichwas created to enhance students’ skills in order to attend universityby helping them to gain a general understanding of college-levelscience classes. Not only do students graduate with an OntarioCollege Certificate but they also get to experience seamlesstransition into the above programs. As such, if you are looking toenter one of these options but require experience in college-levelscience courses, this program may be for you.To apply for this science program, students must have completed atminimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) orequivalent or be 19 years of age or older; compulsory English 12Cor U, or skills assessment or equivalent; and math 11M or U or, orskills assessment or equivalent.As the sciences courses in this offering are designed to enhanceskills for further college or university educations, the program issuitable for a specific number of individuals. First and foremost, itwould benefit people who want to discover their niche anddetermine whether a university or college learning environment isfor them. Additionally, students who have determined whatprogram they’d like to attend but do not possess the academicadmission credentials needed to enter will be able to acquire thenecessary credits. Finally, students may find this scienceundertaking useful if they are interested in the fields of health,engineering, applied sciences or transportation and require a solidbase for further education.In order to prepare for one of the more specific science coursesToronto offers, this science program features science courses suchas Chemistry (teaches student to understand biological mechanismsand processes, rather than on simple memorization);Developmental Psychology (students learn about the stages ofhuman growth from birth to death by exploring humandevelopment in all stages from genetic transmissions of parents
  2. 2. through prenatal development, infancy and childhood, maturity,late adulthood, and death); Biology (emphasis is on the role ofchemistry in daily life and in the development of new technologiesand products. Students will be introduced to the classification ofmatter, chemical nomenclature and qualitative and quantitativerelationships involved in chemical reactions); and HumanGenomics: An Ethical View (through the readings, films, and audiotapes learners will critically examine many of the moral, legal,ethical, and political dilemmas relating to new technologies such as:genetic engineering, stem cell research, cloning, reproductivetechnologies, and nanotechnology). Other science courses includedin ths offering are College Communications, Introductory ResearchSkills, Mathematics, and Technology Mathematics.Summary: The science program at Centennial College offers avariety of courses including Introductory Research Skills and Math.Author Details: Jason wrote this article about the Science programat Centennial College, which caters to students looking to enhancetheir science skills.Keywords: science courses Toronto, science programs