Dual credit programs provide the opportunity for high school students to participate in apprenticeship training or post-secondary courses. Students are able to earn both high school and post-secondary credits for the same course.
Students in dual credit programs are able to engage in learning experiences that lead to successful transitions to college and/or the workforce.
Bow Valley Medical Terminology
- Medical Terminology 1 (HUCL 1401)
This course offers instruction in the language of medical terminology and teaches how to read and interpret commonly used medical terms, symbols, and abbreviations. Topics include rules, prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, and basic introduction to body systems.
It is helpful to take this course when going into a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, Medical First Responders, Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate, Veterinary Office Assistant Certificate, Dental Business Assistant Certificate and Nursing.
- Medical Terminology 2 (HUCL 1402)
This course continues the instruction in the language of medical terminology and builds on the previously learned subject matter in HUCL 1401. Medical Terminology II integrates word components into exploring body systems, pathological conditions, lab and diagnostic procedures, and medication/drug classifications.
It is helpful to take this course when going into a Medical Office Assistant Certificate and Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate.
This is a three-year program that requires acceptance through an interviewing process for their 4 Class Power Engineering certificate. Students who are accepted into the program will take online NAIT courses during the school year and then participate in summer onsite employment opportunities working towards 940 hours for required apprenticeship training.
The courses offered below allow students the opportunity to experience post-secondary. These courses may be used when transferring into a Management Certificate, Business Administration Diploma, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce.
- Introduction to Marketing (BADM 132-Z)
- Introduction to Management (BADM 110-Z)
- Personal Finance (FINS 150-Z)
The JumpStart! program is an opportunity for current high school students to take university-level courses that will count for credit towards RDC and RDC degree transfer programs.
School within a College (SWAC)
School Within a College (SWAC) is a flexible and responsive program intended to support students in obtaining a high school diploma in an environment that addresses their learning style, personalizes programming to meet their high school educational needs and exposes students to post-secondary opportunities.