Continuing Education – Academic Upgrading / College Prep
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Columbia College Calgary offers you the opportunity to develop personally and professionally in a small, supportive environment. We encourage you to commit to yourself and your development, try our courses, and improve your own opportunities and possibilities.
Our Continuing Education Upgrading Courses are open to anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and skills. To meet your needs, we schedule our courses at various times and dates throughout the year. For admission requirements, course dates, registration information, please contact us by phone, email or just drop in.
Upon completion, you will receive a mark and a Certificate of Completion.
ENGL 072 Intermediate English Grammar and Fluency
This is an intermediate grammar course that focuses on the common grammatical errors made by writers who are developing essay writing skills. This will include, but is not limited to sentence structures, correct use of verb tenses, and working with clauses. (40 hrs)
ENGL 073 Advanced English Grammar and Writing Fluency – Part 1
This is an advanced grammar course that focuses on more advanced grammatical errors made by writers who are developing essay writing skills. This will include, but is not limited to sentence fragments, misplaced and dangling modifiers, and faulty parallelism. As well, the course will focus on the development of advanced writing skills. (40 hours)
ENGL 074 Advanced English Grammar and Writing Fluency – Part 2
This is a continuation of the Advanced English Grammar course 073 that focuses on advanced grammatical errors made by writers who are developing their advanced essay writing skills. (40 hours)
ENGL 102 – English for Professional Purposes
This course develops proficiency in various forms of writing, critical thinking and analysis, listening and speaking, and examination of various reading materials. A special focus is placed on reading and analyzing articles related to professional programs. (40 hours)
MATH 101 Foundation Mathematics for Professionals
This course is for students who intend to enter a professional program and may require a refresher in key mathematical concepts applicable to their education and professional goals. It will provide students with a multidimensional, contextual learning experience for the acquisition of pre-requisite content and skills in mathematics including concepts, terms, expressions, applications, equations, and problem-solving. The course will cover basic math skills, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion, basic algebra, equations, the metric system and problem solving. (40 hrs.)
BIO 103 Human Biology Prep for Nurses
The student will focus on the vocabulary and knowledge of the human body required by persons seeking entry into a career as a Practical Nurse. The course includes a study of human systems such as the nervous and circulatory systems, the endocrine and reproductive systems, and the senses. Additional topics may be covered on an as needed basis.
Tutoring is available for students. If you require tutoring, please contact your Program Chair or coordinator.
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A 40 hour course is $250 to any individual who wishes to take a course. This course fee may be waived for those who have been accepted into a Columbia College professional program. Your advisor will assist with this process.
For more information and registration…
Geoff: Assistant Manager Academic Upgrading – 403-235-9300 ext 358
Or contact an advisor in the main office – 403-235-9300
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
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