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.
COLL 100 College Skills for Success
This course prepares you for entry into post-secondary education. It focuses on helping you understand how your brain works, learn about your learning style, time management, study strategies, test-taking strategies, how to effectively and efficiently read a textbook, note taking, understanding and working with your memory, and other topics that help you to be successful in your studies. There are daily tests to check on comprehension and a final exam. (20 hrs.)
ENGL 114 Foundations of Critical Thinking, & Reading
This course focuses on the development of effective critical thinking and reading skills. Learn how to critically analyze professional texts.
ENGL 115 Developing Critical Thinking, & Reading
Students will learn how to think critically and write effective research and argumentative essays.
ENGL 102 English for Professional Purposes
This course is designed to prepare students with the literacy skills and knowledge needed to enter into professional college-level programs. The course develops proficiency in various forms of writing, critical thinking and analysis, listening and speaking, and examination of various forms of reading materials. There is a concentration on writing term papers and the application of APA citation. Course: (40 hrs.)
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, percents, ratio and proportion, basic algebra, equations, metric system and problem solving. (40 hrs.)
MATH 102 Intermediate Mathematics for Professionals
This course is designed to introduce students to a number of areas of mathematics that support the development of higher critical thinking and problem solving skills in the application of math concepts to real-world situations. The course will cover the following topics: Graphing and Design, Linear Systems, Non-Linear Equations, Measurements, Finance, and Circle Geometry and Design. Different focus will be applied to each of the areas covered based on the degree of relevancy and application for the various professions being pursued by the students in the class. (40 hrs.)
MATH 113 Foundation Mathematics for Business Professionals
This course is for students who require a refresher in key mathematical concepts as they are applicable to the business world. Course content focuses on operations related to whole numbers, order of operations, fractions, powers, roots, linear equations, percents simple/compound interest, mean, median, mode, graphing, data distribution and the use of basic excel spreadsheets. Students learn both manual operations and use of the financial calculator. (40 hrs.)
BIO 101 Biology for Health Care Professionals 1
The Pre-Health Care Professional student will focus on the basic Biology skills required by persons employed in a variety of Health Care contexts. These skills include a review of human systems such as the digestive, respiratory, motor, circulatory, excretory, and the immune systems. Additional topics may be covered on an as needed basis. ( 40 hrs.)
BIO 102 Biology for Health Care Professionals 2
The Pre-Health Care Professional student will focus on the basic Biology skills required by persons employed in a variety of Health Care contexts. These skills include a study of human systems such as the nervous system, the senses, the endocrine and reproductive systems, the basis of heredity, genetics and population changes. Additional topics may be covered on an as needed basis.
CPNP 010 Introduction to Health Care Medical Terminology
In this course the student will be introduced to medical language common to most health care professionals. The student will learn basic rules as to how medical terms are formed. This will include learning and recognizing common word roots, prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, and definitions. Medical terms will be related to body structure, body systems, common therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, as well as selected specialty areas. (40 hrs)
A 40 hour course is $250 to any individual who wishes to take a course.
For more information and registration…
Penny: Coordinator Student Further Education – 403-235-9300 ext 264
Pam: Continuing Education Advisor – 403-235-9300 ext 334, (587) 805-0400
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