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Dual-Credit Science of Health and Wellness

Closed for Fall 2021

Length: 1 semester Delivery: Online

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There are no events scheduled for this program. Please visit the link below to see all upcoming and on-demand information sessions.

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Overview

In this course, you will examine the physiological and psychological aspects of health and wellness. Topics include physical fitness, musculoskeletal health and cardiorespiratory health; nutrition and weight management; mental health and stress management; infectious and chronic diseases; the effects of consumerism on health and health care; and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and healthy aging.

Continuing to post-secondary

The course is a science elective in the following programs:

Admission requirements

It is recommended that students interested in this program are entering grade 11 in the same academic year they intend to complete SCIE-2230.

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

Admission requirements

Progression

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Program length

  • Science of Health and Wellness is offered over one semester  
Term Program start
Fall 2021 Sept. 7, 2021

Get to know SAIT's dual-credit programs

Dual-credit is a unique opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students to explore post-secondary options and career pathways, while earning course credits, workplace certification or a SAIT credential alongside their high school diploma.

Admission Requirements

Co-requisite requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 in the same academic year as they begin SCIE-2230. 

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines. 

How to Apply 

Students interested in dual-credit studies should contact their career practitioner, high school counselor or off-campus coordinator.

The selection of high school students for dual-credit programs is determined by each school board. School boards will take into account different criteria, such as attendance, ability to commit to the program, and if the student is on-track to complete the required co-requisite classes.

Prior to the opening of applications for our dual-credit programs, a family information session will be held for eligible schools. At this information session, prospective students and their families have the opportunity to learn more  and ask questions about the dual-credit program in which they are interested.

School boards will provide prospective high school students with deadlines for program application and registration. Once selected by the school board, students will need to register for the dual-credit program with SAIT.

Students who have successfully been selected to participate in dual-credit studies will receive detailed information about the registration process.

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

Dual Credit
403.284.8906
dual.credit@sait.ca

For more information visit Alberta Dual-Credit

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