Dual-Credit Science of Health and Wellness

Designed for: students in grades 11 and 12

Delivery: Online

Length: 4 months

Intake:Winter 2025


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.

Is this the right fit for me?

  • are interested in pursuing other post-secondary education
  • enjoy working in a collaborative group environment
  • are comfortable independently completing online coursework

Pathways to post-secondary

The course is a science elective in the following SAIT programs:

Download SCIE-2230 course pathways

Admission requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 or 12 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. 

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How to apply

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Course codes
Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits High School Credits
SCIE-2230 Science of Health and Wellness 3.0 5.0

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