Dual Credit Courses

Interested grade 11 and 12 high school students can connect with their guidance counsellor for more information on the application process. You can also contact your school board lead for more information. 

Fall 2024 Dual Credit Courses

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with the study of anatomy and physiology. Topics include organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PNA100 KDC (PHW4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

King Campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and WellnessJustice, Community Safety and Emergency ServicesSports

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
COS122 NDC (TXI4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and CultureHealth and WellnessHospitality and Tourism

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Behaviour of Animals

Course Description

An understanding of animal behaviour is necessary to work efficiently with animals and their owners. This course allows students to gain a deeper understanding of animal communication and species-specific behaviours. Topics include effective animal training and suitable pet selection.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BOA112 KDC (TYC4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

King campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, SCDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors AgricultureHealth and Wellness

Behaviour of Animals full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Colour & Fashion Trends

Course Description

The objective of this subject is to develop creative approaches to design issues by developing a student's individual skill and imagination. Through a series of exercises and projects, each student will explore colour theory, fashion forecasting, and the psychology of colour to create successful design compositions. The design abilities and skills acquired in this subject provide both a theoretical knowledge of the colour wheel, and an applied method for the use of colour within a design context.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FST110 NDC (JFG4T)
Start/End Dates

September 26, 2024 to December 12, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture

Colour & Fashion Trends full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Design I: Composition & Creativity

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with how to use the principles of design to analyze historical and contemporary visual art images and apply these principles to their own creative work. The studio component is an integral part of this course, allowing students to practice their research, critical thinking, creative problem solving and visual presentation skills.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD131 SDC (AEM4T)
Start/End Dates

September 24, 2024 to December 10, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Seneca@York campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture

Design I: Composition & Creativity full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Digital Design I

Course Description

This is a lab-based course that introduces students to digital approaches of design, software and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including fine arts, illustration, graphic design and popular culture.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD141 SDC (AFJ4T)
Start/End Dates

September 24, 2024 to December 10, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Seneca@York campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture; Information and Communication Technology

Digital Design I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Fire Protection Fundamentals

Course Description

This course provides students an overview of the fire protection industry. The history of fire protection, the fire problem in North America and fire behaviour will be studied. Career opportunities in fire protection and related fields will be examined and basic terms and knowledge related to these careers will be provided.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FPF190 NDC (TCR4T)
Start/End Dates

September 26, 2024 to December 12, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Construction

Flight Attendant Specific – Policies & Procedures (The Flight Attendant)

Course Description

This course introduces students to a career as a flight attendant. Information learned in this course, based on Transport Canada’s policies and procedures, will allow a student to successfully pass an airline’s Initial Training Program. Students will be introduced to Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a crewmember works onboard an aircraft. Topics include uniform, grooming, punctuality, reliability, and airline safety.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FSO110 NDC (TJE4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Hospitality and TourismTransportation

Food, Theory & Practice

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic culinary skills and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. Students develop terminology, hands-on skills and knowledge of product standards. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
HSP203 NDC (TKJ4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and WellnessHospitality and Tourism

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 NDC (SNG4T)
Start/End Dates

September 26, 2024 to December 12, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Introduction to Marketing

Course Description

This course introduces students to fundamental marketing concepts — an increasingly relevant area of business practice in the information age. Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of business activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants to meet the demands of the marketplace.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
MRK108 NDC (BMA4T)
Start/End Dates

September 25, 2024 to December 11, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors BusinessSports

Introduction to Marketing full course outline

This course is a pathway to numerous full-time Seneca Business programs.

Introduction to Psychology

Course Description

Psychology is the scientific study of mental processes and behaviour. Studying psychology can help us to expand and revise our understanding of our own and other people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviour. In this course, students will discover the foundations of psychological science, including basic research methods that are used in the field. Students will explore broad areas of study, such as the biological foundations of psychological processes, learning, memory, social influence, personality, and psychological disorders. Students will also apply psychological concepts and findings to life situations and social issues.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY100 NDC (HBF4T)
Start/End Dates

September 26, 2024 to December 12, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 4:20 p.m. + 2 hours of asynchronous learning per week
Location/delivery

Online

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness; Non-Profit

Introduction to Psychology full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses.

Tourism Destination Exploration

Course Description

This course will focus on North American destinations in their uniqueness as tourism destinations. Students will gain the knowledge of major tourism destinations of the following countries: Canada, United States of America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Antarctica, by examining the physical landscapes, resources, history, culture, heritage, products, services, and attractions unique to each regional area within each country.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
TRV103 NDC (TJH4T)
Start/End Dates

September 26, 2024 to December 12, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Spring 2024 Dual Credit Courses

Each course will have 6 hours of content delivered per week.

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques

Course Description

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used in cosmetic sales. Through practical workshops, students will be taught the professional use of products and makeup tools and develop their artistic ability.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
COS122 NDC (TXI4T)
Start/End Dates

April 30, 2023 to June 13, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesday & Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and CultureHealth and Wellness Hospitality and Tourism

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Flight Attendant Specific – Policies and Procedures (The Flight Attendant)

Course Description

This course introduces students to a career as a flight attendant. Information learned in this course, based on Transport Canada’s policies and procedures, will allow a student to successfully pass an airline’s Initial Training Program. Students will be introduced to Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a crewmember works onboard an aircraft. Topics include uniform, grooming, punctuality, reliability and airline safety.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FSO110 NDC (TJE4T)
Start/End Dates

April 30, 2023 to June 13, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesday & Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Hospitality and Tourism, Transportation

Winter 2024 Dual Credit Courses

Each course will have 3 hours of content delivered per week.

Aeronautics I

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian airspace structure and basic theory of flights, aircraft engines, airframes and propellers, aircraft performance, aeronautical radios communications and more.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AER121 NDC (TTW4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Aviation and Aerospace, Transportation
College Course
(Ministry Code)
AER121 PXX (TTW4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Online

School Board Partnerships PVNCCDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Aviation and Aerospace, Transportation

Aeronautics I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with the study of anatomy and physiology. Topics include organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PNA100 NDC (PHW4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham Campus in-person 

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness; Justice, Community Safety and Emergency Services; Sports
College Course
(Ministry Code)
PNA100 HDC (PHW4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham Campus in-person 

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness; Justice, Community Safety and Emergency Services; Sports

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques

Course Description

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used in cosmetic sales. Through practical workshops, students will be taught the professional use of products and makeup tools and develop their artistic ability.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
COS122 NDC (TXI4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time

Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness, Hospitality and Tourism

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Behaviour of Animals

Course Description

An understanding of animal behaviour is necessary to work efficiently with animals and their owners. This course allows students to gain a deeper understanding of animal communication and species-specific behaviours. Topics include effective animal training and suitable pet selection.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BOA112 KDC (TYC4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time

Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery King Campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, SCDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Agriculture, Health and Wellness
College Course
(Ministry Code)
BOA112 NDC (TYC4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time

Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Agriculture, Health and Wellness

Behaviour of Animals full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Colour & Fashion Trends

Course Description

The objective of this subject is to develop creative approaches to design issues by developing a student's individual skill and imagination. Through a series of exercises and projects, each student will explore colour theory, fashion forecasting, and the psychology of colour to create successful design compositions. The design abilities and skills acquired in this subject provide both a theoretical knowledge of the colour wheel, and an applied method for the use of colour within a design context.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FST110 NDC (JFG4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture

Colour & Fashion Trends full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Digital Design I

Course Description

This is a lab-based course that introduces students to digital approaches of design, software and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including fine arts, illustration, graphic design and popular culture.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD141 SDC (AFJ4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time

Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Seneca@York campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture, Information and Communications Technology

Digital Design I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Drawing I

Course Description

This course focuses on essential drawing techniques. It introduces students to the elements and principles of design. Drawing skills are developed through detailed instruction of techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
AFD181 SDC (AFD4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery Seneca@York campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture

Drawing I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Fire Protection Fundamentals

Course Description

This course provides students an overview of the fire protection industry. The history of fire protection, the fire problem in North America and fire behaviour will be studied. Career opportunities in fire protection and related fields will be examined and basic terms and knowledge related to these careers will be provided.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FPF190 NDC (TCR4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery Newnham campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Construction

Flight Attendant Specific – Policies & Procedures (The Flight Attendant)

Course Description

This course introduces students to a career as a flight attendant. Information learned in this course, based on Transport Canada’s policies and procedures, will allow a student to successfully pass an airline’s Initial Training Program. Students will be introduced to Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a crewmember works onboard an aircraft. Topics include uniform, grooming, punctuality, reliability and airline safety.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
FSO110 NDC (TJE4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024 

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham Campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Hospitality and Tourism, Transportation

Food, Theory & Practice

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic culinary skills and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. Students develop terminology, hands-on skills and knowledge of product standards. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
HSP203 NDC (TKJ4T)
Start/End Dates February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024
Class Day/Time

Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness, Hospitality and Tourism
College Course
(Ministry Code)
HSP203 HDC (TKJ4T)
Start/End Dates February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024
Class Day/Time

Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness, Hospitality and Tourism

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 KDC (SNG4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time

Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery King campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness
College Course
(Ministry Code)
PFD310 NDC (SNG4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time

Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery Newnham campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Interviewing & Communications in Law Enforcement

Course Description

This course specializes in introducing students to investigative skills and communication techniques required to support law enforcement. Students will learn investigation techniques for interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects. Students will learn how to complete field notebook and incident reports.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
LAW140 KDC (CLK4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time

Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.

Location/delivery King campus in-person
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Justice, Community Safety and Emergency Services

Interviewing & Communications in Law Enforcement full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Introduction to Advertising Design & Layout

Course Description

This course will familiarize students with the field of advertising, including layout, graphic design and visual communication. Students will learn how to create print advertising materials using principles of design and typography.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
CAB115 NDC (BMD4T)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Arts and Culture, Business, Non-Profit

Introduction to Advertising Design & Layout full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Introduction to Business Administration

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian business environment and the global economy. It provides a perspective on how businesses operate and helps students develop skills for entrepreneurship and other areas including finance, human resources and logistics.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
BAM101 NDC (BBF4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery

Newnham campus in-person

School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Business

Psychology of Happiness

Course Description

Happiness is golden; happiness is fleeting; don't worry be happy; happiness is friends and family; or alternately a new puppy. Happiness is something that almost everyone wishes to obtain and yet, for most, it remains elusive - forever on the horizon. This course is an introduction to the science of happiness and fulfillment. The knowledge, skills, and insights gained in this course will help students personally as well as professionally as they navigate towards a meaning-based goal-directed life.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
PSY222 NDC (HBK4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 4:20 p.m.
Location/delivery Online
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness

Psychology of Happiness full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses.

Sports Journalism

Course Description

This course combines both the fun of participating in lively sports debates and the practical techniques that will help students to improve their communication skills. Through this course, students will better understand the major problems and controversies surrounding the impact of sports upon society and gain a greater appreciation for the craft of sports journalism and the genre of sports literature.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
EAC955 SDC (BMG4T)
Start/End Dates

February 27, 2024 to June 4, 2024

Class Day/Time Tuesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery Seneca@York Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Sports

Sports Journalism full course outline

This course can be applied to a diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses. *Not a general education course for students taking the Journalism Program

Tourism Destination Exploration I

Course Description

This course will focus on North American destinations in their uniqueness as tourism destinations. Students will gain the knowledge of major tourism destinations of the following countries: Canada, United States of America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Antarctica, by examining the physical landscapes, resources, history, culture, heritage, products, services, and attractions unique to each regional area within each country.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
TRV103 NDC (TBC)
Start/End Dates

February 29, 2024 to June 6, 2024

Class Day/Time Thursdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB

Wellbeing & Ethics of Care

Course Description

Through the ethics of care lens, students will examine health, safety, and nutrition regulations, policies, procedures, and evidenced-informed practices in Early Childhood programs. Students will evaluate multiple dimensions of health, wellbeing, and vulnerability examining the socio-cultural contexts of lives of families, communities, and educators. The process of child abuse reporting will be examined at an introductory level. Students will learn about health, safety and nutrition practices in Early Childhood programs. The process of child abuse reporting will be examined at an introductory level.

College Course
(Ministry Code)
ECE112 NDC (PPU4T)
Start/End Dates

February 28, 2024 to June 5, 2024

Class Day/Time Wednesdays from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
Location/delivery Newnham Campus in-person 
School Board Partnerships DPCDSB, PDSB, TCDSB, TDSB, YCDSB, YRDSB
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Sectors Health and Wellness, Sports

Wellbeing & Ethics of Care full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Dual Credit Course Catalogue

Aeronautics I

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian airspace structure and basic theory of flights, aircraft engines, airframes and propellers, aircraft performance, aeronautical radios communications and more.

Aeronautics full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with the study of anatomy and physiology. Topics include organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems.

Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Applied Psychology of Learning & Careers

Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide students the opportunity to explore programs within the college system and career alternatives to form a career direction. Throughout the semester a core emphasis will be for students to fully explore and develop self-knowledge and interpersonal relationship skills. Topics include exploring your personality, communication style, self-management and the millennial workplace.

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques

Course Description

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used in cosmetic sales. Through practical workshops, students will be taught the professional use of products and makeup tools and develop their artistic ability.

Beauty & Glamour Makeup Techniques full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Behaviour of Animals 

Course Description

An understanding of animal behaviour is necessary to work efficiently with animals and their owners. This course allows students to gain a deeper understanding of animal communication and species-specific behaviours. Topics include effective animal training and suitable pet selection.

Behaviour of Animals full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

CAD Fundamentals 

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with how to create two-dimensional (2D) drawings using AutoCAD, a computer-aided design software. Students can develop extensive knowledge and specialized skills for careers in architecture, civil engineering, product design and more. 

Colour & Fashion Trends

Course Description

The objective of this subject is to develop creative approaches to design issues by developing a student's individual skill and imagination. Through a series of exercises and projects, each student will explore colour theory, fashion forecasting, and the psychology of colour to create successful design compositions. The design abilities and skills acquired in this subject provide both a theoretical knowledge of the colour wheel, and an applied method for the use of colour within a design context.

Colour & Fashion Trends course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Design I: Composition & Creativity

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with how to use the principles of design to analyze historical and contemporary visual art images and apply these principles to their own creative work. The studio component is an integral part of this course, allowing students to practice their research, critical thinking, creative problem solving and visual presentation skills. 

Design I: Composition & Creativity full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Digital Design I

Course Description

This is a lab-based course that introduces students to digital approaches of design, software and technologies relevant to diverse visual art industries including fine arts, illustration, graphic design and popular culture.

Digital Design I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Dining Room Service Management

Course Description

This course provides students with theoretical and hands-on experience in the food and beverage industry while exploring the roles of service managers, assistants and supervisors. Students will gain the skills, knowledge and understanding of protocols in the hospitality sector.

Drawing I

Course Description

This course focuses on essential drawing techniques. It introduces students to the elements and principles of design. Drawing skills are developed through detailed instruction of techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control.

Drawing I full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Flight Attendant Specific – Policies & Procedures (The Flight Attendant) 

Course Description

This course introduces students to a career as a flight attendant. Information learned in this course, based on Transport Canada’s policies and procedures, will allow a student to successfully pass an airline’s Initial Training Program. Students will be introduced to Canadian Aviation Regulations in relation to how and when a crewmember works onboard an aircraft. Topics include uniform, grooming, punctuality, reliability and airline safety.

Food,Theory and Practice

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic culinary skills and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. Students develop terminology, hands-on skills and knowledge of product standards. Using a computerized simulation, students will understand the concepts of restaurant management.

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of forensic science with a focus on gathering information to generate evidence to be used in the court of law. Students will gain knowledge into the various technical and scientific methods currently used for identification purposes. Areas that will be covered include pathology, toxicology and fingerprints.

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Foundations of Psychology I

Course Description

This course provides students with an overview of theories, research and applied forms of psychology. Through lectures, readings, discussions and assignments, this course will introduce students to some of the major research methods, figures and perspectives found in psychology. 

Foundations of Psychology I full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses

Interpersonal Communications

Course Description

This course introduces students to techniques of interpersonal communications. Students will reflect on their own interpersonal style and analyze how it affects their personal and professional relationships. This course will focus on growth in self-awareness, basic communication skills and aspects of the worker/client relationship.

Interviewing and Communications in Law Enforcement 

Course Description

This course specializes in introducing students to investigative skills and communication techniques required to support law enforcement. Students will learn investigation techniques for interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects. Students will learn how to complete field notebook and incident reports.

Interviewing and Communications in Law Enforcement full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Introduction to Advertising Design and Layout 

Course Description

This course will familiarize students with the field of advertising, including layout, graphic design and visual communication. Students will learn how to create print advertising materials using principles of design and typography.

Introduction to Advertising Design and Layout full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Introduction to Business Administration 

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the Canadian business environment and the global economy. It provides a perspective on how businesses operate and helps students develop skills for entrepreneurship and other areas including finance, human resources and logistics.

Introduction to Marketing

Course Description

This course introduces students to fundamental marketing concepts — an increasingly relevant area of business practice in the information age. Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of business activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants to meet the demands of the marketplace.

Introduction to Marketing full course outline

This course is a pathway to numerous full-time Seneca Business programs.

Introduction to Sociology I: Social Inequality

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the broader scope of sociology — understanding human interactions and behaviour in various situations. Students will examine theories, research and applied forms of sociology in relation to contemporary issues in our world.

Media and Popular Culture

Course Description

This course provides students with an in-depth look at popular culture and the media. What fads and trends are sweeping the world today and what communication mediums are being used to distribute them? We will examine the differences between television, film, video, print and radio, and look at the different fads and trends connected with each. We will also discuss recent trends in fashion, technology and leisure activities.

Media and Popular Culture full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses

Natural Science: Nutrition 

Course Description

This course focuses on the science of nutrition — making connections between the foods we eat and maintaining optimal health. Students will complete practical exercises on evaluating food labels and creating diet plans, and will learn how to accommodate dietary restrictions.

Natural Science: Nutrition full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses

Physiology of Fitness

Course Description

This course offers students an opportunity to learn and implement health and fitness theories through a combination of classroom activity and practical application. Students will learn how the body responds and adapts to exercise stress and explore contemporary fitness and health issues.

Propaganda and Persuasion

Course Description

Retailers, marketers, advertisers, the military, pubic speakers and educators have long understood the principles of social influence. This course will help students see beyond persuasion strategies in order to make more objective decisions and assert greater control over their own behaviour.

Psychology of Happiness 

Course Description

Happiness is golden; happiness is fleeting; don't worry be happy; happiness is friends and family; or alternately a new puppy. Happiness is something that almost everyone wishes to obtain and yet, for most, it remains elusive - forever on the horizon. This course is an introduction to the science of happiness and fulfillment. The knowledge, skills, and insights gained in this course will help students personally as well as professionally as they navigate towards a meaning-based goal-directed life.  

Science of Self-Care

Course Description

Through this course students will develop a holistic understanding of elements that contribute to self-care, focusing on the management of mental, physical and spiritual health. This course focuses on the prevention and management of stress to develop a healthy academic, life and work balance. Students will explore the Canadian health-care system and various roles within this sector.

Sports Journalism 

Course Description

This course combines both the fun of participating in lively sports debates and the practical techniques that will help students to improve their communication skills. Through this course, students will better understand the major problems and controversies surrounding the impact of sports upon society and gain a greater appreciation for the craft of sports journalism and the genre of sports literature.

Sports Journalism full course outline

This course can be applied to any diploma or certificate program at Seneca as one of the required General Education Courses

Sprinklers (Fire protection)

Course Description

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the design, installation and approval of automatic sprinkler systems. Students will learn relevant codes and standards, and complete practical assessments in our sprinkler lab.

Storytelling for Audio Platforms (Podcasting)

Course Description

This course introduces students to the production of podcasts, radio and online audio news. Students will learn the podcast writing and idea generation process as well as the formation of the concept and content of a podcast. This course will also teach basic industry terminology and reporting skills, including how to capture audio effectively and how to edit content using voice-overs, interview clips, natural sound and music.

Storytelling for Audio Platforms (Podcasting) full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca programs:

Sustainable Fashion

Course Description

In this course, students explore the ethical challenges facing the fashion industry. Students will examine the fashion industry within the context of social responsibility, sustainable design and manufacturing practices. The ecological and social impact of the fashion industry is examined both locally and globally. Topics include: exploring fashion in developing nations, multinational megabrands, Indigenous sewing collectives, green design and eco-friendly materials.

The Digital World: Issues and Trends

Course Description

Whether consuming or creating information, communicating, or connecting to apps, we spend a considerable amount of our time online. In addition, the smartphones in our pockets track our every move. This course explores current issues and trends in technology as we engage with an ever-increasing number of online tools and platforms. How safe is the internet? Should we be concerned about privacy and surveillance? What information sources should we trust? The importance of developing a critical approach to life online is emphasized throughout the course.

The Writing Workshop – Mechanics

Course Description

Students immerse themselves in a writing and content production lab where they connect the principles of story, structure and news value. Topics of this course include mechanics of writing news, sports, entertainment and weather, and how to cover a news conference using Canadian Press style.  

Wedding Planning 

Course Description

This course teaches students how to become professional wedding planners. Students examine the role and responsibilities of a professional wedding planner in Canada. The areas of study will include the engagement, budget, invitations, etiquette, gifts, ceremonies, catering and cakes, dresses and the honeymoon. Students also learn the fundamentals of starting and marketing a wedding planning business.

Wedding Planning full course outline

 This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

Wellbeing and Ethics of Care  

Course Description

Through the ethics of care lens, students will examine health, safety, and nutrition regulations, policies, procedures, and evidenced-informed practices in Early Childhood programs. Students will evaluate multiple dimensions of health, wellbeing, and vulnerability examining the socio-cultural contexts of lives of families, communities, and educators. The process of child abuse reporting will be examined at an introductory level. Students will learn about health, safety and nutrition practices in Early Childhood programs. The process of child abuse reporting will be examined at an introductory level.

Wellbeing and Ethics of Care full course outline

This course is a pathway to the full-time Seneca program:

What in the World is Going On?

Course Description

The course familiarizes students with understanding, analyzing and discussing the impact of ongoing news stories from around the world. Topics include news stories of the day, critical interpretations and analyzing news to make informed judgements.

Interested in taking a Dual Credit course?

To review your program eligibility and application process, connect with your high school guidance counsellor or reach out to your school board contact directly:

Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

Amanda St. Louis 416.576.4393 amanda.st.louis@tdsb.on.ca

Co-ordinator of Student Success: Leadership, Learning & School Improvement

Eric Lawrence 647.355.6948 eric.lawrence@tdsb.on.ca

Centrally Assigned Dual Credit Teacher

Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)

Matthew Candiotto 416.222.8282 ext. 2731 matthew.candiotto@tcdsb.org

Central Dual Credit Lead Teacher for Student Success

York Region District School Board (YRDSB)

Fadi Boutanos 905.727.0022 ext. 3269 fadi.boutanos@yrdsb.ca

Curriculum Consultants, Pathways |Curriculum & Instructional Services

York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB)

Siobhain Bondy

905.713.1211

siobhain.bondy@ycdsb.ca

Pathways Consultant / Dual Credit

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB)

Elizabete Rego 905.301.9315 elizabete.rego@dpcdsb.org

Academic Consultant with a focus on Student Success, Student Voice and Specialized Programs

Peel District School Board (PDSB)

Lata Persaud 905.890.1010 ext. 2240 lata.persaud@peelsb.com

Instructional Resource Teacher, Program Pathways/Dual Credits and Alternative Programs Support Services