COURSE SELECTION
for 2014-15
CHOOSING COURSES FOR
GRADE 12
GRADE 12 REQUIRED
COURSES
 1 required course
 English
 Plus any Group credits not yet completed
 7 optional courses
OSSD COMPULSORIES
 Group 1: One additional credit in English, or French as a second
language,** or a Native language, or a classical or an international
language, or social sciences and the humanities, or Canadian and
world studies, or guidance and career education, or cooperative
education***
 Group 2: One additional credit in health and physical education,
or the arts, or business studies, or French as a second
language,** or cooperative education***
 Group 3: One additional credit in science (Grade 11 or 12), or
technological education (Grades 9 – 12), or French as a second
language,** or computer studies, or cooperative education***
OSSD
 Maximum of 2 credits in Coop and 2
credits in French can count as
compulsory credits
 40 hours of community service
 Successful completion of the OSSLT or
OSSLC
Secondary School
completion in four years
 Students are encouraged to plan for four
years of secondary education
 Boards will receive full funding for up to
34 credits per student
 Individual situations where more than 34
credits are required will be submitted to
the superintendent
 Students on IEP are exempt
French Immersion
F.I. Certificate requires 10 courses, three at the
senior level :
FIF1D1I
FIF2D1I
FIF3U1I
FIF4U1I
MPM1D1I
MPM2D1I
BDI3C1I
EAC4U1I
SNC1D1I
SNC2D1I
HSP3C1I Co-op
CGC1D1I
CHC2D1I
HSP3U1
GPP3O1I
ADA1D1I
AVI2O1I
PPL3O1I
CHV/GLC2O3I
International
Baccalaureate
 PreBacc (10) and IB courses (11 and 12)
end with the letter ‘B’
 Students must be registered in the IB
Program to be enrolled in a PreBacc or
IB course
 Students can register as Certificate
Students taking IB Courses from a
minimum of 4 areas plus TOK
 See school website under Student
Services and International Baccalaureate
SHSM PROGRAMS
 Plan for SHSM requirements including
Co-op placement
 Arts and Culture
 8 credit package including 4 Arts courses
 Construction
 10 credit package including 4 Construction
courses
MATH PATHWAYS
 Selecting the right math course depends on
what type of studies you plan on pursuing in
post-secondary
 MCR3U
 Leads to MHF4U or MCV4U or MDM4U in Grade
12
 Required for programs like Engineering,
Sciences, Business, Mathematics, Kinesiology,
etc.
 Must take MFH4U before OR at the same time
as MCV4U
MATH PATHWAYS
 MCF3M
 Leads to MDM4U in Grade 12
 Required for specific programs in Social
Sciences
 Or
 Leads to MCT4C – required for college health
and technology programs
MATH PATHWAYS
 MBF3C1
 Leads to MAP4C1 - required for some college
programs. Please check the specific
requirements.
 MEL3E to MEL4E
 Mathematics for everyday life
SHSM PROGRAMS
 Grade 11 and 12 program
 Earn certifications and trainings within
program.
 Speak to a teacher in Visual Arts or
Technology
 Arts and Culture
 8 credit package including 4 Arts courses
 Construction
 10 credit package including 4 Construction
courses
Where will the jobs be?
 The Ontario ministry of colleges and
skills training predicts job growth will be
strong in health care (including doctors
and nurses), information technology
(such as software engineers and
information systems analysts), and other
trades and services (including plumbers,
electricians, child-care workers and
dental hygienists).
Where will the jobs be?
 Job-seekers with college or
apprenticeship training are expected to
get 35 per cent of the new jobs, followed
by university graduates, at 26 per cent.
Ontario Youth
Apprenticeship Program
 OYAP
 Allows students to earn their high school
diploma while participating in paid, onthe-job skilled trades training
 Grade 12 Complete any compulsory or
elective credits, plus a full day Co-op
placement
Ontario Youth
Apprenticeship Program
 For students who like to learn by doing
 Signed apprentice= Paid employment + four
credits + apprenticeship hours
 Over 130 careers
 Early childhood educator, chef, carpenter,
electrician, hairstylist etc
Dual Credit Programs
OYAP
 Credits earned count for both OSSD and
level one apprenticeship.
Accelerated OYAP
Dual Credit Programs
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Level 1 Automotive Service Technician
Level 1 Cook
Level 1 Child and Youth Worker
Level 1 Child Development Practitioner
(formerly ECE)
 Level 1 Hairstylist
 Level 1 Horticultural & Landscape
Technician
 Level 1 Construction Craft Worker (not
dual credit)
OCAS
 Ontario College Application Service
 www.ontariocolleges.ca
 To apply for college in Ontario
 Graduate with OSSD
 English mark is critical
 Programs have specific prerequisites
Check College
requirements
ontariocolleges.ca
Dual Credit Programs
College
 Not sure about college?
 Try the Bridge!
 Half day at Mohawk for two courses,
which count toward your OSSD
 See your counsellor!
Dual Credit Programs
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Mohawk Bridge
Business
Media
Trades, Engineering and Design
ESL
Welding and Technical Math
OUAC
 Ontario University Application Centre
 www.electronicinfo.ca
 To apply for university in Ontario
 Minimum of 6 - 12U or 12M courses,
including ENG4U1
 All programs have specific prerequisites
Check University
requirements
eInfo
U AND C OPTIONS
 Transfer Programs
 Many universities will offer credit for courses taken
within college program to decrease the amount of
time needed to earn a degree
 Joint Programs
 Many programs offered between a college and
university
Joint College-University
Programs
Ontario College University Transfer Guide
www.ocutg.on.ca
e.g. Mohawk General Arts & Science 2
years + Laurier( Brantford) 2 years = B.A
Contemporary Studies
eLEARNING
 If you are interested in taking an
eLearning course please make an
appointment to see your counsellor in
Student Services
CO-OP OPTIONS
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2 credit (half day) COO3OE
4 credit (full day) COOFT1 or COOFT2
120 hours/credit required
Requires application and interview
 System Placements
 Some competitive, board-wide placements
 Police, Cable 14, Hospitals
 Require interview and additional application
 System Programs
 Limeridge Co-op, Healthcare Support Program, Building from
the Ground up, Militia
 Require interview and additional application
System Co-op Programs
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ArtSmart
Building Careers from the Ground Up
Caring for Our Future – Healthcare
Growing Careers – Horticulture
LimeRidge Community
Military Co-op
Ontario Public Service
SUMMER SCHOOL
 Use summer school to
 Get ahead in credits
 Make up missed credits
 Upgrade your skills and mark
 Credits are offered in class and online
 General info
 If taking a prerequisite at summer school you will
have to see your counsellor to choose the following
course for next year.
 Course Info available June 1
HANDOUTS during period
one:
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Choosing Your Courses Instruction Sheet
Westdale Educational Planner
Westdale Course Offerings By Grade
Career Cruising Online Course Selection
Instructions
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User name - pupil number (6 digits)
Password – your date of birth
monthdayyear
Career Cruising on line
course selection
instructions
Student Services website
 http://schools.hwdsb.on.ca/westdale
 Go to Student Services, Choosing Your
Courses for information
 From Quick links on left click on Career
Cruising
Course Selection due date
 February 28, 2014
 See your counsellor if you
need help!
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grade 12 required courses