WELCOME GRADE 11 STUDENTS!! The time has come to make your high school course selections for the last time!! Things to Consider • There are 2 specific things to consider when making course selections: 1. Graduation Requirements 18 compulsory credits 12 electives Literacy Test 40 hours of community service 2. Post Secondary Requirements. (Do your research for prerequisites ) Things to Think About • Similar to last year all course selections will be done on line only this year it is through myBlueprint. • You must take 6 courses however we recommend you start with 8. • It is key to select the appropriate level/skill set for each subject – it will determine your success. • Look at www.dpcdsb.org/carms COMPULSORY COURSES • ENG (C, U or E) • HRE (C, U or O) Or HZT • The Religion course must match the English level you are studying at! o ENG4C1 must select HRE4MC o ENG4U1 must select HRE4MU o ENG4E1 must select HRE4O1 o ENG 3U1 is the prerequisite for HZT(philosophy) DO YOUR RESEARCH! • The courses you choose must reflect the program you are planning to apply to after grade 12. • Research can be done through: www.myblueprint.ca (access code: mtcarmelss) www.einfo.ca www.ontariocolleges.ca www.ouac.on.ca What do you need to apply to College or University ? University Applicants • Students applying to University must have ENG4U and a remaining 5 grade 12 U or M courses to apply. • You are accepted on your top 6 grade 12U or M courses and must include the prerequisites. • Some universities will only take the first attempted mark and check prerequisites for the maximum number of M courses you are allowed to take. College Applicants • College applicants must have their Diploma and the necessary courses to apply to their program. • Grade 11 marks are also used by the colleges for consideration for acceptance. SOME EXAMPLES… UNIVERISTY OF WATERLOO KINESIOLOGY PREREQUISITES: HUMBER COLLEGE BUSINESS PREREQUISITES • Advanced Functions-MHF 4U • Chemistry-SCH 4U • 1 of SBI4U or SPH4U • ENG4U • 2 other U of M prerequisites to give you the highest average to be admitted. • Admission average changes yearly. • ENG4C or ENG 4U • Grade 12 Math 4C or 4U • 2 Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, U, or M courses in addition to the above • High school Diploma Apprenticeship Programs • Apprenticeship programs have specific requirements that must be met. • Check www.tradeability.ca • Consider CO-OP as an opportunity to explore some of the trades. (either a 2 or 4 credit option) So how will this unfold? • On January 4th you will receive your course selection packages. All course selections will be done through myBlueprint • There is a new process this year. • You will access myBlueprint through the board website. www.dpcdsb.org • You will need your OEN, your DOB month/day/year. • Please follow the steps outlined in the package. myBlueprint • Prior to selecting your courses on myBlueprint.ca, take the Christmas holidays to work through the Individual Pathway Plan (IPP) • This will assist you in making course selections for your entire high school career. • This will also assist you in preparing for your post-secondary exit plan. So when do we start? • Course selection will occur on: Tuesday, January th 5 at 4:00 P.M. • (WARNING: IT IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED) • The portal will close January 11 at 3:00pm SHARP So what happens in January? • Once you have submitted your course request you will print a Course Request Verification Report that will in turn be signed by a parent/guardian • The Report, coupled with your $60.00 activity fee, forms a completed registration package that will be submitted to your homeroom teacher January 7, 8, 11 & 12 ANY QUESTIONS?