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University Transfer Science Certificate


Experience VCC Join us at Experience VCC on October 24 for an evening of free workshops, entertainment, and prizes.

Explore your options and demonstrate success at the first-year university level. This certificate will prepare students for university study or other post-secondary programs of their choice. Part-time students have three years to complete the required credits.

See Course Schedule below for the list of University Transfer Courses that must be completed before applying for this certificate.

Apply for this certificate at the Registrar's Office upon successful completion of the University Transfer credits required for this this credential.

Program Status:
Accepting applications For University Transfer courses to earn credits for this certificate

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
University Transfer Courses start January, May, September 4 months per course Certificate Broadway Full-time

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If you're ready and know the program you want, apply now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit us at one of our campus locations.

After you apply, you can check application status to see if all of the requirements have been met or to update contact information. Please use the temporary login ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) that you used to complete your original online application.

Program Description

Program Description

To earn a certificate, students must successfully complete a minimum of 30.0 credits of first-year university transfer courses as per the British Columbia Council on Admission and Transfer Guide (BCCAT).

Credit distribution in the following subjects is required:

English (minimum 6 credits): ENGL 1100 and ENGL 1200 or ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1001 and ENGL 1102 and ENGL 1002

Calculus (minimum 6 credits): MATH 1100 and MATH 1200

Physics (minimum 6 credits): PHYS 1100 and PHYS 1200

Science electives (minimum 12 credits): BIOL 1100 and BIOL 1200 or CHEM 1121 and CHEM 1223 or BIOL 1120 and BIOL 1220


Students who do not meet the admissions requirements for entry into the program, or prerequisites for specific courses, have alternate options for admissions. VCC offers bridging programs for students requiring upgrading. Students can also complete an admissions review.

Contact advising at 604.443.8453 for further information.

View the mathematics education chart to decide what mathematics course you need to take.

Once you have completed all of the required courses to be eligible for this certificate you can complete the Application for Credential and submit to records@vcc.ca.


Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

All students must meet general college entrance requirements.

  1. Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.
  2. English 12 with a C+ grade or greater or VCC 0981 and 0991 with a C+ grade or greater or successful completion of VCC 098 and 099 with a C+ grade or greater in Writing 0995. Please check for individual course prerequisites or co-requisites.

For students who do not have English 12 with a C+ grade, the following are recognized equivalencies:

  1. VCC English 1101 or 1100 or equivalent.
  2. Language Proficiency Exam (LPI) written within last two years, with a 4 score overall, 5 score minimum in English usage and a minimum score of 26 in composition. For admission to most courses, you need a score of at least 26 on the essay section of the test (24 score for admission to English 1101).
  3. VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) written within the last 12 months, with a score of 145 overall and a minimum score of 16/20 on the essay portion of the composition section.
  4. Langara English Test (LET) written within last two years with a 4 score overall.
  5. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) written within the last 12 months. Academic version with a minimum 6.5 score overall and no score less than 6.0.
  6. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) written within the last 12 months with a score of 82 overall on the Internet-based test and minimum scores of 21 in reading and listening and minimum scores of 20 in writing and speaking.


Fees and Other costs


Application Fee $35
Tuition Fee $2,681
Student Union Fee $165
College Initiative Fee $77
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $287
Other Costs $40 - Graduation Fee
$107 - Campus Resource Fee
Textbooks: $175 to $200 per course

For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.


Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC offers a variety of first-year, fully-transferable university credit courses.

Students can choose to complete credits toward university programs or take courses to pursue a VCC diploma or degree program.

VCC's university transfer courses offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Evening and daytime classes
  • Competitive tuition fees

Attend an information session to learn about math, science and English courses available in upcoming terms. Meet faculty, ask questions and learn how to apply.

Join us at VCC's Broadway campus, 1120 East 7 Avenue at Glen Drive, across from VCC/Clark SkyTrain station.

Transfer to SFU - Engineering and Computing Science

VCC also offers a first-year University Transfer Engineering Science certificate and a first-year Computing Science certificate. Sign up for an info session to learn more about Engineering Science or Computing Science at VCC.





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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Fall 2018 (201870)

(BIOL 1100) Biology 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course is the first half of the majors course in general biology, from organisms through ecosystems. Lectures examine the history and diversity of life through explorations of ecology, evolution, structure and function relationships, development and genetics, with many examples from British Columbia. An integrated lab/lecture format allows efficient incorporation of concepts of anatomy, physiology, and development with investigative skills. Laboratory and field activities also examine local ecosystems and biota, and develop scientific practice.

Prerequisite: Biology 11, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, Precalculus 11, all with at least a C+.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72640 BWY-A Rm. 3275
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1530 - 1759
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Morlin, Maria


(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 2, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures emphasize basic concepts in biology and the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.
Pre-requisites:
Biology 11, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, Precalculus 11, all with at least a C+.
OR
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72635 BWY-A Rm. 3275
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Morlin, Maria
  72635 BWY-A Rm. 3256
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
06-Sep-2018
to 13-Dec-2018
Morlin, Maria
  72636 BWY-B Rm. G222
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Curry, Mark
  72642 BWY-A Rm. 3275
TWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1529
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Clarkson, Bruce
  72644 BWY-A Rm. 3275
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Clarkson, Bruce
  72649 BWY-A Rm. 3279
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1729
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
McIntyre, Gordon


(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 1, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures continue an investigation of the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.

Prerequisite:  Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIOL1120).

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72638 BWY-B Rm. G222
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Curry, Mark
  72639 BWY-A Rm. 3279
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Gordon, Joyce
  72645 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
McIntyre, Gordon


(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1 4.0 credits  course outline



The first course of the two-course sequence emphasizes the basic principles of structural chemistry, with application to chemistry of the elements. The laboratory illustrates the behaviour of chemical systems and some of the basic techniques associated with quantitative chemical experimentation. Chemistry 1 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. It is also suitable as an elective course for General Interest or Art students.

Prerequisites: Chemistry 12 with a C+ or equivalent, Pre-calculus 12 with a C+; or MATH 1020 with a C; or Math 0983 and Math 0993 both with a minimum of a C+; or VCC Math Pre-calculus Test (MPT) with a C+.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72626 BWY-A Rm. 3252
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Hannah, Sharon
  72626 BWY-A Rm. 3252
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Hannah, Sharon
  72627 BWY-A Rm. 3252
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Balagopal, Raji


(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course, integrated with ENGL 1101, addresses the needs of non-native speakers of English who require specific help in order to meet course expectations. Students are given various proofreading and editing exercises, as well as paraphrasing and summarizing exercises. They will be introduced to effective techniques of quotation. Through multiple-draft writing assignments, they will learn the principles of effective revision.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1101

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  71499 BWY-A Rm. 3700
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

2000 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Loveday, Jolene


(ENGL 1002) Integrated Language Support 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is a strong language support enabling non-native speakers of English to realistically handle the language and workload demands of a university level English and language arts course. Besides focusing on different writing tasks and styles (paraphrasing, summarizing, short compositions, informative, argumentative research essay), it concentrates on refining the skills developed in Integrated Language Support 1.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1102

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  71501 BWY-A Rm. 3251
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

2000 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Roszell, William


(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1 3.0 credits course outline



This one-term composition course introduces students to different models of essay writing.  It also trains students in the mechanics of writing (grammar), analysis of short prose, and research skills (including MLA documentation).

Prerequisites:

English 12 with a final grade of C+ *and* (ENSK 0902) with a final grade of B,
or
English 12 with a final grade of B (or equivalent as per VCC's English language proficiency requirements)
or
English 12 Provincial exam score of 72%
or
ONE of the following test scores:
ABE assessment with 60 in reading, 52 in writing, and 0991 on essay
or
LPI 5/35
or
LET 4
or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72588 BWY-A Rm. 3701
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Perras, Laurent
  72589 BWY-A Rm. 3709
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Roszell, William
  73565 BWY-A Rm. 3701
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1429
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Read, Jennifer


(ENGL 1101) English 1101 3.0 credits  course outline



In this course, taken with Integrated Language Support 1 (ENGL 1001), students will read various fiction and non-fiction texts and learn how to identify key elements of those texts, such as main and supporting ideas, thematic intent, rhetorical patterns, figurative language, socio-cultural context, style, and tone. They will analyze and interpret these texts and present their ideas in coherent, well-supported and grammatically correct compositions. Additionally, students will develop and present in a seminar a set of stimulating discussion questions on a selected short story.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1001 Integrated Language Support 1

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  71498 BWY-A Rm. 3700
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Loveday, Jolene


(ENGL 1102) English 1102 3.0 credits  course outline



English 1102 introduces students to a selection of poetry and to a sampling of modern drama. Some short stories are also included. Students compose analytical essays dealing with the method of presenting the content of a literary piece. A video adaptation of a play or novel is viewed and discussed. Short lectures provide information about literary schools and their social, political and creative backgrounds. Composition also includes an original piece of research on a particular author or authors or an approved topic selected by the student. This research is presented in both an informal presentation and a formal research essay.

Prerequisite: English 1101

Co-requisite: ENGL 1002 Integrated Language Support 2.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  71500 BWY-A Rm. 3251
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Roszell, William


(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This literature survey course introduces students to major literary forms: poetry, drama, and novels.

Prerequisites: Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in English 1100 or articulated equivalent.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72591 BWY-B Rm. 1227
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Read, Jennifer
  72592 BWY-B Rm. 1206
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Perras, Laurent


(MATH 1100) Calculus 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of differential calculus. Topics include the concepts of limit and continuity; rates of change; basic differentiation rules; derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions; applied optimization problems; implicit differentiation and related rates; the mean value theorem; linear approximations; curve sketching; simple differential equations and models; antiderivatives; simple parametric equations and polar coordinates.

Prerequisites:  Pre-calculus Mathematics12 with a B; or MATH 1020 with a C; or Math 0983 and Math 0993 both with a B; or VCC Math Pre-calculus Assessment Test (MPT) with 72%.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72601 BWY-B Rm. 1206
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1029
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Kakushkin, Gabriela
  72605 BWY-B Rm. 1206
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Kakushkin, Gabriela


(PHYS 1100) Physics 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course is the first half of a standard 1st year calculus-based physics course (PHYS 1200 is the second half). The course covers mechanics and heat, including vectors, kinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, rotational motion, fluids, elasticity, oscillations, waves, sound, thermal properties of matter and thermodynamics. In the laboratory, students will develop measurement, analysis and lab report writing skills.

Prerequisites:  Physics 12 with a C+ or equivalent, Pre-calculus 12 with a C+; or MATH 1020 with a C; or Math 0983 and Math 0993 both with a minimum of a C+; or VCC Math Pre-calculus Test (MPT) with a C+.



Co-requisites: MATH 1100.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  72628 BWY-A Rm. 3260
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
04-Sep-2018
to 19-Dec-2018
Bekirov, Aydan


Upcoming Schedules in Winter 2019 (201940)

(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 2, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures emphasize basic concepts in biology and the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.
Pre-requisites:
Biology 11, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, Precalculus 11, all with at least a C+.
OR
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42533 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Morlin, Maria
  42534 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1729
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Shehadeh, Jacqueline
  42549 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Curry, Mark
  42553 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Curry, Mark


(BIOL 1200) Biology 2 4.0 credits  course outline



Biology 1200 is the second half of the majors course in general biology, from cells to organisms. Lectures emphasize the integration of cells and the whole organism, and address biological chemistry, cell structure and function, DNA, RNA, and gene expression, homeostasis, animal and plant nutrition, molecular genetics, immunology, and biotechnology. Laboratory activities examine cells, cellular chemistry, genetics, and DNA, including DNA extraction, analysis, sequencing, and forensic techniques. They develop methods of scientific investigation, statistical analysis, collaboration, and reporting.

Biology 1 and 2 can be taken concurrently or in either order.

Prerequisite: Biology 11(or BIOL 0861/0871 or equivalent ) with a C+, Biology 12 (or BIOL 0983/0993 or equivalent) with a C+, Chemistry 11 (or CHEM 0861/0871 or equivalent) with a C+, Precalculus 11 (or Math 0861/0871 or equivalent) with a C+

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42552 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1530 - 1759
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Morlin, Maria


(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 4.0 credits  course outline



This course and its companion course, Human Anatomy and Physiology 1, deal with the relationship between structure and function in human biology. Lectures continue an investigation of the role of the major organ systems of the human body. Laboratory activities examine anatomical relationships and the physiological functioning of human organs.

Prerequisite:  Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIOL1120).

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42535 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1229
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Clarkson, Bruce
  42536 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1259
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
McIntyre, Gordon
  42540 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1529
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Clarkson, Bruce
  42546 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1729
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
McIntyre, Gordon
  42555 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Shehadeh, Jacqueline


(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1 4.0 credits  course outline



The first course of the two-course sequence emphasizes the basic principles of structural chemistry, with application to chemistry of the elements. The laboratory illustrates the behaviour of chemical systems and some of the basic techniques associated with quantitative chemical experimentation. Chemistry 1 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or health, among others. It is also suitable as an elective course for General Interest or Art students.

Prerequisites: Chemistry 12 with a C+ or equivalent, Pre-calculus 12 with a C+; or MATH 1020 with a C; or Math 0983 and Math 0993 both with a minimum of a C+; or VCC Math Pre-calculus Test (MPT) with a C+.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42541 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Chen, Margaret


(CHEM 1223) Chemistry 2 4.0 credits  course outline



The second course of the two-course sequence emphasizes the basic principles of chemical equilibrium, chemical thermodynamics, and organic chemistry. The laboratory in Chemistry 2 allows students to practice techniques learned in Chemistry 1. Students are expected to increase skills in making observations, recording data accurately, interpreting data and generating hypotheses. Chemistry 2 is designed for students seeking a degree or diploma in a field of science, technology, or dental hygiene, among others. It is also suitable as an elective course for General Interest or Art students.

Prerequisite:  Chemistry 1 - CHEM 1121

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42537 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Wallace, Judith


(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course, integrated with ENGL 1101, addresses the needs of non-native speakers of English who require specific help in order to meet course expectations. Students are given various proofreading and editing exercises, as well as paraphrasing and summarizing exercises. They will be introduced to effective techniques of quotation. Through multiple-draft writing assignments, they will learn the principles of effective revision.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1101

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  41621 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

2000 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1002) Integrated Language Support 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is a strong language support enabling non-native speakers of English to realistically handle the language and workload demands of a university level English and language arts course. Besides focusing on different writing tasks and styles (paraphrasing, summarizing, short compositions, informative, argumentative research essay), it concentrates on refining the skills developed in Integrated Language Support 1.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1102

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  41622 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

2000 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1 3.0 credits course outline



This one-term composition course introduces students to different models of essay writing.  It also trains students in the mechanics of writing (grammar), analysis of short prose, and research skills (including MLA documentation).

Prerequisites:

English 12 with a final grade of C+ *and* (ENSK 0902) with a final grade of B,
or
English 12 with a final grade of B (or equivalent as per VCC's English language proficiency requirements)
or
English 12 Provincial exam score of 72%
or
ONE of the following test scores:
ABE assessment with 60 in reading, 52 in writing, and 0991 on essay
or
LPI 5/35
or
LET 4
or
Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42504 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned
  42505 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned
  42506 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1101) English 1101 3.0 credits  course outline



In this course, taken with Integrated Language Support 1 (ENGL 1001), students will read various fiction and non-fiction texts and learn how to identify key elements of those texts, such as main and supporting ideas, thematic intent, rhetorical patterns, figurative language, socio-cultural context, style, and tone. They will analyze and interpret these texts and present their ideas in coherent, well-supported and grammatically correct compositions. Additionally, students will develop and present in a seminar a set of stimulating discussion questions on a selected short story.

Co-requisite: ENGL 1001 Integrated Language Support 1

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  41620 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1102) English 1102 3.0 credits  course outline



English 1102 introduces students to a selection of poetry and to a sampling of modern drama. Some short stories are also included. Students compose analytical essays dealing with the method of presenting the content of a literary piece. A video adaptation of a play or novel is viewed and discussed. Short lectures provide information about literary schools and their social, political and creative backgrounds. Composition also includes an original piece of research on a particular author or authors or an approved topic selected by the student. This research is presented in both an informal presentation and a formal research essay.

Prerequisite: English 1101

Co-requisite: ENGL 1002 Integrated Language Support 2.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  41623 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This literature survey course introduces students to major literary forms: poetry, drama, and novels.

Prerequisites: Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in English 1100 or articulated equivalent.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42507 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1429
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned
  42508 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1030 - 1229
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
TBATo be assigned


(MATH 1100) Calculus 1 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of differential calculus. Topics include the concepts of limit and continuity; rates of change; basic differentiation rules; derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions; applied optimization problems; implicit differentiation and related rates; the mean value theorem; linear approximations; curve sketching; simple differential equations and models; antiderivatives; simple parametric equations and polar coordinates.

Prerequisites:  Pre-calculus Mathematics12 with a B; or MATH 1020 with a C; or Math 0983 and Math 0993 both with a B; or VCC Math Pre-calculus Assessment Test (MPT) with 72%.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42518 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0830 - 1029
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Kakushkin, Gabriela


(MATH 1200) Calculus 2 3.0 credits  course outline



This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of integral calculus. Topics include antidifferentiation; the definite integral; the fundamental theorem of calculus, areas and volumes; integration techniques; improper integrals; applications of the integral; slope fields; numerical approximations; linear differential equations and applications; polynomial approximations; Taylor series, power series and calculus with parametric curves and polar coordinates.

Prerequisite: MATH 1100 with a C-

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42525 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
TRM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 1959
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Filali, Bilal
  42527 BWY-B Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1500 - 1659
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Filali, Bilal


(PHYS 1200) Physics 2 4.0 credits  course outline



This course is the second half of a standard 1st year calculus-based physics course (PHYS 1100 is the first half). The course covers electricity and magnetism, geometric optics, physical optics and quantum physics (including radioactivity). In the laboratory, students will continue to develop measurement, analysis and lab report and writing skills.

Prerequisite:  Physics 1 PHYS 1100

Co-requisite:  Calculus 2 MATH 1200

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  42539 BWY-A Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MWM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2159
02-Jan-2019
to 18-Apr-2019
Bekirov, Aydan


Term 1

(BIOL 1100) Biology 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(BIOL 1120) Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(BIOL 1200) Biology 2
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4.0 credits  course outline
(BIOL 1220) Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
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4.0 credits  course outline
(CHEM 1121) Chemistry 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(CHEM 1223) Chemistry 2
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4.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1001) Integrated Language Support 1
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1002) Integrated Language Support 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1100) University Transfer English 1
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3.0 credits course outline
(ENGL 1101) English 1101
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1102) English 1102
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3.0 credits  course outline
(ENGL 1200) University Transfer English 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(MATH 1100) Calculus 1
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3.0 credits  course outline
(MATH 1200) Calculus 2
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3.0 credits  course outline
(PHYS 1100) Physics 1
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4.0 credits  course outline
(PHYS 1200) Physics 2
course schedule schedule
4.0 credits  course outline