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Introduction to Human Services New!

Introduction to School and Community Support Worker (SCSW) is a new dual‐credit program for Grade 12 students. It is delivered in the first and second semester of the Grade 12 school term. Students will attend half time at Brooks and half time at the Powell River Campus of VIU. Grade 12 students have the opportunity to complete grade 12 English, take 4 of the 10 SCSW specialty courses , and complete ENG115, which is first year university level English. Upon successful completion of the dual credit program, ENGL115 and the specialty course are transferable to the School and Community Support Worker Certificate (SCSW)1 which is the first year of a Diploma in Disability Studies (DIDS), and a Bachelor in Community Rehabilitation. Other transfer opportunities are described on the back of this Program Guide.

 

Psychology 111

A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include physiology, sensation, perception, learning, memory, motivation, emotion, methodology, and introduction to statistics.

 

Psychology 112

A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include development, language and thought, personality assessment, intelligence, personality theory, adjustment, abnormal behaviour, therapies, and social behaviour.

 

Business Computer Applications (QUME 185)

Earn first year university credit studying Microsoft Office & Windows. Includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and personal computer terminology.

 

Digital Film

The Powell River Digital Film School offers comprehensive, hands on understanding of the world of filmmaking. There has never been a more exciting time to gain entry into this thriving field. With the substantial growth of the independent film industry, digital filmmaking and the increase in specially channels and support for student works, there are countless opportunities in this demanding industry.

 

Outdoor Adventure Tourism

(Coastal Academy)

The Coast Mountain Academy is an enriched outdoor education program which focuses on character development through Leadership, Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure! The academy offers students a unique opportunity to obtain skills and certifications that prepare them for their future careers and studies.

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