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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
CMP2-0001Computer Applications & Technology 20S
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This course is an introduction to computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database.  It also introduces students to presentation and desktop publishing software.  Students will apply these applications in product-based assignments.


 

COMK-1694Keyboarding Skills
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Students learn basic keyboarding skills and build on these through a variety of drill and practice activities. In addition, students will apply these skills to authentic word processing tasks.

COMP-0002Computer Basics 21G
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COMP-1001Introduction to Windows
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This course covers the parts and functions of the Windows interface including running applications and file management. The Internet is also investigated in terms of searching for information and downloading files.

COMP-1975Business ComputingRPL
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Business Computing is a hands-on course in which students develop skills in the use of current Microsoft productivity software. Topics include introductory and intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the integration of these applications.

ELA2-0001English Language Arts 20F
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English Language Arts 20F will benefit students who have been out of school for some time or have never taken a high school level English course.  It is designed to help students expand their skills and knowledge in language arts.  As well, student will learn strategies they can apply in other courses and non-school situations.

 

ELA2-0002English Language Arts 20M
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ENGL-0007Foundations English 1
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This course helps you develop grammar usage and mechanics, sentence and paragraph construction, and expository paragraph writing skills. It is a prerequisite for

ENGL-0008 Foundations English 2.

ENGL-0008Foundations English 2
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This course includes paragraph writing, essay writing, and novel study. It is a continuation of ENGL-0007 Foundations English 1. It prepares students for Grade 12 English.

ENGL-1005Academic Foundations English Language Arts
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Development of skills in grammar, usage and mechanics, sentence and paragraph construction and expository paragraph writing.

FIL2-0000Filipino 21G
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GE2G-0001German 20G
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This course aims to assist the student in the further development of receptive and expressive language skills in German.  It provides learning opportunities in the intermediate German language arts: reading, writing, speaking and listening.  Upon completion of this course, students should be able to speak, comprehend, read and write German at an intermediate level of proficiency.


 

GEO2-1001Geography 20S
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GEO2-1002Geographic Issues 20F
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Students will focus on geographic issues of the contemporary world. They explore the nature of geography and develop skills related to geographical thinking. Students use the tools of geography, including geographic information systems to examine issues and problems. They study concepts related to ownership and development of natural resources, production and distribution of food, development of industry and trade, and increasing urbanization. Students consider these issues in the context of Canada, North America and the world. Through their study, students become aware of the importance of the environment, stewardship, and sustainable development, as well as the social, political, and economic implications of their personal choices. The cluster titles in Grade 10 are 1. Geographic Literacy 2. Natural Resources 3. Food from the Land 4. Industry and Trade 5. Urban Places

 

IK15-0001Introductory Keyboarding 15G
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This course is an introduction to using the keyboard.  Topics covered include learning the keyboard, achieving keyboarding mastery, number and symbols, document editing, document formatting and composition.  The goal keyboarding speed for the course is 25 words per minutes.  A computer-based software program called EPC Keyboarding is used.


 

MAA2-0001Applied Math 20S
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Applied Math 20S will benefit students who need to upgrade basic math skills before beginning a high school level math course.  It will begin with a review of foundation math concepts such as fractions, decimals and algebra before moving into the Applied Math topics.  Applied Math 20S will allow students to master essential skills in topics that have become important in post-secondary institutions and technology-based industries.

MAC2-0001Consumer Mathematics 20M (modified)
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Consumer Mathematics 20M is designed for students with significant cognitive difficulties.  This course is composed of lessons (Lessons 1,3,4,5,6,9 and 10) and projects (Projects 1 and 2) covering a wide variety of consumer-based applications such as problem-solving, decision-making, fractions, decimal operations, number values and the meaning of percent.

MAC2-0002Consumer Math 20S
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MAP2-0001Pre-Calculus 20S
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Pre-Calculus Math 20S is divided into nine modules.  The topics covered include polynomials and factoring, analytic geometry, trigonometry, exponents and radicals, geometry, rational expressions and equations, functions, statistics and probability and variation and sequence.

 

MATH-0009Introduction to Applied and Pre-Calculus Math
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MATH-0010Essential Mathematics 20S
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MATH-0014Academic Foundations Mathematics 1
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This course will help in the development of problem-solving skills using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, ratio and proportion, metric and English measurement. It is a prerequisite for Academic Foundations Mathematics 2.

MATH-0015Academic Foundations Mathematics 2
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This course will help in the development of problem-solving skills using hand-held calculator, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. This course prepares students for entry into 30S Applied Mathematics and 40S Essential Mathematics.

MATH-0017Essential Math I 25S
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MATH-0018Essential Math II 25S
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MATH-1001Academic Foundations Mathematics
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RUS2-0001Russian 21G
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SCI2-0001Science 20F
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Senior 2, Science 20F is designed to continue students' development of a broad-based set of experiences across many science disciplines, including preparation for more specialized science courses in Senior 3 and Senior 4. It is structured into four clusters: Ecosystem Dynamics, Chemistry in Action, In Motion and Weather Dynamics.

SCIE-0006Science 20F
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This is a general science course that provides an introduction to biology, chemistry and physics. There are four topics:

  • Dynamics of ecosystems: investigating the ecology of Manitoba
  • Chemistry in action: studying the interaction of elements and compounds, as well as their use in industrial and domestic settings
  • In motion: introducing and investigating velocity, acceleration, and displacement
  • Weather dynamics: studying global and local climate conditions

SCIE-1003Academic Foundations Science
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Basic scientific concepts of matter, energy, work, power, mechanical advantage, and efficiency; systems of measurement; and problem-solving.

SP2F-0001Spanish 20F
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This course provides learning opportunities in the intermediate Spanish language arts: reading, writing, speaking and listening.  Upon completion of this course, students should be able to speak, comprehend, read and write Spanish at an intermediate level of proficiency.

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