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Mohawk College Dual Credits

Dual Credit offers high school students:

  • A chance to simultaneously earn both a college credit and a high school credit
  • An opportunity to experience college level programming while still in high school
  • The opportunity to work towards completing their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • An experience that will help them make a successful transition to college
There is no cost to the student for transportation, textbooks, or course materials. Students will spend half of the day at their home school and the other half at Mohawk College.

Successful students earn credits toward their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and a college diploma/certificate; or, their OSSD and a Level 1 Apprenticeship. Learn more about Dual Credits at www.gotocollege.ca or https://goo.gl/CQa9lR.

Dual Credit Program students are part-time Mohawk students with all the rights and privileges of any other part-time Mohawk student. We encourage applications from students unsure if they are ready for college, or those who consider college their post-secondary pathway but may be at-risk of not graduating high school.

Students interested in registering for a Mohawk College Dual Credit are asked to contact the Student Service Department at their Secondary School.

Mohawk College Bridge

Mohawk College Bridge courses are offered Semester One and/or Two

The Mohawk Bridge Dual Credit program offers secondary school students the opportunity to earn up to two credits towards their OSSD while earning two college General Education credits towards the completion of a college program. General Education credits are applicable as electives for almost all college diploma programs. Students will attend two of the following courses:

Developmental Psychology

In this course, students will explore the study of human development from conception to death focusing on physical, cognitive, social and personality growth throughout the lifespan.  Students will also identify developmental strategies to adapt to change, to clarify and achieve goals, and to balance how to manage time and priorities for personal development and academic benefit.

Environmental Sustainability

Engaging some of the most urgent concerns of our time, students will explore sustainable issues with regard to the environment. Study will be current and up-to-date, and will include a consideration of the complexity of the issues involved and social context of sustainability, as well as sustainability as it relates to energy, food, water, population, transportation, housing and architecture, global warming, and Canada’s role and response to these issues.

Introduction to Health and Wellness

Explore the seven basic dimensions of wellness. The social, intellectual, emotional, occupational, environmental, spiritual and physical components allow for the development of a balanced approach to lifestyle choices. Lifestyle choices have a direct impact on an individual’s short and long term health potential. Discuss methods of achieving one’s potential in each of the interrelated dimensions.

Introduction to Psychology

This course will allow students to examine the basis of human behavior. Study the scientific research process, the human brain and the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

TV/Journalism Dual Credit

TV/Journalism Dual Credit is offered in Semester One

Television, Newswriting & Production (Journalism)

Employ hands-on camerawork and write scripts that complement visuals. Critique and identify components of a television newscast and television scripts.

Electronic News Gathering Concepts (TV)

Produce television news field productions and analyze television news field production formats.

Media & Entertainment Dual Credit

Media & Entertainment Dual Credit is offered in Semester Two

Studio Control Room Operations

Operate production equipment and perform in various crew positions in a studio environment.

Social Journalism

This course will explore the ways in which social media has transformed how we interact and share information. The students will examine how journalists can leverage social media to both disseminate information and develop relationships with their audiences.

Trades, Engineering & Design Dual Credit

Trades, Engineering & Design Dual Credit is offered in Semester Two

Trades, Engineering & Design dual credit program will give students with an interest in engineering and design technology programs, the opportunity to earn up to two optional credits towards their OSSD.

Engineering Drawing (AutoCAD)

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to prepare assembly and detail drawings, using a two-dimensional CAD system.

Math MA006

This course is intended to develop basic mathematics and algebraic skills as preparation for college level math courses in the Business and Technology Programs. These skills include basic numeric skills and problem solving abilities.

Graphic Design Dual Credit

Graphic Design Dual Credit is offered in Semester Two

Graphic Design Layout 1

Produce various single and multi-page documents while utilizing the tools used in page layout software. Follow basic character and paragraph formatting, along with basic elements and principles design.


Analyze animated films from various eras and styles to give them an understanding of animation process and techniques and an overall appreciation and understanding of the history and current techniques used in the field.

Welding Dual Credit

Welding Dual Credit is offered in Semester Two

Introduction to Welding

Practice safe set up and use of a mig welder, oxy/acetylene rig to weld, braze and cut steel.

Dual Credit Course To Be Determined

Please note that courses available may change as determined by the College.

Updated on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
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