U-Stream / U-Prep courses

The following U-Stream / University Prep courses are available as fee-paying sections and are offered at the colleges listed below.

ACE Biology University Preparation (U-Stream Biology)

This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems.  Students will study the theory (and conduct investigations) in the areas  of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis and population dynamics.   Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and refinement of (communication)  skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

Note: This course was developed using the course description from the Ontario Ministry of Education  curriculum policy document and has been evaluated as equivalent to the comparable OSSD course SBI4U.

Prerequisite:  ACE Distance Education Biology College Preparation or Grade 11 Biology (SBI3U)

Course Length: 120 hours   Textbook: Required

 

ACE Chemistry University Preparation (U-Stream Chemistry)

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic  chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and rates of reaction, equilibrium in  chemical systems and electrochemistry. Students will further develop their problem-solving and  investigation skills as they investigate chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate  scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on  evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.

Note:  This course was developed using the course description from the Ontario Ministry of Education  curriculum policy document and has been evaluated as equivalent to the comparable OSSD course  SCH4U.

Prerequisite: ACE Distance Education Chemistry or Chemistry, Grade 11 University Preparation (SCH3U)

Course Length:  120 hours   Textbook: Required

Offered at:

Conestoga College
Kitchener, ON
contact: Shirley Nequest snequest@conestogac.on.ca

Confederation College
Thunder Bay, ON
contact: Val Davidson Valerie.Davidson@confederationc.on.ca

Durham College
Oshawa ON
contact: Ann Marie Bennett Ann-marie.Bennett@durhamcollege.ca

Fanshawe College
London, ON
contact: Carolyn Holt CHolt@fanshawec.ca

Lambton College
Sarnia, ON
contact: Julie Slusarczyn Julie.Slusarczyn@lambtoncollege.ca

Northern College
Timmins, ON
contact: Nicole Thibeault thibeaultn@northern.on.ca

NOTE: Fees are set by the college so the cost of this course can vary. Please contact your college of choice for more information.