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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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SSA-100

Introduction to the Solar System And Space Exploration

3 hours lecture or distance web-based 3 credit

This is a multi-disciplinary lab science course that will introduce topics in astronomy and space science, including the Solar System and its planets, the space environment, gravitational theory, extraterrestrial resources, as well as current and future space explorations.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, First Peoples English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098 or ESL 090, C+ in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11 or Math 053; or appropriate levels of Math and English placement testing.


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This course tranfers to the following post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

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SSA-100

Introduction to the Solar System & Space Exploration

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

This is a multi-disciplinary lab science course that will introduce topics in astronomy and space science, including the Solar System and its planets, the space environment, gravitational theory, how to navigate the night sky, as well as current and future space explorations.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 11, First Peoples English 11, or ENG 052. C+ in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus, MAT 053 or MAT 055; or appropriate levels of Math and English placement testing.


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SSA-101

Introduction to Deep Space Astronomy

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

This is a lab science course that will introduce topics in deep space astronomy including: observational astronomy, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies and galactic evolution, neutron stars, black holes, gravitational waves, extra-solar planets, the Big Bang, dark matter, dark energy, and the possibility of life in the universe. This course will also explore related topics in physics and chemistry such as: light and the electromagnetic spectrum, optics, gravity, relativity, cosmology, and the origin of the chemical elements.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 11, First Peoples English 11, or ENG 052.
  • C+ in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus, MAT 053 or MAT 055; or appropriate levels of Math and English placement testing.
  • Take SSA-101L;


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SSA-101

Space Science and Astronomy: Introduction to Deep Space Astronomy

3 credits

This is a lab science course that will introduce topics in deep space astronomy, including observational astronomy, stars and stellar evolution, extra-solar planets, the interstellar medium, galaxies, nebulae, clusters, EM spectrum; cosmology, relativity, dark matter and energy; life in the universe, SETI, and interstellar exploration. The lab component will utilize locally available materials as well as resources available from local learning centres and on the Internet such as an on-line observatory. It is preferred that students entering this course have SSA 100 and some basic knowledge of high school physics, but this is not required.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096 ENG 098 or ESL 090; C+ in Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11 or MAT 053; or Math and English placement testing.
  • Take SSA-101L


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This course tranfers to the following post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

NIC students wishing to use their courses as transfer credit toward another program or degree are encouraged to review the Steps to University Transfer and contact an advisor.

Please note, this information is provided courtesy of The British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCTransferGuide.ca Leave Site) and North Island College bears no responsibility for the accuracy of data.

Receiving Institutions Transfer Equivalence Effective Date