Online Courses Offered

Grade 8-9 Middle School Courses

Full-time Grade 8 and Grade 9 offered online.    

Grade 8 Courses include Math 8, Science 8, Physical Education 8, Social Studies 8, Religious Studies 8, and Health 8, Language Arts 8.   

Grade 9 Courses include Math 9, Science 9, Physical Education 9, Social Studies 9, Religious Studies 9, and Health 9, Language Arts 9.

(Grade 8/9 you must be registered by September 30)  

Note: Grade 8/9 courses are offered only to full-time St. Gabriel students (who are registered by Sept 30) and can not be taken as individual courses.

Grade 10 - 12 Courses

Full-time status is based on enrolling in Religious Studies as part of the course credit load. Students must successfully complete their courses to receive full-time status.

  • Grade 10 - 38 or more credits
  • Grade 11 - 38 or more credits
  • Grade 12 - 31 or more credits  

Core Subjects (5 credits each)

English Language Arts:

  • 10-1, 10-2
  • 20-1, 20-2
  • 30-1, 30-2

Social Studies:

  • 10-1, 10-2
  • 20-1, 20-2
  • 30-1, 30-2


  • 10C/10-3
  • 20-1, 20-2 & 20-3
  • 30-1, 30-2, & 30-3
  • 31


  • 10, 20, 30
  • 14, 24
  • Biology 20, 30
  • Chemistry 20, 30
  • Physics 20, 30

Religious Studies (3 credits each):

  • 15
  • 25
  • 35
  • Religions of the World 35

Other Courses:

  • Aboriginal Studies 10 - 5 credits  
  • Art 10, 20 (3 credits each).   Art 30 (Term II)
  • CALM (3-5 credits)
  • Chrome Academy (5 - 1 credit modules (word processing 1 & 2, spreadsheets, digital presentation, keyboarding).
  • Film and Media Art 15 (3 credits)
  • Food Studies #1 & #2 (3 modules each)
  • Forensics Science 25 & 35 (3 credits).  
  • Human Services Foundations HSS1010 (1 credit)
  • Legal Studies (3 - 1 credit modules)
  • Learning Strategies 35 (5 credits)
  • Marketing (5 - 1 credit modules) 
  • Myth Busters (3 credits) 
  • Personal Psychology 20 (3 credits)
  • Photography (3 1-credit modules)
  • Physical Education 10, 20, 30 (5 credits)
  • Work Experience 15, 25, 35 (5 to 15 credits) 
  • Workplace Safety Systems HCS3000 (1 credit)
  • Workplace Safety Practices (HCS3010) (1 credit), prerequisite HCS300)

** some courses are unavailable in Summer School

Dual-Credit Courses:

Dual Credit programs provide the opportunity for high school students to participate in apprenticeship training or post-secondary courses. Students are able to earn both high school and post-secondary credits for the same course.

Students in dual credit programs are able to engage in learning experiences that lead to successful transitions to college and/or the workforce.

Agriculture Equipment Technician

This program is a partnership with Olds College, WEDA (Western Equipment Dealers Association) and various community agriculture dealerships. Students spend half-a-day working in an agriculture equipment business to gain theoretical and practical experience with the support of an Olds College instructor. This unique learning opportunity gives the student a truly hands-on experience while earning their first-period training.

Certificate of Achievement in Business Administration

This certificate is a grouping of four courses that can be taken individually or as a group to obtain the certificate through Bow Valley College’s Chiu School of Business. This cluster of courses prepares learners with a practical grounding in general business skills and knowledge. Business courses are designed to provide pathways to further post-secondary studies.

  • MKTG1101 Introduction to Marketing
  • MGMT290 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT1101 Introduction to Management
  • MGMT1601 Business Law

Certificate of Achievement in Healthcare Administration

This certificate contains a grouping of four courses that can be taken individually or as a group to obtain the certificate through Bow Valley College’s Chiu School of Business. This cluster of courses prepares learners to work in the healthcare system, hospitals, and medical offices.

  • HUCL1401 Medical Terminology I
  • HUCL1402 Medical Terminology II
  • HUCL1201 Introduction to Health Care Fundamentals
  • HUCL1701 Business Communication for Health Care

Certificate of Achievement in Practical Nursing

This partnership with Bow Valley College contains a grouping of four courses that can be taken individually or as a group to obtain the certificate. This cluster of courses prepares learners to deliver professional nursing care in the medical system.

  • PSYC1201 Human & Lifespan Development
  • NURS1101 Nursing Arts
  • ANAT1101 Anatomy & Physiology Part A*
  • *ANAT1101* Anatomy & Physiology Part B

COMM1101*** Interpersonal & Communication Skills
*ANAT1101 can be used in place of Biology 30 when applying to PN at BVC.
**High school credit will be received for Part A completion, but both Part A and Part B must be completed for PowerSchool credit (6 credits).
***COMM1101 is a required course for Practical Nurse pathway and could be 1 of 4 in a certificate.

Educational Assistant

This program is offered in conjunction with Red Deer College. Students can enroll in four different courses that transfer directly into the Educational Assistant Program or into the Early Learning and Childcare Program.

  • COMM 250
  • EDAS 166 Human Relations
  • EDAS 152 Overview of Exceptionalities
  • EDAC 114 Field Experience

NAIT Power-Engineering

This is a three-year program that requires acceptance through an interviewing process for their 4th Class Power Engineering certificate. Students who are accepted into the program will take online NAIT courses during the school year and then participate in summer onsite employment opportunities working towards 940 hours for required apprenticeship training.

School within a College (SWAC)

School within a College (SWAC) is a program available to Grade 12 students in their second semester. This unique opportunity allows our students to attend technical training classes at Red Deer College (RDC) starting in February.

Technical training classes will run six hours a day until all CTS (19) credits have been accomplished and students are prepared to challenge their first-period apprenticeship exam. Pre-planning is vital to students being accepted into this program as they must complete many of their graduation requirements by the end of Semester 1.

Programs in SWAC:

  • Welding
  • Automotive Service Technician