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					2013-2014 Student Viewbook
    lethbridgecollege.ca
Education is power – growth – an investment in you and your future.

By investing you are saying “I want more. I need more. I can do more.” Education opens doors and makes
dreams comes true.

Lethbridge College will take you there.

Our world is a constantly changing place. New technology and innovations alter the economic and social
landscape on a daily basis. Lethbridge College will teach you to be adaptable in this ever-changing
environment. You will develop critical thinking skills, putting you one step ahead of the rest.

And we’re not going to waste your time doing it. From day one of your first semester you’ll be actively
engaged in relevant, hands-on training in your chosen field. You’ll be in, out and working in your chosen
field, usually in less than 24 months. At Lethbridge College you will custom design the career you want – the
career that works for you.

You will also learn about sustainability – how to sustain our environment, our world, and how to sustain your
career, your world.

Your education is a big investment – but a wise one.          It’s your future. Welcome to it.




      Lethbridge ................................................. 2   International Opportunities ........................33
      Athletics and Campus Life ........................... 4          Academic Requirements.............................34
      Residence .................................................. 6   How to Apply ............................................38
      Programs ................................................... 8   Finances ...................................................39
      Rural Educaiton .........................................31      Campus Map .............................................40
      First Nations, Métis and Inuit Services ........32               FAQs ........................................................41
                                                                       Contact Us ................................................42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Within a 10-minute drive of our campus:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • major shopping centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • movie theatres


    Our city: you’re going to love it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • countless restaurants, pubs and night life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • art galleries                                             Within an hour’s drive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Oldman River valley                                       of Lethbridge:                       Within a two-hour drive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • slowpitch fields, soccer fields, baseball diamonds        • Crowsnest Pass                     of Lethbridge:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (including Spitz Stadium, home of the Lethbridge Bulls)   • Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park
    Some 89,000 Lethbridgians can’t be wrong: this is a great city in which to live and study. We know you won’t spend every free hour on Facebook, so let us show you around and point                                                                                                                                                             • Castle Mountain and Fernie Alpine Resort
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Exhibition Park – horse racing and major events           • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
    out some of the off-campus high points. OK, sure, it isn’t Calgary. How can you tell? The rents are lower, the driving distances are shorter, movies are cheaper and you won’t find                                                                                                                                                             • Waterton Lakes National Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • three golf courses                                        • the U.S. border
    friendlier people anywhere.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Calgary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • bike trails, skatepark, BMX track, paintball centre       • numerous golf courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • five ice arenas, curling rink, two bowling alleys
    And our weather? Lethbridge ranks in the top five Canadian cities for the sunniest days in summer and fall.
    In winter, cold spells are often cut short by warm chinook winds that send temperatures soaring.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Henderson Lake Park – paths, tennis courts, events
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens
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                                                                                                                                                       The Prairie Baseball Academy (PBA)                                                                                                                                                                           chooselethbridge.ca
                                                                                                                                                       provides athletes from across the country                                                   • Galt Museum, Southern Alberta Art Gallery,
                                                                                                                                                       with an opportunity to play ball while                                                        Yates Memorial Theatre                                                                                         lethbridge.ca
                                                                                                                                                       pursuing a post-secondary education. Most                                                                                                                                                                    chinookcountry.com
                                                                                                                                                       of the 60 or so athletes who are part of the
                                                                                                                                                       PBA each year attend Lethbridge College             Within a 20-minute walk of our campus:                                                                                                                   travelalberta.com
                                                                                                                                                       while improving their baseball skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • most major fast-food joints and a few up-scale eateries
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Wal-Mart, Superstore and Costco
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Tim Hortons and Starbucks
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • four supermarkets
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • two major fitness centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • hair salons
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • clothing stores (including a Value Village for bargain shoppers)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • The Movie Mill (top price: $4 for first-run shows)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • a few pubs
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Enmax Centre, home of the WHL’s Lethbridge Hurricanes
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and some major concerts and performances
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Servus Sports Centre – Lethbridge’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                              indoor soccer centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • southern Alberta’s famous coulees –
                                                                                                                                                                                                             a perfect escape by foot or mountain bike




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                                                                                                                   Lethbridge is a great city! It more than exceeded
                                                                                                                   my expectations. The people are great, the scenery
                                                                                                                   is beautiful and it’s not over-populated.”
                                                                                                                   Matthew LaCoste, Geomatics Engineering Technology ’09                                                                          Lethbridge Skatepa
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                                                                                                                   Nanton, AB
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    Got game? We’ve got your number                                                                                                                      Getting active on campus
    Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Kodiak?       Our Kodiaks Athletics program is recognized as one     Our physical education building is
                                                         of the best in the nation. Our men’s basketball team   equipped with the latest fitness         The Lethbridge College Students’ Association is your          You can also become involved in several clubs, including
    Maybe your three-point shots found nothing           won the national silver medal in 2011 and we hosted    equipment and studios to support         voice on campus. They organize social events and              some of the following, or you could start your own.
    but net. Maybe you served up aces or made the        the women’s Canadian championships in 2012. Our        your physical training. Athletic         recreational activities, oversees the many student              • Ducks Unlimited (first student chapter in Canada)
    perfect set. Maybe you rolled in a few long putts,   cross-country team regularly leads the pack in the     scholarships are available for all our   clubs and represents student interests and concerns to          • Eco-Collective
    finished your races with a powerful kick or knew     medal count. All of our Kodiaks teams continue to be   teams.                                   the college’s Board of Governors on a community and             • First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Students Club
    how to curve the ball from the corner.               strong competitors.                                                                             provincial level. The LCSA also offers a comprehensive          • Aggies (Agriculture students)
                                                                                                                If you think you’ve got what it takes    medical package.                                                • Wildlife Society
    If this sounds like you, then consider coming        Our enthusiastic, certified coaches take us higher     to be a Kodiak, we’d love to hear from                                                                   • Fashion
    and continuing your athletic pursuits as a           and make you better. As a Kodiak, you’ll be expected   you. We’ve got a uniform waiting.        Our Campus Recreation and Be Fit for Life departments           • LEO Club
    Lethbridge College Kodiak. We compete in the         to make academics your priority, as others have        Visit gokodiaks.ca to tell us more       offer many activities, including:
    Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference in:             before you; we continue to see high numbers of our     about your interest.                        • slowpitch tournaments                                    If volunteerism is as important to you as it is to us, sign
    • basketball                                         student-athletes named Academic All-Canadians in                                                   • fitness and dance classes                                up for our Totally Lethbridge College (TLC) volunteer
    • volleyball                                         the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.                                                      • tai chi, yoga and pilates                                program. Activities support college and community
    • soccer                                                                                                                                                • kickboxing                                               initiatives.
    • cross-country running                                                                                                                                 • ping pong tournaments
    • golf                                                                                                                                                  • intramural volleyball, flag football, floor hockey and
                                                                                                                                                              ice hockey
                                                                                                                                                            • pool, TV, arcade games and events in the student
                                                                                                                                                              lounge, The Cave.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2012-2013 fees (subject to change)
                                                                                                                          30th Avenue Townhouse                                                                    •   Cullen four-bedroom townhouse - super-single bedroom   $2,600/term
                                                                                                                          Floor plan                                                                               •   Cullen four-bedroom townhouse - single bedroom         $2,420/term
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   •   Cullen two-bedroom suite - single bedroom              $2,500/term


    Your future home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   •   Cullen two-bedroom family unit                         $4,100/term
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   •   30th Avenue four-bedroom townhouse - single bedroom $2,700/term
                                                                                                                                                               Basement                                            •   Kodiak House - single suite                            $3,400/term
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Term=4 months
    The alarm sounds – again – and your first thought        You’ll be within walking distance of a host of off-
    is “oh, wow, I’ll be late for class – again.” But then   campus services, so bringing home the groceries                                                              Cullen Two-Bedroom Suite
    you remember: you’re living in residence and the         won’t take up valuable recreation time. And the                                                              Floor plan
    doors to Lethbridge College are only 300 steps           home-away-from-home atmosphere creates a
    away. It’s a benefit you’ll be grateful for time and     great place to meet a lot of new friends quickly,
    time again throughout the year.                          all of whom have, like you, come here to pursue
                                                             their dreams.
    Your campus home is among the most modern
    and well-maintained in the country. Our residences       If you’re looking for apartment-style, fully                      Upper Floor
    are located amid manicured surroundings that won         furnished housing with close access to                                               Main Floor
    Lethbridge College a community award in 2008.            laundry, recreation and barbecue facilities,
    On a clear day you can even see the Rocky                free Internet and basic cable TV, then Residence
    Mountains from our Cullen Residence. We’ve               Life is where it’s at. What’s more, residence
                                                                                                                               Kodiak House
    made sure to include units that are accessible to        assistants (RAs) are always on duty evenings and
                                                                                                                               Floor plan
    students with physical challenges.                       weekends if you need them. (Psst…looking for
                                                             work? You could become an RA.)

                                                             Apply early to ensure your spot.



                                                                               Our new Kodiak House student residence
                                                                               (right) opened in September 2010, and
                                                                               features 109 single-style suites.

                                                                               These suites offer unique, flexible units, as
                                                                               well as a fifth-floor lounge with a panoramic




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                                                                               view of the city and mountains.



                                                                                                                                                                          Considering off-camp
                                                                   Living in residence is an experience every student                                                                         us hous     ing?
                                                                                                                                                                           Check out the off-camp
                                                                                                                                                                                                  us housing
                                                                   should have. The people in Res are unbelievable.
                                                                   They are always there for those emergency calls or
                                                                                                                                                                          infor mation section on
                                                                                                                                                                          lethbridgecollege.ca/re
                                                                                                                                                                                                  our website at                                                                     CONNECT
                                                                   just to talk. You meet people from every walk of life                                                                          sidence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lethbridgecollege.ca/residence
                                                                   and they become your best friends.”
                                                                   Alicia Wehrkamp, Business Administration ‘11
                                                                   Gronlid, SK
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                                               If you:                                                                                                                                If you:                                   If you:
                                                                                          If you:                                   If you:
                                               • excel at communication, design and                                                                                                   • excel at eye-hand                       • have a passion to make a difference in
                                                                                          • excel at sciences, writing and          • excel at communication and physical
                                                 art                                                                                                                                     co-ordination, math and physics          a company or organization
                                                                                            communication                             activity
                                               • enjoy people, following current events                                                                                               • enjoy using technology and solving      • enjoy organizing and finding innovative
                                                                                          • enjoy being outdoors and have a         • enjoy taking charge to assist others in
                                                 and working with computers                                                                                                             problems                                  solutions to problems
                                                                                            passion for the planet                    crises
                                               • are energized using your creativity                                                                                                  • are energized working as part of a      • work well alone and as part of a team
                                                                                          • are energized working with animals in   • are energized being part of a team
                                                 as part of a team working toward a                                                                                                     team                                    • can see yourself boosting a company
                                                                                            their environment                       • find motivation contributing to society
                                                 deadline                                                                                                                             • find motivation by seeing your plans      to new levels of success
                                                                                          • find motivation in solving problems       in a meaningful way
                                               • find motivation in seeing your                                                                                                                                                 • enjoy communicating with all types of
                                                                                            and affecting positive change                                                               turned into realities
                                                 creations influence others                                                         Check out pages: 14-15                                                                        people
                                                                                          Check out pages: 12-13                                                                      Check out pages: 16-17
                                               Check out pages: 10-11                                                                                                                                                            Check out pages: 18-19




    If you:                                    If you:                                                                                                                               If you:
                                                                                          If you:                                    If you:                                                                                     If you:
    • have a career path in mind and want      • want to upgrade your marks in certain                                                                                               • excel at social studies, communication
                                                                                          • are interested in practical sciences,    • excel at using your hands to fix and                                                      • are interested in sciences, problem-
      to get started in small classes with       courses to gain admission to a college                                                                                                and problem-solving
                                                                                            observational and analytical work          repair                                                                                      solving and caring for others
      courses that transfer to college or        or university program                                                                                                               • enjoy working with children, youth and
                                                                                          • follow new developments and              • enjoy figuring out how elements                                                           • enjoy helping others achieve fitness
      university programs                      • have been out of school for a while                                                                                                   families
                                                                                            discoveries                                combine to form a whole                                                                     and good health
    • have no set career path but want to        and want to upgrade your marks                                                                                                      • are energized guiding and motivating
                                                                                          • like solving problems and are            • are energized building and creating                                                       • are energized guiding and motivating
      develop yourself and your skills while     and skills for further education or                                                                                                   others
                                                                                            motivated when contributing to the       • find motivation in seeing your work                                                         people of all ages
      preparing for further education            employment                                                                                                                          • find motivation in putting your
                                                                                            health and safety of living things         enjoyed by others                                                                         • find motivation in dealing with health
    • want flexibility and convenience in      • want to learn in a small, caring                                                                                                      maturity and dependability to work for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and wellness issues
      choosing courses                           environment                              Check out pages: 22-23                     Check out pages: 24-25                            others
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Check out pages: 28-30
    Check out page: 20                         Check out page: 21                                                                                                                    Check out pages: 26-27



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                             Release your creative spirit
                                                                                                                                   Fashion Design & Marketing                                 Interior Design
                             Media & Design                                                                                        • one-year certificate and two-year diploma                • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                   • September or January admission                           • September admission
                             Communication Arts                                          Multimedia Production                     • transfer agreements in place:
                                                                                                                                       - University of Alberta                                Use design to improve homes, businesses, retail
                             •   two-year diploma                                        • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                       - Kwantlen Polytechnic University                      and hospitality spaces. You’ll learn art and design
                             •   September admission                                     • September admission
                             •   fast-track option available for incoming degree grads   • transfer agreements in place:                                                                      fundamentals and industry-standard computer-
                                                                                             - University of Calgary
                                                                                                                                   Participate in the entire dynamic field of fashion,        assisted drafting software. Class projects and
                             •   transfer agreements in place:
                                                                                             - Athabasca University                from sketching concepts and understanding                  community-based practicums will stimulate your
                                   -   University Of Calgary
                                   -   Athabasca University                                                                        textiles, to building, testing and marketing your          design imagination and let you apply your new
                                   -   Royal Roads University                            Succeed at the hot corner where           creations. You’ll use industry-standard computer           skills.
                                   -   Griffith University, Australia                    technologies converge. Work in small      software, develop your portfolio and plan and
                                   -   Mount Royal University                            teams and classes to solve problems and   execute a public fashion show. Choose between
                                                                                                                                                                                              Careers as:
                                                                                         blend audio, video, animation, graphics   specializations in apparel design and production




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                                                                                                                                                                                              • home designers
                             Influence public opinion within the fast-paced media        and text in a digital environment to      or marketing and merchandising.
                                                                                                                                                                                              • architect assistants
                             industry through a career in newspapers, magazines,         create multimedia wonders. Focus on                                                                  • commercial designers
                             television, radio, advertising, graphic design or public    video and motion graphics, web and        Careers as:
                             relations. Specialize in journalism, broadcast production   interactive programming, or e-learning    • fashion consultants
                                                                                                                                                                                              Courses include:
                             or advertising and public relations, and gain hands-        technologies. Learn to identify trends    • costume technicians
                                                                                                                                                                                              • design studio                                           What I liked best about my college
                             on experience in traditional and electronic mediums         and lead this fast-moving industry.       • assistant fashion designers
                                                                                                                                                                                              • history of interiors                                    experience was the amazing opportunities
                             through projects and a 150-hour practicum.
                                                                                                                                                                                              • business writing
                                                                                         Careers as:                               Courses include:                                                                                                     during the program for real work in the
                                                                                                                                                                                              • e-tools for interior design
                             Careers as:                                                 • web designers                           • visual merchandising                                                                                               design field, and the close interaction
                             • reporters                                                 • animators                               • retail buying                                                                                                      with some great instructors and fellow
                             • producers                                                 • e-learning technology specialists       • entrepreneurship                                                                                                   classmates.”
                             • consultants                                                                                         • design and drafting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lindsay Gergel (above),
                                                                                         Courses include:                                                                                                                                               Interior Design ’08
                             Courses include:                                            • animation principles
                             • producing and script writing                                                                                                                   • Communication Ar                                                        Interior Designer, Galko Homes, Lethbridge
                                                                                         • 3-D modeling                                                                                           ts students manage
                             • sales practice                                                                                                                                   produce the campu                    and
                                                                                         • writing for interactive media                                                                          s newspaper, The En
                             • magazine design                                                                                                                                 and the campus ra                      deavour,
                                                                                         • digital video                                                                                         dio station, CRLC.
                             • public relations
                                                                                                                                                                              • Communication Ar
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     /alumni for details
Brianne Rohovie,
Communication Arts ‘08
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Communications Officer for
the National Energy Board
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                                 All this and a paycheque too
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Envi Sci
                                 Environmental Sciences
                                 Natural Resource Compliance                             Environmental Assessment
                                 • two-year diploma                                      and Restoration
                                                                                                                                            Fish and Wildlife Technology
                                 • September admission                                   • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                            • one-year post-diploma/degree certificate
                                                                                         • September admission
                                 Learn the fundamentals of detection and                                                                    • September or January admission                         Renewable Resource Management
                                                                                         • transfer agreements in place:
                                 investigation of natural resource violations. Upon          -   University of Lethbridge
                                                                                                                                            • transfer agreements in place:                          • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                                - University of Lethbridge                           • September or January admission
                                 completion of this diploma, you may choose                  -   University of Alberta
                                                                                                                                                - University of Northern British Columbia
                                 to enter the workforce or the third year of the             -   Lakeland College                                                                                    • transfer agreements in place:
                                                                                                                                                - Griffith University, Australia
                                 Conservation Enforcement applied degree (below).            -   Athabasca University                                                                                    -   University of Lethbridge
                                                                                             -   Northern Alberta Institute of Technology                                                                -   University of Alberta
                                                                                             -   University of Saskatchewan                 Build on your diploma in Renewable Resources,                -   University of Northern British Columbia
                                                                                             -   Griffith University, Australia             Environmental Science or equivalent to enhance               -   Athabasca University
                                 Conservation Enforcement                                                                                   your career as a technician in wildlife, fisheries and       -   Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
                                 Bachelor of Applied Science                             Ensure Canada’s environment remains                natural resource fields. Apply scientific knowledge          -   University of Saskatchewan                 Instructor Kerry Edwards with Renewable
                                 • post diploma applied degree                           sustainable. Businesses from manufacturing         in the field using state-of-the-art software and             -   Griffith University, Australia             Resource Management students Stephen
                                 • September admission                                   to oil and gas need your help to                   technology including geographic information                                                                 Hill and Laurie Weidenhammer. The trio
                                                                                         proactively focus on environmental control,        systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS),         Manage the sustainability of natural               implemented Canada’s first and only
                                 Protect Canada’s valuable natural resources:            reclamation, impact assessment and                 electrofishing and habitat modeling.                     resources by collecting and interpreting           student chapter of Ducks Unlimited.
                                 wildlife and the lands and water bodies they            environmental audits. Field trips further                                                                   environmental information. Learn to assess
                                 inhabit. The only applied degree of its kind in         prepare you to collect, understand,                Careers as:                                              fish populations, use radio-telemetry to
                                 Canada, our program teaches natural and physical        interpret and manage environmental                 • habitat specialists                                    measure wildlife movements, and interpret
                                 sciences, renewable resource management, wildlife       information.                                       • aquaculture technicians                                grazing patterns and aerial photography.
                                 management, park operations and law enforcement                                                                                                                                                                        Looking to the future
                                 techniques through a blend of classroom theory,         Careers as:                                        Courses include:                                         Careers as:
                                 lab exercises and work-site experience.                 • pollution prevention officers                    • research and experimental design                       • environmental consultants                        We are maintaining a focus on meeting growing needs in the area
                                                                                         • water survey technologists                       • integrated resource management                         • renewable resource officers                      of environmental science. Lethbridge College is currently seeking
                                 Careers as:                                                                                                • environmental quality                                                                                     approval to develop and implement a Bachelor of Technology in
                                 • environmental investigators                                                                              • comparative animal biology                             Courses include:                                   Environmental Science with concentrations in Assessment and
                                                                                         Courses include:
                                 • resource or conservation management officers                                                                                                                      • forest management                                Restoration and Natural Resource Management.
                                                                                         • environmental impact assessment
                                                                                         • geographic information systems                                                                            • statistical methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                     • rangeland habitat management                     For details contact Environmental Sciences at
 Instructor Ken Perl discusses   Courses include:                                        • contaminant management
                                                                                                                                                                                                     • environmental law                                envisci@lethbridgecollege.ca or call
 vegetation assessments with     • aquatic ecology                                       • site restoration and reclamation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1-800-572-0103 ext. 6991
 students during a field trip.   • forest management                                                                                           All Envi Sci students apply their
                                 • environmental sampling and forensics                                                                        skills in our research-quality
                                 • evidence and court procedures                                                                               Cousins Science Centre and
                                                                                                                                               during extensive field trips in
                                                                                                                                               September and April.
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                                                                                                                                                                              Correctional Studies
                                                                                                                                                                              • two-year diploma

                                                                                                            Justice Studies                                                   • September or January admission
                                                                                                                                                                                (online learners have additional intake in May)
                                                                                                                                                                              • transfer agreements in place
                                                                                                            Criminal Justice - Policing                                           -   Athabasca University
                                                                                                                                                                                  -   Mount Royal University
                                                                                                            • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                  -   Royal Roads University
                                                                                                            • September or January admission                                      -   Griffith University, Australia
                                                                                                              (online learners have additional intake in May)
                                                                                                            • transfer agreements in place:                                   Assist and supervise youth and adult offenders.
                                                                                                                -   Athabasca University
                                                                                                                                                                              Help them take responsibility for their own
                                                                                                                -   Mount Royal University
                                                                                                                -   Royal Roads University                                    lives and prepare them for release into the
                                                                                                                -   Griffith University, Australia                            community. Acquire the skills and knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                              essential to this complex and changing industry
                                                                                                            Police officers promote peace, assist victims of crime, protect   in the fields of: human relations, criminology
                                                                                                            communities and enforce the law. If you’re seeking a career       and psychology, casework methods, diversity,
                                                                                                            in policing, arm yourself with the essential skills you need to   offender classification and crisis resolution.
                                                                                                            succeed. Learn the criminal justice system, psychology and        Make a difference from the inside out.
                                                                                                            criminology, criminal and procedural law, investigative methods
                                                                                                            and conflict management from industry experienced instructors.    Careers as:
                                                                                                            Are you cut out for this?                                         • correctional officers
                                                                                                                                                                              • program officers in penitentiaries
                                                                                                            Careers include:                                                  • youth workers, young offender institutions
                                                                                                            • RCMP officers                                                   • Canada Border Services officers
                                                                                                            • municipal and military police officers                          • youth workers and counsellors in street
                                                                                                            • custom and border services officers                               agencies




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Justice Studies - Bachelor of Applied Arts
                                                                                                            • traffic enforcement officers                                    • attendance officers in schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Four-year applied degree                             Careers as:
                                                                                                                                                                              Courses include:                                    • September or January admission                       • supervisors/managers in justice organizations
                                                                                                            Courses include:                                                                                                        (online learners have additional intake in May)      • probation/parole officers
                                                                                                                                                                              • interpersonal communication
                                                                                                            • ethics and interpersonal skills                                                                                                                                            • addictions counsellors
                                                                                                                                                                              • law for corrections
 The education I received went a long way in helping me understand the realities                            • law and court procedures                                                                                            Our Correctional Studies and Policing diplomas         • child and youth care workers
                                                                                                                                                                              • correctional methods
 of the policing world, as well as helping me understand and strengthen the assets                          • interviewing techniques                                                                                             lead directly into our degree program, which           • case workers in provincial and federal justice
                                                                                                                                                                              • offenders with special needs
 valued within the service.”                                                                                • criminal investigative techniques                                                                                   meets most entry-level requirements for                  organizations
                                                                                                            • crisis intervention                                                                                                 management and supervisory positions in federal
 Jamie (Cornelssen) Williamson (not pictured),
                                                                                                            • training and personalized fitness                                                                                   and provincial jurisdictions. The third year           Courses include:
 Criminal Justice ’04, Constable, Lethbridge Regional Police Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  provides further instruction in justice, including     • management and leadership in justice organizations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  emerging issues. The fourth year is spent in a         • issues and trends in justice
                                                                                          es law                                                                                                                                  directed field study at a justice organization or      • crime related victimology
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                   Map out your career
                                                                                                                                                                                       Civil Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                       Technology student Ben
                                                                                                                          Civil Engineering Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                       Gaudry with technical
                                                                                                                          • two-year diploma                                           assistant Lorne Hammond
                                                                                                                          • September admission
                                                                                                                          • transfer agreements in place:
                     Engineering Technologies                                                                                   - Camosun College/University of
                                                                                                                                  British Columbia
                                                                                                                                - Lakehead University
                     Digital Mapping and Surveying                                                                              - Memorial University
                                                                                                                                - Athabasca University
                     Geomatics                                                                                                  - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
                     • two-year diploma                                                                                         - Griffith University, Australia
                     • September admission
                     • transfer agreements in place:                                                                      Our intensive program will prepare you
                           - University of Lethbridge                                                                     for a rewarding career in civil engineering
                           - Athabasca University                                                                         technology and construction management
                           - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
                                                                                                                          concentrating on the construction of buildings,
                                                                                                                          roads, bridges, and cities. Classroom,
                     Geomatics is the practice of gathering and interpreting spatial information about the physical
                                                                                                                          fieldwork, applied research and project
                     environment. It brings together surveying and mapping with new technologies such as
                                                                                                                          experience will show you how to balance costs
                     global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS). Be a part of
                                                                                                                          and benefits in the construction process.
                     this rapidly growing field with jobs ranging from surveying and land management to law
                     enforcement and the armed forces.
                                                                                                                          Careers as:
                                                                                                                          • building project manager
                     Careers as:                                                                                          • construction materials inspector
                     • survey technologist
                                                                                                                                                                               Engineering Design & Drafting Technology
                     • GIS/mapping technologist
                                                                                                                          Courses include:                                     • two-year diploma
                                                                                                                 es in    •   concrete and asphalt technology
                                                                              1. Great employment opportuniti
                     Courses include:                                                                                                                                          • September admission                                         Careers as:
                                                                                                                          •   highway design and construction                  • transfer agreements in place
                     •   land survey                                             this high demand industr y.              •   environmental engineering                            - Athabasca University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • engineering designer/draftsperson
                                                                                                                 ally                                                                                                                        • architectural technologist
                                                                              2. All three programs are nation
     Erin Young,     •   Geographic Information Systems/GPS
     Geomatics                                                                                                            •   water resources                                      - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
     Engineering
                     •   digital remote sensing                                   accred ited through the Canadian                                                                 - Montana State University, Bozeman
                     •   engineering surveys                                                                      rd.                                                                                                                        Courses include:
     Technology                                                                   Technologies Accreditation Boa
                                                                                                                 a                                                                                                                           •   architectural design and drafting
                                                                               3. Upon completion of the diplom                                                                You will work on applied hands-on projects using
                                                                                  there are excellent transfer                                 CONNECT                         computer-assisted drafting (CAD) technology and learn         •
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 steel design and detailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pressure vessel and piping design
                                                                                                                    on.                                                        the fundamentals of Mechanical design and drafting,
                                                                                  opportunities for fur ther educati                        lethbridgecollege.ca/engineering   architectural/structural design and drafting, municipal       •   mechanical design and drafting
                                                                                                                                            facebook.com/LCEngineeringTech     design and drafting, piping design and drafting, and
                                                                                                                                                                               topographical drafting. You will also gain an understanding
                                                                                                                                                                               of engineering fundamentals such as stress analysis,
                                                                                                                                                                               strength of materials, and fluid mechanics.

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                                              for success
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                                                                                                                           Here at Lethbridge College, I was working
                                                                                                                           in a hands-on environment and getting
                                                                                                                           real-world experience in my practicum.
                                                                                                                           Gary Schenk (below left),
                                                                                                                           Computer Information Technology ’09




     Business                                                                                                                    Professional Golf Management                                Business Administration
     Computer Information Technology
                                                                                                                                 • Two-years - includes Professional Golf Management         • two-year diploma
     • two-year diploma                                                                                                                                                                      • September, January or May admission possible
                                                                                                                                   Diploma. Students looking to pursue certification with
     • September or January admission                                                                                                                                                        • transfer agreements in place:
                                                                 Office Administration                                             PGA Canada should plan to enroll for 3 years of study.
     • transfer agreements in place:                                                                                                                                                             -   University of Lethbridge
         -   University of Lethbridge                            • one-year certificate and two-year diploma                     • September admission
                                                                                                                                                                                                 -   Athabasca University
         -   Athabasca University                                • September admission                                           • transfer agreements in place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 -   Royal Roads University
         -   Northern Alberta Institute of Technology                                                                                - University of Lethbridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                 -   Griffith University, Australia
         -   Griffith University, Australia                      Provide important support in your pick of companies                 - Royal Roads University
                                                                                                                                                                                                 -   Robert Gordon University, Scotland
                                                                 seeking organized, efficient and skilled administrative
     If you can’t name a business that doesn’t require           professionals. Learn industry-standard software                 Love golf? Our program is one of only eight in Canada
                                                                                                                                                                                             Open the door to your future and develop essential and transferable skills required in today’s world
     computers and technical support, you can see why IT grads   including word processing, spreadsheet, database and            and is partnered with Evergreen Golf Centre to offer
                                                                                                                                                                                             of business. Your first-year classes will provide breadth as you build an excellent foundation to
     are in such demand. Get the skills needed to build and      project management software packages. Essential                 students year-round golfing accessibility. Our intensive,
                                                                                                                                                                                             understand many different aspects of business from marketing to managing employees to ethics
     manage information systems. Work in small teams in labs     communication and writing skills, group projects and a          competitive classes give you a comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                                             and being an entrepreneur. In your second year, you will focus on a specific area – accounting,
     and in a 200-hour community-based practicum to tackle       150-hour practicum round out your education.                    grounding in business, marketing, management, golf
                                                                                                                                                                                             management, marketing or general business. This year will provide a depth of knowledge and
     hands-on projects ranging from troubleshooting hardware                                                                     industry and sales.
                                                                                                                                                                                             opportunities for hands-on experience to accompany your broad understanding of the business
     to software development, networking, web development,       Careers in:                                                                                                                 world. Both years are loaded with practical opportunities to test drive your new technical,
     e-commerce and information systems management.              • legal and medical offices                                     Careers as:
                                                                                                                                                                                             leadership, team and presentation skills.
                                                                 • financial organizations                                       • golf directors
     Careers as:                                                 • government agencies                                           • pro shop managers
                                                                                                                                                                                             Careers in:                                  Courses include:
     • software designers                                        • private business                                                                                                          • retail management                          • advertising and sales
     • network and system analysts                                                                                               Courses include:
                                                                                                                                                                                             • financial services                         • statistics
                                                                 Courses include:                                                • golf management
                                                                                                                                                                                             • business consulting and research           • Microsoft Excel
     Courses include:                                            • office procedures                                             • applied anatomy and kinesiology
                                                                                                                                                                                             • public sector/government                   • human resources
     • programming in a variety of languages                     • records management                                            • accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                             • running your own business                  • financial and cost accounting
     • algorithms and problem solving                            • office dynamics                                               • marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                             • hospitality and tourism                    • micro and macro economics
     • data storage and management                               • desktop publishing
     • e-commerce administration                                 • computer applications
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Liberal Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Aiming for success?
                                                                                                                Start your university degree here                                                                                                          College and University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Preparation -
                                                                                                                Liberal Arts                                                                                                                               Academic Upgrading
                                                                                                                General Studies
                                                                                                                • two-year diploma (exit with a general diploma or a major in one of five areas)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Whether you need to finish high school or simply upgrade your
                                                                                                                • September, January or May admission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           marks, you can take the courses at Lethbridge College you need
                                                                                                                • transfer agreements in place:
                                                                                                                    - Athabasca University                                                                                                                 to get into the post-secondary program of your choice. We offer
                                                                                                                    - University of Calgary                                                                                                                the equivalent of grades 9 to 12 in math, English, academic
                                                                                                                    - Other colleges and universities across Canada and beyond                                                                             reading, biology, chemistry, social studies and physics.

                                                                                                                General Studies provides learners with a broadly based liberal arts foundation in a                                                        Traditional face-to-face classes and blended formats run on main
                                                                                                                personalized environment. Pursue either a General Studies diploma, choosing from an                                                        campus; some courses are also fully available online. You can
                                                                                                                eclectic mix of courses, or major in one of five areas: Canadian Studies, Cultural                                                         take online or videoconference courses under the guidance of a
                                                                                                                Studies, English, Psychology and Sociology, or Physical Education and                                                                      learning assistant at Community Learning Centres in Fort Macleod,
                                                                                                                Leadership.* All courses within these majors are transferable to several universities.                                                     Claresholm, Pincher Creek, Vulcan and Crowsnest Pass. You can
                                                                                                                Develop critical thinking skills that make further education easier if you choose to                                                       complete any lab components at the main campus in Lethbridge.
                                                                                                                transfer your credits to another program or institution. Applied research and service
                                                                                                                learning options may add to your skills and employability.                                                                                 Students work with an advisor to take courses that will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           accepted in lieu of high school courses for admission at Alberta’s
                                                                                                                Courses include:                                                                                                                           universities, colleges, and technical institutes, as well as at most
                                                                                                                • world religions                                                                                                                          colleges and universities in the United States. However, students
                                                                                                                • abnormal psychology                                                                                                                      do not receive high school credits towards a diploma from Alberta
                                                                                                                • international relations                                                                                                                  Education. Lethbridge College issues its own grades and its own




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                                                                                                                • children’s literature                                                                                                                    credential.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Students in our program frequently use the services of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Learning Café, a drop-in and online learning assistance centre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Learners affected by physical and learning disabilities can use
 Matthew Berrigan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jesse Murray,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Accessibility Services as a first-step connection on their path to
 General Studies ‘03
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      College and University Preparation   success.
                                                                                                                                                        Every class I took counted for univ
                                                                                                                                                                                              ersity credit,
                                                                                                                                                        and only cost half the price. I con
                                                                                                                                                        Lethbridge College a pivotal year
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Studies ‘03
                                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Education ‘06 (Un iver
                                                                                                                                                                                          sity of Lethbridge)
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                       and Leadership will fall under the School of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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                                                                                                                                                   Exercise professionals are integral to the
                                                                                       Agricultural Technology                                     health-and-fitness industry. Our program
                                                                                       •   two-year diploma                                        equips you to obtain your Certified
                                                                                       •   September or January admission                          Professional Trainer designation through
                                                                                       •   majors in Plant and Soil Science or Animal Science      the Canadian Society for Exercise
                                                                                       •   transfer agreements in place:                           Physiology.
                                                                                             -   University of Lethbridge
                                                                                             -   University of Alberta                             Careers with:
                                                                                             -   Athabasca University                              • health and fitness clubs
                                                                                             -   Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
                                                                                                                                                   • sports organizations
                                                                                       Train to work as a technologist or a consultant in a wide
                                                                                                                                                   Courses include:
                                                                                       variety of agricultural positions from field to finance.
                                                                                                                                                   • anatomy and physiology
                                                                                       Courses, including those dealing with the business side
                                                                                                                                                   • human nutrition
                                                                                       of the industry, prove invaluable to those returning to
                                                                                                                                                   • exercise program design
                                                                                       enhance their own farming or ranching operations.
                                                                                                                                                   • biomechanics and applied kinesiology
                                                                                       Careers in:
                                                                                       • agricultural research
                                                                                       • sales, support and production

                                                                                           Courses include:
                                                                                           • commodity marketing
                                                                                           • agricultural entomology
                                                                                           • soil fertility
                                                                                           • animal nutrition


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Trades      Your career: industrial-strength success
             Apprenticeship & Trades

                                                                            Automotive Systems
                                                                            • one-year certificate
                                                                                                                    Agricultural and Heavy Equipment
                                                                                                                    Technician
                                                                                                                                                                       Culinary Careers
                                                                                                                                                                       •
                                                                                                                                                                       •
                                                                                                                                                                           two routes to Red Seal chef
                                                                                                                                                                           compressed 16-month diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wind Turbine Technician
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • one-year certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • able to write BZEE exams for Certificate of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Apprenticeships
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    We offer apprenticeship training for: Automotive Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Technician, Carpenter, Cook, Electrician, Heavy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Equipment Technician, Parts Technician, and Welder.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To become an apprentice in Alberta, you must first contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1-800-661-3753 or visit www.tradesecrets.gov.ab.ca

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    If you are not already working in the industry in which you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    want to apprentice, you will need to find an employer willing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to employ and indenture you.
                                                                                                                    • one-year certificate                             •   Weekly Apprenticeship Training (WATS)                Competence
                                                                            • September admission
                                                                                                                    • September and January admission                  •   late-August or early-January admission             • September or January admission
                                                                                                                    • transfer agreements in place                                                                                                                                  Pre-Employment Trades Training
                                                                            Diagnose and repair a wide range of         - Olds College
                                                                                                                                                                       Develop a comprehensive, practical skill base          Take on the exhilarating challenge of diagnosing,     If you need to develop your skills before seeking initial
                                                                            vehicles. Working in small lab groups       - Montana State University, Northern
                                                                                                                                                                       in the concepts of professional cooking and the        troubleshooting and maintaining electrical and        employment, we offer pre-employment trades training
                                                                            with lots of hands-on practice,
                                                                                                                                                                       techniques of menu creation and dining-room            mechanical wind turbine equipment. With training      in Welding, Electrician, Carpentry and Power
                                                                            you’ll develop your understanding       Build a successful career in agricultural
                                                                                                                                                                       cuisine. Fast-paced diploma training is divided into   certified to BZEE specifications, it’s an intensive   Lineman Technician through our Industrial and Technical
                                                                            of automotive technology from           and/or heavy-duty equipment repair. Develop
                                                                                                                                                                       four 16-week sections: Introduction and Restaurant     one-year certificate offering a combination of        Training department. Gain employment readiness and
                                                                            simple components to advanced           your understanding of power trains, steering,
                                                                                                                                                                       Production Techniques, Sweet and Savory                theory, hands-on lab practice and on-site work        safety certification skills. To learn more, contact us at
                                                                            computerized vehicle systems. Upon      suspension, brakes, diesel engines, fuel
                                                                                                                                                                       Techniques, Paid Industry Placement, and Dining        experience with major manufacturers and power         1-800-572-0103.
                                                                            successful completion, students         systems, electrical systems and mobile
                                                                            may be eligible to write the first-                                                        Room Cuisine. You’ll receive 300 hours credit          producers. Graduates have the opportunity
                                                                                                                    hydraulics, as well as farm and industrial
                                                                            and second-year theory exam as                                                             towards experience in the first and second year        to complete qualification exams to receive
                                                                                                                    equipment through theory and lots of hands-
                                                                            well as be eligible to receive 300                                                         of the Cook Weekly Apprenticeship Training             BZEE certification, which provides employment
                                                                                                                    on experience. Upon successful completion,                                                                                                                      Culinary Careers instructor
                                                                            hours credit towards experience                                                            Program. Earn the diploma and you have the option      opportunities throughout the world.
                                                                                                                    students may be eligible to write the first- and                                                                                                                Charles Parker (Master
                                                                            for the first and second year of                                                           to move to WATS Level 3 and Red Seal designation.
                                                                                                                    second-year theory exam as well as be eligible                                                                                                                  Chef - Buckingham Palace)
                                                                            the Automotive Service Technician                                                          Start with the WATS route and your path will see       Careers in:                                           has led his diploma and
                                                                                                                    to receive 300 hours credit towards experience
                                                                            apprenticeship program.                                                                    you working full time in the industry and coming to    • wind turbine maintenance                            apprenticeship students to
                                                                                                                    for each of the first and second years of either
                                                                                                                                                                       college one day a week between late August and         • wind turbine manufacturing                          national and international
                                                                                                                    Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy
                                                                                                                                                                       mid-May. In three short years you can write the        • wind farm construction                              success.
                                                                            Careers as:                             Equipment Technician apprenticeship programs.
                                                                                                                                                                       Red Seal exam.
                                                                            • automotive service technicians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Courses include:
                                                                            • business owners                       Careers as:                                        Careers as:                                            • first period electrician apprenticeship
                                                                                                                    • agricultural equipment technicians               • chefs                                                • wind turbine: electrical, mechanical, hydraulic
                                                                            Courses include:                        • heavy equipment technicians                      • restaurant managers                                  • wind dynamics wind turbine design
                                                                            • automotive drivetrains                                                                                                                          • blade repair
                                                                            • performance projects                  Courses include:                                   Courses include:                                       • safety training
                                                                            • trade practices                       • mobile hydraulics                                • luncheon à la carte and buffets
                                                                            • automotive industry                   • diesel fuel systems                              • gala banquets and ice carving
                                                                                                                    • safety and hand skills                           • communication skills
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     Trades students (left to right)
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     Erin Oldenburger, Trevor
     Hamilton and Jerad Hurgreaves
                                       Coming from university, it’s nice to experience small classrooms and one-on-one contact




                                                                                                                                                                                   Apprenticeship
                                       with my instructors. I am more than satisfied with the quality of education I am receiving.”
                                       Kevin Michalsky, Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician ’08
                                       Blairmore, AB
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Human Services
Human Services
                                                  Help people be their best                                                                                                  Disability and Community Rehabilitation
                                                                                                                                                                             • certificate and diploma credentials
                                                                                                                                                                             • admission accepted for September, January
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Early Childhood Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • one-year certificate and two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • admission available outside regular September
                                                                                                                                                                               or May intakes                                           intake
                                                                                                                                                                             • online delivery only, full or part-time studies        • full-time, part-time, and online delivery options
Educational Assistant                                                             Child and Youth Care                         Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
                                                                                                                                                                             • transfer agreements in place:                          • transfer agreements in place:
(name change pending government approval)                                         • two-year diploma                           Disorder Education                                -   University of Calgary                                -   University of Victoria
• one-year certificate and two-year diploma       Careers in:                     • September and January admission            • certificate credential                          -   Athabasca University                                 -   Athabasca University
• admission available outside regular September   • schools                       • transfer agreements in place:              • admission accepted for September,               -   University of Victoria                               -   Mount Royal University
  intake                                                                              -   Grant MacEwan University               January or May intakes                          -   Ryerson University                                   -   Griffith University, Australia
                                                  • early intervention programs
                                                                                      -   University of Victoria               • online delivery only, full or part-time
• online delivery options available
                                                                                      -   University of Fraser Valley                                                        Support people with developmental disabilities           Engage children and support their development
                                                  Courses include:                                                               studies
                                                                                      -   Vancouver Island University
Help students reach and reap the rewards of       • inclusion of children with                                                                                               as they fully participate in community living. Our       through art, music and play. As you learn about
                                                                                      -   Athabasca University
their full educational potential. A practicum       special needs                     -   Griffith University, Australia       Gain specialized training to understand       certificate prepares you to work with families and       child growth and development, you’ll gain
in the first semester lets you test new skills    • sensory impairments               -   University of Calgary                and support individuals who were              within inclusive education settings, community           perspective and acquire skills to help children and
and abilities as you assist young people with     • speech and language               -   University of Lethbridge             exposed prenatally to alcohol. This           access programs, employment services, residential        their families who are developing typically or have
academic challenges. Three more practicums          development                                                                distance-only program is ideal for those      supports and recreation programs. The diploma            special needs.
follow.                                           • behaviour modification        Work with children, youth and families       caregiving or working in education,           provides leadership skills necessary for career
                                                  • ESL assistance                who have been exposed to negative life       health care and human service fields as       advancement.                                             Careers in:
                                                                                  circumstances such as trauma, abuse,         prior learning may fast track your studies.                                                            • child care programs
                                                                                  rejection and emotional stress. Promote                                                    Careers include:                                         • early learning programs
                                                                                  and support their development through        Careers include:                              • community or vocational support worker
                                                                                  residential treatment, community-based       • FASD outreach or support worker             • residential team leader                                Courses include:
                                                                                  and youth programs, parent education         • family support                                                                                       • interpersonal relationships and communications
                                                                                  and schools.                                 • community educator                          Courses include:                                         • human development
                                                                                                                                                                             • family support and intervention                        • health, nutrition and safety
                                                                                  Careers in:                                  Courses include:                              • positive behaviour supports                            • infant and toddler programming
                                                                                  • treatment programs                         • interpersonal relationships and             • leadership in disability services
                                                                                  • family support and intervention              communication                               • facilitating inclusion and advocacy
                                                                                                                               • prevention intervention strategies for      • medication administration
                                                                                  Courses include:                               FASD
                                                                                  • communication and counselling              • brain and behaviour
                                                                                  • therapeutic activities and interventions   • family support and intervention
                                                                                  • family systems, assessment and             • case management
                                                                                    intervention
                                                                                  • professional practice
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Knowledge for healing hands                                                                                                                                                     Therapeutic Recreation - Gerontology
Health Sciences                                                                                                           Massage Therapy
                                                                                                                                                                                •
                                                                                                                                                                                •
                                                                                                                                                                                    two-year diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                    September admission
                                                                                                                          • two-year diploma                                    •   online delivery available
                                                                           Central Sterile Processing
                                                                                                                          • September admission                                 •   transfer agreements in place:
                     Health Care Aide                                      • 24-week credential of academic               • transfer agreements in place:                             -   University of Calgary
                                                                             achievement                                      - Thompson Rivers University
                     • 19-week credential of academic achievement                                                                                                                     -   Athabasca University
                                                                           • September admission                              - visit lethbridgecollege.ca for other transfer
                     • September and January admission                                                                                                                                -   Douglas College
                                                                           • blended delivery (online theory, on-campus         options                                               -   Thompson Rivers University
                                                                             labs, approved practicum facility)                                                                       -   Dalhousie University
                     This program will prepare you to become a vital
                                                                                                                          Our massage therapy grads administer                        -   University of Regina
                     member of the health care team. Health Care
                                                                           Learn how to handle, clean, assemble,          therapeutic massage to individuals of all
                     Aides assist professional nurses in performing
                                                                           function test and package surgical             ages and challenges. Graduates may also               Enhance the quality of life for
                     activities of daily living including long-term
                                                                           instruments. Develop an understanding          work in the spa industry. The program                 seniors through leisure education
                     care, home care and assisted living. The Health
                                                                           of how microbiology, infection control and     includes practical training in our campus             and recreational activities. Canada’s
                     Care Aide program utilizes the materials of the
                                                                           aseptic technique relate to the work you’ll    massage clinic, at independent businesses             only therapeutic recreation program
                     Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum that
                                                                           be doing. An eight-week practicum further      and as volunteers in community settings.              specializing in gerontology also
                     includes both theory and practical experience.
                                                                           hones your new skills.                                                                               provides a thorough understanding
                                                                                                                          Careers with:                                         of the sociological, physiological and
                     Careers in:
                                                                           Careers in:                                    • massage clinics                                     psychological processes of aging.
                     • hospitals and medical clinics
                     • private health care providers                       • hospital operating rooms                     • sports organizations
                     • long-term care facilities                           • day-procedure and health care facilities     • private practice hospitals                          Careers in:
                     • respite and hospice facilities                                                                     • private healthcare facilities                       • designated assisted living
                     • health care agencies                                Courses include:                                                                                     • long-term care facilities
                                                                           • surgical instrument processing                                                                     • seniors recreation facilities
                                                                                                                          Courses include:
                     Courses Include:                                      • microbiology                                                                                       • community based programs
                                                                                                                          • massage techniques
                     • safe work practices                                 • medical terminology                                                                                • mental health
                                                                                                                          • sports massage
                     • activities of daily living                                                                                                                                                                           Emergency Medical Services
                                                                                                                          • medical terminology
                     • working with clients with complex care                                                             • small business                                      Courses include:                            Lethbridge College partners with southern Alberta
                                                                                                                            management                                          • therapeutic recreation program planning   EMS departments to train grads for immediate
                                                                                                                          • anatomy and                                         • aging disorders and disabilities          employment in the region and provide ongoing
                                                                                                                            physiology                                          • therapeutic recreation assessment and     employee training and professional development.
                     Unit Clerk Training                                                                                                                                          intervention                              The programs utilize curriculum developed by the
                     • 20-week credential of academic achievement            Careers in:                                                                                                                                    Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) as
                     • January admission                                     • medical offices                                                                                                                              sanctioned by the Canadian Medical Association and
                                                                             • long-term care facilities                                                                                                                    the Alberta College of Paramedics, and include:
                     Unit clerks transcribe and process doctors’ orders                                                                                                                                                     • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
                     as well as manage patient records. Learn medical        Courses include:                                                                                                                               • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
                     terminology, anatomy and physiology, hospital           • medical terminology
                     administration, transcribing orders and health-care     • hospital administration
                     billing.                                                • health-care billing

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Health Sciences
                                                          Nursing Education in
                                                                                                Practical Nursing
                                                                                                • two-year diploma
                                                                                                • September admission
                                                                                                                                       Part of YOUR community
                                                          Southwestern Alberta                  • transfer agreements in place:

                  Perioperative Post Diploma
                                                          (NESA)                                    - Thompson Rivers University
                                                                                                    - Griffith University, Australia
                                                                                                                                       Rural Education
                                                          Bachelor of Nursing Program
                  Nursing Program                                                                                                      Want to advance your education but can’t go too far        We offer a variety of programs and courses at      We make computers available to you for research and assignments and
                                                          • four-year collaborative degree      As key players in today’s health
                  • up to one year credential of                                                                                       from home? Then look to Lethbridge College’s five          our rural campuses, whether through face-to-       you can access the Lethbridge College Library. In addition, we provide
                                                            with the University of Lethbridge   care industry, practical nurses
                    academic achievement                                                                                               rural campuses to start your studies. Our campuses         face instruction or one of our flexible learning   a number of services at our rural campuses including distance learning
                                                          • first two years of the program      administer medications and assess,
                  • September and January admission                                                                                    in Claresholm, Fort Macleod, Crowsnest Pass,               options such as video conferencing or online       support services, access to and assistance with funding applications,
                                                            are completed on the                monitor, plan and implement,
                                                            Lethbridge College campus                                                  Pincher Creek and Vulcan County offer programs             learning. Face-to-face classes are offered in a    and referrals to various departments for counselling and advising.
                  This part-time program is designed                                            evaluate, confer on and document
                                                          • submit applications to the          patient care. Our 1,830-hour           in practical nursing, trades skill development and more.   combination of small group and individual study.
                  to provide the basic theoretical                                                                                                                                                                                                   Our rural campuses bring your education closer to home.
                                                            University of Lethbridge            program educates students to the
                  concepts, fundamental skills and
                  knowledge of perioperative nursing                                            full scope of practice as identified
                                                          Start your nursing education on       by the College of Licensed Practical
                  to registered nurses with minimal or
                                                          our campus, enjoying smaller          Nurses of Alberta.
                  no operating room experience. This
                                                          classes, individual attention and
                  program will enable you to provide
                                                          unparalleled experience within        Careers in:
                  patient centered care in any facility
                                                          our Simulated Patient Health          • health-care settings ranging from
                  performing surgical intervention.
                                                          Environment for Research and            continuing care to acute care
                                                          Education (SPHERE). After two
                  Careers in:
                                                          years, transfer to the University
                  • health care facilities                                                      Courses include:
                                                          of Lethbridge to complete your
                  • surgical areas                                                              • theory
                                                          Bachelor of Nursing.
                  • day surgery                                                                 • simulation experiences
                  • day procedures                                                              • clinical experiences
                                                          Applicants with a baccalaureate
                  • recovery
                                                          degree from an institution
                                                          recognized by the University of
                  Courses include:
                  • standards of perioperative nursing
                                                          Lethbridge may be admitted into
                                                          the Bachelor of Nursing - After
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                  • competencies scrub and circulating
                                                          program runs over six consecutive
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                                                          delivered at the Lethbridge College
                                                          campus.                                                                        At Lethbridge College, you can choose from many
                                                                                                                                        online classes that let you set your own schedule
                                                                                                                                        for school. You can also choose a “blended learning”
                                                                                                                                        program that mixes traditional classes with online
                                                                                                                                        classes, giving you the best of both worlds. Learn
                                                                                                                                        about what you love – when the time is right for you.
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FNMI                                                                           International Opportunities
            Let your
            culture shine                                                          Your window to the world
                                                                                               While there are hundreds of interesting classes to choose from each semester at Lethbridge College,
                                                                                               you can also take advantage of study abroad, online learning and transfer opportunities
             We are proud of our First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI)                         while enrolled in college programs. You will still be a part of the Kodiak community – even if you are
             learners and believe in intertwining rich cultural heritage                       studying in a room thousands of miles away.
             with a high quality education. There are many forms of
             support available on campus for FNMI students as well as                          The two longest-running exchanges at Lethbridge College send business students to universities
             dedicated initiatives to ensure students’ success.                                in Finland and France. Students who study abroad with these two programs pay their regular
                                                                                               Lethbridge College tuition – and so are still eligible for Canadian student loans and scholarships.
             When you join our community, you’ll receive access to:
              • personal, cultural and academic counselling from                               Even if you choose to remain on campus, you’ll be surrounded by peers from all over the world – 48
                experienced and dedicated FNMI professionals                                   countries, in fact.
              • career advising assessments and guidance
              • FNMI academic advising, including information on                               Many of those students are here learning English as a Second Language (ESL) in the college’s
                programs, admission, registration and study skills                             year-round program at our English Language Centre. ESL courses are designed for permanent
              • assistance with FNMI funding, scholarships and bursaries                       residents, Canadian citizens, as well as international students. ESL courses are available for students
              • student-initiated social, educational, cultural and sporting                   at all levels and include cultural field trips and activities.
                events
              • an FNMI student lounge and study area: located at FNMI                         The centre also offers non-credit international language classes (Spanish and French) and Teaching
                Services                                                                       English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) courses for the adult community.
              • FNMI Cultural Support program, which includes access to
                Elders and spiritual advisors                                                  Our innovative, award-winning programs, great cultural mix of students, ATESL certified instructors,
              • FNMI Students’ Club                                                            small classes and friendly staff will help you succeed. The influx of learners from different countries
                                                                                               helps enrich our campus and affords our Canadian students a greater understanding of other
             Several FNMI-based activities brighten the campus each year                       cultures. Add that to events planned by the intercultural club and weeks devoted to international
             to bring together students of all cultures and backgrounds.                       food on campus, and it will quickly be clear that your college is truly a global community.


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2013-2014 Academic Requirements                                                                                                                                                       PROGRAMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LENGTH OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Should you not meet one or more of the requirements of a program or if you are uncertain whether you meet the admissions requirements, please contact the Admissions Office
at 1-800-572-0103 ext. 3323 for more information. Programs, requirements and transfers are subject to change. For information on a program’s tuition and fees visit
lethbridgecollege.ca and let our Budget Wizard do the budgeting work for you.

Green text indicates that transfer agreements are in place for this program, either on a course-by-course basis or as a block transfer (by year or by credit load) basis.             Computer Information Technology                                     2 YR      High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Math 30-2 or higher level math.
Consult with an Academic Advisor, the Lethbridge College Academic Calendar or the Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer website (www.transferalberta.ca) for full details.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Conservation Enforcement - Bachelor of Applied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 YR      Natural Resource Compliance diploma.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Science
                                                             LENGTH OF
 PROGRAMS                                                                      ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                                         Correctional Studies                                                2 YR      High school diploma.
                                                             PROGRAM

                                                                                                                                                                                      Criminal Justice - Policing                                         2 YR      High school diploma.

 Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician                     1 YR          50% English 20-1 or English 20-2, 50% Math 20-2.                                                       Criminal Justice Studies - Aboriginal                               1 YR      Successful completion of assessment test.

                                                                               High school diploma with: 60% in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2. Math 20-2 or higher level math                                                                                 60% English 20, 60% Math 20-2 or higher level math with 65 Alberta High School credits. Start dates
 Agricultural Technology                                         2 YR          as well as Biology 30 and Chemistry 30 are recommended. When applying students must select their       Culinary Careers                                                    2 YR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    vary. Please visit lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
                                                                               major (Animal Science or Plant and Soil Science).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    High school diploma with: 50% English 30-1 or English 30-2. Available by online delivery only.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Disability and Community Rehabilitation                           1 OR 2 YR
 Automotive Systems                                              1 YR          50% in English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-2 or higher level math.                                                                                                             Diploma: DCR certificate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or 65% English 30-2, 60% in a grade 12 Social Science
                                                                                                                                                                                      Early Childhood Education                                         1 OR 2 YR
                                                                               High school diploma with: 50% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-2 or higher level math.                                                                                      course. Diploma: ECE certificate.
 Business Administration                                         2 YR
                                                                               When applying, students must select their major (General, Accounting, Management or Marketing).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    High school diploma with: 65% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Biology 30. Diploma: Educational
                                                                                                                                                                                      Educational Assistant (name change pending government approval)   1 OR 2 YR
                                                                               50% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 20-2 or higher level math, 50% Biology 30,                                                                                                Assistant Certificate.
 Central Sterile Processing                                      1 YR
                                                                               50% Chemistry 20.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Emergency Medical Services (EMS, EMT, Paramedic)                     N/A      Varies. Visit lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
                                                                               High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or 70% English 30-2, 60% Social Studies 30-1 or 70%
 Child and Youth Care                                            2 YR
                                                                               Social Studies 30-2 and one other 30 level subject.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-1 or 60% Math 30-2, 50% Physics 20 or Science
                                                                               60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-1 or 60% Math 30-2, 50% Physics 20 or Science            Engineering Design and Drafting Technology                          2 YR      30. Students should budget at least $2,000 for laptop costs over the two years. Please visit
 Civil Engineering Technology                                    2 YR          30. Students should budget at least $2,000 for laptop costs over the two years. Please visit                                                                                         lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
                                                                               lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Math 30-2 or higher level math,
 College and University Preparation -                                                                                                                                                 Environmental Assessment and Restoration                            2 YR      60% Biology 20, 60% Chemistry 20. Students should budget at least $2,000 for laptop costs over
                                                                  N/A          Successful completion of placement test.                                                                                                                                             the two years. Please visit lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
 Academic Upgrading

 Commercial Vehicle Enforcement                                   N/A          High school diploma.                                                                                   Exercise Science                                                    2 YR      High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Biology 30.

                                                                               60% English 30-1 or 70% English 30-2, 60% Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2. When applying, students                                                                                       High school diploma with: 50% Math 20-2 or a higher level math. Diploma: Fashion Design
 Communication Arts                                              2 YR                                                                                                                 Fashion Design & Marketing                                        1 OR 2 YR
                                                                               must select their major (Public Relations, Journalism or Print Journalism).                                                                                                          Certificate.




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                                                         LENGTH OF                                                                                                                                                                       LENGTH OF
 PROGRAMS                                                            ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                                          PROGRAMS                                                                      ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
                                                         PROGRAM                                                                                                                                                                         PROGRAM



                                                                     High school diploma with: 50% English 30-1 or English 30-2 or a diploma in a related field. Available                                                                                 Baccalaureate degree from an institution recognized by the University of Lethbridge. For further
 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Education                 1 YR
                                                                     by online delivery only.                                                                                Bachelor of Nursing - After Degree                               2 YR         admission details contact the U of L. Applicants must apply directly to the U of L. Please visit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
 Fire Investigation Credential                              N/A      First Class Firefighters or a person approved by his/her fire department.
                                                                                                                                                                             Office Administration                                         1 OR 2 YR       High school diploma. Diploma: Office Administration Certificate.
 Fire Service Administration Credential                     N/A      First Class Firefighters or a person approved by his/her fire department.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Proof of active license to practices as a Registered Nurse in Alberta granted by CARNA, valid CPR
                                                                                                                                                                             Perioperative Post Diploma Nursing Program`                      N/A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           certification.
 First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Post-secondary
                                                           1 YR      Must successfully complete assessment testing.
 Transition Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2, 60% Math 20-2 or higher level
                                                                                                                                                                             Practical Nursing                                                2 YR         math, 60% Biology 30. Exam fees are not included. May be offered at the main campus or branch
 Fish and Wildlife Technology (Post-Diploma)               1 YR      Require Renewable Resource diploma or a degree in a related field.                                                                                                                    campuses. Please visit lethbridgecollege.ca for details.

                                                                                                                                                                             Professional Golf Management                                     2 YR         High school diploma with: 50% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-2 or higher level math.
 General Studies                                           2 YR      High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 20-2 or a higher level math.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Math 30-2 or higher level math,
                                                                     60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Math 30-1 or 60% Math 30-2, 50% Physics 20 or Science             Renewable Resource Management                                    2 YR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           60% Biology 20, 60% Chemistry 20.
 Geomatics Engineering Technology                          2 YR      30. Students should budget at least $2,000 for laptop costs over the two years. Please visit
                                                                     lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
                                                                                                                                                                             Therapeutic Recreation (Gerontology)                             2 YR         High school diploma with: 65% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 50% Biology 30.
 Health Care Aide                                        19 WEEKS    60% English 10-1 or English 10-2, 60% Math 10-4 or higher level math.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or 65% English 30-2 and proof of typing a minimum
                                                                                                                                                                             Unit Clerk Training                                              N/A          of 30 words per minute. May be offered at the main campus or branch campuses. Please visit
                                                                     High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Math 30-2. Students should
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           lethbridgecollege.ca for details.
 Interior Design                                           2 YR      budget at least $2,000 for laptop costs over the two years. Please visit lethbridgecollege.ca for
                                                                     details. Interior Design 1 year Drafting Kit Deposit.                                                                                                                                 High school diploma with: 50% Math 20-2 or higher level math, English 30-1 or 30-2, plus a
                                                                                                                                                                             Wind Turbine Technician                                          1 YR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           minimum of 10 high school science credits.
 Justice Studies - Bachelor of Applied Arts                2 YR      Correctional Studies diploma. Post-secondary diploma required.


 Massage Therapy                                           2 YR      High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Biology 30.
                                                                                                                                                                             • International students pay triple the tuition and are required to have a valid study permit.
                                                                                                                                                                             • Alternate admission options may be available/required for those not meeting the minimum academic requirements.
                                                                     60% English 30-1 or 70% English 30-2, 50% Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2, 50% Math 20-2 or higher
 Multimedia Production                                     2 YR                                                                                                              • Applicants will be notified of any additional requirements for admission once they have applied to the program.
                                                                     level math.
                                                                     High school diploma with: 60% English 30-1 or English 30-2, 60% Chemistry 20, 60% Biology 20,
 Natural Resource Compliance                               2 YR
                                                                     60% Math 30-2 or higher level math.

                                                                     60% English 30-1, 50% Math 30-1 or Math 30-2, 50% Biology 30, 50% Chemistry 30. Also require
 Nursing Education in S.W. Alberta (NESA)                  4 YR      one additional Grade 12 course. Must have a 65% minimum average in required courses. Must
                                                                     apply directly to the U of L.




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                                                               Come on in                                                                                                      How do I fund my education?
                                                                                                                                                                                Aside from tapping into your savings account or your “bank of mom and dad”, there are many            3. Alberta Works and Canada/Alberta Works Funding
                                                                                                                                                                                ways to help cover the costs of your education.

                                                                                         Five steps to your future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Non-repayable funding is available to cover the cost of tuition, books,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      supplies and a monthly living allowance for full-time adult learners in some of
                                                                                                                                                                                1. Government student loans                                                                           the college’s certificate programs, upgrading courses, pre-employment trades
                                                                                                                                                                                Government student loans are recommended over student lines of credit due to their interest-free      training and ESL studies. Applicants must be unemployed, or under-employed
                                                                                So, you’ve decided to begin or continue your post-secondary education journey at
                                                                                                                                                                                status, opportunities for grants included in your assessment, flexible repayment options and tax-     and unskilled and reside in Alberta to be eligible.
                                                                                Lethbridge College. We can get you here in five steps:
                                                                                                                                                                                deductible interest when you are in repayment.                                                        Part-time bursaries are also available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      To learn more, e-mail: awards@lethbridgecollege.ca
                                                                                Step 1 Apply - submit your application online at lethbridgecollege.ca/apply
                                                                                                                                                                                The Government of Canada provides extensive information on student loans and grants for full-         or call 1-800-572-0103 ext. 3334.
                                                                                Step 2 Transcripts - if you attended a public Alberta high school or Alberta post-secondary     time and part-time students on its CanLearn website at www.canlearn.ca/eng/postsec.
                                                                                       institution, we will request your transcripts on your behalf. Applicants who                                                                                                                   4. Research, research, research!
                                                                                       completed education outside of Alberta will need to request their transcripts be sent    Our Financial Aid staff is happy to assist you with general loan information, application support,
                                                                                       to us.                                                                                                                                                                                         There are more awards for students than you can imagine. Start your
                                                                                                                                                                                appeals, confirmation of registration and repayment information.                                      additional research by using one of these recommended sites:
                                                                                Step 3: We will contact you if we need additional information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • studentawards.com
                                                                                Step 4 Acceptance - upon receiving your offer of admission, complete and return the             2. Scholarships, awards and more                                                                         • scholarshipcanada.com
                                                                                       response, including the required deposit.                                                Lethbridge College has recently doubled their scholarship offerings!                                     • alis.alberta.ca
                                                                                Step 5: You will be emailed information on how to access your schedule online. Upgrading                                                                                                                 • canlearn.ca
                                                                                        students will need to meet with an academic advisor for course registration.            To apply for Lethbridge College awards, first apply to the college. After you have applied visit         • aucc.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                lethbridgecollege.ca/awards and fill out one form. This simple process enters you for all the
                                                                                                                                                                                scholarships you are eligible for. You could help fund your education by just applying.               For further inquiries, contact our Financial Aid office at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1-800-572-0103 ext. 3372 or e-mail awards@lethbridgecollege.ca
                                                                                         Welcome to Lethbridge College.                                                         In addition to the funding available from Lethbridge College, we also have listed information about
                                                                                                                                                                                external awards, grant funding and student loans. Our website gives you the information you
                                                                                                                                                                                need to get you started!
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     we offer our students:       •   Campus Recreation        •   Food Services         • Personal Counselling                •   Student for a Day Program                                                                                                                                        hard work. Thank you so much!”
     lethbridgecollege.ca         •   Career Advising          •   Health Services       • Physical Education Facilities       •   Students’ Association
                                  •   Career Centre            •   Kodiaks Athletics     • Registration                        •   Testing Services                                                                                                                                                 Carla Bodor
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                                q                                                                                         Q: Can I transfer to another college or university?                   Q: I went to high school in another province. Will I meet
                                                                   8                                                      A: Some of our programs offer direct block transfer agreements           the admission requirements?

                                                                 q                                                           with specific post-secondary institutions (eg. earn our Business
                                                                                                                             Administration diploma and transfer to the third year of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                A: We recognize every province’s high school curriculum at
                                                                                                                                                                                                   some level. If you are concerned about your eligibility into
                                             4                          9                                                    University of Lethbridge’s Bachelor of Management degree).            one of our programs, contact our Admissions office at
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            q                           q                              q                                                     Many other programs offer transfer opportunities on a course-
                                                                                                                             by-course basis. In these cases, transfer is always up to the
                                                                                                                             receiving institution to decide. View transfer options between
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1-800-572-0103 ext. 3323.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Q: How and when do I pay my tuition and fees?
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                                                                                                                             Lethbridge College and other Alberta institutions at               A: You are required to pay a $300 tuition deposit once you accept
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                                                                                                                          Q: Do I have to buy my own textbooks?
                                                                                                                                                                                                   your offer into Lethbridge College. The remainder of your tuition
                                                                                                                                                                                                   and fees are due the last day of the add/drop period. You can
                                                                                                                                                                                                   pay your fees in person at the Finance Office (CE2310) or at the
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                                                                                                                          A: Yes. You are responsible for purchasing the textbooks for all of      Student Services Office (PA1130) during business hours by cash,
                                                                                                                             your classes. You can find out which texts are required for each      cheque, debit or credit card payment. Payment is also available
                                                                                                                             of your classes by viewing the booklist on the student portal         through your bank via telephone/online banking.
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                                                                                                                  q          student ID number that is assigned to you once you confirm
                                                                                                                             your acceptance into a college program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Q: Is college like high school?
                                                                                                                                                                                                A: College has some similarities to high school in terms of study,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   tests and papers. However, as a college student you are treated
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                                                                                                                          Q: Can I get my diploma through distance education?                      as an adult, meaning you are ultimately responsible for your
                                                                                                                          A: Yes, if you are choosing a diploma in Early Childhood Education,      schedule, time management, turning in assignments and
                                                                                                                             Disability and Community Rehabilitation, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum       studying for exams, in addition to managing your needs such as
                                                                                                                             Disorder Education or Correctional Studies. Many of our other         housing, food and other necessities.
                                                                                                                             programs offer certain courses via online learning. View our
                                                                                                                             online learning offerings at lethbridgecollege.ca/flexible




    Your future        q   1.   30th Avenue Residences              8. Trades Building

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                           2.   Aquaculture Centre of Excellence    9. Andrews Building
                           3.   Instructional Building             10. Physical Education Building
                           4.   Technologies Building              11. Cullen Residences
                           5.   Cousins Science Centre             12. College Drive                                                                                                                                                                                        Viewbook produced by
                           6.   Paterson Building                  13. Kodiak House Residences                                                                                                                                                                         41
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Contact Us
Lethbridge College
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Phone: (403) 320-3200 • 1-800-572-0103
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Student Recruitment, Advising & Registrar’s Office
                                                                       Career Advising
• Book a personal campus tour
• Arrange to spend a day on campus as a hosted Student for a Day       • Identify or confirm your career goals through
  (Oct., Nov., Feb. & Mar.), or attend our week of Student for a Day     self exploration and assessment
  events (group-based) in October                                      • Visit us in November for Career Conference
• Get program and admissions information                                 careerconference.ca
• Meet with an academic advisor                                        Phone: (403) 320-3351 • 1-800-572-0103 ext. 3351
Phone: (403) 320-3323 • 1-800-572-0103 ext. 3323                       E-mail: careers@lethbridgecollege.ca
Fax: 1 (888) 819-9803                                                  Web: lethbridgecollege.ca/counselling
E-mail: info@lethbridgecollege.ca

Student Awards & Financial Aid
• Get answers to your questions about funding your education
Phone: (403) 320-3323 • 1-800-572-0103 ext. 3323
E-mail: awards@lethbridgecollege.ca
Web: lethbridgecollege.ca/awards

Residence Life
Phone: (403) 329-7218 • 1-800-572-0103 ext. 7218
E-mail: Res.Life@lethbridgecollege.ca
Web: lethbridgecollege.ca/residence                                        FSC logo here.




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