How to decode an credit bearing course.
The first letter identifies the curriculum area.
|B = Business Studies||K = Alternative (non-credit)|
|C = Canadian & World Studies||L = Classical and International Languages|
|E = English||M = Mathematics|
|F = French as a Second Language||P = Health and Physical Education|
|G = Guidance and Career Education||S = Science|
|H = Social Sciences and Humanities||T = Technological Education|
The first three digits (always letters) identify the subject
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If the course is credit bearing the fourth digit is always a number.
|2 = Grade 10||4 = Grade 12|
The fifth digit is always a letter and identifies the course "type".
Grades 9 & 10
- D = Academic
- L = Locally Developed
- P = Applied
- O = Open
Grades 11 & 12
- C = College Prep
- M = University/College Prep
- U = University Prep
- E = Workplace Prep
- O = Open
Some courses codes have a sixth digit.
It can be a number or letter and is used to distinguish course characteristics.
|F = Female||C = Co-op|
|X = Music Extension||Z = French Immersion|
|B = International Baccalaureate||N = Enrichment Program|
How to decode an Alternative (non-credit) course.
The first digit is a 'K' and indicates an alternative course.
The second and third digits refer to the subject.
|KAL - Creative Arts for Enjoyment and Expression||KHI - Culinary Skills|
|KBB - Money Management and Personal Banking||KMM - Numeracy and Numbers|
|KCC - Transit Training and Community Exploration||KNA - First Canadians|
|KCW - Exploring Our World||KPF - Personal Health and Fitness|
|KEN - Language and Communication Development||KPH - Choice Making for Healthy Living|
|KGL - Personal Life Skills||KPP - Self Help and Self Care|
|KGW - Exploring the World of Work||KSN - Exploring Our Environment|
|KHD - Social Skills Development||KTT - Computer Skills|
The fourth digit will be a letter indicating which year (level) of the course.
|B = Year 2||F = Year 6|
|C = Year 3||G = Year 7|
|D = Year 4|||
The fifth digit is always a 'N'.