DISTANCE EDUCATION OPTIONS

SACHS partners with St. Isidore and St. Paul’s to offer a robust Distance Education program.  Students complete their courses online in the library during their scheduled distance education block. It is recommended that students take a maximum of 2 Distance Ed courses in one year. Students taking distance ed courses should be independent students who can progress in their courses without a great amount of supervision.

The Following Distance Education courses can be taken in any year of Grade 10, 11, or 12.

CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

Mythology, particularly Greek mythology, stands as one of the cornerstones of Western art, whether it be poetry, sculpture, or drama. Students will study a survey of Greek myth: the Titans, the Wars of the Gods and Titans, Zeus and the Olympians, and the heroic tales (Hercules and Perseus). Throughout the course students will work through case studies of how classical mythology is incorporated into our culture, in language, or literary and artistic references.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
A number of credits are available: Visual Composition, Typography, Graphic Tools (Raster and Vector Graphics), Photography, Electronic Layout & Publishing

COMPUTER SCIENCE
A number of credits are available: The first module explores hardware, software, algorithms and programming, and the second covers more structured programming. 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ACCOUNTING

A number of credits are available: Personal Finance, Accounting, Retail Accounting.

FORENSIC STUDIES 25

(3 Credits) Prerequisite: Science 10
Students will investigate and evaluate the processes involved in the collection and preservation of crime scene evidence. As students delve into forensic studies, they will investigate and analyze the strengths and limitations of forensic evidence analysis


HEALTH CARE SERVICES
A number of credits are available: Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular System, First Aid/CPR with AED, Workplace Safety, Child Care First Aid



INFORMATION PROCESSING
A number of credits are available: Keyboarding, Word Processing, Database, Spreadsheet, Digital Presentation, Correspondence, Hardware Sofware Analysis, Project Management Tools

LEGAL STUDIES
A number of credits are available: Private Law, Public Law, Relationship Law, Family Law, Employment Law, Law and the Traveller, Property Law, Dispute Resolution, Negligence, Landmark Decisions, Criminal Law.

MARKETING & MANAGEMENT

A number of credits are available: Marketing and Management, Quality Customer Service, Communications Strategies

PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL 

(3 Credits)  Topics of study include personality, behaviour, intelligence, influences on behaviour, and understanding and perception.

PSYCHOLOGY - PERSONAL
(3 Credits)  Topics of study include the history of psychological schools of thought, principles of learning, process of thinking, facing frustration and conflict, emotional problems, behaviour disorders, and career opportunities in psychology. 


PSYCHOLOGY - ABNORMAL
(3 Credits) Prerequisite: General Psychology 20 OR Personal Psychology 20
This course is designed to provide an overview of abnormal behaviours and the conditions that affect individuals in our society. Topics of study include views of abnormality, casual factors, types of disorders, as well as assessment, prevention, and treatment.


RECREATION LEADERSHIP

A number of credits are available: Injury Management, Technical Foundations for Injury Management, Foundations for Training, Sport Psychology, Nutrition for Rec. Activities & Sport, Leadership in Rec. & Sport, Coaching, Human Movement


TOURISM

A number of credits are available: The Tourism Sector, Adventure & Ecotourism, Tourism Essentials, Accommodations Operations, Destination Management, Air Transportation, Surface Transportation.


WILDLIFE

A number of credits are available: Intro to Wildlife, Wildlife Diversity, Hunting & Game Management Theory, Bowhunting Education, Angling & Fish Management Theory, Boating Safety