How to Read a Course Code

Courses use a 6-character code for identification. The first 5 characters of the code are set out by the Ministry of Education. The 6th character is particular to a specific school. 

Example: ENG 1DR

 

ENG – These 3 letters identify the subject.  The first letter tells you the department area.

A = Arts

B = Business

C = Canadian & World Studies

E = English

F = French

G = Guidance & Career Education

H = Humanities & Social Sciences

I = Interdisciplinary Studies

L = International Languages

M = Mathematics

P = Physical & Health Education

S = Sciences

T = Technology

1 – The number indicates the grade level.

1 = grade 9     2 = grade 10     3 = grade 11     4 = grade 12

 

D – This letter identifies the type of course.

Grades 9 & 10       D = Academic   P = Applied

L = Locally Developed   O = Open

Grades 11 & 12   U = University Preparation

C = College Preparation

M = University/College Preparation

E = Workplace Pathway

O = Open

 

R – This school indicator distinguishes specific course characteristics.

R = Regular Program     I = French Immersion

B = Power Pack & IB Program   M = Male       F = Fem