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