Pioneer Junior College Courses Offered

By | February 10, 2017

Pioneer Junior College Courses Offered

Subject Combinations

    1. The following table shows the standard subject combination that most students will take :

No. of Subjects

Level

No. of units per subject

Total units

3 H2 (Content Subject) 2 6
3 H1 (Compulsory)

[General Paper , Project Work, Mother Tongue]

1 3
1 H1 (Content Subject) 1 1
    Total 10
  1. General Paper, Project Work and Mother Tongue are compulsory H1 subjects. In addition, at least one content subject either at the H1 or H2 level should be contrasting.
  2. Students may be exempted from taking H1 Mother Tongue if they have obtained D7 or better for their Higher Mother Tongue at the ‘O’ level.
  3. Students with L1R5 ≤ 11 may be offered an additional H2 content subject in place of the H1 content subject.

Subjects offered

Subject

H1

H2

MATHEMATICS & SCIENCES Mathematics
Biology  
Chemistry
Physics
Computing

HUMANITIES & THE ARTS Economics
Geography
History
English Literature
Mother Tongue Language & Literature

China Studies in English
Art  √
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS General Paper

Project Work

Mother Tongue

Note:
Students may be offered a H3 subject if they have done well in their overall examinations at the end of JC 1 including an ‘A’ grade in the particular subject at the H2 level.

‘O’ Level Subject Prerequisites

 

Subject

H1

H2

MATHEMATICS & SCIENCES

Mathematics Pass in Elementary Mathematics For students in the Science stream:

Pass in Elementary Mathematics and Additional Mathematics.

For students in the Arts stream:

Pass in Elementary Mathematics and at least B3 in Additional Mathematics.

Biology* Pass in Biology either as Combined Science OR Pure Biology
Chemistry* Pass in Chemistry either as Combined Science OR Pure Chemistry
Physics* Pass in Physics either as Combined Science OR Pure Physics

HUMANITIES & THE ARTS

Literature C6 in Literature OR B4 in English B4 in Literature OR B3 in English
Chinese Language & Literature A2 in Chinese / B3 in Higher Chinese
Malay Language & Literature A2 in Malay / B3 in Higher Malay
Tamil Language & Literature A2 in Tamil / B3 in Higher Tamil
Art Pass selection test

Note:

*Combined Science students opting to do either the H2 Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology combination of subjects OR H2 Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics combination should have obtained at least a distinction in the relevant Combined Science subject.

Subjects not shown in the table above have no prerequisites.

Subject Combinations in Science Stream and Arts Stream

Science Stream: 

H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

*Mathematics

Chemistry

Biology

Economics

Not required

Mathematics

Chemistry

Biology

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

Economics

Physics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

Physics

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

*Mathematics

Chemistry

Physics

Economics

Not required

Mathematics

Physics

Economics

Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics  Chemistry  Computing  Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Physics

Computing

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Physics

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

 

Arts Stream:

H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

*Mathematics

Economics

Literature

Geography / History

Not required

Mathematics

Economics

Geography

Physics, Chemistry, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Economics

History

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Economics

China Studies in English

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, Art

Mathematics

Economics

Literature

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Economics

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

Economics

Geography

Literature

Mathematics

Economics

Geography

China Studies in English

Mathematics

Economics

Geography

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Mathematics

Economics

History

Literature

Mathematics

Economics

History

China Studies in English

Mathematics

Economics

History

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Mathematics

Economics

Literature

China Studies in English

Mathematics

Economics

Literature

Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Mathematics

 

  1. * Students must have L1R5 ≤ 11 to be offered the 4 H2 combination, including strong O-level grades in the relevant subjects.
  2. The College may be unable to offer certain subject combinations if there are time-tabling constraints or low demand. Students will be given the option of selecting alternative combinations in such instances.
  3. A subject cannot be taken at oth H1 and H2 level.