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ACCT 101 (3) (2017-2018)
Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
An overview of the accounting cycle for a service and a merchandizing entity. Additional topics include accounting for cash and payroll accounting. Accounting software will be used to prepare financial information. Credit will only be granted for one of ACCT 100 or ACCT 101. (2:0:1)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Either competency in computer use (see BBA Program for details) or QUME 185.
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ANTH 111 (3) (Fall 2017)
Introductory Anthropology: Physical Anthropology /Archaeology
An introduction to the theories, methods and research findings of physical/biological anthropology and archaeology, focusing on the origin and evolution of humans and of cultures. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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CREW 120 (3) (Fall 2017) 
Intro to Writing Fiction
An introduction to the basic structures and approaches in the writing of fiction. Analysis and discussion of professional work will form and develop guidelines for effective criticism and revision of student writing. (3:0:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: Jay Ruzesky
Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in any of English 12, ENGL 115, ENGL 125, or ENGL 135.
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CREW 300 (3) (Fall 2017) 
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
A workshop course in the writing and editing of non-fiction texts in genres such as biography and autobiography, local and regional history, travel, etc. (0:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: Jay Ruzesky
Prerequisite: Min."B-" in any 200-level Creative Writing course or min. "B-" in one of ENGL 215, ENGL 290 or ENGL 315
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ECON 100 (3) (Spring 2018)
Intro to Economics
An introduction to the basic tools and concepts of economics which provide a framework for analyzing, understanding and evaluating the economic issues which appear in our newspapers daily, e.g., inflation, unemployment, interest rates, government budgets, rent controls, marketing boards, etc. Credit will not be granted for ECON 100 if either ECON 211 or 212 has been taken previously.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite:
None
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ENGL 115 (3) (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018*)
University Writing and Research
An introduction to critical thinking and reading, academic writing, and research skills, consistent with the conditions and expectations students encounter as readers and writers at university. Students are not permitted to register in more than one first-year English course concurrently.
Instructor: Zora Soprovich
Prerequisite: Min “C” in English 12 or equivalent.
*Note: Spring 2018 offering has a later date (dual-credit scheduling)
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ENGL 125 (3) (Spring 2018)
Literature & Culture
An introduction to the concept of literary genres that explores the relation between literature and its historical and cultural contexts. This course emphasizes reading, research, and writing. Students are not permitted to register in more than one first-year English course concurrently.
Instructor: Zora Soprovich
Prerequisite: Min “C” in English 12 or equivalent.
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GEOG 101  (3) (Fall 2017)
Environmental Geography
An introduction to the Earth's biophysical processes and systems at a variety of scales, and the impact of human population and land use activities. Topics include energy and biogeochemical cycles, air pollution and climate change, resource consumption and waste, limits to growth, and sustainable land use practices. Successful solutions for sustainability are also highlighted. Credit will only be granted for one of GEOG 110 or GEOG 101.
Instructor: Kelly Chapman
Prerequisite: None
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GLST 100 (3) (Fall 2017)
Through the Global Lens
An introduction to interdisciplinary learning offering different ways of seeing and explaining contemporary human experiences. Learners study diverse human experiences through the lenses of Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science and Sociology. Possible topics: religion and world politics; refugees and human rights; cultural diversity; economic sectors and globalization; green consumerism. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Michael Thoms
Prerequisite: None
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GLST 212 (3) (Spring 2018)
Global Problems to Local Solutions: A Sociological Perspective
An introduction to globalization through a sociological perspective. Is it making the world better? Who benefits, who pays? Topics may include: world-systems analysis; progress and the limits to growth; material over-consumption; rising inequality; militarism and terrorism; transnational corporations; global social movements; and community responses. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Michael Thoms
Prerequisite: None
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INTP 300 (Apr 23 - May 11, 2018) - (Summer Work Term)
Planning for Upper-Level Internship
The internship planning course will provide students the opportunity to synthesize theoretical knowledge and practical experience within their field study. This course will introduce students to internship opportunies, provide instruction on how to link academic course work to their field of study and provide career options to meet short and long term goals.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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LBST 250  (6) (Fall 2017)
Finding the Human, Knowing the Divine
An exploration of poetry, drama, art, philosophy and science from Biblical, Classical, and early medieval times. Seminars examine such topics as justice, human nature, war, love, sexuality, faith, and rationality in the context of the periods. Credit will only be granted for one of LBST 350 or LBST 250. (2:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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LBST 350 (6) (Fall 2017)
Finding the Human, Knowing the Divine (Advanced)
An advanced exploration of poetry, drama, art, philosophy and science from Biblical, Classical, and early medieval times. Seminars examine such topics as justice, human nature, war, love, sexuality, faith, and rationality in the context of the periods. Credit will only be granted for one of LBST 250 or LBST 350. (3:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Third-year standing
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LBST 360 (6) (Fall 2017)
New Worlds and New Heavens
An exploration of the late middle ages, Renaissance and Enlightenment period and their rich modern legacy. In seminars, students and faculty examine such topics as Dante's poetry, Machiavelli's, Locke's, and Wollstonecraft's politics, Renaissance art, Galileo's science, and Descartes' and Hume's philosophy. (2:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of instructor.
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MARK 160 (3) (Fall 2017)
Introduction to Marketing
A survey of the marketing function and process at the firm level. Topics include examination of the marketing environment; the critical elements of the firm's marketing mix; product, pricing, distribution, and promotion variables; contemporary trends in marketing; buyer behaviour and marketing research. MARK 160 was formerly called MARK 290; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor:TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in English 12 or enrollment in the CBM program.
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MGMT 192 (3) (Fall 2017)
Principles of Management
An examination of the process of achieving organizational goals through the use of strategic and operational strategies involving the four major management functions: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Credit will only be granted for one of MGMT 371 or MGMT 192. (3:0:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor:TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in English 12 and min "C+" in one of Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, Pre-calculus 11, or Math 047.
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MGMT 292 (3) (Spring 2018)
Organizational Behaviour
A study of how behaviour generated by people in organizations affects the individual, relationships with others, and performance in groups with focus on the way organizations function as a whole and the factors which relate to effectively managing organizations. Credit will only be granted for one of HRMN 292 or MGMT 292. (2:1:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor:TBA
Prerequisite: MGMT 192
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MGMT 293 (3) (2017-2018)
Human Resource Management
An overview of the knowledge and skills needed to recruit, manage and develop employees to benefit both the organization and its people. Topics include role of a manager, recruitment and orientation, interviewing skills, training and development, coaching, performance management, maintaining a harmonious work environment and managing change. MGMT 293 was formerly called MGMT 375; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)
Instructor:TBA
Prerequisite: MGMT 292
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MUSC 100 (3) (Spring 2018)
Introduction to Musical Theory I
An opportunity to develop tools for understanding and manipulating musical fundamentals. Exploration and discussion of musical parameters in various different musical styles. Additional objectives: acquiring musical literacy and active listening skills, and developing a vocabulary for articulately discussing music. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Paul Cummings
Prerequisite: None
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PHIL 230 (3) (Spring 2018)
Contemporary Social Issues
A study of current controversial social issues: abortion; euthanasia; paternalism; sexual morality; rights of prisoners, women, men, children, animals; civil disobedience; morality of war; topics currently debated in Parliament, legislatures, and the media; principles of morality, social and political philosophy. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: At least one Philosophy, Humanities, or Social Sciences course
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PSYC 111 (3) (Fall 2017)
Contemporary Psychology 1
A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include physiology, sensation, perception, learning, memory, motivation, emotion, methodology, and introduction to statistics.
Instructor: Marie Piche
Prerequisite: None. Successful completion of Grade 12 English or equivalent is recommended.
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PSYC 112 (3) (Spring 2018)
Contemporary Psychology II
A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include development, language and thought, personality assessment, intelligence, personality theory, adjustment, abnormal behaviour, therapies, and social behaviour.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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SOCI 111  (3)  (Fall 2017)
Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the sociological understanding of society and an exploration of how social conditions and historical context shape the life chances of individuals and groups. Topics include theoretical perspectives, culture, socialization, groups and organizations, social structure, social class, inequality, deviance and social control, gender, race and ethnicity.
Instructor: Michael Thoms
Prerequisite: None.
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SOCI 112  (3)  (Spring 2018)
Canadian Society in the Contemporary World
An introduction to Sociology through the study of Canadian society and its global context. In addition to theoretical perspectives, social class and inequality, topics may include education, family, religion, science and technology, environment, globalization, work, economy, politics, health and medicine, social movements and social change.
Instructor: Michael Thoms
Prerequisite: None.
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SOCI 209  (3)  (Spring 2018)
Social Inequality

An examination of the origins, persistence, and consequences of inequality, as well as various proposed solutions, through the lens of classical social theories. Also includes explorations of how structured inequalities based on race, class, gender and age shape individual life chances and experiences.
Directed studies--limited enrolment--registration by permission of instructor.
(3:0:0)
Instructor: Michael Thoms
Prerequisite: SOCI 111 or SOCI 112 or INTR 102.
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TOUR 159 (3)  (2017-2018)
Environmental Stewardship In Tourism
An examination of the relationship between natural resources and the development of tourism opportunities. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Admission to Tourism diploma program or permission of instructor.
Classes: M, T, W from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 hr allotted for breaks)
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TOUR 161 (3)  (2017-2018)
Organizing and Leading Tourism Activities (Effective Sep 2017)
This course examines leadership behaviour from individual, small group, inter-group and organizational perspectives. Using participatory models and experiential exercises students discover effective communication strategies for leading organizations to achieve their goals. Topics include motivational techniques, group dynamics and behaviour, stress management, organizational structure and change, and teambuilding. Credit will only be granted for one of RMGT 161 or TOUR 161. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
Classes: M, T, W from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 hr allotted for breaks)
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TOUR 190 (3)  (Feb 19 - Mar 9, 2018)
Programming and Special Events in Tourism
An examination of the principles involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating special events and leisure programs. Emphasis is on the rationale for the provision of services and the utilization of systematic program planning processes to meet identified needs. Credit will only be granted for one of CONV 102, RMGT 190 or TOUR 190.
(3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Admission to Tourism Studies Diploma or permission of
instructor.
Classes: M, T, W from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 hr allotted for breaks)
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TOUR 207 (3) (Jan 8 - 26, 2018)
Heritage Interpretation in Tourism
A study of the planning and delivery of heritage interpretation messages for a variety of tourism venues such as parks, historic sites, and urban attractions. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Enrolment in second-year of Tourism diploma program or permission of instructor.
Classes: M, T, W from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 hr allotted for breaks)
*Note: Jan 2 - 4/18 classes are T, W, R
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TOUR 220 (3)  (Mar 12 - 30, 2018)
Facility Management in Tourism
An examination of the role of the management in the effective and efficient operation of areas and facilities. Topics include design and maintenance, and appropriate policies and procedures for operations and supervision of the recreation sites. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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TOUR 251 (3)  (Apr 2 - 20, 2018)
Market Research Methods in Tourism
An examination of the conception of, and practice in, applying a fundamental series of steps in planning and conducting research. Specific discussion and examples are directed towards tourism areas. (3:0:0).
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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TOUR 252 (3)  (Jan 29 - Feb 16, 2018)
Adventure Tourism
An examination of adventure tourism programming, issues, risks and challenges. Topics include day-camping, resident camping, wilderness trips, a variety of outdoor skills, program development and implementation, the responsibilities of the organizer, and legal liability. Includes a field trip.(3:0:3)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Enrolment in second-year of Tourism diploma program.
Classes: M, T, W from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 hr allotted for breaks)
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