Course Descriptions

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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CREW 110 (3) (Spring 2019)
Intro to Writing Poetry
An introduction to the basic structures and approaches in the writing of poetry. 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: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in any of English 12, ENGL 115, ENGL 125, or ENGL 135.
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CREW 399 (3) (Spring 2019) 
Creative Writing Workshop for Non-Majors
A multi-genre workshop course for non-CREW majors in the writing and editing of creative works (poetry, fiction, plays, and creative non-fiction). May not be taken for credit toward a Major or a Minor in Creative Writing or a Minor in Journalism. (0:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
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CRIM 135 (3) (Spring 2019) 
Intro to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions: A Criminal Justice Perspective
An introduction to the principles of jurisprudence and the legal institutions of Canada. Topics include the history of Canadian law, the development of the Canadian constitution, Canadian courts and the legal profession, the nature of legal reasoning, the doctrine of precedent, principles of statutory interpretation, constitutional law, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, contract, torts, administrative and family law, and the process of law reform in Canada. (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in English 12.
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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: George Sharp
Prerequisite:
None
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ENGL 115 (3) (Fall 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.
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ENGL 125 (3) (Spring 2019)
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)
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: TBA
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 232  (3) 
Modernity and Postmodernity
An examination of selected topics in twentieth-century modern and postmodern thought, emphasizing art, science and their interrelationships. Examples include relativity, Western physics and Eastern philosophy, modern and post-modern art, feminist film, and the ethics of reproductive technologies. LBST 232 was formerly called LBST 421; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of LBST 332 or LBST 232. (0:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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LBST 250  (6) 
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)
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Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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LBST 332  (3) 
Modernity and Postmodernity (Advanced)
An examination of selected topics in twentieth-century modern and postmodern thought, emphasizing art, science and their interrelationships (from cultural relativism, to modern and postmodern art, to physics and Eastern mysticism) with focused in-depth treatment of a topic. LBST 332 was formerly called LBST 421; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of LBST 232 or LBST 332. (0:3:0)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Third-year standing
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LBST 350 (6)
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 370 (6)
Revolutions of the Modern World
Advanced, seminar-based, interdisciplinary study of primary works of art, architecture, literature, music, philosophy and science, presented in the geographical and historical context of the countries in which they emerged. Where possible, students facilitate LBST 290 tutorials. Normally delivered through the Liberal Studies Abroad travel study format. (2.5:5:0 for 6 weeks)
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of instructor.
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MGMT 192 (3) (Check back for future course offering dates)
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:Paul Cleaver
Prerequisite: MGMT 192
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MGMT 293 (3) (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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PHIL 111 (3) (Fall 2018)
Intro to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality
An introduction to the philosophical method of reasoning, notions of argument and validity, nature of explanation, ideas of meaning and understanding, specific skeptical arguments (e.g., relation between mind and body, the existence of minds other than one's own, existence of God). (3:0:0)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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PSYC 111 (3)
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 2019)
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) 
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: TBA
Prerequisite: None.
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SOCI 112  (3)  (Spring 2019)
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: TBA
Prerequisite: None.
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TOUR 159 (3)  (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)  (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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