Courses A - Z

RELS-265 - Psychology of Spirituality and Religion

This course examines spiritual and religious phenomena from a psychological perspective. In addition to history, theoretical frameworks, and research methods, special topics include: religious belief, religious and spiritual development, religious and spiritual development, religious experience (including peak experiences and conversion experiences), psychoactive substances, meditation, faith healing, religion and well-being, and the role of dreams in religious life. Attention is given to introspective, psychoanalytic, Jungian, behavioural, cognitive, social, humanistic, experimental, and transpersonal orientations.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online, Blended
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-101 - Introduction to Sociology: The Individual and Society

Sociology 101 introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology, while also focusing on the relationship between the individual and society. In addition to theory and research methods, topical areas include: culture, socialization, media, conformity, social structure and interaction, sex and intimate relationships, population and urbanization, and globalization. Students will increasingly acquire a sociological perspective to enrich their understanding of the social world, especially the vital link between self and society.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online, Blended
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-102 - Introduction to Sociology 2: Social Institutions

This introductory course examines the major social institutions and social processes in contemporary society, and examines in the central theoretical perspectives in sociology: functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interactionism, feminism, and postmodernism. Topics include: Family, Education, Religion, Mass Media, Economy and Work, Power, Politics and Government, Social Class and Stratification, Global Stratification, and Collective Behaviour, Social Movements and Social Change.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-210 - Introduction to Social Research Methods

Introduction to Social Science Research Methods examines the scientific method applied to the understanding of behaviour, the recognition and posing of scientifically researchable questions, and the examination of different research designs. Students gain an interdisciplinary understanding of qualitative and quantitative methods and ethics in social science research. Students are introduced to relevant research questions, issues of interest, and how to communicate knowledge and information about their social world. This course also introduces Indigenous research methodologies.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: Six credits in Social Sciences (SOCI, CRIM, PSYC 100 level) ENGL-100 with a C- Corequisites: Recommended COM-153, STAT-106
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-211 - Law, Youth and Young Offenders

This course is an analysis of the nature, prevalence, characteristics and consequences of youth crime, deviance and responses to youth crime in Canada. Students examine the social construction of youth crime and young offenders. The history of youth crime legislations, legal frameworks, theoretical explanations and statistics of youth deviance is analyzed.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: Any 100 level Criminology or Sociology course. ENGL 100 with a C-
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online, Blended
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-220 - Sociological Explanations of Criminal And Deviant Behaviour

This course critically investigates sociological perspectives on crime and deviance. This course explores both mainstream and critical theories and critically analyzes assumptions upon which each theory is based. Topics include: anomie, indigenous theories; neutralization, labelling, control, conflict, subculture, deterrence, and patriarchy, as they relate to crime and deviance.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: CRIM 101, SOCI 101 and SOCI 102 recommended
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOCI-240 - Indigenous Family Support Studies

This course explores the diverse and unique nature and dynamics of First Nations, Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit (referred to inclusively as Indigenous) families. Students learn directly from Indigenous families, their support networks and advocates their strengths as well as the challenges and struggles they continue to face through the imposed transition from traditional to contemporary family roles. From this, students will work towards fostering a better understanding of how they can assist in providing culturally appropriate family support, and promoting family wellness and safe environments for children.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SOSC-080 - Social Science - Advanced Level

This course focuses on the historical and contemporary cultural, social, legal, economic, and environmental issues starting from the turn of the 20th Century. Students will follow the issues to understand how our country morphed into our present day Canada.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 90.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: ENGL 070 or appropriate writing and reading skills are recommended. Corequisites: ENGL 080, 090 or 092 is recommended.
  • Delivery Method:?Directed Studies
  • Cost: $75.79
  • Course Outline

SPAN-101 - Beginners' Spanish I

This is an introductory language course and is designed for the absolute beginner in Spanish. The focus of this course is to help students become functionally proficient in the Spanish language through the basic skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This course also explores the diversity and influence of the Spanish culture in a global context.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 60.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

SPAN-102 - Introductory Spanish

This course continues from SPAN 101. The focus of this course is to help students become functionally proficient in the Spanish language through the four basic skills of language acquisition: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The diverse and culturally rich characteristics of the Spanish-speaking world will be discussed and explored.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 60.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: SPAN 101 or equivalent
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

STAT-106 - Statistics

This course introduces the fundamental ideas of statistics and can be applied to any discipline. Topics include: collection, description, and presentation of data; calculating central tendency and dispersion; probability and statistical inference; hypothesis testing (means, proportions, variances, one and two samples); correlation and regression; decision making and sampling, Goodness of Fit Tests, and Contingency Tables.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 60.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Applications of Math 11, Pre-calculus Math 11, MATH 080, MATH 101, MATH 111 or equivalent. Recommendations: Experience using Microsoft Excel.
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

STAT-206 - Calculus Based Statistics

This course is intended for students who are pursuing Engineering or a Bachelor of Science degree. Topics include probability theory, random variables, expected values, variance, moments, probability distributions (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson, normal, geometric, negative binomial and gamma), estimation (properties of estimators, method of maximum likelihood and method of moments), hypothesis testing (type I and II errors, and generalized likelihood ratio tests), distributions (?2, t and F) and their tests, goodness of fit and contingency tables, regression and ANOVA. Statistics are used to analyze data throughout the sciences, including Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: MATH 104 or MATH 114 may be taken concurrently
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TOUR-111 - Introduction to Tourism

This course is an introduction to the tourism industry and explores its role in the economy. The eight sectors of the tourism industry are examined and factors that have affected the industry over time are analyzed. Students develop a travel destination package to learn the planning process involved in organizing a trip. Students also investigate career paths and consider potential opportunities in this exciting field.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 60.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: English 12 with a minimum grade of 65%
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TOUR-160 - Industry Certifications

This course is designed for each student to obtain training/certification in a number of areas that are directly relevant to the field of Tourism. Units/Modules of this course will be offered throughout the semester during designated times and/or evenings and weekends.

  • Minimum Credits: 0.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: English 12 or equivalent with a minimum grade of 65% Students must have the Tourism Management Program (TMGT) declared as their program of study.
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TOUR-231 - Student Work Placement

The work experience provides workplace-based learning opportunities in an industry setting. This allows students to practice the principles and skills learned during classroom study and to develop industry competencies. Experiential learning provides the learner with more direct access to industry employees and managers, building networks and establishing career foundations.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 155.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: ENGL 100 and TOUR 111 with a minimum grade of C- (55%)
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TOUR-237 - Sustainable Tourism

This course examines the relationship between tourism and the economy, the environment and society. It introduces the concept of sustainable tourism including tourism impacts, community-based tourism, triple bottom line, resilience, stewardship and strategies to maximize the benefits and minimize the impacts to ecosystems, communities and visitors.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: ENGL 100 and TOUR 111 with a minimum grade of C- (55%)
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TOUR-240 - Risk Management and Liability in Tourism and Recreation

This course will familiarize students with concepts of risk management and legal liability as they apply to the business of tourism and recreation. The course introduces students to Canadian Law and liability issues that may arise for tourism industry professionals and other businesses. Students will also learn about ways to minimize risk and liability.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: TOUR 111 or RECR 100 and ENGL 100
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TRMP-100 - Leisure and Recreation in Canadian Society

This course examines the organization and role of leisure, recreation and tourism services in Canada.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online, Blended
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TRMP-102 - Leadership and Community Participation

This course emphasizes leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services and involves an exploration of leadership and effective practice of theories and concepts. Students examine how Recreation and Leisure Services involve community individuals and groups in community organizations. The different leadership methods in organizations, public groups and service organizations are also examined.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 45.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline

TRMP-111 - Introduction to Tourism

This course is an introduction to the tourism industry and explores its role in the economy. The eight sectors of the tourism industry are examined and factors that have affected the industry over time are analyzed. Students develop a travel destination package to learn the planning process involved in organizing a trip. Students also investigate career paths and consider potential opportunities in this exciting field.

  • Minimum Credits: 3.0
  • Length: 60.0 hours
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery Method:?On-campus, Online
  • Cost: $337.50
  • Course Outline