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ANTH 111 (3) (Spring semester 2016)
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.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None
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BIOL 156 (4) (Fall semester 2015)
Nursing: Anatomy and Physiology I
An introduction to human anatomy and physiology by exploring tissue and organ structure in relation to function. Topics include: chemical, cellular and tissue levels of body organization; microbiology; integumentary, musculoskeletal and nervous systems; and special senses. Credit will only be granted for one of BIOL 151 and BIOL 152, PHED 201 or BIOL 156.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in either Biology 11 or Biology 12, min. "C+" in either Principles of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11, and min. "C+" in Chemistry 11. Biology 12 and Chemistry 12 recommended.

Note: This course will be delivered off-campus at Brooks School.
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BIOL 157  (4)  (Spring semester 2016)
Nursing: Anatomy and Physiology II
A continuation of BIOL 156. A further introduction to human body structure and function in relation to physiological principles and mechanisms. Topics include the endocrine system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic and immune systems, respiratory system, digestive system and metabolism, urinary system and fluid balance, reproductive system, heredity and development. Credit will only be granted for one of BIOL 153 and BIOL 154, PHED 220 or BIOL 157.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C-" in BIOL 156 or min. "C-" in each of BIOL 151 and BIOL 152.
Note: This course will be delivered off-campus at Brooks School.
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CREW 120  (3) (Fall semester 2015)
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.
Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in either English 12 or ENGL 115.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: Jay Ruzesky
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CREW 220  (3) (Spring semester 2016)
Writing Short Fiction
A lecture and workshop course in the writing of shorter works of fiction. Topics may include the analysis of examples from an anthology, and the discussion of relevant markets.
Prerequisite: Min. "B-" in CREW 120.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: Jay Ruzesky
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ENGL 115 (3) (Fall semester 2015 & Spring 2016*)
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: TBA
Prerequisite: Min “C” in English 12 or equivalent.
*Note: this offering has a February 2016 start date
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ENGL 125 (3) (Spring semester 2016)
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: TBA
Prerequisite: Min “C” in English 12 or equivalent.
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HIST 111 (3) (Fall semester 2015)
Canadian History before Confederation
A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of Canada up to 1867. Developments of national significance are examined, including contact with First Nations and the fur trade, French and British colonial societies, Canadian-American relations and the early settlement of the West. (History 112 may be taken before or after History 111 but may be taken concurrently only with the permission of the instructor.)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None.
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HIST 112 (3) (Spring semester 2016)
Canadian History since Confederation
A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of Canada since 1867. Examines developments of national significance, including industrialization and immigration, the Great Depression and the two World Wars, social reforms and post-war socio-economic transformations and the rise of Quebec nationalism. (History 112 may be taken before or after History 111 but may be taken concurrently only with the permission of the instructor.)
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: None.
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LBST 250 (6) (Fall semester 2015)
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.
Prerequisite: None
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
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LBST 360 (6) (Fall semester 2015)
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.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of instructor.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
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LBST 370 (6) (Spring semester 2016)
Revolutions of the Modern World
From Romanticism through modernity to post-modernism, an exploration of ideas central to Western art, literature, philosophy, science, music and politics from 1800 CE to today. Seminars focus on such issues as revolutionary politics, human and women's rights, biological and social evolution, colonialism, individual alienation, and existential freedom and terror.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of instructor.
Delivered by video conference - limited enrolment - please register early.
Instructor: TBA
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MATH 131  (3) (Fall Semester 2015)
Mathematics for Elementary Education I
Topics include number systems, elementary graph theory, number theory, map colouring, numeration systems, elementary theory of equations and geometric constructions with straight-edge and compass, and the metric system. The sequence of topics may vary from year to year.
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in one of Pre-calculus 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, or Applications of Mathematics 11; or a pass in one of Pre-calculus 12, Foundations of Mathematics 12, Principles of Mathematics 12, or Applications of Mathematics 12; or equivalent.
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MGMT 100 (3) (Fall Semester 2015)
Intro to Business
An introduction to business. Topics include the interrelationships between the functional areas of business (marketing, human resource and operations management, finance, accounting) and the external environment; and developing a framework for business analysis. [May not be taken for credit by students with any post-secondary marketing or management credit courses.]
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in both English 12 and Mathematics 11.
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PSYC 111 (3) (Fall semester 2015)
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 semester 2016)
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: Marie Piche
Prerequisite: None
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RMGT 161  (3)  (Fall semester 2015)
Leadership in Recreation and Sport
A study of the theory base and functionality of leadership, including understanding the nature of leadership and competencies for practice in recreation and sport settings. Includes review of the material presented in the assigned readings, and an opportunity to process the information gained and practice the skills presented.
Instructor: TBA
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