Business Administration

Ontario College Advanced Diploma (33 courses) Full-time Online
Program Code: 0216X09FWO Academic Year: 2016/2017


This program is listed under the following fields of study:

The first three levels of this program are available starting every month.

The fees for this program are based on a two-term year.

Other Delivery Options

Part-time On Campus
Part-time Online
Full-time On Campus

Our Program

The program provides students with the business knowledge and employable skills required for a rewarding career. In the six levels of study, students gain a solid foundation in all of the business functions, as well as the communication, planning, teamwork and analytical skills that are in high demand by the business community. Through an active advisory committee of business professionals and close relationships with employers, the program is continuously updated to meet the current demands of today's organizations. These relationships provide students with networking opportunities and bring business people into the classroom to share their experiences.

In the three levels, known as Core, students learn the fundamentals of business. In the subsequent three levels, known as Major, students focus their study from the following professional disciplines: Accounting, General Business and Human Resources.

Success Factors

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Enjoy problem solving using analytical and critical thinking methodologies.
  • Demonstrate organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Enjoy working in a dynamically driven environment.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ACCOUNTING STREAM

The Accounting Major provides business students with a broad-based exposure to all aspects of business administration while focusing on the specialty area of accounting. Students learn financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing and strategic financial management, and use current accounting software to process and analyze accounting data.

The Co-op program is only offered to full-time on-campus students.

Success Factors

This Major is well-suited for students who:

  • Have strong numeracy skills and can apply, interpret and communicate mathematical information.
  • Possess critical-thinking skills.
  • Enjoy solving (business) problems.
  • Are detail-oriented, organized and committed to achieving excellence in their work.
  • Enjoy working in an office environment.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - HUMAN RESOURCES STREAM

The Human Resources Management (HRM) Major prepares students to pursue careers in the field of human resources management. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in the specializations of human resources management including: human resources planning; recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits design and administration; training and development; labour relations; occupational health and safety; employee and organizational research; employee relations; the procurement, implementation and maintenance of information systems; and the relevant human resources and organizational management legislation. Field Placement is only offered to full-time on-campus students. SUCCESS FACTORS This Major is well-suited for students who: . Enjoy working with people. . Have an interest in planning and executing business initiatives. . Are motivated to lead, advocate and champion for organizations and employees. . Possess good interpersonal skills.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL) STREAM

The field of business in the 21st century involves professionals in dynamic interactions within local, national and global settings. This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma General Business Major provides students with foundational knowledge and skills related to key principles and practices effective in a wide range of entry-level business positions. Focus on the business fundamentals in the first three levels shifts in the final three levels to professional areas tailored to student general interests and business strengths: Accounting and Human Resources. Graduates may seek employment in a broad range of employment settings, and may through articulation agreements between the College and universities, be granted credits towards relevant degrees. SUCCESS FACTORS This Major is well-suited for students who: . Have good organizational and leadership abilities. . Are inquisitive, well-organized and have an analytical nature. . Enjoy working in a dynamically driven environment.

Fees & Expenses

Total Fees for the first year of the program:

  • Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $3,286.88.*
  • International tuition/ancillary Fees: $12,936.88.*

* Amounts include tuition fee, Technology fee and Mobile Learning Program (MLP) fees. Fees are subject to change. For detailed fees information please visit our website.

Note: For further information regarding your books, please visit our website.

Books and supplies cost approximately $1,200 per year and can be purchased from our College bookstore online.

Admission Requirements

College Eligibility
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.
Program Eligibility
  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).
  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent).

Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either:

  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR
  • TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with the minimum of 20 in each component: Reading: 20; Listening: 20; Speaking: 20; Writing: 20.

Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants will be selected on the basis of their proficiency in English and mathematics.

College Eligibility
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.
Program Eligibility
  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).
  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent).

Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either:

  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band, OR
  • TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with the minimum of 20 in each component: Reading: 20; Listening: 20; Speaking: 20; Writing: 20.

Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants will be selected on the basis of their proficiency in English and mathematics.

Application Information

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Program Code 0216X09FWO

Applications to full-time programs must be submitted with official transcripts showing completion of the academic admission requirements via:

ontariocolleges.ca
60 Corporate Court
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 5J3
1-888-892-2228

Students currently enrolled in an Ontario secondary school should contact their Guidance Office to apply. For all other applicants, applications are available online at ontariocolleges.ca. A $95 application fee must accompany the application form.

Applications for Fall Term, Winter Term and Spring Term admission received by February 1 will be given equal consideration. Applications received after February 1 will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis as long as places are available.

Note: International applicants applying from out-of-country may obtain an "International Student Application Form" and instructions by logging onto the site or by contacting the International Client Service Officer at the address shown below.

For further information on the admissions process, please contact:

Registrar's Office
Algonquin College
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K2G 1V8
Phone: 613-727-0002 or 1-800-565-4723
Fax: 613-727-7623
Email: AskUs@algonquincollege.com

Notes

  • The fees for this program are based on a two-term year.
  • Full-time students are to contact their Program Coordinator to register for the General Education Elective of their choice.
  • The Business Administration program is available part-time and full-time online. Students in the part-time program may transfer into the full-time program and all part-time courses credited are applied to the full-time program.
  • Courses appearing to be unavailable online (during the registration period) may have substitute courses which are taken instead. If you are a full-time student, you are automatically put into those courses; if you are part-time, please contact your program coordinator for the current substitutions and links to these courses.

Substitutes and equivalencies for Business Administration - Human Resources in Winter 2017

  • The course MGT2325 is not available this semester, MGT2355 is the equivalent substitute.
  • The course MGT2399 is not available this semester, MGT2397 is the equivalent substitute.

Substitutes and equivalencies for Business Administration - General in Winter 2017

  • The course BUS2305 is not available this semester, ACC2343 is the equivalent substitute.
  • The course MGT2356 is not available this semester, MGT2382 is the equivalent substitute.
  • The course MGT2399 is not available this semester, MGT2397 is the equivalent substitute.

Additional Information

Online Delivery

For more information on the first three levels, or the General stream, please contact Coordinator Erin Whyte at 613-727-4723 ext. 2638 or whytee1@algonquincollege.com.

For more information on the Accounting stream, please contact Natalie Gamble, Program Coordinator at 613-727-4723 ext. 5864 or gamblen@algonquincollege.com.

For more information on the Human Resources stream, please contact Coordinator Katie Curran at currank@algonquincollege.com or 613-727-4723 ext. 6527.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ACCOUNTING STREAM

Courses

Online:Online Learning   On campus: On Campus
Course
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HoursCourse NameWinterSummer
Level: 01
BUS230145.0Business Computer Applications

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ECO230545.0Microeconomics

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL181345.0Communications I

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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LAW170245.0Business Law

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT231830.0Skills for Academic and Business Success

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA000245.0Business Mathematics

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 02
ACC231045.0Accounting Concepts I

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BUS230345.0Project and Database Management

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ECO230645.0Macroeconomics

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182345.0Communications II

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232845.0Introduction to Management Fundamentals

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA000345.0Quantitative Methods I

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 03
ACC231345.0Accounting Concepts II

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BAI230045.0Global Business Environment

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230345.0Introduction to Finance

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232045.0Material and Operations Management

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238145.0Human Resources Management

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MKT231745.0Marketing

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 04
ACC234190.0Financial Accounting

ACC2341 Financial Accounting

Students are provided with a solid foundation to prepare for a career in accounting. Students enhance their knowledge of accounting and presentation of selected balance sheet accounts. Students also learn about internal controls, how to prepare transactions for partnerships and corporations, as well as prepare a statement of cash flows. Curriculum is delivered through lecture and problem solving activities.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC2313 and ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC234360.0Spreadsheet Applications

ACC2343 Spreadsheet Applications

Students enhance their knowledge of spreadsheets learned in BUS2301. Using Microsoft Excel, students explore some of the more advanced Excel features, such as financial functions, charts, logical functions, pivot tables, lists and look-up tables. These spreadsheet concepts are explored through Excel-based lectures, hybrid activities including online MyITLab assignments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC5151A or ACC2313

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182945.0The Art of Oratory

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230445.0Business Finance

FIN2304 Business Finance

The language, concepts and techniques for analyzing and solving financial problems faced by businesses in Canada are examined. The skills students need to interact and work in the industry include; business organization, tax and cash flow analysis, financial statement analysis, corporate growth and planning, a quick overview of time value of money, valuation of bonds and stocks, principles of capital budgeting, risk return analysis, knowledge of efficient markets and raising capital in the primary and secondary markets.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA234345.0Quantitative Methods II

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 05
ACC234460.0Taxation I

ACC2344 Taxation I

Students gain an understanding of the different types of taxation in Canada and the underlying objectives and principles of income taxation. They learn how to prepare a personal income tax return for various types of income, such as property and business income. Students also learn how to use income tax preparation software.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC235390.0Intermediate Financial Accounting I

ACC2353 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial statement knowledge. The first of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B or ACC2341

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC235460.0Managerial Accounting I

ACC2354 Managerial Accounting I

This is the first of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case, and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2311 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC238560.0Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

ACC2385 Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

It is a workplace expectation that students are comfortable using accounting software on a day-to-day basis. Students gain practical experience using computerized accounting software to record transactions and prepare financial statements. The application of HST on business transactions is highlighted. Curriculum is delivered in lecture format and by hands-on completion of cases using Sage 50 Accounting.

Pre-requisites: ACC2313 or ACC2201 or ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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English General Education Elective: choose 1
ENL172545.0The Writing of Canadian Identity

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL172645.0Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL179845.0Contemporary Canadian Issues

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182545.0Communication Dynamics

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 06
ACC235560.0Managerial Accounting II

ACC2355 Managerial Accounting II

This is the second of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2343 and ACC2354 or ACC2233

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236390.0Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACC2363 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial knowledge. The second of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments. Curriculum is delivered in a lecture and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 or ACC5152 or ACC2205

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236660.0Auditing Principles and Procedures

ACC2366 Auditing Principles and Procedures

A thorough knowledge of the audit process is a key workplace requirement. This course helps students to fulfill this requirement by introducing the student to auditing principles and procedures that are applicable to both internal and external audits. Topics include reporting, the ethical and legal environment, audit objectives, audit evidence, audit planning and analytical review, materiality and risk, internal control, and substantive audit procedures. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work. Students gain an understanding of the philosophy and environment of auditing.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 and ACC2354 or ACC2204 and ACC2233 or ACC5152 and ACC5168

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236760.0Business Strategies

ACC2367 Business Strategies

The development of critical-thinking skills is essential for students looking for a career beyond the bookkeeping level. Students learn important principles and concepts that are essential for the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of business strategy and policy. Students are provided an awareness of company goals and analysis of the competitive environment. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 and ACC2354 or ACC2341 and ACC2354 or ACC2202 and ACC2233 or ACC5151B and ACC5168

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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General Education Elective: choose 1
ART000848.0Art History and Theory

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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COR173745.0Abnormal Psychology

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DAT011345.0Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL000942.0Introduction to Children's Literature

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL001042.0Science Fiction

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENV000245.0Environmental Citizenship

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FAM100345.0Psychology of Learning

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GED710545.0Professionalism and Ethics

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000142.0Political GeographyPolitical Geography

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000245.0Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000345.0Geography and Tourism

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO500345.0Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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HLT013945.0Introduction to Complementary TherapiesIntroduction to Complementary Therapies

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT234645.0Introduction to E-Business

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSI000242.0Canadian Politics

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000145.0Co-Dependency as an Addiction

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000245.0Domestic and Workplace Violence

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000745.0Cults and Terrorism

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001045.0Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001145.0Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001442.0Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001545.0Social Psychology

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY175442.0Psychology Introduction

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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SSC004842.0Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?

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SSC501242.0Racism and Discrimination

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Approved Other Electives
MGT100060.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT100160.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

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Elective Group B
DMS000160.0Double Major Substitute I

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000260.0Double Major Substitute II

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000360.0Double Major Substitute III

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000460.0Double Major Substitute IV

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

Course created to solve double major problem.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

ACC2341 Financial Accounting

Students are provided with a solid foundation to prepare for a career in accounting. Students enhance their knowledge of accounting and presentation of selected balance sheet accounts. Students also learn about internal controls, how to prepare transactions for partnerships and corporations, as well as prepare a statement of cash flows. Curriculum is delivered through lecture and problem solving activities.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC2313 and ACC5151A

ACC2343 Spreadsheet Applications

Students enhance their knowledge of spreadsheets learned in BUS2301. Using Microsoft Excel, students explore some of the more advanced Excel features, such as financial functions, charts, logical functions, pivot tables, lists and look-up tables. These spreadsheet concepts are explored through Excel-based lectures, hybrid activities including online MyITLab assignments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC5151A or ACC2313

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

FIN2304 Business Finance

The language, concepts and techniques for analyzing and solving financial problems faced by businesses in Canada are examined. The skills students need to interact and work in the industry include; business organization, tax and cash flow analysis, financial statement analysis, corporate growth and planning, a quick overview of time value of money, valuation of bonds and stocks, principles of capital budgeting, risk return analysis, knowledge of efficient markets and raising capital in the primary and secondary markets.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

ACC2344 Taxation I

Students gain an understanding of the different types of taxation in Canada and the underlying objectives and principles of income taxation. They learn how to prepare a personal income tax return for various types of income, such as property and business income. Students also learn how to use income tax preparation software.

ACC2353 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial statement knowledge. The first of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B or ACC2341

ACC2354 Managerial Accounting I

This is the first of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case, and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2311 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B

ACC2385 Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

It is a workplace expectation that students are comfortable using accounting software on a day-to-day basis. Students gain practical experience using computerized accounting software to record transactions and prepare financial statements. The application of HST on business transactions is highlighted. Curriculum is delivered in lecture format and by hands-on completion of cases using Sage 50 Accounting.

Pre-requisites: ACC2313 or ACC2201 or ACC5151A

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

ACC2355 Managerial Accounting II

This is the second of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2343 and ACC2354 or ACC2233

ACC2363 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial knowledge. The second of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments. Curriculum is delivered in a lecture and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 or ACC5152 or ACC2205

ACC2366 Auditing Principles and Procedures

A thorough knowledge of the audit process is a key workplace requirement. This course helps students to fulfill this requirement by introducing the student to auditing principles and procedures that are applicable to both internal and external audits. Topics include reporting, the ethical and legal environment, audit objectives, audit evidence, audit planning and analytical review, materiality and risk, internal control, and substantive audit procedures. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work. Students gain an understanding of the philosophy and environment of auditing.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 and ACC2354 or ACC2204 and ACC2233 or ACC5152 and ACC5168

ACC2367 Business Strategies

The development of critical-thinking skills is essential for students looking for a career beyond the bookkeeping level. Students learn important principles and concepts that are essential for the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of business strategy and policy. Students are provided an awareness of company goals and analysis of the competitive environment. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 and ACC2354 or ACC2341 and ACC2354 or ACC2202 and ACC2233 or ACC5151B and ACC5168

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

Course created to solve double major problem.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - HUMAN RESOURCES STREAM

Courses

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Course
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Level: 01
BUS230145.0Business Computer Applications

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ECO230545.0Microeconomics

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL181345.0Communications I

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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LAW170245.0Business Law

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT231830.0Skills for Academic and Business Success

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA000245.0Business Mathematics

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 02
ACC231045.0Accounting Concepts I

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BUS230345.0Project and Database Management

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ECO230645.0Macroeconomics

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182345.0Communications II

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232845.0Introduction to Management Fundamentals

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA000345.0Quantitative Methods I

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 03
ACC231345.0Accounting Concepts II

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BAI230045.0Global Business Environment

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230345.0Introduction to Finance

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232045.0Material and Operations Management

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238145.0Human Resources Management

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MKT231745.0Marketing

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182945.0The Art of Oratory

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230545.0Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

FIN2305 Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Topics covered include financial statement and ratio analysis, the capital budgeting process and techniques and an introduction to corporate financial planning. Students are required to calculate and interpret the important corporate ratios, the rates of return on capital projects and the breakdown of financial statements.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT235960.0Laws of the Workplace

MGT2359 Laws of the Workplace

Students prepare to assume human resources and management roles within a workplace environment increasingly impacted by laws. Students have an appreciation for how laws must be understood and applied in the workplace, by both employers and employees, to ensure the efficient and fair operation of the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the legal issues that arise with respect to employee recruitment and selection, compensation, scheduling, training, performance evaluation and termination. Other important topics reviewed include privacy issues in the workplace, human rights, health and safety, the unionized workplace, legal risk management programs for the workplace, employment equity, and particular terms and conditions in employment contracts.

Pre-requisites: LAW1702 and MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238260.0Organizational Behaviour

MGT2382 Organizational Behaviour

The nature of human dynamics within an organizational context from the perspective of the human resources practitioner is explored. Areas of study include stress management, human communications, learning and motivation, ethics, creativity, leadership, decision making, power and conflict, team dynamics, organizational culture and change management.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239360.0Recruitment and Selection

MGT2393 Recruitment and Selection

Employee recruitment and selection must align with organizational goals and objectives. Students explore job analysis, attracting and recruiting candidates, and the selection process, including screening, interviewing, testing and decision-making methodologies.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA234345.0Quantitative Methods II

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 05
MGT238060.0Industrial Relations

MGT2380 Industrial Relations

Students learn the theory and practice of industrial relations in Canada. They examine the environmental influences that interact in union-management relations, appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics, and attitudes that pervade the industrial relations processes, as well as explore significant bargaining issues and their economic implications. Essential elements of the collective bargaining process including preparation for negotiations; strategies at the bargaining table; principles of negotiation; bargaining in bad faith; understanding, interpreting and administering the collective agreement; grievances and the arbitration process are explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238460.0Training and Development

MGT2384 Training and Development

The human resources specialization of training and development within an organizational framework is examined. Organizations must remain competitive and agile, and to do so requires high-performance employees. One means to accomplish this goal is via employee training and development. Training versus development, needs analysis, learning styles, training design and delivery, and the measurement and evaluation of training initiatives are all explored. Management development, employee onboarding and the challenges and best practices within training and development are also examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238860.0Compensation Management

MGT2388 Compensation Management

Students develop expertise in essential elements of employee total rewards including compensation design, implementation, management and evaluation within a competitive and changing environment. Both theoretical and practical strategies to compensation design and management within an organizational framework are explored. Specifically, the external and internal environments of an organization, job evaluation, pay structures, benefits programs, and changing employment conditions and trends are examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239660.0Occupational Health and Safety

MGT2396 Occupational Health and Safety

The multiple dimensions of technical, legislative, and political issues surrounding workplace health and safety are explored. Students examine the duties and obligations as prescribed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. Students also study the roles the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety Agency play in the promoting and management of health and safety in Canada and Ontario. Furthermore, regulatory compliance, accident and injury prevention, accident investigation, controlling liabilities, risk assessment, chemical and biological agents, worker education programs, and ethical and moral obligations that affect the wellbeing of employees are discussed.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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English General Education Elective: choose 1
ENL172545.0The Writing of Canadian Identity

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL172645.0Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL179845.0Contemporary Canadian Issues

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182545.0Communication Dynamics

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 06
MGT232560.0Leadership

MGT2325 Leadership

Leadership is explored through theory, application and skills development. Students practise skills that may assist in their professional team and leadership roles. In particular, students develop communication, conflict management, change management and crisis leadership skills. Students also gain an appreciation that leaders need to practise leadership through employee-centered and measurable outcomes lenses.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239160.0Human Resources Planning

MGT2391 Human Resources Planning

Strategic initiatives within human resources planning in an organizational framework are examined. The effect and analysis of the external and internal environments impacting human resources supply and demand, international human resources management and HRM program evaluation are also explored. Furthermore, downsizing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and succession planning are explored from an HRM context.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239460.0Human Resources Research and Information Systems

MGT2394 Human Resources Research and Information Systems

Applied research concepts, models and methodologies relevant to human resources, including qualitative and quantitative research methods to aid in human resources decision-making are examined. Human resources information systems from both the conceptual and practical perspectives are also explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239930.0Employee Relations

MGT2399 Employee Relations

Essential employee relations knowledge and skills including the significance of employee relations; the alignment of employee relations and performance management with organizational goals and objectives; the tactical process of planning for and administering employee performance, the critical link among job design, rewards, and employee performance; individual and team performance counselling; employee discipline and termination are examined. The authentic application of current theories and concepts to the organization and its employees is fostered.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FLD240030.0Field Placement

FLD2400 Field Placement

Field placement is an opportunity to apply human resources knowledge and skills in a workplace setting. Students who meet the requirements compete for positions in organizations to assume HRM tasks and responsibilities.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239830.0Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

MGT2398 Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

Students explore career preparation and development strategies including professional cover letter and resume preparation, job search strategies, interviewing skills, networking techniques, and career development and management. An industry-based, practical approach to career development is adopted.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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General Education Elective: choose 1
ART000848.0Art History and Theory

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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COR173745.0Abnormal Psychology

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DAT011345.0Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL000942.0Introduction to Children's Literature

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL001042.0Science Fiction

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENV000245.0Environmental Citizenship

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FAM100345.0Psychology of Learning

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GED710545.0Professionalism and Ethics

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000142.0Political GeographyPolitical Geography

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000245.0Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000345.0Geography and Tourism

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO500345.0Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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HLT013945.0Introduction to Complementary TherapiesIntroduction to Complementary Therapies

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT234645.0Introduction to E-Business

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSI000242.0Canadian Politics

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000145.0Co-Dependency as an Addiction

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000245.0Domestic and Workplace Violence

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000745.0Cults and Terrorism

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001045.0Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001145.0Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001442.0Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001545.0Social Psychology

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY175442.0Psychology Introduction

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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SSC004842.0Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?

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SSC501242.0Racism and Discrimination

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Approved Other Electives
MGT100060.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

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MGT100160.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

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DMS000160.0Double Major Substitute I

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000260.0Double Major Substitute II

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000360.0Double Major Substitute III

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

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DMS000460.0Double Major Substitute IV

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

FIN2305 Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Topics covered include financial statement and ratio analysis, the capital budgeting process and techniques and an introduction to corporate financial planning. Students are required to calculate and interpret the important corporate ratios, the rates of return on capital projects and the breakdown of financial statements.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

MGT2359 Laws of the Workplace

Students prepare to assume human resources and management roles within a workplace environment increasingly impacted by laws. Students have an appreciation for how laws must be understood and applied in the workplace, by both employers and employees, to ensure the efficient and fair operation of the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the legal issues that arise with respect to employee recruitment and selection, compensation, scheduling, training, performance evaluation and termination. Other important topics reviewed include privacy issues in the workplace, human rights, health and safety, the unionized workplace, legal risk management programs for the workplace, employment equity, and particular terms and conditions in employment contracts.

Pre-requisites: LAW1702 and MGT2381

MGT2382 Organizational Behaviour

The nature of human dynamics within an organizational context from the perspective of the human resources practitioner is explored. Areas of study include stress management, human communications, learning and motivation, ethics, creativity, leadership, decision making, power and conflict, team dynamics, organizational culture and change management.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2393 Recruitment and Selection

Employee recruitment and selection must align with organizational goals and objectives. Students explore job analysis, attracting and recruiting candidates, and the selection process, including screening, interviewing, testing and decision-making methodologies.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

MGT2380 Industrial Relations

Students learn the theory and practice of industrial relations in Canada. They examine the environmental influences that interact in union-management relations, appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics, and attitudes that pervade the industrial relations processes, as well as explore significant bargaining issues and their economic implications. Essential elements of the collective bargaining process including preparation for negotiations; strategies at the bargaining table; principles of negotiation; bargaining in bad faith; understanding, interpreting and administering the collective agreement; grievances and the arbitration process are explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2384 Training and Development

The human resources specialization of training and development within an organizational framework is examined. Organizations must remain competitive and agile, and to do so requires high-performance employees. One means to accomplish this goal is via employee training and development. Training versus development, needs analysis, learning styles, training design and delivery, and the measurement and evaluation of training initiatives are all explored. Management development, employee onboarding and the challenges and best practices within training and development are also examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2388 Compensation Management

Students develop expertise in essential elements of employee total rewards including compensation design, implementation, management and evaluation within a competitive and changing environment. Both theoretical and practical strategies to compensation design and management within an organizational framework are explored. Specifically, the external and internal environments of an organization, job evaluation, pay structures, benefits programs, and changing employment conditions and trends are examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2396 Occupational Health and Safety

The multiple dimensions of technical, legislative, and political issues surrounding workplace health and safety are explored. Students examine the duties and obligations as prescribed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. Students also study the roles the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety Agency play in the promoting and management of health and safety in Canada and Ontario. Furthermore, regulatory compliance, accident and injury prevention, accident investigation, controlling liabilities, risk assessment, chemical and biological agents, worker education programs, and ethical and moral obligations that affect the wellbeing of employees are discussed.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

MGT2325 Leadership

Leadership is explored through theory, application and skills development. Students practise skills that may assist in their professional team and leadership roles. In particular, students develop communication, conflict management, change management and crisis leadership skills. Students also gain an appreciation that leaders need to practise leadership through employee-centered and measurable outcomes lenses.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

MGT2391 Human Resources Planning

Strategic initiatives within human resources planning in an organizational framework are examined. The effect and analysis of the external and internal environments impacting human resources supply and demand, international human resources management and HRM program evaluation are also explored. Furthermore, downsizing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and succession planning are explored from an HRM context.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

MGT2394 Human Resources Research and Information Systems

Applied research concepts, models and methodologies relevant to human resources, including qualitative and quantitative research methods to aid in human resources decision-making are examined. Human resources information systems from both the conceptual and practical perspectives are also explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2399 Employee Relations

Essential employee relations knowledge and skills including the significance of employee relations; the alignment of employee relations and performance management with organizational goals and objectives; the tactical process of planning for and administering employee performance, the critical link among job design, rewards, and employee performance; individual and team performance counselling; employee discipline and termination are examined. The authentic application of current theories and concepts to the organization and its employees is fostered.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

FLD2400 Field Placement

Field placement is an opportunity to apply human resources knowledge and skills in a workplace setting. Students who meet the requirements compete for positions in organizations to assume HRM tasks and responsibilities.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

MGT2398 Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

Students explore career preparation and development strategies including professional cover letter and resume preparation, job search strategies, interviewing skills, networking techniques, and career development and management. An industry-based, practical approach to career development is adopted.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

Course created to solve double major problem.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL) STREAM

Courses

Online:Online Learning   On campus: On Campus
Course
Number
HoursCourse NameWinterSummer
Level: 01
BUS230145.0Business Computer Applications

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
ECO230545.0Microeconomics

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
ENL181345.0Communications I

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
LAW170245.0Business Law

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
MGT231830.0Skills for Academic and Business Success

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
QUA000245.0Business Mathematics

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

Online Learning Online Learning
Level: 02
ACC231045.0Accounting Concepts I

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BUS230345.0Project and Database Management

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ECO230645.0Macroeconomics

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182345.0Communications II

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232845.0Introduction to Management Fundamentals

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA000345.0Quantitative Methods I

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Level: 03
ACC231345.0Accounting Concepts II

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BAI230045.0Global Business Environment

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230345.0Introduction to Finance

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT232045.0Material and Operations Management

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238145.0Human Resources Management

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MKT231745.0Marketing

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182945.0The Art of Oratory

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FIN230545.0Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

FIN2305 Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Topics covered include financial statement and ratio analysis, the capital budgeting process and techniques and an introduction to corporate financial planning. Students are required to calculate and interpret the important corporate ratios, the rates of return on capital projects and the breakdown of financial statements.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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QUA234345.0Quantitative Methods II

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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BUS230560.0Spreadsheet ApplicationsSpreadsheet Applications

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MGT235660.0People and OrganizationsPeople and Organizations

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English General Education Elective: choose 1
ENL172545.0The Writing of Canadian Identity

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL172645.0Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL179845.0Contemporary Canadian Issues

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL182545.0Communication Dynamics

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT231360.0Business Planning

MGT2313 Business Planning

Students integrate and apply business principles and functions through the development of a business plan. With the practical application of working in teams, students develop tangible skills for the workplace.

Pre-requisites: ACC2310 AND FIN2304 AND MGT2381 AND MKT2317 or ACC2310 AND FIN2305 AND MGT2381 AND MKT2317

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT235560.0Leadership

MGT2355 Leadership

Leadership is explored through theory, application, and skills development. Students develop skills that assist in their team and leadership roles. In particular, students develop communication, conflict management, change management, and crisis leadership skills. Further, students gain an appreciation that leaders also need to practice leadership through employee-centred and measurable outcomes lenses.

Pre-requisites: MGT2328

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ART000848.0Art History and Theory

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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COR173745.0Abnormal Psychology

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DAT011345.0Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL000942.0Introduction to Children's Literature

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENL001042.0Science Fiction

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ENV000245.0Environmental Citizenship

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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FAM100345.0Psychology of Learning

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GED710545.0Professionalism and Ethics

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000142.0Political GeographyPolitical Geography

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GEO000245.0Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO000345.0Geography and Tourism

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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GEO500345.0Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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HLT013945.0Introduction to Complementary TherapiesIntroduction to Complementary Therapies

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MGT234645.0Introduction to E-Business

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSI000242.0Canadian Politics

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000145.0Co-Dependency as an Addiction

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000245.0Domestic and Workplace Violence

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY000745.0Cults and Terrorism

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001045.0Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001145.0Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001442.0Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY001545.0Social Psychology

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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PSY175442.0Psychology Introduction

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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SSC004842.0Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?

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SSC501242.0Racism and Discrimination

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Approved Other Electives
MGT100060.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT100160.0Approved Other Elective

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DMS000160.0Double Major Substitute I

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

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DMS000260.0Double Major Substitute II

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DMS000360.0Double Major Substitute III

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

Course created to solve double major problem.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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DMS000460.0Double Major Substitute IV

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

Course created to solve double major problem.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Accounting
ACC234190.0Financial Accounting

ACC2341 Financial Accounting

Students are provided with a solid foundation to prepare for a career in accounting. Students enhance their knowledge of accounting and presentation of selected balance sheet accounts. Students also learn about internal controls, how to prepare transactions for partnerships and corporations, as well as prepare a statement of cash flows. Curriculum is delivered through lecture and problem solving activities.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC2313 and ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC234460.0Taxation I

ACC2344 Taxation I

Students gain an understanding of the different types of taxation in Canada and the underlying objectives and principles of income taxation. They learn how to prepare a personal income tax return for various types of income, such as property and business income. Students also learn how to use income tax preparation software.

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC235390.0Intermediate Financial Accounting I

ACC2353 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial statement knowledge. The first of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B or ACC2341

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC235460.0Managerial Accounting I

ACC2354 Managerial Accounting I

This is the first of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case, and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2311 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC235560.0Managerial Accounting II

ACC2355 Managerial Accounting II

This is the second of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2343 and ACC2354 or ACC2233

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236390.0Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACC2363 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial knowledge. The second of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments. Curriculum is delivered in a lecture and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 or ACC5152 or ACC2205

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236660.0Auditing Principles and Procedures

ACC2366 Auditing Principles and Procedures

A thorough knowledge of the audit process is a key workplace requirement. This course helps students to fulfill this requirement by introducing the student to auditing principles and procedures that are applicable to both internal and external audits. Topics include reporting, the ethical and legal environment, audit objectives, audit evidence, audit planning and analytical review, materiality and risk, internal control, and substantive audit procedures. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work. Students gain an understanding of the philosophy and environment of auditing.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 and ACC2354 or ACC2204 and ACC2233 or ACC5152 and ACC5168

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC236760.0Business Strategies

ACC2367 Business Strategies

The development of critical-thinking skills is essential for students looking for a career beyond the bookkeeping level. Students learn important principles and concepts that are essential for the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of business strategy and policy. Students are provided an awareness of company goals and analysis of the competitive environment. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 and ACC2354 or ACC2341 and ACC2354 or ACC2202 and ACC2233 or ACC5151B and ACC5168

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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ACC238560.0Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

ACC2385 Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

It is a workplace expectation that students are comfortable using accounting software on a day-to-day basis. Students gain practical experience using computerized accounting software to record transactions and prepare financial statements. The application of HST on business transactions is highlighted. Curriculum is delivered in lecture format and by hands-on completion of cases using Sage 50 Accounting.

Pre-requisites: ACC2313 or ACC2201 or ACC5151A

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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Human Resources Management
MGT235960.0Laws of the Workplace

MGT2359 Laws of the Workplace

Students prepare to assume human resources and management roles within a workplace environment increasingly impacted by laws. Students have an appreciation for how laws must be understood and applied in the workplace, by both employers and employees, to ensure the efficient and fair operation of the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the legal issues that arise with respect to employee recruitment and selection, compensation, scheduling, training, performance evaluation and termination. Other important topics reviewed include privacy issues in the workplace, human rights, health and safety, the unionized workplace, legal risk management programs for the workplace, employment equity, and particular terms and conditions in employment contracts.

Pre-requisites: LAW1702 and MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238060.0Industrial Relations

MGT2380 Industrial Relations

Students learn the theory and practice of industrial relations in Canada. They examine the environmental influences that interact in union-management relations, appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics, and attitudes that pervade the industrial relations processes, as well as explore significant bargaining issues and their economic implications. Essential elements of the collective bargaining process including preparation for negotiations; strategies at the bargaining table; principles of negotiation; bargaining in bad faith; understanding, interpreting and administering the collective agreement; grievances and the arbitration process are explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238460.0Training and Development

MGT2384 Training and Development

The human resources specialization of training and development within an organizational framework is examined. Organizations must remain competitive and agile, and to do so requires high-performance employees. One means to accomplish this goal is via employee training and development. Training versus development, needs analysis, learning styles, training design and delivery, and the measurement and evaluation of training initiatives are all explored. Management development, employee onboarding and the challenges and best practices within training and development are also examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT238860.0Compensation Management

MGT2388 Compensation Management

Students develop expertise in essential elements of employee total rewards including compensation design, implementation, management and evaluation within a competitive and changing environment. Both theoretical and practical strategies to compensation design and management within an organizational framework are explored. Specifically, the external and internal environments of an organization, job evaluation, pay structures, benefits programs, and changing employment conditions and trends are examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239160.0Human Resources Planning

MGT2391 Human Resources Planning

Strategic initiatives within human resources planning in an organizational framework are examined. The effect and analysis of the external and internal environments impacting human resources supply and demand, international human resources management and HRM program evaluation are also explored. Furthermore, downsizing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and succession planning are explored from an HRM context.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239360.0Recruitment and Selection

MGT2393 Recruitment and Selection

Employee recruitment and selection must align with organizational goals and objectives. Students explore job analysis, attracting and recruiting candidates, and the selection process, including screening, interviewing, testing and decision-making methodologies.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239460.0Human Resources Research and Information Systems

MGT2394 Human Resources Research and Information Systems

Applied research concepts, models and methodologies relevant to human resources, including qualitative and quantitative research methods to aid in human resources decision-making are examined. Human resources information systems from both the conceptual and practical perspectives are also explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239660.0Occupational Health and Safety

MGT2396 Occupational Health and Safety

The multiple dimensions of technical, legislative, and political issues surrounding workplace health and safety are explored. Students examine the duties and obligations as prescribed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. Students also study the roles the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety Agency play in the promoting and management of health and safety in Canada and Ontario. Furthermore, regulatory compliance, accident and injury prevention, accident investigation, controlling liabilities, risk assessment, chemical and biological agents, worker education programs, and ethical and moral obligations that affect the wellbeing of employees are discussed.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239830.0Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

MGT2398 Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

Students explore career preparation and development strategies including professional cover letter and resume preparation, job search strategies, interviewing skills, networking techniques, and career development and management. An industry-based, practical approach to career development is adopted.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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MGT239930.0Employee Relations

MGT2399 Employee Relations

Essential employee relations knowledge and skills including the significance of employee relations; the alignment of employee relations and performance management with organizational goals and objectives; the tactical process of planning for and administering employee performance, the critical link among job design, rewards, and employee performance; individual and team performance counselling; employee discipline and termination are examined. The authentic application of current theories and concepts to the organization and its employees is fostered.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

This course is part of a complete program of study, individual course registration is not available.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

BUS2301 Business Computer Applications

Students learn a variety of business software applications. They produce assignments using Microsoft Office 2013 for PC. Blackboard and other computer-based training products are tools used to support and enrich the learning experience. It is strongly recommended that students use a PC (not a Mac).

ECO2305 Microeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary microeconomics issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students examine fundamental microeconomic principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Students examine the role of prices and competitive markets in the allocation of resources, firm behaviour and market structures, as well as evaluate the effects of government intervention in the economic marketplace.

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

LAW1702 Business Law

Students are prepared for a business environment increasingly affected by laws. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. They also learn how to analyze a business situation from a general legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on methods of dispute resolution, contracts, torts, employment law, methods of carrying on business, creditors' rights, sale of goods and marketing law.

MGT2318 Skills for Academic and Business Success

Business and higher education have evolved and so have the skills necessary to succeed in these new and dynamic environments. Students explore the strategies, tools, and theories needed to thrive throughout their college career and chosen professions. Reflections, workshops, mini-lectures, and learning activities support the holistic development of each student. A focus is placed on establishing effective habits as a team member and developing self-awareness.

QUA0002 Business Mathematics

A review of basic arithmetic and algebra is provided, as well students are provided with mathematic tools and concepts required for solving problems found in a business environment. Included problem-solving areas are cost- volume-profit analysis, index numbers, markup and markdowns, terms of invoicing and business finance.

ACC2310 Accounting Concepts I

Students are provided with the basics of financial accounting whether they are interested in becoming a practitioner or are looking to broaden their knowledge of how to properly interpret financial information. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, understanding the accounting cycle, recording transactions, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Students who are taking this course as part of the Business Administration Advanced Diploma program need a minimum grade of C in this course in order to choose Accounting as a Major.

BUS2303 Project and Database Management

Students are introduced to project and database management. The basic principles of project management are covered and students learn how to use Microsoft Project 2013. Students also learn how to design a database and extract information from a database using Microsoft Access 2013.

Pre-requisites: DAT5758 or BUS2301

ECO2306 Macroeconomics

Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.

Pre-requisites: ECO2305

ENL1823 Communications II

Effective communication is an essential employability skill required for the workplace and attaining a career position. This course focuses on developing and enhancing personal presentation and communication skills required to function in the workplace. Students will research and prepare a variety of standard business documents and correspondence used across industries. An emphasis will be placed on researching and compiling a targeted job search portfolio that includes cover letter, resume, and related documents. Utilizing technologies for the purpose of creating a professional presence in digital environment is introduced.

MGT2328 Introduction to Management Fundamentals

Management principles, including planning, leading, organizing, and controlling in today's organization within the context of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are explored. The role of the manager and the skills and techniques required to achieve organizational outcomes through the management of people, money and time are also examined.

QUA0003 Quantitative Methods I

Mathematical methods are used in fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and operations management in order to help make reasonable business decisions. Students are introduced to basic statistical measures of central tendencies and dispersions. Case studies focus on forecasting. Learning activities involve the application, in business situations, of linear functions, constrained optimization and linear programming. Basic probability and different probability distribution are used to problem solve. Also decision theory is used to solve problems in situations of certainty and uncertainty. Particular attention is paid to the application of course content within Excel functions.

Pre-requisites: QUA0002

ACC2313 Accounting Concepts II

Students are introduced to and explore the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting and its role in business planning, control and decision making. Key workplace skills involve the ability to plan direct control and to evaluate and extrapolate key accounting data. Topics covered include product costing, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, differential analysis and budgeting. Curriculum is delivered in lecture and hands-on problem-solving formats.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC5151A

BAI2300 Global Business Environment

As the global economy continues to change rapidly and as the number of international trade agreements grows, trade barriers come down and Canadian companies and entrepreneurs must have a clear understanding of the effects of globalization and ensuing opportunities. The forces defining the international economy are examined and the skills that global business professionals require in order to succeed today internationally are introduced. Students learn the major components of international trade of products and services, including marketing, market-entry strategies, supply chain management, trade finance, legal aspects of international business and international management. The subject of foreign investment is also introduced.

FIN2303 Introduction to Finance

Students explore the concepts of Return and Risk. The Time Value of Money is applied to the determination of the rates of return to both individuals and businesses, as well as to the costs of financing personal and business assets. Risk is assessed within the context of the personal financial planning process. The types of risk and the management of those risks are evaluated within the asset allocation framework. Students are required to calculate a variety of rates of return and are asked to identify the risks inherent within certain basic financial decisions. Careers within the financial service industry are explored in order to assist students in making a career choice.

MGT2320 Material and Operations Management

Operations managers make tactical decisions in support of carrying out the vision and strategies for businesses in the supply chain and/or in service production. Students gain in-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and current tools of operations and supply chain managers in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations. Topics include project management, quality management, layout management, location, inventory management, MRP and ERP and JIT/Lean.

MGT2381 Human Resources Management

Human capital is a critical organizational resource contributing to organizational agility, goal attainment and ultimate viability through progressive human resources management. Students are introduced to human resources management specializations, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits, employee relations and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.

MKT2317 Marketing

Students are provided an overview of the marketing functions used in an organization, which serves to support them in their chosen business career. Students learn the strategic market planning process in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business market areas. Elements of their learning include environmental scanning, the ability to identify and segment markets, understanding buyer behaviours and the importance of marketing research. This results in the understanding of a coordinated marketing program (product, price, promotion and distribution channels). The relationship marketing has with other business functions and environments in which organizations' marketing professionals operate is also examined. These concepts are viewed within the context of traditional and e-business consumer and business markets.

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

FIN2305 Business Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Topics covered include financial statement and ratio analysis, the capital budgeting process and techniques and an introduction to corporate financial planning. Students are required to calculate and interpret the important corporate ratios, the rates of return on capital projects and the breakdown of financial statements.

Pre-requisites: FIN2303

QUA2343 Quantitative Methods II

Students are introduced to probability rules and using probability distributions, as well as learn the basics of probability forecasting techniques including expected values. They use sampling distributions techniques to become familiar with quantitative tools for management decision-making. Students also learn to use forecasting tools, such as simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis to form the basis of predicting future values.

Pre-requisites: QUA0003 or QUA2313

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

MGT2313 Business Planning

Students integrate and apply business principles and functions through the development of a business plan. With the practical application of working in teams, students develop tangible skills for the workplace.

Pre-requisites: ACC2310 AND FIN2304 AND MGT2381 AND MKT2317 or ACC2310 AND FIN2305 AND MGT2381 AND MKT2317

MGT2355 Leadership

Leadership is explored through theory, application, and skills development. Students develop skills that assist in their team and leadership roles. In particular, students develop communication, conflict management, change management, and crisis leadership skills. Further, students gain an appreciation that leaders also need to practice leadership through employee-centred and measurable outcomes lenses.

Pre-requisites: MGT2328

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

GED7105 Professionalism and Ethics

Professionalism and ethics are the foundation for those preparing for leadership roles in the workplace, community and educational settings. By exploring the different facets of leadership theory and ethical dilemmas, students develop decision making, judgment, and personal value positions that form the basis for the examination of professional conduct and personal accountability.

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

MGT1000 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval by the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

MGT1001 Approved Other Elective

With prior approval from the Department responsible for the Major area of study, a student may elect to take up to two courses from other programs or Majors in the School or College. Such courses must not be selected from the student's area or areas of specialization.

DMS0001 Double Major Substitute I

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0002 Double Major Substitute II

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0003 Double Major Substitute III

Course created to solve double major problem.

DMS0004 Double Major Substitute IV

Course created to solve double major problem.

ACC2341 Financial Accounting

Students are provided with a solid foundation to prepare for a career in accounting. Students enhance their knowledge of accounting and presentation of selected balance sheet accounts. Students also learn about internal controls, how to prepare transactions for partnerships and corporations, as well as prepare a statement of cash flows. Curriculum is delivered through lecture and problem solving activities.

Pre-requisites: ACC2201 or ACC2310 or ACC2313 and ACC5151A

ACC2344 Taxation I

Students gain an understanding of the different types of taxation in Canada and the underlying objectives and principles of income taxation. They learn how to prepare a personal income tax return for various types of income, such as property and business income. Students also learn how to use income tax preparation software.

ACC2353 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial statement knowledge. The first of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B or ACC2341

ACC2354 Managerial Accounting I

This is the first of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case, and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2311 or ACC2202 or ACC5151B

ACC2355 Managerial Accounting II

This is the second of two managerial accounting courses. The course provides students with key workplace skills by exploring the background, goals and methods of managerial accounting. Specific topic areas include product costing, manufacturing statements, job order costing and activity-based costing. Decision-making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis and contribution analysis, are extensively used. The current business focus on quality and business ethics is related to most topic areas. The curriculum is delivered in lecture, case and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2343 and ACC2354 or ACC2233

ACC2363 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

To succeed as an accounting professional, students need an advanced level of financial knowledge. The second of two intermediate accounting courses, this course will provide the level of knowledge needed by focusing on the asset side of the balance sheet. Topics include accounting principles, financial statements, current assets, capital assets, intangibles, revenue, and expense recognition and investments. Curriculum is delivered in a lecture and problem solving format.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 or ACC5152 or ACC2205

ACC2366 Auditing Principles and Procedures

A thorough knowledge of the audit process is a key workplace requirement. This course helps students to fulfill this requirement by introducing the student to auditing principles and procedures that are applicable to both internal and external audits. Topics include reporting, the ethical and legal environment, audit objectives, audit evidence, audit planning and analytical review, materiality and risk, internal control, and substantive audit procedures. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work. Students gain an understanding of the philosophy and environment of auditing.

Pre-requisites: ACC2353 and ACC2354 or ACC2204 and ACC2233 or ACC5152 and ACC5168

ACC2367 Business Strategies

The development of critical-thinking skills is essential for students looking for a career beyond the bookkeeping level. Students learn important principles and concepts that are essential for the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of business strategy and policy. Students are provided an awareness of company goals and analysis of the competitive environment. Curriculum is delivered via lectures, case and group work.

Pre-requisites: ACC2312 and ACC2354 or ACC2341 and ACC2354 or ACC2202 and ACC2233 or ACC5151B and ACC5168

ACC2385 Microcomputer Applications in Accounting

It is a workplace expectation that students are comfortable using accounting software on a day-to-day basis. Students gain practical experience using computerized accounting software to record transactions and prepare financial statements. The application of HST on business transactions is highlighted. Curriculum is delivered in lecture format and by hands-on completion of cases using Sage 50 Accounting.

Pre-requisites: ACC2313 or ACC2201 or ACC5151A

MGT2359 Laws of the Workplace

Students prepare to assume human resources and management roles within a workplace environment increasingly impacted by laws. Students have an appreciation for how laws must be understood and applied in the workplace, by both employers and employees, to ensure the efficient and fair operation of the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the legal issues that arise with respect to employee recruitment and selection, compensation, scheduling, training, performance evaluation and termination. Other important topics reviewed include privacy issues in the workplace, human rights, health and safety, the unionized workplace, legal risk management programs for the workplace, employment equity, and particular terms and conditions in employment contracts.

Pre-requisites: LAW1702 and MGT2381

MGT2380 Industrial Relations

Students learn the theory and practice of industrial relations in Canada. They examine the environmental influences that interact in union-management relations, appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics, and attitudes that pervade the industrial relations processes, as well as explore significant bargaining issues and their economic implications. Essential elements of the collective bargaining process including preparation for negotiations; strategies at the bargaining table; principles of negotiation; bargaining in bad faith; understanding, interpreting and administering the collective agreement; grievances and the arbitration process are explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2384 Training and Development

The human resources specialization of training and development within an organizational framework is examined. Organizations must remain competitive and agile, and to do so requires high-performance employees. One means to accomplish this goal is via employee training and development. Training versus development, needs analysis, learning styles, training design and delivery, and the measurement and evaluation of training initiatives are all explored. Management development, employee onboarding and the challenges and best practices within training and development are also examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2388 Compensation Management

Students develop expertise in essential elements of employee total rewards including compensation design, implementation, management and evaluation within a competitive and changing environment. Both theoretical and practical strategies to compensation design and management within an organizational framework are explored. Specifically, the external and internal environments of an organization, job evaluation, pay structures, benefits programs, and changing employment conditions and trends are examined.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2391 Human Resources Planning

Strategic initiatives within human resources planning in an organizational framework are examined. The effect and analysis of the external and internal environments impacting human resources supply and demand, international human resources management and HRM program evaluation are also explored. Furthermore, downsizing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and succession planning are explored from an HRM context.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393 and MGT2396

MGT2393 Recruitment and Selection

Employee recruitment and selection must align with organizational goals and objectives. Students explore job analysis, attracting and recruiting candidates, and the selection process, including screening, interviewing, testing and decision-making methodologies.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2394 Human Resources Research and Information Systems

Applied research concepts, models and methodologies relevant to human resources, including qualitative and quantitative research methods to aid in human resources decision-making are examined. Human resources information systems from both the conceptual and practical perspectives are also explored.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2396 Occupational Health and Safety

The multiple dimensions of technical, legislative, and political issues surrounding workplace health and safety are explored. Students examine the duties and obligations as prescribed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. Students also study the roles the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety Agency play in the promoting and management of health and safety in Canada and Ontario. Furthermore, regulatory compliance, accident and injury prevention, accident investigation, controlling liabilities, risk assessment, chemical and biological agents, worker education programs, and ethical and moral obligations that affect the wellbeing of employees are discussed.

Pre-requisites: MGT2381

MGT2398 Human Resources Professional Career Preparation

Students explore career preparation and development strategies including professional cover letter and resume preparation, job search strategies, interviewing skills, networking techniques, and career development and management. An industry-based, practical approach to career development is adopted.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393

MGT2399 Employee Relations

Essential employee relations knowledge and skills including the significance of employee relations; the alignment of employee relations and performance management with organizational goals and objectives; the tactical process of planning for and administering employee performance, the critical link among job design, rewards, and employee performance; individual and team performance counselling; employee discipline and termination are examined. The authentic application of current theories and concepts to the organization and its employees is fostered.

Pre-requisites: MGT2359 and MGT2380 and MGT2381 and MGT2382 and MGT2384 and MGT2388 and MGT2393