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ACAD 1601 Academic Writing

ACAD 1601 Academic Writing

Antirequisites:

ENGL 1502


ACAD 1601 allows students to cultivate skill sets for effective academic writing at the intermediate level. With an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving through the writing process, students learn to discern, respond to, and write logical, compelling academic questions in clear, coherent prose. Readings, skill-specific writing assignments, writing workshops, seminars in information literacy, and instructor feedback provide a structure for the course, as students practice foundational skills in academic inquiry, argumentation, expression, research, and documentation. This course may count towards the Humanities breadth requirement.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(6 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ACCT 1107 Introductory Financial Accounting II

ACCT 1107 Introductory Financial Accounting II

Prerequisites:

ACCT 1106 or a 4M/OAC or CAAT credit in accounting (or equivalent)

Antirequisites:

ADMN 1107


This course is designed to introduce and explore the fundamental principles and theoretical concepts of financial accounting and the practical tools utilized in the implementation of this theoretical framework. The student will be introduced to theories and the underlying usefulness of financial statements. The goal is to provide participants with the necessary skills to be able to prepare an analysis of a set of financial statements and be aware of what the issues are and what information should be communicated to the various users. Further, students will gain an appreciation for issues and theories that must be considered in the specialized areas such as revenue recognition, statement of cash flows, inventories, reporting and analyzing tangible and intangible operational assets short and long-term debt, and equity accounts. The nature of the modern business corporation is examined in some detail particularly with a view to understanding the issues related to communicating significant financial information. The student's overall understanding of financial accounting is synthesized through extensive study of the statement of changes in financial position and financial statement analysis.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(24 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ACCT 2106 Intermediate Accounting I

ACCT 2106 Intermediate Accounting I

Prerequisites:

ACCT 1107

Antirequisites:

ADMN 2105, ADMN 2106


This course provides a detailed treatment of the concepts and procedures involved in corporate external reporting. The focus is on asset recognition and measurement. Specific topics include: cash, current receivables, inventory, capital assets and amortization and intangibles. Students will be exposed to current accounting issues through the use of lectures and cases.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(31 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ACCT 2147 Management Accounting and Control II

ACCT 2147 Management Accounting and Control II

Prerequisites:

ACCT 2146

Antirequisites:

ADMN 2147


This course will explore the uses, limitations and methods of accounting information used in decision-making. Some topics introduced in ACCT 2146 will be explored in more detail as the basis for additional management concepts. Topics include joint costs, cost allocation, transfer pricing, decentralization and segment reporting, performance measurement, relevant costing, financial statement analysis, flexible budgeting and advanced capital budgeting techniques.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(30 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ADMN 1607 Business Mathematics

ADMN 1607 Business Mathematics

Antirequisites:

ADMN 1606, ADMN 2607 and ECON 1127


The course examines some basic mathematical principles and techniques and their application in economics. Topics include linear equations, systems of linear equations, mathematical functions, matrices, differential and integral calculus, optimization, mathematics of finance, linear programming, transportation models, and assignment models. This course is also offered as ECON 1127.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(31 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ADMN 2306 Business Ethics

ADMN 2306 Business Ethics


The role of decision-making in business is placed in the context of basic philosophical perspectives on ethical behaviour. Decision-making tools that reveal both ethical and profitable options are demonstrated, along with skills for formulating an organization's code of ethics. Topics such as downsizing, environmental abuse, community/societal responsibilities, government business relations, gender equality, the use of power, ethics in strategic planning, and cultural diversity are analysed and discussed from a managerial perspective. This course may be credited towards Social Welfare and Social Development.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Waitlisted May 14, 2017
ADMN 3046 Operations Management

ADMN 3046 Operations Management

Prerequisites:

ADMN 2606 and either ADMN 1607 or ADMN 2616; or ADMN 1606


The nature and problems of production management are analysed. Students are introduced to the organization and administration of manufacturing activities and the formal organizational structure of factories. The fundamentals of the production process: the continuity of manufacturing process, the production cycle, time and capacity utilization, plant layout, organizational and economic aspects of the technical preparation of production: product design, manufacturing methods; time standards; production planning and control. Administration of service activities, inventory control, quality control, preventive maintenance, production budget, cost and investment analysis.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(55 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ADMN 3056 Economic and Management Decision Making

ADMN 3056 Economic and Management Decision Making

Prerequisites:

ECON 1006, ACCT 1107, and ADMN 1607

Antirequisites:

ECON 2006, ECON 2106, ADMN 2167, ECON 3056


This course examines the central decisions faced by managers and focuses on the financial and economic analysis required to guide those decision using qualitative and quantitative assessment techniques. Topics include evaluation of market competition, demand analysis and optimal pricing strategies, input procurement and inventory management, compensation systems, internal and external incentives faced by managers, short-term versus long-term decision-making, sustainability, game theory, uncertainty and risk analysis, and forecasting. This course includes the use of case studies. This course is also offered as ECON 3056.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(16 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ADMN 4206 International Management

ADMN 4206 International Management


This course focuses on the challenge of management in an international environment. The course aims to provide a general overview of the international business environment and the problems and challenges it presents. In addition, the course examines operational issues related to managing an organization with international interests, drawing on examples from both the private and public sectors.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(65 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ADMN 4606 Business Strategy & Policy I

ADMN 4606 Business Strategy & Policy I

Prerequisites:

ADMN 3056, ADMN 3116, ORGS 1137 and MKTG 2127


The objective of this course is to introduce students to the areas of business policy and strategic planning. Through the use of cases, readings and lectures the course aims to provide an awareness of overall organizational goals, company capabilities and strategic environmental opportunities.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Waitlisted May 14, 2017
ADMN 4607 Business Strategy & Policy II

ADMN 4607 Business Strategy & Policy II

Prerequisites:

ADMN 4606


This course emphasizes strategy implementation as opposed to strategy formulation. Using techniques introduced in Business Strategy and Policy I, company wide objectives are established leading to the planning and implementation of departmental policies and activities. The challenges associated with implementing and consolidating firm-wide changes in direction and changes in departmental activities are explored from a variety of perspectives. Classes and assignments will feature group discussion, case studies and the submission of a major report. This course may be team-taught by faculty members in the School of Business and Economics.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(33 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ASTR 1010 Introduction to Astronomy

ASTR 1010 Introduction to Astronomy


The course investigates the evolution and physical properties of the universe as we know it. Topics examined include an historical overview of the role of astronomy in the development of the physical sciences, current theories on cosmology, the evolution of galaxies, star formation and structure, supernovae, pulsars, black holes, quasars and dark matter, and the solar system, including results of spacecraft exploration to eight of the nine planets. This course is designed for non-science programs or anyone with an interest in astronomy. The level of mathematics required will be limited to simple algebra. This course will have observing sessions where possible.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(52 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
BIOL 1911 Introduction to Biology

BIOL 1911 Introduction to Biology

Prerequisites:

Grade 11 Biology (SBI 3U or equivalent).

Antirequisites:

Grade 12 Biology (SBI 4U or equivalent)


This course covers the basic principles of biology and prepares students for continued studies in biology and other sciences. BIOL 1911 cannot be credited towards any science program requirements.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(12 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
BIOL 3127 Human Sexuality

BIOL 3127 Human Sexuality

Prerequisites:

30 credits completed (or equivalent) or permission of the instructor


This course provides a broad interdisciplinary overview of theories and research of human sexuality. Topics include sex research, sexual anatomy, sexual dysfunction, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual therapy.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(8 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
BIOL 3227 Nutrition

BIOL 3227 Nutrition

Prerequisites:

BIOL 2706 & BIOL 2707 or BIOL 1011 & BIOL 2116 and enrollment in the RPN to BScN Program

Antirequisites:

BIOL 4227 and PHED 4227 if taken in 2010 or 2011


Students examine the digestion and absorption of macronutrients and micronutrients and their effect on human health and disease. Students analyze the nutrients we consume in terms of their role in building the various tissues and organs of the human body from a biochemical perspective. Students evaluate sources of nutrition with emphasis placed on a comparison of plant and animal products.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(4 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
BIOL 3267 Animal Physiology

BIOL 3267 Animal Physiology

Prerequisites:

BIOL 2706, BIOL 2707 and one of: BIOL 2836 or BIOL 2837


This course examines how animals regulate physiological processes in order to survive. Evolution and function of physiological systems is studied with emphasis placed on their biochemistry. Adopting a comparative approach, this course examines advanced principles of physiology within the Animal Kingdom.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(24 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
BIOL 3597 Immunology

BIOL 3597 Immunology

Prerequisites:

BIOL 2206 or BIOL 2116 or CHEM 2207


This course will provide an introduction to the immune system focusing on immune-related tissues/cells and the molecular aspects of immune response (including humoral and cell-mediated immune systems, antibody/antigen interactions, major histocompatibility complex, immunological tolerance, transplantation, and autoimmune disease).

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(14 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
CHEM 1911 Introduction to Basic Chemistry

CHEM 1911 Introduction to Basic Chemistry

Prerequisites:

Grade 11 Chemistry.

Antirequisites:

SCH 4U or equivalent.


This course covers the basic principles of chemistry and prepares students for continued studies in chemistry and other sciences

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(35 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
CHEM 1991 Chemistry Essentials for Non-Scientists

CHEM 1991 Chemistry Essentials for Non-Scientists

Prerequisites:

CHEM 1911 or Grade 12 Chemistry

Antirequisites:

CHEM 1006, CHEM 1007


This course is intended for non-science students who are seeking a better understanding of the basic principles of general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. The topics covered include an overview of organic functional groups, an introduction to the primary biomolecules and a survey of the major metabolic pathways. These subjects may be of particular interest to students with a nursing, physical education, or business background.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(39 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
COSC 1901 New Media Tools

COSC 1901 New Media Tools


Students examine New Media, its core concepts and application to research. Students encounter aspects of digital literacy necessary to support the creation of broadly distributed digital resources. They also gain experience using contemporary tools in this process. Emphasis is placed on the demand for information delivery, using diverse media formats, across multiple operating platforms and digital devices. Students further their grasp of course topics through a series of related lab activities.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(43 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
COSC 1902 Coding Techniques

COSC 1902 Coding Techniques

Prerequisites:

COSC 1901


In the evolving world of new media, it is important that students extract information and meaning from large amounts of data. Students learn how to develop and apply programming skills in support of this objective. They also develop coding literacy skills to create interactive websites, read and explain the code structures and query data sources. Through a series of labs, students engage in hands-on activities that support critical course topics.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(50 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
COSC 4607 Security and Protection

COSC 4607 Security and Protection

Prerequisites:

COSC 2106 and COSC 2667


This course introduces physical security, privacy, capabilities and access lists, authentication mechanisms and formalisms. The course topics include: overview of system security, security methods and devices, memory protection, recovery management, secure operating systems, hardware/software redundancy.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(40 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
CRJS 2086 Introduction to Criminological Theory

CRJS 2086 Introduction to Criminological Theory

Prerequisites:

SOCI 1016

Antirequisites:

SOCI 2086


Students study the major criminological theories of crime and criminal behaviour. The early history of the discipline of criminology and the classical criminological theories are examined, including the work of Beccaria, Lombroso and the Chicago school. Contemporary criminological theories are examined in depth, including Rational Choice, Trait, Social Structure, Socialization, Social Conflict and Integrated Theories. Criminological theories studied in class are applied to the explanation of different types of crime and criminal behaviour, including violent, property, white collar, organized, public order and terrorism. This course may be credited towards Sociology.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(29 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ECON 1127 Intro to Math for Economists

ECON 1127 Intro to Math for Economists

Antirequisites:

ECON 2127, ADMN 1607


The course examines some basic mathematical principles and techniques and their application in economics. Topics include linear equations, systems of linear equations, mathematical functions, matrices, differential and integral calculus, optimization, mathematics of finance, linear programming, transportation models, and assignment models. This course is also offered as ADMN 1607.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(40 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ECON 3056 Economic and Management Decision Making

ECON 3056 Economic and Management Decision Making

Prerequisites:

ECON 1006, ECON 1127, ACCT 1107

Antirequisites:

ECON 2006, ECON 2106, ADMN 2167, ADMN 3056


This course examines the central decisions faced by managers and focuses on the financial and economic analysis required to guide those decision using qualitative and quantitative assessment techniques. Topics include evaluation of market competition, demand analysis and optimal pricing strategies, input procurement and inventory management, compensation systems, internal and external incentives faced by managers, short-term versus long-term decision-making, sustainability, game theory, uncertainty and risk analysis, and forecasting. This course includes the use of case studies. This course is also offered as ADMN 3056.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(37 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ENGL 2447 Children's Literature After 1914

ENGL 2447 Children's Literature After 1914

Prerequisites:

Three credits of 1000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 1551 and ENGL 1552).

Antirequisites:

ENGL 2445


The course traces the chronological development of literature in English read by children from the nostalgic farewell to the "Golden Age" represented by A.A. Milne, to the rise of "high fantasy" by authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling, as well as poetry and picture books by authors and illustrators in the wider English-speaking world.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(10 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
FILM 1006 Introduction to Film

FILM 1006 Introduction to Film

Antirequisites:

FILM 1005


Through the in-class screenings of a variety of films from the late 1800s to the present, students explore the evolving construction and composition of image and sound, the shifts in approaches to acting and the varieties of narrative structure present in film.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(27 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
FINC 3117 Financial Management II

FINC 3117 Financial Management II

Prerequisites:

ADMN 3116;

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3117


This course covers the mathematics of capital. Topics include budgeting analysis, the capital structure of the firm, cost of capital, long-term financing, valuation of the firm and business failure.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(28 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
HIST 2005 Canadian Social History

HIST 2005 Canadian Social History

Prerequisites:

6 credits of History at the 1000 level or 30 credits completed.

Antirequisites:

HIST 3205


The social history of Canada from New France to the twentieth century is examined using concepts such as gender, class, region and ethnicity. Family, religion, public health, crime and punishment, urban life, working class culture, education, social reform and domestic work are some of the topics examined.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Waitlisted May 14, 2017
HIST 2516 Intro to American History

HIST 2516 Intro to American History

Prerequisites:

Six credits of history at the 1000 level or 24 credits completed.

Antirequisites:

HIST 2515


American history is largely a debate over what it means to be American. Students engage this debate by studying the major events and themes of the American past and exploring how different groups accommodated the forces of change. Students consider how various peoples accepted and resisted institutional change, cultural and social development, and political evolution from Raleigh to Reagan, from colonies to Cold War.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(23 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
HIST 3117 Topics in European or World History II

HIST 3117 Topics in European or World History II

Prerequisites:

12 credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.

Antirequisites:

HIST 2117


This course will focus on some aspect of European or World History. The content of this course will vary from year to year.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(21 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
HIST 3126 Topics in European Or World History III

HIST 3126 Topics in European Or World History III

Prerequisites:

12 credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.

Antirequisites:

HIST 2126


The course will focus on some aspect of European or World History. The content of this course will vary from year to year. Topic: Summer: Intellectual and Cultural Theory of 19th Century Europe.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(21 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
HIST 3136 Selected Topics in Women's and Gender History

HIST 3136 Selected Topics in Women's and Gender History

Prerequisites:

12 credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.

Antirequisites:

HIST 2246


The content of this course may vary from year to year but will focus on some aspect of women's history in Europe and/or North America such as Women and Religion, Women and Science, Women and the French Revolution. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality and Social Justice.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(14 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
HIST 3146 Topics in Canadian History

HIST 3146 Topics in Canadian History

Prerequisites:

12 credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.


This course focuses on some aspect of Canadian History. The content of this course varies from year to year.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(16 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
MATH 1036 Calculus I

MATH 1036 Calculus I

Prerequisites:

MCV4U or MCB4U or OAC Calculus or MATH 1912

Antirequisites:

MATH 1035


Topics include: the real number system; algebra of functions; limits and continuity; inverse functions; differentiation; the intermediate value theorem; the mean value theorem; differentiation of transcendental functions; L'Hospital's rules; curve sketching; and applications of the derivative.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(95 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
MATH 1911 Finite Mathematics

MATH 1911 Finite Mathematics

Prerequisites:

MATH 1911 may not be credited towards a major, minor, or liberal program in Mathematics.

Antirequisites:

MCV4U, MCB4U, OAC Finite Mathematics


Topics include: introductory algebra and trigonometry, matrices and systems of linear equations, linear programming, descriptive statistics and elementary concepts of probability. This course is intended primarily for students in the Social Sciences and Professional Schools.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(47 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
MATH 1912 Elementary Calculus

MATH 1912 Elementary Calculus

Prerequisites:

MATH 1912 may not be credited towards a major, minor, or liberal program in Mathematics.

Antirequisites:

MCV4U, MCB4U, OAC Calculus


Topics include functions, limits, continuity, basic differentiation, curve sketching, exponential and logarithmic functions and integration of simple functions. This course is intended for students in the Social Sciences and Professional Schools. Practical examples from these areas are included.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(48 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
MKTG 1126 Marketing Concepts

MKTG 1126 Marketing Concepts

Antirequisites:

ADMN 2126


This course introduces students to the major concepts and foundations of the marketing discipline. Topics include market segmentation, positioning, forecasting, marketing information systems, product planning and development, product-mix strategies, pricing, distribution, and promotion. Instruction involves a combination of lecture, case study, and project-based formats.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(19 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
MKTG 3126 Consumer Behaviour

MKTG 3126 Consumer Behaviour

Prerequisites:

MKTG 1126 or permission of the instructor.

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3126


This course will explore the behaviour (primarily decision-making) of consumers of services and products in both retail and commerical applications. The role of the consumer in product/service marketplace will be considered including the complex system of human needs, attitudes, motivation, decisions and behaviour.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(9 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 1136 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

ORGS 1136 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

Antirequisites:

ADMN 1136, PSYC 2306, PSYC 2307


This course is designed to introduce students to a number of theoretical and practical aspects of human behaviour and management in work organizations. Organizational behaviour is explored from several interrelated levels of analysis: the overall organization, the individual, groups, and interlinking processes. Topics covered include motivation, job design, leadership, organizational structure, and organizational change.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(10 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 1137 Management of Human Resources

ORGS 1137 Management of Human Resources

Antirequisites:

ADMN 1137, ADMN 2137


This course considers the concepts, practices and major functions of personnel management as they relate to overall organizational goals and planning of the organization. Topics include historical foundations, forecasting human resources needs, recruitment and selection, orientation, compensation, training and development, counselling, performance appraisal, and industrial relations. In addition, contemporary issues such as employment equity and affirmative action are discussed.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(9 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 2117 Industrial Relations

ORGS 2117 Industrial Relations

Antirequisites:

ADMN 2117


Students are introduced to the management of human resources in an environment in which all or some employees belong to an organized group, such as a union or association. Topics include the economic, political and social contexts of industrial relations, private/public sector legislation, the union certification process, the collective bargaining process, and the dispute resolution process. A required component of the course will be that students take part in a bargaining simulation exercise.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(25 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 3006 Management Practices for Sustainable Business

ORGS 3006 Management Practices for Sustainable Business


This course exposes students to the complex field of corporate and product specific sustainability measures. We will explore metrics in all three pillars of sustainability (financial, environmental and social). We will show how important it is to dig deep into an organization?s operations and its value chain to truly understand how sustainable its practices and products are. Students will learn through theories, frameworks, and cases for measuring sustainability. We will investigate "good practices" of companies who have implemented sustainability measures and those who are struggling. Students will develop their own repertoire of tools and implementation strategies that can be utilized across industries and sectors to set up sustainability metrics that yield financial, social and environmental profit.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(33 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 3147 Occupational Health and Safety

ORGS 3147 Occupational Health and Safety

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3147


This course introduces students to the broad and ever-changing field of occupational health and safety. The course will focus on the technical, legislative, political and personal issues associated with the effective management of occupational health and safety concerns in contemporary Canadian organizations. Major topics will include the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, accident prevention programming, psychological health and stress.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(3 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 3836 Training and Development

ORGS 3836 Training and Development

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3836


This course considers the role of training and development in organizations. Students become familiar with the manner in which training and development is part of the human resource system of an organization; with the psychology of the learning process on which training is partially based; with the basics of needs analysis, program design and program evaluation.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(20 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
ORGS 4837 Organization Development and Change

ORGS 4837 Organization Development and Change

Prerequisites:

ORGS 1137

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3837, ORGS 3837


This course considers the challenge of developing and changing organizations. The course critically assesses various principles and techniques used by organizations in assessing the need for change, implementation of change programs, including resistance to change, and evaluation of change efforts. The course makes extensive use of case study materials.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(24 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
RLCT 2136 Examining the Paranormal

RLCT 2136 Examining the Paranormal

Prerequisites:

Any 18 credits completed

Antirequisites:

RLCT-2067 if taken in Spring 2013


Is there life after bodily death? Can the human mind send and receive information without the normal senses? Is there extra-terrestrial life? This course examines paranormal topics such as ESP, psychokinesis, life after death, and UFO phenomena from a variety of perspectives: historical, philosophical, scientific, and psychological. Students discuss the function and critique of paranormal experiences within various religions; this may include indigenous traditions, Christianity, and new religious movements.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(23 Spaces)
May 14, 2017
TMGT 3856 Information Systems

TMGT 3856 Information Systems

Prerequisites:

Third year standing in either the BBA or BComm program.

Antirequisites:

ADMN 3856


This course explores the importance of timely and reliable internal and external information to management of both profit and not-for-profit sector organizations. Processes for evaluating and controlling information are explored. The evaluation and design of new and updated computer-based management information systems (MIS) are covered. Other major topics include feasibility studies, information systems analysis and design, data bases, networking, LANs, and information resource planning. The course looks at how information systems can be evaluated, designed, and modified in both smaller and larger organizations. A combination of cases, lectures, and hands-on applications comprises the main methods of instruction. FINC 3116 is recommended prior to taking this course.

May 1, 2017Jul 28, 2017 Spring/Summer Open
(25 Spaces)
May 14, 2017

Online Graduate Courses

CourseStart DateEnd DateSessionAvailabilityRegistration Deadline
EDUC 5166 Critical Pedagogy and Approaches to Democratic Education

EDUC 5166 Critical Pedagogy and Approaches to Democratic Education


The purpose of this course is to discuss both the erosion of democracy in our education system and possibilities for its revitalization. The course will focus on theory and practice, and wherever possible the various components of the course will be examined within the context of Ontario. We will examine issues such as standardization, outcomes-based education, marketization of education, and the struggle for equity, diversity, and social justice in schools. The readings will focus on democratic and critical pedagogical theorists such as Dewey, Freire, Apple, McLaren, Giroux and others as well as leading Canadian Scholars.

May 1, 2017Jun 9, 2017 SP Open
(11 Spaces)
May 3, 2017
EDUC 5356 Supervision of Instruction

EDUC 5356 Supervision of Instruction


This course engages participants in an examination of the meaning of instruction and supervision as they relate to the purposes of education within a democracy. Specifically, this course aims to: critically investigate conceptions of teaching, learning, and student engagement in a democratic context; examine models of supervision; and analyze connections between assumptions about education and diversity and teacher supervision.

May 1, 2017Jun 9, 2017 SP Open
(19 Spaces)
May 3, 2017
EDUC 5376 Ethics, Values, and Decision-Making In Education & Schooling

EDUC 5376 Ethics, Values, and Decision-Making In Education & Schooling


Educational stakeholders are regularly asked to adjudicate conflicts concerning policies, procedures and outcomes. In this course participants will study the ethical, moral and value-laden aspects of educational decision-making.

May 1, 2017Jun 9, 2017 SP Open
(10 Spaces)
May 3, 2017
EDUC 5437 Special Topics in Education

EDUC 5437 Special Topics in Education


This special topics course will examine in depth, for example, but not limited to, teaching practices, curriculum, research methods or emerging trends in education and related disciplines. The topical courses will be specific and not intended to replace any of the current MEd courses already available.

May 1, 2017Jun 9, 2017 SP Open
(16 Spaces)
May 3, 2017
EDUC 5747 Inquiry Through the Arts: Research Methodologies and Methods

EDUC 5747 Inquiry Through the Arts: Research Methodologies and Methods


This course enables students to develop an understanding of current methodologies in arts-based research in the field of education, and become familiar with methods that foster the creation of artistic works as data for inclusion or representation in graduate research. Methodologies will include: Arts-based research, Arts-informed research, A/R/Tography and Image-based research. Methods will include: visual arts, performance, new media, popular art forms, poetry and fiction.

May 1, 2017Jun 9, 2017 SP Open
(18 Spaces)
May 3, 2017
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