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Explore your interests and aptitudes in various courses to help you make better-informed program and career choices as you develop strong study skills and earn post-secondary credits.

Open Studies allows you to select courses in different interest areas, or focus on one area that interests you most. You can build a well-rounded foundation for further education at SAIT with readily transferable courses.

If you choose to enter a SAIT certificate, diploma, applied degree or bachelor's degree program, you can transfer up to 30 course credits or 50% of the program's courses.

To be successful in this program, you should:

  • invest your energy into your coursework and attend all your classes. Students who attend all of their classes do better on assignments and tests.
  • access free SAIT student services such as tutoring, learning strategy workshops, appointments with a learning strategist, and counselling
  • review course listings and be prepared for the courses you are taking.

No credential is awarded in Open Studies. However, credits obtained in this program may be applied toward certificate, diploma, applied degree and bachelor's degree programs at SAIT.

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Courses

Most Open Studies courses are delivered in online asynchronous (unscheduled, self-directed classes) format.

We also deliver select courses in online synchronous (scheduled) or evening classrooms (scheduled, on-campus). You will see available options once you are registered as an Open Studies student.

To register for the following courses, you must be admitted into either the Open Studies program or another academic program at SAIT.

Explore available courses by the programs they are offered in. Programs are listed alphabetically.

Not all courses are offered every semester. 

Accounting

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

The use of industry-standard software is essential to effectively manage the information technologies that are required in business and online environments today. In this course, you will demonstrate skills in managing and customizing the Windows environment, as well as effectively using internet resources to enhance business productivity. You will develop skills in creating professional documents, managing data using spreadsheets and using technology for effective presentations. Through hands-on applications, you will learn to use productivity tools and application software in various business situations, and be able to select the right tool for the business need.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 1225
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Administrative Information Management

Course Credits

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

Architectural Technologies

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Technical Mathematics I covers a variety of mathematical methods for solving problems in architectural, structural and construction applications. The study of ratios and variation, algebraic functions, and plane analytic geometry is addressed. Trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions and graphs are analyzed and applied to solving problems. Systems of linear equations are solved using algebraic methods and matrices. The evaluation of limits and calculation of rates of change using first principles are also explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled)

Equivalents:
  • MATH 1011
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Automotive Service Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems

Course Credits

This course promotes the development of professional communication skills that complement earlier communication courses and workplace experience. These include interpersonal communication, critical thinking, team management, communicating technical material to a business audience, ethics and professionalism in the workplace.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering

Course Credits

This course will introduce learners to a variety of technical communications, including technical documents, reports, career portfolios, and professional presentations produced in relevant industry settings. Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and skills required for effective communication in a professional environment. Course work will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

3

Bachelor of Business Administration

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

The use of industry-standard software is essential to effectively manage the information technologies that are required in business and online environments today. In this course, you will demonstrate skills in managing and customizing the Windows environment, as well as effectively using internet resources to enhance business productivity. You will develop skills in creating professional documents, managing data using spreadsheets and using technology for effective presentations. Through hands-on applications, you will learn to use productivity tools and application software in various business situations, and be able to select the right tool for the business need.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 1225
3

Personal Financial Planning is an introductory course offering the student a solid foundation in financial principles. The goal of understanding personal financial planning is to achieve personal economic satisfaction. Significant areas that will be covered will be setting financial goals, budgeting, income taxes, insurance, investment products, and retirement/estate planning.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BFIN 1255
3

From the smallest cell to the largest animal, this course examines the diversity and complexity of life as we know it on Earth. Using a phyletic classification system, you will learn about the similarities and differences that unite all life on this planet. You will trace the human lineage and learn about your shared heritage with the simplest of organisms. The relationships between taxonomic groups will be emphasized, and the characteristics that allow organisms to thrive in their ecosystems will also be explored using Darwinian evolution.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

Entering the work force and succeeding in the workplace is strongly influenced by one’s ability to present information verbally, whether the intention is to inform, persuade, or influence. Building on communication concepts and skills learned earlier in the program, in this course you will continue to hone your presentation skills and develop your personal style to ensure you can meet the expectations of employers, clients, and other stakeholders in a variety of business contexts.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • COMN 220
  • COMM 1070
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

In this introductory course in Microeconomics, you will learn about economic principles involved in analyzing problems in the business and consumer sectors of the Canadian economy. Some of the topics covered are: economic scarcity, demand, supply, elasticity, and perfect and imperfect competition.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1010
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Critical Reading and Writing students explore a variety of literary and visual texts, and demonstrate an understanding of literature, primary and secondary material, and referencing techniques. Development and demonstration of skills in comprehension and critical analysis in written and oral assignments are required.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Through critical reading, written responses, class discussion, and academic research of literary texts, you will develop an awareness of the form and content of short stories and novels from various world regions. You will also develop an appreciation of world literature and the historical, social, and cultural context in which the texts were created.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • COMN 220
  • COMM 1070
3

This course provides an introduction to the scientific process and the disciplines involved in understanding our global environment. The course will explore our human impacts on the earth’s atmosphere, water, soil and biotic systems. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to identify sustainable options to reduce our collective impact on the global environment. At the completion of the course students will be able to explain how human activities cause impacts to the environment and the changes required to move toward environmental sustainability.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

The Creating Your Personal Brand course prepares you to launch your career by focusing on the concept of self-promotion. Applying marketing fundamentals, this course introduces planning, design and presentation elements that create a competitive advantage in the job market. Visual and written concepts, and personal preparation/presentation skills will be incorporated to create, enhance and manage a LinkedIn Profile. In addition, you will develop your constructive criticism skills by planning a career networking project, examining traditional career vehicles such as resumes and presentations, and evaluating best practices in social networking as it pertains to marketing you.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1275
3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

This introductory course examines the multi-faceted role of managers and leaders within the organization. Issues such as planning and controls, managing the team and group dynamics, and creating and leading change will be examined within the cultural context of the organization. Decision making and communication skills from a management perspective will be developed in light of sustainability, ethical, and diversity issues combined with a constantly changing competitive environment.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1255
3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

The philosophical study of morality - ethics - provides a foundation upon which laws and definitions of acceptable behaviour are built. Understanding the theory and application of ethical reasoning provides insight into the functioning and differences between societies. This comprehensive introduction to ethics will provide an overview of the major ethical schools of thought and their application to a diverse range of contemporary ethical questions.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the physiological and psychological aspects of health and wellness. Topics include physical fitness, musculoskeletal health and cardiorespiratory health; nutrition and weight management; mental health and stress management; infectious and chronic diseases; the effects of consumerism on health and health care; and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and healthy aging.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course will give you a broad and first-hand experience of science. The goal is to explore the scientific method, the techniques through which it establishes its reliability, and current trends which suggest the shape that future science will take. In this course you will increase your awareness of science’s growing influence on how we understand the world, as well as how science’s history and underlying philosophical assumptions are essential to understanding why it is so successful.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Supply chain management (SCM) is the movement of material and information through integrated processes in a supply chain to provide the highest degree of customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. The key building blocks of a supply chain, Logistics, Procurement, and Operations Execution will be covered. You will explore the scope of supply chain management and its impact on organizations. You will be introduced to the different career opportunities in supply chain management and you will start developing the skills and competencies needed to support the integrated SCM process.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • SCMT 1255
  • MNGT 2370
  • MNGT 370
3

The advancement of science and technology depends in a large part on the priorities and ambitions of society. By the same token scientific discoveries and the introduction of new technologies can have an impact on social structures and values. The complex interrelationship between these two forces will be explored in detail providing learners with the context to understand and evaluate our technologically-based society and the directions it might take.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the history of the Canadian workplace as well as contemporary issues that involve job satisfaction and alienation. You will study both Canadian and global employment trends. Business and political influences on the workforce, including technology use, labour laws, trade unions, and employment equity will also be explored.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Do you consider yourself a conformist or a deviant? Is one better than the other? Why? The circumstances in which you adhere to or ignore standards of socially-acceptable behaviour are complex and dynamic. In this course, you will investigate these situations by focusing on the workplace. You will examine the effects, both positive and negative, of conforming and divergent behaviour; learn how marginalizing factors such as gender, ethnicity, and disability relate to these behaviours; and analyze when and why it is important to comply with or challenge established norms.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Research Methodologies introduces you to the scientific method and its application in the research process. You will explore topics such as literature review, hypothesis formulation, research design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, referencing, research report writing, and peer review. You will develop an ability to conduct research in an ethical and thorough manner using appropriate research strategies, and to critically assess the reliability and validity of common research tools.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Course Credits

From the smallest cell to the largest animal, this course examines the diversity and complexity of life as we know it on Earth. Using a phyletic classification system, you will learn about the similarities and differences that unite all life on this planet. You will trace the human lineage and learn about your shared heritage with the simplest of organisms. The relationships between taxonomic groups will be emphasized, and the characteristics that allow organisms to thrive in their ecosystems will also be explored using Darwinian evolution.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Critical Reading and Writing students explore a variety of literary and visual texts, and demonstrate an understanding of literature, primary and secondary material, and referencing techniques. Development and demonstration of skills in comprehension and critical analysis in written and oral assignments are required.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Through critical reading, written responses, class discussion, and academic research of literary texts, you will develop an awareness of the form and content of short stories and novels from various world regions. You will also develop an appreciation of world literature and the historical, social, and cultural context in which the texts were created.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • COMN 220
  • COMM 1070
3

This course provides an introduction to the scientific process and the disciplines involved in understanding our global environment. The course will explore our human impacts on the earth’s atmosphere, water, soil and biotic systems. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to identify sustainable options to reduce our collective impact on the global environment. At the completion of the course students will be able to explain how human activities cause impacts to the environment and the changes required to move toward environmental sustainability.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course explores the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry, the links between the sectors, and the benefits and impact of the industry on the economy, the environment and employment. Topics include hospitality and tourism careers, health and wellness in the industry, and the hospitality mindset. With consideration to customer satisfaction and pride of place, you will identify areas fundamental to the successful planning and development of a destination.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

The philosophical study of morality - ethics - provides a foundation upon which laws and definitions of acceptable behaviour are built. Understanding the theory and application of ethical reasoning provides insight into the functioning and differences between societies. This comprehensive introduction to ethics will provide an overview of the major ethical schools of thought and their application to a diverse range of contemporary ethical questions.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the physiological and psychological aspects of health and wellness. Topics include physical fitness, musculoskeletal health and cardiorespiratory health; nutrition and weight management; mental health and stress management; infectious and chronic diseases; the effects of consumerism on health and health care; and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and healthy aging.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course will give you a broad and first-hand experience of science. The goal is to explore the scientific method, the techniques through which it establishes its reliability, and current trends which suggest the shape that future science will take. In this course you will increase your awareness of science’s growing influence on how we understand the world, as well as how science’s history and underlying philosophical assumptions are essential to understanding why it is so successful.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The advancement of science and technology depends in a large part on the priorities and ambitions of society. By the same token scientific discoveries and the introduction of new technologies can have an impact on social structures and values. The complex interrelationship between these two forces will be explored in detail providing learners with the context to understand and evaluate our technologically-based society and the directions it might take.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the history of the Canadian workplace as well as contemporary issues that involve job satisfaction and alienation. You will study both Canadian and global employment trends. Business and political influences on the workforce, including technology use, labour laws, trade unions, and employment equity will also be explored.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Do you consider yourself a conformist or a deviant? Is one better than the other? Why? The circumstances in which you adhere to or ignore standards of socially-acceptable behaviour are complex and dynamic. In this course, you will investigate these situations by focusing on the workplace. You will examine the effects, both positive and negative, of conforming and divergent behaviour; learn how marginalizing factors such as gender, ethnicity, and disability relate to these behaviours; and analyze when and why it is important to comply with or challenge established norms.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Research Methodologies introduces you to the scientific method and its application in the research process. You will explore topics such as literature review, hypothesis formulation, research design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, referencing, research report writing, and peer review. You will develop an ability to conduct research in an ethical and thorough manner using appropriate research strategies, and to critically assess the reliability and validity of common research tools.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management

Course Credits

From the smallest cell to the largest animal, this course examines the diversity and complexity of life as we know it on Earth. Using a phyletic classification system, you will learn about the similarities and differences that unite all life on this planet. You will trace the human lineage and learn about your shared heritage with the simplest of organisms. The relationships between taxonomic groups will be emphasized, and the characteristics that allow organisms to thrive in their ecosystems will also be explored using Darwinian evolution.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

In this introductory course in Microeconomics, you will learn about economic principles involved in analyzing problems in the business and consumer sectors of the Canadian economy. Some of the topics covered are: economic scarcity, demand, supply, elasticity, and perfect and imperfect competition.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1010
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Critical Reading and Writing students explore a variety of literary and visual texts, and demonstrate an understanding of literature, primary and secondary material, and referencing techniques. Development and demonstration of skills in comprehension and critical analysis in written and oral assignments are required.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course provides an introduction to the scientific process and the disciplines involved in understanding our global environment. The course will explore our human impacts on the earth’s atmosphere, water, soil and biotic systems. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to identify sustainable options to reduce our collective impact on the global environment. At the completion of the course students will be able to explain how human activities cause impacts to the environment and the changes required to move toward environmental sustainability.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

The philosophical study of morality - ethics - provides a foundation upon which laws and definitions of acceptable behaviour are built. Understanding the theory and application of ethical reasoning provides insight into the functioning and differences between societies. This comprehensive introduction to ethics will provide an overview of the major ethical schools of thought and their application to a diverse range of contemporary ethical questions.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the physiological and psychological aspects of health and wellness. Topics include physical fitness, musculoskeletal health and cardiorespiratory health; nutrition and weight management; mental health and stress management; infectious and chronic diseases; the effects of consumerism on health and health care; and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and healthy aging.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course will give you a broad and first-hand experience of science. The goal is to explore the scientific method, the techniques through which it establishes its reliability, and current trends which suggest the shape that future science will take. In this course you will increase your awareness of science’s growing influence on how we understand the world, as well as how science’s history and underlying philosophical assumptions are essential to understanding why it is so successful.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The advancement of science and technology depends in a large part on the priorities and ambitions of society. By the same token scientific discoveries and the introduction of new technologies can have an impact on social structures and values. The complex interrelationship between these two forces will be explored in detail providing learners with the context to understand and evaluate our technologically-based society and the directions it might take.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will examine the history of the Canadian workplace as well as contemporary issues that involve job satisfaction and alienation. You will study both Canadian and global employment trends. Business and political influences on the workforce, including technology use, labour laws, trade unions, and employment equity will also be explored.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Do you consider yourself a conformist or a deviant? Is one better than the other? Why? The circumstances in which you adhere to or ignore standards of socially-acceptable behaviour are complex and dynamic. In this course, you will investigate these situations by focusing on the workplace. You will examine the effects, both positive and negative, of conforming and divergent behaviour; learn how marginalizing factors such as gender, ethnicity, and disability relate to these behaviours; and analyze when and why it is important to comply with or challenge established norms.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • SOCI 2010
  • SOCI 2020
3

Research Methodologies introduces you to the scientific method and its application in the research process. You will explore topics such as literature review, hypothesis formulation, research design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, referencing, research report writing, and peer review. You will develop an ability to conduct research in an ethical and thorough manner using appropriate research strategies, and to critically assess the reliability and validity of common research tools.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Business Administration

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

The use of industry-standard software is essential to effectively manage the information technologies that are required in business and online environments today. In this course, you will demonstrate skills in managing and customizing the Windows environment, as well as effectively using internet resources to enhance business productivity. You will develop skills in creating professional documents, managing data using spreadsheets and using technology for effective presentations. Through hands-on applications, you will learn to use productivity tools and application software in various business situations, and be able to select the right tool for the business need.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 1225
3

Personal Financial Planning is an introductory course offering the student a solid foundation in financial principles. The goal of understanding personal financial planning is to achieve personal economic satisfaction. Significant areas that will be covered will be setting financial goals, budgeting, income taxes, insurance, investment products, and retirement/estate planning.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BFIN 1255
3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

In this introductory course in Microeconomics, you will learn about economic principles involved in analyzing problems in the business and consumer sectors of the Canadian economy. Some of the topics covered are: economic scarcity, demand, supply, elasticity, and perfect and imperfect competition.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1010
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

The Creating Your Personal Brand course prepares you to launch your career by focusing on the concept of self-promotion. Applying marketing fundamentals, this course introduces planning, design and presentation elements that create a competitive advantage in the job market. Visual and written concepts, and personal preparation/presentation skills will be incorporated to create, enhance and manage a LinkedIn Profile. In addition, you will develop your constructive criticism skills by planning a career networking project, examining traditional career vehicles such as resumes and presentations, and evaluating best practices in social networking as it pertains to marketing you.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1275
3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

This introductory course examines the multi-faceted role of managers and leaders within the organization. Issues such as planning and controls, managing the team and group dynamics, and creating and leading change will be examined within the cultural context of the organization. Decision making and communication skills from a management perspective will be developed in light of sustainability, ethical, and diversity issues combined with a constantly changing competitive environment.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1255
3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

Supply chain management (SCM) is the movement of material and information through integrated processes in a supply chain to provide the highest degree of customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. The key building blocks of a supply chain, Logistics, Procurement, and Operations Execution will be covered. You will explore the scope of supply chain management and its impact on organizations. You will be introduced to the different career opportunities in supply chain management and you will start developing the skills and competencies needed to support the integrated SCM process.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • SCMT 1255
  • MNGT 2370
  • MNGT 370
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Business Administration Automotive Management

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This practical course on computer functionality and commonly used industry software covers current productivity software to develop industry-specific solutions in the areas of communication and organization, documentation, data management, analysis, and visualization. In addition, file management techniques and best practices; security considerations such as identifying threats, safeguarding data and intellectual property; and digital citizenship and etiquette are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 225
3

In this introductory course in Microeconomics, you will learn about economic principles involved in analyzing problems in the business and consumer sectors of the Canadian economy. Some of the topics covered are: economic scarcity, demand, supply, elasticity, and perfect and imperfect competition.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1010
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Business and Entrepreneurship

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

The use of industry-standard software is essential to effectively manage the information technologies that are required in business and online environments today. In this course, you will demonstrate skills in managing and customizing the Windows environment, as well as effectively using internet resources to enhance business productivity. You will develop skills in creating professional documents, managing data using spreadsheets and using technology for effective presentations. Through hands-on applications, you will learn to use productivity tools and application software in various business situations, and be able to select the right tool for the business need.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 1225
3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

This introductory course examines the multi-faceted role of managers and leaders within the organization. Issues such as planning and controls, managing the team and group dynamics, and creating and leading change will be examined within the cultural context of the organization. Decision making and communication skills from a management perspective will be developed in light of sustainability, ethical, and diversity issues combined with a constantly changing competitive environment.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1255
3

Chemical Engineering Technology

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This practical course on computer functionality and commonly used industry software covers current productivity software to develop industry-specific solutions in the areas of communication and organization, documentation, data management, analysis, and visualization. In addition, file management techniques and best practices; security considerations such as identifying threats, safeguarding data and intellectual property; and digital citizenship and etiquette are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 225
3

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Chemical Laboratory Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Civil Engineering Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Community Economic Development

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

Macroeconomics introduces you to the operation of the Canadian economy. You will apply economic principles to analyze a national economy. Topics include measuring and analyzing demand and supply, economic performance, and unemployment and inflation; As well, government fiscal, trade, and monetary policies are explored.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1110
3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

Dental Assisting

Course Credits

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Course Credits

Anatomy and Physiology provides learners with an overview of the anatomy and basic physiology of the human body. Areas that will be covered include the organization of the body; covering, support, and movement of the body; regulation and integration of body functions; maintenance of the body; and continuity of the human race. Diseases and aging processes will also be briefly discussed.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

This self-directed introductory course enables the learner to use and understand the medical terminology common to most allied health personnel. By learning prefixes, suffixes, and word roots, the learner will be able to build, use, and spell medical words that relate to body systems and body organization. Common abbreviations and symbols are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Electrical Engineering Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The focus of this course is a team project report. The process approach involves students in all aspects of the management of communications tasks, both oral and written. The final products are a formal report and an oral presentation of the content.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: No upcoming classes scheduled

Pre-requisites:
  • COMM 238
3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information. Industry standard project management principles are implemented throughout the course from a digital perspective, so students can have an appreciation for how computing skills relate to real world business processes.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

3

An introductory course in electrical principles, concepts and relationships; power and energy; circuit analysis; capacitance; magnetism and inductance; stead-state and transient response. AC circuit analysis is introduced. The labs supplement the theory by using lab connections and computer simulations to illustrate operational and analytical concepts.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

3

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Calculus for Technologists, a continuation of the Mathematics for Technologists, provides learners with required skills for calculus. Following an introduction to continuity and limits of functions, topics will include general rules of differentiation and of integration for algebraic and transcendental functions as well as topics in infinite series. The general rules studied will be applied to solve application problems.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 237
3

Electronics Engineering Technology

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Calculus for Technologists, a continuation of the Mathematics for Technologists, provides learners with required skills for calculus. Following an introduction to continuity and limits of functions, topics will include general rules of differentiation and of integration for algebraic and transcendental functions as well as topics in infinite series. The general rules studied will be applied to solve application problems.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes scheduled

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 237
3

Energy Asset Management

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

Environmental Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Fitness and Wellness Management

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

Anatomy and Physiology provides learners with an overview of the anatomy and basic physiology of the human body. Areas that will be covered include the organization of the body; covering, support, and movement of the body; regulation and integration of body functions; maintenance of the body; and continuity of the human race. Diseases and aging processes will also be briefly discussed.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

As future health care professionals, students in this course will require strategies for working effectively and respectfully within interdisciplinary teams. The course examines topics such as conflict management, problem solving, decision making, customer service, leadership, ethics and values in the health care workplace.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

Geomatics Engineering Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This practical course on computer functionality and commonly used industry software covers current productivity software to develop industry-specific solutions in the areas of communication and organization, documentation, data management, analysis, and visualization. In addition, file management techniques and best practices; security considerations such as identifying threats, safeguarding data and intellectual property; and digital citizenship and etiquette are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 225
3

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

Health Information Management

Course Credits

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 261
1.5

Health Information Law 1 is an introduction to the Canadian legal system and legislation that impacts health information management. The health record is a legal document frequently subpoenaed in court as evidence. Emphasis is on the legalities of record security, confidentiality, and authorized disclosure of patient information.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

Medical Terminology 2 focuses on advanced medical terminology, medical abbreviations and drugs that are commonly prescribed in Canada.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:

One of:

  • ANPH 209 and MEDT 211
  • ANPH 220
Equivalents:
  • MEDT 261
1.5

Pathophysiology 1 provides learners with a basic overview of disease processes and usual practices for treatment. A basic understanding of disease processes and usual practices in diagnoses and treatments allow the learner to determine the required health record documentation.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Pathophysiology 2 provides learners with information related to disease processes as they affect specific body systems. A basic understanding of disease processes and usual practices in diagnoses and treatments allow the learner to determine the required health record documentation.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • PATH 242
  • One of:
    • ANPH 209
    • ANPH 220
3

As future health care professionals, students in this course will require strategies for working effectively and respectfully within interdisciplinary teams. The course examines topics such as conflict management, problem solving, decision making, customer service, leadership, ethics and values in the health care workplace.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Course Credits

In this introductory course in Microeconomics, you will learn about economic principles involved in analyzing problems in the business and consumer sectors of the Canadian economy. Some of the topics covered are: economic scarcity, demand, supply, elasticity, and perfect and imperfect competition.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ECON 1010
3

This course explores the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry, the links between the sectors, and the benefits and impact of the industry on the economy, the environment and employment. Topics include hospitality and tourism careers, health and wellness in the industry, and the hospitality mindset. With consideration to customer satisfaction and pride of place, you will identify areas fundamental to the successful planning and development of a destination.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
  • ACCT 206
3

Business Law outlines the Canadian legal system in the context of a business environment and empowers students to apply the law and make informed decisions concerning their legal affairs. Emphasis is placed on the construction of the judicial system, the resolution of disputes, tort law, contract law, business structures, and employment law. These legal principles are applied to personal and business scenarios. Upon completion, students will have an understanding of when to seek legal advice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BLAW 2030
  • HLAW 300
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Corequsites:
  • Must also take COMP 261 to get credit for BMAT 201
Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Corequsites:
  • Must also take BMAT 230 to get credit for BMAT 201
Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

Information and Records Management

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

In this course, the fundamental concepts, terminology and scope of records management are introduced. The personnel, components, technologies and guidelines of a records management program are explored. Theories and techniques for the establishment, implementation and maintenance practice of a records management program are covered. Fundamentals of Information and Records Management is a prerequisite for all other courses in the Information and Records Management Certificate program.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Information Systems Security

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Information Technology Services

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Integrated Water Management

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

International Business Management

Course Credits

This course will examine intercultural communication and its relationship to personal, organizational and societal identity and influence. The ability to communicate with people from diverse cultures will promote increased understanding of cultural differences, challenge perceptions and develop tolerance for differences. Developing intercultural communication skills will enable you to work successfully and collaboratively in a global marketplace.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 3300
3

Land Analyst

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

Legal Assistant

Course Credits

This course in grammar and proofreading will prepare you to draft, write, edit, and proofread documents and correspondence to a standard acceptable in your profession.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • OADM 220
3

A diagnostic/prescriptive approach to improving touch typing skills relative to the legal support role is enhanced through the use of specialized skill building and speed building techniques. Ergonomic factors are presented for individual application. An entry level score of 30 net words per minute is strongly recommended. A minimum score of 40 net words per minute is required to pass this course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

3

Gain a foundational knowledge of Canadian law in this course. You will examine the Canadian legal system, including sources of law, the Canadian constitution and the structure of the court system. You will also be introduced to ethics in the legal profession as well as various areas of substantive law, such as criminal law, evidence, tort law, contract law, family law, wills and estate law, and property law.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

3

Corporate law is the law of businesses. This course provides a foundational knowledge of corporate law, including an examination of how different business structures are created, maintained and dissolved. You will also be introduced to current substantive law, prepare relevant documents and correspondence, and learn the responsibilities of a legal assistant in a corporate law context. An emphasis will be placed on Alberta corporations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

3

Want to deepen your understanding of civil litigation? These types of lawsuits require following specific procedures in Alberta - both in the Alberta Court of Justice and in the Court of King’s Bench. In the Court of King’s Bench, you will start with the initial retainer and progress through to Default Judgment. In the Alberta Court of Justice, you will examine a lawsuit from commencement to conclusion. You will also learn how to prepare sample documents that are used for lawsuits in Alberta.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

3

Legal assistants are expected to have an understanding of legal principles and procedures relating to the purchase and sale of residential property in Alberta. You will explore a variety of real estate terms and principles, including real property, fixtures, chattels, estates or interests in land, and statutes affecting land. You will also study procedures related to the Torrens System, land title registry, real estate purchase contracts, caveats, searches, transfers of land and how these processes relate to the duties of lawyers and legal assistants.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

Pre-requisites:
  • LEGA 205
  • LEGL 200
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

Library Information Technology

Course Credits

This course explores interpersonal communications and how strong communications skills may be applied to positive workplace relationships. The course work is designed to help you become a more effective communicator in the increasingly diversified workplace.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

1.5

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

This practical course on computer functionality and commonly used industry software covers current productivity software to develop industry-specific solutions in the areas of communication and organization, documentation, data management, analysis, and visualization. In addition, file management techniques and best practices; security considerations such as identifying threats, safeguarding data and intellectual property; and digital citizenship and etiquette are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 225
3

This course introduces the purpose and scope of library services, basic library skills and library terminology, and provides an overview of library and information management organizations and personnel.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

1.5

This course provides an introduction to reference work, basic information sources, and the reference interview.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 200
3

In this course, learners use a variety of library related software from patron catalogue interfaces to staff functions in acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, serials, and reporting. The course also explores a variety of third-party catalogue compatible applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • COMP 220
  • LIBR 200
3

This course provides an overview of major circulation and acquisition activities. Learners will examine circulation functions and related activities, procedure manuals, security, acquisition functions, collection development, ordering different types of library resources, budgeting and resource sharing.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 200
3

This course introduces the learner to the selection and evaluation of materials for children and young adults. It also covers specialized library services and current issues in school and public libraries.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 200
1.5

This course provides learners with the techniques necessary for telling stories to children. Selection of appropriate materials for storytelling in libraries is covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 200
1.5

This course provides learners with knowledge about specialized reference sources and services.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 235
3

In this course, learners select an area of library information technology work of special interest for an independent study. Learners will choose, plan and manage the topic of investigative study and then report on the topic by preparing a written summary report, including appendices or research report on research findings. Learners will present the results of the independent study through an oral presentation. The project can be completed as an individual study or a group project.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • LIBR 200
1.5

In this course learners select an area of library information technology literacy, records, or information management work of special interest for an independent study. Learners will choose, plan and manage the topic of investigative study and then report on the topic by preparing a written summary report, including appendices or research report on research findings. Learners will present the results of the independent study through an oral presentation. The project can be completed as an individual study or a group project.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024 (Pending)

Pre-requisites:
  • COMM 352
  • COMN 220
  • COMP 220
  • LIBR 200
  • One of:
    • LIBR 202
    • LIBR 235
    • MGMT 244
1.5

In this course, the fundamental concepts, terminology and scope of records management are introduced. The personnel, components, technologies and guidelines of a records management program are explored. Theories and techniques for the establishment, implementation and maintenance practice of a records management program are covered. Fundamentals of Information and Records Management is a prerequisite for all other courses in the Information and Records Management Certificate program.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Management and Leadership

Course Credits

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of the user who makes decisions based on financial information. The course includes an introduction to the accounting framework, generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Accounting concepts such as accounting for cash, accounts receivable, assets, liabilities, sales and inventories, are covered in the context of how they are applied to decision making. Decision analysis regarding corporate ownership and application of financial ratios will also be studied.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • ACCT 1010
3

Business Mathematics introduces you to mathematical techniques used to solve finance problems involving simple and compound interest, debt repayment, valuation of investments, simple and general annuities, amortization of debts, sinking funds and bond valuations.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BMAT 1040
  • BMAT 205
3

This introductory course provides an overview of human behaviour in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level and the effect of each on organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, motivation, communication, teams, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 2250
3

This introductory course examines the multi-faceted role of managers and leaders within the organization. Issues such as planning and controls, managing the team and group dynamics, and creating and leading change will be examined within the cultural context of the organization. Decision making and communication skills from a management perspective will be developed in light of sustainability, ethical, and diversity issues combined with a constantly changing competitive environment.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1255
3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

Quantitative Methods will build analysis skills through the study of basic concepts in statistics, including: sampling; measurement of central tendency and variability; probability and probability distributions; random variables; estimation; hypothesis testing; small sample theory; and regression analysis.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STAT 2040
3

Marketing

Course Credits

The use of industry-standard software is essential to effectively manage the information technologies that are required in business and online environments today. In this course, you will demonstrate skills in managing and customizing the Windows environment, as well as effectively using internet resources to enhance business productivity. You will develop skills in creating professional documents, managing data using spreadsheets and using technology for effective presentations. Through hands-on applications, you will learn to use productivity tools and application software in various business situations, and be able to select the right tool for the business need.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 1225
3

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

Marketing Essentials is an introductory course offering you a solid foundation in marketing principles. Working individually and in teams, you will research and discover how marketing decisions are made and identify the components of sustainable marketing programs. Your research, content application and teamwork skills will be developed and reinforced as you progress through the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MKTG 1060
3

The Introduction to Business course will provide you with tools to understand multiple business functions including: management, human resources, marketing, supply chain, and personal finance. You will also explore the Canadian business and economic system, as well as the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Working through a team project and business simulation, you will begin to develop a 21st Century skill set including communication, critical thinking, collaboration and effective teamwork. By the end of this course, you should have the foundations for understanding business and business ownership.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MNGT 1200
3

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information. Industry standard project management principles are implemented throughout the course from a digital perspective, so students can have an appreciation for how computing skills relate to real world business processes.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

3

In this course, you will explore the kinematics of objects in translation and rotation. Velocities of objects in plane motion using both the relative velocity equation method and the instantaneous centre of rotation method will also be covered. In addition, kinetics of objects in translation, rotation, and plane m

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course covers components and resultants of vectors, two-force members, free-body diagrams, equations of equilibrium, equilibrium of concurrent force systems and pulley systems, moments and couples, equilibrium of non concurrent force systems, truss analysis using method of joints and method of sections, and frame analysis using method of members.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STCS 200
  • STCS 242
1.5

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Course Credits

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Professional Practice 1 introduces basic medical terminology and fundamental communication skills for working in a healthcare environment. Focus will also be placed on patient-centered care and governing bodies that direct professional practice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

3

Medical Laboratory Technology

Course Credits

Anatomy and Physiology provides learners with an overview of the anatomy and basic physiology of the human body. Areas that will be covered include the organization of the body; covering, support, and movement of the body; regulation and integration of body functions; maintenance of the body; and continuity of the human race. Diseases and aging processes will also be briefly discussed.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

This course is designed to provide the learner with an overview of quality laboratory practices. This includes an emphasis on the use of established quality control techniques to validate results.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Professional Practice 1 introduces basic medical terminology and fundamental communication skills for working in a healthcare environment. Focus will also be placed on patient-centered care and governing bodies that direct professional practice.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

3

Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk

Course Credits

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 261
1.5

Health Information Law 1 is an introduction to the Canadian legal system and legislation that impacts health information management. The health record is a legal document frequently subpoenaed in court as evidence. Emphasis is on the legalities of record security, confidentiality, and authorized disclosure of patient information.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

This self-directed introductory course enables the learner to use and understand the medical terminology common to most allied health personnel. By learning prefixes, suffixes, and word roots, the learner will be able to build, use, and spell medical words that relate to body systems and body organization. Common abbreviations and symbols are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Medical Radiologic Technology

Course Credits

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

This self-directed introductory course enables the learner to use and understand the medical terminology common to most allied health personnel. By learning prefixes, suffixes, and word roots, the learner will be able to build, use, and spell medical words that relate to body systems and body organization. Common abbreviations and symbols are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Course Credits

The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

1.5

Office Professional

Course Credits

Communication and Presentation Skills provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to compose business documents and give engaging, formal presentations. You will learn how to effectively communicate in a professional environment and consider different aspects of spoken, written and nonverbal communication (e.g., channel, content, organization, style, tone, format and mechanics) in order to share clear and concise messages with your audience. You will be required to work in both individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 1030
  • COMM 1070
3

Optician

Course Credits

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 261
1.5

As future health care professionals, students in this course will require strategies for working effectively and respectfully within interdisciplinary teams. The course examines topics such as conflict management, problem solving, decision making, customer service, leadership, ethics and values in the health care workplace.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

Petroleum Engineering Technology

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Pharmacy Assistant

Course Credits

As future health care professionals, students in this course will require strategies for working effectively and respectfully within interdisciplinary teams. The course examines topics such as conflict management, problem solving, decision making, customer service, leadership, ethics and values in the health care workplace.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

1.5

Power Engineering Technology

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:

MATH 285

3

Power and Process Operations

Course Credits

This course explores interpersonal communications and how strong communications skills may be applied to positive workplace relationships. The course work is designed to help you become a more effective communicator in the increasingly diversified workplace.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes scheduled

1.5

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:

COMP 264

1.5

Radio, Television and Broadcast News

Course Credits

This course is an introduction to computer fundamentals with emphasis on skills training. Theoretical components include Internet technology and terminology. Practical skills include file management, basic skills in word processing, spreadsheet applications, and presentation applications. Web applications and webpage design skills will be developed.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: No upcoming classes are scheduled

 

1.5

Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant

Course Credits

Anatomy and Physiology provides learners with an overview of the anatomy and basic physiology of the human body. Areas that will be covered include the organization of the body; covering, support, and movement of the body; regulation and integration of body functions; maintenance of the body; and continuity of the human race. Diseases and aging processes will also be briefly discussed.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Software Development

Course Credits

This course is designed to develop technical writing and presentation skills to ensure workplace readiness. Students will learn how to evaluate communication situations, analyze documents, assess research sources and develop organizational skills to apply in their work. They will learn about and practice designing, formatting and writing a range of professional documents. Students will also develop confidence (through practice) in the development and delivery of effective and engaging presentations.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

Mathematics for Technologists will provide learners with concepts in algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic of complex numbers, linear algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change and statistics. This course provides foundational mathematics skills for engineering technologists. It covers a variety of mathematical models for solving application problems.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

Cost tier: 3

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • PHIL 1011
3

Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations

Course Credits

This applied computer course provides students with critical electronic communications, data and file management skills, along with a strong focus on using common productivity applications to format, calculate, analyze, visualize, and present or report data and information.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMP 264
1.5

Welding Engineering Technology

Course Credits

Professional Communication and Presentation Skills will introduce learners to the professional writing, collaboration and presentation skills needed to be successful in their chosen field.  Learners will gain an understanding of the strategies and competencies required for effective communication with an emphasis on developing the interpersonal skills needed to perform as part of a high-functioning team.  Coursework will require learners to work in individual and collaborative settings.

Cost tier: 2

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • COMM 265
3

This practical course on computer functionality and commonly used industry software covers current productivity software to develop industry-specific solutions in the areas of communication and organization, documentation, data management, analysis, and visualization. In addition, file management techniques and best practices; security considerations such as identifying threats, safeguarding data and intellectual property; and digital citizenship and etiquette are also included.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • BCMP 225
3

This course enables the student to apply the basic knowledge of algebra and introductory calculus to resolve applied scientific and technological problems. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, and volumes of revolution.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023 (Cancelled), Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 1011
3

This course enables the student to apply advanced algebra, integral and differential calculus methodologies to scientific and technological applications. Topics include trigonometric and transcendental calculus, methods of integration, specifically integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, and by use of tables. Applications include linear motion, areas under curves, volumes of revolution, centroids, moments of inertia, and program-relevant applications.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

Pre-requisites:
  • MATH 238
Equivalents:
  • MATH 285
3

STAT 245 is an introductory course in data analysis for students in engineering technology programs. Students apply techniques to organize, display, analyze and report data. Outcomes include methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will be exposed to software-based methods in laboratory sessions using industry-grade data. Some advanced topics of analysis are selectable toward the end of the course.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

3

This course covers components and resultants of vectors, two-force members, free-body diagrams, equations of equilibrium, equilibrium of concurrent force systems and pulley systems, moments and couples, equilibrium of non concurrent force systems, truss analysis using method of joints and method of sections, and frame analysis using method of members.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Winter 2024

Equivalents:
  • STCS 200
  • STCS 242
1.5

This course takes an engineering approach to deal with the physics of technology and problem-solving. The following introductory topics are covered: statics, gas laws, electricity, energy, and heat. Hands-on laboratories supplement lecture topics.

Cost tier: 1

Offered: Fall 2023

1.5

Progression

Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Review our grading and progression procedure >

Admission requirements

Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.

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English language proficiency

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

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Available intakes

Winter 2024

Start dates:

Domestic students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a
International students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a

Spring 2024

Start dates:

Domestic students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a
International students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a

Summer 2024

Start dates:

Domestic students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a
International students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a

Fall 2024

Start dates:

Domestic students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a
International students: Open
  • Application deadline: n/a

Costs

2023/24 cost per course

The following costs are effective as of July 1, 2023.

Each course offered in Open Studies is assigned a cost tier, which you can find in the course description.

Domestic students

Course credits Tier 1 course Tier 2 course Tier 3 course
1.5 $342 $405 $492
3.0 $684 $810 $984

Fees

You will also need to pay additional fees on top of course tuition. 

Your fees are calculated based on the number of course credits you take per semester (approximately 16 weeks of study).

In most cases, your fees are determined based on whether you're taking more or less than nine (9) course credits in a semester (more than nine credits in a semester are considered full-time studies.) 

For a detailed breakdown of fees, visit the domestic fee table.

Course credits Tier 1 course Tier 2 course Tier 3 course
1.5 $1,200 $1,419 $1,716
3.0 $2,400 $2,838 $3,432

Fees

You will also need to pay additional fees on top of course tuition. 

Your fees are calculated based on the number of course credits you take per semester (approximately 16 weeks of study).

In most cases, your fees are determined based on whether you're taking more or less than nine (9) course credits in a semester (more than nine credits in a semester are considered full-time studies.) 

For a detailed breakdown of fees, visit the international fee table.

Costs associated with the required books and supplies vary by course.

This is a bring-your-own-device program with a standard computer hardware and software requirement. See the specific requirements on our computers and laptops page.

Find your booklist for your course(s) on the SAIT Bookstore's website. The booklist will be available closer to your program start date. Can’t find your course? The bookstore didn't receive a textbook list. Contact your advisor directly to determine if they’re still refining course details or if you're in luck, no textbook purchase is required this term.

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Financial aid

Paying for your education may feel overwhelming, but we have resources and programs that can help, including information about payment options, student loans, grants and scholarships.

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Application process

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Communication during admission

Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications. 

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Information sessions

Prepare for a strong start in your chosen program or get the details you need to decide your future path.

Our expert staff and faculty are ready to answer your questions and provide information about the following:

  • What sets SAIT apart
  • An introduction to the program and area of study
  • Admission requirements
  • Future career paths
  • Information on the earning potential and graduate employment rates.

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