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This course introduces the history, methodology and fundamental principles of biological oceanography. Some of the topics covered include: phytoplankton; zooplankton; benthic organisms; fisheries and aquaculture; marine sediments; marine resource and pollution of the sea. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

Introduction of the study of marine water quality monitoring and the problems associated with different types of marine pollution. Students will select a local marine site for study, and will plan, organize, and execute a short study of the site. Students develop the analytical laboratory skills essential in the field of water quality analysis...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces current theory and practice for employee training and development within an organizational setting; whether private, not-for-profit, or government/FN government, and administration sectors. Students will examine a full spectrum of training and development praxis, from basic on-the-job training to the use of technology and...

Credits:
3.0 Credits

This course provides opportunities for participants to gain an understanding of the organizational and political realities of local government in British Columbia.  Topics include: the history and purposes of local government; how local governments are organized and administered; their powers and limitations; issues of sustainability; relations...

Credits:
3.0

This course will introduce students to the role and financial process involved at the local government level.  Guest lecturers will address specific issues around the budget cycle including the fiduciary responsibility of staff and elected officials.

Credits:
3

The goal of this course is to provide students with a broad based knowledge and understanding of the current issues and innovative practices related to the provision of local government services in British Columbia. This course examines the wide range of services provided by BC municipalities and regional districts in three general categories...

The focus of this law course is on:

(a)          Legal principles pertaining to municipal government with emphasis on its status, functions, powers and constraints;

(b)          Principles of administrative law;

(c)           Principles of statutory regulations 

The Personal Fitness Training (PFT) Program will give you the knowledge and skills to implement a unique, medically-based fitness plan for your clients. You’ll learn how to apply your client’s health history, goals, and abilities into a systematic model that guides each client through progressive, tailored training phases. This innovative and...

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  • Self-paced

Introduction to the basic study of philosophy. Among the core subjects are logic, morals and ethics and theories of knowledge and being. The study includes classical and contemporary philosophers, as well as issues such as ethnicity, abortion, sexuality and human rights. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

Study of some of the basic writings in historical and contemporary moral philosophy . A major consideration is the development of human rights. Two fundamental questions guide this course: what is the good life; and, how do we decide that? (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

A consideration of how philosophy and literature connect. This course emphasizes how literature is read philosophically, especially with regard to ethics. Historical and contemporary fiction is read together with theory on reading philosophically. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

An examination of the philosophical foundations of the social sciences. The course surveys the history of thought that has shaped and continues to influence the development of the social sciences, including, social, economic, and scientific topics, ideas of methodology; and leading figures such as Comte, Marx and Weber. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

The course contains the arguments around the existence of God and the formation, continuation, and occasional disintegration of religion. The context is historical, contemporary, and global, examining various philosophical and cultural responses to divinity. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

We see how philosophers and scientists think about the principles and work of science, and how the ethical background of the sciences (a.k.a. “natural philosophy”) complements and justifies the empirical background . The approach is historical and comparative in discussing both the faith and the skepticism over science. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course intends to help you both pose and answer ethical questions around our relationship with the environment. From pollution to population, from traditional knowledge to bioengineering, from animal rights to human rights, we will investigate our problematic history and current status to see how we can help prevent further damage to the...

Credits:
3.0

The objective of this course is to introduce the student to the study of physics. Course topics include kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, and electricity. This course includes a laboratory component.

Credits:
4.0

Physics 0501 is a laboratory science at the Provincial level and is equivalent to the first half of high school Physics 12. Topics from the content include: kinematics in two dimensions, Newton's Laws of Motion, circular motion and gravity, work and energy, linear momentum, torque and static equilibrium. Investigations of the course content...

Credits:
2

Physics 0502 is a laboratory science at the Provincial Level and is equivalent to the second half of high school Physics 12. Topics from the content include: vibration, waves, sound, light, electrostatics, currents, DC circuits, and electromagnetism. Much of the course is concerned with mathematical operations on measured quantities....

Credits:
2

This course provides science and engineering students who have not taken PHYS 12 with a general introduction to Classical Physics. The topics surveyed in this course are vectors, Newtonian Mechanics, properties of materials and thermodynamics. The various physical laws, for example, Newton’s universal law of gravity and conservation of mass,...

Credits:
3.0

Continuation of the survey of classical physics begun in PHYS 101. The topics covered in this course are electricity and magnetism, waves and an introduction to modern physics. In the first topic, electrostatics, steady state currents and magnetism will be discussed while, in the second topic, waves on wires, sound waves and light waves will be...

Credits:
3.0

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