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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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ANT-150

Cultural Anthropology

3 hours lecture/tutorial, or distance (D), 3 credits

This audio-visual course focuses on the cross-cultural study of human diversity. Topics include patterns of subsistence, linguistics, social, political and economic organization, religion, aesthetics, and the future of humanity.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098 or ESL 090; or assessment.


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ANT-151

Physical Anthropology & Archaeology

3 hours lecture/tutorial, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is an introduction to the sub-fields of anthropology: physical anthropology and archaeology. Through readings and audio-visual material, the origins and development of humans and their cultures are explored, including the development of the civilizations of the Old and New World.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098 or ESL 090, or Provincial English 12, or placement testing.


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ANT-251

Principles of Archaeology

3 hours lecture/tutorial, 3 credits

This course surveys the methods and theoretical conceptions which archaeologists use to interpret world prehistory using selected sites from throughout the world. Weather permitting, location and excavation of a contemporary site may be attempted.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or assessment.


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BIO-102

Principles of Modern Biology II

3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab, 3 credits

This is one of a pair of biology courses for science majors that introduce students to the biological concepts necessary to continue into second-year biology. This course is designed to provide students with a general survey of major areas of biology. Topics include ecology, evolution, cell division, genetics, DNA and genes, classification and diversity. The course includes extensive laboratory components.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Biology 11, Biology 12, BIO 051, BIO 060 or BIO 110.
  • C in one of Chemistry 11 or CHE 051
  • Take BIO 102L


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BIO-103

Principles of Modern Biology 1

3 hours lecture + 3 hour lab, 3 credits

This is one of a pair of biology course for science majors that introduce students to the biological concepts necessary to continue into secondy-year biology. This is designed to provide students with a general survey of major areas of biology. Topics include biological chemistry, cellular organization and respiration, photosynthesis, and plant and animal structure and function. The course includes an extensive laboratory component.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Biology 11, Biology 12, BIO 060 or BIO 110.
  • C in one of Chemistry 11 or CHE 051.
  • Take BIO 103L


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BIO-200

Cell Biology

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

A study of the ultrastructure and function of cell organelles and membranes, DNA and chromosomes, cellular movements and cellular reproduction.

Prerequisite(s):

  • BIO 102, BIO 103, CHE 110 and CHE 111 Minimum Grade C
  • Take BIO-200L


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BIO-201

Introduction to Biochemistry

3 hours lecture + 1.5 hours tutorial, 3 credits (may be offered in alternate years)

This course provides an introduction to structural and functional aspects of cell chemistry. Topics include biological molecules and their relationships, protein structure, enzyme action, energy transfer, metabolic processes and control mechanisms.

Prerequisite(s):

  • BIO 102/BIO 103 and CHE 200/201 (which may be taken concurrently) Minimum Grade C
  • Take CHE-201


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BIO-202

Principles of Genetics

3 hours lecture + 1.5 hours tutorial, 3 credits(may be offered in alternate years)

A study of the principles and mechanisms of inheritance, including an analysis of transmission genetics, the nature and function of the genetic material, molecular genetics and population genetics.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in BIO 102 and BIO 103.
  • C in CHE 110 and CHE 111.


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BIO-211

Invertebrate Biology

Scheduled lecture and Lab (3 hours/week) or distance (1.5 hours tutorial via MITV) with lab sessions arranged with instructor, 3 credits(may be offered in alternate years)

An introduction to the major invertebrate taxa from sponges to chordates with emphasis on functional anatomy, life-cycles, evolution, diversity and ecology. A compulsory 3-day field trip to the West Coast of Vancouver Island is an integral part of this course. Lab work involves first hand and microscopic observations of living animals with some dissections. Field work involves observations of intertidal and subtidal invertebrate individuals and their community ecology.

Prerequisite(s):

  • BIO 102 and 103 or BIO 110 and 111 Minimum Grade C
  • Take BIO-211L


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BIO-215

Introductory Microbiology

3 hours lecture,3 hours lab, 3 credits

This is an introduction to the field of microbiology. Topics covered include: prokaryotic cell structure and function; microbial growth, factors affecting growth, and control of growth; microbial metabolism; prokaryotic genetics and gene regulation; microbial classification and diversity; and, viruses. Specific skills learned in the laboratory include: sterile technique, bacterial culture, microscopy and staining, serial dilution, bacterial metabolism, fecal coliform testing, and antimicrobial agents in the control of microbial growth.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Bio 102/103 or Bio 160/161 or Bio 110/111 Minimum Grade C
  • Take BIO-215L


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BIO-230

Principles of Ecology

3 hours lecture , 3 hours lab, 3 credits

An introduction to the basic principles of ecology. The lecture series explores the physical components of the environment, adaptations of organisms to the physical environment, energy balance in ecosystems, and the levels of organization in ecology: population, community and biome. The lab series explores several sampling techniques used in the study of ecology. Two or three field trips are a compulsory component of this course. A 2-day volunteer placement with a local environmental organization is also a required component of this course.

Prerequisite(s):

  • BIO 102 and BIO 103 or BIO 110 and BIO 111. Minimum Grade C MAT 115 is strongly recommended
  • Take BIO-230L


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CHE-110

Chemical Principles I

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

CHE 110 and 111, Chemical Principles I and II, are 1st-year university-level foundation courses in chemistry designed as essential prerequisites to further courses in chemistry. CHE 110 includes an introduction to chemical reactions and equations, energy in chemical systems, and the structures and properties of atoms, molecules, gases, liquids, solids, and solutions.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Chemistry 12 or CHE 060. Physics 11 and PHY 050 is strongly recommended.
  • C in one of Principles of Math 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067 or MAT 060.
  • Take CHE-110L


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CHE-111

Chemical Principles II

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

CHE 111 deals with chemical kinetics, gaseous and aqueous equilibria, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry and organic chemistry (structure, nomenclature, functional groups, stereochemistry, substitution reactions). Laboratory work illustrates theoretical concepts and develops laboratory skills and techniques.

Prerequisite(s):

  • CHE 110 Minimum Grade C
  • Take CHE-111L


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CHE-200

Organic Chemistry I

3 hours lecture + 4 hours lab, 3 credits

A second-year course covering the chemistry of carbon compounds. The course begins the systematic study of the structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Spectroscopy of MNR and IR will also be studied. The laboratory sessions include techniques in the purification, synthesis and identification of organic compounds. The course fulfills program requirements for the Associate of Science Diploma and also for students majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology and Health Sciences.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in CHE 110 & CHE 111
  • Take CHE-200L


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CHE-201

Organic Chemistry II

3 hours lecture + 4 hours lab, 3 credits

A second-year course covering the chemistry of carbon compounds. The course continues the systematic study begun in CHE 200, of the structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and their derivatives. The laboratory sessions include techniques in the purification, synthesis and identification of organic compounds. The course fulfills program requirements for the Associate of Science Degree and also for students majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology and Health Sciences.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in CHE 200
  • Take CHE-201L


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ECO-110

Principles of Microeconomics

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course introduces the principles of microeconomics and demonstrates how these principles apply to current Canadian economic issues. Topics include supply and demand analysis, consumer behaviour, production and cost, market structure, trade, and the economic role of government.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or assessment.
  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Applications of Math 12 or MAT 053; or C+ in Foundation of Math 11; or assessment.


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ECO-111

Principles of Macroeconomics

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course analyzes the determination of national income, employment, and the price level. Topics include business cycles, fiscal and monetary policy, and economic growth.

Prerequisite(s):

  • ECO 110 Minimum Grade C


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ENG-107

Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction & Non-Fiction

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 107 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in fiction and creative non-fiction. Fiction writing may include short stories or novel writing. Non-fiction may include creative essay writing, documentary, life-writing or biography. Students create a portfolio of work including both fiction and creative non-fiction. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises and peer critiquing.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-108

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry & Drama

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 108 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in poetry drama and screenplays. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises, and peer critiquing. Students create a portfolio of work including both poetry and a play or screenplay.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-115

Essay Writing and Critical Analysis

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 115 involves the study of university level critical analysis and the production of expository and persuasive writing appropriate to university level discourse across the curriculum. A variety of rhetorical models are studied and practiced. Emphasis is placed on research, documentation and the writing of a research paper. Students may not receive credit for ENG 115 if they have previously completed ENG 116 or ENG 117.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in Provincial English 12 or one of ENG 098, ENG 096 or ESL 090, or ENG 160 or English Assessment, or LPI-Level 4 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% on the sub-scores). Students with less than a "B" grade in Provincial English 12 are strongly recommended to complete ENG 060 or 098 before attempting ENG 115.


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ENG-117

Academic Writing

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is an introduction to university-level research and writing in the humanities and social sciences and/or natural sciences. It is designed to help students acquire the research skills and understand the writing practices used by scholars in a variety of academic disciplines. As a way of focusing discussion, students will examine different disciplinary approaches to a single research topic. Note: Credit will only be granted for ENG 115 or ENG 117 or ENG 125.

Prerequisite(s):

  • B in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060 or ESL 090, or C or better in any University-transferable English course, or English assessment.


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ENG-120

Introduction to Literature: Short Stories And the Novel

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 120 introduces the student to the short story and novel genres. The reading list will include a selection of works which are representative of fiction written over the last 100 years. As well, students will be introduced to basic literary theory through critical essays that focus on writers and their craft. Although the course includes a review of essay-writing strategies, it is assumed that students will have the writing and research skills necessary to produce their own critical essays based on the works they have read.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG 115, or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or B in Provincial English 12, or English Assessment or LPI-Level 5 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% in the sub-scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before ENG 120 or 121.


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ENG-122

Reading Literature

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

In this course, you will become familiar with selected writers and their works and themes; develop and understanding of literary terms, techniques, and styles, and analyze fiction, drama, poetry and literary non-fiction using a range of critical approaches. The long-term objective of this course is to gain a greater understanding of yourself and others. You will, as Frederick Nietzsche commands, "Read...your own life and from this understanding the hieroglyphs of universal life!" Students may not receive credit for ENG 122 if they have previously taken ENG 120, ENG 121 or ENG 126.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Provincial English 12, First Peoples English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090; or C in ENG 115, ENG 116, or ENG 117; or English Assessment.


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ENG-126

Composition & Indigenous Literature II

Distance (D), 3 credits

English 126 introduces the student to texts written in the 20th century by indigenous peoples from around the world, including North America. This course offers an alternative to traditional literature. Students will study the elements of indigenous fiction, poetry and theatre. Instruction is given in the composition of critical essays.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of ENG 115, ENG 120 or ENG 125.


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ENG-202

Survey of English Literature I

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

This course surveys the significant works of English literature from the late Medieval and Renaissance periods, focusing on major authors: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, and Milton. Major works discussed are The Canterbury Tales, Antony and Cleopatra, and Paradise Lost. Elizabethan and Jacobean lyric verse is also examined. The works are studied within the context of the philosophical, social, religious and political thought and conditions of the times.

Prerequisite(s):

  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-203

A Survey of English Literature II

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

The student will survey English Literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, focusing on the works of major authors: Swift, Pope, Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats, Emily Bronte, Arnold, Tennnyson and Browning. The student will also examine the philosophical, social and religious aspects of life in the Neo-Classical, Romantic and Victorian Periods.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-207

Creative Non-Fiction

3 hours seminar, 3 credits

Eng 207 is a second year university studies writing workshop that focuses on the method and craft of creative non-fiction, which will include creative essay writing, documentary, travel writing, life-writing and biography. Students will create a portfolio of work.

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  • C+ in one of the following: English 107, 108, 115, 120, 121, 125, 126, or by portfolio with instructor permission


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ENG-208

Creative Writing: Poetry

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

Eng 208 is a second year poetry writing workshop focusing on peer critiquing. Students will be encouraged to explore a variety of styles and structures in their work and will create a portfolio of polished poetry.

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  • C+ in English 108 or by portfolio.


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ENG-209

Creative Writing: Fiction

3 hours lab, 3 credits

Eng 209 is a second year university studies fiction writing workshop that examines the work of successful fiction authors and nurtures the fiction writing skills of students through the workshop method. Students will create a portfolio of stories.

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  • C+ in English 107 or by portfolio with the instructor permission.


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ENG-212

Introduction to Canadian Literature I

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is an introductory survey of Canadian poetry and prose from colonial to modern times. It examines literature's role in the creation of a national discourse on subjects such as identity, history, place, ethnicity, gender and class.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-213

An Introduction to Canadian Literature

3 hours lecture or distance; 3 credits

This course introduces students to contemporary Canadian literature including poetry,short fiction and the novel. Key topics may include nationality, regional identity, ethnicity, gender, postcolonial theory, and wilderness vs. urban influences.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-216

Travel Writing

18 hours lecture, 12-21 days travel, 3 credits

This course combines intensive study of the contemporary and historical travel writing about one country or civilization with a two-to-three week international tour of that location. Typically Travel Writing will only be offered in the Spring or the Summer semester and will feature a short series of preparatory and follow-up lectures and seminars. The academic demands of Travel Writing are significant, but accentuate and focus the travel experience.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-224

Women's Literature & Theory I

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

English 224 is a survey of literature written in English by women from medieval times to the 19th century. The focus is on poetry and feminist literary theory and history.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-225

Women's Literature & Theory II

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

English 225 is a survey of literature written in English by women from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on fiction and feminist literary theory and history.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-230

Selected Topics in Literature

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

For 2016-17 the topic is narratives of crime and deviance. This course introduces the function of narrative and examines narrative method in a variety of genres such as poetry, fiction, drama, biography, autobiography, essay, film and textbook. The focus of study will vary according to instructor interest, and may include themes such as love and sex, war, crime, death, family, social justice etc. Students will be introduced to narratology and will examine the ways in which narrative structures shape understanding of the self and the world.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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MAT-102

Calculus for Life Sciences

3 hours lecture, or online, 3 credits

This course covers calculus of one variable with applications to the life sciences. The content includes limits, differentiation of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; applications of differentiation - graphing and optimization problems; exponential growth and decay; integration and areas - techniques, exponential models; Taylor polynomials; introduction to differential equations.

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  • C in one of Principles of Mathematics 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067, MAT 060 or MAT 100.


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MAT-115

Introduction to Statistics

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course introduces the basic concepts and techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics. It is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of statistics, as well as an awareness of the practical applications of statistics in such diverse fields such as the biological and social sciences, business and engineering. Topics include: descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, and bivariate analysis.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Applications of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-151

Finite Mathematics

3 hours lecture or web-based distance, 3 credits

This course covers linear systems and Gauss-Jordan elimination, geometric linear programming, matrices and matrix operations, symbolic logic, set theory, permutations and combinations, discrete probability, including conditional probability and Bayes' formula, random variables and their distributions, expectation, Markov chains.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Foundations of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-181

Calculus I

3 hours lecture + 2 hours. lab, 3 credits

Calculus I and II together comprise a 1st-year course in calculus. MAT 181 - Differential calculus of both algebraic and transcendental functions. Topics include: limits and continuity, the derivative - definition, rules, implicit differentiation; applications - curve sketching, maximum-minimum and related rates problems; differentials; antiderivatives. Students will learn how to use a computer algebra system in the lab to enhance their understanding of calculus concepts.

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  • C+ in one of Principles of Math 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067, MAT 060, MAT 100 or MAT 102.


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MAT-182

Calculus II

3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course covers: a review of the Fundamental Theorem and area; methods of integration - substitution, integration by parts, trigonometric integrals, trigonometric substitution, partial fractions, and trapezoidal rule; introduction to differential equations; applications of integration - volume, arc length; L'Hospital's rule and improper integrals; infinite sequences and series, tests of convergence for infinite series, Taylor polynomials and series, and applications. Students will use a computer algebra system in the lab to improve their conceptual understanding, aid visualization, and to solve problems.

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  • MAT 181 with a minimum of Grade D


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PHY-101

Introduction to Physics II

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, or Web-Based Distance, 3 credits

This is the second of the Introduction to Physics courses. PHY 101 includes light and optics, electricity and magnetism, and special relativity. Laboratory work is used to reinforce theoretical concepts and develop laboratory skills and concepts.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in PHY 100.
  • Corequisite(s): MAT 151 or MAT 182 (MAT 182 is recommended for most students; however, students continuing on to life sciences at the University of Victoria could take MAT 151).
  • Take PHY-101L


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PHY-120

Principles of Physics I

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

Principles of Physics I and II are first year university level (calculus based) foundation courses in physics designed as essential prerequisites to further courses in the physical sciences. PHY 120 includes statics, kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies; conservation of energy and momentum; vibration, waves, and sound; heat and thermodynamics. This course includes extensive laboratory work intended to illustrate theoretical concepts and to develop laboratory skills.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Physics in 12 or PHY 060.
  • C+ in Physics 12 or PHY 060; C+ inone of Principles of Math 12, PreCalculus 12, MAT 060 or MAT 067.
  • Corequisite: MAT 181 must be taken concurrently, if not already completed.
  • PHY-120L


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PHY-121

Principles of Physics II

3 hours lecture + 3 hours lab, 3 credits

Principles of Physics I and II are first year university level (calculus based) foundation courses in physics designed as essential prerequisites to further courses in the physical sciences. PHY 121 includes electricity and magnetism, light, optics and modern physics. This course includes extensive laboratory work intended to illustrate theoretical concepts and to develop laboratory skills.

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  • C in PHY 120
  • C in MAT 181
  • MAT 182 must be taken concurrently, if not already completed


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SOC-110

Introduction to Sociology I

3 hours lecture or online, 3 credits

Introduction to Sociology I introduces the student to some of the major concepts and issues in the discipline of sociology, including culture, socialization, deviance, gender, suicide and discrimination. The course is designed to encourage the student to think more deeply about the relationship between personal troubles and public issues.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or assessment.


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SOC-111

Introduction to Sociology II

3 hours lecture, or online, 3 credits

SOC 111 is the second course in a full 1st-year university level introductory sociology course. It addresses specific social institutions such as the family and education, work and politics as well as social problems such as social change and inequality. The course is based on a critical evaluation of the major institutions of modern capitalism.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing. SOC 110 strongly recommended


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SOC-220

Introduction to Sociological Research Methods

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course introduces the student to the full range of sociological research methods. Students will learn basic qualitative and quantitative techniques, how to design research projects, conduct field research and surveys, apply basic statistical techniques and how to write a research report.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in SOC 110 and SOC 111.
  • C+ in Principles of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 or equivalent.


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