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Provides a practical hands-on introduction to the operation and common business applications of the microcomputer. Computer capabilities and limitations, terminology, an overview of computer hardware and software are discussed. Specific business application software: windows-based operating system, word-processing, databases, with an emphasis...

This course highlights the characteristics and design of successful information systems and the impact of these systems on the organizations. The role of information systems in decision making and systems modelling is emphasized. 

A hands-on application course, which introduces business students to, computerized accounting and advanced spreadsheet software applications. 

This course provides up-to-date instruction on black and grizzly bear behaviour so that you can proactively reduce the risk of encountering and attracting bears. The course includes hands-on practice with bear spray.

Hours: 8

Price: $130.25

Course Number: CEFAID 747

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  • TER Jul 6 (2017) 8:30am-5pm
  • TER Sep 22 (2017) 8:30am-5pm

This course focuses on pet nutrition and a variety of health and safety issues. You’ll learn how to treat and prevent parasites, including roundworms and heartworms. You’ll even learn the facts of life, as it pertains to dogs and cats. In addition, you’ll explore current thoughts on spaying and neutering – and how to deal with the emotional...

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Take a comprehensive look into the diverse world of optical assisting—a world that’s becoming more exciting all the time. You’ll see why optometry is such an interesting field and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems.

Hours: 24

Price: $129

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The student will develop expertise in the communication skills, both written and oral, and an awareness of the protocol used in business. 

An introduction to the functions of the financial manager within a corporate setting. Topics include: the Canadian financial environment, forms of business organizations and taxation, suppliers and users of capital, capital markets, financial forecasting and planning, financial statement analysis, time value of money, valuation of financial...

An in-depth study of the corporate financial function. Decisions within varying conditions of certainty and uncertainty, capital budgeting and forecasting, long-term financing and corporate securities, issuance of securities, weighted average cost of capital, dividend policy, lease financing compared to long-term borrowing. 

This course provides a general introduction to the field of biology. Topics include the methods of science, evolution, classification, the cell, an overview of the major groups of living things, and ecology. This course includes a laboratory component. 

Credits:
4.0

The course involves a systematic study of human anatomy and physiology with addition of a section on cell structure and function, genetics and metabolic processes and includes a laboratory component. This is a human biology course intended for students who require a Provincial Level (Grade 12) standing in Biology.  

Credits:
4.0

Basic introductory course in general biology. The course covers the diversity of life, introductory biochemistry and cell biology and introductory animal and plant physiology. Laboratories include the scientific method, microscopy and major kingdoms of organisms. Experimental techniques and observation skills are emphasized. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

Continuation of BIOL 101. The course covers genetics, evolution and ecology. Laboratories include genetics, reproduction and development, evolutionary processes and ecology. Field trips, including a two-day weekend trip, may be held. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

Examination of the principals of biology with reference to the human body. The structural organization of the body starting with cells and tissues proceeding to the major body systems including nervous, muscle, skeletal, and integumentary system is examined. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

Continuation of BIOL 131. Examination of the principles of biology with reference to the human body. The course examines the physiology of the body including the functions and regulations of the cardiovascular, endocrine, lymphatic, nervous and reproductive systems, and how these systems interact to maintain homeostasis, levels of metabolism...

Credits:
3.0

The course covers the biology involved in the study of microorganisms and their relation to human health and disease. The topics include bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa and helminthes as well as viruses and disease causing prions. Microbial genetics, recombinant DNA and biotechnological applications are examined. The epidemiology of disease...

Credits:
3.0

Biology 191 is designed to introduce non-Biology majors to the concepts and scientific principles associated with ecological systems. The principles of the biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems will be discussed, including energy flows, biogeochemical cycles, soils, structure of ecosystems, biodiversity, population and community ecology,...

Credits:
3.0

Introduction to the invertebrate phyla. It provides an overview of the structure, function, evolution, diversity and ecology of invertebrate animals by examining the increasing complexity in form and function in the invertebrates and their evolutionary and ecological relationships. Examples emphasize marine, terrestrial and freshwater aquatic...

Credits:
3.0

Introduction to the chordates, in particular the Subphylum Vertebrata. It provides an overview of the structure, function, evolution, diversity and ecology of vertebrate animals. The increasing complexity in structure and function o f tissue and organ systems and the relationships between the various levels of vertebrate complexity will be...

Credits:
3.0

Non-vascular Plants and Fungi is an examination of the biology of algae, fungi, lichens, and bryophytes. The material covered for each group includes morphology, physiology, origins, evolution, life history, economic uses, and ecology. Slide shows and local examples will bring color and interest to the classroom. Labs will involve dissections,...

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