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This course introduces the methodologies of conducting a fish and fish habitat assessment on stream ecosystems.  Students will learn to provide information regarding fish species characteristics, distributions and relative abundance, as well as stream reach biophysical data for interpretation of habitat sensitivity and capability for fish...

Credits:
3.0

Environmental monitoring is an essential tool for determining the impacts of various land and water use activities on ecosystems and can become the basis for decision making and resolving of land use conflicts.  In this course, students will learn, through both classroom instruction and hands on field experience, how to plan and prepare for an...

Credits:
2.0

This course will introduce students to marine sensor technology, including underwater cabled observatories, shore-based coastal weather stations, autonomous instrument deployments and ship-based surveys. Students will learn about the diversity of marine sensors, why and how they are used, and the challenges and opportunities presented by...

Credits:
3.0

Do you know people whose behavior makes completing even the simplest tasks difficult? Would you like to learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors or family members? Join this class and get helpful information for understanding yourself, solving people problems, and improving your...

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Rapid growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. This course will help you discover and master the essentials of managerial and staff support, information and records management, communications technology, travel...

Times:
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This program teaches the key skills you need to become an Administrative Professional and prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Access. You will learn essential skills including how to work in a modern professional office, how to maintain a professional image, personal and...

This course includes 22 hours of theory and practical instruction on airbrakes systems. Upon successful completion of a pre-trip inspection, students receive credit for the pre-trip (for 90 days) towards the Motor Vehicle Branch Air Endorsement Examination.

Hours: 22

Price: $294

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Times:
  • TER Sep 22-24 (2017) (Fr) 4-10pm (Sa/Su) 8:30am-5:30pm
  • TER Nov 24-26(2017) (Fr) 4-10pm (Sa/Su) 8:30am-5:30pm

An introduction to human biological and cultural evolution. Students will examine the fossil record for human evolution as well as the behaviour of non-human primates in an attempt to understand what makes us human. Discoveries by archaeologists are also reviewed in tracing human cultural developments from the earliest stone tools to the...

Credits:
3.0

With a global and comparative perspective the course will study a variety of customs and beliefs of indigenous people. Specific topics will include rituals, kinship, politics, economics, mythology, art and religion. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

A course dealing with the nature and diversity of Canadian First Nations. We will also examine the history of European colonialism in Canada and it’s impact on Canadian First Nations peoples. Finally, we will review some of the important issues in contemporary first nations affairs. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introductory study of First Nations peoples of B.C. from the time prior to contact with the Europeans to the present. Emphasis will be placed on examination of the traditional societies and the history of the European colonial impact. Finally, selected current issues such as land claims, education, aboriginal rights, Indian...

Credits:
3.0

This course will provide a cross-cultural exploration of human cultures in the world. This will include an examination of the diversity of economic systems, social structures, kinship patterns, and political and religious systems. Students will apply anthropological analysis to selected cultural case studies in Canada and the world. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course will provide a cross-cultural exploration of Indigenous cultures in the changing modern world. In particular, this course will review the history of the rise of industrialism and the spread of European colonialism, and the effects of these developments on Indigenous cultures of the world. Students will apply anthropological analysis...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to introduce students to the First Nations cultures of the northern northwest coast. The course will review the principles and methods of anthropological understanding to utilize as a lens to interpret culture. The course will concentrate on the rich history and cultures of the Nations of this northern area and draw upon...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to introduce students to the First Nation cultures of the central and southern northwest coast. The course will review the principles and methods of anthropological literature of this particular area. As a special case study, students will participate in field research and field excursion to the Kitlope with Elders,...

Credits:
3.0

A survey of the archaeological record for northern British Columbia. Special topics include the initial settlement of the area by Native peoples and the subsequent rise of complex ranked societies on the northern Northwest Coast. This course will include a field trip to visit a local archaeological site (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course aims to cross-culturally explore some of the ideas surrounding the concept of religion. Definitions of religion, and other related concepts such as ritual, are explored in light of early and contemporary anthropological theory. The course examines broader theoretical issues within the context of living world religions, and a range...

Credits:
3.0

This course is about the Anthropology of Art with special focus on the indigenous Arts of North America, Oceania and Africa. Specific topics include the identification of the Art, its uses, and the cultures of its producers. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the Arts of North American First Nations including the Northwest Coast, Athapaskan, Plateau, Plains, Woodlands, Great Lakes, and Southwest regions. Specific topics include cross cultural definition of Art symbolism, and the social, political and religious elements of First Nations Art. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course is an overview of Northwest Coast First Nations Art. Art forms from prior to contact through to the contemporary period will be examined. Specific topics will include the style and symbolic elements of Northwest Coast Art, the relationship between Northwest Coast First Nations Art forms and the social, religious and political...

Credits:
3.0

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