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Examination of the biology of algae, fungi, lichens and bryophytes, including discussions of their origins, evolution, ecology and physiology. Laboratories will include examination of local flora wherever possible. Field trips may be scheduled. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

A survey of the vascular plants including ferns and fern allies, conifers and other gymnosperms, and flowering plants. Cell structure and tissues of vascular plants are discussed as they relate to plant function. The origin and evolution of vascular plant structures and groups is emphasized. Laboratory studies will emphasize local plants and...

Credits:
3.0

Detailed examination of all levels of cell structure and function. Emphasis is placed upon the dynamic processes at the cellular level. Topics considered include biotechnology, prokaryote/eukaryote cells, membrane models, cell walls, cytoplasmic organelles, the nucleus, cell cycle and nucleocytoplasmic interactions. Laboratories emphasize...

Credits:
3.0

Examination of the fundamental principles of biochemistry, including protein structure and enzyme functions, cell energetics, biosynthesis, and mechanisms which control cell metabolism. The laboratories include detailed experimental analyses of the molecular functions of cells and tissues and methods of molecular biology. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

An introduction to the major groups of land plants, including mosses, ferns, gymnosperms, and the flowering plant. Diversity, evolution and adaptation are major themes of the course. Students will learn the basic principles of reproduction and development, morphology, and physiology. Ecological interactions and responses to the environment will...

Credits:
3.0

In-depth examination of basic ecological principles, including population and community ecology, food chains, succession, species diversity, genetic strategies, genetic diversity and impacts of management and disturbance on populations and communities. Discussions will include freshwater, marine, and terrestrial ecology. May include field...

Credits:
3.0

Introductory Biology: bacteria, viruses, protozoa; requirements and control of bacterial growth; molecular genetics and biotechnology. Microbial ecology: methods, habitat, nutrient cycles. Systematics of Bacteria, Archaea, Protozoa. Labs will cover aseptic technique, media preparation, isolation of pure cultures. Counting methods for bacteria...

Credits:
3.0

This course can follow Microbiology I, but can also stand alone as an introduction to microorganisms and how they relate to human activities. Microorganisms are the tools for many profitable industrial applications and central to modern biotechnology. Students will be asked to write and present a term paper on this subject. The relationship of...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces the student to transmission genetics. Coverage begins with the pattern of inheritance, chromosomes and the process of mapping via recombination analysis. All types of mutations, their causes and effects are discussed followed by a review of gene function. The genetics of Cancer and development are examined and the course...

Credits:
3.0

This is an introductory course to human pathophysiology. The basic principles of human disease processes are reviewed. Fundamentals of cell biology, inflammation, the immune system and cancer biology are covered. Diseases caused by genetic defects and developmental aberrations are discussed. The specific part covers diseases of all major organ...

Credits:
3.0

This is an introductory course of pharmacology. Students will study the principle of drug interaction. Basic principles of pharmacokinetics and mechanisms of drug action are examined. Specific coverage will include drugs affecting the nervous system such as local anesthetics, muscle relaxants, autonomous nervous system-acting drugs, opioids,...

Credits:
3.0

This is an introductory course to human nutrition. The basic principles of human physiological processes are reviewed as far as they relate to nutrition. This includes an overview of carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. The water and fat-soluble vitamins and their role in metabolism are examined. The mechanisms and nutritional aspects of...

Credits:
3.0

Ichthyology is the study of the biology of fishes. This course will cover morphology, physiology, development, behaviour, evolution, diversity, and ecology of fishes. Fish species from throughout the world, both marine and freshwater, will be studied, with slide shows and local examples bringing colour and interest to the classroom. Labs will...

Credits:
3.0

Ornithology is the study of the biology of birds. Lectures will emphasize evolution, diversity, life histories, behaviour, ecology, and conservation of birds. Field and laboratory work will stress morphology and identification with particular attention to species from British Columbia. Field trips will be used to observe birds of different...

Credits:
3.0

Conservation biology is the scientific study of biodiversity and its management for sustainable human welfare. Biodiversity includes species, population, genetic, and ecosystem variability among living organisms. This course explores the nature, causes, and implications of the current high rate of loss of biodiversity occurring throughout the...

Credits:
3.0

An introduction to the general principles of law relating to contract and tort. Specific contracts to be considered include agency, assignment, bailment, employment, negotiable instruments, and sale of goods. Some aspects of the law relating to real property, different forms of business organizations, personal and intellectual property and...

Boom lifts are also known as Aerial Lifts or Telehandlers. These telescopic material handlers are used to reach places where standard forklifts cannot go. This course will give operators an understanding of the physics pertaining to boom lifts including the dangers inherent with reach-style forklifts. It will also cover operator...

Times:
  • TER Aug 16-18 (2016) (We-Fr)
  • Currently not scheduled for 2017 Fall. Please call Kelly at 250-638-5473 to be added to an interest list.

The primary objective of this course is to illustrate to the student that success in business is a function of addressing a range of business issues. Through the use of the case approach, and with the development of a strategic management process, students will become skilled at planning for the future, evaluating the effectiveness of the...

This course is intended to provide students with an opportunity to manage a business. Students will work in teams to operate a large industrial company through 4 or 5 simulated years of its business life. Decisions made by the management team will have both immediate and deferred consequences. Your company will be competing against others in...

This course is an introduction to the skills required to work in the building service custodial field. Topics include: basic cleaning procedures, WHMIS, interior office cleaning, ground rules for custodians, restroom cleaning and daily floor maintenance. The course includes theory and practical demonstration of techniques. More
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Times:
  • TER Oct 20-22 (2017) (Fri) 6-10pm (Sa/Su) 8:30am-5:30pm

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