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Fall 2022 featured courses

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For your convenience, we have put together a collection of credit courses we think you'll love.

Dove flyingIcons of Non-Violence II

CCS 3667/SOCI 3667

Examines the religious, philosophical and ethical justifications for non-violence as a tool for social change in the contemporary world from the perspectives of diverse religious traditions. We will study the concepts and theories for non-violence that may include selected writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, Cesar Chavez and Wangari Maathai in their religious, cultural, social and historical backgrounds. Prerequisite: 30 ch or permission of the instructor.

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Survey Law IPhotograph of farmland

GGE 4513

This course looks at real property and boundaries in Canadian law; estates in land, land granting, and historical settlement patterns, land registration, systems and understanding boundary creation; managing uncertainties and misalignments of title and possession; dedication and survey of public roads and highways; and, introduction to indigenous title. Prerequisite: GGE 2501.

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BarrelsProhibition and Rum-Running in Canada, 1827-1948

HIST 1305

This general interest course introduces the historical method while exploring the controversial theme of prohibition. It examines both protagonists in the struggle: prohibitionists, whose ideology was rooted in evangelical religion and an early strain of feminism, and the "Rummies" who fought to preserve a recreational drinking culture and the economic opportunities that it made possible.

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Music notes Music Through the Ages

MUS 1001

This course examines the role of music in the social, ceremonial, spiritual, and everyday lives of people in the western world over the last two millennia. It provides an overview of how people in successive eras experienced music and the influences that initiated changes in and perceptions of music. Many of the great musicians, composers, and styles of western music culture are studied. This course serves as a foundation for other studies in music and music history.

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Woman on a laptop Introductory Russian I

RUSS 1013

Closed to students with any knowledge of Russian. Sound system of Russian and elementary structures. Emphasis on the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Surveying equipmentOnline Spatial Data Handling

GGE 5404/GGE 6404

This course introduces geospatial standards and data formats commonly found on the web. Through a combination of lectures and hands on exercises using Jupyter Notebooks, students will learn to explore, query and perform spatial operations on geospatial data (e.g.: point pattern analysis, linear and logistic regression), while developing Notebooks that can be shared and re-used. NOTE: GGE 5404 is the undergraduate version of this course and GGE 6404 is the graduate version.

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Math equipmentDifferential Equations for Engineers

MATH 3503

In this course, you will learn about second order linear differential equations (homogeneous and nonhomogeneous), systems of ordinary differential equations, fourier series, laplace transforms, and applications. Prerequisite: MATH 1503 or MATH 2213; Co-requisite: MATH 2003 or MATH 2513.

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Image of a side profile of a face with a multicoloured hazy headPhilosophy of Dreaming

PHIL 1404

This introductory course explores the nature of dreaming, beginning with Sigmund Freud through to contemporary neurocognitive science. We also read debates about the nature of dreaming in philosophy starting with Plato and Aristotle, then Descartes, through to present-day philosophers who wonder whether dreaming poses a challenge to our conception of reality itself.

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A globe with faces behind itIntroduction to Sociology

SOCI 1001

This course provides students with a general overview of sociological theories (both classical and contemporary) and methods (both qualitative and quantitative), while also demonstrating how sociology differentiates itself from other disciplines. Students will be exposed to foundational concepts such as inequality, solidarity, patriarchy, etc.

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