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

Transition to Adulthood

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ED 4102 | Term-Based

This course explores the nature and consequences of the transition from adolescence to adulthood, and from the full-time attendance in formal education programs to adult work and life roles. It also examines the relevance of learning and education to these transitions and gives insight into the complex nature of adulthood and aging in our time and in different cultures.

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HIST 3374Truth & Reconciliation in Canada: Working to Overcome the Legacy of Residential Schools

HIST 3374 | Term-Based

Situating the truth and reconciliation in process in Canada within similar efforts in other countries such as Rwanda and South Africa, this course focuses on the work of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission to bring to light the nature and extent of the policies aimed at promoting the assimilation of Indigenous peoples into the Canadian settler society since the mid-19th century - particularly through the residential schools - and the varied and often harmful impact that these policies have had. The course also examines the diversity of reactions to the work of the commission, the extent of the success in implementing the commission's 94 "Calls to Action", and the potential of these Calls to Action to meet the challenges currently facing Indigenous People in Canada.

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Image of instrumentsMusic of the World

MUS 1002 | Term-Based

This course allows students to develop an understanding of world cultures through the musical traditions and habits of people in different parts of the globe. Students will investigate the development and historical background of world music traditions and the typical musical instruments and representative musicians in various regions. Students are also encouraged to develop their perspective on the relationship between music and society. Normally this course is taught online. No prerequisite required.

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BIOL 1629Introduction to Biology on a  Small Scale

BIOL 1629 | Open Entry

This course introduces you to biological concepts that apply to everyday life. Topics will be chosen to help you understand the molecular interactions that are essential for life, the cellular processes that are required for survival and reproduction, and the importance of these to human health, industry, and the environment. NOTE: This course is not equivalent to BIOL 1001/BIOL 1009 or BIOL 1012/BIOL 1019, and is restricted to students who have not received prior credit for BIOL 1001, BIOL 1009, BIOL 1012, or BIOL 1019. Credit will not be given for both BIOL 1622 and BIOL 1629.

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InstrumentsIntroduction to the History of Philosophy II

PHIL 1302 | Open Entry

This course offers a general survey of philosophy from Rationalism to German Idealism. It will concentrate upon the concerns of modern philosophy by looking at the philosophies of such figures as Descartes, Hume, Kant, Hegel and Marx. Designed to bridge the gap for upper year students.

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Person covering their face with their handsTechnology and Social Change

SOCI 2534 | Open Entry

This course examines the relationship between technology and social change, such as the sources and effects of technical change, the control of technology, and the origin and nature of controversies involving modern technologies.

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