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ABST 100: An Introduction to the World View of First Nations People
This course has been designed through an extensive collaborative effort on the part of the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, the Prince George Native Friendship Centre, and College of New Caledonia. The teaching and learning styles it promotes are those indigenous to First Nations cultures. The content is a blend of academic information and perspectives with those of the First Nations people. It is a research-driven format that demands a blend of library, classroom (learning circle format), and fieldwork learning framed by a firm belief in the experiential process.
University Transfer
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

ABST 101: First Nations Studies II
Focuses on the diversity and development of native cultures in Canada prior to European contact and on the nature of First Nations/Euro Canadian interaction and contact to the present day. In addition, it will introduce students to crucial concepts, perspectives, and issues relevant to contemporary First Nations experiences.
University Transfer
3 CR
Prerequisite: ABST 100
45 Hrs
$251.55
Jan - May 2015
Fort St. James Campus

 

ACC 151: Accounting I
Study the fundamental concepts and techniques of the accounting process in proprietorships and corporations. Students are taken through the accounting cycle from the balance sheet equation to closing entries. Current and capital assets are studied in detail. Topics include cash, receivables, inventories, and acquisitions, amortization and disposal of capital assets.
Business Course
3 CR
60 Hrs
$335.40
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

ACC 152: Accounting II
A continuation of the introduction to fundamental accounting concepts and techniques. Topics include partnership and corporation accounting, investments and shareholders’ equity. The cash flow statement is studied, and financial analysis is introduced. The computer lab component provides an introduction to electronic spreadsheet software and computerized accounting software.
Business Course
3 CR
Prerequisite: ACC 151
45 Hrs
$313.21
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

CLCT 100: Carrier Language and Culture
This introductory-level course introduces the student to concepts of Carrier culture and language and its interrelationship with language. The teaching and learning styles promoted in this course are reflective of First Nations’ cultures and will be experiential in nature, drawing on the wisdom and knowledge of Elders and other resource people from within the Carrier Nations. Students will explore the intricacies and structures of Carrier culture, including clan systems, traditional ceremonies, arts and crafts, and in the importance of oral history and storytelling. Basic Carrier words and phrases needed in day-to-day communication with Carrier people, from infants to Elders, will also be taught. In addition, the importance of Carrier language and traditions, and the link language plays in the preservation of culture, will be reviewed.
University Transfer
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Sep - Dec 2014
Vanderhoof Campus

 

CIS 165: Business Information Systems
Examines the evolving conceptual framework of business information systems. The student will acquire skills required to support the problemsolving processes involved in business information system development, acquisition and implementation. Proficiency will be gained in emerging cross-platform, web-based processes in addition to traditional office applications. The term project will result in an integration of the conceptual framework of management information systems with the challenge of systems development. Interdisciplinary discussions will prepare the student for further studies within core specialties within the business sectors.
University Transfer / Business Course
3 CR
67Hrs
$374.81
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

ECE 165: Program Development
The student plans, implements, and evaluates activities that reflect anti-bias content and support the development of children from diverse backgrounds. Emphasis is on providing activities which are geared developmentally to the individual child and/or a group of children in an inclusive learning environment.
Credit Course
3 CR
49.5 Hrs
$276.71
Jan - May 2015
Vanderhoof Campus

 

ECE 172: Health, Safety and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education
This course provides the basic knowledge of the nutritional requirements of the preschool child nad methods of meeting these needs and establishing sound nutritional practices. Moreover, health and safety will be explored within the framework of preventative practices.
Credit Course
3 CR
44 Hrs
$245.95
Sep - Dec 2014
Vanderhoof Campus

 

ECON 201: Principles of Economics – Microeconomics
Course examines the market system’s inner workings, characterized by supply and demand. Various market structures such as perfect competition and monopolies will be studied. Time will be spent looking at ways in which the market system “fails,” leading to discussions about government’s role, in certain circumstances, as a possible replacement for the market system. By the end of this course the student should have the ability to analyze the impact of events on the price and production of goods and services.
University Transfer / Business Course
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Jan - May 2015
Fort St. James Campus

 

ENG 103: Composition and Style
A study of grammar, composition and style, this English course is a vigorous program of essay-writing plus a variety of writing assignments or exercises dealing with specific problems in essay-writing. Strongly recommended for students who wish to improve their writing skills.
University Transfer
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

ENG 107: First Nations Literature and Composition
This first year course focuses on a broad spectrum of First Nation’s literature. Students assess traditional tales from an oral storytelling tradition, as well as poems, plays, and short stories by contemporary writers. As well, students learn effective composition skills and the techniques of literary analysis. Students are required to write a minimum of three major essays.
University Transfer
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

MATH 145: Math for Business
This course introduces students to the principles and practices of mathematics with applications to business. The course covers the mathematical interpretation of fundamental business, economic, and financial concepts with application to managerial decision making.
Business Course
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

MGT 154: Applied Human Relations
Knowing and understanding self and others is critical to the successful management of relationships within the working environment. Most challenges within the workplace stem from interpersonal conflicts versus the ability to complete a task. This course will lead students through a process of self-discovery to help them understand where their own perceptions and the perceptions of others originate. Students will learn communication theories such as Transactional Analysis and Relationship Awareness Theory. They will also have the opportunity for specific skill development in areas such as effective delivery of messages, listening techniques, systematic assertiveness, and conflict resolution. Participation in class discussions and a group videotaped assignment are a necessary part of this course.
Business Course
3 CR
60 Hrs
$249.87
Sep - Dec 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

MGT 157: Principles of Management
This course focuses on the foundations of management theory. Management is presented as a discipline and as a process. The course introduces the key issues of management from the essential skills to management ethics. Major topic areas will include the foundations of planning and decision making, organizational design, managing change and innovation, leadership, motivation, communications, supervision, and control of operations.
Business Course
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Jan - May 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

MKT 152: Principles of Marketing
This course is an introduction to marketing activities in modern business firms. The major topics covered are target markets and segmentation, consumer behaviour, research and information systems, and the marketing mix. Throughout the course, emphasis is on the application of concepts and perspectives to current business problems and opportunities, through case studies and projects.
Business Course
3 CR
45 Hrs
$251.55
Jan - May 2014
Fort St. James Campus

 

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