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Year Course ID Course
2021-2022 HUMA 130

Introduction to Law

Law plays an important role in Canada, including in structuring and regulating the interactions between governments, between governments and private individuals, and between private individuals. This course provides an introduction to the Canadian legal system. Topics to be examined include: the nature, types and sources of Canadian law, the organization of the legal profession, the Canadian court system, and specific branches of law, such as contract and torts. The course will provide a basic understanding of the Canadian legal system and the practice of law, as well as a greater appreciation of law in Canadian society. The course will also examine the significant Christian influences to the development of our law, rule of law, and system of government.
(3-0; 3-0)

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 HUMA 390

Special Topics in the Humanities

An examination of special topics or issues in the humanities which are not considered in depth in other courses.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 3rd year standing
2021-2022 NATS 481

Christian Perspectives in the Sciences: Life Sciences

This is a liberal arts-oriented capstone course concerning the integration of Christianity with the Life Sciences and other disciplines taught within the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences. Christian beliefs are applied to an understanding and evaluation of modern science and technology. The course integrates elements of theology, history and philosophy of science, and specific topics where Christian faith and science intersect. This course consists of three parts: general topics in science, further explorations of topics in the Life Sciences, and student-led seminars occurring in interdisciplinary groups.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 60 sem. hrs. of study by end of preceding semester and at least 12 sem. hrs. of Biology, Biotechnology, or Environmental Sciences courses.
2021-2022 NATS 483

Christian Perspectives in the Sciences: Chemistry

This is a liberal arts-oriented capstone course concerning the integration of Christianity with chemistry and other disciplines taught within the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences. Christian beliefs found in Scripture are applied to an understanding and evaluation of modern science and technology. The course integrates elements of theology, history and philosophy of science, and specific topics where Christian faith and science intersect. This course consists of three parts: general topics in science, further exploration of topics for students within chemistry, and student-led seminars in interdisciplinary groups.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 60 sem. hrs. of study by end of preceding semester and at least 12 sem. hrs. of Chemistry.
2021-2022 NATS 484

Christian Perspectives in the Sciences: Mathematics

This is a liberal arts-oriented capstone course concerning the integration of Christianity with mathematics and other disciplines taught within the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences. Christian beliefs found in Scripture are applied to an understanding and evaluation of modern science and technology. The course integrates elements of theology, history and philosophy of science, and specific topics where Christian faith and science intersect. This course consists of three parts: general topics in science, further exploration of topics for students within Chemistry, and student-led seminars in interdisciplinary groups.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 60 sem. hrs. of study by end of preceding semester and at least 12 sem. hrs. of Mathematics.
2021-2022 SOCS 305

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

This course provides a survey of empirical research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, used in social and political analysis with practical application of these methods to such issues as research design; the preparation of a literature review; the application of quantitative survey techniques and case study methods; interviewing techniques; and research ethics.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of social sciences/social studies.
2021-2022 SOCS 383

Social Data Analysis

Social scientists greatly benefit from the use of statistical analyses in their respective disciplines. Through a comprehensive investigation of data description; drawing statistical inference; testing the significance of differences and relationships and modeling predictive relationships students will develop a quantitative and computational inquiry. Discipline specific experiential learning modules will be employed where appropriate.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of social sciences.
Cross-listed: GENV 383
2021-2022 SOCS 385

Qualitative Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

This course will introduce students to various traditions of qualitative social inquiry and their associated methodological features. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of these traditions of inquiry as their associated methods of data collection and analysis are applied in a range of research settings.

Course Credits: 3