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2021-2022 ANTH 101

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Introduction to the general field of anthropology, including reviews of scientific theories as basis of the academic research, as well as social, cultural, ethnographic and methodological topics which refer to the discipline. The course includes a study of diversity and similarity of behavior patterns, values, traditions, economical systems and customs of people in different cultural contexts- present and past. The focus will be to enhance students understanding of human nature. This will be derived from the investigation of the variety and range of socially standardized responses to the circumstances of human living. Such insight transcends a culture- bound approach, which views things from the narrow perspective of one's native cultural background. In each aspect of human culture this introduction seeks to provide an appreciation of other cultures as well an understanding of our values attitudes within society, lastly it reflects the perspective of our Christian faith toward society.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None
2021-2022 ANTH 210

Islamic Culture

This course is designed as an introduction to the religion of Islam and the Muslim cultures. It's a basic overview/ survey of the most influential denominations of Islamic faith, like Sunna, Shia, Ismailia, Druze, Alavites and Ahmadyia. In the course we will examine the history of Islamic religion and the different theological and juristic schools like the Hanafits, Shafiites, Malekites and Hanibalites, as well the practice and pillars of Islam with particular attention to the classic texts of Ou'ran and Hadith. The course will also analyze the role of Jesus in the Qu'ran as well compare stories written in the Bible. Students are invited into using the disciplines of anthropology/sociology as possibility of inquiry, evaluation and interpretation. Through analyzing concepts of religious belief systems students experience the social world around them, by interacting with norms, beliefs and values of global and local cultures.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None
NB: Not offered every year See department chair
2021-2022 ECON 102

Principles of Macroeconomics

Basic lessons of macroeconomics, where the economic growth and economic fluctuations are studied. Issues such as GDP, CPI are discussed. Long-run trend and causes of economic growth rate, unemployment rate and inflation rate are examined. This course also covers short-run fluctuations of an economy around the long-run trend; government responses to the short-run fluctuation of an economy, namely monetary and fiscal policy; and exchange rate, current account, and capital flights in an open economy context.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): none; (3-0; 3-0)
2021-2022 ECON 110

Business in the Global Market

An introduction to global business practices. A survey of governmental and corporate practices of major economic systems—Japan, Europe, Pacific Rim, Rhine countries, etc. Different cultural meanings of concepts such as globalization, world class, nimble organizations, empowerment, and teams are explored. The class provides the students with experiential as well as classroom learning to provide a better grasp of the differences in cultures and the adaptation of business concepts.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor. Open to business and nonbusiness majors.
NB: Offered when available in summer with overseas travel component.
Cross-listed: BUSI 110
2021-2022 ECON 201

Principles of Microeconomics

A fundamental understanding of how economists view the world, how people make decisions, and how people interact with one another. Basic economic analysis of consumer behaviour, firms' production behaviour, and market equilibrium. Graphical analysis.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): Second year standing or instructor's consent; knowledge of spreadsheet software. (3-0; 3-0)
2021-2022 ECON 230

Introduction to International Development

This course provides an introduction to the field of international development through an overview of the many issues and challenges relating to economic disparity among people of various nations. Students engage in the exploration of responses to these situations. The course is open to students from all disciplines.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
2021-2022 ECON 302

Intermediate Macroeconomics for Managerial Decision-Making

The main concepts and methods usually used by economists to explain macroeconomic variables: inflation, unemployment, consumption, investment, foreign trade, monetary and fiscal policies, and economic growth. Classical and Keynesian macroeconomic models are studied and compared in terms of economic statics and dynamics.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201.
NB: May not be offered every year.
Cross-listed: BUSI 302
2021-2022 ENGL 482

World Literature in English

This course focuses on issues related to post- colonialism and literature through the study of works written in English by writers from post- colonial nations.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 9 sem. hrs. of English and third or fourth year standing, or instructor's consent. (3- 0 or 3-0)
2021-2022 FREN 350

Civilisation française

An overview of French civilization, highlighting important aspects of French life today and over the centuries. Through a mainly historical approach, major developments in government, society, and the arts (including architecture) are examined, while the basic geographical features of France are noted and cultures of the various regions are explored.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): FREN 306
NB: Offered alternating years.
2021-2022 GENV 111

Human Geography & Global Change

An introduction to human geography and the notion of globalization by exploring some of the major economic, political, social, cultural, environmental, and technological changes that have recently occurred at the global level and are shaping local places. The course is designed to provide students with better understanding of the variation, interaction, and interdependence of places, regions, people and their environments in a globalizing world; and to demonstrate how human geographers might consider and examine the concepts, forces, processes, issues, and ideas that are associated with global transformation.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
2021-2022 GENV 212

Urbanization Issues of Developing Countries

This course explores urbanization processes in developing countries, particularly in urban settings across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. It provides a geographic perspective on the socio-economic, political, cultural, and environmental conditions under which cities of the Third World are rapidly growing and their relation to globalization issues. Case studies from selected areas examine such problems as unemployment, inadequate health services, housing shortages, and inadequate urban infrastructure.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
2021-2022 GENV 282

Geographic Information Systems

Students are invited into understanding and using quantitative and computational inquiry to understand and discern computer-based spatial analysis as a mode of inquiry. Students develop confidence in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and accompanying computer- based, spatial analytical tools to model geographic problems using mathematical and computing notation. Students are provided with the opportunity to investigate the theory and practical utility of GIS through collecting empirical spatial data, analyzing quantitative data, conducting computational spatial analyses to answer meaningful geographic and environmental questions, making judgements based on quantitative information derived from these analyses, and communicating the results with purposeful, multi-audience cartographic products.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (0-0; 3-2)
2021-2022 GENV 343

Geography of the Pacific Rim

This course examines the physical and human geography of the Pacific Rim. It gives particular attention to regional distribution of natural features and resources, population and settlements, economic activities and development, as well as globalization and its impact on this region. The Pacific Rim is a geographic realm that has changed dramatically since the middle of the 20th century, therefore, this course explores the dynamic issues, problems, and challenges facing contemporary Pacific Rim countries, how the issues are being addressed, and the future prospects for the people and countries within this region.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of geography and environment including one of GENV 111, 131; 212, or 230; or instructor's consent. )
NB: Offered every other year. Fulfils area studies requirements for International Studies major/honours.
2021-2022 GENV 344

Geography of Africa

This course examines the human and physical geography of Africa. Attention is given to the regional distribution of natural features and resources, population and settlements, economic activities and development, and globalization and its impact on this vast continent. Because Africa is a geographic realm that has changed dramatically since the middle of the 20th century, this course explores the dynamic issues, problems, and challenges facing contemporary African societies, how the issues are being addressed, and the future prospects for the people and countries within this geographic region.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of geography and environment including one of GENV 111, 131; 212, or 230; or instructor's consent. )220
NB: Offered every other year. Fulfils area studies requirements for International Studies major/honours.
2021-2022 GENV 354

Geography of the World Economy

This course introduces students to the globalization of the world economy. It provides theoretical and practical foundation for exploring the global economy in an era of technological advancements, restructuring economies, and geopolitical realignments. It focuses on economic development of developed and developing countries of the world, and examine the impacts and critical problems associated with economic growth, development, and distribution and how to address the problems.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of geography and environment including one of GENV 111, 131; 212, or 230; or third year standing in Economics/ Business, or instructor's consent.
NB: Offered every other year.
Cross-listed: ECON 354
2021-2022 GENV 382

Applied Geographic Information Systems

This course focuses on the utility of Geographic Information Systems in problem solving and decision-making in real world settings. Students are expected to complete a major term project in consultation with the instructor.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of geography and environment including GENV 282, or instructor's consent. (0-0; 3-2)
NB: Offered every other year.
2021-2022 HIST 107

World History to 1750: Ancient to Early Modern

This course involves a general examination of primary themes in the history of the world's major civilizations from antiquity to the 18th Century. Although European realities will be examined, the focus of this course will be global in nature with an emphasis on systems of cultural and economic exchange and on the global nature of historical development. As a part of this process students are provided with the opportunity to use the historical method, including primary sources, to understand and write accounts of the past.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (2-1; 2-1)
2021-2022 HIST 108

World History from 1750 to 1945: Early Modern to Contemporary

This course involves a general examination of primary themes in the history of the world's major civilizations from 1750 to decolonization. Although the continued growth of European influence will be examined, the primary focus of this course will be global in nature focusing on systems of cultural and economic exchange, as well as an investigation of non-European societies on their own terms, including their responses to the colonial experience and the factors which influenced the nature of post-colonial development. As a part of this process students are provided with the opportunity to use the historical method, including primary sources, to understand and write accounts of the past.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (2-1; 2-1)
2021-2022 HIST 109

World History Since 1945

An overview of the world's major civilizations since the last year of World War II, a period of profound 226 global transformation marked by the Cold War, the escalation of intra-state conflicts in the wake of the Cold War, and evolving ideas of human security.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
2021-2022 HIST 325

20th Century Europe

This course involves an investigation of significant themes in the historical development of European society since 1914. Primary focus is on the issue of changing European perceptions of the nature of social organizations and of Europe's broader role in the international system. Topics include: the origin, nature, and effects of world war; the Russian Revolution and the rise of the Soviet state; the rise of Fascism and the emergence of "totalitarian"ť style movements; the construction of the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe and the emergence and ultimate resolution of the cold war; decolonization; and the rise of the welfare state and emergence of European federalism.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of history including HIST 108 or 112, or instructor's consent. (3-0 or 3-0)
NB: Not offered every year See department chair.