Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Summer Courses 2024

AQUA 102: Introduction to Oceans Systems and Resources

(CRN 22138/Lab 22170) This course introduces ocean ecosystems and the links between human use and marine resources. Students are asked to consider challenges such as climate change, pollution, aquaculture and fisheries, sustainable use of species and ecosystems. Examples highlight the interplay between humans and oceans within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Blue Economy, and current events. Topics include estuarine and ocean ecosystems, scientific principles, and resource management approaches. Lab and field trips. Credit will be granted for only one of AQUA 102 or AQUA 100. Three credits.



BIOL 252: Human Anatomy & Physiology II

(CRN 22139/Lab 22140) An integrated approach to the study of the anatomy and physiology of the following: cardiovascular, respiratory, immune, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. The course provides students with a comprehensive working knowledge of the anatomic and physiologic aspects of these systems. Three credits.



BSAD 112: Introduction to Business

(CRN 22141/Lab 22142) Introduces students to the challenge of making business decisions, to the primary areas of business (management, marketing, operations, finance) and to the role of the general manager. The course provides an introduction to the core vocabulary and analytical tools apporpriate to the functional areas, and helps students develop their analytical, presentatino, small group management, and self-management skills. Credit will be granted for only only one of BSAD 112 and BSAD 102. Three credits. 



BSAD 223: Introductory Managerial Accounting

(CRN 22143) An introduction to the basic concepts of management accounting and the use of accounting information for managerial decisions. Three credits.





BSAD 241: Financial Management l

(CRN 22144) Covers fundamental aspects of financial decision-making, including financial analysis and planning, valuing stocks and bonds, capital budgeting, accessing capital markets, the cost of capital, and working capital management. Three credits.




BSAD 261: Organizational Behavior

(CRN 22145) Organizational behaviour introduces students to the context, concepts, principles and theories of human behaviour in organizations. The topics explored range from motivation to teamwork to communication. The objective is twofold: to understand how an organizational member might experience, interpret, and manage human relations as an individual and a group member; and to understand how the influences on human behaviour in turn contributes to organizational effectiveness. Three credits.



BSAD 383: Mobile Commerce

(CRN 22146) This course focuses on concepts that will help business managers to take advantage of the evolving world of mobile commerce (m-commerce) and social media opportunities. The various concepts include e-business models, e-business technology infrastructure, building e-commerce mobile presence, social networks and mobile platforms for marketing and advertising, digital content and media, online retail mobile commerce from various industries, supply chain management and collaborative commerce, m-commerce security and payments, and ethical issues in m-commerce. Credit will be granted for only one of BSAD 383 or BSAD 415/INFO 446. Three credits.


CHEM 102: General Chemistry II

(CRN 22147/Lab 22148) Chemical kinetics, thermochemistry and the electronic structure and properties of atoms and ions and bonding models used to determine molecular geometry. Basic concepts of organic chemistry, materials and environmental chemistry are covered. Intended for students in the life sciences, himan nutrition and human kinetics. Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 102, CHEM 100, CHEM 120 or CHEM 121. Three Credits. Includes mandatory on-campus lab component.




CSCI 161: Introduction to Programming

(CRN 22178/Lab 22179) An introduction to computers, alogrithms and programming. Topics include problem analysis, alorithm development, data representation, control structures, arrays, and file manipulation. Credit will be granted fo only one of CSCI 161, CSCI 125, ENGR 144, ENGR 147 or INFO 255. Three credits. 




DEVS 392 Selected Topics: Agricultural Systems and Development

(CRN 22151) This course explores the social, economic and environmental relationships underpinning global food and agricultural systems, who benefits and who is harmed in these relationships, the ecosystem necessary to supply the human population with food essential to its survival, and the actors pursuing the global food security and agricultural equality. The course is interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on sustainable and equitable global development, focusing on food insecurity, exploitative economic relationships, and the poverty in the Global South that results from these global systems. Three credits.



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