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ANTH 4000

 History of Anthropology (3,0,0)

3 credits
The development of the major approaches in anthropology in their institutional contexts. Prerequisite: ANTH 1210 and ARCH 1110 or 2010
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AUTO 4000

 Automotive Service Technician Apprentice Level 3 (210 hours)


Students are introduced to theory and gain hands-on shop experience in the following topics: electrical and electronic systems; fuel delivery systems; electronic ignition systems, engine management systems; and emission control systems. Prerequisite: Automotive Service Technician 2 BC Certificate of Qualification or documentation of credit for Automotive Service Technician Level 2 from a Canadian jurisdiction
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CARP 4000

 Carpentry Apprentice Level 3 (210 hours)


Students are introduced to theory and gain hands-on shop experience in the following topics: documentation and organization skills; tools and equipment; survey instruments; frame residential housing; applying finishing materials; and building science. Prerequisite: Level 2 Apprenticeship and BC ITA sponsorship
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COAP 4000

 Professional Cook Apprentice Level 3


Students are introduced to theory and gain hands-on lab experience in the following topics: occupational skills; handling meat, poultry, and seafood; beef; veal; pork; lamb; poultry; seafood and freshwater fish; game; and processed meat products. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Cook 3
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CTMR 4000

 Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice Level 4


Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic means a person who maintains, rebuilds, overhauls, reconditions, does diagnostic troubleshooting and repair of motorized commercial truck, bus and road transport equipment. Technical Training Content: Work Practices and Procedures; Wheels, Hubs and Brakes; Electrical and Electronic Systems; Cabs, Bodies and Accessories; Fuel Systems; Engines and Support Systems. Prerequisite: Registered Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic apprentice with the Industry Training Authority
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EDUC 4000

 Directed Studies in Education

3 credits
This course will provide the opportunity for self-directed, mentored study in an area of elementary education. Students will examine, in-depth, a topic or issue of professional interest. Outcomes may include a project, research paper, literature review, or program evaluation. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean, Program Coordinator of the B.Ed. program, and the agreement of the supervising faculty member
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ELEI 4000

 Industrial Electrician Apprentice Level 3


Industrial Electrical Level 3 Apprenticeship Theory for the Industry Electrician Apprenticeship Program. Industrial electricians typically install, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of factories, plants, mines, shipyards and other industrial establishments. Prerequisite: Registered Industrial Electrician Apprentices with the Industry Training Authority
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ELEL 4000

 Electrician Apprentice Level 3


Electrician means a person who installs, constructs, alters, repairs, maintains, commissions, tests, services, calibrates and operates related electrical and electronic systems in any premise, place, building or structure. Prerequisite: Registered Construction Electrician apprentice with the Industry Training Authority
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ENGL 4000

 Early Modern British Literature (3,0,0)

3 credits
Development in British Literature, including the genres of novel, poetry, drama, and biography, from 1880 to the 1920s. Prerequisite: Any two of ENGL 1100, 1110, or 1210 and completion of 45 credits.
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GLAZ 4000

 Glazier Apprentice Level 3


This course is based on the provincial curriculum for the Glazier Apprenticeship Program. The course expands on the second year curriculum related to glass installation and related work. Students learn about: use of measurement and layout tools; interpreting drawings and specifications; use of codes, standards and regulations; worksite preparation; fabricating and installing storefront systems; layout, assembly and installation of specialty glass and products; and service and maintenance of glazing systems. This course is the third level of the provincial apprenticeship program. Prerequisite: Registered Glaziers Apprentices with the Industry Training Authority
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HDMC 4000

 Heavy Mechanical Apprenticeship Level 4 (120 hours)


This course is the fourth and final level of the BC ITA Heavy Equipment program. In it you will learn to diagnose and repair advanced hydraulic systems, electric drive systems, wheeled equipment steering, track machine steering, undercarriages, working attachments, and pneumatic systems.
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IIME 4000

 Instrumentation and Control Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 (300 hours)


This course is intended for fourth year apprentices and will cover how to install, repair, replace, calibrate, program and service all process monitoring and/or control instruments including: indicators, recording devices, control loops, computers as well as signal transmission, telemetering and digital devices used in industrial operations such as pulp and paper manufacturing and petrochemical production. Prerequisite: BC ITA sponsorship. Recommended: Grade 12 diploma, including English 12, Math 11 and Physics 11.
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LAWF 4000

 Court of Appeal Moots (3,0,0)

3 credits
The development of appellate advocacy and other lawyering skills in the context of preparation for and participation in the BC Court of Appeal Moot, in the areas of criminal law; civil law (contract, property or tort law); and constitutional law. Prerequisite: Consent of the Faculty
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MFAB 4000

 Metal Fabricator Level 4 (150 hours)


Upon successful completion of this fourth and final apprenticeship course, students should have the ability to interpret drawings in order to layout, mark, cut, burn, saw, shear, punch, drill, roll, bend, shape, form, straighten, fit, assemble, bolt, rivet, weld, test and inspect, prime and paint structural fabrications constructed from plates and structural shape of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
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MLWT 4000

 Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship Level 4


This course is intended for those with their level three certification, have substantial experience in the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) field and are prepared for their final level of certification with the BC ITA. Students will learn to dismantle, install, set up, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment including; power transmissions, conveyors, hoists, pumps, compressors, alignment, fluid power and perform vibration analysis. Prerequisite: BC ITA sponsorship
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PLUM 4000

 Plumbing Apprentice Level 4


Students are introduced to theory and gain hands-on lab experience in the following topics: planning a project, installing sanitary and storm drainage systems, installing private sewage systems, installing potable water distribution systems, maintaining and repairing hydronic systems, installing irrigation systems, installing venting and air supplies, installing service controls and safeguards, and using gas codes, regulations, and standards. Prerequisite: Registered Plumber Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority
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POWR 4000

 Mechanical Science (120 hours)

4 credits
This course introduces the math, science, thermodynamics and chemistry principles related to Power Engineering. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Accuplacer Assessment Tests. Reading Comprehension & Sentence Skills at 060 level, Arithmetic & Algebra at 050 level. Physics 11 recommended.
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SENG 4000

 Selected Topics in Software Engineering (3,0,2)(L)

3 credits
Students are introduced to selected advance and current topics in Software Engineering at the undergraduate level. Due to the rapidly changing field of software engineering, the course content varies from semester to semester depending upon the growth in new technologies and research interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Third year standing in an engineering program
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SFPF 4000

 Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprenticeship Level 4 (240 hours)


This course is intended for BC ITA fourth year Steamfitter/Pipefitter apprentices. Students will learn how to use blueprints and project specifications, in order to construct, test, repair and maintain piping systems that carry water, steam, chemicals and fuel using specialized equipment to ensure the safety of the pipes and other components of the system such as the automatic controls. They also learn about different types of materials including steel, copper, plastic and numerous metal alloys. Prerequisite: BC ITA sponsorship
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SOCW 4000

 Policy in the Human Services (3,0,0)

3 credits
Students are provided with an introduction to the main organizational structures of, and stages in, the social policy making process in Canada. The course aims to strengthen students' skills in the analysis of policies and programs in Canadian human services; to critically reflect on different ideologies and theories through which the welfare state has been examined in various countries; and to develop an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of social policy as a field of academic and applied activity. Prerequisite: SOCW 2060, SOCW 2120, SOCW 3000, admission to the Bachelor of Social Work program or permission of the program coordinator
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THTR 4000

 Direction and Staging 1 (3,2,0)

3 credits
A study of the processes of stage direction and the development of a method for transferring the script to the stage. THTR 4000 students work with student actors where they learn and practice the role of the director in a formal rehearsal setting. Prerequisite: THTR 3600 and THTR 3610
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TTME 4000

 Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprenticeship Level 4 (120 hours)


This fourth level apprenticeship course is designed as the final training level for a Truck and Transport Mechanic Tradesperson. They possess the full range of knowledge, abilities and skills required to diagnose, repair, adjust, overhaul, maintain, operate and test commercial trucks, emergency vehicles, buses, commercial trailers and road transport vehicles. They may also work on recreational vehicles and vehicles with alternative fuel systems and hybrid drives. Prerequisite: HDMC 300 or equivalent and ITA sponsorship
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WELD 4000

 Welder Specialty Endorsement (150 hours)


This course is an optional specialty training in low alloy and stainless steel welding for welders who wish to receive their specialty metals endorsement from the BC ITA.
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ADVG 4070

 Directed Studies in Adventure (0,3,0)

3 credits
This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to investigate a specific field or topic in Nature-based or Adventure Tourism. Consultation with, and permission of, a Bachelor of Tourism Management faculty member and the Associate Dean is required. This means that the course is self-directed but the student must consult with and meet the requirements of a faculty member for the project. Prerequisite: Students must have completed at least fifteen 4000-level ADVG credits before applying for this course. Adventure Studies Department Chair and Dean permission required.
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PSYC 2100

 Analysis of Psychological Data (2,0,2)

3 credits
Students are provided with a conceptual and practical introduction to types of data analysis most commonly used in psychology. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation, t-tests, chi-square, and ANOVA. This is a required course for students intending to major in Psychology and recommended for students intending to take Psychology courses numbered in the 3000's or 4000's. Prerequisite: PSYC 1110 and PSYC 1210 or permission of the instructor Note: Students may normally receive credit for only one of the following: BIOL 3000, BUEC 2320, MATH 1200, PSYC 2100, SOCI 2710, SOCI 3710, STAT 1200, STAT 2000
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THTR 4010

 Directing and Staging 2 (3,2,0)

3 credits
Building on THTR 4000, this course is a further study of the processes of stage direction and the development of a method for transferring the script to the stage. Students work with student actors where they learn and practice the role of the director in a formal rehearsal setting. The final assignment for this course is directing a one-act play for the Directors Festival, which is the final production of the season for the Actors Workshop Theatre. Prerequisite: THTR 4000
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