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WINTER 2019
CENTRE
FOR
CONTINUING
EDUCATION
COURSE
CALENDAR
514-457-5036 | johnabbott.qc.ca/conted
21 275 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec H9X 3L9
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ACADEMIC CALENDAR
WINTER 2019 — IMPORTANT DATES
    Wednesday, January 16 .........................................ONLINE Registration Opens
    Tuesday, January 22 ................................................WALK-IN Registration Begins at 16:00
    Monday, January 28.................................................Classes Begin
    Thursday, February 14.............................................18-3 Final Grade Review Deadline
    Thursday, February 14 ............................................18-3Grade Change Deadline
    Friday, February 22...................................................Credit Course Withdrawal Deadline
    Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8.................Study Break (No classes)
    Friday, April 19............................................................Good Friday (College closed)
    Monday, April 22.......................................................Easter Monday (No classes)
                                                                                                                                   Please note:
    Monday, May 20........................................................Ministerial Examination of College English
                                                                                                                                   Make-up class for Easter Monday:
    Tuesday, May 21.........................................................Credit Classes End                                     Tuesday, May 21.
    Tuesday, May 28........................................................Grade Deadline 19-1

QUICK OVERVIEW OF COURSES
CREDIT COURSES                                                                                           PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES
Winter 2019                                                                                              Winter 2019

MONDAY                                             WEDNESDAY                                             MONDAY                             FRIDAY
Introduction to Business                           Finance                                               Beginner French I                  Latin and Modern Ballroom
Taxation                                           Computerized Accounting:                              Elementary Italian I                 Dancing: Level I
Macroeconomics                                        SAGE 50                                                                               Latin and Modern Ballroom
Web II                                             Literary Genres                                       TUESDAY                              Dancing: Intermediate
Humanities: World Views                            Humanities: World Views                               Beginner French II
Mindful Nutrition                                  Medical Anthropology                                  Elementary Spanish I
Introduction to Sociology                          Introduction to Psychology                            Conversational English
Current Social Issues                              Drawing Software: Illustrator                         Learning from the Top Minds in
                                                   Photoshop for Print and the                              Investing
MONDAY and WEDNESDAY                                  Web                                                Beyond Point & Click
Algebra & Trigonometry
                                                   THURSDAY                                              TUESDAY & THURSDAY
TUESDAY                                            Marketing                                             Excel – Introduction
Accounting I                                       Introduction to College English                       Excel– Intermediate
Introduction to College English                    Literary Themes                                       Excel– Advanced
Forms of Discourse                                 Humanities: Knowledge
Humanities: Knowledge                              History of Western Civilization                       WEDNESDAY
Introduction to Anthropology                       Microeconomics                                        French Beginner III
Web I                                              Mental Health                                         Intermediate English
                                                   Page Design: InDesign                                 Golf
TUESDAY and THURSDAY
Calculus I                                         SATURDAY                                              THURSDAY
Linear Algebra                                     Cisco III                                             Investment Principles
Cisco III                                          Cisco IV
Cisco IV
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REGISTRATION                                                    TABLE OF
OPTIONS                                                         CONTENTS
                                                                PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES
OMNIVOX ONLINE: STARTING                                        Course Descriptions                                                                                                                                                                                                                2-4
JANUARY 16, 2019 @ 9:00                                            • Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish.............................................................................................................2
                                                                   • Excel Series..............................................................................................................................................................................................................3
http://johnabbott-conted.omnivox.ca                                • Finance.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
(Interac/Visa/MasterCard)                                          • Photography.........................................................................................................................................................................................................3
                                                                   • Golf.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4
                                                                   • Shall We Dance..................................................................................................................................................................................................4
 For any questions or problems encoun-
 tered during online registration, please                       How to Register (Professional Development and Interest Courses)
 e-mail: rorecords@johnabbott.qc.ca                                Information............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
                                                                   Registration Form............................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
 OR call: 514-457-6610, ext. 5266 or 5267
                                                                IT courses funded by Gouvernement du Québec                                                                                                                                                                                               6

IN-PERSON: STARTING
                                                                CREDIT COURSES AND PROGRAMS
JANUARY 22, 2019 @ 16:00
                                                                Program Selection / Admission Requirements                                                                                                                                                                                          7-8
Registrar’s Office                                              Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC)                                                                                                                                                                                                8
Herzberg building (H-128)
(Cash/Interac/Visa/MasterCard)
                                                                Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) and
                                                                Cégep à la carte Course Descriptions                                                                                                                                                                                            9-10
                                                                   • Business Administration ......................................................................................................................................................................9
EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS                                              • Cisco..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................9
Tuesday, January 22, 2019           16:00 – 19:00                  • Economics ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
(Credit course withdrawal deadline February 22)                    • Graphic & Web Design ....................................................................................................................................................................... 10

(The College is closed on Friday, April 19, 2019)               Evening Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) Programs                                                                                                                                                                                11

ACADEMIC ADVISING                                               Diplômes d'études collégiales (DEC) Program Course Descriptions 12-14
For questions: e-mail advisors@johnabbott.qc.ca,                   • Anthropology ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 12
call 514-457-6610 ext. 5290 or drop-in.                            • Business Administration.................................................................................................................................................................... 12
                                                                   • Economics............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
Drop in hours:                                                     • English ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................12-13
January 14-18, 2019                             10:00 – 16:00      • Graphic & Web Design......................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Academic Advising, Herzberg building (H-117)
                                                                   • History........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
Tuesday, January 22, 2019                       16:00 – 19:00      • Humanities........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Registrar's Office, Herzberg building (H-128)                      • Mathematics...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                                                                   • Nutrition.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
                                                                   • Psychology................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13-14
French and English Language Courses                                • Sociology............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
Placement Testing (for new students)
Tuesday, January 22, 2019                       16:00 – 19:00   How to Register (Credit)
Registrar’s Office, Herzberg building (H-128)                      • Information ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                                                                   • Required Documents........................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                                                                   • Forms
                                                                         - Request for Admission Form....................................................................................................................................... 17
                                                                         - Credit Course Registration Form........................................................................................................................... 18
                                                                   • Fees..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 19-20

                                                                Full-time Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) Programs                                                                                                                                                                   21-24
                                                                General Information                                                                                                                                                                                                        25-26
                                                                Campus Map                                                                                                                                                                                                                            27

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND
INTEREST COURSES
 LANGUAGES
New students must take a placement test before registering for an English or a French non-credit course.
Les nouveaux étudiants doivent passer un test de classement avant de s’inscrire à un cours non-crédité d’anglais ou de français langue seconde.

                                                 English and French placement test
                                       Tuesday, January 22, 2019 • 16:00-19:00 • Herzberg H-128

 ENGLISH                                            sizes practical spoken French. Students are       ITALIAN
                                                    introduced to basic structures and vocabu-
Intermediate English                                                                                 Elementary Italian I
                                                    lary necessary for communication in everyday
45 hours | 900-503-00-01 | Tuition: $295                                                             45 hours | 900-301-00-01 | Tuition: $295
                                                    situations.
For students with a knowledge of English                                                             For students who have no previous training
wishing to improve conversational skills. Stu-      Monday: 19:00 – 22:00                            in Italian. Students will acquire basic gram-
dents learn more advanced patterns of speech,       Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter       mar structures and vocabulary with an em-
grammar and vocabulary, enabling them to            Monday: May 21)                                  phasis on listening, comprehension and oral
communicate in day-to-day situations and                                                             expression. Upon completion of this course,
carry on a simple conversation in English.
                                                    Beginner French II                               students should be able to carry on a simple
                                                    45 hours | 900-602-00-01 | Tuition: $295
                                                                                                     conversation in Italian.
Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00                            For students who have had previous training
Jan. 30 – May 15                                                                                     Monday: 19:00 – 22:00
                                                    in French, this course emphasizes oral prac-
                                                                                                     Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
                                                    tical French. Students learn basic structures,
Conversational English                                                                               Monday: May 21)
                                                    vocabulary and grammar, enabling them to
45 hours | 900-510-00-01 | Tuition: $295
                                                    converse and make themselves understood
For intermediate students, this course empha-       in everyday life situations.                     SPANISH
sizes oral communication. Students are en-
couraged through discussions, and presenta-         Tuesday: 19:00 – 22:00                           Elementary Spanish I
tions to communicate in day-to-day situations       Jan. 29 – May 14                                 45 hours | 900-706-00-01 | Tuition: $295
and comment on various topics. Appropriate                                                           This beginner course stresses grammar and
attention is given to grammar problems.
                                                    Beginner French III
                                                    45 hours | 900-603-00-01 | Tuition: $295         conversation, focusing on everyday topics
Tuesday: 19:00 – 22:00                                                                               and situations. Students learn basic sentence
                                                    For students who have had previous training
Jan. 29 – May 14                                                                                     structure, grammar and vocabulary. This
                                                    in French, this course emphasizes oral prac-     course enables students to carry on a simple
                                                    tical French. Students review basic grammar,
                                                                                                     conversation in Spanish.
 FRENCH                                             and are introduced to more complex sen-
                                                    tence structure and vocabulary enabling          Tuesday: 19:00 – 22:00
Beginner French I                                   them to participate in a simple conversation     Jan. 29 – May 14
45 hours | 900-601-00-01 | Tuition: $295            in French.
For students who have no previous or very           Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00
little training in French, this course empha-       Jan. 30 – May 14

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES

 EXCEL SERIES                                             Ź Creating Advanced Formulas                             Ź Dogs of the Dow technique
                                                          Ź Troubleshooting Formulas                               Ź Buffett style investment
Excel – Introduction
                                                          Ź Logical and Information Functions                      Ź“Cigar Butt” investing
15 hours | 900-A60-00-01 | Tuition: $165
                                                          Ź Loan Formulas                                          Ź 7+2 Portfolio
In this basic Excel course targeted at begin-             Ź Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
ners, students learn how to work with Excel                                                                        Tuesday: 19:00 – 21:00
and gain confidence in creating, formatting               Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30 – 21:30                        Feb. 12 – Apr. 23
and enhancing simple spreadsheets.                        March 12 – 26
                                                                                                                   Instructor: Jean Marier has over 15 years of experi-
Who should attend:                                                                                                 ence in the Financial Services industry. He received
This course is for individual who wish to gain             FINANCE                                                 the Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI)
                                                                                                                   in 2000.
a basic understanding of Excel to create and              Investment Principles
work with spreadsheets.                                   20 hours | 900-325-00-01 | Tuition: $195
 What you will learn:                                                                                               PHOTOGRAPHY
                                                          Well informed investors make better invest-
Ź Entering and Editing Worksheet Data                     ment decisions. This course provides partici-            Beyond Point and Click: Digital
Ź Essential Worksheet Operations                          pants with the knowledge, skills and confi-              Photography
Ź Working with Cells and Ranges                           dence to demystify the world of financial                20 hours | 900-230-00-01 | Tuition: $195
Ź Working with Tables                                     planning and the stock market.
Ź Worksheet Formatting                                                                                             Using your personal DSLR digital camera,
Ź Excel Templates                                         Who should attend:                                       learn the basic principles of photography
Ź Printing your Work                                      Individuals who wish to understand the com-              and improve the composition of your photos.

Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30 – 21:30                         plexities of financial planning, stock markets,          Who should attend:
Jan. 29 – Feb. 12                                         and investing. This course aims at empow-                Individuals who want to enhance the look of
                                                          ering participants to become knowledgeable               their personal photos.
Excel – Intermediate                                      and savvy investors.
                                                                                                                   What will you learn:
15 hours | 900-061-00-01 | Tuition: $165                   What you will learn:                                    You will improve your photo-taking skills and
(Prerequisite: Excel Introduction 900-060 or equivalent   Ź Fundamentals of stocks and bonds                       learn fundamental techniques for capturing
knowledge)                                                Ź How to evaluate an investment                          those special moments on your camera.
In this Intermediate Excel course, students               Ź Financial ratios
learn how to use formulas and advanced                                                                              Special features include:
                                                          Ź Different investment techniques used by
functions. Examples of functions covered                                                                           Ź Hands-on experience using your digital cam-
                                                             famous investors
include sorting, and filtering, formatting                                                                            era and exploring your camera’s settings
                                                          Ź Understanding the acronyms: GIC, TFSA,
graphics, as well as protecting and finalizing                                                                     Ź Exercises and projects to help solidify learn-
                                                             RRSP, RESP, and RRIF
a workbook.                                                                                                           ed techniques
                                                          Tuesday: 19:00 – 21:00                                   Ź An introduction to Photoshop, including
Who should attend:                                        Feb. 14 – Apr. 25                                           basic editing tools
This course is for individuals who have com-
pleted the Excel Introduction course and/or               Instructor: Jean Marier has over 15 years of experi-     Tuesday : 19:00 – 21:00
possess a basic knowledge or Excel, who want              ence in the Financial Services industry. He received     March 12 – May 14
to use higher-level functionalities in Excel.             the Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI)
                                                          in 2000.                                                 Instructor: Avi Charszan holds a Bachelor’s degree in
 What you will learn:                                                                                              Fine Arts (Design) from Concordia University. Full-time
Ź Formulas and Functions                                  Learning from the Top Minds in                           photographer, Avi Charszan also works as a freelance
Ź Formulas that Manipulate Text                                                                                    graphic designer.
                                                          Investing
Ź Working with Dates and Times                            20 hours | 900-333-00-01 | Tuition: $195
Ź Formulas that Look Up Values
Ź Introducing Pivot Tables                                Enhance your understanding of investing and
Ź Introduction to Macros                                  gain insight into your own investment skills by
                                                          learning about the techniques used by some
Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30 – 21:30                         of the world’s most renowned investors.
Feb. 19 – March 5
                                                          This course will discuss the strategies and
Excel – Advanced                                          approaches used by the greatest investors of
15 hours | 900-A62-00-01 | Tuition: $165                  all time. Deepening your knowledge of these
(Prerequisite: Excel Intermediate 900-061 or equivalent
                                                          great investment minds will provide you with
knowledge)                                                a renewed perspective and inspiration.
In this Advanced Excel course, students fur-
ther their knowledge of EXCEL and learn                   Who should attend:
how to use formulas and functions in greater              Individuals who have taken Investment Prin-
depth.                                                    ciples (900-325-00-01) or those who have a
                                                          solid knowledge and interest in markets and
Who should attend:                                        investments.
This course is for individuals who have com-
pleted the Excel-Intermediate course and /or               What you will learn:
have a good command of Excel.                             Ź How to create a disciplined portfolio ap-
                                                            proach.
 What you will learn:                                     Ź Valuations of companies
Ź Getting the Most Out of Ranges                          Ź The Magic Formula

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES

 GOLF                                                    SHALL WE DANCE?                                Latin and Modern Ballroom
Golf Fundamentals                                       These courses are for couples only but each     Dancing – Intermediate
7.5 hours | 900-211-00-01 | Tuition: $95                student must register individually.             12 hours | 900-A00-00-01
                                                                                                        Tuition: $125 (per student)
Swing your way into Spring by learning the              Latin and Modern Ballroom                       (Prerequisite: Latin and Modern Ballroom Dancing –
fundamentals of golf, or tuning up for the              Dancing – Level I                               Level I or Level II)
golf season. Brush up on the basics of the              12 hours | 900-A04-00-01                        FOR COUPLES ONLY. A continuation of Latin
full swing, chipping, pitching, and putting.            Tuition: $125 (per student)                     and Modern Ballroom Dancing – Level I and/
Sponge balls will be used for pitching and                                                              or Level II, this course reviews the steps pre-
                                                        FOR COUPLES ONLY. Learn to dance in a fun
full swing practice, real balls for chipping                                                            viously introduced and concentrates on more
                                                        and social environment. This course introdu-
and putting. Video analysis is also available.                                                          advanced steps.
                                                        ces you to the rhythm and basic steps of both
Participants should wear suitable clothing
                                                        Latin dances (Cha Cha, Rumba, Merengue,         Friday: 19:30 – 20:30
and running shoes. Clubs will be provided
                                                        Mambo, Samba and Triple Swing) and Ball-        Feb. 8 – May 17 (no class on March 22,
for those who need them.
                                                        room dances (Slow Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango).    April 19 and 26)
Wednesday: 19:00 – 20:30
                                                        Friday: 18:30 – 19:30
April 3 – May 8 (no class on April 17)                                                                  Instructor: Roberto Falsetti
                                                        Feb. 8 – May 17 (no class on March 22,
Instructor: Joel Fitleberg teaches Physical Education   April 19 and 26)
at John Abbott College and plays golf competitively
at the provincial level.                                Instructor: Carla Ciaramellano

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                                              PROFESSIONAL
AND INTEREST COURSE                                                                   DEVELOPMENT
REGISTRATION FORM                                                                     AND INTEREST
                                                                                      COURSE
Date of birth____________________________________________________________
                                                                                      REGISTRATION
JAC student number, if known

Family name at birth _____________________________________________________            Registration Options (See p. 1 for details)
                                                                                        • Online: starting December 12, 2018 at 9:00
Given name _______________________________________________ Sex _________                • In person: starting January 22, 2019 at 16:00

Married name, if applicable _______________________________________________           Language Placement Test
                                                                                      New students registering in a French or English
Address _______________________________________________________________               language course must go to the Registrar’s
                                                                                      Office (H-128) for a placement test on:
City ___________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                     January 22, 2019
Postal code ____________________________________________________________                              (16:00 – 19:00)
                                                                                      Returning students may register for the next
Tel. # (H)___________________________ Bus. #________________________________          level without a placement test.

E-mail _________________________________________________________________
                                                                                      Fees for Senior Citizens (65 years & over)
                                                                                      Seniors are eligible for a 20% discount on
COURSE SELECTION: NON-CREDIT INTEREST COURSES ONLY                                    tuition fees for all courses.
COURSE NUMBER
                                                                                      Refund Policy
 9 0 0                              0 0                                               Tuition fees for non-credit courses are refund-
1    TITLE                                                                            able upon receipt of written notification as
                                                                                      follows:
                                                             $                          • Full refund before the first scheduled class
                                                                                        • 50% refund before the second scheduled
COURSE NUMBER                                                                              class
                                                                                        • No refund after the second scheduled
 9 0 0                              0 0                                                    class
 2   TITLE
                                                                                      To request an official withdrawal from a course,
                                                                                      students may:
                                                             $
                                                                                        • go in person to the Registrar’s Office
COURSE NUMBER                                                                              (H-128)
                                                                                        • e-mail: rorecords@johnabbott.qc.ca
 9 0 0                              0 0                                                 • fax: 514-457-6812
 3   TITLE
                                                                                      Course Cancellation
                                                             $                        The Centre for Continuing Education reserves
                                                                                      the right to cancel any non-credit course due
COURSE NUMBER                                                                         to insufficient registration prior to the start of
                                                                                      classes. Students registered in a cancelled class
 9 0 0                              0 0                                               will be contacted and their monies refunded
 4   TITLE                                                                            in full.

                                                             $

                  TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED:                     $
                                                                                           We didn't know you wanted it
                                                                                        so we cancelled it! Register early to
                                                                                               avoid disappointment.
                                                                                       http://johnabbott-conted.omnivox.ca

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTEREST COURSES

SPECIALIZED IT COURSES
Part-time IT courses. Priority given to individuals who
are working.
Visit the webpage: www.johnabbott.qc.ca/continuing-education/specialized-it for updated schedules, course descriptions           per hour
and registration details.

    Managing and Processing of                                                 Computer System Security            45h               $90
                                         48h             $96
    Big Data -I
                                                                               Container Based System
    Managing and Processing of                                                                                     15h               $30
                                         45h             $90                   Architecture : Docker
    Big Data -II
                                                                               VMware                              36h               $72
    Processing of Big Data with
                                         24h             $48
    SPARK                                                                      Hyper V                             35h               $70
    Big Data: Reporting and
                                         45h             $90                   ITIL®2011 Foundation                25h               $50
    Prediction
                                                                               ITIL®2011 Practitioner              18h               $36
    Python - Level 1                     24h             $48
                                                                               VBA for Excel                       24h               $48
    Python - Level 2                     24h             $48
                                                                               SQL - Beginner                      24h               $48
    Python - Level 3                     30h             $60
                                                                               SQL - Intermediate                  24h               $48
    Data Science - Level 1               24h             $48
                                                                               SQL - Advanced                      24h               $48
    Data Science - Level 2               24h             $48
                                                                               SQL Reporting Services              21h               $42
    Data Science - Level 3               21h             $42
                                                                               SQL Analysis Services               24h               $48
    R Language - Level 1                 21h             $42
                                                                               SQL Integration Services ( SSIS)
    R Language - Level 2                 30h             $60                                                       21h               $42
                                                                               –Introduction
    R Language - Level 3                 21h             $42                   SQL Integration Services ( SSIS)
                                                                                                                   14h               $28
                                                                               –Advanced
    Linux Operating System               35h             $70
                                                                               SQL Data Quality Services           21h               $42
    Linux Security - Introduction        30h             $60
                                                                               No SQL with Mongo DB                35h               $70
    Linux Security - Advanced            30h             $60
    Windows Security -
                                         30h             $60
    Introduction
    Windows Security – Advanced          30h             $60

                                           *Subsidized rate for eligible participants, $2 per course hour

                                    Call 514-457-5036 for further information.

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CREDIT PROGRAMS

CREDIT
PROGRAMS                                  | PADMISSION
                                               ROGRAM SELECTION AND
                                                        REQUIREMENTS
 DEC PROGRAMS (Diplômes d'études collégiales)
Students who meet the admission requirements for a DEC program, are eligible to register on a part-time or full-time basis, in courses pertaining to a
DEC program.

Due to limited course offerings, it is not possible to follow an entire DEC program in Continuing Education.

For information on DEC program specific requirements: www.johnabbott.qc.ca/continuning-education.
Please refer to pp. 12-14 for course descriptions.
Hourly tuition fee: $2.00

ADMISSION
Applicants are eligible to register for a DEC program under the following conditions:

   • Have a Québec Secondary School Diploma (DES)
   OR

   • Have a Québec Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP) AND
   • Have completed: Secondary V credits in Language of Instruction, Secondary V credits in Second Language, and Secondary IV credits in
      Mathematics
   OR

   • Applicants who have not studied in Quebec must have education deemed equivalent by the College

Please note: Applicants with a certificate other than a Secondary School Diploma must have completed the secondary school requirements set by
their province or country. Specific program requirements and all other requirements particular to John Abbott College must be met.

AEC PROGRAMS (Attestation d'études collégiales)
For students who wish to enroll in a program in order to acquire or upgrade technical or professional skills for the job market, career advancement or
career change. Evening AEC programs are offered on a part-time or full-time basis.

Please refer to pp. 9-10 for course descriptions and to p. 11 for program requirements.
Tuition free

   • LEA.BJ – Cisco Networking
   • LCE.0Z – Publication and Web Design
   • LCA.84 – Finance
For information on full-time Attestation programs, please refer to pp. 21-25 for program descriptions and specific admission requirements.

ADMISSION
Applicants are eligible to register in an AEC program under the following condition:

   • Have interrupted full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive semesters or 1 school year
   • Be covered by an agreement between the College and an employer or who benefits from a government program
   • Have interrupted full-time studies during at least 1 semester and pursued full-time post-secondary studies during at least 1 additional semester
   •Have Québec Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP)

Please note: Students who do not meet the admission requirements to an AEC program OR do not want to register in a program, may select à la carte
courses. Please see 080.CA – Career Development courses.

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CREDIT PROGRAMS

 INDEPENDENT STUDIES

080.CA CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSES — CÉGEP À LA CARTE
For students who wish to acquire or upgrade technical and/or professional skills for the job market and who are not registered in a diploma
(DEC or AEC) program.

Students may select à la carte courses in the following areas:
   • Business Administration
   • Computer Science
   • Economics
   • Publication and Web Design

Please refer to pp. 9-10 for course descriptions.
Hourly tuition fee: $2.00

081.AS Academic Standing
Former day students that have not fulfilled the conditions of the College’s Academic Standing Policy (probation), must select this program.
Please note: Please refer to your day progression chart and/or see an Academic Advisor for proper course selection.
Hourly tuition fee: $2.00

080.04 University Prerequisites
For students registering in courses required to meet admission requirements in a specific university program.
Hourly tuition fee: $2.00

080.02 Independent Studies
For students who do not meet the admission requirements to a program OR for students registering in a credit course without enrolling in a program.
Please note: As this is not a program of studies, additional fees are charged to students.
Hourly tuition fee: $6.00

For general information, please call 514-457-6610 ext. 5266 or 5267 or visit our website: www.johnabbott.qc.ca/continuing-education.

RAC
Use RAC to validate your competencies

Who should attend:
The recognition of acquired competencies (RAC) is a process that allows adults to be evaluated and obtain official recognition (credits) for
competencies acquired on the job or through real life experience in relation to a DEC or an AEC program of study.

Who is RAC for?
The adult who has gained significant experience in an area related to a college-level program of study.

RAC services are offered in:
   • Residential Real Estate Brokerage
   • General Education
   • Internet Programming
   • Publication and Web Design
   • Office Systems Management

For further information or to discuss your eligibility to RAC, please visit our website johnabbott.qc.ca/RAC, write to rac@johnabbott.qc.ca or call
514-457-5036.

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CÉGEP À LA CARTE
& AEC PROGRAMS                                                      | COURSES
 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            Computerized Accounting: SAGE 50                   CISCO
Credits may be applied to an Attestation in         (formerly Simply Accounting)                      The Cisco Network Academy
Finance (LCA.84). See p.11                          60 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-304-AB-80            Credits may be applied to an Attestation in
                                                    (Prerequisite: Accounting I, 410-104)             Cisco Networking (LEA.BJ). See p. 11
Introduction to Business                            Students learn how to convert manual ac-
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-A03-AB-80              counting records into computerized infor-
(No prerequisite)
                                                                                                                                    Networking
                                                    mation with SAGE Accounting® for Windows                                        Academy
This course introduces the economic system          software. After introducing computerized
within which business operates and then ex-         accounting principles, hands-on exercises in-
plores the four functional areas of business        clude: preparing a chart of accounts; business    The Cisco Networking Academy Program
such as Finance, Marketing, Personnel and           transactions (including GST), paying suppliers,   teaches students to design, build and main-
Production. By discussing the vocabulary            and depositing customers’ cheques. Students       tain computer networks. The curriculum
and practices of each of the segments, stu-         generate financial statements and develop an      covers a broad range of topics from basic
dents derive an understanding of how the            understanding of the importance of internal       networking skills, such as pulling cables, to
areas function independently and together,          control and audit trails.                         more complex concepts applying advanced
as well as the social and economic environ-                                                           troubleshooting tools.
ments which affect them.                            Wednesday: 18:30 – 22:30
                                                    Jan. 30 – May 15                                  The program combines instructor-led class-
Monday: 18:00 – 21:00                                                                                 room, online learning with hands-on labora-
Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter          Finance                                           tory exercises where students apply what
Monday: May 21)                                     60 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-B24-AB-80            they learn in class while working on actual
                                                    (Prerequisite: Accounting II, 410-B34)
                                                                                                      networks. Upon successful completion of
Marketing                                           This course focuses on the acquisition and        the four modules, students are eligible to
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-A13-AB-80              management of funds. It discusses short-term      write the Cisco Certified Network Associate
(No prerequisite)                                   sources of funds such as bank loans and com-      (CCNA) examination.
This introductory marketing course provides         mercial paper, and long-term sources such as      Prerequisite: good knowledge of computer fundamentals.
a general but sound understanding of the            bonds, preferred shares and common shares.
principles of marketing, conventional mar-          Working capital policy and the concept of fi-     Cisco III
keting terms and definitions, and the market-       nancial leverage are examined followed by a       90 hours, 3.00 credits | 420-EA6-AB-80
ing manager’s job. Students develop, within         calculation of the cost of capital.               (Prerequisite: Cisco II – no equivalency permitted)
a Canadian context, an appreciation of the                                                            Ź OSI model and industry standards
marketing environment and its relationship          Wednesday : 18:00 – 22:00                         Ź Network topologies
to marketing problems and decisions. Con-           Jan. 30 – May 15                                  Ź IP addressing, including subnet masks
sumer behaviour and the “marketing mix”                                                               Ź Networking components
(product, price, promotion, distribution) are       Taxation                                          Ź Basic network design
the basis for the principles under discussion.      60 hours, 2.33 credits | 410-624-AB-80
                                                                                                      Ź Troubleshooting
                                                    (Prerequisite: Accounting I, 410-104)
Thursday: 18:30 – 21:30                             This course introduces students to the subject    Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30 – 22:30
Jan. 31 – May 16                                    of personal and business income tax. Topics       Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00
                                                    include residency, liability for income taxes,    Jan. 29 – Mar. 21
Accounting I                                        computation of income, net income and tax-
60 hours, 2.66 credits | 410-104-AB-80              able income, business income vs. employ-          Cisco IV
(No prerequisite)                                   ment income, business and property income         90 hours, 3.00 credits | 420-EB6-AB-80
This introductory course in Accounting out-         vs. capital gain. Students learn many of the      (Prerequisite: Cisco III – no equivalency permitted)
lines the record-keeping and data accumu-           specific provisions of the law which apply to     Ź Hierarchical Network Design
lation aspects of accounting in order to pro-       employment, business and property income,         Ź PPP
vide the student with a sound knowledge of          deductions from income including capital          Ź Frame Relay
fundamental accounting techniques. After an         cost allowance (depreciation): capital gains,     Ź Broadband Solutions
introduction to double-entry bookkeeping            income tax payable and taxable income. At         Ź Securing Site to Site Connectivity
principles, this course covers recording trans-     course end, students should be capable of         Ź Monitoring the Network
actions, adjusting entries, worksheets, prep-       completing most income tax returns with a         Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30-22:30
aration of financial statements, use of special     high degree of accuracy.                          Saturday: 09:00-13:00
journals, as well as topics relating specifically
                                                    Monday : 18:30 – 22:30                            Mar. 26 – May 21 (no class on April 20 and
to the accounting treatment of cash, accounts
                                                    Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter        May 18)
receivable, inventories and fixed assets.
                                                    Monday: May 21)
Tuesday: 18:30 – 22:30
Jan. 29 – May 14

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 ECONOMICS                                          2D art. They will create 3D effects using gra-       the appearance of their websites, and pro-
                                                    dient mesh, gradients, blends and 3D effects         duce sophisticated design layouts using
Macroeconomics
                                                    that extrude objects or give them perspective.       typographical effects, color and basic inter-
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 383-920-AB-80
                                                    Students will also make symbols and design           activity. Students will create websites that are
(No prerequisite)
                                                    brush strokes. Artwork created will include          technically functional, aesthetically pleasing,
The purpose of this course is to familiarize        a tracing project and an illustration with 3D        and marketable.
students with important macroeconomic               effects.
concepts such as the determination of gross                                                              Tuesday: 18:30 – 22:30
national product, the unemployment rate,            Wednesday: 18:30 – 22:30                             Jan. 29 – May 14
the consumer price index, business cycles, the      Jan. 30 – May 15
creation of money, and the balance of pay-                                                               Web II
ments. Fiscal and monetary instruments of           Page Design: InDesign                                60 hours, 2.33 credits | 412-B09-AB-80
economic policy are examined in the context         60 hours, 2.00 credits | 412-B04-AB-80               (Prerequisite: Web I, 412-B08)
of the Canadian economy. Topics dealing with        (No prerequisite)                                    Building on the fundamentals of HTML and
international trade and finance in relation to      Using Adobe InDesign CC, students will learn         CSS coding learned in Web I, this second web
the Canadian experience are also discussed.         how to customize and create master pages,            course offers a practical hands-on approach
                                                    templates with guides, text, pictures, colours       to creating and managing a live web site. Stu-
Monday: 19:00 – 22:00                               and styles in a variety of page layout appli-        dents will further develop their understand-
Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter          cations. They will integrate these features in       ing of structural mark-up and CSS design
Monday: May 21)                                     creative projects, such as posters, flyers, jour-    using Adobe Dreamweaver CC. They will
                                                    nals and calendars. Layout is the main focus         also learn to manage their web site: includ-
 GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN                               of this course and students will create layouts      ing getting a domain name and web hosting
                                                    for various print formats.                           account, setting up email and SFTP, installing
Credits may be applied to an Attestation in                                                              open source web applications such as blogs
Publication and Web Design (LCE.0Z). See p. 11      Thursday: 18:30 – 22:30
                                                                                                         and learn the basic best practices for search
                                                    Jan. 31 – May 16
Drawing Software: Illustrator                                                                            engine optimization.
60 hours, 2.00 credits | 412-B03-AB-80              Web I                                                Monday: 18:30 – 22:30
(No prerequisite )                                  60 hours, 2.00 credits | 412-B08-AB-80               Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
Using Adobe Illustrator CC, students will cre-      (No prerequisite)                                    Monday: May 21)
ate drawings on the computer consisting of          This course provides students with a thor-
objects that can be graphic elements and text       ough grounding in the basics of HTML (struc-
elements. They will create and trace template       tural tags, site hierarchy, links, etc.). As well,
layers with the Pen tool (Bezier). They will also   they will learn the Cascading Style Sheets
use the Reshape tool and Pathfinder to create       (CSS) language allowing them to enhance

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EVENING ATTESTATION (AEC) PROGRAMS
 CISCO NETWORKING ATTESTATION                                               PUBLICATION & WEB DESIGN ATTESTATION
 AEC LEA.BJ                                                                 AEC LCE.0Z*

OBJECTIVE                                                                  OBJECTIVE
To teach students to design, build and maintain computer networks.         Using popular industry software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe
Upon successful completion of the four courses, students are eligible      Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, and Dreamweaver this program
to write the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination.         provides students with the skills needed for today’s competitive graphic
                                                                           and web design market.
420-E46-AB         Cisco I (F’19)
                                                                           412-B01-AB          Computer Graphics
420-E76-AB         Cisco II (F’19)
                                                                           412-B02-AB          Photo Editing (F’19)
420-EA6-AB         Cisco III (W'19)
                                                                           412-B03-AB          Drawing Software (W’19)
420-EB6-AB         Cisco IV (W'19)
                                                                           412-B04-AB          Page Design (F,W)
                                      Networking                           412-B05-AB          Graphic Design (F’20)
                                      Academy                              412-B06-AB          Graphics Studio (F’19)
                                                                           412-B07-AB          Publication Design (F’19)
These courses are also available à la carte under the Career Development   412-B08-AB          Web I (F,W)
Program. See page 9.                                                       412-B09-AB          Web II (W’19)
For further information, please call 514-457-5036.                         412-B10-AB          Web III (F’19)

                                                                           These courses are also available à la carte under the Career Development
                                                                           Program. See page 10.
                                                                           For further information, please call 514-457-5036.

                                                                           *This program is under revision.
 FINANCE ATTESTATION AEC LCA.84

OBJECTIVE
To give students a sound introduction to business administration and
financial accounting practices, in preparation for work and/or advance-
ment in the field of finance.
Program Content: Students must complete Accounting I (410-104) before
enrolling in other accounting courses and should complete Introduction
to Business (410-A03) before enrolling in other business courses.
410-A03-AB         Introduction to Business (F,W)
410-104-AB         Accounting I (F,W)
410-B34-AB         Accounting II (F’20)
410-304-AB         Computerized Accounting (W'19)
410-B44-AB         Management Accounting (F’19)
410-A23-AB         Business Law (F)
410-A13-AB         Marketing (F,W)
410-B24-AB         Finance (W’19)
410-624-AB         Tax (W’19)
383-920-AB         Macroeconomics (F,W)

These courses are also available à la carte under the Career Development
Program. See page 9.
For further information, please call 514-457-5036.

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DEC PROGRAMS | COURSES
ANTHROPOLOGY                                         BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            Microeconomics
                                                                                                        45 hours, 2.00 credits | 383-250-AB-80
Introduction to Anthropology                        Introduction to Business
                                                                                                        (No prerequisite)
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 381-100-AB-80              45 hours, 2.00 credits | 401-100-AB-80
                                                                                                        This course acquaints students with the basic
(No prerequisite)                                   (No prerequisite)
                                                                                                        principles of microeconomics such as con-
Anthropology is the study of all aspects of hu-     45 hours, 2.00 credits | 401-DAA-03-80              sumertheory, demand and supply, elasticity,
man life from the distant past to the present
                                                    (Complementary course)                              production and costs, market structure and
and throughout all areas of the world. In this
                                                    This course introduces the economic system          behaviour, and the determination of factor
course you will be introduced to the meth-
                                                    within which business operates and then ex-         incomes. Contemporary topics such as the
ods and concepts of physical anthropology,
                                                    plores the four functional areas of business        environment, urban issues and government
archaeology, and cultural anthropology.
                                                    such as Finance, Marketing, Personnel and           intervention in the market are discussed.
Through lectures and labs you will learn about
                                                    Production. By discussing the vocabulary
human evolution, the prehistory and history                                                             Thursday: 19:00 – 22:00
                                                    and practices of each of the segments, stu-
of ancient civilizations, and the diversity of                                                          Jan. 31 – May 16
                                                    dents derive an understanding of how the
cultures in the world today. This introductory
                                                    areas function independently and together,
course will provide you with general know-
                                                    as well as the social and economic environ-          ENGLISH
ledge of anthropology as well as prepare you
                                                    ments which affect them.
for more specialized courses in the field.                                                              Introduction to College English
                                                    Monday: 18:00 – 21:00                               60 hours, 2.66 credits | 603-101-CL-80
Tuesday: 18:30 – 21:30
                                                    Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
Jan. 29 – May 14                                                                                        60 hours, 2.66 credits | 603-101-CL-81
                                                    Monday: May 21)
                                                                                                        (No prerequisite) Note: This course is a prerequisite to
Medical Anthropology                                                                                    more advanced English courses.
                                                    Marketing
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 381-DAA-AB-80                                                                  This course is intended to bring students to
                                                    45 hours, 2.00 credits | 401-251-AB-80
(Complementary course)                                                                                  a college level of proficiency in the areas of
                                                    (Prerequisite: Introduction to Business, 401-100)
What did our ancestors eat and what made                                                                reading and writing about literature. It em-
                                                    This introductory marketing course provides
them sick? Why are some diseases more                                                                   phasizes reading comprehension of a variety
                                                    a general but sound understanding of the
common in certain regions or populations?                                                               of literary works (short stories, plays, poems
                                                    principles of marketing, conventional mar-          and/or novels) and structured essays about
What does it mean to be sick or healthy and
                                                    keting terms and definitions, and the market-
how does one get well, according to differ-                                                             the works. By the end of the semester, stu-
                                                    ing manager’s job. Students develop, within
ent cultural perspectives? How does poverty                                                             dents are expected to produce a 750-word
                                                    a Canadian context, an appreciation of the
affect health? Using a holistic approach that                                                           essay that meets specific performance criteria.
                                                    marketing environment and its relationship
takes into account the relation between nat-                                                            Section 80
                                                    to marketing problems and decisions. Con-
ural and social environments, human biology,                                                            Tuesday: 18:00 – 22:00
                                                    sumer behaviour and the “marketing mix”
and culture, we will cover basic concepts in                                                            Jan. 29 – May 14
                                                    (product, price, promotion, distribution) are
Anthropology and explore issues in Medical
                                                    the basis for the principles under discussion.      Section 81
Anthropology related to past and present
population health, cross-cultural diversity in      Thursday: 18:30 – 21:30                             Thursday: 18:00 – 22:00
perceptions of health and illness, and inequal-     Jan. 31 – May 16                                    Jan. 31 – May 16
ities in health and healthcare. This course is of
value to students with an interest in Anthro-                                                           Literary Genres
                                                     ECONOMICS                                          60 hours, 2.33 credits | 603-102-MQ-80
pology, Life Sciences, Nursing, Social Work,
                                                                                                        (Prerequisite: Introduction to College English, 603-101)
Medicine, Emergency Care, and International         Macroeconomics
Studies.                                            45 hours, 2.00 credits | 383-920-AB-80              The main focus of this course is to study the
                                                                                                        relationship between form and meaning. Stu-
Wednesday: 18:30 – 21:30                            (No prerequisite)
                                                                                                        dents learn to observe and identify such struc-
Jan. 30 – May 15                                    The purpose of this course is to familiarize
                                                                                                        tural elements as plot/character/point of view/
                                                    students with important macroeconomic
                                                                                                        tone, symbol, diction and how these interact
                                                    concepts such as the determination of gross
                                                                                                        to produce meaning. The course will focus on
                                                    national product, the unemployment rate,
                                                                                                        helping students recognize the patterns that
                                                    the consumer price index, business cycles, the
                                                                                                        enrich the works, the themes that these pat-
                                                    creation of money, and the balance of pay-
                                                                                                        terns suggest, and the relationships between
                                                    ments. Fiscal and monetary instruments of
                                                                                                        the significant elements of the work and the
                                                    economic policy are examined in the context
                                                                                                        themes. Students are expected to write a
                                                    of the Canadian economy. Topics dealing with
                                                                                                        1000-word essay that meets specific criteria.
                                                    international trade and finance in relation to
                                                    the Canadian experience are also discussed.         Wednesday: 18:00 – 22:00
                                                                                                        Jan. 30 – May 15
                                                    Monday: 19:00 – 22:00
                                                    Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
                                                    Monday: May 21)

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Literary Themes                                            Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolu-          MATHEMATICS
60 hours, 2.33 credits | 603-103-MQ-80                     tion, Age of Discovery, Enlighten­ment, French
                                                                                                                Algebra & Trigonometry
(Prerequisite: Introduction to College English, 603-101)   Revolution, Industrialization, Nationalism and
                                                                                                                90 hours, 3.33 credits | 201-015-50-80
The course examines how literature interprets              the Age of Imperialism.
                                                                                                                (Prerequisite: Algebra, 201-007 or 201-013 or H.S. Math 426,
the human condition. Formal analysis (look-                Thursday: 19:00 – 22:00                              436, 526 or Math TS4, SN4).
ing at the organization of a work) provides                Jan. 31 – May 16                                     Does not count as a part of a CEGEP program.
many insights about a literary work, but we                                                                     Students learn algebra, radicals, polynomials,
can also ask questions about perspective, at-                                                                   rational expressions, factoring, equations and
titudes, assumptions and social settings. To                HUMANITIES                                          inequalities, functions, graphs, composition
this end, students in a thematic course should             Humanities (Knowledge & World Views) pur-            of functions, inverses, multiplication, long
learn to recognize a work’s literary themes,               sue the general goals of: developing logical         division, rational functions, parabolas, ex-
cultural context and value system. To pass                 thought and recognizing its limitations;             ponential and logarithmic functions, solving
this course, students are expected to write a              understanding various ways of acquiring              equations, trigonometry, angles, triangle trig,
1000-word essay that meets specific criteria.              knowledge and how those ways have de-                trig functions of any angle, identities, evalu-
Thursday: 18:00 – 22:00                                    veloped historically; and examining systems          ating inverse trig functions and applications.
Jan. 31 – May 16                                           of understanding. Knowledge and World                Monday & Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00
                                                           Views courses help students understand dif-          Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
Forms of Discourse                                         ferent views of humanity and of knowledge            Monday: May 21)
60 hours, 2.00 credits | 603-200-AB-80                     through the use of a multi-disciplinary ap-
(Prerequisite: Intro. to College English, 603-101)         proach. This understanding will equip stu-           Calculus I
This course enables students to communi-                   dents to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate           75 hours, 2.66 credits | 201-NYA-05-80
cate in forms of discourse appropriate to one              knowledge claims and world views.                    (DEC pre-university Science program)
or more fields of study. Students learn to rec-
                                                                                                                75 hours, 2.66 credits | 201-103-RE-80
ognize appropriate forms and conventions                   Humanities: World Views
                                                                                                                (DEC pre-university Social Science or Commerce program)
of communication and the organization of                   45 hours, 2.00 credits | 345-102-MQ-80
various types of discourse. They also learn to                                                                  (Prerequisite: Algebra & Trigonometry, 201-009 or H.S.
                                                           45 hours, 2.00 credits | 345-102-MQ-81               Math 536, TS5, SN5)
develop their own ideas into arguments and                 (No prerequisite)                                    This course includes a review of algebra,
theses, and to organize, revise and edit their             World views are understandings of reality            functions, limits, continuity; differentiation
work. To pass this course students must write              shared by groups or societies defined or             of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and
a 1000-word essay that meets specific criteria.            self-defined on the basis of common geog-            logarithmic functions; related rates, curve
Tuesday: 18:00 – 22:00                                     raphy, economic status, gender, sexual orien-        sketching, optimization, including word
Jan. 29 – May 14                                           tation, ideology, history, religion, spirituality,   problems, antiderivatives, definite integrals
                                                           political values, psychology, language, cul-         and areas.
                                                           ture, (dis)ability, etc. Course subtitle to be an-
 GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGN                                    nounced on the first evening of class.               Tuesday & Thursday: 19:00 – 21:30
                                                                                                                Jan. 29 – May 16
Photoshop for Print and the Web                            Section 80
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 412-DBC-AB-80                     Monday: 19:00 – 22:00                                Linear Algebra
(Complementary course)                                     Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter           75 hours, 2.66 credits | 201-NYC-05-80
Using Adobe Photoshop CC, students will                    Monday: May 21)                                      (DEC pre-university Science program)
learn to retouch and optimize their digital                Section 81
photos and scanned images for print and web.                                                                    75 hours, 2.66 credits | 201-105-RE-80
                                                           Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00                             (DEC pre-university Social Science or Commerce program)
Students will develop computer skills that in-             Jan. 30– May 15
clude colour correction, cropping, colouriza-                                                                   (Prerequisite: Calculus I, 201-NYA or 201-103)
tion, compositing, selecting, resizing images,                                                                  This course covers the solution of systems of
                                                           Humanities: Knowledge
masking and layering, changing image for-                                                                       linear equations, matrices, determinants; vec-
                                                           60 hours, 2.33 credits | 345-101-MQ-80
mats, using channels, transparency, compres-                                                                    tors in 2-space and 3-space, dot product, cross
sion, cloning and painting. In addition, stu-              60 hours, 2.33 credits | 345-101-MQ-81               product, lines and planes, introduction to
dents learn how to take better digital photos              (No prerequisite)                                    concepts of linear combinations, spans, sub-
and acquire proper scanning techniques.                    A field of knowledge can be any serious              spaces, linear dependence and independence,
                                                           body of knowledge relating to education,             basis, dimension, row space, column space,
Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00                                   law, psychology, creativity, social behaviour,       null space and applications.
Jan. 30 – May 15                                           or other disciplines. Humanities approaches
                                                           each from an interdisciplinary perspective.          Tuesday & Thursday: 19:00 – 21:30
                                                           Course subtitle to be announced on the first         Jan. 29 – May 16
 HISTORY
                                                           evening of class.
History of Western Civilization
                                                           Section 80
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 330-910-AB-80
                                                           Tuesday: 18:30 – 22:30
(No prerequisite)
                                                           Jan. 29 – May 14
The roots of western civilization in Mesopo­
tamia and Egypt are examined. Our Greek                    Section 81
and Roman heritage, Christianity, barbarian                Thursday: 18:30 – 22:30
invasions, the fall of the Roman Empire and                Jan. 31 – May 16
the first great, uniquely European civilization
which took shape during the Middle Ages
are also covered. The course emphasizes the
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 NUTRITION                                        Mental Health                                       Current Social Issues
                                                  45 hours, 2.00 credits |350-252-AB-80               45 hours, 2.00 credits | 387-256-AB
Mindful Nutrition
                                                  (Prerequisite: Intro. to Psychology, 350-102)       (Prerequisite; Intro to Sociology 387-100-AB)
45 hours, 2.00 credits |120-DAE-AB-80
                                                                                                      This class will explore the topic of current so-
(No prerequisite: Complementary course)           This course is an introduction to abnormal
                                                                                                      cial issues through the themes of:
Mindful Nutrition focuses on dietary factors      behaviour. Topics include anxiety disorders,
that can have preventative or adverse con-        emotional disorders, personality disorders,         1- Health (Drugs & Addiction, Mental Illness
sequences on brain function and thus men-         sociopathy and other syndromes. Course con-         & Social Disorders)
tal health and behavior throughout one’s          tent includes the classification of disorders,      2- Violence (Suicide, Assault & Child Abuse)
life. This course is designed to help students    various theoretical perspectives on etiology
understand the impact of nutrition on mental      and therapy, and relevant research.                 3- Racism (Racial Profiling, Education, Crime
wellbeing. Topics include nutrition in relation                                                       & Punishment)
                                                  Thursday: 19:00 – 22:00
to: general health, boosting energy, mood         Jan. 31 – May 16                                    Current Social Issues is a level two sociology
and academic performance, eating disorders,                                                           course that seeks to inform students about
ADHD, depression, dementia and more.                                                                  the social components of health, violence and
Monday: 19:00 – 22:00                              SOCIOLOGY                                          racism in our society, and the social determin-
Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter        Introduction to Sociology                           ants that create clear patterns in how we as
Monday: May 21)                                   45 hours, 2.00 credits | 387-100-AB -80             individuals experience these ideas.
                                                  (No prerequisite)                                   This class seeks to probe deeper into how
                                                  This course is designed to provide an initi-        our society defines and explains these ideas
 PSYCHOLOGY
                                                  ation to the sociological perspective. Stu-         (health, violence, racism), and how our soci-
Introduction to Psychology                        dents will be introduced to the sociological        ety structures the “social systems” that come
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 350-102-AB-80            perspective and the sociological imagination;       to create the patterns that shape our lives
(No prerequisite)                                 linking the individual to society through his-      profoundly. Finally, this course will rely on
                                                  torical, economic and social forces. The ob-        theories and current data to inform students
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 350-DAA-03-80­­­
                                                  jectives of this course are to enable you to        while helping them to further understand
(Complementary course)
                                                  enjoy the study of Sociology and encourage          and apply the sociological perspective, while
This course is the introductory course to the
                                                  you to pursue further courses in this discipline,   learning to further develop critical thinking
scientific study of human behaviour. Topics
                                                  and to provide you with a sociological imagin-      skills.
include: the major theoretical approaches to
                                                  ation which broadens your understanding to          Monday: 19:00 – 22:00
the study of psychology; the scientific meth-
                                                  your everyday life.                                 Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
ods of research in the behavioural sciences;
the biological basis of psychology, including     Monday: 19:00 – 22:00                               Monday: May 21)
the brain and nervous system; sensation and       Jan. 28 – May 21 (make-up class for Easter
perception; learning and memory, and stress.      Monday: May 21)
Wednesday: 19:00 – 22:00
Jan. 30 – May 15

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