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LIBS 7004 - The Social Foundations of Canada

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Introduces the foundations and background of Canadian society, focusing on social change and conflict. Topics include ethnicity and multiculturalism; regional conflict; French/English relations; Canada's social structure and classes; business and labour; Canadian/American relations and sovereignty; social movements; gender and demographics; native peoples; and global comparisons of Canada.

Prerequisite(s)

BCIT ENGL 1177, or 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above, or 3 credits of a university/college first-year social science or humanities course.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing this course will be able to

  • Critically apply principles learned in the course to their workplace.
  • Analyze concepts such as class, regionalism, stratification, and mass media.
  • Investigate the origins of current Canadian social problems.
  • Evaluate the prospects for Canada's continued identity.
  • Evaluate their position in the Canadian social fabric.
  • Deliver an oral presentation and write a professionally documented research paper on aspects of Canadian society.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

LIBS 7004 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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