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ECON 260: Environmental Economics

This course applies the tools developed in ECON 103 and ECON 105 to current environmental issues. Topics covered include externalities, problems of common property, the costs and benefits of recycling, harvesting the “correct” amount of

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ECON 280: Introduction to Labour Economics

This course introduces students to the “modern” theory of labour market behavior. Some time will be devoted to the study of empirical evidence (Canadian evidence in particular) supporting or refuting a variety of theoretical propositions.

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ECON 290: Canadian Microeconomic Policy

This course applies the tools developed in Economics 103 to current issues in the Canadian economy. Topics include opportunity cost, economic efficiency, dead weight loss, the effects of taxes and subsidies, an economic analysis of

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ECON 291: Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

This course applies the tools developed in Economics 105 to current issues in the Canadian macro economy. Topics covered include Canada’s macroeconomic history, fiscal and monetary policy issues, government debt and deficits, NAFTA and the

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ENGL 098: English Preparation

This is an English preparatory course for students in the university transfer program. The course covers all aspects of language development, with particular attention to the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills needed for university-level

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ENGL 099: Advanced College Preparation

This course is an advanced English preparatory course. The course focuses on university-level reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students develop skills in summary writing, essay writing, research and documentation of sources in MLA format. Students

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ENGL 100: Language and Composition

This is a course in the fundamentals of university-level reading and writing. Students will analyze university-level prose and write academic papers for a variety of purposes. Attention is given to the writing process, rhetorical strategies, paragraph development, grammar,

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ENGL 101: Approaches to Academic Writing

This is an intensive course in advanced academic writing. Students will be given opportunities to summarize, analyze and evaluate academic texts from a variety of disciplines. To better prepare students to become critical readers and

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ENGL 121: Introduction to the Novel

This course is an introduction to the study of novels written since the 19th century and to the principles and practice of expository writing. Students will develop a critical understanding of the literary, social, and

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ENGL 131: Introduction to Drama

This course is an introduction to the study of Western drama (from its origins in Greek plays to contemporary theatre) and to the principles and practice of expository writing. Students will develop an understanding of

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ENGL 215: Popular Fiction

This course is the study of popular prose fiction from the 19th century to the present, with a focus in any given semester on a specific genre to be determined by the instructor. Genres for

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