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PEI Occupational Health and Safety

An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.

Hours: 0
Course Code: SAFE-1005

Financial Accounting I Part 1

Gain an understanding of the accounting cycle and the use of accounting as an information system. Explore basic financial accounting theory and learn to analyze business transactions and the accounts affected by these transactions. Develop accounting skills by using the rules of debit and credit, journalizing business transactions, posting transactions, and completing financial statements.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ACCT-1001

Financial Accounting I Part 2

Building on the concepts from Financial Accounting I Part I, following a manual system and/or using accounting software, learn about subsidiary ledgers and special journals, as well as internal control and basic financial accounting theory and practical concepts. Develop the skills to prepare, maintain and close financial statements and learn the fundamental principles required to control and account for cash, banking, and inventory.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ACCT-1002

Anatomy & Physiology

The intent of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the study of the cardiovascular, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and respiratory systems.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ANAT-1247

Business Law

Explore the basic legal concepts and principles that govern personal and business relationships in Canada. Students examine legal concepts such as; negligence, formation and enforcement of contracts, professional misconduct and liability, personal property and real estate, negotiable instruments, employment law, and debtor/creditor law.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-1000

Managing Human Resources

Successful completion of this course will equip students with a foundation of basic leadership skills. A special focus is placed on skills which relate to communication, teamwork, management functions, styles of leadership, motivation, staffing, training, delegating, and performance assessments.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-1143

Economics

Explore the basic principles and concepts of micro and macro economics. Learn the concepts of demand and supply, the theory of the firm, and distribution of income, including the study of business behavior and decision making under various market conditions. A macroeconomics view includes the examination of national income levels, employment and prices, the business cycle, factors affecting economic growth and monetary and fiscal policies.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-2030

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship education is the process of providing individuals with the concepts and skills to recognize opportunities that others have overlooked, and to have the insight and self-esteem to act where others have hesitated. This course includes instruction in opportunity recognition, obtaining resources, and initiating a business venture. It also provides instruction in business management processes such as business planning, capital development, marketing, and financial analysis. Students will have the opportunity to summarize much of what they have learned by researching and completing a business plan for a specific enterprise.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-2050

Community Development

Community development represents a type of service approach that is highly dependent on citizen participation. Community development aims to empower both individuals and local communities through involvement, education, skill development, and proposed changes in existing conditions. In this course, students develop essential practitioner skills such as research and planning, education, group development, facilitation and advocacy.

Hours: 45
Course Code: CDEV-2260

Computer Essentials

In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of various software programs and information processing systems used in today's workplace and educational environments. Students develop the skills necessary to understand and efficiently use common workplace productivity tools. The main areas of focus include: operating systems, e-mail and groupware, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic presentation software, and the integration of these technologies.

Hours: 45
Course Code: COMP-1000

English

Learn, review and practice English grammar, punctuation, proofreading, editing, and spelling skills to demonstrate language usage competency. Develop the ability to convey thoughts clearly and concisely building both written and oral communication skills.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ENGL-1000

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

Explore the evolution of the tourism industry in Canada and the variety of career opportunities available today. Learn the sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry and discover how they interact and contribute to economic growth.

Hours: 45
Course Code: HOSP-1101

Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology

Developing a greater understanding of human behavior within the sport and exercise setting is an important asset for professionals working in related fields such as fitness instructing, athletic training, sport administration, coaching and recreation planning. The study of psychology examines influences on human behavior in relation to personality and social environments. In particular to sport and exercise, this course covers theories of motivation, the impact of stress on performance, the psychological benefits of exercise, strategies for promoting exercise adherence, and the role of mental skills for performance and well-being.

Hours: 45
Course Code: KINE-1118

The Physiology of Human Movement

This course provides students with both a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body and an understanding of the expected responses and adaptations the body makes during acute exercise. Topic areas include; homeostasis, bioenergetics, neuroendocrinology, the nervous system, the musculoskeletal system, the circulatory system, and acid-base balance. Students examine acute body systems responses to various forms of exercise and chronic adaptations resulting from participation in regular exercise training.

Hours: 60
Course Code: KINE-1146

Strength Training and Conditioning

The purpose of this course is to prepare students as capable resistance training leaders. This course is designed to allow learners to become proficient in demonstrating proper exercise technique, planning a basic fitness program, and teaching others the basics of an exercise program. As a result of participating in this course, students are prepared to challenge a nationally accredited certification in resistance training instruction.

Hours: 60
Course Code: KINE-1148

Athletic Therapy

Students develop knowledge and technical skills in the theoretical and applied practices of athletic therapy related to physical activity and sport. These skills include prevention of athletic injury, assessment of injury to athletes, acute-injury management, rehabilitation of athletic injuries, and a safe return to competitive sport.

Hours: 45
Course Code: KINE-2245

Exercise Programming for Special Populations

This course investigates methods and strategies for developing exercise programs for a variety of health conditions and special populations.

Hours: 45
Course Code: KINE-2249

Modes and Methods of Physical Conditioning I

This course investigates a variety of modes and methods of physical conditioning associated with exercise programming for improving health and physical fitness. Emphasis is placed on modes and methods for warm-up and mobility, and foundational exercises used to improve the aerobic energy system and muscular endurance, hypertrophy, and strength. At the end of the course it is expected that students can demonstrate, teach, and adapt exercises and activities to suit individual client needs.

Hours: 45
Course Code: KINE-2256

Modes and Methods of Physical Conditioning Ii

Building on the skills and knowledge learned in Modes and Methods of Physical Conditioning I, this course further investigates a variety of modes and methods of physical conditioning associated with exercise programming both for improving health and human performance. Emphasis is placed on modes and methods to improve work capacity, muscular endurance, hypertrophy, power, strength, and speed. At the end of the course it is expected that students are able to demonstrate, teach, and adapt complex exercises and activities to suit individual client needs.

Hours: 45
Course Code: KINE-2260

Exercise Programming I

This course is designed to enable students to explore the elements associated with assessing a client. Issues explored include client consultation, health appraisal, fitness assessment and interpretation, as well as strategies for maximizing fitness adherence.

Hours: 60
Course Code: KINE-2263

Exercise Programming II

Building on the experiences within Exercise Programming I, students explore the modes and methods and the design elements associated with exercise program planning. Students examine dietary considerations along with exercises and programs designed to improve performance.

Hours: 60
Course Code: KINE-2265

Introduction to Calculus

This course is designed to provide students entering natural sciences, business and economics with an introduction to calculus. Students acquire competency in the concepts of continuity, limits, and the derivative as an instantaneous rate of change. Methods of determining derivatives are introduced using both algebraic and transcendental functions. Students experience practical applications that emphasize maximum/minimum problems and topics in integration include both definite and indefinite integrals.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MATH-1289

Introductory Statistics

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of descriptive and basic probability, sampling techniques and inferential statistics. Topics include; proper sampling techniques, measures of center and variation, basic probability concepts, normal distribution, confidence intervals for means and proportions, hypothesis testing, paired samples as two independent samples, contingency tables, introduction to analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation. Students are introduced to a statistical computer package.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MATH-1290

Marketing

Learn the fundamentals of marketing and the major environmental factors influencing today's marketing environment. Discover how individual consumers, industrial and organizational buyers reach their purchase decisions. Develop an understanding of target marketing and examine the elements of the marketing mix.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-1000

Public and Media Relations

Students explore public relations theory and practice including how public relations operate in organizations, its impact on the public, and its function in society. Professional development of the field; concepts, issues, and principles in the practice; and models and theories guiding the practice are also explored. Students apply course materials to public relations program planning and management by working on a variety of public relations projects.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-2241

Marketing for Sport and Recreation

Recreation and leisure services compete with limited resources. The more creative a recreation marketer is, the more successful their services may be. This course places focus on the promotion of sport and recreation products, services, and events. Students can expect to develop a marketing plan while examining topics such as marketing intelligence, the target market, and issues related to the development of a marketing mix.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-2244

Professional Internship Preparation

Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. Prior to beginning an internship placement, there are a number of activites and requirements that should be addressed in order to prepare both students and host sites. This course is intended to explore those activities, ensuring a smooth and positive experience for all parties involved in this mutually beneficial activity.

Hours: 30
Course Code: NCPR-1015

Professional Internship

Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. This internship placement provides students with the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, to acquire new skills, and to gain first hand experiences in the industry. Internship is a cooperative relationship between the industry placement, the student, and the program where all parties derive benefits.

Hours: 250
Course Code: NCPR-2020

Nutrition

This course is designed to provide recreation and fitness professionals with basic nutritional knowledge. In many cases, fitness professionals are in a position to offer suggestions for healthy eating. As a result, it is imperative that students learn about healthy lifestyles and are introduced to the concepts associated with sound nutritional practices. Upon completion of this course, students have an understanding of the fundamental principles of human nutrition, nutritional assessment tools, and are able to assist individuals with meal planning.

Hours: 45
Course Code: NUTR-1254

Introduction to Leisure, Recreation and Sport

As future professionals in this dynamic field, familiarity with the concepts, philosophical underpinnings, history, and the societal context of leisure, recreation and sport is key. In this course, students examine the role of public, private, and volunteer sectors in the delivery of leisure services. An understanding of basic exercise science principles and the benefits of physical activity and sport are important aspects of this course.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-1110

Leisure Program Design

A key component within the leisure industry is the design and implementation of relevant programs in various settings. In this course, students examine the program development cycle and illustrate its application Further, students explore the phenomena of leisure, how humans engage and experience leisure, and how to facilitate an individual's experience of leisure.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-1114

Themes in Leisure Programming

This course is designed to enable students to design quality leisure experiences. Students deepen their awareness of how individuals experience leisure and examine the necessary steps to plan and create it. Students can expect a review of leadership styles, strategies for managing participant behavior, and explore different types of recreation activities. Learning the key elements of risk management for creating safe sport and recreation activities is essential. Finally, students explore activity development differences for various stages in the life cycle and learn to plan activities based on various needs.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-1121

Sport Administration

Sport administration requires excellent administration and management skills, as well as specific attention to issues that are unique to sport. In this course, students develop familiarity with the structure of the international and national sport community as well as strong comprehension of the provincial sport system. Trends, and the role of sport in modern society, are reviewed, as well as the competitive path to achievement in sport.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-1144

Leadership

With focus placed on recreation, sport, and community, this course is designed to help students reflect on leadership theories and skills both personally and when working with others. Personal management skills and perspectives for enhancing communication, proactive thinking, and conflict resolution are explored, with particular attention given to leadership as it relates to group dynamics.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-1149

Adapted Recreation Programming

This course introduces the fundamentals of recreation and sport service/provision for persons with a disability. Course activities include topics such as assessment, individualized programming, and coordination of related resources/services to provide optimal experiences for youth and adults with a disability.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2240

Sport Facility Management

Students investigate various management and administrative tasks commonly associated with the operation and management of a sports and recreation facility. Topics such as policy development, facility development, finances, budgeting, contracting services, maintenance, and risk management are explored. Students gain exposure to a variety of recreation facilities and are expected to apply their knowledge in a practical environment.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2243

Sport and Event Tourism

Examine the impacts of sport and special event tourism on the economy and on society. Discover the components required for creating an event and learn how to develop an event from conception to delivery.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2253

Outdoor Principles 1 - Kayaking and Backpacking

During this practical based course, students demonstrate paddle sport techniques and knowledge to a nationally certified level. Emphasis is placed on safe paddling choices, exercising good judgment, rescue techniques, and precise paddling technique. Students will also identify strategies for wilderness backpacking and demonstrate techniques during back country backpacking.

Hours: 78
Course Code: RECR-2255

Outdoor Principles 2 - Canoeing and Winter Backpacking

During this practical based course, students demonstrate paddle sport techniques and knowledge to a nationally certified level. Emphasis is placed on safe paddling choices, exercising good judgment, rescue techniques, and precise paddling technique. Students will also identify strategies for winter backpacking and demonstrate techniques during back country backpacking.

Hours: 78
Course Code: RECR-2256

Directed Studies in Sport and Leisure I

This course is designed to allow students to explore and develop a customized training opportunity within the sport and leisure industry. In partnership with program faculty, students are required to produce a learning contract in the form of a course outline that defines learning outcomes and competencies, assessment methods, and other course elements including completion timeframes, commitments, and resources to be explored.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2270

Directed Studies in Sport and Leisure II

This course is designed to allow students to explo

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2272

Directed Studies in Sport and Leisure III

This course is designed to allow students to explore and develop a customized training opportunity within the sport and leisure industry. In partnership with program faculty, students are required to produce a learning contract in the form of a course outline that defines learning outcomes and competencies, assessment methods, and other course elements including completion timeframes, commitments, and resources to be explored.

Hours: 45
Course Code: RECR-2274