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Academic Calendar 2007-2008 - Addenda

This site provides updates to the Mount Royal College 2007-2008 Calendar which have been approved following its publication.

Corrections are in red text.


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Academic Schedule

Full fees for Fall Semester 2007 due (registered students only) - August 15, 2007*

*This is a new deadline.


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Area 3. Fine Arts, Physical Education (Arts)
- Art History 2201, 2203, 3303, 4413 and 4415
- All Art History Course


Area 4. Humanities (Arts)
- Romance Studies 2299
- All Romance Studies courses


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Bachelor of Applied Business and Entrepreneurship - Small Business

Semester 8
Entrepreneurship 4434 - Small Business Practicum
Entrepreneurship 4435 - Small Business Strategy
Arts and Science Requirement
Arts and Science Requirement
Business Option
Business Option


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Electronic Publishing Stream

Semester 4 - Winter
Computer Science 3371 - Internet Development I

Semester 6 - Fall
Computer Science 4473 - Internet Development II

Technical Communications Stream

Semester 4 - Winter
Computer Science 3371 - Internet Development I

Semester 6 - Fall
Computer Science 4473 - Internet Development II


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Curriculum
Technical Writing - Introductory - Certificate of Achievement

Required Courses
English 2201 or any 2200-level (or higher) English
Applied Communications 2203 – Applied Visual Communications I
Applied Communications 2261 – Technical Writing I **
Applied Communications 2263 – Stylistics
Applied Communications 2267 – Information Architecture
English 3363 – Technical Writing

**English 3363 - Technical Writing (U of C COMS 363) will be accepted as equivalent to ACOM 2261.


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Bachelor of Applied Financial Services

Finance 3227 - Introduction to Finance


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Bachelor of Applied Nonprofit Studies
Human Services Option

Disability Studies 1205 - Disability Work Management


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Bachelor of Nursing - Athabasca University at Mount Royal College
Continuance in the Program

In order to be considered a continuing student of record in the Bachelor of Nursing – Athabasca University at Mount Royal College program, the student must achieve a minimum “C” grade or "EP" grade in all Mount Royal College nursing courses and “C-” in all Athabasca University nursing courses. (Courses with the prefix NURS are considered nursing courses. The required Health Studies course, HLST 320, from Athabasca University is also considered a nursing course, as is Mount Royal College's HLTH 4462.) Students are required to achieve a passing grade in all non-nursing courses. To be eligible for graduation, the student must achieve a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.20 in Athabasca University courses, and a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.00 in Mount Royal College courses.

Grades below a “C” or an "EF" in Mount Royal College nursing courses or below a “C-” in Athabasca University nursing courses must be cleared by repeating those courses before students may progress to any further nursing courses. Students with two failures in the same nursing course will be withdrawn from the program and will not be eligible for re-admission.


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Certificate – Environmental Technology

Select Approved Options Credits
Environmental Science 2201 – Introduction to Industrial Ecology
Environmental Science 3307 – Air Pollution Monitoring
Environmental Science 3315 – Applied Instrumentation
Environmental Science 3333 – Groundwater Contamination
Environmental Science 4413 - Principles of Eco-Industrial Development
Environmental Science 4417 – Design for the Environment
Environmental Science 4441 – Site System Remediation Design


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Applied Policy Studies (APST)

APST 2010 – Directed Field Studies I
(15 credits)
This course will foster an understanding of the culture and professional practices of the administration and development of public policy. Students will participate in paid work experiences in a government agency or in a company, research institute or non-governmental organization. The initial directed field studies provides an opportunity to apply academic knowledge and analytical skills in a workplace, observe organizational behaviour, and develop methods of selfassessment. A significant time commitment will be needed to complete the orientation program offered by Career Services in the semester prior to placement.
Prerequisite: Completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of “C”, Applied Policy Studies 2209, 3301, 3305 and Economics 2201, 2203, Political Science 2201, 3321, 3359 and either Economics 3245 or 3303 and Political Science 3329 or Applied Policy Studies 3303. Completion of the Introduction to Work Experience (or approved equivalent) workshop through Career Services.

APST 3010 – Directed Field Studies II
(15 credits)
This course will foster an understanding of the culture and professional practices within administrative fields, and enhance understanding of public policy development. Students will be involved in a paid work experience in a government agency, a company, a research institute or a non-governmental organization. The senior Directed Field Studies provides an opportunity to refine and hone the academic knowledge and analytical skills acquired and applied in the previous Directed Field Studies.
Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 20 courses in the core of the Applied Policy Studies program including: Applied Policy Studies 2010, 2209, 3301, 3303, 3305, Political Science 3329, with no final grade less than “C”. Attendance at all Career Services workshops required to prepare students for Directed Field Studies II.


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Archaeology (ARKY)

ARKY 3317 – Field Course in Archaeological Techniques I
(3 credits – TG) 3 weeks Field Work
This course provides an introduction to the practical application of modern field techniques in Archaeology, including excavation and recording and analysis of sites, artifacts, and related materials. The course will require travel to an international archaeological site, usually during the summer.
Prerequisites: Archaeology 2201 and Archaeology 3315.
Recommended Preparation: Archaeology 3315
Note: Archaeology 3317 cannot be used as partial credit for 3319.
Note: Students will be responsible for paying all costs, including travel associated with the international field school experience.

ARKY 3319 – Field Course in Archaeological Techniques II
(6 credits – TG) 6 weeks Field Work
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of modern field techniques in archaeology, including excavation and recording and analysis of sites, artifacts, and related material. This course will require travel to an international designated archaeological site, usually during the summer.
Prerequisites: Archaeology 2201 and Archaeology 3315.
Recommended Preparation: Archaeology 3315
Note: Students cannot use Archaeology 3317 as partial credit for 3319.
Note: Students will be responsible for paying all costs, including travel, associated with the international field school experience.


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Biochemistry (BCEM)

BCEM 3341 – Biochemistry of Life Processes (U of C BCEM 341)
(5 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial, 3 hours lab
An elementary introduction to biochemistry. Particular emphasis will be placed on a description of the chemistry of compounds of biochemical interest and how these relate to cell structure, proteins, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and nucleic acids. Labs: simple experiments illustrating the chemistry and biological function of molecules.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 3341 or 3351.
Note: This course will not serve as a prerequisite for advanced chemistry or biochemistry courses. Credit for Biochemistry 3341 and any of Biochemistry 3393, U of C BCEM 393 or 443 will not be allowed.

BCEM 3393 – Introduction to Biochemical Molecules (U of C BCEM 393)
(4 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 4/2 hours lab
The structure and function of carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, lipids, coenzymes and enzymes will be presented, along with an introduction to metabolism and energy transduction. The laboratory component of the course will focus on the utilization of modern biochemical techniques for the analysis of biological molecules.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 3351, with a grade of "C- "or better.

Corequisite: Chemistry 3353
Note: Credit for both Biochemistry 3341 and 3393 will not be allowed.


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Communications (COMM)

COMM 1144 – Digital Photography for Broadcast
(3 credits) 1 hour lecture, 2 hours tutorial
This is an introductory course designed to provide the second-year broadcasting students with basic knowledge of digital photography techniques and the use of Adobe Photoshop and its applications to the television medium. Topics include: digital camera operations, exposure control, lighting, composition, colour correction, file formats and the use of Adobe Photoshop to create backdrops for green screen use. Students should supply their own 5 MP or better digital camera.


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Disability Studies (DAST)

DAST 1205 – Disability Work Management
(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course comprises a variety of workshops, seminars and short course options. These course components will reflect changing community practice and student interests.


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General Education (GNED)

GNED 1101 - Scientific and Mathematical Literacy for the Modern World
(3 credits ) 3 hours lecture
Students will expand their understanding of the intersections of mathematics, science and technology with daily life. The course will develop and apply critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills through the examination of issues drawn from the real world and current events.

GNED 1401 - Critical Writing and Reading
(3 credits) 4 hours lecture
This foundational composition course offered by the department of English focuses on effective writing styles for academic and wider social contexts. Students will respond to texts pertaining to a variety of disciplines and develop critical reading and thinking skills. Students will also refine their understanding and practice of the structures of writing.
Prerequisite: English Language Arts 30-1 or equivalent with a grade of 60% or higher, or English 1112 with a grade of "C" or higher.


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Geology (GEOL)

GEOL 3337 – Introduction to Geologic Field Methods(U of C GLGY 337)
(4 credits – TG) 12-day field school


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Recreation Studies (RECR)

RECR 1203 – Recreation and Community Development
(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course examines the model of community development and how it is used to empower individuals and communities. The recreation practitioner as a facilitator of community action will be the focus.