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ATLANTIC BAPTIST

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Academic Calendar 2007-2009


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Table of Contents A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT _____________________________ 6 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2007 - 2008 _______________________________ 7 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2008 - 2009 _______________________________ 8 GENERAL INFORMATION ______________________________________ History ______________________________________________________ Mission Statement ____________________________________________ Philosophy of Education _______________________________________ Christian Lifestyle ____________________________________________ Faculty ______________________________________________________ George A. Rawlyk Library _____________________________________ Governance __________________________________________________ Accreditation_________________________________________________ Educational Outcomes _________________________________________ Statement of Faith ____________________________________________

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ADMISSIONS __________________________________________________ General Admission Requirements _______________________________ Application Procedure _________________________________________ Education Application Procedure ________________________________ Mature Students ______________________________________________ International Students _________________________________________ Transfer Students _____________________________________________ Conditional Acceptance ________________________________________ Advanced Academic Standing ___________________________________ Student Classification__________________________________________ Students With Physical or Learning Disabilities. ___________________

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION ____________________________________ Fees ________________________________________________________ Payment Procedures___________________________________________ Canadian Student Loans _______________________________________ USA Student Loans ____________________________________________ Refund Policy ________________________________________________ Financial Aid_________________________________________________ Atlantic Baptist University Scholarships and Bursaries ______________ Canada Student Loan Plan _____________________________________ Employment Opportunities _____________________________________

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CAMPUS LIFE _________________________________________________ 51 Co-curricular Activities ________________________________________ 51 ABU Wellness Program ________________________________________ 51


Athletics/Recreation ___________________________________________ Spiritual Life _________________________________________________ Residence ____________________________________________________ Student Handbook ____________________________________________

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ACADEMIC INFORMATION _____________________________________ Orientation __________________________________________________ Registration __________________________________________________ Attendance __________________________________________________ Course Changes and Withdrawals _______________________________ Withdrawal From University ___________________________________ Change of Major______________________________________________ Incomplete Work _____________________________________________ Grading Standards ____________________________________________ Guidelines for Grading and Reporting Grades _____________________ Grading Scale and Symbols _____________________________________ Education Internship Grading System ____________________________ Grade Point Average (GPA) ____________________________________ Dean's Honours List ___________________________________________ Academic Dishonesty __________________________________________ Academic Probation/Dismissal __________________________________ Examination Procedure ________________________________________ Release of Final Grades ________________________________________ Convocation Requirements and Guidelines ________________________ Community Practicum _________________________________________ Second Degree Requirements ___________________________________ Directed Studies ______________________________________________ Alternatively-Delivered Courses _________________________________ Transcript Requests ___________________________________________ Updating Degrees _____________________________________________

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PROGRAMS OF STUDY _________________________________________ Bachelor of Arts Requirements __________________________________ Bachelor of Arts Degree - Major _________________________________ Bachelor of Arts Degree - Double Majors _________________________ Bachelor of Arts Degree - Major _________________________________ Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree ________________________________ Bachelor of Arts Degree - General _______________________________ Bachelor of Arts Degree - Degree Completion ______________________ Bachelor of Business Administration Requirements _________________ Bachelor of Business Administration Degree _______________________ Bachelor of Business Administration Co-operative Education Degree _ Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree _______________ Bachelor of Science Requirements _______________________________

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Bachelor of Science Degree - Major ______________________________ Bachelor of Science Honours Degree _____________________________ Bachelor of Education Degree ___________________________________ Certificate Programs __________________________________________ Off-site Semester Study Options _________________________________

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PROGRAMS and COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ________________________ 89 Course Number System ________________________________________ 89 Biology ______________________________________________________ 89 Business Administration _______________________________________ 94 Chemistry __________________________________________________ 101 Communication Studies _______________________________________ 102 Economics __________________________________________________ 108 Education __________________________________________________ 109 English _____________________________________________________ 115 Fine Arts ___________________________________________________ 121 French _____________________________________________________ 122 Geography __________________________________________________ 123 German ____________________________________________________ 123 Greek ______________________________________________________ 123 Hebrew ____________________________________________________ 124 History _____________________________________________________ 124 Interdisciplinary Studies ______________________________________ 130 Japanese ___________________________________________________ 133 Linguistics __________________________________________________ 133 Mathematics ________________________________________________ 134 Organizational Management ___________________________________ 135 Philosophy __________________________________________________ 138 Physics _____________________________________________________ 139 Psychology __________________________________________________ 139 Religious Studies _____________________________________________ 146 Sociology ___________________________________________________ 154 UNIVERSITY PERSONNEL _____________________________________ Chancellor __________________________________________________ Board of Governors __________________________________________ Senate _____________________________________________________ Administrative Staff __________________________________________ Full-Time Faculty ____________________________________________ Sessional Faculty ____________________________________________ Adjunct Faculty _____________________________________________ Part-Time Faculty ___________________________________________ Past Presidents ______________________________________________

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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Atlantic Baptist University seeks to transform lives by providing “quality university education firmly rooted in the Christian faith.” Fulfilling this mission includes offering a broad range of courses in Arts, Science, Business, and Education. Equally important is the University’s commitment to student-centered learning and holistic growth. All who attend ABU are challenged intellectually, spiritually, and socially, because ABU is preparing graduates for future positions of influence and leadership where they will serve humanity as they help build the Kingdom of God. A supportive community of Christian scholars is vital to ABU’s mission - men and women who model academic integrity, encourage character formation, evidence leadership skills, and integrate faith and learning in the classroom and beyond. Professors at ABU are highly qualified. The majority of full-time faculty members hold earned doctorates in their field of expertise from recognized institutions. Availability to students also distinguishes the faculty at ABU. Describing Atlantic Baptist University as a Christian university places emphasis on traditional values, dynamic fellowship, and Christ-centered worship. Together we strive for high standards in every aspect of university life - including chapel services, athletic competitions, student government, residence life, day-today peer interaction, and relationships between students and faculty. The result is a caring community within which all can prosper in mind and spirit.

Brian D. MacArthur, B.B.A., M. Div., D. Min.


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2007 - 2008 FALL SEMESTER 2007 September 3 September 4 September 5 September 19 September 28 October 6-8 October 9 October 11 October 26 November 2 November 3 November 5 November 12 December 10 December 11 December 12-15 & 17, 18 December 21

Residence Opens Orientation and Registration Classes Begin For Fall Semester Last Possible Day For Course Changes Graduation Application Deadline for Fall Convocation Thanksgiving Break Regular Class Schedule Resumes Foliage Day (no afternoon classes) Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Convocation Last Day to Withdraw From a Fall Semester Course Fall Convocation Midterm Evaluations Due in Registrar’s Office Remembrance Day Holiday Last Day of Classes Reading Day Final Examinations 9:00 A.M. Fall Semester Marks Due in Registrar’s Office

WINTER SEMESTER 2008 January 3 January 3-5, 7 & 8 January 9 January 23 February 29 March 1 (5:00 P.M.) 9 - (1:00 P.M.) March10 March 10 March 21-24 April 15 April 16 April 17-19; 21-24 April 29 May 3

Residence Opens Intensive Class Session Classes Begin For the Winter Semester Last Possible Day for Course Changes Last Day to Withdraw From Winter Semester Courses Winter Semester Break Midterm Evaluations Due in Registrar’s Office Classes Resume After Winter Semester Break Easter Break Last Day of Classes Reading Day Final Examinations 9:00 A.M. Winter Semester Marks Due in Registrar’s Office Convocation

SPRING & SUMMER SESSION 2008 May 12 - June 27

Spring Session


July 2 - August 15

Summer Session

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2008 - 2009 FALL SEMESTER 2008 September 1 September 2 September 3 September 17 September 30 October 11-13 October 14 October 16 October 31 October 31 November 1 November 7 November 11 December 8 December 9 December 10-13 & 15,16 December 19

Residence Opens Orientation and Registration Classes Begin For Fall Semester Last Possible Day For Course Changes Graduation Application Deadline for Fall Convocation Thanksgiving Break Regular Class Schedule Resumes Foliage Day (no afternoon classes) Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Convocation Midterm Evaluations Due in Registrar’s Office Fall Convocation Last Day to Withdraw From a Fall Semester Course Remembrance Day Holiday Last Day of Classes Reading Day Final Examinations 4:30 P.M. Fall Semester Marks Due in Registrar’s Office

WINTER SEMESTER 2009 January 4 January 5 January 19 February 5 February 27 February 27 (5:00 P.M.) March 8 (1:00 P.M.) March 9 April 10-13 April 14 April 17 April 20-25 April 29 May 2

Residence Opens Classes Begin For the Winter Semester Last Possible Day for Course Changes Concert of Orayer (2:00-4:00 P.M.) Last Day to Withdraw From Winter Semester Courses Winter Semester Break Classes Resume After Winter Semester Break Easter Break Classes Resume After Easter Break Last Day of Classes Final Examinations 9:00 A.M. Winter Semester Marks Due in Registrar’s Office Convocation

SPRING & SUMMER SESSION 2009 May - June

Spring Session


July - August

Summer Session


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GENERAL INFORMATION

History In the late 1940s, the United Baptist Convention became concerned about the young people who were leaving Atlantic Canada for a Bible College education. In spite of the fact that the denomination had a University in Wolfville, N.S., there was an area of Christian education which was not being covered. In 1949, the United Baptist Bible Training School was founded in Moncton as both a Bible College and a High School. For the next two decades, young people came from all over Atlantic Canada to study in a Christian context and to live in a Christian community. Academic excellence very quickly became a hallmark of the new school and many people gave sacrificially to expand the facilities and the programs. Dr. Myron Brinton left a successful pastorate to guide the fledgling institution for most of its first decade. His sense of family and Christian commitment set the stage for much of its tradition. By 1968, the School was in transition as the emphasis changed to a post high school program. It became a Bible College and a Christian Junior Liberal Arts College. In 1970 the name was changed to Atlantic Baptist College to reflect the new programs. Throughout this period, the President, Dr. Stuart E. Murray, sought to build a strong faculty and to provide a broadened selection of courses. This set the scene for offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in the early 1980s. In 1996, the Act of the Legislature was amended to change the name to Atlantic Baptist University. This was done to reflect the continued growth and development of the University as evidenced by the granting of degrees in a variety of disciplines. Atlantic Baptist University has become known for its academic excellence and the integrity of its graduates. With the increasing number of degree programs and the abilities of its faculty members, the reputation of the University continues to grow.


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Mission Statement At Atlantic Baptist University, our mission is to transform lives through:

Quality university education firmly rooted in the Christian faith. This mission is accomplished through: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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The teaching of liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. A student-centered approach that focuses on learning rather than just the delivery of information. A commitment to the growth of the whole person: spiritual, intellectual, personal/social and physical well-being. The teamwork of outstanding and dedicated staff, faculty, administrators and Board members. The development of a unified and caring community where its participants are sensitive to the needs of each other, encourage one another in character formation, leadership skills and the integration of faith and learning and are prepared for positions of influence and leadership in the service of God’s Kingdom. An openness to persons of any race, colour and creed who choose to study at, and become part of, the community of Atlantic Baptist University.

Our mission is the driving force behind everything that we do. At our core, we are a thoroughly Christian university with an overarching commitment to our Lord, our students, the church, and our community. As a private university, we are committed to the wise use of the human, financial and physical resources that God has entrusted to us through the churches of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, and a variety of corporate, church, and individual partners who, with us, support the cause of Christian higher education.

Philosophy of Education The purpose of a liberal arts education is to expose students to the range of human experience, to introduce them thoroughly to a given major and to teach them to think and write creatively, clearly and critically. For this to happen there must be a point of view, a place to stand from which to see life. The worldview at Atlantic Baptist University is Christian. While there is considerable diversity of opinion among both the faculty and student body regarding various theological emphases, we are united in our conviction that life, to be seen clearly and whole, must be seen in the light of God's saving action in one's life, through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This basis provides a significant alternative to university education based upon secular and materialistic faiths.


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This is not to say that students are allowed to coast through their educational experience on faith. The philosophy of education at Atlantic Baptist University is that the only adequate response to Christ is a life of sacrificial commitment to His service and praise. This must include diligence in academic work. Students are challenged to realize their potential academically in order to be good stewards of the intellect, which God has given them. Whether in wrestling with concepts in Anthropology, writing a term paper for English Literature, learning the principles of strategic planning or studying for a Science exam, students are encouraged to give their best as praise to God. Students are also challenged to integrate their learning into a holistic understanding of life as part of preparation for service to the world for which Christ died. Knowledge cannot exist in isolation from experience. In this process of integration, the faculty has a crucial role to play in the lives of the students as they seek to point the way insofar as they have understood it. The faculty challenges the students to understand and accept responsibility for their own worldview, professing the Lordship of Christ over all knowledge and activity. Educational philosophy finds its expression in curriculum. In this regard, Atlantic Baptist University has instituted a core of required courses which are crucial to the task of coming to terms with one's worldview. As well, students must select courses from a number of areas with the aim of exposing them to a variety of disciplines and the insights therein. Finally, all students at Atlantic Baptist University must take a minor in Religious Studies. This knowledge of the Biblical witness to God's activity in the world is crucial to the shaping of a Christian worldview, as well as to preparation for a life which honours God. To help emphasize the importance of this focus from the outset of their studies, each first-time student to Atlantic Baptist University is required to register in at least one required Religious Studies course, within each of their first two semesters, for at least the first two weeks of each semester. This combination of a demanding academic program and the challenge to act justly, to love mercy, to walk humbly with our God has resulted in many graduates of Atlantic Baptist University investing their lives in a wide range of activities for the good of society and the glory of God.

Christian Lifestyle Students at Atlantic Baptist University join a community where a desire to know and be known by God translates into a life of spiritual devotion and service. Expressions of such include chapel attendance, participation in a local church, volunteering with a church or community service program, accepting responsibility for personal behavior, and seeking to develop relationships of integrity. The goal is that all things bring honour to Jesus Christ.


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Guidance in the definition of our community and in behavior appropriate to our Christian mission comes from the department of Student Development. Opportunities for growth in understanding the Christian life as well as in areas of personal development are available through the services of this department. For example, you may join a small Bible study, prayer group or a missions interest group. In these and other ways our community will be known as one that grows experiences and expresses the love of Christ in all that we do. Students need not be Christian to attend Atlantic Baptist University, but they must be willing to accept the obligations which are part of being a member of this community, obligations which are academic, social, and personal. Whether on campus or off, all students are expected to conduct themselves as is becoming to Christian adults and the University of which they have chosen to be a part.

Faculty Atlantic Baptist University full-time faculty are well equipped to teach in their chosen fields. The addition of qualified adjunct and part-time faculty contributes to a community in which diversity of background is balanced by a common purpose. All the faculty are involved in their local churches and in various civic organizations. This belies the "ivory tower" image of university professors. They are also active in their professional fields, with memberships and service which demonstrates a continuing concern for growth in their given disciplines. It is understood that faculty affirm the mission of the University by intentionally integrating their Christian worldview in the teaching of their various disciplines. In addition, whether for academic advisement or a sympathetic ear for a personal problem, faculty seek to make themselves available to the students on an individual basis. Either inside or outside of the classroom, the faculty seek to affirm the worth of students as created and loved by God.

George A. Rawlyk Library The library is in many ways the intellectual and academic centre of every university campus. The George A. Rawlyk Library of Atlantic Baptist University, named in honour of the late Dr. George A. Rawlyk, History Professor of Queen’s University, is no exception. Dr. Rawylyk was a friend and contributor to Atlantic Baptist University, donating much of his personal library. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the available services and resources as part of their academic experience at Atlantic Baptist University.


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Governance Atlantic Baptist University is owned and operated by the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches. As such it is directly responsible to its constituency to provide a quality education for the Christian leaders of tomorrow. Atlantic Baptist University, as a corporation, is controlled by a Board of Governors elected annually from among the supporters of the University. The Academic Committee of the Board of Atlantic Baptist University, composed of faculty, Board/Senate, Convention, alumni, and student representatives, informs the Board of Governors on all academic matters.

Accreditation In Canada, there is no formal organization that accredits universities and colleges, but the concept of accreditation is practiced. It is based on the acceptance of postsecondary studies by Canadian Universities and Colleges, where the work completed meets criteria of faculty competence, standards of instruction, and standards of student achievement practiced by the major universities in Canada. Based on these standards, Atlantic Baptist University graduates consistently achieve a high level. In 1983, the New Brunswick Legislature passed a charter granting Atlantic Baptist University the right to offer baccalaureate degrees. In addition to its own individual standards, Atlantic Baptist University has increased its effort to improve and expand relations with sibling institutions and professional associations within Canada and the United States, thus broadening its range of acceptance within the academic community. Atlantic Baptist University is an affiliate member of The Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, an association of approximately 150 Christ-centered colleges and universities of the liberal arts and sciences with member schools in 17 countries around the world. The Council is committed to cultivating communities of educational excellence in which the Lordship of Jesus Christ is central. Member colleges are committed to maintaining the highest academic standards in an environment which fosters spiritual growth. Over thirty denominations are represented in the Council, a fact that we celebrate. Working together, Council member colleges and universities accomplish things they could not do alone. (See the “Programs of Study� section which outlines the academic opportunities available to students at ABU through CCCU.)


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Educational Outcomes Atlantic Baptist University desires to: • prepare students to contribute to the Church's mission, whether through individual or corporate action in their various professions, in further study or research, in family or community life or to whatever field of endeavor God may call; • assist students to develop, to their fullest potential, the capacities of analysis, synthesis, problem-solving, research and communication; • ensure that students understand the basic forms of human knowledge and the variety of possible approaches to acquiring and using that knowledge; • prepare students for graduate study, advanced undergraduate study, lifelong learning and leadership; • ensure that students have developed a spiritual maturity encompassing all areas of life and are able to contribute to the building up of the church.

Statement of Faith 1.

God: There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In the Godhead these three persons are equal and united in essence and perfection. They execute distinct but harmonious offices in the great work of redemption. a) God is Father to all people in the general sense of Creator and Sustainer of the universe. He has fatherly compassion for all humanity. God is Father, in a personal sense, to all who profess faith in His only begotten and unique Son Jesus Christ. b) Jesus Christ is God manifest in the flesh; we affirm His virgin birth, sinless humanity, divine miracles, vicarious death once for all time, bodily resurrection and ascension, mediatorial work before the Father and the blessed hope of His personal return in power and glory. c) The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead who proceeds from the Father and the Son. The Holy Spirit convicts humanity of sin, righteousness and God’s judgement, calls people to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ, indwells and enables the believer to live a holy life, and empowers the believer to witness and to work for the Lord Jesus Christ.


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The Scriptures: The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments have their authority from God alone, and are given to us by divine inspiration. They are the only perfect, supreme, infallible and sufficient standard for all matters of faith and conduct. They have been carefully preserved by the providence of God through the work of faithful believers.

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Humanity: Humanity was created sinless. By the disobedience of the first man and woman sin entered the human race. Through this disobedience all humanity is born sinful, under the curse of condemnation and death, in need of repentance and forgiveness.

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Salvation: The salvation of lost and sinful humanity is possible only through the merits of Jesus Christ and His substitutionary death on our behalf. Salvation must be received through repentance and faith apart from works. It is characterized by regeneration by the Holy Spirit.

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The Church: The Church consists of all true believers in the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible also identifies the local Church as an assembly of baptized believers organized for worship, discipleship, outreach and service to others for God.

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Resurrection and Judgement: There will be a general resurrection of the bodies of the just and the unjust. God will judge all humanity. Those who are saved will live eternally in God’s presence. Those who are lost in sin will receive eternal condemnation.


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ADMISSIONS

General Admission Requirements An Atlantic Baptist University student must be a graduate from high school (secondary school) at the university preparatory/academic level. (Further specifics for each degree are stated below.) Students from Quebec must have one year of CEGEP (or post-secondary education). A minimum average of 70% on six designated academic-level courses (see below) taken during the final two years of secondary study is required for admission. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration: Admission requirements: Grade 12 English, Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics, Grade 11 or 12 Science, and Grade 11 or 12 Social Studies (e.g. History, Geography, World Issues), and two additional Grade 12 courses. Bachelor of Business Administration Co-operative Education: In order to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op program, a student must satisfy three minimum requirements. 1. A student must have completed 15 credit hours towards the B.B.A. degree. 2. A student must have a cumulative G.P.A. of no less than 2.67 (B-). 3. A student must complete the Co-op application form and submit three references, a resume, and a letter stating their reasons for seeking admission to the program. For more information students will need to refer to the Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op Handbook which lays out in detail the program, including such things as admission process, program costs, and program structure. Bachelor of Science: Admission requirements: Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Biology, Grade 12 Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics and two additional Grade 11 or 12 courses.


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Application Procedure An Application for Admission to Atlantic Baptist University may be obtained from the Admissions Office. Along with this form, all applicants must have official transcripts sent from all previously attended educational institutions (high school, community college, university, etc.). Applicants must also submit a $35.00 non-refundable application fee plus the names of three references and have these individuals complete a reference form which is included with the application. Both transcripts and reference forms should be sent directly from the institutions and referees to the Admissions Office of Atlantic Baptist University. Students should forward all other application materials to the address below: Admissions Office Atlantic Baptist University Box 6004 Moncton, NB E1C 9L7 Email: admissions@abu.nb.ca

When a student is accepted at Atlantic Baptist University, a $150.00 enrollment deposit is required by June 1st to guarantee the student's place for the upcoming academic year, beginning in September. This deposit is non-refundable, and will be applied directly to the student's account. Students may apply for admission for either the fall or winter semesters. However, many winter semester courses have prerequisites and normally cannot be taken until these conditions are met. Students absent from the University for more than three consecutive years are required to re-apply for admission through the process outlined above and are subject to the degree requirements at the time of re-admission. If an applicant requires on-campus housing, a Residence Application, accompanied by a $300.00 deposit, must be completed and mailed to ABU. (Details on deadlines and refund policies can be found on the Residence Application.) This deposit will be credited to the student's account. Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Bachelor of Education: In order to be considered for the fall admission to the Bachelor of Education program, a student must apply on or before February 15th of that year and satisfy the following four minimum requirements. 1. A student must have completed either a minimum of 30 credit hours of a B.A., B.B.A. or B.Sc. program (or the equivalent) to begin the concurrent


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B.Ed. degree program OR a B.A., B.B.A. or B.Sc. degree (or the equivalent) to begin the two-year consecutive B.Ed. degree program. (Please note that equivalency will be based on ABU standards and guidelines.) A student’s post-secondary record, whether applying for the concurrent or the consecutive B.Ed., must show evidence of above-average ability. For this application, the normal requirement is a cumulative GPA of 2.67 or a B- equivalent on a scale where 4.33 is the highest mark available. In addition to a strong academic record, evidence of professional suitability, supported by references, is required. A student must complete a letter explaining their reason for applying to the B.Ed. program.

Note: As space is limited in the Bachelor of Education program, selected students will be interviewed for possible admission. Successful completion of the minimum requirements guarantees that applications will be considered for an interview but does not guarantee an interview or admission. Those applicants who are accepted into the program will be asked to confirm with a $300.00 nonrefundable enrollment deposit.

Education Application Procedure An Application for Admission to Atlantic Baptist University may be obtained from the Education Admissions Office. Along with this form, all applicants must have official transcripts sent from all previously attended educational institutions (community college, university, etc.). Applicants must also submit a $50.00 nonrefundable application fee plus the names of three references and have these individuals complete a reference form which is included with the application. Both transcripts and reference forms should be sent directly from the institutions and referees to the Education Admissions Office of Atlantic Baptist University. Students should forward all other application materials to the address below: Education Admissions Office Atlantic Baptist University Box 6004 Moncton, NB E1C 9L7 Email: education.admissions@abu.nb.ca

When a student is accepted at Atlantic Baptist University, a $300.00 enrollment deposit is required by July 1st to guarantee the student's place for the upcoming academic year, beginning in September. This deposit is non-refundable,


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and will be applied directly to the student's account. If an applicant requires oncampus housing, a Residence Application, accompanied by a $300.00 deposit, must be completed and mailed to ABU. (Details on deadlines and refund policies can be found on the Residence Application.) This deposit will be credited to the student's account. Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Mature Students Applicants who are at least 22 years of age and have been out of school for two or more years may be considered for admittance into a B.A., B.B.A. or B.Sc. program even though they may not meet the previously stated admission requirements. However, the applicant must be prepared to demonstrate sufficient ability to manage a university course load. Individuals who are at least 25 years of age, have a minimum of one year’s credit from previous post-secondary study, and are presently working, may want to consider Atlantic Baptist University’s Adult Learners Professional Studies (ALPS) program. See the “Programs of Study” section for further details or contact the ALPS Director at 506858-8970, or e-mail ALPS@abu.nb.ca. Seniors (65 years of age and over) may enroll in courses for one-half the tuition costs. Courses may be audited by seniors at no charge to the individual. Adults of all ages are encouraged to consider studying either part-time or full-time at Atlantic Baptist University.

International Students Immigration Requirements For Students from the United States of America: American citizens are able to apply for a Student Authorization (visa) at the Canadian Immigration Office at the Canadian point-of-entry. A student must have their original letter of acceptance from Atlantic Baptist University (obtained once full tuition is received for first year of study), as well as proof of sufficient funds for all tuition and accommodations (bank statement, money order, etc.) Each student will also need formal proof of his/her American citizenship (passport or birth certificate, and driver’s license with photo ID).


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Immigration Requirements For Students From Other Countries: Students who wish to study in Canada must attend to a number of important matters before leaving their countries of origin. Since these preparations often take a considerable period of time, students should begin the process well in advance of their planned enrollment date. International students should contact the Canadian Embassy Consulate or High Commission in their own countries to apply for a student visa, which is necessary to enter Canada as a student. Immigration officials require presentation of both a student visa and student authorization form. These documents are obtainable by proof of official acceptance to Atlantic Baptist University and evidence of sufficient funds to live and study in Canada, including return transportation. International students should also be aware that they are expected to comply with the standard Canadian Health Code regulations as they pertain to inoculations, etc. If the necessary inoculations have not been received prior to arrival in Canada, they must be acquired within the first week of the student's University residency. Any cost incurred in this area will be charged to the student's account. Medical insurance, to be purchased separately by the student, is also necessary to cover potential illness or accidents. This Medical Insurance must be purchased prior to arrival or during registration. All costs incurred are the responsibility of the student and acceptance and registration are contingent upon the purchase of approved insurance. Costs and information on acceptable insurance plans are available through the Admissions Office.

Language and Academic Requirements: 1. English language proficiency - All applicants must be proficient in both oral and written English. Therefore, applicants whose first language is not English must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), achieving a score of at least 550 on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test. For information regarding TOEFL examinations, times, and locations, write: Educational Testing Service TOEFL Publications P.O. Box 6154 Princeton, NJ 08541-6154 www.toefl.org


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(The telephone number for the Candidate Services Call Center for Canada is 1-800-GOTOEFL. Please have TOEFL test results sent directly to Atlantic Baptist University.)

EAP option - Students who do not meet the requisite English language proficiency but have a TOEFL score of 480 and meet all other admissions criteria may be offered conditional admission to ABU upon successful completion of the EAP (English for Academic Purposes) program. 2. Certificate of Education - International applicants must achieve a recognized state/government certificate of education. If such government certificates are not available, applicants should contact the Admissions Office for alternative means of admission qualifications, e.g. British system – International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – (need a 6.5 / 9). 3. Advance Deposit - An Advance Deposit, equivalent to tuition, room and board, and textbooks for one year and any other pertinent fees for the year in which the student is applying (approximately $14,000.00 Canadian), is due upon the applicant’s receipt of a conditional letter of acceptance from the Admissions Office. Payment is necessary to maintain student immigration status. Renewal of the student’s visa will require this same procedure with fees due prior to the start of subsequent academic years. An official letter of acceptance to Atlantic Baptist University, which is necessary for immigration purposes, will follow the Admissions Office’s receipt of the Advance Deposit. If the student does not enroll at Atlantic Baptist University the deposit will be refunded once written notification has been received.

Transfer Students Any students wanting to transfer to Atlantic Baptist University from another institution must first follow the application procedure stated previously. Once accepted, the student’s file will be evaluated by the Registrar for possible transfer credit. Post-secondary courses taken elsewhere are eligible for transfer credit provided the content appears to comply with the standards established by Atlantic Baptist University for its own courses and the grade obtained by the student is a C- or higher. The University's Academic Council serves as the advisory board for situations warranting special consideration. Sometimes final assessment is reserved until the transfer student has completed at least one semester of full-time study at Atlantic Baptist University. The maximum number of hours accepted for transfer credit from other institutions is 60 credit hours towards a degree of 120 credit hours. Within this 60 credit hour maximum, no more then 50% of a major is eligible for transfer.


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Conditional Acceptance Applicants that do not meet the standard admission requirements may be considered for Conditional Acceptance. Upon admission, however, those students will be placed on Academic Probation and expected to perform at the required academic level with periodic assessments made to monitor their progress. (See “Academic Information� section.)

Advanced Academic Standing Atlantic Baptist University does grant university credit to students who have demonstrated exceptional ability within either the Advanced Placement program or the International Baccalaureate program. Any student involved in either of these programs, who has received a score of four or five on the Advanced Placement Examinations, or a score of five, six, or seven on the International Baccalaureate Examinations, may request an assessment for university credit up to a maximum of 30 credit hours. For further information, contact the Registrar’s Office. Other applicants who have completed various post-secondary courses or programs but who do not have normal transferable status may be considered eligible to receive advanced academic standing toward their degree at Atlantic Baptist University. Each of these situations is considered on an individual basis and is possible only on approval of the Academic Council. This approval usually comes after the student has successfully completed at least one semester at Atlantic Baptist University. The Academic Council expects these students to perform at an above-average level of proficiency while attending Atlantic Baptist University in order to receive advanced standing. Typically, this means an overall average of B or a grade point average of 3.00 in their first full semester at Atlantic Baptist University.

Student Classification Students admitted to any courses at Atlantic Baptist University will be classified as either full-time (12-18 credit hours per semester) or part-time (3-9 credit hours per semester). It should be noted that three credit hours equal one semester course. Students (full-time or part-time) who desire to study certain courses for credit, but who are not seeking to complete a specific program, may register as Continuing Education students.


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Students With Physical or Learning Disabilities. Atlantic Baptist University seeks to offer all students equal access to the educational process. Therefore students who have a diagnosed, preexisting physical or educational disability must inform the Registrar’s office if they require accommodation for attendance, testing, participation in classroom or laboratory activities. Professional, current documentation that establishes the nature of the disability and the recommendations for accommodations are required. The university will accommodate the student to the extent that such accommodations do not disadvantage or compromise the safety of other students in the course and to the extent that all the learning objectives of the course can still be achieved. Students with disabilities are requested to contact the Office of the Registrar as soon as they are accepted to the university in order to begin the accommodation process. Complete details on university policy is available on the website or from the Registrar’s Office.


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FINANCIAL INFORMATION Fees Atlantic Baptist University fees are kept as low as possible. This is due to gifts and donations from churches of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, alumni, and individuals and corporations who believe in the education programs of Atlantic Baptist University. Note: The fee schedule listed here is for the 2007-2008 academic year. The Board of Governors will set tuition and fees for 2008-09 in May 2008. Tuition Per Semester

Tuition Per Year

Regular - Full-time Canadian Regular - Full-time International Part-time/course - Canadian Part-time/course - International

$3,230.00 $3,730.00 $ 700.00 $ 900.00

$6,460.00 $7,460.00

Education - Full-time Canadian Education - International Part-time/course - Canadian Part-time/courses - International ALPS Advanced Education Courses

$3,355.00 $3,835.00 $ 720.00 $ 920.00 See Programs of Study See Programs of Study

$6,710.00 $7,710.00

When a student is accepted into a B.A., B.B.A. or B. Sc. program at Atlantic Baptist University, a $150.00 enrollment deposit is required by July 1st (or such later date as may be specified in the offer of admissions) for fall admissions to guarantee the student's place for the upcoming academic year, beginning in September. This deposit is non-refundable and will be applied directly to the student's account. When a student is accepted into the Bachelor of Education program at Atlantic Baptist University, a $300.00 enrollment deposit is required two weeks after receiving their letter of acceptance to the program. This deposit is non-refundable and will be applied directly to the student's account. Returning students are also expected to pay a $150.00 enrollment deposit by July 1st to confirm their spot for the upcoming academic year beginning in September. This deposit is non-refundable.


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A non-refundable $150.00 enrollment deposit ($300.00 for Bachelor of Education) is required by November 30th (or such later date as may be specified in the offer of admissions) for January admissions. Students enrolled in 4-6 courses during the fall or winter semesters will be charged as full-time students. Students wishing to exceed this maximum must first obtain permission from the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee and will be charged for each additional course. Students enrolled in 3 courses or less will be charged by the number of courses in which s/he is enrolled per semester. Likewise students enrolled in Spring or Summer courses will be charged per course. No more than 4 courses will be permitted in Spring or Summer sessions due to the more intense format of these courses. Audited courses are one-half the regular course fee, although seniors (65 years of age and over) may enroll in regular courses for one-half the tuition costs. Courses may be audited by seniors at no charge to the individual.

Residence Fees

Per Semester

Per Year

Double Single Super Single

$1,100.00 $1,475.00 $1,575.00

$2,200.00 $2,950.00 $3,150.00

Returning student options: (if available) Super Super Single Small Suite Large Suite

$1,762.50 $1,600.00 $1,700.00

$3,525.00 $3,200.00 $3,400.00

Resident students are required to select one of the available meal plans. Individual meals for non-resident students can be purchased in the dining hall.


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Per Semester

Per Year

$1,405.00 $1,330.00

$2,810.00 $2,660.00

20 meal/ week plan 14 meal/ week plan

These Residence and Meal fees cover the regular University session, and exclude the Christmas holiday. During this period, resident students will be required to vacate their rooms. Residence will remain open during most other University breaks. However, food services are not necessarily available. Students interested in residence privileges during periods other than the regular University session must make a request in writing to the Student Development Department.

Residence Student Fees Residence Refundable Damage Deposit

$250.00

Residence Proximity Card and Keys

$ 50.00

Student Fees

Per Semester

Per Year

Comprehensive Fee (Full-time students) Student Association Fee (Full-time students) Mail Delivery Service Non Refundable Locker Key Fee

$262.50

$525.00 $140.00 $ 25.00 $ 15.00

Mailbox Key Deposit (One time charge refundable when student leaves.)

$50.00

Graduation Fee (Payable in the year of graduation)

$100.00

Media Lab Fee (Per semester charge for students in BU/CO3443, BU/CO3453 and CO3463)

150.00

Applicable refunds will be given upon graduation, withdrawal or dismissal.

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Payment Procedures All fees for the term (including residence fees) are due and payable on or before registration days. Payments or arrangements can be made at the Financial Office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily starting the first business day of the first term, and the first business day of the second term. To avoid a long wait it is recommended that you make your arrangements before registration day and the start of classes. Please note that your registration will not be completed until payments or arrangements have been made at the financial office. Further you will not be allowed to move into residence until payment has been received. The payment policy for the 2007 – 2008 year is as follows: First Semester: Payment in full on or before registration days or Two equal installments: - 1st on or before registration days - 2nd on or before October 15th plus $20.00 interest charge Second Semester: Payment in full on or before registration days or Two equal installments - 1st on or before registratin days - 2nd on or before February 15th plus $20.00 interest charge If you choose the two payment per semester option we must receive postdated cheques dated September 3rd, October 15th, January 2nd and February 15th on or before registration days in September. If you prefer to pay by visa or mastercard we must have a completed authorization form which will allow us to process payment on the card on the dates outlined above. If paying with a debit card, please make arrangements at your bank to have your daily limit high enough to cover all charges. Students with outstanding balances will not be eligible for such documents as transcripts, degrees or diplomas. Any student with a balance on their account at the end of the month will be charged a service fee of $20.00/month. Non-Canadian students must arrange payment in full for the academic year with the Financial office prior to beginning classes.


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Canadian Student Loans If it is your intention to pay for your education by funding through the student loan program please be advised that you should start your application in May in order to have everything approved and ready for September. If we have not received your Certificate of Eligibility by September 20th or January 20th you will be responsible for paying your fees yourself. The Student Loan Program will then reimburse you when you have completed the appropriate paperwork. Your payment will be considered made in full upon signing your student loan and providing proof that you have taken the Certificate of Eligibility to the appropriate financial institution. Failure to provide such proof may require us to remove you from classes and residence until such time as poof is provided.

USA Student Loans American citizens and permanent residents studying full-time can apply for subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford Loans, Parent Plus Loans and/or Signature Private Loans. Students are expected to have their applications to the VicePresident for Administration and Finance by August 1st . A. To apply for a Stafford Loan, please complete the following 4 steps: 1. All US students begin the process by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) on line at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov Applications can also be obtained from your local high school. 2. The next step is to fill out the Master Promissory Note. 3. Download the Request Letter available at www.abu.nb.ca, under Prospective Students, Financial Info, complete and fax it to 506-8589694 to the attention of Heathe Burke. B. Parent Plus Loan – loan for educational costs of a dependent student for which parents may apply. Disbursement of Loans Loans come in two disbursements - mid to late September and late December or January. Your loan cheque will be mailed either to ABU. You will be informed upon its arrival. Satisfactory Academic Progress All students applying for or receiving US Federal Aid (subsidized/unsubsidized Stafford Loans and Parent Plus Loans) at Atlantic


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Baptist University (ABU) must make satisfactory academic progress towards completion of their chosen academic program. ABU is required by US Federal Law to define and enforce standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). These guidelines have been established to encourage students to successfully complete their academic programs for which aid is received. A student is considered to be making satisfactory academic progress when they: • successfully complete 75% of attempted credit hours each semester • meet minimum grade point average requirements each semester • complete their program of study within the maximum allowable time frame Minimum Requirements for Degree Students

SEMESTER First To Third Semesters Fourth & subsequent semesters

% OF ATTEMPED CREDIT HRS.SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED 75% 75%

SEMESTER GPA 1.33 2.0

Maximum Allowable Time Frame for Full-Time Students A student is entitled to receive aid for 150% of the length of their academic program. • 4 year degree = 6 years of eligibility Evaluation and Notification Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) will be assessed for each student by the Vice-President for Administration and Finance at the end of each academic semester to determine their eligibility for continued Financial Aid. Students will be notified in writing or by email within ten business days of the semester grades being released if they are placed on Financial Aid probation or if their Financial Aid eligibility has been suspended. Financial Aid Probation and Suspension Students who fail to achieve the required minimum standards of academic progress will be placed on Financial Aid Probation for one semester. If, during that semester, students meet the required minimum standards of academic progress and meet with the Vice-President for Administration and Finance, they will be removed from probation and be eligible for US Federal Aid.


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Students on probation who do not meet the required minimum standards during that semester will be place on Financial Aid Suspension. They will be ineligible for any further US Federal Aid until such time as they achieve the required minimum standards of academic progress. When suspended students achieve the required minimum standards they must notify the Financial Aid Director and they will be eligible again for US Federal Aid. Students who have exceeded their Timeframe Eligibility will be ineligible for any further US Federal Aid. Financial Aid Appeals In certain circumstances, students whose US Federal Aid eligibility has been suspended may appeal the suspension if at least one of the following criteria is met: • Death of an immediate family member (parent, caregiver, spouse, sibling, dependant child etc.). • The extended illness of the student – documented chronic or recurring medical or emotional illness that causes the student to be absent from class at least 15 days or more. • Family difficulties, such as divorce or illness. • Mitigating circumstances as determined by the Vice-President for Administration and Finance. Appeal Process: 1. Submit a written appeal letter to the Vice-President for Administration and Finance within five business days of the receipt of the notification of suspension. This letter must outline the reasons for the failure to meet SAP requirements and include all documentation supporting the appeal. 2. The appeal will be reviewed by the Vice-President for Administration and Finance and Registrar who together will decide to uphold or reverse the suspension. 3. A written response to the appeal will be provided to the student within ten business days. Title IV Refund Policy If a student withdraws or is expelled during the semester (payment period), US law specifies that Atlantic Baptist University (ABU) must recalculate the student’s Title IV (Stafford Loan) funding to determine what amount he/she has “earned”. Calculation of Title IV Funding Earned To earn 100% of Title IV funding a student must complete 60% or more of the semester. If a student has not completed 60% of the semester, the amount earned will be determined by the number of calendar days completed divided by the


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number of days in the semester. Therefore, a student who has completed 25 days of the 103 day semester, will be eligible for 24.27% (25 divided by 103 equals 24.27%) of their previous Title IV eligibility. If the student received (or ABU received on the student’s behalf) less assistance than the amount that was earned, the student may be eligible to receive those additional funds. If the student received more assistance than was earned, the excess funds must be returned by ABU and/or the student. Returning Excess Title IV Funding ABU is required to return a portion of the excess funds equal to the lesser of: 1. ABU’s charges multiplied by the unearned percentage of the funds, or 2. The entire amount of excess funds. If ABU is not required to return all of the excess funds, the student must return the remaining amount. Title IV funds will be returned to the lender in the following order: 1. Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans 2. Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans ABU will return all excess funds to the lender within 30 days of the last date of attendance. Withdrawal Date When a student withdraws during a semester, the withdrawal date for Title IV refund purposes will be established as the earlier of the following dates: • The date the student notifies the Registrar of their intent to withdraw. • The date the student submits a withdrawal form. If a student does not submit a withdrawal form or notify the Registrar of their intent to withdraw, their withdrawal date will be established as the last date of their class attendance. If a student receives all failing grades for a semester and it is determined that this is a result of lack of class attendance, their last date of attendance will be established and used to calculate the amount of Title IV funding earned for the semester.

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Tuition: End of 1st full week of classes: End of 2nd full week of classes: End of 3rd full week of classes: End of 4th full week of classes: After 4th full week of classes:

90% 70% 60% 40% 0%

During Spring or Summer sessions where class schedules are modified from the regular year, these time frames will be used as equivalencies, e.g. 3 hours of class time equals one week of classes. This policy will be strictly enforced. No other refunds for tuition will be available. The student must go to the Registrar’s Office to withdraw and sign an official notice of withdrawal. The date of withdrawal shall be the date that you inform the Registrar of your intention to withdraw and all refunds will be calculated from this date, not the date which you stopped going to class. The withdrawal form will have to be signed by the Registrar’s Office. All outstanding accounts within the University must be settled before a tuition refund will be considered. No refund is available for any fees charged (Comprehensive fee, student fee, etc.). Please note: If a medical situation causes a student to withdraw, he/she may receive a refund depending on the time frame at which a student withdraws with a medical note. Please contact the Registrar immediately should this occur. Residence: Accommodations are charged on a semester basis. Voluntary or disciplinary removal from residence will not qualify you for a refund. Meal Plans: No refunds will be given on meal plan charges. Room Keys/Security Deposit • •

All resident students are required to pay a damage deposit as well as a key deposit for their residence room. Partial refunds of both the key and damage deposits will be made only after all check out forms are signed and processed by the Student Development Department. There is a $200.00 maximum refund for the Residence Damage Deposit and a $25.00 maximum refund for proximity card and keys. The cost of all repairs for damage done to the room by the occupant will be deducted from the security deposit.

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All students in three or more courses at the University will be required to pay a refundable mailbox key deposit of $50.00. Students in less than three courses can apply for a mailbox (if available) at their option. The same fees and deposits will apply. Refunds will be made only after the student has handed in the key and completed the proper paperwork upon graduation, dismissal, transfer or withdrawal. No refunds will be made after May 15 in any academic year. A yearly mail service fee of $25.00 is incorporated in the students comprehensive fee. Mail service is provided by the University.

Financial Aid Through the generosity of friends and benefactors, each year the University is able to award various Scholarships and Bursaries. Additional financial aid is available in the form of Prizes, Loans (Federal and Provincial) and Campus Employment Opportunities. A description of each of these awards are provided in the following pages. The application deadline for being considered for entrance scholarships is April 1st. These are considered automatically once a student is accepted into the university, before March 1st. These scholarships presently are available only to those completing their first undergraduate degree. Bursary assistance is also available to all full-time students and those applying prior to April 1st. Returning students must also apply each year for bursary assistance. Bursary application forms are available through the Admissions Office.

Atlantic Baptist University Scholarships and Bursaries Alward Charitable Foundation Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $25,000.00 will be awarded annually to a first year student who demonstrates financial need and a good academic standing. Atlantic Baptist University Alumni Scholarship Income from a trust fund of $8,800.00 is awarded annually to deserving students who are returning to the University.


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Atlantic Baptist University Student Union Endowment The income from a trust fund of $4,400.00 is awarded to deserving students nominated by the Administration. Atlantic Baptist Women's Bursary for Afro-Canadian Students from the Atlantic Region This bursary of $500.00 is available through an annual gift from the ABW. Preference will be given to a student from the African Association. Atlantic Baptist Women's Entrance Bursaries The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 is awarded annually to deserving, needy students. Atlantic Baptist Women's Entrance Scholarships The income from a trust fund of $20,000.00 is awarded annually to students on the basis of academic performance. The Bacon Memorial Bursary The Bacon Memorial Bursary was established in 1990 in memory of E. Catherine Bacon, by her sister, (Mrs.) Florence Hamm of Kingston, Nova Scotia. The bursary was established by an initial gift of $7,500.00, the proceeds from which are to allow the University to present a scholarship(s) to help student(s) who are having financial difficulties. The William and Evan Barrett Memorial Scholarship Fund The income from a permanent endowment will provide a renewable entrance bursary to a student enrolled in any program of studies offered by the University. Preference will be given to students from New Brunswick School District 14 who can demonstrate financial need. It is the desire of the donors that preference also be given to students from single parent homes. Board of Governors' Scholarships Awarded annually from a $30,000.00 fund to those new and returning students who have displayed a high level of scholarship and Christian character over the years of their formal education. Harris and Blanche Brannen Memorial Bursary The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 is awarded to one or two returning students.


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Myron and Elaine Brinton Memorial Scholarship The income from a $10,000.00 trust fund will provide annual scholarship(s), to be awarded prior to convocation, to student(s) returning to full-time studies at the University in the fall. Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in Biblical or Religious Studies. However, students with a minor in either of these areas will also be given full consideration. The William Byron and Audrey McLeod Scholarship An annual scholarship will be awarded to a student entering full-time studies at Atlantic Baptist University. Preference will be given first to that student who indends to pursue theological studies, and secondly to a student entering the Business Administration degree program. The successful applicant will be actively participating in a member church of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches. Shirley Hawkes Campbell Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is based on the income of a trust fund of $5,500.00 and is awarded each year to students who intend to enter vocational Christian ministry. Grants may be awarded to students engaged in summer ministry. Colburne Entrance Scholarship The income from a $50,000.00 investment in the Baptist Foundation is to be awarded to a deserving student or students who are members of a United Baptist Church in the Atlantic Provinces. Muriel Crabbe Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $10,000.00 was established by Mr. Paul Crabbe in honour of his wife, Muriel. Interest from this gift will provide an annual scholarship to a needy student. Dorothy (Dolly) Crowell Bursary The income from a trust fund of $20,000.00 has been established in honour of Mrs. Dorothy Crowell. The recipient(s) of this award will be a mature female student in her senior year. She will be known within the Atlantic Baptist University community as a committed student as well as an individual who gives readily and willingly of herself to support and encourage others. Rev. Seth W. Crowell Memorial Bursary The income from a trust fund of $20,400.00 established in memory of the late Rev. Crowell. The first $500.00 of this bursary will be awarded to a male graduate of Atlantic Baptist University who plans to continue his studies at Acadia


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Divinity College. The remaining proceeds will be awarded to a male student or students still studying at Atlantic Baptist University. All recipients will be students who have an equally strong commitment to their studies and to serving people. They will readily be seen in the University community as people of integrity, self-control, compassion and consistency. Melda Cruikshank Bursary The income from a $320.00 trust fund is awarded annually to a needy student. Winnifred Davis Bursary The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 is made available by the First United Baptist Church, Moncton, New Brunswick. Awarded to students who are preparing for vocational Christian ministry, on the basis of need. Walter C. DeBow Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $3,600.00 established by Mrs. Walter DeBow in memory of her husband. Awarded to needy students. The Clyde A. Downey Memorial Science Bursary The income from a permanent endowment will be awarded annually to a student enrolled at Atlantic Baptist University in the Bachelor of Science program that gives evidence of sound academic ability, and investment in their own educational costs through savings or employment, or demonstrates evidence of financial need. Eugene Dukeshire Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $1,200.00 has been established by Mr. and Mrs. Allan Dukeshire in memory of their son. It is awarded to a needy student(s). Edith Avenue United Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship Fund Interest from a trust fund of $10,000.00 is to be awarded annually to a student from Saint John or Kings County, NB. Rev. Lew D. Farrell Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $18,900.00 established by a number of friends and associates of the late Rev. Farrell. The proceeds from this fund are to be awarded annually to a deserving student or students, who wish to further their education at Atlantic Baptist University.


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Dr. Ralph H. Fitch Memorial Music Bursary In honour of the memory of Dr. Ralph H. Fitch, a bursary has been established by his wife, Jessie Fitch, and by the members of the family. The annual endowment income will be awarded to a student who is actively involved in the music ministry of Atlantic Baptist University. Preference will be given to students who are members of First United Baptist Church, Moncton, N.B. This bursary is made available through an irrevocable gift of $4,000.00 to the First United Baptist Church, Moncton, N.B., and is to be kept and administered by the officers of the church. Roy and Marjorie Friars Scholarship An annual gift of $1,000.00 will be awarded each fall to a graduate of Saint John High School. Failing that, the award will be made to a student from Saint John-Kings Counties, or a student from New Brunswick. Olive Fynney Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $6,200.00 awarded annually to ex-offenders, international students or a missionary home on furlough. Global Missions Bursary The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 will be awarded annually to a Christian student entering their first year of study in the Cross-Cultural Certificate Program, leading to a career in Christian service with a focus on Global Missions in a cross-cultural setting. Stephen Henry Memorial Fund The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 is awarded to returning students who are intending to enter vocational Christian ministry. Hillman Memorial Scholarship Established in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Merrill Hillman and their son, Merrill Allison Hillman of Woodstock, NB. The Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a student enrolled in full-time studies at Atlantic Baptist University who is preparing for full-time Christian service. The Hiltz Family Scholarship Fund The income from an endowment fund will provide an annual scholarship to a student from Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to students enrolled in year one or later of the Youth Leadership Certificate program. The scholarship may be renewable dependant upon the applicants continued enrollment in the Youth Leadership Certificate program.


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Mark William Hudson Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund established by Charles and Marina Hudson, in memory of their son, is to be awarded annually prior to convocation to a deserving returning student. Christina Inman Bursary The income from a $50,000.00 trust fund established in memory of Christina Inman to be awarded to a student or students wishing to pursue post-secondary education. The recipient(s) must firstly be a graduate of Southern Victoria High School or Tobique Valley High School, or secondly a resident of Victoria or Carleton County, or thirdly, a New Brunswick student. The Elder James Innis Bursary Fund The income from a fund will be to award a bursary to a student entering the first year of studies and who is a member of the Central Norton United Baptist Church and enrolled in any program of study offered by the University that would lead to a career in Christian service. The Henri and Marjorie Lanctin Bursary The purpose of this endowed fund is to award an annual bursary to a francophone student enrolled at Atlantic Baptist University who demonstrates a desire to share their Christian faith with other francophone students. The busary may, secondarily, be awarded to a Christian student who has shown the most improvement in a French language course while demonstrating a desire to share their Christian faith with other francophone students. The Lee Scholarship in Education The income from a $50,000.00 trust fund will be paid annually to a single parent or mature student with dependants who have resigned full-time employment to pursue full time studies leading to a Bachelor of Education degree. The successful applicant will be a committed Christian, active in their local church, and will demonstrate financial need to the extent that this scholarship would positively impact their enrollment at ABU. The Hazel J. MacArthur Memorial Bursary The income from a $10,000.00 trust fund will be awarded annually to a deserving student who is a member of a Baptist Church of the Prince Edward Island Association of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches. The student will be entering year one or two of any progrm of study at the University. The bursary is non-renewable.


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The Mildred P. MacArthur Memorial Bursary An annual bursary will be awarded to a deserving student enrolled in his/her first or second year of full-time study at Atlantic Baptist University. The student will be a member of or in regular attendance at a Baptist church belonging to the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches. A deserving student will be defined as a student whose entering GPA approximates the average GPA of the proceeding year’s entering class, and a student who either has a student loan, or demonstrates initiative in funding their education. Roberta Jane MacGregor Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 donated by Mr. & Mrs. Stuart MacGregor is awarded to students annually on the basis of need. Medley MacKinnon and Family First North River Pastorate Bursary The income from a trust fund of $2,100.00 awarded annually to a deserving student from the First North River pastorate. Ella B. MacLeod Entrance Scholarship An entrance scholarship of $1,000.00 (given annually by the donor) shall be awarded to a student in the science program. Miss Gladys Marsters Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $5,000.00 managed by the Home Mission Board of CABC is awarded annually to needy and deserving students. Arthur and Grace Matheson Bursary The income from a trust fund of $10,000.00 is awarded annually and equally to returning students from Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Awards are based on evidence of spiritual maturity and scholastic achievement and are normally made to returning students. The Harrison McCain Scholarship The Harrison McCain Foundation awards scholarships in the amount of $13,500.00 annually to students graduating from Canadian high schools and entering Canadian universities. The amount of Harrison McCain Scholarships awarded to Atlantic Baptist University students varies from year to year. Awarded annually, recipients are chosen by the Foundation based on the following criteria: financial need, high school marks, leadership qualities and a demonstrated initiative to funding their own education


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The Rev. Horace Morgan Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund will be awarded annually to a third or fourth year Atlantic Baptist University student intending service in Christian ministry. Idris James Morris Athletic Scholarship The income from a permanent endowment will provide an annual entrance scholarship to a student enrolled in any degree program at Atlantic Baptist University who has been recruited into the athletics program to be a member of an official University athletic team. The Donald and Doris Murray Memorial Bursary The income from a permanent endowment will provide a renewable bursary based on financial need to students first from Penobsquis, New Brunswick, second from greater Sussex, New Brunswick, and third to any student enrolled at Atlantic Baptist University. Stuart and Roberta Murray Endowment The income from a trust fund of $4,000.00 established in memory of their parents Sydney and Adelia Murray, and Joseph and Gladys Steeves. Annual award is made to a student registered in either Greek or Hebrew. New Brunswick School Trustees Association Scholarship The income from a permanent endowment will provide an ongoing and nonrenewable scholarship to be awarded annually to a student entering their third, fourth or final year of undergraduate studies in the concurrent Bachelor of Education degree program, or to a student who has completed their undergraduate degree and entering the second year of the consecutive Bachelor of Education degree program. Stanley T. Pevlin and Elsie B. Pevlin Scholarship The income from a fund will be awarded to approximately 10 needy students who are enrolled in courses leading to ministry opportunities. The scholarship is open to those who have a career goal of pastoral ministry as well as those in other disciplines who are involved in the Youth Leadership Program, Cross-Cultural Certificate or if engaged in official ministry activity, internally or externally, while a student at Atlantic Baptist University. Shirley M. Pickett Memorial Bursary The income from a trust fund of $6,700.00 will be awarded annually to support a deserving student(s) enrolled in the Cross-Cultural Certificate at Atlantic


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Baptist University. Preference will be given to a student involved in or having a strong interest in Missions. Pocologan United Baptist Church Entrance Bursary A $500.00 entrance bursary, funded each year by the congregation of the Pocologan United Baptist Church, will be awarded annually to a deserving first year student. Florence P. Reeves Bursary The income from a trust fund of $1,350.00 is awarded to a student who is training for vocational Christian ministry. Dr. Ralph Richardson Scholarship The income from a permanent endowment will be awarded annually to returning students enrolled in any degree progrm at the University with evidence of a strong interest in Religious Studies and the integration of faith and learning. Applicants must place in the top 25% of their class, and present a 500 word essay demonstrating their understanding of the importance of the integration of faith and learning in their discipline. The scholarship is renewable subject to the student achieving a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship will never exceed the cost of tuition for the year of study in which it is awarded. Saunders Memorial Bursary The income from a trust fund of $10,000.00 in memory of Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Saunders awarded annually to first year students enrolled in the Biblical Studies program. Priority will be given to students who are members at Petitcodiac United Baptist Church. Agnes (Clements) Simmons Memorial Scholarship This memorial scholarship was established as a result of a $100,000.00 bequest from the estate of the late Agnes (Clements) Simmons of Charlottetown, PEI. The proceeds will provide up to five annual scholarships to needy and worthy students first from Prince Edward Island and secondly from elsewhere. The Morley and Joy Shaw Bursary An annual bursary will be awarded to a student from Nova Scotia enrolled in his/her third or fourth year of full-time study at Atlantic Baptist University. The student will feel called to Christian ministry, with plans to attend Acadia Divinity College to pusue theological education.


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David A. Smith Memorial Scholarship The income of a trust fund of $24,000.00 is to be awarded annually to returning Dean's List students. George W. Smith Memorial Prize The income from a trust fund of $1,100.00 is to be awarded annually to the top student within the Christian Foundations Program. Robert G. Smith Memorial Bursary The income from a trust fund of $1,000.00 is awarded annually to needy students. Ethel L. Sperring Prize in Music The income from a trust fund of $1,300.00 awarded annually to the top music student. Stanford Reid Award The income from a trust fund of $1,400.00, given by Mrs. Priscilla Reid and Dr. Robert S. Wilson is given to the returning student with the highest standing in History. The Stephen and Ella Steeves Scholarship Fund The income from a trust fund of $1,000,000.00 will be used each year to award 30 $1,500.00 scholarships to deserving students who give evidence of financial need in order to fulfill their educational goals. In addition, each student will give evidence of Christian compassion to people in need to help improve the spiritual well being and social circumstances of such individuals. Winston A. Steeves Memorial Scholarship The income from a $15,000.00 trust fund, established as a result of a bequest from the estate of Winston A. Steeves. The proceeds are to provide two annual scholarships to needy and worthy students pursuing a B.A. degree in Biblical Studies or Religious Studies. The estate wishes these scholarships to reward the faithful efforts of students who might not otherwise secure significant scholarship support. H. J. Stultz Family Foundation Scholarship A scholarship to be awarded annually to one or more students enrolled at Atlantic Baptist University who have evidenced exemplary overall improvement in their academic progress while demonstrating promise of future effectiveness in


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leadership because of their personal faith, positive interpersonal relationships and/or involvement in extra curricular activities. The scholarship will be awarded to students whose GPA has increased by at least 5%. The Frederick and Nadine Taylor Charitable Foundation Scholarship An annual scholarship will be awarded to a returning student enrolled in any program of study at Atlantic Baptist University. The recipient will exhibit strong academic standing along with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students from Greater Moncton first, the Province of New Brunswick second, and Atlantic Canada thirdly. Thompson-Tingley Scholarship This award of $2,000.00 will be given to a student enrolled in an academic program leading to employment in such careers as Business Administration, Education and Social Work. Eligible students would be in their 2nd to 5th years, and must have placed in the top half of their class in the previous academic year. Preference will be given to students from New Brunswick. Malcolm H. Tracy Memorial Scholarship The income of a $10,300.00 gift, from Hartland United Baptist Church, is awarded annually to a student or students who wish to further their education at Atlantic Baptist University. Eva M. Vail Memorial Award The Eva M. Vail Memorial Award in the amount of $500.00 will be awarded annually to a full-time 2nd year student in the B.Ed. program at Atlantic Baptist University. The award is presented by Mr. K. Wayne Vail in honor of his mother, who was a teacher for seven years in the one-room schools of the province of New Brunswick. Mr. Vail, an alumnus of ABU (UBBTS) is a trained teacher and retired Major who served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Armed Forces. Arthur C. Vincent Scholarship The income from a $50,000.00 trust fund will be awarded to a returning student for academic excellence in Religious or Biblical Studies. Garfield Weston Business Bursary The income from a $100,000.00 endowment is to be directed on an annual basis to enable Canadian born students in need of financial assistance to enter the University’s Business Administration degree.


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Alfred E. Wilbur Award The income from a trust fund of $2,000.00 is awarded annually to the student who writes the best essay on the Protestant Reformation. The Harold and Ruth Wilbur Bursary The income from a $5,000.00 trust fund will be awarded annually to a student who evidences a need for financial assistance, strength of Christian commitment and character, and ability to successfully complete academic programs at Atlantic Baptist University. Bob and Myrna Wilson Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $5,500.00 awarded annually to 3rd or 4th year history students on the basis of academic performance. Keith and Carol Wilson Scholarship Hillcrest United Baptist Church awards scholarships from the income of a trust fund annually to students in need of financial assistance who wish to further their education at Atlantic Baptist University. Preference will be given to members of Hillcrest United Baptist Church, and then to members of other Baptist Churches within a 75 km radius of Saint John, NB. (Applications must be submitted, prior to June 30 each year, to 476 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB E2M 2L7) Wright Memorial Scholarship The income from a trust fund of $6,000.00 awarded annually in memory of Mabel and Ira Benjamin Wright to a returning student who has demonstrated excellence in History. Yarmouth Association Training Commission Bursaries These bursaries, varying in size to a maximum of $500.00, are available to students from Yarmouth Association Churches who are preparing for full-time ministry. Students must apply to the Yarmouth Association for this scholarship. York-Adam King Scholarship The income from the York-Adam King Endowment Fund in the amount of $5,000.00 is available to students from the Havelock, Wheaton Settlement, Fawcett Hill, Lewis Mountain, Steeves Settlement, Petitcodiac, Hillgrove and Corn Hill.


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60-64 Alumni Bursary Fund The income from a fund will be awarded annually to a student attending Atlantic Baptist University and in need of financial aid. The recipient will be a child, secondly a grandchild, or then any other relative of an alumnus, of UBBTS/ABC/ABU who is enrolled in any program and in any year of study at the university.

Canada Student Loan Plan The student loan assistance plan was authorized by the Government of Canada in 1964 and provides loans through the chartered banks to Canadian students studying towards a university degree. Loans are interest free until such time as individuals are no longer registered in 60 percent of a normal course load. Payments are negotiated with appropriate bank officials based on guidelines set down by the Federal Government. Provincial Loans and Bursaries may also be available for those students who are considered eligible by the provincial representatives. Maximum benefits vary from province to province. Applications for federal loans and provincial loans and bursaries should be made directly to the designated department. New Brunswick students must apply to: Student Financial and Support Services Branch Department of Advanced Education and Training P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 www.studentaid.gnb.ca

Students from other provinces must apply to the Student Aid Division in their respective provinces.

Employment Opportunities The student employment program at Atlantic Baptist University is a way we commit to helping students finance their education. Approximately 50 opportunities are available on campus for students to earn extra money needed to pay their account or for spending money. Positions are available in food services, library, bookstore, janitorial, security, residence, and student development. Employment information sheets and application forms are available in the Student Development Office. Applications are due by June 1st for the upcoming academic year. Student employees work between 3-12 hours/week, but no more than 15 hours and are compensated at the same rate as the minimum wage of the Province of New Brunswick.


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Co-curricular Activities Much of a student's growth and learning takes place outside the classroom and removed from books. At Atlantic Baptist University, numerous activities, organizations or opportunities exist for students to grow in all aspects of life. Drama and music teams offer students an opportunity to develop talents and abilities and to use such in ministry to others. The athletic program is a growing area with both varsity and club sports teams. Student Government provides opportunity to learn more about the structure of the University and to develop your leadership potential. Special interest organizations, which vary each year according to interest, exist through clubs such as the Drama Society, ABU Stasis CUSID Debate Club, ABU Stasis Toastmasters Club, the Arts Society, the Business Society, the Booster Club, or the Missions Club. Social activities abound from variety shows, movie nights, Winter Carnival and banquets. Choosing to participate in these opportunities will enhance your experience as a student at Atlantic Baptist University.

ABU Wellness Program The aim of this program is to encourage students to develop and maintain a balanced approach to life. The program will offer workshops, fitness sessions, nutritional guidance, social events and focus circles designed to strengthen the community and encourage a healthy well-balance lifestyle. This program is coordinated by the Student Development Department.

Athletics/Recreation It is our desire that students develop in all areas of life while at ABU and therefore we provide opportunities for health and fitness. Our fitness room is available to students during regular building hours. Any who wish are encourged to try out and/or sign up for the teams we co-ordinate each year. Atlantic Baptist University offers three levels of competitive athletics: Varsity, Club and Intramural. The Varsity level is our intercollegiate teams, which belong to the Atlantic Colleges Athletics Association. Club sports with less involvement include hockey, softball and volleyball. Intramural opportunities may include football, volleyball, softball, badminton, and ping pong as we


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strive to include everyone in our community to maintain physical health and well-being during the academic year. The Sports Committee of the Student Association also arranges for ski trips, skating at local arenas, rappelling, hiking, and a number of other sporting activities which could include basketball, soccer, football, and badminton.

Spiritual Life The motto of the University is taken from the book of Colossians, chapter one - “that Christ might come to have first place in everything.” Therefore we give as much focus to spiritual life development as we do to academic development. The historic Christian faith upon which this University was founded is evident in classes, in residence, on the sports field, in our social activities but above all in the lives of those faculty, staff and students who form our community. One of the ways we celebrate our faith is through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and the praise and worship of our required regular chapel gatherings. The academic activities of the University cease so that as many as possible may come together to focus and regain perspective on the ways God has blessed us and challenges us to develop and grow in Biblical knowledge, spiritual disciplines and outreach. Choosing to attend ABU also means choosing to participate in the chapel program designed to enrich the spiritual dimension of your life. Please check the Student Handbook available on the website for specific programs and details. Students are also encouraged to find a local church where they will receive strength and have opportunity to exercise their gifts and talents. A listing of local churches, worship times and mid week programs is posted on the University bulletin boards. Some of these local churches will also provide transportation from the University for Sunday services.

Residence Atlantic Baptist University provides a residential option for students with many choosing residence life because of location, convenience and community. First year students are especially encouraged to apply for residence and enjoy one of the unique, rich experiences of university life. Friendships established here through visiting, socializing, studying or sharing together will last a lifetime. There really is “no life like it.” The day-to-day operation of the residence is under the guidance of returning students known as Residence Assistants (R.A.s). They will help students get settled into their rooms and are there to help as the transition from home to university occurs. The R.A.’s will also demonstrate leadership and responsibility


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so that the residence functions well and is in keeping with the Christian mission of our University. The R.A. program and the operation of the residence receives oversight and direction from the Residence Director. Our three-story residence building, Colburne House, accommodates 140 students and is divided into six separate wings. Each wing contains four living units with four bed/study rooms and a washroom per unit. Single and double rooms as well as suites are available. Lounges are provided on each wing with a larger common lounge and an extra study room in the center of the building. The residence is located approximately 500 feet from the academic building. Applications are considered on a first come first served basis. Applications are to be submitted along with the required deposit when you apply for admission to the University. Your residence application will be processed after you have been admitted to the University. The residence application allows you to recommend a roommate or living unit mates if you desire. If not, the information requested on the application will help the Student Development staff to make appropriate roommate selections. The Residence Director reserves the right to determine priority assignment of single rooms to students who provide documentation of special needs or circumstances. Once the residence is full we will keep a waiting list based on date of application. Off-campus housing options are available through the Student Development Office. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a responsible and adult manner consistent with Christian values at all times whether on or off campus. The standard of conduct expected is informed by the scriptures and consistent with the aims of the Christian community. For specific policies on alcohol consumption, drugs, smoking, dishonesty, gossip, etc., please refer to the Student Handbook.

Student Handbook Before arrival at the university each student should read the student handbook that is posted on the website. The handbook contains important information on all aspects of our life together. This book will guide you through the building as to where everything is located, the procedures and policies regarding such things as mail delivery or gym usage, and a summary of the privileges and responsibilities which accompany your status as a student at Atlantic Baptist University. A Residence Life Handbook is available on the student information link as well and contains residence information designed to help you understand and appreciate residence life. Familiarity and cooperation with all that is outlined in these handbooks will be expected of all students. A hard copy will be made available upon request.


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Orientation An information packet is sent to all students to supply up-to-date information for the upcoming University year. Any questions regarding programs, courses and timetable should be directed to the Registrar’s Office. The Student Development Office should be contacted regarding residence life or general orientation options for students. The first few days of being an ABU student will be filled with excitement and anxiety. An Orientation program has been designed to lessen the anxiety and increase the excitement and at the same time provide you with a sense of belonging. Staff and student volunteers will keep you informed of what, when, where, who, why and how. Some course placement and assessment tests are done at this time in preparation for registration. Faculty are available for consultation and advising. All first-time students to Atlantic Baptist University should schedule their arrival on campus so as to participate completely in orientation events.

Registration Students must register during the pre-registration or registration dates indicated in the calendar of events of the current academic year. Please contact the Registrar’s Office for details at ABU.Registration@abu.nb.ca. Late registrants will be subject to an additional fee of $25.00 per course.

Attendance It is the student's responsibility to attend all classes in which s/he is registered. An instructor may bar a student from writing the final examination in any course where the student has been absent, without permission or legitimate cause, for more than one-quarter of the classes. Individual professors may indicate further attendance expectations within their course syllabi.

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faculty advisor may be involved in filling out the appropriate forms. Students are reminded that any course withdrawal following the deadline date for course changes, typically two weeks after the start of classes for each term (see Calendar of Events page for specific dates), the course will remain on their academic transcript with a W (withdrew) grade. Courses dropped prior to the above mentioned deadline of each term will not be shown on the student’s transcript. No withdrawals will be permitted following the date stated in the Academic Calendar of Events of the current calendar. All first-time students attending Atlantic Baptist University are required to register in at least one required Religious Studies course, within each of their first two semesters, for at least two weeks of each semester.

Withdrawal From University Students wanting to withdraw from the University after registration must do so through the Registrar's Office. If a student withdraws prior to the last date for course additions no official record of his/her attendance in these courses will be maintained. Students withdrawing after the last date for course additions, and prior to the last date for withdrawals, will receive a ‘W’ grade on all courses in which the student was registered. The Administration of the University may request a student to withdraw from the University at any time for unsatisfactory conduct or for failure to abide by University regulations or achieve university academic standards.

Change of Major Students changing from one major to another should discuss the situation with their faculty advisor and fill out a “Change of Major” form which can be obtained from the Registrar's Office. The decision to change needs to be approved by the student’s faculty advisor and the Registrar. The student must also realize that any such change may extend the time frame for completion of their program.

Incomplete Work All course requirements, except for final exams, must be completed and passed in by the last day of classes within the semester. Only the University’s Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee is authorized to grant extensions beyond the last day of classes for any incomplete course work. Appeals should be made in writing by 4:30p.m. on the last day of classes and directed to the Registrar. The Registrar will then present any appeals to the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee. Extended time is merited primarily in cases of end of term illness or personal emergency. In


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certain extreme circumstances, when the student is unable to finish the semester, a grade may be awarded without the completion of the remaining requirements. This would need to be agreeable to the professor of record and approved by the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee. In such cases a simple pass may be recorded or a grade assessed upon that portion of the work completed.

Grading Standards Students will be assessed according to the grading requirements indicated in the courses' syllabi. Each professor is expected to abide by the Guidelines for Grading and Reporting Grades stated below.

Guidelines for Grading and Reporting Grades Grading policies for courses are stated within individual syllabi. They should attempt to ensure that all students are assessed fairly in relation to other students in the same class, students in other sections of the same course and students in other courses at the University. The grading standard is based on the student’s demonstrated ability in such matters as: understanding, critical evaluation, analysis and synthesis, organization, application, and appropriate writing form and style. When questions about marks given on individual course assignments occur during the academic year, the student should deal with the professor directly. If this action does not result in any satisfactory conclusion, the student may choose to discuss the matter with his/her faculty advisor or the Registrar and/or make a formal written appeal to the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee. In instances where the student believes a professor is specifically singling him/her out and not treating him/her consistently with the other students in the class the V.P. for Academic Affairs should be contacted. Should the student have any questions about the accuracy of his/her final marks, the Registrar's Office needs to be contacted immediately. If any error in calculating or recording the mark is discovered, the correction will be made automatically and a new transcript of marks will be issued to the student. Should no error be detected resulting in continued dissatisfaction on the part of the student s/he may appeal to the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee. This appeal must be made in writing and should contain all pertinent information and concerns regarding the situation. The Academic Standards and Appeals SubCommittee is not required to search out information if the student has not offered


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sufficient details in his/her appeal. Whenever possible students need to substantiate claims made within their appeal letter.

Grading Scale and Symbols Standard alpha symbols are used as the official means to indicate course results. Grade points and percentages equivalents are stated below. (Percentage equivalents are offered below as a point of general comparison but they have no official status in the reporting of grades.) A+ = 4.33 (94-100%) A = 4.00 (87-93%) A= 3.67 (80-86%) B+ = 3.33 (77-79%) B = 3.00 (74-76%) B= 2.67 (70-73%) C+ = 2.33 (67-69%) C = 2.00 (64-66%) C= 1.67 (60-63%) D+ = 1.33 (57-59%) D = 1.00 (54-56%) D= 0.67 (50-53%) F+ = 0.33 (40-49%) F = 0.00 (below 40%) In addition to the above grading symbols, four other designations are possible: P - Pass Usually awarded for non-credit program requirements. It may also be used as a general mid-term assessment of a course not yet completed. It is not calculated into the GPA. W - Withdrew Assigned when a student withdraws from a course after the second week of classes and prior to the last day to withdraw as indicated in the schedule of events. IP – In Progress Assigned to an active transcript when the student is actually in the process of completing the course or program; also assigned in extenuating circumstances when the student has been unable to complete the course requirements in the normal time period. Usually this delay would not exceed more than six weeks. The Academic Council must approve this extension. I - Incomplete Assigned temporarily, at the request of the professor, when a student in a non-credit course has work not completed.


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Education Internship Grading System P(Dis) = P(Pro) = P(Bas) = F =

Pass, Distinguished Pass, Proficient Pass, Basic Fail

Grade Point Average (GPA) The Grade Point Average (GPA) is an indication of the student's academic performance based on a scale ranging from 0.00 to 4.33 (see grade scale earlier). The GPA is calculated by changing each letter grade to its grade point equivalent and multiplying this number by the number of credit hours attributed to the course. These points are then totalled and divided by the total credit hours attempted by the student. The student’s transcript will reflect both the sessional GPA as well as a cumulative GPA for all the courses taken to that point.

Dean's Honours List Any student taking four or more semester courses and registered in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees, or equivalent, will be considered a Dean's List (First Class Honours) student if s/he maintains an overall term GPA of 3.50 or more.

Academic Dishonesty The members of the academic community are expected to conduct their work responsibly and with integrity. The faculty assumes that all written and oral work in any course is original or credited to the proper source. The University will not tolerate the following forms of academic dishonesty: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Cheating on tests, quizzes, examinations, projects, reports, or any other assignment designed to evaluate the student. Impeding the academic progress of another student. Submitting the same work for credit in two courses without permission to do so. Having someone do one’s academic work or doing someone else’s work for him or her. Involvement in acts of plagiarism, which is the presentation of another’s ideas or words as one’s own without proper documentation. Material that must be documented includes summaries, paraphrases, public broadcasts, lectures, and quotations.


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Penalties for Academic Dishonesty Penalties for academic dishonesty include one or more of the following: (1) reprimand and rewrite (2) reduction of grade on the assignment (maximum penalty of “F”) (3) grade of “F” on the course (4) suspension (5) dismissal When encountering any form of academic dishonesty professors have some discretion in determining the seriousness of the offense. This discretion needs to be tempered by an awareness that his/her course is part of a larger educational context at Atlantic Baptist University and there have been general guidelines and practices established by the University’s Academic Council in an effort to minimize the presence of academic dishonesty at Atlantic Baptist University. The objective is to create a balance between allowing flexibility from one professor to another, but also establishing a range of consistent and appropriate treatments for all ABU students. Plagiarism specifically represents a controversial and difficult form of academic dishonesty within any university and so the following guidelines have been approved by the Academic Council as the consistent and appropriate measure for faculty to follow at ABU. •

When a student in his or her first year at Atlantic Baptist University commits plagiarism the professor may allow the student to rewrite the assignment with a reduction in grade, but depending on the severity of the offense, the professor may assign instead an ‘F’ on the assignment or even an ‘F’ on the entire course. Should this occur he/she must also clearly state, for the student, the specific reasons for this decision. Students questioning the decision of the professor in such cases must submit their appeal in written form to the V.P. for Academic Affairs as Chair of the Academic Council. In cases of plagiarism by a student in his or her second or subsequent years at Atlantic Baptist University, the professor must give the assignment or paper an ‘F’, submit the student’s name and provide evidence of the offense to the Academic Council. In making his/her submission to the Academic Council the professor may recommend, with reasons, that the ‘F; grade be raised or that an ‘F’ be assigned for the entire course. In cases when a student’s name is submitted to the Academic Council of the University by a professor, the members will make a decision


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regarding the penalty to be imposed and will notify both the student and the professor of the outcome and the reasons why. (The Academic Council may choose to interview the student and/or faculty member involved should further clarification be needed.) A copy of the letter that is sent to the student will also be placed in his/her file. The penalty for a second offense of plagiarism, which occurs after a student has been penalized for a first offense by the Academic Council, is either suspension or dismissal. Plagiarism that is determined after the assignment has been returned or after the student has completed the course or degree program will be reported by the professor to the Academic Council which will implement the penalty retroactively.

Since final examinations are administered by the Registrar’s Office, incidents of academic dishonesty during the writing of final examinations will be addressed by the Registrar in consultation with the Academic Council and the professor of record for the course in which the offense has been committed. Academic dishonesty involving the collaboration of two or more students may result in penalties for all involved. Students accused of academic dishonesty are encouraged to discuss the matter directly with the professor. If no satisfactory conclusion is reached, the student has the right to appeal the decision of the professor in writing to the Academic Council and the decision of the Academic Council to the Senate. All appeals to the Academic Council must be made within two weeks of being notified of the offense.

Academic Probation/Dismissal The Academic Council may dismiss a student from the University at any time for failure to meet academic requirements. Any B.A., B.Sc. and B.B.A. student who has received a GPA lower than 1.33 in any semester will be considered on Academic Probation. Should the student's GPA remain below 1.33 over two consecutive semesters s/he will be subject to Academic Dismissal. Any B.A., B.Sc., or B.B.A. student having attempted at least 60 credit hours of work and not able to achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 1.50 must b e assessed by the Academic Council and may be placed on probation or academically dismissed as a result of this assessment. Should the Academic Council conclude the dismissal is the appropriate action the student will be informed immediately and provided with an explanation of the decision.


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Students completing courses from other universitites or colleges while on Academic Dismissal from Atlantic Baptist University may not transfer these courses as credit toward their degree at Atlantic Baptist University. With few exceptions, new students entering the university on probation normally are given one semester to improve their probationary status. Obtaining a term GPA of at least 1.33 would generally achieve this. Failure to meet this GPA standard may result in Academic Dismissal. Any academically dismissed student receiving permission from the Academic Council to return to Atlantic Baptist University will be required to achieve at least a 1.50 GPA in his/her first term in order to have their probationary status removed. Academic probation and dismissal regarding Education and ALPS students are presented in separate guideline documents developed by these respective departments. Inquiries should be made to the program Director regarding ALPS and to the Assistant Registrar for Professional Studies regarding Education.

Examination Procedure Each semester, the Registrar's Office will notify students of the examination schedule for that semester. Should any conflicts be created between examinations, individual students will receive opportunity to adjust their schedule by appealing to the Academic Standards and Appeals Sub-Committee. This appeal should occur at least two weeks prior to the start of the examinations. Personal scheduling conflicts will not normally lead to approval of the student’s appeal. If in limited cases the student’s appeal is granted, he/she will still be subject to a $50.00 fee per examination. Should an examination be missed, for any reason, including illness, the Registrar must be notified as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours from the time the examination was missed. A student absent from a final examination without an acceptable excuse will be assigned a grade of F for that examination. Absence due to illness from a final examination must be supported by a medical certificate indicating the nature of the illness.


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Release of Final Grades Final grades will not be released by the Registrar’s Office prior to grades being officially mailed to students. No individual requests for receipt of grades will be accepted. Special requests for transcripts to other universities and organizations will be dealt with as soon as grades are available. No marks will be released until a student's account has been paid in full.

Convocation Requirements and Guidelines A student in a degree program is eligible to convocate if s/he has achieved a cumulative GPA of 1.67 or a GPA of 2.00 over the last 60 credit hours of his/her course work. Certificates are awarded only if the student has achieved a minimum GPA of 1.67 on the required courses for his/her program. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration students having completed at least 75 credit hours from Atlantic Baptist University and achieving a minimal cumulative GPA of 3.50 upon completion of their program will receive a ‘with distinction’ designation on their degree. Those students completing fewer than 75 credit hours from Atlantic Baptist University and achieving a minimal cumulative GPA of 3.67 upon completion of their program will receive a ‘with distinction’ designation on their degree. Students who expect to complete all of their degree requirements at the end of a particular semester must submit an "Application to Graduate" along with their $100.00 graduation fee six months prior to their anticipated Spring Convocation and two months prior to their anticipated Fall Convocation. Failure to meet this deadline may result in a student being ineligible to graduate on the expected date. Potential Graduates will normally convocate at the earliest available ceremony. "Application to Graduate" forms are available from the Registrar's Office.

Community Practicum Students are required to fulfill some form of practical service commitment in the church or community. Assignments are equivalent to two hours of service per week and are part of the required curriculum. One semester of commitment is required for every year of full-time study.


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The assignments vary in nature and may include: social service, youth activity, Sunday School teaching, serving as a public school aide, music ministry, volunteering for any number of non-profit agencies and designated university service. Mature students may qualify to have their Community Practicum requirements waived based on past involvement. Portfolios validating extensive community service may be submitted to the Community Practicum coordinator in the Registrar’s Office and s/he will schedule an assessment meeting with each applicant regarding the requirement. Community Practicum records are maintained by the Registrar’s Office. This information is a part of the student's official record and successful completion of the service requirement is necessary for graduation from all traditional academic programs.

Second Degree Requirements In order to receive a second degree from Atlantic Baptist University all requirements of the second degree must be fulfilled including a minimal addition of 36 credit hours to the 120 credit hours of the first degree.

Directed Studies A Directed Study is a 3000 or 4000 level reading course offered in special circumstances to upper level students on an individual basis. Directed Studies are available only on a limited basis due to the additional responsibility they place upon the faculty and they require approval of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Students interested in requesting a Directed Study course should follow the following procedures: • Talk to the potential professor(s) and to the Registrar and seek their advice first. • Obtain a Directed Study request form from the Registrar. • Directed Studies request forms must be submitted within the first two weeks of the semester in which the course is to be done. • Submit the Directed Studies request form, signed by the student and professor, to the Registrar. This form will be reviewed and submitted to the V.P. for Academic Affairs.


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Alternatively-Delivered Courses Certain courses in the regular Atlantic Baptist University curriculum may, from time to time, be offered in non-traditional formats. Typically these alternatively delivered courses are first or second year level required courses which: 1. 2.

will not be offered in the regular course offerings in time for the student to graduate on schedule; or are part of a timetable conflict which would cause a student to be unable to graduate on schedule. Only a limited number of courses are available in this format at this time.

Students requiring such options must follow the same procedures as noted in the “Directed Studies” section.

Transcript Requests The Registrar's Office will send, to other institutions, transcript requests that are made through completing and signing the “Transcript of Academic Record Request” form. Please note at peak times this process could take approximately two weeks. A fee of $10.00, per destination, is charged for a transcript.

Updating Degrees Atlantic Baptist University will exchange degrees for graduates of Atlantic Baptist University who subsequently complete the requirements for a second major at a later date. These students will not participate in the Convocation ceremony again, but acknowledgement of the change will be included in the program. They will be subject to the program regulations in place at the time of their return to the University. Atlantic Baptist University will exchange degrees for graduates of Atlantic Baptist University who subsequently complete the requirements for a Honours Degree at a later date. They will not participate in the Convocation ceremony again, but acknowledgement of the change will be included in the program. They will be subject to the regulations in place at the time of their return. There is a $30.00 fee to reprint a new degree parchment.


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PROGRAMS OF STUDY The primary purpose of all the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees at Atlantic Baptist University is to give the student the academic background for a life of learning, living, and service with a Christian perspective. The minimum credit hours required to complete any of these degrees is 120.

Bachelor of Arts Requirements I. Core Requirements A core of 27 credit hours is required as follows: A. English 1013,1023 - Our Literary Heritage I and II B. History 1113,1123 – World History I and II C. Religious Studies 1003 - The Themes of the Bible D. Religious Studies 1033 - Introduction to Christian Thought E. Religious Studies 2003, 2033 - Old/New Testament in Its Context F. Interdisciplinary Studies 4013 -Worldview Seminar II. Area Requirements A minimum of 24 credit hours are required as follows:

(6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs)

(Certain programs will state their area

requirements specifically as well as require additional cognate courses.)

A. Economics, Psychology, Sociology, or designated Communication Studies electives (These would include CO1013, 1033, 2723, 3413, 3423, 4313, 4493)

B. Mathematics or Natural Science electives C. Language and/or Linguistics electives D. Any two Religious Studies courses with a second digit below 5

(6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs)

(This designates Bible-oriented courses)

III. Major Requirements Major course requirements for a Bachelor of Arts is 39 credit hours minimum, with certain majors requiring 42 credit hours. IV. Electives Elective options are needed to complete a total of 120 credit hours. At least 48 credit hours of the 120 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. No more than 15 credit hours may be taken outside the Arts, Science and Business Administration disciplines. V. Community Practicums One Community Practicum must be completed for every two semesters of full-time study.


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Bachelor of Arts Degree - Major The Bachelor of Arts degree is available with majors in Biblical Studies, Communication Studies, English, History, Psychology, Religious Studies, and Sociology. The general requirements for all Bachelor of Arts degrees as listed on the previous page must be fulfilled. For information on specific major requirements see the course listings for that discipline. (Note: For Biblical Studies see the Religious Studies course listings.)

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Double Majors Double majors are possible between any two majors currently offered within the Bachelor of Arts degree by Atlantic Baptist University provided: • •

a minimum of 36 credit hours within each major is completed, including all required courses for the major (additional hours may be required for certain majors); all Area Requirements and cognates are fulfilled for each respective major.

Senior students registered in a double major program may choose six credit hours at the 4000 level, within their major(s), as a replacement to one of their Senior Seminar courses. (Internship courses may not be used towards these six credit hours.) Some double major combinations will not be possible within the 120 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Arts degree. In these cases the additional hours will need to be fulfilled by the student.

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Major The Bachelor of Arts degree is available with majors in Biblical Studies, Communication Studies, English, History, Psychology, Religious Studies and Sociology. The general requirements for all Bachelor of Arts degrees as listed previously must be fulfilled. For information on specific major requirements see course listings for that discipline. (Note: For Biblical Studies see Religious Studies course listings.)

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Double Majors Double majors are possible between any two majors currently offered within the Bachelor of Arts degree by Atlantic Baptist University provided:


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A minimum of 36 credit hours within each major is completed, including all required courses for the major (additional hours may be required for certain majors), unless otherwise specified by the major. All area requirements and cognates are fulfilled for each respective major.

Some double major combinations will not be possible to complete within the 120 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Arts degree. In these cases additional hours will need to be fulfilled by the student.

Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree should consult their faculty advisors before the beginning of their third year of study so that the courses necessary to prepare for the thesis can be taken during the third year. The following steps must be taken during the third year: 1. A prospective supervisor must be contacted and a possible topic discussed. 2. A thesis application form must be obtained from the Academic Office. 3. The completed application must be approved by the prospective supervisor and submitted to the Academic Office by March 15th of the year prior to the year in which the thesis is to be done. Note: Late applications will not normally be considered. They may be considered only if a letter of appeal is provided with the application which outlines a legitimate reason why the student could not get the application in on time. The criteria for granting the appeal will be the same as if the student were applying to hand in a paper after the last day of classes or write an examination after the examination period. 4. The Vice President for Academic Affairs will discuss the application with the prospective supervisor and other faculty in the major and then meet with the Research and Ethics Committee to consider the merits of the application. 5. If the proposal is not deemed to be completely satisfactory by the Research and Ethics Committee, the student may be required to revise it and resubmit it over the summer. The following requirements must be met by those wishing to do an Honours degree. (Any exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the Academic Council, with support of the prospective supervisor, prior to presenting an application to the Research and Ethics Committee.)


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1. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on all work credited to the degree to date as well as at graduation. 2. There must be no mark below B- in any course credited toward the major. 3. There must be no mark below C- in any course credited toward the degree. 4. It must be possible for the student to complete at least 24 hours of the major requirements before the beginning of the year in which the thesis is to be done, including any methodology or theory courses required for the major. 5. At least the final 60 credit hours of the Honours degree must be from Atlantic Baptist University courses. 6. At least 30 hours of the major, including a minimum of 12 hours at the 4000 level, must be done at Atlantic Baptist University. In a case where a transfer student applies to write a thesis, the courses transferred into the major must be approved for credit toward an Honours degree by the faculty in the discipline. 7. Some individual Honours degrees may have other requirements or specific courses within the major which need to be taken. See the Course Description section of the Academic Calendar for further information regarding each discipline’s Honours requirements. The following requirements must be met in order for an Honours Degree to be awarded: 1. A minimum of 54 credit hours must be completed in the major. (Certain degrees and majors may require more.) 2. Included in the minimum 54 credit hours must be a 6 credit-hour thesis. 3. Also included in these 54 credit hours must be a further 6 hours of course credit at the 4000 level. 4. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in his/her entire program. 5. There must be no mark below B- in any course credited toward the major. 6. There must be no mark below C- in any course credited toward the degree.

Bachelor of Arts Degree - General The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies is designed to give students an opportunity to study subjects in several disciplines within a Christian context, thus forming a broader area of concentration than in a traditional, more specialized single major. For some, the degree will be the preparation for a life in business or other vocations where a degree is necessary or desirable. For others, the program will provide pre-seminary, pre-professional school, or pre-graduate school education. No more than 10 courses (30 credit hours) may be taken in any one discipline. Interdisciplinary Studies 4903, Senior Seminar, is a required course for this degree.


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Bachelor of Arts Degree - Degree Completion Adult Learner Professional Studies (ALPS) Division Adult learners within a professional setting presently have two educational programs from which they may choose: • •

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management (60 credit hours) Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education (30 credit hours)

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management is designed and delivered in a non-traditional format. It is for the mature adult who is employed, has at least the equivalent of one-year of post secondary eduation, and wants to complete his or her undergraduate degree. This is an accelerated degree completion format which enables students to develop interpersonal, self-reliance, leadership, problem solving, decisionmaking, and written and oral communication skills. Adult learners also gain an understanding of research techniques and applications. This B.A. degree prepares someone to be a manager in a variety of fields and businesses compatible with today’s employment market. Other graduates may consider further educational options, including the B.Ed. and M.B.A. degrees. Enrollment in this non-traditional, accelerated degree-completion program involves attending classes on a year-round basis, one night per week, for 24 months. The delivery follows a cohort team structure where facilitators are both educators and practitioners. Each adult learner earns 60 credit hours by completing the program’s 18 modules and an individual Applied Research Project. Program Requirements: To be eligible to enter the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management, adults need to be at least 25 years old, be employed full-time, and have a minimum of 30 recognizable credit hours of post-secondary education. Program Costs: In order to simplify the course registration, the purchase of books and materials, and the obtaining of other student services , the total costs for the ALPS program is inclusive of tuition, textbooks and materials. The cost per year is $7,500.00 One-half ($3,750.00) is payable at the beginning of each semester. Fees are assessed on an annual basis by the Board of Governors and can be raised as a result.


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Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education The Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education is a 30 credit hour, 6000 level, program designed to help teachers enchance their knowledge and pedagogical skills and promote literacy in the classroom. Courses are the equivalent of six credit hours and are taught in an intensive, excelerated format. This program also provides teachers who hold a Certificate 5 with the New Brunswick Department of Education the opportunity to advance to a Certificate 6 based on the criteria set by the Office of Teacher Certification with the Department of Education. The Office of Teacher Certification has also confirmed that individuals holding a Certificate 4 will be able to use the completion of these courses to help advance to a Certificate 5. Space is limited to 20 students per course and is on a first come, first served basis. All courses are tentative pending sufficient enrollments. Program Requirements: To be eligible to register for courses in this program, students must hold a B.Ed. degree or equivalent. Program Costs: Course tuition for each 6 credit hour course is $1,440.00 and is subject to change July 1 of each year. Registration, including a deposit of $150.00 per course will be required to confirm the students’ attendance.


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Bachelor of Business Administration Requirements

I. Core Requirements A core of 27 credit hours is required as follows: A. B. C. D. E. F.

English 1013,1023 - Our Literary Heritage I and II History 1113,1123 – World History I and II Religious Studies 1003 - The Themes of the Bible Religious Studies 1033 - Introduction to Christian Thought Religious Studies 2003, 2033 - Old/New Testament in Its Context Interdisciplinary Studies 4013 -Worldview Seminar

II. Area Requirements A minimum of 15 credit hours are required as follows: A. Economics 1013,1023 – Micro/Macroeconomics B. Language and/or Linguistics electives C. Any Religious Studies course with a second digit below 5*

(6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs)

(6 cr. hrs) (6 cr. hrs) (3 cr. hrs)

(*This designates bible-oriented courses.)

III. Major Requirements The Bachelor of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 57 credit hours. IV. Electives There are 21 credit hours of elective options. At least 48 credit hours of the 120 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. No more than 15 credit hours may be taken outside the Arts, Science and Business Administration disciplines. V. Community Practicums One Community Practicum must be completed for every two semesters of fulltime study.

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree The Bachelor of Business Administration degree offers concentration options in four areas of business - Accounting, Marketing, Management, and General Business Administration. For information on specific degree requirements, please see the Programs and Course Descriptions section of the Academic Calendar.


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Bachelor of Business Administration Co-operative Education Degree Co-operative Education is built around a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. The goal of the program is to integrate students’ theoretical knowledge with practical work experience by adding three work-term semesters to the regular Bachelor of Business Administration Program. The following requirements must be met by students undertaking a Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op degree: 1. A student must have completed 15 credit hours towards the B.B.A. degree. 2. A student must have a cumulative G.P.A. of no less than 2.67 (B-). 3. A student must complete the Co-op Application form and submit references, a resume, and a letter stating their reasons for seeking admission to the program. For more information students may refer to the Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op Handbook which explains the program in detail, including program structure, costs and admission process. Forms and documents pertaining to the B.B.A. Co-op degree may be found at www.abu.nb.ca.

Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree should consult their faculty advisor. This should take place before the beginning of the third year of study, so that courses necessary to prepare for the thesis can be taken during the third and fourth year. The following steps must be taken during the third year: 1. A prospective supervisor must be contacted and a possible topic discussed. 2. A thesis application must be obtained from the Academic Office. 3. The completed application must be approved by the prospective supervisor and submitted to the Academic Office by March 15th of the year prior to the year in which the thesis is to be done. Note: Late applications will not normally be considered. They may be considered only if a letter of appeal is provided with the application which outlines a legitimate reason why the student could not submit the application on time. The criteria for granting the appeal will be the same as if the student were applying to hand in a paper after the last day of classes or write an examination after the examination period.


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The Vice President for Academic Affairs will discuss the application with the prospective supervisor and other faculty in the major and then meet with the Research and Ethics Committee to consider the merits of the application. If the proposal is not deemed to be completely satisfactory by the Research and Ethics Committee, the student may be required to revise and re-submit it over the summer.

The following requirements must be met by those wishing to complete an Honours degree. (Any exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the Academic Council, with support from the prospective supervisor, prior to presenting an application to the Research and Ethics Committee.) 1. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on all work credited to the degree to date. 2. There must be no mark below B- in any Business Administration courses. 3. There must be no mark below C- in any other courses credited toward the degree. 4. It must be possible for the student to complete at least 24 credit hours of the major requirements before the beginning of the year in which the thesis is to be done, including any methodology or theory courses required for the major. 5. At least the final 60 credit hours of the Honours degree must have been earned at Atlantic Baptist University. 6. At least 36 credit hours of Business Administration, including the 15 credit hours at the 4000 level, must be done at Atlantic Baptist University. In a case of a transfer student who applies for a thesis, the Business Administration courses transferred must be approved for credit toward an Honours degree by the Business Administration faculty. The following requirements must be met in order for an Honours Degree to be awarded: 1. A minimum of 69 credit hours must be completed in Business Administration based on the requirements outlined in the Programs and Course Descriptions section of the Academic Calendar. 2. Included in the minimum 69 credit hours must be a 6 credit-hour thesis. 3. Also included in these 69 credit hours must be a further 9 hours of course credit at the 4000 level. 4. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in his/her entire program. 5. There must be no mark below B- in any Business Administration courses. 6. There must be no mark below C- in any other courses credited toward the degree.


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Bachelor of Science Requirements

I. Core Requirements Core requirements of 30 credit hours are required as follows: A. English 1013,1023 - Our Literary Heritage I and II B. History 1113,1123 – World History I and II C. Religious Studies 1003 - The Themes of the Bible D. Religious Studies 1033 - Introduction to Christian Thought E. Religious Studies 2003, 2033 - Old/New Testament in Its Context F. Religious Studies 3853 - Christianity & Natural Science G. Interdisciplinary Studies 4013 - Worldview Seminar II. Area Requirements Area study options of 15 credit hours are required as follows:

(6 cr. hrs.) (6 cr. hrs.) (3 cr. hrs.) (3 cr. hrs.) (6 cr. hrs.) (3 cr. hrs.) (3 cr. hrs.)

(Each major will state their

area requirement spcifically as well as require additional cognate courses.)

A.Two courses in Mathematics

(6 cr. hrs.)

(Note: For details on which courses in Math are required for each major, refer to specific major requirements.)

B. Economics, Psychology, Sociology or designated Communication Studies elective (This would include CO1013, 1033, 2723, 3413, 3423, 4313, 4493)

C. Any Religious Studies course with a second digit below 5 (This designates Bible-oriented courses)

(3 cr. hrs.) (3 cr. hrs.)

III. Major Requirements Major course requirements are 42 credit hours minimum. IV. Electives Elective options are needed to complete a total of 120 credit hours. At least 66 credit hours of the 120 must be taken in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences. No more than 15 credit hours may be taken outside the Arts, Science and Business Administration disciplines. V. Community Practicums One Community Practicum must be completed for every two semesters of full-time study.


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Bachelor of Science Degree - Major The Bachelor of Science degree is available with majors in Biology and Biopsychology. The general requirements for all Bachelor of Science degrees as stated previously must be fulfilled. For information on specific major requirements, see the course listings for that discipline (Note: For Biopsychology, see either the Biology or Psychology listing.)

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree should consult their faculty advisors before the beginning of their third year of study so that the necessary courses to prepare for the thesis can be taken during the third year. The following steps must be taken during the third year: 1. 2. 3.

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A prospective supervisor must be contacted and a possible topic discussed. A thesis application form must be obtained from the Academic Office. The completed application must be approved by the prospective supervisor and submitted to the Academic Office by March 15th of the year prior to the year in which the thesis is to be done. Note: Late applications will not normally be considered. They may be considered only if a letter of appeal is provided with the application which outlines a legitimate reason why the student could not get the application in on time. The criteria for granting the appeal will be the same as if the student were applying to hand in a paper after the last day of classes or write an examination after the examination period. The Vice President for Academic Affairs will discuss the application with the prospective supervisor and other faculty in the major and then meet with the Research and Ethics Committee to consider the merits of the application. If the proposal is not deemed to be completely satisfactory by the Research and Ethics Commitee, the student may be required to revise and re-submit it over the summer.


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The following requirements must be met by those wishing to do an Honours degree. (Any exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the Academic Council, with support from the perspective supervisor, prior to presenting an application to the Research and Ethics Committee.) 1. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on all work credited to the degree to date as well as at graduation. 2. There must be no mark below B- in any course credited toward the major. 3. There must be no mark below C- in any course credited toward the degree. 4. It must be possible for the student to complete at least 24 credit hours of the major requirements before the beginning of the year in which the thesis is to be done, including any methodology or theory courses required for the major. 5. At least the final 60 credit hours of the Honours degree must have been done at Atlantic Baptist University. 6. At least 30 credit hours of the major must be done at Atlantic Baptist University. In a case of a transfer student who applies for a thesis, the courses transferred into the major must be approved for credit toward an Honours Degree by the faculty in the discipline. 7. Some individual Honours degrees may have other requirements or specific courses within the major that need to be taken. See the Course Description section of the Academic Calendar for further information regarding each discipline’s Honours requirements. The following requirements must be met in order for an Honours Degree to be awarded: 1. A total of 54 credit hours must be completed in the major. 2. Included in the 54 credit hours must be a 6 credit-hour thesis. 3. Also included in these 54 credit hours must be minimum of eight lab courses within the major. 4. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in his/her entire program. 5. There must be no mark below B- in any course credited toward the major. 6. There must be no mark below C- in any course credited toward the degree.


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Bachelor of Education Degree This program is designed to meet the needs of prospective teachers who desire the background and knowledge necessary to pursue successfully a professional career as a teacher. In conjunction with the mission of Atlantic Baptist University, this preparation occurs in an environment in which the integration of Christian faith and learning is continuously explored in the framework of a Christian perspective on the world. The completion of a Bachelor of Education degree leads to Teacher Certification by the Province of New Brunswick. (For students considering certification possibilities in other provinces, they should contact the Assistant Registrar for Professional Studies or certification division of the specific province.) Students wishing to teach in private schools, outside Canada, or wishing to pursue other education-related careers will also benefit from this degree program. Program Options: 1.

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Consecutive B.Ed. Degree – This is available to those individuals who have previously completed a B.A., B.B.A., or B.Sc. degree, or equivalent. (Note: Equivalences are based on ABU’s standards and guidelines.) It is a two-year, 60 credit hours, program. Concurrent B.Ed. Degree – This is available to those individuals who have completed 30 credit hours towards a B.A., B.B.A. or B.Sc. degree, or equivalent, and are interested in completing the two degrees simultaneously. The two degrees combine into 180 credit hours, but in certain instances this may be reduced to 168 credit hours should electives be available from the student’s initial undergraduate degree. The concurrent program begins in the student’s second year and requires a minimum of four years of study beyond the initial year, for a total of five years. Students will need to maximize their courses within several semesters and/or take additional spring or summer courses in order to graduate with both degrees in five years. (Note: Equivalencies are based on ABU’s standards and guidelines.)

Program Goals: The purpose of this program is to prepare educators who are sensitive to the individual differences of children and adolescents and who are competent in addressing a wide range of learning levels. A student-centered approach to educational practice and the role of the teacher as a servant-leader are major areas of emphasis for this program of study. The program goals outline the values which guide the students’ program of study and ultimately lead to the formation of student-centered educational leaders. The following are the program goals:


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Knowledge of Children and Adolescents: Student-centered educators draw on their knowledge of childhood and early adolescent development and their relationships with students to understand and foster their students’ knowledge, skills, interests, aspirations and values. Knowledge of Subject Matter: Student-centered educators draw on their knowledge of subject matter to establish goals and to facilitate student learning within and across the disciplines that comprise the curriculum. Instructional Resources: Student-centered educators select, adapt, create and use rich and varied resources. Learning Environment: Student-centered educators establish a caring, stimulating, inclusive and safe community for learning where students take intellectual risks and work independently and collaboratively. Meaningful Learning: Student-centered educators require students to confront, explore and understand important and challenging concepts, topics and issues in purposeful ways. Multiple Paths to Knowledge: Student-centered educators use a variety of approaches to help students build knowledge and strengthen understanding. Social Development: Student-centered educators foster students’ self-awareness, self-esteem, character, civic responsibility and respect for diverse individuals and groups. Student Assessment: Student-centered educators employ a variety of assessment methods to obtain useful information about student learning and development and to assist students in reflecting on their own progress. Reflective Practice: Student-centered educators regularly analyze, evaluate and strengthen the effectiveness and quality of their practice. Family Partnerships: Student-centered educators work with families to achieve common goals for the education of their children. Collaboration with Colleagues: Student-centered educators work with colleagues to improve schools and to advance knowledge and practice in their field. Degree Requirements: The B.Ed. degree is granted upon completion of 60 credit hours of education courses which include the specific requirements listed below. All requirements for a B.A., B.B.A., or B.Sc. degree, or equivalent, must be completed prior to the awarding of the B.Ed. degree. In both program options, course work is required in four areas: Foundations of Education (18 credit hours), Areas of Study (21 credit hours), Electives Area (6 credit hours) and Field Practicum (15 credit hours). A minimum of 168 credit hours will be required in order to earn the two degrees, but this is only possible if some education courses have been completed as part of one’s first baccalaureate degree. Most consecutive B.Ed. graduates will have completed 180 credit hours.


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Students who have not completed their B.A., B.B.A., or B.Sc., or equivalent, at Atlantic Baptist University may be required to take an additional 6 credit hours in Bible-oriented Religious Studies in order to meet ABU’s B.A., B.B.A., or B.Sc. equivalency requirements. The specific B.Ed. requirements are given below: I. Foundations of Education: (18 credit hours) The following core courses provide the foundational base required by each student enrolled in either the concurrent or consecutive B.Ed. program. ED 3213-3223 Theory and Practice: Secondary/Elementary (6 credit hours) ED 3313-3323 Instructional and Learning Processes: Elementary/Secondary (6 credit hours) (to be taken in year prior to ED5115, Internship) ED 4013 Worldview Seminar (3 credit hours) – Concurrent Education students may take ID4013 as an equivalent. ED 4103 Educational Psychology: Inclusionary Practices (3 credit hours) These courses provide students with an introduction to key educational insights, theoretical concepts and practical approaches related to student learning and the instructional relationship. The content and hands-on experience offered to students in these core program components provide them with the necessary background for applying educational insights to additional course work related to specific areas of learning. (ABU graduates are exempt from ED4013 and should replace it with another course from the elective area.) II. Areas of Study: (21 credit hours) 1. ED 3113 Literacy Education (3 credit hours) 2. ED 3203 Mathematics Education (3 credit hours) 3. ED 3303 Science Education (3 credit hours) 4. ED 3413 Social Studies Education (3 credit hours) 5. ED 3823 Physical/Wellness Education (3 credit hours) 6. ED 3913 Fine Arts Education I: Music (3 credit hours) 7. ED 3923 Fine Arts Education II: Art (3 credit hours) These courses focus on the integration of educational insights and practice into content areas across the curriculum. The courses prepare students to meet the wide range of educational needs of children in the elementary and middle school grades. Students are required to take all seven of these courses as the aim of the program is to cultivate generalist teachers who are prepared to teach the full basic K-8 curriculum. These courses represent possible options to fulfill the elective requirement.


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III. Electives Area: (6 credit hours or 2 courses) 1. ED 3033 Sociology of Education (3credit hours) 2. ED 3243 Developmental Disabilities (3 credit hours) 3. ED 3333 School Relational Dynamics (3 credit hours) 4. ED 3343 Language Development (3 credit hours) 5. ED 3443 Early Childhood Development (3 credit hours) 6. ED 3453 Adolescent Development (3 credit hours) 7. ED 3613 Children’s Literature (3 credit hours) 8. ED3663 Theories of Learning (3 credit hours) 9. ED 3723 Psychological Tests and Measurement (3 credit hours) 10. ED 3773 Communication Disorders (3 credit hours) 11. ED 4203 Developmental Literacy (3 credit hours) 12. ED 4713 Behaviour Disorders in Children and Adolescence (3 credit hours) IV. Field Practicum Program: (15 credit hours) ED 5115 Internship (15 credit hours) The Teacher Internship component of the Bachelor of Education program at Atlantic Baptist University is comprised of two elements. The first element of the Internship program is an observational component whereby each student much complete 72 contact hours within the public school setting observing strategies and practices of the regular classroom teacher. This observation portion must be completed before a student will be placed in the second element of the program – a 15-week full-time Internship. Students will participate in an extended internship experience for 15 weeks in the school system. Students move from guided to independent practice, as professional educators supervise this phase of their program preparation. Following the successful completion of the in-class time of ED5115, the student is required to prepare a closure document, which is reflective of the student’s experiences during the Internship. The selection of the topic or focus is made in collaboration with the internship supervisor. (Students are not guaranteed entrance into this Internship but must demonstrate the necessary abilities in their previous internship and courses.)

Certificate Programs Atlantic Baptist University presently offers one post-degree certificate program and five undergraduate level certificate programs, two of which are designed to be taken concurrently with a B.A., B.Sc., or B.B.A. degree. Each program is outlined below.


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Christian Foundations Certificate This one-year program gives students an introduction to basic Christian studies as well as to university level study. This program may also serve as the first year towards a baccalaureate degree at Atlantic Baptist University, should any student wish to continue his/her post-secondary education. Program requirements needed are: 1. Six courses (18 credit hours) including Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033, plus 2 further courses in Religious Studies which have a second digit lower than 5; 2. Two arts or science courses (6 credit hours) which fulfill a core or area requirement of the B.A., B.B.A. or B.Sc. degrees; 3. Two elective courses (6 credit hours).

Cross-Cultural Certificate This program was created to provide an academic base for those students interested in future service in a different culture. Students will gain knowledge of diverse cultures and peoples, an understanding of overseas missions and development, and language learning skills. The program will culminate in a shortterm trip overseas, providing a first-hand cross-cultural experience. The Cross-Cultural Certificate is normally taken concurrently with a baccalaureate degree at Atlantic Baptist University. This program will be particularly applicable for those considering occupations in or relating to: -

Relief and Development Missions International Business Multiculturalism Teaching Overseas

Application: Students interested in applying to this program would normally do so in their first or second year of degree study. Applications can be obtained from the the Assistant Registrar for Professional Studies and must be submitted by October 15th. Admission to the program will be based on several criteria including demonstrated academic ability and maturity, interview and reference input, and a clear interest in future overseas service. Where the applicant is interested in service with a Christian organization, strong Christian character will be considered as well.


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Program Requirements: All students must complete the following: • SO2133 – Introduction to Cultural Anthropology • SO2143 – Life Cycle and Kinship • ID/RS2873 – Introduction to Global Missions • CO/LI2023 – Linguistics II • ID/SO4863 – Cross-Cultural Internship Choose two courses from the following cognate courses: • RS2703 – Survey of Judaism and Islam • PH/RS2733 – Survey of Eastern Philosophy • RS3153 – Christian Spirituality • BI3013 – Environmental Issues • PS/SO3043 – Perspectives on Poverty • CO3913 – Multicultural Communications • SO3153 – Globalization And any 2 language courses from the following list: • Any modern language • CO/LI2013 – Linguistics I • TESL I or II NOTE: Students interested in taking the Cross-Cultural Internship (ID/SO4863) may do so without being accepted into the Cross-Cultural Certificate program, however, they must have taken SO2133 and at least two of the three following courses: SO2143, CO/LI2023, ID/RS3873.

Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Teaching English as a second language is becoming a popular career both in Canada and abroad, and the demand for high quality, trained ESL instructors continues to grow. ABU's TESL Certificate Program is designed to train future ESL teachers to meet these challenges by introducing the theory, methodology, and practical skills they will need in the ESL classroom. To register contact the Assistant Registrar for Professional Studies. Program Requirements: Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language: Requires completion of ED3123 (TESL I) and ED3133 (TESL II) with a final grade of "C" or higher in


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each, and ED3120 (TESL Practicum) with a final grade of "satisfactory" or higher. Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (Advanced): Requires completion of ED3123 (TESL I), ED3133 (TESL II), LI/CO2013 (Linguistics I), and LI/CO2023 (Linguistics II) with a final grade of "C" or higher in each, and ED3120 (TESL Practicum) with a final grade of "satisfactory" or higher.

Youth Leadership Certificate This four-year program is designed to be taken concurrently with any 4-year baccalaureate degree at Atlantic Baptist University. Through its mix of academic and internship courses the program seeks to produce informed and experienced youth leaders who have a passion for working with youth. The Youth Leadership Certificate may be combined with any single or double major option at Atlantic Baptist University as well as the concurrent Bachelor of Education degree program. Application: Students interested in applying to this program normally enroll in ID 1613 and 1623 in their first year and apply in writing to the Director of Student Development by January 31st of that year. Admission decisions will be made by the Youth Leadership Committee. Admission to the program is based on demonstrated academic ability, leadership experience and promise, and Christian character. Further details about the program and the application procedure are available from the Student Development Department. Course Requirements: A Youth Leadership Certificate requires the completion of a baccalaureate degree with nine courses in Youth Leadership and cognate areas. Required classes include: •

Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623, 2610*, 2620*, 3610*, 3620*, 3753, 4610*, 4620* (*indicates a non-credit course)

Two other courses are to be chosen from the following: • Business Administration 1043, 3733, 3833 • Communication Studies 1023, 3413, 3423, 4813 • History 3993, 4813


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Psychology 2223, 3043, 3103, 3703, 3813, 4713 Sociology 2213, 3043, 3103, 3213, 3223, 4213

Since the Youth Leadership Certificate is a certification in addition to a Bachelor’s degree, asterisked courses are required above and beyond program requirements for the student’s degree. All other courses may count toward the baccalaureate degree if the student has electives available in his/her program. This means that students will need to complete a minimum of 40 courses (120 credit hours) plus four noncredit courses in order to complete both a degree and the certificate.

Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education The Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education program was created to provide teachers with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and pedagogcal skills while promoting literacy in the classroom. It also gives teachers who hold a Certificate 5 with the Department of Education the opportunity to advance to a Certificate 6 based on the criteria set by the Office of Teacher Certification with the New Brunswick Department of Education. The Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education program can be taken in its entirety or on a selected course basis. To be eligible to register for courses in this program, students must give evidence of having successfully completed a B.Ed. degree or equivalent. (Normally this would mean providing university transcripts.) All courses are offered on a continuous basis so students can choose to take the courses according to their preferred schedule. Courses run throughout the year and registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis. To complete the Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education program, five 6000 level courses must be completed. Each of these courses are considered 6 credit hours in value. The five courses currently available are: ED6136 Reading in the Content Areas ED6216 Writing Instructions in Inclusive Classrooms ED6406 Visual Literacy in Teaching and Learning ED6106 Addressing the Needs of Struggling Readers in Inclusive Classrooms ED6346 Literacy in Technology: Connections for Teaching and Learning


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Off-site Semester Study Options ABU-Oxford Study Programme The ABU-Oxford Study Programme offers students the opportunity to study full-credit Canadian courses with the advantage of being on site in England and having access to the world-class libraries at Oxford. Students study for one semester as associate students of Regent's Park College, Oxford University, with their study recorded in a permanent annotation on university transcripts.

Canada Institute of Linguistics The Canada Institute of Linguistics offers a variety of integrated courses in linguistics, anthropology, cross-cultural training, literacy and translation. Students of Atlantic Baptist University enrolled in the Communication Studies major and interested in further linguistic studies are encouraged to participate in the summer program available yearly at Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia. For a description of the courses available at Canada Institute of Linguistics, see Linguistics in the Programs and Courses section.

The Council of Christian Colleges and Universities Study Programs Because Atlantic Baptist University is an affiliate member of The Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, a number of off-campus learning experiences are available to students. American Studies Program: The American Studies Program, founded in September 1976, serves as the "Washington campus" of Council member colleges. Based on the principle of integrating faith, learning and living, students spend a semester in Washington, DC earning academic credit by serving as interns and participating in a contemporary, issue-oriented seminar program. Available internships may include congressional offices, social service agencies, think tanks, or cultural institutions. The American Studies Program is designed for juniors and seniors with a wide range of academic majors and vocational interests. Latin American Studies Program: An opportunity to live and learn in Latin America is available to students from Council member colleges through the Latin American Studies Program. Located in San Jose, Costa Rica, the program is committed to helping students examine and live out the Lordship of Jesus Christ in an international context. Each semester, a group of approximately 25 students is selected to participate in this seminar and service experience.


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Los Angeles Film Studies Center: In January 1991, the Christian College Council inaugurated the Los Angeles Film Studies Center. Its purpose is to enable Christian college students to serve in various aspects of the film industry with professional skill and Christian integrity. Located in Burbank near major production studios, the semester-long program combines seminar courses with an internship in various segments of the film industry, providing students the opportunity to explore the industry within a Christian context and from a liberal arts perspective. Middle East Studies Program: The Middle East Studies Program in Cairo, Egypt provides students with the opportunity to study Middle Eastern cultures, religions and conflicts from within this diverse and strategic region. Juniors and seniors from Christian colleges participate in interdisciplinary seminar classes, receive Arabic language instruction and serve as interns with various organizations in Cairo. The Middle East Studies Program will encourage evangelical Christians to relate to the Muslim world in an informed and constructive manner. Russian Studies Program: The Russian Studies Program allows juniors and seniors from Christian colleges to spend a semester living and learning in Russia. Students will study the language and attend seminar courses on Russian culture, history and current political and economic issues. Program participants experience a variety of Russian cities, living for two weeks in Moscow, ten weeks in Nizhni Novgorod (formerly Gorky) and three weeks in St. Petersburg. Council-Affliliated Programs: Au Sable Institute Of Environmental Studies: Located in Michigan, this program offers courses which cover various aspects of environmental studies and stewardship. Ecological information is provided along with experience in both field and laboratory techniques. Scholarship assistance is available to students at Council member colleges. Oxford Summer School Program: Students at Council member colleges and universities are invited to apply for admission to the Oxford University Summer School Program, a multi-disciplinary study of the history and development of the Renaissance and Reformation through examination of the philosophy, art, literature, science, music, politics and religion of this era. Students have the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, which is affiliated with Oxford’s Keble College. Questions about any of the above programs may be directed to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, or see www.cccu.org for further details.


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PROGRAMS and COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Course Number System Four figures appear for each course indicated in the calendar. The first figure indicates the usual year of attendance in which the course is taken and/or the academic level at which the course is taught. For instance, {1} indicates that it is a course available for all first year students. All courses beginning with a {3} or {4} will be considered upper level courses requiring prerequisites. Generally 4000 level courses are very specialized within a particular major and available for third and fourth year students in that major. The 6000 level courses in education are graduate level and require a B.Ed. or equivalent as a prerequisite. The second and third figures provide the Registrar’s Office with the opportunity of maintaining a numeric distinctiveness between various courses offered from one semester to the next. The fourth and final digit normally indicates the number of credit hours granted upon the successful completion of the course. For instance, half-year courses will end with a {3} and year courses will end with a {6}. Those course numbers ending in {0}are non-credit or non-academic courses but will still be awarded a pass (P) or fail (F) grade. Atlantic Baptist University utilizes a semester approach to its course offerings. This means that the majority of courses only last for one semester and a final grade is given upon completion of each semester. However, in a few specific cases, such as would be found within many introductory courses or some upper level courses, one semester does not provide adequate time to cover all the necessary content. In these cases, the semester approach is maintained but both fall and winter semesters are used in sequence to cover all the necessary material. Typically Part I would be the prerequisite for Part II. The courses listed in this section are not always offered every year but may occur, for instance, every other year. Students will need to consult the Registrar’s Office to determine what the normal sequencing pattern would be. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are cross-listed in other disciplines.

Biology The B.Sc. in Biology degree gives students the opportunity to explore the diversity of life forms, their complex inter-relatedness and the foundational issues related to their studies.


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A major in Biology will form the basis for graduate studies, for professional studies in education, medicine, dentistry or pharmacy or for entry-level jobs in various careers related to science. Major - 42 credit hours in Biology including: 1013, 1023, 2013, 3423, and 4913 and nine further semester courses, four of which must have lab components. In addition students majoring in Biology must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, PY1113, MT1203, and MT1113. Honours – 54 credit hours in Biology including the following required courses: 1013, 1023, 2013, 2113, 2213, 3203, 3423, 4113 plus eight other courses in Biology, two of which must have a lab component and 4996 (Thesis – 6 credit hours). In addition, a student completing the Honours degree must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, PY1113, MT1203 and MT1113. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. The B.Sc. in Biopsychology is an interdisciplinary major offered by the departments of Biology and Psychology. It provides students with an opportunity to study the physiological bases of human behaviour. This major provides a solid foundation for graduate studies, as well as being a good liberal arts and science degree for students interested in a wide variety of careers including medicine, law, business and various human services professions. Major - 60 credit hours in Biology and Psychology are required for this degree. Nine courses (27 credit hours) are required in Biology: 1013, 1023, 2413, 3413, 3423, 4413 and three from 2213, 3123, 3203, 3333, 3343, and 4113. Eleven courses (33 credit hours) are required in Psychology including 1013, 1023, 3313, 3323, 3333, 3603, 3723, 4613, one from 3613, 3633, 3703, and 4713; and one from 2213, 2223, 2233, and 3243. In addition students must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, MT1203, 1233 and PY1113. At least six of the BI and/or PS courses must have a lab component and six credit hours must be at the 4000 level in Psychology. Honours - 72 credit hours in Biology and Psychology are required for this degree. Nine courses (27 credit hours) are required in Biology: 1013, 1023, 2413, 3413, 3423, 4413 and three from 2213, 3123, 3203, 3333, 3343 and 4113. Ten courses (30 credit hours) plus a thesis (6 credit hours) are required in Psychology including 1013, 1023, 3313, 3323, 3333, 3603, 3723, 4613, 4996, one from 3613, 3633, 3703 and 4713 and one from 2213, 2223, 2233 and 3423. A further 3 courses (9 credit hours) must be taken from: BI2213, 3203, 3333, 3343, 4113 and PS2213, 2223, 2233, 3243, 3703, 4713. (At least two of these courses in BI and/or PS, other than BI4413 and PS4613 and 4996, must be at the 4000 level.) In addition, students must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, MT1203, 1233 and PY1113. At least 6 of the BI and/or PS courses must have a lab component. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to


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Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Biology 1013 Introduction to Biology I This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of biology including cell biology, genetics, evolution, zoology. (3-hour lab) Prerequisite: Grade 12 Biology or permission of the Registrar. Biology 1023 Introduction to Biology II This course is a continuation of Biology 1013, including botany, ecology, animal physiology. (3-hour lab) Prerequisite: Biology 1013. Biology 2013 Ecology This course explores the principle theories of ecology. Community dynamics including the effects of abiotic factors in aquatic and terrestrial habitats will be examined. Biology 2113 Botany The characteristics of plant structure, function and communication will be investigated. Plant divisions from algae to angiosperms will be examined with emphasis on diversity and adaptive strategies. (3-hour lab) Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 2213 The Animal Kingdom Animal phyla from protists to mammalia will be examined in this course. Life history strategy and morphology will be emphasized. (3-hour lab) Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 2413 Brain and Behaviour This course provides an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system and the brain in particular. Topics include: neuron structure and function, brain anatomy and functions, brain development, learning and consciousness. Biology 3013 Environmental Issues The implications of human involvement in world ecosystems and application of ecological principles to current world problems will be discussed. Some field trips may be arranged. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023 and 2013. Biology 3123 Microbiology This course is an examination of the microbial world: prokaryotic and eukaryotic, freeliving and parasitic. An understanding of the significance of microorganisms in our lives and the world around us will be developed. (3-hour lab) Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 3133 Cell Biology This course provides an overview that focuses on cell structure including the subcellular structures and functions in both eukaryotes and prokaryotes. Major cell activities such as cell motility, cell communication, transportation and protein sorting, distribution, secretion


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and endocytosis will be investigated. The pathology of diseases such as cancer will be clarified on the cellular level. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 3153 Microbiology for the Health Sciences This course is an examination of the microbial world including bacteria, virus, fungi, and protozoa. It helps the students understand the significance of microorganisms in our lives. It also facilitates learning on the pathology and epidemiology of different microbial diseases. Students cannot receive credit for both BI3123 and BI3153. (Generally BI3153 will be offered only to students within the Moncton UNB Nursing program.) Biology 3203 Biochemistry for Life Sciences An introduction to biochemistry that builds on the organic chemistry taught in Chemistry 2113, this course concentrates on form, function and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. (3-hour lab) Tutorial period is required for this course. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023 and Chemistry 2113. Biology 3323 Plant Propagation This course will investigate principles of sexual and asexual reproduction in plants. Practical application of culturing and propagating will be stressed. (3-hour lab) Prerequisite: Biology 2213. Biology 3333 Immunology This course investigates the overall immune systems such as humoral and cell-mediated immune systems. Some topics included in this course are cells and organs of the immune systems, immunoglobins, T-cells, B-cells, cytokines, leukocyte migration, and AIDS. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023, Biology 3123 recommended. Biology 3343 Nutrition This course introduces nutritional science as well as providing an overview of nutritional principles and basic biochemical explanations. Certain topics in this course will include the history of nutritional sciences, nutritional requirements of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and water, general metabolism and absorption of nutrients, dietary guidelines and energy balance and obesity. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023 and Chemistry 1013, 1023. Biology 3413 Human Anatomy and Physiology Providing an introduction to the systems of the human body, emphasis in this course will be placed on adaptations of organ systems which maintain homeostasis at the cellular level. Physiological responses to external and internal stimuli and a brief examination of pathophysiology will be covered. (3-hour lab) Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 3423 Genetics This course investigates fundamental principles in current hereditary theory, including patterns of inheritance, pedigree analysis, linkage, recombination and mutation. The social and ethical implications of human genetic principles will also be considered. (3-hour lab) Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Recommended: Biology 2213.


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Biology 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Biology These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial or project approach. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Biology 3613 Animal Behaviour This course introduces the biological bases of animal behaviour including human behaviour. Behavioural patterns are examined using genetic and environmental perspectives. The genetics and ecology of social behaviour are explored. This course is intended to provide a synthesis of current thinking on animal behaviour, and will include examples of local species. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023. Biology 4113 Evolution This course examines principle constructs, theory development and current issues in evolutionary biology. Prerequisites: 12 credit hours in Biology including Biology 1013, 1023; Biology 3423 strongly recommended. Biology 4413 Neuroscience This course will introduce students to current research topics in neuroscience, including molecular neurobiology, neural development, plasticity and regeneration, neuronal death, and synaptic transmission. Prerequisites: Biology 1013, 1023 and 2413. Biology 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Biology These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Biology 4913 Advanced Research This course is designed as a hands-on research course intended for senior students to gain experience in experimental design and field-work or laboratory methods commonly used in biology. Through various research projects, students will develop competence in research design and application, and the analysis and communication of results. (Open to 4th year students.) Biology 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element to their Honours Degree requirements.


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Business Administration The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is intended to give students a general knowledge of the business environment with an opportunity to concentrate in Accounting, Marketing, Management, or General Business Administration. The program leads to an understanding of business operation and encourages the student to question and explore practices and theories. The degree begins with an examination of aspects of business that should be understood by all individuals entering a career in business, and progresses to more specific topics. Degree - 57 credit hours in Business Administration including: 1013, 1023, 1033, 1043, 1243, 2113, 2123, 2223, 3213, 3313, 3603, 3713, 3813, 3913, 4053 and 4713 plus nine credit hours of electives in Business Administration, one of which must be at the 4000 level. In addition, students in the Business Administration Program must take the following cognate courses: EC 1013 and 1023. Co-op – All of the foregoing courses must be completed in addition to Business Administration 2003, 3003 and 4003. Honours – 69 credit hours in Business Administration including 1013, 1023, 1033, 1043, 1243, 2113, 2123, 2223, 3213, 3313, 3603, 3713, 3813, 3913, 4053, 4713, 4996 plus five further elective courses in Business Administration including one at the 4000 level. EC 1013 and 1023 are also required cognate courses. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. Only Business Administration courses with a grade of B- or higher and non-Business Administration courses with a grade of C- or higher will be credited toward the degree. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Business Administration 1013 Introduction to Business This course provides an introduction to the field of business. Topics covered include the nature of business and the environment in which it occurs in a Canadian context. Attention is also given to the fields of management, marketing, accounting, and finance. Business Administration 1023 Business Math This course is designed to equip students with a fundamental understanding of mathematics as it is applied to management, accounting, finance and economics. Particular attention will be given to break-even analysis, depreciation, interest, annuities and loan amortization. Business Administration 1033 Introduction to Computers in Business This course introduces students to the use of computers in business management, with proficiency and confidence with the technology being twin goals. Topics covered include word processing, spreadsheet design, presentation support, database management, and basic business applications.


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Business Administration 1043 Business Communications This course provides the business student with a foundation in key professional practices including business writing skills, public speaking and presentation skills and business etiquette and behavioural expectations. Students work individually and in groups to achieve course outcomes. Business Administration 1243 Business Statistics This course introduces the student to statistics in business, and topics covered include descriptive statistics, probabilities, normal distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: Business Administration 1023. Business Administration 2003 Co-op Work Term I This is the first work term for credit toward the BBA Co-op option. Qualifying students complete a minimum 13-week employment term with an approved employer during which time they are expected to learn and develop marketable business skills. Prerequisites: Business Administration 1013 and permission of the Director of BBA Co-operative Education. Business Administration 2113 Introductory Accounting I This course explores the accounting cycle and foundational concepts in financial accounting. Particular attention is given to principal balance sheet and income statement components (accounting for assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, revenues, and expenses). Prerequisite: Business Administration 1013. Business Administration 2123 Introductory Accounting II This course is a continuation of Business Administration 2113 with specific focus on corporate accounting and related transactions. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2113. Business Administration 2223 Business Ethics This course provides an introduction to moral philosophy as pertaining to the field of business. Emphasis is placed upon the extent to which business objectives conflict with moral objectives, and the question of whether a business can successfully operate from a Christian worldview is explored. Prerequisite: Business Administration 1013. Business Administration 3003 Co-op Work Term II This is the second work term for credit toward the BBA Co-op option. Qualifying students complete a minimum 13-week employment term with an approved employer during which time they are expected to learn and develop marketable business skills. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2003 and permission of the Director of BBA Cooperative Education. Business Administration 3113 Intermediate Accounting I This course explores the balance sheet and alternative approaches to asset and liability valuation and disclosure in accordance with the requirements of the Canadian Institue of Chartered Accountants Handbook. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2123.


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Business Administration 3123 Intermediate Accounting II This course is a continuation of Business Administration 3113. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3113. Business Administration 3213 Managerial Accounting I This course is designed to introduce the student to the main concepts and practices of accounting within the organization and includes cost accounting, budgeting and other forms of management control. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2113. Business Administration 3223 Managerial Accounting II This course explores more thoroughly the concepts from Business Administration 3213 including cost-volume-profit relationships and the use of statistics in assisting management in the decision making process. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3213. Business Administration 3313 Business Finance I This course is designed to introduce the student to decision-making techniques employed by financial executives. Topics covered include the time value of money and investment valuation. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2123. Business Administration 3323 Business Finance II This course is a continuation of Business Administration 3313 and includes such topics as working capital management, the investment environment, and risk management. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3313. Business Administration 3413 Management Information Systems This is a preparatory course on the nature and use of computer based information systems. Topics covered include system requirements for the provision of management information, decision support systems, and asset control procedures. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3213. Business Administration 3433* Visual Communications This course introduces key issues and concepts in Visual Communications. The language of the visual is arguably humanity’s earliest form of communicative language. This course explores this form of communication through a rigorous examination of the fundamental building blocks, structure, and organization of the language of the visual through a mixture of lectures, seminars, and workshops. Prerequisites: Business Administration 1013, 1023. Business Administration 3443* New Media Technologies and Society This course explores the nature and influences of technology on the art of communication and its relationship to society. It focuses on 'new media technologies' such as the Internet, Virtual Worlds, Distributed Workplace, Chat, the Virtual Reality and their influence on how information is disseminated and received. Media lab fee required for this course. Prerequisites: Business Administration 1013, 1033.


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Business Administration 3453* Introduction to Graphic Communication This is a studio-based course designed to introduce the student to the intricate world of graphic communications. Students will be introduced to history and theories of graphic design and typography focusing on how these may be used to communicate ideas and messages. Specific topics of study will include fundamental design principles, colour theory, the role of symbols and icons, and visual story telling. The students will be tested through a series of design exercises and projects. Media lab fee required for this course. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3813. Business Administration 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Business Administration These courses are available when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. The student must be highly capable and have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Business Administration 3603 Business Research Methods This course introduces the student to research design and a variety of methods, including quantitative techniques for performing research in business. Particular attention is given to survey design, sampling and hypothesis testing. Prerequsites: Business Administration 1243. Business Administration 3623 Human Resource Management This course explores the management of an organization’s most important asset, its people. With an emphasis upon current developments in the field, topics discussed include trends in human resource planning, recruitment and selection, compensation, and employee development. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3713. Business Administration 3633 Industrial Relations This course examines the complex relationships between organizational management and organized labour, i.e. unions. Current issues are explored, with an emphasis upon collective bargaining and negotiation practice. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3623. Business Administration 3713 Principles of Management This course examines the manager and the management process. With respect to the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, students will be encouraged to think critically about the problems managers face and conduct analyses toward the development of recommendations relevant to such problems. Prerequisites: Business Administration 1013. Business Administration 3733 Organizational Behaviour This course examines the theories that explain human behaviour in organizational settings, as well as the structures and processes of contemporary organizations. Topics covered include personality and perception, team and small group processes, and motivation and emotions. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3713. (Cannot be taken in addition to PS3953.)


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Business Administration 3753* Leadership This course explores classic and contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice. Topics covered include leadership behaviours and substitutes, the role of the follower in the leadership process, and transformational leadership. Prerequisites: Business Administration 3713. Business Administration 3813 Marketing This is an introductory course to the field of marketing in which the concepts of marketing strategy and the marketing environment are examined. Topics covered include target market definition, the concept of the marketing mix, and the influence of supply and demand forces on consumption. Prerequisite: Business Administration 1013. Business Administration 3823 International Marketing This course is designed to provide an introduction to marketing in the global business environment. Major topics include social, political, and cultural influences on the sale of products and services internationally, and the development of international market profiles. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3813. Business Administration 3833* Public Relations This course explores issues faced by organizations as they seek to communicate effectively with their publics (e.g. shareholders, employees, community groups, etc.). Emphasis is placed upon the development of communication plans and crisis communication management. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3813. Business Administration 3913 Business Law This is an introductory course designed to examine laws governing the practice of business and the legislative framework in which trade occurs. Prerequisites: Business Administration 1013 plus six additional credit hours in Business Administration. Business Administration 3923 Entrepreneurship This course involves working through the process of starting up a new business with a specific concentration upon business plan preparation. The concept of entrepreneurship is considered and the pros and cons of business ownership are examined. Prerequisites: Business Administration 2113, 3713, 3813. Business Administration 4003 Co-op Work Term III This is the third and final work term for credit toward the BBA Co-op option. Qualifying students complete a minimum 13-week employment term with an approved employer during which time they are expected to learn and develop marketable business skills. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3003 and permission of the Director of BBA Cooperative Education. Business Administration 4053 Christianity and Business This course explores the relationship between Christianity and Business and seeks to answer important questions that confront the Business practitioner. Can a person achieve


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success in business and still be true to his or her faith? Are Christianity and Business mutually exclusive? What is God’s perspective on Business? Is there such a thing as “Christian Business”? Can the Bible be used as a guide for Business practice? Can God be glorified in Business? Readings and discussions will include the Bible and secular and faith based authors. Capitalism, profit, leadership, human resource management, etc. will be explored in light of Christianity. Prerequisites: 36 credit hours in Business Administration plus Religious Studies1003, 1033. Admission is limited to students in their final year of study in the BBA. Business Administration 4113 Advanced Accounting I This course explores the more advanced topics of accounting and examines the alternatives discussed in the Canadian Institue of Chartered Accountants Handbook including the requirements of consolidations and accounting for non-profit organizations. Prerequisites: Business Administration 3113, 3123. Business Administration 4123 Advanced Accounting II This course examines in greater depth the concept of consolidations, including foreign transactions, income tax allocations and current value accounting. Prerequisite: Business Administration 4113. Business Administration 4433 Personal Taxation This course introduces the principles of taxation, basic elements of tax law, and the reasoning behind the specific provisions of tax policy in a Canadian context. By examining personal and business elements of taxation, students are encouraged to consider the effects upon investment and decision making. Prerequisite: Business Administration 2123. Business Administration 4443 Corporate Taxation This course builds on the principles introduced in BU4413 by examining corporate taxation in a Canadian context. In addition, tax planning is expanded to examine the interaction of the personal needs of sharesholders and the corporate tax structure. Students are encouraged to consider the effects upon investment, financing and decision-making. Prerequisite: Business Administration 4413. Business Administration 4453 Accounting Theory This course helps students develop an understanding of the economic impact of accounting choices from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. Beginning with an examination of the historical development of accounting thought, students are encouraged to develop an understanding of the limitations of the current accounting model through examination of various accounting elements and analysis of current account research. Corequisite: Business Administration 3113. Business Administration 4493* Conflict Management This course investigates the nature of conflict, why it happens and how it can be managed. Drawing on interpersonal-small group theories and skills, the course seeks to understand various types of mediation strategies and approaches to crisis management. Prerequisites: Business Administration 3713.


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Business Administration 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Business Administration

These courses are available when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. The student must be highly capable and have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Business Administration 4623 Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management This seminar course examines current issues in human resource management including benefits administration, workforce demographics, remuneration, and labour-management relations. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3623. Business Administration 4633 Recruitment, Selection and Training This is a senior level course in Human Resource Management that focuses on the theoretical and practical considerations involved in staffing an organization. Topics of study include labour supply/demand forecasting, job analysis, internal and external recruitment, selection strategies, and training as a retention management technique. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3623. Business Administration 4713 Strategic Management This course represents a culmination of business study, in that it draws upon all business disciplines (management, accounting, marketing, finance, etc.) in an effort to identify, analyze, and make recommendations concerning actual business problems. Emphasis is placed upon the development of analytical skills in the application of contemporary models of strategic analysis to business case studies. Admission is limited to students in their final year of study in the BBA. Prerequisites: Business Administration 3313, 3713, 3813. Business Administration 4733 Organizational Theory This course builds upon the foundation established in Business Administration 3733 with a particular focus on the issues faced by more complex forms of organization (teams, corporations, multinationals, etc.). Topics covered include team dynamics, organizational power and politics, conflict and negotiation, organizational structure and design, and corporate culture. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3733. Business Administration 4743 Organizational Culture This course studies organizational culture – the idea that collectives have their own unique cognitive, sociopolitical, and material culture. The historical development of organizational culture theory will be examined, as well as contemporary perspectives. These perspectives will then be applied to seek to explain the impact of organizational culture as a determinant of structure, human resource practices, leadership, decisionmaking processes, etc. Prerequisites: Business Administration 3713 plus three credit hours in Management or Permission of the Professor.


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Business Administration 4823 Export Marketing This course examines the intricacies of marketing products and services outside of Canada and matches students with organizations outside of the university environment that are seeking to establish extra-domestic trade relationships for the first time. Students are required to plan and implement export strategies, and more specifically prepare a market entry plan for their client organization that will then be used as the underpinning of a trade mission that will take place at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: Business Administration 3823 and Permission of the Professor. Business Administration 4853 Internship in Business Administration This course is designed for students in the final year of their BBA to give practical experience in the application of Business knowledge gained in the program. The course requires a full day of work per week (or the equivalent) for the entire semester in an approved placement. Field Supervisors, in conjunction with the professor of record, will assist students in assessing their own strengths and identifying areas for future professional growth. Prerequisites: Admission to the course is contingent on the availability of placements and the permission of the Professor. Business Administration 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element of their Honours Degree requirements. Permission to undertake a thesis is contingent on the criteria outlined in the section Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree.

Chemistry Chemistry 1013 Introduction to Chemistry I This course is an introduction to the basic principles of chemistry including stoichiometry, atomic and molecular theory, oxidation-reduction reactions, gases and descriptive chemistry. Examples and problems will be drawn from the biological sciences where possible and links between chemistry and the life sciences will be emphasized. (Three hours of lectures, 1 hour of tutorial and 3 hours of labs per week.) Prerequisite: Grade 12 Chemistry. Chemistry 1023 Introduction to Chemistry II This course is a continuation of the principles taught in Chemistry 1013 covering thermochemistry and thermodynamics, equilibria, kinetics, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry and the foundations of organic chemistry. (Three hours of lectures, 1 hour of tutorial and 3 hours of labs per week.) Prerequisite: Chemistry 1013.


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Chemistry 2113 Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences The central role of chemistry in the biological sciences is revealed by an examination of the structure, reactivity and structure–function relationships in organic molecules. The course structure will introduce the foundational elements of organic chemistry (structure, stereochemistry functional groups and simple reactivity relationships). This introduction will allow discussion of the properties of important classes of organic molecules that have biological functions such as the carbohydrates, amino acids, lipids and nucleic acids. (Three hours of lectures, 1 hour of tutorial per week and 3 hours of labs per week.) Prerequisites: Chemistry 1013, 1023. Chemistry 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Chemistry These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar.

Communication Studies The B.A. in Communication Studies is an interdisciplinary degree which offers students the opportunity to develop their theoretical understanding and abilities within four central areas of human expression: public address, interpersonal communications, media studies and linguistics. These skills will serve the student well in any profession where communication is a distinct advantage such as broadcasting, education, law, ministry, politics and counseling. Major - 39 credit hours in Communication Studies are required for the major including: 1013, 1033, 3013, 3023, 3603, 3613, 3933 and at least two Communications courses at the 4000 plus the requirements from one of the four options listed below. In addition, students majoring in Communication Studies must take the following cognate courses: Mathematics 1203, 1233 and English 2013 or 2023. 1. Public Address: Students in this track take CO1013, CO3813 and CO3823 plus any three other Communication Studies courses. 2. Interpersonal Communications: Students in this track take CO3413 and CO3423 plus any four other Communication Studies courses. 3. Media Studies: Students in this track take CO2723, CO3313, CO3433, CO3443 plus any two other Communication Studies courses. Media Lab fee of $150.00 applies to CO3443, New Media Technologies, CO3453, Introduction to Graphic Communication, and CO3463, Audio and Video Communication. 4. Linguistics: Students in this track take 13 hours of credit courses offered at the Canada Institute of Linguistics, which is held on the campus of Trinity Western


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University in Langley, British Columbia in the summer and they focus their Senior Seminar in this area. Students are encouraged to take CO2013 and CO2023 as preparation for the courses offered by the Canada Institute of Linguistics. Honours - 54 credit hours in Communication Studies including: 1013, 1033, 3013, 3023, 3603, 3613, 3933, 4996 and nine further courses in Communication Studies including at least two at the 4000 level. In choosing these nine courses, the requirements of one of the four tracks mentioned earlier must be satisfied. (The stated cognates in the major section are also required.) A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Communication Studies 1013 Introduction to Communication Studies I This general introduction to Communication Studies provides an overview of the historical roots, methodological grounding and present state of the communication studies field with particular attention paid to its specialized vocabulary, important writers and works, and significant scholarly journals. Communication Studies 1023 Fundamentals of Public Speaking This course provides an introduction to the communication skill of public speaking. The course would include such aspects as audience analysis, speech and critical thinking. Communication Studies 1033 Introduction to Communication Studies II This course is a continuation of Introduction to Communication Studies I. Communication Studies 2013* Linguistics I This is general survey course of linguistic concepts, and an introduction to the study of word and sentence structure, as well as grammatical and semantic relations. Communication Studies 2023* Linguistics II This course focuses on articulatory phonetics and phonology. It includes practice in the perception, production, and transcription of speech sounds. Communication Studies 2113 Introduction to Acting Acting is a skill that needs to be learned and the goal of this course is to teach the fundamentals of the acting process. This includes exploring the character’s objectives, situation and physical/emotional nature, as well as some basic text analysis and comedic structure. This course will include written assignments, in-class projects and a final written examination. Prerequisite: An audition. Communication Studies 2723* Media and Society This course examines the social organization of the mass media in contemporary Canadian society, the creation and nature of media content, and audience impact. Special emphasis is placed on advertising content as a mechanism of persuasion.


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Communication Studies 3013 Rhetorical Theory This course will analyze the different forms of human communication and the theoretical considerations of rhetorical theory from the classical communicators such as Aristotle and Cicero to the present. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3023 Contemporary Communication Theory This course will emphasize the use of social scientific theories and their relatedness to interpersonal and group communications. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3113 Advanced Acting A continuation and more in depth analysis of the acting process and comedic structure. This course will include written assignments, in-class projects and a final written examination. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 2113 or an audition. Communication Studies 3133* Drama I This course is designed to provide both the history of drama as well as insight into practical production techniques. (Generally it is taught as part of the ABU-Oxford Study Programme) Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3143* Drama II This course is a continuation of Communication Studies 3133. (Generally it is taught as part of the ABU-Oxford Study Programme) Prerequisite: Communication Studies 3133. Communication Studies 3213* Language Development This course examines the sequence of language development spanning the entire life span. Emphasis will be placed on major theoretical approaches to language development and on related areas such as cognition and literacy. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3313 Journalism This course examines the style of written communication used to report the news. It will include a brief history of the ongoing tensions within the reporting of news. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 and English 1013, 1023. Communication Studies 3413 Interpersonal Communication This course focuses on developing communication skills in the dyadic setting, including emphasis on essential preconditions, conflict management, interpersonal relationships, nonverbal behaviour and creative support climates. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3423 Small Group Communication An introduction to the principles of the small group process as it relates to decision making, problem solving and negotiating. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033.


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Communication Studies 3433* Visual Communications This course introduces key issues and concepts in Visual Communications. The language of the visual is arguably humanity’s earliest form of communicative language. This course explores this form of communication through a rigorous examination of the fundamental building blocks, structure, and organization of the language of the visual through a mixture of lectures, seminars, and workshops. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3443* New Media Technologies and Society This course explores the nature and influences of technology on the art of communication and its relationship to society. It focuses on 'new media technologies' such as the Internet, Virtual Worlds, Distributed Workplace, Chat, the Virtual Reality and their influence on how information is disseminated and received. Media Lab fee required for this course. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3453* Introduction to Graphic Communication This is a studio-based course designed to introduce the student to the intricate world of graphic communications. Students will be introduced to history and theories of graphic design and typography focusing on how these may be used to communicate ideas and messages. Specific topics of study will include fundamental design principles, colour theory, the role of symbols and icons, and visual story telling. The students will be tested through a series of design exercises and projects. Media Lab fee required for this course. Prerequisite: Communication Studies 3433. Communication Studies 3463 Audio and Video Communications This studio-based course explores the concepts and practice of audio and video media as communicative channels. It examines how communication ideas are encoded and decoded, the processs of writing and scripting communication content, and provides hands-on experience in the use of digital tools in this process. Media Lab fee required for this course. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3493 McLuhan & 21st Century Media The communication and media theories introduced by Marshal McLuhan have had tremendous influence in Canada and globally. This course critically examines the substance of his theories and compares them against current communication and media realities in the 21st Century. It will also examine new and emerging ideas, their similarities and differences in relation to McLuhan. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Communication Studies These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar.


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Communication Studies 3603* Research Methods in the Social Sciences In this course students will become acquainted with the methods and procedures used in identifying research problems, forming hypotheses and gathering and analyzing data. Emphasis will be placed on students’ ability to interpret and critically analyze research reports that appear in professional journals and other publications. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3613 Methods of Communication Research This course presents the methods and procedures employed in Humanities research which are applied to the field of Communication Studies. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033. Communication Studies 3773* Communication Disorders This course surveys the field of human communication disorders. It will commence with a brief examination of the basics of the field, including the professions concerned with human communication disorders, definitions of the oral-verbal aspects of communication and the anatomy and physiology of the human speech mechanism. This will be followed by an introduction to various speech and language disorders. Finally, the course will specifically look at communication differences and disorders of special populations. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3213 is recommended. Communication Studies 3813 Oral Interpretation The purpose of this course is to develop vocal technique and to learn how to analyze a text and its relation to voice. Students will learn basic speaking mechanics, warm-up techniques, diction, rhythm and melody. This will be followed by basic text study including both classic and modern works. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1023 or 2113 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3823 Oral Debate and Persuasion The course examines the forms and procedures of various styles of debating and persuasive speech. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1023. Recommended: Communication Studies 3013. Communication Studies 3833* Public Relations This course explores issues faced by organizations as they seek to communicate effectively with their publics (e.g. shareholders, employees, community groups, etc.). Emphasis is placed upon the development of communication plans and crisis communication management. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3913 Multicultural Communication This course examines issues relating to the development of,and interaction among, cultural communities with a major emphasis on the realities of contemporary Canadian society.


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Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies or Sociology 1013, 1023. Communication Studies 3923 Communication and Canadian Politics This course examines issues relating to the development of an interaction among elements of political communities with a major emphasis on the realities of contemporary Canadian society. Topics such as the Constitution, Cabinet, federalism, nationalism, separatism, interest groups, conflict of interest, elections and political parties are covered. Communication within Canadian political culture, institutions, behaviour and public policy is investigated. Prerequsites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 3933* Effective Writing This course explores the techniques necessary to produce good critical thought and focused, effective writing. Students will develop their skills by studying relevant theory, analyzing sample works, and writing original works of their own. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 or English 1013, 1023. Communication Studies 4313 Family Communication Our families serve as our first classroom in communication. Individuals develop their communication skills within the family context as they define their identities and negotiate their relationships. This course explores the family as a communication system and focuses on patterns created between and among family members. It will examine communication and conversational patterns from courtship to marriage as well as changing interaction over the family life cycle, including a look at family rituals and roles, power and conflict. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 plus six additional credit hours in Communication Studies. Communication Studies 4493* Conflict Management This course investigates the nature of conflict, why it happens and how it can be managed. Drawing on interpersonal-small group theories and skills, the course seeks to understand various types of mediation strategies and approaches to crisis management. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 3413 or 3423. Communication Studies 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Communication Studies These courses are available for students when student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial or project approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Communication Studies 4813 Advanced Public Speaking This course is designed as a capstone course for students interested in continuing the development of their awareness and practice or oral communication. This course introduces students to the theories undergirding oral communication and pays particular attention to the explicit application of communication theory in attempts to communicate in


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a public forum. A significant portion of the course will also challenge students to face contemporary issues in communication ethics. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 1013, 1033 and 1023. Recommended: Communication Studies 3813, 3823. Communication Studies 4853 Internship This internship course is designed to provide Communication Studies majors with an opportunity to apply the theory and skills learned as a communication major in a professional environment. Working closely with an on-site supervisor and a Communication Studies faculty member, students will do a minimum of nine hours of work per week and submit a final essay that connects the student’s knowledge of Communication Studies to their practical experience. Prerequisites: Communication Studies 3013, 3023, or courses directly related to the internship. Enrolment is limited to senior students primarily. Communication Studies 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element of their Honours degree requirements.

Economics EC1003 General Economics Globalization, health care reform, debt reduction - one cannot take an active part in public policy debate without encountering economic analysis on a daily basis. Whereas EC1013 and EC1023 prepare business students for specialist training in the discipline, EC1003 is designed for students not enrolled in the Business Administration degree. The course is focused on topics that help the student learn how economists think and develop policy. (Students not enrolled in the Business Administration degree who wish to pursue further studies in Economics may do so provided that a minimum grade of B is achieved in EC1003.) Economics 1013 Introduction Microeconomics This course introduces students to economics at the consumer and business level. Such areas as consumer behaviour, supply and demand, analysis, business structures and production, and income distribution are examined. Economics 1023 Introduction Macroeconomics This course is a study of economic theory and principles at a much broader and holistic level than Economics 1013. Primary areas of focus will be on such matters as interest rates, national income, money supply, international trade and employment concerns. Prerequisite: Economics 1013.


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Economics 3013 Intermediate Microeconomics This course is a continuation of EC1013 and studies the behavior of consumers and firms and specifically how they interact in competitive markets. Particular attention is paid to utility maximization and cost minimization. Prerequisite: Economics 1013. Economics 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Economics These courses are available when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Potential areas of study include game theory, international trade, the economic analysis of law, industrial organization, political economy, general equilibrium, and other areas of economics. Students must be highly capable and demonstrate proficiency in this field of study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Economics 3673 Government Policy and Business This course seeks to identify the basic differences between the roles of government and business, as well as, to explore the policies developed by governments with respect to a number of activities central to business operations. These policies include trade, environment, competition, product pricing, regulation of selected industries and the use and conduct of government corporations. Students will require a basic knowledge of economics and every attempt will be made to relate theory to present-day realities. Accordingly some awareness of current affairs is expected. Prerequisites: EC1013, 1023.

Education The Bachelor of Education degree is designed to meet the needs of prospective teachers. Students who pursue a B.Ed. degree either through the concurrent or consecutive program will meet the requirements for New Brunswick Department of Education Teacher Certification. For information on the specific program requirements for the Bachelor of Education degree, see the Programs of Study section of the Academic Calendar. Prerequisites are not required unless stated but students must be admitted in the Education program or involved as a professional in a school setting in order to register for these courses. Education 3033* Sociology of Education This course examines sociological theories and research methods as they apply to education, the school as a formal and informal organization, and effects of education on stratification, social control, race, class and gender. Education 3113 Literacy Education This course will focus on Literacy at the elementary and middle school levels. The emphasis will be on the development of literacy skills. Students will be exposed to topics


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such as language acquisition, reading and writing processes and theoretical basis for instructional procedures. Listening, reading, speaking, writing and responding skills, as well as lesson planning and varied group work will be emphasized as well as a variety of resources, and procedures appropriate to the student’s development. Education 3120 TESL Practicum The TESL Practicum is designed to allow students to observe and participate in the practical application of the theory, skills, and methodology studied in ED3123 and ED3133. While a requirement for the TESL certificate, this course is non-credit for degree purposes. Prerequisite: ED3123 and ED3133, at least concurrently. Education 3123 Teaching English as a Second Language I This course introduces students to concepts, theory, and methodology related to teaching English as a second language and to the various components of ESL classes. Students will also have a thorough review of the fundamentals of English grammar. Prerequiste: 2nd year status and 6 credit hours of English, or permission from the registrar. Education 3133 Teaching English as a Second Language II This course is a continuation of ED3123 (TESL I) and further develops the student’s understanding of theory and methodology related to teaching English as a second language. Prerequisite: ED3123. Education 3203 Mathematics Education This course will have a focus on investigation of approaches to mathematics instruction at the elementary and middle school levels. Effective usage of varied materials such as manipulatives will be developed through class/group activities, unit and lesson plans, as well as through a variety of classroom discussions and investigations. A number of other areas will be explored including unit and lesson planning, integration of math with other subjects, classroom presentations and current trends in mathematics education. Education 3213 Theory and Practice: Secondary This course looks at the application of current research to classroom issues. The major emphais is on classroom management skills as outlined in the “Classroom Organization and Management Program,” COMP. Topics included would be: organizing the classroom, plannin and teaching rules and procedures, managing student work and improving student accountability, maintaining good student behaviour, planning and organizing instruction, and conducting and facilitating instruction to maintain momentum. This course is intended to serve as one of the key components of a student’s first term in an education program. It would normally be taken in the first term of the consecutive degree program or in the second year of a five-year concurrent program.. Education 3223 Theory and Practice: Elementary This course will continue to introduce students to issues in contemporary education. Some of the areas addressed will include: legal considerations for teachers, educational policies, ethical considerations, communication challenges, teacher wellness, and constructivism. Prerequisite: Education 3213.


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Education 3243* Developmental Disabilities After examining normal cognitive and social development of the child, this course will survey present research pertaining to various developmental disabilities in children, youth and adults. Case studies in selected areas will be utilized. Education 3303 Science Education The teaching of science at the elementary and middle school levels will be the focus of this course. An exploration of science teaching and learning based on prior conceptions and experiences will be used to support and develop science literacy. Topics include theoretical perspectives, assessment, classroom procedures and integration of science themes in other curriculum areas. Education 3313 Instructional and Learning Processes: Elementary This course examines classroom practices, strategies for instruction, organization for instruction, brained based research, assessment and a teaching framework as these relate to the elementary grade levels. The course will provide learning for teachers to facilitate the learning of their students in the early years of school, K – 5. Education 3323 Instructional and Learning Processes: Secondary This course examines classroom practices, strategies for instruction, organization for instruction and further advancement of the matter of assessment as these relate to the Secondary grade levels. The course will provide learning for teachers to facilitate the learning of their students’ grades 6 – 12. This course will also address the matter of professional development and the creation of a Showcase Portfolio. Prerequisite: Education 3313. Education 3333 School Relational Dynamics This course addresses the various relationships, which are part of a teacher’s regular day. Issues of conflict, confronting, conferencing, professional ethics, the relationship cycle and teaming will be addressed. These topics are all viewed in the context of a teacher’s relationships with students, colleagues, parents and community. Education 3343* Language Development This course examines the sequence of language development spanning the entire life span. Emphasis will be placed on major theoretical approaches to language development and on related areas such as cognition and literacy. Education 3413 Social Studies Education This course is designed to acquaint students with an overview of social studies and to assist students in developing skills for effective social studies instruction. Students will focus on various strategies/procedures and will develop activities and projects designed to illustrate curriculum components. In addition various perspectives on the teaching of social studies will be studied. Education 3443* Early Childhood Development This course will apply developmental psychological findings to early childhood education and care, early experience and heredity, and learning and perception, to understand how


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such factors affect the cognitive and social development of the young child. Case studies pertaining to early infantile autism and child abuse will be examined in detail. Education 3453* Adolescent Development A survey of the physical, intellectual, emotional and social dimensions of the adolescent as s/he matures and adjusts during years of transition and change, with special consideration of the work of noted psychologists specializing in the study of the adolescent years. Education 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Education These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Education 3613* Children’s Literature This course includes classic works of children’s literature (such as Grimm’s Fairy Tales and Alice in Wonderland), Canadian children’s literature (such as Anne of Green Gables), and both Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Lewis’ Narnia series. Throughout, attention will be given both to understanding this rich literature and to how it might be taught to children. Education 3723* Psychological Tests and Measurement This course will involve a survey of psychological tests used in both individual assessment and research areas. Principles of test construction and evaluation will be central concepts in the study of selected tests. In addition to class lecture, supervised laboratory experiences in test administration and interpretation will be undertaken. Education 3773* Communication Disorders This course surveys the field of human communication disorders. It will commence with a brief examination of the basics of the field, including the professions concerned with human communication disorders, definitions of the oral-verbal aspects of communication and the anatomy and physiology of the human speech mechanism. This will be followed by an introduction to various speech and language disorders. Finally, the course will specifically look at communication differences and disorders of special populations. Education 3823 Physical/Wellness Education This course involves an exploration of the materials and methods relevant to the teaching of physical education at the elementary and middle school levels. Over the course of the term students will be introduced to practical applications of the physical education curriculum including examinations of key concepts, skills and program planning for this area of learning. Additionally, time will be made for education practices associated with interests and concerns relevant to health education. Education 3913 Fine Arts Education I: Music This Fine Arts methods course will place a strong emphasis on the music component taught within the K-8 context of New Brunswick schools.


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Education 3923 Fine Arts Education II: Art This Fine Arts methods course will place a strong emphasis on the art component taught within the K-8 context of New Brunswick schools. Education 4013 Worldview Seminar This course is designed to challenge the student to consider the process of integrating knowledge and abilities within the world in which s/he lives. The course will address various educational philosophies as well as the question of worldview, while examining ways in which different knowledge bases and “cultural realities” influence understanding and learning. (To be taken by non-Atlantic Baptist University graduates within the consecutive program.) Education 4103 Educational Psychology: Inclusionary Practices This course focuses on the application of psychological principles to teaching and learning that support the inclusion of children with exceptional needs into the regular classroom. Theory and practice will be considered together as information and ideas are drawn from research and applied to teaching while also providing service to students with diverse learning needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the development of appropriate curriculum modifications, teacher competencies and effective instructional procedures and strategies for addressing the needs of these specific learners and creating reflective inclusive classrooms. Prerequisites: Education 3213, 3223, 3313, 3323. Education 4203 Developmental Literacy This course will focus on students at the middle school level (grades 4-8) and further develop those areas studied in Education 3113. Various concerns related to students who may or may not have achieved success in becoming literate will be examined. The goal of this course is to assist each student in becoming “A well-prepared teacher capable of assisting most readers in the classroom, including those who are struggling.” Techniques, research findings, and materials for motivating children and young adolescents will be emphasized, demonstrated, and utilized within this course. Prerequisite: Education 3113. Education 4713* Behaviour Disorders in Children and Adolescents This course will involve a survey of emotional, behavioural and social disorders in children and adolescents. Specific topics in this area of study will include the history of the field, diagnostic classifications, theoretical approaches and a survey of therapeutic interventions and service-delivery models. Education 5115 Internship (15 cr. hrs.) The Internship is comprised of two parts. The first part is an observational component whereby each student must complete 72 contact hours with the public school setting. The second part is a 15-week full-time component in the public school.


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Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education Courses To register in the following advanced education courses (6 credit hours), students should hold a Bachelor of Education degree and be involved as a professional in a school setting. For more information see Advanced Education Courses under the section called Adult Learner Professional Studies Division in the Academic Calendar. Education 6106 Addressing the Needs of Struggling Readers in Inclusive Classrooms Exploration of approaches to instruction that address the needs of struggling readers will be the mandate of this course. Emphasis will be on connecting assessment results to instructional planning. Topics will include characteristics of skilled readers; causes of reading difficulties; overview of specific learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder; managing an effective learning environment; formal and informal assessment methods; and the effects of poverty on literacy. Prerequisite: B.Ed. Education 6126 Language and Reading: Development, Processes and Remediation This course will provide an overview of the development of language and reading skills in typical and exceptional children. Participants will examine research and practice in the processes and remediation of reading competencies. The emphasis of this course is on practical application of research-based strategies. Topics include: development of reading skills; phonemic awareness; decoding; components of comprehension; how assessment informs instruction; enhancing independent readers; diversity and literacy. Prerequisite: B.Ed. Education 6136 Reading in the Content Area This course will explore the instructional techniques used to foster reading comprehension across content area classrooms. Topics include: vocabulary development; prereading strategies; textbook study skills; numeracy; writing to learn; authentic reading assessment; classroom organization and management; boys and literacy; and motivating struggling readers. Prerequisite: B.Ed. Education 6216 Writing Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom This course will explore the research and application of instructional strategies for the written language. Course will emphasize instruction and resources for K-8 grade levels. Topics include: continuum of children’s writing development; text forms and features; traits of writing; writing assessment instructional approaches and classroom organization. Prerequisite: B.Ed. Education 6346 Literacy and Technology: Connections for Teaching and Learning Examination of educational technology from the teacher’s perspective will be the focus of this course. Emphasis is on integrating education technology into classroom curriculum. Topics include: Choosing effective technology to enhance instruction; teaching internet literacy; integrating technology across the curriculum; and developing softward and database skills. Prerequisite: B.Ed.


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English English is every student's essential instrument of understanding and expression. Those taking a B.A. in English will discover a degree that features a strong base in a two-year survey of major authors’ works, special emphasis on Canadian Literature and Shakespeare, a range of choices among historical periods, and special studies at the 4000 level. As graduates they will have laid the foundation for many careers in which language, advanced reading, and communication are especially important, including journalism, law, public relations, counseling, Christian ministries, teaching English, creative writing, and graduate studies in English literature. . Major - 42 credit hours in English including 1013, 1023, 2013, and 2023; one of 2313 or 2323; one of 3013, 3023, 3033 or 3043; 3893; 3933; two pre-1800 courses from 3003, 3133, 3303, 3853 or 3873; two post-1800 courses from 3413, 3423, 3713, 3723, 3733, 3753, or 3763; and two courses at the 4000 level. Double Major - 36 credit hours in English including 1013, 1023, 2013, and 2023; one of 2313 and 2323; one of 3013, 3023, 3033 or 3043; 3893; 3933; one pre-1800 course from 3003, 3133, 3303, 3853 or 3873; one post-1800 course from 3413, 3423, 3713, 3723, 3733, 3753, or 3763; and two courses at the 4000 level. Major with Concentration in Creative Writing - 42 credit hours in English including 1013, 1023, 2013, and 2023; one of 2313 or 2323; one of 3013, 3023, 3033 or 3043; 3893; 3933; one pre-1800 course from 3003, 3133, 3303, 3853 or 3873; one post-1800 course from 3413, 3423, 3713, 3723, 3733, 3753, or 3763; two creative writing courses from 3973, 3983, or 3993; 4983; and one additional course at the 4000 level. Honours - 57 credit hours in English including 1013, 1023, 2013, and 2023; one of 2313 or 2323; one of 3013, 3023, 3033 or 3043; 3893; 3933; two pre-1800 courses from 3003, 3133, 3303, 3853 or 3873; two post-1800 courses from 3413, 3423, 3713, 3723, 3733, 3753, or 3763; 4996; and five additional courses, at least three of which must be at the 4000 level. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Unless otherwise stated, the prerequisites for all 3000-level courses are EN1013 and EN1023, or permission from the Registrar. The prerequisites for all 4000-level courses are EN1013 and EN1023, and either EN2013, third-year university standing, or permission from the Registrar.


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English 1013 Literary Heritage I This course presents English literature through an historical survey of major authors, thus introducing a wide variety of literary genres and themes. Instruction in grammar and the composition of formal academic essays is also given. Prerequisite: Grade 12 English. English 1023 Literary Heritage II This course continues the historical survey of major authors and continues to provide extensive instruction and exercise in composition and the writing of formal academic essays. Prerequisite: Grade 12 English. English 2013 Literary Heritage III A wider continuation of English 1013 and 1023, this course provides a fuller survey of English literature in its historical context, particularly up to 1700, and also focuses on the critical, composition, and research skills necessary to becoming a successful English major. English 2023 Literary Heritage IV A continuation of English 2013, this course includes a selection of classics in all genres from 1700 up to the present day, and assists students in developing the critical, composition, and research skills necessary to becoming a successful English major. English 2313 Early Canadian Literature This course follows the development of Canadian Literature from the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It includes a wide range of literature including poetry, humour, folklore, novels, and drama. English 2323 Modern Canadian Literature A survey of modern and contemporary Canadian literature, this course includes all genres and representative works from various regions of the country from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Through the discussion of selected themes, students will better understand their environment in Canadian society through its reflection in literature. English 3003 Medieval Literature This course examines the major medieval epics and romances. Though texts are studied first in translation, the course will also serve to introduce Old English, Middle English, and the specialized poetic languages of courtly romance and medieval theology. The subsequent influence of these major texts on later literary and popular culture will also be considered. English 3013 Shakespeare I This course is an examination of the earlier works of Shakespeare (prior to 1600), including his early tragedies, history plays, and comedies. It integrates his work within the cultural dynamics of the period and emphasizes both the literary and performance aspects of the plays.


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English 3023 Shakespeare II This course explores the post-1600 plays of Shakespeare, particularly his “problem plays,� later tragedies, and romance plays, emphasizing both their literary and performance aspects. English 3033 Shakespeare at Oxford I A further examination of the earlier works of Shakespeare (prior to 1600), this course is delivered in England in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme and includes visits to relevant sites in and around Oxford, London, and Stratford, as well as the opportunity to see a number of plays staged by professional theatre companies. English 3043 Shakespeare at Oxford II A further examination of the post-1600 plays of Shakespeare, this course is delivered with the advantages of being in England in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme. English 3133 Renaissance Literature This course is a study of the major developments in all genres of English Renaissance literature, except Shakespearean drama. English 3213* Drama I This course explores drama from its inception in Ancient Greece to the stage in Restoration England, with emphasis on the relationship between drama and its cultural context, and the historical shifts in and practical considerations of theatrical practice. (Normally offered in England as part of the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) English 3223* Drama II This course is a continuation of English 3213 and explores drama from the eighteenth century to the present day. (Normally offered in England as part of the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) English 3303 18th Century Literature This course is a survey of the major genres of 18th-century literature, including satire, comedy, journalistic and critical prose, comic opera, poetry, evangelical literature, and the beginnings of the novel. English 3413 Romantic Literature This course covers Romantic literature in English with special emphasis upon the major poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, and Keats. English 3423 Victorian Literature This course covers Victorian poetry and prose with special emphasis on the social contexts of the period as they are reflected in literature. English 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in English Courses available for approved students when the student's interests and the professor's expertise allow for a more in-depth, tutorial approach. Prerequisite: Permission from Registrar.


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English 3613* Children’s Literature This course includes classic works of children’s literature (such as Grimm’s Fairy Tales and Alice in Wonderland), Canadian children’s literature (such as Anne of Green Gables), and both Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Lewis’ Narnia series. Throughout, attention will be given both to understanding this rich literature and to how it might be taught to children. English 3713 The Development of the Novel This course is a study of the novel through its formative years and its classic achievements until it becomes the dominant literary genre of the twentieth century. English 3723 Twentieth Century Novel An examination the development of the novel in the twentieth century, this course emphasizes both the aesthetic qualities and the social and intellectual contexts of selected novels. English 3733 Twentieth Century Poetry This course examines major works in both modern British and modern American poetry from Yeats and Eliot to contemporary writers. It considers the history of twentieth century poetry with reference to the development of individual writers and in the context of important cultural and aesthetic features of modern times. English 3753 American Literature I A survey of major American authors from the colonial period to the late nineteenth century, this course reflects a diversity of perspectives from a number of ethnic, religious, and intellectual contexts, examining how these works begin to express value and a sense of cultural identity that is distinctively “American.” English 3763 American Literature II A survey of major American authors from the late nineteenth century to the present day, this course is concerned with the profound changes in American society, as reflected in its literature, and particularly with the rise of realism, naturalism, modernism, and postmodernism in the context of American culture. English 3823 Writing by Women This course examines writing by women in a variety of genres from the medieval period to the twentieth century to provide an understanding of women's literary tradition and pertinent practical and theoretical concerns. English 3873 The Bible and English Literature This course examines the influence of the Bible on the subsequent texts of English literature, showing how key biblical characters, themes, and images frequently reappear— either literally or as archetypes-- in poetry, drama, and fiction. English 3883 Classical Background to English Literature This course examines the classical writers and texts most influential on the subsequent texts of English literature, exploring their literary forms, religious mythology, and literary or rhetorical theory.


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English 3893 Literary Criticism This course is designed to consolidate the reader's interpretive skills through a critical examination of the foundational assumptions or underlying ‘worldview’ in various schools of contemporary literary theory; within this process, students will compare and contrast diverse understandings of the nature of language, literature, and literary criticism. English 3933* Effective Writing This course explores the techniques necessary to produce good critical thought and focused, effective writing. Students will develop their skills by studying relevant theory, analyzing sample works, and writing original works of their own. English 3973 Creative Writing: Poetry This course introduces the craft of writing poetry, offering instruction in a wide variety of aesthetic forms and genres in both traditional and free verse poetry. English 3983 Creative Writing: Drama This course introduces the craft of writing drama, offering instruction in the development of dramatic plot, character, imagery, theme, and stagecraft, as well as in more specific dramatic forms such as soliloquies, dialogues, and meta-dramatic techniques. English 3993 Creative Writing: Fiction This course introduces the craft of writing fiction, offering instruction in the use of prose to develop plot, character, imagery, and theme, with special attention given to the crucial role played by narrative point of view within short stories and novels. English 4143 Chaucer This intensive study of Chaucer’s major work, The Canterbury Tales, examines the text in Middle English, with supporting audio and translation aids, in order to appreciate the linguistic inventiveness, narrative artistry, and theological wisdom of Chaucer’s work. English 4253 Donne and Herbert An intensive study of the poetry and prose of John Donne and George Herbert, this course emphasizes the poets’ common roots in English religious culture. English 4263 Bunyan and Defoe This intensive study of Bunyan and Defoe provides an examination of some of the earliest novels in English while exploring the complex value that narratives have as a means for understanding human experience. English 4413 Austen This course is an in-depth exploration of Jane Austen’s major novels as texts that show Austen’s development as a novelist and that engage with and reveal the social and intellectual influences of the period. Critical reception of her work, both now and in her own time, will be considered, along with revisions of her work through video.


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English 4443 Wordsworth and Coleridge This intensive study of two major Romantic poets focuses on how their tumultuous relationship helped to produce a new school of poetry intended to help readers escape from what Coleridge described as “the lethargy of custom.” English 4473 Barrett Browning and C. Rossetti This course examines two of the major Christian female poets of Victorian England, focusing on the interaction of their art, gender, and religion. English 4483 Dickens This course examines the novels of Charles Dickens in detail in order to develop an appreciation for his achievement as one of the world’s most popular and important writers. English 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in English These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. English 4613* 17th Century Landscape Meditation Literature A study of the rise of landscape literature, with special attention to the development of individualized contemplation of landscape, art, and nature. (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) English 4633 18th Century English Landscape Poetry A study of neoclassical landscape aesthetics, the English country house, and the history of landscaping on the grand scale, as reflected in lyric meditation and landscape poetry from 1700-1825. . (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) English 4813 T. S. Eliot This course examines the poetry, prose, and plays of T.S. Eliot, read against the cultural backdrop of early twentieth-century Europe. Themes explored include Eliot’s engagement with religious writers from ancient to contemporary contexts, and the impact of his work as poet, essayist, lecturer, and editor upon the twentieth-century. English 4823* Milton This course provides an intensive study of the major poetry and prose of John Milton (1608-74), with a particular emphasis on his theology. English 4833 Lewis & Tolkien This course provides an in-depth look at the literary and intellectual achievements of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as demonstrated in a selection of their writings, with particular attention to their mutual influence and common themes.


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English 4843 Northrop Frye This course is an intensive study of the literary theory and criticism of one of Canada’s most influential critics. English 4863 Laurence and Avison This course is an intensive study of two major Canadian Christian female writers, the novelist Margaret Laurence and the poet Margaret Avision. English 4923 20th Century World Authors This course examines some of the major 20th century writers from around the world and explores how their works expand our understanding of literature and give us a glimpse into different cultural and artistic traditions. English 4943 Southern U.S. Fiction This course examines a number of significant Southern U.S. writers who have used their setting to explore the conflict between the curse of history and the possibility of Christian faith. English 4983 Senior Project in Creative Writing Students who have satisfactorily completed two of the 3000-level creative writing courses can complete their concentration in creative writing by writing an extended example in the genre of their choice. English 4996 Honours Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element of their Honours degree requirements.

Fine Arts Fine Arts 1003 Fundamentals of Drawing I This is a studio-based course designed to develop the student’s abilities to see and draw with greater acuity. It will cover the basic theories of art as interpreted through the visual medium. Students will explore theories of seeing and drawing; light and shadow; the line as a descriptor of space and form; and the fundamental principles of seeing and drawing. The primary medium used will be pencil, charcoal and conte. Subjects of exploration will include landscape, nature, and still-life. Life drawing will be introduced at a fundamental level but life drawing will not be a component of this course.


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French French 1003 Introductory French This course is designed for students with a minimal background in French. Its goal is to enable the students to develop some proficiency in each of the four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. (Only offered in special circumstances in lieu of French 1013) Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. French 1013 Fundamentals of French I The course is designed for beginners, or students with minimal French. It seeks to develop the basic speaking, reading and writing skills through a variety of oral and written activities. French 1023 Fundamentals of French II This course is a continuation of French 1013. Prerequisite: French 1013. French 1513 Intermediate French I This course is designed for students with a background of high school French. It provides an intensive program of language practice through oral exercises in class, as well as the formal study of grammar. French 1523 Intermediate French II This course is a continuation of French 1513. French 2513 Advanced French I This course is designed for students with a background of French immersion, or the equivalent. The main goal of the course is to improve the students' command of French grammatical structures, in both oral and written form. French 2523 Advanced French II This course is a continuation of French 2513. Prerequisite: French 2513. French 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in French Courses available for approved students only, and designed to improve oral and written expression through regular written assignments and the reading and discussion of a variety of materials. Prerequisite: French 2523.


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Geography Geography 1013 Introduction to Physical Geography I This course is an introduction to geomorphology, the scientific study of landscape. In the course, students will be inroduced to earth materials, the nature and formation of major landform features on the earth’s surface, and the processes that continue to shape the physical landscape. Geography 1023 Introduction to Physical Geography II This course is an introduction to the earth’s atmosphere and the biosphere. The course will introduce physical elements of weather and climate, causes, changes and patterns of weather as well as climatic conditions, spatial and dynamic interrelations of climate, soils and vegetation.

German German 1013 Introductory German I This is a course designed for beginners with no or limited knowledge of German. It stresses the integrated approach to language through reading, speaking, listening, and writing. The language spoken in class will be German for most of the time. German 1023 Introductory German II This course is a continuation of German 1013. Prerequisite: German 1013.

Greek Greek 1013 Introduction to Koine Greek I This course is desinged to teach the basic elements of Koiné Greek grammar with particular emphasis on noun formation, vocabulary acquisition, and elementary reading in the Greek New Testament. Greek 1023 Introduction to Koine Greek II This course is a continuation of Greek 1013. It focuses on acquiring the basic elements of Koiné Greek grammar with particular emphasis on the verb system, vocabulary acquisition, and reading the Greek New Testament.


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Hebrew Hebrew 1013 Elementary Hebrew I This course is an introduction to the main elements of the Hebrew language of the Biblical period. In addition to the study of the basic grammar and vocabulary of the language the student is introduced as soon as possible to readings from the Hebrew Bible. Hebrew 1023 Elementary Hebrew II This course is a continuation of Hebrew 1013 with emphasis placed on translating specific portions from the Old Testament. Prerequisite: Hebrew 1013. Hebrew 3023 Intermediate Hebrew Grammar Intermediate Hebrew is a course that is designed to enable the student not only to become familiar with some of the detail of the grammatical structures of the language but also be able to translate some of main variety of the genres of the Hebrew Bible: narrative, legal, prophetic, wisdom and the language of piety and prayer. Text criticism, philology and exegesis will also be considered in this course.

History History helps to put one's life and times into perspective. Understanding the past is crucial for one's sense of identity. The B.A. in History will explore the people, places and ideas of the past. Students will learn specific life skills, such as how to ask the right questions, how to find answers, how to think logically, and how to write and express oneself with precision and imagination. The overarching purpose of the History program is to introduce students to the rise of the West within the world context and to introduce students to the symbiotic relationship among world cultures. History graduates will be oriented toward careers in teaching, research, law, politics, heritage preservation, journalism and ministry. Major - 39 credit hours in History including: 1113, 1123, 2413, 2613, 2833, 3013, 3023, plus six further courses at least five of which must be at the 3000-4000 level; two of these five must be at the 4000 level. In addition, one of these six courses must be in European history, one must be in North American history and one must be in African history. Honours - 54 credit hours in History including: 1113, 1123, 2413, 2613, 2833, 3013, 3023, and 4996 plus 9 further courses in History including at least two at the 4000 level. At least one of these 9 courses must be in European history, at least one must be in North American history and one in African history. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required.


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No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. History 1113 World History I: Western Civliziation in Global Context to 1600 This course surveys history from ancient times to the seventeenth century. Topics covered include ideas, values, institutions, major envents and the spread of Christianity. History 1123 World History II: Themes in Global History from 1600 to the Present This course considers the process of globalization from 1600 to the present with special attention to economic, religious, and geopolitical forces. History 2113 Pre-Confederation Canada Beginning with the coming of the French in 1608, this study will trace the key social, political, and economic developments of colonial North America. The aim is to bring the student to that point where there is a clear understanding of how and why the colonies became a country - Canada in 1867. History 2123 Canada Since 1867 Starting with the reality of Confederation in 1867, this study will examine the growing pains of diversity, and the progress of the young country of Canada. Through critical discussion, and yet historical examination of the various pivotal points of Canada's past, the student will be led to an understanding of where present day Canada came from, and where it is going, given the ongoing Constitutional debates within our geographical boundaries. History 2213 British History To 1689 This course traces British History from the Celts to the Glorious Revolution with particular attention paid to the development of influential institutions unique to Britain such as the monarch, parliament, the church and trade. History 2223 British History From 1689 To 1990 This course traces the social, economic and political developments which gave Britain the greatest Empire in history and then brought about its decline. History 2413 Introduction To The Study Of African History This course is an overview of the main phases of Africa’s history and its historiographical development. It will introduce students to African political and social organization and representation through the colonial period. History 2613 Europe: 1500 To The Present This course explores themes in European history from the Early Modern period to the present. It examines people, events, movements, and ideas, particularly as they contributed to Europe’s rise to world dominance and its gradual decline from that position.


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History 2833 North American: 1500 To The Present This course explores selected themes in North American history from initial European settlement to the end of the Cold War. Comparative summary attention will be given to settlement patterns, regionalism, ethnicity, politics and economics in the United States and Canada. History 3013 Probing The Past: The Nature of History I This course will provide students with a thorough introduction to the discipline of History. Selected topics will examine the nature of historical knowledge and the process of studying and understanding the past. A variety of themes will be highlighted including the philosophical foundations of History, consideration of the writings of great historians, the intellectual and technical skills involved in researching, writing and interpreting History and the significance of a Christian perspective on the past. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours at the 2000 level. History 3023 Probing The Past: The Nature of History II This course is a continuation of History 3013. Prerequisite: History 3013. History 3113 Medieval Europe This course traces the key elements of the Medieval world, including the church, monasticism and feudalism, from their origin in a declining Roman Empire to the beginning of the Reformation. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3133 Victorian Britain This course explores life and society during the reign of Queen Victoria in Britain (18371901). It will examine various themes pertaining to the period, including the British Empire, women and their roles, politics, religion, middle class, economics and industry. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3213 The Ancient World This course is designed as an introduction to the history of the ancient world. Beginning with the Sumerians (3000 B.C.E.), the culture, social institutions and achievements of the main civilizations of the Ancient Near East are surveyed up to and including the Persian Period (333 B.C.E.) Corequisites: History 1113, 1123 and Religious Studies 2003, 2033. History 3223 The Greco-Roman World This course is designed to bring the student to a basic understanding of the Greco-Roman world. This includes the political, military, social, religious and intellectual histories of the period. Corequisites: History 1113, 1123 and Religious Studies 2003, 2033. History 3233 Peoples And Cultures of Africa In Historical Transition This survey course introduces students to the cultural transitions experienced by some of the main peoples that inhabit Africa today. It considers these societies’ traditional cultures and how they have been transformed by western and other contacts. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level.


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History 3413 Europe: From Renaissance to Reformation This course examines western Europe during the Renaissance and traces the beginning of the Reformation in Germany. Topics include the beginning of the modern science and the fragmentation of the Church. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3453 Modern European Art and Cultural History (1450-1980) This course covers the intellectual history of artistic content and expression as it reflects social and intellectual developments from the Renaissance and the rise of perspective and landscape in painting (with special attention to Claude, Gainsborough, and Monet) to the decline of representational perspective and landscape painting in abstract and post-modern art (with special attention to Picasso, Hepworth, and Francis Bacon II). Includes field trips to art galleries. (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3463 European Intellectual History in the Modern Era This course is an intellectual history of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day. By examining important developments in the areas of science, philosophy, religion, and politics, students will become familiar with some of the key ideas that helped define the nature of this two hundred year period. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in History These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. History 3613 Nineteenth Century Europe Beginning with the background of the French Revolution, the course examines major developments of European History which see Europe reach the paramount position in the world. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3623 Twentieth Century Europe Beginning with World War I, the course examines the dramatic developments in the twentieth century that have reshaped world history and the relative position of Europe within it. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3643* The Reformation in Europe This course examines the development of Protestantism as a social, economic, political and religious reaction to the status quo of European society. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level.


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History 3663 Autobiography And Life Writing In 19thand 20thCentury English Canada This course explores autobiography and other forms of “life writing� as important sources for understanding individual life experiences in 19th and 20th century English Canada. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3813 Colonial America: 1492 to 1763 This course will explore the main themes in the history of Colonial America beginning with Christopher Columbus and his voyages of discovery in the late 15th century. Course topics will include the period of European exploration of the New World, the first attempts at Colonization by European nations, and the development of Colonial society up to the Seven Years War. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3823 America: From The Revolution to the Civil War This course will explore the main themes in the history of the United States, from the causes and consequences of the American Revolution in the 1760's and 1770's to the crisis which caused the Civil War a century later. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3833 Modern Revolutions This course examines the themes common to several modern revolutions including the American, French and Russian revolutions. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3883* Intellectual History of Science and Religion (1600-1980) From theory to paradigm, from the telescope to the atom and beyond (with selected study of Copernicus, Newton, Darwin, biblical archaeology, Einstein, and Hawking), this course examines the Proofs Scientific, in its historical context, as marshalled for and against religion. Field trips to museums included. (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3923 Maritime Provinces Since 1800 This course will explore the development of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in the post-Confederation period. Maritime adjustment to political union and its role within Confederation will be examined. Special emphasis will be placed on social, religious, economic and political trends in the context of regional disparity. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level. History 3993* Baptist History An introduction to Baptist history and growth from the early seventeenth century to the present, including a study of theological principles shared by Baptist churches. (This course is normally taught in conjunction with Acadia Divinity College.) Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123 or six credit hours in History at the 2000 level.


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History 4103 Canadian Culture and Ideas This advanced seminar course explores selected themes in intellectual and cultural history in twentieth century Canada through readings, discussion and class presentations. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Registrar. History 4213 Stuart England This seminar-style course will focus upon selected topics and themes in late-Tudor and early-Stuart England. Topics may vary from year to year and will focus on the political, social and religious context and various interpretations of the period. Important topics such as the civil war and revolution, the protectorate and the restoration of the monarchy will be included. Students will be encouraged to identify themes of personal interest for their major research project. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Registrar. History 4233 Women In Early Modern Britain This seminar course explores the place and role of women in early-modern England (15001714). It focuses on economic, political, social, and religious themes. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Professor. History 4303 Women In Southern African History This course seeks to identify and examine the place of women in the history and historiography of Southern Africa, especially as it relates to the influence of settler colonialism. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Professor. History 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in History These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial or project approach. Students involved will need to be highly capable and would have previously completed upper-level prerequisite course work. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Professor. History 4813* Canadian Religious History This seminar-style course will focus upon selected religious themes in 19th and 20th century Canada. Topics will vary from year to year and may include the role of religion in regional development, politics, economics, secularization, gender formation, consumerism and education. Students are encouraged to identify themes of interest for their major research project. Prerequisites: Twelve credit hours in History or permission of the Professor. History 4853 Internship in History This course is a supervised research practicum in a media, archival, legal, publishing, or museum setting involving eighty hours of monitored work. Acceptance into this course is contingent upon the availability of placements and the permission of the Professor. History 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element to their Honours degree requirement.


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Interdisciplinary Studies Interdisciplinary Studies 1000 Introduction to University A noncredit required course for all first-time postsecondary students at Atlantic Baptist University. It is designed to introduce students to the distinctives of university life including study habits and research skill protocols. Completion of ID1000 allows a student to waive one of their Community Practicum requirements. (Transfer students with at least 15 credit hours completed need not enroll.) Interdisciplinary Studies 1613 Contemporary Youth Culture This course is designed to give students an introduction to contemporary adolescent subcultures in Canada. The influences of media, family and friends upon adolescents are examined, as are adolescent attitudes toward sexuality, music, television and other elements of popular culture. Social problems related to youth as well as theories of adolescence and the history of adolescence are also explored. Interdisciplinary Studies 1623 Methodologies For Reaching and Teaching Youth This course is designed to give students a basic introduction to adolescent spiritual and moral development, educational theory, teaching strategies and learning styles. Attention is also given to theories of leadership and interpersonal communication. Students are assisted in developing their own vision, purpose, philosophy and strategies for working with youth today. Interdisciplinary Studies 2610 Sophmore Internship I This is a noncredit internship experience involving approximately five hours per week of helping with a youth group in a ministry setting. Students also meet weekly as a group for the purposes of classroom instruction, support, and accountability. This is open only to second year students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623. Interdisciplinary Studies 2620 Sophmore Internship II This is a continuation of Interdisciplinary Studies 2610 and is open only to students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623. Interdisciplinary Studies 2873* Introduction of Global Missions The course will explore global missions, serving as an introduction for students who may be considering a cross-cultural mission experience. The course will introduce the theology of the missions and provide an overview of the history of global missions from 1850 to today. It will examine contemporary issues facing the mission movement including: The AID’s epidemic, the indigenous church and contextualization of the gospel and how these issues affect the strategies used in modern missions.


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Interdisciplinary Studies 3103 Short Term Youth Mission This courses explores the history, philosophy, and theology of short term mission as well as how to prepare and lead a youth team on a short term mission experience in North America. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623 or permission of Registrar. Interdisciplinary Studies 3113 Sociological and Theological Perspective of Contemporary Youth This course will be an in-depth theological and sociological examination of youth culture and youth ministry. Millennial youth trends, the socialization process and the shifting role of various institutions (family, peer arena, church, media, state, and market economy) in shaping the coming of age process. In addition, students wll explore the ramifications of post-modernity, new technologies and the 21st century’s growing global youth culture. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623 or permission of Registrar. Interdisciplinary Studies 3143 Local Church Youth Ministry This course will be an introduction to the practice of youth ministry in the local church with special attention given to ministry within the Atlantic Canadian context. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 1613, 1623 or permission of Registrar. Interdisciplinary Studies 3153* Christian Spirituality This course will explore the historical and theological dimensions of Christian spirituality from the writings of selected thinkers from the early church until the present. Students will be encouraged to reflect academically and personally in order to enhance their own spiritual practice. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Interdisciplinary Studies 3413 Youth Ministry and Leadership This course focuses on the link and connection between working with youth and dveloping leadership skills and abilities in oneself as well as assisting the adolescent to grow as leaders themselves. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Interdisciplinary Studies 3610 Junior Internship I This is a noncredit internship experience involving at least eight hours per week of working directly with adolescents under the supervision of an experienced youth worker. Students also meet weekly as a group with an experienced youth minister for both classroom instruction on the application of theory to practice as well as for mutual support and accountability. Open only to third year students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies 2610, 2620. Interdisciplinary Studies 3620 Junior Internship II This is a continuation of Interdisciplinary Studies 3610 and is open only to students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisite: Interdisciplinary Studies 3610.


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Interdisciplinary Studies 3753* Leadership This course explores classic and contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice. Topics covered include leadership behaviours and substitutes, the role of the follower in the leadership process, and transformational leadership. Prerequisites: Youth Leadership Certificate students with at least third year standing and other third and fourth year students upon permission of the Registrar. Interdisciplinary Studies 3873* International Relief and Development This course will explore the biblical basis for relief and development, the relationship between evangelism and relief and development, the underlying causes of poverty in the Third World and the implementation of relief and development in that context. Prerequisites: Second year standing or higher is required. Sociology 1013, 1023 are recommended. Interdisciplinary Studies 4013 Worldview Seminar This is a seminar course for all first degree seniors from all disciplines. It is designed to challenge the student to consider the process of integrating his/her knowledge and abilities within the world in which he/she lives. The course will deal with the question of worldview while examining ways in which different knowledge bases and "cultural realities" influence understanding. Interdisciplinary Studies 4610 Senior Internship I This is a noncredit internship experience involving 10 hours per week as the director of a small youth group. Students meet weekly as a group with an experienced youth minister for both classroom instruction on the application of theory to practice as well as for mutual support and accountability. Open only to fourth year students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisite: Interdisciplinary Studies 3620. Interdisciplinary Studies 4620 Senior Internship II This is a continuation of Interdisciplinary Studies 4610 and is open only to students in the Youth Leadership Certificate. Prerequisite: Interdisciplinary Studies 4610. Interdisciplinary Studies 4863* Cross-Cultural Internship This internship involves intensive interaction with another cultural/ethnic group, normally overseas. It requires significant interaction with people from a different culture or subculture, the keeping of thorough field notes, a literature review, writing a major paper and a satisfactory completion of the requirements of the sponsoring group, as determined through consultation between the professor and the field supervisor. Students can apply to go with a non-profit mission or relief organization, a government agency or with a forprofit company, usually in the summer. Prerequisites: Sociology 2133 and any two of Sociology 2143, Interdisciplinary Studies/Religious Studies 2873, Communication Studies/Linguistics 2023.


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Interdisciplinary Studies 4903 Senior Seminar This reading and research course is a culminating experience for the senior student. It is designed to have the student integrate knowledge and skills from at least three disciplines and apply that learning to a major research project.

Japanese Japanese 1013 Introduction to Japanese I This introduction to Japanese starts with the basics of pronunciation, writing, grammar, and common expressions, gradually adding additional vocabulary and grammatical structures. Through both oral and written exercises, students develop their ability to communicate in Japanese. Japanese 1023 Introduction to Japanese II This continuation of Japanese 1013 further develops students’ ability to communicate in Japanese. Students will learn additional grammatical forms and more complex sentence structures while continuing to build vocabulary and develop speaking/listening skills. Students will also continue to develop their use of the Japanese writing systems. Prerequisite: Japanese 1013.

Linguistics Linguistics 2013* Linguistics I This is general survey course of linguistic concepts, and an introduction to the study of word and sentence structure, as well as grammatical and semantic relations. Linguistics 2023* Linguistics II This course focuses on articulatory phonetics and phonology. It includes practice in the perception, production, and transcription of speech sounds. The following courses are offered by the Canada Institute of Linguistics on the campus of Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia every summer. For more information see the paragraph on the Canada Institute of Linguistics in the section NonDegree Programs.


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Linguistics 210 Language and Society (2 semester/hrs) Includes topics such as multilingualism, geographic and social dialects, literacy and its effects, and the role of the mother tongue. Develops realistic expectations for crosscultural fieldwork. Linguistics 310 Articulatory Phonetics (3 semester/hrs) Includes a theoretical and practical introduction to the broad range of human speech sounds including tone, intonation, stress, and duration; extensive drill in producing, recognizing and recording speech sounds with phonetic symbols. Linguistics 330 Phonological Analysis (3 semester/hrs) Theory of language sound systems, principles of analysis of sound systems, and principles of forming an orthography. Linguistics 360 Grammatical Analysis (5 semester/ hrs) Theory of grammar and principles of language analysis: morphology, syntax, stems, words, phrases, sentences, and discourse structure, problem solving with actual language data.

Mathematics Mathematics 1003 Algebra and Trigonometry This course is offered to prepare students intending to take Mathematics 1113 Calculus for the Life Sciences. The course reviews and expands basic concepts involving algebra, graphical functions and trigonometry which are necessary for problem-solving. The course focuses on formulating mathematical models of real-life applications, particularly in the biological area. A new skill, that of learning to interpret answers (so necessary in calculus), is stressed. This course cannot be used to satisfy the Bachelor of Science degree requirement in mathematics. Mathematics 1113 Calculus For the Life Sciences This course is designed to equip a student in the biological sciences with a fundamental understanding of calculus as it is applied to biological sciences. This course will assume a working knowledge of pre-calculus mathematics at the senior high school level. Limits, differentiation and integration rules of all types of functions (polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric) will be covered. Their applications in the biological sciences (such as growth patterns or environmental effects) are explored through optimization problems, rates of change problems, and related rate problems. Prerequisites: NB High School Mathematics 112 or the equivalent (minimum of 75%) or Mathematics 1003. Mathematics 1203 Introduction to Statistics The purpose of this course is to introduce and orient students to the appropriate use and interpretation of general statistical procedures including distributions, means, deviations,


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normal distributions, correlations and regressions. This course will service all individuals choosing to enter an academic program where statistics is an integral part of scholastic pursuit. Prerequisite: Grade 11 Mathematics or equivalent. Mathematics 1233 Statistics for the Social Sciences This course is a continuation of Mathematics 1203 with primary attention paid to the inferential statistics used in the social sciences. Particular procedures covered will include hypothesis testing, significance tests, confidence, Chi-square and variance. The use of the SPSS computer statistical package will be included within the course. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1203.

Organizational Management Adult Learner Professional Studies (ALPS) division is a Bachelor of Arts degree-completion program which is designed and delivered in a non-traditional fashion. It is for the mature adult who is employed, has some post-secondary education, and wants to complete his or her undergraduate degree. The one focus within this alternate degree option is a major in Organizational Management. Oganizational Management 1003 Biblical Themes The Bible is foundational to Western literature, religion, law, history and general culture and basic biblical literacy is, therefore, a fundamental element of a liberal arts education. This course introduces adult learners to the Bible by means of an overview of its basic content and major themes. Special attention is given to the themes of covenant, redemption, justice, righteousness, reconciliation, eschatology and hope. Adult learners are guided in an examination of biblical faith and teachings in relation to daily life and individual purpose. Organizational Management 1033 Basic Christian Thought This course introduces students to the basic beliefs of Christianity, their basis in the Bible and their historical development. It also considers their relevance to contemporary worldviews. Organizational Management 1043 Western Ideas in History and Literature This module introduces the adult learner to western literature that has influenced society, and includes an overview of those aspects of human experience and endeavour that enable one to speak of Western Civilization, as well as the characteristic traits of culture which enable one to distinguish the various eras from each other. Asian, African and preColumbian American cultures are given summary treatment.


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Organizational Management 1304 An Introduction to Research and Analysis Using Statistics Problem analysis and evaluation techniques are presented. Adult learners are shown methods for defining, researching, analysing, and evaluating a problem in their work or vocational environments that they have selected for independent study project. Specific statistical information covered in the course includes identifying and measuring objectives, collecting data, working with significance levels, and analysing variance and constructing questionnaires. Organizational Management 3003 Adult Development and Life Assessment This course introduces adult learners to adult development theory and links these concepts to life through a process of individual reflection. Both classical and contemporary adult development theories are examined. These theories then provide the paradigm for selfanalysis and life assessment, the basis for understanding individuals within organizations. Organizational Management 3103 Group and Organizational Dynamics This course is a study of group behaviour and how group functioning affects organizational effectiveness. Emphasis is placed on decision-making and resolving conflict in groups. Adult learners develop strategies for efficient and productive group management and determine which tasks are handled by groups or individuals. Organizational Management 3113 Issues in Management Adult learners examine motivational theory and its application to individual and group functioning in work and home situations. Leadership styles related to particular circumstances are analysed. Negotiation is covered through readings and class practice, with an analysis of the effect on productivity. Organizational Management 3213 Managerial Accounting This module will focus on three levels of analysis and its effect upon the cost centres and profit centres. These areas will be addressed as they relate to cost accounting, cost-volumeprofit analysis, budgeting, variance analysis and relevant costs for decision-making. Adult learners will be expected to apply concepts covered in earlier courses in accounting. Organizational Management 3313 Managerial Finance Principles of economics necessary to equip managers and supervisors for effective decision-making and leadership are presented. Special consideration will be given to financial markets, the investment decision by the firm, the efficient market theory and the financing decision. Specific economic concepts will be applied to problem solving in the manager’s workplace. Organizational Management 3333 Personal Values and Organizational Ethics Several major ethical theories are reviewed. Adult learners are asked to examine personal values through readings and workplace analysis to formulate a management philosophy incorporating business ethics, government accountability, human rights, and a responsible lifestyle in the contemporary world.


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Organizational Management 3343 Strategic Planning This course introduces adult learners to various management planning models and techniques and applies these to business cases. It stresses the concepts of strategic planning and strategic management. Organizational Management 3413 Social Problems and Their Impact on the Workplace This course presents an analysis of major contemporary social problems. Particular attention is given to the problems of poverty, racism, sexism, drug and alcohol abuse, and illiteracy, and their impact on the contemporary workplace. Consideration is given to diverse sociological perspectives regarding the cause, consequences, and solutions to these problems. Organizational Management 3623 Human Resource Management Adult learners explore the values and perceptions of selected groups affecting social and economic life through an analysis of policies and practices of recruitment, selection, training, development and compensation of employees. Special attention is given to Equal Opportunity and Health and Safety legislation through a series of case studies and simulations. Organizational Management 3663 Organizational Communication This course investigates communication and relationships in creating a productive work environment. Effectiveness in personal and social relationships is also covered through readings and exercises involving non-verbal communication, constructive feedback, dealing with anger, and resolving conflict. Organizational Management 3713 Systems Approach to Organizational Change Adult learners examine the formal and informal functions of organizations and analyse agencies or organizations based on a systems model. Adult learners will also analyse and solve organizational problems using a step-by-step method. This analysis will be applied to adult learners’ work-related independent study projects. Organizational Management 3813 Managerial Marketing Principles of marketing that need to be understood by managers in all areas in order to develop and utilize effective marketing practices are examined. Concepts of our global economy, including major social, psychological, and political influences, will be explored and their marketing implications considered from a manager’s perspective. Organizational Management 3914 Business Law Business law studies the history, background, sources and influences of our modern day law as it pertains to the business activities of individuals, corporations and other legal entities. As a part of this module particular emphasis will be placed upon the laws governing contracts, creditors’ rights, secured transactions, bankruptcy, agency, partnerships and corporations. Today’s managers need to understand the basic legal concepts to avoid costly courtroom problems and other legal issues. Organizational Management 4013 Worldview Perspectives This course is designed to challenge the adult learner to consider the process of integrating his or her knowledge and abilities within the world in which s/he lives. The course is team-


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taught and will deal with the question of worldview while examining ways in which different knowledge bases and “cultural realities” influence understanding. An integral part of the course will seek to consider the role of religion – and specifically Christianity – in influencing and shaping one’s view of the world. Organizational Management 4904 Applied Research Project Presentations The Applied Research Project is a major research effort designed to enhance knowledge in an area related to one’s work or community and provide research skills to assist in effective decision-making. The adult learner completes a research project related to his/her employment environment. Statistical analysis concepts and methods assist the adult learner in identifying a topic, collecting data, and measuring results. A university faculty member monitors the progress of the independent study, and an on-site contact makes certain that the adult learner devotes at least 200 hours to the project. An oral report of project findings is given by each adult learner.

Philosophy Philosophy 2003 Greek Philosophy This is a study course of the birth and development of philosophy in ancient Greece with a particular emphasis on the thought of Plato and Aristotle. Philosophy 2013 Modern Western Philosophy A study of the history of modern philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with special attention given to leading philosophers such as Descartes, Locke, Hume and Kant. Philosophy 2023 Contemporary Western Philosophy A study of the major trends, thinkers and schools of philosophy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including Idealism, Marxism, Pragmatism, Logical Positivism and Existentialism. Philosophy 2223 Ethics This is an introduction to the major ethical theories in the Western tradition and to the application of these theories to such problems as abortion, euthanasia, reproductive technologies, world hunger, war and racism. Philosophy 2733* Survey of Eastern Philosophy This course pursues a study of the philosophies of India and China including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. Philosophy 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Philosophy These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar.


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Philosophy 3813* Philosophy of Religion A critical examination of philosophic religious problems including proof for God’s existence, the validity of religious language, conflicting truth claims, revelation, evil and immorality. Prerequisite: Six credit hours in Philosophy.

Physics Physics 1113 Physics For the Life Sciences This course is intended to introduce students in the biological sciences to the basic concepts of physics with applications to the life sciences where possible. Subjects covered will include motion, force, momentum, energy and radiation. (Three hours of lectures, 1 hour of tutorial and 3 hours of labs per week.) Prerequisites: Mathematics 1003 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent and Mathematics 1203. Physics 1503 Astronomy and the Earth Sciences The emphasis of the course will not only be to understand the essential elements of astronomy and the earth sciences but also to be able to relate the concepts taught to real life with a focus on consequences and applications. (This course is normally made available only to ALPS students in fulfilling their Science credit.)

Psychology The B.A. in Psychology provides the student with an understanding of individual development and behaviour in a social context. Theory and the critical evaluation of research are stressed. Graduates from this degree program are prepared for a wide variety of career options including graduate study in psychology, law, business, ministry and various human services professions. Major - 39 credit hours in Psychology including: 1013, 1023, 2033, 3603, 3913, 4613, one course in Developmental Psychology (either 2213, 2223 or 2233), one additional 4000 level course and five further courses, four of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. In addition, students majoring in Psychology must take the following cognate courses: Biology 2413, Mathematics 1203, 1233. Honours - 54 credit hours in Psychology including: 1013, 1023, 2033, 3603, 3913, 4613, 4996; plus ten further courses in Psychology including at least three at the 4000 level. At least one of these courses must be taken in Developmental Psychology (either 2213, 2223, or 2233). Those doing Honours in Psychology must take Mathematics 1203 and 1233 plus Biology 2413 as cognate requirements. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited


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toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. The B.Sc. in Biopsychology is an interdisciplinary major offered by the departments of Biology and Psychology. It provides students with an opportunity to study the physiological bases of human behaviour. This major provides a solid foundation for graduate studies, as well as being a good liberal arts degree for students interested in a wide variety of careers including medicine, law, business and various human services professions. Major - 60 credit hours in Biology and Psychology are required for this degree. Nine courses (27 credit hours) are required in Biology: 1013, 1023, 2413, 3413, 3423, 4413 and three of 2213, 3123, 3203, 3343, 3333 or 4113. Eleven courses (33 credit hours) are required in Psychology including 1013, 1023, 3313, 3323, 3333, 3603, 3723, 4613, one of 3613, 3633, 3703 or 4713 and one of 2213, 2223, 2233 or 3243. In addition students must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, MT1203, 1233 and PY1113. At least 6 of the BI and/or PS courses must have a lab component and 6 credit hours must be at the 4000 level in psychology. Honours - 72 credit hours in Biology and Psychology are required for this degree. Nine courses (27 credit hours) are required in Biology: 1013, 1023, 2413, 3413, 3423, 4413 and three of 2213, 3123, 3203, 3333, 3343 or 4113. Ten courses (30 credit hours) plus a thesis (6 credit hours) are required in Psychology including 1013, 1023, 3313, 3323, 3333, 3603, 3723, 4613, 4996, one of 3613, 3633, 3703 or 4713 and one of 2213, 2223, 2233 or 3423. A further 3 courses (9 credit hours) must be taken from: BI2213, 3203, 3333, 3343, 4113 and PS2213, 2223, 2233, 3243, 3703, 4713. (At least one other course in BI and/or PS, other than BI4413 and PS4613 and 4996, must be at the 4000 level.) In addition, students must take the following cognate courses: CH1013, 1023, 2113, MT1203, 1233 and PY1113. At least 6 of the BI and/or PS courses must have a lab component. A Cumulative GPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Psychology 1013 Introduction to Psychology I This introductory course acquaints students with the fundamental elements needed to understand ways of explaining human behaviour. It includes the study of topics such as theories of human development, perception, motivation, learning and personality. Psychology 1023 Introduction to Psychology II This course is a continuation of Psychology 1013. Psychology 2033 Theories of Personality This course provides an examination and evaluation of the early outstanding theories of personality within the field of Psychology. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023.


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Psychology 2213* Early Childhood Development This course will apply developmental psychological findings to early childhood education and care, early experience and heredity, and learning and perception, to understand how such factors affect the cognitive and social development of the young child. Case studies pertaining to early infantile autism and child abuse will be examined in detail. Psychology 2223* Adolescent Development A survey of the physical, intellectual, emotional and social dimensions of the adolescent as s/he matures and adjusts during years of transition and change, with special consideration of the work of noted psychologists specializing in the study of the adolescent years. Psychology 2233 Adult Development This course seeks to sensitize the student to the theories and reality of adulthood and aging by introducing them to selected literature on adult development and to the preparation of a case record which includes mastering the scientific processes that permit an analysis of the adult’s world. Psychology 3043* Perspectives on Poverty This course introduces the student to current research and theory on poverty, the interplay between structural and personal causes of poverty, and the personal experience of poverty in Canada. The multiple systems that intersect with poverty, including the family, school, health care and criminal justice, are examined, and previous and current assumptions about this social problem are challenged. While the primary focus will be on Canadian poverty, there is a cursory look at the global perspective. .Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3103 Social Psychology This course investigates how individual characteristics associated with feelings, thoughts and actions are influenced by the social setting. The content of this course includes topics such as aggression, prejudice, attraction, persuasion and conformity. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3203 Sports Psychology This course examines some of the ways psychology has been applied to the world of sports. Areas examined will be methods of training and coaching, teamwork and leadership, motivation and stress and social issues in sport. Current theoretical perspectives of personality factors in sports and the psychological effects of sports will be investigated. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3213* Language Development This course examines the sequence of language development spanning the entire life span. Emphasis will be placed on major theoretical approaches to language development and on related areas such as cognition and literacy. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023.


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Psychology 3243* Developmental Disabilities After examining normal cognitive and social development of the child, this course will survey present research pertaining to various developmental disabilities in children, youth, and adults. Case studies in selected areas will be utilized. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 or Psychology 2213 plus three additional credit hours in Psychology. Psychology 3313 Cognition This course examines principles, theories and research as they relate to learning, cognition and affective processes. Models of cognitive functioning and the interaction of memory, cognition and affect are explored. Emphasis on the specific content may vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023; Corequisite: Psychology 3603. Psychology 3323 Sensation and Perception This course provides an introduction to the study of sensation and perception. The course will include an examination of the process by which humans receive, select, analyze and process sensory information and how this information is perceived. The student will participate in class demonstrations of perceptual phenomena and will develop his/her individual research skills. (A lab component is included with this course.) Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023; Corequisite: Psychology 3603. Psychology 3333 Introduction to Neuropsychology This course will provide students with an introduction to current neuropsychological research and theory. Particular emphasis will be placed on studies that provide insight into behaviorally observable phenomena and corresponding brain function. In addition, this course will examine what has been revealed about human brain function through the use of specialized tests and measures. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology. Recommended: Biology 2413. Psychology 3413 Behaviour Modification This course will survey a comprehensive overview of the concepts and rules of behaviour modification and their relevance for today’s application in everyday life. Major ethical and social issues will be examined and discussed. This course will provide the student with rudimentary skills that they can put into practice in their own lives. Students will also acquire an understanding of how behaviours are developed in themselves and in others. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology. Psychology 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Psychology These courses are available for approved students in situations where the student’s interest and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth, tutorial approach. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Psychology 3603 Research Methods in Psychology An introductory methods and procedures course designed to acquaint the student with the quantitative and qualitative strategies and approaches used in doing Psychological research. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023.


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Psychology 3613 Memory This course examines the literature and research on the physical basis, development, functions, and disabilities of human memory. The emphasis will be on the contemporary understanding of memory. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3623 Forensic Psychology This course is a survey of psychology’s contributions and interventions to the civil and criminal justice systems, the correctional and parole services, and public safety. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3633 Theories of Learning This course will provide an overview of the ideas and research related to animal and human learning. Background on various issues that have shaped the understanding of this field over the years will also be included, as will more recent studies that address the intricacies of how learning occurs. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3643* Gender Studies This course will examine gender and gender relations in Canada through a broad range of gender-related topics. The student will be introduced to the idea of gender as a social construction, and as it thus affects behaviour, beliefs, attitudes, and interpersonal relationships of women and men throughout their lives. Theory, core concepts, and controversial issues on several themes will be reviewed. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3703 Psychopathology This course is an examination of theoretical and clinical explanations and treatment of disordered behaviour. Topics studied include disorders of anxiety, mood, personality, and developmental problems. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology. Psychology 3723* Psychological Tests and Measurement This course will involve a survey of psychological tests used in both individual assessment and research areas. Principles of test construction and evaluation will be central concepts in the study of selected tests. In addition to class lectures, supervised laboratory experiences in test administration and interpretation will be undertaken as well. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology. Psychology 3773* Communication Disorders This course surveys the field of human communication disorders. It will commence with a brief examination of the basics of the field, including the professions concerned with human communication disorders, definitions of the oral-verbal aspects of communication and the anatomy and physiology of the human speech mechanism. This will be followed by an introduction to various speech and language disorders. Finally, the course will specifically look at communication differences and disorders of special populations. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Recommended: Psychology 3213.


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Psychology 3803 Health Psychology This course focuses on the scientific and professional contributions of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health. It will focus on the psychological aspects of physical symptoms, the management of pain, health promotion and the influence of culture on well-being. Practical emphasis is placed upon the psychological care of people in institutional hospital care. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3813 Theories of Counselling Psychology This course presents the concept of counseling as a process and introduces the student to the various views, theories, models and techniques that have been used to enhance this process. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology, or permission of the Registrar. Psychology 3823 Environmental Psychology This course will update students about transactions between individuals and their physical settings. In these transactions, individuals change the environment and in turn, the environment changes their behaviour and experiences. Environmental Psychology includes theory, research and practice aimed at making buildings more humane and improving our relationships with the natural environment. Some issues that students will be informed about are: environmental perception and cognition, environmental attitudes, personality and environment, personal space, territoriality, and crowding. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3853 Professional Practice and Ethics of Psychology This course introduces the student to basic helping and clinical skills, the ethics of professional practice in psychology and various areas of specialization within the practice of psychology. It also involves the preparation of an internship proposal which would integrate practice and research. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 and 3603. Psychology 3863* Psychology of Religion This course acquaints students with the fundamental elements needed to understand the role of religion in normal psychological functioning. It includes the study of topics such as the construction of personal narratives, worldviews, moral, ethical and spiritual development, the formation of “god concepts� and even the psychology of witness testimony and scriptual formation. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Psychology 3873 Community Psychology This course provides a systems perspective for the purpose of establishing community health or well-being. Issues such as delivery of community services, tolerance toward minorities and ethnic groups, intervention for social problems and effectiveness of community-based programs are included. Prerequisites: Psychology 2033 and 3603.


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Psychology 3913 History of Psychology This course provides an examination of the historical and philosophical foundations of modern psychology. This course will trace the development of psychology from its early philosophical roots to its present status as a behavioral science. Prerequisites: Psychology 2033; recommended for third or fourth year. Psychology 3953 Organizational Psychology This course provides an examination of the branch of psychology that applies the principles of psychology to the workplace. The course will look at what affects behaviour within organizations. It will examines the impace of individuals, groups, and structure on how organizations perform. Organizational Psychology is concerned with the issues of leadership, job satisfaction, employee motivation, organizational communication, conflict management, organizational change, and group processes within an organization. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. (Cannot be taken in addition to BU3733.) Psychology 4203 Psychology of Prejudice This course concentrates on the scientific study about what causes, maintains and lessens prejudice. Topics covered include origin and maintenance of stereotypes and prejudice, racism and sexism, values and prejudice, cognitive components of prejudice, individual differences in prejudice, intergroup relations, stigma and identity, and the process of combating prejudice. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023, 2033 and 3603. Psychology 4303 Criminology Criminological theory and criminal justice policy are examined as unique contexts for psychological practice and research. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hous in Psychology. Psychology 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Psychology These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Psychology 4613 Advanced Research Methods in Psychology An addition to the previous research course providing the student with awareness and involvement in accepted forms of experimental design, quantitative strategies and data analysis. Prerequisites: Psychology 3603 and Mathematics 1233. Psychology 4703* Death and Grieving This course examines the human response of grief when faced with the loss of a loved one. Issues regarding attachment theory, normal grief, complicated grief as well as means for alleviating the pain associated with the loss are considered. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology. Recommended: Psychology 2233.


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Psychology 4713* Behaviour Disorders in Children and Adolescents This course will involve a survey of emotional, behavioural and social disorders in children and adolescents. Specific topics in this area of study will include the history of the field, diagnostic classifications, theoretical approaches and a survey of therapeutic interventions and service-delivery models. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013/1023 plus six additional credit hours in Psychology are required; Psychology 2213 or 2223 and 3703 are preferred. Psychology 4743 Drugs and Behaviour This course will enable students to understand the effects of drugs on behaviour and compare the major characteristics of psychoactive drugs, their physiological, psychological and societal effects; patterns and causes fo their use and abuse in individuals and societies; and systems of drug education. The perspective taken will be to provide accurate unbiased information about the use and effects of drugs on individuals and society. Prerequisite: PS3603 Psychology 4753 Human Sexuality This course will focus on the scientific and profesional contributions of the understanding of Human Sexuality in psychological development and the maintenance of healthy intimate relationships. Professional emphasis will be placed upon the role of sex therapy in marriage counselling. Psychology 4853 Practicum in Psychology A supervised practicum in a clinical, mental health, industrial, educational or general health care setting involving a minimum of eight hours of work per week plus a weekly class or individual meeting with the professor. Opportunities will be given to develop case presentation skills necessary for most multi-disciplinary team settings. Acceptance into this course is by the permission of the Registrar and is contingent on the availability of practicum placements. Prerequisites: Psychology 3813 or 3853. Psychology 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element to their Honours degree requirements.

Religious Studies Two majors are available in the department of Religious Studies: the B.A. in Religious Studies and the B.A. in Biblical Studies. The second digit in the Religious Studies courses indicates the general content of the course. Those digits at or below (5) indicate a course with Biblical focus or orientation. Those digits above (5) reflect a broader religious focus.


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The B.A. in Religious Studies is designed to allow the student to study the phenomenon of Christianity from different perspectives: with respect to its origins, with respect to its historical manifestations, with respect to its making philosophical assertions, comparatively and social scientifically. Major: 42 credit hours in Religious Studies including: 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033, plus ten further courses including at least one course from at least three of the following four perspectives: historical, philosophical, comparative and social scientific. At least five of the 14 courses required for the Religious Studies major must have the second digit higher than five and a minimum of two courses must be at the 4000 level. In addition, Religious Studies majors must take six credit hours of cognate courses in Philosophy and six credit hours of cognate courses in Psychology or Sociology. Honours: 54 credit hours in Religious Studies including: 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033, and 4996 plus 12 further courses in Religious Studies including at least seven which have a second digit higher than 5 and at least two at the 4000 level. At least one course must be taken from three of the following four perspectives: historical, philosophical, comparative, and social scientific. In addition, those doing Honours in Religious Studies must take two courses in Philosophy and two courses in Psychology or Sociology as cognate requirements. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. The B.A. in Biblical Studies is designed to give students the opportunity to study the Christian Bible literarily, historically, and theologically. Knowledge of the Biblical languages is an indispensable requirement of this major. The second-temple period will also be a subject of study for this major, since knowledge of this period is important for understanding the New Testament. Major: 42 credit hours in Religious Studies including: 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033, plus ten further courses including at least seven at the 3000-4000 level; two of the seven courses must be at the 4000 level. All courses which count toward the major must have a second digit lower than 5. In addition, students majoring in Biblical Studies must take the following cognate courses: HI3213, 3223 and a Biblical language (6 credit hours). Honours: 54 credit hours in Religious Studies including: 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033, and 4996 plus 12 further courses in Religious Studies which have a second digit below 5 including at least two at the 4000 level. In addition, those doing Honours in Biblical Studies must take HI3213 and 3223 plus two courses in either Greek or Hebrew as cognate requirements. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Religious Studies 1003 The Themes of the Bible The Bible is foundational to Western literature, religion, law, history and general culture and basic biblical literacy is, therefore, a fundamental element of a liberal arts education.


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This course introduces students to the Bible by means of an overview of its basic content and major themes. Religious Studies 1033 Introduction to Christian Thought This course introduces students to the basic beliefs of Christianity, their basis in the Bible and their historical development. It also considers their relevance to contemporary worldviews. Religious Studies 2003 The Old Testament and Its Context A comprehensive introduction to the Old Testament in its cultural and historical context, this course is designed to provide a survey of each of the books in the Old Testament. Topics such as canon, text, languages and translations of the Old Testament will also be treated. A major focus of the course will be understanding the overall message (the big picture) of the Old Testament. Prerequsites: Religious Studies, 1003, 1033 or permission of the Registrar. Religious Studies 2033 The New Testament and Its Context This course aims to introduce the student first to the political and religious history of the second-temple period and secondly to the literature of the New Testament, seeking to answer for each New Testament book the following questions: Who wrote it? For whom was it written? When was it written? Where was it written? What was written? Why was it written? Prerequsites: Religious Studies, 1003, 1033 or permission of the Registrar. Religious Studies 2103 The Pentateuch This course is an introduction to the main contents of the first five books of the Bible. Although questions of authorship, text, and history of interpretation are considered, the main emphasis deals with the theme of the Pentateuch and the understanding of the biblical material in its ancient near eastern context. Prerequsite: Religious Studies, 1003 or permission of the Registrar. Religious Studies 2123 Psalms This course is designed to examine in some detail the literature that has been named the "hymnbook" of ancient Israel and the early Church. There will be an examination of such topics as the origin and authorship of the Psalms in Israelite worship, generic categories of the psalms, and theological themes. The course will also consider the history of interpretation of the Psalter. Prerequsite: Religious Studies, 1003 or permission of the Registrar. Religious Studies 2203 Life of Jesus This course is intended as a historical reconstruction of the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth. Necessarily Jesus will be understood against the background of the religious thought and practices of his time. Religious Studies 2223 The Early Church This course will examine the history, structure, development and growth of the early church as described in the Book of Acts. It will also include an analysis of such related themes as


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early Christianity’s religious competitors, the Jewish world of the first century, and the social world of the Roman Empire in the first century. Religious Studies 2733* Survey of Eastern Philosophy This course pursues a study of the philosophies of India and China including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. Religious Studies 2873* Introduction of Global Missions The course will explore global missions, serving as an introduction for students who may be considering a cross-cultural mission experience. The course will introduce the theology of the missions and provide an overview of the history of global missions from 1850 to today. It will examine contemporary issues facing the mission movement including: The AIDS epidemic, the indigenous church and contextualization of the gospel and how these issues affect the strategies used in modern missions. Religious Studies 3013 Old Testament Religion This course is designed to explore the main ideas and concepts of Israelite religious belief. Also examined are the history of interpretation of these features, and their relevance for understanding New Testament Religion. Prerequisite: Religious Studies 2003. Religious Studies 3023 New Testament Religion This course involves an exegetical and theological study of the New Testament, with detailed consideration of the person of Jesus Christ, the character of the church and the new man in Christ. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 2033. Religious Studies 3113 Israelite Prophecy This course examines the phenomenon of Old Testament prophecy. It explores the meaning of prophecy, characteristics and function of prophecy, and the emergence and development of prophecy in ancient Israel in its historical context. In addition one prophetic book will be examined exhaustively. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2003 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3123 Wisdom Literature This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the Wisdom Literature of the Bible, with specific focus on Proverbs, Job and Ecclesiastes. The course will not only provide a detailed survey of the contents of these books, it will examine the meaning of "wisdom," the social location of the wisdom movement in Israel, and wisdom literature in Mesopotamia and Egypt in order to understand more clearly the significance and role of Israelite wisdom literature. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2003 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3133 The Church In Scripture and Society This course provides an understanding of the Church as revealed in the New Testament. It focuses on passages which delineate the formation, nature and purpose of the Church. Consideration will be given to the Church as both organism and organization and challenges the student to explore the form and role of the Church in contemporary society. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033.


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Religious Studies 3153* Christian Spirituality This course will explore the biblical, theological, and historical dimensions of Christian spirituality from the writings of selected thinkers from the early church until the present. Students will be encouraged to reflect academically and personally in order to enhance their own spiritual practice. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3163 Israel’s History: I Kings This course will carefully study the material in I Kings, systematically working through each portion of text on a chapter-by-chapter basis. Moreover, passages from the books of Samuel and Chronicles will also be considered, where applicable. This course will promote an atmosphere of collaborative learning: the discussions will be structured and centered around a close reading of the text and the attendant secondary literature, with the expectation that participants will bring the results of their reading and study to a “seminar-style” environment. .Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3203 The Gospels This course is an investigation into the origin and nature of the four gospels. Included in this is the synoptic problem and the relationship between John and one or more of the synoptics. The interest is primarily literary. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2033 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3233 Pauline Studies This course provides an extensive look into the life and the thought of the apostle Paul. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2033 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3243 The Letter to the Hebrews This course is designed as an exegetical study of the New Testament text known as the Letter to the Hebrews. The Jewish religious-historical background of the contents of the letter will be explored as a means of understanding it more fully. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2033 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3253 The General Epistles The purpose of this course is to investigate the New Testament texts known as the General Letters: James, I and II Peter, I, II, and III John and Jude. Their background and teaching will be considered. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033; Religious Studies 2033 is also recommended. Religious Studies 3303 Jesus: Master Teacher This course is an exploration of the teaching methods of Jesus considering his aims, his cultural setting, the history of his community and his social location as a rabbi. Teaching is a task requiring contextualization. It involves authority, in contrast to the thought of some who wish a truly ‘free’ school. Jesus’ employment of lecture methods, use of memorable sayings and of parables, and his personal modelling, demand the attention of educators schooled in active learning methods. Prerequisite: Must be an Education student or permission of the Registrar.


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Religious Studies 3323 Biblical Eschatology This course surveys in detail the explicit eschatological passages of both Old and New Testaments, with particular emphasis on the book of Revelation. The relevant extrabiblical apocalyptic literature and apocalyptic movements within Judaism are also considered in order to understand the biblical texts in their historical context. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3343 Romans This course will be an exegetical and theological study of Paul’s letter to the Romans including an investigation into the background and structure of the letter. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3433 The Intertestamental Period This course is designed to examine the period spanning the Old and New Testaments. Both political and religious history will be foci of this course. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033. Religious Studies 3453 The Art of Biblical Narrative This course will introduce and develop a literary approach to biblical narrative, highlighting and drawing attention to a wealth of examples in the process. We will focus on general literary features such as plot, character, point of view, creation of suspense and intrigue, and irony. Through collaborative discussions that center around various texts in Genesis, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and the Gospels, by the end of our journey we will be further along the road of apprehending the vast unities and complexities of biblical narrative and its inherent “artfulness.” Prerequisites: Any two courses of Religious Studies 1003, 2003 or 2033. Religious Studies 3463 Introduction to Biblical Archaeology This course will introduce basic archaeological method and explore how archaeological findings can clarify and illustrate the meaning and historical background of Biblical texts. Prerequisites: Any two courses of Religious Studies 1003, 2003 or 2033. Religious Studies 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Religious Studies These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Religious Studies 3643* The Reformation in Europe This course examines the development of Protestantism as a social, economic, political and religious reaction to the status quo of European society. Prerequisite: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3813* Philosophy of Religion A critical examination of philosophic religious problems including proof for God’s existence, the validity of religious language, conflicting truth claims, revelation, evil and immorality. Prerequisite: Six credit hours in Philosophy.


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Religious Studies 3823* Sociology of Religion Examines the major issues and trends in contemporary religion from the perspective of the social sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the analysis of religion in Canada. Prerequisite: Six credit hours in Sociology. Religious Studies 3853 Christianity and Natural Science This course involves a study of the historical development of natural science and the relationship of science to the Bible, Christian theology and the institutional church. Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123, Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 3863* Psychology of Religion This course acquaints students with the fundamental elements needed to understand the role of religion in normal psychological functioning. It includes the study of topics such as the construction of personal narratives, worldviews, moral, ethical and spiritual development, the formation of “god concepts� and even the psychology of witness testimony and scriptual formation. Prerequisites: Psychology 1013, 1023. Religious Studies 3873* International Relief and Development This course will explore the biblical basis for relief and development, the relationship between evangelism and relief and development, the underlying causes of poverty in the Third World and the implementation of relief and development in that context. Prerequisites: Second year standing or higher is required. Sociology 1013, 1023 are recommended. Religious Studies 3883* Intellectual History of Science and Religion (1600-1980) From theory to paradigm, from the telescope to the atom and beyond (with selected study of Copernicus, Newton, Darwin, biblical archaeology, Einstein, and Hawking), this course examines the Proofs Scientific, in its historical context, as marshalled for and against religion. Field trips to museums included. (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) Prerequisites: History 1113, 1123. Religious Studies 3993* Baptist History This course is an introduction to Baptist history and growth from the early seventeenth century to the present, including a study of theological principles shared by Baptist churches. (This course is normally taught in conjunction with Acadia Divinity Collge.) Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. Religious Studies 4333 Pneumatology This course will introduce students to the person and work of the Holy Spirit. We will study His place in the Godhead, and His work as the Vicar of Christ on earth, including His work in the world, the church and the believer. From the Old and New Testaments, we will seek to under-stand such issues as: names, titles, symbols, anointing, baptism, filling, fruit, gift, gifts, indwel-ling, and sealing. The course will seek to relate these issues to both historical and contemporary manifestations of the Holy Spirit. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003.


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Religious Studies 4403 I Samuel This course will feature a close reading of the book of I Samuel, and an exploration of various literary and theological issues which the text intends to raise for its audiences. Points of study will include the role of the monarchy in Israel, the office of the prophet, and the contours of leadership for God’s people. Other questions will include: Why is Saul rejected? Is Samuel an unbiased prophet? What are the qualities in the young David that set him apart as a king? What dynamics of human relationships are emphasized in the text? This course provides ample opportunity for reflection on the nature of biblical narative, the portraits of key personalities, and the profound level of artistic and theological sophistication in this stretch of material. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003. Religious Studies 4413 II Samuel This course will feature a close reading of the book of II Samuel, and an exploration of various literary and theological issues which the text intends to raise for its audiences. The book of II Samuel unfolds complex issues of monarchy and leadership, and also confronts the reader with a number of transitions in David’s life. David’s life presents the reader with a tapestry of interpretative and theological possibilities. This course provides ample opportunity for reflection on the nature of biblical narrative, the portraits of key personalities, and the profound level of artistic and theological sophitication in this stretch of material. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003. Religious Studies 4423 Post-Exilic Writings In 586 BC/BCE the Babylonian army invaded Jerusalem, destroyed the city, razed the temple to the ground, and deported the vast majority of population into faraway lands. The crisis of Jerusalem’s collapse triggered the era of the “Exile,” an epoch in Israel’s history that represented something of a turning point in the nation’s spiritual life. This post-exilic period witnessed the production of new kinds of literary and theological works. The largest of these works is I and II Chronicles and they will provide the primary text readings for this advanced seminar course. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003. Religious Studies 4453 The Making of the Old Testament This course seeks to look at the journey from ancient writings of the Old Testament from their first forms in various writings and records to their final form in the manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Prerequisite: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003. Religious Studies 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Religious Studies These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth, tutorial approach. These courses are typically reserved for senior students. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar.


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Religious Studies 4613* Selected Themes: 17th Century Landscape Meditation Literature A study of the rise of landscape literature, with special attention to the development of individualized contemplation of landscape, art, and nature. (This course is normally offered in conjunction with the ABU-Oxford Study Programme.) Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1033. English 2013, 2023. Religious Studies 4813* Themes in Canadian Religious History This seminar-style course will focus upon selected religious themes in 19th and 20th century Canada. Topics will vary from year to year and may include the role of religion in regional development, politics, economics, secularization, gender formation, consumerism and education. Students are encouraged to identify themes of interest for their major research project. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033, 2003, 2033 plus six additional credit hours in Religious Studies. Religious Studies 4823* Milton This course provides an intensive study of the major poetry and prose of John Milton (1608-74) with a particular emphasis on his theology. Prerequisites: Religious Studies 1003, 1033. English 2013, 2023. Religious Studies 4833* Evangelicalism in Canada This course will begin with the necessary task of defining evangelicalism. It will then examine the history of evangelicalism in Canada, followed by an analysis of it in contemporary Canada primarily through the use of social theory and survey research. Beliefs, practices, attitudes and demographics of evangelicals will be discussed and the organizations that support the evangelical subculture. Students will grapple with complex issues relating to effect of Canadian secular society on evangelicals, with frequent comparisons to American and British evangelicals, as well as other Christian groups in Canada. Prerequisite: Religious Studies 3823. Religious Studies 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element to their Honours degree requirements.

Sociology The B.A. in Sociology is designed to give the student a solid perspective on the social human experience. The degree will provide opportunities for study in the major areas of Sociology with a strong theoretical and methodological component. Graduates from this degree program could continue on in Sociology or enter other fields of study such as law, education, ministry, politics, criminology or social work.


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Major - 39 credit hours in Sociology including: 1013, 1023, 3013, 3023, 3603, 4613, one additional 4000 level course plus six further courses, at least two of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. In addition, students majoring in Sociology must take the following cognate courses: MT1203, 1233. Honours - 54 credit hours in Sociology including: 1013, 1023, 3013, 3023, 3603, 4613, and 4996 plus ten further courses in Sociology including at least two at the 4000 level. In addition, those doing Honours in Sociology must take MT1203 and 1233 as cognate requirements. A CGPA of 3.00 for the degree is required. No mark below C- can be credited toward the degree and no mark below B- can be credited toward the major. Admission to Honours takes place during the second semester of the third year and consists of having the thesis application approved by the Research and Ethics Committee. Sociology 1013 Introduction to Sociology I This course provides a general survey into the terminology, principles and human experience in social life and an examination of such aspects as the sociological imagination, culture, socialization, social inequality, social institutins, deviance and crime, and other related areas to the structure of contemporary society. Sociology 1023 Introduction to Sociology II This course is a continuation of Sociology 1013. Sociology 2133 Cultural Anthropology This course looks at similarities and differences among cultures, their social and economic characteristics, their customs, traditions and beliefs. Sociology 2143 Life Cycle and Kinship A continuation of the study of cultural anthropology with a focus on the study of kinship systems, marriage customs, gender roles and life cycle stages in various cultures around the world. Sociology 2213 Marriage and Family This course involves an examination of marriage and family patterns, structures and functions, both within North America and elsewhere, attempting to understand how these patterns are maintained, adapted and changed. Sociology 2723* Media and Society This course examines the social organization of the mass media in contemporary Canadian society, the creation and nature of media content, and audience impact. Special emphasis is placed on advertising content as a mechanism of persuasion. Sociology 3013 Sociological Theory I This course provides an overview of the classical theorists central to the development of sociology. It examines major sociological concepts, as well as the social milieu from which they originated. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023.


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Sociology 3023 Sociological Theory II Explores the major paradigms of contemporary sociological theory and the prominent theorists contributing to the development of each. Prerequisite: Sociology 3013. Sociology 3033* Sociology of Education This course examines sociological theories and research methods as they apply to education, the school as a formal and informal organization, and effects of education on stratification, social control, race, class and gender. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3043* Perspectives on Poverty This course introduces the student to current research and theory on poverty, the interplay between structural and personal causes of poverty, and the personal experience of poverty in Canada. The multiple systems that intersect with poverty, including the family, school, health care and criminal justice, are examined, and previous and current assumptions about this social problem are challenged. While the primary focus will be on Canadian poverty, there is a cursory look at the global perspective. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3103 Socialization This course examines how people learn to conform to human society. The human development process is studied, noting the major theoretical perspectives which attempt to explain the process and the major agents which accomplish human socialization. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3213 Modern Life and Personal Identity The purpose of this course is to discover how personal family history and modern Canadian culture shapes an understanding of who we are. The course will familiarize students with larger social trends in the last century in the West and help them discover how these trends have influenced family history and them personally. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3223 Deviant Behaviour This course will look at various forms of behaviour that are considered deviant in society. A particular emphasis will be on how sociology attempts to explain and understand these behaviours. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3413 Social Problems This course seeks to acquaint the student with the social problems and issues prevalent within the institutions and societal groupings of our contemporary world, their implications, and some proposed solutions. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3423 Social Inequality This course is a critical and comparative analysis of social inequality, one of the original and central issues in social thought. The course will consider the major theoretical


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interpretations of the various forms of structured social inequality, the sources of social inequality, and the effects on social life in Canada. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3513, 3523 Directed Studies in Sociology These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Sociology 3603* Research Methods in the Social Sciences In this course students will become acquainted with the methods and procedures used in identifying research problems, forming hypotheses and gathering and analyzing data. Emphasis will be placed on students’ ability to interpret and critically analyze research reports that appear in professional journals and other publications. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3643* Gender Studies This course will examine gender and gender relations in Canada through a broad range of gender-related topics. The student will be introduced to the idea of gender as a social construction, and as it thus affects behaviour, beliefs, attitudes, and interpersonal relationships of women and men throughout their lives. Theory, core concepts, and controversial issues on several themes will be reviewed. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3733 Complex Organizations This course will explore the reaction of individuals and groups of individuals to various decisions made by management. These decisions include incentive arrangements and penalties for poor performance. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3823* Sociology of Religion This course examines the major issues and trends in contemporary religion from the perspective of the social sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the analysis of religion in Canada. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 3833 Sociology of Work This course examines work in the modern society. While some consideration is given to an historical evolution of work and the impact on the individual, more emphasis is placed on the social organization of work, work settings, problems in the workplace, and the meaning of work in the lives of individuals. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023. Sociology 4103 Selected Topics: Current Debates in Contemporary Canadian Society This course will focus on current debates and dilemmas in contemporary Canadian society. Consideration will be given to the social constructive nature of social issues. The issues


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facing the individual and the family amidst Canadian cultural norms and values, and in the social, political and economic context of contemporary society in Canada will be explored. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Sociology. Sociology 4213 Selected Topics: Family Violence This course is an in-depth analysis of the factors and consequences of violence within the social context of the family. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Sociology. Recommended: Sociology 2213. Sociology 4223: Selected Topics: Community & Society This course will explore the concept of, and sociological commentaries on, community. It will consider implications about the perceived decline of community, the changing role of community in society, and the biblical understanding of community. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Sociology. Sociology 4513, 4523 Advanced Directed Studies in Sociology These courses are available for students when the student’s interests and the professor’s expertise allow for a more in-depth tutorial approach. Students must be highly capable and must have completed upper level prerequisite courses in the area of the directed study. Prerequisite: Permission of the Registrar. Sociology 4613 Advanced Research Methods in Sociology This course provides a brief review of methodology and statistical technique and then will synthesize these areas by applying them to research design. Students learn to design and implement research projects in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and develop computer skills necessary for research. Prerequisites: Sociology 3603 and Mathematics 1233. Sociology 4703* Death and Grieving This course examines the human response of grief when faced with the loss of a loved one. Issues regarding attachment theory, normal grief, complicated grief as well as the means for alleviating the pain associated with the loss are considered. Prerequisites: Sociology 1013, 1023 plus six additional credit hours in Sociology. Sociology 4833* Evangelicalism in Canada This course begins with the necessary task of defining evangelicalism. It then examines evangelicalism in contemporary Canada primarily through the use of social theory and survey research. The beliefs, practices, attitudes and demographics of evangelicals and the organizations that support the evangelical subculture are discussed. Prerequisite: Sociology 3823. Sociology 4853 Internship in Sociology The sociology internship involves at least eight hours of work per week in a placement for a semester in the areas of social services, demographics, education, corrections, polling or research assistance for a sociologist. In addition, students are required to review the literature in their area of placement, take thorough field notes of their experience, write a research paper, fulfill the professional requirements of the placement and meet regularly with the professor. This internship is open to third or fourth year sociology students in


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good standing by permission of the Registrar. Admission is contingent on availability of placements. Prerequisites: Sociology 3013, 3023, 3603. Sociology 4863* Cross-Cultural Internship This internship involves intensive interaction with another cultural/ethnic group, normally overseas. It requires the keeping of thorough field notes, a literature review, writing a major paper and a satisfactory completion of the requirements of the sponsoring group, as determined through consultation between the professor and the field supervisor. Students can apply to go with a non-profit mission or relief organization, a government agency or with a for-profit company, usually in the summer. Prerequisites: Sociology 2133, and any two of Sociology 2143, Interdisciplinary Studies/ Religious Studies 3873 or Communication Studies/Linguistics 2023. Sociology 4996 Thesis Certain exceptional students, upon request prior to the completion of their third year, may be granted permission to write a thesis as an element to their Honours degree requirements.


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Chancellor W. Ralph Richardson, B.A., M.Div. Th.M., Ph.D.

Board of Governors Retiring in 2008 Mr. Eric Allaby, Grand Manan, NB Mr. Gordon Hiltz, Yarmouth, NS Ms. Helen McGaw, Dartmouth, NS Rev. Ogueri Ohanaka, Dartmouth, NS Dr. Allison Trites, Wolfville, NS Mr. Garnet Wheaton, Berwick, NS Retiring in 2009 Mr. Ed Barrett, Woodstock, NB Mr. Greg Cook, Fredericton, NB Mr. W. Gary House, Gander, NF Ms. Rayma MacNeill, St. Stephens, NB Dr. James Murray, New Maryland, NB Mr. John Nichol., Saint John, NB Mr. David Phillips, Riverview, NB Mr. David Williston, Lakeville, NB Retiring in 2010 Dr. Terry Atkinson, Fredericton, NB Ms. Elizabeth Jelley, Summerside, PEI Dr. Bertrum MacDonald, Halifax, NS Mr. Ward White, Riverview, NB

Senate Dr. Brian D. MacArthur, President Dr. Seth Crowell, Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. James Murray, Board of Governors Mr. David Philips, Board of Governors Dr. Allison Trites, Board of Governors President, Atlantic Baptist University Student Association Dr. Malcolm Beckett, Acting Executive Minister of CABC Mr. Ivan Douthwright, Librarian

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Atlantic Baptist University Dr. Daniel Goodwin, Faculty Ms. Penny Humby, Faculty Mr. Robert MacDonald, Faculty Dr. Neil Soggie, Faculty Mr. Bryan Taylor, Faculty Mr. J. Sheldon MacLeod, Registrar & Secretary of the Senate

Administrative Staff Brian D. MacArthur, B.B.A., M.Div., D.Min. President General Administration Heather Burke, B.B.A., C.A. Vice-President for Administration and Finance Sharon Doucette Executive Assistant to the President Laurie Douthwright Custodian Tim Gaudet Custodian David Graves, B.Th., C.N.A., Ph. D. (Cand.) Director of Computer Services Connie Hamilton Business Officer Jean LeBlanc Custodian Peter Lutes Information Systems Specialist Ramona Mitchell Auxiliary Services Manager/Bookstore Manager Arlene Sherrard Business Officer Blake Sherrard Maintenance Supervisor Adam Wright Computer Systems Specialist Academic Administration Mary Beth Clements, B.A. Assistant Registrar for Professional Studies Seth Crowell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Vice-President for Academic Affairs

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162 University Personnel Ivan Douthwright, B.A., M.L.S. Librarian Kimberley Cook, B.A., M.A. Adult Learner Professional Studies Program Administator Roger Russell, B.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D. Interim Director of Adult Learner Professional Studies Jolene MacDonald, B.A., B.Ed. Assistant Registrar for Academic Programs J. Sheldon MacLeod, B.Th.(Honours) Registrar Andrew Marshall, B.A. L.T. Assistant to the Librarian Janet Williston Administrative Assistant to the Academic Office

Institutional Advancement Department David Cook, B.A., M.A. Admissions Counsellor Monica Fiander Assistant for Advancement Programs Lisa Line LeBlanc, B.A. Admissions Counsellor Mitch Mealey, B.A. Communications Coordinator Craig MacDonald, B.A. Admissions Counsellor Ron Gaudet, B.A., B.Ed., Ec.D.(F) Vice-President for Institutional Advancement W. Ralph Richardson, B.A., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D. Chancellor Gilda Ryder, B.A. Director, Alumni Relations and Manager Advancement R. Scott Ryder, B.A., M. Min. Development Officer

Student Development Department Jonathan Grimes, B.Th., M.A. Student Life Director William C. Njoku, B.A. Athletics Director Debbie MacPhail, B.A., B.Ed. Student Development Assistant Heidi Soggie, B.C.S., M.A. Director of Student Development

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Full-Time Faculty Bodner, Keith, B.A., University of Manitoba, MCS, Regent College, Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, Ph.D., University of Manchester, Professor of Religious Studies. Bustin, Dennis, B.A., Atlantic Baptist University, M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Th.M., Harvard University, M.A., Ph.D, Queen’s University, Associate Professor of History. Chan, Alan, B.Sc. (Honours), M.A., University of Toronto, Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business Administration. Ching, Graeme, B.A. (Honours) Acadia University, M.A. McMaster University, Director of External Programs/Lecturer in English. Crowell, Seth, B.A. (Honours), Acadia University, M.A., University of New Brunswick, Ph.D., Walden University, Psychology & Sociology. Dempster, Stephen, B.A. (Honours), University of Western Ontario, M.A.R., Th.M., Westminster Theological Seminary, M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Professor of Religious Studies and Stuart E. Murray Chair of Christian Studies. Douthwright, Ivan, B.A., Acadia University, M.L.S., University of Western Ontario, Librarian. Goodwin, Daniel, B.A., M.A., M.Div.(Honours), Acadia University, Ph.D., Queen's University, Associate Professor of History. Humby, Penny, B.Sc. (Honours), M.Sc., University of Guelph, Ph.D. (Cand.), University of New Brunswick, Assistant Professor of Biology. MacDonald, Robert, B.A., B.Sc., Dalhousie University, M.B.A., St. Mary’s University, Assistant Professor of Business Administration. Maillet, Gregory, B.A. (Honours), M.A., University of Calgary, Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Professor of English. Newell, Edward, B.A. (Honours), University of Western Ontario, M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary, Ed.D., Columbia University, Assistant Professor of Education. Nhongo-Simbanegavi, Josephine, B.A. (Honours), University of Zimbabwe, D.Phil., University of Oxford, Associate Professor of History. Quek, Christopher, B.Sc., Clemson University, M. Arch., University of Manitoba, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. Reck, Stacie, B.Sc., Dalhousie University, M.R.E., M.A., Acadia University, Ph.D., (Cand.), University of Alberta, Assistant Professor of Education. Reimer, Samuel, B.R.E., Briercrest Bible College, B.A., University of Waterloo, M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, Associate Professor of Sociology. Richardson, W. Ralph, B.A., Gordon College, M. Div., Gordon-Conwell Divinity School, Th.M., Calvin Seminary, Ph.D., Walden University, Chancellor and Professor of Religious Studies.


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Rogers, Cathy, B.A. Atlantic Baptist University, M.A., Ph.D. (Cand.), University of New Brunswick, Lecturer of Sociology. Samuel, Edith, B.A., M.A. University of Madras, M.A., Queen’s University, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Associate Professor of Psychology. Schriver, Melbourne, B.Sc. (Honours), Ph.D., University of New Brunswick, Professor of Chemistry. Smith, Barry, B.A., Richmond College, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University, M.Div., McMaster Divinity College, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies. Soggie, Neil, B.A., Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute, M.A., Briercrest Seminary, M.Min., Trinity Western University, M.A., Concordia University, D. Min., Faith Lutheran Seminary, D.Lit. Phil., University of South Africa, Ph.D.(Cand.), Regent’s College, Assistant Professor of Psychology. Steen, Abram, B.A. (Honours), Calvin College, M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Assistant Professor of English Taylor, Bryan, B.Sc., University of New Brunswick, B.Ed., M.Ed., (Honours) Universite de Moncton, Associate Professor of Education. West, Stewart, B.T., B.Ed., M.Ed., University of New Brunswick, Associate Professor of Education. Williams, Robert, B.S.Ed., M.S.Ed., University of Dayton, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Senior Lecturer of Psychology. Yang, Zhan, B.Sc. (Honours), Zhejiang University, M.Sc., University of Leeds, Ph.D., Napier University, Assistant Professor of Biology.

Sessional Faculty Ryan, Vince, B.A., B.Ed., Saint Thomas University, M.Ed., University of Maine, Education. Steeves, Heather, B.B.A., University of New Brunswick, C.A., Business Administration.

Adjunct Faculty Morrison, William, B.Ed. (Honours), M.Ed. University of New Brunswick, Ph.D., University of Alberta, Psychology. Thomas Bernard, Wanda, B.A. Mount Saint Vincent University, M.S.W. Dalhousie University, Ph.D., University of Sheffield, Education.


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Part-Time Faculty Bodner, Coreen, B.Sc., University of British Columbia, M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, Mathematics. Ching, Kiyoko, B.Ed., Terikyo University, Japanese. Constable, John, B.A. University of New Brunswick, B.Ed., Universite de Moncton, Mathematics. Delaney, Leanne, B. Mus., B.Ed., Mount Allison University, Education. DeLong, Colleen, B.A., Boston College, M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Communication Studies. Dunnett, Margaret, B.A., Mount Allison University, DVM, Atlantic Veterinary College at University of Prince Edward Island, Biology. Flagg-Williams, Joan, B.A., Goucher College, M.Ed., University of New Hampshire, Ph.D., University of Conneticut, Education. Flewelling, Charles, B.A., B.Ed., Universite de Moncton, Education. Freeze, Tracy, B.A., M.A., Ph..D. (Cand.), University of New Brunswick, Psycholgoy Graves, David, B.Th., Ontario Bible College (Tyndale), C.N.A., Novell, Ph.D. (Cand.), Highland Theological College & University of Aberdeen, Religious Studies. Graves, Jessica, B.A., B.Ed., Atlantic Baptist University, M.A., University of Ottawa, English. Hudson, Brent, B.A., Atlantic Baptist University, M.Div., McMaster University, M.T.S., McMaster Divinity College, Biblical Languages and Religious Studies. Jackson, Richard, B.A., Dalhousie University, M.Div., Acadia University, Ph.D. Southern Baptist Seminary, Religious Studies. Jonah, Nancy, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., UniversitĂŠ de Moncton, Education Knackstedt, Joachim, B.A., University of Western Ontario, M.Ed., The University of Windsor, German. Lean MacArthur, Amy, B. Comm., Acadia University, M.B.A., University of New Brunswick, Business Administration. LeBlanc, Gary, B.A., M.A., University of New Brunswick, Ph.D., Florida State University, Sociology. MacGibbon, Lynda, B.A. Journalism, (Honours), University of Kings College, Communication Studies. MacPhail, Chester, B.A., University of Prince Edward Island, Youth Leadership. Maillet, Jennifer, B.A. (Honours), Redeemer College, M.A., Carleton University, English.


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Mantz, Douglas, B.A., University of Western Ontario, M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto, English.. Martin, Bruce, B.A., M.A., University of British Columbia, M.Div., Acadia University, Ph.D., University of Alberta, Geography. McTiernan-Black, Monique, B.P.E. University of New Brunswick, M.Sc. Indiana University, Education. Mealey, Scott, B.A., Dalhousie University, Communication Studies. Mitchell, Lois, B.A., University of New Brunswick, M.Sc., University of Waterloo, D.Phil., University of New Brunswick, Sociology. Moulden, Andrew, B.A. (cum laude), Nipissing-Laurentian University, M.A., Laurentian University, Ph.D., University of Ottawa, M.D., McMaster University, Biology. Russell, Roger, B.Sc., University of Guelph, M.B.A., Saint Mary’s University, Ph.D., Curtin University of Technology, Business Administration. Spracklin, Karen, B.A. (Honours) French, B.Ed. (French), Memorial University of Newfoundland, M.A. University of New England. French. Steeves, Greg, B.Sc. (Honours), Mount Allison University, M.A., University of Maine, CCC-SLP, Communication Studies and Psychology. Thomas, Rick, B.A., Acadia University, M.Div., Acadia Divinity College, D. Min. Acadia Divinity College, Religious Studies. Thorne, Carol, B.A., Gordon College, B.Ed., University of New Brunswick, Licence ès lettres, Maîtrise, Dr d'état (Sorbonne, Paris III), Modern Languages, Linguistics and Anthropology. Tucker, Alison, B.Eng., M. Eng., McGill University, M.B.A., Concordia University, Business Administration.

Past Presidents Myron O. Brinton, B.A., B.D., D.D. Donald Mitton, M.A., B.D. Stuart E. Murray, M.A., Th.M., D.Min., D.D. Samuel J. Mikolaski, B.A., M.A., B.D., D. Phil. James S. Webber, B.A., B.Ed.

W. Ralph Richardson, B.A., M.Div., Th. M., Ph.D.

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