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Courses Offered 2013 - 2014

Fall 2013

ICA001 – Introduction to Computer Applications – 3 hours/week

Get a head start now! In this course, students will learn more about Excel, PowerPoint, and the entire MS Suite. Mastering these programs will help you succeed in both in high school, college and in the workplace.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus & Markham Campus

ACC120 – Accounting I – 4 hours/week

This course introduces students to the in demand job market of Accounting. Students will learn about the foundational skills needed in this industry. Students will learn about generally accepted accounting practices and standards, the interpretation and preparation of financial statements and how to accurately record information in the business world.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus

CNC101 – CNC Manual Programming – 3 hours/week

With hands on experience using live lab equipment at Seneca’s state of the art facility at Jane Campus, students will focus on the manual programming codes for a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Centre. This course allows students to experience what it is like to work in tool design and manufacturing. This course is a great opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in technology–based industries.
Semester 1, Jane Campus

PSY100 – Introduction to Psychology – 3 hours/week

The discipline of Psychology is the study of human behavior. It is concerned with the observable behavior of an individual and its relationship to unseen mental and physical processes, as well as to external events. Introduction to Psychology will provide a framework within which the student can begin to explore the human personality.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus & Markham Campus

RTV113 – Television News I – 3 hours/week

This subject introduces the basics of Broadcast Journalism. Students learn the distinct style of broadcast news writing and the principles involved in television news. It focuses on the presentation of television newscasts. Students are taught how to perform as newscasters, sportscasters, commentators, entertainment reporters and weather presenters. Students also learn how to run a television studio and provide the technical support for the on camera presenters.
Semester 1, Seneca@York Campus

COS113 – Make–up Application & Sales – 4 hours/week

Emphasis for this subject will be on the study of theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used for makeup products. Students will be taught the professional use of materials, implements and makeup products. Practical workshops will reinforce the theories learned, aid in developing artistic ability and enable the student to work confidently.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus

PSY560 – 3 hours/week

Emphasis for this subject will be on the study of theoretical and practical aspects of professional makeup artistry and selling techniques used for makeup products. Students will be taught the professional use of materials, implements and makeup products. Practical workshops will reinforce the theories learned, aid in developing artistic ability and enable the student to work confidently.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus

MRK108 – Introduction to Marketing – 3 hours/week

Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of its activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants. While marketing is used by both profit and not–for–profit organizations to meet the demands of the market place, this subject introduces students to the fundamental marketing concepts used by profit oriented business organizations to satisfy final consumers.
Semester 1, Newnham Campus & Markham Campus

HTM100 – Hospitality in the Tourism Industry – 3 hours/week

Hospitality and Tourism are dynamic, multi–faceted industries encompassing a wide spectrum of disciplines, vocations and professions. In this course, the student will have an opportunity to examine national and international segments and relevant career options within the Hospitality industry.
Semester 1, Markham Campus

AFD181 – Drawing 1 – 3 hours/week

Drawing is considered to be an important mode of communication; it is appropriate as speaking or writing as a method of communicating thoughts, ideas, and impressions. Focusing on essential drawing techniques from observation using diverse media, this class introduces the students to the elements and principles of design, and concentrates on elements such as composition, light and shadow, perspective, mood and the student's personal interpretation of the subject. Observational skills will be developed through detailed instruction of rendering techniques including contour drawing, hatching and tonal control.
Semester 1, Seneca@York Campus

LAW140 – Law Enforcement Communications – 4 hours/week

The ability to obtain, record, and report upon information pertaining to an occurrence, is imperative to the police and security services. This course examines effective interviewing skills and such recording methods as the notebook, incident reports, and electronic media. Systems of information storage and retrieval are discussed, and the particular styles of writing are studied. The various techniques used in speaking to groups will be analyzed and each student will be required to make a presentation.
Semester 1, King Campus

HTM205 – Dining Room Service Management – 3 hours/week

The hospitality sector has a high demand for trained, educated and operationally experienced food service managers, assistants, and supervisors. Furthermore, graduates working in any role in the tourism industry will benefit from knowledge of Food and Beverage Service and the related protocols often expected in formal business situations. Students, through study in this subject, other components of their course, and hands–on experience, will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours associated with these needs.
Semester 1, Eaton Hall (King Campus)

HTM225 – Food, Theory & Practice (Cooking) – 3 hours/week

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques, basic fundamental culinary skills, and preparation that are required in a professional kitchen. Students will develop culinary terminology, hands–on skills, and develop knowledge of product standards through a series of menu creations and food pairings. Students will understand not only how to use ingredients and processes, but why they are used. Essential knowledge for understanding professional culinary preparation, including hot food preparation, cold food preparation (garde manger), baking, sanitation, proper storage and handling of food and creative presentation of food are also discussed.
Semester 1, Eaton Hall (King Campus)

Winter 2014

AER121 – Aeronautics – 3 hours/week

This course addresses basic theory of flight, aircraft engines, airframes and propellers, aircraft instruments, aircraft performance, aeronautical facilities, the Canadian airspace structure, aeronautical radio communications, personnel and aircraft licensing, air traffic rules and the influence of medical factors on flight safety.
Semester 2, Newnham Campus

ACC220 – Accounting I – 4 hours/week

In this second of the two introductory accounting courses, students will expand their understanding of accounting principles and concepts while covering specific topics including: capital assets, corporations' shareholders' equity, and bonds payable. Preparation of the Statements of Retained Earnings and Cash flows will also be covered. Finally, the students will expand their understanding of the role of financial statement users by studying financial statement analysis.
Semester 2, Newnham Campus

AFD131 – Composition & Creativity – 3 hours/week

Ability in design, along with fine art and critical thinking skills, is regarded as fundamental to all visual art disciplines. This studio-based subject will focus on resolving approaches to 2D and 3D composition, as applied to diverse visual art disciplines and industries, through the development of ability in, and understanding of, the visual elements and organizing principles of design. Along with design-based explorations students will also learn attitudes and approaches to the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills that are vital to success in all the art industries.
Semester 2, Seneca@York Campus

BEA001 – Auto CAD – 4 hours/week

This is an introductory subject in computer aided drafting and design technology using the latest release of Autodesk software to produce two-dimensional drawings in accordance with industry standards and conventions.
Semester 2, Newnham Campus

BPR101 – Blueprint Reading – 3 hours/week

Without a good understanding of how to read engineering drawings, it is impossible to manufacture any of the products we use every day. Before we can machine a piece of material it is important to have a visual concept of what the finished parts will look like and know its size and specifications. The main purpose of this course is to develop the student's ability to read, interpret and sketch part drawings. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of tolerances and specifications as they apply to machining.
Semester 2, Jane Campus

BUS106 – Business, It's Nature & Environment – 4 hours/week

A great way to start your career in business, students will have a chance to discover the current Canadian business environment, business issues and major forces at work in the global economy. This course will show students the various perspectives of a business firm.
Semester 2, Markham Campus

CAB115 – Introduction to Advertising – 3 hours/week

This subject provides an introduction to the general field of advertising layout, graphic design, and visual communication. Topics covered will include the use of space, color and form, print production, principles of layout and design, and basic typography. The focus will be on the applications of these principles to the creation of print advertising materials.
Semester 2, Markham Campus

CNC101 – CNC Manual Programming – 3 hours/week

With hands on experience using live lab equipment at Seneca’s state of the art facility at Jane Campus, students will focus on the manual programming codes for a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Centre. This course allows students to experience what it is like to work in tool design and manufacturing. This course is a great opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in technology-based industries.
Semester 2, Jane Campus

FRS501 – Introduction to Forensic Science – 3 hours/week

This subject will provide an overview of the biological and life sciences and their roles in civil and criminal trials. The relationship between the crime scene investigators and the laboratory examiners of biological types of evidence are discussed. The scientific and legal aspects of current concepts and issues are also examined. The subject will also provide an overview of the principles of forensic chemistry, toxicology and street drugs, alcohol and poisons. Both scientific principles and legal implications are examined.
Semester 2, AY Jackson Secondary School

FST210 – Introduction to Fashion Studies – 4 hours/week

Semester 2, Newnham Campus

HTM415 – Events, Meetings and Convention Services – 4 hours/week

Meetings, conferences and conventions generate significant revenues for the hotels, the city they are in and numerous affiliated tourism businesses. Students will be introduced to the specifics of this Hospitality segment including the impact of the Convention Bureaus. They will learn about key industry trends, including the greening of meetings, new technology applications, social media and the popularity of second-tier cities. Emphasis will be spent on the definition of the scope and segmentation of the convention and group business market, marketing and sales strategies to attract markets with specific needs and techniques to meet those needs as part of meeting and convention service.
Semester 2, Location TBD

ICA001 – Introduction to Computer Applications – 3 hours/week

Get a head start now! In this course, students will learn more about Excel, PowerPoint, and the entire MS Suite. Mastering these programs will help you succeed in both in high school, college and in the workplace.
Semester 2, King Campus

LAW140 – Law Enforcement Communications – 4 hours/week

The ability to obtain, record, and report upon information pertaining to an occurrence, is imperative to the police and security services. This course examines effective interviewing skills and such recording methods as the notebook, incident reports, and electronic media. Systems of information storage and retrieval are discussed, and the particular styles of writing are studied. The various techniques used in speaking to groups will be analyzed and each student will be required to make a presentation.
Semester 2, King Campus

MRK108 – Introduction to Marketing – 3 hours/week

Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of its activities and focuses on satisfying customer needs and wants. While marketing is used by both profit and not-for-profit organizations to meet the demands of the market place, this subject introduces students to the fundamental marketing concepts used by profit oriented business organizations to satisfy final consumers.
Semester 2, Newnham Campus

NAT160 – Nutrition – 3 hours/week

This subject introduces students to the science of Nutrition and outlines the functions of the human body. The effectiveness of various diets and usefulness of food additives is explored. They will gain insight into the ways that food plays a variety of roles in maintaining health and reducing the risk of illness. Students will also learn the fundamentals needed to evaluate claims made by food faddists and food vendors. Semester 2, Newnham Campus

PNA100 – Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse – 4 hours/week

This course is the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Study includes organization of the body, the cell, tissue, organs and four of the major body systems. An introduction to microbiology is included.
Semester 2, Westview Centennial

PSY100 – Introduction to Psychology – 3 hours/week

The discipline of Psychology is the study of human behavior. It is concerned with the observable behavior of an individual and its relationship to unseen mental and physical processes, as well as to external events. Introduction to Psychology will provide a framework within which the student can begin to explore the human personality.
Semester 2, Newnham Campus

PSY356 – Applied Psychology of Learning & Careers – 4 hours/week

The subject examines selected knowledge from Psychology related to learning and careers and includes an application of this knowledge to student success. Students will learn how to increase their understanding of themselves and others. They will develop the skills to use psychological theory and research to manage their learning and career decision making. Specifically, the subject assists in students' success by encouraging the development of career decision making skills, learning skills and self-management skills.
Semester 2, Markham Campus

PSY560 – Power of Social Influence (Social Psychology) – 3 hours/week

Retailers, marketers, advertisers, the broadcasting industry, the military, pubic speakers and educators have long understood the principles of social influence. As that knowledge, along with communication technology, has increased, so has the amount of influence that screams for our attention daily. This subject will outline the major tools and theories of social influence by demonstrating how the theories actually work in real life. It will also help us see beyond persuasion strategies in order to make more objective decisions and assert greater control over our own behaviour.
Semester 2, Markham Campus

SSW100 – Interpersonal Communication (for Social Service Worker program) – 3 hours/week

This subject is an introduction to the skills required to understand and improve one’s own communication style thereby enhancing one’s ability to consciously and effectively relate to others. Students will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of competence in interpersonal communication skills and self-awareness.
Semester 2, Seneca@York Campus

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