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Courses - September 2022

Level 1

Course Details

Introduction to College Life
CMTY1000

Description:

This course is designed to prepare students for the successes and challenges of college life. Students will experience the opportunity to develop skills related to organization, time management, note taking, and studying. They will be exposed to various teaching methodologies, physical spaces, and supports, and will be challenged to develop skills that enable them to participate as independent members of the college community.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Independent Living
CMTY1010

Description:

With a view to supporting independent living skills, this course will challenge students to explore elements of independence and describe independent living as it relates to their individual situation. Through a combination of small and large group experiences, students will demonstrate independent living skills related to self-care, care of one’s living environment, and successful work experiences.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Information Technology Skills
CMTY1020

Description:

This course will provide students with opportunity to develop basic computer skills required for college success and independent living, in the workplace and in personal life. Through practical, hands-on experiences, students will sharpen their academic skills in math and communication, and practice using technology related to their learning, working and socializing with others.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Conestoga 101
CON0101

Description:

This self-directed course focuses on introducing new students to the supports, services, and opportunities available at Conestoga College. By the end of this course, students will understand the academic expectations of the Conestoga learning environment, as well as the supports available to ensure their academic success. Students will also be able to identify on-campus services that support their health and wellness, and explore ways to get actively involved in the Conestoga community through co-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Hours: 1
  • Credits: 0
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Safety in the Workplace
OHS1320

Description:

This course focuses on developing awareness and skills for the student to safely manage and conduct him or herself within a variety of employment settings. Through the units of the course, participants will have the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of general Health and Safety guidelines, including WHMIS, Fire Safety and Workplace Violence. The unit on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act will instruct the student on the requirements for Accessible Customer Service and Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulations. General information on Safe Driving, Privacy of Information and Hand Washing will be addressed as well. The course also provides participants with critical information regarding their insurance coverage (WSIB or other) while employed. As well as guidelines to follow in the event of an injury. Participants will receive a printable Record of Completion upon successful conclusion of this course, in order to demonstrate awareness of safe working practices to their employers.

  • Hours: 14
  • Credits: 1
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: Program Option - Theory
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

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Please note that all courses may not be offered in all semesters. Go to your student portal for full timetabling details under "My Courses".

Drawing 1-Life Drawing Modified
ARTS1125M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and is designed to introduce students to the fundamental approaches to successfully draw the human figure. By studying the structure of the human body and anatomy (musculature), students will work with gesture, line, shape, value, volume and atmospheric perspective to develop both short and sustained drawings. Charcoal, Conte, pencil and various other traditional drawing media and techniques will be explored as methods of description.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Digital Design Modified
ARTS1800M

Description:

This modified for CICE course is an introduction to digital design software and builds on the skills developed in Intro to Design. The emphasis of this course is on applying the elements and principles of design to solve visual problems using digital tools. Through demonstrations and in class exercises, students will strengthen their knowledge of design theory within a digital environment.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Business Modified
BUS1010M

Description:

This course, modified for the CICE program, will introduce students to the foundations of Economics and Business both in Canada and globally. Students will explore various business structures as well as topics in economics, accounting, marketing, and operations management.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Business Modified
BUS1012M

Description:

This modified course for CICE will introduce students to the fundamentals of the Canadian business system. Students will study business structures as well as topics in economics, accounting, marketing, and operations management. Students will develop an understanding of the basic practices of business and become familiar with the common business terminology used in the Canadian workplace.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Foundations in Presentation Skills
COMM1835M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and will provide students an opportunity to develop and hone their presentation skills through a variety of practical scenarios. Students will begin to produce materials that will contribute to their personal portfolios. Both individual and group work will be utilized in the development of visual and verbal presentations

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Animation Theory Modified
DSGN1360M

Description:

In this modified course for the CICE program, Students will be introduced to the theories and principles of animation and animated motion. Working in different platforms and environments, such as paper, clay, or digital mediums, students will demonstrate motion principles, and the related vocabulary/terminology that will become the foundation for further studies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Foundations Of Curriculum Modified
ECE1020M

Description:

This modified for CICE course introduces the concepts of emergent curriculum and play to the beginning early childhood educator. The early childhood environment and the role of the educator is examined through the lenses of play, diversity and creativity. Observation, reflection and documentation are used as the basis for planning for children's learning. Learners are introduced to the provincial Early Learning Framework, the Occupational Standards for Early Childhood Educators, and the College of ECE Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction To E.C.E. Modified
ECE1030M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course is an introduction to the profession of Early Childhood Education. Elements of high quality child care curriculum will be explored. As students learn about the early childhood educator's role in the child care environments. The role of the early childhood educator in fostering emotional well-being and social competence will be studied. The early childhood educator's use of positive guidance to facilitate the child's growing self-concept and self-control will be examined and the aspects of carefully designed schedules and the role they play will be explored.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Role of the Educational Assistant Modified
EDUC1550M

Description:

Through a lens of professional relationship building and communication, in this modified CICE course students will examine the roles and responsibilities of the Educational Assistant as a member of the multi-disciplinary educational team. Students will review and discuss how provincial legislation, and school board policies, procedures and protocols relate to the responsibilities of this role. In addition, they will review and develop strategies for creating inclusive environments that contribute to safe, caring, and secure educational settings for children and youth.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Group Fitness Leadership Modified
FIT1040M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course focuses on the principles of group fitness instruction and program development including exercise intensity, flexibility techniques, exercise recovery and body composition.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Nutrition Modified
HEAL1095M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and focuses on nutrition concepts, guidelines, and recommendations to promote healthy food consumption. Topics will focus on the macro and micronutrients of a healthy diet including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. Students will also examine the link between diet and healthy body weight. Throughout the course, application of nutrition concepts for personal health promotion and healthy nutrition habits will be emphasized.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Law Enforcement Careers with Security Guard Lab Modified
LAW1015M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and is designed to broaden students' knowledge of the various law enforcement careers available to them. An in-depth look at the duties, responsibilities, salary, hiring requirements, employment standards, and legislation of specific fields is included. Students will additionally participate in a lab component geared to the Ontario Training Syllabus for Security Guards which, in the context of a successfully completed semester, will enable eligible to students to follow the relevant steps for obtaining a provincial security guard license.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Law (Modified)
LAW1020M

Description:

The student will receive an introduction to Canadian law and the legal system by becoming familiar with the language of the law and terminology used throughout the administration of justice as well as exploring the practical application of common offence related statutes. Recognition of how law is established through judicial and legislative authority will be gained and the concepts and principles which form the structure of both civil and criminal law will be learned. The foundation of all government authority will be examined through an introduction to the Constitution Act, 1982, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Completion of this modified for CICE course will serve as the framework for further applications of law.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

The Art of Storytelling Modified
LIBS1080M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course forms the basis for further studies in media programs, providing students with the opportunity to craft and deliver their own story. The art of storytelling is a fundamental component of media and communications; media students will draw on these experiences throughout their future academic and professional careers.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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General History of Design Modified
LIBS1610M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course is an introduction to the history and the practice of art and design. With a focus on graphic design as an example, all forms of design are investigated and will be appreciated within their historical context. Starting with the evolution of writing, students will study major historical shifts in design such as medieval manuscripts, the invention of moveable type, the Renaissance, etc., concluding with the beginning of the twentieth century.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Civil Law and Private Security Modified
PLCE1060M

Description:

This modified course for CICE, will introduce students to civil law in private security. Students will analyze the elements of an offence inorder to classify offences and identify possible defenses in civil cases. They will recognize the rights, obligations and limitarions of citizens in areas of civil law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Group Dynamics for Recreation Modified
REC1060M

Description:

As Recreation leaders and facilitators, learners will work in many different group settings. Groups such as staff teams, committees, community groups, and interest groups are some of the types of groups they will encounter. This modified for CICE students course will explore and familiarize learners with the group process and its connection to the field. Learners will describe and apply positive group membership skills through various experiences as leaders and as participants.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Volunteerism in Recreation & Leisure Modified
REC1140M

Description:

Volunteers are essential to leadership and service in the recreation and leisure field. Through this modified for CICE program course, learners will be introduced to how volunteerism, volunteer management and interprofessional practice relate to volunteer engagement. Through classroom activities and community engagement learners will define and apply a volunteer involvement model with not-for-profit agencies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

Electives: Program Option - Practical
Student must complete a minimum of 118 Hours

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Please note that all courses may not be offered in all semesters. Go to your student portal for full timetabling details under "My Courses".

Introduction to Practice Modified
EDUC1580M

Description:

This course introduces students to working in practice settings related to their area of interest and specialization. Students will have an opportunity to observe others working in those settings and under their direction carry out specific tasks which have been assigned. Emphasis is placed on beginning to develop an understanding of work requirements related to the student’s area of interest and specializations. Students will have opportunity to practice skills related to working in a structured setting, communicating with others and becoming responsible.

  • Hours: 118
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Level 2

Course Details

Personal and Professional Communication
CMTY1030

Description:

This course will provide students with opportunity to develop personal and professional communication skills. Students will explore elements associated with verbal and non-verbal language from the perspective of both speaker and listener. In addition, students will demonstrate communication skills that enhance social engagement and communication skills that support successful work experiences.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Health and Wellness
CMTY1040

Description:

With a view to getting healthy and staying healthy, students will be introduced to personal and societal elements that contribute to health and wellness. Students will explore the benefits and consequences of individual choices related to health and wellness; will reflect on personal decisions related to health and wellness; and will create a plan for healthy living.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Preparation to Practice
FPLT1420

Description:

In conjunction with students’ areas of specialization courses, this course will prepare students for practice in a chosen field. Students will explore the components of being a dependable member of a team. They will develop skills associated with dependability and reliability and apply these in a practical work setting in the community.

  • Hours: 203
  • Credits: 8
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: Program Option - Theory
Student must complete a minimum of 84 Hours

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Please note that all courses may not be offered in all semesters. Go to your student portal for full timetabling details under "My Courses".

Career Success Modified
CDEV1830M

Description:

This course focuses on the skills needed to conduct a successful job search. Students will explore the labour market and identify trends that may impact their future careers. They will develop skills for an effective job search including networking, self-marketing documents and tools as well as interview skills. Mock interviews will provide the opportunity for practice, feedback and reflection as students prepare for future interviews. Students will develop a personalized job search plan to support their future careers.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Career Discovery Modified
CDEV1840M

Description:

This course focuses on career exploration and decision making. Students will evaluate their interests, values, skills and abilities through assessment tools and explore the labour market to identify employment trends aligned to their strengths. Effective communication strategies to aid success in the workplace will be covered. By the end of this course, students will have created a personalized development plan to support their future career goals.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Writing for Media-Basics Modified
COMM1010M

Description:

This modified CICE course builds on the skills and knowledge acquired in Level One – Basic Writing, with a focus on writing for careers in the media and communication field. Applications will include broadcast and print media as well as the internet and other modern communications media.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Professional Communication Modified
COMM1305M

Description:

With a view to developing professional communication strategies, this course will enable students to learn how to effectively communicate with teachers, administrators and parents as emerging professionals. Professional presence, including appearance, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, attitude and etiquette will be reviewed as students will develop hand-on experience through presentations, mock interviews and communication assignments. This course is part of the Educational Assistant program.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Studio I (Modified)
DSGN1410M

Description:

In this course the student will be introduced to the principles involved in lighting, texturing and rendering and the impact lighting has on the final visuals and overall project. Students will use this foundational course in concurrent and future courses to demonstrate integration of all areas that contribute towards the production pipeline.

  • Hours: 84
  • Credits: 6
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Health Safety & Nutrition Modified
ECE1055M

Description:

This modified CICE course will address the interrelationship of health, safety, and nutrition for children of all ages and age groups. Students will examine current legislation, agency policies and evidence-informed practices in order to develop and maintain health, safety and nutrition practices that emphasize prevention and recognition of illness and injury to individual and groups of children in early learning and care settings. In addition, students will develop and evaluate healthy and safe early learning practices that combine to establish diverse, equitable and accessible learning opportunities for children and their families.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Early Learning Modified
ECE1370M

Description:

This modified CICE course will introduce students to the profession of Early Learning and Care. Within the scope of professional practice, the variety of settings, and the range of other professionals with whom educators interact, students will examine the evolution of the profession and the language that describes it. Students will consider and explore the relevant legislation and regulations, regulatory bodies, curriculum documents as well as curriculum approaches that impact the practice, of early learning and care. Specifically, they will examine how these shape professional practices and others’ views of those practices.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Early Learning
ECE1375M

Description:

This modified CICE course will introduce students to the profession of Early Learning and Care. Within the scope of professional practice, the variety of settings, and the range of other professionals with whom educators interact, students will examine the evolution of the profession and the language that describes it. Students will consider and explore the relevant legislation and regulations, regulatory bodies, curriculum documents as well as curriculum approaches that impact the practice, of early learning and care. Specifically, they will examine how these shape professional practices and others' views of those practices.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Infant And Toddler Programs Modified
ECE2010M

Description:

This modified for CICE course will familiarize the student with the unique needs of infants and toddlers in Early Childhood Education settings. Emphasis will be placed on the central role of relationships in creating a holistic curriculum for infants and toddlers. The connection between observation, documentation, implementation, and reflection will also be examined in the context of creating child-centered infant and toddler curriculum. A variety of philosophical approaches will be examined along side of the principles of the ELECT document. Criteria for ensuring high quality physical environments will be introduced.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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School Age Programs Modified
ECE2060M

Description:

This modified for CICE course will expand on knowledge of developmental norms and needs of 5-12 year olds. Emphasis will be placed on using this knowledge in planning a quality program for this age group and on acquiring an understanding of the role of the Early Childhood Educator in school-age programs. Curriculum design will follow the principles of facilitating learning through observations, reflections and documentation of children's play.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Principles of Learning Modified
EDUC1590M

Description:

With a particular focus on supporting learners with exceptionalities, this course will provide students with an understanding of the principles of learning that guide educational instruction. Students will be introduced to the principles of universal design for learning and will examine how these principles correspond with various exceptionalities. Students will learn various observational techniques to monitor, document, and report on the behaviour and progress of learners. In addition, students will examine differentiated learning and its role in educational settings.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Personal Finances Modified
FIN1100M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course focus on providing students with the knowledge required to effectively understand and manage their personal financial situation. It will provide a foundation for students to develop personal financial goals and to avoid many common financial problems. Topics covered will include personal cash flow and budgeting, establishing and maintaining a good credit rating, the effective use of credit, understanding group benefits, RRSPs, TFSAs and pension plans. The course will also address various types of insurance coverage and investment products

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Group Fitness Leadership Modified
FIT1040M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course focuses on the principles of group fitness instruction and program development including exercise intensity, flexibility techniques, exercise recovery and body composition.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

Introduction to Law (Modified)
LAW1020M

Description:

The student will receive an introduction to Canadian law and the legal system by becoming familiar with the language of the law and terminology used throughout the administration of justice as well as exploring the practical application of common offence related statutes. Recognition of how law is established through judicial and legislative authority will be gained and the concepts and principles which form the structure of both civil and criminal law will be learned. The foundation of all government authority will be examined through an introduction to the Constitution Act, 1982, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Completion of this modified for CICE course will serve as the framework for further applications of law.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Canadian Criminal Justice System (Modified)
LAW1060M

Description:

This modified for CICE course provides an overview of the Canadian Criminal Justice System with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services. It will examine the major components of the criminal justice system from enforcement through the courts to correctional services.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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The Art of Storytelling Modified
LIBS1080M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course forms the basis for further studies in media programs, providing students with the opportunity to craft and deliver their own story. The art of storytelling is a fundamental component of media and communications; media students will draw on these experiences throughout their future academic and professional careers.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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General History of Media Modified
LIBS1380M

Description:

This modified CICE course will provide students with a basic overview of the history of media, from the early cave drawings to modern day communications via iPod and the Internet. Students will explore the impact of media has had on society and determine the role media has played in shaping the world in which we live.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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General History of Design II Modified
LIBS1620M

Description:

Building on the knowledge acquired in LIBS1610 - General History of Design I, this modified CICE course will focus on the historical overview of art and design from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day. Students will explore movements through in art and design such as Art Nouveau, Art Deco, the rise of the advertising industry, and ending with post-modernism. Issues of architecture, design, and visual art during these periods will be highlighted to gain a better understanding of change, where we are today and where we may be headed.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: LIBS1610
  • CoRequisites:

Introduction to Web Development Modified
MDIA1050M

Description:

In this course students will be introduced to basic HTML and CSS coding languages through exercises and tutorials. Students will learn how to combine these skills with digital content developed in concurrent courses to create a functional personal portfolio web site. Accessibility, web standards and user interface principles will also be covered.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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The Art of Storytelling Modified
MDIA1090M

Description:

This modified course for CICE forms the basis for further studies in media programs, providing students with the opportunity to craft and deliver their own stories for their portfolio. The art of storytelling is a fundamental component of media and communications; media students will draw on these experiences throughout their future academic and professional careers. Students will learn and follow a formalized process for storytelling projects and practice a variety of story structures & formats.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Dynamics Of Leadership Modified
REC1080M

Description:

Building on the understanding of the importance of working in groups, this modified CICE course will challenge students to explore leadership styles and their role in motivating others for a common goal. Students will explore various leadership styles and explain how these styles complement diverse populations in recreation settings. They will assess their personal leadership styles in order to understand and demonstrate effective skills that support the development of inclusive programs and contribute to healthy communities and express skills to engage volunteers and others to work toward a common goal.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Healthy Lifestyles Throughout the Lifespan Modified
REC1120M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course will challenge the learner to develop an appreciation of the value of healthy living for individuals, groups and communities. The learners will gain an understanding of the emerging importance of utilizing the vitality approach in recreation and leisure service program delivery. Learners will research and assess intentional recreation and leisure healthy lifestyle strategies. The learner will be encouraged to observe and critique the inter-professional delivery model as it relates to the integral contribution of recreation and leisure services.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Volunteerism in Recreation & Leisure Modified
REC1140M

Description:

Volunteers are essential to leadership and service in the recreation and leisure field. Through this modified for CICE program course, learners will be introduced to how volunteerism, volunteer management and interprofessional practice relate to volunteer engagement. Through classroom activities and community engagement learners will define and apply a volunteer involvement model with not-for-profit agencies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

Youth Justice Modified
SOC2010M

Description:

This modified course for CICE will follow the young offender through the criminal justice system. In addition, the student will be able to summarize and appraise disposition alternatives which may be employed with a view to aiding and rehabilitating a young offender while facilitating public safety, in the context of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other relevant legislation.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: LAW1060
  • CoRequisites:

Level 3

Course Details

Personal and Professional Growth
CMTY2000

Description:

Students will gain an understanding of the importance of self-awareness in developing confidence and self-esteem. Through classroom and practice experiences, students will explore their own strengths and qualities, develop skills in describing those to others, and develop a plan to sustain those strengths. They will consider how their actions and behaviours contribute to their growth personally, to their social interactions with others, and in a work setting.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Community Awareness
CMTY2010

Description:

Students will develop an increased awareness of the college and surrounding communities. Students will focus on current events both in the college and outside of the college with a view to better understanding these events and associating with them in order to participate more fully as community members. They will reflect on these events and examine them for their benefits to individuals and community.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Healthy Living
CMTY2020

Description:

Building on previous courses, students will continue to explore personal and societal elements that contribute to health and wellness. With a focus on healthy eating, students will develop skills to plan for, choose and prepare food. In addition, they will explore the benefits and consequences of fitness and its role in a healthy life. Students will create a fitness plan and will participate in fitness experiences.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Field Placement I (Community Integration Through Co-operative Education)
FPLT2165

Description:

In conjunction with students’ areas of specialization courses, students will participate in a field placement experience. Through this, students will demonstrate the components of being a dependable member of a team and develop skills for potential future work opportunities.

  • Hours: 203
  • Credits: 7
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: Program Option - Theory
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

View Program Option Electives

Please note that all courses may not be offered in all semesters. Go to your student portal for full timetabling details under "My Courses".

Drawing 1-Life Drawing Modified
ARTS1125M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and is designed to introduce students to the fundamental approaches to successfully draw the human figure. By studying the structure of the human body and anatomy (musculature), students will work with gesture, line, shape, value, volume and atmospheric perspective to develop both short and sustained drawings. Charcoal, Conte, pencil and various other traditional drawing media and techniques will be explored as methods of description.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

Introduction to Fantasy Illustration Modified
ARTS1840M

Description:

Visualizing characters' structure, actions and emotions in fantastic environments is critical in building projects your audience will want to experience! Students in this modified for CICE course will practice designing original characters, places, and props from their imagination. Colours, textures, and lighting are used to create mood and atmosphere to give a solid foundation to your projects. Traditional illustrative techniques will give your ideas form and a jumping point into the imaginary world of fantasy and illusion.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Business Modified
BUS1010M

Description:

This course, modified for the CICE program, will introduce students to the foundations of Economics and Business both in Canada and globally. Students will explore various business structures as well as topics in economics, accounting, marketing, and operations management.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Writing for Media-Basics Modified
COMM1010M

Description:

This modified CICE course builds on the skills and knowledge acquired in Level One – Basic Writing, with a focus on writing for careers in the media and communication field. Applications will include broadcast and print media as well as the internet and other modern communications media.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Language Fundamentals Modified
COMM1110M

Description:

This modified for CICE course focuses on the development and mastery of grammar, sentence structure, and standard English usage required for clear writing. Students will also review and practice the rules of punctuation and apply them to sentences and paragraphs that will prepare them for future courses in Business Communications.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Professional Writing Skills for Business Modified
COMM1380M

Description:

In this modified for CICE communications course, students learn the professional writing skills required for effective communication in business. Students apply their learning to business case studies to produce documents for various purposes and audiences using a range of current business formats. They will also learn to write proposals and reports using research and documentation skills to further prepare them for higher learning and career success.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Foundations in Presentation Skills
COMM1835M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and will provide students an opportunity to develop and hone their presentation skills through a variety of practical scenarios. Students will begin to produce materials that will contribute to their personal portfolios. Both individual and group work will be utilized in the development of visual and verbal presentations

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Business Computing Applications I Modified
COMP1056M

Description:

During this course, modified for the CICE program, the student will learn to effectively use the Windows operating system, apply word processing techniques, create basic business presentations, and explore the power of spreadsheets. Students will also learn the skills necessary to operate effectively within the Conestoga College computing environment. An emphasis will be placed on the development of solutions to business problems using commonly available microcomputer tools.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Foundations Of Curriculum Modified
ECE1020M

Description:

This modified for CICE course introduces the concepts of emergent curriculum and play to the beginning early childhood educator. The early childhood environment and the role of the educator is examined through the lenses of play, diversity and creativity. Observation, reflection and documentation are used as the basis for planning for children's learning. Learners are introduced to the provincial Early Learning Framework, the Occupational Standards for Early Childhood Educators, and the College of ECE Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Teamwork in Professional Practice Modified
ECE2180M

Description:

This course modified for the CICE program, explores professional practice in the context of a collaborative early learning team that embraces a commitment to team work, respect and social justice. Students will identify the variety of members who make up the early learning teams and analyze the scope of practice and the unique contributions of each member in supporting the child and the family. Through self-reflection and analysis of professional documents, students will critique and practice effective strategies for initiating and maintaining reciprocal and positive relationships with members of the early learning team.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Exceptionalities Modified
EDUC1570M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and will introduce students to a range of exceptionalities in educational settings associated with categories of behavioural, communicational, intellectual, physical, and multiple exceptionalities. Students will review, describe and compare characteristics of the range of exceptionalities related to each of the categories, and will discuss how assistive technologies and daily living aids support student learning and independence.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Criminology Modified
LAW1210M

Description:

This modified course for CICE provides an examination of various theoretical explanations of criminal and deviant behaviour, it also discusses future trends of the criminal justice system. The reality of crime in Canada including victimology is examined through crime statistics and correlates of criminal behaviour

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Security Fundamentals I: Interviewing And Investigation Modified
LAW2000M

Description:

The Security Fundamentals modified for CICE course is designed to introduce the students to a broad overview of the practical skills required in the security industry. These skills are essential in the areas of security and all areas of law enforcement. Practical application of their skills will build on the theoretical components.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Media Tools and Technology I Modified
MDIA1010M

Description:

Media industry software and processes are the focus of this course modified for the CICE program. Through a series of computer lab sessions students will be oriented with photo, video and audio production software. File management, editing techniques and processes will be covered at an introductory level. Technology learning will assist students in developing content and skills for concurrent courses and future pathway programs.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Marketing I Modified
MKT1040M

Description:

Marketing is about knowing the customers and the creative and strategic processes to meet their needs, wants and desires. This modified course for CICE is highly interactive and introduces you to the world of marketing from both a societal and organizational perspective. You will participate in a variety of hands-on practical activities and projects to immerse yourself in the fundamentals of marketing.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Group Dynamics for Recreation Modified
REC1060M

Description:

As Recreation leaders and facilitators, learners will work in many different group settings. Groups such as staff teams, committees, community groups, and interest groups are some of the types of groups they will encounter. This modified for CICE students course will explore and familiarize learners with the group process and its connection to the field. Learners will describe and apply positive group membership skills through various experiences as leaders and as participants.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Dynamics Of Leadership Modified
REC1080M

Description:

Building on the understanding of the importance of working in groups, this modified CICE course will challenge students to explore leadership styles and their role in motivating others for a common goal. Students will explore various leadership styles and explain how these styles complement diverse populations in recreation settings. They will assess their personal leadership styles in order to understand and demonstrate effective skills that support the development of inclusive programs and contribute to healthy communities and express skills to engage volunteers and others to work toward a common goal.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Healthy Lifestyles Throughout the Lifespan Modified
REC1120M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course will challenge the learner to develop an appreciation of the value of healthy living for individuals, groups and communities. The learners will gain an understanding of the emerging importance of utilizing the vitality approach in recreation and leisure service program delivery. Learners will research and assess intentional recreation and leisure healthy lifestyle strategies. The learner will be encouraged to observe and critique the inter-professional delivery model as it relates to the integral contribution of recreation and leisure services.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Level 4

Course Details

Transition to Community
CMTY2030

Description:

Students will explore possibilities for life after college. Building on their college experiences, students will create a plan for transitioning into community life. They will explore and make contact with community resources that would facilitate this transition and contribute to independent living. They will participate in resume writing, developing a budget and planning for social activities.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Staying Healthy
CMTY2040

Description:

With a focus on healthy living and well-being, students will integrate their course knowledge and experience and create a plan for staying healthy. They will consider the many perspectives of individuals’ lives (physical, social, emotional, work, and financial), and explore these as they relate to themselves. Through this, they will develop skills for independent living and healthy contribution to community.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Field Placement II (Community Integration Through Co-operative Education)
FPLT2185

Description:

In conjunction with students’ areas of specialization courses, students will participate in a field placement experience. Through this, students will continue to develop skills associated with being a dependable member of a team and develop skills for potential future work opportunities.

  • Hours: 203
  • Credits: 7
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: Program Option - Theory
Student must complete a minimum of 84 Hours

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Please note that all courses may not be offered in all semesters. Go to your student portal for full timetabling details under "My Courses".

Foundations in Presentation Skills
COMM1835M

Description:

This course is modified for the CICE program and will provide students an opportunity to develop and hone their presentation skills through a variety of practical scenarios. Students will begin to produce materials that will contribute to their personal portfolios. Both individual and group work will be utilized in the development of visual and verbal presentations

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Character Design and Development Modified
DSGN1370M

Description:

Building off previously acquired skills and knowledge, students in this modified course for CICE, will enhance their illustrative elements to create sophisticated characters that contribute towards telling a believable story. Students will apply principles of anatomy and physiology to create characters positioned into animation sequences.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Modelling and Rigging I Modified
DSGN1380M

Description:

Working within a 3D animation environment requires precisely modeled and rigged assets with forethought given to all downstream production needs. This modified course for CICE, will introduce those requirements, providing students with experience in modelling characters and then rigging them for animation. Emphasis will be placed on efficient topology while ensuring proper deformations and expressiveness can be achieved

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Early Learning Modified
ECE1370M

Description:

This modified CICE course will introduce students to the profession of Early Learning and Care. Within the scope of professional practice, the variety of settings, and the range of other professionals with whom educators interact, students will examine the evolution of the profession and the language that describes it. Students will consider and explore the relevant legislation and regulations, regulatory bodies, curriculum documents as well as curriculum approaches that impact the practice, of early learning and care. Specifically, they will examine how these shape professional practices and others’ views of those practices.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Partnership With Families Modified
ECE2070M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course explores the partnership between the early childhood professionals and the families of children enrolled in early learning and care programs. Students will examine the structural, cultural, and developmental diversities of families in order to validate them as the primary support for children and their learning. Students will articulate the role of the educator in establishing and maintaining strong reciprocal relationships with families that are compatible with ethical and professional obligations. They will explore and practice engaging strategies that highlight collaboration with families.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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The ECE Professional Modified
ECE2085M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course will examine the evolution of early learning and care as a profession and the repositioning of the role of the educator within that profession. Students will examine and critique the documents that shape the profession in order to explore the changing professional and social image of the child, the educator and the profession. They will analyze their professional practices and through a process of self-reflection will examine the impact of those practices on their emerging professional identity. In addition, they will create a professional development plan that recognizes documented abilities, professional interests and a commitment to continuous learning.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Role of the Educational Assistant Modified
EDUC1550M

Description:

Through a lens of professional relationship building and communication, in this modified CICE course students will examine the roles and responsibilities of the Educational Assistant as a member of the multi-disciplinary educational team. Students will review and discuss how provincial legislation, and school board policies, procedures and protocols relate to the responsibilities of this role. In addition, they will review and develop strategies for creating inclusive environments that contribute to safe, caring, and secure educational settings for children and youth.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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The Exceptional Learner (Modified)
EDUC1600M

Description:

Building on the foundational information from Introduction to Exceptionalities, this modified for CICE course will focus on examining and creating strategies that support the exceptional learner. Students will deepen their understanding of learner needs under the categories of behavioural, communicational, intellectual, physical, and multiple exceptionalities. In addition, they will broaden their definition of exceptional learners to include gifted students and students for whom English is a second language, and will explore educational strategies to support their learning.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Team Work and Collaboration (Modified)
EDUC2190M

Description:

Teamwork and collaboration are essential in creating a positive work environment in educational settings. Educational Assistants are required to work in a high paced environment that requires teamwork and collaboration. Through this modified for CICE course students will examine and demonstrate the principles of team work and collaboration. They will reflect on their own practices to create and evaluate techniques to resolve issues in classroom situations that are respectful and supportive of learners.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Human Rights Modified
LAW1560M

Description:

Human rights and diversity issues play an important role in Criminal Justice practice. This modified course for CICE will provide students with the opportunity to examine current issues and social problems relating to our current laws and multi-cultural society. It will provide an understanding of criminal law, investigations, and corrections in the context of today’s diverse society. Students will also examine the issues surrounding race, gender, social class, crime, and their impact on the criminal justice system.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Security Systems Modified
LAW2210M

Description:

In this modified CICE course, students will be introduced the world of mechanical and electrical security systems used by private and public sectors globally. Course topics will initiate the basic understanding of the core monitoring devices used in Closed Circuit Surveillance Systems (CCTV), Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems. Students will learn about the common issues and trouble shooting techniques required for the daily monitoring and control of these types of systems. Students will learn about the professional and ethical use of these types of systems and the expectations of the security industry. Students will be able to practice some of these skills in a lab environment

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Safety and Accident Prevention Modified
LAW2225M

Description:

This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of acts and regulations relating to occupational safety and the concepts and techniques of safety management. Topics covered in this course include: WHMIS, OHSA, workplace violence, safety equipment and Systems. Students will have an opportunity to conduct mock safety inspections and then design prevention plans.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Cyber Security Modified
LAW2295M

Description:

This modified course for CICE will introduce students to the field of cyber security including the prevention of cybercrime. Students will learn how the basic elements of computer systems, networks and related devices can be exploited for illegal and illicit purposes or strengthened to protect assets and systems. Students will also learn about cyber incident response and how cybercrimes are investigated.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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The Art of Storytelling Modified
LIBS1080M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course forms the basis for further studies in media programs, providing students with the opportunity to craft and deliver their own story. The art of storytelling is a fundamental component of media and communications; media students will draw on these experiences throughout their future academic and professional careers.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Media Tools and Technology II (Modified)
MDIA1040M

Description:

This modified for CICE course is a continuation of Media Tools & Technology I — In computer labs, students will continue to advance their working knowledge of media industry software and processes. The basics of typography and layout composition will be covered for print and screen delivery. This project-based course will focus on bringing creative ideas to life for a variety of professional and consumer audiences. Students will learn to leverage the appropriate tools for a variety media formats at an intermediate level.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: MDIA1010M
  • CoRequisites:

Introduction to Web Development Modified
MDIA1050M

Description:

In this course students will be introduced to basic HTML and CSS coding languages through exercises and tutorials. Students will learn how to combine these skills with digital content developed in concurrent courses to create a functional personal portfolio web site. Accessibility, web standards and user interface principles will also be covered.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Marketing I Modified
MKT1040M

Description:

Marketing is about knowing the customers and the creative and strategic processes to meet their needs, wants and desires. This modified course for CICE is highly interactive and introduces you to the world of marketing from both a societal and organizational perspective. You will participate in a variety of hands-on practical activities and projects to immerse yourself in the fundamentals of marketing.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Marketing (Modified)
MKT1480M

Description:

You will be introduced to the fundamental principles and processes of marketing in this modified for CICE course. The focus of marketing is always the customer, and you will be challenged to understand consumer behaviour, segment markets, conduct marketing research and manage customer relationships. Working as an individual and on teams, you will manage the elements of the marketing mix - product, price, place and promotion - to address marketing issues using new digital tools and traditional media. You will apply your knowledge through a series of hands-on exercises and by working with a team to develop a comprehensive marketing plan.

  • Hours: 84
  • Credits: 6
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Social Media and Digital Marketing (Modified)
MKT1490M

Description:

This modified for CICE course will provide students with an overview of the distinction between social media marketing and digital marketing as specific tools designed to reach consumers. They will come to recognize that the shared objectives of these tools is to influence consumer attitudes and behaviour. Additionally students will also be exposed to emerging and trending tools reflective of the evolving nature of on-line marketing communications. Students will explore topics including navigational structure, keywords, content generation and management, customer relationship tracking, real-time and proximity marketing, and partnership marketing. The ethics of social media and digital marketing will also be evaluated so that students understand the essentiality of individual and organizational responsibility and accountability for on-line content.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management Modified
OPER1420M

Description:

In this modified course, CICE students will be introduced to Supply Chain. Supply Chain is a network of organizations that are involved in the different processes and activities that produce value in the form of products and services in the hands of the ultimate customer or consumer. Operations Management is one of the three major functions of a business .

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Dynamics Of Leadership Modified
REC1080M

Description:

Building on the understanding of the importance of working in groups, this modified CICE course will challenge students to explore leadership styles and their role in motivating others for a common goal. Students will explore various leadership styles and explain how these styles complement diverse populations in recreation settings. They will assess their personal leadership styles in order to understand and demonstrate effective skills that support the development of inclusive programs and contribute to healthy communities and express skills to engage volunteers and others to work toward a common goal.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Program Planning Modified
REC1090M

Description:

This modified for CICE students course focuses on the importance of developing inclusive programs that are fiscally sustainable and respond to the diversity of all those who will use them. Students will assess the needs, interests and abilities of individuals and groups in order to develop, implement and evaluate inclusive recreation, leisure and wellness programs within an established budget. They will incorporate customer service strategies as well as safety and accessibility practices that reflect consideration of facility requirements and support the well-being of all participants. Students will communicate the benefits and details of programs through the use of comprehensive and inclusive marketing and promotional strategies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Volunteerism in Recreation & Leisure Modified
REC1140M

Description:

Volunteers are essential to leadership and service in the recreation and leisure field. Through this modified for CICE program course, learners will be introduced to how volunteerism, volunteer management and interprofessional practice relate to volunteer engagement. Through classroom activities and community engagement learners will define and apply a volunteer involvement model with not-for-profit agencies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Community Development Modified
REC2010M

Description:

As emerging professionals this modified for CICE students course will broaden the student's understanding of the field of recreation and leisure services to include the concept of developing healthy communities. They will integrate the models and processes related to community development with the roles and responsibilities of recreation practitioners in community agencies and create strategies that facilitate the development of volunteers as team members. Through the application of community development strategies, students will advocate for healthy communities and engage community partners in the process of inclusive programming and event management.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Applied Facilitation Modified
REC2020M

Description:

In this modified CICE course students will be buildingon professional leadership skills, students will examine the practice of individual and group facilitation through an investigation, assessment, and application of facilitation techniques. Students will assess facilitation models and their impact on group and community development. They will design and implement a facilitation plan that is inclusive and promotes the benefits associated with recreation, leisure, and wellness programs, events, and services for individuals and groups.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Program outcomes

  1. Participate in regular college programs and activities.
  2. Participate in active learning and community engagement opportunities using skills consistent with potential employer expectations.
  3. Use functional academic skills in communications and math consistent with individual learning plan expectations.
  4. Pursue personal areas of academic/vocational interest.
  5. Function with increased independence with peers in areas of social and life skills development within a community college setting in accordance with expectations identified in the individual learning plan.
  6. Create ongoing development plans to improve independence and health and wellness.