Explore the exciting array of courses offered as part of your degree at Redeemer.
This course covers material from Robertsbridge Fragment to the early nineteenth century keyboard repertoire. In this course students will take an in-depth look at the development of keyboard repertoire and historic keyboard instruments from the fourteenth to midnineteenth centuries (i.e. the Porative, Clavichord, Spinet, Harpsichord, Organ, Forte Piano, and Piano repertoire). Sessions on performance practice issues, student seminars, and field trips to play important instruments will be included.
Music Theory I
Study of basic materials of tonal music, triads, sevenths, non-harmonic tones, analysis of simple musical forms, melody writing, and four-part harmonization in the eighteenth century style.
Music Theory I (MUS‑121);
Music Theory II
Study of secondary dominants, modulation, altered and chromatic chords, melody writing, and four-part harmonization in the eighteenth/ nineteenth century style.
Music Theory II (MUS‑201)
Related programs: Music Performance
This course introduces the major events of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on global trends and the global dimensions of international conflicts and cooperation. Topics include World War I; the rise of dictators; World War II; the Cold War; decolonization and the emergence of the ‘Third World’; cultural revolutions of the 1960s and 1970s; trade, development, and terrorism; and the global resurgence of religion.
Related programs: History
A review of the causes, symptoms, and treatments of several psychological disorders, including schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, substance-use disorders, psychophysiological disorders, and problems of sexual adaptation. Legal, ethical, and social issues pertaining to psychological disorders will be explored.
An introduction to modern American and European theories of the psychological structure, dynamics, and development of human personality. In addition to major theories of personality, personality assessment and measurement will be discussed.
Personality (PSY‑315)
Related programs: Psychology
Abstract Algebra MAT‑331
An introduction to structures of modern algebra: groups, integral domains, fields, rings, and polynomials.
Prerequisites: Any MAT-200-level course except MAT-201
Related programs: Mathematics
This program focuses upon developing study and self-management skills as a prerequisite for success in undergraduate studies. The student’s coursework at Redeemer University College will provide a context for applying the principles learned in this program. (Non-credit) To learn more about the Academic Success Program, refer to page 118 of the Academic Calendar.
Study of advanced conducting and rehearsal techniques of instrumental and choral works.
Study of elementary techniques of song-leading and conducting instrumental and choral ensembles, as well as simple score reading and rehearsal techniques. (1.5 credits)
Conducting (MUS‑237)
Related programs: Music Performance
Apply financial accounting concepts and techniques to three complex business situations: investments and business combinations; foreign transactions and operations; and not-for-profit and public-sector organizations.
Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Learn how to accurately and honestly measure revenue, profit, and organizational resources such as cash, inventory, property, plant, and equipment. Recognize the potential for bias and manipulation in financial reporting. Analyze and evaluate financial results in the context of organizational strategies, as well as economic, industry, and competitive trends.
Intermediate Financial Accounting I (BUS‑313);
Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Learn how to accurately and honestly measure liabilities, including income tax, pension, and lease obligations; shareholders’ equity; and complex instruments that contain elements of debt and equity. Calculate and interpret earnings per share. Prepare and analyze the statement of cash flows. Implement other financial reporting requirements and use the information they provide.
Intermediate Financial Accounting II (BUS‑317); BUS-313 or 317
Related programs: Accounting; Marketing; Management; Business
This course will provide an in-depth analysis of advanced-level topics in the field of criminal justice, specifically the roles of policing, courts and corrections. Emphasis will be placed on how these elements of the criminal justice system have changed over time, and on current issues including restorative justice, community policing, and incarceration. The course will examine each of these areas through a critical lens based on the Reformed perspective on faith and culture.
Sociology of Crime and Deviance
A sociological analysis of deviant and criminal behaviour in society. After an overview of different explanations of crime, this course will concentrate on various dimensions of deviant behaviour such as delinquency, drug abuse, and white collar crime. Police and court response to criminal behaviour will also be analyzed.
Sociology of Crime and Deviance (APS‑241) Year 3 or 4 standing
Advanced Studio ART‑313
In this conceptually-driven advanced studio course, students address significant themes of contemporary art and culture using the media of their choice (drawing, painting, photography, or digital). This course is structured to encourage spiritual reflection and the development of personal style through idea generation, material investigation, technical refinement, and research.
Prerequisites: ART-112 & 212 or ART-115 & 215
Related programs: Art
This course will provide students with an immersion into the world of molecular biology research. Students will investigate unique research questions within a team based laboratory setting. Throughout the course, students will gain experience with project and experimental design, various laboratory techniques, data analysis and interpretation, as well as the honing of oral and written communication skills. This course is particularly intended for students interested in graduate studies, or careers in the research field. Includes a weekly three-hour lab. Materials fee applies.
Discussion of the organization, replication, transmission, expression, and evolution of genetic materials. The course is organized around the levels of genes, chromosomes, organisms and populations. Topics include the expression, control and mutation of genes; the molecular organization and information coding; replication, repair, transmission and mutation of chromosomes; the relation between genes, genotype, phenotype and environment; and the genetic structure and variability of populations, including selection and speciation. Throughout the course methods of investigation will be explained. The structure and operation of genetics as a science will also receive attention. Includes a weekly three-hour lab. Materials fee applies.
Genetics (BIO‑261);
An introductory course which provides an understanding of microbial structure and biochemistry and includes practical experience in the handling and maintenance of microbial cultures. Topics include the classification and identification of microorganisms, the role of micro-organisms in health and disease, and the application of microbial processes in industry. Includes a weekly three-hour lab. Materials fee applies.
Microbiology (BIO‑351);
Biochemistry I: Structures and Functions of Biomolecules
An introduction to the structure, function and analysis of the major classes of biomolecules found in living organisms: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Includes an introduction to the structure and function of enzymes. Includes a weekly three-hour lab. Materials fee applies.
Biochemistry I: Structures and Functions of Biomolecules (BIO‑361)
Inquiry of Issues in Health
This course will explore the cutting-edge research that informs on current issues in the health field. By examining primary biomedical literature, students will develop the skills necessary to perform effectively as a health researcher. This course is problem-based; it is skill-driven rather than content-driven and focuses on the development of skills that are widely sought in university graduates–the ability to research and analyze detailed problems and to communicate clearly and persuasively. This course will involve interdependent and independent small group learning. Collectively, the class will ask questions that will explore the topics from multiple perspectives, while also learning to assess the quality of the information being examined.
Inquiry of Issues in Health (HSC‑342)
Related programs: Biochemistry; Chemistry
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