Programs and Courses

The South-Central Region offers programming in a variety of formats. Students are able to complete their studies through face-to-face, audio conference, video conference, and online formats. Please contact the regional office in Quesnel for more information regarding the availability and format of these programs. 

South-Central Course Offerings


Spring 2019

ANTH 213: People and Cultures (CRN 30572)

This course examines the diversity of human cultures and languages through the comparison of contemporary societies, and patterns of organization. 

Prerequisites: None
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Audio/Video
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 13 to May 17, 2019 (One Week Condensed) 9:00 am to 3:50 pm 
Instructor: Michel Bouchard 


ENGL 120: Introduction to Canadian Native Literatures (CRN 30621)

This course offers an introduction to the study of Canada's Native literatures, including traditional oral narratives, drama, poetry, and fiction. 

Prerequisites: None
Campus: Anahim Lake 
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: August 9, 10, 17, 17, 23, 24, 2019 (Fridays 1:00 pm -5:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Instructor: Blanca Schorcht 


HIST 454: History of Childbirth (CRN 30579)

This course examines the diversity of women's experiences in various contexts. 

Prerequisites: HIST 300 Minimum Grade D- or permission of the instructor
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: July 8-12, 2019 (One Week Condensed) 9:00 am to 3:50 pm 
Instructor: Jacqueline Haller 


FNST 163: Dakelh/Carrier Culture: Level 1 (CRN 30555)

This course provides an introduction to Dakelh/Carrier Culture. 

Prerequisites: None
Campus: Anahim Lake 
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face 
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 31, June 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 (Fridays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturdays (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) 
Instructor: Janine Jack 


FNST 306: Indigenous Women Perspectives  (CRN 30575)

The purpose of this course is twofold: first to understand how indigenous women's lives have been shaped by colonialism and secondly, to delineate the global themes in their current political, and social struggles to transcend the colonial legacy that continues to constrain them. 

PrerequisitesFNST 100 or WMST 100 with a minimum Grade of D- or permission of the instructor
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 6-10, 2019 (One Week Condensed) 9:00 am to 3:50 pm 
Instructor: Titi Kunkel 


PSYC 301: Social Psychology (CRN 30404)

This course examines human behaviour in its social contexts. Specific topics include interpersonal interactions, social motivation and attitudes, prejudice, socialization and communication. 

PrerequisitesPSYC 101 and PSYC 102 minimum grade of D-. Must be enrolled in third or fourth year. 
Campus: World Wide Web 
Schedule Type: Web 
Instructional Method: Web 
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 6 - June 14, 2019 
Instructor: James Climenhage 


PSYC 498: Close Relationships (CRN 30582)

This course focuses on a special topic delivered in lecture or seminar format. 

Prerequisites: PSYC 215 and 101 and 102 minimum grade of D-. Must be enrolled in third or fourth year. 
Campus: World Wide Web
Schedule Type: Web
Instructional Method: Web 
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 6 to June 14, 2019 
Instructor: James Climenhage 


SOCW 422: Child Welfare Practice (CRN 30570)

This corse examines child maltreatment from the perspective of social work practice in the field of child welfare. this course looks at various forms of child maltreatment including methods of assessing maltreatment and the cultural and structural factors that must be consider in assessing issues such as risk. Intervention strategies are also examined along with the legal procedures and responsibilities carried by the child welfare social workers. 

Prerequisites: SOCW 301 minium Grade of C 
Campus: World Wide Web
Schedule Type: Web
Instructional Method: Web
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: July 2- August 9, 2019 
Instructor: Mururi Kariuki 


SOCW 440: Social Work in Mental Health (CRN 30565)

This course examines policy and practice issues pertaining to the understanding and delivery of Social Work services to people with a psychiatric disability. Although the content explores many ideas that are international and national in scope, the primary focus is on the policies and practices that are relevant to people in Northern British Columbia. Students examine assessment and intervention methods as well as analyze the impact of current trends and changes in the health and social welfare system as they pertain to people who require mental health services. The nature and impact of psychiatric disability are viewed from both an individual level as well as a structural level of analysis. The major emphasis is on practice and policy issues relating to people who are described as "psychiatric survivors". 

PrerequisitesMust be enrolled in third or fourth year
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: June 17- 21, 2019 (One Week Condensed) 9 am to 3:50 pm 
Instructor: Tammy Pearson 


WMST 100: Introduction to Women’s Studies (CRN 30583)

A study of past and present women’s positions in and contributions to society from a multidisciplinary perspective. Specific topics, with a focus on western society, will include an historical overview of politics, law and the family, productive roles, health and illness, science, culture and philosophy. 

PrerequisitesNone
Campus: World Wide Web
Schedule Type: Web
Instructional Method: Web
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: July 3 - August 9, 2019 
Instructor: Natasha Patterson 


WMST 209: Gender and Culture Studies: An Introduction (CRN 30554)

This course introduces students to questions of gender, media representation, and technology. Students examine the construction of femininity and masculinity in such visual technologies as advertising, video, television, and film. 

PrerequisitesNone
Campus: World Wide Web
Schedule Type: Web
Instructional Method: Web
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: July 3 - August 9, 2019 
Instructor: Natasha Patterson


WMST 306: Indigenous Women Perspectives  (WMST 306 - CRN 30576)

The purpose of this course is twofold: first to understand how indigenous women's lives have been shaped by colonialism and secondly, to delineate the global themes in their current political, and social struggles to transcend the colonial legacy that continues to constrain them. 

PrerequisitesFNST 100 or WMST 100 with a minimum Grade of D- or permission of the instructor
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: May 6-10, 2019 (One Week Condensed) 9:00 am to 3:50 pm 
Instructor: Titi Kunkel 


Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Certificates and Diplomas

  • First Nations Certificates & Diplomas
    • Certificate in First Nations Language
    • Diploma in First Nations Language
    • Public Administration (First Nations)
    • Economic Development Certificate (First Nations)

Other


Delivery Methods

UNBC offers courses at all of its campuses using a variety of delivery methods. With the exception of web courses, these classes have regularly scheduled meeting times. Schedules are available from your Regional campus or online.

Face-to-face

In this method, the students and the instructor are present in the same classroom, with regularly scheduled meeting times and locations. Some face to face courses are scheduled in intensive sessions. (one week or alternating weekends, etc.) Face to face courses will indicate "Lecture" as the Schedule Type in the online listings.

Audio-conferencing

Audio-conferencing uses interactive telephone connections between classrooms at two or more campuses, with the instructor located at one of these campuses. Audio-conference classes are scheduled at regular meeting times and may be supplemented with handouts and/or site visits. See the Delivery of Assignments section for information on sending assignments to your professor. Audio-conference courses will indicate "Audio/Video" as the Schedule Type in the online listings.

Online (Blackboard)

Students enrolled in web-based courses will obtain their course materials, give presentations, participate in class discussions and submit assignments online. These classes require students to have access to a computer with an internet connection. Students should be registered at least two weeks before classes start in order to receive important information required to access these courses. Textbooks can be purchased through the UNBC Bookstore via credit card and shipped via courier to the student. Online courses will indicate "World Wide Web" as the Schedule Type in the online listings

To gain access to the web courses you have registered in, please refer to the Blackboard Computer Accounts or call Distance Education toll-free at 1-888-440-3440 for more information.

Technical Requirements

If you have questions regarding the suitability of your computer or internet connection for web courses, please contact the Project Leader for the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology through Distance Education at 1-888-440-3440.