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


Fall 2018

ENGL 460: Special Topics in Children's Literature (CRN 50942)

This is a special topics course in children's literature and culture. See the English Department handbook for details.

Prerequisites: Two lower-division English courses (excluding ENGL 170-3) or permission of the instructor
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Audio/Video
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Mondays - September 5 to November 30, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:50 pm
Final Exam: December 4 to December 14, 2018
Instructor: Carla Glen


FNST 100: The Aboriginal Peoples of Canada (CRN 50863)

This course is an introduction to the languages, history, culture and enduring presence of the Aboriginal people of Canada, intended to explore the range of Aboriginal social formations, both past and present, and to consider the future. Oral, written, and archaeological records will be examined. Special attention will be given to the crucial economic, social, and spiritual contacts that exist within Aboriginal societies, as well as to materials on the changes that have occurred since the advent of the Europeans.

Prerequisites: None
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Fridays - September 7 to October 12, 2018 - 9:00 am to 3:50 pm
Instructor: Titi Kunkel


HIST 309: Women in Canada (CRN 50862)

This course explores the constructions of Canadian womanhood and experiences of Canadian women from early contact to the present. Themes include First Nations women, women in colonial society, women and work, women and reform, women and the state, lesbian women, and feminism.

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing or permission of the instructor
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Audio/Video
Instructional Method: Face-to-face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Fridays - September 5 - November 30, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:20 pm
Final Exam: December 04 - December 14, 2018
Instructor: Maureen Atkinson


Winter 2019

ANTH 201: Medical Anthropology (CRN 10003)

Understanding of wellness in various cultural systems studied through the classification of health and illness categories, and the range of approaches to maintaining and interventing in health processes. Examples relevent to Northern peoples and issues will be developed.

Prerequisites: None
Campus: World Wide Web
Schedule Type: World Wide Web
Instructional Method: No Scheduled Meeting Times
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: TBA
Instructor: Elizabeth M Urbanowski


FNST 163: Dakelh/Carrier Culture: Level 1 (CRN 10884)

This course provides an introduction to Dakelh / Carrier culture.

Prerequisites: None
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Saturdays-January 05 to February 09, 2018- 9:00 am to 3:50 pm
Instructor: Doreen Patrick and Violet Boyd


FNST 217: Contemporary Challenges Facing Aboriginal Communities (CRN 10928)

This is a survey course focusing on the contemporary challenges faced by Aborigianl peoples of Canada. In this course students research and participate in seminars on the specific challenges facing Aboriginal communities today. This includes specific challenges that arise out of the broader topic areas of language and culture, land rights, governance, youth, education, health, social services, violence, healing, community development, repatration of cultural property, and decolonization.

Prerequisites: FNST 100
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Fridays -January 04 to March 29, 2018- 9:00 am to 11:50 am
Instructor: Titi Kunkel


ENGL 104- Introduction to Film (CRN 10790)

This course provides an introduction to the study of film through a detailed examination of a range of films

Prerequisites: None
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Audio/Video
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Thursdays -January 03 to April 05, 2018- 1:00 pm to 3:50 pm
Instructor: Carla J. Glen


HIST 390- Aboriginal People in Canada

Lectuures and readings examine the history of Aboriginal people in Canada since the earliest times.

Prerequisites: HIST 210 Minimum Grade of D- or HIST 211 Minimum Grade of D-
Campus: South-Central (Quesnel, BC)
Schedule Type: Audio/Video
Instructional Method: Face to Face
Credits: 3.000
Date and Time: Fridayss -January 03 to April 05, 2018- 9:30 am to 12:20 pm
Instructor: Maureen Louise Atkinson



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.