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General Studies may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the Dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

For information about non-credit courses, visit Professional and Continuing Studies.

Tuition

For domestic tuition rates, please select a course from the list below. For international tuition, please contact Student Accounts with the course name and start date.

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Courses Offered

General Studies Course Subject Level
GBLD510: Social Structures and Dynamics within Social-Purpose Organizations Graduate View
GBLD511: Strategic Analysis, Decision Making and Evaluation Graduate View
GBLD520: Navigating Geo-Political Dynamics of Global Communities Graduate View
GBLD522: Managing Difficult Relationships Within and Across Community Dynamics Graduate View
HUMS671: Transdisciplinarity in Practice Graduate View
HUMS672: Public Images of Justice and Fairness Graduate View
IDSN522: Project Management for Instructional Designers Graduate View
IHMN410: Services Marketing for Tourism Undergraduate View
INDS515: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing Graduate View
INDS520: Global Youth Issues Graduate View
INDS525: LGBTQ+ Global Issues and Community Engagement Graduate View
INDS545: Video Research Methods Graduate View
INDS550: Digital Research Methods in the Social Sciences Graduate View

Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management

Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
CAMN502: Foundation: Understanding Conflict, Change and Systems in Organizational Contexts Graduate View
HUMS643: Ethno-political Conflicts in the Canadian Context Graduate View
HUMS652: Adaptive Management for Complex Humanitarian Problems in the 21st Century Graduate View
HUMS653: Environmental and Resource-Based Conflict Management Graduate View
HUMS662: Professional Practice in Conflict and Change Management Graduate View

Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management

Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
DEMN502: Foundations in Disaster and Emergency Management Graduate View
HUMS642: Psychosocial Interventions: Managing Stress, Trauma, and Loss Graduate View
HUMS661: Risk and Crisis Communication Graduate View

Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication

Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication
General Studies Course Subject Level
EECO504: Systems Perspectives Graduate View
EECO508: Learning Theory and Program Design Graduate View
EECO510: Worldviews, Ethics, and the Environment Graduate View

Master of Science in Environmental Practice

Master of Science in Environmental Practice
General Studies Course Subject Level
ENVP500: Developing a Sustainability Perspective Graduate View

Master of Science in Environment and Management

Master of Science in Environment and Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
ENVR514: Global Environmental Processes and Current Issues Graduate View

Master of Arts in Environment and Management

Master of Arts in Environment and Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
ENVR530: Economics for Decision Making Graduate View
ENVR545: Sustainable Development: From Theory to Practice Graduate View
ENVR560: Environmental Accounting and Reporting Graduate View
ENVR571: Legal Aspects of Environmental Management Graduate View
ENVR660: Environmental Management Tools Graduate View

Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership

Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership
General Studies Course Subject Level
HEAL520: Global and National Perspectives on Higher Education Graduate View
HEAL525: Global Perspectives on International Education Graduate View
HEAL530: Leading Educational Change in Higher Education Environments Graduate View
HEAL535: Communication and Organizational Culture in a Globalized World Graduate View
HEAL540: New Models for Institutional Viability Graduate View
HEAL545: The Business of International Education Graduate View

Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding

Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding
General Studies Course Subject Level
HSPB500: Foundations of Human Security and Peacebuilding Graduate View
HUMS641: Foundations of Policy and Practice in Humanitarian Action Graduate View
HUMS651: Case Studies in Humanitarian Action: Advanced Policy and Practice Graduate View

Master of Arts in Tourism Management

Master of Arts in Tourism Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
IHMN505: Trends and Issues in Hospitality Management Graduate View
IHMN520: Finance for Tourism and Hospitality Management Graduate View
IHMN550: Research Methodology Graduate View
IHMN650: Strategic Planning for Tourism Graduate View
TRMN501: Tourism Leadership Graduate View
TRMN502: Global Tourism Graduate View
TRMN503: Transforming Destinations Graduate View
TRMN504: Product & Market Innovations Graduate View
TRMN505: Strategic Tourism Marketing Graduate View
TRMN506: Sustainable Tourism Management Graduate View
TRMN507: Ethics in Tourism and Hospitality Graduate View
TRMN625: Social Entrepreneurship Graduate View

Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication

Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication
General Studies Course Subject Level
IICS560: Global Communication Graduate View
IICS565: Media Relations in a Global Context Graduate View
IICS570: Public Affairs and Advocacy Graduate View
IICS672: International Relations and Public Diplomacy Graduate View

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
General Studies Course Subject Level
INDS500: Theory in Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate View
INDS505: Academic Writing and Critical Thinking Across Disciplines Graduate View
INDS510: Social Science Research Methods Graduate View

Master of Arts in Justice Studies

Master of Arts in Justice Studies
General Studies Course Subject Level
JUST502: Foundations in Transdisciplinary Justice Graduate View

Master of Arts in Leadership

Master of Arts in Leadership
General Studies Course Subject Level
LEAD516: Concepts and Theories of Leadership in Organizations Graduate View

Master of Global Management

Master of Global Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
MGMT562: International Business Strategy Graduate View
MGMT565: International Accounting Tools for Financial Health Graduate View
MGMT566: Sustainability and International Corporate Citizenship Graduate View
MGMT567: International Business Negotiations Graduate View

Master of Arts in Professional Communication

Master of Arts in Professional Communication
General Studies Course Subject Level
PCOM520: Leveraging Social Media Graduate View
PCOM530: Technology and Interaction Graduate View
PCOM540: Communication, Culture, and Media Graduate View
PCOM633: Strategic Communication Management Graduate View
PCOM640: Communication Policy, Politics and Law Graduate View

Graduate Diploma in Technology-enhanced Learning and Design

Graduate Diploma in Technology-enhanced Learning and Design
General Studies Course Subject Level
IDSN521: Graphic Design for Instructional Designers Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Coaching Practices

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Coaching Practices
General Studies Course Subject Level
ADVC612: Group and Team Coaching Graduate View
ADVC635: Creating Coaching Cultures Graduate View
ADVC660: Advanced Coaching Psychology Graduate View
ADVC680: Professional Mentor Coaching Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Change Management

Graduate Certificate in Change Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
CHMN635: Leading Strategic Systems and Culture Change Graduate View
CHMN675: Organizational Change: Advanced Models, Methodologies and Measurement Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Community Development

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Community Development
General Studies Course Subject Level
CMDV500: Core Principles of Sustainable Community Development Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
HRMN540: Leading Organizational Change Graduate View
LEAD650: Coaching for Leadership Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Organization Design and Development

Graduate Certificate in Organization Design and Development
General Studies Course Subject Level
ORGD625: Organization Design: Processes for Positive Change Graduate View
ORGD640: Organization Development: Supporting Organizational Health and Vitality Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Graduate Certificate in Project Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
PJMN501: Managing Complex Projects Graduate View
PJMN502: Project Planning and Scheduling Graduate View

Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation

Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation
General Studies Course Subject Level
WINV560: Cultivating Creative Confidence and Competence Graduate View
WINV685: Innovation Tools and Processes Graduate View
WINV690: Workplace Innovation: Strategy and Culture Graduate View

Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management

Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
IHMN301: Digital Communication in Global Business Undergraduate View
IHMN325: Financial Management for Tourism Undergraduate View
IHMN411: Tourism Policy and Planning Undergraduate View
IHMN412: Tourism Product Development Undergraduate View
IHMN413: Destination Management and Marketing Undergraduate View
IHMN441: Tourism Entrepreneurship Undergraduate View

Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management

Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
General Studies Course Subject Level
IHMN310: Managing Tourism Operations Undergraduate View
IHMN320: Hospitality Finance Undergraduate View
IHMN354: The Leadership Experience Undergraduate View
IHMN360: Multicultural Management and Communications Undergraduate View
IHMN388: Hotel Facilities Management Undergraduate View
IHMN430: Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality Undergraduate View
IHMN440: Hospitality Entrepreneurship Undergraduate View
IHMN455: Human Resource Issues and Practices Undergraduate View
IHMN475: Ethical Issues in Hospitality Undergraduate View
IHMN485: Globalization and the Hospitality Industry Undergraduate View

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
General Studies Course Subject Level
INDS300: Writing Across Disciplines Undergraduate View
INDS310: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate View
INDS400: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing Undergraduate View