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What are "subject areas"?

“Subject Areas” are broad categories into which the courses are sorted.  Each “subject area” includes related courses from various academic disciplines and faculties. Browsing courses this way allows you to see comparable courses that fall under the broader category of the “subject area.” This means of sorting is one way of finding courses that are within your own area of study. Here are some examples of the types of courses you would find under each area:

  • Applied, Creative, & Fine Arts - Art History, Website Development and Programming, Graphic Design, and Photography.
  • Business, Management, & Leadership - Accounting and Bookkeeping, Business Law, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Human Resources, Public Speaking, Management, Organizational Behaviour and Development, Project Management, Statistics, Tax Theory and Preparation.
  • Community Services - Child and Youth Care, Early Years Education, Library Cataloguing and Referencing, Recreation and Leisure, Social Work, Critical Thinking, Electronic Publishing, Interpersonal Communication.
  • Computing and Informational Technology - Computer Science, Database, Digital Skills Development, Data, Programming, Computer Software Skills.
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Humanities - English Literature, History, Religion, Philosophy, Art History, Anthropology.
  • Indigenous Studies - Native Studies.
  • Industry & Trades
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Language Studies & Translation
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Sciences - Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Geography, Physics,
  • Social Sciences - Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Religious Studies, Criminology..