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Canadian Criminal Justice System:
Police, courts, and corrections are the trinity that constitute the Canadian criminal justice system. This course will enable the student to understand the history, roles, and organization of the major criminal justice agencies in Canada as well as the process by which laws are made and enforced at the federal, provincial and municipal levels.
Child Development (Early Childhood Education):
In this course, students will investigate foundational child development theorists and their linkage to practice and pedagogy in early care and education systems.
Students will have opportunities to examine the structure and function of the brain, as well as consider the role that both heredity and environment play in the developing child. Current research that informs policy in the early year’s field will additionally be analyzed.
This is an introductory course for students who would benefit from additional support in the transition from secondary school to college. This course helps students connect with the many student academic supports and resources at the College and takes an in-depth look at the mechanisms used to promote student success at the college.
Students will be connected to and experience services and supports offered by Recruitment, Library Services, Career Services, Pathways and Advising, Financial Aid, The Learner Centre and Accessibility and Counselling. Moreover, this course will give insight and focus on student life and the key literacy and numeracy skills needed to be successful in a college program. Students will complete the WRIT exam (a post admission requirement of Fanshawe College) as part of the course.
Creative Concepts 1 - Graphic Design
This course is designed to develop and explore the innate creativity within the students. This course guides students through explorations of various media in order to reflect upon and express their unique personality and creativity within their cultural context.
Facials and Makeup
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to distinguish between warm and cool skin tones. They will be able to recommend and apply appropriate foundation, eye, cheek and lip colour.
Students will have the opportunity to perform both natural and Glam makeup looks. Esthetic procedures such as facials and eyebrow waxing will be taught as a knowledge-based curriculum. In addition, students will be able to recognize common skin disorders and have knowledge on industry infection control standard practices.
Food and Bake Theory
This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of cooking and baking. The student will reconnoiter stocks, soups, sauces, and mixing methods related to cooking methods. Basic commodities utilized in professional kitchens will be examined along with weights, measures and standardized tools for the workplace.
Gasoline Engine Principles
This course covers all aspects of the design and operation of internal combustion engines. Course content includes discussions on compression ignition engines, design features and operating principles, with special emphasis placed on new current engine technologies.
The study will also include engine performance and effects, fuel flows and requirements, thermodynamics, heat transfer and friction, efficiency, and emissions control devices.
Intro to Emergency Services - Paramedics:
Students are taught by active duty Paramedics working for rural, urban and helicopter-based Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Students will receive an overview of Emergency Services with a focus on Paramedicine and Emergency Medical Services.
Students will learn through didactic and practical simulated education in the Paramedic lab and in the college ambulance(s).
Intro to Tourism
The hospitality industry is without a doubt one of the strongest, fastest growing industries today. This course is an introduction to the industry and how Tourism affects us all.
The students will gain an appreciation for where our industry has come from and what the future has in store. They will also recognize the numerous career opportunities available to them in such areas as Fast Food, Hotels, Luxury Cruise Lines, Resorts, Institutions and many more.
Methods and Media in Drawing - Fine Art:
In this introductory course students will investigate methods and materials in drawing such as; watercolour, pencil, pencil crayon, ink, pastel and collage. Emphasis will be placed on constructing composition, design principles and directed studies of tone, texture, balance and proportion. Subject matter and visual resources will consist of studies from the object, figure, the constructed/natural landscape and pattern.
Students will work in a variety of scales. Students will selected a theme from a list provided, and explore a single theme throughout the term applied within the use of multiple drawing media.
This course introduces students to the concept of wellness. Students develop strategies for a healthy lifestyle in all aspect of their lives. Through traditional lectures and learning activities, they learn through both individual and group processes. They investigate wellness as it applies to mindfulness, self-responsibility, social/emotional development, stress-management, physical activity, spirituality, substance abuse, nutrition, and complementary health. This course provides the opportunity for students to evaluate their present lifestyle, identify successes, and develop areas requiring personal growth.
*This is a general education elective.
Practical Photography - Camera Applications
This course is a practical introduction to small format digital camera techniques, and colour and B/W printmaking. The emphasis will be on learning different camera settings to control exposure and image quality. This is a project course whereby students demonstrate practical camera skills, knowledge and photographic competency by submitting regularly scheduled photographic assignments. Students can produce an optional first semester portfolio.
Most of the work will incorporate digital workflow and image editing software, using laptop computers, inkjet printers, external hard drives, servers and other peripheral devices.
Production Techniques - Digital Photography:
This course introduces the student to the production techniques that occur using a computer after images are captured with a camera.
Students will learn how to use professional image management software (Adobe Photoshop) to import, organize and process raw files. Students will learn basic image editing skills that will allow them to colour correct, size and enhance photographs, and to produce professional quality digital images and prints in both colour and black and white.
Shop Safety and Aircraft Tools:
This course is an introduction to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) category M license. It outlines the regulations, requirements and processes as well as the roles and responsibilities of the AME in the shop/hangar environment.
The course provides study of general tools and tools specific to aviation and how they are safely used on the materials of the aircraft industry.
The study of elementary flight theory forms an essential part of the knowledge needed for all potential practicing aircraft maintenance engineers, no matter what their trade specialization.
Storytelling for Media
This is an introductory course into the basic writing structures for a broad range of media. Writing for media, media formats, storyboard development, and storyboard and shoot focused video material are among the topics that will be covered.
St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus:
Intro to AutoCAD
This course will provide an introduction to the basic concepts of computer aided design and drafting while developing general computer skills such as file management and using the web.
Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus:
Cutting and Styling
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to set and creatively style a client’s hair using a variety of styling tools. They will also be able to recommend a haircut and style based on a client’s face shape, profile and hair texture. The student will be able to perform a basic cut for women, men and children to meet the client’s specifications.