Location
Start Dates

  • May 05, 2021
Program Delivery

  • Blended
Start Dates

  • May 05, 2021
Program Delivery

  • Blended
Start Dates

  • May 05, 2021
Program Delivery

  • Blended
Start Dates

  • May 05, 2021
Program Delivery

  • Blended

Program Description

Regional Stewardship's Open Studies program provides regional learners with access to a selection of Bow Valley College post-secondary credit courses without requiring admission or commitment to one of the College's post-secondary programs. The courses offered align with a number of programs at the College. See the course listings below.

If you apply later to a full time program at the College and are accepted, the courses you've taken in Open Studies may be applied towards the completion of your program. Open Studies courses are subject to the Academic Continuance and Graduation Policy.

Courses are delivered through a mixed course mode where learning activities take place through a blend of scheduled or non-scheduled in-class and online delivery methods. Learners ARE REQUIRED to participate in scheduled learning activities (scheduled exams may be required).

Priority will be given to regional residents within the Bow Valley College service region. Regional campuses in Airdrie, Strathmore, Cochrane, Okotoks, and High River provide service to those towns and their surrounding regions.

To apply, please submit your application through ApplyAlberta


 

Airdrie Campus

121-104 1st Avenue NW
Airdrie, AB  T4B 0R2
(403) 355-1910
bvcairdrie@bowvalleycollege.ca

Cochrane Campus

305 1st Street E
Cochrane, AB  T4C 1Z3
(403) 851-0463
bvccochrane@bowvalleycollege.ca

Okotoks Campus

11 Elizabeth Street
Okotoks, AB  T1S 1A8
(403) 476-2233
bvcokotoks@bowvalleycollege.ca

Strathmore Campus

1-320 2nd Street
Strathmore, AB  T1P 1K3
(403) 983-1221
bvcstrathmore@bowvalleycollege.ca



 

Course Listing


Business CoursesCredit

Learners are introduced to concepts aimed at providing a solid foundation of marketing principles and the role marketing plays in business. Emphasizing a holistic approach, learners have the opportunity to analyze and apply the marketing mix. Key concepts include product, price, placement, and promotion (4Ps), the Integrated Marketing Communications Mix (IMC), market research, and consumer behaviour.

Course Delivery
In Class A course delivery mode where learning activity is scheduled and takes place in a classroom or similar setting at a college facility. May include lecture, laboratory, and seminar components. Any-time Online A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Community Studies CoursesCredit

This first-year composition course introduces learners to academic writing and critical thinking. They read and analyze sociopolitical, cultural, and gender issues in texts with an emphasis on experiences of people whose voices were historically silenced, particularly those of Indigenous communities in Canada. Learners develop strategies to communicate their own ideas and integrate them with those of others by quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing source material. Learners present their written assignments professionally according to APA formatting guidelines.

Course Delivery
Real-time Online A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place through scheduled interaction through the use of online communications technologies at locations of the learners own choosing. Learners ARE required to participate in online learning activities at scheduled times, and scheduled exams may be required. Blended A mixed course delivery mode where learning activity takes place through a blend of scheduled in-class and scheduled or non-scheduled online delivery methods. Learners ARE required to participate in scheduled in-class and/or online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required. Combined Online A course delivery mode that combines elements of non-scheduled and scheduled activity. Learners will be able to participate partly at times of their own choosing and are also required to participate in some scheduled online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required. In Class A course delivery mode where learning activity is scheduled and takes place in a classroom or similar setting at a college facility. May include lecture, laboratory, and seminar components.

This introductory course provides learners with a basic understanding and an overview of the field of psychology. Attention is given to major psychological perspectives and the fundamentals of scientific thinking, biological factors, sensation and perception, cognitive processes, personality, social influences and human motivation. Learners will be encouraged to apply what they learn to their own lives and the world around them.

Course Delivery
Real-time Online A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place through scheduled interaction through the use of online communications technologies at locations of the learners own choosing. Learners ARE required to participate in online learning activities at scheduled times, and scheduled exams may be required. Combined Online A course delivery mode that combines elements of non-scheduled and scheduled activity. Learners will be able to participate partly at times of their own choosing and are also required to participate in some scheduled online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required. In Class A course delivery mode where learning activity is scheduled and takes place in a classroom or similar setting at a college facility. May include lecture, laboratory, and seminar components.
  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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