Associate of Arts Degree - Global Stewardship

Global & Community Studies, School of Global Stewardship

Credential
Associate Degree

Program Highlights

  • Students completing one or more terms in the ABE program are prepared to pursue further studies in post-secondary programs.
  • Students who complete the exit level in English (BENG 054) have up-to-date information gathering, research, and communication skills. In addition, improved creative, critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Students who complete the exit level in mathematics (BMTH 044 or BMTH 048) have quantitative reasoning ability and critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Students who complete a preparatory computer studies course (BCMP) are better prepared for success in further post-secondary courses where the use of computers is required. Students will be able to utilize computers for information gathering and critical analysis of information on the Internet. BCMP 041 focuses on the preparation of documents, spreadsheets and presentations, with BCMP 051 focusing on the preparation of web pages. Students will effectively use Capilano’s LMS (learning managemen
  • Students who complete an exit level course in physical sciences (e.g. BCHM 054 and/or BPHY 054 and/or BBIO 054) have demonstrated quantitative reasoning ability and analytical thinking skills in the respective subject areas.
  • Students who complete an exit level course in social sciences (e.g. BSOC 041, BHST 052) have demonstrated community/global consciousness and responsibility.

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$4,429 $1,091 $5,520
Year 2$4,299 $1,091 $5,390
Total$8,727 $2,182 $10,910

Note: Fees are subject to change.

Program Requirements

First Term

Total credits: 16.50

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list
Choose 6 credits from the courses listed in the Other Requirements below6.00 credits

Second Term

Total credits: 17.50

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list
Choose 6 credits from the courses listed in the Other Requirements below6.00 credits

Third Term

Total credits: 16.50

Required
BADM 305Leadership3.00 credits
ECON 100Introduction to Economics3.00 credits
GLBS 200Global Stewardship Seminar III: Preparing for Group NFP Volunteering1.50 credits
HIST 230World History Since 15003.00 credits
Choose 6.00 credits from the following list
Choose 6 credits from the courses listed in the Other Requirements below6.00 credits

Fourth Term

Total credits: 16.50

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list
Choose 6 credits from the courses listed in the Other Requirements below6.00 credits

Other Requirements

Choose from the following list
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
200-Level Arts/Science electives6.00 credits
Languages6.00 credits
Science3.00 credits
ENGL 010Language Skills3.00 credits
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
ENGL 103Introduction to Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 107Indigenous Literature and Film3.00 credits
ENGL 109Literature and Contemporary Culture3.00 credits
ENGL 190Introduction to Creative Writing3.00 credits
ENGL 191Creative Writing: Contemporary Practices3.00 credits
ENGL 200Literature in English from Beowulf to Paradise Lost3.00 credits
ENGL 201Literature in English after Paradise Lost3.00 credits
ENGL 203Canadian Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 205Modern American Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 207Literary Theory and Criticism3.00 credits
ENGL 208Studies in Fiction3.00 credits
ENGL 213World Literature in English3.00 credits
ENGL 217Literature on the Edge3.00 credits
ENGL 218The Art of Children's Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 219Reel Lit: Literature into Film3.00 credits
ENGL 290Creative Writing: Letter and Line3.00 credits
ENGL 291Creative Writing: Narrative Fictions3.00 credits
ENGL 292Creative Writing: Children's Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 293Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction3.00 credits
ENGL 295Special Topics in Creative Writing3.00 credits
ENGL 296Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage3.00 credits
ENGL 300Writing, Rhetoric, Style3.00 credits
ENGL 301Studies in Rhetoric3.00 credits
ENGL 302Studies in British Columbian Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 305Studies in Canadian Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 308Studies in British Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 311Studies in American Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 314Studies in National Literatures3.00 credits
ENGL 317Traditions in Western Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 320World Literature in Translation3.00 credits
ENGL 323Studies in Genre3.00 credits
ENGL 326Traditions in Poetry3.00 credits
ENGL 329Literature and Performance3.00 credits
ENGL 332Literature and Society3.00 credits
ENGL 335Electronic Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 338Literature and Media3.00 credits
ENGL 341Literature and Visual Culture3.00 credits
ENGL 344Literature and the Environment3.00 credits
ENGL 390Advanced Poetry and Poetics3.00 credits
ENGL 391Advanced Narrative Forms3.00 credits
ENGL 395Special Topics in Creative Writing3.00 credits
ENGL 400Major Authors3.00 credits
ENGL 410Topics in Twentieth-Century Literature3.00 credits
ENGL 420Topics in Literary Theory3.00 credits
ENGL 490Directed Studies3.00 credits
ENGL 491Directed Studies in Creative Writing3.00 credits

Total program credits: 67.00

Program Notes

Students who have received a certificate of completion from Katimavik, Free the Children/Me to We, Canada World Youth, Youth Challenge International, or Lattitude Canada after high school graduation are not required to complete GLBS 101 and GLBS 201 and will graduate with 64 rather than 67 credits. The original certificate must be supplied to the Registrar's Office for an official copy to be placed in the student's file.

Important Dates

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Interview

Letter of intent and letters of recommendation.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
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School of Global Stewardship

Krishna Nair
604 986 1911, ext. 3645
Fir Building, room FR401
globalstew@capilanou.ca