Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College courses - second semester

Lethbridge College is offering five new dual credit courses during the 2021-2022 second semester.
These courses include:

- Agriculture Finance

Course Outline
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the following competencies:
1. Interpret various financial statements and ratios.
2. Calculate depreciation and amortization schedules.
3. Demonstrate the use of investment evaluation techniques.
4. Estimate an economic valuation of assets and compare to market valuation.
5. Conduct sensitivity analysis.
6. Integrate finance concepts and skills into software applications.

- Introduction to Psychology

Program Description
This course provides a basic understanding and overview of the field of psychology focusing on the scientific method, biological factors, cognitive processes, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, personality and social psychology. Developmental factors of the lifespan are explored along with the definition and treatment of psychological disorders.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will earn three post-secondary credits for PSYC1160 Introduction to Psychology and five 30-level high school credits.
Transferability: This course has an existing transfer credit agreement with multiple universities including Mount Royal University, University of Alberta, University of Calgary and University of Lethbridge. Visit www.transferalberta.ca for details.

- Marketing Fundamentals for Media

Program Description
This course is an introduction to the principles, tools and techniques used in marketing, with a specific focus on public relations and advertising.  The emphasis is on identifying communication opportunities, choosing target audiences and using social media, news media and advertising platforms to implement campaigns
Upon successful completion of the course, students will earn three post-secondary credits for DCM1167 Marketing Fundamentals for Media and five 30-level high school credits.

- Physical Geology

Program Description
This course is an introduction to the study of physical geology through the exploration of the dynamic forces that shape the Earth.
Transferability: This course has existing transfer credit agreements with the University of Lethbridge, University of Regina, King’s University, Concordia University and Athabasca University. Visit www.transferalberta.ca for details. Other institutions may also grant transfer credit upon request.

- Principles of Animation

Program Description
A hands-on application of the principles of animation will be used to create various animations. Focus will be on understanding and applying the animation development process, including sketching and storyboard design.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will earn three post-secondary credits for CMM1185 Principles of Animation and five 30-level high school credits.

Those interested in one of these courses can contact Lethbridge School Division Dual Credit dualcredit@lethsd.ab.ca