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Contents The Thompson Rivers University Calendar .................... 4 Academic and Important Dates 2017–2018 .................. 5 Semesters ...................................... 5 Recognized Statutory Holidays | University Closed ........... 6 Admission, Registration, Tuition and Fees ..................... 7 Admission ...................................... 7 Registration ..................................... 9 Tuition and Fees ................................. 10 International Students ................................................. 13 International Student Support ........................ 13 International Student Admissions ...................... 13 International Student Fees .......................... 13 English Language Prerequisite for Academic Study ........... 14 Homestay Program ............................... 14 TRU Mission and University Governance ..................... 15 TRU Mission .................................... 15 Board of Governors ............................... 15 University Senate ................................ 15 Planning Council for Open Learning .................... 15 Policies, Regulations and Procedures .......................... 16 Institutional Policies ............................... 16 Additional Regulations and Procedures .................. 16 Student Services .......................................................... 18 Aboriginal Student Services .......................... 18 Academic Advising ................................ 18 Assessment Centre ............................... 18 Career Services .................................. 18 Counselling, Academic Supports, and Assessment ........... 18 Early Alert: A Safety Net for Students in Difficulty ........... 18 Economics Help Centre ............................. 18 Harassment and Discrimination Prevention ............... 19 Math and Stats Help Centre .......................... 19 Multi-Faith Space ................................ 19 Office of Student Affairs ............................ 19 Orientation and Transitions .......................... 19 PACE – the Pack Academic Edge ....................... 19 Services for Students with Disabilities ................... 19 Sexual Violence Support ............................ 20 Student Awards and Financial Support .................. 20 Student Housing ................................. 20 Student Success Courses ............................ 21 Supplemental Learning ............................. 21 Multi-Faith Chaplains .............................. 21 Wellness Centre ................................. 21 Writing Centre .................................. 21 Campus Services .......................................................... 22 Athletics and Recreation ............................ 22 Bookstore ..................................... 22 Campus Activity Centre ............................ 22 Campus Card .................................... 22 Cariboo Childcare Society ............................ 22 Environment and Sustainability ........................ 22 Facilities Services ................................. 22 Food Services .................................... 23 Safety and Emergency Management ..................... 23 Information Technology Services ....................... 23 Lost And Found .................................. 23 Parking ........................................ 23 Print Services .................................... 23 Security ........................................ 24 Omega Student Newspaper .......................... 24 TRU Alumni and Friends Association ..................... 24 TRU Foundation .................................. 24 TRU Theatres and Art Gallery ......................... 24 University Library ................................. 24 TRU Students' Union (TRUSU) ...................................... 25 Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism ......... 26 Bachelor of Tourism Management ...................... 26 Adventure Studies ................................. 28 Tourism ....................................... 29 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Tourism ................. 30 Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas in Tourism .................. 30 Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Adventure Studies ........... 31 Events and Conventions Management Diploma ............. 34 Resort and Hotel Management Diploma .................. 35 Sport Event Management Diploma ...................... 37 Tourism Management Diploma ........................ 38 Aboriginal Tourism Certificate ......................... 40 Adventure Guide Diploma ........................... 40 Adventure Guide Certificate .......................... 43 Canadian Mountain and Ski Guide Program ................ 45 Culinary Arts Certificate—Professional Cook Level 1 and 2 ...... 48 Culinary Arts Apprenticeship - Professional Cook Level 3 ....... 49 Retail Meat Processing Foundation Certificate .............. 50 Meatcutter Apprenticeship Level 1 and Level 2 .............. 52 Faculty of Arts ............................................................... 53 Bachelor of Arts .................................. 53 General Bachelor of Arts (BA) Program ................... 54 General Bachelor of Arts with a Single Concentration ......... 55 General Bachelor of Arts with a Double Concentration ......... 55 Bachelor of Arts Major Programs ....................... 56 Major in Communication ........................... 65 Major in Criminology—Blended delivery ................. 56 Major in Economics ............................... 56 Major in Economic and Political Studies ................. 57 Major in English ................................. 57 Major in Geography and Environmental Studies ............ 59 Major in History ................................. 60 Major in Mathematics ............................. 61 Major in Mathematics and Economics ................... 61 Major in Philosophy ............................... 62 Major in Psychology .............................. 63 Major in Sociology ................................ 64 Major in Theatre Arts ..............................

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