School of Architecture

School of Architecture

Bachelor (License) in
Architecture (B. Sc. Arch.)

OBJECTIVE

The fundamental mission of this program is to train architects able to respond adequately and creatively with business and social challenges they will face in their careers. This program provides basic training in architecture by introducing students to the fundamental concepts and principles as well as tools and methods to discipline and, secondly, fostering the development of your skills in solving architectural problems and architectural composition.

Abilities

Love geometry, mathematics and the arts. Love modeling, drawing, playing with shapes and create from them. Loving analyze and solve problems and take responsibility. Concern for society and the environment. Being creative. Having a critical and aesthetic developed. Aptitude for spatial and pictorial organization. Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and have a good general culture. Demonstrate autonomy and initiative. Having computing skill.

Opportunity

You will be ready to undertake the Master of Architecture, only degree that gives access to the architectural profession. The control prepares future architects to practice their profession responsibly, to find appropriate and innovative solutions to complex architectural issues, ask rigorous judgments in respect of the profession and ethics as well as to respond creatively to changing societal needs. You may also choose to steer your career in a related field.

The Bachelor of Architecture allows to enroll in the Master of Architecture.

Professions

Architect

Consultant in architecture (with control)

Employers

  • Architectural firms
  • Governments
  • Municipalities
  • Museums
  • International development agencies
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Self-employment

Opening senior programs

This leads to bachelor graduate studies, especially in architectural sciences, urban design, architecture, spatial planning and regional development and history of art.

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

  • The applicant must meet the following conditions:
  • Be 18 years or older.
  • Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent.
  • Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file.

The program is limited enrollment; the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Laptop

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

The student admitted to the EA must comply with the provisions relating to the application of the Policy on the use of French at the University GOC.

Non-francophone candidate

The candidate whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. To this end, it must pass the International French Test (TFI) from within a network Educational Testing Service (ETS) at the time of filing the application and obtain a minimum result of 860/990. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

GRADE

Bachelor (Licence) in Architectural Science (B. Sc. Arch.)

This page presents the official version of the program.

The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice


ARC – Architecture

ARC1003      Architectural theories, from the Renaissance to 1945

ARC1004      Architectural theories, from 1945 to today

ARC1008      Human aspects of architecture

ARC2001      Architecture and Environment

ARC2100      Architecture in Haiti

ARC2101      Vernacular Architecture

ARC3101      Architecture and Heritage

ARC3106      Architecture and report human / nature / society

ARC3205      Master class in architecture and landscape architecture

ARC3206      Intercultural International Internship in architecture and urban design

ARC4102      Theories and architectural interpretation

ARC6005      International project in architecture and urban planning

ARC6021      Constructive thinking in architecture

ARC6024      Test (project) late in architectural studies

ARC6025      Preparation for the test (project) late in architectural studies

ARC6026      Professional internship in architecture

ARC6030      Seminar: traineeship in architecture

ARC6031      Special Topics (architecture)

ARC6040      Virtual Architecture Project and digital manufacturing

ARC6046      methods in architecture and digital fabrication

ARC6047      Architecture, Planning and International Cooperation

ARC6048      Theories and architectural interpretation

ARC6049      Architectural Studies

ARC6057      Project Graduation in architecture

ARC6058      Master class in architecture and landscape architecture

ARC6061      Intercultural International Internship in architecture and urban design

 

ARV – Visual Arts

ARV2002      Art, design and architecture

 

OF – Graphic Design

DES6020      Web Information Architecture

 

EHE – studies off-campus

EHE1      ARC Studies – International profile – Bachelor of Architecture

 

GIF – Computer Engineering

GIF3000      Architecture microprocessors

 

GLO – Software Engineering

GLO4003      Software Architecture

 

HAR – Art History

HAR1003      The architecture of the Renaissance to 1900

HAR1005      Art and architecture of the Middle Ages

HAR1010      History of architecture of the Modern Movement in Europe

HAR2201      Architecture Quebec City

HAR2202      Architecture and postmodernity

HAR2203      Architecture in North America, XVII-XIX centuries

HAR2206      French Architecture, XV-XIX centuries

HAR2207      Gothic Architecture, eighteenth and twentieth centuries

HAR2209      History and theory of contemporary architecture

HAR2210      History of Architecture of the Modern Movement in America

HAR2213      Architecture and Heritage: a historical introduction

 

IFT – Computer

IFT1005        Computer Architecture

IFT3902        CAD-IA architecture

IFT6003        Software Architecture

 

SIO – Organizational Information Systems

SIO6012        Enterprise Architecture and System

Architecture Tracking Program – (96 credits)

Autumn -Year 1 (16 credits)

ARC 1000 – Workshop 1: Apprehension and
Transformation 
of the Place (3 credits)

Description

This course is an introduction to architectural design as a process of decision making (own methodological aspects of design) and organization of architecture basics. From programs describing situations and simple problems, students develop syntheses projects that are implemented basic knowledge of phenomena, concepts and fundamental principles of architectural composition.

ARC-1002 – Construction 1: Materials and fittings (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces the industry and building materials as well as major structural systems. It shows their place in the  of architects. It discusses the stages of a project, stakeholders involved and the regulatory framework; the usual building materials, their manufacture and aging; wood framing systems, steel, concrete and masonry; structural efficiency depending on the materials, geometry and dimensions.

ARC-2001 – Architecture and Environment (3 credits)

Description

This course presents the basic concepts of environmental science that can be used in architectural design. The effects of climate on user comfort as well as the shape, orientation, plan and materials of the architectural project are studied. Design methods for the consideration of wind, sunshine and snow, as well as the use of renewable energy (passive and active) are also discussed. 

ARC 1006 – Design and graphic representation 1 (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces freehand drawing as a privileged expression of the qualities of places and real or imagined architectural objects tool. It addresses the role of design in architectural design, entering a context of intervention, tools and methods of drawing, the expression of the spatial structure, material and sensory places and architectural objects and graphic communication of ideas and concepts. 

ARC 1051 – Laboratory: Exploration Model (1 credit)

Description

This course presents the model as a tool in all phases of the architectural design project. It discusses the techniques, tools and materials used for making models and the process of reflection and inherent in that activity planning. 

Spring -Year 1 (16 credits)

ARC 1007 – Workshop 2: Roominess of Space and Poetry (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to develop, through practical activities, understanding, synthesis, evaluation and expression of ideas that underlie the development of housing projects for low and medium density. The session includes at least two projects in which the focus is on understanding the characteristics of the dwelling and the analysis of the site and context of intervention. The course also includes an introduction to computer-aided design.  

ARC 1003 – Architecture Theory from the Renaissance  to 1945 (3 credits)

Description

This course is an introduction to the unique character of the discourse of modern architecture in the West, tracing the ways in which saw the formation and transformation of architectural theory from the Renaissance to the movements “modernist” in the first half of the twentieth century. It explores the strategic role of architectural theory in relation to construction practices, the social conditions of the time, and transformations techniques and technology. It also tries to show the relationships and exchanges occurring between the theories of architecture and art and theoretical and philosophical thought. 

ARC 1005 – Construction II: Components and Assemblies (3 credits)

Description

This course detailed knowledge of the building blocks and understand how they fit together to form systems. It addresses the foundations; typical assemblages of elements that make up wood framing, steel, concrete and masonry; the other basic components such buildings stairs, ramps and lifts; partitioning systems and finishing habitable spaces. 

ARC 1001 – Design and Graphic Representation (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces freehand drawing as a privileged expression of the qualities of places and real or imagined architectural objects tool. It addresses the role of design in architectural design, entering a context of intervention, tools and methods of drawing, the expression of the spatial structure, material and sensory places and architectural objects and graphic communication of ideas and concepts.

ARC 1050 – Practical: Graphic Analysis (1 credit)

Description

This course learning architectural previous analysis methods, as well as an understanding of national and regional traditions (case studies). It presents the various relevant information resources for the architect and stimulates, through practical exercises, the development of effective strategies for using these resources in previous analysis. The principles of written communication and graphic documentation of the effort and analysis are also reviewed.
Autumn-Year 2 (16 credits)

ARC 2002 – Interpretation and Re-qualification of Heritage (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to develop, through various practical activities, understanding, synthesis, evaluation and expression of ideas that underlie the development of existing buildings transformation projects to adapt to new vocations. In addition to the knowledge of the various stages of the design process, this course is knowledge of specific technical and regulatory issues in the rehabilitation and recycling in architecture.

ARC-2006 – Construction III: Envelope and Representation (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at understanding the usual methods of construction of the building envelope and the roles it plays in architecture (theories precedents and materials). It addresses the envelope of performance criteria; components, assemblies and systems typical of walls, windows and roofs; aging and maintenance; analysis and design drawings and architectural details.

ARC-1004 – Theory of Architecture from 1945-Today (3 credits)

Description

This course is an introduction to the unique character of the discourse of world architecture, tracing the ways in which saw the formation and transformation of the theory of architecture from 1945 to today. By emphasizing the role of vanguard (and neo-avant-garde) art, this course also attempts to show the relations and exchanges between the knotting theories of architecture, art and theoretical thought, and between various “plastic arts” such as painting, sculpture, photography, film, graphic design, digital art and architecture. The course would implicitly illustrate the complex task of the architect in the context of contemporary society.

ARC 2000 – Playing the Built Environment (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at acquiring the knowledge and skills required for analytical and critical reading of the built environment. It aims specifically to develop the ability to analyze operational contexts in architectural and urban design. The process of genesis and transformation of the built environment and thus the logic behind the organization of buildings, urban fabric of the city and the territory are central to this course.

ARC 2051 – Practical Work Statements (1 credit)

Description

This course aims to develop, through practical activities, understanding the role of architectural survey and analysis of formal and constructive attributes of a building covered by an operation. It also seeks to acquire expertise in the use of techniques and the most common survey tools. 
Spring-Year 2 (16 credits)

ARC-2005 – Workshop 4: Integration and Formalization of Concepts (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to develop, through various practical activities, understanding, synthesis, evaluation and expression of ideas that underlie the development of projects of small buildings sociocultural vocation, commercial or industrial. In addition to the knowledge of the various stages of the design process, this course is the knowledge of the particular problems these categories of buildings in their human, functional, formal, technical, environmental and regulatory. The interpretation of an architectural program is a fundamental aspect of this course.

ARC-1008 Human Aspects of Architecture (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces the concepts and methods useful in the study of media-persons reports and to practice architecture responsive to residents. It specifically aims at understanding fundamental notions regarding the perception of the environment, behavior in space and life in society.

ARC-2003 – Mechanical and Electrical Services (3 credits)

Description

This course aims knowledge of mechanical and electrical services needed for architectural design work and cooperation with mechanical engineers, ventilation / air conditioning and electricity. It addresses the heat concepts, psychrometry, thermal comfort and ventilation requirements; systems, appliances and heating systems, air conditioning, plumbing and electricity; the spaces they require and their integration architecture project.

ARC-2008 Introduction to Digital Design (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to the logic of digital design with the presentation of its main theories and techniques and its main projects. Initially, the digital architects and their major works are located in the contemporary context. Then learning 3D modeling tools allows students to concretely approach the different methods of design and digital fabrication and understand the fundamental changes they bring about the project. Finally, a thorough analysis of this new data is used to anticipate the upcoming digital architecture.

ARC-2050 Practical Work: Building Regulations (1 credit)

Description

This course aims to develop, through practical activities, the overall understanding of the regulations underpinning construction in North America. It also allows the acquisition of expertise in the use and interpretation of some aspects of the National Building Code (safety, accessibility). 
Autumn-Year 3 (16 credits)

ARC-2007 – Design Structures (remote)

Description

This course aims at understanding the physical laws governing the structural behavior of building structures. It discusses the selection of structural systems based on local conditions and the architectural concept, the calculation of the forces applied to unconventional but simple geometries, the concept of bracing and preliminary design of main structural elements (slabs, beams, columns and tie).

ARC-3000 Hands-on: Reporting and Testing (remote) (1 credit)

Description

This course aims to develop the ability to structure and support an architectural argument. It has two main components: the analysis of the founding texts in architecture and drafting of texts, from an issue of relevant architecture, according to a position or a particular point of view.

Possibility to fulfill the requirement 1, 2 or 3 (see next page) Opportunity to take optional courses (see next page)

Spring-Year 3 (16 credits)

ARC-3050 Lab: cost evaluation (remote) (1 credit)

Description

This course aims to develop the ability to structure and support an architectural argument. It has two main components: the analysis of the founding texts in architecture and drafting of texts, from an issue of relevant architecture, according to a position or a particular point of view.

Possibility to fulfill the requirement 1, 2 or 4 (see next page) Opportunity to take optional courses (see next page)

Special Requirements Program 1-3-(15-30 credits)

Requirement 1 – Language Courses (3-6 credits)*

NL-3010 Advanced English I (6 credits) or Intermediate Level I in Another Modern Language

The student who demonstrates that he has acquired one of these levels (750 or TOEIC score of 4 in another language) at the Language School test must choose at least one course higher level or in a modern language of choice.

Requirement 2 – Workshop Choice (6-12 credits)*

ARC-3500 Workshop 5 (6 credits)

ARC-3501 Workshop 6 (6 credits)

Requirement 3 – Additional course (s) in Theory and History (3-15 credits) *

ARC-4100 Nature and Culture: Aesthetics of the Landscape and Sights

Description

This seminar attempts to rethink the notion of nature in our cultures, modern and contemporary, local and global, analyzing its multiple meanings, its representations and its mutations. The first part considers the artistic theories and aesthetic categories that have attempted to interpret the landscape, such as Arcadia, the pastoral, the sublime, the picturesque. The second part examines some examples of green spaces like the Italian villa garden, the formal French garden, landscaped parks in England, metropolitan parks, the American lawn or theme parks. The third part examines the links between architecture, environment, website, art, media, popular culture, and country landscape.

ARC-4101 Domestication of Space

Description

This seminar looks at some aspects of technology, illustrating different features of modernity through the consideration of the body (male, female) in its cultural and social space. He studied the reality of architecture in relation to the notion of housing and contribute to a theory of domestic culture, and a history of domestication of space. Drawing from various sources, students are led to rethink the architecture patterns on the environmental plan for the neotechnic body. Beginning with the concept of “bachelor machines”, the seminar should lead to a critical reflection on the themes of cybernetics cyborg and posthuman prosthetic body.

* Unofficial list, not exhaustive and subject to change.

HAR-1001 The Art of Antiquity

Description

This course is a general introduction to artistic productions of antiquity, from prehistory to the end of the Roman era. It therefore focuses on the one hand, to evoke in outline general trends per period and, secondly, to define the originality of the most significant material manifestations (architecture, sculpture, painting) through their setting geographical context (Mediterranean and Middle East), historical, social or political.

HAR-1002 Art of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

HAR-1003 architecture of the Renaissance to 1900

Description

This course presents introduction of Western architecture from the Renaissance through a series of themed historical, stylistic and typological. Knowledge architects and major works on the one hand, and the development of analytical skills to better appreciate the works, on the other hand, are the main objectives.

HAR-1004 The Art of the Twentieth Century, 1900-1960

HAR-1005 Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages

Description

Early Christian foundations of prolific artistic creation in medieval Europe. The arts of the barbarian Europe. The Byzantine churches and monasteries, their mosaics and icons, from Greece to Russia. Christian iconography. The art of manuscripts. The art of the pilgrimage routes, of Imperial Germany and the Anglo-Norman kingdom. Romanesque abbeys and churches and their sculpted portals. The cities and castles. Gothic cathedrals, stained glass and sculpture in France and in the countries of the West.

HAR-1006 The Art of the Renaissance and the Baroque

Description

This course aims to identify the major meanings of painting and sculpture in Europe between 1250 and 1700, and examines the main currents of Western art from this period. ProtoRenaissance are addressed to the Early Renaissance, the High Renaissance, Mannerism, the art of the North, the Baroque, Classicism and, in Italy, Flanders, Germany, Spain, Holland, France, and in England.

HAR-1008 History of Art History

Description

This compulsory course aims to raise student learning different methods of observation, analysis and interpretation that have been used commonly in the history of modern and contemporary art, and has been since Vasari up Daniel Arasse through Winckelmann, Morelli, Warburg, Riegl, Wölfflin, Panofsky, Schapiro, Bourdieu, TJ Clark, Damisch, Didi-Huberman, etc. The student will be able to acquire the basic tools that will enable it to better understand the significance of plasticity as works of art.

HAR-1010 History of Architecture of the Modern Movement in Europe

Description

Study of the history of architecture in Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The course studies the various proposed responses to these times to cope with the challenges of modernity. It is as much about the practice of architectural theory.

HAR-2200 Modern Cities and Suburbs

Description

This course provides an overview of the major new directions that changed urban planning since the mid-eighteenth century. It will start with a somewhat detailed analysis of the cities of Paris and London that will define the new situation caused by the political, social and industrial revolutions. Will follow a review of various proposed solutions, especially since the second half of the nineteenth century, to deal with this situation. It will issue proposals utopians, the garden city and garden suburb, the picturesque landscaping, the “City Beautiful”, the functional urban planning and housing reform.

HAR-2201 Architecture in Quebec City

Description

Presentation of urban development and major architectural works of the city of Quebec from 1600 to 1945. Study of some major monuments, existing or missing, evidence of an architectural trend and its influence on the urban habitat. Site visits and work on visual documents (maps, plans, prints, photographs) allow to revive Quebec City at different times.

HAR 2202 Architecture and Postmodernity

Description

This course covers the architecture after 1960 in the United States and Europe. This is an attempt to lay the theoretical groundwork necessary for the analysis of the different architectural styles to reassess the modern movement accompanied by a global reflection on contemporary culture in North America.

HAR-2203 Colonial Architecture in North America

Description

Architecture Overview, the seventeenth century to the nineteenth century in North America, from the colonial situation to the period of national affirmation, mainly in the US and Canada. There is question of housing, monumental architecture and urbanism through the complex links maintained with European cities.

HAR-2204 History of Architectural Criticism

Description

This course covers the history of architectural criticism since the rediscovery of Vitruvius during the Renaissance, to the revaluation of modernity in our time. It discusses the main criteria theorists, architects, critics and historians have done to try and guide the architectural production of their time..

HAR-2205 The City and its Image

Description

This course covers the history of urban images produced by artists, architects and cartographers to better understand their role in the history of cities. Research on the performance, history of cartography and landscape history provide the main methodological foundations on which the topic is discussed.

HAR-2206 French Architecture, Fifteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Description

Classical architecture in France, mainly covering monumental architecture (castles, palaces, churches, public places), military architecture and architectural practice (great architects; roles and institutions; training of architects).

HAR-2207 Gothic Revival Architecture, Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Description

The neo-Gothic architecture in Europe and America since its beginnings in England in the eighteenth century to its last events in the years 1920-1930.

HAR-2208 History and Urban Planning Theory

Description

Study the history of the city from ancient times to the present. The course covers many urban form and its transformations of utopian projects, theories and manifestos of urbanism.

HAR-2209 History and Theory of Contemporary Architecture

Description

Study the debate and architectural production after the war in the western world. The course analyzes in particular the revaluation of the modern movement and the various models offered since WWII until today.

HAR-2210 History of Architecture of the Modern Movement in America

Description

Study of North American history at the architecture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The course focuses especially on cultural exchanges between the mainland and Europe. It is complementary in HAR-1010 History of Architecture of the Modern Movement in Europe.
Special Requirements Programs 4-5 - Additional course(s) in non-Western Civilization and Society (3-15 credits) *

ANT-1200 Anthropology of Mexico

Description

Introduction to ethnology and social and cultural dimensions of the contemporary Mexican political economy. General familiarity with a number of anthropological concepts and to the following topics: indigenous peoples and their pre-Columbian roots, the relationship between genders and between generations, social change linked to the development and the context of globalization.

ANT-1202 Sub-Saharan Africa: Cultural Diversity and Globalization

Description

Covering a broad spectrum of social and cultural phenomena, this course provides an understanding of the diversity of African societies south of the Sahara. It explores modes of action and organization of these companies through thematic analysis (urbanization, migration, youth, civil society, links between religion and politics, conflicts, etc.), allowing better identify the interactions between the local, regional and global.

ANT-1203 Anthropology of South America

Description

The course focuses on the Andean America, particularly in Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. Among the topics covered include: the Conquest and colonization yesterday today; gender relations, kinship, family, household; Indianness and social movements; globalization, development and human rights; food and health problems; rural, urban and migration; guerrillas, illegal crops, drug trafficking and repression.

ANT-1204 Caribbean Anthropology

Description

The overall aim of the course is to introduce the student to the historical, economic, political and cultural of the Caribbean cultural area. Special attention is devoted to the influence of the colonial past on the social organization and the contemporary local cultures, both in the French Antilles and Spanish than English. The course deals with the Native American population, of colonial domination and the slave trade, colored ideologies, the plantation system, slave rebellions, the kinship system and matrifocality, traditional religions, including voodoo, the Rastafarianism and new fundamentalist religions.

ANT-1205 Societies and cultures of Southeast Asia from Yesterday Today

Description

This course introduces the student to a broad and vibrant cultural area 560 million explored by prominent anthropologists (Firth, Leach, Mead, Geertz Condominas Dournes). We study different societies, their history, their cultures and their contemporary adaptation into two large divisions characteristics of this region: the mainland, where prevailing Buddhism and linguistic fragmentation (Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam), and maritime, Austronesian and predominantly Muslim (Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Timor).

ANT-1206 Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa

Description

General Introduction to Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. This course emphasizes the cultural diversity of the region and covers the following topics: Islam and religious diversity; relations with the West; the crisis of modernity; Arab renaissance; the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; women and feminism; Sufism and spirituality.

ANT-1207 Oceania Anthropology

Description

Description

Acquire basic knowledge of anthropological and historical part of Oceania, since the colonial encounter and postcolonial period to the current changes and challenges; be familiar with the main themes ethnological and cultural, social, religious and political traditional and contemporary Pacific societies.

ANT-1500 Inuit Anthropology

Description

Introduction to Anthropology Inuit before and after contact with Qallunaat (whites). Geographic overview, economic structures, social, political and ideological. Particular importance to the Inuit of Nunavik, Nunavut and the rest of the Canadian Arctic. The course aims to stimulate reflection about the relationship between Quebec and Canada and the aboriginal society.

ANT-1501 Native American Anthropology

Description

Critical Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Amerindian populations, with particular emphasis on the Northeast region. The course includes a description of traditional structures on the economic, social, political and ideological. This description is accompanied by an analysis of the impact that the contact with Europeans and Euro-Canadians on these structures and a presentation of Native American efforts to overcome the negative effects of these contacts.

* Unofficial list, not exhaustive and subject to change.

ANT-1601 socio-political and Human Issues of Migration

Description

Migration often approached from a quantitative and instrumental angle is studied here based on real situations of complex conditions of migration processes and the experience of those involved. This course aims to promote reflection of the person rubs or will mingle, people from different cultural backgrounds to hers.

ANT-1701 Introduction to the Haitian Architecture

ANT-2304 Anthropology and Development

Description

Anthropological approaches to development and its multiple dimensions examined in terms of globalization, modernity, and links between the “local” and “global”. Specificity of the anthropological approach, both in terms of issues than on methods. Thematic debates.

ANT-2306 Urban Anthropology: The Village to the Global City

Description

This course introduces to the city as a place to work, live, production, construction and social and cultural transformation, and the relationship between town and country, through an approach that primarily uses the history and ethnography. Different theoretical and methodological perspectives that marked the urban anthropological research are discussed. Among the topics presented include urbanization in countries of the North and South, rural-urban migration, sociospatiaux divisions, urban agriculture and urban social movements.

ANT-2307 contemporary Aboriginal Issues

Description

The course aims to analyze the main contemporary topical issues relating to indigenous peoples. The focus is on Aboriginal claims and political struggles, the assertion places and appropriation, as well as social and political issues of the communities. Then, this course takes as its starting point the status of Native Americans to treat the condition and aspirations of indigenous peoples of the world, both from a comparative point of view and from the perspective of the claims and joint mobilizations on the international scene.

ANT-2309 Visual Anthropology

Description

Overview of the history of visual anthropology and its relationship with the development of cinema. Nanook to Atanarjuat: visualization and critical of several classic ethnographic films. Examination of different preferred approaches to documentary ethnocinéma: illustrate, describe, provoke, experiment and represent. Reflection on the image and reality, the relationship to the images and on the factory look. From the artwork to the digital image, photography to reality TV, the image conflicts with the knowledge and power. Review of some contemporary debates around this particular form of Anthropology writing. Presentations and filmic sequences presentation by students.

ARC-2101 Vernacular Architecture

Description

This course focuses on the fundamentals of traditional vernacular and built environments in terms of form, use and meaning. It discusses the architecture of different cultures. It also addresses the question of the processing and conservation of vernacular architecture, particularly in the era of globalization.

GGR-2502 Geography of Latin America

Description

This course aims to make an overview of socioeconomic, political, environmental and cultural faced by the Latin American society if it wants to offer its people a fairer chance to experience a decent life. Themes: poverty, inequality, migration, democracy, the new Latin American left and indigenous movements.

GGR-2504 Geography of Southeast Asia

Description

Characters and problems of Southeast Asia. Historical and geographical foundations of the organization of human and land before the arrival of Europeans. Distinction between the mainland and the islands. Steps, characteristics and consequences of colonization. Typology and agricultural problems. National geographies. Ethnic issues. Contemporary issues and challenges.

* Unofficial list, not exhaustive and subject to change.

Requirement 5 – Get 0-12 credits from:

Courses

ARC-2004 ARC-2100 ARC-2102 ARC-3100 ARC-3106 ARC-3206 ARC-3550 ARC-3551 ARC-4102, DDU-1000, IFT-3902 and all undergraduate courses bearing one of the following abbreviations: BTC OF, ETN, GCI, GGR, GIE, GMT, GUI, HAR, HST, MNG, MRK, MSL, MUS, PHI, PTR, SOC, THT. 
Profile Possibility of Choice

Entrepreneurial profile (12 credits)

Aims to promote the emergence and development of skills in decision making, as well as the implementation and project management.

Three required courses (9 credits)

ENT-1000 Know undertake: the passion to create and act

Description

This introductory course in entrepreneurship is for any student in the first cycle. It aims to develop a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship in students, to help them discover and exploit its full entrepreneurial potential. The knowledge imparted to students relate to both the entrepreneur and the creative process by which he leads his project to fruition, be it a social project, commercial, cooperative, artistic or otherwise. Concrete examples are given to illustrate the passion of entrepreneurs, their need to create and innovate and action orientation. Available in class or distance, the course plays a key role in the development of entrepreneurial skills. The course includes the realization of an entrepreneurial sketch to sensitize the students to the realities of an entrepreneurial project and develop a more just vision of the challenges to be considered. The sketch is not a comprehensive business plan, the progress of the course remains primarily the discovery and development of the entrepreneurial potential of the student and not the creation of a company.

ENT-3000 Entrepreneurial Portfolio I

Description

The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

ENT-3010 Entrepreneurial Portfolio II

Description

The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

An elective course (3 credits) from:

ADM-2900 Project Planning and Management

Description

This course covers two main aspects: the creation and project development and management. It presents the approaches, methods and techniques of creativity with practical applications to the emergence and explanation of a project. It then presents the methods and techniques of managing a project, including: planning; the programs; activities; action plans in human, financial and physical; calendars; and evaluation of the project.

GUI-2101 Real Estate Development and Management

Description

The developer or developer is one of the major players in the real estate market. It is he who is the origin of the new offer. Real estate transactions involve many actors and many skills that fall within various fields. This course covers the main phases of a building project, shows the different operators and provides the main tools to manage a property development project. More generally, this course educates students for the real estate industry as a whole (market vocabulary, characteristics, etc.)

MNG-1101 Management of SMEs and Growth

Description

This course allows the student to know the requirements and how to manage the growth of SMEs; to share the experience of many small and medium Quebec entrepreneurs working in various fields; to understand the interrelationships between the various activities of the overall management process of a small business; to recognize the principles and application management processes put in some existing businesses. This course focuses on the adaptation of management depending on the stage of development of SMEs.

MNG-2103 strategies adapted to SMEs

Description

The main purpose of this course is to familiarize student with risk management and to several Fundamental principles related to insurance such as: Risk Management for Individuals and business, the uses of risk management in an organization and Their effects are profit, risk identification and analysis, risk measurement, risk related to the liability, investment analysis and decision making, the different kinds of insurance.

MRK -2102 Consumer Behavior

 

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