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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
CHEM-1003Science for Engineering Technology Programs: Chemistry
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This course provides a basic introduction to theoretical and practical chemistry with emphasis on measurement, atomic structure, chemical compounds, and reactions. Content will include: the reactions of acids and bases and their effects on the environment and on different materials, the energy of matter, with a focus on the use of different building materials and how energy is absorbed/released to heat/cool substances and nuclear chemistry with emphasis on natural radiation and radioactive isotopes, as well as the fission and fusion reactions to generate energy.

COMM-1192Communication Skills for Engineering Technology 1
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This course will prepare students to effectively communicate in an academic context. Students will develop skills in reading comprehension, listening, oral presentation, as well as, technical and academic writing. Students will learn to summarize and synthesize information effectively in oral and written form. Emphasis will be placed on the writing process, grammar, mechanics and formats. Students will also develop research skills using Red River College's online data base and the internet.

COMM-2192Communication Skills for Engineering Technology 2
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This course will prepare students to effectively communicate in a technical environment. Course material will include basic technical communication, business correspondence, plain English, document design, reports, proposals and oral presentations. Students will also implement their research skills using Red River College's online data base and the internet.

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COMP-1260Computer Skills for Engineering Programs 1
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This course introduces the student to the principles of software applications including Windows, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. The student will be able to graph data, create, edit and manipulate documents, spreadsheets, and other files to create a technical paper.

ENGI-1032Introduction to the Engineering Technology Professions
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This course introduces students to a range of professions within Engineering Technology. Students will learn about different career options in the technology industries through participation in a series of industry tours and seminars led by industry experts. Students will also develop knowledge and skills in team building, conflict mediation, values awareness, intercultural communication and safe and respectful workplace practices. Emphasis will be placed on building the professional behaviours important within the workplace.

ENGI-1033Applied Learning Project: Engineering Technology
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This course introduces students to some of the technical skills required in the engineering technology professions. Working in a lab setting, students will learn the basic skills and apply principles of workplace safety. Students will also work in teams on an applied, industry related project.

MATH-1110Math for Engineering Technology 1
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This course will equip students with a strong foundation in the basic mathematical concepts necessary to be successful in the technological fields. This is a hands-on course; a large portion of time will be invested in using and applying mathematical concepts. The topics covered will include basic concepts of arithmetic, measurement and basic algebra.

MATH-2110Math for Engineering Technology 2
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This course will build on the skills developed in Math for Engineering Technology 1. This is a hands-on course; a large portion of the time will be invested in using and applying Mathematical concepts. The topics covered will include Functions and Graphs, Geometry, Trigonometry, Exponents and Radicals, Linear and Quadratic Equations, and Exponential and Logarithmic functions.

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PDEV-1054Introduction to Professional Studies
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This course will equip students with the necessary skills to be successful in college. Topics include goal setting, time management, study and test taking skills, self-assessment, reflective practice and critical thinking skills. Students will also learn effective approaches to managing stress and develop strategies to become a more self-directed learner. Emphasis will be placed on building the intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills important to college success.

PHYS-1002Science for Engineering Technology Programs: Physics
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This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of physics required in the technology fields. Emphasis is on concepts and basic calculations in mechanics, electrostatics and magnetism. Major topics include units, vectors, linear kinematic concepts, rotational kinematic concepts, basic forces, introduction concepts of Newton's Laws of Motion, work and energy, charges, electric forces, electric fields, and electric potential.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

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