March Break Open House - Thunder Bay Campus

  • Date: March 12, 2018 to March 14, 2018
  • Location: 955 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay, ON
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Your Adventure Starts Now...Join Us for March Break Open House at Lakehead
What better way to spend your March Break then to join us at Lakehead University's Thunder Bay campus. Become a student for a day exploring our campuses, meeting your future professors, sitting in on classes, and taking part in all the other great experiences we have planned for the week. More details to follow.

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For more details, contact:
Kara Yawney
Telephone: (807) 346-7856
Toll Free: 1-800-465-3959 (within Canada)
Event Overview:

Daily Schedule:

Campus Tours: 9:00am & 1:00pm

Residence Tours: 10:30-11:15 & 2:00-2:45

Mock Lecture: 11:30-12:30

City Bus Tour: 3:00pm-4:30pm

Student Central Drop in: 9:00am-4:00pm M&W 10:30am-4:00pm Tu

Student Services: 9:00am-4:00pm drop in times

Drop in class schedule:


ENGI-2455, Hydrocarbon Processes,

Tuesday Only: RB1021, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dr. Siamak Elyasi

Detailed survey of all major units in petroleum refining including atmospheric and vacuum distillation, light end, gas plant, hydrotreatment, isomerization, catalytic reforming, catalytic hydrocracking, catalytic cracking and FCC, thermal cracking, delay coking, visbreaking, and flexicoking.

Civil Engineering

ENGI-1635, Fluid Mechanics,

Monday and Wednesday: BB1021, 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

Instructor: Dr. Amir Azimi

Properties of fluids. Fluid statics. Kinematics and kinetics of fluid flow. Dimensional analysis. Flow in pipes, open channels, and through porous media.

Electrical Engineering

ENGI-1634, Electronics I,

Tuesday Only: RB3044, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Instructor: Dr. Krishnamoorthy Natarajan

Semiconductor theory applied to p-n junctions, bipolar and field effect transistors; diode circuits; rectifiers; safety in the workplace; transistor biasing circuits and stabilization; small signal amplifier analysis; frequency response of small signal amplifiers.

Mechanical Engineering

ENGI-3454, Applied Heat Transfer,

Wednesday Only:UC2011, 01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

Instructor: Dr. Basel Ismail

Principles of conduction, convection and thermal radiation; steady-state and transient heat conduction in one, two and three dimensional systems; fins and fin efficiency; principles of free, forced and mixed convections; heat exchangers; selected problems in combined heat transfer.

Software Engineering

ENGI3255, Software Testing and Quality Assurance,

Monday and Wednesday: ATAC1007, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Dr. Rachid Benlamri

Software testing strategies, software testing techniques, test standards, verification and validation, object oriented testing and metrics, software quality and reliability, software quality engineering, software reliability engineering, quality management standards, software quality metrics and measurement.

ENGI0655, Agile software development,

Monday and Wednesday: ATAC2006, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Instructor: Dr. Abdulsalam Yassine

Course content will vary but topics will be relevant to the field of Software Engineering.

ENGI2571, Computer Hardware and Software

Tuesday Only:  ATAC1005, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Instructor: Dr. Abdulsalam Yassine

Hardware and software structure of modern computer systems; input and output devices and ports; low level system programming; basics of operating systems structure and organization; overview of types of operating systems.

ENGI-1536 - Electric Circuit Theory II

Monday/Wednesday 5:30-7pm AT 1006

Dr. Mohammad N. Uddin

Complex algebra applied to AC circuits; sinusoidal waveforms; rotating phasors; steady state response of RLC networks; complex impedances; series and parallel impedances; resonance circuits; design of complex loads for maximum power transfer; Coupled inductive circuits and ideal transformers; single phase transformers and equivalent circuit; three phase circuits; circuit analysis techniques.


EDUC-1050 - Introduction to Education

Monday/Wednesday 8:30-10:00am BL 2038

Dr. Graham Passmore

A critical introduction to the theory and practice of teaching with a focus on the development of teacher identity. Knowledge about the structure and function of education in Ontario's publicly-funded schools and current trends and issues in education will be examined.


KINE-1113 - Principles of Health

Monday 11:30-12:30pm AT 2001

Dr. Erin S. Pearson

An overview of the multidisciplinary field of kinesiology is presented by describing and integrating academic, scientific, and professional perspectives based on a Canadian context. The multiple sub-disciplines of kinesiology are used to examine current, relevant, and meaningful topics. Through this process, students develop an increased awareness of the depth to which human physical activity can be examined and the breadth to which such an examination spawns career opportunities

Outdoor Recreation Parks and Tourism

OUTD-1010 - Group Dynamics in ORPT

Monday/Wednesday 11:30-1pm AT 1001

Mr. Darrell W Makin

Theoretical and applied study of the dynamic interactions among individuals in the context of groups generally, and in recreation settings in particular. Students will come to understand the nature and function of groups by examining topics such as group types, formation, benefits, influences, power and conflict management, decision making, leadership and followership, issues of diversity, and communication. Students will work to develop effective group interaction skills that are practical for a variety of outdoor recreation settings.

OUTD-1070 - Foundations of Outdoor Recreation

Monday/Wednesday 1-2:30pm

Mr. Andrew R Heppner

An examination of the principles, concepts and theories governing people's recreational use of natural settings; the environmental issues in outdoor recreation related to leadership, protected areas, and tourism; and, the approaches used to manage outdoor recreation in Canada.


NURS-1080 - Applied Anatomy and Physiology

Monday OR Tuesday 7-10pm SN 1015

Alison Thompson

Examines the interrelationships of body organ systems, chemical and cellular aspects, and the normal organization, structure, and function of the human body. The concepts of metabolism, fundamental physiological needs, and homeostasis are introduced. All knowledge is applied to the clinical study of human body systems, including a systematic and holistic approach to body system assessments.


NURS-1051 - Relational Nursing Theory II

Monday/Tuesday 8:30-10am OR 10-11:30am SN 1015 (Compressed OR Collab)

Mrs. Crystal A. Davey

Examines the role of self within a broader social context, while the student develops an understanding of the concepts of nursing that promote health. Students will be introduced to the perspectives of health and health promotion, principles of primary health care, and social determinants of health.

NURS-1351 - Nursing Inquiry

Tuesday 2:30-4pm OR 4-5:30pm SN 1015 (Compressed OR Collaborative)

Dr. Nisha Sutherland

Promotes an understanding of professional knowledge in nursing by exploring what constitutes knowledge, information and evidence. A beginning appreciation of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies will be fostered including the development of critical reasoning skills in identifying, consuming, and applying appropriate forms of knowledge and information in nursing practice.

NURS-1512 - Relational Nursing Practice 2

Tuesday 10-11:30am BB 1021 (Compressed)

Ms. Hailey B Manchester

Tuesday 8:30-10am RC 1001 (Collaborative)

Mrs. Karen J Poole

Building on previously learned concepts students will apply the concepts of functional health patterns in laboratory and clinical settings. Within clinical experiences students will apply the principles, concepts, and theories that promote the health and comfort of clients

Natural Resource Management

NRMT-1071 - Business Principles in Natural Resources Management

Monday/Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm BB 2006

Mr. Laird W Van Damme

An introduction to basic business principles, business plans, equipment costing and replacement, forest products industry and natural resources management. Also presented are the types, uses and limitations of equipment used in forest operations and minimizing any environmental impacts.

NRMT-1110 - Natural Resources Inventory I

Monday/Wednesday 8:30-9:30am BB 2006

Dr. Stephen A. Hart

General principles of measurement; theory and use of mensurational instruments; measurement of length, area and volume; construction of standard and local volume tables; estimation of stand volume from simple sampling designs; measurement of non timber resources.

NRMT-1330 - Natural Resources Biometrics I

Monday/Wednesday 11:30-12:30pm RC 1003

Dr. Len L Meyer

Applications of microcomputer spreadsheets and software for data management and statistical analysis in environmental and forest resources analysis will be introduced. Included in this course are the use of electronic data capturing devices, graphics, spatial distributions, intervals, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, sampling techniques, regression and correlation as they apply to forest conservation and resources.


ANTH-2151 - Ancient Peoples and Places: Monday/Wednesday 11:30AM-1:00PM SN 1015

Dr. Matthew J. Boyd  

An overview of Old and New World archaeology, with particular emphasis on the development of humans and culture from hunting/gathering to agricultural and ancient urban societies in Mesoamerica, Europe, Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and China.


BIOL-1110 - Animal Biology: Wednesday 10-11:30am UC 2011

Dr. Janice Hughes

An introduction to the study of the structure, function and organization of animal life. Discussion of the evolution and classification of major invertebrate and vertebrate animal phyla, animal body plans and reproductive strategies.


BUSI-1012 - Financial Accounting

WA/WB - Monday/Wednesday 10-11:30am or 5:30-7pm RC 0005

WC - Tuesday 7-10pm RC 0005

Dr. Gulraze Wakil

An introduction to the role of financial reporting that is used by entities to communicate accounting information to external users. Students will explore the purposes, objectives, concepts and processes of financial reporting. Emphasis is placed on the usefulness of financial reporting for the purposes of financial analysis and decision-making by the external users. Key topics include the accounting cycle, cash versus accrual accounting, asset and liability recognition and measurement, and revenue recognition.

BUSI-1031 - Business Writing I

WA - Tuesday 11:30-1pm - AT 2019

WB - Tuesday 1-2:30pm - AT 2021

WC - Tuesday 4-5:30pm - AT 2015

Mrs. Karen Bishop

The course emphasizes the development of writing skills for business students. Topics include grammar, usage, style, format, and documentation. The writing process is specifically focused on various types of business communication (e.g. memos, letters, requests for proposals, proposals, reports).

BUSI-1076 - Business Quantitative Analysis II

WA - Tuesday 10-11:30am - RB 2047

WB - Monday/Wednesday 11:30-1pm - RB 2026

Ms. Terri Rizzo

Expanding upon the topics covered in Business 1056, introducing students to quantitative analysis, including hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression and correlation, nonparametric methods, statistical methods for quality control, and simple forecasting methods. The application of statistics to business is illustrated with lifelike problems throughout.

BUSI-1511 - Basics of Management

Monday 2:30-4pm - RC 1003

Wednesday 2:30-4pm - RC 1002

Dr. Meyyappan Narayanan

An introduction to the fundamental principles involved in the management of organizations. Specific emphasis is placed on the functions of management related to the planning, organizing, decision-making and controlling of organizational activities. The overall aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the dynamic relationships which exist between the many interacting components which comprise the whole organization (i.e., goals, structure, technology, human resources and the relevant external environment including Indigenous Groups). Systems theory is used to develop a framework which can be used to illustrate these relationships. Course content covers the following general core areas: technology and organization, decision-making, management of human resources, and interactions with the environment.


CHEM-1130 - Introductory Chemistry II

Monday/Wednesday - 1:30-2:30pm - AT 1003

Dr. Stephen Kinrade

A continuation of Chemistry 1110 with the introduction of the following topics: states of matter, solution chemistry, thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.

A continuation of Chemistry 1111 with the introduction of the following topics: states of matter, solution chemistry, thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.

CHEM-1210 - Organic and Biochemistry for Health Sciences

Monday/Wednesday - 10:30-11:30am - AT 2001

Dr. Gabriel Oba

An introductory course in organic and bio-organic chemistry for students in the Health Sciences. Topics include: brief review of general principles; the chemistry of hydrocarbons, functional groups; chemistry of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and some aspects of their metabolism; nucleic acids and the chemistry of heredity.

Computer Science

COMP-1431 - Computer Programming II

Monday 4-5:30pm UC 0050

Mr. Malek Alsmadi

Substantially extends the programming skills development, with more complex programs, using advanced C and C++ features. Good programming style and documentation are stressed throughout. Advanced data types, program structures and other advanced topics in C and C++ languages are discussed.


ECON-1100 - Principles of Economics

YA - Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm UC 2011

Dr. Livio Di Matteo

YB- Wednesday 4-5:30pm SN 1015