Community Development (BCD)

Choosing First Year Courses

Establishing the best first year schedule helps you set the foundation for a successful Acadia experience. To help with this, your department has recommended the courses you should register for in your first year. Academic advising is available at any stage should you need it.

First Year at a Glance

Fall Semester

CODE 1013
Foundations of Leadership
CODE 1023

Environment & Sustainable Society
CODE 1043
Communication & Professional Skills
BUSI 1703 and 1700L
Intro to Business 1, with Lab


Winter Semester

CODE 1033 and 1030L
Community Development, with Community Experience Lab
Choose any BUSI course (1st or 2nd year)


Students must register for the following:

Choose one of:
3hr Arts/Science elective
3hr Elective

Students must register for the following:

Choose three of:
CODE 1963
3hr Arts/Science elective
3hr elective

Important Notes

Students transferring to Community Development from another institution should contact the Community Development department before registering.


Samantha West, Administrative Assistant 585-1677


Dr. John Colton
Head, Department of Community Development
(902) 585-1160