Course Descriptions

ENGL 115 (3) (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
University Writing and Research

An introduction to critical thinking and reading, academic writing, and research skills, consistent with the conditions and expectations students encounter as readers and writers at university. Students are not permitted to register in more than one first-year English course concurrently.
Instructor: Zora Soprovich
Prerequisite: Min “C” in English 12 or equivalent.
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GLST 100 (3)
Through the Global Lens

An introduction to interdisciplinary learning offering different ways of seeing and explaining contemporary human experiences. Learners study diverse human experiences through the lenses of Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science and Sociology. Possible topics: religion and world politics; refugees and human rights; cultural diversity; economic sectors and globalization; green consumerism. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Dr. Michael Lait
Prerequisite: None.
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PSYC 111 (3) (Fall 2020)
Contemporary Psychology 1

A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include physiology, sensation, perception, learning, memory, motivation, emotion, methodology, and introduction to statistics.
Instructor: Dr. Marla Morden
Prerequisite: None. Successful completion of Grade 12 English or equivalent is recommended.
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PSYC 112 (3) (Spring 2021)
Contemporary Psychology II

A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include development, language and thought, personality assessment, intelligence, personality theory, adjustment, abnormal behaviour, therapies, and social behaviour.
Instructor: Dr. Marla Morden
Prerequisite: None
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SOCI 111  (3) (Fall 2020)
Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the sociological understanding of society and an exploration of how social conditions and historical context shape the life chances of individuals and groups. Topics include theoretical perspectives, culture, socialization, groups and organizations, social structure, social class, inequality, deviance and social control, gender, race and ethnicity.
Instructor: Dr. Michael Lait
Prerequisite: None.
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