Course Descriptions

CRIM 101 (3) Intro to Criminology (Spring 2022) (via video-conference)

An introduction to the basic concepts, theories and methodology in criminology. Topics include the central ideas of crime and criminology, classical and modern theories of criminal behaviour and their social policy implications, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Credit will only be granted for one of INTR 102 or CRIM 101. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Amy Conroy
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in English 12.
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ENGL 115 (3) University Writing and Research (Fall 2021 and Spring 2022)

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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ENGL 125 (3) Literature and Culture (Spring 2022)

An introduction to the concept of literary genres that explores the relation between literature and its historical and cultural contexts. This course emphasizes reading, research, and writing. Note: Students are not permitted to register in more than one first-year English course concurrently. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Zora Soprovich
Prerequisite: Min. "C" in English 12 or equivalent.
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PSYC 111 (3) Contemporary Psychology 1 (Fall 2021)

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) Contemporary Psychology II (Spring 2022)

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) Introduction to Sociology (Fall 2021) (via video-conference)

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: Vicki Nygaard
Prerequisite: None.
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SOCI 112 (3) Canadian Society in the Contemporary World (Spring 2022)

An introduction to Sociology through the study of Canadian society and its global context. In addition to theoretical perspectives, social class and inequality, topics may include education, family, religion, science and technology, environment, globalization, work, economy, politics, health and medicine, social movements and social change. (3:0:0)
Instructor: Michael Lait
Prerequisite: None.
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