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PSCI 253: Introduction to Public Policy

This course examines the development of public policy with a focus on Canadian governance issues. Course content is split into three broad themes. First, students will be introduced to the policy cycle and foundational theories

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PSYC 110: Introductory Psychology I

This is the first of a two-part introduction to the core areas of psychology. Topics covered include: the history of psychology, research methods, sensation and perception, learning, developmental psychology and social psychology.

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PSYC 120: Introductory Psychology II

This is the second half of a two-part introduction to the core areas of psychology. This course focuses on brain and behavior, states of consciousness, psychological disorders, treatment for disorders, emotion, stress and personality psychology.

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PSYC 210: Introductory Child Psychology

This course introduces child psychology, focusing on development from conception to adolescence. An overview is provided of the cognitive, perceptual, physical, moral, personality, language, and social aspects of childhood development. Within a lifespan developmental perspective, the

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PSYC 217: Research Methods in Psychology

This course will introduce the basic and major principles and procedures employed by psychologists for designing and conducting scientific experiments and critically evaluating experimental methodology and research findings. The course is designed to cover the

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PSYC 220: Behaviour Disorders

This course is aimed at reviewing the definition, history and scope of deviant behavior, with an emphasis on the psychological factors that contribute to its origins, maintenance, and treatment. The course begins with definitions of adaptive

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PSYC 240: Social Psychology

This course introduces an overall view of the field of social psychology in order to address major issues and topics that fall within this field and to cover the conditions and circumstances that lead to social

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PSYC 270: Theories of Personality

This course explores the origins, major underlying assumptions, basic personality structure, and major theoretical concepts and applications of major theories of personality. Students will explore the essential concepts and research findings related to major personality

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PSYC 299: Introduction to Ecopsychology

This course will explore the scientific links between three key domains – human psychology, wilderness/nature experiences, and environmental problems – with a particular focus on two key questions: (1) What impact does nature have on

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SC 10: Science 10

This course encourages students to develop skills of scientific reasoning as they practice observing, classifying, predicting, inferring and hypothesizing as they explore various topics that span life sciences, physical sciences and the study of the

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