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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, and the biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, states of consciousness, learning,

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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. The course focuses on developmental psychology, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress and health, and social 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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SJ 12: Social Justice 12

Social Justice 12 takes a critical approach to social justice, examining how society is stratified in significant and far-reaching ways along social group lines that include race, class, gender, sexuality, and ability. Students will learn

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SOCI 110: Introductory Sociology I

An introduction to the study of human society and social interaction. The theoretical perspectives of functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interactionism are examined along with basic concepts such as culture, family, work and more. An

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SOCI 120: Introductory Sociology II

This course is a continuation of Sociology 110. While the basic aim of the course remains the application of sociological perspectives in understanding group life and individual behavior, the focus is on topics such as,

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SOCI 230: Sociology of Work

This course explores the social organization of work by drawing on key sociological theories, research, and concepts, with a focus on Canadian society. The course also explores transformations in work within broader global processes, including

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