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PLEASE NOTE: If choosing a course to meet a General Elective requirement, you must choose a course code ending with “G” such as SSC 150G.

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD PIONEERS
SSC 131G
In this course students will examine the slave trade industry and its impact on our Canadian culture during the 18th century and beyond. By examining the policies, people and events of the day, students will better understand abolitionist and underground activity. Case studies, in-class discussions and learning activities will focus on settlements within our community which have been established to settle escaped slaves/fugitives. Students will develop an awareness of their own personal history, and determine how these roots have helped to bind and shape our community as we know it today. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Online 065 1900 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
HUMAN SEXUALITY
SSC 146G
This course will provide an overview of human sexuality issues and sexual behaviours. Students will examine sexuality in various contexts, relying on: psychological, socio-cultural and biological research. Students will engage in the study of human sexuality as it relates to their interpersonal relationships, health and wellness, and identity and how it differs between cultural, religious and societal contexts. More generally, the course is designed to provide a course in human sexuality, grounded in sound science, for students planning careers in the helping professions as well as for those taking it for personal growth. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5563 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1294 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
SSC 150G
The primary goal of this course is to facilitate increased awareness and understanding of problematic social conditions in Canadian society and throughout the world. Students will develop a framework by which to formulate their own opinions, appreciate others’ opinions, recognize government’s roles and assess national and global issues. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5407 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Online 066 7403 Sep 18-Dec 9$326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1113 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
BASIC PSYCHOLOGY
SSC 160
This course is an introduction to the study of psychology. The curriculum focuses on the individual in society, the development of personality, human motivation, cognition, the dynamics of neurosis and the adjustment process as related to interpersonal relationships and cultural pressures. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5547 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1280 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
SOCIETY AND ME
SSC 177G
The primary goal of this course is to facilitate an increased awareness and understanding of our social roles, how we are influenced by culture and how we as an individual, or groups, can impact society. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5571 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1010 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
HOCKEY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
SSC 184G
This course critically examines the cultural significance of hockey in historical and contemporary Canadian society. Topics include race and gender in hockey cultures, hockey-related violence, and the impact of mass and new media on the sport. The link between hockey and Canadian identity is explored. Students develop a critical perspective concerning the social and political implications of Canada’s national pastime. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5585 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
THE WAR OF 1812: PATH TO PEACE OR FORGOTTEN CIVIL WAR
SSC 187G
This course will explore the politics, events, and historical and contemporary consequences of the War of 1812. Themes and interpretations will be examined through selected text, film, handouts, journals, classroom discussion, and reflective assignments. Topics will include the interpretation of the war from different perspectives, military and international relations, cultural history, historical geography, the role of First Nations people and women in the war. Study will also include the social, economic, and political impact on the Canadian Identity from today's perspective. The course will conclude with a discussion about the relevance of the War of 1812-a pivotal moment in Canadian history or a forgotten border dispute. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5573 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1011 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
SSC 240
This course is designed to present information in basic developmental psychological topics. This includes various theoretical lifespan explanations and descriptions of cognitive, emotional, and social development. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5549 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1281 Jan 22-Apr 13 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)

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