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Subject Course Section Course Title Course Description Instructor Files Term
PSYCH 357 001 Psychology of Good

What does it mean to "be good"? How does one "do good"? What makes "doing good" easier or harder? This course examines (1) the biological and psychosocial foundations of prosocial behaviour and (2) associated facilitators and obstacles at both interpersonal and organizational levels. Topics may include empathy, social responsibility, volunteerism, community intervention, activism, and heroism.

Chris Burris, John Rempel Winter 2020
PSYCH 354 001 Interpersonal Relationships

A psychological analysis of social interaction and the dynamics of close relationships.

John Rempel Winter 2020
PSYCH 330 001 Criminal Profiling

Foundational assumptions for, and basic approaches to, criminal profiling will be considered, along with a survey of relevant techniques in the context of numerous case studies. Limitations and alternatives to profiling will also be addressed.

Cross-listed with LS 372

Chris Burris Winter 2020
PSYCH 318 001 Psychosexual Organization

A detailed examination of concepts related to the formation of gender identity and psychosexual orientation. The nature-nurture debate will be explored as well as gay and lesbian identity and consciousness throughout the life cycle.

BJ Rye Winter 2020
PSYCH 315 001 Psychology of Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

A study of the psychological processes in the second and third decades of human development. Consideration is given to such areas as identity formation and intellectual, emotional, and social growth. Current concepts, issues, and research are stressed.

Maureen Drysdale Winter 2020
PSYCH 312 001 Learning Disabilities

A critical examination of the concept of learning disability and of current issues in the assessment and remediation of learning problems.

Deborah Glebe Winter 2020
PSYCH 232 001 Psychology of Evil

Psychological perspectives concerning definitions, causes, and consequences of institutional and personal evil, as well as symbols and interpretations of evil in both religious and secular contexts, will be considered.

Chris Burris Winter 2020
PSYCH 212 001 Educational Psychology

A consideration of the main variables affecting learning in the classroom with special focus upon the conditions essential to efficient learning.

Maureen Drysdale Winter 2020
PSYCH 101 003 Introductory Psychology

A general survey course designed to provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of modern psychology as a behavioural science.

Jessica Wood Winter 2020
PHIL 327 001 Philosophy of Law

Basic themes in the philosophy of law. Issues include the nature of law and its relation to morality and politics, legal reasoning, the justification of punishment, and theories of rights, responsibility, and liability.

Cross-listed with LS 351

Stéphanie Grégoire Winter 2020