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Subject Course Section Course Title Course Description Instructor Files Term
SMF 215 001 Sexuality and Popular Culture

This course examines how sexuality is dipicted in, shaped by, and contested in popular culture. It introduces different theories in the study of popular culture and sexuality through a range of historical and contemporary texts and practices.

Jane Nicholas Winter 2018
SMF 230 001 Introduction to Statistics in Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

The goal of this introductory statistics course is to help students understand the logic and appropriate application of commonly used descriptive and inferential statistics, with examples drawn from various disciplines relevant to sexuality, marriage, and family studies.

Winter 2018
SMF 304 001 Human Sexuality in Relationships

This course examines the development and experience of sexuality in a relational context from infancy to old age. Emphasis will be placed on sexual interaction and communication in adult relationships, but the effects of relationships on sexual experiences during infancy, childhood, adolescence, and old age may also be examined.

Toni Serafini Winter 2018
SMF 307 001 Conflict, Crisis, and Dissolution in Close Relationships

Families and close relationships are among the most important and valued human experiences, but they can also be the source of much conflict and pain. This course will examine the dark side of close relationships, with a focus on topics such as conflict and conflict resolution, family violence, poverty, separation and divorce, illness, and death and bereavement.

Denise Whitehead Winter 2018
SMF 309 001 Sex Therapy

This course examines therapeutic approaches and clinical issues when working with sexuality related problems. Research and theoretical issues in the field of sex therapy will be discussed and applied to clinical contexts. The applied focus enables students to connect clinical theory and ethical issues to practice.

Carm De Santis Winter 2018
SMF 366 001 Special Topics in Couples, Marriages, and Family Studies - Family Policy

A specialized course in topics that cover the application of theory and research in any area related to couples, relationships, and families.

Denise Whitehead Winter 2018
SMF 400 001 SMF Capstone

This seminar invites students to integrate their knowledge in the domains of sexuality, relationships, and families and make connections among theories, research, and practices. The capstone focus provides students the opportunity for critical self-reflection on their university experience.

Toni Serafini Winter 2018
SMF 461 001 Practicum and Applied Theory

This course involves an assigned unpaid apprenticeship in a human sexuality or family studies setting combined with regular seminar meetings. The practicum will require no more than eight hours per week. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course.

 

Department Consent Required

Cross-listed with SMF 491

Carm De Santis Winter 2018
SMF 491 001 Practicum and Applied Theory

This course involves an assigned unpaid apprenticeship in a human sexuality or family studies setting combined with regular seminar meetings. The practicum will require 15 hours per week. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in the course. 

Department Consent Required

Cross-listed with SMF 461

Carm De Santis Winter 2018
SOC 101 002 Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the basic concepts and frames of reference of sociological investigation and interpretation. Topics for analysis will include communities, associations and institutions, classes and status groups, crowds and publics, social processes, and social change. Special attention is given to Canadian society.

Winter 2018