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ECN501
Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course introduces the process and principles of microeconomic thought as they have been developed to explain price determination and resource allocation in a mixed market system. The application of microeconomic theory to current and emerging social and economic problems will be considered.




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ECN502
Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro
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Prerequisite(s):

ECN501

Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course introduces the process and principles of macroeconomic thought as they have been developed to explain the determination of the levels of national income and output, employment, the price level and other macroeconomic aggregates. The implications of these principles of public policy in Canada will be examined in the contexts of money and banking, stabilization efforts, international trade, the structure of the Canadian economy, and responses to the emerging patterns of global competition.




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ECN550
Economics: An Overview
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This one semester course introduces economic principles relating to Canada's mixed market economy and uses these principles to examine current economic issues including the nature of markets, employment, the level of economic activity, the structure of industry, international trade, and the appropriate role of government in the Canadian economy.




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NAT112
Physiology of Fitness
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149 or equivalent

Physiology of Fitness is designed to be both theoretical and practical, combining traditional classroom activity and practical application of health and fitness theory. Students participate in lectures and practical physical fitness and health activities that present how the body responds and adapts to exercise stress and explore contemporary fitness and health issues.




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NAT124
Environmental Citizenship
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course is a journey into adopting attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility. It is based on the general principles of national citizenship, where environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities to focus on both conservation of and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Environmental citizenship is a personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action.




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NAT150
Natural Science:The Development of Human Sexuality
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course assumes no prior college courses in biology, psychology, or sociology. It is designed as an introduction to understanding human sexuality within a social context. Topics include: ethics, religion, and sexuality; conception, pregnancy, and childbirth; contraception and abortion; sexually transmitted diseases; gender roles, female sexuality, and male sexuality; sexual orientation: gay, straight or bisexual; sexual coercion; commercial sex; and variation in sexual behaviour.




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NAT160
Natural Science: Nutrition
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course introduces students to the science of Nutrition and outlines the functions of the human body. The effectiveness of various diets and usefulness of food additives is explored. They will gain insight into the ways that food plays a variety of roles in maintaining health and reducing the risk of illness. Students will also learn the fundamentals needed to evaluate claims made by food faddists and food vendors.




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NAT161
Astronomy: Explore the Night Sky
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

The night sky has been a source of fascination for people of all ages for millennia. This introductory course provides the basic tools for locating, viewing and understanding the nature of many fascinating celestial objects including the moon, planets, and stars as well as transient phenomena such as comets and meteor showers. Students will develop a true understanding of the "Big Bang" theory. The course also includes discussions of the features, use and selection of telescopes and binoculars to help individuals consider which is best suited for their interests.




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PSY100
Introduction to Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

The discipline of Psychology is the study of human behaviour. It is concerned with the observation behaviour of an individual and its relationship to unseen mental and physical processes, as well as to external events. Introduction to Psychology will provide a framework within which the student can begin to explore the human personality.




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PSY106
Developmental Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

Suggested: EAC149

This course introduces the student to the knowledge base developmental psychology provides as a guide to social service practice. Students will become familiar with the range of social, emotional, physical and psychological factors affecting human development throughout the lifespan.




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PSY133
Positive Human Development: Achieving Authentic Happiness
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149 or equivalent.

Positive human development is the study of fulfillment and personal growth. In this course, students discover what distinguishes positive human development from the general study of human behaviour. Built on scientific principles, its applied approach uncovers strengths and promotes positive functioning. Subjective well-being is investigated resulting in techniques to enhance happiness that can be applied to current and future life circumstances and goals.




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PSY141
Social Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.




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PSY160
Abnormal Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

Human life is complex, unstable, precarious, and extremely challenging - perhaps to an ever-increasing degree. Throughout our lives we are vulnerable to personal trouble, breakdown, and disorder. PSY160 explores the sources of strength and weakness in human life viewed on a continuum from what is considered to be within the ranges of normal behaviour to that considered to be abnormal. Behaviours are examined in terms of their causes, and the benefits and disadvantages they bring to the individual. Various styles of treatment are surveyed.




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PSY181
Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

Human behaviour is the result of a complex interaction between the individual person and his or her physical and social environment. This course examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of the knowledge to the individual. Students will learn how to better understand themselves and others and to use psychological theory and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively. The topics covered include: learning theory, learning skills, personality, self-concept, stress, memory, interpersonal relating, and communication.




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PSY379
Personality Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that defines what personality is and how it influences our behaviour and actions. This course will seek to understand how personality is developed and organized. Through an examination of current research and applicable theories, the course will explore enduring patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviour that make a person unique. Personality type, assessment and disorders are explored.




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PSY801
Forensic Psychology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This course is designed for those interested in understanding or pursuing a career in forensic psychology. It provides an overview of the intersection between psychology and the law as well as the assessment, treatment and management of various offender types, i.e. the mentally disordered offender, psychopath, male and female sexual offenders.




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SOC202
Anthropology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

Students are exposed to the three fields of anthropology: archeology, linguistics and social anthropology. The first half of the course deals with theories of evolution, our early ancestors, and techniques for exploring our cultural past and looking at the diversity of contemporary social and modern cultures. The second half introduces the contemporary societies and cultures around the world.




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SOC211
Women's Studies - Introduction
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

This general introduction to Women's Studies will examine a broad range of issues surrounding work, education, family, sexuality, health, politics, gender, socialization, language and culture. All topics will be approached with attention to the ways in which class, gender, race and ability form women's experiences. Connections between feminist theory and personal experiences are emphasized.




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SOC600
Introduction to Sociology
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Corequisite(s):

EAC149

An introduction to contemporary sociological thinking and to theories of social behaviour including deviance and social control. Using sociological concepts and perspectives, students will study and survey areas related to Canadian society and culture, including social inequalities, social interactions, and collective behaviour. The course introduces students to theories of social problems, research methodologies and issues that have influenced sociological thinking in the areas of deviance and social control. Using various perspectives and concepts, students will analyze and survey issues relating to acts of aggression and violence, poverty, the elderly, family and various other contemporary social issues. Analytical frameworks for social issues and problems will be investigated.




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Program Contacts

Jamara Romero
Program Assistant
Jamara.Romero@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22513


Klaus Grober
Academic Program Manager
Klaus.Grober@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22682