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Liberal Studies Courses

Liberal studies courses help you explore a variety of learning opportunities in psychology, sociology, religion, Canadian culture and more.

You must complete liberal studies courses from at least two of the following categories:

  • Humanities
  • Sciences
  • Social sciences

In addition, you must complete at least two upper-level courses. The prerequisite for an upper-level liberal studies course is one lower-level liberal studies, English or critical thinking course.


Below is the list of courses offered for the fall 2020 term. Students may be expected to be available for part of the regularly scheduled class period

Course Title Level Category Section Day and Time of Classes Availability
INX100 Introduction to the Natural Sciences Lower Sciences KAA Friday 11:40 a.m. - 1:25 p.m. Available Online Only
KBB Tuesday 8:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Full
INX300 Astronomy Upper Sciences KAA Thursday 2:25 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Full
LSO120 Introduction to Sociology Lower Social KCC Online Available Online Only
LSO125 Canadian Popular Music Lower Humanities KAA Thursday 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Available Online Only
KBB Thursday 2:25 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Full
LSO220 Selected Themes in Canadian History Lower Humanities KAA Monday 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Full
LSO246 Women in Canada Lower Social KAA Online Full
KBB Online Full
LSO288 Minority Literature and Film Lower Humanities KAA Thursday 2:25 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Available Online Only
LSO290 Queer Studies Lower Social KAA Friday 11:40 a.m. - 1:25 p.m. Full
LSO322 The Five Greatest Ideas in Science Upper Sciences KAA Monday 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Available Online Only
LSO470 Positive Psychology Upper Social KAA Online Full
LSO666 Spilling Blood: Modern Political Violence Upper Social KAA Online Full

None offered this semester.

Course Title Level Category Section Day and Time of Classes Availability
INC301 The Tangled Web: Enabling Connections and Facilitating Discord Upper Social NAA Monday 9:50 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Full
INH301 Gender and Sexuality in World History Upper Humanities NBA Online Full
INH564 History in the Time of William Shakespeare Upper Humanities NAA Tuesday 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Available Online Only
INS100 Introduction to the Social Sciences I Lower Social NAA Tuesday 8:55 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Full
INS302 Ethics for the 21st Century: Theory and Practice Upper Humanities NAA Wednesday 11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Full
INW100 World Civilizations: Bronze Age to the 15th Century Lower Humanities NAA Tuesday 10:45 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Full
INX100 Introduction to the Natural Sciences Lower Sciences NAA Monday 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Available Online Only
INX300 Astronomy Upper Sciences NBA Friday 8:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Available Online Only
NBB Monday 2:25 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Full
LSO119 Science Fiction Lower Humanities NBA Online Available Online Only
LSO120 Introduction to Sociology Lower Social NBA Online Full
LSO121 Introduction to Political Science Lower Social NBA Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Full
NBB Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Available Online Only
LSO216 Religion and Culture in Canada Lower Humanities NBA Online Full
LSO310 Film and Philosophy Upper Humanities NBA Online Full
LSO319 Young Adult Dystopias Upper Humanities NBA Online Available Online Only
NBB Online Available Online Only
LSO330 International Trade - The Canadian Perspective Upper Social NBA Thursday 8:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Available Online Only
LSO436 Bringing Back Nature: Ecological Restoration Upper Sciences NBA Online Available Online Only
NBB Online Full
LSO560 The Global Financial Crisis Upper Social NBA Thursday 8:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Available Online Only
LSO802 Criminal Psychology: Psychopaths & Serial Killers Upper Social NBA Online Full
NBB Online Full

None offered this semester.

None offered this semester.