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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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PSY-130

Introductory Psychology I

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course covers the first half of Introductory Psychology. Topics include Critical Thinking, Neuroscience and Behaviour, Nature vs. Nurture, The Developing Person, Perception, States of Consciousness, Learning and Memory.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing.


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PSY-131

Introductory Psychology II

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

Course covers critical thinking, intelligence, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders and treatment and social psychology.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing. PSY 130 is not a prerequisite.


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PSY-202

Health Psychology

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course studies a variety of factors involving health and illness from a bio-psychosocial perspective. Topics include behaviours that affect health such as diet, exercise, stress and substance abuse. The impact of chronic and acute illness on the individual and the social support systems are also covered.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in 1st year English and PSY 130 & 131


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PSY-204

Research Methods in Psychology

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

PSY 204 provides an introduction to basic research techniques in psychology; emphasis on the conceptual rather than the statistical rationale underlying various research strategies. Areas include the nature of variables, types of measurement, how to generate and test hypotheses, types of validity, and how to interpret and report results. Laboratory exercises and class demonstrations on the processes involved in conducting empirical research. Research process (theory, models, hypotheses, predictions); research ethics; experimental methods; non-experimental methods; validity; reliability; sampling; descriptive statistics; central tendency; variability; inferential statistics; and experimental design.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in PSY 130 & PSY 131


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PSY-215

Biological Psychology

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

An introduction to the biological bases of behaviour and mental functioning. Topics include neural structure, neural communication, motor and sensory processes, brain structure and function, rhythms and sleep, and regulation of internal body states. The biological basis for emotions, learning, and memory will be covered.

Prerequisite(s):

  • PSY 130 & PSY 131 with minimum Grade C or an introductory college level biology course is strongly recommended but not required.


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PSY-218

Intro to Data Analysis in Psychology

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

The course is an introduction to quantitative data analysis. Both descriptive and inferential statistical techniques will be explored. Students will be introduced to probability theory as well as hypothesis testing. Students will be given a conceptual and practical understanding of data analysis techniques used in experimental research psychology.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11 or MAT 053; or math assessment.
  • C in one of PSY 204, CRM 220, or SOC 220.


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PSY-235

Abnormal Psychology

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

An introduction to abnormal psychology, including mental disorders, assessment and treatment, the DSM-IV, and social, cultural and ethical issues.

Prerequisite(s):

  • PSY 130 & 131 Minimum Grade C


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PSY-250

Human Development From Conception Through Childhood

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course provides an overview of child development up to, but not including adolescence. The impact of genetics and environment, major theories of human development, methods for studying child development, cultural diversity, and development in the physical, cognitive, emotional and social spheres are included.

Prerequisite(s):

  • PSY 130 & 131 Minimum grade C


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PSY-251

Human Development From Adolescence Through Adulthood

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course provides an overview of human development from adolescence through old age. Topics include the impact of genetics and environment, development in adolescence and adulthood, cultural diversity, change and development in the physical, cognitive, emotional and social spheres, and death, dying and grieving.

Prerequisite(s):

  • PSY 130 & PSY 131. Students may take PSY 251 without PSY 250 but must read Chapters 1 and 2 in the text before starting PSY 251 Minimum grade C


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PSY-260

Psychological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behaviour

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

An introduction to the psychology of crime, including the application of psychological theories to the understanding and treatment of criminal and deviant behaviour. Students will examine factors that might help to account for antisocial action such as recurring violence and sexual offences. Biological, psychiatric, psychological and social/environmental explanations of deviant behaviour will be highlighted. CRM 101, PSY 130 and PSY 131 are recommended.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing.


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