Social Sciences

General Psychology 20

Have you ever wondered why people do what they do? say what they say? think what they think?
Have you every pondered how to make people do what you want them to do? Have you ever considered where ideas come from?

Have you imagined what a Freudian slip would look like?
Name your dog Pavlov?
Answered the telephone when it rings?

If you answered "YES", "MAYBE", or "UMMMMMM...I dunno" to any of these questions...or to any other questions...then this course is for you.

 

Aboriginal Studies

The focal point of Aboriginal Studies 10-20-30 is the wealth and diverse nature of Aboriginal languages and cultures. It reflects a perspective that encompasses and integrates the past, present and future of Aboriginal peoples.

Aboriginal Studies 10 is based on the perspectives and worldviews of Aboriginal peoples. It includes the study of traditions and history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, and particularly in Alberta.

The four themes for the course are:

  • Origin and Settlement Patterns
  • Aboriginal Worldviews
  • Political and Economic Organization
  • Aboriginal Symbolism and Expression

There is no pre-requiste for this course.

Aboriginal Studies 20 focuses on indigenous people from a Canadian and Alberta perspective. It includes the study of policies, legislation, conflict and cultual change.

The four themes for the course are:

  • The Metis: Conflict and Cultural Change
  • Treaties and Cultural Change
  • Legislation, Policies and Cultural Change
  • Schooling and Cultural Change

Pre-requiste: Aboriginal Studies 10

Aboriginal Studies 30 will have students gain a greater understanding of the current issues facing Aboriginal rights and self-government, Aboriginal land claims, Aboriginal peoples in Canadian society and Aboriginal world issues.

The four themes for the course are:

  • Aboriginal Rights and Self-government
  • Aboriginal Land Claims
  • Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Society
  • Aboriginal World Issues

Pre-requiste: Aboriginal Studies 20

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