Course Credits
ANTH 390 ANTH 390 - Special Topics in Anthropology

An examination of selected topics and theories within the field of anthropology.Prerequisite(s): ANTH 101 or instructor's consent (3-0 or 3-0)

ENGL 390 ENGL 390 - Individual Authors

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to study the works of significant writers while also providing opportunities for engagement with significant thematic concerns and special topics in literary studies. Students may take two or more versions of this course.Prerequisite(s): 9 sem. hrs. of English and third or fourth year standing or instructor's consent. (3-0 or 3-0)

HIST 111 HIST 111 - History of Western Civilization

An exploration of the main events, individuals, and ideas in the history of Western society, from its beginnings in the ancient Near East to the birth of the modern era in the Renaissance and Reformation. Key themes that will be investigated include: the emergence of the first civilizations; the development of citizenship and philosophy; the growth and transformation of Christianity; the emergence of Islam; changes in gender roles and the family. As part of this exploration, students will use historical methods, with a focus on reading primary sources, to understand and describe the past.

Prerequisite(s): None. (2-1; 0-0)

HIST 367 HIST 367 - History of the Family after 1600

An examination of the historical development of the family in the modern era. There is a central focus on the formation of families and households and the impact of religion on gender and family roles. The course integrates contemporary gender theory, but concentrates on the lives and ideas of historical actors as they are revealed in the historical record.NB: Not offered every year. See Department chair.Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of History including HIST 107, 111, 112, orinstructor's consent. (3-0 or 3-0)

MCOM 473 MCOM 473 - Women, Communication & Leadership

This advanced course focuses on central current themes in the study of women in positions of power and leadership in Western society. Students focus on gendered communication patterns and tendencies, specifically concerning women in positions of influence in politics and media.Prerequisite(s): LING 210 or PSYC 316 or third year standing and/or permission of the instructor. (0-0; 3-0)

PSYC 315 PSYC 315 - Psychology of Gender

Exploration of the biological, psychological, and cultural influences on gender differences and the implications of gender differences and roles for women and men in our society. Emphasis is on research and theory exploring differences and/or similarities and the origins of differences.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 105, 106; and third year standing. (3-0; 0-0)

PSYC 415 PSYC 415 - Human Sexuality

Concepts and materials treating the meaning and significance of human sexuality. Owing to the discussion-oriented format, preparation, attendance, and full participation are required.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 105, 106; and at least third year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

RELS 366 RELS 366 - Theology of the Body

This course reviews the roots and evolution of the modern secular approaches to anthropology and human sexuality and contrast them with those of Christ. This course examines recent developments in theological reflection on the body (John Paul II's theology of the body) and provides a general introduction to Christian anthropology, with particular attention to themes such as creation in the imago Dei, fall and redemption, nature and grace, freedom and rationality, gender and vocation. Due note of convergent and divergent doctrinal positions held by various Christian traditions of the themes are reviewed.NB: Course taught at Redeemer Pacific College, an approved TWU learning centre.Prerequisite(s): RELS 160. (0-0; 3-0)

SOCI 101 SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Students are invited into using the discipline of sociology as way of a mode of inquiry. Through concepts like the sociological imagination, students experience the social world around them by interacting with the norms, values and beliefs of local and global cultures.

Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0 or 3-0)

SOCI 221 SOCI 221 - Sociology of Family

This course is a sociological examination of families in society. The emphasis is on the structural and cultural aspects of family life. Topics include: theories and methods for understanding families; formation of intimate relationships; mate selection processes, marriage, and parenting; families over the life course; gender issues; and transitions in families.

SOCI 390 SOCI 390 - Special Topics in Sociology

An examination of the ideas of a particular theorist, school of thought, or conflicting theories within the behavioural sciences; or an examination of particular sociological issues from a theoretical or empirical perspective.NB: Students may take this course again for credit whenever it deals with a different topic.Prerequisite(s): SOCI 101 and 6 additional sem. hrs. in Sociology or instructor's consent (3-0 or 3-0)