ID Course Credits
ANTH 390 ANTH 390 - Special Topics in Anthropology | 2020-2021

An examination of selected topics and theories within the field of anthropology.

3.00
EDUC 345 EDUC 345 - Gender and Education | 2020-2021

An introduction to gender and education as a method of inquiry into the role of education in society. In particular, the course explores the relationship of gender and education in the context of formalized schooling, both in Canada and around the world. By focusing on gender, this course considers the experiences of people in their roles of students, classmates, teachers, and in positions of leadership. For people of faith, students will become familiar with -gender' as a sociological variable (i.e. cultural) in schooling by exploring current sociological theories of education and current lived realities of girls and boys in schools.

3.00
ENGL 371 ENGL 371 - The Nineteenth-Century Novel | 2020-2021

A study of representative novels from nineteenth- century Britain. The novel as a genre flourished during this time as the novel's form was shaped by writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontà«, Charles Dickens, and George Eliot.

3.00
ENGL 390 ENGL 390 - Studies in Individual Authors and Themes in Literature | 2020-2021

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.

3.00
GNDR 105 GNDR 105 - Introduction to Gender Studies | 2020-2021

An introduction to Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary field that asks critical questions about the meanings of sex and gender in society. Students will examine key issues, questions and debates in Gender Studies, both historical and contemporary, and will analyze the multiple ways that sex and gender have interacted with and continue to intersect with race, class, nationality and other social identities, including religious ones.

3.00
GNDR 367 GNDR 367 - History of the Family after 1600 | 2020-2021

An examination of the historical development of the family in the "modern"ť 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.

GNDR 403 GNDR 403 - Engendered History | 2020-2021

This seminar examines specific topics in the history of gender throughout the period known loosely as the modern world. The course is designed to clarify the process through which ideas of gender evolved and the ways in which masculinity and femininity have been constructed and experienced in a global context. The seminar also examines group interactions across lines of race, class, ethnicity, region, and religion and the influence of groups striving to assert their own identities on ideas of gender.

3.00
GNDR 456 GNDR 456 - Seventeenth-Century Women's Writing | 2020-2021

The study of selected works written by women in seventeenth-century Britain and America, situated in their cultural contexts.

3.00
HIST 111 HIST 111 - History of Western Civilization | 2020-2021

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.

3.00
HIST 112 HIST 112 - History of Western Civilization | 2020-2021

An exploration of the main events, individuals, and ideas in the history of Western society, from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century. Key topics investigated include: the rise of absolutism; the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment; the Industrial and French Revolutions; the development of new political ideologies, including liberalism, nationalism and socialism; changes in gender roles and the family; colonialism and imperialism; the origins and consequences of both World Wars, fascism, communism, and the Cold War. As part of this exploration, students will use historical methods, with a focus on reading primary sources, to understand and describe the past.

3.00
HIST 230 HIST 230 - History of Nursing | 2020-2021

This course examines the development of Canadian nursing over the past four centuries, with an emphasis on the 20th century. Based on an understanding of nursing as rooted in a Christian ethos of caring for strangers, this course critically explores the ways in which religion, politics, gender, race, economics, technology, culture, war, and epidemics have influenced the development of nursing both nationally and globally.

3.00
HIST 366 HIST 366 - History of the Family after 1600 | 2020-2021

This course examines the historical development of the family beginning with the ancient world up to 1600. A central inquiry is the formation of families and households, as well as the impact of religion on gender and family roles. The course also explores the use of power and coercion in the organization of family. It includes an inquiry into contemporary gender theory but concentrates on the lives and ideas of actual persons insofar as the historical record reveals them.

3.00
HIST 390 HIST 390 - Special Topics in History | 2020-2021

An examination of special topics or issues in history that are not considered in depth in other courses.

3.00
HIST 406 HIST 406 - War, Peace and Society | 2020-2021

Examines the changing nature of, and approaches to, war and its effect on society from the ancient world to the present, including an assessment of various visions and proposals for peace. The course includes an assessment of historic and relatively recent armed conflicts, exploring the causes of contemporary conflict and some of its distinctive characteristics. It also evaluates the effectiveness of various strategies for preventing, abating and terminating current forms of conflict. Questions discussed include: Why do states go to war? How do they create a lasting peace? What role does morality play in foreign policy? What is our obligation to just peace or just war?

3.00
MCOM 473 MCOM 473 - Women, Communication & Leadership | 2020-2021

This 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.

3.00
MCOM 474 MCOM 474 - Language and Gender | 2020-2021

A survey course of the central themes in the study of gender-differentiated language use, such as differences in conversational practice, conversational differences in mixed talk and single-sex talk, as well as the complexity in intimate talk between men and women.

3.00
PHIL 220 PHIL 220 - Philosophy of Sex and Gender | 2020-2021

This course explores questions such as: What is feminism? What are the main schools of feminist thought? What is patriarchy? What is gender and does it differ from sex? Are there only two sexes? Are there only two genders? What is homosexuality? What are the different views on how same-sex attraction arises? Do feminism and Christianity have convergent trajectories? Is there a place in the church for those from the LGBTQ community? What are the cultural forces that format the thinking about these questions?

3.00
PSYC 315 PSYC 315 - Psychology of Gender | 2020-2021

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.

3.00
PSYC 415 PSYC 415 - Human Sexuality | 2020-2021

Concepts and materials treating the meaning and significance of human sexuality. Owing to the discussion-oriented format, preparation, attendance, and full participation are required.

3.00
SOCI 101 SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology | 2020-2021

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.

3.00
SOCI 221 SOCI 221 - Sociology of Family | 2020-2021

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.

3.00
SOCI 390 SOCI 390 - Special Topics in Sociology | 2020-2021

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.

3.00