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Subject Course Section Course Title Course Description Instructor Files Term
SMF 208 001 Introduction to Systemic Therapies and Anti-Oppressive Practices

This course provides an overview of various theoretical and therapeutic practices in relational and sex therapy, and serves as an introduction to social justice, anti-oppressive, and inclusionary therapeutic practices. In doing so, the intersections of social locations such as class, culture, dis/ability, gender, and race within various social contexts are critically analyzed.

 

Offered remotely

Rahim Thawer PDF icon SMF 208_R.Thawer_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SMF 220 001 Research Methods

This course introduces students to the philosophy and methods of social science and humanities research, including an examination of issues and approaches to conducting research in the areas of sexuality, couples, and families.

 

Offered remotely

Angela Underhill PDF icon SMF 220_A.Underhill_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SMF 301 001 Communication and Counselling Skills

This course is an examination and analysis of the theories and methods of communication as applied within the processes of individual, relational, and family consultation and counselling.

 

Offered remotely

Toni Serafini PDF icon SMF 301_T.Serafini_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SMF 310 001 Sexual and Relational Ethics

A study of social relationships and systems that support sexual identities and relationship structures which generate ethical issues related to attitudes, values, and behaviours at both the individual and group level. This course may address sexual and relationship ethics on local, national, and transnational scales focusing on how issues of ethics and morality have been socially constructed.

 

Offered remotely

Kevin Nixon PDF icon SMF 310_K.Nixon_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SMF 350 001 Love and the Law

Relationship breakdown is a social phenomenon that has legal consequences. This course provides students with a socio-legal foundation in current family law. Topics may include the court system, the litigation process, property division, spousal and child support, child co-parenting, child protection, high conflict families, and alternative dispute resolution processes.

 

Offered remotely

Denise Whitehead PDF icon SMF 350_D.Whitehead_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SMF 496 001 Seminar in Family Studies - Intersecting Identities in Relationships

This seminar allows students to integrate their knowledge in the domains of couples, marriages, and family studies. Topics reflect current issues from a theoretical and research perspective.

 

Offered remotely

Toni Serafini Fall 2021
SOC 101 001 Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the basic concepts and frames of reference of sociological investigation and interpretation. Topics for analysis will include communities, associations and institutions, classes and status groups, crowds and publics, social processes, and social change. Special attention is given to Canadian society.

 

Offered remotely

Stephen Svenson PDF icon SOC 101_S.Svenson_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SOC 229 081 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.

Held with LS 229

 

Offered online

Frederick Desroches PDF icon SOC 229-LS 229-081_F.Desroches_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SOC 327 081 Policing in a Democratic Society

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.

Held with LS 327

 

Offered online

Frederick Desroches PDF icon SOC 327-LS 327-081_F.Desroches_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021
SOC 369J 001 The Sociology of Community

This course examines how our contemporary concern with community is connected with the rise of modern society and the development of the urban-rural debate. Our anxieties about community will be shown to be connected to our anxieties about family. Special attention will be given to the interpretive approach to these issues.

 

Offered remotely

Kieran Bonner PDF icon SOC 369J_K.Bonner_Fall 2021.pdf Fall 2021