Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Bachelor of Arts (General) degrees are available with Majors in Environmental StudiesPsychology and Social/Cultural Studies. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree is available in Psychology.

Bachelor of Science (General and Honours) degrees are available in Psychology.

Minors are available in Business, Canadian Studies, Environmental Studies, Folklore, Geography,Psychology, Social/Cultural Studies, Sociology.

An articulation agreement has been established with the College of the North Atlantic for graduates of the two-year Adventure Tourism Diploma Program who wish to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree (Major in Environmental Studies).


MAJOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Program Chair: D. Carroll

The Major consists of an Environmental Studies Core which provides a broad appreciation of interrelationships inherent in any study of the environment and one of two possible concentrations which provides the depth and focus for the degree program.

1. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES CORE

Students must complete 30 credit hours as follows:

- Economics 2010 (Introduction to Microeconomics)
- Environmental Studies 1000 (Introduction to Environmental Studies)
- Environmental Studies 2000 (Introduction to Mapping, Remote Sensing, and Geographical Information Systems)
- Environmental Studies 3000 (Issues in Environmental Economics)
- Environmental Studies 3001 (Environmental and Resource Management)
- Environmental Studies 4010 (Seminar in Environmental Studies)
- Environmental Studies 4950 (Independent Research Project)
- Geography 1000 (Introduction to Physical Geography)
- Geography 2220 (Research Design and Quantitative Methods)
- Philosophy 2809 (Environmental Ethics)

2. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES CONCENTRATIONS

Students must complete 42 credit hours in one of the following concentrations:

1) ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES CONCENTRATION

21 of the 42 credit hours from the following required courses must be at the 3000 or 4000 level:

- Anthropology 3080 (Third World)
- Anthropology 3083 (Cultural Crises and the Environment)
- Biology 2041 (Modern Biology and Human Society II)
- Environmental Science 2370 (Global Environmental Change)
- Environmental Science 2371 (Oceanography)
- Environmental Studies 4000 (Environmental Impact Assessment)
- Folklore 2401 (Folklife Studies)
- Folklore 2600 (Regional Folklore)
- Geography 1001 (Introduction to Geography II)
- Geography 2001 (Cultural Geography)
- Geography 2102 (Physical Geography)
- Geography 2302 (Economic Geography)
- Geography 3325 (Natural Resources)
- Political Science 3550 (Politics and the Environment)
- Political Science 3731 (Environmental Policy)
- Religious Studies 3880 (Spirituality and the Earth)
- Sociology 2120 (Technology and Society)
- Geography 4405 (Outdoor Recreation Resources and Planning)
or
- Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) 3555 (Outdoor Recreation Management)

2) OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL PURSUITS CONCENTRATION

- Environmental Studies 2210 (Outdoor Environmental Pursuits I)
- Environmental Studies 2220 (Outdoor Environmental Pursuits II)
- Environmental Studies 3210 (Expedition)

AND

33 credit hours from the following:
- Anthropology 3083 (Cultural Crises and the Environment)
- Environmental Science 2370 (Global Environmental Change)
- Environmental Studies 4000 (Environmental Impact Assessment)
- Folklore 2600 (Regional Folklore)
- Geography 1001 (Introduction to Geography II)
- Geography 2102 (Physical Geography)
- Geography 3325 (Natural Resources)
- Geography 4405 (Outdoor Recreational Resources and Planning) or Human Kinetics
and Recreation (HRK) 3555 (Outdoor Recreation Management)
- Human Kinetics and Recreation (HRK) 3565 (Tourism/Commercial Recreation)
- Human Kinetics and Recreation (HRK) 4555 (Leadership and Supervision in Recreation)
- Human Kinetics and Recreation (HRK) 4575 (Recreation Ethics, Issues and Trends)
- Political Science 3731 (Environmental Policy)
- Religious Studies 3880 (Spirtuality and the Earth)

MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY - B.A. and B.Sc.

Program Chair: Dr. D. Stewart

The Major in Psychology consists of a minimum of 45 credit hours in Psychology as follows:

1) Psychology 1000, 1001, 2925, 2950, 3950, 4910, 4925, and one of 4950 or 4951

2) At least 12 credit hours from: Psychology 2025, 2125, 2225, 2425, 2625, 2825

3) At least 9 credit hours chosen from the following Contemporary Issues courses: Psychology 3025, 3125, 3225, 3325, 3425, 3525, 3625, 3626, 3627, 3628, 3725, 3825

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Psychology shall also complete an additional 36 credit hours as follows:

1) Six credit hours in Mathematics, which must include Mathematics 1000

2) Biology 1001 and 1002

3) Chemistry 1200 and 1001 OR Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1054)

4) Nine credit hours at the 2000 level or above (two courses must be laboratory courses) in ONE of the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics

5) Nine additional credit hours chosen in any combination from the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

NOTES:

1) 2925. Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology I has the following Mathematics prerequisites - Mathematics 1000 or any two of the following courses: Mathematics 1090, 1050, 1051.
2) 2925. Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology I is a prerequisite for 2950, Research Methods and Data Analysis II, and for all 3000 and 4000 level Psychology courses.
3) Some Psychology courses require regular laboratory classes. Others may require the completion of research, study projects or field projects.

REQUIREMENTS FOR HONOURS IN PSYCHOLOGY

The Honours B.A. and B.Sc. degrees in Psychology offer greater concentration in the discipline and also require a higher level of academic achievement than is required for the completion of a degree. The Honours degrees in Psychology at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College are 120 credit hour programs normally requiring four years for completion(See regulations for the Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College).

The following requirements govern the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and the Bachelor of Science (Honours) degrees in Psychology:

1. Course Requirements

a) Students must meet the General Regulations for Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

b) Candidates must also complete:

i) Psychology 1000, 1001, 2025, 2125, 2225, 2425, 2625, 2825, 2925, 2950, 3950, 4910, 4925

ii) Fifteen credit hours from Psychology 3025, 3125, 3225, 3325, 3425, 3525, 3625, 3626, 3627, 3628, 3725, 3825

iii) A two-semester research project, Psychology 4951 and 4959.

c) Candidates for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Psychology shall also complete an additional 27 credit hours as follows:

1) Six credit hours in Mathematics, which must include Mathematics 1000

2) Biology 1001 and 1002

3) Chemistry 1200 and 1001 OR Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1054)

4) Nine credit hours at the 2000 level or above (two courses of which must be laboratory courses) in ONE of the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science or Physics.

2. Honours Thesis

The Honours project sequence (Psychology 4951 and 4959) involves the production of an Honours thesis. This thesis will be evaluated by the thesis supervisor and an additional faculty member selected by mutual consent of the candidate and the supervisor.

MAJOR IN SOCIAL/CULTURAL STUDIES

Program Chair: Dr. I. Emke

The Major consists of 78 credit hours as follows:

1. - Anthropology 1031, 2210, 3140, 3083, 3520
- Folklore 1000, 2100, 2230, 2300, 2401
- History 1100, 1101
- Sociology 2000, 2120, 3040, 3150, 3314
- Social/Cultural Studies 4000, 4100, 4950

2. Eighteen additional credit hours from Sociology and/or Folklore and/or Anthropology


MINOR PROGRAMS - DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Minor programs require 24 credit hours

Business Minor:

1) Students who are completing degrees in the Faculties of Arts and/or Science may complete a minor in Business Administration.

2) Students who with to undertake the Business minor program must have completed a minimum of ten courses. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, or delegate [The Dean's delegate at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College is the Division Head, Social Science]. Admission into the minor program is selective: at the time of application a student must have a cumulative average of at least 65%.

3) A minor in Business Administration shall consist of 24 credit hours comprising the following courses: Business 1000, 1101, 1201, 2301, 4000, 4500, and two courses chosen from Business 1600, 2101, 2201, 3101, 3320, 3700, and 4320.

4) Course prerequisites to all Business courses shall apply to a Business minor. Students should note, for example, that the prerequisites for Business 4500 are Business 1101, Statistics 2500 and Economics 2010. It should be noted that some courses are not offered every semester.

Environmental Studies Minor:

a) Environmental Studies 1000 and 9 credit hours from those designated as Environmental Studies core courses

b) Twelve credit hours from one of the Environmental Studies concentrations or a combination of courses taken from both concentrations. The courses chosen must be chosen from at least three subject areas.

Folklore Minor:

a) Folklore 1000, 2100, 2300, 2401, 2500

b) Nine additional credit hours in Folklore

Geography Minor:

a) Geography 1000, 1001, 2001, 2102, 2220

b) Nine additional credit hours in Geography; at least 6 credit hours of which must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Psychology Minor:

a) Psychology 1000, 1001, 2925

b) Nine credit hours in Psychology at the 2000 level

c) Six credit hours in Psychology at the 3000 level

Social/Cultural Studies Minor:

a) Anthropology 1031, Sociology 2000, Folklore 1000

b) Anthropology 2410 or Sociology 3150

c) Folklore 2100 or Sociology 3040

d) Three additional credit hours in each of Sociology, Anthropology and Folklore

Sociology Minor:

a) Sociology 2000, 3040, 3150

b) Fifteen credit hours in Sociology; at least 6 credit hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level


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