Social Science Course List

Level 1 Social Science Courses

Students can take a maximum of 4 courses in any one discipline. (One level 1 course and a maximum of three level 2 courses in the same discipline)

 

Level 2 Social Science Courses

Students can take a maximum of 4 courses in any one discipline. (One level 1 course and a maximum of three level 2 courses in the same discipline)

ANTHROPOLOGY

Note: Some Anthropology courses are offered as complementary courses. Consult the complementary course section of the course calendar for a list of available courses.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Anthropology courses: 381-100-AB

BUSINESS

The following courses – up to a maximum of three – may be taken by SOCIAL SCIENCE students. COMMERCE students are required to take Introduction to Business, one Level Two Business Administration course or Money and Banking (economics). Accounting is recommended for students pursuing business at university.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Business courses: 401-100-AB

ECONOMICS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Some universities require successful completion of both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics for entry into their Commerce programs. At some universities students may receive an exemption for Microeconomics and Macroeconomics if their grade is 75% or more. Please check with an Academic Advisor to verify admission requirements.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Economics courses: 383-920-AB

GEOGRAPHY

Prerequisite for Level 2 Geography courses: 320-100-AB

HISTORY AND CLASSICS

Classics provides an excellent introduction to the origins of modern civilization, while presenting societies refreshingly different from those you may have already encountered. Second level Classics has university equivalencies, at both McGill and Concordia. Students who achieve a 75% (Concordia), 80% (McGill), or higher in 330-255-AB and 330-256-AB may pass straight to the 300 level in the History and Classics department of these universities. Note that these are equivalencies only and students will not receive university credit for college level courses.
Prerequisite for Level 2 History courses: 330-910-AB (or 332-100-AB for courses marked with a *)

PHILOSOPHY

Being philosophical entails exploring such fundamental questions as: What can we know, and how? What is the good life? Can we achieve it? Are we free, or is every act caused? Is beauty just in the eye of the beholder or out there in beautiful things? Do we have immaterial minds or souls as well as material bodies? Is the universe orderly or chaotic? Are there correct rules of thinking? Philosophy is a systematic attempt to understand the world and our experience. Philosophy questions basic principles, assumptions, and prejudices. Philosophy courses will encourage students to seek their own answers to the Great Questions systematically and critically, in the context of the thoughts of previous seekers from around the world. Philosophy courses are also offered by the Liberal Arts and Creative Arts, Literature and Languages programs.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Philosophy courses: 340-100-AB or 340-101-AB

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Prerequisite for Level 2 Political Science courses: 385-100-AB

PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology is the study of the mind and the behaviour of humans and other animals. It employs the scientific method as much as possible. The study is made on many levels, from the biological workings of the brain to relationships between people. Psychology courses help students understand what they and others do, think and feel, from infancy to old age.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Psychology courses: 350-102-AB

RELIGION

Religious Studies attempt to analyze and understand the variety and nature of human faith/belief systems and their impact on all aspects of personal, social, economic and political life. Religion continues to be a major force for both unity and division in our world and religious beliefs and practices inform, shape and transform the human story every day. Religious studies, by examining and illuminating these belief systems, explore the variety and richness of the human response to questions of cosmology, fate, purpose, destiny, the unknown and the unknowable. Courses are also offered in the Liberal Arts and Creative Arts, Literature and Languages programs.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Religion courses: 370-100-AB

SOCIOLOGY

Sociology is the scientific study of society and an integral discipline of the Social Science program. Sociology courses give students valuable employment skills: • a critical understanding of the impact of social context • the ability to analyze information • the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively • the ability to do sociological research. Sociology prepares you for a fascinating range of careers from television producer, social worker, journalist, lawyer, educator, and survey researcher.
Prerequisite for Level 2 Sociology courses: 387-100-AB

 

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Level 1 prerequisite courses

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