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Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
LIBS1035 Oceans

Description: This course will help students to appreciate the interactions that occur between various natural processes in the oceans on a planetary scale. The students will develop an enhanced awareness of how the oceans influence humans' everyday life. They will better understand the processes that shape and transform the components of the Earth systems from planetary and regional prospective.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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PSYC1140 Positive Psychology

Description: Positive psychology represents an enquiry into how the scientific study of psychology can be applied to enhancing human strengths. The course will offer a comprehensive look at core human strengths such as happiness, flow, hope and optimism, emotional intelligence, creativity, self efficacy, wisdom and positive personal relationships. Students will be encouraged to evaluate the science for positive psychological principles. In addition, they will be provided with tools to better understand their own strengths with a goal of enhancing meaning in their personal and social lives. This course offers an opportunity to discover the psychology of human strengths and the opportunity to develop those strengths that we deem important in our own lives.
The course will involve a mix of class discussion, seminars, self-evaluation assignments and exercises that promote positive psychological growth.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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LIBS1930 Science Fiction

Description: This course will explore Science Fiction which deals with the effects of possible changes in the levels of science and technology on individual human beings and their societies. Drawing on literature, film, T.V., and other aspects of popular culture, students will examine themes such as utopias, dystopias, space travel, artificial intelligence, aliens, gender roles, etc. and will develop an awareness of both the implications of the transformation of our present technological knowledge and the ethical issues which will face us all. Students will understand the role of SF as one of the most popular and thought provoking genres of this century and the next generation.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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