This course considers selected writers of the major genres of English poetry, prose, and drama from the Middle Ages of the 20th Century. Students will be introduced to the discipline of literary and textual criticism, and will develop writing and research skills.

An introduction to logical thinking, the general history of philosophical thought, and the parameters of human knowledge.

This course provides an introduction to a variety of worldviews that continue to be formative influences on our times.

A systematic introduction to the scientific perspective of sociology. The following areas will be treated: culture, socialization, groups, social stratification, associations, collective behaviour, population, ecology, the family, religion, education, minorities, deviant behaviour, and urban and political issues.