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Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology (HSP3M1)


This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concern of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study and the research methods they employ. Students are given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives and to become familiar with current theories on a range of issues researched by classical and contemporary social scientists in the three disciplines.   


Units of Study:


Unit One – How do the Social Sciences Study the Question of Humanness?


Unit Two - Forces that Influence and Shape Behaviour


Unit Three - How do Groups Affect our Behaviour?


Unit Four - How do Social Institutions and Structures Impact on our Lives?


Unit Five  - Conflict and Cohesion – What Unifies Us; What Divides Us?


Culminating Project 




The final grade will be assessed using the following formula:


Unit Quizzes:                                     15%

Class Work:                                      10%

Assignments:                                      35%

Summative Evaluation:                       30%




Understanding      25%

Thinking/Inquiry  25%               

Application            25%                       

Communication      25% 


link to curriculum document



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