University Transfer

Social Sciences -

CAMPUS Lloydminster Campus
ACCREDITATION Credits Towards a Degree
Indigenous Studies CREDITS
CLASS 110 The Ancient World 3
World History from the beginning of written records to the end of the 6th century AD. The course covers the ancient history of the Mediterranean world, with particular emphasis on Egypt, Greece, and Rome, and compares developments in civilization in these areas with those in Persia, India, China and Japan. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
CLASS 280 Introduction to Ancient Greek History 3
A historical survey of the civilization that shaped western culture, covering the history of the Greek world from its beginning in the Bronze Age through the Classical Period until the death of Alexander the Great. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
EC 111 Microeconomics 3
Provides techniques to analyze and understand consumer behaviour, the production decisions of a firm, market structures, and the market price mechanism. Prerequisite: English 30-1 and 30-level Math or equivalent
EC 211 Macroeconomics 3
Emphasis is placed on national policies and their impact on the Canadian economy. Other topics are national income accounting, inflation models, employment theory, business cycles, balance of payments, and money and banking. Prerequisite: EC 111 recommended
HIST 111 Early Modern World 3
This course explores the world history from the collapse of the Byzantine Empire (1453) to the end of the French Revolution (1799). It examines how the political, economic, and social changes influenced and affected peoples and countries across the world. It provides a combination of thematic and area studies and emphases the events in Europe, the colonization of the Americas, the African kingdoms and the origins of the slave trade, and the changing developments that took place in India, China, and Japan during the early modern times. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 112 Modern World 3
World history since the beginning of the 19th century. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 250 American History to 1865 3
A survey of United States history from colonial times to the Civil War. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 251 American History Since 1865 3
A survey of United States history from the Civil War to the present. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 260 Pre-Confederation Canada 3
Important themes of Canadian history from the period of early exploration to the Confederation movement in the 1860s. HIST 260/261 together constitute a complete survey of Canadian history and provide a foundation for senior and advanced courses in the subject. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 261 Post-Confederation Canada 3
Important themes of Canadian history from Confederation in 1867 to the present. HIST 260/261 together constitute a complete survey of Canadian history and provide a foundation for senior and advanced courses in the subject. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
HIST 294 History of Science, Technology, & Medicine 3
Survey of key issues and episodes in the history of western science, technology, and medicine, from the Ancient Period to the modern day. Prerequisites: English 30-1 or equivalent; CLASS 110 and/or HIST 111 strongly recommended
NS 110 Historical Perspectives in Native Studies 3
This course is a thematic introduction to the historical relationships, colonial contexts, and social, political, and cultural patterns that have shaped the contemporary situation of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
NS 111 Contemporary Perspectives in Native Studies 3
Overview of various major issues facing Canadian Aboriginal peoples and governments today. The focus will be from a Native Studies perspective and will deal with issues such as land, self-government, economic development, education, and health. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
POLS 221 Canadian Political Realities 3
Intro to Canadian politics designed for students who do not intend to take more senior courses in Canadian politics. Provides an overview of political development, the key institutions and actors, and a survey of the most pressing and persistent political challenges in Canada. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
NS 171 Introductory Cree 6
This Cree Language course is for the beginning Cree speaker at an introductory level.  The course introduces students to the Plains Cree (Y dialect) vocabulary, and provides instruction to develop word and sentence building skills for conversation.  The course components consist of four areas needed for cultural and language understanding; these include consonant and vowel sounds, vocabulary, research and linguistic theory.
TPIS 101 Transition Program for Indigenous Students 6
The core principle of this course is rooted in positive CONNECTIONS, both on and off campus. This is achieved by building the following components (the four Cs) into our academic and personal experiences at Lakeland College:
- aCademics
- Aboriginal Culture
- Community
- Career

These connections help students make a successful transition to post-secondary education. Prerequisite:  Admission to a Lakeland College program. Co-requisite:  Registration in other Lakeland College courses in order to meet funding guidelines (as applicable).

Psychology CREDITS
PSYCO 104 Basic Psychological Processes 3
Principles and development of perception, motivation, learning and thinking and their relationship to the psychological functioning of the individual. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
PSYCO 105 Individual & Social Behaviour 3
Introduction to the study of human individually, personality, and social psychological processes. Some aspects of normal and abnormal human development, psychological assessment and treatment may be reviewed. Prerequisite: PSYCO 104
PSYCO 223 Developmental Psychology 3
Biological, cognitive and social aspects of psychological development, with special emphasis on infancy, childhood and adolescence. (Students transferring to the U of A should not enrol in both EDPY 200 and PSYCO 223). Prerequisites: PSYCO 104/105
PSYCO 233 Personality 3
An introductory survey including representative theoretical points of view and research relevant to the major problems of the study of personality. Prerequisites: PSYCO 104/ 105
PYSCO 241 Social Psychology 3
Theories and research on the individual in a social context. Prerequisites: PSYCO104/105
PYSCO 339 Abnormal Psychology 3
Nature and treatment of psychological disorders, such as cross-disciplinary perspectives and an emphasis on improving understanding of psychopathology in everyday life. Prerequisite: minimum 3 credits of 200-level PSYCO (PSYCO 233 recommended)
PYSCO 341 Cultural Psychology 3
Introduction to psychological approaches to the study of culture, including cross-cultural psychology, cultural psychology, indigenous psychologies, and the psychology of ethnicity and intercultural contact. Prerequisite: one of PSYCO 223, 233, or 241
Sociology CREDITS
SOC 100 Introductory Sociology 3
An examination of the theory, methods, and substance of Sociology. The study of how societies are shaped including economy, culture, socialization, deviance, stratification, and groups. The process of social change through social movements, industrialization, etc. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent
SOC 102 Social Problems 3
The definition/development of social problems and an examination of selected structural issues in various societies, including inequality, population growth, environment, human rights. Prerequisite: SOC 100
SOC 224 Sociology of Deviance & Conformity 3
Processes involved in defining behaviour patterns as deviant; factors which influence conformity and change; examination of such behaviour patterns as sexuality, alcoholism, drug use and selected mental and physical disabilities; public reaction to such behaviour. Prerequisite: SOC 100
SOC 225 Criminology 3
Examination and attempted explanation of crime and juvenile delinquency, with an analysis of the social processes leading to criminal behaviour. Prerequisite: SOC 100
SOC 242 Sociology of Gender 3
This course introduces students to the sociological study of gender and gender relations in contemporary society. The course covers aspects of recent research and of current debates on femininity and masculinity. It includes an introduction to some classic and contemporary theoretical perspectives on gender as well as an examination of gender issues in social institutions including the family, education and the world of work.
SOC 271 Introduction to the Family 3
An introduction to the study of family relationships and their variant forms with focus on mate selection, couple, kin, age and gender dynamics, family dissolution or reconstitution and change. A comparative approach with emphasis on families in Canada. Prerequisite: SOC 100
SOC 282 Race & Ethnic Relations 3
This course introduces students to sociological analyses and theories of ethnic and cultural diversity, with an emphasis on contemporary Canada. Specific topics include race, ethnicity and racism, the Canadian cultural and ethnic mosaic, Aboriginal relations in Canadian society, immigration trends and patterns, and multiculturalism. Prerequisite: SOC 100
What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree