University Transfer

Bachelor of Social Work - Courses

CAMPUS: Lloydminster Campus
ACCREDITATION: Credits Towards a Degree
Core courses you may complete at Lakeland include:
  • ENGL 112, 112 cont’d
  • PSYCO 104, 105
  • SOC 100, 102
  • NS 110, NS 111
See the master course list for course descriptions.
Common Required Courses - U of R, U of C and Grant MacEwan CREDITS
ENGL 112 English Literature in a Historical Perspective 6
Studies in the social and cultural history of literature in English. Prerequisite: English 30-1 or equivalent.
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 and Social Behaviour 3
Introduction to the study of human individuality, personality, and social psychological processes. Some aspects of normal and abnormal human development, psychological assessment and treatment may be reviewed. Prerequisite: PSYCO 104.
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 and human rights. Prerequisite: SOC 100
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. Prereq: 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. Prereq: English 30-1 or equivalent
Additional Courses - U of C and MacEwan CREDITS
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). Prereq: 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. Prereq: PSYCO 104/ 105
PSYCO 241 Social Psychology 3
Theories and research on the individual in a social context. Prereq: PSYCO104/105
PSYCO 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. Prereq: minimum 3 credits of 200-level PSYCO (PSYCO 233 recommended)
PSYCO 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. Prereq: one of PSYCO 223, 233, or 241
SOC 224 Sociology of Deviance and 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. Prereq: 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. Prereq: 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.  Prerequisites:  SOC100 or permission of the instructor.
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. Prereq: SOC 100
SOC 282 Race and 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. Prereq: 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