2010-2011 Undergraduate Calendar

Distinct and Diverse Communities  
Co-ordinator Thomas Dunk Program Co-ordinator and Adviser Jo Stewart  
General Information Go to top of document
Assistant to the Dean Carol-Ann Farinacci 905-688-5550, extension 3425 Scotiabank Hall 324 The Distinct and Diverse Communities program involves courses offered through Brock University, Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology, and an Anishinabek Educational Institute (AEI) in Ontario. This program combinesa four-year degreeat Brock with practical coursework and training in a variety of applied social service settings at the college and the AEI. Students obtain both solid applied skills and a strong theoretical foundation in a variety of aspects of social services. The program leads to career opportunities in a wide variety of areas in the social services that are aimed at assisting members ofour Aboriginalcommunitiesin the Province of Ontario. At Brock, students complete an integrated series of courses from a wide variety of disciplines. At the college and the AEI, students complete a diploma program that offers them applied knowledge and skills development and training in a specific area of social services. Obtaining both an Honours BA or BA with Major and a college diploma would ordinarily involve six years of study, but this program combines the two in a single integrated package that can be completed in four years. Enrolment is limited. Requirement for graduation with a BA (Honours) Distinct and Diverse Communities degree is a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum 60 percent non-major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average. Requirement for graduation with a BA With Major Distinct and Diverse Communities degree is a minimum 60 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average. Further details concerning the Distinct and Diverse Communities program are available from the Office of the Dean of Social Sciences.  
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  No more than 5.0 credits may be taken from any one discipline.  
2.  Students must apply to the Office of the Dean of Social Sciences at the end of Year 1 for admittance to the college program of their choice. Admittance to these programs is limited to those students with a 70 percent overall Brock average. Students who do not meet this requirement at the end of Year 1 will be required to change their major at that time. Students must maintain a minimum 70 percent overall average in Year 2 in order to proceed to the college/AEI program in Year 3.  
3.  ABST 1F20, 1P01, 1P02, 1P03, 1P04, 1P31, 1P32 are recommended.  
4.  DART 1F93, CANA 1F91, ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97, LART 1F90, LART 1F93, VISA 1Q98, 1Q99 are recommended for Aboriginal stream.  
5.  Students who opt to take WISE 3P41, 3P42, 4P41 or 4P42 must obtain permission of the Program Co-ordinator.  
6.  Admission to year 4 (Honours) is by application and requires a minimum 75 percent overall average.  
7. 

In 20 credit Honours degree programs a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least three credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; at least three credits must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

In this 20 credit BA with Major degree program a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least four and one-half credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; at least one and one-half credits must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

 
Brock/Colleges Articulation Agreement Go to top of document
Social Service Worker Program Go to top of document
Aboriginal Stream - Anishinabek Educational Institute or Sault College Go to top of document
Year 1
- ABST 1F90
- CHSC 1F90
- PSYC 1F90
- SOCI 1F90
- one Humanities context credit or one Sciences context credit (see program note 4)
Year 2
- Three credits from the list of approved Distinct and Diverse Communities-Aboriginal stream courses (see program note 7)
- one of MATH 1F92, one language credit, one APCO/COSC credit (see program note 3)
- the Humanities context credit or Sciences context credit not taken in year 1
Year 3
- taken at Anishinabek Educational Institute or at Sault College
Year 4
- Four credits from the list of approved Distinct and Diverse Communities-Aboriginal stream courses (see program notes 5 and 7)
- one elective credit (see program note 7)
 
Immigrants and Refugees Stream - Seneca College Go to top of document
Year 1
- Year 1 is now closed
Year 2
- Three credits from the list of approved Distinct and Diverse Communities-Immigrants and Refugees stream courses (see program note 7)
- one of MATH 1F92, one language credit, one APCO/COSC credit
- the Humanities context credit or Sciences context credit not taken in year 1
Year 3
- taken at Seneca College
Year 4
- Four credits from the list of approved Distinct and Diverse Communities-Immigrants and Refugees stream courses (see program note 7)
- one elective credit (see program note 7)
 
Approved Distinct and Diverse Communities Courses offered by Other Departments/Centres Go to top of document
Note: As many of the courses listed below have prerequisites, students should plan their programs in advance.  
Aboriginal Stream Go to top of document
ABED 4F84 Introducation to Aboriginal Adult Education ABST 1F20 Introduction to Algonkian Languages ABST 1P01 Introduction to Mohawk I ABST 1P02 Introduction to Mohawk II ABST 1P03 Introduction to Cayuga I ABST 1P04 Introduction to Cayuga II ABST 1P50 Aboriginal Spirituality I ABST 1P51 Aboriginal Spirituality II ABST 2F01 Intermediate Mohawk ABST 2F90 Studies in Hodinohsonni History I ABST 2F92 Studies in Hodinohsonni History II ABST 2F96 Studies in Hodinohsonni Culture I ABST 2F97 Studies in Aboriginal Culture (in Mohawk) ABST 2F98 Studies in Hodinohsonni Culture II ABST 2M90-2M95 Studies in Aboriginal History ABST 2M96-2M99 Studies in Aboriginal Culture ABST 2P03 Intermediate Cayuga I ABST 2P04 Intermediate Cayuga II ABST 3F01 Advanced Mohawk ABST 3F03 Advanced Cayuga ABST 4F01 The Iroquois Spirit CANA 3P17 Unity and Diversity CHSC 2P15 Processes of Health and Wellness CHSC 2P91 Nutrition CHSC 3P93 Advanced Nutrition CHSC 3P96 The Development of Healthy Communities DART 2P96 Aboriginal Theatre (also offered as ABST 2P96) HIST 2Q97 Native-Newcomer Relations In Canada HIST 3P35 North America's First Nations INTC 1P80 Intercultural Contact and Communication INTC 2P94 Theories and Models of Intercultural Communications INTC 3P92 Applications of Theories and Models in Intercultural Studies LING 2P99 Literacy in Childhood and Youth (also offered as CHYS 2P99) PEKN 2P41 Health and Physical Activity Promotion PEKN 2P85 Psychosocial Health and Physical Activity PEKN 3P41 Health and Well-being PHIL 2P08 Ethics: Foundations Cases POLI 1P50 Introduction to Dispute Resolution POLI 3P18 Law and Politics PSYC 2P30 Fundamentals of Social Psychology PSYC 3P28 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology PSYC 3P33 Psychology of Intergroup Behaviour (also offered as COMM 3P33) PSYC 3P51 Health Psychology PSYC 3P72 Drugs and Behaviour PSYC 3P75 Stress PSYC 4P71 Prejudice and Discrimination PSYC 4P78 Topics in Clinical Psychology PSYC 4P79 Topics in Counselling and Psychotherapy RECL 1P03 Introduction to Leisure in Canadian Society SOCI 2P33 Law and Social Justice SOCI 2P58 Self and Society SOCI 2P65 Liberties, Rights and Protections SOCI 3P33 Law and Social Regulation SOCI 3P46 Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian and Global Perspectives (also offered as ABST 3P36) SOCI 3P47 Racism and Anti-racism SOCI 4P33 Law and Society SOCI 4P70 Social Issues in the Community SOCI 4P87 Social Inequality WISE 2P99 Canadian Women in a Global Context (also offered as INTC 2P99 and SOCI 2P99)  
Description of Courses Go to top of document
See relevant calendar entry for course descriptions.  
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