Detailed Descriptions

Spring 2024 TERM – SCWI @Sheridan

Davis Campus

Students examine the forensic procedures required for a criminal investigation. Students analyze the rules of physical evidence that are mandated by legislation and regulatory authorities for the collection and presentation of evidence. Students explore the roles, responsibilities and interactions between police and key external partners.

SNG4T; PSVR10146
April 30 – June 13, 2024 (7 weeks)

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HMC Campus

Students explore the role of advertising and the advertising agency, and the steps associated with the communication planning process.

BMD4T; ADVG17005
February 20 – May 28, 2024 (15 weeks; March Break off)

Students address what it means to be human in contemporary society, as well as in different times and different places.

February 20 – May 28, 2024 (15 Weeks; March Break off)

Students investigate their own personal well-being through the exploration of the fundamental principles of physical and mental health.

February 21 – May 29, 2024 (15 Weeks; March Break off)

Core topics covered will include scientific methodologies, biological foundations of behaviour; learning and memory; language, thinking and intelligence; motivation, emotion and stress, and personality theories.

February 23 – May 31, 2024 (15 Weeks; March Break off)

Students critically examine the development of modern criminological thought through an examination of various multi-disciplinary theories (e.g., biological, sociological, psychological, conflict and social control). Students focus on the integration of theory with practice by linking policy outcomes, situated within Canada’s criminal justice system, to selected theoretical paradigms. Students critically explore the role that the media plays in society’s construction of crime problems. Students are introduced to the major sources of crime statistics and selected research methodologies. Through a combination of interactive lectures, case studies, videos, group discussion, and on-line learning modules students develop a broad theoretical understanding within the field of criminology.

HCG4T; SOCS11009

September 19 – December 12, 2023 (13 weeks)

Students are introduced to developing and refining research skills that are required for entry-level professional positions in the Canadian media. Students will focus on research techniques, by exploring the theoretical and practical foundations of journalism and by conducting credible and intelligent searches for information. Students explore the web/library/archives and primary sources as critical tools for journalistic research. Through interactive lectures, group activities, group projects and discussions, students apply research to various media and formats to practice journalism.

ETB4T; JOUR10001
September 21 – December 14, 2023 (13 weeks)

Students critically analyze the Canadian criminal justice system and the impact of crime on victims and our society. Students explore criminal typologies, the causes of crime and the changing definition of crime and criminals. Through in-class activities, presentations, group discussion, relevant readings and multi-media presentations, students gain a deeper awareness of current issues facing the criminal justice system including police discretion, the role of the criminal court system, the plight of victims of crime, and proposed solutions to crime.

September 20 – December 13, 2023 (13 Weeks)

Students are introduced to the study of social movements and activism, with a particular emphasis on how media can be utilized to achieve social change. By joining forces, individuals can work to transform social norms, create collective identities, change laws, and win human rights. In this course, students develop an understanding of how and why collective action arises, is sustained, and (sometimes) declines. Through various in-class activities, debates, relevant readings, and multi-media presentations, students explore how contemporary social movements are changing the world, including the women’s movement, the LGBTQ+ rights movement, the environmental movement, hacktivism, Occupy, and Black Lives Matter.

September 19 – December 12, 2023 (13 weeks)

Laptops are strongly encouraged in this course. Students are introduced to the fundamental processes and concepts of marketing and how they are applied to today’s business environment. Students gain an overview of the market environment, market research, consumer behaviour, business to business marketing, marketing metrics and the roles of segmentation, targeting and positioning. Learning experiences include classroom lecture/discussion and self-directed learning through research and presentations.

BMM4T; MKTG19439
September 19 – December 12, 2023 (13 weeks)

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