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Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology, University Prep (HSP3U)

Research and Inquiry Skills

Throughout this course, students will:

explore topics related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology, and formulate questions appropriate for each discipline to guide their research

create research plans, and locate and select information relevant to their chosen topics, using appropriate social science research and inquiry methods

assess, record, analyse, and synthesize information gathered through research and inquiry

communicate the results of their research and inquiry clearly and effectively, and reflect on and evaluate their research, inquiry, and communication skills

Anthropology

Throughout this course, students will:

demonstrate an understanding of major theories, perspectives, and research methods in anthropology

use an anthropological perspective to explain how diverse factors influence and shape human behaviour and culture

use a cultural anthropology perspective to explain patterns of human socialization

Psychology

Throughout this course, students will:

demonstrate an understanding of major theories, perspectives, and research methods in psychology;

use a psychological perspective to describe how diverse factors influence and shape human mental processes and behaviour;

use a psychological perspective to explain patterns of socialization.

Sociology

Throughout this course, students will:

demonstrate an understanding of major theories, perspectives, and research methods in sociology;

use a sociological perspective to explain how diverse factors influence and shape social behaviour;

use a sociological perspective to explain patterns of socialization