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2012-13 Learning Communities

Learning Communities is a Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Program lead by Peer Mentors who are upper level Undergraduate students.

This is a historical page to show you during this particular academic year the Learning Communities team offered First Year Learning Communities in the following Colleges:

Arts & Science

Theme Group:  Health & Science

Course Combinations

  • Nuclear Medicine: Biology, Chemistry, English
  • Reading the Brain: Biology, Psychology, English
  • Modeling the World: Computer Science, Physics
Theme Group:  Health Care

Course Combinations

  • Critical Thinking in Health Care: Biology, Psychology, Philosophy
  • Food Sovereignty: Native Studies, Nutrition
Theme Group:  Culture & Identity

Course Combinations

  • Society & Identity: Psychology, Sociology, English
  • Gender, Culture & Diversity: Women's & Gender Studies, English
  • The Human Mind: Philosophy, Psychology
Theme Group:  Inquiry in Education

Course Combinations

  • Sense of Place: Native Studies, Geography
  • Storytelling as Teachings: Native Studies, English
Theme Group:  Law & Morality

Course Combinations

  • Ways of Knowing: Philosophy, Native Studies
  • Human Rights: History, Political Studies
  • Social Justice & the Common Good: Philosophy, Political Studies
Theme Group:  Global Diversity

Course Combinations

  • Cultural Evolution & Diversity: Biology, Archaeology
  • French Canada: French, History
  • Rational Choice in the Global Economy: Economics, Philosophy
Theme Group:  Environment & Culture

Course Combinations

  • Sustaining Human Culture: Geology, Anthropology
  • Globalization & Biotechnology: Sociology, Biology


Aboriginal Student Achievement Program (ASAP)

This year we offered 3 first-term and 2 second term LCs for Aborignial students within the College of Arts & Science, including Biology, Psychology, English and other course combinations unique to the program.



This year we introduced three (3) new First Year Learning Communities within the College of Engineering.


Agriculture & BioResources

Course Combinations

  • Agriculture, Biology, Economics
  • Agriculture, Chemistry, Biology



Course Combinations

  • Biology, Kinesiology, Math
  • English, Kinesiology, Math