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GNED Course Descriptions

GNED Course Descriptions

Centennial College's General Education (GNED) courses are offered in five themes: Arts & Society, Civic Life, Social & Cultural Understanding, Personal Understanding, Science & Technology.

Please note:  Not all courses are offered every semester.

Course descriptions are listed below.

Course Code Course Name
GNED-105 Contemporary Canada: Places, Peoples and Perspectives
GNED-106 Consumer Psychology
GNED-113 Creative Genius
GNED-123 Logical Self-Defence
GNED-124 Making Sense of Canadian Politics
GNED-126 Occupational Health and Safety
GNED-127 Introduction to Personal Finance
GNED-128 Personality and Growth
GNED-129 Principles of Psychology
GNED-130 Principles of Sociology
GNED-135 Social Psychology
GNED-137 A Wellness Approach to Stress Management
GNED-139 Transcultural Health
GNED-140 Healthy Lifestyle Management
GNED-144 Developmental Psychology
GNED-159 World Geography
GNED-160 Customer Service: A Modern Approach
GNED-162 Propaganda
GNED-169 Popular Culture in the 21st Century
GNED-172 World Religions
GNED-175 Human Sexuality
GNED-177 Film Art in Action
GNED-179 Mastering the Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
GNED-189 From Art to Functionality: Principles and Practices of Design
GNED-190 Growing Up Digital: Living and Working in Canada
GNED-200 Arts and Design Portfolio
GNED-212 Ethics in Society, Technology and the Environment
GNED-213 Gender and Popular Culture
GNED-215 Visual Aesthetics
GNED-216 Soccer: The World's Game
GNED-219 The Canadian Workplace Experience
GNED-221 Introduction to Research Design
GNED-222 The Music Effect
GNED-223 Experience the Beauty of Architecture: A Global Perspective
GNED-224 The Show Must Go On!: Theatre Studies
GNED-225 Human Longevity
GNED-226 Video Games: Industry, Technology, Society and Impact
GNED-227 Cannabis in Society
GNED-228 Artificial Intelligence: Are Robots People, Too?
GNED-229 Modern Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
GNED-230 Happiness: Living Your Best Life!
GNED-231 Race Matters: Challenging Racism
GNED-232 Toronto: Everyone's City
GNED-301 Dynamics of Global Tourism
GNED-302 Introduction to Energy and Environmental Sustainability
GNED-303 Exploring Identity: Values and Societal Trends
GNED-304 Criminal Justice and Society
GNED-400 Inclusive Leadership Practices: Leadership in Contemporary Workplaces
GNED-401 Inclusive Leadership Practices: Building Capacity for Inclusion
GNED-402 Inclusive Leadership Practices: Creating Inclusive Cultures in the Workplace
GNED-410 (formerly known as GNED-250) First Peoples’ Stories: Current Issues
GNED-411 (formerly known as GNED-251) First Peoples’ Stories: Communities
GNED-412 (formerly known as GNED-252) First Peoples’ Stories: Self-governance and Sovereignty
GNED-420 (formerly known as GNED-600) Entrepreneurism: The Evolution
GNED-421 (formerly known as GNED-601) Entrepreneurism: The Mindset
GNED-422 (formerly known as GNED-602) Entrepreneurism: The Impact
GNED-430 (formerly known as GNED-700) Breaking Down Barriers: An Introduction to Disability Studies
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Change
RNED-500 Core Concepts: Global Citizenship and Equity