Courses

 

The HESO Minor consists of at least 30 and no more than 42 credits of approved courses. At least 18 credits must be from courses numbered 300 or higher. The HESO Advisory Committee maintains a list of approved courses, as well as a list of special topics seminars which may be applicable to the minor but are subject to approval by the Program Chair. See both lists, below.

Please be aware that some courses have prerequisites, and not all courses will be taught each term. Check the UBC Course Schedule for up-to-date information on course listings.

If you believe a course is relevant to the HESO minor, but is not listed below, please contact the Program Chair to discuss the inclusion of the course to your HESO credits.

 

Approved Courses


Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019
No ANTH course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019
No ANTH course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019

ANTH428 Medicine, Technology, Culture, and Society Sections

A medical anthropological perspective on medical science, technology, translational research, and clinical practice, in laboratory, clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. Topics include explanatory models of health, acute and chronic illness, disability; social and cultural dimensions genetics; clinical interaction.

Medicine, Society, and Culture A medical anthropological perspective on medical science, technology, translational research, and clinical practice, in laboratory, clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. Topics include explanatory models of health, acute and chronic illness, disability; social and cultural dimensions genetics; clinical interaction.
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Winter 2019
No ANTH course(s) were found for W2019 term.

Courses Offered in Other Terms

ANTH227

Introduction to Medical Anthropology

An examination of health and illness, in their social and cultural contexts.


ANTH427

Topics in Medical Anthropology
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


ANTH428

Medicine, Society, and Culture

A medical anthropological perspective on medical science, technology, translational research, and clinical practice, in laboratory, clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. Topics include explanatory models of health, acute and chronic illness, disability; social and cultural dimensions genetics; clinical interaction.


ANTH429

Global Health in Cross-Cultural Contexts

Includes examination of the social and cultural dimensions of specific life-threatening emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the political economy of health, cultural interpretations of illness and healing, medical pluralism, therapy management, and the cultural construction of efficacy.


Winter 2019

ANTH100A Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - INTRO CULT ANTH Sections

Basic concepts and methods of anthropology; culture and race; comparative study of social systems, religion, symbolism, art, and other institutions. Examples are drawn from a variety of cultures.

ANTH202A Contemporary Social Problems - ANTH CON SOC PRB Sections

Cultural background to contemporary events; problems of nationalism and regional conflicts, economic and social development, gender, religion and social change. Course may stress a different region of the world in different years.

ANTH202B Contemporary Social Problems - ANTH CON SOC PRB Sections

Cultural background to contemporary events; problems of nationalism and regional conflicts, economic and social development, gender, religion and social change. Course may stress a different region of the world in different years.

ANTH203 Anthropology of Drugs Sections

Illicit and/or licit drugs through historical, political, cultural and societal examples.

ANTH206 Witches, Vampires, and Zombies: Anthropology of the Supernatural Sections

Anthropological approaches to supernatural beliefs in both traditional and contemporary societies.

ANTH210 Eating Culture Sections

An anthropological exploration of how the collection, cultivation and consumption of food shapes human society and culture.

ANTH213 Sex, Gender, and Culture Sections

An anthropological exploration of how understandings of sex and gender are culturally and historically shaped.

ANTH215 Japanese Popular Culture Sections

Television shows, dramas, movies, advertising, marketing, manga (Japanese style "comics"), anime (Japanese animation), theatrical forms, popular literature, popular music, fashion fads, tourism, toys, and sports.

ANTH217 Culture and Communication Sections

The study of communication; the relation between communication and its cultural context with emphasis on verbal and non-verbal communication, cross-cultural communication, and cultural differences in the use of oral, literate, and electronic media.

ANTH220 First Nations of British Columbia Sections

The cultures, languages, and resources of First Nations, with anthropological perspectives on colonization and development.

ANTH241 Introduction to Museums and Museology Sections

The critical study of anthropology museums as social institutions and material culture research and classification from the late 19th century to the present day.

ANTH300A Contemporary Anthropological Theory - CONTMP ANTH THRY Sections

Contemporary approaches to society and culture in anthropology.

ANTH301 Ethnography of Eurasia Sections

Eurasia, including the Russian Federation, Central Asia, and Mongolia, with an emphasis on issues of power, identities, and transnational mobility in the region.

ANTH302A Ethnography of South Asia - ETHNOGR STH ASIA Sections

A specialized study of ethnographic and theoretical problems relating to South Asia.

ANTH304A Ethnography of the Northwest Coast - ETHNOG NW COAST Sections

Specialized study of ethnographic and theoretical problems of the region.

ANTH307A Ethnography of Korea - ETHNGRPHY KOREA Sections

An exploration of ethnographic, topical, and theoretical issues.

ANTH312 Anthropology of Gender Sections

Theoretical approaches to, and the ethnographic study of, gender in cross-cultural contexts.

ANTH315 Japanese Culture and Society Sections

Japanese culture and society: patterns of organization, value systems, family, education, work, minorities and diversity, harmony and conflict, urban/rural differences, gender, sexuality, youth, tradition, continuity, change, and future prospects.

ANTH317A Linguistic Anthropology - LINGUISTIC ANTH Sections

A survey of the ethnographic uses of language data and the techniques of linguistic analysis.

ANTH329A Contemporary First Nations Issues - CONT 1ST NAT ISS Sections

Anthropological perspectives on contemporary issues of public policy, law, and political activity, as they affect the place of First Nations people in British Columbia and Canada.

ANTH330 Anthropology of Rural Peoples and the Global Economy Sections

A comparative study of rural peoples (such as small-scale horticulturists, artisans and craft workers, peasants, fisherfolk, or industrial/manufacturing workers) in the global economy.

ANTH331A Art, Aesthetics and Anthropology - ART&ANTHROPOLOGY Sections

Anthropological perspectives on art, aesthetics, and expressive culture.

ANTH332 Oral Tradition Sections

An ethnographic perspective on the dynamics of oral tradition in various oral and literate cultures; the characteristics and roles of oral genres including folktale, genealogy, oral history, autobiography, and myth in these societies; and the relationship between orality and literacy.

ANTH341A Museums, Heritage and Memory - MUSE HERITG MEM Sections

Museums, galleries, monuments, and other cultural institutions' relations to our perception of history and geography.

ANTH351A Ethnography of the Pacific Islands: Melanesia - ETHNO: MELANESIA Sections

Major cultural groupings in Melanesia, emphasizing both traditional cultures and the incorporation of the region into modern international institutions.

ANTH360 Introduction to Ecological Anthropology Sections

Analysis of the relations between human societies and the ecological aspects of their environment (including technology, society, and ideology). Previously ANTH 460.

ANTH378 Anthropology of Media Sections

Analysis of contemporary mass media and of the anthropological use of media (photography, film, digital audio and video, etc.).

ANTH400A History of Anthropology - HISTORY OF ANTH Sections

The development of anthropological theory and practice in institutional contexts.

ANTH404 Ethnography in Circumpolar North: Comparative Perspectives. Sections

An examination of relationships between indigenous people and nation states in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Siberia, using ethnographic methods.

ANTH407 Principles of Field Work Sections

An examination of field work as the basic setting for ethnographic research. Research design; relationships with study participants, field techniques, and data analysis and presentation.

ANTH409A Topics in Applied Anthropology - TPS APPLIED ANTH Sections

Advanced study of the theory and practice of applied, action, and consultancy anthropology. Topics may include the application of anthropology to questions of aboriginal rights and title, education, medicine, development, women and development, tourism, and other social issues.

ANTH417B Language, Culture, and Cognition - LANG,CULT&COGNTN Sections

The relationships between linguistic and cultural phenomena; how language affects normative and cognitive systems of thought and behaviour.

ANTH418 Anthropological Statistics Sections

Applications of statistical techniques to quantitative and qualitative data in Anthropology.

ANTH421A The Anthropology of Place and Space - ANTH PLACE&SPACE Sections

An anthropological understanding of the spatial dimensions of social practice, and the relationships of space to culture, history, and power.

ANTH428 Medicine, Technology, Culture, and Society Sections

A medical anthropological perspective on medical science, technology, translational research, and clinical practice, in laboratory, clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. Topics include explanatory models of health, acute and chronic illness, disability; social and cultural dimensions genetics; clinical interaction.

ANTH431C Museum Practice and Curatorship - MUS PRC&CURATRSH Sections

Management of museum collections and their public presentation, addressing questions of access, collaboration, and cultural property. The public interpretation of anthropological concepts and materials utilizing the programs and facilities of the Museum of Anthropology.

ANTH433A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under the supervision, of a Department faculty member selected by the student. No more than six credits of Directed Studies may be taken for credit toward the Major or Honours program.

ANTH435 The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Ethnography of Performance, Practice, and Ritual Sections

An exploration of Chanoyu, Japanese Tea Practice, as a culturally embedded ritual, performance, and aesthetic form, and as a way of understanding underlying elements of Japanese culture. This course has a studio component and a nominal fee may be charged.

ANTH449A Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

Will usually require the presentation of at least one research paper.

ANTH451 Conservation of Organic Materials Sections

Conservation of organic materials within a museum environment; the nature of materials, mechanisms of deterioration and principles of preventive conservation. Recommended for students intending to work with cultural materials.

ANTH461 Anthropological Study of Local Ecological Knowledge Sections

Analysis of the concepts of ecological anthropology via the medium of local ecological knowledge. ANTH 360 is recommended as background.

ANTH471 Anthropology of Law Sections

Cross-cultural study of the operation of law within contested systems of meaning, the social organization of law, and forms of consciousness of the participants in legal/justice practices.

ANTH478A Ethnographic Film Methods - ETHNO FILM METHD Sections

Ethnographic digital video production, including methods of ethnographic fieldwork, creation of field notes, and research design; basics of digital video planning, production, and editing. Production fees are charged for this course. Prerequisite: ANTH 378 is recommended.

ANTH495A Advanced Studies in Anthropology - ADV STUDIES Sections

An intensive examination of selected topics in Anthropology. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

ANTH495B Advanced Studies in Anthropology - ADV STUDIES Sections

An intensive examination of selected topics in Anthropology. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

ANTH495C Advanced Studies in Anthropology - ADV STUDIES ANTH Sections

An intensive examination of selected topics in Anthropology. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

ANTH500 History of Anthropological Thought Sections

Various approaches to anthropology, from classical to contemporary.

ANTH502O Advanced Ethnography of a Special Area - ETHN CRMPLR NRTH Sections

ANTH506A Current Research in Anthropology - CURRENT RES ANTH Sections

The relationship between current theoretical issues and research methods.

ANTH512B Language and Culture - LANG & CULTURE Sections

ANTH516 Qualitative Methods in Anthropology Sections

A discussion of selected methods used to observe, describe, and interpret cultural phenomena and social organization, including participant observation, interviewing, ethnographic semantics, life histories, componential analysis, and photography. Attention will also be given to ethics in anthropological research and writing and to such analytic matters as the nature of description, conceptualization, generalization, and content analysis.

ANTH518A Museum Methods - MUSEUM METHODS Sections

Analytical approaches to the study of museums and collections. Methods of field collecting, collections research, laboratory procedures, visitor studies, social organization of museum and related cultural industries, exhibit and program evaluation techniques and the ethics of museum research and practice.

ANTH519 Seminar in Medical Anthropology Sections

ANTH527A Advanced Archaeological Methods - ADV ARCHEOL METH Sections

An intensive review of analytical approaches to the study of archaeological data and their applications. Includes research design; sampling strategies; analytical lab procedures; classification and typology; and multivariate analysis and other statistical procedures.

ANTH540A Advanced Seminar - SACRED GEOGRPHY Sections

ANTH540B Advanced Seminar - ADVANCED SEMINAR Sections

ANTH540C Advanced Seminar - ADVANCED SEMINAR Sections

ANTH545A Graduate Research Seminar - GRAD RSRCH SEM Sections

ANTH545B Graduate Research Seminar - GRAD RSRCH SEM Sections

ANTH549A Master's Thesis - MASTERS THESIS Sections

ANTH649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

CLST301 The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science Sections

Acquaints the student with the Greek and Latin elements from which most specialized terms of modern medicine are constructed. Intended primarily for students planning to enter the medical, pharmaceutical, or biological sciences.

The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science Acquaints the student with the Greek and Latin elements from which most specialized terms of modern medicine are constructed. Intended primarily for students planning to enter the medical, pharmaceutical, or biological sciences. Students from other areas of study, however, are also welcome to enrol. No knowledge of the Greek or Latin languages is required; no knowledge of anatomy or physiology is required.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

CLST301

The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science
Acquaints the student with the Greek and Latin elements from which most specialized terms of modern medicine are constructed. Intended primarily for students planning to enter the medical, pharmaceutical, or biological sciences. Students from other areas of study, however, are also welcome to enrol. No knowledge of the Greek or Latin languages is required; no knowledge of anatomy or physiology is required.


Winter 2019

CLST105 Greek and Roman Mythology Sections

Greek and Roman mythology and its interpretation. Emphasis on ancient texts read in English translation.

CLST110 Golden Age of Athens Sections

The history and culture, values, and achievements of fifth-century Athens.

CLST111 Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome Sections

The history and culture, values, and achievements of Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome.

CLST211 Greek Philosophy I Sections

The Pre-Socratics; Socrates; Sophists; Plato. Recommended as preparation for CLST/PHIL 212 and PHIL 310.

CLST212 Greek Philosophy II Sections

Aristotle; selections from Hellenistic and Late Antique Philosophy. Recommended as preparation for PHIL 310 and PHIL 311.

CLST231 Ancient Greece Sections

A survey of the ancient Greek world from the Minoan and Mycenaean (about 2000-1000 BCE) to the Hellenistic Period (323-30 BCE).

CLST232 Ancient Rome Sections

A survey of the ancient Roman world from the foundation of the city to the death of Constantine.

CLST260 Gladiators, Games, and Spectacle in the Greek and Roman World Sections

History, development, and social function of various forms of spectacle in ancient Greece and Rome, from the Olympic games to the Roman arena.

CLST301 The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science Sections

Acquaints the student with the Greek and Latin elements from which most specialized terms of modern medicine are constructed. Intended primarily for students planning to enter the medical, pharmaceutical, or biological sciences.

CLST306 Ancient Technology: Greece and Rome Sections

The origins, achievements, and social impacts of applied technology in the Greek and Roman world from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity (c. 1500 BCE - 400 CE), with special attention to archaeological evidence.

CLST307 Greek Law Sections

The study of Greek legal theory, practice, and institutions from their origin in self-help, through the early lawgivers and their codes, to the developed system of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries. A variety of test cases from the works of the Greek orators will be explored.

CLST312 Women in the Roman World of Republican and Imperial Times Sections

Women in the Roman world in the culture of the Republic and the Empire. Literary, artistic, and mythological sources are compared and contrasted to historical, legal, and archaeological records.

CLST313 Greek Epic Sections

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, in translation.

CLST317 Classical Tragedy Sections

The plays of the Greek and Roman tragic dramatists, in translation.

CLST318 Classical Comedy Sections

The plays of the Greek and Roman comic dramatists: Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus and Terence, in translation.

CLST320 Slavery in the Ancient Greek and Roman World Sections

The study and history of slavery in the Greek and Roman worlds as a political, legal, economic, social, and cultural phenomenon.

CLST329 Ancient Greek Warfare Sections

Ancient Greek methods and tactics of war plus underlying social, religious and philosophical concepts relating to warfare, through sources in translation.

CLST331 Greek Art and Architecture Sections

The visual culture of the ancient Greek world in the second and first millennia BCE, especially from c. 1000 to 30 BCE.

CLST332 Roman Art and Architecture Sections

The visual culture of the ancient Roman world from the 8th century BCE to the 4th century CE.

CLST333 Greek Religion Sections

A survey of both traditional and exoteric religious practices from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period. Some knowledge of ancient Greece is recommended.

CLST353 The Early Roman Empire Sections

Roman imperial history during the Julio-Claudian and Flavian periods (30 BC-96 AD).

CLST355 The Athenians and their Empire Sections

The sources (literary, epigraphical and other) for Athens' emergence as one of the two leading city-states in late archaic and classical Greece and the stages by which her empire grew.

CLST356 Alexander the Great and his Empire Sections

The rise of Macedon under Philip II leading to its domination of Greece and the overthrow of the Persian Empire by his son, Alexander; the subsequent spread of Greek civilization in the East.

CLST360A Life and Society in Classical Antiquity - LF SOC CLAS ANTQ Sections

Topics in Greek and Roman life and society.

CLST402C Seminar in Classical Literature - SEM CLASSCL LIT Sections

Selected topics in Greek or Roman literature, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.

CLST403A Seminar in Classical Art and Archaeology - SEM CLS ART&ARCH Sections

Selected topics in Greek or Roman art and archaeology, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.

CLST403D Seminar in Classical Art and Archaeology - SEM CLS ART&ARCH Sections

Selected topics in Greek or Roman art and archaeology, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.

CLST518B Topics in Greek Art and Archaeology - TPC GREEK A & A Sections

CLST519A Topics in Roman Art and Archaeology - TPCS RMN ART ARC Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019
No ECON course(s) were found for W2019 term.

Courses Offered in Other Terms

ECON384

Economic Analysis of Health Services
Microeconomic theory of resource allocation with emphasis on the applications of optimizing models of health service markets. Analysis of Canadian problems in health service supply. Models of the consumer/patient, the physician/entrepreneur, the not-for-profit hospital/firm, and the third-party regulatory and payment agency.


Winter 2019

ECON101 Principles of Microeconomics Sections

Elements of theory and of Canadian policy and institutions concerning the economics of markets and market behaviour, prices and costs, exchange and trade, competition and monopoly, distribution of income.

ECON102 Principles of Macroeconomics Sections

Elements of theory and of Canadian policy and institutions concerning the economics of growth and business cycles, national income accounting, interest and exchange rates, money and banking, the balance of trade.

ECON210 Microeconomic Policy Sections

A survey of policy issues, such as regulation, taxation, environmental and resource policy, health care, education and income distribution. May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing.

ECON211 Macroeconomic Policy Sections

A survey of policy issues, such as the costs of inflation and unemployment, monetary and fiscal policy, the effects of government debt and exchange rate policy. May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing.

ECON221 Introduction to Strategic Thinking Sections

An introduction to how people interact in strategic situations drawn from political science, history, psychology, law, biology, military history, economics, business, and anthropology. The focus will be on developing intuition. May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 221 or ISCI 344.

ECON226 Making Sense of Economic Data Sections

Formulation of a testable hypothesis, identification of relevant data, use of appropriate statistical tools. May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing in ECON or COMM. Not available for credit to students already having credit for either of ECON 325 or ECON 326 (or equivalent).

ECON234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations Sections

Historical approaches to long-run economic growth; international comparisons of income growth and inequality; colonialism; evolution of world capital markets; human migrations; rise of world trading empires; instability in the international economy. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 234 or former ECON 334 (6). May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing.

ECON255 Understanding Globalization Sections

Social and economic implications for both rich and poor countries of lowered barriers to the international flows of information, capital, labour and goods. May not be taken for credit by students with fourth-year standing.

ECON301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I Sections

Consumer behaviour, producer theory, exchange, monopoly, oligopoly, externalities, public goods, general equilibrium and welfare economics. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 204, ECON 301, ECON 304, ECON 315, COMM 295 or FRE 295.

ECON302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I Sections

Income and employment theory, monetary theory, the open economy, economic fluctuations and growth. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 302, ECON 305, or ECON 309.

ECON303 Intermediate Microeconomics II Sections

Risk and uncertainty, some concepts in game theory, adverse selection, moral hazard, bargaining, auctions. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 303 or ECON 306.

ECON304 Honours Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I Sections

Consumer behaviour, producer theory, exchange, monopoly, oligopoly, externalities, public goods, general equilibrium and welfare economics. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 204, ECON 301, ECON 304, ECON 315, COMM 295 or FRE 295.

ECON305 Honours Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I Sections

Income and employment theory, monetary theory, the open economy, economic fluctuations and growth. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 302, ECON 305, or ECON 309.

ECON306 Honours Intermediate Microeconomics II Sections

Risk and uncertainty, some concepts in game theory, adverse selection, moral hazard, bargaining, auctions. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 303 or ECON 306.

ECON307 Honours Intermediate Macroeconomics II Sections

Theories of economic growth and the business cycle. Intended primarily for prospective honours and other qualified students.

ECON309 Intermediate Open Economy Macroeconomics Sections

The aggregate economy with emphasis on macroeconomic policy and international economic growth, money and inflation, unemployment, business cycles, and macroeconomic stabilization policy under fixed and flexible exchange rates. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 302, ECON 305 or ECON 309.

ECON310 Principles of Microeconomics Sections

The scope of this course is approximately the same as that of ECON101. The course is intended for upper-level students only. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 310 or ECON 101.

ECON311 Principles of Macroeconomics Sections

The scope of this course is approximately the same as that of ECON 102. The course is intended for upper-level students only. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 311 or ECON 102.

ECON315 Intermediate Microeconomics I Sections

Consumer behaviour, producer theory, exchange, monopoly, oligopoly, externalities, public goods, general equilibrium and welfare economics. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 315 and ECON 204, ECON 301, ECON 304, ECON 308, COMM 295, FRE 295.

ECON316 Intermediate Microeconomics II Sections

Advanced topics in intermediate microeconomics: risk and uncertainty, some concepts in game theory, adverse selection, moral hazard, bargaining, auctions. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 316, ECON 303, or ECON 308.

ECON317 Poverty and Inequality Sections

Economic inequality in Canada and other countries; measurement and causes. Inequality in the distribution of wealth; redistribution of income and wealth; notions of distributive justice.

ECON318 History and Philosophy of Economics from Aristotle to Adam Smith Sections

The development of economic thought from Aristotle to Adam Smith, focusing on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution, and economic growth.

ECON319 History and Philosophy of Economics from Ricardo to Keynes Sections

The development of economic thought from David Ricardo up to the present including such figures as Malthus, Mill, Jevons, and Keynes, focusing on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution and growth.

ECON323 Quantitative Economic Modeling with Data Science Applications Sections

Computational tools used in modern economics. Including application of data science in economics; visualization and manipulation of economic data; solving and simulating dynamic economic models.

ECON325 Introduction to Empirical Economics Sections

Essentials of probability and statistics for applied work in economics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and analysis of variance. Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414

ECON326 Methods of Empirical Research in Economics Sections

Techniques of empirical economic research. Topics include simple and multiple regression, time series analysis, and simultaneous equation estimation. Students will be required to undertake applied work. Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414.

ECON327 Introduction to Empirical Methods Sections

Basic tools for the statistical analysis of economic data. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 325, ECON 327,or STAT 200; please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414.

ECON328 Methods of Empirical Research Sections

Empirical tools used in applied research, with emphasis on the linear regression model. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics program. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 326, ECON 328, or STAT 306; please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414.

ECON334 Economic History of Modern Europe Sections

Background, causes and effects of economic change in Europe from the 18th century to recent times. Evolution of social and economic institutions; analysis of growth, structural change, the distribution of income, and the spread of industrialization.

ECON337 Economic History of the United States Sections

The growth of the United States from the Colonial Era to the present: British colonialism, development of slave-based agriculture, the western expansion, the 'American system' of manufacturing, cyclical instability and depression, and the distribution of income.

ECON339 Economics of Technological Change Sections

Application of economic analysis to technological change; the impact of technological change on the growth and distribution of income; economic influences on the invention and diffusion of technology; the interaction between technology, work, skills, and education; public policy toward technological change.

ECON345 Money and Banking Sections

Financial markets and financial institutions in theory and practice; structure and development of the Canadian financial system; development and theory of the regulation of the financial system; process of monetary control; theory and history of central banking and monetary policy.

ECON350 Public Finance Policy Topics Sections

Examination of two or three selected policy problems from areas of taxation, income security, and public expenditures. Topics to be selected each year from areas of current or recent policy debate. Examples include public pension policy, privatization and public services, income tax or sales tax reform, federal-provincial cost sharing programs, tax incentives versus direct expenditures, welfare reform.

ECON351 Women in the Economy Sections

Economic analysis of markets and policies particularly affecting women. Selected topics drawn from economic discrimination; educational, occupational, and work choices; pay and employment equity; allocation of work time and consumption within the household and in the market; economics of marriage and fertility; poverty; taxation; income security and pension policies; and historical perspectives.

ECON355 Introduction to International Trade Sections

The determinants of trade patterns, trade policy, tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade, political economy of protectionism, bilateral and multilateral trade disputes, trade liberalization, trade and development. Credit may be obtained for only one of ECON 355 and 455.

ECON356 Introduction to International Finance Sections

Exchange rate policy regimes; international financial organizations; the interaction between monetary policy and exchange rate regimes; financial crises.

ECON360 Labour Economics Sections

A study of the Canadian labour market. Labour supply, the allocation of the time among work and non-market activity, participation in the labour force, education and training. The demand for labour. The determination of wages and employment. The effect of unions on wages and employment. The wage structure, wage differentials by occupation, industry, race and sex. Unemployment. Credit may be obtained for only one of ECON 360 and 460.

ECON364A The Economics of Sustainable Development: Communities, Markets and Technology - COMM, MRKTS, TEC Sections

Applied research and seminars on topics of concern to economists and communities located both locally and internationally. Environmental sustainability, sustainable livelihoods, development effectiveness, institutions, agency, ethics, and well-being. Theoretical approaches, case studies, and community-based learning.

ECON365 Topics in Canadian Industrial Organization and Regulation Policy Sections

Current topics in industrial organization and regulation with emphasis on Canadian federal and provincial policy. The content will differ from year to year. Possible subjects include the regulation of transportation and communications, environmental regulation, marketing boards and other forms of agricultural regulation, competition and anti-combines policy, industrial organization and trade policy, and issues in consumer protection.

ECON367 Economic Analysis of Law Sections

The economics of market failure, equity and efficiency. Property rights, the economics of accident and contract law, economic theories of law enforcement.

ECON370 Benefit-Cost Analysis and the Economics of Project Evaluation Sections

Techniques and problems in benefit-cost analysis of public projects. Examination of alternative approaches to public decision-making such as cost-effectiveness analysis and multiple-objective frameworks. Case studies of projects in the areas of natural resources, the environment, human resources, public services, and transportation.

ECON371 Economics of the Environment Sections

Economic analysis applied to various environmental issues, including sustainable development, quality of life, and environmental impacts of specific industrial and consumption activities. The design and implementation of government policies. Global environmental effects of human economic activity.

ECON374 Land Economics Sections

Economic analysis applied to problems of land use. Rent theory. Land valuation. Land conservation. Techniques for assessing economic efficiency of land use. Effects of institutions and public policies on land use.

ECON390 Introduction to Economic Research Sections

Selected topics in economic research. Application of research methods to economic data. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 390, ECON 490, ECON 495, or ECON 499.

ECON398 Introduction to Applied Economics Sections

Theory and practice of the analytical application of economics. Causality, empirical analysis, and the application of theoretical models through engagement in applied work.

ECON406 Topics in Microeconomics Sections

Selected topics in advanced microeconomic analysis.

ECON420 Optimization and Economic Theory Sections

An introduction to static and dynamic optimization methods with economic applications.

ECON421 Introduction to Game Theory and Applications. Sections

Principles of rational behaviour in strategic situations and various notions of equilibrium useful in predicting outcomes. Applications from economics, business, politics, law and biology.

ECON425 Introduction to Econometrics Sections

Theoretical and applied issues in statistics and econometrics. Statistical distributions, sampling theory, maximum likelihood methods of estimation and hypothesis testing, generalized least squares, measurement errors, non-normal errors, systems of equations, discrete-choice models, outliers, regression diagnostics, and model selection.

ECON441 The Process of Economic Development Sections

Industrialization of an agrarian economy; how the West grew rich; history of Japanese development; technical progress and growth; evolution of the patterns of income distribution; role of international trade in development; environment and development.

ECON442 Issues in Economic Development Sections

Divergence in the world economy, poverty, consequences of initial inequality, institutions, the impact of history, recent developmental experience--some case studies, labour and credit markets, the trickle down process.

ECON447 Monetary Theory Sections

Theoretical analysis of economies that use money; the emergence of money; the roles of money in the economy; models of money demand; the optimal quantity of money seignorage and inflation; monetary policy and macroeconomic stability; monetary policy in an open economy.

ECON451 Economics of Public Expenditures Sections

The role of government in the economy; efficiency and economic justice. Theory of public goods; applications to topics such as education, medical care and social services. Pricing and investment rules for public enterprises.

ECON455 International Trade Sections

International trade theory and policy in general equilibrium; relative costs, factor proportions, imperfect competition and the pattern of trade; efficiency and distribution. Credit granted for only one of ECON355 and ECON455.

ECON456 International Macroeconomics and Finance Sections

Balance of payments; market for foreign exchange; mechanism for adjusting the balance of payments; internal vs. external stability; current problems and issues.

ECON457 Seminar in International Economic Relations Sections

Selected topics focusing upon various issues arising in international economic relations. Open only to fourth-year students in the Major program in International Relations.

ECON465 Market Structure Sections

Market structure and social welfare, theory of price discrimination, equilibrium in oligopolistic markets, entry and exit decisions, product differentiation and spatial models, theories of hierarchical organization, agency problem in the modern corporation, vertical integration and control, market structure and technical progress.

ECON466 The Economics of Government Regulation of Business Sections

Normative and positive theories of government regulation of business. Topics include natural monopoly, socially optimal monopoly pricing, regulation of multi-firm industries, competition policy. Selected empirical studies.

ECON471 Economics of Nonrenewable Resources Sections

Application of economic analysis to the management of nonrenewable natural resources. Emphasis is placed on the economics of alternative energy sources. Other topics include mineral economics, criteria for the optimal use of resources, and measurement of resources.

ECON472 Economics of Renewable Resources Sections

Application of economic analysis to the management of renewable resources. Special attention is given to criteria for the optimal use of depleting resources such as forests and water. Other topics include public policy with regard to environmental quality, conservation, and outdoor recreation.

ECON482 The Economic Consequences of Religion Sections

Analysis of the economic aspects of religious behaviour, the structure of religious organizations, the effects of competition in the religious marketplace, the economic benefits of religion, and some of the ill-effects of religion (such as religious strife and terrorism).

ECON485 Political Economy Sections

State and politics in economics. How states emerge, how dictators stay in power. Why groups engage in costly conflict, how countries turn into democracies and what its benefits are.

ECON490 Seminar in Applied Economics Sections

Selected problems and issues in the theory and practice of Economics. Each section will focus on a different field. Restricted to Economics Majors, and Combined Majors in Economics their final academic session.

ECON492F Directed Reading - DIRECTED READING Sections

ECON493 Advanced Empirical Methods for International Economics Sections

Econometric methodologies necessary to conduct applied research, including time series analysis and panel data methods; review of empirical work in international economics. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program.

ECON494 Seminar in Applied International Economics Sections

Focus on a particular aspect of applied international economics. Independent empirical research project required. Registration restricted to students in the Bachelor of International Economics Program.

ECON495 Honours Seminar Sections

Reports and group discussions of selected topics for fourth-year Honours students.

ECON499 Honours Essay Sections

Essay on some theoretical, applied, or institutional problem. Open only to fourth-year Honours students.

ECON500 Microeconomics Sections

ECON502 Macroeconomics Sections

ECON514 Information and Incentives Sections

ECON515A Special Topics in Microeconomic Theory - TOPICS ECON THRY Sections

ECON515B Special Topics in Microeconomic Theory - TOPICS ECON THRY Sections

ECON516 Special Topics in Macroeconomics Sections

ECON526 Mathematics for Economics Sections

ECON527 Econometric Methods of Economic Research Sections

ECON531 Economic History of Modern Europe Sections

ECON541 Economic Development I Sections

ECON542 Economic Development II Sections

ECON544 Political Economy, Institutions, and Business Sections

ECON550 Government Finance: Expenditures Sections

ECON551 Government Finance: Revenues Sections

ECON555 International Trade Sections

ECON556 International Finance Sections

ECON560 Economics of Labour Sections

ECON561 Topics in Industrial Relations Sections

ECON562 Research Design and Policy Evaluation in Economics Sections

ECON565 Market Structure and Business Behaviour Sections

ECON566 Business Performance and Public Policy Sections

ECON567 Organization Theory and Non-market Allocation Sections

ECON573 Environmental Economics Sections

ECON590C Special Advanced Course - SPEC ADV CRSE Sections

ECON600 Microeconomics I Sections

ECON601 Microeconomics II Sections

ECON602 Macroeconomics I Sections

ECON603 Macroeconomics II Sections

ECON626 Econometric Theory I Sections

ECON627 Econometric Theory II Sections

ECON628 Topics in Applied Econometrics I Sections

ECON629C Topics in Applied Econometrics II - TPCS APP ECON II Sections

ECON640 Ph.D. Research Seminar Sections

ECON690C Workshops in Economics - WRKSHOPS IN ECON Sections

ECON699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

ENGL309 Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine Sections

Exploration of the persuasive dimension of discourse practices in science, technology, and medicine.

Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine Exploration of the persuasive dimension of discourse practices in science, technology, and medicine.
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ENGL309

Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Exploration of the persuasive dimension of discourse practices in science, technology, and medicine.


Winter 2019
No ENGL course(s) were found for W2019 term.

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

FMST316 Human Sexuality Sections

An examination of human sexual development and behaviour.

Human Sexuality An examination of human sexual development and behaviour.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

FMST316

Human Sexuality
An examination of human sexual development and behaviour.


Winter 2019

FMST210 Family Context of Human Development Sections

The influence of family dynamics and social conditions on human development.

FMST238 Family Resource Management Sections

Conceptual models of resource management as related to families.

FMST312 Parent-child Relationships Sections

Parent-child interaction over the life span.

FMST314 Relationship Development Sections

The study of the development, course, and decline of personal relationships.

FMST316 Human Sexuality Sections

An examination of human sexual development and behaviour.

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

FNH342 Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices Sections

Personal, collective, and policy factors affecting food choices, including perceptions of healthy eating, gender, identity, family structures, and economic, sociocultural, and political forces.

Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices Personal, collective, and policy factors affecting food choices, including perceptions of healthy eating, gender, identity, family structures, and economic, sociocultural, and political forces.
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Winter 2019

FNH355 International Nutrition Sections

Conceptualization and scientific analyses of global problems in food and nutrition; complexities of food habits and malnutrition in various cultures around the world.

International Nutrition Conceptualization and scientific analyses of global problems in food and nutrition; complexities of food habits and malnutrition in various cultures around the world.
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Winter 2019

FNH473 Applied Public Health Nutrition Sections

Theory and methods in public health nutrition and health promotion program planning to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nutrition-related programs for communities and populations. Considers factors affecting behavior and the social determinants of health.

Applied Public Health Nutrition Theory and methods in public health nutrition and health promotion program planning to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nutrition-related programs for communities and populations. Considers factors affecting behavior and the social determinants of health.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

FNH342

Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices
Personal, collective, and policy factors affecting food choices, including perceptions of healthy eating, gender, identity, family structures, and economic, sociocultural, and political forces.


FNH355

International Nutrition
Conceptualization and scientific analyses of global problems in food and nutrition; complexities of food habits and malnutrition in various cultures around the world.


FNH473

Applied Public Health Nutrition
Theory and methods in public health nutrition and health promotion program planning to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nutrition-related programs for communities and populations. Considers factors affecting behavior and the social determinants of health.


Winter 2019

FNH200 Exploring Our Food Sections

Chemical and physical properties of foods; issues pertaining to safety, nutritive value and consumer acceptability; government regulations pertaining to food safety, quality and additives; preservation techniques and transformation of agricultural commodities to food products; foods of the future.

FNH250 Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Sections

Fundamental concepts and principles of human nutrition applied to current nutrition issues.

FNH300 Principles of Food Engineering Sections

Units and dimensions, mass balance, energy balance, steady state and transient heat flow, fluid handling and measurement.

FNH301 Food Chemistry I Sections

Constituents of food and related chemical physical properties including water, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, minerals, and vitamins.

FNH302 Food Analysis Sections

Principles of and procedures for analysis of the chemical and physical properties of food; proximate analysis; introduction to instrumental analysis; reporting and analysis of data.

FNH303 Food Product Development Sections

Introduction to and application of concepts involved in food product formulation and development.

FNH309 Food Process Science Sections

Preservation of tissue and fluid food systems by selected physical and chemical treatments with emphasis on product-process interactions.

FNH313 Food Microbiology Sections

Food microorganisms of importance in safety and spoilage of foods; factors affecting growth, survival and inactivation of microorganisms in foods; food processing plant cleaning and sanitation.

FNH325 Food Science Laboratory I Sections

Integrated laboratory introducing techniques used in food processing and analysis. Enrolment restricted to Food Science students.

FNH326 Food Science Laboratory II Sections

Integrated laboratory encompassing the processing and analysis of foods. Enrolment restricted to Food Science students.

FNH330 Introduction to Wine Science 1 Sections

Principles of viticulture, enology, and wine microbiology and chemistry; marketing, regulation and classification of wines from selected regions of the world; social, economic and health aspects of wine consumption; wine appreciation.

FNH335 Introduction to Wine Science II Sections

Review of diverse styles of wine with consideration of classic wine-producing areas. Concepts in wine microbiology/chemistry; overview of steps in grape processing for diverse wine styles. Comparison of regulations for Canadian VQA systems with international systems. Wine sensory analysis.

FNH340 Food Theory Sections

Principles of food preparation based on the physical and chemical properties of food.

FNH341 Food Theory Applications Sections

Experimental and practical application of scientific principles and theories to problems of food preparation. Note: Course registrants are required to possess a Foodsafe I certificate.

FNH342 Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices Sections

Personal, collective, and policy factors affecting food choices, including perceptions of healthy eating, gender, identity, family structures, and economic, sociocultural, and political forces.

FNH350 Fundamentals of Nutrition Sections

Fundamentals of energy and macronutrient metabolism.

FNH351 Vitamins, Minerals, and Health Sections

Vitamin and mineral nutrition and their role in maintaining and promoting health.

FNH355 International Nutrition Sections

Conceptualization and scientific analyses of global problems in food and nutrition; complexities of food habits and malnutrition in various cultures around the world.

FNH370 Nutrition Assessment Sections

The use of dietary, anthropometric, biochemical, and related information for the assessment of nutritional status of individuals and populations.

FNH371 Human Nutrition Over The Life Span Sections

Nutritional requirements and dietary patterns of healthy individuals throughout the life span.

FNH380 Professional Dietetic Practice I Sections

Introduction to the profession of dietetics in Canada. Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major.

FNH398 Research Methods in Human Nutrition Sections

Process of research; principles and processes in utilizing research. Restricted to students in majors in the FNH program.

FNH402 Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Sections

Functional food and nutraceutical concepts related to ingredient safety and quality; examples of nutrient-disease relationships, requirements for standards of efficacy for health claims; market determinants of functional food and nutraceutical industries.

FNH403 Food Laws, Regulations and Quality Assurance Sections

Canadian and international laws governing food composition, grading, quality and safety; hazard analysis critical control points; statistical quality assurance.

FNH405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation Sections

Fermentation methods, mechanism and microbiology of nonalcoholic fermented foods and alcoholic fermented beverages (beer, cider, sake).

FNH413 Food Safety Sections

Microbial and chemical factors that underlie public health challenges in the food supply chain; prevalence and nature of organisms which cause foodborne diseases; approaches and technologies for improvement of food safety.

FNH415 Business Concepts in Food, Nutrition, and Health Sections

Introduction to and application of business activities in food, nutrition, and health settings. Credit will only be granted for only one of FNH 415, FOOD 515, or FRE 515.

FNH425 Food Science Laboratory III Sections

Integrated course designed to illustrate principles of research and product development in the food industry.

FNH430 Enology and Wine Biotechnology Sections

Yeasts and bacteria involved in wine making, metabolic pathways leading to the production of flavour and spoilage compounds, genetic improvement of wine yeasts, and red and white wine fermentations. Approaches and technologies for the improvement of wine safety. Sensory evaluation of wines.

FNH436 Integrated Functional Genomics Sections

Global transcript, protein and metabolite profiling technologies, their integration, application, and furtherance of our understanding of how higher organisms function in general.

FNH440 Food Service Systems Management Sections

Management responsibilities in quantity food production with emphasis on menu planning, purchasing and service. Includes planning and equipping food services. Restricted to students in the Dietetics major. Note: Course registrants are required to possess a Foodsafe II certificate.

FNH451 Nutrient Metabolism and Implications for Health Sections

Integration of nutrient and energy metabolism on a whole-body and individual tissue basis and the implication for health. Emphasis will be on regulation of nutrient metabolism.

FNH455 Applied International Nutrition Sections

Applying nutrition concepts and principles in addressing problems of malnutrition and food insecurity in international settings. Basics of developing culturally acceptable, sustainable nutrition intervention programs.

FNH470 Foundations of Nutrition Care I Sections

Etiology and pathophysiology of and nutrition therapy for selected diseases and conditions, and skill development related to the Nutrition Care Process. Restricted to students in year 4 of the Dietetics Major.

FNH472 Maternal and Fetal Nutrition Sections

Metabolic adaptations, nutrient metabolism, and special issues during pregnancy that may influence the maternal-fetal nutritional supply.

FNH473 Applied Public Health Nutrition Sections

Theory and methods in public health nutrition and health promotion program planning to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nutrition-related programs for communities and populations. Considers factors affecting behavior and the social determinants of health.

FNH474 Sport Nutrition Sections

Nutritional needs of athletes, including energy, carbohydrate and protein; hydration; pre-and post-event nutrition, weight management and body composition issues; ergogenic aids; sports-specific guidelines; and special athlete populations.

FNH475 Foundations of Nutrition Care II Sections

Etiology and pathophysiology of and nutrition therapy for additional diseases and conditions, and further skill development related to the Nutrition Care Process. Restricted to students in year 4 of the Dietetics Major.

FNH477 Nutrition and Disease Prevention Sections

Evidence-based examination of the role of nutrition in the prevention of chronic disease.

FNH480 Professional Dietetic Practice III Sections

Themes include practice-based research, clinical practice readiness, and orientation to internship.

FNH481 Dietetics Practice Education I Sections

Full-time practice education placements in practice settings across British Columbia. Pass/Fail.

FNH482 Dietetics Practice Education II Sections

Full-time practice education placements in practice settings across British Columbia. Pass/Fail.

FNH490 Advanced Topics in Food, Nutrition, and Health Sections

Analysis and interpretation of current issues in food, nutrition and health.

FNH497A Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH497B Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH497E Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH499 Undergraduate Thesis Sections

Design and execution of an experimental/analytical research project leading to preparation of a thesis.

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

GRSJ310 Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health Sections

Interdisciplinary introduction to gender and health issues using selected theoretical frameworks.

Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health Interdisciplinary introduction to gender and health issues using selected theoretical frameworks.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

GRSJ310

Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health
Interdisciplinary introduction to gender and health issues using selected theoretical frameworks.


Winter 2019

GRSJ101 Introduction to Social Justice Sections

An overview of intersectional feminist debates and theoretical traditions. Credit will be granted for only one of WMST 100 or GRSJ 101.

GRSJ102 Global Issues in Social Justice Sections

Intersectional feminist theory and practice, focusing on contemporary issues in a transnational context. Credit will be granted for only one of WMST 100 or GRSJ 102.

GRSJ200 Gender and Environmental Justice Sections

An interdisciplinary and cross-cultural overview of contemporary environmental issues, as they relate to gender equality and social justice challenges and initiatives that respond to ecological crises.

GRSJ224A Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature - GRSJ IN LIT Sections

Techniques of literary study, with emphasis on intersectionality and the ways in which gender is represented in literature and contributions of feminism and gender studies to literary studies.

GRSJ224B Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature - GRSJ IN LIT Sections

Techniques of literary study, with emphasis on intersectionality and the ways in which gender is represented in literature and contributions of feminism and gender studies to literary studies.

GRSJ224C Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature - GRSJ IN LIT Sections

Techniques of literary study, with emphasis on intersectionality and the ways in which gender is represented in literature and contributions of feminism and gender studies to literary studies.

GRSJ224F Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature - GRSJ IN LIT Sections

Techniques of literary study, with emphasis on intersectionality and the ways in which gender is represented in literature and contributions of feminism and gender studies to literary studies.

GRSJ230 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Representation in Modern Asia Sections

The complex relationships between mechanisms of power, gender, and representation in Asia in different spaces examined through an interdisciplinary lens.

GRSJ235 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Structures in Modern Asia Sections

Situates Asia in a global context and explores the complex relationships between gender, social structures, and social change.

GRSJ300 Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender Sections

Interdisciplinary exploration of the multiple intersections between gender and (neo)colonialism, racism, poverty, ableism, and heterosexism in a globalized world; historical and cross-cultural aspects, and the social construction of sex and gender, masculinity and femininity.

GRSJ301 Gender, Race and Indigeneity in Canada Sections

Gender and indigeneity in the documented histories and narrated lives of Indigenous people in Canada.

GRSJ303 Gender, Race, Social Justice and the Law Sections

A survey of feminist legal thought and recent developments in feminism and law, with a focus on Canada.

GRSJ305 Social Justice Issues in Community and International Organizing Sections

Critical examination and practical applications of concepts, theories, methods, and strategies of gender-aware organizing at the community and international levels.

GRSJ306 Globalization and Social Justice: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in International Politics Sections

Critical examination of the gender dimension of globalization and the theories, discourse, and practices in international politics using gender analysis.

GRSJ307 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Popular Culture Sections

Critical examination of mainstream and alternative media images of gender, race, and sexuality in the context of networked social media, film, music, and television.

GRSJ310 Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health Sections

Interdisciplinary introduction to gender and health issues using selected theoretical frameworks.

GRSJ311 African/Black Women in the Americas Sections

An interdisciplinary survey of gender studies and histories of African/Black women in the Americas from the beginning of the slave trade to the present.

GRSJ315 Critical Racial Theories Sections

Critical theories of racial and cultural difference. Initial formulations of theses against "scientific racism" and their later transformation by historical, social, and global-historical accounts of racial subjugation.

GRSJ316 Queer and Trans of Colour Theorizing Sections

The intellectual and political interventions of queer of colour theorizing in the gender and sexual politics of racial and imperial projects, including its engagements with women of colour feminisms, settler colonial and indigenous studies, and immigration and diaspora studies.

GRSJ320 Feminist Anti-Racist Pedagogies Sections

Feminist pedagogies and feminist debates about pedagogy in formal, nonformal, and informal educational settings.

GRSJ325 Anti-colonial and Feminist Qualitative Methodologies Sections

Data collection techniques, the politics of interpretation, and the formulation of a research proposal using a feminist, anti-racist framework.

GRSJ326 The Politics of Gender, Families, and Nation-Building Sections

Investigation of historical and contemporary scholarship on the diversity of families, focusing on differences of gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, and social class within and across national borders.

GRSJ327 Theories of Representation and Difference Sections

Feminist scholarship emphasizing languages and processes of representation and the construction of difference in cultural discourses and institutions.

GRSJ328 Theories of Subjectivity Sections

How feminist scholarship has shaped and reinterpreted accounts of the subject, drawing on such traditions as structuralism, poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, postcolonialism, postmodernism, and Queer Theory.

GRSJ401 Body, Gender and Society Sections

An interdisciplinary examination of the body, exploring how social relations and space are implicated in the constitution and experience of gendered bodies and identities, with an emphasis on feminist analyses of body-societal relations.

GRSJ410 Religious Feminisms Sections

Examines religious feminisms from three Abrahamic traditions. An in-depth study of challenges various doctrinal discourses and practices pose for feminist projects.

GRSJ415 Critical Racial and Anti-Colonial Feminist Approaches Sections

Critical anti-colonial and feminist analyses of colonial and racial subjugation, as well as the many modalities of indigenous and minority resistance.

GRSJ422 Advanced Research Seminar Sections

Critical theories, methodologies, ethics and practices appropriate for advanced feminist research.

GRSJ450A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under supervision of, a faculty member selected by the student and approved by the GRSJ Undergraduate Advisor. A written paper or equivalent will be required. Open to GRSJ majors or minors.

GRSJ450B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under supervision of, a faculty member selected by the student and approved by the GRSJ Undergraduate Advisor. A written paper or equivalent will be required. Open to GRSJ majors or minors.

GRSJ450C Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under supervision of, a faculty member selected by the student and approved by the GRSJ Undergraduate Advisor. A written paper or equivalent will be required. Open to GRSJ majors or minors.

GRSJ480 Decolonizing Praxis: A Practicum in Social Justice Sections

Connects feminist and critical race theory and practice through placement in a community organization. As is the case with all UBC practice-related courses, this course requires a Criminal Record Check. Open to GRSJ Majors. This course is graded Pass/Fail.

GRSJ500 Intersectional Issues in Social Justice and Equality Studies Sections

GRSJ501 Issues in Decolonizing and Feminist Methodologies Sections

GRSJ502 Issues in Gender, Sexuality, and Critical Race Theories Sections

GRSJ505A Directed Reading in Advanced Feminist Studies - DIR READ FEMNST Sections

GRSJ505B Directed Reading in Advanced Feminist Studies - DIR READ FEMNST Sections

GRSJ505C Directed Reading in Advanced Feminist Studies - DIR READ FEMNST Sections

GRSJ510 Extended Essay Sections

GRSJ511 Difficult Knowledge: Ethics and Praxis of Research in Challenging Settings Sections

Interdisciplinary seminar considering the ethics and praxis of working with difficult knowledge, such as highly divisive questions of memory and responsibility in the context and aftermaths of oppression and mass violence.

GRSJ515A Critical and Creative Social Justice Studies Seminars - CRIT CREAT SJSS Sections

The potential of creative work to disrupt ingrained ideas and representations by appealing to the senses. Study and engage with academics, artists, and activists interested in how art contributes to critical and engaged social justice work.

GRSJ520B M.A. Thesis - M.A. THESIS Sections

Pass/Fail.

GRSJ606 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Pass/Fail.

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019
No HIST course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019

HIST241 Health, Illness and Medicine II: The Modern World from 1700 to the Present Sections

Western medicine from 1700 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions.

Health, Illness and Medicine II: The Modern World from 1700 to the Present Western medicine from 1700 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions.
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Winter 2019
No HIST course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019
No HIST course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019

HIST487 History of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Acupuncture to Yoga Sections

Alternative and complementary healing in history, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), yoga, meditation, and alternative drug therapies. Specific themes may vary from year to year.

History of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Acupuncture to Yoga Alternative and complementary healing in history, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), yoga, meditation, and alternative drug therapies. Specific themes may vary from year to year.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

HIST104

Topics in History
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


HIST241

Health, Illness and Medicine II: The Modern World from 1700 to the Present
Western medicine from 1700 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions.


HIST398

The History of Modern Medicine

The history of health and disease in the modern world, focusing in particular on the emergence and history of modern biomedicine.


HIST440

History of Health in the Modern West

Changing conditions of health in Europe and North America from the beginning of the modern mortality decline to the recent past.


HIST487

History of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Acupuncture to Yoga

Alternative and complementary healing in history, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), yoga, meditation, and alternative drug therapies. Specific themes may vary from year to year.


Winter 2019

HIST100 What is History? Sections

The discipline of history through the study of questions, sources, methods, and controversies. Includes case studies of key turning points in world history to examine what historians do and why it matters.

HIST102 World History from 1500 to the Twentieth Century Sections

The civilizations of Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas, with emphasis on the political, economic, ecological and cultural links among them, and the impact of oceanic contact, imperialism, warfare, migration, and globalization.

HIST103 World History Since 1900 Sections

International relations; changes in the nation-state system; the emergence and impact of major political ideologies; genocide; decolonization; the globalization of trade; and the dynamics of economic, social, cultural, and environmental change in a global context.

HIST104A Topics in World History - STATE INTERVENTN Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104E Topics in World History - FASCISM & ANTI Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104F Topics in World History - CITIES IN HIST Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104G Topics in World History - TPCS WORLD HIST Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST105G Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective - CONT GLBL ISSUES Sections

Places issues and problems of current relevance such as disease, terrorism, drugs, or ethnic conflict in historical perspective. Each section will explore a single theme. Check with department for course offerings.

HIST106 Global Environmental History Sections

The impact humans have had on the environment, and the ways in which the physical environment has shaped human history: climate, agriculture, energy use, and urbanization.

HIST107 Global Indigenous Histories Sections

An introduction to the experiences of Indigenous peoples and the nature of colonialisms around the world since 1500, and an introduction to historical practices and perspectives.

HIST108 Global History of Capitalism Sections

The history of capitalism in its global dimension from the beginnings to the age of industrialization. An investigation of economies - in both their practices and cultures - around the world and across the ages from ancient times to the modern era.

HIST202B Gateway to the Middle Ages - MIDDLE AGES Sections

Problems and themes of medieval European History through the close study of the people and cultures that produced them.

HIST220A History of Europe - HIST OF EURO Sections

Selected themes and historical approaches in European history; may include Europe's history of religious conflict, state formation, colonialism, nationalism, industrialization, revolution, total war, globalization, genocide, or environmental change.

HIST235 History of Canada: Moments that Matter Sections

An introduction to major turning points in Canadian history. Exploration of the social, political, cultural, and environmental transformations/revolutions that have shaped Canada from early European colonialism to the twenty-first century.

HIST236 Public History in Canada: Memory, Representation, and Interpretation Sections

An introduction to public history in Canada. An exploration of the politics and practice of representing the past in a variety of sites, and questions of historical interpretation, memory, and audience.

HIST237A History of the United States - HISTORY OF USA Sections

Survey from colonial period to present examining political system, slavery, Civil War, race relations and civil rights, westward expansion, industrialization, feminism, expanding international presence, Cold War, and modern culture.

HIST240 Health, Illness and Medicine I: From the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period Sections

History of western medicine, from the Ancient World to the Enlightenment, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health, and disease, and the development of medical institutions.

HIST241 Health, Illness and Medicine II: The Modern World from 1700 to the Present Sections

Western medicine from 1700 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions.

HIST250A Latin American History - LATN AMERCN HIST Sections

Exploring themes of colonialism, indigenous life, national imaginaries, dictatorships and transitions to democracy through different forms of telling Latin American history. Includes epistolary writing, maps, eyewitness accounts, chronicles, actions, novels, films, built environment and city plans, testimonios, and plays.

HIST256 History of Africa Sections

An introduction to selected themes and historical approaches in African history. These may include African geography and identities, sources and methodology, pre-modern state formation, gender relations, world religions, labour systems, colonialism, and post-colonialism.

HIST260 Science and Society in the Contemporary World Sections

An introduction to the historical development, conceptual foundations, and cultural significance of contemporary science. Themes will vary from year to year.

HIST270A China in World History - CHINA WORLD HIST Sections

The history of China in a global context, from the earliest times to the most recent past; how China has changed the world and how engagement with the world has changed China.

HIST271 Japan and Global History, 1550 - 1900 Sections

Thematic study of comparisons and relations between Japan and the world outside (primarily Europe and China). Commercial expansion, systems of world order, social institutions, religious and ideological expression, and state organization.

HIST273 History of India Sections

Societies, cultures, and politics of the Indian subcontinent from its ancient civilizations to the formation of the modern nation-states of South Asia.

HIST280 Islamic World History Sections

The history of the Islamic world in its global dimensions from its origins to the present day through the themes of religion, law, politics, culture, and modernity.

HIST302 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America Sections

Indigenous peoples from pre-contact to the present in Canada and the U.S. Topics include colonial frontiers, disease, fur trade, government policies, environment, gender, religion, oral narratives, activism, urbanization, and identity.

HIST304 Researching Local History from the Ground Up Sections

Sources and methods for reconstructing local history that can be used by Social Studies teachers in B.C. The aim is to develop an appreciation of the formative processes and past experiences that created one's familiar community.

HIST305 History of British Columbia Sections

The social, political, cultural, environmental, and economic transformations that have made British Columbia. Topics include the histories of Indigenous and settler peoples, the modern state, migration, activism, and identity.

HIST310 The British Empire to 1850 Sections

Rise of the British imperial system within a global context from its beginnings to 1850. Focuses on economic and social themes with emphasis on settlements in the southern hemisphere as well as the West Indies.

HIST311 The British Empire after 1850 Sections

Transformation of the British imperial system from the mid-nineteenth century to de-colonization and neo-colonialism after the second World War.

HIST312 Southern Africa Sections

Pre-colonial, colonial, and contemporary, emphasizing South Africa.

HIST318 Early Twentieth-Century Britain Sections

British society and politics in the era of the two world wars: the liberal reforms before the Great War, war experiences, the Great Depression, and the impact of new political movements.

HIST319 Britain, 1945 to the Present Sections

Survey of recent British history, with emphasis on de-colonization, emergence of the welfare state, new social movements and patterns of immigration, and Britain's changing relationship with Europe.

HIST321A Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST321B Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST321D Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST323 Empires, Wars, and Revolutions in Europe and the Americas,1763-1838 Sections

Political, social, cultural, and intellectual transformations that reshaped the Atlantic world between 1763 and 1838; special attention will be given to the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions, the Latin American Wars of Independence and Canadian rebellions.

HIST324 Inventing Canada, 1840-1896 Sections

An examination of political, cultural and national developments within the British North American colonies in the second half of the nineteenth century. Credit will not be granted for both HIST 324 or 326, if 326 was taken before 2007W.

HIST325 Canada 1896-1945: Boom, Bust and War Sections

Includes Aboriginal policy, immigration and national identity; Canada, Britain and the US; World Wars; economic modernization; the Great Depression; regionalism; political and social movements; and the creation of 'Canadian' culture. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 325 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W.

HIST326 Canada Since 1945: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age. Sections

Includes immigration policy; the welfare state; Aboriginal peoples; the Cold War; resource economies and national politics; continentalism and free trade; constitutional crises; conflicting nationalisms; and new social movements. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 326 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W.

HIST331 The United States, 1865-1900: Labour, Race, Gender, and Empire Sections

The complicated political, economic and social history of the United States in the three decades following the Civil War.

HIST333A Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST333B Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST333C Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST339 The United States Since 1945: The Limits of Power Sections

American military and geo-political power during and after Cold War; wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Middle East; domestic issues including McCarthyism, social movements (blacks, women, youth, gays and lesbians, and Native Americans), consumerism, immigration, and rise of New Right.

HIST342 Modern Jewish History Sections

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Jews from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the present with special emphasis on changing attitudes to Jews and Judaism, social and cultural transformations.

HIST349 Imperial Russian History, 1800 to 1917 Sections

History of Russia from the time of Catherine the Great to the Russian Revolution with particular focus on social and cultural history.

HIST356 Twentieth-Century Germany Sections

The political, social, and cultural history of Germany in the twentieth century.

HIST357 History of Mexico Sections

Examines themes in the last five hundred years of Mexican history, with an emphasis on the critical reading of primary sources and the use of a variety of texts that may include letters, diaries, paintings, photographs, novels, and movies.

HIST363 Europe in the Early Middle Ages Sections

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 400 through about 1000 CE.

HIST365 Europe During the Renaissance Sections

The interplay between new and traditional ideas, styles, and institutions from the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, with emphasis upon the relationship of social, economic, and political factors to intellectual and cultural change.

HIST366 Europe During the Reformation Sections

An examination of European history that place both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation in the broader context of the political, social, cultural, and economic changes during the early modern era.

HIST368 Europe in the 19th Century Sections

An investigation of main themes in European history from the French Revolution to the beginning of the 20th century. Topics of particular importance are: domestic politics; the interaction of states; the formation of new states; social and economic transformations affecting the whole civilization; major cultural expressions of the century.

HIST369 Europe, 1900-1950 Sections

Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Themes include the imperialist system, two world wars and their aftermaths, political and social movements of the interwar years, the Depression, and the crisis of liberal democracy. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 369 or 462.

HIST370 Europe Since 1950 Sections

Europe since the middle of the twentieth century. Themes include the Cold War, the development of separate social and political systems in Western and Eastern Europe, the emergence of the welfare state, and the problems of European integration.

HIST373 History of Hong Kong Sections

History, culture, and identities of Hong Kong from the early 1800s to the present.

HIST379 History of Later Imperial China Sections

History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China.

HIST380C The Making of Modern China: Nationalism, War, Revolution - MODERN CHINA Sections

The history of China from 1800 to the present including the decline of the Qing empire, the rise of modern nationalism, foreign invasion, and China's multiple revolutions.

HIST381 Imperialism and Nationalism in Southeast Asia Sections

The history of European imperial rule, the forms of resistance to it, and the formation of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia. The countries studied include Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Burma, and Thailand.

HIST382 Post-Colonial Southeast Asia Sections

The history of the Japanese occupation, wars of independence, international relations of the independent nation-states, and internal armed conflicts. Special attention will be paid to the wars in Vietnam, Indonesia, and East Timor.

HIST385 India from Raj to Republic Sections

Exploration of the rise of the East India Company as territorial power, the formation of a colonial society in India, competing responses to British rule, the struggle for independence, and the legacies of partition.

HIST391 Human Rights in World History Sections

Changing ideas about humanity and rights. Considers the relationship between human rights and the nation-state, imperialism, and capitalism. Assesses the efforts to end large-scale human rights violations and the role of the United Nations.

HIST392 Scientific Revolution: Circulation of Knowledge in the Early Modern World Sections

The profound transformation of knowledge about the world in the context of the first global encounter of civilizations between 1450 and 1800. Explores the foundations for modern science.

HIST393 Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science Sections

An examination of historical, conceptual, and methodological conditions of scientific knowledge through detailed consideration of important episodes in the history of science.

HIST394 Darwin, Evolution, and Modern History Sections

Darwin and the science of evolution in nineteenth and early twentieth century.

HIST395 The Nuclear Century: Scientists, Atoms, and the World Order Since 1900 Sections

Science and the military-industrial complex; quantum and relativistic revolutions in physics; nuclear energy and weapons of mass destruction; international tensions, environmental damage, and global perils.

HIST396 Environmental History of North America Sections

Overview of land use and environmental change in Canada and the United States; examines ideas and practices that shaped indigenous and non-indigenous resource exploitation, management, and activism to the end of the twentieth century.

HIST402C Problems in International Relations - ASIA PERSPECTIVE Sections

Selected topics such as trade, migration, diplomacy, war, migration, colonialism, and post- colonialism. Priority for registration to majors in History or International Relations.

HIST402F Problems in International Relations - U.S. & VIETNAM Sections

Selected topics such as trade, migration, diplomacy, war, migration, colonialism, and post- colonialism. Priority for registration to majors in History or International Relations.

HIST403A Seminar in the History of International Relations - ORIGINS OF WWI Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403B Seminar in the History of International Relations - INTRNATNL RELTNS Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403C Seminar in the History of International Relations - HIST OF COCAINE Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403E Seminar in the History of International Relations - DESTINED FOR WAR Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403H Seminar in the History of International Relations - GLOBAL 1970S Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403K Seminar in the History of International Relations - CANADA-US RELTNS Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST403L Seminar in the History of International Relations - INTL COMMUNIST Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or International Relations.

HIST404 The First World War Sections

WWI as a global war; cultural history and legacy; impact of imperialism on the war; military technology.

HIST405 Diplomacy and Conflict in the Middle East, 1914 to the Present Sections

International relations in the Middle East in the aftermath of the Ottoman Empire, with special attention to the conflicts between Jews of Palestine/Israel and their Arab neighbours.

HIST408 U.S. Foreign Relations from Independence to World War II Sections

U.S. foreign policy and international history. Examines the American rise to power and political, economic, and cultural relationships between the United States and other peoples, organizations, and states worldwide.

HIST409 U.S. Foreign Relations since 1945 Sections

U.S. foreign policy and international history. Political, economic, and cultural relationships between the United States and other peoples, organizations, and states worldwide.

HIST413 Imagining the Nation: 19th- and 20th-Century Canada Sections

The political and intellectual history of the concept of the nation in French and English Canada, and the different forms of nationalism it inspired from the middle of the nineteenth century to the 1995 Quebec Referendum.

HIST415A History of Vancouver - HIST OF VANCOUVR Sections

Selected themes in the history of Vancouver, exploring how the study of the past illuminates or explains major debates in the city today.

HIST418 The 1960s in Global Perspective Sections

The history of the 1960s from a transnational perspective: culture, social change, student activism, and global conflict.

HIST420D Topics in Canadian History - DRUGS IN CANADA Sections

May include immigration, French-English relations, the growth of the state, health and welfare, or the family.

HIST421A Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST421B Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST421D Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST425 War and Society Sections

Continuity and change in the relations of war and society, the connections between the economy, society, the military, and government in peacetime as well as war; not a course in military history.

HIST432 International Relations in the Twentieth Century Sections

History of international relations from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Questions of war, peace, balance of power, and the evolution of the international system in global economic, cultural, and social contexts.

HIST433 Fourth-Year Honours Seminar Sections

HIST441 History of the Holocaust Sections

A study of the systematic attempt to destroy European Jewry during the Nazi regime, 1933-1945. Topics of special importance include: the motivations and behaviour of the perpetrators; the reactions of the victims; the roles of bystanders.

HIST443 History of North American Children and Youth Sections

Childrens history from settler days to the present. Topics include education, work and play, ideologies of childhood and adolescence, childrens material and popular culture, and differences of identity based on region, class, race, and gender.

HIST447B Selected Topics in United States History - TOPCS US HISTORY Sections

Examines in depth a significant period, theme, or topic in the history of the United States. Possible subjects include The West, the Great Depression, the Sixties, and Class, Race, and Gender.

HIST449 Honours Essay Sections

HIST456 Race in the Americas Sections

Legacies of African, European, and Asian migrations, and colonial encounters with indigenous peoples in the Americas. Includes the creation of racial categories, the making of transnational and transracial families, and the emergence of race-based social and cultural movements.

HIST464 First Contacts in the Pacific Sections

An interdisciplinary history of early European contact with the Indigenous peoples of the northwest coast of North America and the Pacific Islands.

HIST483 Asian Migrations to the Americas Sections

Examines both the historical and contemporary contexts for migration from Asia to Canada and the Americas.

HIST484 East Asian Military systems and warfare China Sections

Confucian societies are often thought of as ones in which the brush is mightier than the sword. In fact the military has been a crucial factor in East Asia, and warfare has been the engine which has driven many of the most significant changes in East Asian history. This course will look at the evolution of East Asian military systems, and at the impact of recurrent warfare on East Asia societies.

HIST487 History of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Acupuncture to Yoga Sections

Alternative and complementary healing in history, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), yoga, meditation, and alternative drug therapies. Specific themes may vary from year to year.

HIST490A Seminar for Majors in History - HISTORY OF BOOK Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490B Seminar for Majors in History - SEM FOR HIST MAJ Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490N Seminar for Majors in History - WRITING HISTORY Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490Q Seminar for Majors in History - EVOLUTIONRY HIST Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490R Seminar for Majors in History - SCIENCE & EMPIRE Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490T Seminar for Majors in History - MUSIC IN USA Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490W Seminar for Majors in History - MDVL CONSCIENCE Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST500 Readings in Canadian History Sections

HIST547A Readings: Special Topics in History - SPEC TOPICS HIST Sections

HIST547D Readings: Special Topics in History - SPEC TOPICS HIST Sections

HIST548D Historiography - HISTORIOGRAPHY Sections

HIST549 Master's Thesis Sections

HIST575 Readings in International and Global History Sections

HIST586A Topics in Intellectual History - INTELL HIST TPCS Sections

HIST597A Topics in Comparative History - COMP HIST TOPICS Sections

HIST599 M.A. Research Seminar Sections

HIST649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

HIST699 Ph.D. Research Seminar Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

NURS280 Human Sexual Health Sections

Beliefs, behaviours, and expressions of human sexuality and the link to health for students from any program. How sexuality is discussed and practiced from various perspectives, and strategies to promote healthy sexual expression and sexual health.

Human Sexual Health Beliefs, behaviours, and expressions of human sexuality and the link to health for students from any program. How sexuality is discussed and practiced from various perspectives, and strategies to promote healthy sexual expression and sexual health.
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Winter 2019

NURS290 Health Impacts of Climate Change Sections

Human health impacts of the current and projected environmental crisis; study of key concepts and ideas to prepare for the future to promote wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations.

Health Impacts of Climate Change Human health impacts of the current and projected environmental crisis; study of key concepts and ideas to prepare for the future to promote well-being of individuals, communities and population
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NURS280

Human Sexual Health

Beliefs, behaviours, and expressions of human sexuality and the link to health for students from any program. How sexuality is discussed and practiced from various perspectives, and strategies to promote healthy sexual expression and sexual health.


NURS290

Health Impacts of Climate Change

Human health impacts of the current and projected environmental crisis; study of key concepts and ideas to prepare for the future to promote well-being of individuals, communities and population


Winter 2019

NURS180 Stress and Strategies to Promote Well Being Sections

Introduction to foundational knowledge related to stress, stressors, resilience, social support, and strategies to foster physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Open to all students interested in learning about managing and navigating the stressors of student life.

NURS280 Human Sexual Health Sections

Beliefs, behaviours, and expressions of human sexuality and the link to health for students from any program. How sexuality is discussed and practiced from various perspectives, and strategies to promote healthy sexual expression and sexual health.

NURS290 Health Impacts of Climate Change Sections

Human health impacts of the current and projected environmental crisis; study of key concepts and ideas to prepare for the future to promote wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations.

NURS300 Theoretical and Professional Foundations for Nursing Practice Sections

Introduction to knowledge fundamental to the discipline and practice of nursing. Students who take NURS300 may not also earn credit for NURS302.

NURS301 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Primary Health Care Sections

Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice in the context of primary health care. Students who take NURS 342 cannot earn credit for NURS 336 or NURS 402.

NURS303 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: People Living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families Sections

Theory informing a life course perspective on nursing practice with people living with mental health challenges and their families is introduced. Students who take NURS 303 cannot earn credit for NURS 335 or NURS 424.

NURS310 Basic Principles of Pharmacology for Nursing Practice Sections

Basic principles of pharmacology and the basic structure and function of each body system will be explored to demonstrate how drug interactions occur within systems.

NURS321 Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice I Sections

Skills and competencies for clinical practice using a variety of modalities and learning activities.

NURS322 Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice II Sections

Clinical practice through a variety of modalities and learning activities in the laboratory environment.

NURS330 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Adults/Older Adults and their Families Sections

Fundamental theories, concepts, evidence, and competencies pertaining to nursing practice with adults/older adults and their families.

NURS344 Critical Inquiry and Leadership Synthesis Sections

Evidence is examined and synthesized to understand and identify theoretical insights to address a leadership challenge in professional practice.

NURS345 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Childbearing Individuals and their Families Sections

Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice with childbearing individuals and families during the transition to parenthood in a variety of practice settings and contexts. Students who take NURS 345 cannot earn credit for NURS 333 or NURS 422.

NURS346 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Infants, Children, Youth and their Families Sections

Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice with infants, children, youth and their families in a variety of practice settings and contexts. Students who take NURS 346 cannot earn credit for NURS 334 or NURS 423

NURS350 Critical Inquiry and Research in Health Care Practice Sections

The significance of critical inquiry and research in nursing and health care, and the fundamental concepts and processes pertaining to scientific inquiry, evidence-based practice, and research utilization in nursing. Students who take NURS 350 cannot earn credit for NURS 305, NURS 339 or NURS 342.

NURS352 Relational and Ethical Nursing Practice Sections

Relational theoretical underpinnings of nursing practice and healthcare ethics are critically examined. Students who take NURS 352 cannot earn credit for NURS 304, NURS 338 or NURS 341.

NURS353 Promoting the Health of Indigenous People Sections

Foundations to contribute to supporting and providing high quality, ethical, respectful and culturally safe health care in partnership with Indigenous people in Canada and around the globe.

NURS360 Nursing Practice with Adults/Older Adults and their Families Sections

Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of adults/older adults with stable or expected health care challenges and their families. Students who take NURS 360 cannot earn credit for NURS 303, NURS 337 or NURS 420

NURS362 Nursing Practice in Primary Health Care Contexts Sections

Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the context of primary health care. Students who take NURS 362 cannot earn credit for NURS 336 or NURS 425.

NURS363 Nursing Practice with People Living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families Sections

Students will apply theory and concepts from a life course perspective in the provision of nursing care to persons living with mental health challenges and their families. Students who take NURS 363 cannot earn credit for NURS 335 or NURS 424

NURS365 Nursing Practice with Childbearing Individuals and Families Sections

Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of childbearing individuals, infants, and their families. Students who take NURS 365 cannot earn credit for NURS 333 or NURS 422.

NURS366 Nursing Practice with Infants, Children, Youth and their Families: Practicum Sections

Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of infants, children, youth and their families. Students who take NURS 366 cannot earn credit for NURS 334 or NURS 423.

NURS401 Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice IV Sections

Students are prepared with the skills and competencies for clinical practice in simulated acute and community settings through a variety of modalities and learning activities.

NURS402 Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice V Sections

Students are guided to consolidate skills and competencies for clinical practice through a variety of modalities and learning activities.

NURS427 Consolidated Practice Experience Sections

NURS430 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Special Topics in Complex and Urgent Health Challenges across Settings/Populations Sections

Consolidation of fundamental theories, concepts, evidence, and competencies pertaining to nursing practice across the life-span and care context.

NURS502 Ethics and Politics of Nursing Sections

NURS504 Research and Evidence-Based Practice Sections

NURS506 Health Promotion in Practice Sections

NURS507 Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Primary Care Sections

NURS508 Pathophysiological Processes for Nurse Practitioners Sections

NURS509 Clinical Procedures in Primary Care Settings Sections

NURS510 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span Sections

NURS511 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice Sections

NURS512 Leadership in Nursing Sections

NURS530 Advanced Practice in Nursing Sections

Study of advanced practice nursing models, their development and implementation with a changing health care system.

NURS531 Theoretical Foundations of Clinical Education Sections

Theories of learning and their implications for the design of clinical learning experiences.

NURS541 Clinical Nursing Education Sections

Study of the theory and practice of clinical nursing education.

NURS542 Social Epidemiology: Special Populations Sections

Trends and social and institutional policies and practices that influence the health and illness profiles of particular population groups; trends in the social organization of service delivery for their impact on health.

NURS548 Qualitative Methods and Analysis Sections

NURS549 Quantitative Research Methods and Analytic Strategies in Nursing and Health Sciences Sections

NURS552 Methods in Nursing Science. Sections

NURS554 Advanced Research Methods Sections

NURS560 The Politics of Health Policy Sections

NURS571 Primary Care II Sections

NURS572 PRIMARY CARE III Sections

NURS576 Topics in Social and Environmental Planning to Foster Health of Populations Sections

Characteristics of social and built environments for their impact on the health of populations.

NURS577B Graduate Practicum in Nursing - GRAD PRAC NURS Sections

NURS580 The Philosophy of Evidence Sections

Students not enrolled in the doctoral program require permission of instructor.

NURS581 Leadership in Knowledge Application and Translation Sections

NURS585S Special Topics in Nursing - SPCL TPC NURSING Sections

NURS586M Specialized Domains of Nursing Practice - SP D NURS PRAC Sections

NURS590A Directed Studies in Nursing - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

NURS590S Directed Studies in Nursing - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

NURS591 Ethical and Professional Issues in NP Practice Sections

NURS595 Scholarly Practice Advancement Research Project (SPAR) Sections

NURS596 Culminating Project Sections

NURS599 Master's Thesis Sections

NURS601 Doctoral Seminar Sections

NURS690C Directed Studies in Nursing - DIR STDS NURSING Sections

NURS699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

PHIL333 Bio-Medical Ethics Sections

Moral problems arising in the health sciences, especially in medicine but also in biology, psychology, and social work. Topics include abortion, death and euthanasia, genetic engineering, behaviour modification, compulsory treatment, experimentation with human beings and animals, and the relationship between professionals and their patients, subjects or clients. No philosophical background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 333 or PHIL 433.

Bio-Medical Ethics Moral problems arising in the health sciences, especially in medicine but also in biology, psychology, and social work. Topics include abortion, death and euthanasia, genetic engineering, behaviour modification, compulsory treatment, experimentation with human beings and animals, and the relationship between professionals and their patients, subjects or clients. No philosophical background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 333 or PHIL 433.
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Bio-Medical Ethics
Moral problems arising in the health sciences, especially in medicine but also in biology, psychology, and social work. Topics include abortion, death and euthanasia, genetic engineering, behaviour modification, compulsory treatment, experimentation with human beings and animals, and the relationship between professionals and their patients, subjects or clients. No philosophical background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 333 or PHIL 433.


Winter 2019

PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy Sections

Basic problems and methods of Philosophy. Topics such as the existence of God, the nature and scope of human knowledge, the relationship between mind and body, personal identity, free will, issues and problems in moral philosophy. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 100 and either or both PHIL 101 or PHIL 102.

PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy Sections

Basic problems and methods of philosophy. Topics such as the nature and scope of human knowledge, the existence of God, and the relationship between mind and body. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 100 or PHIL 101.

PHIL102 Introduction to Philosophy II Sections

Basic problems and methods of philosophy. Topics such as morality, personal identity, free will and determinism, and the meaning of life. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 100 or PHIL 102.

PHIL120 Introduction to Critical Thinking Sections

Tools for dealing with both everyday and more technical arguments and concepts. Analysis and resolution of confusions, ambiguities, and fallacies. This course is restricted to students with fewer than 90 credits.

PHIL125 Introduction to Scientific Reasoning Sections

Historical and logical analysis of various types of scientific hypotheses and the data that support or undermine them. This course is restricted to students with fewer than 90 credits.

PHIL211 Greek Philosophy I: Socrates and Plato Sections

The Pre-Socratics; Socrates; Sophists; Plato. Recommended as preparation for PHIL 310.

PHIL212 Greek Philosophy II: Aristotle and After Sections

Aristotle; selections from Hellenistic and Late Antique Philosophy. Recommended as preparation for PHIL 310.

PHIL220 Symbolic Logic Sections

Sentential and predicate logic. Translation from natural language; truth tables and interpretations; systems of natural deduction up to relational predicate logic with identity; alternative proof methods. Some sections may use computer-based materials and tests.

PHIL230 Introduction to Ethics Sections

Theories of obligation and value; moral reasoning; normative ethics, descriptive ethics and meta-ethics. Readings in classic and contemporary texts.

PHIL235 Contemporary Moral Issues Sections

Moral issues such as life and death decisions, paternalism, markets, animal welfare, technology, and global justice.

PHIL240 Introduction to Epistemology Sections

Topics in epistemology such as skepticism, truth, justification, a priori and a posteriori knowledge. Readings from classic and contemporary texts.

PHIL250 Minds and Machines Sections

Philosophical and theoretical issues that pertain to how mental phenomena fit into the material world. Examine questions such as whether a sophisticated enough computer should be deemed a conscious intelligent being. Focus on philosophical literature on consciousness, intelligence, animal minds, and the mind-body relation. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 250 or PHIL 150.

PHIL260 Science and Society in the Contemporary World Sections

An introduction to the historical development, conceptual foundations, and cultural significance of contemporary science. Themes will vary from year to year.

PHIL310 The Philosophy of Plato Sections

A study of Plato's dialogues and his influence on subsequent philosophy.

PHIL311 The Philosophy of Aristotle Sections

A study of Aristotle's writings and his influence on subsequent philosophy.

PHIL313 Medieval Philosophy Sections

Survey of Western European thought from Augustine to the 14th century. Possible topics and authors include: Augustine; Abelard; the influence of Islam; the rediscovery of Aristotle; Aquinas; Scotus; Ockham.

PHIL314 Philosophy in the 17th Century Sections

Survey of 17th-century philosophy from Bacon to Leibniz, including the writings of Hobbes, Descartes, and Spinoza. The influence of science and religion on philosophy.

PHIL315 Philosophy in the 18th Century Sections

Survey of 18th-century philosophy from Locke to Kant, including the writings of Berkeley, Rousseau, and Hume. The influence of science and religion on philosophy.

PHIL316 Philosophy After 1800 Sections

Survey of 19th and 20th century philosophy. May include Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Mill, Meinong, Brentano, the British Idealists, Russell, and Moore. Social and political currents in 19th century philosophical thought.

PHIL320 Logic: Metatheory and Computability Sections

Continuation of PHIL 220. A system of deduction for predicate logic is selected for further study. Completeness of this system and other metatheoretic results are proved. Other topics include computability, recursive function theory, incompleteness and decidability.

PHIL321 Induction, Decision and Game Theory Sections

Formal methods relevant to probabilistic and inductive reasoning. Decision theory, game theory, axiomatic probability theory and its interpretations, belief dynamics, simulation and modelling.

PHIL322 Modal Logic Sections

Logic of the modal operators "It is necessary that" and "It is possible that." Possible-world semantics and a method of derivation for this logic.

PHIL323 Non-Classical Logics Sections

One or more of conditional logic, deontic logic, epistemic logic, many-valued logic, systems of belief dynamics.

PHIL326 Philosophy of Language I Sections

Philosophical discussion of language, meaning, and communication. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 326 or PHIL 425.

PHIL330 Social and Political Philosophy Sections

Theories of political and legal obligation and authority, legal reasoning, society and the state. Readings in classic and contemporary texts.

PHIL331 Business and Professional Ethics Sections

Moral problems in contemporary business and professional practice, general moral theory, the law, and policy formation. Corporate social and environmental responsibility, employee rights, preferential hiring and affirmative action programs, conflicts of interest, advertising, "whistle blowing" and self-regulation. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 331 or PHIL 434.

PHIL332 Environmental Ethics Sections

Moral problems arising in the context of human relationships to nature and to non-human living things, considered in terms of both general moral theory and policy formation. Topics include moral standing, animal rights, obligations to future generations, pollution, hazardous materials, the depletion of natural resources and the treatment of non-human living things. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 332 or PHIL 435.

PHIL333 Bio-Medical Ethics Sections

Moral problems arising in the health sciences, especially in medicine but also in biology, psychology, and social work. Topics include abortion, death and euthanasia, genetic engineering, behaviour modification, compulsory treatment, experimentation with human beings and animals, and the relationship between professionals and their patients, subjects or clients. No philosophical background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 333 or PHIL 433.

PHIL334 Sex, Gender and Philosophy Sections

Relationship between sex, gender, and philosophy. Topics may include ethics, epistemology, science, social relations, law, and personhood.

PHIL335 Power and Oppression Sections

Philosophical approaches to historical problems of inequality and social harm, with readings drawn from historical and contemporary sources. Topics to be studied may include slavery, colonialism, labour, and the position of women in society.

PHIL338 Philosophy of Law Sections

Concepts of law, constitution and sovereignty; law and morality; natural law theories and legal positivism; obligation, responsibility, and punishment.

PHIL339 Philosophy of Art Sections

Topics include art and perception, art and reality, imagination, expression, censorship, and the role of art in human life.

PHIL340 Introduction to Metaphysics Sections

Topics in metaphysics such as the nature of physical reality, personal identity, the mind/body problem, free will, causation and action theory. Readings from classic and contemporary texts.

PHIL347 Philosophy of Religion Sections

A critical and analytical examination of arguments for and arguments against the existence of God, and other related topics. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 347 or PHIL 349.

PHIL348 Introduction to Continental Philosophy Sections

Major themes and figures in the Continental philosophy tradition; possible topics include 19th century precursors, 20th century philosophers, and comparisons between analytic and continental philosophy.

PHIL351 Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Systems Research Sections

Philosophical exploration of questions and theories arising from research into the mind, as conducted in psychology, linguistics, and computer science.

PHIL360 Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science Sections

An examination of historical, conceptual and methodological conditions of scientific knowledge through detailed consideration of important episodes in the history of science.

PHIL362 History and Philosophy of Economics from Aristotle to Adam Smith Sections

The development of economic thought from Aristotle to Adam Smith, focusing primarily on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution, and economic growth.

PHIL363 History and Philosophy of Economics from Ricardo to Keynes Sections

The development of economic thought from David Ricardo up to the present, including such figures as Mill, Jevons, and Keynes, focusing primarily on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution and growth.

PHIL364 Darwin, Evolution, and Modern History Sections

Darwin and the science of evolution in nineteenth and early twentieth century.

PHIL369 Philosophy of Science Sections

Issues common to all sciences. Philosophical questions including the character of scientific laws, theories and revolutions, the nature of scientific confirmation, causality, explanation and prediction, and the use of logic and probability. Difficulties in the interpretation of atomic physics and questions about relationships between biology and psychology. No philosophical background is assumed. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 369 or PHIL 460.

PHIL371 Foundations of Chinese Thought Sections

Chinese thought from the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE) in its historical and cultural contexts. Includes among others: Confucius; Mo Zi; the Legalists/Authoritarians; Zhuang Zi; the Lao Zi book.

PHIL375 Philosophy and Literature Sections

Philosophical issues in works of literature or arising from theories of literary interpretation. Topics include issues relating to relativism, the nature of morality, free will, personal identity, the nature of the emotions.

PHIL378 Philosophical Wisdom of Early India Sections

Epistemological and ontological thought from the Vedic Period to the period of the rise of philosophical schools or systems. Philosophy in the Mahabharata, Gita; early Buddhist and Jain views on knowledge and reality; views on language.

PHIL385 Existentialism Sections

Meaning, identity and alienation as explored in the works for example of Kierkegaard, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Sartre, and Camus.

PHIL388 Buddhist, Brahmanical and Jain Philosophers in Interaction. Sections

Debates on issues of epistemology, language and ontology among the philosophical schools or systems of classical India Nagarjuna, Bhartrhari, Uma-svati, Sankara and others.

PHIL390 Honours Tutorial Sections

For students in third-year Honours.

PHIL414 Topics in the History of Modern Philosophy Sections

Intensive study of a major philosopher or school such as Descartes, Hume, Empiricism, Rationalism, or the British utilitarians.

PHIL415 The Philosophy of Immanuel Kant Sections

Study of Kant's critical philosophy.

PHIL416 Topics in 19th-Century Philosophy Sections

Study of a major 19th-century philosopher such as Hegel, Mill or Nietzsche, or school, such as German Idealism.

PHIL418 Topics in Twentieth-Century Philosophy Sections

Intensive study of a major philosopher such as Wittgenstein, Russell, or Heidegger, or school, such as pragmatism or logical empiricism.

PHIL426 Topics in Philosophy of Language Sections

Advanced topics in the philosophy of language.

PHIL431 Topics in Social and Political Philosophy Sections

Central concepts and problems in political life and thought including obligation, citizenship, representation, justice; equality; civil rights and liberty; disobedience.

PHIL432 Topics in Ethical Theory Sections

Classic or contemporary works in ethical theory.

PHIL441 Philosophy of Perception Sections

The contribution of the senses to knowledge of the external world; the nature of perception and its contribution to empirical knowledge.

PHIL448 Topics in Continental Philosophy Sections

A study of European philosophers from amongst Husserl, Heidegger, Habermas, Foucault, Derrida, Lacan, Levinas, and others. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 448 or PHIL 449.

PHIL451 Philosophy of Mind Sections

The nature of the mental and physical; the relation between minds and bodies; the character of psychological explanation.

PHIL464 Philosophy of Biology Sections

Methodological, historical, philosophical and social science questions about biology.

PHIL469 Topics in Philosophy of Science Sections

Topics such as probability and induction; foundations of measurement; theory construction.

PHIL470 Comparative Conceptions of the Self Sections

Ways in which the 'self' has been portrayed in eastern and western religious traditions. Thinkers to be considered include Aristotle, Mencius, Freud, Xunzi (Hsn-tzu), Nietzche, and Zhuangzi (Chuang-tzu).

PHIL490 Honours Tutorial Sections

For students in fourth-year Honours.

PHIL491 Seminar for Majors in Philosophy Sections

Selected problems in philosophy, with attention to methods of research. Check with the department for specific topics. Primarily for fourth-year Philosophy Major students, but also open to Philosophy Honours.

PHIL510A Ancient Philosophy - ANCIENT PHILOSPH Sections

PHIL514A Early Modern Philosophy - ERLY MODERN PHIL Sections

PHIL525A Philosophy of Language - PHIL OF LANGUAGE Sections

PHIL531A Political Philosophy - POLITICAL PHIL Sections

PHIL551A Philosophy of Mind - PHIL OF MIND Sections

PHIL560A Philosophy of Science - PHIL OF SCIENCE Sections

PHIL561A Topics in Science and Technology Studies - TOPICS IN STS Sections

Advanced seminar on a theme or topic of interest to both STS and Philosophy.

PHIL599 MA Thesis Sections

PHIL699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

PSYC311 Psychology of Sport Sections

Psychological theory, research, and skills training related to sport performance, exercise motivation, and adherence. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 311 and HKIN 231 and 364.

Psychology of Sport Psychological theory, research, and skills training related to sport performance, exercise motivation, and adherence. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 311 and HKIN 231 and 364.
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Winter 2019

PSYC314 Health Psychology Sections

Health-related behaviours such as smoking and drug use; effects of stressful events on health; methods for coping with stress; impact of chronic illness on the family; social support systems.

Health Psychology Health-related behaviours such as smoking and drug use; effects of stressful events on health; methods for coping with stress; impact of chronic illness on the family; social support systems.
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Winter 2019

PSYC322 Adulthood and Aging Sections

Issues, theories, and psychological research regarding adulthood and the aging process.

Adulthood & Aging Issues, theories, and psychological research regarding adulthood and the aging process.
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Winter 2019

PSYC335 Gambling and Decision Making Sections

The psychology of gambling behaviour, with emphasis on relevant work from judgment and decision-making, the cognitive neuroscience of choice, and clinical perspectives on disordered gambling.

Gambling and Decision Making The psychology of gambling behaviour, with emphasis on relevant work from judgment and decision-making, the cognitive neuroscience of choice, and clinical perspectives on disordered gambling.
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Winter 2019

PSYC207 Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology Sections

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in neuroscience, cognition, perception, memory, and learning.

Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

PSYC208 Contemporary Topics in Social, Developmental, Personality, and Clinical Psychology Sections

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in social, developmental, personality, and clinical psychology.

Special Topics in Psychology If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

PSYC207

Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology

If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


PSYC208

Special Topics in Psychology
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


PSYC311

Psychology of Sport
Psychological theory, research, and skills training related to sport performance, exercise motivation, and adherence. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 311 and HKIN 231 and 364.


PSYC314

Health Psychology

Health-related behaviours such as smoking and drug use; effects of stressful events on health; methods for coping with stress; impact of chronic illness on the family; social support systems.


PSYC322

Adulthood & Aging

Issues, theories, and psychological research regarding adulthood and the aging process.


PSYC335

Gambling and Decision Making

The psychology of gambling behaviour, with emphasis on relevant work from judgment and decision-making, the cognitive neuroscience of choice, and clinical perspectives on disordered gambling.


Winter 2019

PSYC101 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology Sections

Introduction to Methods and Statistics, Biopsychology, Learning, Perception, Memory, and Cognition. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 100 and PSYC 101.

PSYC102 Introduction to Developmental, Social, Personality, and Clinical Psychology Sections

Introduction to methods and statistics, motivation, assessment, developmental, personality, clinical, and social psychology. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 100 and PSYC 102.

PSYC207 Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology Sections

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in neuroscience, cognition, perception, memory, and learning.

PSYC208 Contemporary Topics in Social, Developmental, Personality, and Clinical Psychology Sections

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in social, developmental, personality, and clinical psychology.

PSYC216 Questioning Psychological Science in the Media Sections

Use basic principles of quantitative psychological research methods to critique psychological claims presented in the media and to translate psychological science to everyday life.

PSYC217 Research Methods Sections

Focus on various research methods used in psychology, with an emphasis on critical thinking and experimental design. Restricted to students in the Faculty of Arts who have declared their major in one of Psychology, Cognitive Systems, or Speech Sciences (Linguistics Department).

PSYC218 Analysis of Behavioural Data Sections

Use of inferential statistics in psychology and conceptual interpretation of data; experimental design (laboratory, field research methods); presentation of data analyses in reports. PSYC 218 excludes credit for a number of other statistics courses in various departments. Please consult the Science Exclusion List (www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414) before registering.

PSYC270 Introduction to Behavioural Neuroscience Sections

Foundational topics in behavioural neuroscience.

PSYC277 Behavioural and Neuroscientific Research Methods Sections

Research methods used in behavioural neuroscience.

PSYC278 Analysis of Behavioural and Neuroscientific Data Sections

Statistical methods for use in behavioural neuroscience.

PSYC300A Abnormal Psychology - ABNORMAL PSYC Sections

The definition, history, and scope of abnormal behaviour; emphasis on the psychological factors that control its origins, maintenance, and modification.

PSYC301 Brain Dysfunction and Recovery Sections

Cognitive and behavioral impairments resulting from brain dysfunction. Focus on the efficacy of various intervention approaches.

PSYC302 Infancy Sections

Human cognition, perception, motor, social, emotional needs, brain development and their interactions from birth until the emergence of language.

PSYC303 Tests and Measurements Sections

Theory and practice of psychological measurement, statistical models for items and tests, assessment of test reliability and validity, factor analysis, scoring.

PSYC304 Brain and Behaviour Sections

The neurobiological bases of behaviour; brain processes involved in perception, motivation, emotion, psychopathology, learning and memory. Open to all Arts and Science majors except those in the B.Sc. Psychology program. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 304 or PSYC 360.

PSYC305A Personality Psychology - PERSONALITY PSYC Sections

Theory and research on individual differences in motivation, emotion, and social behaviour.

PSYC306A Principles of Animal Behaviour - PRIN ANIML BEHAV Sections

Behavioural neuroscience; behavioural genetics; social systems; mating and parental strategies; instinct and learning; evolution of human behaviour. Credit will be given for only one of BIOL 310 or PSYC 306.

PSYC307 Cultural Psychology Sections

Cultural influences on human thought and behaviour; interactions of culture and self; multicultural experiences; intercultural relations; methodological issues.

PSYC308A Social Psychology - SOCIAL PSYC Sections

Theory and research of individual social behaviour; social motivation; attitudes; group interaction; socialization; prejudice.

PSYC309A Cognitive Processes - COGNTV PROCESSES Sections

Contribution of cognitive processes to perception, attention, and memory; cognitive development, language, thinking, and creativity.

PSYC311 Psychology of Sport Sections

Psychological theory, research, and skills training related to sport performance, exercise motivation, and adherence. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 311 and HKIN 231 and 364.

PSYC312A History of Psychology - PSYCHOLOGY HIST Sections

The principal trends of psychological explanation and events in the history of psychology from the earliest times to the present. Open only to Major or Honours students or by permission of the instructor.

PSYC314 Health Psychology Sections

Health-related behaviours such as smoking and drug use; effects of stressful events on health; methods for coping with stress; impact of chronic illness on the family; social support systems.

PSYC315 Childhood and Adolescence Sections

Human development from the preschool period through adolescence.

PSYC319 Applied Developmental Psychology Sections

Applications of theories and research in developmental psychology to contemporary social issues; topics may include daycare, child abuse, divorce and remarriage, substance abuse, sexuality.

PSYC322 Adulthood and Aging Sections

Issues, theories, and psychological research regarding adulthood and the aging process.

PSYC325 Socialization: Media Content and Effects Sections

Examines human development in the context of the socializing role of media.

PSYC331 Forensic Psychology Sections

The application of psychological theory and research to legal issues and the criminal justice system.

PSYC333 Memory: Historical, Clinical and Cognitive Perspectives Sections

Classical and contemporary metaphors for memory and their impact on theory development.

PSYC335 Gambling and Decision Making Sections

The psychology of gambling behaviour, with emphasis on relevant work from judgment and decision-making, the cognitive neuroscience of choice, and clinical perspectives on disordered gambling.

PSYC336 The Psychology of Language I Sections

Psychological abilities underlying human language; language processing, lexical representation, and principles of online conversation; animal versus human communication.

PSYC340B Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of a problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC340C Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of a problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC340E Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of a problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC349 Honours Seminar Sections

Orientation to psychological research, with special emphasis on ongoing research within the department; effective presentation of research findings, oral and written; critical evaluation of research. Requires a research project.

PSYC350A Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality - PSYC ASP HM SEXL Sections

Human sexuality from a biopsychological, behavioural, and psychosocial perspective.

PSYC358 Evolutionary Psychology Sections

Theory and research on the evolution of the human mind, with emphasis on implications for cognition and behaviour in contemporary environments.

PSYC359 Advanced Research Methods in Behavioural Sciences Sections

Prepares students for graduate studies or other advanced behavioural research; experimental design and analytic techniques; laboratory with computer applications.

PSYC361 Neuroscience of Motivation Sections

Experimental analysis of hunger, thirst, exploratory and curiosity behaviour, maternal and reproductive behaviour, fixed action patterns, and complex processes involved in social motivation with emphasis on the biological basis of motivation.

PSYC363 Neuroscience of Simple Learning Sections

Introduction to basic theories of non-associative learning, classical and operant conditioning. Experimental findings from behavioural and biological analyses with animals and humans.

PSYC365 Cognitive Neuroscience Sections

Current research into human brain systems underlying cognitive processes such as perception, attention, memory, and decision-making.

PSYC367 Sensory Systems Sections

Anatomy and physiology of the sensory pathways and their relation to perception.

PSYC368 Perceptual Processing Sections

Perceptual phenomena and their underlying brain mechanisms.

PSYC370 Behavioural Neuroscience I Sections

Advanced methods and topics in behavioural neuroscience.

PSYC371 Behavioural Neuroscience II Sections

Neurodevelopment and neuroplasticity, the physiological bases of several motivated behaviours (sleep, sexual behaviour, hunger and eating, drugs and addiction), cognition, the stress response, and brain dysfunction and recovery.

PSYC388B Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BEHV NS Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC388C Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BEHV NS Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC388E Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BEHV NS Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC398 Cooperative Work Placement I Sections

Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in Summer Session after third year. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Psychology (B.Sc.).

PSYC399 Cooperative Work Placement II Sections

Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in fourth year Winter Session, Term 1. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Psychology (B.Sc.).

PSYC401 Clinical Psychology Sections

Theoretical and research foundations of the processes of assessment and behaviour modification in clinical psychology. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 400 or PSYC 401.

PSYC409 Cognitive Neuropsychology Sections

The structure of the mind as revealed by brain injury, neurological illness, and surgical intervention. Topics include attention, memory, language, sense of self, topographic awareness, moral reasoning, emotion, theory of mind, and social awareness.

PSYC413 Social and Personality Development Sections

Comprehensive overview of the psychological processes in the social and personality development of infants, children, and adolescents.

PSYC417A Special Topics in Psychology - SP TPCS IN PSYC Sections

Intensive examination of selected topics and issues in psychology.

PSYC421 Environmental Psychology Sections

Psychological theory and research on the interaction between organisms and the physical environment; emphasis on applications to the design and management of constructed and natural environments. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 421 or PSYC 321.

PSYC440B Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC440C Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC440E Directed Studies in Psychology - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem, requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC449 Honours Seminar and Essay Sections

Students carry out a research project and report on its development during seminars. Students also discuss research by Departmental staff, with emphasis on choice of problems, research design and data analysis.

PSYC460 Behavioural Neuroendocrinology Sections

Detailed examination of the interaction between hormones and neural control of reproductive and non-reproductive behaviours; emphasis on gonadal and adrenal hormone effects on learning and memory in the brain.

PSYC461 Neuroplasticity and Behaviour Sections

Experimental findings and theory documenting the plasticity of the brain and its relationship to behaviour: emphasis on gene regulation, neurogenesis and cell morphology changes in relation to learning and experience.

PSYC462 Drugs and Behavioural Neuroscience Sections

Introduction to neurochemical systems and functional neuroanatomy; animal models of human cognitive processes and mental disorders; neurochemical foundations and treatments for mental disorders.

PSYC472 Advanced Neuroscience of Motivation Sections

Neurobiological pathways mediating five core aspects of motivated behaviour: (1) affective decision making; (2) motivated drive; (3) goal-directed vs. habit-based behaviour; (4) learning from negative reinforcers; and (5) disorders of motivation.

PSYC488B Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BHV NEU Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC488C Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BHV NEU Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC488E Directed Studies in Behavioural Neuroscience - DIR STDY BHV NEU Sections

Directed investigation of an experimental problem in Behavioural Neuroscience requiring a written report of the findings.

PSYC498 Cooperative Work Placement III Sections

Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in fourth year Winter Session, Term 2. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Psychology (B.Sc.).

PSYC499 Cooperative Work Placement IV Sections

Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full time. Normally taken in Summer Session after fourth year. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Psychology (B.Sc.).

PSYC501 Health Psychology Sections

PSYC504C Special Topics in Health Psychology - SPC TC HLTH PSYC Sections

PSYC508A Teaching of Psychology - TEACHING OF PSYC Sections

PSYC512 Psychology of Emotion Sections

PSYC530 Assessment: A Critical Survey Sections

PSYC531 Assessment: Clinical Applications Sections

PSYC534B Clinical Psychology Practicum - CLIN PSYC PRACTM Sections

PSYC535 Psychopathology of the Adult Sections

PSYC537 Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology Sections

PSYC541 Introduction to Psychotherapy Sections

PSYC542 Cognitive/Behavioural Interventions Sections

PSYC545A Advanced Statistics I - ADV STATS 1 Sections

PSYC546B Seminar in Psychological Problems - ANLY OF VARIANCE Sections

PSYC546J Seminar in Psychological Problems - MLTILVL MODL Sections

PSYC547D Reading and Conference - READG & CONFRNCE Sections

PSYC547E Reading and Conference - READG & CONFRNCE Sections

PSYC549 Master's Thesis Sections

PSYC556 Psychological Treatment of Childhood Disorders Sections

PSYC559 Clinical Psychological Internship Sections

PSYC560 Clinical Research Design Sections

PSYC567 Personality Dimensions and Structure Sections

To be offered in alternate years only.

PSYC571B Special Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience - TOP COG NEUROSCI Sections

PSYC582A Cognition - COGNITION Sections

PSYC590 Survey of Social Psychology I Sections

PSYC649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

SPPH301 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations Sections

The Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course covers the idea of "population health," and the implementation and evaluation of programs or policies to improve health. Open to all students. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 200 or IHHS 200.

Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations This course covers the idea of "population health," and the implementation and evaluation of programs or policies to improve health. Open to all students. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 200, SPPH 301, or IHHS 200.
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Winter 2019

SPPH300 Working in International Health Sections

This is a tutored, web based Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course on planning/preparing for work in a developing country. Causes of ill health amongst populations living in poverty; analysis of available solutions. Health Science background not essential. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 300 or IHHS 300.

Working in International Health This is a tutored, web based Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course on planning/preparing for work in a developing country. Causes of ill health amongst populations living in poverty; analysis of available solutions. Health Science background not essential. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 300 or IHHS 300.
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Winter 2019

SPPH302 Topics in Health Informatics for Health/Life Sciences Students Sections

Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 302 or IHHS 302.

Topics in Health Informatics for Health/Life Sciences Students Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 302 or IHHS 302.
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Winter 2019

SPPH381A Selected Topics - PUBLC HLTH ETHCS Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

Selected Topics If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

SPPH381C Selected Topics - ENVIRNMTL HLTH Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

Selected Topics If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

SPPH381D Selected Topics - CAN HLTH POLICY Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

Selected Topics If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

SPPH410 Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course promotes collaborating interprofessionally. Each student team will identify and research a critical public health issue, and develop a detailed practical and effective intervention. Intended for students in health and human service programs. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 410 or IHHS 410.

Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions This course promotes collaborating interprofessionally. Each student team will identify and research a critical public health issue, and develop a detailed practical and effective intervention. Intended for students in health and human service programs. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 410 or IHHS 410.
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Winter 2019
No SPPH course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019

SPPH481C Special Topics in Population and Public Health - PRISON HEALTH Sections

Selected topics will vary. Multiple versions may be taken. This course takes an interprofessional approach and population/public health perspective in addressing current issues in healthcare and health-related fields.

Special Topics in Population and Public Health If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

SPPH300

Working in International Health
This is a tutored, web based Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course on planning/preparing for work in a developing country. Causes of ill health amongst populations living in poverty; analysis of available solutions. Health Science background not essential. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 300 or IHHS 300.


SPPH301

Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
This course covers the idea of “population health,” and the implementation and evaluation of programs or policies to improve health. Open to all students. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 200, SPPH 301, or IHHS 200.


SPPH302

Topics in Health Informatics for Health/Life Sciences Students
Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 302 or IHHS 302.


SPPH381A

Selected Topics
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


SPPH381C

Selected Topics
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


SPPH381D

Selected Topics
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


SPPH410

Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions
This course promotes collaborating interprofessionally. Each student team will identify and research a critical public health issue, and develop a detailed practical and effective intervention. Intended for students in health and human service programs. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 410 or IHHS 410.


SPPH411

Violence Across the Lifespan
This course covers violence in families across the lifespan. Particular emphasis on intersections of race, class, and gender; the long-term impact of childhood exposure to violence; and prevention-focused initiatives. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 411 or IHHS 411.


SPPH481C

Special Topics in Population and Public Health
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


Winter 2019

SPPH300 Working in International Health Sections

This is a tutored, web based Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course on planning/preparing for work in a developing country. Causes of ill health amongst populations living in poverty; analysis of available solutions. Health Science background not essential. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 300 or IHHS 300.

SPPH301 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations Sections

The Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course covers the idea of "population health," and the implementation and evaluation of programs or policies to improve health. Open to all students. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 200 or IHHS 200.

SPPH302 Topics in Health Informatics for Health/Life Sciences Students Sections

Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 302 or IHHS 302.

SPPH381A Selected Topics - PUBLC HLTH ETHCS Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH381B Selected Topics - GENDER & HEALTH Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH381C Selected Topics - ENVIRNMTL HLTH Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH381D Selected Topics - CAN HLTH POLICY Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH400 Statistics for Health Research Sections

Planned collection, numeric and graphic summarization, and elementary statistical analysis of data. Examples primarily from health sciences illustrate standard techniques for parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing; regression and correlation; contingency tables. Also randomization, "blindfolding" and other specifically biomedical topics in statistics. Class size may be limited.

SPPH410 Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course promotes collaborating interprofessionally. Each student team will identify and research a critical public health issue, and develop a detailed practical and effective intervention. Intended for students in health and human service programs. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 410 or IHHS 410.

SPPH481C Special Topics in Population and Public Health - PRISON HEALTH Sections

Selected topics will vary. Multiple versions may be taken. This course takes an interprofessional approach and population/public health perspective in addressing current issues in healthcare and health-related fields.

SPPH500 Analytical Methods in Epidemiological Research Sections

Basic epidemiological designs as a framework for commonly used biostatistical techniques such as the Mantel-Haenszel, chi-squared, linear and logistic regression, and survival analysis. Computer packages will be available for computation of assignments.

SPPH501 Analysis of Longitudinal Data from Epidemiological Studies Sections

To explore and compare methods of analyzing continuous and categorical longitudinal data. The issues of missing data and errors in measurement/misclassification will be covered in depth.

SPPH502 Epidemiological Methods 1 Sections

Sources and uses of epidemiologic data for health services planning and administration including methods of data collection and study design.

SPPH503 Epidemiological Methods 2 Sections

Critical thinking in epidemiology; principles and methods of study design; context for epidemiological investigations of human health.

SPPH504 Application of Epidemiological Methods Sections

This second level course will teach research trainees to apply methods taught in prior courses towards the development of a fundable research protocol and the analysis and interpretation of real epidemiologic data.

SPPH506 Quantitative Research Methods Sections

Major quantitative research designs, measurement reliability and validity, common data sources used, internal and external validity, research proposals, and peer review. Credit will be granted for only one of SPPH 506 or SPPH 548.

SPPH507 M.Sc. Research Seminar Sections

SPPH 507 in conjunction with SPPH 607 is a required course for students in the M.Sc. program. Students present and discuss their research and other topics of interest.

SPPH508 M.P.H. Practicum Sections

Includes a significant component of applied epidemiology and biostatistics in a field setting.

SPPH510 Survey Methods in Health Measurement Sections

Concepts and techniques of measurement in epidemiological research. Topics covered include validity, reliability and misclassification, scale design and the construction of questionnaires and indices for both health outcomes and exposures.

SPPH511 Cancer Control and Epidemiology Sections

Collection and analysis of epidemiological data on cancer; genetic, occupational, and other risk factors; analytic techniques; cancer control, prevention, screening, early detection, and policy issues.

SPPH512 The Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials Sections

Ethical considerations, intention-to-treat versus efficacy trials, principles of sampling and exclusion, methods of allocation and techniques of randomization, parallel versus cross over design, monitoring treatment outcomes, adverse effects, stopping rules, analytic techniques and data interpretation, and logistical issues in the management of clinical trials.

SPPH513 Clinical Epidemiology Sections

Principles and methods of epidemiology are applied to clinical problems. Evaluation and design of laboratory and clinical tests and of therapeutic interventions.

SPPH515 Surveillance and Monitoring in Public Health Sections

SPPH516 Methods for Systematic Reviews in Health Research Sections

SPPH519 Qualitative Methods in Health Research Design Sections

Purposes, context, procedures, and relationships within qualitative health research and methologies.

SPPH520 Control of Communicable Disease Sections

Epidemiology of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections with emphasis on the control of these infections in human populations. Immunization programs will be stressed.

SPPH522 Topics in Environmental Health Sections

Role of air, water, food and solid waste as sources of human health risks; global environmental health issues; sustainability.

SPPH523 Global Health and Human Security Sections

Global threats to human health stemming from conflict, poverty, and environmental degradation.

SPPH525 Issues and Concepts in Public Health Sections

History of public health research and practice; occupational and environmental health; health services and systems; social and lifecourse determinants of health; and population health and emerging trends.

SPPH526 Leadership in Public Health Sections

Organizational structure; engaging others in an organization; inter-organizational networking; building coalitions; identification of opportunities to bring change to organizations through knowledge development, management, synthesis, and implementation.

SPPH527 Social Determinants of Health Sections

Foundational thinking giving rise to the concept of population health. Overview of the current state of research.

SPPH529 Major Essay Sections

Required for all M.H.Sc. students.

SPPH531 Health Care Systems Analysis Sections

Theory, concepts, measurement, and practical skills using administrative data for analysis of health care systems.

SPPH532 Environmental Health Risk Assessment and Communication Sections

SPPH533 Toxicology and Public Health Sections

Mechanism of action of commonly encountered occupational toxic agents; relevance of laboratory and epidemiological evidence.

SPPH534 Occupational Health and Illness Processes Sections

Occupational diseases; research, historical perspectives, and surveillance.

SPPH535 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Sections

Scientific basis for the recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, and biological, exposures; standard setting; exposure monitoring methods.

SPPH536 Aboriginal People and Public Health: Ethics, Policy, and Practice Sections

Experience of colonization; Indian Act; the histories and intergenerational impact of the residential school; child-welfare systems; communicable disease prevention; the challenge of ethical public health practice; and traditional healing.

SPPH537 Perinatal Epidemiology Sections

Indicators of maternal/newborn well-being across population subgroups, changing trends in obstetrical intervention, perinatal morbidity, and the analysis of perinatal data.

SPPH540 Program Planning and Evaluation Sections

Examines the concept of evaluation in health services and how various methodological approaches can be used in evaluative studies.

SPPH541 Economic Evaluation Sections

Economic evaluation of health service interventions and programs, with emphasis on methods and components of program costing.

SPPH542 Canadian Health Policy Sections

Analysis of the evolution and structure of the Canadian health care system.

SPPH543 Health Technology Assessment for Health Policy Sections

This course is an advanced program evaluation course.

SPPH546 Introduction to Health Economics Sections

Broad understanding of the health system and health system change from an economics perspective, with a focus on delivery, organization, and financing of healthcare.

SPPH547 Health Care Priority Setting Sections

Resource allocation, economics and ethics based approaches for decision making, uptake of evidence to inform resource use in health care.

SPPH549 Advanced Economic Evaluation in Health Care Sections

Economic evaluation of health technologies, considering, in detail, the policy context for the use of economic evaluation.

SPPH550 Public Health Approaches to Substance Use and Addictions Sections

Critical examination of strategies regarding addictive behaviours, substance use and related problems, in the context of a multidisciplinary approach.

SPPH552 Risk and Communication in Public Health Sections

Theory and practice of risk communication in public health, basic principles underlying effective science communication with peers, the media, and the public.

SPPH553 Foundations of Public Health Computing Sections

Data gathering, cleaning, analysis, and visualization to produce key results using statistical software.

SPPH555 Principles and Practices of Injury Prevention Sections

Injury epidemiology; surveillance; development, implementation, and evaluation techniques of preventive strategies; determinants of health; social marketing; injury policy; evidence-based prevention strategies; utilization of injury datasets.

SPPH562 Chemical and Biological Hazard Measurement Sections

Industrial hygiene and environmental exposure monitoring, methods, and instrumentation, and theory. Laboratories demonstrate workplace sampling and analysis techniques.

SPPH563 Technical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Hazard Control Sections

Industrial ventilation, heating and air conditioning systems, respiratory protection, chemical protective clothing.

SPPH565 Ergonomics Sections

Human factors in workplace design, anthropometry, work physiology.

SPPH566 Occupational Hygiene Practice Sections

Application of occupational hygiene principles using field investigations, critical appraisal of results, and communication with labour and management.

SPPH567 Quantitative Methods for the Assessment and Analysis of Exposure Data Sections

Determinants of exposure, sampling strategies.

SPPH569 Industrial and Environmental Acoustics and Vibration Sections

Fundamentals of acoustics and vibrations, physiologic effects, measurement, instrumentation, interpretation of data, industrial standards, and control. For students in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene; other graduate students may enrol with permission of the instructor. Credit will only be given for one SPPH 569 or MECH 505.

SPPH571 Public Health, Transportation, and the Built Environment Sections

Health issues associated with transportation and the built environment; design of urban form for non-motorized transportation for the improvement of personal and environmental health; factors that impact transportation choices; applying findings from research to specific transportation planning processes and projects. Credit will be granted for only one of PLAN 579 or SPPH 571.

SPPH579 Collecting, Analyzing and Using Public Health Data in Indigenous Communities Sections

Applied biostatistics, epidemiology and data management addressing public health priorities and clinical research in Indigenous communities.

SPPH581C Selected Topics - DATA ANALYSIS Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH581J Selected Topics - GLOBAL HEALTH Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH581N Selected Topics - KNOWLDGE TRNSLTN Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH581R Selected Topics - PED NTR PUB HLTH Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH581T Selected Topics - ETHICS EBM Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH581X Selected Topics - SELECTED TOPICS Sections

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

SPPH586 Indigenous Health Policy in Canada Sections

Indigenous health policy and history in Canada through four substantive areas: economics and financing; need and demand; ethics, rights and law; quality and effectiveness.

SPPH598 Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Project Sections

Applied project on approved topic based on practicum: requires a written and oral report.

SPPH599 M.Sc. Thesis Sections

SPPH607 Ph.D. Research Seminar Sections

Required course in Ph.D. program. Topics of current interest will be presented and discussed by students and various faculty.

SPPH621 Approaches to Enquiry in Population and Public Health Sections

Research approaches in the area of population and public health; focus on developing research questions and the centrality of research questions in conducting research.

SPPH699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

SOWK440B Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Integrative Seminars in Social Work If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

SOWK440Q Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Integrative Seminars in Social Work If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.
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Winter 2019

SOWK450 Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health Sections

Online course providing overview of social work services to persons with a mental illness.

Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health Online course providing overview of social work services to persons with a mental illness.
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Winter 2019
No SOWK course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019
No SOWK course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019

SOWK453 Disability and Justice Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course considers how health and human service professionals can effectively practice with people with disabilities from a social justice perspective. Social and personal context and practice responses are examined. Offered as IHHS 407 prior to September 2015. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 453 or IHHS 407.

Disability and Justice This course considers how health and human service professionals can effectively practice with people with disabilities from a social justice perspective. Social and personal context and practice responses are examined.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

SOWK440B

Integrative Seminars in Social Work
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


SOWK440Q

Integrative Seminars in Social Work
If you are interested receiving HESO credit for this course, please contact the HESO Program Chair (see the Faculty page for contact information) so that the course syllabus may be approved prior to you taking the course.


SOWK450

Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health
Online course providing overview of social work services to persons with a mental illness.


SOWK451

Health Care Team Development
This course covers the skills, knowledge, roles, and issues involved with working successfully in interprofessional health and human service teams.


SOWK452

HIV Prevention & Care
This course prepares senior students to respond effectively to the HIV epidemic and its consequences. The knowledge and skills required for interprofessional and discipline-specific work are explored. Intended for students in health and human service programs. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 452 or IHHS 402.


SOWK453

Disability and Justice
This course considers how health and human service professionals can effectively practice with people with disabilities from a social justice perspective. Social and personal context and practice responses are examined.


Winter 2019

SOWK200 Introduction to Social Welfare Sections

An introduction to the perspectives, concepts and theoretical foundations of social welfare, including an analysis of the institutional structures of social welfare in the modern state.

SOWK201 Introduction to Social Work Practice Sections

An introduction to the knowledge, skills and values of social work practice in its many forms, emphasizing different ways of understanding the context of social and personal problems.

SOWK305C Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

Examinations of the foundation, knowledge and competencies underlying various topics in generalist social work practice. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program

SOWK305G Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

Examinations of the foundation, knowledge and competencies underlying various topics in generalist social work practice. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program

SOWK305I Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

Examinations of the foundation, knowledge and competencies underlying various topics in generalist social work practice. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program

SOWK310A Interviewing Skills - INTERVIEWING SKL Sections

Communication theory and interviewing skills and their application to the Social Work interview.

SOWK315 Practicum I Sections

A supervised practicum in an assigned social service, two days a week throughout the program year. Limited to students in the B.S.W. program. This course will be graded Pass/Fail.

SOWK316 Integrative Seminar in Social Work Theory, Policy and Practice Sections

Integrates students' learning from field, practice, policy and theory courses for the purposes of professional development.

SOWK325 Indigenous Peoples and Critical Social Work Analysis Sections

Contemporary social issues facing Indigenous peoples and communities examined in the context of the history of Settler-Canadian/Indigenous relations; the impact of Settler-Canadian institutions upon Indigenous peoples; implications for social policy and social work practice. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 325 or 425.

SOWK335 Topics in Social Analysis for Social Work Practice Sections

Theoretical considerations of relevance to social work practice.

SOWK337 Culture and Race in Social Work Practice Sections

Issues and problems inherent in practising social work in diverse cultural settings.

SOWK400 Canadian Social Policy Sections

Analysis of race, gender, class and culture as factors in the distribution and delivery of Canadian social benefits and social services.

SOWK405 Social Work Practice II Sections

This course examines the principles of optimal social work process with individuals, small groups, families and larger collectivities.

SOWK415 Practicum II Sections

A supervised practicum in an assigned social service, two days a week throughout the program year. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program. This course will be graded Pass/Fail.

SOWK416 Advanced Integrative Seminar in Social Work Theory, Policy and Practice Sections

Development of professional judgement, evaluation, and self-evaluation in practice.

SOWK420 Introduction to Social Work Research Sections

Theory and conduct of social research as applied to social welfare and social work practice. Development of social work research questions and design of studies. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program, except by permission of the school. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 420 or 320.

SOWK430A Special Studies in Social Work - SPEC STDS SOWK Sections

Lectures, seminars and/or individual tutorials to develop knowledge and skills in relation to a defined theory, policy or practice problem or client population. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program, except by permission of the School.

SOWK440B Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

SOWK440C Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

SOWK440K Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

SOWK440Q Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

SOWK442 Policy and Practice in Child Welfare Sections

Covers the statutory bases and practices associated with the continuum of child welfare services from prevention through permanency planning.

SOWK450 Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health Sections

Online course providing overview of social work services to persons with a mental illness.

SOWK453 Disability and Justice Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course considers how health and human service professionals can effectively practice with people with disabilities from a social justice perspective. Social and personal context and practice responses are examined. Offered as IHHS 407 prior to September 2015. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 453 or IHHS 407.

SOWK514A Feminism and Social Work Praxis - FEM'M & SOWK PRX Sections

SOWK521 Social Work Practice in Addictions Sections

SOWK522 Family Mediation and Conflict Resolution Sections

SOWK524A Social Services Management - SO SRV MGMT Sections

SOWK525 Advanced Social Work Practice: Mental Health Sections

SOWK526A Social Work Practice with Individuals and Couples - INDIVDUALS&CPLS Sections

SOWK529A Communities and Social Development: Debates, Approaches and Fields of Practice - CMNTY & SC DEV Sections

SOWK531 Social Work Practice in the Field of Aging Sections

SOWK532A Social Work Practice with the Family - THE FAMILY Sections

SOWK549A Master's Thesis - MSTR THESIS Sections

SOWK550 Social Work and Social Justice Sections

SOWK551 Health and Social Care Praxis Sections

SOWK554C Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research - RSCH-QUALT MTHDS Sections

SOWK559 Advanced Integrative Seminar Sections

Advanced development of professional judgment, critical reflection, and integration of theory, practice, research, policy.

SOWK560C Directed Field Studies in Social Work II - DIR FLD STUDIES Sections

SOWK570 Directed Studies in Social Work Sections

SOWK570A Directed Studies in Social Work - DIRECTED STUDY Sections

SOWK570B Directed Studies in Social Work - DIRECTED STUDY Sections

SOWK570F Directed Studies in Social Work - DIRECTED STUDY Sections

SOWK572A Child and Family: Policy and Practice - CHLD&FAM POL&PRC Sections

SOWK699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

SOCI344 Sociology of Aging Sections

Demographic, economic, and social trends associated with aging, ageism, and aging populations. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 344 and SOCI 444.

Sociology of Aging Demographic, economic, and social trends associated with aging, ageism, and aging populations. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 344 and SOCI 444.
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Winter 2019

SOCI384 Sociology of Health and Illness Sections

Classic and contemporary sociological perspectives on health, illness, and health care. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 384 and SOCI 484.

Sociology of Health and Illness Classic and contemporary sociological perspectives on health, illness, and health care. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 384 and SOCI 484.
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Winter 2019

SOCI387 Drugs and Society Sections

Social dimensions of the causes, consequences, regulation, and treatment of substance use from Canadian and international perspectives.

Instructor(s):
Drugs and Society Social dimensions of the causes, consequences, regulation, and treatment of substance use from Canadian and international perspectives.
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Winter 2019

SOCI473 Sociology of Mental Illness Sections

A sociological approach to the meaning of mental illness; the organization of psychiatric treatment; problems in the explanation of the distribution of mental illness in a population.

Instructor(s):
Sociology of Mental Illness A sociological approach to the meaning of mental illness; the organization of psychiatric treatment; problems in the explanation of the distribution of mental illness in a population.
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Winter 2019

SOCI479 Social Determinants of Health Sections

Relationships between social phenomena (e.g., personal beliefs, lifestyle practices, social support, socio-economic status, social class, gender, and ethnicity) and the health of human populations.

Instructor(s):
Social Determinants of Health Relationships between social phenomena (e.g., personal beliefs, lifestyle practices, social support, socio-economic status, social class, gender, and ethnicity) and the health of human populations.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

SOCI344

Sociology of Aging
Demographic, economic, and social trends associated with aging, ageism, and aging populations. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 344 and SOCI 444.


SOCI384

Sociology of Health and Illness
Classic and contemporary sociological perspectives on health, illness, and health care. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 384 and SOCI 484.


SOCI387

Drugs and Society
Social dimensions of the causes, consequences, regulation, and treatment of substance use from Canadian and international perspectives.


SOCI473

Sociology of Mental Illness
A sociological approach to the meaning of mental illness; the organization of psychiatric treatment; problems in the explanation of the distribution of mental illness in a population.


SOCI479

Social Determinants of Health
Relationships between social phenomena (e.g., personal beliefs, lifestyle practices, social support, socio-economic status, social class, gender, and ethnicity) and the health of human populations.


Winter 2019

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology Sections

Introduction to problems in the analysis of social structures and processes. Basic sociological concepts will be introduced and their application demonstrated in various areas of sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 100 or both SOCI 101, SOCI 102.

SOCI101 Social Interaction and Culture Sections

Culture, identity, social interaction, relationships and socialization. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 101 or SOCI 100.

SOCI102 Inequality and Social Change Sections

Inequality, institutions, social structure and social change. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 102 or SOCI 100.

SOCI200 Sociology of Family Sections

An introduction to contemporary family forms and relations.

SOCI217 Research Methods Sections

Introduction to research designs and methodologies.

SOCI220 Sociology of Indigenous Peoples Sections

Sociological perspective of Indigenous peoples and issues both internationally and within Canada.

SOCI230 Shopping, Society, and Sustainability Sections

Major theories of consumer society, evaluating impacts of shopping on human and non-human environments and popular solutions to these impacts.

SOCI240 Introduction to Social Interaction Sections

A general introduction to research on social interaction, with an emphasis on group (as opposed to individual) processes and behaviour. Topics include: status, power and prestige, distributive justice, marginality and social control, authority relations, and group structure and membership, all to be studied in the context of a variety of groups (such as families, formal organizations, communities and friendship groups) and cultures.

SOCI250 Crime and Society Sections

Crime as a social phenomenon, with emphasis on the changing definitions of crime in relation to social and political change in Canadian and other societies. The scope and nature of the crime problem, the growth of criminology as a science and profession, and relationships between components of state criminal justice systems.

SOCI285 Citizenship and Identity Sections

The concepts of citizenship, identity, and human rights as social processes shaping individuals and communities (both local and global).

SOCI301 Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment Sections

Processes of social change in the Third World and other developing countries. Major themes stress the relationship between urbanization and industrialization; modernization and ethnic conflict; imperialism, neo-colonialism, and foreign aid; and intra-national modernization problems such as regional underdevelopment in industrial societies.

SOCI302 Ethnic and Racial Inequality Sections

A critical examination of classical and contemporary theories and research evidence concerning ethnic and racial inequality at the societal and interpersonal levels.

SOCI303 Sociology of Migration Sections

Sociological approaches to the movement of peoples and its impact over time.

SOCI310 Canadian Society Sections

Social organization of Canadian society: relationships between social institutions and social processes (e.g., economics, education, family, law, media, and politics); including issues of ancestry, ethnicity, gender, region, and social class.

SOCI312 Gender Relations Sections

The nature of gender relations, their social and cultural expression, and theories of gender inequality.

SOCI320 Diversity in Family Forms Sections

An examination of diversity within and between families and of diverse family forms.

SOCI328 Social Statistics I Sections

The testing of sociological theories using quantitative data analysis techniques on numerical data from social surveys, experiments and official statistics. SOCI 328 excludes credit for a number of other statistics courses in various departments. Please consult the Science Credit Exclusion List (www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414) before registering.

SOCI342 Consumers and Consumption Sections

The structure and culture of consuming and consumption.

SOCI344 Sociology of Aging Sections

Demographic, economic, and social trends associated with aging, ageism, and aging populations. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 344 and SOCI 444.

SOCI352 Organization of Work Sections

The meaning of work and leisure. Properties of work organization: division of labour and specialization; technology and working knowledge; means of coordinating work, such as cooperation, authority, and exchange. Research problems concerning work in households, offices, and industry, division of labour by gender, industrial democracy and the relation of work and social inequality.

SOCI360 Sociology and Natural Resources Sections

Sociological perspectives on property, resource industries (such as agriculture, fishing, forestry and mining), resource development, and resource communities. May also include examination of social aspects of resource development in the Third World.

SOCI361 Social Inequality Sections

Tendencies toward equality and inequality; manifestations of inequality (occupation, education, gender, ethnicity, income, power) and their consequences; caste and class features of major stratification systems; theories of social class; stratification profile of contemporary industrial societies.

SOCI364 Built Environments Sections

Physical, social, and economic aspects of built environments, including housing and community planning.

SOCI369 Sociology of Sexualities Sections

Historical and social construction of sexual identities, desires, communities, and politics in the twentieth century.

SOCI370 Sociological Theories: Classical and Contemporary Approaches Sections

An examination of selected traditions, conceptual problems, and current topics in the field of sociological theory. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 370 or both SOCI 371, SOCI 372.

SOCI371 Classical Traditions in Theory Sections

An examination of selected traditions, conceptual problems and topics in the foundational theories of sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 371 or SOCI 370.

SOCI372 Contemporary Directions in Theory Sections

A survey of theories in contemporary sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 372 or SOCI 370.

SOCI380 Sociological Methods: Survey Research Sections

Questionnaire design, interviewing, sampling, and analysis of survey data.

SOCI382 Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research Sections

Examination of the different traditions of qualitative sociological inquiry and the associated methodological features used to study the interpretive practices and meanings in the everyday lives of individuals.

SOCI383 Sociological Methods: Historical Research Sections

Methodological problems and research strategies associated with the interpretation of socio-historical data; contributions of classical and contemporary approaches to historical sociology and social history.

SOCI384 Sociology of Health and Illness Sections

Classic and contemporary sociological perspectives on health, illness, and health care. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 384 and SOCI 484.

SOCI387 Drugs and Society Sections

Social dimensions of the causes, consequences, regulation, and treatment of substance use from Canadian and international perspectives.

SOCI414 Feminist Theory Sections

The emergence of feminist theory, its relationship to sociology, and the major theoretical schools of thought. The social basis and development of feminist thought from critiques of scholarship and research to contemporary debates will be addressed.

SOCI415 Theories of Family and Kinship Sections

Theoretical approaches to the study of the family and family forms.

SOCI418 Social Statistics II Sections

Primary emphasis on applications of statistical techniques to data in Sociology.

SOCI420 Sociology of the Environment Sections

Sociological approaches to the study of environmental conflicts, issues, movements, impact of changing technology, economic development on the environment.

SOCI423 Sociology of Food Sections

Cultural, economic, and political aspects of food production and consumption, including connections to class, ethnicity, and gender. Food-related social movements will be included.

SOCI425 Urban Sociology Sections

Demographic, behavioural, and organizational aspects of urban structures and of urbanization in different societies and periods.

SOCI433D Directed Studies - WRLD RLGNS&GLBL Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under the supervision, of a Department faculty member selected by the student.

SOCI433E Directed Studies - SOCLGY MNTL HLTH Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under the supervision, of a Department faculty member selected by the student.

SOCI440 Economic Sociology Sections

Analysis of economic actions and institutions using the concepts and methods of sociology.

SOCI441 Society, Economy and Family Sections

The study of family in social and economic contexts. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 441 and FMST 440.

SOCI449 Honours Tutorial Sections

Requires the presentation of at least one research paper. Restricted to students in the Sociology Honours program.

SOCI461 Political Sociology Sections

The social and economic bases of political power. May include studies of the state and interstate relations, ideology and control, alienation and anomie, political movements and social revolutions, political violence and terrorism, and the political economy of world conflict.

SOCI464 Social Movements Sections

A study of the sources, stages, and effects of social movements in developing and modernized societies.

SOCI470 Sociology of Crime and Justice Sections

Critical examination of specific forms of crime and delinquency in relation to the criminal justice system including law, enforcement, and corrections. Issues selected for study will be further scrutinized within the cultural framework of ethics, morality, and social justice.

SOCI473 Sociology of Mental Illness Sections

A sociological approach to the meaning of mental illness; the organization of psychiatric treatment; problems in the explanation of the distribution of mental illness in a population.

SOCI479 Social Determinants of Health Sections

Relationships between social phenomena (e.g., personal beliefs, lifestyle practices, social support, socio-economic status, social class, gender, and ethnicity) and the health of human populations.

SOCI490 Contemporary Chinese Society Sections

Current social topics in Chinese society; perspectives on gender, inequality, culture, and social relations.

SOCI495A Advanced Studies in Sociology - CLIMATE CHANGE Sections

An intensive examination of selected topics in Sociology. Consult the department for this year's offerings.

SOCI495D Advanced Studies in Sociology - DISCRIMINATION Sections

An intensive examination of selected topics in Sociology. Consult the department for this year's offerings.

SOCI500 Foundations of Sociological Thought Sections

SOCI501 Contemporary Sociological Theory Sections

SOCI502 Research Design and Techniques (Quantitative) Sections

SOCI503 Research Design and Techniques (Qualitative) Sections

SOCI508 Advanced Methods Seminar Sections

SOCI512 Gender and Feminist Issues Sections

SOCI514 Analyzing Quantitative Data in Sociology Sections

SOCI515 Qualitative Data Analysis in Sociology Sections

SOCI549A Master's Thesis - MASTERS THESIS Sections

SOCI550 Social Interaction Sections

SOCI560 Culture and Knowledge Sections

SOCI596 Political Sociology and Social Movements Sections

SOCI598A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOCI598B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOCI598C Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOCI649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

UFOR200 Urban Forests and Well-Being Sections

Basic relationships between urban residents mental and physical well-being and their urban forest environment.

Urban Forests and Well-Being Basic relationships between urban residents’ mental and physical well-being and their urban forest environment.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

UFOR200

Urban Forests and Well-Being

Basic relationships between urban residents’ mental and physical well-being and their urban forest environment.


Winter 2019

UFOR100 Greening the City Sections

Roles played by urban forestry and greenspace systems in a rapidly changing world; topics include urban ecology, urban forest conservation, urban forest management, climate change, society and human well-being, design and planning, urban/rural interface issues, and urban forest policy.

UFOR101 Urban Forest Inventory and Assessment Sections

Overview of urban forest resources: structure and composition, extent, and ecosystem services and benefits provided; introduces methods and tools for urban forest inventory, monitoring, and assessment, and how they are integrated into the planning and management of urban forests.

UFOR200 Urban Forests and Well-Being Sections

Basic relationships between urban residents mental and physical well-being and their urban forest environment.

UFOR201 Introduction to Urban Forest Design Sections

Basic concepts of landscape design as it relates to urban forestry.

UFOR300 Arboriculture Principles and Practice Sections

Sustainable practice within the arboricultural discipline with emphasis on a comprehensive understanding of techniques and equipment used in a range of arboricultural operations.

UFOR316 Trees and Shrubs in Landscape Sections

Culture and identification of landscape materials with emphasis on woody plants. Elementary principles of landscape composition. Suitable for students of other faculties and departments interested in landscape materials and their uses, but priority given to Agroecology and Landscape Architecture students. Credits toward the completion of the Bachelor of Urban Forestry will be granted for only one of LARC 316 or UFOR 316.

UFOR400 Urban Forestry Field School Sections

Development of field skills, professional judgment, critical reflection, and integration of theory, practice, and policy. Offered at Malcolm Knapp Research Forest over a 7-day period in April.

UFOR401 Integrated Urban Forestry Capstone Studio Sections

Integration of biophysical and socio-economic components of urban greenspace management and planning through within a collaborative holistic group project linked to a real-world urban forestry situation.

UFOR402 Urban Forestry Administration, Policy and Law Sections

The administrative, legal, policy, and business environments for urban forestry governance, management, and planning.

UFOR403 Ecological Restoration Sections

Ecological principles relevant to restoration of ecosystems are applied to the restoration of several types of ecosystems.

UFOR449C Directed Studies in Urban Forestry - DIR ST URB FRST Sections

In special cases and with the approval of the instructor concerned, a student may carry out directed studies on a specific topic/problems in Urban Forestry and related greenspace planning, management, or governance.

UFOR449F Directed Studies in Urban Forestry - DIR ST URB FRST Sections

In special cases and with the approval of the instructor concerned, a student may carry out directed studies on a specific topic/problems in Urban Forestry and related greenspace planning, management, or governance.

UFOR495 Biodiversity in Urban Areas Sections

Urban centres can be designed and managed to contribute to biodiversity conservation commitments. Topics include designing human-dominated landscapes to promote biodiversity, the tools required, assessing outcomes, and the benefits and negatives of nature in the city.

 

Last updated Spring 2019.