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Business, Philosophy and the Law Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business Administration

Students may opt for a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Beedie School of Business, depending upon the faculty from which they enter the program. Students are required to complete all faculty requirements for the faculty in which they are enrolled.

Admission Requirements

Beedie School of Business Admission Requirements

Internal transfer (Category 3 or 4) applicants should apply to Beedie by submitting a supplemental application form after completing 30 units (including lower division requirements, except BUS 217W and BUS 254), meeting a minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average, and must either already be accepted to the Philosophy portion of the Joint Major or be eligible for admission that term. The supplemental application can be found on Beedie's website. Students not accepted upon initial application may reapply. Unsuccessful applicants may appeal through the faculty admissions appeals committee.

Application Deadlines

Visit http://beedie.sfu.ca/bba/apply for application deadlines.

Grade Requirements

In addition to normal university grade point average requirements, the Beedie School of Business requires a minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average for entry into all 300 and 400 division business courses.

A minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average is required for graduation from a Business major, joint major, or double degree program.

For a course to be accepted as fulfilling a prerequisite, or for a lower division requirement, or for a core course to be accepted in a student's program in business, a student must have obtained a minimum grade of C- (C minus).

Course Limit

Students with fewer than 60 units may enroll in a maximum of 16 units per term. Those with 60 or more may enroll in a maximum of 18 units.

Letters of Permission

The Beedie School of Business Administration does not normally approve letters of permission for students already enrolled at Simon Fraser University.

Program Requirements

Business Lower Division Requirements

Students must complete all of

BUS 217W - Critical Thinking in Business (3)

Examine and review today's global economy through critical analysis of differing perspectives. Develop and improve critical thinking and communication skills appropriate to the business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 201 and 15 units; OR 45 units and corequisite: BUS 202; OR Business Administration joint major, joint honours, or double degree students with 45 units; OR Data Science majors with 15 units. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leanne Smith-Barlow
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
DIS2 109, DP
D200 Vasiliki Spiliotopoulos
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D300 Afzalur Rahman
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
D400 Afzalur Rahman
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
D500 Anirban Kar
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
E100 Anirban Kar
Th 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
E200 Marco Galvani
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 237 - Introduction to Business Technology Management (3)

Introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary to make full use of business information systems. Demonstrates how information systems are used by organizations to improve productivity and create competitive advantage. Provides hands on training in productivity tools including Excel, Visio, Access and Web design tools. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for BUS 337 and COMM 337 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Chin Swee Seah
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D103
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D104
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D200 Aishwarya Deep Shukla
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D201
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D202
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D203
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D204
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D205
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D206
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D207
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D208
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D209
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
E100 Aishwarya Deep Shukla
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
E101
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E102
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
E103
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E104
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
E105
Th 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E106
Th 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
E107
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E108
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
BUS 251 - Financial Accounting I (3)

An introduction to financial accounting, including accounting terminology, understanding financial statements, analysis of a business entity using financial statements. Includes also time value of money and a critical review of the conventional accounting system. Prerequisite: 12 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Susan Bubra
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D102
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D103
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D105
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D106
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D107
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D200 Praise Ma
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
D201
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3040, Surrey
D203
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D204
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
E100 Scott MacEachern
We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
E101
We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
E102
We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
E103
We 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
E104
We 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E105
We 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
BUS 254 - Managerial Accounting I (3)

Theory and methods of cost compilation for managerial planning, control and decision making; the use of budgets and analysis in planning and controlling operations, establishing supervisory and departmental responsibility, and various techniques of measuring results. Prerequisite: BUS 251; 15 units. Students with credit for BUS 324, BUS 328, or COMM 324 may not take BUS 254 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Hwee Cheng Tan
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D102
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D104
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D105
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D107
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D200 Lei Zhang
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D201
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D202
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D203
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
E100 Hwee Cheng Tan
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
E101
We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E102
We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E103
We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E104
We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E105
We 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E106
We 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
BUS 272 - Behaviour in Organizations (3)

Theories, concepts and issues in the field of organizational behaviour with an emphasis on individual and team processes. Core topics include employee motivation and performance, stress management, communication, work perceptions and attitudes, decision-making, team dynamics, employee involvement and conflict management. Prerequisite: 12 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lieke Ten Brummelhuis
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
D101
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D102
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D103
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D104
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D105
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D106
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D200 William Scott
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
D205
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D206
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D207
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D208
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5016, Burnaby
D209
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D300 Sam Thiara
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
D301
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D302
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D303
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D304
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
E100 Lieke Ten Brummelhuis
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
E101
Mo 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E103
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E104
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E105
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E106
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
ECON 103 - Principles of Microeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning utility and value, price and costs, factor analysis, productivity, labor organization, competition and monopoly, and the theory of the firm. Students with credit for ECON 200 cannot take ECON 103 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Douglas Allen
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3533, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
D103
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D105
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D106
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D107
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D108
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D109
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D110
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D111
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D112
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D113
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D114
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D115
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D117
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D200 Marie Rekkas
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D201
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D202
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D203
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D204
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D205
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D206
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D207
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D208
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D209
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D210
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D211
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
D212
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D213
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D214
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D215
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D216
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D217
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D218
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D900 Kristin Dust
We, Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
ECON 105 - Principles of Macroeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning money and income, distribution, social accounts, public finance, international trade, comparative systems, and development and growth. Students with credit for ECON 205 cannot take ECON 105 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Eliav Danziger
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D102
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D103
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D104
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D105
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D106
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D107
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D108
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D109
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D110
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D111
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D112
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D113
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D114
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D115
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D116
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D200 Martin Santamaria
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D201
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D202
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D203
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D204
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D205
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D206
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D207
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D208
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D209
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D210
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D211
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D212
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D213
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D214
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D900 Seong Choi
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYE 4016, Surrey

and one of

MATH 150 - Calculus I with Review (4)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Topics as for Math 151 with a more extensive review of functions, their properties and their graphs. Recommended for students with no previous knowledge of Calculus. In addition to regularly scheduled lectures, students enrolled in this course are encouraged to come for assistance to the Calculus Workshop (Burnaby), or Math Open Lab (Surrey). Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B+, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B-, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 151, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 150 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sophie Burrill
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D102
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D104
We 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D105
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D201
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D202
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
D203
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
D204
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D205
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D300 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
D301
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D302
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D303
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
OP03
TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, inverse functions. Limits, continuity, and derivatives. Techniques of differentiation, including logarithmic and implicit differentiation. The Mean Value Theorem. Applications of differentiation including extrema, curve sketching, Newton's method. Introduction to modeling with differential equations. Polar coordinates, parametric curves. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least A, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 151 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sophie Burrill
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D300 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
OP01
TBD
MATH 154 - Calculus I for the Biological Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; elementary functions, optimization and approximation methods, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 157 may not take MATH 154 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Petr Lisonek
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D200 Alamgir Hossain
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2600, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
MATH 157 - Calculus I for the Social Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions and their application to business, economics, optimization and approximation methods; introduction to functions of several variables with emphasis on partial derivatives and extrema. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 154 may not take MATH 157 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stephen Choi
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D200 Arezou Valadkhani
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD

and one of

BUS 232 - Data and Decisions I (4)

An introduction to business statistics with a heavy emphasis on applications and the use of EXCEL. Students will be required to use statistical applications to solve business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157; 15 units. MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157 may be taken concurrently with BUS 232. Students with credit for BUEC 232 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Amir Azaron
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D200 George Zhang
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Amir Azaron
Mo, We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
OP01
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP02
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP03
We 2:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP04
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP05
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP06
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP07
Mo 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP09
We 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP10
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
STAT 270 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Basic laws of probability, sample distributions. Introduction to statistical inference and applications. Prerequisite: or Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 or 158. Students wishing an intuitive appreciation of a broad range of statistical strategies may wish to take STAT 100 first. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Scott Pai
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
WMC 3520, Burnaby
OP01
TBD

It is recommended that students complete BUS 202 - Foundations for Collaborative Work Environments (3) in order to ensure they possess the foundational skills in communication and collaborating necessary for successful completion of upper division business coursework. Students wishing to register in BUS 202 should consult with an Undergraduate Academic Advisor in the Beedie School of Business.

Philosophy Lower Division Requirements

Students complete a total of at least 15 units, including one of

PHIL 100W - Knowledge and Reality (3)

An introduction to some of the central problems of philosophy. Topics to be discussed include the different theories of reality; the nature and sources of knowledge, truth, evidence, and reason; the justification of belief and knowledge about the universe. These topics and problems will be considered as they arise in the context of issues such as: relativism versus absolutism; the existence of God; personal identity; the nature of the mind and its relation to the body; free will and determinism; the possibility of moral knowledge. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL 100 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Hutchinson
Tu, Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D102
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D104
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D106
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D107
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D108
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D109
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D110
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D111
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D112
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D116
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D118
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D119
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D120
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D121
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D122
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D123
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D124
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
E200 Simon Pollon
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1425, Vancouver
PHIL 120W - Moral and Legal Problems (3)

A critical examination of a range of moral and legal issues we confront in our dealings with the state and our fellow human beings, such as: Is it wrong to break the law? Should pornography and recreational drugs be illegal? Do animals have rights? Is there a duty to admit immigrants? Are there duties to the world's poor? Are indigenous peoples owed reparations? Students with credit for PHIL 120 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bruno Guindon
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D102
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D105
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D106
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D107
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D108
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D109
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D111
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D113
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D115
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D116
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D117
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D118
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D119
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D120
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D121
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D123
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D900 Brian Thomas
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
D901
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D902
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D903
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
PHIL 150 - Great Works in the History of Philosophy (3)

A thematic survey of some classical texts in the history of Western philosophy, from late Antiquity to the 19th century, including by figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Descartes, de Gournay, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Spinoza, Leibniz, du Ch√Ętelet, Hume, Astell, Wollstonecraft, Kant, Mill, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and others. Themes may include the nature of the human being, the role of God in philosophical thought, conceptions of the good life, and others. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL 151 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D900 Simon Pollon
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey

and all of

PHIL 110 - Introduction to Logic and Reasoning (3)

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with fundamental techniques of correct reasoning. Special attention is given to the methods of logic in particular, and to their role in the discovery of truth not only within science and philosophy but within all forms of rational enquiry. Open to all students. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Hutchinson
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D102
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D103
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D104
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D105
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D106
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D107
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D108
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D109
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D110
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D111
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D112
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D113
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D114
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D900 Jonathan Katz
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
D902
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D903
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
PHIL 201 - Epistemology (3)

A critical overview of recent accounts of the nature and scope of human knowledge and of justified or rational belief, and of philosophical issues that these accounts are intended to address. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 100W (or equivalent), 120W (or equivalent), 121, 144, 150, 151, or COGS 100. Students who have taken PHIL 301 cannot take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Hutchinson
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHIL 203 - Metaphysics (3)

An examination of central problems of metaphysics such as space and time, universals and particulars, substance, identity and individuation and personal identity. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 100W (or equivalent), 120W (or equivalent), 121, 144, 150, 151, or COGS 100.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jennifer Wang
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
PHIL 221 - Ethical Theory (3)

An examination of the major ethical theories, including deontology, consequentialism and virtue ethics. Applications of theses theories and related topics in value theory may also be discussed. Prerequisite: One of: PHIL 100W (or equivalent), PHIL 120W (or equivalent), PHIL 121, PHIL 144, PHIL 150 or PHIL 151.

Business Upper Division Requirements

Core Courses

Students complete at least 29 upper division units in BUS or BUEC courses, including all of

BUS 303 - Business, Society and Ethics (3)

This course examines and reviews contemporary thinking on the changing role of business and business persons in the operations of society, particularly Canadian society. The course explores the changing legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business focusing on the critical alignments -- values, policies, technology and legal approaches -- between the modern organization and its broader public. Prerequisite: 45 units. Students with credit for BUS 103, COMM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shafik Bhalloo
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
D200 Kathleen Burke
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
D300 Kathleen Burke
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
D400 Daniel Hooley
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D500 Thomas Culham
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
E100 Thomas Culham
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
BUS 312 - Introduction to Finance (4)

Role and function of financial managers, financial analysis, compound interest valuation and capital budgeting, management of current assets, introduction to financial instruments and institutions. Prerequisite: BUS 254 (or 324); 45 units. Recommended: BUS 207, ECON 201, or ECON 301. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 George Blazenko
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D200 Andrew Flostrand
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Su 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
,
E100 George Blazenko
We, Fr 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
BUS 336 - Data and Decisions II (4)

This course is an extension of BUEC 232. It develops and applies the quantitative models that are most directly relevant to business decisions. Beginning with material on multiple regression and forecasting modeling, the course moves on to decision analysis, business simulation, quality control, and an introduction to optimization. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or 157; BUEC 232 or STAT 270; 45 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Johnson
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D200 Gorkem Ozdemir
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
E100 Gorkem Ozdemir
Tu, Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
OP01
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP02
Fr 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP03
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP04
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP05
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP06
Tu 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP07
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP08
Mo 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
BUS 343 - Introduction to Marketing (3)

The environment of marketing; relation of social sciences to marketing; evaluation of marketing theory and research; assessment of demand, consumer behaviour analysis; market institutions; method and mechanics of distribution in domestic, foreign and overseas markets; sales organization; advertising; new product development, publicity and promotion; marketing programs. Prerequisite: 45 units. Students with credit for COMM 343 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cluny South
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D102
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D103
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D104
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D105
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D108
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D109
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D110
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
E100 Cluny South
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
E101
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
E102
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
E103
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
E104
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
E105
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
E106
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
BUS 393 - Commercial Law (3)

Common law, equity, and statute law; contracts, agency, and negotiable instruments; partnership and corporation law; international commercial law. Prerequisite: 45 units. BUEC 391 is not to be taken concurrently with BUS 393. Students with credit for COMM 393 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shafik Bhalloo
Fr 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
D101
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D102
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D103
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D104
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D300 Robin Elliott
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
D301
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D302
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D303
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D304
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D400 James Pflanz
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
D401
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D402
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D403
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D404
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D500 Shafik Bhalloo
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D501
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D502
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D503
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D504
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
E100 Sasha Ramnarine
Th 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
E101
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
E102
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
E103
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
E104
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
BUS 478 - Strategy (3) ^

Integration of the various areas of business for the purpose of analysing and recommending strategies for planning and decision-making within the firm and a defined environment. Prerequisite: BUS 207 (or ECON 201 or ECON 301), BUS 312, 343, 360W and either BUS 374 or 381; 90 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Pek-Hooi Soh
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D200 Anthony Chan
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D300 Karen Ruckman
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
D400 Anthony Chan
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D500 Karen Ruckman
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D600 Daniela Blettner
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
D700 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
E100 Matthew Martell
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby

and one of

BUS 374 - Organization Theory (3)

This course will examine theories of organization which use the organization as a basic unit of analysis. It will show how the structure and internal processes of an organization are linked to and partially determined by forces in the external environment of the organization. Contextual factors such as the technology and corporate strategy of the organization will also be examined. Prerequisite: 45 units; BUS 272 (or 372).

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sara Graves
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
BUS 381 - Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)

Subjects include human resource planning, job analysis and design, recruitment, employment equity, selection and placement, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits, training and development, occupational health and safety, and industrial relations. For each subject an overview of current Canadian issues and practices is presented. Prerequisite: BUS 272 (or 372); 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Phillips
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
D200 Bahareh Assadi
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5240, Surrey
E100 Robert Weston
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby

and both† of

BUS 371 - Critical Thinking Through Business Case Analysis (3)

Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. This course builds on the critical thinking process introduced in BUS 217W and explores its use in solving business problems. Prerequisite: 45 units; BUS 217W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthew Martell
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
BUS 483 - Introduction to Employment Law For Business (3)

Provides a solid foundation for students in understanding the legal obligations, statutes, and limitations within provincial legislation that govern employment relationships in non-union contexts. Additionally, will explore the legal aspects of matters of particular importance for managers faced with human resource policy decisions. Prerequisite: BUS 393, BUS 360W and 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shafik Bhalloo
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby

^To be completed at Simon Fraser University.

†Any 400-level business course worth at least three units and deemed to have significant relevance may, with prior faculty permission, be substituted for one of the above courses.

BUS 360W is recommended but not required. BUS 360W will be waived as a prerequisite for 400 division BUS courses for those in approved BUS joint programs. BUS 360W must be completed at Simon Fraser University in accordance with the WQB requirements.

Business 400 Division Requirement

Students must complete two* 400 division BUS or BUEC courses, each worth a minimum of 3 units (excluding BUS 478 and practicum courses).

*Note that BUEC courses may count only once as business units or as economic units.

Business Concentration Requirement

Students have the option to complete a concentration in one of several areas by taking courses in an area: Accounting, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, Operations Management, Marketing, Strategic Analysis.

Philosophy Upper Division Requirements

Students complete a total of at least 25 PHIL units, including both of

PHIL 326 - Topics in Law and Philosophy (3)

Explores in detail classic problems in the law using the methods and resources of philosophy. Topics may include: problems in professional ethics facing lawyers; philosophical issues in international law and human rights; constitutional interpretation and the philosophy of language; the assessment of evidence and formal epistemology; the intellectual origins of the theory of natural law and natural rights; or others. Students may repeat this course for further credit under a different topic. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 220, 221, ENV 320W, or with permission of instructor.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bruno Guindon
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHIL 329 - Law and Justice (3)

Explores in detail the relationship between the law and theories of justice. Topics range over: the philosophy of punishment, theories of moral responsibility, charter equality rights, and theories of distributive justice. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 220, 221, ENV 320W, or with permission of instructor. Students with credit for PHIL 333 in Spring 2016 cannot take this course for further credit.

and at least two of

PHIL 315 - Formal Methods in Philosophy (3)

A survey of formal methods used in philosophy. Topics will include some of the following: propositional logic, predicate logic, formal syntax, formal semantics, the probability calculus, decision theory, game theory and formal causal modeling. Prerequisite: One of: PHIL 110, 210, 310, 314, MACM 101, BUEC 232 or STAT 270.

PHIL 320 - Social and Political Philosophy (3)

An examination of an issue or selection of issues in social and political philosophy. Contemporary or historical readings or a mixture of these will be used. Possible topics include: justice, the law and legal systems, sovereignty, power and authority, democracy, liberty and equality. Sometimes the course will focus on the views of historically important political philosophers, such as Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Burke, Bentham, Mill and Marx. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 220, 221 or ENV 320W.

PHIL 321 - Topics in Moral Philosophy (3)

An advanced investigation of central issues and theories in moral philosophy. In any given term, the course may focus on a general theory or concept or concern, for example meta-ethics, utilitarianism, or theories of rights. Sometimes it will focus on a particular problem or problems, such as medical ethics, moral personhood, or free will and moral responsibility. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 220, 221 or ENV 320W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Michaela Lucas
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
PHIL 322 - History of Ethics (3)

An examination of an issue or selection of issues in the history of moral or political philosophy. Historical readings will be the primary focus and may include important figures such as Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Kant. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 150, 151, 220 or 221.

PHIL 327 - Global Health Ethics (3)

Ethical issues related to public health as they are located in and influenced by a global context. Consideration of several ethical approaches including utilitarianism, deontic ethics, and the capabilities approach, as well as theories of justice. Application of approaches to topics ranging from global markets in human organs to international migration of health workers and pharmaceutical testing in the developing world. Prerequisite: 60 units and one of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121 or 221; or HSCI 319. PHIL 327 is identical to HSCI 327 and students may not receive credit for both. Students who have completed HSCI 320 or the spring 2011 offering of PHIL 331 may not complete this course for further credit.

PHIL 328 - Environmental Philosophy (3)

A survey of contemporary issues in environmental ethics. Topics may include: animal rights, the intrinsic value of nature, 'deep ecology', obligations to future generations, conservation, environmental justice, as well as relevant background materials in ethical theory. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 120W (or equivalent), 121, 220, 221 or ENV 320W. Students who have completed PHIL 318 may not take this course for further credit.

PHIL 421W - Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (4)

A highly focused, advanced examination of a selection of topics in normative or meta-ethics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: two 300 level PHIL courses; it is strongly recommended that students have taken some prior course in moral theory. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Evan Tiffany
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby

and at least two of

PHIL 302 - Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics (3)

An exploration of philosophical issues concerning, e.g.: causation, time, modality, or the self; the realism/nominalism or realism/idealism debate; relativism; the concept of truth; naturalized epistemology; global epistemological skepticism or perhaps a 'local' form of skepticism such as skepticism about induction or about sensory belief. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PHIL 201 or 203.

PHIL 310 - Logic, Proofs and Set Theory (3)

An advanced introduction to the logical techniques and concepts required for the construction of proofs, including the fundamental principles of set theory and concepts such as set, relation, function, sequence, orderings and others. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 110, 210, 314, 315, or MACM 101; or a minimum of 12 units in MATH. Quantitative.

PHIL 314 - Topics in Logic (3)

An examination of one or more topics such as: alethic modal logic, applied modal logic, classical metatheory, and non-classical logic. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 110, 210, 310, 315, or MACM 101, or with the approval of the instructor or department.

PHIL 341 - Philosophy of Science (3)

A study of the nature of scientific enquiry, classificatory systems, laws and theories, the role of observation in science, the demarcation between science and non-science, causality, the status of theoretical constructs, and teleological explanation. Prerequisite: Either one of: PHIL 201 or 203; or both of PHIL 100W (or equivalent) and COGS 200.

PHIL 343 - Philosophy of Mind (3)

A study of theories of the mind, consciousness, and human action. Prerequisite: Either one of: PHIL 201 or 203; or both of PHIL 100W (or equivalent) and COGS 200.

PHIL 344 - Philosophy of Language (3)

An introduction to the major philosophic theories of language. Topics to be considered include the relationship between language and mind, language and the world, language and society. Prerequisite: Either one of: PHIL 201 or 203; or both of PHIL 100W (or equivalent) and COGS 200.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Martin Hahn
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
PHIL 345W - Philosophy of Mathematics (3)

Examines central philosophical issues related to mathematics. Topics may include the metaphysical status of mathematical entities, mathematical knowledge, set theory and others. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 110, 210, 314, 315 or MACM 101; and one of PHIL 100W, 201 or 203. Writing.

PHIL 350 - Ancient Philosophy (3)

Examines central philosophical themes and figures in ancient philosophy. Topics may include justice, knowledge, the good life, time, change, appearance and reality, the nature of God, and others. Historical readings will be the central focus and may include works by Plato, Aristotle, Thales, Anaximander, Pythagoras, Parmenides and others. Prerequisite: PHIL 150 or 151.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sarah Hogarth Rossiter
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHIL 352 - 17th Century Philosophy (3)

An examination of some central issues in 17th century philosophy. Themes may include: changing theories of causation, of the mind, and of the relation between mind and world. Historical readings will be the primary focus and may include important figures such as Descartes, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Malebranche, Spinoza, Leibniz, and Locke. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 150 or 151. Students who have completed PHIL 353 or PHIL 354 prior to Fall 2006 may not take this course for further credit.

PHIL 356 - 18th Century Philosophy (3)

An examination of some central issues of 18th century philosophy. Themes may include the development of the theory of ideas and epistemology associated with it. The primary focus may include important figures such as Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Condillac. Prerequisite: One of PHIL 150 or 151. Students with credit for PHIL 355 prior to Fall 2006 may not take this course for further credit.

PHIL 357 - Topics in the History of Philosophy (3)

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PHIL 150 or 151.

PHIL 358 - 19th Century Philosophy (3)

An examination of some major figures in 19th century philosophy. Themes may include German idealism and romanticism, British idealism, positivism and American pragmatism; studied figures may include Schopenhauer, Fichte, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Comte, Kierkegaard, Brentano, Meinong, Mill, Pierce and James, depending on theme. Prerequisite: PHIL 150 or 151.

and at least one 400-level course in Philosophy

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Business Career Passport Requirements

Business Career Passport (BCP) is a mandatory program for Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) students to kick-start their career.

  • Students admitted to the BBA program for the Fall 2017 term onwards are required to complete the program within 12 months of the start of their program.
  • Students admitted to the BBA program from the Fall 2012 term to the Summer 2017 term are required to complete the program prior to graduation.

For more information, click here.

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.