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Philosophy and Methodology of Science

Certificate

Program Requirements

A minimum grade of C- is required in all courses that are used to fulfill the requirements of the certificate. An overall Simon Fraser University cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.25 must be maintained. All upper division philosophy courses must be completed at Simon Fraser University.

Core Courses

Students complete all of

PHIL 144 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science (3)

An introduction to philosophical issues concerning the nature of science. Topics to be discussed include the distinction between science and pseudo-science, the nature of scientific method, the nature of explanation in the natural and social sciences, the phenomenon of scientific change, the relationship between scientific theory and observation, and the objectivity of social science. Students with credit for PHIL 244 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities/Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jill McIntosh
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
BLU 10011, Burnaby
D101
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D102
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D103
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D104
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
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 Jason Leardi
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3255, 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 Fatema Amijee
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Holly Andersen
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
WMC 2507, Burnaby

* Students may, with approval from the Certificate Advisor(s), replace PHIL 341 with another 300- or 400-level course on a suitable topic.

Additional Courses

Students complete one of

MATH 125 - Introduction to Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences-l (3)

Review of limits and differentiation. Complex numbers and link to polar coordinates. Mathematics of kinematics, including vectors and parametrics curves. Area and Riemann sums. Definite and indefinite integration. Fundamental Theorems of Calculus. Techniques of integration and approximation of integrals. Series and tests of convergence. Taylor series. Solution of first and constant-coefficient second order ODE. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or MATH 151 or MATH 154 with a grade of at least B or IB Mathematics HL with a score of 6 or better or AP Calculus AB or BC with a grade of at least 4, or BC Calculus 12 and a pass on the Calculus Challenge Exam. And Permission of the Department. Recommended corequisite: Physics 125.

MATH 126 - Introduction to Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences-ll (3)

Partial differentiation and applications. Taylor series of functions of two variables. Method of characteristics for 1-D transport and wave equations. Similarity solutions including plane waves, traveling waves and scaling solutions, with applications in the physical sciences. Introduction to vector calculus, including differentiation, decompositions via potentials. Curvilinear coordinate systems. Multivariate integration, including Green's, the Stokes and the Divergence theorem. Introduction to abstract vector spaces. Linear independence. Inner products and orthogonality. Fourier Series. Prerequisite: A grade of C+ or higher in Math 125 or Math 152. And Permission of the Department. Recommended corequisite: Physics 126.

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
C100 Distance Education
D100 Sophie Burrill
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D200 Justin Chan
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
SUR 2740, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
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.

MATH 152 - Calculus II (3)

Riemann sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite, indefinite and improper integrals, approximate integration, integration techniques, applications of integration. First-order separable differential equations and growth models. Sequences and series, series tests, power series, convergence and applications of power series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MATH 154 or 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 155 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Manfred Trummer
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
D400 Jamie Mulholland
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
OP03
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 Luis Goddyn
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
OP01
TBD
MATH 155 - Calculus II for the Biological Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: the integral, partial derivatives, differential equations, linear systems, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: MATH 150, 151 or 154; or MATH 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 152 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Adam Dyck
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D200 Mahsa Faizrahnemoon
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 Nicola Mulberry
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D200 Ladislav Stacho
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
MATH 158 - Calculus II for the Social Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: theory of integration, integration techniques, applications of integration; functions of several variables with emphasis on double and triple integrals and their applications; introduction to differential equations with emphasis on some special first-order equations and their applications; sequences and series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157. Students with credit for MATH 152 or 155 may not take MATH 158 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Petra Menz
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
OP01
TBD

and two of

BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school Biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better; and High school Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or CHEM 111 with a C- or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Megan Barker
Peter Hollmann
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D102 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D103 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D104 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D105 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D106 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D107 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D108 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D109 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D110 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D113 Megan Barker
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D114 Megan Barker
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Onkar Bains
Erin Barley
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Erin Barley
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D102 Erin Barley
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103 Onkar Bains
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D104 Onkar Bains
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D105 Onkar Bains
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D106 Onkar Bains
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D109 Erin Barley
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D110 Erin Barley
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D111 Onkar Bains
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D112 Onkar Bains
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D113 Onkar Bains
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D114 Onkar Bains
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D115 Erin Barley
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D200 Ivona Mladenovic
We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D201
Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D202
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D203
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D204
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D205
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
LAS1 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS2 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS3 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 3:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
CHEM 121 - General Chemistry and Laboratory I (4)

Atomic and molecular structure; chemical bonding; thermochemistry; elements; periodic table; gases liquids, solids, and solutions. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisite: Chemistry 12, or CHEM 109 or 111 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 120 or 123 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lee Hanlan
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D102
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D103
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D104
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D105
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D106
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D107
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D108
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D109
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10051, Burnaby
D110
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
D111
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D112
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D113
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
LA06 Lee Hanlan
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LA07 Lee Hanlan
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB06 Lee Hanlan
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB07 Lee Hanlan
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LE01
TBD
CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II (2)

Chemical equilibria; electrochemistry; chemical thermodynamics; kinetics. Students who intend to take further laboratory courses in chemistry should take CHEM 122 concurrently with CHEM 126. Prerequisite: CHEM 120 or 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 124 or CHEM 180 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Charles Walsby
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D102
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D103
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D104
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D105
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D106
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D107
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D108
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D109
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D110
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D111
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D112
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D113
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
D114
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D200 Garry Mund
We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D201
Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D202
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D203
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D204
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D205
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D300 Garry Mund
We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D301
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
CMPT 120 - Introduction to Computing Science and Programming I (3)

An elementary introduction to computing science and computer programming, suitable for students with little or no programming background. Students will learn fundamental concepts and terminology of computing science, acquire elementary skills for programming in a high-level language and be exposed to diverse fields within, and applications of computing science. Topics will include: pseudocode, data types and control structures, fundamental algorithms, computability and complexity, computer architecture, and history of computing science. Treatment is informal and programming is presented as a problem-solving tool. Prerequisite: BC Math 12 or equivalent is recommended. Students with credit for CMPT 102, 128, 130 or 166 may not take this course for further credit. Students who have taken CMPT 125, 129, 130 or 135 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Angelica Lim
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Angelica Lim
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D102 Angelica Lim
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D103 Angelica Lim
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D104 Angelica Lim
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D105 Angelica Lim
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D106 Angelica Lim
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D107 Angelica Lim
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D108 Angelica Lim
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D200 Angelica Lim
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D201 Angelica Lim
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D202 Angelica Lim
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D203 Angelica Lim
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D204 Angelica Lim
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D205 Angelica Lim
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D206 Angelica Lim
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D207 Angelica Lim
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D208 Angelica Lim
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
CMPT 125 - Introduction to Computing Science and Programming II (3)

A rigorous introduction to computing science and computer programming, suitable for students who already have some background in computing science and programming. Intended for students who will major in computing science or a related program. Topics include: fundamental algorithms; elements of empirical and theoretical algorithmics; abstract data types and elementary data structures; basic object-oriented programming and software design; computation and computability; specification and program correctness; and history of computing science. Prerequisite: CMPT 120. Corequisite: CMPT 127. Students with credit for CMPT 126, 129, 135 or CMPT 200 or higher may not take for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mo Chen
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
EASC 101 - Dynamic Earth (3)

Origin and character of minerals, rocks, Earth structure, Earth surface processes and plate tectonic theory. Primarily designed to deliver prereq. information to EASC majors/honours and students pursuing degrees in other Departments and Faculties that require a strong foundational course in Earth Science. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Robbie Donald
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
AQ 3149, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC1 7005, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC1 7011, Burnaby
D103
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC1 7005, Burnaby
D104
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC1 7011, Burnaby
EASC 210 - Historical Geology (3)

The study of the evolution of the Earth, the geological time scale, fossils and evolution, stratigraphic concepts, geological history of western Canada. Prerequisite: EASC 101 with a grade of C- or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cindy Hansen
Tu, Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D101
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
TASC1 7011, Burnaby
ENSC 100 - Engineering Technology and Society (3)

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the practice of engineering, surveying its history and its current state. The social and political aspects of engineering decisions will be illustrated by a number of case studies. Corequisite: ENSC 105W. Breadth-Humanities/Sciences.

ENSC 100W - Engineering, Science and Society (3)

We study the history of engineering, its changing relationship to the sciences, and its effects upon society. We cover the ethical and environmental implications of engineering choices. We briefly explore the fundamental concepts in artificial intelligence, information theory, and thermodynamics. Students in the course will work together in small teams to complete a practical engineering design project. Corequisite: ENSC 105W. Students with credit for ENSC 100, CMPT 106, ENSC 106, or MSE 102 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Hum/Science.

ENSC 105W - Process, Form, and Convention in Professional Genres (3)

The course teaches fundamentals of informative and persuasive communication for professional engineers and computer scientists in order to assist students in thinking critically about various contemporary technical, social, and ethical issues. It focuses on communicating technical information clearly and concisely, managing issues of persuasion when communicating with diverse audiences, presentation skills, and teamwork. Corequisite: CMPT 106, ENSC 100 or ENSC 106. Students with credit for CMPT 105W, ENSC 102 or MSE 101W may not take ENSC 105W for further credit. Writing.

GEOG 111 - Earth Systems (3)

An introduction to landforms, climates, soils and vegetation; their origins, distributions, interrelationships and roles in the ecosystem. Laboratory work and field trips are included. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Perkins
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D105
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D106
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
D107
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
D110
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D111
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D112
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
D114
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D116
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
GEOG 213 - Introduction to Geomorphology (3)

An examination of landforms, processes, laws, and theories of development; types and distributions. Prerequisite: GEOG 111 or EASC 101. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jonathan Cripps
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1011, Burnaby
D101
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
D102
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 7110, Burnaby
GEOG 214 - Weather and Climate (3)

An examination of the basic principles and processes governing the Earth's weather and climate. Topics include: radiation, greenhouse effect, clouds, precipitation, atmospheric circulation, mid-latitude cyclones, tropical storms, climate change. Prerequisite: GEOG 111. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kirsten Zickfeld
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D101
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2111, Burnaby
D102
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2111, Burnaby
D103
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2111, Burnaby
GEOG 215 - Biogeography (3)

An examination of the abiotic and biotic factors that control the distribution and development of plant communities, including climatic and geological change. Prerequisite: GEOG 111. Students with credit for BISC 204 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sessional
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
D101
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
D103
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7108, Burnaby
LING 100 - Communication and Language (3)

A non-theoretical approach to the study of language using examples from a variety of languages. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Maite Taboada
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
D900 Heather Bliss
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey
LING 111 - Introduction to English Vocabulary Analysis (3)

Introduces the linguistic pathways by which selected contemporary English vocabulary has arisen. Word etymologies are derived through the application of analytical tools leading to a deeper understanding of language change and word meaning. Students with credit for LING 110 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Iouri Pankrats
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
LING 220 - Introduction to Linguistics (3)

An introduction to linguistic analysis. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dean Mellow
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
D101
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D102
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D105
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D106
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D108
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
MACM 101 - Discrete Mathematics I (3)

Introduction to counting, induction, automata theory, formal reasoning, modular arithmetic. Prerequisite: BC Math 12 (or equivalent), or any of MATH 100, 150, 151, 154, 157. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D102 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D103 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D104 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D105 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D106 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D107 Ramesh Krishnamurti
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D108 Ramesh Krishnamurti
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D200 Bobby Chan
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D201 Bobby Chan
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D202 Bobby Chan
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D203 Bobby Chan
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D204 Bobby Chan
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
MACM 201 - Discrete Mathematics II (3)

A continuation of MACM 101. Topics covered include graph theory, trees, inclusion-exclusion, generating functions, recurrence relations, and optimization and matching. Prerequisite: MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and one of MATH 232 or MATH 240). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Pengyu Liu
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D200 Ladislav Stacho
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2600, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
PHYS 101 - Physics for the Life Sciences I (3)

Force and motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluids, properties of soft matter and thermal physics with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157; BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisite: PHYS 132. Students with credit for PHYS 120, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Debenedictis
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D102
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D103
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
D105
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D106
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D107
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D108
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D109
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D110
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D111
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D112
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D113
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D114
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D115
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D116
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D117
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D118
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D200 Cameron Forde
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2975, Surrey
PHYS 102 - Physics for the Life Sciences II (3)

Waves and optics; electricity and magnetism; modern physics emphasizing radioactivity, with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125 or 140 and MATH 154 or 150 or 151 or 157, all with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisites: MATH 152, 155 or 158, and PHYS 133. Students with credit for PHYS 121, 126, or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Barbara Frisken
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D102
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D105
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D106
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D107
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D108
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D109
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D110
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D111
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D112
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D113
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D114
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
PHYS 120 - Mechanics and Modern Physics (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to mechanics. Topics include translational and rotational motion, momentum, energy, gravitation, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 101, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Erol Girt
Mo, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D102
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
D103
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D104
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D105
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D106
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D107
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D108
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D109
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D110
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D111
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D112
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHYS 121 - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics. Topics include electricity, magnetism, simple circuits, optics and topics from applied physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or 125 or 140 (or PHYS 101 with a grade of A or B). Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 102, 126 or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Chen
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D102
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D103
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D104
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D105
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D106
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D107
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D108
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D109
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D110
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D111
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D112
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D113
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology I (3)

Acquaints the student with the major issues in contemporary psychology and considers the historical antecedents. Special attention is given to questions of methodology and research design in psychology. Topics in physiological psychology, perception, learning and motivation are considered. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lesley Schimanski
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D900 Trishia Coburn
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II (3)

Acquaints the student with major issues in contemporary psychology and considers their historical antecedents. Topics in learning, cognition, social psychology and abnormal psychology are considered. Recommended: PSYC 100 is recommended but not required. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Russell Day
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D900 Trishia Coburn
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
J100 Megan Giroux
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 2270, Vancouver