2010-2011 Calendar | Explorations |

Explorations EXPL Courses

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Simon Fraser University Calendar 2010-2011

EXPL 110-3 Organizing Society

An interdisciplinary introduction to the analysis of social organization, with specific attention to identity, institutions, and environment. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations program. Breadth-Social Sciences.

EXPL 120-3 Experiencing Society

An interdisciplinary approach to creative and cultural forms of expression that reflect on an individual's perception of social experience. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations program. Breadth-Humanities.

EXPL 130-3 Global Development: Issues and Patterns

An interdisciplinary survey of issues and patterns in development across the globe since European industrialization. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations program. Breadth-Social Sciences.

EXPL 140-3 Global Identities

A study of migration, culture and identity through thematic or historical topics, selected case studies, and interdisciplinary scholarship in the Arts. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations program.

EXPL 145W-3 Selected Topic

An interdisciplinary study of a selected topic in the arts and/or social sciences. Prerequisite: enrolment is restricted to students who are accepted into the Explorations program. Writing/Breadth-Humanities .

EXPL 150-3 Introduction to Research Approaches in the Social Sciences

An interdisciplinary examination of the nature and processes of social research, with a focus on research conducted in the local community. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations program. Breadth-Social Sciences.

EXPL 160-3 Introduction to Research and Interpretation in the Arts

An interdisciplinary introduction to research and interpretation in Arts based scholarship. Enrolment restricted to students accepted into the Explorations Program. Breadth-Humanities.

EXPL 310-3 Selected Topic I

Provides an in-depth, interdisciplinary investigation of a selected thematic, theoretical, historical, or contemporary topic, primarily from social science perspectives. Topics, research approaches, assignments, and projects will vary from term to term. Prerequisite: 30 units in the Faculty of Arts and social sciences including EXPL 150, 160 and a minimum six units at the 200 division; or 45 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

EXPL 310W-3 Selected Topic I

Provides an in-depth, interdisciplinary investigation of a selected thematic, theoretical, historical, or contemporary topic, primarily from social science perspectives. Topics, research approaches, assignments, and projects will vary from term to term. Prerequisite: 30 units in the Faculty of Arts and social sciences including EXPL 150, 160 and a minimum six units at the 200 division; or 45 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

EXPL 320-3 Selected Topic II

Provides an in-depth, interdisciplinary investigation of a selected thematic, theoretical, historical, or contemporary topic primarily from Arts perspectives. Topics, research approaches, assignments, and projects will vary from term to term. Prerequisite: 30 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences including EXPL 150, 160 and a minimum of six units at the 200 division; or 45 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Breadth-Humanities

EXPL 330-3 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Writing

Examines a selected thematic, historical, or theoretical topic in the arts and/or social sciences from an interdisciplinary perspective, with an emphasis on forms of and approaches to writing, and the integration of knowledge across disciplines. Prerequisite: 30 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, with at least six units in the 200 division and a minimum of nine units of Explorations; or 45 units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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