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School of Interactive Arts and Technology
Business
Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

Interactive Arts and Technology and Business Joint Major

Bachelor of Science

This Bachelor of Science (BSc) program produces well-rounded graduates with expertise in the school’s concentrations as well as solid business knowledge. All programs are human-centred and technology oriented. Combining these aspects with business knowledge prepares for industry leadership positions, and provides a strong understanding of how to deploy design processes in larger managerial and technological contexts. As well, students will identify market and funding opportunities.

Admission Requirements

Beedie School of Business Admission Criteria

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 201/202, 207, 217W and 254), meeting a minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average, and must either already be accepted to the School of Interactive Arts and Technology 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. 

School of Interactive Arts and Technology Admission Criteria

Please refer to the admission requirements section.

Minimum Grade Requirement

In addition to normal university grade point average requirements, the Beedie School of Business requires a minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business 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).

Students must achieve a minimum C- grade (or higher) in all required courses.

Program Requirements

Prerequisite Grade Requirement

Interactive Arts and Technology course entry requires a grade of C- or better in each prerequisite course.

Students must obtain permission from the department if they wish to complete, for further credit, any course that is a prerequisite for a course the student has already completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Continuance Requirements

Students in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology are required to maintain a 2.4 GPA in their IAT courses. Students who fall below this continuance requirement will be placed on academic warning in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology and will have two semesters to bring their IAT GPA to a 2.4 or higher. Failure to do so will result in removal from the Interactive Arts and Technology Major or Joint Major program.

Students removed from the Interactive Arts and Technology Major or Joint Major program will be placed in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology Double Minor Program.  Students wishing to transfer back into the Major or Joint Major will need to meet the admission requirements to obtain re-entry.

Lower Division Business Requirements

Students complete all of

BUS 207 - Managerial Economics (3)

Emphasis is upon the relevance of economic models to business decision-making and, in particular, upon the rational analysis of choice alternatives within the firm. Course will include consideration of optimizing techniques and analysis of risk, demand, production and profit in addition to examination of long-term investment decisions and business forecasting. Prerequisite: Econ 103, 105, MATH 157 and 15 units. Students with credit for ECON 301, ECON 201, or BUS 307 may not take BUS 207 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Allan Matadeen
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D200 M EMRUL HASAN
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Allan Matadeen
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
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 co-requisite: BUS 202; OR approved Business Administration joint major, joint honours, or double degrees students with 45 units. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Susan Christie-Bell
Th 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
D200 Susan Christie-Bell
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D300 Sean McKenna
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2200, 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 Anne Macdonald
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D103
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D105
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D106
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D107
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D200 Susan Bubra
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey
D201
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D203
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D204
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
E100 Arsineh Garabedian
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
E101
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
E102
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
E103
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
E104
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
E105
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E106
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E107
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, 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 Kwai Man Teresa Fung
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D105
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D106
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D107
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D108
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D200 Matthew Martell
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D201
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D203
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3260, Surrey
D204
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
E100 Kwai Man Teresa Fung
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
E107
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
E108
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
E109
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
E110
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
E111
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
E112
Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
BUS 272 - Behavior in Organizations (3)

Theories, concepts and issues in the field of organizational behavior 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 Chris Zatzick
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
D101
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10051, Burnaby
D102
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D103
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D104
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D105
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D106
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D200 Lieke Ten Brummelhuis
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D201
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D203
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D204
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D300 Lieke Ten Brummelhuis
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D301
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D302
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D303
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D304
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D305
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
E100 Chris Zatzick
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
E101
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E102
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
E103
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
E104
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
E105
Mo 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
E106
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5004, 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
C100 Distance Education
D100 Douglas Allen
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D103
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D104
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D105
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D106
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D107
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D108
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D109
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D110
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D111
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D112
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D113
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D114
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D115
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D116
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D117
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D118
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D119
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D120
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D121
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D122
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D123
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D124
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D125
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D126
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D127
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D128
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D129
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D130
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D131
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D132
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D900 Seong Choi
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
E100 Iryna Dudnyk
Tu 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1700, Vancouver
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 Brian Krauth
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D102
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D103
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D104
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D105
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D106
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D107
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D108
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D109
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D110
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D111
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D112
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D113
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D114
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D115
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D116
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D117
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D118
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D119
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D120
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D121
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D122
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D123
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D124
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D125
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D126
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D127
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D128
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D129
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D130
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D131
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D132
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D900 Seong Choi
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
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; functions of several variables. 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 Luis Goddyn
Mo, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
DFA 300, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD

and one of

BUEC 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 BUEC 232. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Flostrand
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D200 George Zhang
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Andrew Flostrand
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
OP01
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP02
We 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP03
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP04
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP05
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP06
Tu 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP07
We 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP08
Th 7:30 PM – 10:20 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 Boxin Tang
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D900 Maryam DehghaniEstarki
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 3170, Surrey
SUR 3170, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP09
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 collaboration 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.

Lower Division Interactive Arts and Technology

Students complete all of

CMPT 166 - An Animated Introduction to Programming (3)

An informal introduction to programming using examples drawn from animation and graphics. Fundamental programming language features are covered, including variables, expressions, statements, loops, functions, and objects. Class design, event-driven programming or other advanced programming techniques may be introduced as needed. No prior programming experience is assumed. Prerequisite: Recommended: BC Math 12 or equivalent. Students with credit for CMPT 102, 120, 128 or 130 may not take this course for further credit. Students who have taken CMPT 125, 129 or 135 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Harinder Khangura
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D101 Harinder Khangura
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 4050, Surrey
D102 Harinder Khangura
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 4050, Surrey
D103 Harinder Khangura
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 4050, Surrey
D104 Harinder Khangura
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 4050, Surrey

or an equivalent introductory programming course such as CMPT 102, 120, 125, 126, 128, or 130

IAT 100 - Digital Image Design (3)

This is a project-based course that introduces the theory and hands-on practice of art and design in digital media. As the introductory course in IAT, this course teaches the core fundamental principles in 2D visual design, sequential and animation design. Students learn the fundamentals of digital photography and vector image creation. The theory is contextualized in contemporary new media design practice and is broadly applicable across disciplines. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kenneth Zupan
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D101 Kenneth Zupan
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D102 Kenneth Zupan
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D103 Kenneth Zupan
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D104 Kenneth Zupan
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D105 Kenneth Zupan
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D106 Kenneth Zupan
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D107 Kenneth Zupan
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D108 Kenneth Zupan
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 102 - Graphic Design (3)

Introduction to fundamental design principles for visual communication. Organized as a continual interplay of theory and practice, students will examine historical, philosophical, perceptual and semiotic approaches to understanding graphic design, and will explore principles of form, such as structure and composition, hierarchy, form, color, space, scale, typography, and legibility and readability through hands-on projects. Traditional time-based and interactive media forms will be compared and contrasted.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Brokenshire
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D101
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D102
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D103
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D104
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D105
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D106
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D107
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D108
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 167 - Digital Games: Genre, Structure, Programming and Play (3)

Introduces game genres, structures, and programming methods basic to developing games. Students learn how games are designed and how to program the underlying patterns that facilitate play and engagement. Issues of user interface, skills and competition are discussed as are principles of compelling entertainment for players. Prerequisite: CMPT 166 (or equivalent first year programming course such as CMPT 120, 125, 126, 128, 130 or 135). Students who have obtained credit for, or are currently enrolled in, a CMPT course at the 200 division or higher, or IAT 265 or 267 may not complete this course for credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Yingchen Yang
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D101 Yingchen Yang
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D102 Yingchen Yang
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D103 Yingchen Yang
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D104 Yingchen Yang
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 201 - Human-Computer Interaction and Cognition (3)

Introduces topics in human perception, cognition and embodied action as a foundation of design for human use. It explores the practical application of techniques for analyzing diverse interactive situations and designing effective user interfaces. Students will engage in the analysis and design of a simple user interface, gaining detailed knowledge and experience with the standard basic techniques for interface specification, prototyping and evaluation. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 units, including at least one lower division "W" course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Brian Fisher
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D101 Brian Fisher
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D102 Brian Fisher
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D103 Brian Fisher
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D104 Brian Fisher
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D105 Brian Fisher
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
IAT 235 - Information Design (3)

Introduces theory and practice of designing visual representations of information. Students will learn to visually translate textual, numerical and evidentiary information so that it can be communicated to diverse user communities and contexts. An emphasis will be on understanding how the meaning of images can change over time and across contexts and cultures. Beginning with photographic images, interactive charts, graphs, and maps, projects progress to more complex information in media forms ranging from advanced aspects of the web to interactive 3D visualizations. The relationship between visual display is explored in relation to its technology of creation, including code and information architecture. Prerequisite: IAT 102.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Andrew Hawryshkewich
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
E101 Andrew Hawryshkewich
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
E102 Andrew Hawryshkewich
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
E103 Andrew Hawryshkewich
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
E104 Andrew Hawryshkewich
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 265 - Multimedia Programming for Art and Design (3)

Using cases from topics such as animation, cinema, music and design, this course introduces a variety of programming tools and techniques. Practical use of multimedia scripting languages and authoring environments is covered in the context of a series of composition and design projects. Code libraries and programming techniques for specific media will be introduced. Assessment will be based on both programming and the expressive use of programs in their case context. Prerequisite: IAT 167 and one of MATH 130, MACM 101, MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157. Students who have completed IAT 267 before Dec. 31 2012 may use IAT 267 as a prerequisite for IAT 265 instead of IAT 167. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Christopher Shaw
Tu, Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
E101 Christopher Shaw
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
E102 Christopher Shaw
Fr 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 3300, Surrey
E103 Christopher Shaw
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey

SIAT Concentrations

In addition, students are required to choose one of three concentrations. Take one of the courses listed that corresponds with the desired concentration.

Media Arts

IAT 202 - New Media Images (3)

Explores the computational nature of technology as applied to contemporary art and design. It is a studio-based, media production course that explores new forms of art and design that are mediated by or modeled after computing processes as opposed to transforming or digitizing existing forms. Prerequisite: IAT 100 and a minimum of 15 units. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Susan Clements-Vivian
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D101 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D102 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D103 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D104 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey

Design

IAT 233 - Spatial Design (3)

Designing and understanding spaces used by people. The iterative process of making and criticizing, experiencing and analyzing spatial form. Compositional ideas for form-making. Critical thinking applied to design. Computers are the principal medium used in this course for form-making and visualization. Prerequisite: IAT 106, and IAT 102 or an approved course in design.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Russell Taylor
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D101 Russell Taylor
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D102 Russell Taylor
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D103 Russell Taylor
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
OPL Russell Taylor
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey

Interactive Systems

IAT 267 - Introduction to Technological Systems (3)

Introduction to the core technologies and systems used in media-rich interactive environments, including computer hardware, operating systems, input and output technologies, networking and media. The concepts will be examined by working in a high-level media programming environment. Prerequisite: IAT 167 and one of MATH 130, MACM 101, MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157. Students who have completed IAT 265 before Dec. 31, 2012, may use IAT 265 as a prerequisite for IAT 267. Recommended: IAT 265 or other second year programming course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Helmine Serban
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D101 Helmine Serban
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D102 Helmine Serban
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D103 Helmine Serban
Fr 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey

Upper Division Business Requirements

Students complete 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: 60 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 Thomas Culham
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
D200 Kathleen Burke
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D300 Kathleen Burke
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
D400 Sessional
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
D500 Michaela Lucas
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
E100 Sessional
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 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); 60 units. Recommended: BUS 207, ECON 201, or ECON 301. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 George Blazenko
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
E100 George Blazenko
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
EDB 7618, 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 behavior 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: 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 343 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cluny South
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D102
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D103
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D104
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D105
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D106
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D108
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D109
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D110
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D111
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D112
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D200 Cluny South
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D201
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D203
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D204
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D205
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3260, Surrey
BUS 393 - Commercial Law (3)

Common law, equity, and statute law; contracts, agency, and negotiable instruments; partnership and corporation law; international commercial law. Prerequisite: 60 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
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D101
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D102
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D103
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D104
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D200 James Pflanz
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D201
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D202
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D203
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D204
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5320, Surrey
D300 Robert Adamson
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D301
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D302
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D303
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D304
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D400 Shafik Bhalloo
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 10900, Burnaby
D401
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby
D402
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D403
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D404
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
E100 Robert Adamson
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
E101
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
E102
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
E103
Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
E104
Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5048, 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
D001 Jerry Sheppard
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D002 Jerry Sheppard
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D004 Karen Ruckman
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D005 Karen Ruckman
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D006 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D008 Pek-Hooi Soh
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D009 Pek-Hooi Soh
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D011 Matthew Martell
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
E100 Anthony Chan
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
E200 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3250, 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: 60 units; BUS 272 (or 372).

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Medha Satish Kumar
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9500, 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); 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Phillips
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D200 Sessional
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5240, Surrey

and an additional 400 division BUS course, worth a minimum of three units (excluding practicum courses).

BUS 360W is highly 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.

^ must be completed at SFU.

Business Areas of Concentration

In addition to the above requirements, students may also choose to complete a business concentration, which requires additional courses.

Accounting

Admission to this concentration requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or higher. Students may apply once they have completed their lower division requirements and have either completed or enrolled in both BUS 320 and 360W. Students must have a minimum grade of a C+ in both of these courses before they are admitted to the concentration. Only students admitted to this concentration will be permitted to enroll in upper division (300- and 400-level) accounting courses required for this concentration (with the exception of BUS 320).

Students must complete all* of

BUS 320 - Financial Accounting: Assets (3)

In-depth coverage of the accounting methods, problems and limitations associated with assets. Alternative valuation bases will be emphasized and illustrated together with the impact on income. Integration of theory and practice in relation to the treatment of assets. Prerequisite: BUS 254; 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 320 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dennis Chung
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
E100 Dennis Chung
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
BUS 321 - Financial Accounting: Equities (3)

In-depth coverage of accounting, methods, problems, and limitations, associated with liabilities and owners' equity. An introduction to the unique aspects and issues of accounting for not-for-profit organizations will also be provided. Prerequisite: BUS 320; 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 321 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kim Trottier
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
E100 Kim Trottier
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
BUS 322 - Intermediate Managerial Accounting (3)

In-depth examination of important managerial accounting topics introduced in BUS 254 (e.g., transfer pricing, variance analysis) and more advanced topics (e.g., decision making under uncertainty, the value of information), focusing on providing the tools and techniques needed for the generation, analysis and dissemination of management accounting information necessary for making strategic business decisions. The course will also introduce and develop the case approach in order to prepare students for BUS 424. Prerequisite: BUS 254, 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sessional
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
E100 Sessional
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
BUS 421 - Accounting Theory (3)

Consideration of methods by which accounting theory is developed and examination of specific models including historical costs, replacement costs, resale price and price level adjustment models. Prerequisite: BUS 207 (or ECON 201 or ECON 301), BUS 321, BUS 360W, and 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Karel Hrazdil
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
D200 Karel Hrazdil
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
E100 Karel Hrazdil
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby

At least two* of

BUS 420 - Advanced Accounting (3)

In-depth coverage of advanced accounting topics, specifically issues relating to business combinations and foreign currency. Consideration is also given to the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. Prerequisite: BUS 321, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Anne Macdonald
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1012, Burnaby
D200 Arsineh Garabedian
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
E100 Anne Macdonald
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
BUS 424 - Advanced Managerial Accounting (3)

Process costing; joint and by-product costing; inventory planning and control; cost accounting and statistical methods, relationship to operations research. Prerequisite: BUS 322 or 319, 336, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Johnny Jermias
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
E100 Johnny Jermias
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
BUS 426 - Auditing and Assurance: Concepts and Methods (3)

A study of the conceptual foundations and the nature and purpose of the external audit function. The course will also discuss some of the more recent developments in auditing such as comprehensive auditing, computer auditing, and the use of statistical methodology in auditing. Prerequisite: BUS 321, 360W and 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Favere-Marchesi
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
E100 Michael Favere-Marchesi
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
BUS 427 - Financial Statement Analysis (3)

Financial statement analysis using financial information as part of the decision making process. The focus will be on the use of financial information to assess and value equity securities. Prerequisite: BUS 312, 360W; 60 units. Corequisite: BUS 321.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

* Must be completed at SFU.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Accounting.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

For this concentration, students complete all of

BUS 314 - Resourcing New Ventures (3)

Start-up and early-stage ventures have particular financial challenges associated with the uncertain and unproven nature of the project. This course analyzes how entrepreneurs and their financial backers can spot, create and manage value. Topics covered include opportunity recognition, cash flow forecasting, valuation methodologies, financial contracts, and careful negotiations. Various sources are considered for start-up capital (private debt, angel financiers, venture capitalists, development banks), and different strategies are considered for harvesting or exiting (initial public offerings, merger, acquisition, leveraged buy-out, shut down) a venture. Prerequisite: BUS 238 or BUS 254; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Harries
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D700 Manroop Padda
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
BUS 338 - Foundations of Innovation (3)

An introduction to the theory and practice of the management of technological innovation. The external environment for technological innovation is examined through investigation of national and regional systems of innovation. The internal firm capabilities for creating and sustaining innovative firms are explored in detail, from the creation of ideas through to the commercialization of new products and services. Proficiency is gained in identifying sources of innovative value, implementing processes to capture it, and creating strategies for commercialization. Prerequisite: BUS 238 or BUS 254; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Douglas Fast
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5080, Surrey
BUS 361 - Project Management (3)

Introduction to the hard and soft skills of project management. Management software and techniques such as work breakdown, estimation, budgeting and status reporting are used. Applies structured processes and develops team-based skills and knowledge. Assumes no prior computing or technical knowledge. Prerequisite: 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Huenefeld
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D200 Jan Kietzmann
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5360, Surrey
BUS 477 - Startup Experience (4)

This experiential course will expose students to the planning and development process of creating a startup. Emphasis is placed on integrating and applying all of the foundational skills acquired in previous entrepreneurship and innovation classes in a real world setting. Prerequisite: BUS 338, BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course); 60 units. Recommended: BUS 314, BUS 361.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sarah Lubik
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2980, Surrey
D700
Mo 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby

and one of

BUS 443 - New Product Development and Design (3)

Understand how to develop and launch new products that will be successful with customers. Students will learn to: identify product/service opportunities; generate and evaluate concepts; develop concepts into products; launch new products. Prerequisite: BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course), 343; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D700 Daniel Buchner
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
BUS 450 - Managing Emerging Opportunities (3)

Develops abilities to monitor social, cultural, commercial, political and technical developments to forecast and assess emerging technologies. Forecasting methods including expert opinion, trend analysis and scenario construction will be discussed. Selected emerging technologies will be examined through invited speakers and videos. Prerequisite: BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course); 60 units. Recommended: BUS 338.

BUS 453 - Sustainable Innovation (3)

Challenges associated with continuing innovation are examined and students work to generate innovative solutions by challenging existing economic models. Students learn about sustainable opportunity, recognition, and screening, and understand how great ideas to 'save the plant' can get off the ground. Prerequisite: BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course); 60units. Recommended: BUS 338. Students with credit for BUS 494 when offered as Sustainable Innovation may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Timothy Ames
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D700
Tu 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D800 Jeremy Stone
TBD
BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Finance

For this concentration, students complete all of

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); 60 units. Recommended: BUS 207, ECON 201, or ECON 301. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 George Blazenko
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
E100 George Blazenko
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
BUS 315 - Investments (4)

Investments from an individual and institutional point of view. Topics include: bond valuation and the term structure of interest rates, stock valuation, portfolio theory, asset pricing models, efficient markets and portfolio performance evaluation. Prerequisite: BUS 312, BUS 336 and BUS 207 or ECON 201 or ECON 301; 60 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 M EMRUL HASAN
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
E100 Flora Hsiao
Mo 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
BUS 316 - Derivative Securities (3)

The role derivative securities, mainly options and futures contracts, in controlling risk and enhancing profit opportunities. Valuation of derivative securities. The organization of options and futures markets and the mechanics of trading. Prerequisite: BUS 312, 336; 60 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ying Duan
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D200 Andrey Pavlov
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5360, Surrey
E100 Ying Duan
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby

and two of

BUS 410 - Financial Institutions (3)

An examination of financial institutions and the markets in which they operate. Topics may include: institutional structure, financial contract forms, valuation and pricing relationships, financial intermediation, financial transacting, the regulatory environment, risk measurement and hedging strategies. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Patrick Lenouvel
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D200 Patrick Lenouvel
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
BUS 413 - Corporate Finance (4)

Corporate decisions in the context of financial markets. Topics include: real asset investments, financing alternatives, dividend policy, working capital management, and corporate securities valuation. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Derek Yee
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D300 Derek Yee
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
E100 M EMRUL HASAN
Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2532, Burnaby
BUS 417 - Security Analysis (4)

This course covers the historical, theoretical and practical issues involved in the market valuation of securities. Three general areas are studied: valuation of fixed income securities; valuation of equity securities; and topics in portfolio management. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 492 under the topic Security Analysis may not take BUS 417 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jose Carlos Lopes da Costa
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
E100 Jose Carlos Lopes da Costa
We 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
BUS 418 - International Financial Management (3)

An introduction to international financial markets and institutions and to the management of assets and liabilities in an international/multinational setting. Topics to be covered include: exchange rate determination and management of foreign exchange risk; interest rate swaps; international portfolio management; comparative markets; and country risk. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Amal Hili
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
E100 Amal Hili
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
BUS 419 - Advanced Derivative Securities (3)

This is a second course in derivative securities. Topics may include: extensions of the Black-Scholes model, pricing of American options, interest rate derivatives, complex derivatives and real options. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 493 under the topic Advanced Derivative Securities may not take BUS 419 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Frederick Willeboordse
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
E100 Frederick Willeboordse
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Finance.

Human Resource Management

For this concentration, students complete both 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: 60 units; BUS 272 (or 372).

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Medha Satish Kumar
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9500, 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); 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Phillips
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D200 Sessional
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5240, Surrey

and three of

BUS 432 - International Human Resource Management (3)

Significance of multinational complexity and diversity (cultural, economic, demographic, etc.) to the human resource function. Interplay among human resource functions (employee procurement, allocation, utilization), types of employees, and countries of operation. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and one of BUS 381 or 374; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David C Thomas
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
BUS 481 - Recruitment and Selection (3)

Design and administration of recruiting and selections mechanisms. Analysis of procedures and skills that are used to translate strategic objectives into staffing decisions. How these mechanisms are affected by internal and external factors such as person-organization fit, labor markets, government legislation and technology. Prerequisite: BUS 381 and 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Natalie Zhao
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D200 Peter Charlton
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
BUS 482 - Performance Management (3)

The design and implementation of performance management systems. How these systems articulate organizational mission, strategy and goals, provide organizational and individual standards, and integrate systems and procedures within the context of organizational culture and practices. Prerequisite: 60 units; BUS 272, 381 and 360W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Utley
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3253, 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 Sasha Ramnarine
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
BUS 484 - Employment Systems (3)

Examination of the day-to-day administration of various employment systems in both unionized and non-unionized settings. Employment systems have implications for how conflicts between employee and employer interests are resolved, for the attainment of due process in the workplace, and for the flexibility and efficiency of work organization. Characteristics and outcomes of various employment systems will be examined. Prerequisite: BUS 381 and 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Utley
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
BUS 485 - Negotiations and Conflict Management (3)

Negotiation is the art and science of securing agreements between two or more parties that are interdependent and who are seeking to maximize their outcomes. The purpose of this course is to understand the theory and processes of negotiation as it is practiced in a variety of settings. The course will allow participants the opportunity to develop these skills experientially and to understand negotiation in useful analytical frameworks. Prerequisite: BUS 272, 360W, and either 374 or 381; 60 units. Students with credit for BUEC 485 may not take BUS 485 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Mitra Kiamanesh
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 486 - Leadership (3)

Addresses theoretical foundation and research associated with leadership, including a critical assessment of what leaders do. Issues such as gender and leadership, leadership ethics, and culture and leadership will be examined. Prerequisite: BUS 272, 360W, and either 374 or 381; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 490-495 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ron Velin
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D200 Dianne Cyr
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3040, Surrey
BUS 487 - Organizational Development and Change Management (3)

Theories and methods of planned change in organizations with an emphasis on the psychological, cultural and structural issues of implementing change. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, BUS 374 or 381; 60 units.

BUS 488 - Group Dynamics and Teamwork (3)

Interpersonal and group behavior in organizational contexts, including group development, team building, interpersonal communications, interpersonal conflict, group problem-solving and decision-making. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, BUS 374 or 381; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gervase Bushe
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 489 - Management Practices for Sustainability (3)

Businesses are realigning and in some cases, reinventing their organizations toward more sustainable business models. Management systems and initiatives will be examined that enable organizations to reduce their firms' negative environmental and social impacts while, in many cases, increasing profits and competitive advantage. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and 374; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 457 cannot take this course for further credit.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Option A

It is recommended that students who wish to become a personnel specialist in a human resource function complete three of

BUS 432 - International Human Resource Management (3)

Significance of multinational complexity and diversity (cultural, economic, demographic, etc.) to the human resource function. Interplay among human resource functions (employee procurement, allocation, utilization), types of employees, and countries of operation. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and one of BUS 381 or 374; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David C Thomas
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
BUS 481 - Recruitment and Selection (3)

Design and administration of recruiting and selections mechanisms. Analysis of procedures and skills that are used to translate strategic objectives into staffing decisions. How these mechanisms are affected by internal and external factors such as person-organization fit, labor markets, government legislation and technology. Prerequisite: BUS 381 and 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Natalie Zhao
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D200 Peter Charlton
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
BUS 482 - Performance Management (3)

The design and implementation of performance management systems. How these systems articulate organizational mission, strategy and goals, provide organizational and individual standards, and integrate systems and procedures within the context of organizational culture and practices. Prerequisite: 60 units; BUS 272, 381 and 360W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Utley
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
BUS 484 - Employment Systems (3)

Examination of the day-to-day administration of various employment systems in both unionized and non-unionized settings. Employment systems have implications for how conflicts between employee and employer interests are resolved, for the attainment of due process in the workplace, and for the flexibility and efficiency of work organization. Characteristics and outcomes of various employment systems will be examined. Prerequisite: BUS 381 and 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Utley
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby

Option B

It is recommended that students who wish to develop skills in managing people, including employment systems design, change and organizational leadership, complete three of

BUS 485 - Negotiations and Conflict Management (3)

Negotiation is the art and science of securing agreements between two or more parties that are interdependent and who are seeking to maximize their outcomes. The purpose of this course is to understand the theory and processes of negotiation as it is practiced in a variety of settings. The course will allow participants the opportunity to develop these skills experientially and to understand negotiation in useful analytical frameworks. Prerequisite: BUS 272, 360W, and either 374 or 381; 60 units. Students with credit for BUEC 485 may not take BUS 485 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Mitra Kiamanesh
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 486 - Leadership (3)

Addresses theoretical foundation and research associated with leadership, including a critical assessment of what leaders do. Issues such as gender and leadership, leadership ethics, and culture and leadership will be examined. Prerequisite: BUS 272, 360W, and either 374 or 381; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 490-495 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ron Velin
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D200 Dianne Cyr
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3040, Surrey
BUS 487 - Organizational Development and Change Management (3)

Theories and methods of planned change in organizations with an emphasis on the psychological, cultural and structural issues of implementing change. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, BUS 374 or 381; 60 units.

BUS 488 - Group Dynamics and Teamwork (3)

Interpersonal and group behavior in organizational contexts, including group development, team building, interpersonal communications, interpersonal conflict, group problem-solving and decision-making. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, BUS 374 or 381; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gervase Bushe
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 489 - Management Practices for Sustainability (3)

Businesses are realigning and in some cases, reinventing their organizations toward more sustainable business models. Management systems and initiatives will be examined that enable organizations to reduce their firms' negative environmental and social impacts while, in many cases, increasing profits and competitive advantage. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and 374; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 457 cannot take this course for further credit.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Human Resource Management.

International Business

For this concentration, students complete

BUS 346 - Global Business Environment (3)

Study of international environment and its impact on business behavior: cultural, social, economic and institutional factors; major functions of international business; export and import trade, foreign investment, production and marketing operations; theoretical principles, government policies, business practices. Prerequisite: 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 346 or COMM 446 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Chang Hoon Oh
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby

and three of

BUS 418 - International Financial Management (3)

An introduction to international financial markets and institutions and to the management of assets and liabilities in an international/multinational setting. Topics to be covered include: exchange rate determination and management of foreign exchange risk; interest rate swaps; international portfolio management; comparative markets; and country risk. Prerequisite: BUS 315, 316, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Amal Hili
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
E100 Amal Hili
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
BUS 430 - Cross-Cultural Management (3)

Examines the major similarities and differences in management systems and practices in a variety of countries, including western Europe, East Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. Topics include the following: comparative management frameworks, managing cultural differences, cross-cultural business negotiations, and international human resource management. Prerequisite: BUS 272, 360W; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346. Students with credit for BUS 380 may not complete BUS 430 for further credit.

BUS 431 - Business with East Asian Countries (3)

This course examines the opportunities and challenges of doing business with the Pacific Rim countries such as China, Japan and Korea. Topics include the following: the political and economic systems as they affect foreign investment; social and cultural systems as they affect management practices; the conduct of business negotiations for market entry; and marketing strategies. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and one of BUS 430 or 432; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

BUS 432 - International Human Resource Management (3)

Significance of multinational complexity and diversity (cultural, economic, demographic, etc.) to the human resource function. Interplay among human resource functions (employee procurement, allocation, utilization), types of employees, and countries of operation. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and one of BUS 381 or 374; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David C Thomas
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
BUS 434 - Foreign Market Entry (3)

Examines various topics related to a firm's entry into international markets and the means of sustaining a formidable presence vis-a-vis competitors in foreign markets. Begins with an overview of the historical evolution of the globalization process, the internationalization process of individual firms, challenges that internationalizing firms face in terms of differences in culture and political risk among various host markets entered, and models of multinational companies, and then builds on this background in providing an overview and in-depth coverage of important entry modes such as licensing/franchising, JVs/alliances, acquisitions/mergers with specific focus on managing these modes of entry in an international setting. Prerequisite: BUS 360W; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346. Students who have taken BUS 492 (Topic: Foreign Market Entry) may not take this course for further credit.

BUS 435 - Management of International Firms (3)

Strategic requirements for the management of multinational corporations. Firm-specific and institutional challenges facing global managers in formulating and implementing profitable strategies. Prerequisite: BUS 360W and one of BUS 430 or 432; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

BUS 447 - Global Marketing Management (3)

The marketing of goods and services in an international context, with emphasis on Pacific Rim countries. Theoretical concepts, environmental influences. Researching and forecasting international markets. The management of international marketing. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 360W; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Emily Treen
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D200 Emily Treen
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Other 400 division courses deemed to have significant international business relevance may, with prior faculty permission, be substituted for the above 400 division courses. These may be offered in another faculty. A course substitution for International Business cannot be used for any other concentration.

Students concentrating in international business are strongly advised to consider combining it with another business concentration.

Management Information Systems

For this concentration, students complete all of

BUS 361 - Project Management (3)

Introduction to the hard and soft skills of project management. Management software and techniques such as work breakdown, estimation, budgeting and status reporting are used. Applies structured processes and develops team-based skills and knowledge. Assumes no prior computing or technical knowledge. Prerequisite: 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Huenefeld
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D200 Jan Kietzmann
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5360, Surrey
BUS 362 - Business Process Analysis (4)

Prepares students to model, analyze and propose improvements to business processes. In the major project, students analyze a process within an organization and use current techniques and tools to propose changes and a supporting information system. Prerequisite: BUS 237; 60 units. Students with credit for BUS 394 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Landon Kleis
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D102
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D103
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D200 Sessional
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D201
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D202
Th 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3130, Surrey
D203
Th 7:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
BUS 468 - Managing Information Technology for Business Value (3)

Focuses both on current issues (e.g. build/buy, outsourcing, alignment) and emerging issues (e.g. social networking, utility computing, knowledge management and privacy) in obtaining value from information technology. Prerequisite: BUS 237, 360W; 90 units. Recommended: BUS 362.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Landon Kleis
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
D200 Sessional
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5380, Surrey

and two of

BUS 462 - Business Analytics (3)

Utilizes technology to support analysis and decision making abilities by identifying, analyzing and effectively reporting important business information. Concepts of data warehousing, data mining and visualizing data are introduced. A variety of software applications are used to demonstrate tools and techniques that support analysis and decision making for managers. Prerequisite: BUS 336, 360W; 60 units. Corequisite: BUS 336 can be taken concurrently.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jie Mein Goh
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2200, Burnaby
D200 Jie Mein Goh
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3533, Burnaby
BUS 464 - Business Data Management (3)

Focuses on the design and use of integrated database management systems in organizations. Students create data models for capturing and storing data from business operations, organizing it for deriving business intelligence, aggregating and visualizing the information for decision-making. Structured query language is primarily used for all the above data management activities. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, 362; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Francesco Papania
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
D200 Francesco Papania
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
BUS 466 - Web-Enabled Business (3)

Explores strategic issues and technologies in contemporary web-based business, from the evolution of business applications on the Internet through to contemporary Open Source and Web 2.0 applications. In depth exploration of new technology and business applications related to these technologies. Prerequisite: BUS 237, 360W; 60 units.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Management Information Systems.

Operations Management

For this concentration, students complete both of

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; 60 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Flostrand
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D300 Amir Azaron
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Andrew Flostrand
Mo, We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
OP01
Mo 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP02
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP05
Mo 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP06
We 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP07
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3140, Surrey
OP08
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
OP09
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
BUS 473 - Operations Management (4)

The management of operating systems including allocation and scheduling of resources; control of costs, inventories, quality, and manpower; design of operating systems including location, layout and manpower; establishment of work methods and standards. Prerequisite: BUS 336, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Srinivas Krishnamoorthy
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D200
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby

and two of

BUS 437 - Decision Analysis in Business (3)

A seminar in the use of Bayesian techniques in business decisions. Prerequisite: BUS 336, 360W; 60 units.

BUS 440 - Simulation in Management Decision-making (4)

Development and use of simulation models as an aid in making complex management decisions. Hands on use of business related tools for computer simulation. Issues related to design and validation of simulation models, the assessment of input data, and the interpretation and use of simulation output. Prerequisite: BUS 336, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Alireza Saremi
Mo 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
BUS 445 - Customer Analytics (3)

Exposes students to the art of using analytic tools from across the spectrum of data mining and modeling to provide powerful competitive advantage in business. Students will learn to recognize when a method should or should not be used, what data is required, and how to use the software tools. Areas covered include database marketing, geospatial marketing and fundamental strategic and tactical decisions such as segmentation, targeting and allocating resources to the marketing mix. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 336, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Yupin Yang
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
BUS 474 - Supply Chain Management (3)

Exploration of the entire network of companies that work to design, produce, distribute, service and recycle their goods and services to customers. Efficient flow of information, material and finances along the entire chain allows firms to collaborate in a manner that benefits both corporations and customers. Analysis of the broader supply chain enables improvements in procurement, customer response time, risk sharing, on-time delivery, inventory levels, and transportation and global logistics. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, 336 and 473; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 490-495 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Ulrich Paschen
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
BUS 475 - Sustainable Operations (3)

Examines key challenges and opportunities organizations face in integrating sustainable business practices within corporate strategy. Identifies organizational capabilities needed to support existing sustainable commitments and strategies to allow for innovation. Prerequisite: BUS 360W; 90 units. Students with credit for BUS 49X Selected Topics (Sustainable Operations) may not take this course for further credit.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

** when offered as a selected topics course in Operations Management

Marketing

For this concentration, students complete all of

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 behavior 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: 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 343 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cluny South
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D102
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D103
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D104
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D105
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D106
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D108
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D109
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D110
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D111
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D112
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D200 Cluny South
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D201
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D202
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D203
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3150, Surrey
D204
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3010, Surrey
D205
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3260, Surrey
BUS 345 - Marketing Research (4)

A course in the management of marketing research. The basics of the design, conduct, and analysis of marketing research studies. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 336; 60 units. Students with credit for BUS 442 may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Francesco Papania
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3533, Burnaby
D200 Cluny South
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2750, Surrey
BUS 347 - Consumer Behavior (3)

A study of the manner in which decisions are made in the market place, by both the ultimate consumer and the industrial buyer. Course will include consideration of consumer decision processes, individual and group influences and special cases such as brand loyalty and consumerism. Prerequisite: BUS 343; 60 units. Students with credit for COMM 347 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Steve Kates
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D101
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D102
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
E100 Judy Zaichkowsky
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
E101
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
E102
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
E103
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby

and three of

BUS 441 - Web Analytics (3)

Adopting an experimental approach and being responsive to customer and competitor reactions is an essential skill set to firms and organizations. Situated in the data-rich environment of digital media and channels like websites or search engines, this course is designed to help students develop "probe and learn" skills, which translate beyond web and digital management, and help them acquire hands-on experience in using analytics tools to manage digital marketing campaigns. Prerequisite: BUS 360W, BUS 343; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jason Ho
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
BUS 443 - New Product Development and Design (3)

Understand how to develop and launch new products that will be successful with customers. Students will learn to: identify product/service opportunities; generate and evaluate concepts; develop concepts into products; launch new products. Prerequisite: BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course), 343; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D700 Daniel Buchner
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
BUS 444 - Business to Business Marketing (3)

This course deals with the marketing of products and services to industrial and other non-consumer sector buyers. The student will be expected to apply previously acquired marketing skills to purchasing situations which arise between organizations. Due to the nature of manufacturing activity in this province, industrial marketing will be approached from a resource industry based standpoint where discussions permit. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 360W; 60 units. Students with credit for BUS 344 may not complete BUS 444 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Zahra Ladha
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
BUS 445 - Customer Analytics (3)

Exposes students to the art of using analytic tools from across the spectrum of data mining and modeling to provide powerful competitive advantage in business. Students will learn to recognize when a method should or should not be used, what data is required, and how to use the software tools. Areas covered include database marketing, geospatial marketing and fundamental strategic and tactical decisions such as segmentation, targeting and allocating resources to the marketing mix. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 336, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Yupin Yang
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
BUS 446 - Marketing Strategy (4)

Marketing strategy focuses on the analysis of market problems and opportunities and the development of appropriate strategies. Topics include: analytical techniques, strategic planning methods and managerial problems of planning. Case analysis and problem solving will be the major orientation of the course. Prerequisite: BUS 312, 347, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Yupin Yang
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2532, Burnaby
BUS 447 - Global Marketing Management (3)

The marketing of goods and services in an international context, with emphasis on Pacific Rim countries. Theoretical concepts, environmental influences. Researching and forecasting international markets. The management of international marketing. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 360W; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 346.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Emily Treen
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D200 Emily Treen
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
BUS 448 - Integrated Marketing Communications (4)

An integrative approach to the study of promotion including advertising publicity, personal selling and sales promotion; evaluation of the role promotion has in marketing and the economy; formulation and analysis of promotional goals, planning, organizing and controlling; utilization of market research studies; forecasting, budgeting, media selection; promotion institutions. Prerequisite: BUS 347, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Zahra Ladha
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
BUS 449 - Ethical Issues in Marketing (3)

A critical examination of topics such as consumerism, marketing ethics, and social responsibility, efficiency of marketing or ecological marketing. The particular emphasis may vary depending on the interests of the class and instructor. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christine Pitt
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5360, Surrey
BUS 455 - Product & Brand Management (3)

Designed for students seeking a position in product management, topics include defining the role of the product manager; understanding your product as a business; organizational structures, informal networks and how the influential product manager taps into them; product lifecycles (PLC); building visibility and cross-functional teams; competitor analysis; pricing methods and the 4Ps. Prerequisite: BUS 254, BUS 343, BUS 360W, 90 units. If students took Product & Brand Management as a selected topics (BUS 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496) they may not receive further credit for this course.

BUS 459 - Services Marketing (3)

Increases students' sensitivity to the marketing concepts previously studied as applied to service industries, and familiarizes students with the management problems of service marketing managers. Prerequisite: BUS 343, 347 and 360W; 60 units. Students who have taken BUS 490-495 under the same topic may not take this course for further credit.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Marketing.

Strategic Analysis

For this concentration, students complete

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
D001 Jerry Sheppard
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D002 Jerry Sheppard
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D004 Karen Ruckman
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D005 Karen Ruckman
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D006 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D008 Pek-Hooi Soh
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D009 Pek-Hooi Soh
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D011 Matthew Martell
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
E100 Anthony Chan
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
E200 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby

and three of

BUS 371 - Critical Thinking in Business Practice (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: 60 units; BUS 217W.

BUS 470 - Business Applications of Game Theory (3)

Game theory is the systematic study of the strategic interactions between economic entities. This course introduces students to the basic concepts of game theory in strategic decision making in a business setting. Games with increasing complexity will be analyzed, with the emphasis on developing a student's ability to think analytically and recognize strategic interactions in strategic management scenarios. Prerequisite: 60 units; BUS 207, BUS 360W.

BUS 471 - Strategic Decision Making (3)

In today’s highly dynamic, complex and information-rich business environment, strategic decision-making skills are crucial. Students will learn about the biases and heuristics that are most relevant for strategic decision-making. Students will receive training to raise awareness for and overcome common biases and generate efficiencies in decision-making through leveraging value from heuristics. Students will also experience and learn about strategic decision-making in teams to become inclusive leaders and successful strategists. Prerequisite: 60 units; BUS 360W.

BUS 479 - Strategy Analysis Practicum (3)

A project study that enables students to work on contemporary business problems, requiring them to apply their foundation knowledge in business and advanced analytical skills. Feasible projects will be identified by the course instructor, in collaboration with the career management office at Beedie. Prerequisite: 90 units; one of BUS 371, BUS 470 or BUS 471. Corequisite: BUS 478.

BUS 490 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 491 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: Will vary according to topic. BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 492 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 493 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Glenn Powers
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
BUS 494 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D800 Sessional
TBD
BUS 495 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (3) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

BUS 496 - Selected Topics in Business Administration (5) **

The subject matter will vary from term to term depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Prerequisite: as stated by the faculty at the time of offering and BUS 360W; 60 units.

Students concentrating in Strategic Analysis are strongly advised to consider combining it with another business concentration.

** When offered as a selected topics course in Strategic Analysis

Upper Division Interactive Arts and Technology Requirements

SIAT Concentrations

A concentration is an area of specialization that approved IAT majors may pursue within their Bachelor of Arts. SIAT offers concentrations in Media Arts, Interactive Systems and Design.

Students are required to complete five courses from one concentration listed below.

Media Arts

This concentration studies the creation, analysis and understanding of new media. New media environments are both computational artifacts and cultural experiences that include historical, social, aesthetic, and economic processes.

Graduates will be skilled in the critical analysis and making of new media forms such as electronic games, digital video, computer animation, and interactive multimedia.

Students complete five of

IAT 313 - Narrative and New Media (3)

Explores the role of narrative in various media and New Media environments, from traditional linear environments and multi-linear and networked media environments. Examines the relationship of narrative elements in the light of the practice and the aesthetics of New Media. It will include an overview of New Media theorists. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Filimowicz
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5380, Surrey
D200 Michael Filimowicz
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 1415, Vancouver
IAT 320 - Body Interface (3)

Explores ideas of embodiment, knowledge, and space within the human relationship to technology. Throughout this course, students will construct and analyze contemporary and historical models of bodily interaction with machines, understand physical practices of embodiment, and apply these concepts to representation, design, and the production of artistic interfaces. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 267 and 222.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2750, Surrey
IAT 343 - Animation (3)

An introduction to techniques for 3D computer animation such as keyframing, performance animation, procedural methods, motion capture, and simulation. The course also includes an overview of story-boarding, scene composition, lighting and sound track generation. The course will explore current research topics in computer animation such as facial animation, behavioral animation, artificial life and interactive systems. Prerequisite: Minimum of 24 units, including MATH 130 or MACM 101 or MATH 151 or equivalent. Students with credit for IAT 241 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Steve DiPaola
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
E101 Steve DiPaola
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
E102 Steve DiPaola
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
E103 Steve DiPaola
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
IAT 344 - Moving Images (3)

Reviews and consolidates the fundamentals of digital video production, including camera and composition skills, the role of sound, lighting, and continuity and montage editing. Students will review and analyze works from traditional cinema and from contemporary digital video. The course will reinforce fundamental skills and extend the student's abilities to use a range of digital production, post-production, and presentation techniques. Prerequisite: Minimum of 48 units and IAT 202 or other approved digital video course. Students with credit for IAT 242 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Susan Clements-Vivian
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D101 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D102 Susan Clements-Vivian
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 443 - Interactive Video (3)

An intermediate level investigation of interactivity explored through media, in the context of current display technologies relevant to Interactive Arts and Design. Examines recombinant, computational and compositional structures related to image, sound and video. Students explore video within technologies ranging from cell phones and mobile locative media, and hand held and wearable devices, to 3D immersive virtual and/or networked environments, video art installations, multiple scales of display technology, and responsive spaces. Students will design, produce and critically appraise work. Prerequisite: IAT 344.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Filimowicz
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3090, Surrey
D101 Michael Filimowicz
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D102 Michael Filimowicz
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
IAT 445 - Immersive Environments (3)

Introduces advanced 3D computer animation and virtual world building techniques. Integrates hands-on fundamentals with design praxis and theoretical and research concerns. Fundamentals are complemented with examples from current research and design praxis. The studio aspect of the course will include assignments focusing on specific animation and behaviour modeling techniques and a team-based design project. Prerequisite: IAT 343.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Steve DiPaola
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5380, Surrey
D101 Steve DiPaola
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
D102 Steve DiPaola
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey

Interactive Systems

Students in this concentration learn how to design and program interactive technology used in work, play and learning.

This concentration emphasizes applying human-computer interaction principles to highly interactive applications, devices and systems. Graduates will be able to conceive, design and program applications in areas such as the web, handheld devices and games.

Students complete five of

IAT 351 - Advanced Human-Computer Interaction (3)

Students will learn about and gain experience with a wide variety of interaction technologies, environments and architectures supporting user interaction with systems in work, learning and play. Applied topics may include, but are not limited to, collaboration and computers; ubiquitous and responsive environments; security, trust and privacy; networking; and distributed and heterogeneous interfaces. Emphasis is on practical experience, involving a group design/analysis project in advanced topics in human computer interaction. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 265 or other approved second year programming course, and IAT 201 or equivalent introductory HCI course. Strongly recommended: IAT 267.

IAT 352 - Internet Computing Technologies (3)

XML technologies, databases and data mining are reviewed as means of storing and extracting knowledge. Server-client and service oriented architectures are examined from the perspective of building interactive systems. Web 2.0 technologies are reviewed, including peer-to-peer systems, social networking portals, and personalization technologies. Students apply conceptual knowledge by programming a web application using AJAX, servlets and a database. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 235, and either IAT 265 or other approved second year programming course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Marek Hatala
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D101 Marek Hatala
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3300, Surrey
D102 Marek Hatala
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
IAT 355 - Introduction to Visual Analytics (3)

Focuses on the design and implementation of interactive computer visualization techniques for the analysis, comprehension, and explanation of large collections of abstract information. The application of principles from perception, information visualization, interaction and visual analytics will be covered. Introduces tools for programming geometric information and displaying the results. Emphasizes development of practical skills in using graphics libraries and tools: students will develop programming experience with relevant examples and techniques. Prerequisite: IAT 201 and IAT 267 and either IAT 265 or CMPT 225 or other approved second year programming course. Recommended: IAT 235.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lyn Bartram
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
IAT 359 - Mobile Computing (3)

An introduction to mobile computing and the development of applications for mobile environments. The three areas that will one covered in the course are mobile technologies, application development and user interaction in a mobile setting. Students will make used of mobile application frameworks and development environments to develop their own application and project, while reinforcing concepts covered in lecture. Topics covered include mobile development environments, user interfaces, user experience and application development guidelines, gesture recognition, location, sensors, and graphics, and other, as will be outlines in the weekly schedule. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 265 and one of IAT 267 or another IAT 200 level programming course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Helmine Serban
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D101 Helmine Serban
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D102 Helmine Serban
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
IAT 410 - Advanced Game Design (3)

Students will design and develop a variety of electronic games, culminating in an advanced game project. They will continue to analyze the experience of play within the game, and the connections between the game experience and broader cultural phenomena. Prerequisite: Completion of 63 units, including IAT 265 or equivalent programming course. Strongly recommended: IAT 312.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Yingchen Yang
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E101 Yingchen Yang
Th 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
E102 Yingchen Yang
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 452 - Developing Design Tools (3)

Introduces approaches to customizing and developing software applications as design-support tools to be employed in dynamic design environments comprising people, other tools, and their interactions in relation to the tasks to be performed. Discusses effective strategies for software development to find the best matching solutions for a given situation and applies the select methods in software design, prototyping, and evaluation. Makes use of software development processes, languages, and notations in representing design of the tools being developed. Experiments with contemporary systems such as drafting tools (CAD), authoring applications (for games, Websites, animations), parametric design-modeling systems, etc.; and searches their potentials to enhance design environments. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 351.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Halil Erhan
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D201 Halil Erhan
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D202 Halil Erhan
We 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
IAT 455 - Computational Media (3)

The representation of media is introduced: specifically one dimensional (sound), two dimensional (images) and three dimensional (moving images). This course focuses on techniques and methods for creating digital video special effects, allowing students to explore their creativity while extending their graphics and programming skills in digital media. Computational techniques based on signal processing are developed that support the creation, manipulation, combination, transformation, compression, storage and display/performance of different media forms. An important aspect is representation in the temporal/spatial vs. the frequency domain and different transformation techniques. Students will be required to generate special effects, critique and analyze effects from movies, develop skills and abilities to manipulate digital video and audio, and implement their own algorithms to express their technical and artistic skills. Prerequisite: IAT 265 and MACM 101. Recommended: MATH 151 or equivalent.

Design

This concentration focuses on the design and use of interactive products and systems. It emphasizes designing and understanding all aspects of successful designs. Graduates will demonstrate ability in contemporary design from requirements through design to critique and evaluation.

Students complete five of

IAT 333 - Interaction Design Methods (3)

Examines concepts of design practice and related design methods for interaction designers. Design methods include ethnography, personas, design games, role-playing, scenarios, participatory workshops, and prototyping. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 credits, including IAT 265. Recommended: IAT 102 or 233.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
IAT 334 - Interface Design (3)

Provides an introduction to the art and design of human-computer interfaces, design methods, prototyping and evaluation of user interfaces. Examines issues of interactivity and its relation to human contexts and technological systems. The role of aesthetic, symbolic, affective and cultural factors will be assessed in concert with scientific and technological issues. The class is primarily focused on visual interfaces on computer monitors and hand-held devices, but culminates with considerations of increasingly physical interactions in ubiquitous environments. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 235.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Wolfgang Stuerzlinger
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
D101 Wolfgang Stuerzlinger
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D102 Wolfgang Stuerzlinger
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
D103 Wolfgang Stuerzlinger
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3050, Surrey
IAT 336 - Materials in Design (3)

Introduces material properties and performance in the context of interactive artifacts. Covers criteria for material selection, including durability, environmental effects, tactile properties, manufacturing processes, compatibility and effects of particular forms of use. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IAT 233.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D101 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
D102 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
D103 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
IAT 431 - Speculative Design (3)

Provides students with the opportunity to experiment with designing in various non-normative frameworks provided by cultural studies, critical theory and phenomenology. Students will examine design's potential for cultural, social and ethical critique of emerging technologies and society. Rather than merely illustrating theoretical positions, this examination involves enacting and embodying differing theoretical positions, thereby rendering criticism productive. Individual design expertise and voice is emphasized. Prerequisite: Completion of 63 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5360, Surrey
IAT 437 - Representation and Fabrication (3)

Introduces computer-based tools for representing and fabricating designs. Covers the representation of work within a design process, the use of visualization techniques to communicate with clients, and the use of digital fabrication technology to build prototypes. Projects are chosen to highlight key representational issues in contemporary design practice. Prerequisite: 48 units and IAT 336.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rob Woodbury
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5380, Surrey
D101 Rob Woodbury
Mo 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
D102 Rob Woodbury
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
IAT 438 - Interactive Objects and Environments (3)

Develops programming and scripting skills for developing combined software, and hardware prototype versions of interactive objects and environments. Covers the art and design of interactive objects and environments. Methodologies emphasizing embodiment, kinesthetics and haptics are introduced by combining theory and practice. Students develop programming skills for developing working prototypes comprised of software, sensors, and hardware. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 233, 235 and 267, or IAT 230, 231, 232 and 204.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Russell Taylor
Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1315, Vancouver

In addition, students complete an additional 6 upper division IAT units (6).

IAT BSc Requirements

Of the total of 44 upper division units required to their degree, students must complete a total of 24 units chosen from the following science courses to satisfy the BSc requirements:

IAT 333 - Interaction Design Methods (3)

Examines concepts of design practice and related design methods for interaction designers. Design methods include ethnography, personas, design games, role-playing, scenarios, participatory workshops, and prototyping. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 credits, including IAT 265. Recommended: IAT 102 or 233.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
IAT 336 - Materials in Design (3)

Introduces material properties and performance in the context of interactive artifacts. Covers criteria for material selection, including durability, environmental effects, tactile properties, manufacturing processes, compatibility and effects of particular forms of use. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IAT 233.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D101 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
D102 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
D103 Kenneth Zupan
Mo 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3350, Surrey
IAT 351 - Advanced Human-Computer Interaction (3)

Students will learn about and gain experience with a wide variety of interaction technologies, environments and architectures supporting user interaction with systems in work, learning and play. Applied topics may include, but are not limited to, collaboration and computers; ubiquitous and responsive environments; security, trust and privacy; networking; and distributed and heterogeneous interfaces. Emphasis is on practical experience, involving a group design/analysis project in advanced topics in human computer interaction. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 265 or other approved second year programming course, and IAT 201 or equivalent introductory HCI course. Strongly recommended: IAT 267.

IAT 352 - Internet Computing Technologies (3)

XML technologies, databases and data mining are reviewed as means of storing and extracting knowledge. Server-client and service oriented architectures are examined from the perspective of building interactive systems. Web 2.0 technologies are reviewed, including peer-to-peer systems, social networking portals, and personalization technologies. Students apply conceptual knowledge by programming a web application using AJAX, servlets and a database. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 235, and either IAT 265 or other approved second year programming course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Marek Hatala
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D101 Marek Hatala
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3300, Surrey
D102 Marek Hatala
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
IAT 355 - Introduction to Visual Analytics (3)

Focuses on the design and implementation of interactive computer visualization techniques for the analysis, comprehension, and explanation of large collections of abstract information. The application of principles from perception, information visualization, interaction and visual analytics will be covered. Introduces tools for programming geometric information and displaying the results. Emphasizes development of practical skills in using graphics libraries and tools: students will develop programming experience with relevant examples and techniques. Prerequisite: IAT 201 and IAT 267 and either IAT 265 or CMPT 225 or other approved second year programming course. Recommended: IAT 235.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lyn Bartram
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
IAT 381 - Special Topics in Interactive Arts and Technology (Science) (3)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to registration each semester. This course can be repeated for credit up to a maximum of three times, if topic studied is different. Variable units: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. Prerequisite: 48 units.

IAT 410 - Advanced Game Design (3)

Students will design and develop a variety of electronic games, culminating in an advanced game project. They will continue to analyze the experience of play within the game, and the connections between the game experience and broader cultural phenomena. Prerequisite: Completion of 63 units, including IAT 265 or equivalent programming course. Strongly recommended: IAT 312.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Yingchen Yang
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E101 Yingchen Yang
Th 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
E102 Yingchen Yang
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3140, Surrey
IAT 432 - Design Evaluation (3)

Examines evaluation concepts and methods for designers. Introduces a range of evaluation approaches including informal usability studies, lab experiments, field studies, and analytically-based evaluations. Students will explore techniques for feedback including usability tests, observation, interviews, heuristic reviews, and discursive evaluations. Underlying concepts of evaluation including scientific experimentation, ethnography, phenomenology, and aesthetics will be discussed. Students will learn how to design and implement appropriate evaluation studies for a range of design projects. Prerequisite: Completion of 63 units. Recommended: IAT 201 and 235. Students with credit for IAT 332 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lyn Bartram
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
IAT 437 - Representation and Fabrication (3)

Introduces computer-based tools for representing and fabricating designs. Covers the representation of work within a design process, the use of visualization techniques to communicate with clients, and the use of digital fabrication technology to build prototypes. Projects are chosen to highlight key representational issues in contemporary design practice. Prerequisite: 48 units and IAT 336.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rob Woodbury
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5380, Surrey
D101 Rob Woodbury
Mo 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
D102 Rob Woodbury
Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
IAT 452 - Developing Design Tools (3)

Introduces approaches to customizing and developing software applications as design-support tools to be employed in dynamic design environments comprising people, other tools, and their interactions in relation to the tasks to be performed. Discusses effective strategies for software development to find the best matching solutions for a given situation and applies the select methods in software design, prototyping, and evaluation. Makes use of software development processes, languages, and notations in representing design of the tools being developed. Experiments with contemporary systems such as drafting tools (CAD), authoring applications (for games, Websites, animations), parametric design-modeling systems, etc.; and searches their potentials to enhance design environments. Prerequisite: Completion of 48 units, including IAT 351.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Halil Erhan
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D201 Halil Erhan
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
D202 Halil Erhan
We 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 3100, Surrey
IAT 455 - Computational Media (3)

The representation of media is introduced: specifically one dimensional (sound), two dimensional (images) and three dimensional (moving images). This course focuses on techniques and methods for creating digital video special effects, allowing students to explore their creativity while extending their graphics and programming skills in digital media. Computational techniques based on signal processing are developed that support the creation, manipulation, combination, transformation, compression, storage and display/performance of different media forms. An important aspect is representation in the temporal/spatial vs. the frequency domain and different transformation techniques. Students will be required to generate special effects, critique and analyze effects from movies, develop skills and abilities to manipulate digital video and audio, and implement their own algorithms to express their technical and artistic skills. Prerequisite: IAT 265 and MACM 101. Recommended: MATH 151 or equivalent.

IAT 481 - Special Topics in Interactive Arts and Technology (Science) (3)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrollment each term. This course can be repeated for credit up to a maximum of three times, if topic studied is different. Variable units: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. Prerequisite: 69 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Lisa Papania
Rob Woodbury
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5080, Surrey
D300 Diane Gromala
Sylvain Moreno
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 3200, Surrey

Or upper division course from: computing science (CMPT), engineering science (ENSC), biomedical physiology and kinesiology (BPK), management and systems science (MSSC), mathematics (MATH), mathematics and computing science (MACM), cognitive science (COGS), or psychology (PSYC)

SFU Degree Requirements

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.

 

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.