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School for International Studies Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

International Studies Minor

The program is primarily for students with a background or interest in political science, history, economics, geography, sociology, anthropology, and humanities, as well as other areas. Students can specialize in international issues through a curriculum which integrates training and experience concerning the complex and challenging issues that are central to global affairs. Public or private sector employees who wish to specialize in specific dimensions that are necessary to understand and address international issues may also be interested in this program.

Program Declaration


Students can apply to declare their minor after completing the program's lower division requirements and meeting the posted CGPA requirement on the international studies website.

Required Grades


Students must obtain C- or higher in all courses used toward the program.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete a minimum total of 12 units including
 
IS 101 - Introduction to International Studies: Studying Global Conflict and Co-operation (3)

Introduces international studies historically, tracing the patterns of conflicts and co-operation between nations, states and social groups in the world of the last half of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Examines important problems in the contemporary world from the perspectives of different social science disciplines: poverty and development aid; war; and environmental change. Considers the challenge of global governance. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Logan Masilamani
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
D101 Logan Masilamani
Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D102
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D103
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D104
Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D105
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D106
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby

and one of
 
ECON 102 - The World Economy (3)

An overview of the broad economic trends in the development of the world economy over the last five decades with reference to the major debates related to economic interdependence, development and growth, globalization, and the role of the major multilateral economic institutions (IMF, World Bank, OCED, ILO, UN). (lecture/tutorial). Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicolas Schmitt
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
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

and two of
 
IS 200 - Historical Perspectives on Diplomatic Relations, International Security and Law (3) *

An introduction to the study of diplomacy, security and the development of international law. Emphasis will be on the 19th and 20th centuries, preceded by a general survey of early notions of sovereignty, concepts of total war and primitive diplomatic institutions, as well as the role of religion in politics.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Brenda Lyshaug
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
D101 Brenda Lyshaug
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D102 Brenda Lyshaug
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D103 Brenda Lyshaug
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
IS 210 - Comparative World Politics: Trajectories, Regimes, Challenges (3) **

Introduces students to the variety of systems of governance in the world today, examines the historical and cultural sources of their different developmental trajectories, and assesses the challenges they face in the future. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christopher Gibson
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101 Christopher Gibson
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D102 Christopher Gibson
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D900 Sessional
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2980, Surrey
IS 220 - Wealth and Poverty of Nations (3) ***

Analyzes some of the historical reasons for the great divergence in world economic development, and undertakes a cross-country, cross-regional perspective of world economic development using a historical approach to long-run economic growth. Students with credit for INTS 220 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stuart Parker
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101 Stuart Parker
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D102 Stuart Parker
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D103 Stuart Parker
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
J100 Geetanjali Gill
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 2205, Vancouver
IS 230 - Transnationalism and Society (3)

Provides a survey of the basic issues relating to the study of transnationalism and society. Topics covered include identity and ethnicity, urbanization, migration, social networks, politics, and religion. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Howard
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
IS 265 - Global History from the Revolutionary Age to the Present (3)

An introduction to Global History, beginning in the 1780s and ending in the present day. Key topics include the first Age of Revolution (US, Haiti, Latin America), the post-colonial experience, and the modern world economy. Students with credit for HIST 265 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

* required for students completing the International Security and Conflict concentration

** required for students completing the Comparative World Politics, Culture and Society concentration

*** required for students completing the International Development, Economic and Environmental Issues concentration

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete 16 upper division units from one of the three concentrations. At least 12 out of the 16 upper division concentration units must be completed from International Studies course offerings at SFU. Up to a maximum of 4 upper division units may be chosen from non-IS course offerings.*

Concentrations


Students complete upper and lower division requirements in each concentration. No more than two of the required upper division courses can be fulfilled with courses from any one department, except the School for International Studies. As well, the advisor may approve selected international field school or exchange courses for credit toward a concentration when the topic is appropriate. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all prerequisites are met for upper division requirements.

International Security and Conflict

GSWS 433 - Gender, Violence, Resistance (4)

A seminar-based, interdisciplinary course providing a gendered analysis of violence and resistance, to violence, focusing on political states, conflict and war, individual experiences, and institutional situations through feminist and critical masculinities lenses. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units in GSWS or WS or GDST. Students with credit for special temporary topics (STT) course GDST 303 Gender, Violence and Resistance may not complete this course for further credit.

HIST 332 - Politics and Culture in Modern Germany (4)

An examination of major themes in German history from the establishment of a united German Empire in 1871 to the reunification of Germany in 1990. Emphasis will be placed on issues related to the formation of German national identity and the problems associated with modernization and militarism. Attention will be given to the difficulties of Weimar democracy, the nature of the Third Reich, and contrasting developments in East and West Germany after 1949. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history.

HIST 335 - The Soviet Project (4)

An examination of the history of the Soviet Union from its creation to its collapse, emphasizing its ideology, culture, role in global politics, and social and economic transformations. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D101 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
HIST 338 - World War II (4)

An introduction to the history of the origins and course of the second world war. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 225.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lauren Rossi
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4140, Burnaby
D101 Lauren Rossi
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D102 Lauren Rossi
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
HIST 350 - The Ottoman Empire and Turkey (4)

A study of Ottoman society and the impact of Ottoman rule in the Middle East from the conquest of Constantinople to the death of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Emphasis will be on the conflict between preservation and reform in the nineteenth century and on the significance of the Ottoman legacy for twentieth century Turkey and the Arab world. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 352 - Religion and Politics in Modern Iran (4)

The intellectual and social history of greater Iran from the Safavids to the twentieth century. Emphasis will be on the relationship between religion and politics. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 354 - Imperialism and Modernity in the Middle East (4)

This course examines the role of imperialism in the transformation of societies in the Middle East and North Africa over the last two centuries. Focusing mainly on the cases of Ottoman, British and French empire building, the course discusses the socio-economic, cultural and political changes brought about by the interaction of various segments of local societies with these imperial powers. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D101 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D102 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
HIST 355 - The Arab Middle East in the Twentieth Century (4)

An examination of this century's major themes in the history of Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, as well as other states of the Arabian peninsula. Topics to be investigated include the origins of Arab nationalism and Islamic reformism; the origins and development of the Lebanese question; the emergence of the politics of the military in Iraq and Syria, and the special role of the Jordanian and Arabian monarchies. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 371 - The Asia-Pacific War in Modern Japanese History (4)

Covers the period in Japan from the 1930s to the 1950s and will introduce students to topics such as wartime atrocities, the dropping of the atomic bombs and the prosecution of war criminals. It will also attempt to explain why so much controversy surrounds interpretations of events arising from Japan's last war, the Asia-Pacific War. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: at least one course on modern Japan.

HIST 401 - Problems in Modern German History (4)

An examination of major debates concerning the history of late-nineteenth and twentieth century Germany. Themes may include the nature of German modernity, interpretations of the Third Reich, or German memory after the Second World War. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 401 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units, including nine units of lower division history and one of HIST 224, 225, 332 or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Lauren Rossi
We 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
HIST 419W - Problems in Modern Russian History (4)

Advanced analysis of specific problems in social, intellectual, and political history of modern Russia. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 419W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 224 or 225. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ilya Vinkovetsky
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
HIST 422 - Greece, 1935-1944: Occupation and Resistance (4)

Examines the cycle of violence that followed the Axis occupation of Greece and created a political schism that lasted until the 1980s. The course will focus on Greek resistance, foreign relations and relations with the British intelligence services. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Students with credit for HS 422 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Horncastle
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
HIST 445 - Problems in Modern Italian History (4)

Examines the politics, society and culture of fascism in Italy from 1922 to World War II. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 445 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Students with credit for HIST 486 when offered with the title Italian Fascism or Fascist Italy (Spring 2006, Spring 2008, Fall 2008) may not take this course for further credit.

HIST 456 - The Late Ottoman Empire: State, Culture and Social Transformation, 1750-1923 (4)

Focuses on major issues and trends in the history of the Ottoman Empire from the mid-eighteenth century to its demise in the aftermath of World War I. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 151 and 249.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Thomas Kuehn
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
HIST 457 - The Turkish Republic: Politics, Society, and Culture, 1918-Present (4)

Examines the political, social, and cultural transformation in Turkey from the end of World War I to the present. Topics may include the Ottoman legacy in the Turkish Republic, issues of nation building, national identity and ethnicity, the role of the military in Turkish politics, changing concepts of gender, the role of political Islam, and Turkish diasporas. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 151 and 249.

HIST 458W - Problems in Latin American Regional History (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of one or more Latin American regions. Examples are: pre-Columbian and colonial Middle America; revolutionary Mexico 1910-1970, Brazil from Slavery to Militarism, frontier society to hyper-urbanism in the La Plata countries. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 458W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

HIST 459W - Problems in the Political and Social History of Latin America (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of traditional and contemporary institutions (the church, the great estate, the peasantry, elite structures) and/or political movements (agrarian revolution, populism, the modernizing military). Emphasis placed on changing historiographical interpretations. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 459W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

HIST 463W - Rebellion and Revolution: Topics in the Theory and Practice of Resistance (4)

Explores ideas, people, and movements of social criticism and social justice, stressing history as a way to understand and engage the present. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 463W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Students with credit for HIST 412 or HIST 412W cannot take HIST 463W for further credit when offered with the course topic "Marxism.". Writing.

HIST 464 - Problems in Modern Asian History (4)

Concepts and methodology of modern Asian history. Selected themes may include revolution, inequality, mass violence, ideology, imperialism, leadership, and the Cold War. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 464 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Janice Matsumura
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
HIST 465 - The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (4)

A discussion of the modern history of nation-building in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The topics discussed include Zionism, the British Mandate in Palestine, the creation of the state of Israel, the rise of modern Palestinian nationalism, and the role of the Palestinian-Israeli dispute in regional and international affairs. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history and one of HIST 151, 249, 350, 354, 355 or permission of the department.

HIST 467 - Modern Egypt (4)

An interpretive discussion of the course of modern Egyptian history. This may range from the advent to power of Muhammed Ali Pasha until recent times, or may focus on specific periods of revolutionary change. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history and one of HIST 151, 249, 350, 354, 355 or permission of the department.

IS 302 - Introduction to Humanitarian Intervention (4)

Investigates complex emergencies and the outcomes of conflict, specifically forced migration by refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs). Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Geetanjali Gill
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 303 - Ethnic Minorities, Identity Politics, and Conflict in Southeast Asia (4)

Surveys the ethnic minorities of Southeast Asia, focusing on their relations with other ethnic groups, especially majority populations, and governments. Examines the treatment of ethnic minorities and the responses of the minorities, including ethnic-based secession movements. Reviews cross-border and broader international issues relating to minorities, such as their status as refugees and cross-border support for insurgencies. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 304 - Russian Foreign and Security Policies (4)

Introduces the Russian Federation's foreign and security policies. Reviews key actors, institutions, and stages in the development of Russian foreign policy development as well as the gap between rhetoric and realities in Russian foreign policy. Prerequisite: IS 200 and 45 units. Recommended: HIST 335.

IS 309 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ana Ines Vivaldi Pasqua
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 313W - Nationalism, Democracy and Development in Modern India (4)

An examination of the differing narratives of nation and modernity in the struggle for independence from colonial rule in India, and their implications for the post-colonial state, for politics and for India's economic development. Prerequisite: IS 210 or 220, and 45 units. Writing.

IS 314 - National, Regional, and International Politics in Southeast Asia (4)

Provides an overview of national and political issues in Southeast Asia. Surveying politics in individual countries and regional political institutions, focus is given to particular themes such as democratization and civil society, communism and other forms of authoritarianism, the role of the military, decentralization, religion and politics, the impact of China on the region, and security concerns. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 315 - Introduction to Middle East Politics (4)

Introduces the political, economic, and ideological dynamics of contemporary Middle Eastern states. Examines the legacy of colonialism, state formation, central ideological trends such as Arab nationalism and political Islam, the dynamics of state-society contention, and the challenges of economic development. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 319 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Howard
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 1530, Vancouver
IS 329 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Brenda Lyshaug
Fr 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
IS 409 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Meyer
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
HCC 1505, Vancouver
IS 412 - Central Asia: Democracy, Development and Conflicts (4)

Examines the new states of post-Soviet Central Asia, with particular reference to the relationship among democratization, development, autocracy and conflict, and the role of external actors in transnational security issues in the region. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: IS 200.

IS 414 - Current Regional Issues in Southeast Asia (4)

Reviews important current regional issues in Southeast Asia with particular attention to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 415 - Islamist Trend in Middle East Politics (4)

Focuses upon the political Islamist movements that have swept much of the Middle East and North Africa since the mid-1970s. Examines a broad range of movements, from liberal to militant trends, drawing on the experiences of countries throughout the region. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: HIST 151 or IS 315.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tamir Moustafa
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
IS 419 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 429 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D400 Brenda Lyshaug
We 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 2280, Vancouver
IS 435 - Special Topics in Latin American Studies (4)

An examination of Latin America through historical, literary, and social scientific approaches. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: IS 209W or HIST 209W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christopher Gibson
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
POL 315 - Intermediate Quantitative Methods (4)

Introduces intermediate quantitative methods and data analysis. Teaches students how to build statistical models and apply them to social and political research. Also covers the fundamentals of probability, sampling, and causal inference; students will learns how to conduct their own data-driven research. Prerequisite: POL 201 or permission of instructor. Quantitative.

POL 342 - Developing Countries in Global Politics (4)

Problems arising from the disparities in power and wealth between the highly industrialized countries of Europe and North America, and the under-industrialized countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 344 - International Law (4)

Sovereignty, nationality, jurisdiction, arbitration. Examination of selected cases exemplifying present trends in the international legal order. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
E100 Linda Elmose
Th 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
POL 346 - International Organization (4)

An examination of the structures and processes and the main substantive decisions of the United Nations and related international organizations. Based upon in-depth study of the UN Charter, the Security Council, General Assembly, Secretary-general and Secretariat and their constitutional and political interactions since 1945, with special attention to the theory and practice of international organization advanced by the principal Western countries, the Soviet Union and Soviet bloc, the People's Republic of China and leading Third World countries. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Busumtwi-sam
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
POL 348 - Theories of War, Peace and Conflict Resolution (4)

Examines the origins and causes of several major conflicts during the last century. This course reviews various theories on the causes of conflict and war in the international system. It also examines the techniques of preventive diplomacy, peacekeeping, crisis management and coercive diplomacy as they have been used to try to forestall open warfare and maximize the opportunities for peaceful change and the negotiated resolution of international disputes. Both documentary and feature films will be used to illustrate many types of conflict and warfare in the international system. Course simulations, when employed, will concentrate on the problems and risks that are involved in international efforts to contain and reverse the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Douglas Ross
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D101
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
POL 349 - Selected Topics in International Relations (4)

Prerequisite: Six lower division units in Political Science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Candyce Kelshall
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
POL 373 - Human Security (4)

Explores what is involved in shifting the focus in the security realm from 'national interest' to the safety and needs of humans. Addresses several contemporary issues of human insecurity such as genocide, terrorism, civil wars and other complex emergencies; the political economy of conflict (small arms, "blood" diamonds); 'new' inequalities (economic, gender, class, ethnicity); and new health risks (e.g. HIV/AIDS, SARS, ecological degradation). Considers recent initiatives and trends that have emerged to deal with these issues (e.g. humanitarian intervention, International Criminal Court, new coalitions of state and non-state actors such as the Ottawa Process on anti-personnel mines). Prerequisite: Six lower division units in Political Science or permission of the department. Students with credit for POL 349 'Special Topics' for credit under this title may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
J100 Denis Dogah
Sa 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
POL 381W - Japanese Politics (4)

The political system of Japan, including an analysis of political culture, political institutions, political behavior and both formal and informal political processes. Emphasis will be placed on the pre-World War II political development of Japan. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tsuyoshi Kawasaki
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
POL 417 - Human Rights Theories (4)

This course introduces students to the problems involved in the assertion of universal moral standards across political and cultural divides. These issues will be explored at a theoretical level, and in the context of specific human rights controversies. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department. Recommended: PHIL 220 or 320.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Michael Laurence
Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
POL 422 - Canadian International Security Relations (4)

The course traces the evolution of Canadian thinking on national international security issues through an examination of pre-World War II isolationism, elite attitudes during the Cold War, the formative period of NATO, as well as Canadian involvement in the Korean and Indochina conflicts. More recent policies concerning ALCM testings, NORAD, and nuclear non-proliferation will also be explored in detail. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 434W - Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict (4)

Nationalist movements and intrastate ethnic conflict around the globe. Begins with an overview of nationalism, including its historical emergence, its roots, and different types. Moves on to ethnic conflict, focusing on its sources and potential solutions to this problem. Prerequisite: POL 201 and eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department. Students with credit for POL 338W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Eline de Rooij
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
AQ 5040, Burnaby
POL 443 - Nuclear Strategy, Arms Control, and International Security (4)

Provides an overview of the evolution of US and Soviet strategic policies since World War II. The political and doctrinal bases of national strategic debates are closely examined, as are the various obstacles to a more stable international arms control regime for nuclear weapons. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in Political Science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nancy Teeple
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 1425, Vancouver
POL 445W - American Foreign Policy (4)

Examines US foreign policy in the post World War II era. Topics to be covered will include the formation of foreign policy, 20th century American security issues, alliance relations, crisis management and international economic relations. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in Political Science or permission of the department. Writing.

POL 448 - Selected Topics in International Relations (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Busumtwi-sam
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
POL 449 - Selected Topics in International Relations II (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in Political Science or permission of the department .

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nancy Teeple
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
SA 330 - Global Islam (SA) (4)

Explores the interplay between global Islamic politics and European modernity, including the neoliberal remaking of citizens, societies and states. Historical, comparative and global perspectives address the limitations of conventional approaches that situate Islam within dichotomous models of what is western and what is eastern, and modern versus non-modern. Prerequisite: SA 101 or SA 150 or SA 201W. Students who have taken SA 360, Special Topics in Sociology and Anthropology in Fall 2006 (1067) or Fall 2007 (1077), may not take SA 330 for further credit.

Comparative World Politics, Culture and Society

GSWS 312 - Immigrants, Women and Transnational Migration (4)

Examines the global division of labor where migrant women as well as immigrant women tend to be exploited in numerous forms, ranging from lack of citizenship rights and erosion of skills to the risk of sexual assault, due to immigration/migration and social policies of various countries. Prerequisite: 15 units. Students with credit for WS 320 Special Topics: Immigrant Women and Economic Security may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
HIST 335 - The Soviet Project (4)

An examination of the history of the Soviet Union from its creation to its collapse, emphasizing its ideology, culture, role in global politics, and social and economic transformations. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D101 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102 Ilya Vinkovetsky
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
HIST 344 - Themes in Modern East Africa (4)

Examines the diversity of environments, cultures and livelihoods in East Africa and the Horn in the context of long-term trans-regional influences, especially slave trade, cash cropping, colonization and post-colonial politics, and the expansion of the world religions into East Africa. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 344 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Amyn Sajoo
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
HIST 348 - A History of Twentieth Century South Africa (4)

An examination of the economic, social and political history of 20th century South Africa. Particular attention will be paid to the factors which led to the rise of apartheid. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: at least one of HIST 146, 231.

HIST 350 - The Ottoman Empire and Turkey (4)

A study of Ottoman society and the impact of Ottoman rule in the Middle East from the conquest of Constantinople to the death of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Emphasis will be on the conflict between preservation and reform in the nineteenth century and on the significance of the Ottoman legacy for twentieth century Turkey and the Arab world. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 352 - Religion and Politics in Modern Iran (4)

The intellectual and social history of greater Iran from the Safavids to the twentieth century. Emphasis will be on the relationship between religion and politics. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 354 - Imperialism and Modernity in the Middle East (4)

This course examines the role of imperialism in the transformation of societies in the Middle East and North Africa over the last two centuries. Focusing mainly on the cases of Ottoman, British and French empire building, the course discusses the socio-economic, cultural and political changes brought about by the interaction of various segments of local societies with these imperial powers. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D101 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D102 Thomas Kuehn
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
HIST 355 - The Arab Middle East in the Twentieth Century (4)

An examination of this century's major themes in the history of Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, as well as other states of the Arabian peninsula. Topics to be investigated include the origins of Arab nationalism and Islamic reformism; the origins and development of the Lebanese question; the emergence of the politics of the military in Iraq and Syria, and the special role of the Jordanian and Arabian monarchies. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

HIST 366 - Social and Cultural History of Modern China (4)

Explores the social and cultural problems in modern Chinese history, with special emphasis on popular and elite cultures in the late Qing, Republican, and socialist eras. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. HIST 255 is recommended.

HIST 367 - History of the People's Republic of China (4)

Analyzes the history of the PRC from 1949 to present. Special emphasis on ideology, inequality, diversity, the Great Leap Forward, Cultural Revolution, and economic reforms. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Students with credit for HIST 256 may not take this course for further credit.

HIST 368W - Selected Topics in the History of the Wider World (4)

A writing-intensive examination of selected topics in the history of Asia, Africa and/or the Middle East. The content will vary from offering to offering. See department for further information. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Students may not take selected topics within HIST 368W for further credit if duplicating content of another history course and vice versa. Writing.

HIST 371 - The Asia-Pacific War in Modern Japanese History (4)

Covers the period in Japan from the 1930s to the 1950s and will introduce students to topics such as wartime atrocities, the dropping of the atomic bombs and the prosecution of war criminals. It will also attempt to explain why so much controversy surrounds interpretations of events arising from Japan's last war, the Asia-Pacific War. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: at least one course on modern Japan.

HIST 417W - Problems in Modern French History (4)

An examination of a principal aspect of, or period in, the history of French society since the Revolution. For example, attention may be given to the 19th century French revolutionary tradition, or to society and culture in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Republics, or to colonialism and decolonisation. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 417W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 224 or 225. Writing.

HIST 419W - Problems in Modern Russian History (4)

Advanced analysis of specific problems in social, intellectual, and political history of modern Russia. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 419W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 224 or 225. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ilya Vinkovetsky
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
HIST 420 - Themes in Russian Imperial History (4)

An examination of how the Russian Empire grew, was maintained, and came to an end, if it did end, through a study of imperial and colonial policies and practices and the responses to these by the area's diverse peoples. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 420 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history.

HIST 422 - Greece, 1935-1944: Occupation and Resistance (4)

Examines the cycle of violence that followed the Axis occupation of Greece and created a political schism that lasted until the 1980s. The course will focus on Greek resistance, foreign relations and relations with the British intelligence services. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Students with credit for HS 422 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Horncastle
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
HIST 457 - The Turkish Republic: Politics, Society, and Culture, 1918-Present (4)

Examines the political, social, and cultural transformation in Turkey from the end of World War I to the present. Topics may include the Ottoman legacy in the Turkish Republic, issues of nation building, national identity and ethnicity, the role of the military in Turkish politics, changing concepts of gender, the role of political Islam, and Turkish diasporas. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: HIST 151 and 249.

HIST 458W - Problems in Latin American Regional History (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of one or more Latin American regions. Examples are: pre-Columbian and colonial Middle America; revolutionary Mexico 1910-1970, Brazil from Slavery to Militarism, frontier society to hyper-urbanism in the La Plata countries. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 458W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

HIST 459W - Problems in the Political and Social History of Latin America (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of traditional and contemporary institutions (the church, the great estate, the peasantry, elite structures) and/or political movements (agrarian revolution, populism, the modernizing military). Emphasis placed on changing historiographical interpretations. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 459W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

HIST 464 - Problems in Modern Asian History (4)

Concepts and methodology of modern Asian history. Selected themes may include revolution, inequality, mass violence, ideology, imperialism, leadership, and the Cold War. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 464 may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Janice Matsumura
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
HIST 465 - The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (4)

A discussion of the modern history of nation-building in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The topics discussed include Zionism, the British Mandate in Palestine, the creation of the state of Israel, the rise of modern Palestinian nationalism, and the role of the Palestinian-Israeli dispute in regional and international affairs. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history and one of HIST 151, 249, 350, 354, 355 or permission of the department.

HIST 467 - Modern Egypt (4)

An interpretive discussion of the course of modern Egyptian history. This may range from the advent to power of Muhammed Ali Pasha until recent times, or may focus on specific periods of revolutionary change. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history and one of HIST 151, 249, 350, 354, 355 or permission of the department.

IS 302 - Introduction to Humanitarian Intervention (4)

Investigates complex emergencies and the outcomes of conflict, specifically forced migration by refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs). Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Geetanjali Gill
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 303 - Ethnic Minorities, Identity Politics, and Conflict in Southeast Asia (4)

Surveys the ethnic minorities of Southeast Asia, focusing on their relations with other ethnic groups, especially majority populations, and governments. Examines the treatment of ethnic minorities and the responses of the minorities, including ethnic-based secession movements. Reviews cross-border and broader international issues relating to minorities, such as their status as refugees and cross-border support for insurgencies. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 304 - Russian Foreign and Security Policies (4)

Introduces the Russian Federation's foreign and security policies. Reviews key actors, institutions, and stages in the development of Russian foreign policy development as well as the gap between rhetoric and realities in Russian foreign policy. Prerequisite: IS 200 and 45 units. Recommended: HIST 335.

IS 309 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ana Ines Vivaldi Pasqua
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 313W - Nationalism, Democracy and Development in Modern India (4)

An examination of the differing narratives of nation and modernity in the struggle for independence from colonial rule in India, and their implications for the post-colonial state, for politics and for India's economic development. Prerequisite: IS 210 or 220, and 45 units. Writing.

IS 314 - National, Regional, and International Politics in Southeast Asia (4)

Provides an overview of national and political issues in Southeast Asia. Surveying politics in individual countries and regional political institutions, focus is given to particular themes such as democratization and civil society, communism and other forms of authoritarianism, the role of the military, decentralization, religion and politics, the impact of China on the region, and security concerns. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 315 - Introduction to Middle East Politics (4)

Introduces the political, economic, and ideological dynamics of contemporary Middle Eastern states. Examines the legacy of colonialism, state formation, central ideological trends such as Arab nationalism and political Islam, the dynamics of state-society contention, and the challenges of economic development. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 319 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Howard
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 1530, Vancouver
IS 329 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Brenda Lyshaug
Fr 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
IS 358 - Development, Aid and Difference in Historical Perspective (4)

Examines "International Development" within a series of historical frames, including the history of imperialism, the history of international relations, globalization, and the cultural and intellectual history of North-South relations. Prerequisite: 45 units and declared ISHON, ISMAJ or ISMIN. Students who have credit for HIST 358 may not take IS 358 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stuart Parker
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 409 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Meyer
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
HCC 1505, Vancouver
IS 410 - Politics, Institutions and Development (4)

The quality of institutions' exercises a crucial influence on the prospects for development. Aims are to interrogate this claim through analysis of different paths of economic growth and change across the developing world. Examination of the ways in which politics influences economic growth and distribution; the relationships between political systems and patterns of development; and the politics of institutions and state formation. Prerequisite: 90 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leslie Armijo
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
IS 412 - Central Asia: Democracy, Development and Conflicts (4)

Examines the new states of post-Soviet Central Asia, with particular reference to the relationship among democratization, development, autocracy and conflict, and the role of external actors in transnational security issues in the region. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: IS 200.

IS 414 - Current Regional Issues in Southeast Asia (4)

Reviews important current regional issues in Southeast Asia with particular attention to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 415 - Islamist Trend in Middle East Politics (4)

Focuses upon the political Islamist movements that have swept much of the Middle East and North Africa since the mid-1970s. Examines a broad range of movements, from liberal to militant trends, drawing on the experiences of countries throughout the region. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: HIST 151 or IS 315.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tamir Moustafa
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
IS 419 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 427 - Globalization, Poverty and Inequality (4)

Analyzes the origins and the economic consequences of globalization and the uneven process of economic development around the world in relation to poverty, by considering the measurement of poverty, its causes and dynamics, as well as public policy for poverty reduction. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 429 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D400 Brenda Lyshaug
We 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 2280, Vancouver
IS 435 - Special Topics in Latin American Studies (4)

An examination of Latin America through historical, literary, and social scientific approaches. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: IS 209W or HIST 209W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christopher Gibson
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
POL 310 - Identity Politics (4)

Examines the impact of identity politics on the dynamics and organization of political systems. Topics include the impact of ethnic, racial and/or religious diversity on modes of political representation, the formation of public policy, and the quest for political stability and national identity. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department. Student with credit for POL 481 may not take this course for further credit.

POL 339 - Selected Topics in Comparative Government and Politics (4)

Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 342 - Developing Countries in Global Politics (4)

Problems arising from the disparities in power and wealth between the highly industrialized countries of Europe and North America, and the under-industrialized countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 346 - International Organization (4)

An examination of the structures and processes and the main substantive decisions of the United Nations and related international organizations. Based upon in-depth study of the UN Charter, the Security Council, General Assembly, Secretary-general and Secretariat and their constitutional and political interactions since 1945, with special attention to the theory and practice of international organization advanced by the principal Western countries, the Soviet Union and Soviet bloc, the People's Republic of China and leading Third World countries. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Busumtwi-sam
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
POL 374 - Africa in the Global Political Economy (4)

Considers Africa in the historical development of the modern global political economy, from the transatlantic slave trade to the present. Examines contemporary issues associated with Africa in the neo-liberal world order and the politics of resistance and alternative pathways or models of development. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 381W - Japanese Politics (4)

The political system of Japan, including an analysis of political culture, political institutions, political behavior and both formal and informal political processes. Emphasis will be placed on the pre-World War II political development of Japan. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tsuyoshi Kawasaki
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
POL 436 - Elections, Parties and Governments in Comparative Perspectives (4)

An examination of the processes by which governments are created, maintained, and destroyed in democratic systems. The effects of different regime types, electoral arrangements, and party systems will be highlighted. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 438 - Selected Topics in Comparative Government and Politics I (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 439 - Selected Topics in Comparative Government and Politics II (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 470 - African Social and Political Thought (4)

Covers African social and political thought (including that of the Diaspora) since the nineteenth century. Includes approaches such as 'traditional' philosophy, the writing of history, and the specific problems of understanding the history of political thought in the context of a 'post-colonial' society. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

SA 302W - Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism (SA) (4)

An introduction to the political economy and culture of capitalism in relation to global problems. Case studies may focus on issues of population, famine, disease, poverty, environmental destruction, social inequality, and nation-state violence. Resistance, rebellion and social movements in response to these problems also will be addressed. Students who took SA 294 in 03-1, 04-1 and 04-2 may not take SA 302 for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ataman Avdan
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
J100 Deborah Dergousoff
Mo 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 2985, Surrey
SA 321 - Social Movements (S) (4)

A study of the sources, development and effects of social movements in transitional and modernized societies. Specific types of movements will be analysed. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 330 - Global Islam (SA) (4)

Explores the interplay between global Islamic politics and European modernity, including the neoliberal remaking of citizens, societies and states. Historical, comparative and global perspectives address the limitations of conventional approaches that situate Islam within dichotomous models of what is western and what is eastern, and modern versus non-modern. Prerequisite: SA 101 or SA 150 or SA 201W. Students who have taken SA 360, Special Topics in Sociology and Anthropology in Fall 2006 (1067) or Fall 2007 (1077), may not take SA 330 for further credit.

SA 363 - Process of Development and Underdevelopment (SA) (4)

An examination of sociological and anthropological theories of development and underdevelopment as applied to the Third World. The nature and consequences of world system linkages; colonialism and decolonization; patterns of social change in selected societies and regions. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 365 - Selected Regional Areas (A) (4)

An examination of selected aspects of the social structure, culture and the processes of social change in varying regional areas. The focus will vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 388 - Comparative Studies of Minority Indigenous Peoples (A) (4)

The social and cultural patterns of aboriginal populations within various modern nation-states. Their relations with majority societies and with other indigenous groups across the world. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 396 - Selected Regional Areas (SA) (4)

An examination of selected aspects of social structure, culture and processes of social change in a specific regional area. The focus will vary from term to term. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 418 - International Health: Global Policies and Local Realities (A) (4)

An investigation of the social, cultural, and political issues that contribute to problems of ill-health in resource-poor countries and the major efforts in international public health to address these problems. It explores the application of knowledge about social, and especially gender relations in international health, with particular attention to local perspectives and grassroots initiatives. Institutional frameworks intended to promote health development are examined in historical and contemporary perspective through case studies on topics such as: malaria, population control, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis. Prerequisite: 90 credit hours, which must include SA 101 or 150. Highly recommended: SA 218, 302W and 318. Breadth-Social Sciences.

SA 430 - States, Cultures and Global Transitions (SA) (4)

Through a program of focused readings, case studies, and films, this course offers a new perspective on the study of globalization. It balances classical themes with contemporary approaches to global processes of economic, political, and cultural transformation. The course tackles such topics as the material aspects of cooperation and coercion, class relations in structures of capital accumulation and global governance, and cultural dynamics. Alternatives to Euro-American centrism are explored through the examples of citizenship, cultural politics, ethnic and religious conflicts, human rights, indigenous rights, and women's rights. Prerequisite: Minimum of 72 units including either SA 101 or 150 or 201W. Students with credit for SA 463 completed in 2004-3 may not complete this course for further credit.

International Development, Economic, and Environmenal Issues

ECON 342 - International Trade (3)

Topics discussed in this course are: gains from trade in a classical world; the modern theory of international trade; factor price equalization; empirical tests and extensions of the pure theory model; economic growth and international trade; the nature and effects of protection; motives and welfare effects of factor movements; multinational enterprises; the brain drain; customs union theory; pollution control and international trade. Prerequisite: ECON 103 or 200 and 105 or 205; 60 units or permission of the department. Students with credit for ECON 442 cannot take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stephen Easton
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D102
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D103
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D105
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D106
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D107
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D108
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
ECON 345 - International Finance (3)

Foreign exchange markets; determination of spot and forward exchange rates; Euro currency markets; balance of payments statistics; international adjustment theory; income price and exchange rate effects; the role of international short term capital flows; the international monetary system: gold standard, freely floating rates, dollar gold exchange standard, centrally created reserves. Prerequisite: ECON 103 or 200 and 105 or 205; 60 units or permission of the department. Students with credit for ECON 445 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

ECON 355W - Economic Development (4)

Analysis of theories of economic development. Consideration will be given to the requirements of successful development, to aspects of international co-operation, and to procedures of economic planning. Problems of emerging countries and models of various developing economies will be studied. Prerequisite: ECON 103 or 200 and 105 or 205; 60 units. Students with credit for ECON 355 or ECON 455 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 M EMRUL HASAN
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D103
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D104
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D105
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D106
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D107
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D109
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D110
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D111
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D112
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
GEOG 322 - World Resources (4)

An analysis of the use and development of natural resources from a geographic, economic and institutional perspective. Prerequisite: At least 30 units including GEOG 221. Students with credit for GEOG 322W may not take this course for further credit.

GSWS 308 - Women in the Economy: Paid and Unpaid Labour (4)

Explores the nature and conditions of women's paid and unpaid labour in the economy as well as various theories which explain labour market discrimination, the impact of national public policies on women's labour and the transnational interconnections that affect women's paid and unpaid labour. Prerequisite: 30 units including three units in GSWS or WS or GDST. Students who have completed SA 335 or WS 310 under the title Women and Work may not complete this course for further credit.

GSWS 309 - Gender and International Development (4)

Examines from interdisciplinary and international perspectives how development is gendered and creates differential impacts, meanings and processes for women and men around the world. Prerequisite: 15 units. Students with credit for GSWS 310 (or WS 310) Special Topic: Women and Development or GSWS 301 (or WS 301) Special Topic: Gender and Development or GSWS 309 (or WS 309) under the title Gender and Development may not take this course for further credit.

GSWS 312 - Immigrants, Women and Transnational Migration (4)

Examines the global division of labor where migrant women as well as immigrant women tend to be exploited in numerous forms, ranging from lack of citizenship rights and erosion of skills to the risk of sexual assault, due to immigration/migration and social policies of various countries. Prerequisite: 15 units. Students with credit for WS 320 Special Topics: Immigrant Women and Economic Security may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
HIST 377 - Environmental History (4)

Examines the reciprocal influences between humans and nature through time. Topics may include settlement, agriculture, technology, politics, urbanization, science, and conservation. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history. Students with credit for GEOG 377 may not take this course for further credit.

HIST 458W - Problems in Latin American Regional History (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of one or more Latin American regions. Examples are: pre-Columbian and colonial Middle America; revolutionary Mexico 1910-1970, Brazil from Slavery to Militarism, frontier society to hyper-urbanism in the La Plata countries. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 458W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

HIST 459W - Problems in the Political and Social History of Latin America (4)

Advanced concepts and methodology applied to the study of traditional and contemporary institutions (the church, the great estate, the peasantry, elite structures) and/or political movements (agrarian revolution, populism, the modernizing military). Emphasis placed on changing historiographical interpretations. Content may vary from offering to offering; see course outline for further information. HIST 459W may be repeated for credit only when a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units including nine units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 104, 208, 209W. Writing.

IS 302 - Introduction to Humanitarian Intervention (4)

Investigates complex emergencies and the outcomes of conflict, specifically forced migration by refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs). Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Geetanjali Gill
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 303 - Ethnic Minorities, Identity Politics, and Conflict in Southeast Asia (4)

Surveys the ethnic minorities of Southeast Asia, focusing on their relations with other ethnic groups, especially majority populations, and governments. Examines the treatment of ethnic minorities and the responses of the minorities, including ethnic-based secession movements. Reviews cross-border and broader international issues relating to minorities, such as their status as refugees and cross-border support for insurgencies. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 309 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ana Ines Vivaldi Pasqua
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 313W - Nationalism, Democracy and Development in Modern India (4)

An examination of the differing narratives of nation and modernity in the struggle for independence from colonial rule in India, and their implications for the post-colonial state, for politics and for India's economic development. Prerequisite: IS 210 or 220, and 45 units. Writing.

IS 314 - National, Regional, and International Politics in Southeast Asia (4)

Provides an overview of national and political issues in Southeast Asia. Surveying politics in individual countries and regional political institutions, focus is given to particular themes such as democratization and civil society, communism and other forms of authoritarianism, the role of the military, decentralization, religion and politics, the impact of China on the region, and security concerns. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 315 - Introduction to Middle East Politics (4)

Introduces the political, economic, and ideological dynamics of contemporary Middle Eastern states. Examines the legacy of colonialism, state formation, central ideological trends such as Arab nationalism and political Islam, the dynamics of state-society contention, and the challenges of economic development. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 319 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Howard
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 1530, Vancouver
IS 329 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Brenda Lyshaug
Fr 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
IS 358 - Development, Aid and Difference in Historical Perspective (4)

Examines "International Development" within a series of historical frames, including the history of imperialism, the history of international relations, globalization, and the cultural and intellectual history of North-South relations. Prerequisite: 45 units and declared ISHON, ISMAJ or ISMIN. Students who have credit for HIST 358 may not take IS 358 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stuart Parker
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
IS 409 - Special Topics I (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Meyer
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
HCC 1505, Vancouver
IS 410 - Politics, Institutions and Development (4)

The quality of institutions' exercises a crucial influence on the prospects for development. Aims are to interrogate this claim through analysis of different paths of economic growth and change across the developing world. Examination of the ways in which politics influences economic growth and distribution; the relationships between political systems and patterns of development; and the politics of institutions and state formation. Prerequisite: 90 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leslie Armijo
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
IS 414 - Current Regional Issues in Southeast Asia (4)

Reviews important current regional issues in Southeast Asia with particular attention to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 419 - Special Topics II (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 421 - The Economics of International Organizations and Development (4)

Develops an understanding of the interactions between international organizations, economic theory, and implementation of economic policies. Explores as well the impact of their interventions in some chosen countries. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 427 - Globalization, Poverty and Inequality (4)

Analyzes the origins and the economic consequences of globalization and the uneven process of economic development around the world in relation to poverty, by considering the measurement of poverty, its causes and dynamics, as well as public policy for poverty reduction. Prerequisite: 45 units.

IS 429 - Special Topics III (4)

Specific details of courses to be offered will be published prior to enrolment each term. Prerequisite: 45 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D400 Brenda Lyshaug
We 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 2280, Vancouver
IS 435 - Special Topics in Latin American Studies (4)

An examination of Latin America through historical, literary, and social scientific approaches. Prerequisite: 45 units. Recommended: IS 209W or HIST 209W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christopher Gibson
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2235, Vancouver
LBST 307 - Unfree Labour and Modern Slavery: Understanding Coercion and Exploitation in Contemporary Labour Markets (3)

An exploration of the expanding forms of unfree labour in capitalist economies as products of changing labour processes, global labour markets, and the policies of neoliberalism and 'austerity'. Prerequisite: Strongly Recommended: LBST 101.

POL 342 - Developing Countries in Global Politics (4)

Problems arising from the disparities in power and wealth between the highly industrialized countries of Europe and North America, and the under-industrialized countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 343 - Global Political Economy (4)

An introduction to the study of the international political economy, with an emphasis on the interaction between the state and markets, and the basic political-institutional relationships of trade, money and finance, international investment, foreign debt and foreign aid. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kevin Ginnell
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
POL 346 - International Organization (4)

An examination of the structures and processes and the main substantive decisions of the United Nations and related international organizations. Based upon in-depth study of the UN Charter, the Security Council, General Assembly, Secretary-general and Secretariat and their constitutional and political interactions since 1945, with special attention to the theory and practice of international organization advanced by the principal Western countries, the Soviet Union and Soviet bloc, the People's Republic of China and leading Third World countries. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 James Busumtwi-sam
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
POL 374 - Africa in the Global Political Economy (4)

Considers Africa in the historical development of the modern global political economy, from the transatlantic slave trade to the present. Examines contemporary issues associated with Africa in the neo-liberal world order and the politics of resistance and alternative pathways or models of development. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 447 - Theories of Global Political Economy (4)

An examination of the major theories of international political economy, and their application to such issues as the politics of trade, aid, monetary relations, and transnational corporations. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 452W - Energy Policy (4)

Examines the politics and policies of energy, including historical and technical perspectives. Topics include alternative energy, climate change, regulatory policy, and the economics of energy, as well as practical case studies. Students who have completed POL 459 in 2009 and 2010 may not complete this course for further credit. Writing.

SA 302W - Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism (SA) (4)

An introduction to the political economy and culture of capitalism in relation to global problems. Case studies may focus on issues of population, famine, disease, poverty, environmental destruction, social inequality, and nation-state violence. Resistance, rebellion and social movements in response to these problems also will be addressed. Students who took SA 294 in 03-1, 04-1 and 04-2 may not take SA 302 for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ataman Avdan
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
J100 Deborah Dergousoff
Mo 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 2985, Surrey
SA 316 - Tourism and Social Policy (SA) (4)

An examination of tourism from the perspectives of sociology and anthropology, focusing primarily upon the social and cultural impacts of tourism and the social policy implications of tourism development in different societies. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201w.

SA 326 - Ecology and Social Thought (S) (4)

An examination of recent social thought that is concerned with environmental and ecological themes. It will address a selection from the following themes: technology evaluation; technology and science as ideology; ecology and social inequality; the concepts of ecosystem, environment and wilderness; the self-world relationship; politics of environmental uses; environment and the economy. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 362 - Society and the Changing Global Division of Labour (S) (4)

An examination of the social and political implications of the global economy. Topics to be considered include the influence of neo-liberal economics, the decline of the national welfare state, transnational political agencies and public policy, the internationalization of culture, the global labour market, the 'world city' hypothesis, ethnic resurgence and alternatives to these developments. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 363 - Process of Development and Underdevelopment (SA) (4)

An examination of sociological and anthropological theories of development and underdevelopment as applied to the Third World. The nature and consequences of world system linkages; colonialism and decolonization; patterns of social change in selected societies and regions. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 365 - Selected Regional Areas (A) (4)

An examination of selected aspects of the social structure, culture and the processes of social change in varying regional areas. The focus will vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 371 - The Environment and Society (SA) (4)

An examination of environmental issues in their social context. Environmental issues are on the leading edge of contemporary public concern and public policy debates. This course will examine such issues as the relationship between social organization and mode of subsistence, the politics of hunger, and the way in which human societies in their particular social, historical, and cultural contexts view and interact with the natural world. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicholas Scott
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
SA 388 - Comparative Studies of Minority Indigenous Peoples (A) (4)

The social and cultural patterns of aboriginal populations within various modern nation-states. Their relations with majority societies and with other indigenous groups across the world. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 396 - Selected Regional Areas (SA) (4)

An examination of selected aspects of social structure, culture and processes of social change in a specific regional area. The focus will vary from term to term. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 418 - International Health: Global Policies and Local Realities (A) (4)

An investigation of the social, cultural, and political issues that contribute to problems of ill-health in resource-poor countries and the major efforts in international public health to address these problems. It explores the application of knowledge about social, and especially gender relations in international health, with particular attention to local perspectives and grassroots initiatives. Institutional frameworks intended to promote health development are examined in historical and contemporary perspective through case studies on topics such as: malaria, population control, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis. Prerequisite: 90 credit hours, which must include SA 101 or 150. Highly recommended: SA 218, 302W and 318. Breadth-Social Sciences.

SA 429 - Sex, Work, and International Capital (SA) (4)

Through a program of focused readings, films, and case studies, this course examines the experiences of women in the Third World in relation to the global economy and reorganization of states and cultures. The course challenges conventional ways of thinking about everyday life in households and workplaces, and emphasizes that issues which may seem specifically third World-based are shared by many around the world. An awareness of this commonality helps us assess the balance of structural constraints and opportunities, and stimulates a discussion on the organization of alternative ways of living. Prerequisite: A minimum of 72 units including SA 101 or 150 or 201W. Students who took SA 463 in 2003 SA 460 in 2003 and SA 360 in 2004 may not take this course for further credit.

SA 430 - States, Cultures and Global Transitions (SA) (4)

Through a program of focused readings, case studies, and films, this course offers a new perspective on the study of globalization. It balances classical themes with contemporary approaches to global processes of economic, political, and cultural transformation. The course tackles such topics as the material aspects of cooperation and coercion, class relations in structures of capital accumulation and global governance, and cultural dynamics. Alternatives to Euro-American centrism are explored through the examples of citizenship, cultural politics, ethnic and religious conflicts, human rights, indigenous rights, and women's rights. Prerequisite: Minimum of 72 units including either SA 101 or 150 or 201W. Students with credit for SA 463 completed in 2004-3 may not complete this course for further credit.


*With the approval of the School for International Studies (please contact the IS advisor), 4 upper division units from courses not listed above with high international content may be considered for credit towards this plan.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Degree Requirements

For all bachelor of arts (BA) programs, students complete 120 units, which includes

  • at least 60 units that must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 45 upper division units, of which at least 30 upper division units must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 65 units (including 21 upper division units) in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses
  • satisfaction of the writing, quantitative, and breadth requirements
  • an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0, and a program (major, joint major, extended minor, minor) CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0

For students in other Faculties, please check your Faculty's overall degree requirements: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/faculties-research.html

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.