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Business and Communication Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business Administration

Students may opt for a bachelor of arts degree from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, or a bachelor of business administration degree from the Beedie School of Business. Faculty requirements will be governed by the faculty in which the student chooses to complete a degree.

Admission Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - BEEDIE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Joint Major applicants should apply to Beedie through the internal transfer process, which is outlined here, after completing 30 units, including the eight lower division courses required for admission, and must either already be accepted to the Communication portion of the Joint Major or be eligible for admission that term. Students not accepted upon initial application may reapply. Unsuccessful applicants are permitted to appeal.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Visit https://beedie.sfu.ca/programs/undergraduate/bba-major/how-to-apply for application deadlines.

Grade Requirements

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

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

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

Letters of Permission

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

Program Requirements

Students complete 120 units, as specified below.

Lower Division Requirements

Business Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

BUS 217W - Critical Thinking in Business (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D500 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Th 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E200 We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 237 - Introduction to Business Technology Management (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D206 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E105 Th 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E106 Th 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E107 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, 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 Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E105 Tu 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E106 Tu 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, 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. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E105 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 272 - Behaviour in Organizations (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D304 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D305 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Mo 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Mo 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ECON 103 - Principles of Microeconomics (4)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Douglas Allen
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D124 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Martin Santamaria
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 TBD
D202 TBD
D203 TBD
D204 TBD
D205 TBD
D206 TBD
D207 TBD
D208 TBD
D209 TBD
D210 TBD
D211 TBD
D212 TBD
D213 TBD
D214 TBD
D215 TBD
D216 TBD
D217 TBD
D218 TBD
D300 Duman B Rad
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D304 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D305 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D306 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D307 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D308 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D311 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D312 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D314 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D320 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D323 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D324 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, 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 Vasyl Golovetskyy
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D124 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Gorkem Ozdemir
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D207 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D208 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D209 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D214 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D215 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D219 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D220 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D222 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D223 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Yaser Sattari
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D304 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D317 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D324 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

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BUS 232 - Data and Decisions I (4)

An introduction to business statistics with a heavy emphasis on applications and the use of EXCEL. Students will be required to use statistical applications to solve business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157; 15 units. MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157 may be taken concurrently with BUS 232. Students with credit for BUEC 232 or ECON 233 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 Th 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP02 Mo 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP03 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP04 Mo 10:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP05 Tu 10:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP06 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP07 We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP08 Fr 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP09 Tu 8:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP10 TBD
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
D100 Jinko Graham
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD

and one 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 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ECON 201 - Microeconomic Theory I: Competitive Behavior (4)

Aspects of microeconomic theory involving competitive markets. Topics include the behavior of households and firms, partial equilibrium analysis of product and factor markets, and general equilibrium. Prerequisite: ECON 103 and 105; MATH 157. Students with credit for ECON 301 may not complete this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christoph Luelfesmann
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 TBD
D102 TBD
D103 TBD
D104 TBD
D105 TBD
D106 TBD
D107 TBD
D108 TBD
D109 TBD
D110 TBD
D111 TBD
D112 TBD
D113 TBD
D114 TBD

and one of

MATH 150 - Calculus I with Review (4)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Veselin Jungic
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nils Bruin
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Randall Pyke
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
MATH 154 - Calculus I for the Biological Sciences (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Justin Chan
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Luis Goddyn
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
MATH 157 - Calculus I for the Social Sciences (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Randall Pyke
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Randall Pyke
Mo, We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD

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ENGL 111W - Literary Classics in English (3)

Examines literary “classics”, variously defined, apprehending them both on their own terms and within larger critical conversations. May incorporate the comparative study of work in related artistic fields and engage relevant media trends. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 101W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Everton
Tu, Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ENGL 112W - Literature Now (3)

Introduces students to contemporary works of literature in English and/or contemporary approaches to interpreting literature. May focus on one or multiple genres. Includes attention to writing skills. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Colette Colligan
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D900 Michelle Levy
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D901 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D902 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D903 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D904 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D905 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D906 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ENGL 113W - Literature and Performance (3)

Introduces students to plays and performance works created and adapted for the stage, and/or the performative dimensions of other literary forms. May be organized historically, generically or thematically. The course may also explore the links between literary and performance theory. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 103W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
J100 Torsten Kehler
Mo 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ENGL 114W - Language and Purpose (3)

Introduces students to the relationships between writing and purpose, between the features of texts and their meaning and effects. May focus on one or more literary or non-literary genres, including (but not limited to) essays, oratory, autobiography, poetry, and journalism. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 104W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 115W - Literature and Culture (3)

An Introduction to the study of literature within the wider cultural field, with a focus on contemporary issues across genres and media. Students with credit for ENGL 105W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 JD Fleming
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ENGL 199W - Writing to Persuade (3)

An introduction to reading and writing from a rhetorical perspective. The course treats reading and writing as activities that take place in particular circumstances and situations, in contrast to the traditional emphasis on decontextualized, formal features of texts. It prepares students for reading and writing challenges they are likely to encounter within and beyond the classroom. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for ENGL 199 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
E100 Daniel Dunford
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 100W - Knowledge and Reality (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David Heide
TBD
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D121 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D122 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 105 - Critical Thinking (3)

An introduction to the evaluation of arguments as they are encountered in everyday life. The central aim will be to sharpen skills of reasoning and argumentation by understanding how arguments work and learning to distinguish those which actually prove what they set out to show from those which do not. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL XX1 may not take this course for further credit. Q/Breadth-Social Sci/Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lyle Crawford
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 110 - Introduction to Logic and Reasoning (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bruno Guindon
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 120W - Moral and Legal Problems (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Evan Tiffany
TBD
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D121 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D122 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D124 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D125 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D127 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 150 - Great Works in the History of Philosophy (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David Heide
TBD
WL 101W - Writing in World Literature (3)

Explores literary texts from diverse linguistic and cultural origins while introducing students to the fundamentals of comparative literary analysis and critical writing. May examine cross-cultural interactions, or compare texts thematically. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Maria Barraza
Mo 3:00 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
WL 103W - Early World Literatures (3)

Introduces ways of comparing early world literatures across time and space. May explore fundamental themes such as love, heroism, or the underworld. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

WL 104W - Modern World Literatures (3)

Introduces ways of comparing modern world literatures across time and space. May explore topics such as revolution, technology, or existentialism. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mark Deggan
TBD
D101 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
WL 105W - World Literature Lab (3)

Incorporates academic and creative writing assignments through hands-on exploration of language, literacy, and literature across cultures. Includes translation exercises and writing workshops. Additional language fluency highly recommended but not required. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

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.

* Any one of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified transfer units in English or in ENGL-Writing at the 100- or 200-level.

Communication Lower Division Requirements

Students complete 8 courses, including both of

CMNS 110 - Introduction to Communication Studies (3)

An introduction to selected theories about human communication. This course is required for a major, honours or minor in communication. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Gary McCarron
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
CMNS 130 - Communication and Social Change (3)

An introduction to the forms, theories and institutions of communication as they relate to broader social change, with a focus on the political, economic and regulatory shifts characterizing Canadian and transnational media systems. This course is required for a major, honours or minor in communication.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Svitlana Matviyenko
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and six 200 division CMNS courses including both of

CMNS 221 - Media and Popular Cultures (3)

Focuses on communication for social change; historical and contemporary perspectives in consumer culture; technology, media and popular culture; media and identity; and communication as public education. Prerequisite: CMNS 110 and 130.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jennesia Pedri
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
CMNS 223W - Advertising as Social Communication (3)

An interdisciplinary examination of the significance of advertising as a social message system in our consumer society. The course proposes an analytical method for appreciating the changing styles and functions of advertising in the 20th century. Prerequisite: CMNS 110 and 130. Students with credit for CMNS 223 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Distance Education
D101 Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and both of

CMNS 201W - Empirical Communication Research Methods (4)

An introduction to empirical research methods in diverse traditions of communication enquiry. Some methods recognize communication as everyday interactions; others analyze communication as a process; still others blend traditional scientific empiricism with analytical and critical methods derived from the arts and humanities. Topics include: ethics, paradigms, conceptualizing and operationalizing research, sampling, interviews, surveys, unobtrusive observation, content analysis, and the role of statistics in communication research. Prerequisite: 24 units, and CMNS 110 and 130. Students with credit for CMNS 201 or CMNS 260 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
or CMNS 201 - Empirical Communication Research Methods (4)

An introduction to empirical research methods in diverse traditions of communication enquiry. Some methods recognize communication as everyday interactions; others analyze communication as a process; still others blend traditional scientific empiricism with analytical and critical methods derived from the arts and humanities. Topics include: ethics, paradigms, conceptualizing and operationalizing research, sampling, interviews, surveys, unobtrusive observation, content analysis, and the role of statistics in communication research. Prerequisite: 24 units, and CMNS 110 and 130. Students with credit for CMNS 201W or CMNS 260 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

CMNS 202 - Design and Method in Qualitative Communication Research (4)

An introduction to interpretive approaches in communication inquiry. Topics include ethics, paradigms, conceptualizing the research process, documentary research, historical methods, discourse or textual analysis, ethnographic research, and performative research. Prerequisite: 24 units, and CMNS 110 and 130. Students with credit for CMNS 262 may not take CMNS 202 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Fr 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Fr 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Fr 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Fr 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Upper Division Requirements

Business Upper Division Requirements

Students complete at least 33 upper division units in BUS courses including the business core courses, and the marketing courses specified below. Students may choose to complete one or more business concentrations by meeting the concentration requirements listed on the Business Major page of the calendar.

Business Core Courses

The Beedie School of Business core courses must be completed as listed below. 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: 45 units. Students with credit for BUS 103, COMM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D500 Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Mo 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 312 - Introduction to Finance (4)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 336 - Data and Decisions II (4)

This course is an extension of BUS 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 MATH 157; BUS 232 or STAT 270; 45 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Mo 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP02 Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP03 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP04 Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP05 Fr 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP06 Mo 8:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP07 Tu 7:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP08 We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 393 - Commercial Law (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D401 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D402 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D403 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D404 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 478 - Strategy (3) ^

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D600 We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D700 Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E200 Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and one of

BUS 374 - Organization Theory (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 381 - Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

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

^ To be completed at Simon Fraser University.

Marketing Required Courses

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 behaviour analysis; market institutions; method and mechanics of distribution in domestic, foreign and overseas markets; sales organization; advertising; new product development, publicity and promotion; marketing programs. Prerequisite: 45 units. Students with credit for COMM 343 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E105 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E106 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E107 Tu 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E108 Tu 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E109 Tu 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
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; 45 units; OR Data Science majors with BUS 343 and 45 units. Students with credit for BUS 442 may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Fr 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 347 - Consumer Behaviour (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; 45 units. Students with credit for COMM 347 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and successful completion of at least one 400 division BUS course worth a minimum of three units, chosen from the marketing concentration listed under the Business Major program.

Communication Upper Division Requirements

Students complete six upper division CMNS courses (minimum of 24 units total) including

CMNS 323W - Cultural Dimensions in Advertising (4)

A cultural-historical examination of contemporary advertising practices as well as a critical exploration of their impact upon different aspects of the consumer society, such as children's culture, pharmaceutical marketing, globalization, political communication and new media. Prerequisite: 45 units including one of CMNS 223W or 253W. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jody Baker
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

CMNS 425 is recommended but not required.

Directed studies (readings) and field placement credit will not count as part of the upper division units that are required by communication for the joint major.

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

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

WQB Graduation Requirements

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

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

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

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

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

6

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

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

 

Business Career Passport Requirements

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

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

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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.