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Business and Psychology Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business Administration

Students may opt for a degree from either the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or from the Beedie School of Business. Faculty requirements will be governed by the faculty from 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, in the term in which their 45th unit will be completed, including the eight lower division courses required for admission. Students will need to complete BUS 336 (min C-) in their first term in Beedie in order to obtain a waiver for PSYC 210, which is required for admission to the Psychology portion of the joint major. Students not accepted upon initial application may reapply. Unsuccessful candidates are permitted to appeal.

Application Deadlines

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

Admission Requirements - Psychology

To be admitted to the Psychology portion of this program, students must complete

  • PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology I (3)
  • PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II (3)
  • PSYC 201W - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4) with a grade of C (2.0) or better

and complete

  • PSYC 210 - Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology (4) or
  • BUS 232 - Data and Decisions I (4) and BUS 336 - Data and Decisions II (4) with a grade of C- (1.67) or better

Course Selection

Students should complete PSYC 100, 102 and 201 as soon as possible to gain better access to upper division PSYC courses. Students who plan a major in psychology should also complete PSYC 210. Students who have completed BUS 232 and BUS 336 with grades of C -or better are eligible for a waiver of PSYC 210.

The Psychology Department strongly recommends that students do not leave any of these required courses to the end of their degree. If a student is unable to obtain the required grade in PSYC 201, he or she will not be able to graduate with a major in psychology.

To enroll in psychology courses, students are required to meet the prerequisites or special instructions that may be stipulated for each. The listed prerequisites indicate the minimal background expected by instructors.

The Psychology Department reserves one hundred percent of all 300 and 400 division PSYC courses for approved psychology major, minor or honours students. Those who are not approved cannot enroll in these upper division courses until the open enrollment date.

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.

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

Letters of Permission

The Beedie School of Business and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences do not normally approve letters of permission for students already enrolled at Simon Fraser University.

Program Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 120 units, as specified below.

Business Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

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 Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP02 Th 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP04 Tu 10:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP05 Th 10:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP06 Tu 7:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP07 Th 7:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP08 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP09 We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 217W - Critical Thinking in Business (3)

Examine and review today's global economy through critical analysis of differing perspectives. Develop and improve critical thinking and communication skills appropriate to the business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 201 and 15 units; OR 45 units and 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 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D500 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D600 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E200 Th 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 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 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
D207 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 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
E106 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E107 Th 9:30 PM – 10:20 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 Tu 10:30 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
D200 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D206 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 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
E105 We 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 Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 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
E105 Mo 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E106 Mo 9:30 PM – 10:20 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
D105 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 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
D206 Tu 7:30 PM – 8:20 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
D306 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
E105 Mo 9:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E106 Mo 9:30 PM – 10:20 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 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Gordon Myers
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
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 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D206 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D207 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D208 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D209 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D210 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D211 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D212 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D213 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D215 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D216 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D217 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D218 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D219 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Duman Bahramirad
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D306 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D307 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D316 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
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
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Yaser Sattari
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 TBD
D202 TBD
D204 TBD
D205 TBD
D207 TBD
D208 TBD
D211 TBD
D213 TBD
D214 TBD
D300 Gorkem Ozdemir
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 TBD
D302 TBD
D303 TBD
D304 TBD
D305 TBD
D306 TBD
D307 TBD
D308 TBD
D309 TBD
D310 TBD
D311 TBD
D312 TBD
D313 TBD
D314 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 Sophie Burrill
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
OP03 TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3)

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

MATH 154 - Calculus I for the Biological Sciences (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Luis Goddyn
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
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
Justin Chan
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD

and one of*

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
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 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
D100 Stephen Collis
Th 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 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 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.

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.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
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 Paul Budra
Mo, We 9:30 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
D104 Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Kandice Sharren
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 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
D100 Daniel Dunford
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Daniel Dunford
Mo 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 Thomas Donaldson
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 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 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
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
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 9:30 AM – 10:20 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 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 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 9:30 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 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
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
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 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 2:30 PM – 3:30 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 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D122 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 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.

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
Tu 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Azadeh Yamini-Hamedani
Mo 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 TBD
D102 TBD
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 Th 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 3:50 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 collaborating 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.

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 Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D500 We 9:30 AM – 12:20 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 Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Mo 4:30 PM – 8:20 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 We, Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 We 2:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP02 Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP03 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP04 Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP05 Fr 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP06 Tu 8:30 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP07 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP08 We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BUS 343 - Introduction to Marketing (3)

The environment of marketing; relation of social sciences to marketing; evaluation of marketing theory and research; assessment of demand, consumer 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 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
D106 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 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
D207 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D208 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D209 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 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 Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 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
D300 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D304 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D401 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D402 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D403 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D404 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E101 Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E102 Mo 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E103 Mo 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E104 Mo 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 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D400 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D500 Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D700 Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E200 We 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 Mo 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
E100 We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and successful completion of at least one 400 division BUS course worth a minimum of three units, chosen from the human resource management concentration listed under the Business Major program. Students may choose to complete one or more business concentrations by meeting the concentration requirements listed on the Business Major page of the calendar.

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.

Psychology Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology I (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Diana Lim
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Lesley Schimanski
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D900 Diana Lim
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Russell Day
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D900 Diana Lim
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 201W - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4) *

An introduction to the procedures used in psychological research, and to the logic underlying them. Topics include the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to research, the formulation of testable questions, the control of extraneous influences, the measurement of effects, and the drawing of valid conclusions from empirical evidence. Provides a background for senior psychology courses since it offers a basis for the critical evaluation and conduct of research. Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or 102. Students with credit for PSYC 201 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Gordon Rose
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 210 - Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology (4) +

Covers basic descriptive and inferential techniques most appropriately applied to the various forms of data from psychological research. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W and BC high school Math 12 with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or BC high school Math 11 with a minimum grade of B- (2.67) or any level MATH or STAT course with a C- (1.67) or FAN X99 taken at SFU with a minimum grade of C (2.00). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rachel Fouladi
We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D900 Lesley Schimanski
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D901 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D902 Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 260 - Introduction to Social Psychology (3)

Examines methodology and content in social psychology. Topics include: attitudes and values; social perception and cognition; group behavior; social includence; prejudice, discrimination, and sexism; aggression; altruism, interpersonal attraction and interpersonal relationships. Prerequisite: PSYC 102. Breadth-Social Sciences.

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

and one of

PSYC 221 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3)

Introduction to the study of cognitive and perceptual processes. Topics include memory, perception, attention, language, mental imagery, creativity, judgment and decision-making, and an introduction to cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dyslexia, aphasia and attention-deficit disorder. Prerequisite: PSYC 100.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tom Spalek
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 241 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3)

Introduces students to the area of abnormal psychology. Topics include the definition and classification of pathological behavior, factors involved in the development of pathology, and evaluation of therapy outcome. Prerequisite: PSYC 102.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shannon Zaitsoff
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 250 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology (3)

Considers the psychological and physical aspects of human development from conception through middle childhood. Topics include social, emotional, language, cognitive, perceptual and physical development. Prerequisite: PSYC 102.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tanya Broesch
TBD
PSYC 268 - Introduction to Law and Psychology (3)

An introduction to the area of law and psychology. The role and influence of psychology in the legal system will be discussed. Topics include: social psychology and law, developmental psychology and law, juvenile justice, experimental psychology and law, mental disability and law. Prerequisite: PSYC 102.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ronald Roesch
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PSYC 280 - Introduction to Biological Psychology (3)

Surveys the major areas in biological psychology. Topics include the basics of neuroanatomy and nerve cell function, the behavioral and physiological effects of drugs and hormones in the nervous system, evolutionary perspectives on the brain and behavior, and the biopsychology of vision, the chemical senses, hearing, movement, biological rhythms, sex, and cognitive processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 100. Recommended: BISC 101. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

*With a final course grade of C (2.0) or better.

+May be substituted by the combination of BUS 232 and BUS 336, both with grades of C- or better. For Psychology students, BUS 336 is only available after a student has been admitted to the Business portion of the joint major.

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete 21 units in upper division psychology courses.

No more than three Research Engagement or Directed Studies units may be applied to this program. No more than three PSYC Field School units may be applied to this program. At least 11 upper division psychology units must be completed at Simon Fraser University.

Research Engagement Course

PSYC 393 - Research Engagement (0)

Students will engage in research activities to advance their understanding of the Psychology research process. The student will find a research supervisor and will meet at least bi-weekly with the supervisor. Workload will be equal to or greater than that of a regular course, with each credit corresponding to 3 hours of work in the lab; research activities will be determined by the supervisor. Variable units: 1, 2, 3. Graded on a pass/fail. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 60 units, a UDGPA of at least 2.5, and permission of the department. Tri-council ethics certificate.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 TBD
D200 TBD
D300 TBD
D400 TBD

Enrollment enables an individual to work with psychological research in consultation with the supervising instructor.

The minimum requirement is completion of the Tri-council ethics certificate, PSYC 201, 60 units, an upper division GPA of at least 2.5, and departmental permission. Research Engagement students complete an application form from the SFU Psychology website with the intended instructor. This course can be repeated for additional credit with the same or different instructor.

Directed Studies Courses

PSYC 493 - Directed Studies (3)

Independent reading or research in topics selected in consultation with the supervising instructor. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, a UDGPA of at least 3.0, and permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 TBD

Enrollment enables an individual or small group to work with a faculty member on a reading or research project of mutual interest.

The minimum requirement is an upper division GPA of at least 3.00, at least 60 units and department permission. Directed studies students complete an application form from the SFU Psychology website with the intended instructor.

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 minimum CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0 across all units attempted in each subject that is a major, a joint major, a minor, or an extended minor. FASS Departments may define specific requirements for their respective programs.

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.