ASCI Courses

Students are encouraged to visit the Undergraduate Calendar to see full course requirements. 

 

ASCI*1110 Society and Inquiry I (Fall semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

Through a series of historical and/or current case studies, this course introduces students to the ways in which social forces interact with inquiry. Students learn how to locate, present and critically evaluate evidence. This course also introduces students to the importance of good academic conduct and accountability in their work.

Fall 2019 Course Syllabus
Fall 2020 Course Description
Fall 2020 Course Outline

 

ASCI*1120 Society and Inquiry II (Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

Through a series of historical and/or current case studies, students will continue to explore the ways in which social forces shape inquiry. Students will learn to balance the weight of evidence from multiple sources and present those findings both orally and in writing.

Winter 2020 Course Syllabus

 

ASCI*2050 Uses of Knowledge (Fall semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This course explores the ways in which academic knowledge can be transferred, translated and mobilized to the world and used to remedy social problems. Through historical and/or current case studies and using the knowledge acquired in their two minors, students will learn to assess and defend conflicting points of view both in written and oral formats. Through group exercises, students will learn to work collaboratively and envisage themselves as engaged citizens.

Fall 2019 Course Syllabus
Fall 2020 Course Description
Fall 2020 Course Syllabus

 

ASCI*3000 Arts and Sciences Community Project (Fall semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This course offers students the opportunity to study and practice community-engaged learning. ASCI 3000 integrates the curricular, co-curricular, and cross-disciplinary strands of the Arts and Sciences program and encourages students to reflect critically on what it means to be part of a community. In addition to academic study of experiential learning and ethics, students will work in groups with a community partner to conduct original research and to complete a community-based project. Students will complete the course with tangible professional development coupled with a greater awareness of the power and privilege of their educational experience. F20 ASCI 3000 will be a mix of synchronous and asynchronous delivery. Full 2020 Course Outline coming soon!

Fall 2019 Course Syllabus
Fall 2020 Course Syllabus

 

ASCI*3100 Case Studies in Arts and Sciences Research (Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This variable-content course introduces students to case studies in the integration of academic knowledge and practices with social movements, investigating the ways in which cultural, social, and scientific endeavours meet to work on real-world problems. The course may contain both historical and current case studies.

Winter 2020 Course Syllabus

 

ASCI*3700 Independent Studies in Arts/Sciences (Summer, Fall, and Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This course offers an opportunity for individual students to pursue unique curricular opportunities when they arise and are approved as appropriate to B.A.S. students (e.g., independent reading and/or research under a faculty member's supervision in a research lab or program; a course taken while studying on exchange or abroad; a course developed in conjunction with experiential learning situations, etc.). See the B.A.S. website for learning contracts and other requirements that must be completed well in advance to permit registration for independent studies.

DEADLINE for Fall 2020 Independent Study requests is August 3, all outlines can be sent to bas@uoguelph.ca.

Course Outline Template 
Course Outline Instructions


ASCI*4010 Arts and Sciences Honours Research Seminar (Winter semesters) (3-0) [1.00]

Under faculty supervision students will devise and research a topic, and then plan, develop, peer-edit and complete a major paper. Designed to function as a senior-level writing seminar, this course is particularly recommended to students who plan to pursue graduate study and who have a cumulative average of at least 75%.

Winter 2020 Course Syllabus

 

ASCI*4020 Topics in Arts and Sciences Research (Fall and Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This variable-content course provides a senior-level seminar experience in the conduct, presentation, and writing of research relevant to the interdisciplinary core of the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree program.

Fall 2019 Course Syllabus
Winter 2020 Course Syllabus
Fall 2020 Course Description
Fall 2020 Course Syllabus

ASCI*4030 Topics in Arts and Sciences Research (Fall and Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This variable-content course provides a senior-level seminar experience in the conduct, presentation, and writing of research relevant to the interdisciplinary core of the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree program.Fall 2019 Course Syllabus
Winter 2020 Course Syllabus
Fall 2020 Course Description
Fall 2020 Course Syllabus

ASCI*4700 Independent Studies in Arts/Sciences (Summer, Fall, and Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This course offers an opportunity for individual students to pursue unique curricular opportunities when they arise and are approved as appropriate to B.A.S. students (e.g., independent reading and/or research under a faculty member's supervision in a research lab or program; a course taken while studying on exchange or abroad; a course developed in conjunction with experiential learning situations, etc.) See the B.A.S. website for learning contracts and other requirements that must be completed well in advance to permit registration for independent studies.

DEADLINE for Fall 2020 Independent Study requests is August 3, all outlines can be sent to bas@uoguelph.ca.

Course Outline Template 
Course Outline Instructions

 

ASCI*4710 Independent Studies in Arts/Sciences (Summer, Fall, and Winter semesters) (3-0) [0.50]

This course continues work undertaken in ASCI*4700, and will normally be planned in concert with ASCI*4700. This course offers an opportunity for individual students to pursue unique curricular opportunities when they arise and are approved as appropriate to B.A.S. students. See the B.A.S. website for learning contracts and other requirements that must be completed well in advance to permit registration for independent studies.

DEADLINE for Fall 2020 Independent Study requests is August 3, all outlines can be sent to bas@uoguelph.ca.

Course Outline Template 
Course Outline Instructions