Course Listing (BAGS)

Course offerings vary by semester, below provides a sample of recently available courses:

1. A minimum of 1.50 credits over at least 2 different subject areas in the humanities: 

Title Code Credits
Classical Studies CLAS*2000 0.50
Effective Writing ENGL*1030 0.50
Reading the Contemporary World ENGL*1200 0.50
Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies ENGL*3870 0.50
Basic French: Listening FREN*1100 0.50
Early Modern Europe HIST*1010 0.50
War and Society HIST*2040 0.50
World Religions HIST*2070 0.50
Animals and Society HIST*2120 0.50
Buying and Selling: Consumer Cultures HIST*2220 0.50
Environment and History HIST*2250 0.50
Religions and Society HIST*2260 0.50
Hockey in Canadian History HIST*2280 0.50
Popular Culture and Punishment, 1700-1900 HIST*3130  0.50
Witch-hunts and Popular Culture HIST*3140 0.50
Canada and the First World War HIST*3370 0.50
Introductory Italian I ITAL*1060 0.50
Introduction to Musicianship MUSC*1130 0.50
History of Jazz MUSC*2140 0.50
Music and Popular Culture MUSC*2150 0.50
Classical Music from Concert Hall to Cinema MUSC*2380 0.50
Introductory Philosophy: Social and Political Issues PHIL*1010 0.50
Animals in Philosophy PHIL*2080 0.50
Critical Thinking PHIL*2100 0.50
Business and Professional Ethics PHIL*2600 0.50
Contemporary Artistic Practice SART*1150 0.50
Introductory Spanish I SPAN*1100 0.50
Contemporary Cinema THST*2500 0.50
Introduction to Women’s Studies WMST*1000  0.50

2. A minimum of 1.50 credits over at least two of the following subject areas in the social sciences:

Title Code Credits
Introduction to Anthropology ANTH*1150 0.50
Introductory Microeconomics ECON*1050 0.50
Introductory Macroeconomics ECON*1100 0.50
Economics Growth and Environmental Quality ECON*2100 0.50
Intermediate Microeconomics ECON*2310 0.50
Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON*2410 0.50
Introductory Mathematical Economics ECON*2770 0.50
Investments ECON*3660 0.50
Managerial Economics ECON*4400 0.50
Human Impact on the Environment


Environment and Resources GEOG*2210 0.50
Canada: A Regional Synthesis GEOG*2510 0.50
Global Environmental Change GEOG*3020 0.50
Management of the Biophysical Environment GEOG*3210 0.50
Tourism and Environment GEOG*3490 0.50
Understanding Development and Global Inequalities IDEV*1000 0.50
Theoretical Perspectives on Development IDEV*2300 0.50
Political Theory POLS*2000 0.50

Public Administration and Governance

POLS*2250 0.50
The Constitution and Canadian Federalism POLS*3210 0.50
Public Policy: Challenges and Prospects POLS*3250 0.50
Governing Criminal Justice POLS*3300 0.50
Environmental Politics and Governance POLS*3370 0.50
Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics POLS*3440 0.50
Introduction to Psychology PSYC*1000 0.50
Social Psychology PSYC*2310 0.50
Psychological Methods and Statistics PSYC*2360 0.50
Behavioural Neuroscience I PSYC*2410 0.50
Developmental Psychology PSYC*2450 0.50
Cognitive Psychology PSYC*2650 0.50
Personality PSYC*2740 0.50
Psychology of Law PSYC*3020 0.50
Sociology SOC*1100 0.50
Social Deviance SOC*2070 0.50


Introduction to Women’s Studies WMST*1000 0.50

1.00 credits in natural and/or mathematical sciences from the list below:

Title Code Credits
Humans in the Natural World BIOL*1500 0.50
Concepts in Human Physiology BIOM*2000 0.50
Introductory Chemistry CHEM*1060 0.50
Chemistry Today CHEM*1100 0.50
Introduction to Computer Applications CIS*1000 0.50
Principles of Geology ENVS*1060 0.50
Soil Science ENVS*2060 0.50
Eating Sustainably in Ontario ENVS*2130  0.50
Apiculture and Honey Bee Biology ENVS*2210 0.50
Impacts of Climate Change ENVS*2270  0.50
Principles of Food Science FOOD*2010 0.50
Grape and Wine Science HORT*1120 0.50
Introduction to Nutrition NUTR*1010 0.50
Contemporary Astronomy PHYS*1600 0.50

Other acceptable courses which require 4U or university preparation and are offered online:

Title Code Credits
Web Design and Development CIS*1050  0.50
Introduction to Computing CIS*1200 0.50
Geology of Natural Disasters ENVS*2250 0.50
Business Mathematics MATH*1030 0.50
Statistics I STAT*2040 0.50