XII. Course Descriptions

Interdisciplinary University

UNIV*3500, UNIV*3550 and UNIV*4500 are re-numbered and now appear under Environmental Design and Rural Development (EDRD)

UNIV*1200 First Year Seminar F,W (3-0) [0.50]
First Year Seminars are interdisciplinary courses designed especially for first year students. The goal of the First Year Seminar course is to provide opportunities for students to participate in small enrolment, discussion-oriented classes in their first year. Different seminar topics are offered each year in each separate course section, reflecting the particular research or professional interest of the course instructor. The seminar course counts as a free elective in the student's Schedule of Studies. For information about how the seminar courses may in some cases fulfil particular program distribution requirements, students should contact their program counsellor. A list of current and archived offerings is available by following the links on the First Year Seminars web page.
Restriction(s): Fewer than 5.00 credits.
Department(s): Provost & VP Academic
UNIV*1250 Experiential Learning Opportunity I: Peer Helper U (0-0) [0.00]
Open only to students who have been accepted into the Peer Helper program. This 0.00 credit course recognizes the successful completion of the Peer Helper training program and a supervised field experience in an approved Peer Helper placement. A pass/fail grade will not be assigned to UNIV*1250 until UNIV*1260 has been completed. Students who wish to enroll in this course should see Student Life and Career Services for more information.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Acceptance in the Peer Helper program.
Department(s): Associate VP Academic
UNIV*1260 Experiential Learning Opportunity II: Peer Helper U (0-0) [0.00]
Open only to students who have been accepted into the Peer Helper program. This 0.00 credit course recognizes the successful completion of the Peer Helper training program and a supervised field experience in an approved Peer Helper placement. A pass/fail grade will be assigned at the end of the completion of both UNIV*1250 and UNIV*1260. Student who wish to enroll in this course should see Student Life for more information.
Prerequisite(s): UNIV*1250
Department(s): Associate VP Academic
UNIV*2200 Towards Sustainability F (3-0) [0.50]
This course will introduce students to the complex and interrelated issues of sustainability. It will explore why it is important to understand the environmental, economic and social issues of our world and why they must be addressed in a holistic way. It will allow students to realize the impact they will make on the world and give them to knowledge to develop values that will help chart their career. This course will provide the opportunity to understand issues beyond their chosen discipline.
Prerequisite(s): 4.50 credits
Department(s): Department of Management
UNIV*2250 Experiential Learning Opportunity III: Peer Helper U (0-0) [0.00]
Open only to students who have been accepted into the Peer Helper program. This 0.00 credit course recognizes the successful completion of the Peer Helper training program and a supervised field experience in an approved Peer Helper placement. A pass/fail grade will not be assigned to UNIV*2250 until UNIV*2260 has been completed. Students who wish to enroll in this course should see Student Life and Career Services for more information.
Prerequisite(s): UNIV*1250, UNIV*1260
Department(s): Associate VP Academic
UNIV*2260 Experiential Learning Opportunity IV: Peer Helper U (0-0) [0.00]
Open only to students who have been accepted into the Peer Helper program. This 0.00 credit course recognizes the successful completion of the Peer Helper training program and a supervised field experience in an approved Peer Helper placement. A pass/fail will be assigned at the end of the completion of both UNIV*2250 and UNIV*2260. Students who wish to enroll in this course should see Student Life and Career Services for more information.
Prerequisite(s): UNIV*2250
Department(s): Associate VP Academic
UNIV*2410 Engaged Global Citizenship F (3-0) [0.50]
In this course students will gain an understanding of the concepts, values, and skills related to effective community engagement and responsible global citizenship. As culturally-aware global citizens, students will be challenged to identify a meaningful role for themselves in contributing to a more equitable and sustainable environment by developing an action plan for participating in community engagement opportunities at the local, national or international scale. This is the required introductory course for the Certificate in Civic Engagement and Global Citizenship.
Prerequisite(s): 4.00 credits
Restriction(s): Fewer than 10.50 credits.
Department(s): Department of Political Science
UNIV*3000 Civic Engagement & Service Learning W (3-0) [0.50]
This course provides a unique opportunity for students to develop civic leadership skills and increase their awareness and appreciation for the social relevance of higher education through a community service-learning experience. Curricular and co-curricular learning are integrated through continued academic study and its application, modification, and critique in a community context. Students will conduct research and seminars on a selected topic while simultaneously completing a placement in a community agency appropriate to that topic.
Prerequisite(s): 9.00 credits
Department(s): Associate VP Academic
UNIV*3010 University Studies in London I U (3-0) [0.50]
This course is an intensive and integrated study in the arts, social sciences and/or sciences as they relate to the resources of London. This course is for London Session Semester students only.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the London Semester.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3020 University Studies in London II U (3-0) [0.50]
This course is an intensive and integrated study in the arts, social sciences and/or sciences as they relate to the resources of London. This course is for London Session Semester students only.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the London Semester.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3150 University Studies in Paris I W (2-3) [0.50]
An integrated course of study in subject areas that will vary from year to year but relate to resources in Paris.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Paris Semester.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3160 University Studies in Paris II W (2-3) [0.50]
An integrated course of study in subject areas that will vary from year to year but relate to resources in Paris.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Paris Semester.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3170 University Studies in Paris III W (2-3) [0.50]
An integrated course of study in subject areas that will vary from year to year but relate to resources in Paris.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Paris Semester.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3210 Contemporary China F (3-3) [1.00]
The course focuses on aspects of Shanghai as exemplifying the emergence of contemporary China. The course engages perspectives from the humanities and social sciences.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Shanghai semester.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3220 University Studies in Shanghai I F (3-0) [0.50]
This is an intensive and integrated course which focuses on a topic relating to Shanghai.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Shanghai semester.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3230 University Studies in Shanghai II U (3-0) [0.50]
This is an intensive and integrated course which focuses on a topic relating to Shanghai.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Shanghai semester.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*3240 University Studies in Shanghai III U (3-0) [0.50]
This is an intensive and integrated course which focuses on a topic relating to Shanghai.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Shanghai semester.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Arts
UNIV*4410 Civic Engagement with Communities W (3-0) [0.50]
In this capstone course students will critically reflect on the connections they have developed between their personal identity as engaged citizens and the impacts their contributions have made with the broader community. An e-portfolio of their Certificate experience will be used to gain an appreciation of their personal growth and acquired skills, and to identify the challenges and opportunities in a lifelong commitment to social justice, sustainability, and respect for diversity. This is the required capstone course for the Certificate in Civic Engagement and Global Citizenship.
Prerequisite(s): UNIV*2410, 90 hours of approved community engagement.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Department of Political Science
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