Courses in Fall 2018

Below is a list of courses being offered in Fall 2018 at the BISC. The third column indicates whether there is a required text and, if so, what it is.

A number of courses are yet to confirm their required reading titles, so this table will be updated regularly as information becomes available. If you do not see your course listed here, please contact us.

Course Code Course title Required text
ARTH 116 Art and Architecture in Britain from the Classical Period to c1700 Janson’s History of art : the Western tradition (Janson)


A short guide to writing about art (Barnet)

BIOL 102 Introductory Biology of Cells Biology: a Global Approach (Campbell)

Please note: the etext of this book (including Mastering Biology) is required; the printed text is optional.

BISC 100 Thinking Locally No required textbook
CHEM 112 General Chemistry General chemistry : principles and modern applications (Petrucci)

Please note: the etext of this book (including Mastering Chemistry) is required; the printed text is optional.

CLST 129 Introduction to Archaeology Archaeology : theories, methods and practice (Renfrew)


The history of archaeology: an introduction (Bahn) (Recommended – not required)

COMM 328 International Finance To be confirmed
COMM 373 International Business Negotiations To be confirmed
DEVS 100 Canada and the “Third World” The companion to development studies (Desai)
ECON 111 Introductory Microeconomics Economics (Begg)
ENGL 100 Introduction to Literary Study Jane Eyre (Brontë)
How to Read Literature (Eagleton)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Rhys)
Richard III (Shakespeare)
Brand New Ancients (Tempest)
ENGL 237 Children’s Literature: Harry Potter and the English School Story Tom Brown’s Schooldays (Hughes)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Rowling)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production (Rowling)

The Sword in the Stone (White)

Molesworth (Willans)

FILM 104 Film, Form and Modern Culture to 1970 No required textbook
FILM 340 Advertising and Consumer Culture No required textbook
FREN 150 Français intermédiaire Grammaire Progressive du Français (4th ed.) (Gregoire)


L’Etranger (Camus)

GPHY 102 Physical Geography and Natural Resources An introduction to physical geography and the environment (Holden)
HIST 241 Issues in History: Medieval Europe: Castles, Kingdoms, and Religious Conflict To be confirmed
HIST 289 Britain since 1851 No required textbook
HLTH 101 The Social Determinants of Health Social determinants of health (Davidson)


Lullabies for little criminals (O’Neill)

IDIS 304 British Studies No required textbook
INTS 312 Journalism in the 21st Century No required textbook
LLCU 214 Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals and Myth

Made Men: Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals, and Myth (Nicaso)

MATH 121 Differential and Integral Calculus Calculus (6th ed.) (Hughes-Hallett)



MUSC 171 The Social History of Popular Music No required textbook
PHIL 151 Great Works of Philosophy

An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy: Conversations Between Men And Women Philosophers (Warren)

PHYS 106 General Physics Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics, including Mastering Physics – eText (Giancoli)


Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics, including Mastering Physics – print text (Giancoli)

POLS 110 Introduction to Politics and Government Politics (4th ed.) (Heywood)
PSYC 100 Principles of Psychology Psychology (Gray) 6th ed.


Psychology (Gray) 7th ed.

SPAN 111 Beginning Spanish I Diverso 1 : Alumno, Ejercicio & CD (Corpas)