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)
The Sword in the Stone (White)
|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)
|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|
|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|
|PHYS 106||General Physics||Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics, including Mastering Physics – eText (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)|