Courses in Winter 2019

Below is a list of courses being offered in Winter 2019 at the BISC. The third column indicates whether there is a required text and, if so, what it is.

If you do not see your course listed here, please contact us.

Course Code Course title Required text
ARTH117 Art and Architecture in Britain from the c.1700 to the Present. Janson’s History of art : the Western tradition (Janson)
ARTH222 Impressionism and Post-Impressionism Impressionism (Herbert)
ASTR101 Astronomy 1: The Solar System No required textbook
BIOL103 Introductory Biology of Organisms Biology: a Global Approach (Campbell)

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

BISC101 Acting Globally No required textbook
CHEM112 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.

CLST129 Introduction to archaeology Archaeology : theories, methods and practice (Renfrew)
The history of archaeology: an introduction (Bahn) (Recommended – not required)
DEVS100 Canada and the “Third World” The companion to development studies (Desai)
ECON112 Introductory Macroeconomics Economics (Begg)
ENGL100 Introduction to Literary Study 1) Northanger Abbey (Austen)
2) Hearts and Minds (Craig)
3) The Roaring Girl and Other City Comedies (Dekker)
4) The Castle of Otranto (Walpole)
ENGL281 Legends of King Arthur: Medieval to Modern 1) Arthurian Romances (Chretien de Troyes)
2) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Armitage)
3) Le Morte d’Arthur (Malory)
4) The Idylls of the King (Tennyson)
FILM214 Mobile Communications TBC
FREN150 Français intermédiaire Grammaire Progressive du Français (4th ed.) (Gregoire)
L’Etranger (Camus)
GEOL104 The Dynamic Earth Essentials of Geology (Marshak)
HLTH102 Personal Health and Wellness Core concepts in health (Insel)
HLTH332 Foundations for Understanding Disability No required textbook
HLTH350 Topics in Global Health No required textbook
HLTH397 Health in Humanitarian Crises The Girl From Aleppo (Mustafa and Lamb)
IDIS305 British Studies 2 No required textbook
INTS306 Culture, Identity and Self No required textbook
MATH121 Differential and Integral Calculus Calculus (Hughes-Hallett)
MUTH111 Listening to Revolutions: History, Arts and Performance 2 TBC
MUTH232 Opera 1) A History of Opera (Abbate) (either the Norton edition or the Penguin edition – they are the same)
2) Opera: a Beginner’s Guide (Wilson)
PHIL259 Critical Thinking No required textbook
POLS110 Introduction to Politics and Government Politics (Heywood) 4th ed.
POLS338 European Integration No required textbook
POLS398 Law and Politics Field School No required textbook.
PSYC100 Principles of Psychology Psychology (Gray) 6th ed.
Psychology (Gray) 7th ed.
PSYC333 Human Sexuality No required textbook
PSYC342 Psychology of Social Influence

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Cialdini)

PSYC397 History of Modern Psychology

A History of Psychology: From Antiquity To Modernity (Leahey)

SPAN112 Beginning Spanish 2 Diverso 2 : Alumno, Ejercicio & CD (Corpas)