Session
Term
Course Level
Term Session Course Number Course Name Core: Engagement Core: Knowledge
Fall 2019 11 week AUACC 311 Introductory Accounting
Postulates, principles, the accounting cycle, capital and income measurement, financial statement preparation and analysis; emphasis on reporting to shareholders, creditors, and other external decision makers. Prerequisites: AUECO 101, 102, and basic familiarity with microcomputer applications.
Winter 2020 11 week AUACC 322 Managerial Accounting
Designed to help managers assess needed information to carry out three essential functions in an organization: planning operations, controlling activities, and making decisions. The emphasis of this course is on cost behaviors, various product costing methods, cost-volume-profit relationships, budgeting and control through standard costs, and other quantitative techniques used by management. Prerequisite: AUACC 311.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 100 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture
Fine Arts
This course introduces students to the study of art and visual culture. Students will learn how to analyze images and works of art while engaging with select examples of both historical and contemporary art and visual culture.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 100 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture
Fine Arts
This course introduces students to the study of art and visual culture. Students will learn how to analyze images and works of art while engaging with select examples of both historical and contemporary art and visual culture.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 111 Studio Foundation I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Art-making is explored with basic techniques in drawing and color media. The visual language of perception and expression is introduced using principles of composition. Aesthetic and psychological principles of visual organization are applied to elements of line, shape, colour, and texture.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 111 Studio Foundation I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Art-making is explored with basic techniques in drawing and color media. The visual language of perception and expression is introduced using principles of composition. Aesthetic and psychological principles of visual organization are applied to elements of line, shape, colour, and texture.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 112 Studio Foundation II - 3-D and Colour Theory
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Further exploration of art-making in two and three dimensions. Visual structure is investigated expressively and technically in sculpture processes and paint media. Development of personal creativity and a basis for compositional analysis are included. Prerequisite: AUART 111, or Art 30 equivalence with consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission).
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 215 Sculpture I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Introduction to principles of composition and practice in 3-dimensional art. Historical and contemporary issues are explored. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 220 Modern Life, Modern Art
Fine Arts
This course examines the development of modern art (c. 1848-1960) as a response to the new conditions and experiences of urban industrial society. We will ask what makes a work of art "modern" and question the utility of such works of art for the modern age.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 223 Canadian Art
Fine Arts
Survey of the visual arts in Canada, from the indigenous beginnings to the present, with emphasis on the twentieth century.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 225 Photography: History and Theory
Fine Arts
This course examines the history and theory of photography from its origins in the late 18th-century to the present. We will consider photographs and photographic practices from a number of different perspectives, with an emphasis on the following topics: the nature of photography, personal photography, art photography and documentary photography.
Fall 2019 3 week AUART 231 Drawing I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Introductory course that develops basic skills of perception and recording as they apply to the practice of drawing. Historical and contemporary practices are explored primarily on the basis of direct observation of still life, landscape, and architecture. Issues in composition, expression, critical analysis, and technique using monochromatic media are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing, or Art 30, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 231 Drawing I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Introductory course that develops basic skills of perception and recording as they apply to the practice of drawing. Historical and contemporary practices are explored primarily on the basis of direct observation of still life, landscape, and architecture. Issues in composition, expression, critical analysis, and technique using monochromatic media are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing, or Art 30, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 232 Drawing II
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Further exploration of drawing practice with the application of observational and conceptual skills to issues of expression and composition. Figure drawing, including anatomy, perceptual considerations, and the expressive potential of the human figure, is introduced. The use of colour media, the development of a personal aesthetic response, as well as critical analysis are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Note: AUART 111 or AUART 231 are recommended prior to enrolling. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 260 Selected Topics in Art History
Fine Arts
Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 261 Selected Topics in Art History
Fine Arts
Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.
Fall 2019 3 week AUART 271 Painting I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Painting from the ground up. The course introduces painting technique and colour usage in acrylic and/or oil media. Perceptual and conceptual problems are based on historical and contemporary practices with an emphasis on personal creativity. Critical analysis of art is a component. Prerequisites: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUART 272 Painting II
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Further exploration of painting practice using oil and acrylic painting techniques. Critical analysis is included. Varieties of conceptual contexts and individual expressive directions are investigated. Prerequisite: AUART 271 or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUART 331 Drawing III
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Intermediate drawing further develops techniques and concepts of drawing with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 231. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 371 Painting III
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Intermediate painting further develops techniques and concepts of painting with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 272. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 382 Selected Topics in Art History
Fine Arts
Selected topics in art history and visual culture. Prerequisite: Any 200-level Art history course or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUART 411 Visual Explorations
Fine Arts
Advanced studies in a studio discipline with individualized programs designed in collaboration with the instructor. Direction is guided by issues in contemporary practice and thought. Prerequisites: AUART 331 and one of 215, 371.
Fall 2019 11 week AUART 421 Art History Stream Capstone
Fine Arts
This course will focus on selected themes in art history and visual studies. Emphasis is on the production of either a text-based project, or a combination of a text-based and practice-based project into a single body of work. Prerequisites: AUART 224 and *6 in senior Art History with at least *3 at the 300-level.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 111 Integrative Biology I
Science
An introduction to functional and developmental biology from molecules to systems, focusing on how organisms integrate different levels of organization in order to live and reproduce. This course covers key topics of biochemistry (metabolism, respiration, photosynthesis), molecular biology (replication, transcription, translation), cell biology (organelles, membranes, cell cycle), physiology (gas exchange, circulation, locomotion) and development (fertilisation, gastrulation, differentiation). Prerequisites: Biology 30 and Chemistry 30.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 112 Integrative Biology II
Science
An introduction to the biology of organisms, focusing on the evolution of biological diversity, including the mechanisms responsible for evolutionary change and the adaptations associated with the evolution of the major groups of organisms. Prerequisites: AUBIO 111 or AUENV 120 or AUGEO 120.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 230 Molecular Cell Biology
Science
The composition, structure and function of cell membranes including membrane transport, cell signalling and cell-cell interactions. Protein sorting and cytoskeletal function is integrated with their membrane interactions. The social context of cells is also considered. Prerequisite: AUBIO 111. Corequisites: AUBIO 260; AUCHE 250.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 253 Ecological Interactions
Environmental Sustainability
Science
An exploration of basic concepts and methods in ecology and of the relevance of ecological thinking in the life sciences. Emphasis is on interactions at the level of the organism, including physiological and evolutionary perspectives, and on their consequences on the composition and diversity of populations and communities within ecosystems. Prerequisite: AUBIO 112.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 260 Principles of Genetics
Science
Mendelian inheritance and its cytological features including the molecular and cellular basis for the transmission of hereditary characteristics. Topics that are emphasized include microbial genetics, cytoplasmic inheritance, linkage and genetic mapping, DNA as genetic material, gene action, and the genetic code. Prerequisite: AUBIO 111.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 274 Microbiology
Science
Introduction to the prokaryotic and eukaryotic members of the microbial world. Microbiological diversity will be examined by comparing cellular morphology, structure and metabolism. Topics include how to grow and study microbes, classification approaches and problems, control of microbial growth, pathogenesis and microbial ecology. Prerequisite: AUBIO 111 and 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 280 Biochemistry: Proteins, Enzymes and Energy
Science
The structure and function of proteins and enzymes and the structure, function and metabolism of carbohydrates. The structure and function of lipids, nucleic acids, and amino acids are introduced. The course focuses on how enzymes catalyze the oxidation of carbohydrates and how the cell conserves this energy in a useful chemical form. Prerequisites: AUBIO 111 and AUCHE 250. Notes: Formerly part of AUBIO 380. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 280 and AUCHE 280.
Fall 2019 3 week AUBIO 334 Field Studies in Environmental Science and Ecology
Environmental Sustainability
Experiential Learning
Science
A 3-week field course that provides students an opportunity to develop skills in research and study design in the field of Environmental Science and Ecology. Students will live in a field camp to allow them to fully immerse themselves in their research projects, which could cover the range of ecology, botany, geography, environmental science, and/or environmental studies. Course content also includes instruction in key aspects of conservation biology and resource management. Prerequisites: AUSTA 215 and AUENV 120 or AUGEO 120 and one of AUGEO 218, AUGEO 230, AUENV 252, AUBIO 253. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 334, AUENV 334 and AUGEO 334.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 338 Developmental Biology
Science
Development of complex organisms. Emphasis is on the interactions between cells and their environment that determine cell survival, gene activation and deactivation; and how specific cell and tissue structures and functions are selected. Developmental processes common to plants and animals are identified. Prerequisites: AUBIO 230 and 260.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 350 Conservation Theory and Biodiversity in Tropical Systems
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Introduction to the basic concepts of conservation biology. The scope of conservation biology and levels of biodiversity are explored, as are aspects of tropical ecology related to conservation. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253 and consent of the instructor(s) based on successful completion of the selection process. Note: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUBIO 459 or AUENV 459. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 350 and AUENV 350.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 354 Freshwater Ecology and Management
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Introduction to the biological, chemical and physical features of freshwater ecosystems, and how they relate to ecological processes in and adjacent to aquatic systems. The course will examine the role of ecological patterns in lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, with an emphasis on freshwater systems and their management in western Canada. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 354, AUENV 354, and AUGEO 354. The course requires participation in a field trip. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 3 week AUBIO 355 Ecological Dynamics
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Addresses ecological processes at different spatial scales. Includes demography, population and meta-population dynamics of plants and animals across a broad range of ecosystems, community ecology and ecosystem functioning. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 389 Molecular Biology of the Gene
Science
Survey of current knowledge and approaches in the area of structure, expression, and regulation of eukaryote genes and genomes. Topics include gene isolation and characterization, gene structure and replication, and transcription and translation processes and their regulation. Recombinant DNA technology and its applications are also introduced. Prerequisite: AUBIO 260.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 390 Animal Behaviour
Science
Introduction to key concepts and methods in animal behaviour. Both mechanistic and evolutionary points of view are considered. The student's understanding of scientific thinking is deepened. Topics include instinct, learning, orientation, communication, mating and territoriality, foraging, and social behaviour. Prerequisite: AUBIO 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 394 Comparative Invertebrate Zoology
Science
Functional anatomy and life cycles of the major invertebrate taxa. Prerequisite: AUBIO 112.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 395 Vertebrate Form and Function
Science
Study of the structure, function, and diversity of vertebrates. Prerequisite: AUBIO 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 411 History and Theory of Biology
Integrating Knowledge
Science
Overview of historical progression in the biological sciences and their associated development in relation to prevailing philosophical, social, and cultural contexts. Prerequisites: AUBIO 260; one of AUBIO 338, 438: one of AUBIO 323, 394, 395; fourth-year standing.
Fall 2019 3 week AUBIO 412 Selected Topics in Biological Science
Science
In-depth study of an advanced topic in Biology. Prerequisites: Vary according to topic; third-year standing.
Winter 2020 11 week AUBIO 413 Advanced Topics in Evolutionary Ecology
Science
In-depth study of evolutionary processes in natural populations of plants and animals. Selected topics for lectures and seminars address contemporary questions about natural selection, adaptation, speciation, biogeography and the evolution of interaction among species. Prerequisites: AUBIO 253 and *3 of AUBIO at the 300 level or a cross-listed AUENV or AUGEO equivalent.
Winter 2020 3 week AUBIO 459 Field Studies in Tropical Ecology and Conservation
Experiential Learning
Science
Field course that addresses problems of biodiversity and conservation in tropical environments. The student participates in field workshops, and designs and conducts their own field project to answer questions related to ecological and biological conservation. Prerequisite: AUBIO 350 or AUENV 350, and consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 459 and AUENV 459. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUBIO 475 Pathogenic Mechanisms of Microorganisms
Science
Examination of the pathogenic mechanisms used by bacteria, fungi, and protists that cause human diseases. Pathogens will be compared with a focus on the method of entry, colonization and invasion of host tissue used by various microbes and the microbial factors required to cause infection and disease. Epidemiological approaches, antimicrobials and antibiotic resistance will also be presented. Prerequisites: AUBIO 274.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCHE 110 General Chemistry I
Science
A general introduction to chemistry. Topics include atomic structure; bonding and bonding theories; periodic trends; states of matter and intermolecular forces; and chemical kinetics. Prerequisites: Chemistry 30 and Mathematics 30-1.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCHE 112 General Chemistry II
Science
Continuation of AUCHE 110. Topics include thermodynamics, free energy, equilibria, acid-base chemistry, buffers, oxidation-reduction reactions, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110.
Fall 2019 3 week AUCHE 211 Communicating Chemistry
Science
An introductory course in communicating chemical data and chemistry information using a variety of different media and targeting diverse audiences. Topics to be discussed include information and scientific literacy, locating and evaluating appropriate sources of literature, written and oral communication of scientific information, strategies for writing a scientific paper, strategies for orally presenting scientific data and strategies for constructing a scientific poster. All topics are taught from a chemistry perspective with a focus on chemistry-based course content. Prerequisite: AUCHE 112
Fall 2019 11 week AUCHE 230 Inorganic Chemistry I
Science
An introduction to inorganic chemistry. Topics include: the electronic structure of atoms, bonding models and Molecular Orbital Theory, symmetry and point groups, donor-acceptor chemistry, structure and bonding of ionic solids and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCHE 232 Inorganic Chemistry II
Science
An extension of AUCHE 230 with an emphasis on the structure, bonding, reactivity and characterization of transition metal complexes. Topics include: isomerism, stereochemistry, Crystal Field and Ligand Field Theory, ligand substitution, redox chemistry, electronic spectra, magnetochemistry and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Prerequisite: AUCHE 230.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCHE 250 Organic Chemistry I
Science
An introduction to bonding and functionality in organic compounds. Mechanistic approach to solving problems will be emphasized, with discussion of the reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and alkyl halides. The three-dimensional structure of molecules and the concept of stereochemistry will be examined. Infrared spectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy will be applied in both the lecture and the lab. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110; AUCHE 112 is recommended.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCHE 252 Organic Chemistry II
Science
Continuation of AUCHE 250, again emphasizing a mechanist approach. The chemistry of alcohols, conjugated unsaturated systems, aromatic rings, carbonyl-containing compounds, organic reduction-oxidation reactions, and beta-dicarbonyl compounds will be discussed. Carbohydrate chemistry will be introduced as a way to explore many concepts in a biochemical context. Prerequisite: AUCHE 250.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCHE 277 Introduction to Relativity and Quantum Mechanics
Science
Special relativity; photons and matter waves; Bohr atom model; Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle; Schrödinger equation; one-dimensional systems; hydrogen atom; spin; Pauli Exclusion Principle; many-electron atoms; molecules. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, AUMAT 112, and AUPHY 120. Corequisite: AUMAT 211 is recommended. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 277, AUPHY 260.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCHE 280 Biochemistry: Proteins, Enzymes and Energy
Science
The structure and function of proteins and enzymes and the structure, function and metabolism of carbohydrates. The structure and function of lipids, nucleic acids, and amino acids are introduced. The course focuses on how enzymes catalyze the oxidation of carbohydrates and how the cell conserves this energy in a useful chemical form. Prerequisites: AUBIO 111 and AUCHE 250. Notes: Formerly part of AUCHE 380. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 280 and AUCHE 280.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCHE 320 Analytical Chemistry III
Science
Theory and application of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 222.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUCHE 410A Senior Mentorship Experience
This course will involve weekly laboratory instruction for general chemistry (AUCHE 110 and 112) labs. Students enrolled in the course will be responsible for supervision of students during the labs as well as mentoring of junior students who will be assisting in the lab. Students will be expected to attend weekly technical meetings on lab logistics, safety and procedures. In addition, students will attend biweekly seminars on teaching practice, communication and student mentorship experience. An important component of this course will be reflective assignments about the teaching experience. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, third or fourth year standing, and consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUCHE 410B Senior Mentorship Experience
Experiential Learning
Science
This course will involve weekly laboratory instruction for general chemistry (AUCHE 110 and 112) labs. Students enrolled in the course will be responsible for supervision of students during the labs as well as mentoring of junior students who will be assisting in the lab. Students will be expected to attend weekly technical meetings on lab logistics, safety and procedures. In addition, students will attend biweekly seminars on teaching practice, communication and student mentorship experience. An important component of this course will be reflective assignments about the teaching experience. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, third or fourth year standing, and consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCHE 450 Enzymes and Enzyme Mechanisms
Science
Study of the mechanism of different classes of enzymes along with experimental techniques used in enzymology. Prerequisite: AUCHE 252. Note: AUBIO/AUCHE 280 (Biochemistry Proteins, Enzymes and Energy) is a suggested pre or corequisite.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCLA 100 Greek Civilization
Humanities
A survey of the major contributions of the Greeks to Western civilization in art, architecture, education, literature, philosophy, and politics.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCLA 102 Greek and Roman Mythology
Humanities
Survey of classical mythology based on readings in translation from ancient literature. Study of the influence of classical mythology on art, film, literature, and music.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCRI 160 Introduction to Crime, Correction, and Community
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Introduction to crime and correction in Canada. The theory and practice accompanying law enforcement, trial, correctional intervention, and probation and parole are analyzed by drawing from a range of disciplinary traditions such as ethical reflection, psychological theory, social and political thought, and biological understandings of criminality. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 160 and AUIDS 160.
Fall 2019 3 week AUCRI 222 Canadian Social Issues
Social Science
Introduction to sociological perspectives on social problems. Various theoretical orientations are applied to contemporary Canadian social issues such as poverty, gender issues, aboriginal rights, human sexuality, and regionalism. Prerequisites: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105, AUIDS 160 or AUCRI 160, or consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 222 and AUSOC 222.
Winter 2020 3 week AUCRI 224 Studies in Deviant Behaviour
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Interactionist analysis of processes accompanying the definition of deviance, subculture formation, careers of involvement in deviant activities, and the formal and informal regulation of deviance. Prerequisite: One of AUCRI 160, AUIDS 160, AUSOC 101, 103, 105. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 224 and AUSOC 224.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCRI 225 Criminology: A Canadian Perspective
Social Science
Examination of anthropological and sociological explanations of crime and criminality, including a cross-cultural analysis of the social processes accompanying criminal activities. The course focuses on criminality as defined under Canadian criminal law and the traditional legal systems of Canada's aboriginal peoples. Prerequisite: One of AUCRI 160, AUIDS 160, AUSOC 101, 103, 105. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 225 and AUSOC 225.
Fall 2019 3 week AUCRI 327 Crimes of the Powerful
Social Science
Why is it that so much attention is paid to "street crime" while the crimes of the powerful go virtually unpunished and sometimes unnoticed? A comprehensive examination of the prevalence and impact of crime committed by the powerful, including white collar occupational crime, corporate crimes, and crimes committed by the state. Prerequisite: One of AUCRI 160, 224, 225, 353, AUIDS 160, AUPOL 353, AUSOC 224, 225, and 3rd year standing or consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 327, 427, AUSOC 327, 427.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCRI 353 Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process
Social Science
Examination of the Canadian judicial branch of government in comparative perspective. The course probes court structures; judicial independence, appointment, discipline, and removal; judicial decision making processes; and courts and the public policy process. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104 (2018), 221, AUCRI 160, AUIDS 160. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 353 and AUPOL 353.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCRI 488 Law and Forensic Psychology
Social Science
Examination of the psychology of criminal behaviour and the legal system. Topics covered include theories of criminal behaviour, jury selection and decision-making, police interrogations and confessions, eyewitness testimony, and risk assessment and offender intervention programs. Prerequisite: AUPSY 240. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCRI 488 and AUPSY 488.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSC 111 Introduction to Computational Thinking and Problem Solving
Science
An introduction to computational thinking, problem solving, and the fundamental ideas of computing science through programming in a scripting language (such as Python or Ruby). Topics include algorithms, abstraction, and modelling; the syntax and semantics of a high-level language; fundamental programming concepts and data structures, including simple containers (arrays, lists, strings, dictionaries); basic software development methods and tools; documentation and style; introduction to object-oriented programming; exceptions and error handling; graphical user interfaces and event-driven programming; recursion; introduction to algorithm analysis and run-time efficiency. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCSC 111 and AUCSC 120 (2019).
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSC 112 Data Structures and Algorithms
Science
An introduction to object-oriented design and programming in Java; algorithm analysis; data structures and container classes (lists, stacks, queues, priority queues, maps, dictionaries), their implementations (arrays, linked lists, heaps, hash tables), and associated algorithms (insertion, removal, iterators, sorting, retrieval); introduction to recursion. Prerequisite: AUCSC 111 or 120. Corequisite: AUMAT 110 or 111 or 116 and 120. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCSC 112 and AUCSC 210.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSC 220 Software Engineering I
Science
Software engineering paradigms, requirements specification, iterative software development, object-oriented design patterns, visual modelling with UML, software architecture; testing, verification and maintenance; software development environments and software engineering tools; societal implications such as the cost of failure and professional responsibilities. Prerequisite: AUCSC 112 or 210.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSC 310 Algorithm Design and Analysis
Science
Trees, binary trees, search trees, their implementation, traversal, and search and update operations. Introduction to graph theory; data structures for the representation of graphs, digraphs, and networks, and their associated algorithms (traversal, connected components, topological sorting, minimum-spanning trees, shortest paths, transitive closure). Dynamic equivalence relations and union-find sets; amortized analysis. String matching. Algorithm design techniques (divide-and-conquer, dynamic programming, the greedy method). Merge-sort and the analysis of divide-and-conquer algorithms with recurrence relations; bucket-sort, ratix-sort, and the lower bound on sorting; comparison of sorting algorithms. Prerequisites: AUCSC 112 or 210 and AUMAT 250.
Winter 2020 3 week AUCSC 320 Software Engineering II
Science
Detailed study of software development processes, life cycles, and tools, especially object-oriented methods. Team work is emphasized in the completion of a large software project, from problem definition through to maintenance. Prerequisite: AUCSC 220.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSC 330 Database Management Systems I
Science
Introduction to current database management systems in theory and practice. Topics include relational database design (including entity-relationship modelling, relational schema, and normal forms); relational algebra, use of a query language (typically SQL) and other components of a current database management system; overview of database system architecture, file structures (including B-tree indices), query processing, and transaction management; new directions. Prerequisites: AUCSC 112 or 210, and AUMAT 250.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSC 415 Automata, Algorithms and Complexity
Science
Models of computers, including finite automata and Turing machines, basics of formal languages, compatibility, algorithm optimality, complexity classes (p, NP, NPcomplete, EXP, PSPACE, etc.), probabilistic algorithms, approximation algorithms, number-theoretic and other selected algorithms, including selection and order statistics. Prerequisites: AUCSC 310. Notes: This course may not be taken for credit if credit has previously been received for AUCSC 315 (2019), 410 (2019), or AUMAT 355 (2019).
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSC 450 Parallel and Distributed Computing
Science
Parallel architectures, programming language constructs for parallel computing, parallel algorithms and complexity. Message-passing, remote procedure call, and shared-memory models. Synchronization and data coherence. Load balancing and scheduling. Appropriate applications. Prerequisites: AUCSC 350.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSC 460 Artificial Intelligence
Science
Survey of concepts and applications of artificial intelligence, including knowledge representation, state-space search, heuristic search, expert systems and shells, natural language processing, propositional logic, learning and cognitive models, vision; implementation using an AI language (LISP or PROLOG). Prerequisites: AUCSC 370 and AUMAT 250.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSL 100 An Introduction to Community Engagement
Experiential Learning
Social Science
An interdisciplinary introduction to community and civic engagement for students interested in preparing the groundwork for undertaking further experiential educational opportunities (e.g., Internships, Study Abroad, CSL).
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSL 100 An Introduction to Community Engagement
Experiential Learning
Social Science
An interdisciplinary introduction to community and civic engagement for students interested in preparing the groundwork for undertaking further experiential educational opportunities (e.g., Internships, Study Abroad, CSL).
Winter 2020 3 week AUCSL 360 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre/corequisite: consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 360 is classified as an arts course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSL 360 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre/corequisite: consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 360 is classified as an arts course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSL 360 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre/corequisite: consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 360 is classified as an arts course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 3 week AUCSL 360 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre/corequisite: consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 360 is classified as an arts course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUCSL 361 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Science
Course content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre-and/or corequisite: Consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 361 is classified as a science course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUCSL 361 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Science
Course content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre-and/or corequisite: Consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 361 is classified as a science course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUCSL 361 Community Service-Learning Practicum
Experiential Learning
Science
Course content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre-and/or corequisite: Consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 361 is classified as a science course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 101 Play Analysis
Fine Arts
Survey and critical analysis of dramatic literature from ancient Greek to contemporary. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 109 Script Analysis and Production Preparation
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Script analysis and production preparation for the Drama Department's major production. Note: Students should take this course at the year level that coincides with the year level at which they are registered in the subsequent production (AUDRA 139).
Winter 2020 11 week AUDRA 123 Introduction to Oral Communication
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Study in speech and rhetoric for effective oral communication and interpretation. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUDRA 139 Theatre Company
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Ensemble production of improvisational or scripted plays. Involves an extensive research component appropriate to the chosen production. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Note: Distinct from AUDRA 138 in that it is a separate production with a different director.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 144 Improvisation I: Introduction
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Speech and movement improvisation with an emphasis on imaginative development; introduction to the process of acting and to dramatic form.
Fall 2019 3 week AUDRA 144 Improvisation I: Introduction
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Speech and movement improvisation with an emphasis on imaginative development; introduction to the process of acting and to dramatic form.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 209 Script Analysis and Production Preparation
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Script analysis and production preparation for the Drama Department's major production. Note: Students should take this course at the year level that coincides with the year level at which they are registered in the subsequent production (AUDRA 239).
Winter 2020 11 week AUDRA 230 Acting Techniques I
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Introduction to scene study with an emphasis on character and text analysis. Prerequisites: AUDRA 144 or Drama 30, or consent of the instructor (based on an audition).
Fall 2019 3 week AUDRA 233 Clown and Mask
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Exploration and experimentation in impulse inspired performance using mask, improvisation and clowning techniques. Prerequisite: AUDRA 144, or consent of instructor. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUDRA 239 Theatre Company
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Ensemble production of improvisational or scripted plays. Involves an extensive research component appropriate to the chosen production. Prerequisites: AUDRA 144, and consent of the instructor based on audition. Note: Distinct from AUDRA 238 in that it is a separate production with a different director.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 309 Script Analysis and Production Preparation
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Script analysis and production preparation for the Drama Department's major production. Note: Students should take this course at the year level that coincides with the year level at which they are registered in the subsequent production (AUDRA 339).
Winter 2020 3 week AUDRA 339 Theatre Company
Fine Arts
Ensemble production of improvisational or scripted plays. Involves an extensive research component appropriate to the chosen production. Prerequisites: AUDRA 238 or 239, and consent of the instructor based on audition. Note: Distinct from AUDRA 338 in that it is a separate production with a different director.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 350 Introduction to Directing
Fine Arts
Fundamentals of directing explored through practical exercises. Prerequisites: AUDRA 144, and consent of the instructor. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUDRA 409 Script Analysis and Production Preparation
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Script analysis and production preparation for the Drama Department's major production. Note: Students should take this course at the year level that coincides with the year level at which they are registered in the subsequent production (AUDRA 439).
Winter 2020 11 week AUDRA 437 Senior Showcase
Fine Arts
Research, rehearsal, production and performance of a play chosen specifically for a senior level acting ensemble. Priority given to fourth year students. Prerequisites: AUDRA 230 and 238 or 239. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUDRA 439 Theatre Company
Fine Arts
Ensemble production of improvisational or scripted plays. Involves an extensive research component appropriate to the chosen production. Prerequisites: AUDRA 338 or 339, and consent of the instructor based on audition. Note: Distinct from AUDRA 438 in that it is a separate production with a different director.
Winter 2020 11 week AUECO 101 Introduction to Microeconomics
Social Science
Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; roles of consumers and firms in competitive and monopolistic markets; foreign ownership in the Canadian economy; distribution of income, inequality, and poverty; use of the environment; government economic policies.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 101 Introduction to Microeconomics
Social Science
Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; roles of consumers and firms in competitive and monopolistic markets; foreign ownership in the Canadian economy; distribution of income, inequality, and poverty; use of the environment; government economic policies.
Winter 2020 3 week AUECO 102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
Social Science
Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; national income and monetary theory; problems of unemployment and inflation; government monetary and fiscal policies; international trade theory, problems, and government policies. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUECO 102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
Social Science
Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; national income and monetary theory; problems of unemployment and inflation; government monetary and fiscal policies; international trade theory, problems, and government policies. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 203 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
Social Science
Theory of consumer behaviour; theory of production and cost; price and output determination under competition, monopoly, and other market structures. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUECO 204 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
Social Science
National income concepts and income determination; theories of aggregate consumption, investment, and employment behaviour; monetary and fiscal policy. Prerequisite: AUECO 102.
Winter 2020 3 week AUECO 254 India Tour
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Three-week study tour of India that focuses on a chosen region of India in order to examine the intersection between religious belief and practice and development challenges. Students will be exposed to various development projects as well as an array of religious sites. It is expected that students will gain an in depth understanding of India, its cultural and religious diversity, and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. Students will be exposed to both rural and urban life. Prerequisite: AUECO 252 or AUREL 260. Notes: Costs associated with this India Tour course and applicable tuition are the responsibility of the students. Enrolment is limited to 15 students. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 254 and AUREL 266. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 258 The International Economy in Historical Perspective II
Social Science
Economic analysis of the international economy during the past century. Topics examined include the disintegration of national and international economies after World War I, the Great Depression, and the fate of national and international economies after World War II. Critical thinking about whether international economic integration has promoted worldwide economic growth and stability is also encouraged.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 311 Introductory Econometrics
Science
Introduction to the application of econometric methods in economics and business. The focus is on major topics in econometrics with emphasis on applied regression methods. Prerequisites: AUSTA 153 and AUECO 203.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 333 Money and Banking in Canada
Social Science
Study of the role of money and of monetary institutions and policy in the framework of Canadian financial institutions. Prerequisite: AUECO 101 and 102.
Winter 2020 11 week AUECO 341 Environmental Economics
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Examination of the relationships between the economy and the environment. Emphasis is placed on the application of economic analysis to various environmental issues. Prerequisite: AUECO 101. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 341 and AUENV 341.
Fall 2019 3 week AUECO 385 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis II
Social Science
Designed for majors in Economics. Theories of stabilization policy; expectations; the government budget constraint; inflation and unemployment; business cycles and growth; theories of aggregate consumption, investment, money demand and money supply. Prerequisites: AUECO 203, 204 and AUMAT 110 or 116.
Fall 2019 11 week AUECO 480 Ethics in Economics and Business
Social Science
Investigation of the relation between ethical reflection and the activities of businesses and economics. Attention is paid to the role of self-interest and rationality in economic and business discourse, the relation between the price system and human values, and the morality of the market as a means of social organization. Several case studies are used. Prerequisite: At least *6 at a senior-level in Economics or Management.
Winter 2020 11 week AUECO 490 Senior Seminar in Economics (Capstone Course)
Social Science
A capstone course for economics majors. Students read and discuss scholarly articles in which economics plays a role in understanding events. Students will use the economic way of thinking to prepare and present a research paper. The goal of the course is to use economic theory and data to analyze important theoretical, empirical and policy questions and also help develop analytical writing, presentation, speaking and listening skills. Prerequisites AUECO 311 and AUECO 384, or consent of the instructor. Pre/Corequisite: AUECO 385. Note: Open only to Economics majors.
Winter 2020 3 week AUEDC 210 Introduction to Educational Technology
Examination of frameworks, issues and trends regarding the role of technology in education. Students will gain hands-on experience applying learning theory and sound pedagogy to integrating technology into the school curriculum, using tools for internet use, digital media processing, multimedia/hypermedia presentations, and common software. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, preferably with a MS Windows environment, including word processing, e-mail, and use of a web browser. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUEDC 210, AUEDC 202 (2015), EDU 210 and EDIT 202.
Fall 2019 11 week AUEFX 200 Introduction to the Profession of Teaching
Orientation to teaching. For the laboratory component of the course, a student spends half a day per week assisting in a local elementary or secondary school. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUEFX 200 and 201.
Fall 2019 11 week AUEFX 201 Orientation to Teaching
Introductory education course with a field experience component for a student intending to teach at the elementary or secondary level. The field experience component consists of two three-hour or three two-hour blocks of time per week assisting in a local school classroom. Notes: The course is designed for a student intending to apply for admission to the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge, which requires a field experience component of at least 60 hours. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUEFX 201 and 200.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 101 Critical Reading, Critical Writing
Humanities
English 101 is a writing-intensive course designed to facilitate the transition of L2/ESL students into the regular academic stream at Augustana. Students in this course will develop written and oral communication skills by engaging with literary texts from a variety of genres. Fundamental, universally-applicable writing skills (grammar, diction, rhetorical strategies) will be taught in collaborative workshop settings. Through a series of reflective and interpretive writing assignments, the course will also train students in the practices of analytical reading and critical thinking. The ultimate aim of this course is to provide students with the necessary building blocks for university-level writing. Prerequisite: AUEAP 145 or EAP 145 or equivalent (i.e., other L2/ESL students who were not required to take the Bridging Program).
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 102 Critical Reading, Critical Writing
Humanities
English 102 has two objectives. The first is to train students in the practices of analytical reading and critical thinking. To that end, we will read engaging literary texts in several genres. The second objective is to help students develop effective communication skills, particularly their writing abilities. To develop writing techniques, we will workshop grammatical skills which will provide the necessary building blocks for university-level writing. Prerequisite: ELA 30-1 or AUENG 101.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 102 Critical Reading, Critical Writing
Humanities
English 102 has two objectives. The first is to train students in the practices of analytical reading and critical thinking. To that end, we will read engaging literary texts in several genres. The second objective is to help students develop effective communication skills, particularly their writing abilities. To develop writing techniques, we will workshop grammatical skills which will provide the necessary building blocks for university-level writing. Prerequisite: ELA 30-1 or AUENG 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 103 English Literature from the Romantic Period to the Present
Humanities
Familiarizes students with works of literature written in English from the Romantic period (c. 1780) to the present. While this survey is chronological, equal attention will be paid to exploring the major genres in which authors wrote. Class time will be spent developing students' communication and critical thinking skills through a range of assignments and in-class workshops. Prerequisite: ELA 30-1 or AUENG 101.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 103 English Literature from the Romantic Period to the Present
Humanities
Familiarizes students with works of literature written in English from the Romantic period (c. 1780) to the present. While this survey is chronological, equal attention will be paid to exploring the major genres in which authors wrote. Class time will be spent developing students' communication and critical thinking skills through a range of assignments and in-class workshops. Prerequisite: ELA 30-1 or AUENG 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 104 English Literature from the Middle Ages to the Romantic Period
Humanities
Familiarizes students with works of literature written in English from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century. While this survey is chronological, equal attention will be paid to exploring the major genres in which authors wrote. Class time will be spent developing students' communication and critical thinking skills through a range of assignments and in-class workshops. Prerequisite: AUENG 102 or 103.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 205 Children's Literature
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Offers a critical study of literature written for or appropriated by children. The course considers the historical development of children's literature and examines prevailing and changing attitudes toward children. It addresses major themes and issues in children's literature, and studies significant texts representative of important genres and trends in the field. Critical analysis of the literature will be stressed. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in AUENG 305.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 215 Creative Writing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Humanities
Introduction to the writing of poetry and short fiction. Literary examples are analyzed, and a student is required to write poetry and fiction with attention to specific elements of writing such as imagery, structure, dialogue, and characterization. A central element of the course is peer discussion. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104.
Fall 2019 3 week AUENG 268 Women and Environmental Literature
Integrating Knowledge
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
Study of women's writing about nature and environment focusing on various themes relevant to environmental literature, primarily the various ways that the natural world is represented in literature, and the relationship between cultural constructions of nature and cultural constructions of gender, class, race, and sexuality. Works include fiction, poetry, and/or nonfiction. An introduction to several ecofeminist theorists provides a critical framework for exploring images and themes in women's environmental literature. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENG 268, 368, AUENV 268, 368.
Winter 2020 3 week AUENG 298 Selected Topics in English Studies
Humanities
Studies of selected authors, works, periods, topics, and critical approaches. Focus and content of each course are determined by student and instructor interests, and vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 299 Selected Topics in English Studies
Humanities
Studies of selected authors, works, periods, topics, and critical approaches. Focus and content of each course are determined by student and instructor interests, and vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENG 299 and AUENG 399.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 305 Children's Literature
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Offers a critical study of literature written for or appropriated by children. The course considers the historical development of children's literature and examines prevailing and changing attitudes toward children. It addresses major themes and issues in children's literature, and studies significant texts representative of important genres and trends in the field. Critical analysis of the literature will be stressed. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104, and *6 in English at the 200-level (excluding AUENG 215). Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in AUENG 205.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 316 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative & Imaginative Process
Humanities
Continuation of the fiction instruction begun in AUENG 215. The completion of a chapbook-length collection of fiction (20 to 48 pages) is required. Prerequisite: AUENG 215 or consent of the instructor.
Fall 2019 3 week AUENG 368 Women and Environmental Literature
Integrating Knowledge
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
Study of women's writing about nature and environment focusing on various themes relevant to environmental literature, primarily the various ways that the natural world is represented in literature, and the relationship between cultural constructions of nature and cultural constructions of gender, class, race, and sexuality. Works include fiction, poetry, and/or nonfiction. An introduction to several ecofeminist theorists provides a critical framework for exploring images and themes in women's environmental literature. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104, and *6 in English at the 200 level (excluding AUENG 215). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENG 268, 368, AUENV 268, 368.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 382 Postcolonial Literature and Theory
Diversity and Global Studies
This course explores the key themes, debates and movements in post colonial literature and theory. Attending to the depth and diversity of postcolonial literatures written in or translated into English, we will read authors from a range of regions, perspectives, cultures and traditions. Topics will include (post)colonialism, imperialism, power, knowledge, subjectivity, language, race, sexuality, gender, representation, decolonization, diaspora and indigeneity. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103 or 104, and *6 in English at the 200 level [excluding AUENG 215].
Winter 2020 3 week AUENG 398 Selected Topics in English Studies
Humanities
Studies of selected authors, works, periods, topics, and critical approaches. Focus and content of each course are determined by student and instructor interests, and vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104, and *6 in English at the 200 level (excluding AUENG 215).
Winter 2020 11 week AUENG 399 Selected Topics in English Studies
Humanities
Studies of selected authors, works, periods, topics, and critical approaches. Focus and content of each course are determined by student and instructor interests, and vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104, and *6 in English at the 200 level (excluding AUENG 215). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENG 299 and AUENG 399.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENG 450 Selected Topics in English Studies
Humanities
Advanced study of selected authors, works, periods, and critical approaches. Focus and content of each course are determined by student and faculty interests, and vary from year to year. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing or consent of the instructor; previous course(s) in English as determined by the instructor.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 120 Human Activities and the Natural Environment
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Introductory analysis of the interrelationships between society and the natural world, environmental consequences, and human perceptions. The characteristics and interactions of physical environmental systems and various facets of resource management (including forestry, agriculture, fisheries, protected areas, endangered species, and pollution) are described and analyzed. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 120 and AUGEO 120.
Winter 2020 3 week AUENV 220 Applications in Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability
Science
An introductory course in the theoretical and applied aspects of sustainability as it relates to key categories of energy, food, water, pollution, waste and their impacts on the environment. Current technological advances and emerging initiatives based on lowering our ecological footprint provide a basis for examining sustainability science as it relates to environmental challenges in a changing world.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 233 Soil Science and Soil Resources
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Soil characteristics, formation, processes, occurrence, classification, and management in the natural and modified environment. Prerequisites: *3 course in AUBIO, AUCHE, AUENV, or AUPHY. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 233 and AUGEO 233.
Fall 2019 3 week AUENV 268 Women and Environmental Literature
Integrating Knowledge
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
Study of women's writing about nature and environment focusing on various themes relevant to environmental literature, primarily the various ways that the natural world is represented in literature, and the relationship between cultural constructions of nature and cultural constructions of gender, class, race, and sexuality. Works include fiction, poetry, and/or nonfiction. An introduction to several ecofeminist theorists provides a critical framework for exploring images and themes in women's environmental literature. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103 or 104. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 268, 368, AUENG 268, 368.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 320 Parks and Wilderness
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Examination of scientific principles and concepts underlying parks, wilderness and other protected area systems with emphasis on Canada. Topics include history, philosophy, conceptual frameworks, roles in sustainability, and types of biological and geographic designations. Prerequisite: One of AUBIO 253, AUENV 120, AUGEO 120, consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 320, 420, AUGEO 320, 420.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 324 Resource and Environmental Management
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Integration of both physical and human phenomena in understanding natural resources, their dimensions and boundaries. Basic concepts in resource analysis and management: the decision-making process, management frameworks and strategies, legislation and regulation, impact assessment, the role of perceptions, attitudes and behaviour, and the impact of public participation/interest groups in the development of natural resources. Prerequisite: One of AUBIO 253, AUENV 120, AUGEO 120, 230, 231, consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 324 and AUGEO 324. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 3 week AUENV 328 Environmental Politics
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Examination of contemporary debates in, and the evolution of, environmental policy and politics. This course will focus on Canadian issues in a comparative perspective, exploring topics such as environmental political theory, the policy cycle, social movements, international issues, and related case studies. Prerequisite: *3 in either Environmental Studies/Science or Political Studies. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 328 and AUPOL 328.
Fall 2019 3 week AUENV 334 Field Studies in Environmental Science and Ecology
Environmental Sustainability
Experiential Learning
Science
A 3-week field course that provides students an opportunity to develop skills in research and study design in the field of Environmental Science and Ecology. Students will live in a field camp to allow them to fully immerse themselves in their research projects, which could cover the range of ecology, botany, geography, environmental science and/or environmental studies. Course content also includes instruction in key aspects of conservation biology and resource management. Prerequisites: AUSTA 215 and AUENV 120 or AUGEO 120 and one of AUGEO 218, AUGEO 230, AUENV 252, AUBIO 253. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 334, AUENV 334 and AUGEO 334.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 335 Wildlife Ecology and Management
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Theory and practices in the study and management of wildlife populations and communities. Population dynamics, habitat assessment and management, conservation challenges, and emerging trends. Computational models and assignments aid theoretical understanding of material. Prerequisites: AUENV 252; AUBIO 253; AUSTA 215.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 341 Environmental Economics
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Examination of the relationships between the economy and the environment. Emphasis is placed on the application of economic analysis to various environmental issues. Prerequisite: AUECO 101. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 341 and AUECO 341.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 345 Religion and Ecology
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
This course examines the complexities and tensions in formulating religious responses to environmental problems. It looks at how eco justice, stewardship, ecological spirituality, and ecofeminism integrate Christian traditions with environmental responsibility. It also devotes substantial time to outlining the ways place-based identities address issues related to colonialism, environmental racism, technology and community. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 345 and AUREL 345.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 350 Conservation Theory and Biodiversity in Tropical Systems
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Introduction to the basic concepts of conservation biology. The scope of conservation biology and levels of biodiversity are explored, as are aspects of tropical ecology related to conservation. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253 and consent of the instructor(s) based on successful completion of the selection process. Note: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUBIO 459 or AUENV 459. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 350 and AUBIO 350.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 354 Freshwater Ecology and Management
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Introduction to the biological, chemical and physical features of freshwater ecosystems, and how they relate to ecological processes in and adjacent to aquatic systems. The course will examine the role of ecological patterns in lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, with an emphasis on freshwater systems and their management in western Canada. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 354, AUBIO 354, and AUGEO 354. The course requires participation in a field trip. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 355 Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment
Humanities
Investigation of the philosophical and social issues related to technology and the environment. The natural/artificial distinction, different senses of "environment" and the ways we understand, package, and manage nature form the foundation of the course. Issues in environmental ethics are also addressed. Thinkers may include Marx, Heidegger, Marcel, Borgmann, Winner, Singer, Regan, and others. Prerequisite: None, but AUPHI 350 would be useful. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 355 and AUPHI 355.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 358 Environmental Sociology
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Theoretical and empirical examination of the connection between the natural environment and the social world. This involves inquiry into the sociological dimensions of some major contemporary environmental problems, including air, water and soil pollution, decreased biodiversity, deforestation, climate change, and ozone depletion. Particular attention is paid to the social and political connections among issues of industrialization, development, globalization, inequality, gender, social change and environmental destruction. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and AUENV 120 (or its crosslisted equivalent). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 358 and AUSOC 358.
Winter 2020 3 week AUENV 365 Storied Landscapes
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
What stories do landscapes tell humans? What consequences do climate change, digital spaces and biotechnology have on how humans receive and preserve those stories? This course analyzes what is culturally, ecologically and religiously at stake in the inherited narratives humans have about the land. It does so by investigating stories about nature in creative, philosophical and religious writing. It focuses on the ways human experiences in forests, deserts, snow and water have been used as resources to challenge problems of race, injustice and violence in modern life. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 365 and AUREL 365.
Fall 2019 3 week AUENV 368 Women and Environmental Literature
Integrating Knowledge
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
Study of women's writing about nature and environment focusing on various themes relevant to environmental literature, primarily the various ways that the natural world is represented in literature, and the relationship between cultural constructions of nature and cultural constructions of gender, class, race, and sexuality. Works include fiction, poetry, and/or nonfiction. An introduction to several ecofeminist theorists provides a critical framework for exploring images and themes in women's environmental literature. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103 or 104, and *6 in English at the 200 level (excluding AUENG 215). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 268, 368, AUENG 268, 368.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 375 Canadian Environmental History
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 375, 475, AUHIS 375, 475.
Fall 2019 11 week AUENV 420 Parks and Wilderness
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Examination of scientific principles and concepts underlying parks, wilderness, and other protected area systems with emphasis on Canada. Topics include history, philosophy, conceptual frameworks, roles in sustainability, and types of biological and geographical designations. Prerequisite: One of AUBIO 253, AUENV 120, AUGEO 120; and one of AUBIO 350, 351, 459, AUENV 324, 350, 459, AUGEO 324, 351. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 320, 420, AUGEO 320, 420.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 421 Environmental Science: History and Impacts
Integrating Knowledge
Environmental Sustainability
Science
Overview of the historical developments, past and current impacts, and changing roles of the field of environmental science. Prerequisites: One of AUBIO 350, AUENV 320, 324, 350, 420, AUGEO 320, 324, 420 and at least fourth-year standing. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 421 and AUGEO 421.
Winter 2020 3 week AUENV 459 Field Studies in Tropical Ecology and Conservation
Experiential Learning
Science
Field course that addresses problems of biodiversity and conservation in tropical environments. The student participates in field workshops, and designs and conducts their own field project to answer questions related to ecological and biological conservation. Prerequisite: AUBIO 350 or AUENV 350, and consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 459 and AUENV 459. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUENV 475 Canadian Environmental History
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 375, 475, AUHIS 375, 475.
Fall 2019 3 week AUEPS 258 Educational Psychology for Teaching
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and issues in educational psychology. The focus is on the child from preschool to adolescence through examination of learning and instruction, individual differences, motivation, assessment, and classroom management. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or AUPSY 103.
Winter 2020 3 week AUFRE 101 Beginners' French I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
AUFRE 101 and 102 are designed to develop ability in reading and writing French, with a strong emphasis on the development of comprehension and oral communication skills. During this process the student participates in a wide variety of interactive activities and is also exposed to contemporary francophone culture. These two courses not only encourage the student to think critically about the principles of grammar as they relate to the French language, but also stimulate an in-depth understanding of the principles by which language functions in general. These two courses also lead the student through the steps of reflective learning as they consider and discuss language learning strategies. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in French 20, or to a student with French 30 or equivalent. AUFRE 101 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in French.
Fall 2019 3 week AUFRE 101 Beginners' French I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
AUFRE 101 and 102 are designed to develop ability in reading and writing French, with a strong emphasis on the development of comprehension and oral communication skills. During this process the student participates in a wide variety of interactive activities and is also exposed to contemporary francophone culture. These two courses not only encourage the student to think critically about the principles of grammar as they relate to the French language, but also stimulate an in-depth understanding of the principles by which language functions in general. These two courses also lead the student through the steps of reflective learning as they consider and discuss language learning strategies. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in French 20, or to a student with French 30 or equivalent. AUFRE 101 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in French.
Winter 2020 11 week AUFRE 102 Beginners' French II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Continuation of AUFRE 101. Prerequisite: French 20 or AUFRE 101 or consent of the instructor. Notes: The course is not open to a student with French 30 or equivalent. AUFRE 102 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in French.
Fall 2019 11 week AUFRE 201 Intermediate French I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Intensive training in spoken and written French. The major focus is on communication. Prerequisite: French 30 or AUFRE 102. Notes: A student wishing to register in AUFRE 201 must first take an on-line placement test. The purpose of the test is to advise the student of the appropriate level at which to begin university French.
Winter 2020 11 week AUFRE 202 Intermediate French II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Further development of the speaking, reading, and writing skills acquired in AUFRE 201. The major focus is on formal grammar. Prerequisite: One of AUFRE 201; French 31a or 31b or 31c, with a sufficient score on the on-line placement test; French Language Arts 20 or 30 (equal to French immersion), with a sufficient score on the on-line placement test; consent of the instructor.
Fall 2019 11 week AUFRE 301 Advanced French I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
As a normal sequel to AUFRE 202, the course develops further the speaking, reading, and writing skills acquired at the Intermediate level. The major focus is on formal grammar. Prerequisite: One of AUFRE 202; French 31a or 31b or 31c, with a sufficient score on the on-line placement test; French Language Arts 20 or 30 (equal to French immersion), with a sufficient score on the on-line placement test; consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGEO 218 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Science
Introduction to fundamentals and applications of Geographic Information Systems. Topics include the nature of geographic data, geo-referencing systems, geographic modelling, data collection and management, and spatial analysis. Practical applications of GIS will be emphasized with the use of appropriate computer software. Prerequisite: Any 100-level science course.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGEO 230 Geomorphology
Science
Analysis of (1) geomorphological processes and agents (such as movement of the earth's crust, volcanism, water, glaciers, waves, currents, wind, and gravity) that create and modify the earth's surface and (2) landforms. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGEO 341 Geography of the Canadian North
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Examination of the biophysical environments, resources, economics, and settlements of northern regions of Canada. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284, 286; *3 in Geography and consent of the instructor. Notes: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUGEO 343 or AUPED 388. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 341 and AUPED 387. AUGEO 341 is classified as an arts course.
Winter 2020 3 week AUGER 101 Beginners' German I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
German 101 and 102 are designed to develop ability in reading and writing German, with a strong emphasis on the development of comprehension and oral communication skills. During this process, the student participates in a wide variety of interactive activities and is also exposed to contemporary culture of German-speaking countries. These two courses not only encourage the student to think critically about the principles of grammar as they relate to the German language, but also stimulate an in-depth understanding of the principles by which language functions in general. These two courses also lead the student through the steps of reflective learning as they consider and discuss language learning strategies. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in German 30. AUGER 101 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in German.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGER 102 Beginners' German II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Continuation of AUGER 101. Prerequisite: AUGER 101. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in German 30. AUGER 102 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in German.
Fall 2019 11 week AUGER 201 Intermediate German I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Designed to develop fluency in speaking, with emphasis on comprehension and writing skills. The essential rules of grammar are studied. Prerequisite: One of AUGER 102, demonstration of AUGER 102 equivalency by means of a placement examination administered by the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 200, 201.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGER 202 Intermediate German II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Continuation of AUGER 201. Prerequisite: AUGER 201. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 202, 200.
Fall 2019 11 week AUGER 301 Advanced German I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Thorough review of German grammar and study of refined stylistics and idioms as represented in selections of twentieth-century short stories. Colloquial expressions presently in use are studied through discussion and audiovisual presentation. Prerequisite: AUGER 200 or 202. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 301, 300.
Winter 2020 11 week AUGER 337 Selected Topics in German Literature
Humanities
Study of selected topics in German literature. Focus and content of each course will vary from year to year.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHIS 104 World History: The West
Social Science
Introduction to understanding our world: aspects of European, North American, and Islamic history.
Winter 2020 3 week AUHIS 121 Topics in Global History
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Selected topic in global history. Topics vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHIS 201 European History I: Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution
Social Science
Major themes in the development of European society from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the eve of the French Revolution.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 207 History of the Roman Republic
Social Science
History of the Roman Republic from its beginnings to the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 207 and AUCLA 223.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHIS 212 Sport, Physical Activity, and the Body: Historical Perspectives
Social Science
Examination of major themes in the history of sport, physical activity, and the body. Beginning with the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, the course explores the social, cultural, political, philosophical, religious, and economic factors that have influenced sport, physical education, and attitudes toward the body in various time periods. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 212 and AUPED 262.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 260 An Introduction to the Study of Canadian History to 1867
Social Science
Canada's political, social and economic development from life before European Contact to Confederation. Lectures, assigned readings, films and discussions will provide factual background on Canadian history and stimulate critical thinking.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 261 An Introduction to the Study of Canadian History, 1867 to the Present
Social Science
Political, social, economic and cultural questions of Canada since 1867. Taking a thematic approach, lectures, assigned readings, films and discussions will provide factual background on Canadian history and stimulate critical thinking.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 312 The Modern Olympic Games
Social Science
Examination of the historical development of the modern Olympic Games. Topics include politics, nationalism, culture, commercialism, media, gender, race and identity. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 312 and AUPED 369.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHIS 329 Topics in the History and Culture of Southern France
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Aspects of the social, political and religious history, as well as the arts, architecture and literature of Southern France. All lectures and readings are in English.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 372 History of Quebec
Social Science
A general history of Quebec from the French Regime to the present-day. Lectures and tutorials will place particular emphasis on the development of French Canadian nationalism, and the relationship between Quebec and Canada.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 375 Canadian Environmental History
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 375, 475, AUENV 375, 475.
Winter 2020 3 week AUHIS 401 Directed Reading I
Social Science
Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUHIS 401A Directed Reading I
Social Science
Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUHIS 401B Directed Reading I
Social Science
Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 402 Directed Reading II
Social Science
Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUHIS 401 and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHIS 460 Selected Topics in Canadian History
Social Science
Seminar course which deals with selected topics in Canadian history. Topics vary from year to year. They are announced before registration. Subjects are selected from, but not limited to, politics, labour, education, ideas, family, the legal system, regional issues, ethnicity.
Winter 2020 11 week AUHIS 475 Canadian Environmental History
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 375, 475, AUENV 375, 475.
Fall 2019 11 week AUHUM 100 Selected Topics in Humanities
Humanities
Selected topics in the study of Humanities. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUHUM 400A Selected Topics in Humanities
Humanities
Selected topics in the study of Humanities. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUHUM 400B Selected Topics in Humanities
Humanities
Selected topics in the study of Humanities. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisites: Varies according to topic.
Fall 2019 11 week AUIDS 100 The World in Progress: Inquiry in the Social Sciences
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
This course introduces students to inquiry in the social sciences, while enabling them to develop their core academic skills. This course is not an in-depth introduction to the various disciplinary fields within the social sciences, but rather a transdisciplinary introduction to the social sciences as a whole within the context of the liberal arts.
Fall 2019 3 week AUIDS 101 Topics in Liberal Studies
Integrating Knowledge
Selected topics that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This seminar-style class is a key aspect of the Augustana First Year Experience. The focus and content of each course are determined by faculty interests, and vary from year to year.
Winter 2020 3 week AUIDS 137 Science Laboratory Experiences
Integrating Knowledge
Science
Introduction to experimental work in Biology, chemistry, environmental science and physics. This course emphasizes numeracy, scientific communication and experimental techniques but does not presuppose any specific knowledge of disciplinary content. Note: Closed to students with *6 or more in AUBIO, AUCHE, AUENV and AUPHY.
Winter 2020 11 week AUIDS 160 Introduction to Crime, Correction, and Community
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Introduction to crime and correction in Canada. The theory and practice accompanying law enforcement, trial, correctional intervention, and probation and parole are analyzed by drawing from a range of disciplinary traditions such as ethical reflection, psychological theory, social and political thought, and biological understandings of criminality. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIDS 160 and AUCRI 160.
Winter 2020 3 week AUIDS 230 Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Introduction to multidisciplinary perspectives considering issues concerning gender, and issues through gender, and its intersection with sex, sexuality, race, class, nationality, etc. Discussions will be centred on critical analyses of gender, gendered performance/practices, and power in, for example, popular culture, education, family, law, politics and work.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUIDS 244A Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Second-Language Learning Practices in the Writing Centre
Experiential Learning
Humanities
This course introduces students to the theoretical underpinnings of writing-centre practices, with a special focus on the area of tutoring ESL or Second Language (L2) learners. Students in this course will develop the practical skills required to become effective tutors for L2 learners in Augustana's Writing Centre. These skills will be taught incrementally in a workshop setting that will reflect the working conditions of peer tutoring at a writing centre. In supervised mock-tutoring sessions during the fall term, students will help each other hone their writing and tutoring skills in preparation for their first peer-tutoring session. Eventually, students will undertake actual tutoring sessions in the Writing Centre, under the supervision of the course instructor. An important component of this class involves several writing assignments that encourage students to reflect on the experience of applying the theories of writing centre pedagogy during tutoring sessions with fellow students from across academic disciplines and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. These reflective writing assignments are intended to help crystallize in the minds of students the experience of applying general academic theories to real-world situations. Prerequisites: Consent of the selection committee, based on a portfolio of graded academic writing.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUIDS 244B Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Second-Language Learning Practices in the Writing Centre
Experiential Learning
Humanities
This course introduces students to the theoretical underpinnings of writing-centre practices, with a special focus on the area of tutoring ESL or Second Language (L2) learners. Students in this course will develop the practical skills required to become effective tutors for L2 learners in Augustana's Writing Centre. These skills will be taught incrementally in a workshop setting that will reflect the working conditions of peer tutoring at a writing centre. In supervised mock-tutoring sessions during the fall term, students will help each other hone their writing and tutoring skills in preparation for their first peer-tutoring session. Eventually, students will undertake actual tutoring sessions in the Writing Centre, under the supervision of the course instructor. An important component of this class involves several writing assignments that encourage students to reflect on the experience of applying the theories of writing centre pedagogy during tutoring sessions with fellow students from across academic disciplines and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. These reflective writing assignments are intended to help crystallize in the minds of students the experience of applying general academic theories to real-world situations. Prerequisites: Consent of the selection committee, based on a portfolio of graded academic writing.
Fall 2019 3 week AUIDS 286 Selected Topics in Place-Based Studies
Experiential Learning
Selected topics in place-based learning in specific off-campus locations. The focus and content of each course are determined by student and faculty interests, and may vary from year to year. The course will take a specific place as the location and subject of study. The locations of study can be international or closer to home, but in all instances will encourage a significant engagement with the place. Note: AUIDS 286 is classified as an arts course.
Fall 2019 3 week AUIDS 386 Selected Topics in Place-Based Studies
Experiential Learning
Selected topics in place-based learning in specific off-campus locations. The focus and content of each course are determined by student and faculty interests, and may vary from year to year. The course will take a specific place as the location and subject of study. The locations of study can be international or closer to home, but in all instances will encourage a significant engagement with the place. Note: AUIDS 386 is classified as an arts course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUIND 101 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
An introduction to the discipline of Indigenous Studies covering indigenous methodologies and theory through the lens of contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal peoples in Canada and attempts to rectify these issues. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 101 and AUIND 201.
Fall 2019 11 week AUIND 201 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
An introduction to the discipline of Indigenous Studies covering indigenous methodologies and theory through the lens of contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal peoples in Canada and attempts to rectify these issues. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 101 and AUIND 201.
Fall 2019 3 week AUIND 240 Introduction to Indigenous Cultural Production
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
This class will introduce students to the projects of colonization, settler-colonialism, decolonization, indigenization and sovereignty through a discussion of various creative practices by Indigenous peoples and communities. While engaging Indigenous methodologies, students will gain an understanding about the role of creative practices to address the ongoing impact of settler colonialism, assert sovereignty, resilience and the revitalization of cultures, and invigorate innovative creative communities. Prerequisites: AUIND 101 or 201.
Fall 2019 11 week AUIND 367 The Fur Trade
Diversity and Global Studies
Environmental Sustainability
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
A seminar examining the history of the fur trade with a particular focus on Canada. Far from being a political history course, this seminar examines the social and cultural aspects of the fur trade from the pre-contact period to the present in its attempt to answer questions such as the role of the environment, how perceptions of the environment and ecological relations changed and more recently the relationship between the fur trade, environmental/conservation movements and neocolonialism. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 367 and 467.
Winter 2020 3 week AUIND 370 Oral History
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
A seminar examining the oral history and tradition as systems of knowledge that preserve and pass on knowledge about people, cultures and history. It focuses on historic and contemporary approaches to oral history and traditions, including its use as traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). Students will be taught best practices for conducting research in oral history and tradition, including how to conduct community based research. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 370 and 470.
Fall 2019 11 week AUIND 467 The Fur Trade
Diversity and Global Studies
Environmental Sustainability
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
A seminar examining the history of the fur trade with a particular focus on Canada. Far from being a political history course, this seminar examines the social and cultural aspects of the fur trade from the pre-contact period to the present in its attempt to answer questions such as the role of the environment, how perceptions of the environment and ecological relations changed and more recently the relationship between the fur trade, environmental/conservation movements and neocolonialism. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 367 and 467.
Winter 2020 3 week AUIND 470 Oral History
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
A seminar examining the oral history and tradition as systems of knowledge that preserve and pass on knowledge about people, cultures and history. It focuses on historic and contemporary approaches to oral history and traditions, including its use as traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). Students will be taught best practices for conducting research in oral history and tradition, including how to conduct community based research. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIND 370 and 470.
Winter 2020 3 week AUMAT 107 Higher Arithmetic
Science
Elementary number theory, numeration systems, number systems, sets, logic, and elementary probability theory. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, or consent of the instructor. Notes: The course does not count toward the major in Mathematics and Physics or the minor in Mathematics, nor may it be used for credit towards a B.Sc. degree. Credit may not be obtained for AUMAT 107 if credit has already been obtained for AUMAT 250.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 110 Elementary Calculus I
Science
Limits; differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMAT 110 and 116. Students with credit in Mathematics 31 who score 80% or more on the Calculus Placement Test should take AUMAT 116 instead of AUMAT 110. Students with unsatisfactory performance through the first four weeks of the course are advised to withdraw and register in the next offering of AUMAT 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMAT 110 Elementary Calculus I
Science
Limits; differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMAT 110 and 116. Students with credit in Mathematics 31 who score 80% or more on the Calculus Placement Test should take AUMAT 116 instead of AUMAT 110. Students with unsatisfactory performance through the first four weeks of the course are advised to withdraw and register in the next offering of AUMAT 101.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMAT 112 Elementary Calculus II
Science
Fundamental Theorem, inverse trigonometric functions and their derivatives, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, techniques of integration, applications. Prerequisite: AUMAT 110 or 116.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 116 Elementary Calculus I (Enriched)
Science
Limits; differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions; Fundamental Theorem; linear approximation, Taylor polynomials and series; applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 and Mathematics 31. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMAT 116 or 110. Students who score less than 80% on the Calculus Placement Test should take AUMAT 110 instead of AUMAT 116.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMAT 120 Linear Algebra I
Science
Vector and matrix algebra, determinants, linear systems of equations, vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 120 Linear Algebra I
Science
Vector and matrix algebra, determinants, linear systems of equations, vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 211 Intermediate Calculus I
Science
Infinite series, plane curves, polar coordinates, vectors and three-dimensional analytic geometry, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, elements of linear differential equations. Prerequisite: AUMAT 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMAT 212 Intermediate Calculus II
Science
Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, integration in two and three dimensions, vector functions, space curves, arc length, line integrals, Green's theorem, surface integrals, Stokes' theorem, the divergence theorem. Prerequisite: AUMAT 211.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 250 Discrete Mathematics
Science
Sets, functions, elementary propositional and predicate logic, Boolean algebra, elementary graph theory, proof techniques (including induction and contradiction), and combinatorics. Prerequisites: AUMAT 110 or 116, and 120.
Fall 2019 3 week AUMAT 260 Foundations of Geometry
Science
Axiomatic systems and finite geometries; neutral geometry and the various parallel postulates, leading to Euclidean and hyperbolic geometry; constructions; isometries of the plane and groups of transformations, and inversions in circles; models for Euclidean and hyperbolic geometry; applications. Prerequisite: AUMAT 120 or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 3 week AUMAT 330 Ordinary Differential Equations
Science
First- and higher-order equations; methods of solution, including complex variable techniques; series solutions; elementary transform techniques; oscillation theory; applications to biology and physics. Prerequisite: AUMAT 120, 211.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMAT 480 History of Mathematics and Physics
Integrating Knowledge
Science
Integrated history of mathematics and physics, emphasizing the scientific revolution and the subsequent development of mathematics and physics as distinct disciplines. Prerequisite: AUMAT 211 and one of AUMAT 220, 229, 250. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMAT 480 or AUPHY 480.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMGT 100 Introduction to Business
Survey of the competitive landscape of Canadian and Global businesses to provide students with the basic information about the different facets of business organizations.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 100 Introduction to Business
Survey of the competitive landscape of Canadian and Global businesses to provide students with the basic information about the different facets of business organizations.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 200 Introduction to Management
Introduction to the basic concepts of management. Topics include the origins of management, functional areas of management, levels of management structure, relationship between structure and function of the organization. Prerequisite: AUMGT 100.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMGT 320 Business Law
Examines aspects of business/commercial law as it relates to business. Principles of law and its application to typical business situations are discussed. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMGT 330 Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to the theory of marketing and its practice. The role of marketing within the business environment is discussed. Topics include the product design and management, national and international marketing strategies, consumer behaviour, product distribution and pricing, and market research. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 340 Organizational Behaviour
Study of individuals and groups in an organizational setting. The course will help the student develop an understanding of the organizational behaviour concepts and the interaction between individual determinants of behaviour and group dynamics. Prerequisite: AUMGT 200.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 345 Organizational Theory
Social Science
This course provides students with a basis for understanding and critically examining complex organizations in contemporary society. Interrelationships among the social, cultural and formal properties of organizations are examined and linked to contextual forces in the external environment. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of organizational systems for the purpose of improving the integration, adaptation, survival and effectiveness of modern organizations. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 350 Entrepreneurship
Social Science
This course provides business students with an overview of various topics related to starting a small business, from satisfying specific societal needs to properly designing an organization to fit its external stakeholder pressures. Concepts, theories and methods will be addressed in order to prepare an effective, comprehensive and detailed business plan. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMGT 370 Organizational Research Methods
Social Science
This course introduces students to the importance of valuable information, since information - for decisionmakers in organizations - is often the most pertinent element in achieving and maintaining competitive advantage. In addition to decisionmaking, this course will also focus on how scientific knowledge can be generated from an organizational context to help scientists understand the changing dynamics of modern organizations. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200, AUSTA 153 or consent of the instructor.
Fall 2019 3 week AUMGT 380 Selected Topics in Management
This course covers selected topics in Management. Topics may vary from year to year depending on the instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200 or consent of instructor. Notes: Minimum third year standing.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMGT 380 Selected Topics in Management
This course covers selected topics in Management. Topics may vary from year to year depending on the instructor and student interest. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200 or consent of instructor. Notes: Minimum third year standing.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMGT 399A Management Internship
Experiential Learning
Students will combine work experience with academic study through the development and completion of an internship program related to management. As part of the internship, students are required to complete a major project related to their work. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200, third year standing and consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMGT 399B Management Internship
Experiential Learning
Students will combine work experience with academic study through the development and completion of an internship program related to management. As part of the internship, students are required to complete a major project related to their work. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200, third year standing and consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMGT 490 Business Policy and Strategy
Capstone course for the Management in Business Economics program. The course helps the student develop overall directions of an organization and mobilize human and other resources to accomplish strategic goals. The skills, concepts, and tools learned in various courses form the framework for making strategic decision. Prerequisite: Completion of all other courses in the Management Foundations, or consent of program adviser. Notes: Open only to a student in the Bachelor of Management in Business Economics Program.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 100 Introduction to Music Theory
Fine Arts
Fundamentals of music, including notation, rudiments, and elementary harmonic progressions. Prerequisite: Completion of the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE) or consent of the instructor. Notes: The course is not open to a student scoring 70% or more on the MTPE. The course does not count toward any major, or minor in Music.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 140 Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 141A The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 141B The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 142 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 143 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 149A Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 149B Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 160 Theoretical and Analytical Studies I
Fine Arts
Study of common-practice harmony: scales and modes, intervals, triads, figured bass, cadences, nonharmonic tones, harmonic progression and rhythm, part-writing, seventh chords, diatonic modulation. Prerequisites: AUMUS 100 or a score higher than 70% in the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE), and completion of the Keyboard Skills Interview (KSI). Corequisite: AUMUS 162.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 162 Aural and Sight Singing Skills I
Fine Arts
Development of listening and reading skills integral to the internalization of concepts covered in AUMUS 160. Prerequisites: AUMUS 100 or a score higher than 70% in the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE), and completion of the Keyboard Skills Interview (KSI). Corequisite: AUMUS 160.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 170 Tuning In: An Introduction to Music
Diversity and Global Studies
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Development of listening approaches and techniques for understanding and appreciating a variety of Western and non-Western music, and an examination of the ideologies that prompt the sampling of such music. Music studied includes Western art music, African music, First Nations music, North Indian music, and popular music.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 188A Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a partial concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their first year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 188B Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a partial concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their first year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 189A Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 189B Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 191A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 191B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 193A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 193B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 195A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 195B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 196 Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the fall term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 196 and 197.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 197 Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the winter term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 196 and 197.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 225 Baroque and Classical Music
Fine Arts
Examination of Western European art music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the context of general cultural history. Prerequisite: AUMUS 170 or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 226 Romantic and Twentieth-Century Music
Fine Arts
Music from early Romanticism to the present. Both musicological and interdisciplinary analytical approaches are emphasized. Prerequisite: AUMUS 170 or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 231 Lyric Diction
Integrating Knowledge
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet, anatomy and physiology of basic phonetics, and accepted principles of lyric diction as they apply to the four languages most commonly used in concert and operatic repertoire: French, German, Italian and English. Corequisite: An AUMUS Applied Music - Vocal course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 235 Introduction to Conducting
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Fundamental conducting techniques as applied to instrumental and vocal music. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160 and 162, or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 3 week AUMUS 238 Piano Pedagogy
Fine Arts
Principles, methods, and techniques for teaching piano with a survey of various pedagogical schools of thought. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160 or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 240 Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 241A The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A * 3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 241B The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 242 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 243 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 249A Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 249B Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 260 Theoretical and Analytical Studies II
Fine Arts
Continuation of the study of common-practice harmony, including secondary dominants, borrowed chords, chromatic and enharmonic modulations, and extended chords. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160. Corequisite: AUMUS 262.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 262 Aural and Sight Singing Skills II
Fine Arts
Development of listening and reading skills integral to the internalization of concepts covered in AUMUS 260. Prerequisite: AUMUS 162. Corequisite: AUMUS 260.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 288A Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a partial concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their second year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 288B Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a partial concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their second year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 289A Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 289B Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 291A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 291B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 293A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 293B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 295A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 295B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 296 Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the fall term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 296 and 297.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 297 Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the winter term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 296 and 297.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 298 Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 298 Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 299A Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 299B Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 3 week AUMUS 329 History of Piano Literature
Fine Arts
Survey of piano literature from the seventeenth century to the present.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 335A Selected Topics in Music
Fine Arts
Advanced study of selected topics related to the theory, history and practise within a music performance discipline. Prerequisites: Second year standing.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 335B Selected Topics in Music
Fine Arts
Advanced study of selected topics related to the theory, history and practise within a music performance discipline. Prerequisites: Second year standing.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 336 Advanced Conducting
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Continued development of conducting techniques as applied to choral music. Prerequisite: AUMUS 235.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 340 Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 341A The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 341B The Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 342 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 343 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 347A Chamber Ensemble
Fine Arts
Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Note: A *3 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 347B Chamber Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Note: A *3 course over the full year.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 349A Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 349B Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 361 Form, Analysis, and the Construction of Musical Meaning
Fine Arts
Study of music through harmonic, contrapuntal and structural analysis of selected pieces from the Baroque to Romantic periods. Includes the examination of prominent musical features and harmonic devices within common small- and large-scale forms. Offers a critique of the applications and limitations of conventional musical analysis. Prerequisite: AUMUS 261.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 369 Retheorizing Music: From Modernism to Postmodernism
Fine Arts
Examination of technical and stylistic perspectives from Modernist art music techniques established before 1950 to those found in art, popular, and world music in the twenty-first century. Included are exercises in composition and performance as well as training in related listening, sight singing, and score-reading skills. Prerequisites: AUMUS 261 and 263.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 375 Co-op Education Studies I
Experiential Learning
Fine Arts
Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director, to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in appropriate fields of business, industry, government, and the professions. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Co-op Education Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 388A Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a complete concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their third year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 388B Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a complete concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their third year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 389A Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 389B Service Playing
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 391A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 391B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 393A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 393B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 395A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 395B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 396 Performance Studies I
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 395.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 396A Performance Studies I
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 395.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 396B Performance Studies I
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 395.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 397A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to Liturgical Arts, Musical Arts, Piano, and Voice majors in the Bachelor of Music program.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 397B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to Liturgical Arts, Musical Arts, Piano, and Voice majors in the Bachelor of Music program.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 399A Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 399B Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 440 Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 441A The Augustana Choir
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 441B The Augustana Choir
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 442 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 443 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 447A Chamber Ensemble
Fine Arts
Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A *3 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 447B Chamber Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A *3 course over the full year.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 449A Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 449B Instrumental Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An "Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 469 Retheorizing Music: From Modernism to Postmodernism
Fine Arts
Examination of technical and stylistic perspectives from Modernist art music techniques established before 1950 to those found in art, popular, and world music in the twenty-first century. Included are exercises in composition and performance as well as training in related listening, sight singing, and score-reading skills. Prerequisites: AUMUS 261 and 263.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 475 Co-op Education Studies II
Experiential Learning
Fine Arts
Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in appropriate fields of business, industry, government, and the professions. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Co-op Education Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 488A Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a complete concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their fourth year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 488B Concerto
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a complete concerto or, for singers, a work or group of works normally performed with orchestra; one-hour weekly lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: Restricted to Piano and Voice performance majors in their fourth year. A student should consult the Department of Fine Arts before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 489A Service Playing
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 489B Service Playing
Fine Arts
Private keyboard lessons in the playing of hymns and chants, liturgies, conducting from the keyboard, transcription, improvisations, and transposition; a half-hour lesson weekly over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to Liturgical Arts majors. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 491A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 491B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 493A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 493B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 495A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 495B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 496 Performance Studies II
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 495.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 496A Performance Studies II
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 495.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 496B Performance Studies II
Fine Arts
Formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 495.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 497A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to Liturgical Arts, Musical Arts, Piano, and Voice majors in the Bachelor of Music program.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 497B Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to Liturgical Arts, Musical Arts, Piano, and Voice majors in the Bachelor of Music program.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 499A Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 499B Fundamental Keyboard Skills
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 540 Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 541A Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 541B Augustana Choir
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUMUS 542 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUMUS 543 Choral Ensemble
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 593A Applied Music
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 593B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 595A Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Winter 2020 11 week
(both terms)
AUMUS 595B Applied Music
Creative & Imaginative Process
Fine Arts
Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.
Fall 2019 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 114 Dance
Fall 2019 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 124 Badminton
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 124 Badminton
Fall 2019 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 133 Strength Training
Winter 2020 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 133 Strength Training
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 133 Strength Training
Fall 2019 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 134 Indoor Climbing
Fall 2019 3 week AUPAC 134 Indoor Climbing
Fall 2019 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 134 Indoor Climbing
Winter 2020 3 week AUPAC 152 Luge
Fall 2019 3 week AUPAC 173 Football
Fall 2019 3 week AUPAC 177 Soccer
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 178 Basketball
Fall 2019 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 178 Basketball
Fall 2019 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 179 Volleyball
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 179 Volleyball
Fall 2019 3 week AUPAC 180 Softball (Fast Pitch)
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 181 Team Handball
Winter 2020 3 week AUPAC 191 Selected Topics in Physical Activity
An introduction to selected physical activities.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPAC 191 Selected Topics in Physical Activity
An introduction to selected physical activities.
Winter 2020 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 224 Advanced Badminton
Prerequisite: AUPAC 124.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPAC 253 Advanced Luge
Prerequisite: AUPAC 152.
Winter 2020 11 week
(first ½)
AUPAC 270 Adventure Games
Winter 2020 3 week AUPAC 270 Adventure Games
Fall 2019 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 270 Adventure Games
Winter 2020 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 278 Advanced Basketball
Prerequisite: AUPAC 178.
Winter 2020 11 week
(second ½)
AUPAC 279 Advanced Volleyball
Prerequisite: AUPAC 179.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 112 Structural Human Anatomy
Science
Study of structure and function of selected systems of the human body (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and others).
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 112 Structural Human Anatomy
Science
Study of structure and function of selected systems of the human body (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and others).
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 160 Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity
Social Science
Introduction to the sociocultural dimensions of sport and physical activity. The course examines a variety of social institutions, processes, issues, and their relationship to sport and physical education in Canada and the United States. Topics include the emergence of modern sport, sport and culture, socialization, class and gender relations, race and ethnicity, government and politics, commercialization, the mass media, schools and universities, drugs and violence.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 160 Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity
Social Science
Introduction to the sociocultural dimensions of sport and physical activity. The course examines a variety of social institutions, processes, issues, and their relationship to sport and physical education in Canada and the United States. Topics include the emergence of modern sport, sport and culture, socialization, class and gender relations, race and ethnicity, government and politics, commercialization, the mass media, schools and universities, drugs and violence.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPED 184 Introduction to Outdoor Education - Snowshoeing
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Introduction to winter travel skills of snowshoe, hand-hauled toboggan, and wall tent living. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, placed-based educational strategies will be used to develop a broad understanding of the expedition route. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 215 Introduction to Human Physiology I
Science
An introduction to the function of the human body from the cellular to systemic level. All systems will be examined and will include those that meet changing energy demands during physical activity. Prerequisite: AUPED 112.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 216 Introduction to Human Physiology II
Science
A continuation of AUPED 215. Prerequisite: AUPED 215.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 220 Human Growth and Development
Social Science
Study of the sequential changes in physical growth and motor development with emphasis on individual differences.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 222 Introduction to Movement Activities of Youth (Ages 5 - 12)
Social Science
Study of a variety of movement activities, including play, games, gymnastics, and dance, in which children participate.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 232 Introduction to Biomechanics
Science
Study of the application of physical laws to movement and structure. Principles of motion, force, and equilibrium are stressed. Various sport skills are examined from a biomechanical perspective. Prerequisite: AUPED 112.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 245 Health and Wellness for Life
Social Science
This course will examine current health issues that influence wellness and healthy living. Students will be introduced to wellness models and theories and will be provided with opportunities to consider and understand personal health decisions. Topics will include: stress management, physical activity, health decision-making, nutrition, chronic disease and environmental health. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 245 and AUPED 241.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPED 251 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Science
Study in the recognition and treatment of athletic injuries and vulnerable body structures, with emphasis on evaluation, modalities of treatment, rehabilitation, and current issues. Prerequisites: AUPED 112 and 215. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 262 Sport, Physical Activity, and the Body: Historical Perspectives
Social Science
Examination of major themes in the history of sport, physical activity, and the body. Beginning with the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, the course explores the social, cultural, political, philosophical, religious, and economic factors that have influenced sport, physical education, and attitudes toward the body in various time periods. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 262 and AUHIS 212.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPED 266 Gender in Sport and Physical Activity
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Exploring construction and performance of gender in sport and physical activity. Intersections with other identity categories, such as race, sexuality and ability will also be explored to understand a more complex process of gender production.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 275 Introduction to Coaching Studies
Comprehensive introduction to coaching principles, including sport psychology, training principles, sport pedagogy, ethics, and risk management.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPED 283 Introduction to Outdoor Education - Backpacking
Experiential Learning
Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of outdoor education. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, outdoor skills needed for wilderness backpacking will be developed. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment. Pre-requisite: second-year standing. Note: Credit may only be received for one of AUPED 283 and 284.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPED 284 Introduction to Outdoor Education - Canoeing
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of outdoor education. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, outdoor skills needed for wilderness canoe tripping will be developed. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment. Prerequisite: second-year standing. Note: Credit may only be received for one of AUPED 283 and 284.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 290 Studies in Leadership Theory
Social Science
Examination of the current theories, concepts, and issues of leadership. The course provides a student with a foundation for leadership practica.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 314 Exercise Physiology
Science
Study of the physiological response of the human body to acute exercise and to chronic exercise (training). Prerequisite: AUPED 215.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPED 343 Training Methodologies and Athletic Performance
Science
Study of current training and conditioning methodologies used to prepare athletes. The course emphasizes physiological adaptation, specificity, and factors that influence the training process. Prerequisite: AUPED 314. Note: Open only to a student with a major or minor in Physical Education.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPED 344 Introduction to Human Nutrition
Science
This course will provide a detailed overview of human nutrition by examining the roles of both macro and micronutrients in human health. It will discuss the recommended intakes and dietary sources of essential nutrients and provide a synopsis of their role in metabolism. Nutritional needs throughout the life cycle as well as those required for physical activity will be discussed. Prerequisites: AUPED 216 or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 369 The Modern Olympic Games
Social Science
Examination of the historical development of the modern Olympic Games. Topics include politics, nationalism, culture, commercialism, media, gender, race and identity. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 369 and AUHIS 312.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 387 Arctic Expedition Planning
Integrating Knowledge
Social Science
Study of the many factors involved in extended Arctic canoe expeditions. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the biological, geographical, historical, and sociological aspects of the Canadian North. Students will plan and prepare for an extended Arctic canoe expedition. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 284 or 286, or one of AUPED 184 or 283 and AUPAC 191 (Introduction to Moving Water Canoeing); *3 in Geography and consent of the instructor. Notes: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUGEO 343 or AUPED 388. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 341 and AUPED 387.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 393 Tests and Measurements in Physical Education
Science
Administration, construction, and analysis of tests and measurements utilized in health and physical education. Descriptive and inferential statistics are emphasized. Note: Students must have at least third year standing.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPED 462 Issues in Physical Education
Social Science
Study of issues as they relate to physical education and athletics. The emphasis is on developing a capability to reason and think critically on issues of importance to the discipline of Physical Education. Prerequisite: *12 in Physical Education; fourth-year standing.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPED 462 Issues in Physical Education
Social Science
Study of issues as they relate to physical education and athletics. The emphasis is on developing a capability to reason and think critically on issues of importance to the discipline of Physical Education. Prerequisite: *12 in Physical Education; fourth-year standing.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPHI 101 Introduction to Western Philosophy I: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Humanities
Introduction to the main problems and theories that have dominated philosophical thought, through study and critical discussion of selected classics of ancient and medieval philosophy.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHI 102 Introduction to Western Philosophy II: Modern Philosophy
Humanities
Continuation of an introduction to the main problems and theories that have dominated philosophical thought, through study and critical discussions of selected classics of modern philosophy.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPHI 210 Epistemology: Theories of Knowledge
Humanities
Study of such central topics in epistemology as foundationalism, truth and rationality, skepticism and the limits of knowledge, relativism and the objectivity of knowledge, evidence and verifiability, and belief and justification.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPHI 226 Existentialism
Humanities
Introduction to the main themes and perspectives in recent existential philosophy. Authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, Heidegger Mounier, and Camus may be considered.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPHI 260 Ethics
Humanities
Examination of questions of right and wrong, good and evil, and reasons for action, through study of ethical theories of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPHI 290 Philosophy of Contemporary Culture
Humanities
Investigation of contemporary culture, both "popular" and "literate" (film, theatre, music, writing).
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHI 350 Philosophy of Science
Humanities
Philosophical approach to the presuppositions, attitudes, language, practices, and goals of the physical and social sciences. Topics may include theory evaluation, explanation, and the nature of scientific law.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHI 355 Philosophy and the Environment
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
Investigation of the philosophical and social issues related to technology and the environment. Topics may include the natural/artificial distinction, different meanings of "environment", the ways we understand, package, and manage nature as well as issues in environmental ethics and aesthetics. May include texts by Western and Indigenous thinkers. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHI 355 and AUENV 355.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPHY 110 Mechanics
Science
Vectors, kinematics, work, energy, momentum, dynamics, and periodic motion. Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1; Physics 30 is recommended. Corequisite: AUMAT 110 or 116. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHY 110, 102, 104.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHY 120 Waves, Thermodynamics, and Optics
Science
Oscillatory motion, waves on a string, sound waves, interference of waves, temperature, heat, entropy, first and second laws of thermodynamics, geometric optics, interference of light. Prerequisites: AUPHY 102 or 104 or 110; AUMAT 110 or 116. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHY 120, 106.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPHY 260 Introduction to Relativity and Quantum Mechanics
Science
Special relativity; photons and matter waves; Bohr atom model; Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle; Schrödinger equation; one-dimensional systems; hydrogen atom; spin; Pauli Exclusion Principle; many-electron atoms; molecules. Prerequisites: AUPHY 120 and AUMAT 112. Corequisite: AUMAT 211 is recommended. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHY 260, AUCHE 277.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHY 391 Advanced Laboratory I
Science
Experiments in classical mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, and quantum mechanics. Measurement theory, experiment design and analysis, and scientific writing. Prerequisites: Any senior Physics course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPHY 480 History of Physics and Mathematics
Integrating Knowledge
Science
Integrated history of mathematics and physics, emphasizing the scientific revolution and the subsequent development of mathematics and physics as distinct disciplines. Prerequisite: AUMAT 211 and one of AUPHY 250, 260, or AUCHE 277. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHY 480 or AUMAT 480.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPHY 491 Advanced Laboratory II
Science
Experiments in classical mechanics, quantum mechanics, optics, and other senior physics topics. Prerequisite: AUPHY 291 (2016) or 391; consent of the instructor.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPOL 103 Introduction to Global and Political Studies
Social Science
Introduction to the ideas and key concepts that comprise the vocabulary of global and political studies. The course considers such ideas as democracy, order, power, authority, justice, freedom, development, globalization and equality.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPOL 103 Introduction to Global and Political Studies
Social Science
Introduction to the ideas and key concepts that comprise the vocabulary of global and political studies. The course considers such ideas as democracy, order, power, authority, justice, freedom, development, globalization and equality.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPOL 240 Introduction to International Relations I
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Introduction to the key themes in the study of relations between states and other key actors engaged in world politics. Students will study the historical evolution of the international system; key theories of international relations; and major institutions such as the United Nations. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104, consent of the Instructor.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPOL 328 Environmental Politics
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Examination of contemporary debates in, and the evolution of, environmental policy and politics. This course will focus on Canadian issues in a comparative perspective, exploring topics such as environmental political theory, the policy cycle, social movements, international issues, and related case studies. Prerequisite: *3 credits in either Environmental Studies/Science or Political Studies. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPOL 328 and AUENV 328.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPOL 329 Politics and Culture
Social Science
Drawing on existing work in the areas of political culture, cultural studies and popular culture, this course explores the relationship and tension between politics and culture in western states, with a focus on Canada. Prerequisites: AUPOL 103 or 104 (2018).
Winter 2020 11 week AUPOL 350 Comparative European Politics
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Comparative analysis of selected issues in western European politics, focusing on Britain, Germany, and other countries. Prerequisite: AUPOL 103 or 104 (2018).
Fall 2019 11 week AUPOL 353 Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process
Social Science
Examination of the Canadian judicial branch of government in comparative perspective. The course probes court structures; judicial independence, appointment, discipline, and removal; judicial decision making processes; and courts and the public policy process. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104 (2018), 221, AUCRI 160, AUIDS 160. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPOL 353 and AUCRI 353.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPOL 357 Selected Topics in Comparative Politics
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Advanced study of a particular dimension of comparative politics. Topics may vary from year to year, depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104 (2018).
Winter 2020 11 week AUPOL 357 Selected Topics in Comparative Politics
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Advanced study of a particular dimension of comparative politics. Topics may vary from year to year, depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104 (2018).
Winter 2020 11 week AUPOL 494 Political Psychology
Social Science
An examination of psychological theory and research applied to the political realm. Topics covered may include psychological methods applied to political thought/action, political attitudes, political values and orientations, voter behaviour, effects of political campaigning, intergroup relations, motivating collective political movements, and the psychology of terrorism. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103; third year standing; One of AUPSY 240 or AUPSY 220 is highly recommended. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 448 and AUPOL 494.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 103 Introduction to Psychology
Science
The course focuses on the basic principles underlying human behaviour. Topics include the central nervous system, cognition, development, social, and personality, and mental health. AUPSY 103 is classified as a science course. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 103 and either of AUPSY 101 (2016) or AUPSY 102 (2016).
Winter 2020 3 week AUPSY 103 Introduction to Psychology
Science
The course focuses on the basic principles underlying human behaviour. Topics include the central nervous system, cognition, development, social, and personality, and mental health. AUPSY 103 is classified as a science course. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 103 and either of AUPSY 101 (2016) or AUPSY 102 (2016).
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 103 Introduction to Psychology
Science
The course focuses on the basic principles underlying human behaviour. Topics include the central nervous system, cognition, development, social, and personality, and mental health. AUPSY 103 is classified as a science course. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 103 and either of AUPSY 101 (2016) or AUPSY 102 (2016).
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 213 Statistical Methods for Psychological Research
Science
Application of statistical methods to psychological problems. Various experimental and non-experimental methods will be introduced. Topics include the scientific method, quantitative research designs, sampling and measuring techniques, biases in experimentation and ethical issues, measures of central tendency and variability, and tests of statistical hypothesis. Students will become familiar with the American Psychological Association (APA) standards of research and writing. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 213, AUSTA 213, 215.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 220 Personality
Social Science
Introductory survey including representative theoretical points of view and research relevant to the major problems of the study of personality. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPSY 240 Social Psychology
Social Science
Survey of theories and research on the individual in a social context. Topics may include self presentation, values/attitudes/beliefs, leadership, group dynamics, interpersonal attraction, and aggression. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 256 Developmental Psychology
Social Science
Biological, cognitive, and social aspects of psychological development, with special emphasis on infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 263 Memory and Cognition
Science
Introduction to the study of mental processes in memory and cognition. Topics include short- and long-term memory phenomenon, visual attention, consciousness, problem solving and decision making. Prerequisite: AUPSY 101 (2016) or 103.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 275 An Introduction to the Brain and Nervous System
Science
Introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, with a special emphasis on the brain. Prerequisite: AUPSY 101 (2016) or 103.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 303 Sleep, Emotion, and Stress: Physiological Psychology Seminar
Science
Detailed examination of issues in physiological psychology. The course adopts a seminar style that focuses on discussion, oral presentation, and writing skills. Prerequisites: AUPSY 275 and third-year standing. Note: Open only to a student with a major or minor in Psychology.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 305 Selected Topics in Psychology
Science
Content of each course in this series varies from year to year, but in general it entails either a specific topic of prominent interest in psychology, or a review and discussion of a novel or emerging research area in contemporary psychology. Prerequisite: AUPSY 101 (2016) or AUPSY 103, previous course(s) in Psychology as determined by instructor. Note: AUPSY 305 is classified as a science course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 313 Advanced Research Design
Science
In this course, students will continue to build upon their existing knowledge of quantitative research design. Some topics include: The role of theory in psychological research, critical thinking, advanced topics in quantitative design, including the analysis of variance. Prerequisites: AUPSY 213.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 338 Intimate Relationships and Human Sexuality
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
A survey of research on intimate relationships and human sexuality from individual and interpersonal perspectives. Topics covered may include methods of sexuality/relationship science, attraction, gender identity, sex roles, sexual orientation, sexual attitudes and behavior, and relationship stresses. Prerequisite: AUPSY 240; third-year standing.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 342 Health Psychology
Social Science
An overview of theory, research and practice of health psychology and behavioural medicine. Prerequisite: AUPSY 220 or 240.
Winter 2020 3 week AUPSY 346 Community Psychology
Social Science
Examination of the theories, approaches, and values behind social intervention intended to ameliorate, or prevent, psychological difficulty. Examples of community change are drawn from a Canadian context whenever possible. Prerequisites: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103; AUPSY 213.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 348 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Social Science
An overview of theories and research relevant to understanding human behaviour in the workplace. Prerequisite: AUPSY 240.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPSY 361 Cognitive Development
Science
Survey of the development of memory, perception, conceptual thought, and academic skills from birth through the school years. Prerequisite: AUPSY 263. Notes: AUPSY 361 is classified as a science course. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 361 or AUPSY 362.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPSY 362 Cognitive Development
Social Science
Survey of the development of memory, perception, conceptual thought, and academic skills from birth through the school years. Prerequisite: AUPSY 256. Notes: AUPSY 362 is classified as an arts course. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 361 or AUPSY 362.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 408 History and Systems of Psychology
Social Science
Survey of major theoretical approaches to psychology, especially in the last two centuries, emphasizing the historical antecedents and contemporary significance of each. Prerequisites: One of AUPSY 101 (2016), 102 (2016), or 103, and fourth year standing. Notes: Open only to a student with a major in Psychology. AUPSY 408 is classified as an arts course. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 408 or AUPSY 409.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 409 History and Systems of Psychology
Science
Survey of major theoretical approaches to psychology, especially in the last two centuries, emphasizing the historical antecedents and contemporary significance of each. Prerequisites: One of AUPSY 101 (2016), 102 (2016), or 103, and fourth year standing. Notes: Open only to a student with a major in Psychology. AUPSY 409 is classified as a science course. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 408 or AUPSY 409.
Fall 2019 3 week AUPSY 441 Emotion
Science
A survey of theory and research on affect and emotion science. Topics covered may include the history of emotion research, measurement and classification of specific emotions, neurobiology of emotions, cognitive and cultural influences, consequences of emotions/moods, and disorders of emotion. Prerequisite: AUPSY 240 or 275; third year standing.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 448 Political Psychology
Social Science
An examination of psychological theory and research applied to the political realm. Topics covered may include psychological methods applied to political thought/action, political attitudes, political values and orientations, voter behavior, effects of political campaigning, intergroup relations, motivating collective political movements, and the psychology of terrorism. Prerequisite: AUPSY 102 (2016) or 103; third year standing; one of AUPSY 240 or AUPSY 220 is highly recommended. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 448 and AUPOL 494.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 471 Language Acquisition
Science
In-depth look at the language acquisition process from birth through the preschool years. The stages of language development are discussed, as well as theoretical issues such as the role of the environment versus genetic predisposition. Prerequisite: AUPSY 373.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 477 The Neurobiology of Learning, Memory, and Addiction
Science
Investigation of the neural mechanisms that underlie learning, memory, and addiction. Prerequisite: AUPSY 275.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 483 Psychological Disorders
Science
Advanced-level course that focuses on the research related to the etiology, classification, assessment, and treatment of a variety of psychological disorders in children and adults (e.g., anxiety, addictions, depression, schizophrenia, and personality disorders). A student becomes acquainted with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Prerequisite: AUPSY 275. AUPSY 486 is highly recommended.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 488 Forensic Psychology
Social Science
Examination of the psychology of criminal behaviour and the legal system. Topics include theories of criminal behaviour, jury selection and decision-making, police interrogations and confessions, eyewitness testimony, and risk assessment and offender intervention programs. Prerequisite: AUPSY 240. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 488 and AUCRI 488.
Fall 2019 11 week AUPSY 497 Individual Study I
Science
Literature review and proposal (including an oral report) for fourth-year thesis. Prerequisites: AUPSY 313, fourth-year standing, and consent of the Instructor. Notes: Admission to AUPSY 497 normally requires a grade point average of at least 3.5. An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended for a student planning to pursue graduate studies in Psychology. AUPSY 497 is to be followed by AUPSY 499.
Winter 2020 11 week AUPSY 499 Individual Study II
Science
Fourth-year thesis research, report, and oral presentation. Prerequisite: AUPSY 497. Note: Admission to AUPSY 499 normally requires a grade point average of at least 3.5. An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.
Fall 2019 11 week AUREL 100 Introduction to Religion
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
An introduction to the study of religion, focusing on major religions of the world. The course briefly examines the histories of these religions and various social and cultural phenomena associated with them, and also introduces students to the contemporary discipline of religious studies and the theories and methods associated with it.
Winter 2020 3 week AUREL 100 Introduction to Religion
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
An introduction to the study of religion, focusing on major religions of the world. The course briefly examines the histories of these religions and various social and cultural phenomena associated with them, and also introduces students to the contemporary discipline of religious studies and the theories and methods associated with it.
Winter 2020 11 week AUREL 259 Bioethics, Suffering and the Soul
Integrating Knowledge
Humanities
This course surveys the varied approaches to healing and experiences of sickness in modern life. It does so by investigating health, healing, and religion philosophically (in the way we think about ourselves), culturally (in the way we live), and existentially (in the way we experience our lives). Much of our discussion focuses on medicine, identity, and ethics primarily because a central factor that orients discussions about each is suffering. How we relieve, come to terms with, and act out our suffering have become the predominant features of modern life in western culture. Specific themes covered are the interconnections among dependence, suffering and identity; and the significance of religion for therapy and palliative care.
Fall 2019 11 week AUREL 263 Spirituality and Globalization
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Critical investigation of the values and views of human nature implicit in the discourse of corporate globalization and of those within the alternative visions of Jesus and the Hebrew prophets.
Winter 2020 3 week AUREL 266 India Tour
Integrating Knowledge
Diversity and Global Studies
Experiential Learning
Social Science
Three-week study tour of India that focuses on a chosen region of India in order to examine the intersection between religious belief and practice and development challenges. Students will be exposed to various development projects as well as an array of religious sites. It is expected that students will gain an in depth understanding of India, its cultural and religious diversity, and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. Students will be exposed to both rural and urban life. Prerequisite: AUREL 260 or AUECO 252. Notes: Costs associated with this India Tour course and applicable tuition are the responsibility of the students. Enrolment is limited to 15 students. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUREL 266 and AUECO 254. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.
Winter 2020 11 week AUREL 271 Selected Topics in Religion and Public Life
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Exploration of several current issues of the intersection of religion and public life and of how various religious traditions engage them.
Winter 2020 3 week AUREL 291 Selected Topics in Religion
Humanities
This course covers selected topics in Religion. Topics may vary from year to year depending on the instructor and student interest.
Fall 2019 11 week AUREL 345 Religion and Ecology
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
This course examines the complexities and tensions in formulating religious responses to environmental problems. It looks at how eco justice, stewardship, ecological spirituality, and ecofeminism integrate Christian traditions with environmental responsibility. It also devotes substantial time to outlining the ways place-based identities address issues related to colonialism, environmental racism, technology and community. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUREL 345 and AUENV 345.
Winter 2020 3 week AUREL 365 Storied Landscapes
Environmental Sustainability
Humanities
What stories do landscapes tell humans? What consequences do climate change, digital spaces and biotechnology have on how humans receive and preserve those stories? This course analyzes what is culturally, ecologically and religiously at stake in the inherited narratives humans have about the land. It does so by investigating stories about nature in creative, philosophical and religious writing. It focuses on the ways human experiences in forests, deserts, snow and water have been used as resources to challenge problems of race, injustice and violence in modern life. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 365 and AUREL 365
Fall 2019 11 week AUREL 391 Directed Reading in Religion I
Humanities
Intensive study in a specific area of religion as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in each of these courses.
Winter 2020 11 week AUREL 391 Directed Reading in Religion I
Humanities
Intensive study in a specific area of religion as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in each of these courses.
Winter 2020 3 week AUSCA 101 Beginners' Norwegian I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
AUSCA 101 and 102 are designed to develop ability in reading and writing Norwegian, with a strong emphasis on the development of comprehension and oral communication skills. During this process, the student participates in a wide variety of interactive activities and is also exposed to contemporary Norwegian culture. These two courses not only encourage the student to think critically about the principles of grammar as they relate to the Norwegian language, but also stimulate an in-depth understanding of the principles by which language functions in general. These two courses also lead the student through the steps of reflective learning as they consider and discuss language learning strategies.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSCA 102 Beginners' Norwegian II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Continuation of AUSCA 101. Prerequisite: AUSCA 101.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSCA 161 Scandinavian Folk Literature
Humanities
Introduction to the three major genres of Scandinavian folk literature: the fictional folk tale, the legend, and the ballad. Folk literature as a cultural mirror and the impact of folk literature on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scandinavian literature are also explored. All lectures and readings are in English.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSCA 201 Intermediate Norwegian I
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Reading and study of selected texts in Norwegian literature and culture. Composition and conversation are emphasized. Prerequisite: AUSCA 102 or Consent of the Instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSCA 202 Intermediate Norwegian II
Diversity and Global Studies
Humanities
Continuation of AUSCA 201. Prerequisite: AUSCA 201.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSCA 261 Scandinavian Folk Literature
Humanities
Introduction to the three major genres of Scandinavian folk literature: the fictional folk tale, the legend, and the ballad. Folk literature as a cultural mirror and the impact of folk literature on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scandinavian literature are also explored. All lectures and readings are in English.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSOC 101 Introducing Sociology: Principles and Practice
Social Science
Introduction to sociology focusing on understanding the relation between the individual and society using concepts like social control, class, role, self, reference group, ideology, and world view. Through the use of some popular films, specific attention is paid to understanding the way we (as particular individuals) are, in taken-for-granted ways, shaped by our membership in large and small groupings. The implications of this shaping for our ideas of freedom, individuality, and morality are debated and examined.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 103 Introducing Sociology: Institutions and Insight
Social Science
Introduction to sociology focusing on the relation between social institutions and everyday life. Through an examination of institutions like law, family, education, politics, religion, and economy, the course develops an understanding of themes such as changes in family organization, the relation between delinquency and power, and the relation between religion and economy. Prerequisite: AUSOC 101 or 105.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 105 Social Anthropology
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Ethnographic materials from non-Western societies are utilized to examine culture, social structure, and social process. Particular attention is paid to everyday life within various types of societies and how sociological ways of knowing are enriched by an attentiveness to cross-cultural research.
Fall 2019 3 week AUSOC 222 Canadian Social Issues
Social Science
Introduction to sociological perspectives on social problems. Various theoretical orientations are applied to contemporary Canadian social issues such as poverty, gender issues, aboriginal rights, human sexuality, and regionalism. Prerequisites: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105, AUIDS 160 or AUCRI 160, or consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 222 and AUCRI 222.
Winter 2020 3 week AUSOC 224 Sociology of Deviant Behaviour
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Interactionist analysis of processes accompanying the definition of deviance, subculture formation, careers of involvement in deviant activities, and the formal and informal regulation of deviance. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 224 and AUCRI 224.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSOC 225 Criminology: A Canadian Perspective
Social Science
Examination of sociological explanations of crime and criminality. The course focuses on criminality as defined under Canadian criminal law and the traditional legal systems of Canada's aboriginal peoples. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 225 and AUCRI 225.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSOC 232 Theoretic Developments in Sociology I
Social Science
Survey of the origin and the development of classical sociological theory, with particular emphasis on Marx, Durkheim, and Weber. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 233 Theoretic Developments in Sociology II
Social Science
Survey of the contributions of modern and contemporary sociological theorists, particularly Weber, Parsons, Mead, and others. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103 or 105; and AUSOC 232.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSOC 262 Mass Communication and Contemporary Society
Social Science
What kind of communication is mass communication, and in what ways in particular is this different from other forms of communication? What does it mean to live in an age of mass culture? The construction and character of mass society as one organizational and communicative possibility, using notions of postmodernism and post-industrialism. Prerequisite: AUSOC 101, 103 or 105.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 275 Sex, Gender, and Society
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Examination of the relation between gender as a social institution and our experiences of sexual identity and gender. The way gender differences are constructed and sustained as part of the reality of everyday life is also examined. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105, consent of the instructor.
Fall 2019 3 week AUSOC 327 Crimes of the Powerful
Social Science
Why is it that so much attention is paid to "street crime" while the crimes of the powerful go virtually unpunished and sometimes unnoticed? A comprehensive examination of the prevalence and impact of crime committed by the powerful, including white collar occupational crime, corporate crimes, and crimes committed by the state. Prerequisite: One of AUCRI 160, 224, 225, 353, AUIDS 160, AUPOL 353, AUSOC 224, 225; and 3rd year standing, or consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 327, 427, AUCRI 327, 427.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 358 Environmental Sociology
Environmental Sustainability
Social Science
Theoretical and empirical examination of the connection between the natural environment and the social world. This involves inquiry into the sociological dimensions of some major contemporary environmental problems including air, water and soil pollution, decreased biodiversity, deforestation, climate change, and ozone depletion. Particular attention is paid to the social and political connections among issues of industrialization, development, globalization, inequality, gender, social change and environmental destruction. Prerequisites: One of AUSOC 101, 103 or 105, and *3 at a senior level in AUSOC or AUENV, and 3rd year standing, or consent of the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 358 and AUENV 358.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSOC 391 Social Change from Development to Globalization
Diversity and Global Studies
Social Science
Examination of some of the global processes of social change, including theoretical perspectives of development and globalization, such as modernization theory, World Systems theory and sustainable development. Prerequisite: *3 at a senior level in Sociology, or one of AUSOC 101, 103 and 105 plus participation in an international program; and 3rd year standing; or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 393 Political Sociology
Social Science
Political process seen as social action. An examination of the sociological import of themes such as the forms of power (e.g., authority, force), political organization (e.g., democracy, totalitarianism, the nation state), and political processes (e.g., leadership, party formation, political recruitment). Prerequisites: *3 at a senior level in Sociology and 3rd year standing, or consent of the instructor.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSOC 439 Seminar in Contemporary Sociological Theory
Social Science
Issues in contemporary theory. Central concepts and arguments proposed by a variety of theorists are examined. Topics covered vary by instructor. A student confronts primary texts. Prerequisite: *6 at a senior level in Sociology.
Winter 2020 AUSSC 200 Selected Topics in Social Sciences
Social Science
Selected topics in the study of Social Sciences. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSSC 400 Selected Topics in Social Sciences
Social Science
Selected topics in the study of Social Sciences. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSSC 400 Selected Topics in Social Sciences
Social Science
Selected topics in the study of Social Sciences. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSTA 153 Introductory Applied Statistics
Science
Introduction to elementary statistical concepts designed to provide an understanding of how statistics can be used to analyze real world phenomena. Emphasis is on applications in the field of business and economics. The student is required to use spreadsheet and other statistical software to analyze and examine statistical data. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSTA 153 Introductory Applied Statistics
Science
Introduction to elementary statistical concepts designed to provide an understanding of how statistics can be used to analyze real world phenomena. Emphasis is on applications in the field of business and economics. The student is required to use spreadsheet and other statistical software to analyze and examine statistical data. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2.
Winter 2020 11 week AUSTA 213 Statistical Methods
Science
Frequency distributions, averages, dispersion, simple linear regression and correlation, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, significance tests on means and variances, chi square tests for two way tables, introduction to the analysis of variance. Labs include projects in which a student collects and analyzes real data. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2. Notes: The course does not count toward the major in Mathematics and Physics or the minor in Mathematics. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSTA 213, 215, AUPSY 213.
Fall 2019 11 week AUSTA 215 Statistical Methods for the Natural Sciences
Science
Experimental design, data presentation and analysis; descriptive statistics, probability distributions and statistical hypothesis testing; parametric and nonparametric tests, correlation and regression; use of statistical software. Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2; one of AUBIO 111, 112, AUCHE 110, AUCSC 111, AUENV 120, AUGEO 120, AUMAT 110, 116, 120, AUPHY 102, 104, 110. Notes: The course does not count toward the major in Mathematics and Physics or the minor in Mathematics. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSTA 213, 215, AUPSY 213.