Region-Specific Courses

Region Specific Courses

Here is a list of general courses available as of 2011-2012 that may apply to any of the regional specializations. Click on a specific region for a list of courses specified for a certain area of the world.  You may notice multiple listing of the same courses under different headings.

The most updated information can be found on the UBC course website: https://courses.students.ubc.ca

ANTH 227 – Culture, Health and Illness

ANTH 217 – Culture and Communication

ANTH 312 – Introduction to the Anthropology of Gender

ANTH 332 – Oral Tradition

ANTH 360 – Introduction to Ecological Anthropology

ANTH 428 – Medicine, Society, and Culture

CSIS 300A – Introduction to Critical Studies in Sexuality

ECON 234 – Wealth and Poverty of Nations

ECON 255 – Understanding Globalization

ECON 335 – Fertility, Families and Human Migration

ECON 355 – Introduction to International Trade

ECON 371 – Economics of the Environment

ECON 374 – Land Economics

ECON 442 – Issues in Economic Development

ECON 471 – Economics of Non-renewable Resources

ECON 472 – Economics of Renewable Resources

FNH 355 – International Nutrition

FRE 306 – Introduction to Global Food Markets

FRE 340  – International Agricultural Development

FRE 374  – Land Economics

FRE 420 – Trade and Domestic Policy in Global Food Markets

GEOG 121 – Geography, Modernity and Globalization I

GEOG 122 – Geography, Modernity and Globalization II

GEOG 204 – Forest and Agricultural Climatology

GEOG 310 – Environment and Sustainability

GEOG 312 – Climate Change: Science and Society

GEOG 329 – Introduction to Political Geography

GEOG 350 – Introduction to Urban Geography

GEOG 353 – Geographies of Migration and Settlement

GEOG 357 – Introduction to Social Geography

GEOG 361 – Introduction to Economic Geography

GEOG 362 – Geography of Economic Development

GEOG 364 – Globalization, Cities, and Regions

GEOG 410 – Environment and Society

GEOG 423 – Development of Environmental Thought

HIST 105 – Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective

IHHS 200 – Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations

IHHS 300 – Working in International Health

IHHS 400 – Health Care Team Development

IHHS 406 – Aging from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

POLI 260 – Introduction to Global Politics

POLI 366 – International Political Economy

PSYC 314 – Health Psychology

SOCI 342 – Consumers and Consumption

WMST 102 – Feminist Perspectives on Local to Global Issues

WMST 300 – Introduction to Gender Relations

WMST 305 – Gender Issues in Community and International Organizing

WMST 306 – Gender, Globalization, and International Politics

WMST 310 – Women’s Health Issues

WMST 326 – The Politics of Gender, Families and Nation-Building