International Courses

Courses with an International or Global component, may be of interest to all GRSers.

This is an overview of current courses from many faculties and schools across campus, as offered for 2011-2012.  The most updated information can be found on the UBC course website:

** Undergraduate students are sometimes able to take graduate level courses with special permission. Please ask.

APSC 261 Technology and Society I

APSC 262 Technology and Society II

APSC 263 Technology and Development

ARTH 341 20th Century Art and Culture: The Postmodern

ANTH 201A Ethnic Relations

ANTH 202A Contemporary Social Problems

ANTH 227 Culture, Health and Illness

ANTH 332 Oral Tradition

ANTH 378 Anthropology of Media

ANTH 428 Medicine, Society and Culture

ASIC Global Issues in the Arts and Sciences

BASD 501 Corporate Social Responsibility

COHR 301 Business and Management Values

COHR 404 Power and Politics

COMM 296 Introduction to Marketing

COMM 306 Urban Land Economics

COMM 377 International Financial Markets and Institutions

COMM 394 Government and Business

COMM 469 International Marketing

CONS 351 History and Politics of Resource Management

CONS 452 Global Perspectives Capstone

CONS 520** Conservation Policy

ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations

ECON 255 Understanding Globalization

ECON 317 Poverty and Ineqaulity

ECON 335 Fertility, Families and Human Migration

ECON 356 Introduction to International Finance

ECON 442 Issues in Economic Development

ECON 455 International Trade

ECON 456 International Macroeconomics and Finance

ECON 457 Seminar in International Economic Relations

EDST 535** Comparative and International Adult and Higher Learning

EDST 540A** Locating Oneself in Global Learning

EDST 544** Global/Local Learning

ENGL 224 World Literature in English

ENGL 312A Discourse and Society

EOSC 312 The Earth System and Environmental Evolution

EOSC 315 The Ocean Ecosystem

EOSC 340 Global Climate Change

FNH 355 International Nutrition

FOOD 528** International Food Laws and Regulations

FIST 300 Cult Cinema

FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets

FRE 340 International Agricultural Development

FRE 540** International Resource Economics and Development

FRST 439 International Forestry

GEOB 307 Biogeography and Global Change

GEOB 400 Global Biogeochemistry

GEOB 407 Vegetation Dynamics: Disturbance, Climate and Human Impacts

GEOG 121 Geography, Modernity and Globalization I

GEOG 122 Geography, Modernity and Globalization II

GEOG 250 Cities

GEOG 312 The Global Climate System

GEOG 316 Geography of Natural Hazards

GEOG 318 Sustainability in a Changing Environment

GEOG 329 Introduction to Political Geography

GEOG 352 Urbanization in the Global South

GEOG 353 Geographies of Migration and Settlement

GEOG 361 Introduction to Economic Geography

GEOG 362 Geography of Economic Development

GEOG 364 Globalization, Cities, and Regions

GEOG 412 Water Management: Theory, Policy, and Practice.

GEOG 453 Political Geographic Analysis

GEOG 457 Social and Behavioural Geography

HIST 102 World History from 1500 to the Twentieth Century

HIST 103 World History Since 1900

HIST 104 Topics in World History

HIST 105 Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective

HIST 106 Global Environmental History

HIST 402B Problems in International Relations: Diplomacy and the Origins of Wars

HIST 416 The 1960s in Global Perspective

HIST 432 International Relations of the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century

HKIN 360 Sport, Peace, and Conflict

IHHS 200 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations

IHHS 300 Working in International Health

IHHS 409 International Indigenous Experiences of Colonization

LING 191 Languages of the World

LLED 212 Introduction to Language Communities and Variation in Language Practices

LLED 213 Introduction to Intercultural Communication and Socialization in Multicultural Contexts

POLI 220 Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLI 260 Introduction to Global Politics

POLI 309 Canadian Perspectives on Human Rights

POLI 316A Global Indigenous Politics

POLI 329 Gender and Politics

POLI 334 Comparative Democratization

POLI 335A Comparative Federalism

POLI 340 History of Political Ideas

POLI 341A Contemporary Political Theory

POLI 351 Environmental Politics and Policy

POLI 352A Comparative Politics of Public Policy

POLI 363A Canadian Foreign Policy

POLI 366 International Political Economy

POLI 367B International Relations Theory and the International

POLI 373 Ethics in World Politics

POLI 374A International Peacekeeping

POLI 375A Global Environmental Politics

POLI 461 Peace and Conflict Studies

POLI 464A Problems in International Relations

RELG 100 Religions of the World

SOCI 201A Ethnic Relations

SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment

SOCI 302A Ethnic and Racial Inequality

SOCI 303A Sociology of Migration

SOCI 312A Gender Relations

SOCI 360B Sociology and Natural Resources

SOCI 361A Social Inequality

SOCI 425A Urban Sociology

SOCI 430 Global Citizenship

SOCI 435B International Service Learning

SOCI 461B Political Sociology

SOCI 464A Social Movements

SOCI 479A Social Determinants of Health

Can’t find what you want?

Look under specific regional and resource specialization course lists here on the GRS blog.

Every year, there are different student directed seminars offered on various topics. If there is none for your very specific interests, you can make your own course! For more information, please see: