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 Inequality 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: