International Trade and Development

This is an overview of current courses offered 2021-2021, although they may change in the future. The most updated information can be found on the UBC course website.

Anthropology Courses

  • ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 217 Culture and Communication
  • ANTH 312 Introduction to the Anthropology of Gender
  • ANTH 360 Introduction to Ecological Anthropology

Applied Biology Courses

  • APBI 260 Food and Environment I
  • APBI 265 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry

Arts and Science Interdisciplinary Courses

  • ASIC 200 Global Issues in the Arts and Sciences

Commerce Economics Courses

  • COEC 293 Financial Accounting
  • COEC 377 International Financial Markets and Institutions

Commerce Courses

  • COMM 386 Topics in Business III – SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
  • COMM 388 Design Methods for Business Innovation
  • COMM 394 Government and Business
  • COMM 415 Quantitative Policy Analysis
  • COMM 460 Social and Nonprofit Marketing
  • COMM 486 Special Topics in Business

Conservation Courses

  • CONS 330 Conservation Science and Sustainability
  • CONS 425 Sustainable Energy: Policy and Governance
  • CONS 452 Global Perspectives Capstone

Economics Courses

  • ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 210 Microeconomic Policy
  • ECON 211 Macroeconomic Policy
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 317 Poverty and Inequality
  • ECON 339 Economics of Technological Change
  • ECON 345 Money and Banking
  • ECON 351 Women in the Economy
  • ECON 355 Introduction to International Trade
  • ECON 356 Introduction to International Finance
  • ECON 365 Topics in Canadian Industrial Organization and Regulation Policy
  • ECON 371 Economics of the Environment
  • ECON 374 Land Economics
  • ECON 441 The Process of Economic Development
  • ECON 442 Issues in Economic Development
  • ECON 455 International Trade
  • ECON 456 International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON 457 Seminar in International Economic Relations
  • ECON 466 The Economics of Government Regulation of Business
  • ECON 471 Economics of Nonrenewable Resources
  • ECON 472 Economics of Renewable Resources

Educational Studies Courses

  • EDST 540A Locating Oneself in Global Learning

Environmental Science Courses

  • ENVR 200 Introduction to Environmental Science

Earth and Ocean Science Courses

  • EOSC 340 Global Climate Change

Food, Health and Nutrition Courses

  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 455 Applied International Nutrition

Food Resource Economics Courses

  • FRE 295 Managerial Economics
  • FRE 302 Small Business Management in Agri-food Industries
  • FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets
  • FRE 340 International Agricultural Development
  • FRE 385 Quantitative Methods for Business and Resource Management
  • FRE 420 Trade and Domestic Policy in Global Food Markets
  • FRE 460 Economics of Food Consumption
  • FRE 490 Current Issues in Food and Resource Economics

Forestry Courses

  • FRST 439 International Forestry

Geographical Sciences Courses

  • GEOB 102 Our Changing Environment: Climate and Ecosystems
  • GEOB 307 Biogeography and Global Change

Geography Courses

  • GEOG 121 Geography, Modernity and Globalization I
  • GEOG 122 Geography, Modernity and Globalization II
  • GEOG 250 Cities
  • GEOG 310 Environment and Resources
  • GEOG 312 The Global Climate System
  • GEOG 321 Historical Geography of Urbanization: Cities, Space, and Power
  • GEOG 329 Introduction to Political Geography
  • GEOG 345 Theory and Practice in Human Geography
  • GEOG 350 Introduction to Urban 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 410 Environment and Society
  • GEOG 412 Water Management: Theory, Policy, and Practice.
  • GEOG 423 Development of Environmental Thought
  • GEOG 424 Feminist Geographies
  • GEOG 453 Political Geographic Analysis
  • GEOG 495 Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas

History Courses

  • 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 326 Canada Since 1945: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age.
  • HIST 402B Problems in International Relations: Diplomacy and the Origins of Wars
  • HIST 403A Seminar in the History of International Relations
  • HIST 405 Diplomacy and Conflict in the Middle East, 1914 to the Present
  • HIST 432 International Relations of the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century

Kinesiology Courses

  • KIN 360 Sport, Peace, and Conflict

Language and Literacy Education Courses

  • LLED 213 Introduction to Intercultural Communication and Socialization in Multicultural Contexts

Political Science Courses

  • POLI 220 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLI 260 Introduction to Global Politics
  • POLI 352 Comparative Politics of Public Policy
  • POLI 360A Security Studies
  • POLI 366 International Political Economy
  • POLI 367B International Relations Theory and the International System
  • POLI 463 International Interdependence

Sociology Courses

  • SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  • SOCI 302A Ethnic and Racial Inequality
  • SOCI 360B Sociology and Natural Resources
  • SOCI 361A Social Inequality
  • SOCI 364 Built Environments
  • SOCI 420A Sociology of the Environment
  • SOCI 464 Social Movements

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

Can’t find what you want?

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 click here.