Section 71.110 Complementary Studies for Engineering and Computer Science Students

General Education Electives

 

To fulfill the requirements of the General Education Elective or General Electives, students may choose the courses from the three lists below:

Humanities

Social Sciences

Other Complementary Studies

 

Humanities

 
  • ARTH 353 Technology and Contemporary Art (3.00)
  • ARTH 354 Studies in Interdisciplinarity in the Visual Arts (3.00)
  • COMS 360 Mass Media (3.00)
  • ENGL 224 The Creative Process (3.00)
  • ENGL 233 Critical Reading (3.00)
  • FLIT 240 Introduction aux littératures et aux cultures de la Francophonie (3.00)
  • FMST 214 Canadian Cinema (3.00)
  • FMST 215 Le cinéma québécois (3.00)
  • HIST 202 Modern Europe (3.00)
  • HIST 205 History of Canada, Post‑Confederation (3.00)
  • HIST 281 Film in History (3.00)
  • HIST 283 The 20th Century: A Global History (3.00)
  • LBCL 201 Great Books: Western History and Thought from Antiquity through the Renaissance (3.00)
  • LBCL 202 Great Books: Western Culture and Expression from Antiquity through the Renaissance (3.00)
  • LBCL 203 Great Books: Western History and Thought from the Reformation through Modernity (3.00)
  • LBCL 204 Great Books: Western Culture and Expression from the Reformation through Modernity (3.00)
  • PHIL 201 Problems of Philosophy (3.00)
  • PHIL 210 Critical Thinking (3.00)
  • PHIL 232 Introduction to Ethics (3.00)
  • PHIL 233 Applied Ethics (3.00)
  • PHIL 235 Biomedical Ethics (3.00)
  • PHIL 275 From Modern to Postmodern: Philosophical Thought and Cultural Critique (3.00)
  • PHIL 330 Contemporary Ethical Theory (3.00)
  • THEO 202 Introduction to Biblical Studies (3.00)
  • THEO 204 Introduction to Christian Ethics (3.00)
  • THEO 233 Religious Pluralism in a Secular Culture (3.00)

 

Social Sciences

 
  • ANTH 202 Introduction to Culture (3.00)
  • ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3.00)
  • ECON 203 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3.00)
  • EDUC 230 Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3.00)
  • ENCS 483 Creativity, Innovation and Critical Thinking in Science and Technology (3.00)
  • ENCS 484 Development and Global Engineering (3.00)
  • ENCS 485 Field Course in Engineering and Sustainable Development (3.00)
  • GEOG 203 Canadian Environmental Issues (3.00)
  • GEOG 204 Global Environmental Issues (3.00)
  • GEOG 210 Geography of Global Change (3.00)
  • GEOG 220 Place, Space, and Identity (3.00)
  • INST 250 Introductory Information Literacy Skills (3.00)
  • LING 222 Language and Mind: The Chomskyan Program (3.00)
  • LING 300 Sociolinguistics (3.00)
  • POLI 202 Introduction to Political Science (3.00)
  • RELI 214 Religions of the West (3.00)
  • RELI 215 Religions of Asia (3.00)
  • RELI 216 Encountering Religions (3.00)
  • RELI 310 Self and Other: Identity and Ethical Development (3.00)
  • RELI 312 Justice and Social Conflict in a Globalized World (3.00)
  • RELI 374 Religion and Science (3.00)
  • SCPA 215 Economics for Public Policy and Community Development (3.00)
  • SOCI 203 Introduction to Society (3.00)
  • URBS 230 Urbanization: Global and Historical Perspectives (3.00)
  • WSDB 290 Introduction to Historical Perspectives in Women’s Studies (3.00)
  • WSDB 291 Introduction to Contemporary Concerns in Women’s Studies (3.00)

 

Other Complementary Studies

 

The following courses may not be taken for credit by students in the Extended Credit Program (ECP) or the Mature Entry Program (MEP) to fulfill the additional six credits in Humanities and Social Sciences requirements:

  • MANA 201 Introduction to Business and Management (3.00)
  • MANA 202 Human Behaviour in Organizations (3.00)
  • MANA 300 Entrepreneurship: Launching Your Business (3.00)
  • MARK 201 Introduction to Marketing (3.00)

 

 

Notes

 

  • In some instances, students may have to complete specific prerequisites before taking any of the following courses. Those prerequisite courses are not counted towards their programs unless they are specifically listed on the student’s offer of admission or listed as courses required for the completion of their programs. The relevant prerequisites in each case are stated in the departmental course descriptions.
  • Prior to registering, students who do not have any specified prerequisites for a course must obtain permission of the relevant Department.
  • An ESL course or an introductory course that deals with the acquisition of a language will not be considered as a General Education elective or a General Elective.
  • Should students wish to take a course not listed below, they must receive written permission from the Student Academic Services Office of the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science prior to taking the course.
  • Students in the Extended Credit Program (ECP) or the Mature Entry Program (MEP) (see Section 14.2.3 Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science under Section 14.2 Program Requirements) or any other students who have been assigned credits in Humanities and Social Sciences must select those credits from the two corresponding lists below. Those credits cannot be chosen from the list of Other Complementary Studies.

 

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