Academic Calendar 2021-2022

BISC First-Year Program (BISC)

BISC 100  Thinking Locally  Units: 3.00  

This introductory course provides first-year students with a selection of key skills and theories from across a number of disciplines (Film and Media, Geography, History, Sociology) that will allow them to engage with their further studies and their role in a globalised environment with confidence, intelligence and ambition.
LEARNING HOURS 152.4 (14.4L;12S;6Pc;6G;42Oc;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or above. Exclusion FILM 106; GPHY 101.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
BISC 101  Acting Globally  Units: 3.00  

This is an introductory course, complementing and extending BISC 100, focused on skills and approaches from a number of disciplines (Film and Media, Geography, History, and Sociology). Academic skills will be honed by centering on centrifugal forces of mobility, exchange and action. Processes such as warring, colonizing, trading, connecting and leading are highlighted.
LEARNING HOURS 152.4 (14.4L;12S;6Pc;6G;42Oc;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science