Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Exercise Science, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Exercise Science, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Exercise Science, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (Late June, 2019 - Mid November, 2019)
Catalog Code: VDNF3119
ISA-Veritas Dunedin semester and year programs allow students to select courses from a wide variety of fields of study allowing their study abroad experience to fit their individual academic needs. Courses are conducted through the University of Otago and taught in English by host university professors. ISA-Veritas students will enroll in courses alongside New Zealand and international students.
 
Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall +
Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial
ISA-Veritas online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Dunedin Site Specialist.
 

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above. Housing at the University of Otago starts at $3,700 without meals (subject to change). A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA-Veritas arranged housing. ISA-Veritas may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

 
Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 
discount on their second semester. ISA-Veritas support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period
between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university at the time of participation.

Students are required to submit an official transcript along with the application.

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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cost and Management Accounting [ACCT222]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Statement Analysis [ACCT310]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management Accounting [ACCT307]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Accounting [ACCT102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Understanding Accounting [BSNS107]

Anatomy

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cell Biology [ANAT332]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Developmental Biology [ANAT334]
18 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Neurobiology [ANAT242]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Reproductive and Developmental Biology [ANAT243]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Selected Topics in Neurobiology [ANAT336]

Anthropology and Archaeology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeological Practice [ARCH301]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeology of the Modern World [ARCH202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Global and Local Cultures [ANTH105]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Human Origins and Civilisations [ARCH101]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Labour and Society [ANTH316]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Landscape Archaeology [ARCH303]

Art History

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Art: Here and Now [ARTH112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Art [ARTH225]

Biochemistry

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Foundations of Biochemistry [BIOC192]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Molecular Basis of Health and Disease [BIOC353]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Proteins and Biotechnology [BIOC222]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Research Perspectives in Biochemistry [BIOC360]

Biological Anthropology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Biological Anthropology [BIOA101]

Biology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Animal Biology [BIOL112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Plants: How They Shape the World [BIOL123]

Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Foundations in Human Pathology [PATH201]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Foundations of Epidemiology [PUBH192]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Neuropharmacology [PHAL303]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Vitamins, Diets, and Health [HUNT222]

Botany

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marine and Freshwater Botany [BTNY203]

Business Studies

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Business Finance [BSNS108]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Information and Communication in Organizations [BSNS106]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Marketing and Consumption [BSNS103]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Economics 1 [BSNS104]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Quantitative Analysis for Business [BSNS102]

Chemistry

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Chemistry: Molecular Architecture [CHEM111]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Chemistry [CHEM204]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Forensic Chemistry [CHEM 306]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Main Group and Coordination Chemistry [CHEM203]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry [CHEM202]

Computer Science

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Effective Programming [COSC326]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Information and Communications Technology [COMP111]

Course Options

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Course Options

Economics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Econometrics [ECON375]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics of Health and Education [ECON306]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Trade [ECON302]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Macroeconomics [ECON202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Microeconomic Theory [ECON371]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Natural Resources Economics [ECON312]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Principles of Economics 1 [BSNS104]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Principles of Economics 2 [ECON112]

Education

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Childhood and Cultural Enrichment [EDSU112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Children in Action [EDSU110]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Children, Science and Play [EDSU111]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Exploring the Visual Arts Through Drawing and Painting [EDSU115]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Technology and Enterprise [EDSU113]

English and Linguistics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Morphosyntax [LING314]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary American Fiction [ENGL222]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Controversial Classics [ENGL131]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Writing: Poetry [ENGL217]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Writing: Travel Narratives [ENGL337]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Effective Writing [ENGL127]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
English for University Purposes [ENGL126]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Modern and Contemporary Poetry [ENGL319]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Modernism: Joyce [ENGL240]
18 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
New Zealand Literature: Nation and Narration [ENGL242]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Phonology [LING215]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Romantic Literature [ENGL335]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social Aspects of Language [LING112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Textuality and Visuality [ENGL334]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Essay: Creative Non-Fiction [ENGL327]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing for Professions [ENGL228]

Environmental Science

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Understanding Environmental Issues [ENVI311]

Food Science

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Food and Consumers [FOSC308]

Genetics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Developmental and Applied Genetics [GENE223]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Developmental Genetics [GENE314]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Evolutionary Genetics [GENE312]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Genes, Chromosomes, and Populations [GENE222]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Medical Genetics [GENE 313]

Geography

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Dynamic Earth: A New Zealand Perspective [GEOL112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Geography [GEOG102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Uneven Development in Contemporary India [GEOG228]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Urban Geography [GEOG215]

Geology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Dynamic Earth: A New Zealand Perspective [GEOL112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geochemistry [GEOL262]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geophysics of the Earth [GEOL261]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Igneous Petrology and Volcanology [GEOL264]

History

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Anzac and Its Legacy: New Zealand and the First World War [HIST224]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Modern Italy [HIST325]
18 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
New Zealand in the World, 1350 - 2000 [HIST107]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Science and Society: 1789 - 1914 [HIST229]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scottish History since 1688 [HIST228]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Special Topic: East Asian History 1800s-2000s [HIST232]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
State and Society in Twentieth-Century Japan [HIST314]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Global Twentieth Century [HIST102]

Information Sciences

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Application Software Development [INFO221]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business ICT Strategy [INFO213]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Enterprise Data Management [INFO321]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Information Systems Strategy and Governance [INFO322]

Management

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Ethics [MANT331]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Developing Responsible Leadership [MANT252]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Entrepreneurship [MANT303]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Management [MANT332]
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Management and Organisations [BSNS105]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Managing People [MANT250]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Operational Excellence [MANT333]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organizations and Sustainability [MANT337]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Strategic Human Resource Management [MANT345]

Maori Studies

Courses:
18 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Nga Korero Nehe - Tribal Histories [MAOR207]

Marine Science

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Global Marine Systems [MARI112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marine Invertebrate Ecology and Biology [MARI202]

Marketing

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business to Business Marketing [MART328]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Consumer Behaviour [MART329]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Innovation and New Product Development [MART306]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Integrated Marketing Communications [MART201]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International and Export Marketing [MART326]
18 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Marketing Management [MART112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing the Professional Practice [MART205]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Products to Market [MART211]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Special Topics: Creative Marketing Communication [MART330]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Strategic Marketing Management [MART301]

Mathematics and Statistics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Applied Time Series [STAT352]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Discrete Mathematics [MATH272]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geometry of Curves and Surfaces [MATH306]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Biostatistics [STAT115]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Linear Algebra [MATH202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 1 [MATH160]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2 [MATH170]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Multivariate Methods [STAT242]

Media, Film and Communication

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Communication Research Methods [MFCO205]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Culture, Politics, Policy, and Global Media [MFCO313]
18 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Media and Society [MFCO315]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Film and Media Theory [MFCO301]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Film Genres [MFCO213]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
French Cinema [MFCO314]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Television Studies [MFCO217]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Television Studio Production [MFCO251]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The History of Film [MFCO201]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Theory of Communication Studies [MFCO202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Understanding Contemporary Media [MFCO102]

Microbiology and Immunology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Applied and Environmental Microbiology [MICR336]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Health Microbiology [MICR332]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Infection and Immunity [MICR223]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Microbes in Action [MICR222]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Virology [MICR337]

Music and Theatre

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Drama on Stage and Screen [THEA122]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Music in Popular Culture [MUSI103]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Music Technology 1 [MUSI132]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Theatre Technology [THEA152]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Voice and Movement [THEA153]

Oceanography

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Biological Oceanography [OCEN322]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marine Geology and Geophysics [OCEN323]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ocean Physics and Modelling [OCEN321]

Physical Education

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exercise Psychology [PHSE336]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Movement Analysis and Control [PHSE202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sociology of Sport [PHSE206]

Physics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Electromagnetism and Condensed Matter [PHSI332]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Electromagnetism and Optics [PHSI232]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Fundamentals of Physics II [PHSI132]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematical Physics [PHSI336]

Politics

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations - Introduction [POLS104]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
New Zealand Politics - Introduction [POLS102]

Psychology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Abnormal Psychology [PSYC203]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Biopsychology [PSYC317]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Brain and Cognition [PSYC211]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cognitive Engineering [PSYC326]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Cognition [PSYC319]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Human Thought and Behaviour [PSYC112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social Inequality [SOCI205]

Sociology, Gender and Social Work

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Bodies, Sexuality, and Selves [GEND102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Crime, Deviance, and Social Transformation [SOCI103]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Critical Victimology [GEND209]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Culture and Social Identities [SOCI102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Fields of Practice [SOWK201]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Gender and the Media [GEND205]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Gender, Work, and Consumer Culture [GEND206]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Kaupapa Maori and Indigenous Approaches to Social Work [SOWK304]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mixed Methods [SOCI301]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sociological Theory [SOCI202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Theories of Social Power [SOCI302]

Surveying

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cadastral Surveying 1 [SURV207]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Geospatial Science [SURV102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introductory Surveying [SURV101]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Land Development Engineering 2 [SURV204]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Land Tenure 2 [SURV306]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Surveying Mathematics [SURV202]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Surveying Methods 2 [SURV301]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Urban Design 1 [SURV303]

Te Tuma - Maori and Pacific Studies

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Gafa o Tagata Pasifika - Pacific Diaspora in New Zealand [PACI301]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction of Conversational Maori [MAOR110]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Maori Society [MAOR102]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ngai Tahu and the Natural World [MAOR303]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Nga Korero Nehe - Tribal Histories [MAOR207]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Pacific Societies [PACI101]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Te Hiringa Taketake [MAOR313]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Te Kakano 2 [MAOR112]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Te Mahuri 2 [MAOR312]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Te Mana o Te Reo [MAOR213]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Te Pihinga 2 [MAOR212]

Theology and Religion

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Judaism, Christianity and Islam [RELS101]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Love and Heroism: Religions of South India [RELS212]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Body in Asian Religions [RELS209]

Zoology

Courses:
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Animal Physiology [ZOOL223]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conservation Biology [ZOOL319]
18 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Evolutionary Biology [ZOOL222]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

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