Stirling Fall 1 2021: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Courses

Course list Stirling Fall 1 2021: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Stirling Fall 1 2021: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business (Early September, 2021 - Mid December, 2021)
Catalog Code: VSRF3121

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.

All applicants must have at least sophomore standing (second-year) at their home university.

All applicants are required to submit an official transcript, academic letter of recommendation, and letter of intent along with the application.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA host institution in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum will be online/on-site. 
 
Comparative Religions (HUM 353)
This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SCQF Credits

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The courses listed below are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Stirling Module Catalog linked here for additional courses.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Students are required to enroll in 60 Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) units per term as determined by the University of Stirling. The university offers courses from 10 credits to 40 credits.
  • Per the University of Stirling, 20 SCQF credits are considered equivalent to 5 U.S. semester credits/7.5 U.S. quarter units. Credit transfer policies surrounding SCQF credits vary across US universities and students are strongly encouraged to consult with their home university regarding the transfer of SCQF credits.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.
  • 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.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed in the Stirling Module Catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Stirling module level classifications of a 8, 9 or 10 level, which correspond with the three year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 9 and level 10 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Stirling and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.
  • These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Understanding the Course Code (EX: ENGU9HC)

  • the first three letters refer to the department the course is being offered through (ENG=English)
  • the last four numbers/letters refer to the unique number assigned to the class

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Stirling will SCQF credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Accounting I [ACCU9A1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Financial Accounting [ACC9AA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Finance I [FINU9F3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Finance [FINU9FB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Personal Financial Planning [FINU9PF]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions [FINU9QA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Securities and Investment

Aquatic Sciences

Courses:
20 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to Aquatic Environments
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management of Living Aquatic Resources [AQUU5AR]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Our Blue Planet [AQUU1BP]

Biological Sciences

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Animal Ecology [BIOU6AE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Building Planet Earth [ENVU1GE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Conservation Biology [BIOU7CB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Ecology: An Introduction [BIOU1EC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Physiology [BIOU2IP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Oceanography and Limnology [BIOU6OC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Plant Ecology & Physiology [BIOU6PE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Animal Cell [BIOU5AP]

Business and Management

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Analytics [MANU9BA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Employment Relations [HRMU9RI]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Fundamentals of Business & Management [MGTU9S3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
HRM Techniques [HRMU9R5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Business [BUSU9IB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Leadership & Management [MANU9L5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Strategic Human Resource Management [HRMU9RB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Strategic Management [BUSU9SM]

Communications, Media and Culture

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Advanced Reporting for Journalists [JOUU9JT]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Advertising [FMSU9AJ]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Creativity [CMCU9CD]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Ethical Issues in Journalism [JOUU9X2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Feminism and Television [FMSU9FT]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Journalism Studies [JOUU9X1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Journalism and Society [JOUU9SJ]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Magazine Journalism [JOUU9MJ]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Social Media Marketing: Contexts and Strategies [CMCU9SM]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Writing News & Features [JOUU9J4]

Computing Science

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Artificial Intelligence [CSCU9YE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mobile App Development [CSCU9YH]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Multimedia and HCI [CSCU9N5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Operating Systems, Concurrency and Distribution [CSCU9V7]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Programming and User Interface Design [CSCU9A2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Software Engineering II [CSCU9P6]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Technologies for e-commerce [CSCU9YD]

Economics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Microeconomics [ECNU311]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economic Policy [ECNU414]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Industrial Organisation [ECNU3AX]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Intermediate Microeconomics [ECNU211]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introductory Microeconomics [ECNU111]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Using Economic Data [ECNU313]

English Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
British Romanticism 1785- 1832 [ENGU9HC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Capitalism Religion and Consumer Culture [RELU9MM]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Writing I- Introduction to Creative Writing [ENGU9C1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Global Cinema [EUCU9AA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Intermediate French [FREU9B3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introductory French 1 [FREU9B1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introductory Spanish 1 [SPAU9B1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Language and the Brain [LINU9L3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Modernism and Modernity [ENGU9HE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The History of the English Language [ENGU9HL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing and History: Scotland and Empire [ENGU9WH]

Environmental Science

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Core Issues in Geography [GEOU6GI]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drainage Basins [ENVU6DB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Hazards [ENVU6EH]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Biosphere

Film and Media Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cultural Theory and Media Practice [FMSU9CT]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Media & Culture [FMSU9A4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Moving Image [FMSU9M2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Transnational Identities [EUCU9DD]

Global Cinema and Culture

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Cinema and Culture Theory 2 [EUCU9C5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Post-War European Cinema [EUCU9BB]

History

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Africa in the Nineteenth Century [HISU9E4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
American History from 1787 to 1890 [HISU9D4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Black People in Britain, 1750-1950: Racism Riots and Resistance [HISU9G5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Concepts of History: Revolution, People and Landscape [HISU9X2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Everyday Life in Victorian Britain: Hands on History [HISU9G4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Protests, Riots & Propaganda: Popular Politics in 18th Century Britain [HISU9F6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Reputations in History [HISU9S3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
The United States since 1890 [HISU9D5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Vikings, a Global Saga [HISU9V5]

Law

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Alternative Commercial Dispute Resolution [LAWU9AC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Competition Law [LAW9CL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Energy Law [LAWU9EN]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Intellectual Property Law [LAWU9IP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Labour Law [LAWU9LL]

Marketing

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Dissertation [MKTU9M8]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Fundamentals of Marketing [MKTU9M3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Leisure Management and Consumption [LEIU9LM]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Multi-Channel Retail Marketing [RMKU9MC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Retail Operations [RMKU9R4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sport Marketing [MKTU9SP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Understanding Consumers [MKTU9M5]

Mathematics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Linear Algebra [MATU9M4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mathematics I [MATU9M1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Modeling with Differential Equations [MATU9LB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Practical Statistics [MATU9D2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Special Topics II [MATU9KC]

Philosophy

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mind, Value and Reality [PHIU912]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Moral Theory [PHIU9J4]

Politics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Feminist Approaches to International Politics [POLU9FT]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Green Politics in the Age of Climate Change [POLU9GP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to International Politics [POLU9X3]

Psychology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Animal Behaviour [PSYU9AK]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Clinical and Health Psychology [PSYU9AL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Cognition [PSYU9AC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Developmental Psychology [PSYU9AO]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Individual Differences [PSYU9ID]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introductory Psychology I [PSYU911]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Research Methods [PSYU914]

Social Policy & Criminology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Crime and Justice [CRMU9T4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Crimes of the Powerful [CRMU9TN]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Understanding Social Policy [SPCU913]

Sociology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Home, Housing and Community [SPCU9PB]
20 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Race, Ethnicity and Migration [SPCU9JG]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sociology of Development [SOCU9SF]

Sports Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Applied Exercise Physiology [SPSU9D6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Sports Studies 1 [SPSU911]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Sports Studies 2 [SPSU912]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Managing the Business of Sport [SPSU9SB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physical Education School Sport and Youth Culture
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology of Exercise Physical Activity and Health
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Psychology of Sport [SPSU9B4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sports Governance [SPS9SG]

Study Abroad Course Catalog

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Study Abroad Course Catalog

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.

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.

VSRF3121
Glasgow Fall 1 2021: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Glasgow Fall 1 2021: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Glasgow Fall 1 2021: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (Early September, 2021 - Mid December, 2021)
Catalog Code: VGSF3121

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.

All applicants must have at least sophomore standing (second-year) at their home university.

All applicants are required to submit an official transcript, an academic letter of recommendation, and a personal statement along with the application.

All students participating in an academic year program will be required to obtain a British Tier 4 Visa for an additional cost.

Students wishing to participate in the Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Program must have a 3.4 GPA and junior standing (third year) at their home university.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA host institution in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum will be online/on-site. 
 
Comparative Religions (HUM 353)
This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Host University Units

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The courses listed below are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Glasgow Module Catalog linked here for additional courses.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Students are required to enroll in 60 Scotcat Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) units per term as determined by the University of Glasgow. The university offers courses from 10 Scotcats to 40 Scotcats.
  • Per the University of Glasgow, 60 Scotcat credits are considered equivalent to 15 U.S. semester credits/22.5 U.S. quarter units. Credit transfer policies surrounding Scotcats vary across US universities and students are strongly encouraged to consult with their home university regarding the transfer of Scotcats.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.
  • 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.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed in the Glasgow Module Catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Glasgow module level classifications of a1, 2, 3 or 4 level, which correspond with the four year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Glasgow and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Understanding the Course Code (EX: COMPLIT1001)

  • the first four to seven letters refer to the department the course is being offered through (COMPLIT=Comparative Literature)
  • the next number refers to the level (1= Level 1, 2= Level 2, 3= Level 3, 4= Level 4)
  • the last three numbers refer to the unique number assigned to the class

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and SCQF credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Management [ACCFIN4015]
60 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Finance, Investments And Institutions [ACCFIN1016]

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Accounting Theory [ACCFIN4006]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Financial Accounting [ACCFIN4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Auditing [ACCFIN4009]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Reporting, Accounting & Management Information Systems [ACCFIN4042]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Derivative Securities [ACCFIN4040]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics in Accounting and Business [ACCFIN4002]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Financial Accounting 2 [ACCFIN2003]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets & Financial Institutions [ACCFIN4012]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Accounting [ACCFIN4014]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Business Reporting & Financial Accounting [ACCFIN1001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting [ACCFIN4017]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management Accounting 2 [ACCFIN2005]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistical Analysis and Methods [ACCFIN2018]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Taxation [ACCFIN2006]

Archaeology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Archaeology 1A: The Archaeology of Scotland
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Archaeology 2A: 20 Things that Changed the World
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Recovery and Interpretation of Archaeological Data [ARCH4011]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Settlement and Society in Scandinavian Scotland [ARCH4014]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Theory & Interpretation in Archaeology [ARCH4019]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Viking and Late Norse British Isles [ARCH5047]

Astronomy

Courses:
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Astronomy 2 (Half)
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploring Planetary Systems [ASTRO4007]

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
60 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Animal Biology 3A
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Biology 1A
60 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Biomolecular Sciences 3A
60 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Infection Biology 3A

Celtic Civilisation

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Celtic Civilisation 1A [CELTCIV1001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Celtic Civilisation 2A [CELTCIV2001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Early Gaelic (Old and Middle Irish) (Half-Course)

Central and East European Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
An Economic and Social History of Central and Eastern Europe (1914-1948)
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Crime and Corruption in the Former Soviet Union
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Hungarian History and Society: Text and Culture
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statehood, Nationality and Democracy: The Baltic States and Finland
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
The Russian Revolutions Of 1917

Chemistry

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry I for Visiting Students [CHEM2007]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry II for Visiting Students [CHEM2015]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Physical Chemistry 3 (Half) [CHEM3015]

Classics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Classical Civilisation 2A. The Civic Discourse Of Classical Athens
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Cleopatra: Life and Legend
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Gender And Sexuality In Ancient Rome
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Homer And His Readers
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
How to Lead the Good Life: Greek and Roman Ethics

Comparative Literature

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Comparative Literature 1A - Heroes (Heroic Men)
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Comparative Literature 2A - Frontiers (Crossing Borders)
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Theories Of Reading

Computing Science

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Algorithmics [COMPSCI4003]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Big Data: Systems, Programming, and Management 4 [COMPSCI4064]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Computer Vision Methods and Applications [COMPSCI4066]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Computing Science - 1CT Introduction to Computational Thinking [COMPSCI1016]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Programming [COMPSCI4021]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human-Computer Interaction [COMPSCI4023]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Machine Learning [COMPSCI4061]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Modelling Reactive Systems [COMPSCI4031]

Earth Sciences

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Climates: Past and Future
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Earth Science & The Environment 1X:Planet Earth
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Economic Minerals and Resources
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Geomorphology: Tectonics and Surface Processes
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Igneous Petrology & Geochemistry [EARTH4013]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sedimentary Geology [EARTH4023]

Economic and Social History

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Addiction in the Modern World
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
After the Golden Age: the Political Economy of Britain since the 1970s [ESH4075]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
British Economic Policy 1945-51: The Labour Governments [ESH4013]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Economic & Social History 1A: Towards Globalisation, c1750-1914
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economic & Social History 2A: Britain 1770-1914 [ESH2001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Industry and Innovation: International Perspectives [ESH4006]

Economics

Courses:
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Macroeconomics [ECON4040]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Issues in Inequality [ECON4032]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Econometrics 1: Basic Statistics And Linear Regression [ECON4003]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Econometrics 2: Multiple Regression And Applications [ECON4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Economics 1A
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics 2A [ECON2001]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Economics [ECON4011]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets And Asset Pricing [ECON4012]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Government Debt and the Macroeconomy [ECON4033]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Trade [ECON4018]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Microeconomic Analysis: Consumer, Producer and General Equilibrium [ECON4020]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Public Economics [ECON4045]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Economics Of Housing [ECON4024]

Education

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Challenge, Change and Action
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Curriculum Enquirers: Discipline-Specific Learning in the Curriculum
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Education in Practice 1A: Learning and Values
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Education in Practice 4: Making Learning Happen
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Popular Education: Theory and Practice
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Space, Place and Community

Engineering

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Biological Fluid Mechanics 3
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Biomechanics 3
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Engineering Hydraulics 3
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Materials 1
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Structural Design 3
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Thermodynamics of Engines 3

English Language

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Contemporary Issues in Semantics
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Culture and English Language Teaching
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Editing Historical English Texts
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS 1A: Language, Meaning, and Power
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS 2A: Language, People, and Culture
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
History of English
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Old English Language

English Literature

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
American Literature 1 (1836-1929)
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
British Children's Literature
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Creative Writing Fiction
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
English Literature 1A: Poetry & Poetics
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
English Literature 2A: Writing & Ideology
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Irish and Scottish Literature post 1900

Film and Television Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Amateur Cinema [FTV4017]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Animation [FTV4001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Film and Television 1A: Looking, listening, reading.
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Histories of Digital Media [FTV4082]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Radical Film And Television [FTV4052]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Television Sitcom [FTV4072]

Geography

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Biogeography of Europe
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Coastal and Climate Change B: Vulnerability and Adaptation
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Hazards [GEOG4090]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploration: Histories, Cultures, Politics [GEOG4091]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geographies of Development [GEOG4084]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geovisualisation: Design and Use of Maps [GEOG4064]

History

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Devolving the Nation: Scotland, 1945-2004 [HIST4185]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Politics, 1860-1914 [HIST4210]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
From Pocahontas To Post-Feminism:Women In American History [HIST4079]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Migrant Nation: Scotland and the Modern World 1745-1979 [HIST4203]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Print, Propaganda And Subversion In Europe 1630-1800 [HIST4018]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Reformation! Europe In The Age Of Religious War, 1517-1618 [HIST4109]

History of Art

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Albrecht Durer: From Germany To Italy And Back Again [HISTART4001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Architecture in Modernity 1900-1950 [HISTART4055]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Architecture, Landscaping Design and the Regency Imagination [HISTART4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Georgian Landscapes (Junior Honours History Of Art) [HISTART4046]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
History Of Art 1A [HISTART1002]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
History Of Art 2A
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Images of China 1700-1935 [HISTART4026]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Methodology Of Art History [HISTART4031]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Apocalypse, Antichrist And The End Of Time In Medieval Art [HISTART4040]

Management

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Business and Management 1A: People at Work [MGT1001]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Development of International Business [MGT4060]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Managing in the Public Sector [MGT4012]
15 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Project Management [MGT4017]

Mathematics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
3H: Algebra
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
3H: Analysis of Differentiation and Integration
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
4H: Algebraic and Geometric Topology [MATHS4112]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
4H: Number Theory
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
4H: Topics in Algebra
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mathematics 1C: Introduction to Calculus
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2A: Multivariable Calculus [MATHS2001]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2B: Linear Algebra [MATHS2004]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2E: Introduction To Real Analysis [MATHS2007]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2P: Graphs and Neworks [MATHS2027]

Music

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Aesthetics And Philosophy Of Music (MA/BEng Hons) [MUSIC2001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Film Music
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Listening in Culture
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Musical Techniques, Foundation Semester One
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Music of Scotland through the Long 18th Century

Philosophy

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Ethics [PHIL4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Emotions [PHIL4009]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Formal Logic [PHIL4014]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History Of Modern Philosophy 1 [PHIL4016]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mind and Knowledge in the Scottish Enlightenment [PHIL4018]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Art [PHIL4027]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Language [PHIL4028]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Mind [PHIL4030]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Religion [PHIL4034]

Physics

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Circuits & Systems [PHYS4003]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Energy And Environment [PHYS4006]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematical Methods 1 [PHYS4011]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematical Methods 2 [PHYS4012]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Nuclear & Particle Physics [PHYS4015]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantum Theory [PHYS4026]

Politics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
American Politics [POLITIC4001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Authoritarianism [POLITIC4149]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
British Prime Ministers Since World War II [POLITIC4002]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Citizenship And Democracy [POLITIC4033]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Civil Society and Social Capital: Comparative Perspectives [POLITIC4131]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Communism [POLITIC4118]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Public Opinion [POLITIC4146]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Political Issues In Scotland [POLITIC4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Feminist Perspectives on Politics [POLITIC4104]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Foreign Policy of the United States [POLITIC4158]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Distributive Justice [POLITIC4154]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Rights In Global Perspective [POLITIC4008]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences [POLITIC3018]

Psychology

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cognitive Psychology Level 3 [PSYCH4002]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Development Level 3 [PSYCH4006]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Psychology 1A: Biological and Experimental [PSYCH1001]
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 2A [PSYCH2010]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: FMRi In Biopsychology [PSYCH4023]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Forensic Psychology [PSYCH4024]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Sleep And Circadian Timing [PSYCH4040]

Public Policy

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Disability And Society [PUBPOL4028]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Education For Citizenship [PUBPOL4037]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Housing: Policy, Welfare and Markets
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Ideological Concepts and Values
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Making Public Policy in the Real World [PUBPOL4040]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Remaking Cities in a Global Age: Dilemmas of Urban Policy
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Social and Public Policy 1A: Foundations of Welfare

Scottish Literature

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Contemporary Scottish Literature
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Crime Writing in Scotland
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Memorialising Scottish Culture and Literature
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Modern Scottish Poetry
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Fiction under Late Capitalism
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Literature 1A: Approaching Scottish Literature
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Literature 2A: Early Scottish Literature & Language
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Literature: Theory and Criticism
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Writers

Sociology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Black Radical Social Thought [SOCIO4004]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drugs and Culture [SOCIO4068]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Health, Local Healing [SOCIO4071]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sociology 1A: Self and Society [SOCIO1009]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sociology 2A:Global Perspectives [SOCIO2020]

Statistics

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Multivariate Methods
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistics 1Y: Probability And Statistical Methods
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistics 2R: Probability [STATS2002]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistics 2S: Statistical Methods [STATS2003]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistics 3B: Biostatistics
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Stochastic Processes

Study Abroad Course Catalog

Courses:
20
Language Level: Taught in English
Study Abroad Course Catalog

Theatre Studies

Courses:
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Shakespearean Adaptations [THEATRE4010]
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Activist Stage [THEATRE4071]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Theatre Studies 1: Reading The Stage [THEATRE1001]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Theatre Studies 2:Classical To Modern [THEATRE2001]
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Women And Drama In The English Renaissance Period [THEATRE4054]

Theology and Religious Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Chan and Zen Traditions
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Church and Society in Scotland - Current Issues
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Creation To Apocalypse: Introduction To The Bible [TRS1006]
30 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mission In Contemporary Scotland [TRS4026]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Search For Meaning: Judaism, Christianity & Islam [TRS1008]

Unique Courses for Study Abroad Programme Students

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Bagpipes: History, Repertoire and Performance
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Students
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Glasgow School of Art Programme for Study Abroad Students
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Scottish Culture
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Service Learning- Service in the Community

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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.

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

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