Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (January 6, 2020 - May 30, 2020)
Catalog Code: VGSS3120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Host University Units

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

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 Site Specialist.

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 a 1, 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 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Accounting Theory [ACCFIN4006]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Reporting, Accounting & Management Information Systems [ACCFIN4042]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics in Accounting and Business [ACCFIN4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Finance 2 [ACCFIN2002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Financial Accounting 2 [ACCFIN2003]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets & Financial Institutions [ACCFIN4012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation [ACCFIN4013]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Accounting [ACCFIN4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Management [ACCFIN4015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Business Reporting & Financial Accounting [ACCFIN1001]
60 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Finance, Investments And Institutions [ACCFIN1016]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting [ACCFIN4017]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management Accounting 2 [ACCFIN2005]

Archaeology

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeology in Theory and Practice [ARCH2011]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Early Medieval Artefacts [ARCH5015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Experiencing Landscape and Heritage [ARCH5093]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Heritage and the Future Landscape [ARCH5092]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Historic Landscapes: Archaeologies of the Medieval & Modern Scottish Countryside [ARCH4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Material Culture in Context [ARCH5025]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mediterranean Landscapes [ARCH5076]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Power and Empire: The Roman Conquest and Occupation of North Britain [ARCH4056]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Recovery and Interpretation of Archaeological Data [ARCH4011]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Settlement and Society in Scandinavian Scotland [ARCH4014]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Theory & Interpretation in Archaeology [ARCH4019]

Arts and Media Informatics

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Media and Information Studies 2B [ARTMED2002]
30 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Video Game Studies [ARTMED4024]

Astronomy

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomical Data Analysis [ASTRO4013]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomy Skills 1 [ASTRO4003P]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomy Skills 2 [ASTRO4004P]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Circumstellar Matter [ASTRO4005]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cosmology [ASTRO4006]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploring Planetary Systems [ASTRO4007]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Galaxies [ASTRO4008]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
High Energy Astrophysics [ASTRO4009]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Instruments for Optical and Radio Astronomy [ASTRO4010]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Stellar Structure and Evolution [ASTRO4011]

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Microbiology 2 [BIOL2017]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Molecules of Life 2 [BIOL2018]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physiology & Neuroscience 2 [BIOL2035]

Celtic Civilisation

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Early Gaelic Texts [CELTCIV4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Celtic Civilisation 1B [CELTCIV1002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Celtic Place-Names Of Scotland [CELTCIV4016]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Early Gaelic Poetry [CELTCIV4005]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Literacy In Medieval Celtic Societies [CELTCIV4007]

Chemistry

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Inorganic Chemistry 4H [CHEM4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Medicinal Chemistry 4H [CHEM4011]
40 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry 3 [CHEM3012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry 4H [CHEM4012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry I for Visiting Students [CHEM2007]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Organic chemistry II for visiting students [CHEM2015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry II for Visiting Students [CHEM2015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physical Chemistry [CHEM4014]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Physical Chemistry 3 (Half) [CHEM3015]

Comparative Literature

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Literature 2B - Frontiers (Exploring Identity) [COMPLIT2002]

Computing Science

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Networking And Communications [COMPSCI4002]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Algorithmics [COMPSCI4003]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Big Data: Systems, Programming, and Management 4 [COMPSCI4064]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Computing Science 2U: Web Application Development 2 [COMPSCI2021]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cyber Security Fundamentals [COMPSCI4043]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Multimedia Systems And Applications [COMPSCI4033]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Safety-Critical Systems Development [COMPSCI4045]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Software Engineering M3 [COMPSCI3005]

Earth Sciences

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Geoscience [EARTH4050]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Earth Science 2U - Structure, Maps And Exploration [EARTH2004]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Engineering Earth Science [EARTH4006]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Hydrogeology and Environmental Geosciences [EARTH4039]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Major Earth Processes [EARTH4016]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Micropalaeontology [EARTH4018]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Orogens And Basins [EARTH4020]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Structural Geology [EARTH4025]

Economic and Social History

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
After the Golden Age: the Political Economy of Britain since the 1970s [ESH4075]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Crises in History [ESH4021]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scotland Since 1914 [ESH4011]

Economics

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Collective Welfare and Distributive Justice [ECON4050]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Econometrics 2: Multiple Regression And Applications [ECON4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics 2B [ECON2002]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics Of Business 2: Regulation And Business Strategy [ECON4008]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics Of Industry 2: Advanced Topics [ECON4010]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets And Corporate Finance [ECON4013]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Foreign Direct Investment And Multinational Firms In Developing Countries [ECON4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Game Theory for Economists [ECON4053]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Health Economics [ECON4052]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of Economic Thought [ECON4048]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Labour Economics [ECON4054]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Macroeconomic Analysis: Inflation, Unemployment And Growth [ECON4019]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Market Microstructure [ECON4051]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Natural Resource Economics [ECON4021]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Public Economics [ECON4045]

Film and Television Studies

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cinematic Journeys [FTV4003]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Documentary Film And Television [FTV4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Feminist Film Theory [FTV4034]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scotland, Film And Television [FTV4010]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sound In Film And Television [FTV4065]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Television Analysis [FTV4013]

Geography

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Coastal Environments and Management [GEOG4060]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Global Urbanism [GEOG4095]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Hazards [GEOG4090]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploration: Histories, Cultures, Politics [GEOG4091]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geographies of Development [GEOG4084]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geovisualisation: Design and Use of Maps [GEOG4064]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Historical Geographies of Care, Conflict, and Confinement [GEOG4089]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Landscape and Culture [GEOG4086]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Political Ecologies [GEOG4065]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social Geography of Outsiders [GEOG4066]

History

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Debates on Plague: The Black Death and the Formation of Europe [HIST4190]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Politics, 1860-1914 [HIST4210]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Relations and the Outbreak of World War One [HIST4199]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Migrant Nation: Scotland and the Modern World 1745-1979 [HIST4203]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Print, Propaganda And Subversion In Europe 1630-1800 [HIST4018]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Reformation! Europe In The Age Of Religious War, 1517-1618 [HIST4109]

History of Art

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Architecture in Modernity 1900-1950 [HISTART4055]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Symbolism, 1880-1900 [HISTART4064]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael [HISTART4060]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Apocalypse, Antichrist And The End Of Time In Medieval Art [HISTART4040]

Management

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advances in Business to Business Marketing [MGT4056]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cases in Operations Management [MGT4001]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Development of International Business [MGT4060]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics & Business [MGT4028]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Innovation and Participation at Work [MGT4033]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing Research [MGT4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social and Community Entrepreneurship [MGT4058]

Mathematics

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Dynamical Systems [MATHS3019]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Mechanics of Rigid and Deformable Bodies [MATHS4078]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Methods in Complex Analysis [MATHS4076]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
4H: Algebraic and Geometric Topology [MATHS4112]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
4H: Functional Analysis [MATHS4103]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2E: Introduction To Real Analysis [MATHS2007]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematics 3Q: Mechanics [MATHS3020]

Philosophy

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Aristotle [PHIL4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Ethics [PHIL4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Metaphysics [PHIL4022]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mind and Knowledge in the Scottish Enlightenment [PHIL4018]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Art [PHIL4027]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Mind [PHIL4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Religion [PHIL4034]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Plato [PHIL4038]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Realism And Anti-Realism [PHIL4040]

Physics

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Electromagnetic Theory 1 [PHYS4004]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Electronic Signals Transmission [PHYS4005]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Magnetism & Superconductivity [PHYS4010]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematical Methods 2 [PHYS4012]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Medical Imaging [PHYS4013]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantum Mechanics [PHYS4025]

Politics

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
American Politics [POLITIC4001]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Authoritarianism [POLITIC4149]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
British Prime Ministers Since World War II [POLITIC4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Citizenship And Democracy [POLITIC4033]
20 Scotcat 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 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Public Opinion [POLITIC4146]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Political Issues In Scotland [POLITIC4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Radical Theory: Marxisms and Post-Marxisms' [POLITIC4133]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Corruption [POLITIC4151]
20 Scotcat 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 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Distributive Justice [POLITIC4154]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Inequality and International Development [POLITIC4122]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Rights In Global Perspective [POLITIC4008]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Security and Conflict [POLITIC4140]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Issues In British Politics [POLITIC4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Politics Of The European Union [POLITIC4020]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences [POLITIC3019]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scottish Government [POLITIC4022]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The European Union and International Relations [POLITIC4130]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Utopian Political Thought [POLITIC4121]

Psychology

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cognitive Psychology Level 3 [PSYCH4002]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Individual Differences [PSYCH4039]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physiological Psychology Level 3 [PSYCH4065]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Autism Spectrum Disorders [PSYCH4014]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Concepts and Empirical Results In Education [PSYCH4022]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: FMRi In Biopsychology [PSYCH4023]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Forensic Psychology [PSYCH4024]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Interaction And Communication [PSYCH4027]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Language And Meaning [PSYCH4028]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Neuroscience of Decision Making [PSYCH4064]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Positive Psychology [PSYCH4032]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: The Psychology and Biology of Mental Disorders [PSYCH4034]

Public Policy

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Crime, Community and Safety [PUBPOL4027]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Disability And Society [PUBPOL4028]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Health and Health Inequalities [PUBPOL4029]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Work, Welfare and the Politics of Reform [PUBPOL4041]

Sociology

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Cultural Sociology [SOCIO4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drugs and Culture [SOCIO4068]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Revolution, Modernity and Social Change [SOCIO4106]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sexualities [SOCIO4023]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sociology 2B: Inequalities and Identities [SOCIO2021]

Study Abroad Course Catalog

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

Theatre Studies

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Theatre Studies 2:Classical To Modern [THEATRE2001]

Unique Courses for Study Abroad Programme Students

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Bagpipes: History, Repertoire and Performance
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Students
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme- Black and White Photography
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme-Figurative Sculpture
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme- Rendering the Human Form, Drawing into Painting
20 Scotcat 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 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.

VGSS3120
Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Courses

Course list Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business (January 9, 2020 - May 9, 2020)
Catalog Code: VSRS3120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SCQF Credits

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

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 Site Specialist.

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.
See Course Disclaimer

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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

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.

VSRS3120