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

Courses

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

Glasgow Spring 1 2021: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (Early January, 2021 - Late May, 2021)
Catalog Code: VGSS3121

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 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:

Economics

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Collective Welfare and Distributive Justice [ECON4050]

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.

VGSS3121
Stirling Spring 1 2021: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Courses

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

Stirling Spring 1 2021: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business (Mid January, 2021 - Mid May, 2021)
Catalog Code: VSRS3121

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 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.
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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.

VSRS3121