2014 Summer Undergraduate Timetable

Important Dates:
  • F section courses run from May 12 to June 20
  • S section courses run from July 2 to August 12
  • Final date to add or change meeting section: May 19 (F section courses) and July 8 (S section courses)
  • Final date to cancel: June 9 (F section courses) and July 29 (S section courses)
Examination Periods:
  • June 23-27: Final examinations in courses with an F section code
  • August 13 -19: Final examinations in courses with S and Y section codes
Course Instructor Day & Time Location
GGR112H1F- Geography of Globalization & Development L. Frederiksen L0101: TR12-2 WI 1016
Economic development and underdevelopment are taking shape in an increasingly interconnected global context. This course examines geographic approaches to “Third World” development, economic globalization, poverty, and inequality. It pays particular attention to the roles of rural-urban and international migration in shaping specific landscapes of development.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR112
GGR205H1S- Introduction to Soil Science J. Shabaga L0101: TR10-12 SS 2110
Introduction to soil science dealing with the chemical, physical, and biological properties of soils; soil formation and development; the classification of soils, and the application of soil science to environmental, agricultural and forestry issues.
-Recommended Preparation: CHM137Y1/(138H1, 139H1); GGR100H1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
Course Syllabus GGR205
GGR206H1F- Introduction to Hydrology R. Wang L5101: TR6-8
(+ practicums)
SS 2127
Introduction to the hydrologic cycle with emphasis on the physical processes, including precipitation, interception, evaporation, runoff, ground water and soil water. Basic hydrological models will be practiced.
-Recommended Preparation: GGR100H1; MAT135H1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
-Practicums:
P0101 R3 (SS 1080)
P0201 R4  (SS 1080)
P5101 R5 ( (SS 2128)
Course Syllabus GGR206
JGI216H1S- Urbanization T. Arviv L5101: MW6-8 WI 1017
Examines the processes of globalization, mass urbanization and economic change that are taking place in cities around the world. This includes an interdisciplinary exploration of the locational and economic shifts that have ensued as a result of globalization, as well as the social and cultural manifestations associated with the emergence of global cities.
-Recommended Preparation: GGR124H1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
JGI216 Tentative Outline
GGR221H1F- New Economic Spaces P. Li L5101: TR6-8 SS 2108
Provides an introduction to economic geography and economic geography theory from the 1970s on, illustrating the different ways that geographers have conceptualized the restructuring of resource industries, manufacturing and services. The crisis of Fordism and the rise of new production models will be given particular attention, along with the reorganization of finance, the rise of cultural industries and the globalization of commodity chains. New regimes of governance of the economy will also be considered.
-Exclusion: GGR220Y1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR221
GGR246H1S- Geography of Canada M. Siemiatycki L0101:MW2-4 SS 1085
Social and economic differences have been, and continue to be, a prominent feature of Canada’s geography. In this course these differences are examined at a regional and local scale. The course adopts a thematic approach and considers issues such as historical development, urbanization, industrialization, immigration and population change, Canada’s cultural mosaic and native issues. Emphasis will be placed on the evolution of social and economic policies and Canada’s incorporation into a global economy.
-Recommended Preparation: GGR107H1, GGR124H1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR246
GGR252H1S- Marketing Geography S. Swales L0101: MW10-12 MP 202
The problem of retail location. The spatial structure of consumer demand and retail facilities. Shopping centres and retail chains. Techniques for site selection and trade area evaluation, location strategies, retail planning.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
-Tutorials:
T0101  MW12 (SS 1070)
T0102  MW12 (SS 1072)
T0201  MW1 (SS 1072)
Course Syllabus GGR252GGR252 Assignment 1GGR252 Tutorial Schedule
GGR254H1S- Geography USA D. Bond L5101: TR6-8 SS 1073
After a short historical overview of the making of America, this course focuses on contemporary issues in American society, economy, politics, race, regional distinctions and disparities, urban development.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR254
GGR272H1F-Geographic Information and Mapping I D. Boyes On-Line On-Line
Introduction to digital mapping and spatial analysis using geographic information systems (GIS). Students learn how to use GIS software to find, edit, analyze and map geographic data to create their own maps, analyze geographic problems and use techniques that can be applied to a variety of subject areas.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
Course Syllabus GGR272
GGR305H1F-Biogeography N. Hewitt L0101: TR12-2 SS 1072
Identifies patterns in and explains processes behind plant and animal distributions through space and time. Topics covered include ecological and evolutionary dynamics, disturbance, dispersal, migration, continental drift, speciation, extinction, paleoenvironments and island biogeography. We also examine terrestrial and marine biomes, the meaning of biodiversity, conservation challenges, and recent biogeographic changes associated with human impact.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including GGR100H1 or (BIO120H1, BIO130H1)
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
Course Syllabus GGR305
JUG320H1F- Canadian Wilderness R. Hackett  L0101: MW2-4 SS 2127 (*room change)
The idea of wilderness permeates narratives of Canadian national identity, while policy-makers seek to manage and contain natural areas. This course compares and contrasts historical and contemporary wilderness narratives in literature, painting and film with policies in areas such as conservation, urban planning, land claims and tourism.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Course Syllabus JUG320
GGR321H1F- Aboriginal People and Environmental Issues in Canada D. McGregor L0101: TR2-4 SS 1073
Indigenous views of environment, resource management and governance from pre-European contact times through to the present will be explored in this course. Emphasis will be placed on the emerging role of Indigenous peoples in environmental and resource management in Canada. Topics to be covered include: history of Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relations, Aboriginal and treaty rights, Aboriginal world view and philosophy, traditional knowledge, Aboriginal environmental ethics and principles and current environmental issues confronting Indigenous peoples in Canada.
-Exclusion: JAG321H1
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 1.0 FCE in Geography and/or Aboriginal Studies (SOC SCI/BR=3)
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR321
GGR327H1S- Geography and Gender D. Seitz L0101: TR2-4 SS 2106
Introduction to the work of feminist geographers. The course will explore the relationship between gender and space, emphasizing spatial cognition, architecture, and layout of the city.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI)
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR327
GGR329H1F- The Global Food System C. Levkoe L0101: TR10-12 SS 1073
Explores the changing global geographies of food by tracing international movements of food through both mainstream and ‘alternative’ supply chains. The implications for sustainability, food security, community autonomy and health are investigated.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR329
GGR343H1F-The Changing Geography of China J. Wilczak L0101: MW12-2 SS 1085
The evolving physical, social, political and economic landscape of China. Focus on development strategies, industry, agriculture, urbanization and the environment since 1949. Special attention paid to the character and impact of Chinas on-going transition from a planned to market economy.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3)
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR343
JGI346H1F- Urban Planning Process J. Markovich L5101: MW6-8 SS 2110
Overview of how planning tools and practice shape the built form of cities. This course introduces twentieth century physical planning within its historical, social, legal, and political contexts. Community and urban design issues are addressed at local and regional scales and in both central cities and suburbs. The focus is on Toronto and the Canadian experience, with comparative examples form the other counties, primarily the United States.
-Recommended Preparation: GGR124H1, INI235Y1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus JGI346