2015 Fall Undergraduate Timetable

Important Dates:

    • F section courses run from Sept 14th to Dec 8th, 2015
    • Last day to add or change F meeting section: Sept 20th, 2015
    • Last day to cancel F section code courses without academic penalty: Nov 8th, 2015
Examination Periods:
        • Dec 11-22: Final examinations in courses with an F section code

Last updated November 5, 2015

Course Instructor Day & Time Location
GGR100H1F- Introduction to Physical Geography N. Hewitt L0101: TR2 (+labs) MC 102
Introduction to Physical Geography using an Earth systems approach. We examine the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and biosphere, emphasizing processes, energy flows, cycles and scale. Specific topics include weather and climate, geomorphic processes and the genesis of landforms, river systems, glaciers, soils, and biomes. Laboratory sessions and a field trip provide practical experience with the lecture topics.
-Exclusion: GGR100Y1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes(5)
Labs:
P0101 M11 – SS 1080
P0201 M12 – SS 1080
P0301 M1 – SS 1080
P0401 M2 – SS 1080
P0501 M3 – SS 1080
P0701 W12 – SS 1080
P0901 W2 – SS 1080
P1001 W3 – SS 1080
P1101 R11 – RL 14081
P1201 R12 – RL 14081
GGR100H1F Course Syllabus
GGR107H1F- Environment, Food and People N. Simms L0101: F10-12 (+tutorial) ES 1050
Examines the relations between food, nature, and society. Food is fundamental to human existence, and central to most cultures; it also has significant and widespread effects on the physical environment. This course uses food as a lens to explore human-environment interactions locally and globally. It serves as an introduction to environmental geography.
-Exclusion: GGR107Y1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions(3)
Tutorials:
T0101 T10-12 – RW 142
T0102 T10-12 – SS 2128
T0201 W10-12 – IN 312
T0202 W10-12 – SS 2128
T0301 W2-4 – SS 2128
T0302 W2-4 – UC 67
T0401 R10-12 – IN 312
T0402 R10-12 – UC 67
T0501 R2-4 – BF 215
T0502 R2-4 – TF 200
T0601 F12-2 – RW 143
T0602 F12-2 – UC 261
GGR107H1F Course Syllabus
GGR112H1F- Geographies of Globalization, Development & Inequality T. Arviv L0101: W10-12 (+tutorial) ES 1050
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)
Tutorials:
T0101 W12 – LM 123
T0201 W2 – UC 148
T0301 W4 – UC 175
T0401 R10 – RL 14081
T0501 R12 – SS 2101
T0601 R2 –  UC 175
T0701 R4 – SS 2101
T5101 W6 – SS 2129
GGR112H1F Course Syllabus
GGR124H1F- Urbanization D. Dupuy L2001: W6-8
L5101: W6-8 (+tutorial)
PB B250
Offers an introduction to North American cities and urbanization in a global context. It explores social, cultural, political and economic forces, processes, and events that shape contemporary urbanism. The course adopts the lens of ‘fixity’ and ‘flow’ to examine how the movement of people, ideas, goods, and capital, as well as their containment in the infrastructure and space of the city, give rise to particular urban forms.
Exclusion: GGR124Y1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions(3)
Tutorials:
T0101 R11 – UC 376
T0201 R1 – BF 215
T0301 R3 – UC 65
T0401 R12 – BF 215
T0501 R4 – SS 1078
T5101 R5 – SS 1078
T5201 R6 – SS 1078
T5301 W8 – SS 1078
T5302 W8 – SS 2111
GGR124H1F Course Syllabus
GGR203H1F- Introduction to Climatology L. Harvey L0101: MWF10 SS 1074
Introduction to the large scale processes responsible for determining global and regional climate and atmospheric circulation patterns, as well as the small scale processes responsible for determining the microclimates of specific environments.
Prerequisite: Physics SPH3U
Recommended Preparation: GGR100H1; MAT133Y1, MAT135H1, MAT136H1, MAT137Y1; PHY131H1, PHY132H1, PHY151H1, PHY152H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
GGR203H1F Course Syllabus
GGR205H1F- Introduction to Soil Science C. Smith L5101: T5-7 SS 1070
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: CHM138H1, CHM139H1; GGR100H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
GGR205H1F Course Syllabus
GGR206H1F- Introduction to Hydrology J. Chen L0101: T1-3 (+tutorial) SS 2106
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)
Tutorials:
T0101 W12 – SS 620
T0201 W3 – SS 620
T5101 T5 – SS 620
GGR206H1F Course Syllabus
GGR217H1F- Urban Landscapes & Planning K. Rankin L0101: M1-3 SS 2110
Considers the role of planning in shaping the urban landscape through historical and contemporary examples that illustrate the interplay of modernist and post-modernist approaches to city building. Traces the origins, competing rationalities and lingering effects of planning in the production of urban space.  Broaches possibilities for engaging planning critically to address challenges of social and environmental justice in cities today.
Exclusion: GGR361H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR217H1F Course Syllabus
GGR221H1F-New Economic Spaces D. Leslie L0101: M2-4 (+tutorial) SS 2102
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 itsInstitutions(3)
Tutorials:
T0101 M1 – SS 2106
T0201 M4 – SS 2106
GGR221H1F Course Syllabus
GGR240H1F- Historical Geography of North America M. Farish L0101: T1-3 (+tutorial) RW 117
Introduction to the historical geography of North America from the pre-Columbian period to the 20th century. Topics include European imperialism, settler colonialism, railroads and the West, industrialization and urbanization, modernism and modernization, and enduring struggles over land.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Tutorials:
T0101 M12 – SS 621
T0201 M1 – SS 621
T0301 M3 – SS 621
T0401 T10 – RL 14081
T0501 T12 – SS 621
T0601 T3 – SS 621
GGR240H1F Course Syllabus
GGR241H1F- Geographies of Urban Social Exclusion R. Lewis L0101: W10-12 SS 2135
Introduction to the geographies of urban social exclusion and segregation after 1750. Using a selection of cities from around the world, the course examines the impacts and implications of urban social inequalities.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR241H1F Course Syllabus
GGR246H1F- Geography of Canada M. Hewer L5101: M6-8 BA 1160
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)
GGR246H1F Course Syllabus
GGR270H1F- Analytical Methods M. Widener L0101: W2-4 (+tutorials) HS 610
Theory and practical application of elementary quantitative techniques in geography emphasizing descriptive, inferential and spatial statistical analysis, probability, and sampling.
Exclusion:ECO220Y1/ECO227Y1/GGR270Y1/LIN305H1/POL222H1/POL242Y1/PSY201H1/
SOC200H1/SOC202H1/STA220H1/STA248H1/STA250H1/STA261H1aRecommended
Preparation: 0.5 FCE in Geography
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement:None
Tutorials:
T0101 W4 – MP 118
T0201 W5 – MP 118
T0301 R11 – UC 261
T0401 R12 – UC 85
T0501 R2 – LM 155
T5101 W6 – UC 85
GGR270H1F Course Syllabus
GGR272H1F- Geographic Information & Mapping D. Boyes L0101: T10-12 SS 2135
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)
GGR272H1F Course Syllabus
GGR300H1F- Special Topics in Geography
(GIS of Public Health)
M. Widener L0101: R10-12 (+labs) SS 2105
The goal of this course is to give students an appreciation and understanding of the GIS concepts and methodologies related to spatial health and medical data. The course will focus on GIS techniques like visualization, cluster detection, spatial accessibility analysis, and the geography of disease spread. Lab/tutorial/practicum work will provide hands on experience with example data, leaving students with a firm grasp of contemporary health and medical problems and a skill set of spatial analytical methods that can be used to solve them.
Prerequisites: GGR272H1
Recommended Preparation: GGR270H1
Distribution: Social Science
Breadth: TBA
This course can be used for: GIS (Req C/3), Human Geography (Group E), Environmental Geography (Group A) subject POSts
Labs:
P0101 R12 – SS 2111
P0201 R1 – SS 2111
GGR300H1F Course Syllabus
GGR320H1F- Geographies of Transnationalism, Migration & Gender R. Silvey L0101: R10-12 SS 2127
This course examines recent changes in global migration processes. Specifically, the course addresses the transnationalization and feminization of migrant populations and various segments of the global labor force. The coursework focuses on analyzing classical paradigms in migration studies, as well as emerging theoretical approaches to gender and migration. In addition, it traces the shifting empirical trends in gendered employment and mobility patterns. It uses in-depth case study material to query the frameworks employed in migration studies and to understand the grounded implications of gendered migration. It pays particular attention to the interventions made by feminist geographers in debates about work, migration, place, and space.
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR320H1F Course Syllabus
GGR326H1F- Remaking the Global Economy J. Zhang L5101: W5-7 SS 1072
Examines links between global economic integration and geographically uneven economic development. Focuses on debates and empirical studies on global production networks (GPNs), and associated issues such as offshoring, outsourcing, and upgrading. Blends analysis of both theory and practice of business firms and regional development. Seeks to develop an in-depth understanding of the key actors driving contemporary global economic transformation, within the ‘transnational space’ constituted and structured by transnational firns, state institutions, and ideologies.
Prerequisite: 7.5 FCE’s
Exclusion: GGR300H1 (2013-14)
Recommended Preparation: GGR112H1/GGR220H1/GGR221H1, 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3) at the 200+ level
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR326H1F Course Syllabus
GGR327H1F- Geography & Gender David Seitz L0101: M11-1 RW 143
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/BR=3)
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR327H1F Course Syllabus
GGR328H1F- Labour Geographies E. Reid-Musson L0101: R2-4 WI 524
Explores changes in the nature of work and the structure and geography of labour markets. Topics will include globalization, lean production, flexibility and risk, industrial relations, workfare, the body at work, and gender and work.
Prerequisite: 7.5 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)
GGR328H1F Course Syllabus
GGR334H1F- Water Resources R. Verma L0101: W12-2 SS 2110
Managing demand and supply; linkages between water quality and human health. Case studies from the industrial world and from developing countries, rural and urban. Implications of population growth and climate change for water resource management.
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including one of GGR100H1, GGR107H1, GGR223H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR334H1F Course Syllabus
GGR338H1F- Environmental Problems in Developing Countries J. Squire L0101: R12-2 SS 2106
Describes and analyses a broad range of the key environmental issues currently facing developing countries from geographical perspectives. Emphasis is on air pollution, water contamination and treatment, residential and industrial solid waste collection and management, with multimedia and written examples drawn from throughout the developing world.
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including one of GGR107H1, GGR223H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR338H1F Course Syllabus
GGR343H1F- The Changing Geography of China  L. Yu L5101: R5-7 SS 2125
The evolving social, political and economic landscape of China. Focus on development strategies and their effects on agriculture, industry, urbanization, city planning and the environment since 1949. Special attention paid to the interconnected development trajectories shaping urban and rural areas, together with the complex interactions between the built and social environments.
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)
GGR343H1F Course Syllabus
GGR348H1F- Carbon-Free Energy L. Harvey L0101: W4-6
L0101: W6
SS 1074
Examines the options available for providing energy from carbon-free energy sources: solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, and fossil fuels with capture and sequestration of CO2. The hydrogen economy is also discussed. Offered alternate years from GGR347H1.
Prerequisite: Physics SPH3U
Exclusion: GGR333H1, JGE348H1
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including first year Math and/or Physics
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
GGR348H1F Course Syllabus
GGR360H1F- Culture, History & Landscape D. Clark L0101: W4-6 SS 2110
The history of approaches to the idea of landscape. A consideration of the origins and uses of the term in geographical inquiry will be followed by a series of case studies, global in scope, from the Early Modern period to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the representational and lived aspects of landscapes, as well as struggles over their definition, interpretation, and use.
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 1.0 FCE in Geography (HUM/BR=1 or SOC SCI/BR=3)
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
GGR360H1F Course Syllabus
GGR373H1F- Advanced Geographic Information Systems K. Larsen L0101: T1-3 (+labs) SS 2125
Advanced theory, techniques, and applications in geographic information systems (GIS), including interpolation, geostatistics, modeling, and raster and vector analysis. GIS project design and implementation.
Prerequisite: GGR273H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science or Science course
Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
Labs:
P0101 T3-5 – SS 620
P0201 W1-3 – SS 620
GGR373H1F Course Syllabus
GGR382H1F- Field Course in Human Geography D. Cowen L5101: M5-7 SS 1078
Introduction to field studies in human geography. The course includes exercises and a project during a one-week field study in late August or early September, some preparation during the preceding summer and complementary practical work and/or seminars during the Fall Term. Each student is required to pay the costs of their transportation and accommodation. Students must register with the Department by April. Course is limited by size. Preference given to Geography SPE/MAJ/MIN. Applications open to all students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR382H1F Course Syllabus
GGR390H1F- Field Methods J. Chen L5101: TBA
Introduction to field methods in geomorphology, vegetation mapping/analysis, soils, hydrology, and climatology.  The course includes exercises and a project during a one-week field camp, a little preparation during the preceding summer, and complementary practical work and/or seminars during the Fall Term. Each student is required to pay the costs of their transportation and accommodation. This course meets the field requirement for Physical & Environmental Geography programs. The field camp normally runs for one week at the end of August/early September. Students must register with the Department by April. Consult with the department in case of conflict or concerns. Course may be limited by size. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 1.0 from GGR100H1, GGR201H1, GGR203H1, GGR205H1, GGR206H1, GGR305H1, ESS102H1, ENV234H1
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR390H1F Course Syllabus
GGR416H1F- Environmental Impact Assessment J. Taylor L5101: T5-7
L5101: T7
BF 315
Environmental impact assessment (EIA) as a mechanism for avoiding or mediating the potential costs of development. The course focuses on the theory and practice of EIA in Canada in general and Ontario in particular. Using a broad definition of environment, various components of EIA are addressed, with an emphasis on principles, legal and institutional frameworks, stages in the process, and specific analytical techniques.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s, 2.0 FCE’s in Geography including GGR270H1, GGR271H1
Exclusion: GGR393H1
Recommended Preparation: One of GGR222H1/GGR223H1 or ENV236H1/JGE236H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
-GGR416H1F Course Syllabus
GGR430H1F- Geographies Market J. Zhang L0101: T12-3 BF 315
Focuses on actually-existing markets and their geographically-mediated formation and assemblage. Explores how markets are produced, stabilized, reshaped and fall apart at multiple geographic scales. We examine issues such as the debates on states versus markets, embeddedness of markets, neoliberalism and moral justification of markets, varieties of capitalism, regionally variegated capitalism, post-socialist market transitions, and the dynamic evolution of market institutions and economic landscapes.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s including at least 1.0 FCE in 300+ Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3)
Exclusion: GGR400H1(2013-14)
Recommended Preparation: GGR220H1/GGR221H1, GGR326H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR430H1F Course Syllabus
GGR457H1F- Post War Suburbs T. Arviv L5101: T5-7 SS 2111
Investigates post-war suburbs, beginning with an examination of their competing contemporary meanings. It considers images of prosperous private enclaves, of declining and difficult to access places, of racialized and segregated areas, of banality and homogeneity, of precarity and polarization, and of creative social struggles. It assesses these different visions through an analysis of urban growth and change since WWII. The course will focus on themes of public and private space; class, race and segregation; gender and suburban space; immigration; urban sprawl, and the changing social and economic geography of the suburbs. It examines North American areas, with examples from Australia and Europe.
Prerequisite: 10 FCEs
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR457H1F Course Syllabus
GGR458H1F- Advanced Topics in Urban Geography J. Hackworth L0101: W2-4 S 2125
This course focuses on original works that have been influential to the field of urban geography.  The first third of the course consists of extensive reading and discussion of pre-selected “classical” urban pieces.  The second third consists of student-led reviews of important urban books.  The final third consists of student-led projects devoted to a particular theme (announced on the first day of class).  It is designed for students who have taken urban courses in the past who are interested in extending this interest in a non-textbook, more interactive environment.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE`s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
GGR458H1F Course Syllabus
GGR491Y1Y- Research Project Staff L0101: TBA
Specially designed for students wishing to gain experience in conducting research in their area of specialization. Of particular value for geographers interested in graduate study, or positions in government, planning and consulting firms where research skills may be an asset. Students select a research problem and complete a project under the supervision of a faculty member. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate; early discussion with a likely supervisor is encouraged. Enrolment may be completed at any time up to September; open to students in a Specialist or Major Program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10 FCEs
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR492H1F- Senior Practicum Staff L0101: TBA
Students design and implement an independent applied geography/planning project in consultation with an employer (paid or volunteer), who will act as their “client.” Enrolment requires written permission from a staff supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR492H1Y- Senior Practicum Staff L0101: TBA
Students design and implement an independent applied geography/planning project in consultation with an employer (paid or volunteer), who will act as their “client.” Enrolment requires written permission from a staff supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR492Y1Y- Senior Practicum Staff L0101: TBA
 Students design and implement an independent applied geography/planning/GIS project in consultation with an employer (paid or volunteer), who will act as their “client”. Enrolment required written permission from a staff supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCEs and who are enrolled in a Specialist, Major or GIS minor program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR493Y1Y- Geography Professional Experience Leslie/Rae L0101: M11-1 RW 141
Undertake professional placement matching academic interests and career goals.  Students meet regularly during the year in class to cover topics such as: reflective writing, project management, career planning, and the application of academic skills in professional contexts. Research project required that connects a topic related to placement with academic literatures.  Normally, one day per week spent at placement site. For students in their final year of a Geography major or specialist program of study, or the GIS Minor. Space limited. Applications are reviewed in early spring. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 14.5 FCEs; must be enrolled in a GGR Major or Specialist, or GIS Minor; permission of instructor.
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR497H1F- Independent Research Staff L0101: TBA
Independent research extension to one of the courses already completed in Environmental Geography. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCE’s and who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR498H1F- Independent Research Staff L0101: TBA
Independent research extension to one of the courses already completed in Physical Geography. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCEs and who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR498H1Y- Independent Research Staff L0101: TBA
Independent research extension to one of the courses already completed in Physical Geography. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCEs and who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR498Y1Y- Independent Study Staff L0101: TBA
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GGR499H1F- Independent Research Staff L0101: TBA
Independent research extension to one of the courses already completed in a social science or humanities branch of Geography. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCEs and who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
GGR499H1Y- Independent Research Staff L0101: TBA
Independent research extension to one of the courses already completed in a social science or humanities branch of Geography. Enrolment requires written permission from a faculty supervisor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate. Only open to students who have completed 10 FCEs and who are enrolled in a Specialist or Major program sponsored by the Department of Geography. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Prerequisite: 10.0 FCE’s
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
JGI346H1F- Urban Planning Process W. Burton L0101: T12-2 SS 1069
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 from other countries, primarily the United States.
Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including GGR124H1, INI235Y1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
–JGI346H1F Course Syllabus
JGI454H1F- Role of the Planner Davidson/Bowron L0101: T10-1 UC 67
Focuses on the role of a planning practitioner in contemporary society using a wealth of examples drawn from recent issues and debates in Canadian cities and regions. The course will walk students through the demands made of planners in terms of both technical expertise as well as political necessity and ask them to think actively about how to prepare for the extraordinary growth of cities during the next century. Examples of issues that will be discussed in some detail include the myths surrounding the city vs. the suburbs, the creativity and passion involved in planning work and the need to see Toronto’s future from a regional perspective.
Prerequisite: 14.5 FCEs, 5.0 of which must be GGR/INI Urban Studies
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
JGI454H1F Course Syllabus