2016 Summer Undergraduate Timetable

Summer 2016 Timetable

Important Dates:
        • F section courses run from May 9th to June 17th 2016
        • Last day to add or change F meeting section: May 18th, 2016
        • Last day to cancel F section code courses without academic penalty: June 6, 2016
        • S section courses run from June 27th to August 8th 2016
        • Last day to add or change S meeting section: July 4th, 2016
        • Last day to cancel S section code courses without academic penalty: July 25th, 2016
Examination Periods:
        • June 20-24: Final examinations in courses with an F section code
        • August 9-15: Final examinations in courses with an S section code

Last updated May 13, 2016

Course Instructor Day & Time Location
GGR124H1F – Urbanization, Contemporary Cities and Urban Life  T. Arviv L0101: TR12-2  RW 117
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)
Course Syllabus GGR124
GGR203H1F – Introduction to Climatology  J. Jien L0101: TR2-4
T0101: TR4
 SS 2105
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 (Summer 2016): GGR100H1 or permission of department
-Recommended Preparation (Summer 2016): High school or first-year physics
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
Course Syllabus GGR203
GGR217H1S – Urban Landscapes and Planning  P. Khanolkar L5101: TR6-8  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)
-Course Syllabus GGR217
GGR246H1F- Geography of Canada M. Siemiatycki L0101:MW12-2  SS 1083
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
GGR271H1F – Social Research Methods M. Siemiatycki L0101: TR12-2  SS 1072
Practical course on field methods designed to enable students to carry out their own research projects. Behavioural observation, interviewing, questionnaire design, sampling theory, content analysis of written and graphic material, data coding and focus groups.
-Exclusion: SOC200H1/SOC204H1/WDW350H1/ENV223H1(from 2010-11)
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: None
Course Syllabus GGR271
GGR272H1F- Geographic Information and Mapping I D. Boyes On-Line Online
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: TR10-12  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
GGR314H1S – Global Warming  L. Tozer L0101: TR12-2
T0101: TR2
T0102: TR2
SS 1072
SS 1084
SS 1088
A comprehensive examination of the greenhouse warming problem, beginning with economic, carbon cycle, and climate model projections; impacts on and adaptive responses of agriculture, forests, fisheries, and water resources; abatement options; technical and institutional issues.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science or Science course
-Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)
Course Syllabus GGR314
GGR321H1S- Aboriginal People and Environmental Issues in Canada  N. Latulippe L0101: MW2-4  OI5170
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
GGR323H1F – Issues in Population Geography  C. Teeple Hopkins L5101: MW2-4 OI2212 (June 1, 6, 8 classes in SS2110)
Explores issues in the geographies of population at a variety of scales from global to local. Topics include an investigation of the mechanics of population growth, theories of population, population growth through time, migration, the impact of population growth on the environment and the social and economic consequences of population change.
-Exclusions: GGR208H5
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including GGR107H1, GGR124H1, GGR246H1
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR323
GGR338H1F – Environmental Problems in Developing Countries  E. Lewison L5101: MW6-8  OI2212 (June 6 class in 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)
Course Syllabus GGR338
GGR360H1S – Culture, History, and Landscape  M. Farish L0101: TR10-12  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)
Course Syllabus GGR360