Timetables & Courses

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Summer 2017 Timetable

If the syllabus is available for a course, it has been attached to the course description below.

Important Dates:
  • F section courses run from May 15 to June 23.
  • Last day to add or change F meeting section: May 22
  • Last day to cancel F section code courses without academic penalty: June 12
  • S section courses run from July 4 to August 14.
  • Last day to add or change S meeting section: July 10
  • Last day to cancel S section code courses without academic penalty: July 31
Examination Periods:
  • June 26-30: Final examinations in courses with an F section code
  • August 15-18:Final examinations in courses with an S section code

Last updated July 4, 2017

Course Instructor Day & Time Location
GGR112H1F – Geographies of Globalization, Development & Inequality T. Arviv L0101: TR10-12
Tutorials: TR12, 1*
SS 1071
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.
*Note: Tutorials will likely only happen once a week.
-Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions(3)
Tutorials:
Course Syllabus GGR112 *updated May 30
GGR206H1F – Introduction to Hydrology R. Verma *NEW TIME*
L0101: MW10-12
Labs: MW12,1*
SS 2108
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.
*Note: Labs will likely only happen once a week.
Recommended Preparation: GGR100H1; MAT135H1
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes(5)
Tutorials:
Course Syllabus GGR206
GGR217H1S – Urban Landscapes and Planning Z. Matson L0101: TR12-2 SS 1083
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
GGR240H1S – Geographies of Colonialism in North America K. Mazer L0101: TR2-4 SS 2110
An introduction to the historical geography of North America through the lens of colonialism. Focused on the period from the late 15th century to the turn of the 20th, but with an eye to our colonial present, the course uses cultural texts and place-based cases to ground broad themes and processes such as environmental change, (re)settlement campaigns, slavery and industrialization, railroading and resource extraction, American empire-building, and enduring struggles over land and identity.
-Distribution Requirement Status: Humanities
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR240 – Final
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
GGR300H1F – Special Topics: Infrastructure M. Siemiatycki L0101:TR12-2  SS 2125
Infrastructure is the term that describes the transportation systems, sewers, pipes, and power lines that provide urban dwellers with necessary public services. In recent years, billions of dollars have been invested in infrastructure worldwide, with the potential to transform cities and regions. This course introduces key topics in the geography and planning of infrastructure. Students will learn about the spatial distribution of infrastructure investments globally, the methods and techniques for deciding which projects to build, the ways that infrastructure is paid for, and the impacts that specific types of projects have on the social, environmental and economic vitality of cities.
-Distribution Requirement Status: TBA
-Breadth Requirement: TBA
Course Syllabus GGR300
GGR314H1F – Global Warming A. Hervas L0101: MW2-4
Tutorials: MW4, 5*
SS 1071
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.
*Note: Tutorials will likely only happen once a week.
-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
JGE321H1S – Multicultural Perspectives on Environmental Management R. Lakanen L0101: TR10-12 *NEW ROOM*
SS 562
Diverse approaches to environmental issues in a variety of multicultural settings are introduced, compared and analyzed, using case studies. Perspectives on environmental management will be discussed as they emerge from contexts such as Latin America, Asia, or Africa.

-Prerequisite: ENV221H1/ENV222H1/GGR222H1/GGR223H1
-Exclusion: ENV321Y1
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s
-Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus JGE321 – Tentative

GGR323H1F – Issues in Population Geography C. Henry L0101: TR6-8  SS 2110
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
GGR329H1S – The Global Food System E. Lewison L0101: MW10-12 SS 1070
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 including 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3)
-Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
– Course Syllabus GGR329
GGR338H1S – Environmental Issues in the Global South A. de Jesus L0101: MW2-4 SS 1087
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: Social Science
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
– Course Syllabus GGR338
GGR342H1S – Changing Geography of Southeast Asia Z. Anderson L0101: TR6-8 SS 2110
Examines changes in the social, political and economic geography of Southeast Asian countries. Examples drawn from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines as these emerging newly industrialized countries enter the 21st century. Emphasis on political-economy, urbanization and environment since 1950.
-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3)
-Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
-Course Syllabus GGR342
GGR374H1F – Urban Dynamics  R.  DiFrancesco L0101: MW12-2   SS 2127
This course will focus on the social and economic repercussions associated with the formation and evolution of polynuclear urban regions in response to global economic restructuring. Foci will include the importance of knowledge and innovation in the process of economic development, social and economic polarization at multiple spatial scales, planning interventions to address these polarities, and strategies and tactics in the promotion of more sustainable urban-centred regional economies.

-Recommended Preparation: 8.0 FCE’s including 2.0 FCE’s in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3). A statistics course (GGR270H1 or other) would be an asset.
-Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science
-Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)
Course Syllabus GGR374 (revised May 15)