Undergraduate Courses

The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies offers courses in Art History and Visual Culture, Chinese, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, English, Film, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Media Studies, Spanish, Theatre, Visual Arts, and World Literatures.

All of the FCCS courses and descriptions to be taught in the 2020-2021 academic year are listed below by subject.

Please note that the course schedule listed below is subject to change. Courses are offered in-person unless otherwise noted.

To register, you must login to your SSC on your registration day. You can start a worklist at anytime to plan out your year, visit the UBCO 2021-22 Courses page for helpful information on finding courses. You can also search the course schedule for the current academic year HERE.

Summer Term 1 courses

(May 10, 2021 to Jun 17, 2021). All courses are offered online unless otherwise stated.

  • ARTH 101 | Art and Visual Cultures of the World
  • ARTH 460 | Public Art
  • CHIN 100 | Basic Chinese 1
  • KORN 100 | Basic Chinese II
  • CRWR 328 | Special Topics (online with option for socially distanced group)
  • CRWR 470 | Portfolio (online, offered as part of the Summer indigenous Art intensive)
  • ENGL 109 | Studies in Composition (Enhanced)
  • ENGL 112 | Studies in Composition
  • ENGL 150 | Introduction to Literary Genre
  • ENGL 153 | Readings in Narrative
  • ENGL 364 | 19th-Century Studies
  • ENGL 387/CULT 350 | Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions
  • FREN 101 | Elementary French 1
  • FREN 103 | Upper Elementary French 1
  • JPST 100 | Beginning Japanese Language
  • THTR 302 | Indigenous Performance (online with option for socially distanced group and/or individual field work, offered as part of the Summer indigenous Art intensive)
  • SPAN 101 | Beginners Spanish 1
  • SPAN 201 | Advanced Beginners Spanish 1
  • VISA 102 | Drawing & Walking (online with option for socially distanced group)
  • VISA 106 | Digital Media
  • VISA 206 | Sound Art (online with option for socially distanced group, offered as part of the Summer indigenous Art intensive)
  • VISA 290B | Special Topics – Photography (online with option for socially distanced group)
  • VISA 460 | Mural Art (Mural project will take place outdoors in a community setting. Students must be available for in-person work)
  • VISA 460/520 | Indigenous Praxis (online with option for socially distanced group, offered as part of the Summer indigenous Art intensive)

Summer Term 2 courses

(Jul 05, 2021 to Aug 12, 2021). All courses are offered online unless otherwise stated.

  • ENGL 109 Studies in Composition (Enhanced)
  • ENGL 112 Studies in Composition
  • ENGL 150 Introduction to Literary Genre
  • ENGL 153 Readings in Narrative
  • FREN 102 | Elementary French II
  • FREN 104 | Upper Elementary French II
  • SPAN 102| Beginners Spanish II
  • SPAN 202 | Advanced Beginners Spanish II
  • WRLD 151 | Introduction to Language and Culture: Modern Chinese
  • WRLD 152 | Introduction to Language and Culture: Modern Korean
  • WRLD 399B | Modern Memoirs and History in China, Japan, and Korea

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 courses

ARTH 101-001 | Art History and Visual Cultures of World 1. Instructor: Nathlie Hager

ARTH 202-001 | The Critical Viewer. Instructor: Nathlie Hager

ARTH 301-001 | Critical Viewing Advanced Studies. (online)

ARTH 320-001 | Art in Canada 1900-1970. Instructor: Nathlie Hager

ARTH 370-001/DAHU 370/WRLD 370 | Story & Image Across the Islamic World. Instructor: TBA (online)

ARTH 380-001 | African Art and Visual Culture. Instructor: Suzanne Gott

ARTH 390-001 | Indigenous Art and Visual Culture. Instructor: Suzanne Gott

ARTH 395-001 | Renaissance Europe in a Global Context. Instructor: Antonella De Michelis (online)

ARTH 420-001 | Curating Contemporary Art. Instructor: TBA (online)

Term 2 Courses

ARTH 102-001 | Art History and Visual Cultures of World 2. Instructor: Nathlie Hager

ARTH 203-001 | Global Contemporary Art. Instructor: TBA (online)

ARTH 309 – 001/CULT 380/THTR 309 | Performance Art Global Perspectives. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

ARTH 315-001 | History of 20th-Century Art. Instructor: Nathalie Hager

ARTH 321-001 | Art in Canada 1970 to present. Instructor: Nathalie Hager

ARTH 323-001 | Creative Activism: Art, Media, and Social Justice. Instructor: TBA (online)

ARTH 375-001 | Encountering India: The Age of the Mughals. Instructor: TBA (online)

ARTH 385-001 | African Dress and Fashion. Instructor: Suzanne Gott

ARTH 396-001 | 17th Century European Art in a Global Context. Instructor: Antonella De Michelis (online)

ARTH 451-001/CCS 512-001 | Politics of Exhibition and Representation. Instructor: Suzanne Gott

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 courses

CCS 150-001 | Creative and Critical Art Theory I. Instructor: Tania Willard (online)

Term 2 Courses

CCS 250-001 | Creative and Critical Art Theory II. Instructor: Katherine Pickering (online)

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

CRWR 150-001 | Intro to Writing Poetry & Non Fiction. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 160-001 | Intro to Writing Fiction and Drama. Instructor: Kevin Chong (online)

CRWR 160-002 | Intro to Writing Fiction and Drama. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 216-001 | Intermediate Workshop in Poetry. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 250-001 | Screenwriting. Instructor: TBA (online)

CRWR 260-001 | Theory & Practice in Creative Writing. Instructor: Nancy Holmes

CRWR 310-001 | The Power of Metaphor. Instructor: Nancy Holmes

CRWR 380-001 | Writing of the Short Story. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 470-001 | Creative Writing Portfolio. Instructor: Anne Fleming (online)

CRWR 471-001 | Writing of the Novel. Instructor: Kevin Chong (6 credits, both terms) (online)

Term 2 Courses

CRWR 150-001 | Intro to Writing Poetry & Non Fiction. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 160-001 | Intro to Writing Fiction and Drama. Instructor: Kevin Chong (online)

CRWR 160-002 | Intro to Writing Fiction and Drama. Instructor: TBA

CRWR 217-001 | Writing: Fiction. Instructor: Anne Fleming (online)

CRWR 218-001 | Writing: Playwriting. Instructor: TBA (online)

CRWR 381-001 | Writing of Poetry. Instructor: Anne Fleming (online)

CRWR 382A-001 | Topics in Creative Writing. Instructor: Anne Fleming (online)

CRWR 471-001 | Writing of the Novel. Instructor: Kevin Chong (6 credits, both terms) (online)

CRWR 472-001 | Editing & Publishing. Instructor: Michael V. Smith

CRWR 474-001 | Writing with Media. Instructor: Michael V. Smith

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

CORH 203-001 | Communication in the Sciences. Instructor: Aisha Ravindran

CORH 204-001 | Communication in the Humanities. Instructor: Anita Chaudhuri (hybrid)

CORH 205-001 | Communication in the Social Sciences. Instructor: TBA

Term 2 Courses

CORH 203-101 | Communication in the Sciences. Instructor: Aisha Ravindran

CORH 205-101 | Communication in the Social Sciences. Instructor: TBA

CORH 216-101 | Communication and Media. Instructor: Marie Loughlin

CORH 321-101 | Personal and Professional Identity and Interpersonal Communication. Instructor: Aisha Ravindran

 

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

CULT 100-001 | Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: TBA

CULT 100-002 | Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: TBA

CULT 100-003 | Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos (online)

CULT 100-004 | Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: TBA

CULT 101-001 | Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

CULT 101-002 | Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Daniel Keyes (online)

CULT 101-003 | Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Daniel Keyes

CULT 205-001/JPST 215 | Introduction to Contemporary Japan Through Pop Culture. Instructor: Nina Langton

CULT 215-002 | Cultural Industries. Instructor: Kyong Yoon

CULT 275-001/ENGL 250 | Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research. Instructor: Melissa Jacques

CULT 309Q-001/VISA 336Q | Advanced Practice in Printmaking. Instructor: Briar Craig

CULT 310Q-001/VISA 362Q | Advanced Practice in Photography. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

CULT 311-001Q/VISA 382Q | Advanced Practice in Media Arts. Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic

CULT 340-001/ENGL 379 | Colonialism and Decolonization. Instructor: David Jefferess

CULT 350-001/ENGL387 | Indigenous Literatures: Intellectual Traditions. Instructor: Kerrie Charnley

CULT 351-001/ENGL 385 | Settler Studies, Literature, and Culture. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

CULT 371-001/ENGL 309 | Modern Critical Theory and Interdisciplinary Methods. Instructor: George Grinnell (hybrid)

CULT 410-001 | Asian Cinema. Instructor: Kyong Yoon

CULT 470 A-001/ENGL 412A | Gender, Race, Medicine & the Construction of the Hysteric. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

CULT 480-001/THTR 411 | Performance Studies. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

Term 2 Courses

CULT 100-101 Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: TBA

CULT 100-102 Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context. Instructor: TBA

CULT 101-101 Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

CULT 101-102 Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

CULT 101-103 Cultural Studies Practices. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

CULT 215-002 | Cultural Industries. Instructor: Kyong Yoon

CULT 230-001/ENGL 224 | Reading Across Borders. Instructor: David Jefferess (hybrid)

CULT 250-101/ENGL 234 | Indigenous Literature. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

CULT 275-101/ENGL 250 | Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research. Instructor: Melissa Jacques

CULT 300-101/ENGL 378 | Documentary and Docudrama. Instructor: Daniel Keyes

CULT 305-001/ENGL 377| English-Canadian Screen Culture. Instructor: Daniel Keyes

CULT 309R-001/VISA 336R | Advanced Practice in Printmaking. Instructor: Briar Craig

CULT 310R-001/VISA 362R | Advanced Practice in Photography. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

CULT 311R-001/VISA 382R | Advanced Practice in Media Arts. Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic

CULT 312A-001 | Internet Culture. Instructor: Kyong Yoon

CULT 320-101/ARTH 323 | Creative Activism: Art, Media, and Social Justice. Instructor: TBA

CULT 346-101/ENGL387 | Human Rights, Literature, and Culture. Instructor: David Jefferess

CULT 380-001/ARTH309/THRT309 | Performance Art: Global Perspectives. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

CULT 400D-101/ENGL 493G | Topics in Popular Culture Instructor: George Grinnell

CULT 400N-101 | Topics in Popular Culture. Instructor: Cameron Crookson

CULT 437A-101/ENGL 437A | Postcolonial Studies. Instructor: David Jefferess

CULT 450-001/ENGL473/ENGL531A | Studies in Indigenous Literature and Criticism. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

CULT 460-101/ENGL 457/ENGL 521A | Posthumanism and Critical Animal Studies. Instructor: Jodey Castricano

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

DIHU 155-001/ENGL155 | Writing and Making Technology in the Humanities. Instructor: Emily Murphy

DIHU 220 | Research with Media in the Humanities. Instructor: TBA

DIHU 301-001/ENGL 305 | The Self-Conscious Text. Instructor: Emily Murphy

DIHU 302-001/ENGL 306 | The Programmed World. Instructor: TBA

DIHU370-001/WRLD 370/ARTH370 | Story and Image Across the Islamic World. Instructor: TBA

Term 2 Courses

DIHU 301-101/ENGL 305 | The Self-Conscious Text. Instructor: Emily Murphy

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

ENGL 009-001 | Preparation for University Writing

ENGL 109-001 | Studies in Composition (Enhanced).  (full year course) Sections: 001; 002 (online); 003 (online); 004; 005; 006; 007; 008

ENGL 112 | Studies in Composition.

  • Section 001 Instructor: Joanne Cockerline
  • Section 002; 003; 004 Instructor: Shirley McDonald (online)
  • Section 005 Instructor: Jenn Payson
  • Section 006 Instructor: Jenn Payson
  • Section 007 Instructor: Jenn Payson
  • Section 009 Instructor: Cathi Shaw (online)
  • Section 008; 010; 011; 012; 013; 014; 015; 016; 017; 018; 019; 020; 021 Instructor: TBA

ENGL 150 | Introduction to Literary Genre.

ENGL 151 | Critical Studies in Literature.

  • Section 001 Instructor: Sean Lawrence
  • Section 002 Instructor: TBA

ENGL 153 | Readings in Narrative.

  • Section 001 Instructor: Lisa Grekul
  • Section 002 Instructor: George Grinnell
  • Section 003; 004 (hybrid); 005; 006; 007 (hybrid) Instructor: TBA

ENGL 154-001 | Indigenous Narrative. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 155-001/DIHU 155 | Writing and Making Technology in the Humanities. Instructor: Emily Murphy

ENGL 203-001 | Topics in Composition: Instructor: Cathi Shaw (online)

ENGL 220-001 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context. Instructor: Robert Eggleston (hybrid)

ENGL 220-002 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context. Instructor: Michael Treschow (hybrid)

ENGL 222-001 | Literature in Canada. Instructor: Lisa Grekul

ENGL 250-001 | Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research. Instructor: Melissa Jacques

ENGL 305-001/DIHU 301 | The Self-Conscious Text. Instructor: Emily Murphy

ENGL 306-001/DIHU 302 | The Programmed World. Instructor: TBA

ENGL 309-001 | Modern Critical Theory and Interdisciplinary Methods. Instructor: George Grinnell (hybrid)

ENGL 338-001 | American Literature after World War II. Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 350B-001 | 16th- and 17th-Century Studies. Instructor: Marie Loughlin (online)

ENGL 352-001 | Shakespeare: Earlier Works. Instructor: Sean Lawrence

ENGL 379-001/CULT 340 | Colonialism and Decolonization. Instructor: David Jefferess

ENGL 385-001/CULT 351 | Settler Studies, Literature, and Culture. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 387-001/CULT 350 | Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions. Instructor: Kerrie Charnley

ENGL 395C-001/ENGL394C | Popular Literature: Superheroes. Instructor: Marie Loughlin

ENGL 412A-101/CULT 470A | Interdisciplinary Studies in Critical Theory: Gender, Race, Medicine: The Construction of the Hysteric. Instructor: Maria Alexopoulos

ENGL 433-001 | English Novel in the 18th Century. Instructor: Oliver Lovesey (online)

ENGL 470B-001 | Canadian Studies: Curating Literary Audio. Instructor: Karis Shearer

ENGL 477B-001/ENGL 532B | Climate Change and Literature. Instructor: Greg Garrard

Term 2 Courses

ENGL 112 | Studies in Composition.

  • Section 101 (online) Instructor: Joanne Cockerline
  • Section 102; 103; 104 Instructor: Shirley McDonald (online)
  • Section 105; 106; 107 Instructor: Jenn Payson
  • Section 110 Instructor: Cathi Shaw (online)
  • Section 111 Instructor: Jordan Stouck
  • Section 109 (online); 112; 113; 114; 115; 116; 117; 118; 119; 120 Instructor: TBA

ENGL 114-101; 102 | Studies in Composition: Aboriginal Perspectives. Instructor: Kerrie Charnley

ENGL 150 | Introduction to Literary Genre.

ENGL 151 | Critical Studies in Literature

  • Section 101 Instructor: Sean Lawrence
  • Section 102 Instructor: TBA

ENGL 153| Readings in Narrative

  • Section 101 Instructor: Lisa Grekul
  • Section 102 Instructor: George Grinnell
  • Section 103 (hybrid); 104; 105; 106; 107; 108 (hybrid); 109 Instructor: TBA

ENGL 203-101 | Topics in Composition. Instructor: Cathi Shaw (online)

ENGL 221-101 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context. Instructor: Jennifer Gustar

ENGL 221-102 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context. Instructor: Paul Milton (hybrid)

ENGL 224-001/CULT 230-001 | Foundations: Reading Across Borders. Instructor: David Jefferess (hybrid)

ENGL 234-101/CULT 250-101 | Foundations: Indigenous Literature. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 250-101 | Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research. Instructor: Melissa Jacques

ENGL 305-101/DIHU 301 | The Self-Conscious Text. Instructor: Emily Murphy

ENGL 345B-001 | Afropolitian Literature as World Literature. Instructor: Sakiru Adebayo

ENGL 353-101 | Shakespeare: Later Works. Instructor: Sean Lawrence

ENGL 357-101 | Restoration Drama and Culture. Instructor: Robert Eggleston (hybrid)

ENGL 365A-001 | Major Authors of the 19th Century. Instructor: Oliver Lovesey

ENGL 377-001/CULT 305 | English-Canadian Screen Culture. Instructor: Daniel Keyes

ENGL 378-101/CULT 300 | Documentary and Docudrama. Instructor: Daniel Keyes

ENGL 384-001/CULT 346 | Human Rights, Literature, and Culture. Instructor: David Jefferess

ENGL 394G-001 | Interdisciplinary Studies in English Literature: Harry Potter. Instructor: Marie Loughlin (online)

ENGL 395G-101 | Popular Literature: Harry Potter. Instructor: Marie Loughlin (online)

ENGL 428-001 | Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Instructor: Martin Blum

ENGL 457-101/CULT 460/ENGL 521A/IGS 539L | Posthumanism and Critical Animal Studies. Instructor: Jodey Castricano

ENGL 470M-101 | Canadian Studies. Instructor: Lisa Grekul

ENGL 472A-101 | American Studies. Instructor: Bryce Traister (hybrid)

ENGL473-001/ENGL531/CULT 450| Studies in Indigenous Literature and Criticism. Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 475-101 | Topics in American Poetry. Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 480A-101\ENGL532 | Studies in International Literature in English. Instructor: Jennifer Gustar

ENGL 493G-001\CULT400 | Topics in Popular Culture Instructor: George Grinnell

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

FILM 100-001 | Introduction to Film Studies. Instructor: TBA (online)

FILM 103-001/THTR 103 | Acting for Stage and Screen. Instructor: Tracey Ross

FILM 261-001/VISA 261 | Video I. Instructor: TBA

Term 2 Courses

FILM 103-101/THTR 103 | Acting for Stage and Screen. Instructor: Tracey Ross

FILM 271-101 |  Video II

FILM 371 | Documentary Production

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

FREN 101 | Elementary French I

  • Section 001; 005 Instructor: Stephanie Tolman
  • Section 002 Instructor: Jelena Jovicic
  • Section 003; 004 Instructor: Alexandra Tonnel

FREN 103 | Upper Elementary French I.

  • Section 001;002 Instructor: Christopher Gordon
  • Section 003 Instructor: Stephanie Tolman
  • Section 004 Instructor: Marianne Legault

FREN 122-001 | Contemporary French Language and Literature I. Instructor: Alexandra Tonnel

FREN 222-001 | Studies in French Language and Style I. Instructor: Christopher Gordon

FFREN 327B-001 | Contemporary French Cinema. Instructor: Jelena Jovicic

FREN 330-001 | Quebecois Literature. Instructor: Francis Langevin

FREN 353-001 | French Grammar. Instructor: Ramine Adl

FREN 360-001 | The Body in French Literature: 1100-1800. Instructor: Marianne Legault

Term 2 Courses

FREN 102-001 | Elementary French II.

  • Section 001; 004 Instructor: Stephanie Tolman
  • Section 002 Instructor: Jelena Jovicic
  • Section 003 Instructor: TBA

FREN 104-001 | Upper Elementary French II

  • Section 001 Instructor: TBA
  • Section 002 Instructor: Francis Langevin
  • Section 003; 005 Instructor: Alexandra Tonnel
  • Section 004 Instructor: Stephanie Tolman

FREN 123-001 | Contemporary French Language and Literature II. Instructor: Alexandra Tonnel

FREN 215-001 | Second-Year Oral French Practice II. Instructor: Alexandra Tonnel

FREN 221-001 | French Literature and Textual Analysis II. Instructor: Ramine Adl

FREN 223-001 | Studies in French Language and Style II. Instructor: Marianne Legault

FREN 345-001 | Techniques of Oral Expression in French II. Instructor: Francis Langevin

FREN 355-001 | Advanced Composition. instructor: Ramine Adl

FREN 420-001 | Selected Studies in French II: Madness and Transgressions. Instructor: Jelena Jovicic

FREN 461-001 | 17th- and 18th-Century French Comedy. Instructor: Marianne Legault

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

GERM 100-001 | Beginners’ German I. Instructor: Martin Blum

GERM 100-002 | Beginners’ German I. Instructor: Claude Desmarais

GERM 200-001 | Intermediate German I. Instructor: Claude Desmarais

Term 2 Courses

GERM 110-001 | Beginners’ German II. Instructor: Martin Blum

GERM 210-001 | Intermediate German II. Instructor: Claude Desmarais

GERM 349-001 | Franz Kafka in English Translation. Instructor: Claude Desmarais

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

JPST 100-001; 002 | Beginning Japanese Language I. Instructor: Mayu Takasaki

JPST 200-001 | Continuing Japanese Language I. Instructor: Nina Langton (course is online asynchronous; lab is in-person)

JPST 215-001/CULT205 | Introduction to Contemporary Japan Through Pop Culture. Instructor: Nina Langton

JPST 370-001 | Japanese Food and Culture. Instructor: Mayu Takasaki

Term 2 Courses

JPST 101-001; 002 | Beginning Japanese Language II. Instructor: Mayu Takasaki

JPST 201-001 | Continuing Japanese Language II. Instructor: Mayu Takasaki

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

KORN 100-001 | Basic Korean I. Instructor: Meilan Ehlert (online)

Term 2 Courses

KORN 101-001 | Basic Korean II. Instructor: Meilan Ehlert (online)

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

MDST 110-001 | Intro to Computational Art & Design 1. Instructor: Megan Smith

MDST 201-001 | Creative Coding. Instructor: Miles Thorogood

MDST 490-001 | Seminar Series. Instructor: Megan Smith

MDST 499-001 | Capstone Media Studies (full year course). Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic and Megan Smith

Term 2 Courses

MDST 120-001 | Intro to Computational Art & Design 2. Instructor: Miles Thorogood

MDST 220-001 | Computational Creativity. Instructor: Miles Thorogood

MDST 499-001 | Capstone Media Studies (full year course). Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic and Megan Smith

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

SPAN 101 | Beginners’ Spanish I

  • Section 002 Instructor: Cynthia Hernandez Garcia
  • Section 003; 004; 005 Instructor: Cristina Senn
  • Section 001 (online); 006 (online); 007 (online) Instructor: TBA

SPAN 201 | Advanced Beginners’ Spanish I.

  • Section 001; 003 Instructor: Monica Good
  • Section 002; 004 Instructor: Cynthia Hernandez Garcia

SPAN 301-001 | Intermediate Spanish I. instructor: Diana Carter

SPAN 401-001 | Advanced Spanish I. Instructor: Cristina Senn

Term 2 Courses

SPAN 101 | Beginners’ Spanish I.

  • Section 001 (online); 003 (online) Instructor: TBA
  • Section 002; 004 Instructor: Cristina Senn
  • Section 005 Instructor: Cynthia Hernandez Garcia

SPAN 202-001 | Advanced Beginners’ Spanish II.

  • Section 001; 002 Instructor: Cynthia Hernandez Garcia
  • Section 003 Instructor: Monica Good

SPAN 302-001 | Intermediate Spanish II. Instructor: Diana Carter

SPAN 402-001 | Advanced Spanish II. Instructor: Cristina Senn

SPAN 425-001 | Translation from English to Spanish. Instructor: Monica Good

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

THTR 101-001 | Performance Improvisation. Instructor: Neil Cadger

THTR 103-001/FILM 103 | Acting for Stage and Screen. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 104-001 | The Art of Public Speaking. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 180-001 | Theatre Appreciation: The Power of Live Performance. Instructor: Neil Cadger

THTR 212-001 | Creativity as Source & Resource. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 304-001/WRLD 304 | World Theatre and Cultural Performance. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

THTR 411/CULT480 | Performance Studies. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

Term 2 Courses

THTR 101-002 | Performance Improvisation. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 103-101/FILM 103 | Acting for Stage and Screen. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 104-002 | The Art of Public Speaking. Instructor: Neil Cadger

THTR 201-001 | Performer Creator Resources

THTR 280E-001/THTR480 | Devised Public Performance. Instructor: Tracy Ross

THTR 301C-001 | Special Topics in Performance Styles. Neil Cadger

THTR 309-001/ARTH 309/CULT 380 | Performance Art: Global Perspectives. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

THTR 401-001/CRWR474 | Live Art/New Media. Instructor: Michael V. Smith

THTR 480E-001/THTR280 | Devised Public Performance. Instructor: Tracy Ross

*All courses are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

VISA 102 | Drawing & 2D Art Practices I

  • Section 001; 002; 003 Instructor: TBA

VISA 104| Three-Dimensional Art Practice I.

  • Section 001 Instructor: Renay Egami
  • Section 001 Instructor: Samuel Roy-Bois

VISA 106-001 | Introduction to Digital Media I. Instructor: Myron Campbell

VISA 206-001 | Sound Art. Instructor: Miles Thorogood

VISA 215-001 | Painting I.

  • Section 001; 002 Instructor: TBA

VISA 233-001 | Printmaking: Screenprinting I. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 235-001 | Sculpture I. Instructor: Samuel Roy-Bois

VISA 244-001 | Photography I. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

VISA 255-001 | Printmaking: Linocut and Letter Press. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 261-001/FILM 261 | Video 1. Instructor: TBA

VISA 268-001 | Strategies in Digital Art: Visual Communication. Instructor: Myron Campbell

VISA 282-001 | Drawling III. Instructor: TBA

VISA 300Q-001 | Advanced Practice in Drawing. Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic

VISA 312Q-001 | Advanced Practice in Painting. Instructor: TBA

VISA 322Q-001 | Advance Practice in Sculpture. Instructor: Renay Egami

VISA 336OQ001/CULT 309 | Advanced Practices in Printmaking. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 362Q-001/CULT 310 | Advanced Practices in Photography. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

VISA 382Q-001/CULT 311 | Advanced Practices in Media Arts. Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic

VISA 482-001 | Advanced Art Practices II. Instructors: Tania Willard; Andreas Rutkauskas

Term 2 Courses

VISA 103| Drawing & 2D Art Practices II

  • Section 001; 002 Instructor: TBA

VISA 105 | Three-Dimensional Art Practice II.

  • Section 001 Instructor: Renay Egami
  • Section 001 Instructor: Samuel Roy-Bois

VISA 108-001 | Introduction to Digital Media II. Instructor: TBA

VISA 110-000 | Studies in Photography. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

VISA 137-001 | Introduction to Art I. Instructor: TBA (online)

VISA 225-001 | Painting II. Instructor: Katherine Pickering

VISA 245-001 | Sculpture II. Instructor: Samuel Roy-Bois

VISA 253-001 |Printmaking: Screenprinting II. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 254-001 | Printmaking: Etching & Lithography. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 256-001 | Photography II. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

VISA 266-001 | 2D Animation

VISA 269-001 | Strategies in Digital Art: Virtual Worlds

VISA 271-001/FILM 271 | Video II

VISA 283-001 | Drawling IV

VISA 300R-001 | Advanced Practice in Drawing. Instructor: Aleksandra Dulic

VISA 312R-001 | Advanced Practice in Painting. Instructor: Katherine Pickering

VISA 322R-001 | Advance Practice in Sculpture. Instructor: TBA

VISA 336R-001 | Advanced Practices in Printmaking. Instructor: Briar Craig

VISA 362R-001/CULT 310 | Advanced Practices in Photography. Instructor: Andreas Rutkauskas

VISA 382R-001/CULT 311 | Advanced Practices in Media Arts. Instructor: Myron Campbell

VISA 400-001 | Practicum (full year course)

VISA 483-001 | Advanced Art Practices II. Instructors: Tania Willard; Andreas Rutkauskas

Please note that the course schedule is subject to change. 

Term 1 Courses

WRLD 100-001 | A World History of Horror. Instructor: Francisco Peña (hybrid)

WRLD 151-001 | Introduction to Language and Culture: Mandarin Chinese. Instructor: Meilan Ehlert (online)

WRLD 304/THTR 304-001 | World Theatre and Cultural Performance. Instructor: Virginie Magnat

WRLD 330-001 | War in Literature. Instructor: Alwyn Spies; Frances Langevin (online)

WRLD 331-001 | ‘Best’ International Feature Films. Instructor: Alwyn Spies; Frances Langevin (online)

WRLD 332-001 | Nobel Prize Literature. Instructor: Alwyn Spies; Frances Langevin (online)

WRLD 340-001 | Tales of Resistance: Indigenous Voices in Central America. Instructor: Monica Good

WRLD 370-001/ARTH370/DIHU370 | Story and Image Across the Islamic World. Instructor: TBA

WRLD 480-001 | Modern Japanese Literature and the Invention of Japaneseness. Instructor: Alwyn Spies (online)

Term 2 Courses

WRLD 150-001 | Introduction to Intercultural Communication. Instructor: Alwyn Spies; Frances Langevin (online)

WRLD 240-001 | World Sacred Scriptures: The Hebrew Bible. Instructor: Francisco Peña (hybrid)

WRLD 310-001 | Mythologies in Motion. Instructor: Francisco Peña (hybrid)

WRLD 360-001 | Literature and Power. Instructor: Anderson Araujo (hybrid)

New Courses

In FCCS, we are continually updating and adding to the courses that we offer in all subject areas.

Student Advising

The Academic Advising office has a number of knowledgeable and helpful staff to assist you with all of your questions about planning your degree.

Student Advising

Declaring Your Major

Students are encouraged to declare their major at the end of their first year of their bachelor degree.

Declaring Your Major

Program Coordinators

Program or Subject Area Coordinator   Contact information
Art History and Visual Culture Hussein Keshani hussein.keshani@ubc.ca
Creative Writing Nancy Holmes nancy.holmes@ubc.ca
Cultural Studies Kyong Yoon kyong.yoon@ubc.ca
English Marie Loughlin marie.loughlin@ubc.ca
French Marianne Legault marianne.legault@ubc.ca
Interdisciplinary Performance/Theatre Denise Kenney denise.kenney@ubc.ca
Japanese Nina Langton nina.langton@ubc.ca
Media Studies Megan Smith bms.ok@ubc.ca
Spanish Diana Carter diana.carter@ubc.ca
Visual Arts Katherine Pickering katherine.pickering@ubc.ca
World Literatures Alwyn Spies alwyn.spies@ubc.ca