Bachelor of Science - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Schedule B to the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Science

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2017 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website).

Accounting

Course Code

Course Title

ACCT 311 Financial Accounting: Theory & Practice

Antarctic Studies

Course Code

Course Title

ANTA 101 Antarctica
ANTA 102 Antarctica: The Cold Continent
ANTA 103 Antarctica: Life in the Cold
ANTA 201 Antarctica and Global Change

Astronomy

Course Code

Course Title

ASTR 109 The Cosmos: Birth and Evolution
ASTR 112 Astrophysics
ASTR 211 Imaging the Universe
ASTR 212 Dynamical Astronomy and the Solar System
ASTR 323 Stellar Structure and Evolution
ASTR 324 Special Topic
ASTR 325 The Structure and Evolution of Galaxies
ASTR 326 Special Topic
ASTR 381 Advanced Experiments in Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 391 Introductory Astronomy Research

Biochemistry

Course Code

Course Title

BCHM 112 Structure and Reactivity in Chemistry and Biochemistry
BCHM 202 Foundations in Molecular Biology
BCHM 206 Organic Chemistry
BCHM 207 Special Topic
BCHM 212 Chemical Reactivity
BCHM 222 BIOCHEMISTRY B - Metabolism; the reactions of molecules in cells
BCHM 253 Cell Biology I
BCHM 281 Practical Biochemistry
BCHM 301 Biochemistry 3
BCHM 302 Biological Chemistry
BCHM 303 Special Topic
BCHM 304 Special Topic
BCHM 335 Biochemical and Environmental Toxicology
BCHM 381 Biochemical Techniques

Biological Sciences

Course Code

Course Title

BIOL 111 Cellular Biology and Biochemistry
BIOL 112 Ecology, Evolution and Conservation
BIOL 113 Diversity of Life
BIOL 115 Fundamentals of Biology
BIOL 116 Human Biology
BIOL 203 Introduction to Forensic Biology
BIOL 209 Introduction to Biological Data Analysis
BIOL 210 Vertebrate Biology
BIOL 211 Insect Biology
BIOL 212 Marine Biology and Ecology
BIOL 213 Microbiology and Genetics
BIOL 215 Origins and Classification of Life
BIOL 231 Foundations in Molecular Biology
BIOL 250 Principles of Animal Physiology
BIOL 251 Exercise and Health
BIOL 253 Cell Biology I
BIOL 254 Principles of Plant Physiology
BIOL 270 Ecology
BIOL 271 Evolution
BIOL 272 Principles of Animal Behaviour
BIOL 273 New Zealand Biodiversity and Biosecurity
BIOL 304 Special Topic
BIOL 305 Practical Field Botany
BIOL 306 Special Topic
BIOL 307 Special Topic
BIOL 308 Special Topic
BIOL 309 Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists
BIOL 313 Advanced Molecular and Industrial Microbiology
BIOL 331 Biochemistry 3
BIOL 332 Genetics and Evolution of Invasive Species
BIOL 333 Molecular Genetics
BIOL 334 Evolutionary Genetics
BIOL 335 Bioinformatics and Genomics
BIOL 351 Cell Biology 2
BIOL 352 Plant Development and Biotechnology
BIOL 354 Animal Ecophysiology
BIOL 355 Neurons, Hormones and Behaviour
BIOL 371 Evolutionary Ecology
BIOL 375 Freshwater Ecosystems
BIOL 377 Global Change and Biosecurity
BIOL 378 Population Ecology and Conservation
BIOL 383 Behaviour
BIOL 384 Marine Ecosystems

Biosecurity

Course Code

Course Title

BIOS 201 Issues in New Zealand Biosecurity

Chemistry

Course Code

Course Title

CHEM 111 Chemical Principles and Processes
CHEM 112 Structure and Reactivity in Chemistry and Biochemistry
CHEM 114 Foundations of Chemistry
CHEM 211 Molecules
CHEM 212 Chemical Reactivity
CHEM 241 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 243 Molecules and Reactions
CHEM 244 Applied Analytical Chemistry for Environmental Sciences
CHEM 245 Special Topic
CHEM 251 Foundations of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
CHEM 255 Contemporary Chemistry: Technology, Environment, and Health
CHEM 281 Practical Chemistry
CHEM 321 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: From Structure to Function
CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 324 Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 325 Biological Chemistry
CHEM 327 Special Topic
CHEM 328 Special Topic
CHEM 333 Chemical Physics and Spectroscopy
CHEM 343 Materials Science and Nanotechnology
CHEM 381 Advanced Synthetic Techniques
CHEM 382 Instrumental Methods

Chemistry

Course Code

Course Title

CHEM 111 Chemical Principles and Processes
CHEM 112 Structure and Reactivity in Chemistry and Biochemistry
CHEM 114 Foundations of Chemistry
CHEM 211 Molecules
CHEM 212 Chemical Reactivity
CHEM 241 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 243 Molecules and Reactions
CHEM 244 Applied Analytical Chemistry for Environmental Sciences
CHEM 245 Special Topic
CHEM 251 Foundations of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
CHEM 255 Contemporary Chemistry: Technology, Environment, and Health
CHEM 281 Practical Chemistry
CHEM 321 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: From Structure to Function
CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 324 Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 325 Biological Chemistry
CHEM 327 Special Topic
CHEM 328 Special Topic
CHEM 333 Chemical Physics and Spectroscopy
CHEM 343 Materials Science and Nanotechnology
CHEM 381 Advanced Synthetic Techniques
CHEM 382 Instrumental Methods

Computer Science

Course Code

Course Title

COSC 101 Working in a Digital World
COSC 121 Introduction to Computer Programming
COSC 122 Introduction to Computer Science
COSC 241 Special Topic
COSC 242 Special Topic
COSC 243 Special Topic
COSC 261 Formal Languages and Compilers
COSC 262 Algorithms
COSC 264 Introduction to Computer Networks and the Internet
COSC 265 Relational Database Systems
COSC 362 Data and Network Security
COSC 363 Computer Graphics
COSC 364 Internet Technology and Engineering
COSC 366 Research Project
COSC 367 Artificial Intelligence
COSC 368 Humans and Computers
COSC 371 Special Topic
COSC 372 Special Topic
ENCE 260 Computer Systems
ENCE 360 Operating Systems
ENCE 361 Embedded Systems 1
SENG 201 Software Engineering I
SENG 301 Software Engineering II
SENG 302 Software Engineering Group Project
SENG 365 Web Computing Architectures

Economics

Course Code

Course Title

ECON 104 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 105 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 199 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 206 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 207 Intermediate Microeconomics - Households and Government
ECON 208 Intermediate Microeconomics - Firms and Markets
ECON 213 Introduction to Econometrics
ECON 222 International Trade
ECON 223 Introduction to Game Theory for Business, Science and Politics
ECON 225 Environmental Economics
ECON 310 Economic Thinking for Business
ECON 314 Special Topic: Economic Analysis of "Big Data"
ECON 321 Microeconomic Analysis
ECON 323 Time Series Methods
ECON 324 Econometrics
ECON 325 Macroeconomic Analysis
ECON 326 Macro and Monetary Economics
ECON 327 Economic Analysis of Law
ECON 329 Industrial Organisation
ECON 330 Strategic Behaviour of Firms
ECON 331 Financial Economics
ECON 332 Economics and Psychology
ECON 333 Experimental Economics
ECON 334 Labour Economics
ECON 335 Public Economics 1
ECON 338 Health Economics Overview
ECON 339 The Economics of European Integration
ECON 340 Development Economics
ECON 341 Economics of Education
ECON 342 Economic History
ECON 343 Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property
ECON 344 International Finance
ECON 345 The Economics of Risk and Insurance
ECON 390 Internship or Consultancy Project

Engineering

Course Code

Course Title

ENGR 101 Foundations of Engineering
ENGR 102 Engineering Mechanics

Environmental Science

Course Code

Course Title

BIOL 209 Introduction to Biological Data Analysis
ENVR 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
ENVR 201 Field and Laboratory Skills for Environmental Science
GEOG 106 Global Environmental Change
GEOG 206 Resource and Environmental Management
GEOG 309 Research Methods in Geography
MATH 102 Mathematics 1A
SCIM 101 Science, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge
STAT 101 Statistics 1

Note: ENVR 201 and ENVR 301 will be available from 2018 and 2019 respectively.

Finance

Course Code

Course Title

FINC 101 Personal Finance
FINC 201 Business Finance
FINC 203 Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments
FINC 205 Quantitative Finance
FINC 301 Corporate Finance Theory and Policy
FINC 302 Applied Corporate Finance
FINC 305 Financial Modelling
FINC 308 Applied Financial Analysis and Valuation
FINC 311 Investments
FINC 312 Derivative Securities
FINC 316 Fixed Income Securities
FINC 323 Time Series Methods
FINC 331 Financial Economics
FINC 344 International Finance
FINC 345 The Economics of Risk and Insurance
FINC 390 Internship or Consultancy Project

Financial Engineering

Course Code

Course Title

COSC 121 Introduction to Computer Programming
COSC 122 Introduction to Computer Science
COSC 262 Algorithms
COSC 367 Artificial Intelligence
ECON 104 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 105 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 207 Intermediate Microeconomics - Households and Government
ECON 208 Intermediate Microeconomics - Firms and Markets
ECON 213 Introduction to Econometrics
ECON 321 Microeconomic Analysis
ECON 323 Time Series Methods
ECON 324 Econometrics
ECON 331 Financial Economics
FINC 201 Business Finance
FINC 203 Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments
FINC 205 Quantitative Finance
FINC 305 Financial Modelling
FINC 311 Investments
FINC 312 Derivative Securities
FINC 331 Financial Economics
FINC 345 The Economics of Risk and Insurance
MATH 102 Mathematics 1A
MATH 103 Mathematics 1B
MATH 120 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 170 Mathematical Modelling and Computation
MATH 201 Multivariable Calculus
MATH 202 Differential Equations
MATH 203 Linear Algebra
MATH 270 Mathematical Modelling and Computation 2
MATH 302 Partial Differential Equations
MATH 303 Applied Matrix Algebra
MATH 353 Computational Mathematics and Applications
SENG 201 Software Engineering I
SENG 301 Software Engineering II
STAT 101 Statistics 1
STAT 201 Applied Statistics
STAT 202 Regression Modelling
STAT 211 Random Processes
STAT 213 Statistical Inference
STAT 221 Introduction to Statistical Computing Using R
STAT 314 Bayesian Inference
STAT 315 Multivariate Statistical Methods
STAT 317 Time Series Methods
STAT 318 Data Mining

Forestry

Course Code

Course Title

FORE 102 Forests and Societies
FORE 111 Trees, Forests and the Environment
FORE 218 Forest Biology
FORE 219 Introduction to Silviculture

Geography

Course Code

Course Title

GEOG 106 Global Environmental Change
GEOG 109 Physical Geography: Earth, Ocean, Atmosphere
GEOG 110 Human Geography: People, Process, Place
GEOG 201 Environmental Processes: Principles and Applications
GEOG 202 Globalisation and New Geographies
GEOG 205 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 206 Resource and Environmental Management
GEOG 208 Remote sensing for geospatial analysis
GEOG 211 Environmental Processes: Research Practice
GEOG 213 The EU, Globalization and Migration
GEOG 305 Environmental Hazards, Risk and Resilience
GEOG 309 Research Methods in Geography
GEOG 310 Weather Systems
GEOG 311 Coastal Studies
GEOG 312 Snow, Ice and Climate
GEOG 321 European Integration From Community to Union
GEOG 322 Geography of Health
GEOG 323 Geospatial Analysis in the Social and Environmental Sciences
GEOG 324 Advanced GIS
GEOG 340 Field Based Geomorphic Applications
GEOG 350 Research Methods in Physical Geography
GEOG 351 Rethinking Development

Geology

Course Code

Course Title

GEOL 111 Planet Earth: An Introduction to Geology
GEOL 113 Environmental Geohazards
GEOL 115 The Dynamic Earth System
GEOL 237 Special Topic
GEOL 240 Field Studies A - Mapping
GEOL 241 Field Studies B - Field Techniques
GEOL 242 Rocks, Minerals and Ores
GEOL 243 Depositional Environments and Stratigraphy
GEOL 244 Structural Geology and Global Geophysics
GEOL 246 Special Topic: Earth Surface Dynamics
GEOL 331 Principles of Basin Analysis
GEOL 336 Magmatic Systems and Volcanology
GEOL 337 Geothermal and Ore Exploration
GEOL 338 Engineering and Mining Geology
GEOL 339 Special Topic
GEOL 340 Special Topic
GEOL 342 Special Topic
GEOL 343 Special Topic
GEOL 351 Advanced Field Techniques
GEOL 352 Advanced Field Mapping
GEOL 354 Geodynamics and Geohazards
GEOL 356 Field-focused Research Methods
GEOL 357 Topics in New Zealand Geology

Health Sciences

Course Code

Course Title

HLTH 101 Introduction to Health Studies
HLTH 201 Health Promotion
HLTH 301 Evidence in Health

Linguistics

Course Code

Course Title

LING 101 The English Language
LING 102 Language and Society in New Zealand and Beyond
LING 103 Basics of Language for Language Learners
LING 104 European Languages in Europe and Beyond
LING 210 Language Variation Across Space and Time
LING 215 The Sounds of Speech
LING 216 Systems of Words and Sounds in Language
LING 217 Sentence Structure
LING 218 The Expression of Meaning in Language
LING 219 Language Acquisition
LING 220 The History of English
LING 225 Forensic Linguistics
LING 304 Historical Linguistics
LING 306 Topics in Syntactic Theory
LING 307 Topics in Phonetics and Phonology
LING 308 Word Meaning
LING 309 Topics in Morphology and Word Formation
LING 310 New Zealand English
LING 320 History of English

Management Science*

* Not open to new enrolments in 2017.

Course Code

Course Title

MSCI 270 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management
MSCI 271 Operations Management Processes
MSCI 281 Business Research Methods
MSCI 370 Strategic Operations and Supply Chain Management
MSCI 371 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
MSCI 372 Project Management
MSCI 373 Quality Management

Mathematics

Course Code

Course Title

MATH 101 Methods of Mathematics
MATH 102 Mathematics 1A
MATH 103 Mathematics 1B
MATH 120 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 130 Introduction to Logic and Computability
MATH 170 Mathematical Modelling and Computation
MATH 199 AIMS - Advancing in Mathematical Sciences
MATH 201 Multivariable Calculus
MATH 202 Differential Equations
MATH 203 Linear Algebra
MATH 220 Discrete Mathematics and Cryptography
MATH 230 Logic, Automata, and Computability
MATH 240 Analysis and Groups
MATH 270 Mathematical Modelling and Computation 2
MATH 280 Introduction to Scientific Computation
MATH 302 Partial Differential Equations
MATH 303 Applied Matrix Algebra
MATH 320 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 321 Rings and Fields
MATH 324 Cryptography and Coding Theory
MATH 335 Computability Theory
MATH 336 Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 343 Metric, Normed and Hilbert Spaces
MATH 353 Computational Mathematics and Applications
MATH 363 Dynamical Systems
MATH 365 Applications of Complex Variables
MATH 380 Mathematics in Perspective
MATH 391 Special Topic
MATH 392 Special Topic
MATH 393 Independent Course of Study
MATH 394 Independent Course of Study
MATH 395 Mathematics Project

Philosophy

Course Code

Course Title

PHIL 110 Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus
PHIL 111 Philosophy, Sex, and Thinking
PHIL 132 God, Mind, and Freedom
PHIL 133 Philosophy and Human Nature
PHIL 137 Computers, Artificial Intelligence, and the Information Society
PHIL 138 Logic and Critical Thinking
PHIL 139 Ethics, Politics and Justice
PHIL 203 Dinosaurs, Quarks and Quasars: The Philosophy of Science
PHIL 208 The Brain Gym: An Introduction to Logic
PHIL 209 Logic B
PHIL 210 Logic, Automata, and Computability
PHIL 220 Darwin's Dangerous Idea
PHIL 224 Greek Philosophy
PHIL 229 Philosophy of Religion: Rationality, Science, and the God Hypothesis
PHIL 233 Epistemology and Metaphysics
PHIL 235 Cyberspace, Cyborgs, and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 236 Ethics
PHIL 240 Bioethics: Life, Death, and Medicine
PHIL 243 The Open Society and Its Enemies
PHIL 249 Environmental Ethics
PHIL 250 Turing: From the Computer Revolution to the Philosophy of AI
PHIL 251 The Expression of Meaning in Language
PHIL 303 Quarks, Quasars and Dinosaurs: The Philosophy of Science
PHIL 305 Paradoxes
PHIL 308 The Brain Gym: An Introduction to Logic
PHIL 309 Logic B
PHIL 310 History of Philosophy
PHIL 311 Meaning, Mind, and the Nature of Philosophy
PHIL 314 Greek Philosophy
PHIL 317 Contemporary Political Philosophy
PHIL 318 Philosophy of Religion: Rationality, Science, and the God Hypothesis
PHIL 320 Special Topic
PHIL 321 Ethics
PHIL 324 Bioethics: Life, Death, and Medicine
PHIL 335 Cyberspace, Cyborgs and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 343 Landmarks of Analytic Philosophy

Physics

Course Code

Course Title

CHEM 251 Foundations of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
PHYS 101 Engineering Physics A: Mechanics, Waves, Electromagnetism and Thermal Physics
PHYS 102 Engineering Physics B: Electromagnetism, Modern Physics and 'How Things Work'
PHYS 109 The Cosmos: Birth and Evolution
PHYS 111 Introductory Physics for Physical Sciences and Engineering
PHYS 203 Relativistic and Quantum Physics
PHYS 205 Waves, Optics and Mechanics
PHYS 206 Electromagnetism and Materials
PHYS 208 Special Topic
PHYS 209 Special Topic
PHYS 285 Technical and Professional Skills for Physicists
PHYS 310 Thermal, Statistical and Particle Physics
PHYS 311 Quantum Mechanics
PHYS 313 Advanced Electromagnetism and Materials
PHYS 319 Atmospheric, Oceanic and Climate Dynamics
PHYS 323 Laser Physics and Modern Optics
PHYS 326 Classical Mechanics and Symmetry Principles
PHYS 327 Special Topic
PHYS 329 Special Topic
PHYS 381 Advanced Experimental Physics and Astronomy
PHYS 391 Introductory Physics Research

Psychology

Course Code

Course Title

PSYC 105 Introductory Psychology - Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
PSYC 106 Introductory Psychology - Social, Personality and Developmental
PSYC 206 Research Design and Statistics
PSYC 207 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 208 Cognition
PSYC 209 Sensation and Perception
PSYC 211 Personality
PSYC 212 Foundations of Behavioural Neuroscience
PSYC 213 Introduction to Social Psychology
PSYC 333 Biological Psychology
PSYC 334 Learning and Behaviour Analysis
PSYC 335 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 336 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
PSYC 339 Health Psychology and Behaviour Change
PSYC 340 Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 341 Environmental Psychology
PSYC 342 Special Topic
PSYC 343 Psychology of Adult Development
PSYC 344 Research Methods
PSYC 346 Judgement and Decision Making
PSYC 348 Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in Family Psychology

Science and Entrepreneurship

Course Code

Course Title

SCIE 303 Internship

Science, Māori and Indigenous Knowledge

Note: This is an integrated multi-disciplinary course between the School of Māori and Indigenous Studies and the College of Science

Course Code

Course Title

SCIM 101 Science, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge

Soil Science

Course Code

Course Title

SOIL 203 Soil Fertility

Statistics

Course Code

Course Title

STAT 101 Statistics 1
STAT 201 Applied Statistics
STAT 202 Regression Modelling
STAT 211 Random Processes
STAT 213 Statistical Inference
STAT 221 Introduction to Statistical Computing Using R
STAT 312 Data Collection and Sampling Methods
STAT 313 Computational Statistics
STAT 314 Bayesian Inference
STAT 315 Multivariate Statistical Methods
STAT 316 Applied Stochastic Modelling
STAT 317 Time Series Methods
STAT 318 Data Mining
STAT 319 Generalised Linear Models
STAT 391 Special Topic
STAT 392 Special Topic
STAT 393 Independent Course of Study
STAT 394 Independent Course of Study
STAT 395 Statistics Project

Water Resource Management

Course Code

Course Title

WATR 201 Freshwater Resources
WATR 203 Freshwater Science Field Skills
WATR 301 Water Resource Management
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