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The following new courses were recently approved by the UBC Vancouver Senate:

Applied Science

ARCH 551 (3) Communicating Construction
BMEG 101 (3) Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
BMEG 102 (3) Biomedical Engineering Lab
BMEG 150 (4) The Fundamental Units of Life: From Cells To Systems
BMEG 201 (3) Technical Communication for Biomedical Engineers
BMEG 210 (2) Thermodynamics in Biomedical Engineering
BMEG 220 (4) Circuits and Electromagnetics with Application to Biomedical Engineering
BMEG 230 (4) Biomechanics I
BMEG 250 (4) Cellular Physiology and Biophysics
BMEG 257 (4) Biomedical Engineering Design I
BMEG 310 (3) Introduction to Bioinformatics
BMEG 320 (3) Bioengineering Feedback Systems and Controls
BMEG 330 (3) Biomechanics II
BMEG 350 (4) Human Structure/Function from Cells to Systems
BMEG 357 (3) Biomedical Engineering Design II
BMEG 370 (3) Cellular Responses to Forces and Biomaterials
BMEG 371 (3) Transport Phenomena within Cells and Tissues
BMEG 372 (3) Biomedical Materials and Drug Delivery
BMEG 373 (3) Microfludics
BMEG 390 (3) Medical Imaging
BMEG 430 (3) Economics of Healthcare Solutions
BMEG 450 (6) Biomedical Engineering Design Project
BMEG 474 (3) Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
BMEG 557 (1) Statistical Methods for Evaluating Medical Technologies
DES 101 (1) Introductory Workshop
DES 110 (3) Measured Architectural Drafting
DES 200 (3) Design Thinking
DES 201 (6) Design Studio I - Context and Site
DES 202 (6) Design Studio II - Form
DES 211 (3) Design Media I
DES 212 (3) Design Media II
DES 220 (3) Architecture in Context: Vancouver and the Region
DES 230 (3) Sustainability by Design
DES 231 (3) Site Analysis and Planning
DES 232 (3) Material Culture
DES 301 (9) Design Studio III - Building Scale Synthesis
DES 302 (9) Design Studio IV - Vancouver – or CIE Option
DES 321 (3) Architectural History I
DES 322 (3) Architectural History II
DES 323 (3) Histories in Landscape Architecture
DES 330 (3) Structural Systems and Supports
DES 341 (6) Co-operative Education I
DES 350 (3) Design Build
DES 401 (9) Design Studio V - Urban Systems Synthesis
DES 402 (9) Design Studio VI – Away Studio
DES 403 (9) Senior Design Project
DES 421 (3) Design Theory
DES 422 (3) Urbanism by Design
DES 430 (3) Environment, Urban Form and Infrastructure
DES 442 (6) Co-operative Education II
DES 443 (6) Co-operative Education III
DES 444 (6) Co-operative Education IV
DES 445 (3) Entrepreneurship and Ethics in Design
DES 450 (109) d Special Topics
EECE 555 (3) Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems
ENDS 101(1) Introductory Workshop
ENDS 110 (3) Measured Architectural Drafting
ENDS 220 (3) Architecture in Context: Vancouver
MINE 406 (3) Mine Project Valuation and Risk Assessment
MINE 455 (3) Mine Water Management
MINE 521 (3) Advanced Flotation Technology
NURS 310 (2) Basic Principles of Pharmacology for Nursing Practice
NURS 321 (2) Foundational Skills & Competencies for Clinical Practice I
NURS 322 (1) Foundational Skills & Competencies for Clinical Practice II
NURS 323 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice III
NURS 330 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Adults/Older Adults and their Families
NURS 331 (1) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Adults/Older Adults Experiencing Acute Health Challenges and Their Families
NURS 342 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Primary Health Care
NURS 343 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: People living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families
NURS 345 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Childbearing Individuals and their Families
NURS 346 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Infants, Children, Youth and their Families
NURS 350 (3) Critical Inquiry and Research in Health Care Practice
NURS 351 (3) Leadership, Policy, and Informatics
NURS 352 (3) Relational and Ethical Nursing Practice
NURS 353 (2) Promoting the health of Indigenous people
NURS 354 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Complexities in Seniors Care
NURS 360 (4) Nursing Practice with Adults/Older Adults and their Families
NURS 361 (7) Nursing Practice with Adults/Older Adults Experiencing Acute Health Challenges and their families
NURS 362 (4) Nursing Practice in Primary Health Care Contexts
NURS 363 (4) Nursing Practice with People Living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families
NURS 365 (3) Nursing Practice with Childbearing Individuals and Families
NURS 366 (3) Nursing Practice with Infants, Children, Youth and their Families: Practicum
NURS 424 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice IV
NURS 425 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice V
NURS 430 (2) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Special topics in complex and urgent health challenges across settings/populations
PLAN 530 (3) Affordable Housing Policy and Planning
PLAN 531 (3) Planning for Disaster-Resilient Communities
PLAN 532 (3) Strategic Planning: Developing and Implementing Policy Plans
PLAN 533 (3) Indigenous Planning: Ways of Being, Knowing and Doing
PLAN 534 (1) Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
PLAN 535 (3) Transportation Planning & Analysis
SGES 501 (6) Integration Project
SGES 502 (3) Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems
SGES 503 (2) Topics in Power and Energy
SGES 531 (3) Smart Grid Communication Systems
SGES 550 (2) Power Electronic Devices
SGES 592 (2) Architecture for Learning Systems

Arts

ACAM 300 (3) Dis/Orienting Asian Canada
ANTH 435 (3) The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Ethnography of Performance, Practice, and Ritual
ARTH 380 (3) Art as Technology
ASIA 311 (3) Tibetan Buddhism
ASIA 313 (3) Tibetan and Himalayan Culture and Society
ASIA 333 (3) Contemporary South Asian Gender and Sexuality Studies
ASIA 562 (3) Buddhism, Modernity, and the Nation-State in Asia
CRWR 302 (3) Writing for Podcast
CRWR 310 (3) Video Game Writing and Narrative
ECON 485 (3) Political Economy
FNEL 483 (3) Indigenous Languages of BC: Diversity and Vitality
FNIS 454 (3) Indigenous New Media
FNIS 455 (3) Indigenous Geographies: Our Home on Native Land
FNIS 560 (3-6)d Applied Learning: Collaborative Place-Based Research
FREN 346 (3) French at Work
GERM 426 (3) German Representations of the Holocaust (in English)
ITAL 325 (3) Italian Translation
LING 170 (3) Introduction to How to Learn a Language
LING 270 (3) Introduction to Studies in Second Language Acquisition
MUSC 324 (3-6)d The Guitar in History and Practice
POLS 426 (3) The Holocaust in Polish Literature and Film (in English)
PSYC 216 (3) Questioning Psychological Science in the Media
PUNJ 403 (3) Modern Punjabi Literature
SOCI 387 (3) Drugs and Society
SPAN 498 (3-6)c Directed Reading
VISA 101 (3) BFA Studio Practice
VISA 280 (3) Contemporary Art: Ideas as Practice II
VISA 475 (3) Exhibition Theory and Practice

Commerce

BA 502 (5) Professional Residency II Business Development and Negotiations
BA 503 (5) Professional Residency III Ethics, Sustainability and Managing Change
BA 535 (0) Dual Degree Year 2 at Yale
BAHR 516 (1.5) Leading Teams
BAHR 560 (1.5) Building High Performance Teams and Organizations
BAMA 505 (1.5) Business Development
BAPA 560 (1.5) Foundations of Managerial and Business Economics
BASC 525 (1.5) Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics
BASM 514 (1.5) Strategy in Organizations
COMM 483 (6) Leadership and General Management
COMM 484 (3) Sustainability Marketing
COMM 485 (3) Social Entrepreneurship

Dentistry

DENT 769 (3) Foundation of Teaching and Learning for Dental Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs)

Education

EDCP 524 (3) Technology, Virtual Worlds, and Digital Visual Culture in Art Education
EDCP 542 (3) Theorizing Pedagogy
EDST 530 (3) Continuing Professional Education and Learning
LLED 527 (3) Materials Development for Indigenous Language Learning & Teaching

Land & Food Systems

APBI 290 (3) Introductory Topics in Applied Biology
APBI 319 (3) Aquaculture and the Environment
FNH 290 (3) Introductory Topics in Food, Nutrition and Health
FRE 522 (1.5) Environmental Externalities in the Global Economy
LWS 501 (3) Advanced Soil Processes
LWS 517 (3) Land and Water Resource Evaluation

Medicine

MEDI 503 (3) Introduction to Clinical, Patient Oriented and Translational Research
PHTH 580 (9) Orthopaedic Clinical Reasoning and Skills
PHTH 581 (3) Evidence and Theory in Manipulative Therapy
SURG 518 (3) Surgical Care in Canada's Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities with Global Comparisons
SURG 542 (3) Directed Study in Global Surgical Care
SURG 560 (6) Global Surgical Care Field Practicum

Pharmaceutical Sciences

PHAR 420 (1-6)c Directed Studies in Pharmacy Education
PHRM 361 (1) Clinical Skills: Administration of Injections

Science

FSCT 201 (3) Introduction to Forensic Science
FSCT 202 (3) Applied Ethics
FSCT 203 (3) Report Writing and Communication for Forensic Investigation
FSCT 280 (0) Introductory Forensic Science 1
FSCT 290 (0) Introductory Forensic Science 2
FSCT 301 (3) Forensic Biology: DNA Typing Theory
FSCT 302 (3) Quality Assurance for Forensic Science
FSCT 303 (3) Business Management for Forensic Science
FSCT 310 (3) Research Methodology and Measurement Models
FSCT 311 (3) Forensic Biology: Evidence Recovery
FSCT 312 (3) Medical-Legal Aspects of Alcohol
FSCT 313 (3) Crime Scene Investigation
FSCT 314 (3) The Science of Fingerprints- Theory
FSCT 315 (3) Forensic Toxicology 1
FSCT 380 (0) Intermediate Forensic Science 1
FSCT 390 (0) Intermediate Forensic Science 2
FSCT 401 (3) Forensic Biology: DNA Typing Applications
FSCT 409 (3) Law for Forensic Science
FSCT 410 (2) The Expert Witness: Prepared for Court
FSCT 411 (3) Population Genetics
FSCT 412 (3) Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology
FSCT 480 (0) Advanced Forensic Science 1
FSCT 490 (0) Advanced Forensic Science 2
SCIE 420 (3) Sustainability for Community and the World

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