VIU summer sessions

May Term: 7-Week Courses

May 2 to June 17, 2022

Note: Course level is denoted by the first numeral of the Course Number (E.g. HIST 375 is a 3rd-year course).
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Course No. Course Title Delivery Method
ARTG 170 Creative Digital Imaging with Photoshop Face-to-Face
ARTG 273 UI-UX I - Introduction to Web Design Face-to-Face
ARTI 103 Introduction to Textiles and Textile Design Face-to-Face
ARTI 308 Sustainability and the Climate Crisis  Online Synchronous & Asynchronous
ARTS 109 Introduction to Variety of Media Face-to-Face
ARTS 271 Ceramics l Face-to-Face
CREW 100 Introduction to Writing Journalism Online Asynchronous
CREW 120 Introduction to Writing Fiction Online Asynchronous
DIGI 110 Introduction to Digital Media  Online Synchronous
DIGI 260 Interactive Motion Media  Face-to-Face
ENGL 115 University Writing and Research Face-to-Face
ENGL 115 University Writing and Research Online Asynchronous
ENGL 125 Literature and Culture Face-to-Face
ENGL 204 Business and Technical Writing Face-to-Face
ENGL 204 Business and Technical Writing Online Asynchronous
ENGL 232 Children’s Literature  Online Synchronous
ENGL 240 Ways of Reading Face-to-Face
FILM 101 Introduction to Film Studies  Online Asynchronous
HIST 120 Europe in the High and Late Middle Ages Face-to-Face
HIST 375 The Holocaust in Europe Online Asynchronous
HIST 472 Modern North American Popular Culture from 1950 Online Asynchronous
JAPA 100 Beginning Japanese I  Face-to-Face
INDG 103 Introduction to Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies I  Online Asynchronous
3.5 Weeks: May 2-25
INDG 300 Land as Life Face-to-Face
Compressed: June 2-13, full days
MEDI 100 Popular Culture and Mass Media Online Asynchronous
MEDI 265 Introduction to Game Studies Online Asynchronous
SPAN 100 Beginning Spanish 1 Blended Synchronous
SWAG 100 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies Online Asynchronous
THEA 108 Public Speaking Face-to-Face
THEA 209 Acting for Non-Theatre Students; Face-to-Face
Course No. Course Title Delivery Method
EDUC 250A Learning to Read and the Brain: What's Involved? Online
EDUC 250B Math Mindsets Online
KIN 103 Active Play and Minor Games Face-to-Face
May 9-19
KIN 134 Golf Face-to-Face
May 9-19
KIN 141 Ocean Paddling/Surfing Face-to-Face
May 24-31
KIN 145 Yoga II Face-to-Face
May 10-20
KIN 156 Football Face-to-Face
May 9-19
KIN 190 Independent Sport Analysis Face-to-Face
May 9-19
Course No. Course Title Delivery Method
CONV 102 Introduction to Special Events Management Online Synchronous
CONV 103 Celebrating Community and Culture  Online Synchronous
CONV 104 Event Volunteer Management  Online Synchronous
ECON 100 Intro to Economics Blended Asynchronous
ECON 211 Principles of Microeconomic Theory Face-to-Face
ECON 212 Principles of Macroeconomic Theory Blended Asynchronous
ECON 255 Introduction to Mathematical Economics  Online Synchronous
ECON 315 Economics of Crime Online Synchronous
ECON 320 Economic Development Online Synchronous
FNCE 130 Intro to Finance Face-to-Face
FNCE 322 Real Estate Face-to-Face
FNCE 344 Canadian Investment Funds  Face-to-Face
MARK 160 Introduction to Marketing Online Synchronous
MARK 390 Creativity, Innovation, and New Product Development  Face-to-Face
MARK 490 Special Topics in Marketing: Focus on aspects of Chinese consumer behaviour and cross cultural marketing development Asynchronous
MARK 490 Special Topics in Marketing: Focus on Conducting consumer research in China to aid in marketing strategy development Asynchronous
MARK 490 Special Topics in Marketing: Focus on market planning, market analysis, strategy and development of the China market Asynchronous
MGMT 192 Principles in Management Blended Synchronous
MGMT 293 Human Resource Management Face-to-Face
MGMT 390A Special Topics in Management: International business studies: Croatia I Online Synchronous
MGMT 390B Special Topics in Management: International business studies: Croatia II Online Synchronous
MGMT 390C Special Topics in Management: International business studies: Croatia III Online Synchronous
QUME 185 Business Computer Applications Online Synchronous
QUME 232 Business Statistics I Online Synchronous
Course No. Course Title Delivery Method
AQUA 441 Hatchery Technology and Genetics in Shellfish Aquaculture

Face-to-Face
May 2-13

BIOL 156 Nursing: Anatomy and Physiology I Online Synchronous & Asynchronous
CHEM 140 Chemistry Fundamentals I Face-to-Face
No lab; prior passing of Chem 140 lab mark required
CHEM 142 Chemistry Fundamentals II Face-to-Face
No lab; prior passing of Chem 142 lab mark required
CSCI 115 Introduction to Web Page Development Blended Asynchronous
CSCI 251 Systems and Networks Face-to-Face
MATH 121 Calculus I Face-to-Face
MATH 123 Logic and Foundations Face-to-Face
MATH 131 Mathematics for Elementary Education I Online Synchronous
Course No. Course Title Delivery Method
ANTH 112 Introduction to Anthropology: Social Sciencesocultural Anthropology Online
CRIM 213 Gender, Crime and Justice Online
CRIM 299 Current Topics in Criminology Online
CRIM 440 Alternate Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills Face-to-Face
GEOG 101 Environmental Geography Online
GLST 200 Global Economic Issues Online
ILMC 100 Community and Indigenous Lands Planning Face-to-Face
May 16 to 20
PHIL 100 Rhetoric and Reasoning Face-to-Face
PHIL 111 Intro to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality Face-to-Face
PHIL 112 Intro to Philosophy: Ethics Face-to-Face
POLI 393 Selected Topics in International Relations Blended Asynchronous
PSYC 111 Contemporary Psychology I Online Asynchronous
PSYC 112  Contemporary Psychology II Face-to-Face
PSYC 121 Developmental Psychology I Face-to-Face
PSYC 210 History of Psychology Face-to-Face
PSYC 300A Statistical Methods in Psychology Face-to-Face
PSYC 333 Positive Psyc  Face-to-Face & Online
PSYC 339 Adulthood and Aging Face-to-Face & Online
PSYC 498 Selected Topics in Psychology Online Asynchronous
SOCI 111 Introduction to Sociology Face-to-Face
SOCI 209 Social Inequality Face-to-Face

* Course offerings subject to change

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