GCC-Eligible Courses and Experiences

All students who wish to complete the Global Competency Certificate must take a 3-credit global citizenship course (either GLGC 1101 (offered in Fall and Winter) or NURS 3318 (offered in Winter and Summer), 12 credits of GCC-eligible courses, and participate in an GCC-eligible international or intercultural experience. Below are lists of all approved GCC-eligible courses and experiences.

GCC-Eligible Courses

Child, Family & Community Studies
CFCS 1112Working in Communities
CFCS 1142Introduction to Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Practice
CFCS 2332Strengthening the Family Spirit - Working from Aboriginal
Perspectives with Elders Teachings
CFCS 2432Understanding Aboriginal Perspectives and Experiences
CFCS 3900Perspective in International and Community Development


Community Social Service Work
CSSW 1100Introduction to Social Work Practice
CSSW 1122Interviewing and Counselling Skills


Child and Youth Care
CYCC 1142Introduction to Aboriginal Child and Youth Care Practice
CYCC 2452Enhancing Resilience in Aboriginal Children and Youth


Early Childhood Education
ECED 2361Indigenous World View and Early Childhood Education
ECED 2365Global Perspectives and Early Childhood Education
Sign Language Interpretation
INTR 1102Allyship and the Deaf Community
INTR 2110Positionality in the Deaf Community
INTR 2201Deafhood: Pathways to Identity and Diversity


Social Work
SOWK 2100Introduction to Social Work Practice
SOWK 2422Social Work Practice with Groups and Communities
SOWK 3250Social Work with Indigenous People
SOWK 4100Social Work Practice Between Systems
SOWK 4260Global Perspectives in Social Work 


Therapeutic Recreation
THRT 2306Inclusive Leisure Practice
THRT 3601Community Development Concepts and Applications in 
Health and Social Services 

ACCT 3850Detecting Accounting Fraud
ACCT 3880Data Analytics for Accountants
ACCT 4510Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT 4570International Taxation


Business Law
BLAW 3700Fundamentals of International Trade Law


BUSN 3100Trade in the Global Marketplace
BUSN 3200Global Trade Finance
BUSN 3410Global Supply Chain Management
BUSN 3500Business Entry Strategies, International
BUSN 4401International Logistics and Transportation


ECON 1103Globalization and the World Economy
ECON 2460Environmental Economics
ECON 2490Canadian Microeconomic Policy
ECON 3101Introduction to Public Policy and Administration
ECON 3300North American International Trade Issues
ECON 3360Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation
ECON 3400International Economics and Finance
ECON 3408Global Banking


FINC 3305International Financial Management


Hospitality Management
HOSP 3120Sustainable Event Planning
MARK 3300International Marketing

NURS 3315 Leadership: Partners in Health Promotion
NURS 3411 Nursing Art and Science: Vulnerable Populations
NURS 3415 Applied Nursing Ethics, Leadership and Moral Courage
NURS 4515 Leadership: Influencing Health Care Reform


Nursing - Psychiatric
PNUR 2171 Family Health Promotion of Psychiatric Nursing Practice
PNUR 2285 Psychiatric Nursing in Addictions and Mental Health
PNUR 4501 Psychiatric Nursing Leadership and Management
PNUR 4572 Psychiatric Nursing Community Concepts

ANTH 1100Introduction to Social & Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 1101World Prehistory: Ancient Peoples and Places
ANTH 1130The Anthropology of Religion
ANTH 1160Indigenous Cultures of Canada
ANTH 1170Anthropology in Developing Countries
ANTH 1800Global Indigenous Experiential Learning
ANTH 2020Visual and Sensory Anthropology
ANTH 2210Archaeology in the Americas
ANTH 2220Anthropology of Healing
ANTH 2230Ecology and Culture: Global Diversity and Inequality
ANTH 2240The Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality
ANTH 2250The Anthropology of Music


CRIM 2261Administration of Justice
CRIM 3335Human Rights and Civil Liberties
CRIM 3355Indigenous Peoples: Crime and Justice


GEOG 1100Introduction to Human Geography
GEOG 1130Human Impact on the Environment
GEOG 1140Environment and Media: Geographies of Nature,
Climate Change and Natural Hazards
GEOG 1180The Geography of Canada
GEOG 1190Selected Regions
GEOG 2212Economic Geography
GEOG 2213Social Geography
GEOG 2230The Geography of Biodiversity
GEOG 2311Urban Environmental Sustainability
GEOG 3327Tourism and Recreation Geographies
GEOG 3382Population Geographies


HIST 1101History of World Societies, 3000 BCE to 1500 CE
HIST 1102A History of World Societies, 1500 to 1914
HIST 1103World History, 1900 - 1945
HIST 1104World History Since 1945
HIST 1105Global Issues in Historical Perspective
HIST 1113Canada Before Confederation
HIST 1114Canada After Confederation
HIST 1120Modern Africa
HIST 1125The Modern Middle East
HIST 1140American History: An Introduction
HIST 1155Asian History: An Introduction
HIST 1165Health and Medicine in History
HIST 1170Global Indigenous Histories
HIST 2201Early Modern Europe
HIST 2206History of the British Isles
HIST 2210History of British Columbia
HIST 2215Canadian Lives: An Introduction to Social and Cultural History
HIST 2250Modern China: An Introduction
HIST 2252Modern South Asia: An Introduction
HIST 2260Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Canada, 1600-1870
HIST 2261Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Canada, 1870 to the Present
HIST 2270History of Indigenous People in Canada
HIST 3300The Atlantic World: Africa, Europe and The Americas, 1500 - 1900
HIST 3305Europe Since 1945
HIST 3306Modern Germany: From 1871 to the Present
HIST 3315Canada Since 1945
HIST 3325Immigration, Diversity and Multiculturalism
HIST 4480The Holocaust in Modern Memory 


HUMS 1171World Religions: Oriental
HUMS 1172World Religions: Occidental
HUMS 1173New Religious Movements
HUMS 1400Urban Challenges
HUMS 2274The Nature of the Sacred


Legal Studies
LGST 3330Indigenous Peoples and the Law


PHIL 1121Medical Ethics
PHIL 1135Asian Philosophy
PHIL 1170Philosophy and Religion
PHIL 2123Environmental Ethics
PHIL 3125Ethics for Psychiatric Nursing
PHIL 4706Ethics and Therapeutic Recreation and Health Promotion 


Political Science
INST 1100Introduction to International Studies
POLI 1102Introduction to Canadian Government
POLI 1103Introduction to World Politics
POLI 2203Current International Issues
POLI 2209US Government and Politics
POLI 2210Introduction to Comparative Politics


PSYC 3120Gender Relations
PSYC 3333Cultural Competency and Counselling with Canada's
Indigenous Peoples
PSYC 3339Sociopolitical and Critical Psychology
PSYC 3340Cultural Psychology
PSYC 3361Social Cognition 


SOCI 1145Canadian Society
SOCI 1155Social Issues
SOCI 2220Social Movements
SOCI 2225Sociology of Globalization
SOCI 2265Global Social Stratification and Inequality
SOCI 2270Society and Environment


Social Sciences
SOSC 3141International Organizational Behaviour 

CMNS 1104Foundations of Intercultural Communication
CMNS 1217Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
CMNS 1220Communication and Social Change
CMNS 2200Global Media and Communication
CMNS 2317Intercultural Conflict in Interpersonal Relationships


ENGL 2310Studies in World Literature
ENGL 3160Topics in World Literature


Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies
GSWS 1101Contemporary Issues in Gender, Sexualities and Women's Studies


LING 1102Linguistic Diversity and Cultural Diversity 


MODL 1101Basic French I
MODL 1102Basic French II
MODL 1105Introduction to the French-Speaking World: Language(s), Regions and Cultures
MODL 1131Basic German I
MODL 1132Basic German II
MODL 1151Basic Spanish I
MODL 1152Basic Spanish II
MODL 1153Introduction to the Language and Cultures of the
Spanish-Speaking World
MODL 1161American Sign Language Level 1
MODL 1162American Sign Language Level 2
MODL 1171Basic Japanese I
MODL 1172Basic Japanese II
MODL 1191Basic Chinese I
MODL 1192Basic Chinese II
MODL 1261American Sign Language Level 3
MODL 1262American Sign Language Level 4
MODL 2161American Sign Language Level 5
MODL 2162American Sign Language Level 6
MODL 2163American Sign Language Level 7
MODL 2164American Sign Language Level 8
MODL 2201Intermediate French I
MODL 2202Intermediate French II
MODL 2231Intermediate German I
MODL 2232Intermediate German II
MODL 2250Spanish Conversation
MODL 2251Intermediate Spanish I
MODL 2252Intermediate Spanish II
MODL 2262American Sign Language Level 9
MODL 2271Intermediate Japanese I
MODL 2272Intermediate Japanese II
MODL 2273Introduction to Japan: Language, Culture and Society
MODL 2291Intermediate Chinese I
MODL 2292Intermediate Chinese II
MODL 2351Spanish Language and Composition
MODL 2361American Sign Language Level 10
MODL 3111French Language and Culture through the Media
MODL 3301Advanced French I
MODL 3302Advanced French II
MODL 3351Advanced Spanish I
MODL 3352Advanced Spanish II
MODL 3393Introduction to Classical Chinese I
MODL 3394Introduction to Classical Chinese II
MODL 4401Advanced French III, French Language & Composition I
MODL 4402Advanced French IV, French Language & Composition II


Performing & Fine Arts
PEFA 1101Arts and Culture in Canada
PEFA 1136Introduction to Music
PEFA 3236World Music


BIOL 1110Principles of Biology: The Biosphere
Earth & Environmental Sciences
EAES 1201Global Environment Change


ENGR 1100Engineering and Technology in Society


Sport Science
SPSC 1105Introduction to the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society
SPSC 2205Socio-Cultural Aspects of Health and the Body
SPSC 2292Introduction to the Administration and Management of Sport,
Recreation and Leisure Services
SPSC 2381The Rise of Modern Sport and Physical Education
SPSC 5398Dance Education
SPSC 5499Curriculum Issues: Physical and Health Education
GCC-Eligible Experiences

Below is a list of GCC-eligible international and intercultural experiences offered by Ƶ.

It is also possible for students, faculty, staff, or administrators to request that a unique international or intercultural experience be assessed to determine if it should be deemed GCC-eligible on a one-off basis. Like all other GCC-eligible experiences, this unique experience must be structured and supervised, must occur while the student is registered at Ƶ, and must meet the requirements of the Inclusion Criteria for GCC-Eligible International and Intercultural Experiences. If you would like to request an assessment for a unique experience, please complete the .

For more specific information about the GCC-eligible experiences listed here and available funding opportunities, please consult .

All international and intercultural experiences approved by Global Engagement, including but not limited to

  • Faculty-led program
    • Belize
    • Czechia
    • France
    • Germany
    • Ghana
    • Greece
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Mexico
    • Philippines
    • Rwanda
    • Scotland
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • Uganda
    • Wales
  • Indigenous global learning programs
    • Arizona
    • Hawaii
  • GLO (Global Learning Online) experiences
    • Rwanda PEFA COIL
    • French Culture COIL
  • International exchanges
  • International work co-op placements
  • Summer study abroad programs
  • Disney work and learn program

Local intercultural programs approved by the GCC Faculty Advisory Committee, including