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Courses of Instruction

This section presents the descriptions of all courses offered at the University of Victoria. Courses are listed in alphabetical order by course abbreviation (BIOL, ENGL). The course abbreviations for all courses offered within each faculty are listed in Courses by Faculty. A list of the course abbreviations and their corresponding subject areas is presented in Courses by Subject Areas.

Please note that not all courses listed are necessarily offered every year; students should consult the department or faculty concerned. Registration and current timetable information is also available on the web at <>.

Students must ensure that they are familiar with the program requirements and restrictions noted in the entry for each academic unit.

Fields of Study
Ageing (AGEI)
American Sign Language (ASL)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Art Education (AE)
Arts (ARTS)
Arts of Canada (ACAN)
Astronomy (ASTR)
Biochemistry (BIOC)
Biochemistry and Microbiology (BCMB)
Biology (BIOL)
Biomedical Engineering (BME)
Canadian Studies (CS)
Chemistry (CHEM)
Child and Youth Care (CYC)
Child and Youth Care International (CYCI)
Civil Engineering (CIVE)
Commerce (COM)
Community Development (CD)
Computer Engineering (CENG)
Computer Science (CSC)
Creative Writing (En'owkin Centre) (CW)
Cultural, Social and Political Thought (CSPT)
Cultural Heritage Management (CH)
Curriculum and Instruction Studies (ED-P)
Curriculum and Instruction Studies (EDCI)
Digital Humanities (DHUM)
Disability Studies (DSST)
Dispute Resolution (DR)
Earth and Ocean Sciences (EOS)
Economics (ECON)
Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies (ED-D)
Electrical Engineering (ELEC)
Engineering (ENGR)
English (ENGL)
Entrepreneurship (ENT)
Entrepreneurship Certificate (ENTC)
Entrepreneurship Diploma (ENTD)
Environmental Restoration (ER)
Environmental Studies (ES)
European Studies (EUS)
Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education (EPHE)
Fine Arts (FA)
First Nations Governments and Administration (FNGA)
Forest Biology (FORB)
French (FRAN)
Geography (GEOG)
Germanic Studies (GMST)
Graduate Studies by Special Arrangement (GS)
Greek (GREE)
Greek and Roman Studies (GRS)
Health (HLTH)
Health Information Science (HINF)
History (HSTR)
History in Art (HA)
Human and Social Development (HSD)
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
Humanities (HUMA)
Indigenous Community-based Child and Youth Care (CYCB)
Indigenous Education (IED)
Indigenous Governance (IGOV)
Indigenous Health Studies (INGH)
Indigenous Studies (IS)
Intercultural Education (IET)
Interdisciplinary Arts (IA)
Interdisciplinary Program (INTD)
International Business (IB)
International Management and Organization (BUS)
International Studies (INTS)
Italian (ITAL)
Latin (LATI)
Latin American Studies (LAS)
Law (LAW)
Linguistics (LING)
Marine Science (MRNE)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration + Master of Engineering (MBME)
Master of Business Administration + Master of Science (CSC) (MBMS)
Master of Global Business (MGB)
Mathematics (MATH)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Medical Science (MEDS)
Medieval Studies (MEDI)
Mediterranean Studies (MEST)
Microbiology (MICR)
Music (MUS)
Music Education (ME)
Neuroscience (NRSC)
Nursing, Advanced Practice: Nurse Educator Option (NUED)
Nursing, Advanced Practice: Nurse Practitioner Option (NUNP)
Nursing, Advanced Practice: Nurse Leadership Option (NURA)
Nursing (NURS)
Nursing and Health Information Science (NUHI)
Nursing Policy and Practice (NURP)
Pacific and Asian Studies (PAAS)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLI)
Portuguese (PORT)
Psychology (PSYC)
Public Administration (ADMN)
Public Health and Social Policy (PHSP)
Religious Studies (RS)
Science (SCIE)
Service Management (SMGT)
Slavic Studies (SLST)
Social Dimensions of Health (SDH)
Social Justice Studies (SJS)
Social Sciences (SOSC)
Social Work (SOCW)
Sociology (SOCI)
Software Engineering (SENG)
Spanish (SPAN)
Statistics (STAT)
Studies in Policy and Practice (SPP)
Technology and Society (TS)
Theatre (THEA)
Visual Arts (ART)
Women's Studies (WS)
Writing (WRIT)
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