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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions A Arts ARTS
Arts ARTS

For more information about this course, see Faculty of Arts: arts.ucalgary.ca.

Senior Courses
Arts 501       International Study Topics
Group or individual study topics which involve international experience. Group study topics will vary from year-to-year.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Third-year standing and consent of the Faculty.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Arts 501 and Social Sciences 501 will not be allowed.
Notes:
Approval and registration for this course must take place prior to travel. Individual international study topics with a significant research component may also be approved for students traveling abroad. For further information, contact the Arts Students’ Centre.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Arts 502       Academic Field Placement
Authorized academic field placements will vary from year-to-year.
Course Hours:
3 units
Prerequisite(s):
Acceptance to a recognized academic internship or field placement program and approval of the Faculty of Arts.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Arts 502 and Social Sciences 502 will not be allowed.
Notes:
May be taken twice for credit. Students should contact the Study Abroad Office for information and advice concerning recognized academic internship opportunities such as the Washington Center Internship Program.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Arts 503       Multidisciplinary Capstone
Participation in a seminar focused on completing and presenting individual research projects that integrate the primary and secondary focus within a student’s multidisciplinary degree program.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the BA Multidisciplinary and completion of 75 units.
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Arts 507       Collaborative Learning and Peer Mentoring
Study of learning theories and learning processes with practical experience through mentoring learners in an undergraduate course in the Faculty of Arts under the supervision of that course's instructor. Service-learning activities may include facilitating discussion in classrooms or online, discussing topics for term papers, organizing and assisting study groups, and/or coaching peers in their oral presentation or writing skills.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
48 units and consent of the instructor.
Notes:
Course requirements include a 39-hour practicum.
Also known as:
(formerly Communication and Culture 507)
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Arts 509       Research in Peer Mentoring and Higher Learning
Students continue to support peers in their learning processes using a facilitative, collaborative approach. As part of their service-learning mentoring hours, students will assist new peer mentors to grow into their roles. Students will conduct either a textual or field research project related to their peer mentoring roles.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Arts 507 or Communication and Culture 507 or Science 511 and consent of the instructor.
Notes:
Course requirements include a 39-hour service-learning component.
Also known as:
(formerly Communication and Culture 509)
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Arts 601       Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning
An introduction, exploration, and application of the theories and practices of teaching undergraduate students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to MA, MSc or PhD program in the Faculty of Arts.
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