Australia - Macquarie University Course Equivalencies

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PRE-APPROVED COURSE EQUIVALENCIES

IMPORTANT: Other GVSU students have studied abroad at this partner institution. The chart below reflects GVSU equivalencies they have received. If you are planning on taking a course listed below, it does not require a departmental evaluation. Courses listed on this chart are not guaranteed to be offered during your semester abroad. This is not a complete list of course options offered at this partner institution. For a full list of course options, see the link above.

ACCOUNTING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ACCG3040 Auditing and Assurance Services

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

ACCG2000 Fund Management Accounting 

ACC 213 Principles of Managerial Accounting 

3 Credits 

ACCG3001 Organizational Planning and Control

ACC 321 Cost Strategy and Decision Making

3 Credits

ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MMCC2030 Media and Advertising

CAP 220 Fundamentals of Public Relations 

3 Credits 

MMCC2100 Public Relations and Social Media: Foundations and Cases

CAP 220 Fundamentals of Public Relations

3 Credits

ANTHROPOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LING3382 Culture and Language

ANT 207 Language and Culture

3 Credits

ANTH1006 Drugs Across Cultures

ANT 380 Special Topics in Anthropology

3 Credits

ANTH2002 Illness and Healing

ANT 320 Culture and Disease

3 Credits

ABST1000 Introducing to Australian Indigenous Societies

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

Also Available: HST 101 

3 Credits

ANTH1007 - Saints, Shamans, Cults and Demons: The Anthropology of Contemporary Religions

ANT 315 Comparative Religion

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

BIOL3320 Animal Behaviour

BIO 352 Animal Behavior

3 Credits

BIOL2410 Ecology

BIO 215 General Ecology

3 Credits

ENV 200 Environment and Sustainability

BIO 105 Environmental Science

3 Credits

BIOL1110 Genes to Organisms

BIO 120 General Biology 

4 Credits 

BIOL2110 Genetics

BIO 375 Genetics (3 Credits) AND BIO 376 Genetics Laboratory (1 Credit)

3 Credits

BIOL2210 Life Processes

BIO 403 Plant Structure and Function

3 Credits

BIOL3410 Plant Biology

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL3510 Vertebrate Evolution

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

HLTH 108 Intro to Anatomy

BMS 208 Human Anatomy

3 Credits

CBMS 215 Microbiology

BMS 212/213 Introductory Microbiology 

4 Credits

BMOL2401 Microbiology and Molecular Biology

BMS 212/BMS 213

4 Credits

BIOL2230 Neurophysiology

BMS 428 Neurosciences

3 Credits

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ACCG2051 Business and Corporations Law

BUS 201 Legal Environment for Business 

3 Credits 

CHEMISTRY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

CHEM3601 Advanced Synthesis

CHM 242 Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences II

4 Credits

BMOL2201 Biochemistry and Cell Biology

CHM 232 Biological Chemistry

4 Credits

CHEX1001 Foundations in Chemistry

CHM 109 Introductory Chemistry

4 Credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOCI1000 Australian and Global Societies

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

MMCC1010 International Communications: Smart, Global, Resilient

COM 378 Intercultural Communication

3 Credits 

WMMC1040 Introduction to Media and Mass Communications

COM 220 Media Literacy 

3 Credits 

MMCC1011 Introduction to Video Games

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications 

3 Credits 

MMCC2023 Visual Countercultures: Graffiti, Kitsch and Conceptual Art

COM 320 Vision and Culture

3 Credits 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

COMP1010 Fundamentals of Computer Science

CIS 101 Thriving in Our Digital World

3 Credits

COMP3000 Programming Languages

CS 343 Structure of Programming Languages

3 Credits

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEOP 3000 Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene

CJ 370-Environmental Crime and Justice

3 Credits

PICT1030 Introduction to Criminology

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

DANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MMCC1014 Movement & Dance in the 21st Century

DAN 200 Introduction to Dance

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host Univeristy Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ECON3036 Economic Development

ECO 349 Emerging Markets Issues

3 Credits

ECON2035 The Economics of Financial Institutions

ECO 414 Money and Banking

3 Credits

ECON3033 Econometric Methods

ECO 480 Econometrics and Forecasting

3 Credits

ECON3059 Environmental Economics

ECO 345 Environmental and Resource Economics

3 Credits

ECON3009 Industrial Organisation

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON2050 Money and Finance

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON1020 Principles of Economics 1

ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics / ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 Credits

ENGINEERING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MECH2001 Engineering Dynamics 

EGR 312 Dynamics 

3 Credits 

ENGLISH

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ENGL3050 Critical Approaches to Literature

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

3 Credits

JPNS2022 Exploring Japanese Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

ENGL2040 Historical Fiction and a Passion for the Past

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

LING1111 Language: Its Structure and Use

ENG 261 Foundations of Language Study 

3 Credits 

ENGL2030 Literature and the Visual

ENG 328 Contemporary American Literature

3 Credits

ENGL1001 Literature: Medieval to Modern

ENG 215 Foundations of Literary Structure: Genre

3 Credits

ENGL3030 Popular Literature

ENG 330 Studies in Fiction

3 Credits

ENGL3060 Pursuing Research in Literary Studies

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL2020 Revolution, Evolution, Humanity: Literature and Change in the Long Nineteenth Century

ENG 340 Studies in Drama

3 Credits

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MGMT1020 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management

ENT 150 Entrepreneurial Quest 

3 Credits

FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MMCC2015 Media Theory in Practice

CFV 125 Media Production I 

3 Credits 

MMCC1025 Screenwriting

CFV 261 Scriptwriting I

3 Credits

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFIN2053 Financial Management

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

AFIN3028 Financial Risk Management

FIN 331 Risk and Insurance

3 Credits

AFIN2050 Investments

FIN 321 Investments

3 Credits

ECON3060 International Finance

FIN 429 International Financial Management

3 Credits

AFIN3010 Issues in Applied Finance

FIN 380 Special Topics in Finance

3 Credits

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEOP3040 Asia-Pacific Development

GPY 354 Geography of Asia

3 Credits

GEOS1120 Dynamic Earth

GPY 100 Physical Geography

3 Credits

GEOP2040 Geographies of Development

GPY 335 Geographic Patterns of Global Development

3 Credits

GEOP1020 Introducing Environmental Humanities

GPY 380 Special Topics in Geography

3 Credits

ENVS2364 Introduction to Geographic Information Science

GPY 307 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

3 Credits

GEOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

BIOL2420 Marine Environmental Issues

GEO 103 Oceans

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Credits

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

MHIS1015 A Big History of the Universe to the Present

3 Credits

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

AHIS 3202 A History of Magic: From Magi to Merlin

3 Credits

HST 380 Special Topics in History

AHIS1250 Ancient Egyptian Archaeology

3 Credits

HST 380: Special Topics in History

ABST1020 – Dharug Country: Presences, Places and People

3 Credits

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

OR

HST 380 Special Topics in History

MHIS2017 Empire of Liberty? Britain and the Globalization of the World

3 Credits

HST 380 Special Topics in History

INTS1040 European Cultures and Identities

3 Credits 

HST 102 European Civilizations 

MHIS 2007 From Charlemagne to Game of Thrones

3 Credits

HST 355 Medieval Europe

ABST 2060 Indigenous Histories and Knowledges

3 Credits

HST 310 Cultural and Social Topics in Nonwestern History

ABST1000 Introducing Indigenous Australia

3 Credits

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

Also Available: ANT 330

MHIS2020 Twentieth-Century Europe

3 Credits

HST 386: Europe in the Age of Change and Global Integration

HUMAN RIGHTS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

LAWS 2060 The Politics of Human Rights Law

HRT 389 Study Abroad in Human Rights

3 Credits

JOURNALISM

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MMCC2130 News Media: Facts and Fiction

CMJ 325 Issues in Journalism 

3 Credits 

INTEGRATIVE STUDIES (formerly Liberal Studies)

Host Univeristy Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

3 Credits

AHIS3242 Early Christian Literature and Thought

LIB 335 Scriptures as Literature

3 Credits

MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MGMT2080 Application of Business Models

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

PHIL2010 Business and Professional Ethics

MGT 340 Business, Social Change and Ethics

3 Credits

MGMT2030 Cross Cultural Management

MGT 355 The Diversified Workplace OR MGT 466 International Management and Multinational Corporations

3 Credits

MGMT2002 International Business Operations

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business OR BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

MGMT1005 Introduction to Global Business

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business

3 Credits

MGMT3007 International Human Resource Management

MGT 433 International Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MGMT1007 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MGMT1011 Organisational Behaviour

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

MGMT1002 Principles of Management

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

MGMT3028 Strategic Human Resource Management

MGT 431 Advanced Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MGMT3050 Strategic Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

COMP3780 Technology Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

MGMT2040 Workplace Relations

MGT 380 Special Topics

3 Credits

MARKETING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MKTG3011 Brand Management

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG1003 Consumer Behavior

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior

3 Credits

MKTG2016 Consumer Demographics 

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior 

3 Credits

MKTG3015 Global Marketing

MKT 359 Multinational Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG2004 Integrated Marketing Communications

MKT 358 Advertising and Marketing Communications

3 Credits

MKTG1001 Marketing Fundamentals

MKT 350 Marketing Management

3 Credits

MKTG2008 Marketing Management 

MKT 350 Marketing Management 

3 Credits 

MKTG2002 Marketing Research

MKT 352 Marketing Research

3 Credits

MKTG3003 Marketing Strategy

MKT 451 Marketing Strategy

3 Credits

MKTG3002 Services Marketing 

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing 

3 Credits 

MATHEMATICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MATH 1007 Discrete Mathematics I

MTH 225 Discrete Structures: Computer Science

3 Credits

MATH1010 Mathematical Modelling IA

MTH 125 Survey of Calculus 

3 Credits 

MATH1020 Mathematical Modelling IB

MTH 227 Linear Algebra I 

3 Credits 

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MMCC1110 Media Technologies

CMJ 380 Special Topics in CMJ

3 Credits

MUSIC

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MMCC2075 Guitar Studies

MUS 380 Special Topics in Music

3 Credits

PHILOSOPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PHL2038 Existential Questions 

PHI 250 Existentialism 

3 Credits 

PHIL2034 Formal Logic

PHI 103 Logic

3 Credits

PHIL1031 The Philosophy of Human Nature

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy

3 Credits

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU  Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

POIR1010 Australian Politics in Global Context

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

INTS2002 Citizenship: Past, Present, Global

PLS 338 Citizenship

3 Credits

POIR2010 Contemporary Issues in Australian Politics: Race, Nation, Class and Gender

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POIR3040 Creating New States

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL1080 Introduction to Global Politics

PLS 102 American Government and Politics

3 Credits

POIR2070 Governance, Power and Public Policy

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POIR 2060 Modern Political Thought

PLS 232 Moderns Political Thought

Does not count for SWS

3 Credit

POIR2770 Revolutions

POL 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

WPOL1070 Thinking Politically

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ECHE2180 Child Development in the Preschool and Primary School Years

PSY 305 Infant and Early Childhood Devel.

3 Credits

COGS2000 Cognitive Neuroscience

PSY 370 Cognitive Neuroscience 

3 Credits 

PSYU2246 Cognitive Processes

PSY 365 – Cognition

3 Credits

PSYU2235 Developmental Psychology

PSY 364 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3 Credits 

PSYU2238 Introduction to Psycholinguistics

PSY 357 Psychology of Language

3 Credits

PSYU1104 Introduction to Psychology I

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 

3 Credits 

PSYU2247 Perception

PSY 361 – Perception

3 Credits

PSYU3337 Psychopathology

PSY 303 Psychopathy

3 Credits

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOCI1000 Australian and Global Societies

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOCI3025 Love, Sex and Friendship

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOCI1010 Sociology of Everyday Life

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

SOCI2060 Sociology of Media

SOC 366 Sociology of Media

3 Credits

Sociology of Music

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOCI2050 Work, Self and Society

SOC 355 Soc of Work & Employment 

3 Credits 

SPANISH

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

SLAS1010 Introductory Spanish 

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish I 

4 Credits 

SLAS1020 Introductory Spanish II

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II

4 Credits

STATISTICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

STAT1170 Introductory Statistics

STA 215 Introductory Applied Statistics

3 Credits

WOMEN GENDER STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEND1000 Freedom Dreams: Foundations in Gender Studies

WGS 200 Intro to Gender Studies 

3 Credits 

GEND 1020 Gender and Power

WGS 101  Introduction to Gender Studies OR

WGS 334 – Sex, Power, and Politics

3 Credits

AHIS 3201 Women and Gender in the Ancient World

WGS 325 Gender, Sexuality in Antiquity

3 Credits



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