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

ACCG 200 Fund Management Accounting 

ACC 213 Principles of Managerial Accounting 

3 Credits 

ACCG 301 Organizational Planning and Control

ACC 321 Cost Strategy and Decision Making

3 Credits

Accounting Information Systems

ACC 340 Accounting Systems

3 Credits

ACCG 358 Auditing and Assurance Services

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

CMN 248 Creative Advertising

CAP 380 Special Topics in Advertising & PR

3 Credits

ICOM 202 International Comm. Campaigns

CAP 310 Advertising Management and Cases

3 Credits

ICOM 203 International Public Relations and Advertising

CAP 220 Fundamentals of Public Relations 

3 Credits 

MAS 389 Public Relations Theories

CAP 220 Fundamentals of Public Relations

3 Credits

MAS 395 Public Relations

CAP 380 Special Topics in Advertising & PR

3 Credits

ANTHROPOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

EN2148 Language and Culture

ANT 207 Language and Culture

3 Credits

LING332 Culture and Language

ANT 207 Language and Culture

3 Credits

ANTH 107 Saints, Shamans, Cults, and Demons: The Anthropology of Contemporary Religions

ANT 315 Comparative Religion

3 Credits

ANTH 107 Saints, Shamans, Cults, Demons

ANT 315 Comparative Religions

3 Credits

ANTH 202 Illness and Healing

ANT 320 Culture and Disease

3 Credits

ABST 100 Intro to Australian Indigenous Societies

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

Also Available: HST 101 

3 Credits

ANTH 106 Drugs Across Cultures

ANT 380 Special Topics in Anthropology

3 Credits

CUL 100 Text, Image, Culture

ANT 380 Special Topics in Anthropology

3 Credits

ART

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ARTS 100 Contemporary Australian Arts

ART 380 Special Topics in Art & Design

3 Credits

MAS 110 Introduction to Digital Media

ART 280: "Intro to Digital Media"

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ENV 200 Environment and Sustainability

BIO 105 Environmental Science

3 Credits

BIOL 115 The Thread of Life

BIO 120 General Biology 

4 Credits 

BIOL 114 Evolution & Biodiversity 

BIO 121 General Biology II

4 Credits 

BIOL121 Marine Biology and Ecosystems

BIO 180 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL 227 Ecology

BIO 215 General Ecology

3 Credits

BBE 200 Animal Behaviour

BIO 352 Animal Behavior

3 Credits

BIOL 347 Plant Diversity & Conservation

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL369 Vertebrate Evolution

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL210 Plant Structure and Function

BIO 403 Plant Structure and Function

3 Credits

BIOL 372 Marine Birds and Mammals

BIO 480 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIO-MEDICAL SCIENCES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

CBMS 215 Microbiology

BMS 213 & BMS 214

4 Credits

BIOL 257 Neurophysiology

BMS 428 Neurosciences

3 Credits

HLTH 108 Introduction to Anatomy

BMS 208 Human Anatomy

3 Credits

BROADCASTING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MAS 105 Media Cultures

CBR 240 Survey of Electronic Media

3 Credits

MAS 207 Radio Broadcasting

CBR 380 Special Topics in Broadcasting

3 Credits

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

BUSL 250 Business Law 

BUS 201 Legal Environment for Business 

3 Credits 

Business Communication Skills

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits 

International Business Policy

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

CHEMISTRY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

CHM 202 Organic Chemistry

CHM 231 Introductory Organic Chemistry

4 Credits

MBT 251 Biochemistry

CHM 232 Biological Chemistry

4 Credits

SCI 105 Chemistry

CHM 109 Introductory Chemistry

4 Credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MAS 105 Media Cultures 

COM 220 Media Literacy 

3 Credits 

MAS 330 Culture and Technology

COM 271 History of Communications Technologies

3 Credits

CUL 223 Visual Countercultures 

COM 320 Vision and Culture

3 Credits 

ICOM 301 Global Knowledge Society 

COM 371 Media and Society 

3 Credits 

ICOM 100 Introduction to International Communication

COM 372 Global Communications

3 Credits

ICOM 101 Intercultural Relations 

COM 378 Intercultural Communication

3 Credits 

MAS 104 Australian and Global Societies/Australian Media

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

MAS 111 Introduction to Video Games 

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications 

3 Credits 

MAS 307 Culture and Technology

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

POL 300 Media Politics

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

COMP115 Introduction to Computer Science

CIS 101 Thriving in Our Digital World

3 Credits

SLP148: Language and Computation

CS 343 Structure of Programming Languages

3 Credits

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Major

Class

Credits

PICT 103 Introduction to Criminology

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

DANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

DANC101 Movement and Dance in the 21st Century

DAN 200 Introduction to Dance

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host Univeristy Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ECON 110 Macroeconomic Principles

ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Credits

ECON 111 Microeconomic Principles

ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics

3 Credits

ECON 303 International Money and Finance

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON 309 Industrial Organisation

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON 333 Econometric Methods

ECO 480 Econometrics and Forecasting

3 Credits

ECON 335 Economics of Financial Institutions

ECO 414 Money and Banking

3 Credits

ECON 336 Economic Development

ECO 349 Emerging Markets Issues

3 Credits

ECON 350 Money and Finance

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON 359 Environmental Economics

ECO 345 Environmental and Resource Economics

3 Credits

ENVS 201 Introduction to Environmental Economics

ECO 345 Environmental and Resource Economics

3 Credits

European Union Economics

ECO 365 Comparative Economics Systems

3 Credits

International Economics

ECO 369 International Economic Issues

3 Credits

Industry Policy and Business Management

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ENGINEERING

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU CREDITS 

MECH 201 Engineering Dynamics 

EGR 312 Dynamics 

3 Credits 

ENGLISH

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ENGL 210 The Metamorphosis of Myth

ENG 204 World Mythology

3 Credits

ENGL120 Approaches to English Literature

ENG 215 Foundations of Literary Structure: Genre

3 Credits

ENGL 276 Reading Theory

ENG 216 Foundations of Literary Structure: Critical Approaches

3 Credits

EDUC 260 Language Literacy and Learning

ENG 302 Introduction to Language Arts: Teaching Writing & Children's Lit.

3 Credits

ENGL 207 World Literature in English

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

ENGL 209 Children's Literature

ENG 309 Teaching Literature to Children -or- ENG 445 Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory

3 Credits

ENGL 204 Medieval Literature: Dreams and Debates

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENGL 264 Contemporary and Postmodernist Literature

ENG 328 Contemporary American Literature

3 Credits

ENGL303 Narrative and the Novel

ENG 330 Studies in Fiction

3 Credits

ENGL 202 Twentieth- Century Drama in Context

ENG 340 Studies in Drama

3 Credits

ENGL106 Literature and Screen

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL107 Literature and Politics

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 200 Australian Perspectives

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 205 Australian Literature

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 265 Literature, History and Cultural Memory

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 305 Modernism

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

3 Credits

ENGL 306 Feminism and Literature

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 309 Shakespeare and the Renaissance

ENG 322 British Literature: Renaissance

3 Credits

ENGL 310 Contemporary Australian Children's Literature

ENG 304 International Literature for Children and Young Adults

3 Credits

ENGL 314 Victorian Literary Culture

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

3 Credits

ENGL 329 North American Literature

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENGL 361 Twentieth Century Australian Literature

ENG 205 Literatures in English -or- ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

JPN 230 Survey of Japanse Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

JPN 330 Reading in Japanese Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

RSN 201 19th-Century Russian Novel in Translation

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

LING 111 Lang: Its Structure and Use

ENG 261 Foundations of Language Study 

3 Credits 

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Major

Class

Credits

ENVS 117 Biophysical Environments

ENS 380 Special Topics in Environmental Studies

3 Credits

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU CREDITS

BBA 220 Entrepreneurship & New Venture 

ENT 150 Entrepreneurial Quest 

3 Credits

FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MAS 202 Screenwriting: An Introduction

CFV 261 Scriptwriting I

3 Credits

MAS 215 Theorising Media 

CFV 125 Media Production I 

3 Credits 

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFIN 250 Investments

FIN 321 Investments

3 Credits

AFIN 253 Financial Management

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

AFIN 310 Issues in Applied Finance

FIN 380 Special Topics in Finance

3 Credits

AFIN 328 Financial Risk Management

FIN 331 Risk and Insurance

3 Credits

ECON 360 International Finance

FIN 429 International Financial Management

3 Credits

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEOS 112 The Planet Earth

GPY 100 Physical Geography

3 Credits

GEOS 215 Geographies of Development

GPY 335 Geographic Patterns of Global Development

3 Credits

GEOS 262 Australians and their Environment

GPY 380 Special Topics in Geography

3 Credits

GEOS 264 Geographic Information Systems

GPY 307 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

3 Credits

GEOS 311 Asia-Pacific Development

GPY 354 Geography of Asia

3 Credits

GEOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

GEOS 126 Marine Science

GEO 103 Oceans

3 Credits

MAR 201 Intro to Marine Science

GEO 103 Oceans

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MHIS 115 An Introduction to World History

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

3 Credits

ABST 100 Intro to Australian Indigenous Societies

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

Also Available: ANT 330

3 Credits

MHIS 204 The Origins of Modern Australia

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

3 Credits

EUL 101 Societies of Europe 

HST 102 European Civilizations 

3 Credits 

HIST 109 The Making of Australia

HST 210 Empire, Culture, and Conflict

3 Credits

AHIS 110 Rome: From Republic to Empire

HST 351 Ancient Rome

3 Credits

AHIS 170 Egyptian Archaeology: An Introduction

HST 380: Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HIST 253 War and Peace in World History

HST 380: Special Topics in History

3 Credits

MHIS 217 Britain, Empire, and the Making of a Globalized World 1688-1914

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

MHIS 302 Australian History Since 1901

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

MHIS 321 Twentieth Century Europe

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

3 Credits

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

POL 321

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

POL 361

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

POL 386

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

JOURNALISM

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MAS 221 News and Current Affairs

CJR 236 News in Society

3 Credits

MAS 203 News and Current Affairs 

CMJ 325 Issues in Journalism 

3 Credits 

INTEGRATIVE STUDIES (formerly Liberal Studies)

Host Univeristy Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

3 Credits

AHST209: Early Christian Literature and Thought

LIB 335 Scriptures as Literature

3 Credits

MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

BUS 201 Intro to Global Business

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business

3 Credits

International Business Management

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

3 Credits

BBA 102 Principles of Management

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

BBA 111 Organisational Behaviour

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

HRM 107 Introduction to Human Resources

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 Credits

HRM 250 Human Resource Management

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 Credits

PHIL 201 Business and Professional Ethics

MGT 340 Business, Social Change and Ethics

3 Credits

BBA 340 Cross Cultural Management

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

3 Credits

BBA 280 Business Models and Structures

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

BBA 350 Strategic Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Human Resource Planning and Performance Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Management of Change and Learning

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Technology Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

HRM 201 Workplace Relations

MGT 380 Special Topics

3 Credits

Human Research Development

MGT 430 Organizational Management

3 Credits

HRM 328 Strategic Human Resource Management

MGT 431 Advanced Human Resource Management

3 Credits

Comparative International Employment Relations

MGT 433 International Human Resource Management

3 Credits

HRM 307 International Human Resource Management

MGT 433 International Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MARKETING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MKTG 101 Marketing Fundamentals

MKT 350 Marketing Management

3 Credits

MKTG 208 Marketing Management 

MKT 350 Marketing Management 

3 Credits 

MKTG 203 Consumer Behavior

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior

3 Credits

MKTG 216 Consumer Demographics 

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior 

3 Credits

MKTG 202 Marketing Research

MKT 352 Marketing Research

3 Credits

Distribution Decisions

MKT 354 Marketing Institutions

3 Credits

MKTG 204 Integrated Marketing Communications

MKT 358 Advertising and Marketing Communications

3 Credits

International Marketing

MKT 359 Multinational Marketing

3 Credits

Marketing Channel- Electronic Commerce

MKT 360 Marketing on the Internet

3 Credits

Business Demographics

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG 209 Global Marketing

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG 311 Brand Management

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Population, Markets & Labour Force

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Product and Pricing Decisions

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG 207 Services Marketing 

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing 

3 Credits 

MKTG 309 Social Marketing & Sustainability 

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing 

3 Credits 

MKTG 303 Marketing Strategy

MKT 451 Marketing Strategy

3 Credits

MATHEMATICS

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU CREDITS 

MATH 135 Mathematics IA

MTH 125 Survey of Calculus 

3 Credits 

MATH 136 Mathematics IB 

MTH 227 Linear Algebra I 

3 Credits 

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM

Major

Class

Credits

MAS 110 Introduction to Digital Media

CMJ 380 Special Topics in CMJ

3 Credits

MUSIC

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MUS 100 Experiencing Popular Music

MUS 129 Fundamentals of Music

3 Credits

MUS 100 Reading Contemporary Music

MUS 129 Fundamentals of Music

3 Credits

MUS 205 Introduction to Vocal Studies

MUS Special Topics in Music

3 Credits

MUS 207 Guitar Principles

MUS 380 Special Topics in Music

3 Credits

PHILOSOPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PHL 131 The Philosophy of Human Nature

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy

3 Credits

PHIL 132 Philosophy, Morality, Society 

PHI 102 Ethics 

3 Credits 

PHL134 Introductory Formal Logic

PHI 103 Logic

3 Credits

PHL 238 Existential Questions 

PHI 250 Existentialism 

3 Credits 

PHIL281: Language and Logic

PHI 410 A172

3 Credits

PHIL 226 Moral Psychology of Good & Evil 

PHI 380 Special Topics in Philosophy 

3 Credits 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU  Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

INTS 202 Citizenship: Past, Present, Global

PLS 338 Citizenship

3 Credits

POL 101 Australian Politics in Global Context

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 107 Thinking Politically

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 108 Introduction to Global Politics

PLS 102 American Government and Politics

3 Credits

POL 201 Contemporary Issues in Australian Politics: Race, Nation, Class and Gender

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 202 Gender and the State

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 207 Australian Governments and Public Policy

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 277 Revolutions

POL 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 278 Middle-East Politics

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 304 Creating New States

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POL 308 Australian Foreign Policy

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PSYC 101 Intro to Psych I 

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 

3 Credits 

PSYC 104 Intro to Psych I 

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 

3 Credits 

PSY 337 Psychopathology

PSY 303 Psychopathy

3 Credits

ECH 228 Child Development 3-8 yrs: Approaches to Theory and Practice

PSY 305 Infant and Early Childhood Devel.

3 Credits

PSY238: Introduction to Psycholinguistics

PSY 357 Psychology of Language

3 Credits

PSV 235 Developmental Psychology 

PSY 364 Life Span Developmental Psy 

3 Credits 

COGS 202 Cognitive Neuroscience 

PSY 370 Cognitive Neuroscience 

3 Credits 

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOC 180 Sociology of Everyday Life

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 295 Work and Employment 

SOC 355 Soc of Work & Employment 

3 Credits 

SOC 289 Sociology of Media

SOC 366 Sociology of Media

3 Credits

MAS 302 Media Identities

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 175 Australian and Global Societies

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 315 Love, Sex, and Friendship

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SPANISH

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

SPN 101 Introductory Spanish 

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish I 

4 Credits 

SPN 102 Introductory Spanish II

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II

4 Credits

STATISTICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

STAT170 Introductory Statistics

STA 215 Introductory Applied Statistics

3 Credits

THEATRE

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

CUL 233 Theatre and Performance Practice 

CTH 362 Production Dramaturgy 

3 Credits 

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ECH 229 Health in Early Childhood

REC 317 Therapeutic Rec. for Pediatrics

3 Credits

WRITING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

EL1228: Writing with Style

WRT 210 Writing with Style

3 Credits

MAS 311 Non Fiction Writing: Memoir 

WRT 360 Int. Creative Nonfiction 

3 Credits 

WOMEN GENDER STUDIES

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU CREDITS 

GEN 110 Found in Gender Studies 

WGS 200 Intro to Gender Studies 

3 Credits