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

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

ACCG3040 Auditing and Assurance Services

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

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

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

ANT 315 Comparative Religion

3 Credits

ANTH2002 Illness and Healing

ANT 320 Culture and Disease

3 Credits

ANTH1006 Drugs Across Cultures

ANT 380 Special Topics in Anthropology

3 Credits

ABST1000 Introducing to Australian Indigenous Societies

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

Also Available: HST 101 

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

ENV 200 Environment and Sustainability

BIO 105 Environmental Science

3 Credits

BIOL1110 Genes to Organisms

BIO 120 General Biology 

4 Credits 

BIOL2410 Ecology

BIO 215 General Ecology

3 Credits

BIOL3320 Animal Behaviour

BIO 352 Animal Behavior

3 Credits

BIOL3410 Plant Biology

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL3510 Vertebrate Evolution

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BIOL2210 Life Processes

BIO 403 Plant Structure and Function

3 Credits

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

BMOL2401 Microbiology and Molecular Biology

BMS 213 & BMS 214

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

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

WMMC1040 Introduction to Media and Mass Communications

COM 220 Media Literacy 

3 Credits 

MMCC2023 Visual Countercultures: Graffiti, Kitsch and Conceptual Art

COM 320 Vision and Culture

3 Credits 

MMCC1010 International Communications: Smart, Global, Resilient

COM 378 Intercultural Communication

3 Credits 

SOCI1000 Australian and Global Societies

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

MMCC1011 Introduction to Video Games

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications 

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

Major

Class

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

ECON1020 Principles of Economics 1

ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics / ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 Credits

ECON3009 Industrial Organisation

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON3033 Econometric Methods

ECO 480 Econometrics and Forecasting

3 Credits

ECON2035 The Economics of Financial Institutions

ECO 414 Money and Banking

3 Credits

ECON3036 Economic Development

ECO 349 Emerging Markets Issues

3 Credits

ECON2050 Money and Finance

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ECON3059 Environmental Economics

ECO 345 Environmental and Resource Economics

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

ENGL1001 Literature: Medieval to Modern

ENG 215 Foundations of Literary Structure: Genre

3 Credits

ENGL2040 Historical Fiction and a Passion for the Past

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENGL2030 Literature and the Visual

ENG 328 Contemporary American Literature

3 Credits

ENGL3030 Popular Literature

ENG 330 Studies in Fiction

3 Credits

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

ENG 340 Studies in Drama

3 Credits

ENGL3050 Critical Approaches to Literature

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

3 Credits

ENGL3060 Pursuing Research in Literary Studies

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

JPNS2022 Exploring Japanese Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

LING1111 Language: Its Structure and Use

ENG 261 Foundations of Language Study 

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

MMCC1025 Screenwriting

CFV 261 Scriptwriting I

3 Credits

MMCC2015 Media Theory in Practice

CFV 125 Media Production I 

3 Credits 

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFIN2050 Investments

FIN 321 Investments

3 Credits

AFIN2053 Financial Management

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

AFIN3010 Issues in Applied Finance

FIN 380 Special Topics in Finance

3 Credits

AFIN3028 Financial Risk Management

FIN 331 Risk and Insurance

3 Credits

ECON3060 International Finance

FIN 429 International Financial Management

3 Credits

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU 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

GEOP3040 Asia-Pacific Development

GPY 354 Geography of Asia

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 Course Equivalencies 

GVSU Credits

MHIS1015 A Big History of the Universe to the Present

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

3 Credits

ABST1000 Introducing Indigenous Australia

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

Also Available: ANT 330

3 Credits

INTS1040 European Cultures and Identities

HST 102 European Civilizations 

3 Credits 

AHIS1250 Ancient Egyptian Archaeology

HST 380: Special Topics in History

3 Credits

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

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

MHIS2020 Twentieth-Century Europe

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

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

MGMT1005 Introduction to Global Business

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business

3 Credits

MGMT2002 International Business Operations

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

3 Credits

MGMT1002 Principles of Management

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

MGMT1011 Organisational Behaviour

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 Credits

MGMT1007 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MGT 333 Human Resource 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

MGMT2080 Application of Business Models

MGT 380 Special Topics in 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

MGMT3028 Strategic Human Resource Management

MGT 431 Advanced Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MGMT3007 International Human Resource Management

MGT 433 International Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MARKETING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MKTG1001 Marketing Fundamentals

MKT 350 Marketing Management

3 Credits

MKTG2008 Marketing Management 

MKT 350 Marketing Management 

3 Credits 

MKTG1003 Consumer Behavior

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior

3 Credits

MKTG2016 Consumer Demographics 

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior 

3 Credits

MKTG2002 Marketing Research

MKT 352 Marketing Research

3 Credits

MKTG2004 Integrated Marketing Communications

MKT 358 Advertising and Marketing Communications

3 Credits

MKTG3015 Global Marketing

MKT 359 Multinational Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG3011 Brand Management

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

MKTG3002 Services Marketing 

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing 

3 Credits 

MKTG3003 Marketing Strategy

MKT 451 Marketing Strategy

3 Credits

MATHEMATICS

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU 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

Major

Class

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

PHIL1031 The Philosophy of Human Nature

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy

3 Credits

PHIL2034 Formal Logic

PHI 103 Logic

3 Credits

PHL2038 Existential Questions 

PHI 250 Existentialism 

3 Credits 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU  Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

POL1080 Introduction to Global Politics

PLS 102 American Government and Politics

3 Credits

INTS2002 Citizenship: Past, Present, Global

PLS 338 Citizenship

3 Credits

POIR1010 Australian Politics in Global Context

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

WPOL1070 Thinking Politically

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

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

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POIR2070 Governance, Power and Public Policy

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POIR2770 Revolutions

POL 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

POIR3040 Creating New States

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PSYU1104 Introduction to Psychology I

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 

3 Credits 

PSYU3337 Psychopathology

PSY 303 Psychopathy

3 Credits

ECHE2180 Child Development in the Preschool and Primary School Years

PSY 305 Infant and Early Childhood Devel.

3 Credits

PSYU2238 Introduction to Psycholinguistics

PSY 357 Psychology of Language

3 Credits

PSYU2235 Developmental Psychology

PSY 364 Life Span Developmental Psy 

3 Credits 

COGS2000 Cognitive Neuroscience

PSY 370 Cognitive Neuroscience 

3 Credits 

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOCI1010 Sociology of Everyday Life

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

SOCI2050 Work, Self and Society

SOC 355 Soc of Work & Employment 

3 Credits 

SOCI2060 Sociology of Media

SOC 366 Sociology of Media

3 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

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