Australia - University of the Sunshine Coast 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

Semester

ACC 106 Accounting Principles

ACC 212 Principles of Financial Accounting

3 credits

Fall and Winter

ACC 210 Financial Accounting

ACC 330 International Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

ACC 310 Management Accounting

 ACC 213 Managerial Accounting OR ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Winter

ACC 320 Contemporary Accounting Issues

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

ART

Major Class Credits

Semester

DES 101 Elements of Design

ART 153 Foundations: Making and Meaning of Art and Design

3 credits

Winter

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

ANM 100 Animal Ecology Field Course

BIO 480 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

Winter

ANM 104 Marine Vertebrates: Sharks, Seabirds, Fish, Turtles and Whales

BIO 280 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

Fall

ENS 120 Introduction to Enviornmental Management

BIO 105 Environmental Science

3 credits

Winter

ENS 213 Invertebrate Biology and Ecology

BIO 232 Natural History of Invertebrates

3 Credits

Winter

ENS 222 Terrestrial Vertebrate Diversity and Ecology

BIO 222 Natural History of the Vertebrates -or- BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 credits

Fall

ENS 221 Plant Diversity and Ecology

BIO 243 Plant Identification and Natural History -or- BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 credits

Fall

ENS 282 Coastal and Marine Ecology

BIO 370 Marine Biology -or- BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

Also Available: GPY 380

3 credits

Winter

ENS 316 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

BIO 308 Wildlife Ecology

3 Credits

Fall

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

LFS 122 Human Anatomy 

BMS 208 Human Anatomy 

3 Credits

Fall

LFS 261 Microbiology

BMS 212 Introductory Microbiology

3 credits

Winter

LFS 303 Pathophysiology

BMS 310 Basic Pathophysiology

3 credits

Winter

PUB 252 Health Promotion Assessment and Planning 

BMS 223 Public Health Concepts

3 credits

Winter

SCI 110 Science Research Methods

BMS 301 Introduction to Research

3 credits

Fall and Winter

SPX 231 Motor Control and Learning

BMS 415 Nutrition and Physical Performance

Also Available: MOV 310

3 credits

Fall

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BUS 102 Economics for Business

BUS 180 Special Topics in Business

3 credits

Fall and Winter

BUS 104 Discovering Management

BUS 180 Special Topics in Business

3 credits

Fall and Winter

BUS 108 Information Systems in Organizations

BUS 180 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BUS 203 Business Law

BUS 201 Legal Environment for Business

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BUS 320 Business, Governance and Society

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 credits

Fall and Winter

ENT 221 Venture Growth and Innovation

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 credits

Fall

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Major

Class

Credits

Semester

ICT 112 Programming Fundamentals

CIS 161 Computational Science

3 Credits

Winter

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

CMN 276 Social Media

COM 371 Media and Society

3 credits

Winter

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

JST 101 Justice & the Australian Legal System

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 credits

Fall and Winter

ENGLISH

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

EGL 120 The 'English' Tradition: An Introduction to Literary Studies

ENG 105 Literatures in English

3 credits

Winter

ECONOMICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BUS 201 Applied Microeconomics

ECO 312 Applied Microeconomics

3 Credits

Winter

BUS 202 Applied Macroeconomics

ECO 313 Applied Macroeconomics

3 Credits

Fall

BUS 303 Money and Banking

ECO 414 Money and Banking

3 Credits

Winter

BUS 305 Econometrics

ECO 400 Econometrics and Forecasting

3 Credits

Fall

ENS 300 Environmental and Resource Economics

ECO 345 Environmental and Resource Economics

3 Credits

Winter

IBS 221 Trade and Finance in a Global Economy

ECO 369 International Economic Issues

3 Credits

Fall

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Major

Class

Credits

Semester

ENT 211 Igniting Entrepreneurial Talent

ENT 151 New Venture Feasibility

3 Credits

Winter

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

ACC 211 Business Finance

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

Winter

FIN 310 Investment Analysis

FIN 321 Investments

3 Credits

Winter

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

ENS 253 Geographic Information Science and Technology

GPY 307 Intro to Computer Mapping and Geographic Info Systems

Also Available: NRM 395 GIS Applications in Resource Management

3 credits

Winter

ENS 282 Coastal and Marine Ecology

GPY 380 Special Topics in Geography

Also Available: BIO 370 Marine Biology -or- BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 credits

Winter

GEO 201 Hydrology and Geomorphology

GPY 380 Special Topics in Geography

3 credits

Winter

SCS 130 Introduction to Indigenous Australia

GPY 380 Special Topics in Geography

Also Available: HST 380, SOC 380

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

GEOLOGY

Host University Course

GVSU Equivalent

Credits

Semester

GEO 100 Changing Planet Earth

GEO 111 Exploring the Earth

4 Credits

Winter

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

HIS 100 What Makes Australia? History of Australian Popular Culture: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

Winter

HIS 140 Global Citizens: A History of Humanity

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

3 Credits

Fall

HIS 201 The Uses and Abuses of History

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

Winter

SCS 130 Introduction to Indigenous Australia

HST 380 Special Topics in History

Also Available: GPY 380, SOC 380

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

USC Course

GVSU Equivalent

Credits

Semester

TSM 102 The World of Tourism, Leisure and Events

HTM 380 Special Topics in HTM

3 Credits

Winter

TSM 200 Creating and Managing Event Experiences

HTM 240 Introduction to Meeting and Event Management

3 Credits

Fall

TSM 223 Sustainable Tourism, Leisure, and Event Management

HTM 368 Geotourism

3 Credits 

Fall

TSM 313 The Innovation and Technology Effect in TLEM

HTM 380 Special Topics in HTM

3 Credits

Winter

TSM 315 Running Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions

HTM 253 Convention Sales and Service

3 Credits

Fall

MANAGEMENT

USC Course

GVSU Equivalent

GVSU Credits

Semester

BUS 104 Discovering Management

MGT 331 Concepts of Management

3 credits

Fall and Winter

BUS 211 Strategic Management

MGT 380 Special topics in Management

3 credits

Fall

HRM 210 Managing Human Resources

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 credits

Winter

HRM 211 Leadership for Organisations

MGT 333 Human Resource Management OR MGT 429 Staffing and Development

3 credits

Winter

HRM 220 Managing Workplace Relations

MGT 380 Special topics in Management

3 credits

Fall

HRM 311 Enabling Team Synergy and Performance

MGT 380 Special topics in Management

3 credits

Winter

HRM312 Learning & Development

MGT 380 Special topics in Management

3 credits

Winter

HRM 321 Organizational Change and Agility

MGT 430 Organizational Development

3 credits

Fall

IBS 210 Introduction to International Business

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business

3 credits

Winter

IBS 220 Cross Cultural Management

MGT 355 The Diversified Workplace

3 credits

Fall

ICT 352 Project Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Winter

MGT 310 Managing the Small Business

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management -or- MGT 436 Small Business Management

3 credits

Winter

MGT 325 Managing Quality

MGT 363 Managing Quality

3 Credits

Fall

MGT 326 Supply Chain Management

MGT 337 Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

Fall

MARKETING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BUS 105 Marketing Essentials

MKT 350 Marketing Management

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

IBS 310 International Marketing

MKT 359 Multinational Marketing

3 credits

Winter

IBS 320 Managing Global Logistics

MKT 355 International Logistics

3 Credits

Fall

MKG 210 Consumer Behavior

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior

3 credits

Winter

MKG 211 Services Marketing

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 credits

Winter

MKG 220 Marketing Communications

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 credits

Fall

MKG 221 Sports Marketing

MKT 361 Sports Marketing

3 Credits

Winter

MKG 222 Marketing for Social Change

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Fall

MKG 322 Building and Managing Brands

MKT 425 Brand Management

3 Credits

Winter

MKG 324 Marketing Futures

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Fall

MOVEMENT SCIENCE

USC Course

GVSU Equivalent

GVSU Credits

Semester

SPX 201 Functional Anatomy

MOV 300 Kinesiology

3 credits

Winter

SPX 231 Motor Control & Learning

MOV 310 Motor Skill Development

3 credits

Fall

SPX 301 Exercise in Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Health

MOV 480 Special Topics in Movement Science

Also Available: BMS 415

3 credits

Fall

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

ENS 242 Weather and Climate

NRM 140 The Climactic Factor

3 credits

Fall

ENS 253 Geographic information Scence and Technology

NRM 395 GIS Applications in Resource Management

Also Available: GPY 307 Intro to Computer Mapping and Geographic Info Systems

3 credits

Winter

PHOTOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

DES 103 Fundamentals of Photography

CPH 380 Special Topics in Photography

3 Credits

Winter

DES 204 Photographic Narratives

PHO 272 Digital Photography I

3 Credits

Winter

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

SPX 221 Introduction to Sports Medicine

PED 217 Modern Principles of Athletic Training

3 credits

Winter

PHYSICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

SCI 107 Physics

PHY 200 Physics for the Life Sciences

4 credits

Winter

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

INT 245 Politics of the USA

PLS 102 American Government and Politics

3 credits

Winter

INT 250 Forces of Change in International Politics

PLS 211 International Relations

3 credits

Winter

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology B

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology

3 credits

Fall

PSY 203 Introduction to Human Development

PSY 364 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3 credits

Winter

PSY 204 Social Psychology

PSY 360 Social Psychology

3 credits

Fall

PSY 205 Motivation and Emotion

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

Fall

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

SCS 130 Introduction to Indigenous Australia

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

Also Available: GPY 380, HST 380

3 credits

Fall and Winter

SCS 201 International Community Development and Global Justice

SOC 385 Social Class Inequality

3 credits

Winter

SCS 230 Understanding Society: An Introduction to Social Theory

SOC 204 Introduction to Social Theory

3 credits

Winter

SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

SPX 102 Introduction to Coaching Science

SPM 180 Special Topics in Sport Management

3 Credits

Fall



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