United Kingdom - Kingston University Semester 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

BA 4801 Financial Accounting

ACC 212 Principles of Financial Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

BA 5801 Business Accounting

ACC 213 Principles of Managerial Accounting

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BA 5802 Financial Reporting

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

BA 5803 Managerial Accounting 

ACC 213 Principles of Managerial Accounting 

3 Credits

Fall

BA 5805 Auditing

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

BA 5806 Enterprise Finance and Management

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Fall

BA 6801 Theory and Practice of Financial Reporting

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BA 6803 Advanced Management Accounting

ACC 321 Cost Strategy and Decision Making

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

ARABIC

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

 GVSU Credits

KL0014 Arabic Compete Beginners

ARA 101 Beginning Arabic I: Language and Culture

4 Credits

ART

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

HA 4109 Image and Text: Communication Design History for Illustration and Animation

ART 101 Introduction to Art

Also Available: HST 102 Introduction to European Civilizations 

3 credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LS 4001 Genes Cells and Tissues 

BIO 120 General Biology I 

4 Credits 

LS 5002 Proteins and Metabolism

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 credits

LS 5004 Research Methods and Concepts in Molecular Ecology and Evolution

BIO 495 Evolutionary Biology (Capstone)

3 credits

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LS 4006 Food and Nutrition I - An Introduction 

BMS 105 Basic Nutrition

3 Credits

LS 4004 Human Physiology 

BMS 290 Human Physiology 

3 Credits

LS 5003 Principles of Pharmacology with Research Methods

BMS 311 Pharmacological Aspects of Biomedical Science

3 Credits

LS 4005 Introduction to Forensic Science

BMS 380 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BB 4408 Business Technologies

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

Fall

XA 5067 British Life and Culture

BUS 301: International Business and Culture

Also Available: COM 380 Special topics in Communication, CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice, HST 361 Modern Britain, SOC 345 Cultural Sociology, SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 credits

Fall and Winter

CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LS 5001 Molecular Biology of the Cell

CMB 250: Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits

CHEMISTRY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

CH 4001 Foundation Organic and Physical Chemistry

CHM 231 Organic Chemistry

4 credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MD 4002 Media @ Work

COM 201 Speech

-OR- COM 301 Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

MD 4003 Media Now! Texts, Practices and Events

COM 295 Theories of Communication

3 credits

MD 4004 Digital Media Foundations

COM 210 Nonverbal Communication

3 credits

XA 5067 British Life and Culture

COM 380 Special Topics in Communication

Also Available: BUS 301 International Business and Culture, CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice, HST 361 Modern Britain, SOC 345 Cultural Sociology, SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 credits

MD 5001 Cultural Theories of Mass and New Media

COM 495 Issues in Communication

3 credits

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

CM 4001 Foundations in Criminological Theory 

CJ 201 Criminology

3 Credits 

CM 5005 Youth, Crime, and Defiance

CJ 355 Youth Culture and Crime

3 Credits

CM 4002 Crime, Law and Justice

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 credits

CM 4004 Violence, Transgression and Society

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

CM 5006 Policing and Punishment

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

CM 6017 Global Terrorism and Transnational Crime

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

XA 5067 British Life and Culture

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

Also Available: COM 380 Special topics in Communication, HST 361 Modern Britain, SOC 345 Cultural Sociology, SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology, BUS 301 International Business and Culture

3 Credits

DANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

DC 4001 Staging Histories

DAN 200 Introduction to Dance

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

EC 4003 Economic Policy & Principles

ECO 210: Macroeconomics -or- ECO 211: Microeconomics 

3 credits

EC 5003 Macroeconomics

ECO 313: Applied Macroeconomics

3 credits

EC 5004 Microeconomics

ECO 313: Business Cycles and Growth

3 credits

EC 6004 Development Economics

ECO 349: Emerging Markets Issues -or- ECO 380: Special Topics in Economics

3 credits

EC 6007 International Trade & Finance

ECO 369: International Economic Issues + ECO 380: Special Topics in Economics

3 credits

BB 6108 Managerial economics

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 credits

EC 5001 Contemporary Issues in ECO

ECO 380: Special Topics in Economics

6 credits

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GG 5100 Sustainable Developmental Theory and Practice

ENS 300 Principles of Sustainability 

3 Credits

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BA 5804 Finance

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

Fall

BA 6802 Corporate Finance

FIN 322 Intermediate Managerial Finance

3 Credits

Fall

BA 6327 Financial Management

FIN 320 Managerial Finance -OR- FIN 380 Special Topics in Finance

3 Credits

Fall or Winter

GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GG 5155 Cartography: Remote Sensing and Spatial Data Analysis

GYP 200 Computer Cartography

3 Credits

GG 4070 Regional Geographies

GPY 235 World Regional Geography

3 Credits

GG 6070 The Challenge of Climate Change

GYP 412 Global Climate and Environmental Change

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

XA 5067 British Culture and Society

HST 361 Modern Britain

Also Available: BUS 301 International Business Culture, COM 202 Critical Interpretation, COM 380 Special Topics in Communication, CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice, SOC 345 Cultural Sociology, SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 credits

PO 5011 From Slavery to the Holocaust: Violence in the History of the Modern World

HST 380 Special topics in History

3 credits

LEGAL STUDIES

HOST UNIVERSITY COURSES 

GVSU COURSE EQUIVALENCIES 

GVSU Credits

LL 4302 Law of Contract 

LS 380 Special Topics Legal Studies 

3 Credits 

LL 4304 Law of Tort 

LS 380 Special Topics Legal Studies 

3 Credits 

MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BB 5108 Digital Project Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall

BH 4103 Organisational Behaviour

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 credits

Only available for academic year students

BH 5101 Human Resource Management

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 Credits

Fall or Winter

BH 5102 HRM in an International Context

MGT 433 International Human Resource Management

3 Credits

Fall or Winter

BH 6006 Organizational Learning and Development

MGT 430 Organizational Development

3 Credits

Fall

BH 6003 Employee Relations

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall or Winter

BH 6101 Leading Change

MGT 380 Special  Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall

BO 5501 Operations and Project Management

 MGT 366 Operations Management

-OR- MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 credits

Fall or Winter

BO 6032 Service Operations Management

MGT 364 Service Operations Management

-OR- MGT 380: Special Topics in Management

3 credits

Fall or Winter

BO 6203 International Business Operations

MGT 303 Introduction to International Business

-OR- MGT 380: Special Topics in Management

3 credits

Fall or Winter

BS 4202 Organizations and Entrepreneurship

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BS 4205 Design Thinking 1

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall

BS 5202 Entrepreneurship

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

BS 6201 Strategic Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall

BS 6202 International Business Practice

MGT 466 International Management and Multinational Corporations -OR- MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall

BS 6204 Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

Fall and Winter

MARKETING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Semester

BM 4701 Marketing Practice

MKT 350 Marketing Management -OR- MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Fall

BM 4702 Marketing Principles

MKT 350 Marketing Management -OR- MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Winter

BM 4704 International Marketing 

MKT 359 Multinational Marketing 

3 Credits 

Fall

BM 5209 Marketing Simulation

MKT 451 Marketing Strategy

3 Credits

Winter

BM 5701 Marketing Insights

MKT 351 Consumer Behavior

3 Credits

Fall

BM 5702 Marketing Metrics

MKT 380 Special Topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Only available to academic year students

BM 5703 Market Strategy and Planning

MKT 451 Marketing Strategy

3 Credits

Fall

BM 5704 Marketing Communications and Advertising

MKT 358 Advertising and Marketing Communications

3 Credits

Fall

BM 6603 Marketing Communications

MKT 380 Special topics in Marketing

3 Credits

Fall

BM 6611 Managing Brands

MKT 425 Brand Management

3 Credits

Fall

MOVEMENT SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LS 4009 Functional Anatomy and Exercise Physiology 

MOV 300 Kinesiology 

-OR- MOV 304 Introduction to Exercise Physiology

3 Credits 

LS 4007 Essentials for Sport and Exercise Science

MOV 309 Measurement and Evaluation

3 Credits

LS 5014 Health and Exercise Physiology

MOV 420 Exercise for Special Populations

3 Credits

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PO 4003 Introduction to International Relations

PLS 211 International Relations

3 credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PS 4002 Foundations of Psychology

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

PS 5008 Mental Health and Brain Function

PSY 303 Psychopathology

3 credits

PS 5003 Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

PSY 365 Cognition

-OR- PSY 330 Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience

-OR- PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

PS 6005 The Psychology of Health and Well-being

PSY 367 Health Psychology

3 credits

PS 6003 Neuropsychology and Neuro-Rehabilitation

PSY 370 Cognitive Neuroscience

3 credits

PS 6004 Critical Social Psychology: Memory, Narrative, and Representation

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

PS 6009 Psychology of Art and Film

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

PS 6011 Introduction to Forensic Psychology

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

PS 4003 Historical and Philosophical Concepts in Psychology

PSY 405 History and Systems

3 credits

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SO 5009 Researching Race & Ethnicity 

SOC 313 Race and Ethnicity 

3 Credits 

XA 5067 British Life and Culture

SOC 345: Cultural Sociology -or- SOC 380: Special Topics in Sociology

Also Available: BUS 301 International Business Culture, COM 380 Special Topics in Communication, CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice, HST 361 Modern Britain 

3 credits

SO 4003 Social Selves

SOC 360: Social Psychology

-OR- SOC 366: American Society and Media

3 credits

THEATRE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

DA 5001 The Play Today

CTH 380: Special Topics in Theatre

3 credits

DA 5002 Shakespeare: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

CTH 380: Special Topics in Theatre

3 credits

WRITING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

CW 4001 Introduction to Creative Writing

WRT 219: Introduction to Creative Writing

3 Credits

CW 5002 Independent Creative Writing

WRT 380: Special Topics in Writing

-OR- WRT 330: Intermediate Fiction Workshop

-OR- WRT 430: Advanced Fiction Workshop

3 Credits