First Year Seminars [CCR199H1/Y1, LTE199H1/Y1, PMU199H1/Y1, SII199H1/Y1, TBB199H1/Y1 and XBC199Y1]

The following timetable information is the most current information available.

First-Year Seminar courses are offered as full-credit courses or as half-credit courses. Each 199Y1 or 199H1 seminar has a generic designator, which corresponds to the Breadth Category the course fulfils:

CCR - Creative and Cultural Representation
TBB - Thought, Belief and Behaviour
SII - Society and Its Institutions
LTE - Living things and Their Environment
PMU - Physical and Mathematical Universes
XBC - Cross Breadth Category - Y course seminar that counts as half in each of two breadth categories

These courses do not have waitlist. Each meeting section is a different course with a few exceptions where two sections of the same course are offered. Refer to the Faculty of Arts and Science website, for further information and full descriptions of the seminar courses.

First-Year seminar courses are restricted to first year degree students newly admitted to the first year in the Faculty of Arts and Science, St. George campus. Students admitted from other institutions or faculties with fewer than four transfer credits are also eligible to enrol in these courses.

Some first-year seminar courses have college membership as an enrolment control. During the priority period, July 30 to August 5 college sections of Innis, New, St. Michael's, Trinity, University, Victoria and Woodsworth give students associated with that college priority. On August 7, starting at 6:00 a.m., first year students from any college may enrol into these college section courses pending availability of space. For example, CCR199H1 section L0021, title, gives priority to students accepted into University College from July 30 to August 5. On August 7, students from any of the other St. George campus colleges may try to enrol. You will not be permitted to add the course if you do not satisfy the college membership during the priority period. If you "view timetable/spaces" on ROSI for the First-Year seminars, ROSI will indicate "You do not fit any enrolment control". For these sections, try on August 7.

On July 30 only, the first day of enrolment for 1st year students, a certain number of spaces is allocated to each admission stream. When you "view timetable/spaces" for the first-year seminar courses, ROSI will indicate your enrolment category is full/enrolment blocked; however, there may be spaces still remaining in the course. Try to enrol on July 31 at 6:00 a.m., when any remaining spaces will be open to students in any admission stream.

You may enrol in only ONE 199Y or TWO 199H1 courses for your degree . Students are only permitted to enrol in 1 full course equivalent (FCE) from the first-year seminar courses. Students who enrol in more than one 199Y1, two 199H1 or a combination of 199Y1 and 199H1 will be removed from the additional one(s) beyond 1 FCE. You may be removed from the additional first-year seminar course(s) without consultation as to which one(s) will be removed. The removal may occur at any time it is discovered.
If you want to enrol in 199H1 courses with the same section code (e.g. two F or two S sections) from the same designators, ROSI will not permit you to enrol in both. You should contact Ms. Deborah Shaw, 416-978-0359,, immediately after enrolling in one of the 199H1 courses on ROSI, to be enrolled in the second 199H1. The second 199H1 will be added under the course number, 198H1. NOTE: After being enrolled in the 198H1 course, if you want cancel the course, you need to contact Ms. Shaw.

Explanation on codes and Enrolment Indicators
First Year Seminars [CCR199H1/Y1, LTE199H1/Y1, PMU199H1/Y1, SII199H1/Y1, TBB199H1/Y1 and XBC199Y1]
Course Section
Time Location Instructor Enrolment
Enrolment # Wait
List #
CCR198H1F1st Yr Sem Cat 1L0141NT10-12LI 205 J. BurgessESee Details 010
CCR198H1S1st Yr Sem Cat 1L0171NR10-12RW 143 A. SakakiE 110
CCR199H1FIntroduction to Digital HumanitiesL0021NM2-4UC 87 S. O'FlynnRSee DetailsCollege Priority: University, Category 1: Cultural and Creative Representation 24240
  Middle Eastern BiographiesL0022NT2-4UC D301 J. ReillyRCollege Priority: University 2490
  The Anthropology of BrandsL0101NM4-6SS 2101 M. DanesiR 24220
  Homer's Iliad Down Through TimeL0141NT10-12LI 205J. BurgessR 23130
  The City of RomeL0142NW3-5LI 205S. BernardR 24130
  The Cultural Politics of PleasuresL0143NM3-5LI 205E. GundersonR 24150
   Pulp FictionsL0191NT1-3UC 177 G. ClarkeR 24200
  The Coming-Out NovelL0192NW10-12UC 85 D. TownsendR 24190
  Public Art in TorontoL0211NF10-12UC 261 M. CheethamR 24200
  Pleasure, Pain and Nostalgia in Belle EpoqueL0221NR1-3CR 103 M. VisoiR 24180
  Iranian Women Write Their Lives: The First GenerationL0301NT1-3BF 215 R. SandlerR 24130
  Multiculturalism, Philosophy, and FilmL0321NMW10-12Robarts Media Commons RoomF. GagliardiR 24170
  The CossacksL0381NT1-3AH 204 M. TarnawskyR 24170
  Literature and Painting in Russia and the WestL0382NW1-3TF 101 T. SmolyarovaR 2490
CCR199H1SThe "New" Visual CultureL0021NW10-12UC 152 A. LeskRCollege Priority: University, Category 1: Cultural and Creative Representation 24240
  Hoboes, Geniuses, and Immigrants: Otherness in Contemporary CultureL0091NW10-12IN 312 J. PatersonRCollege Priority: Innis 24240
  Writing Matters: Tools for Text Productions in and around Japanese LiteratureL0171NR10-12RW 143 A. SakakiR 23230
  The Voice, Politics, and World HistoryL0172NT4-6BF 215 K. KawashimaR 24240
  The Worlds of HeroesL0211NW2-4UC 67 S. KimR 24240
  On FootL0212NW2-4UC 376 C. AndersonR 24240
  The Grail: Medieval and Modern ImaginationsL0251NM3-5WE 74 M. StockR 24230
  Technology and the HumanL0252NW10-12SS 2101 C. LehleiterR 24240
  Iranian Women Write Their Lives: The Young GenerationL0301NT1-3BF 315 R. SandlerR 24240
  Transmissions of Knowledge in the Ancient WorldL0302NW10-12BF 214 M. BrosiusR 20190
  Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in Her Time and OursL0331NT1-3WA 102T. MoritzRCollege Priority: Woodsworth 24240
  The Slavic Grecian Formula: From Ancient Rhapsode to Modern Rap SongL0381NT2-4UC 67 R. BogertR 24240
CCR199Y1YThe Vikings and Their DescendantsL0041NW2-4TC 22 J. HeroldRSee DetailsCollege Priority: Trinity, Category 1: Cultural and Creative Representation 24170
  The Environmental ImaginationsL0191NR1-3UC 177 A. MostR 24220
  More than Just a Dinner Party High Style & Serious Attitude Literary Salon of 1830's ParisL0221NM2-4LA 213 B. FergusonRCollege Priority: Trinity 24210
  Our Vampires, OurselvesL0251NT2-4SS 2128E. BoranR 24180
  From Manuscripts to Print, Print to ElectronicsL0271NM3-5CR 107 F. GuardianiR 24230
  The Fine Art of Murder: Reading Detective FictionL0272NW10-12VC 304 L. SomigliR 24230
  Fatal Attraction: The Lure of Villains and now Vampires! in LiteratureL0331NR3-5WW 120 B. RoseRCollege Priority: Woodsworth 24220
  Making Differences: Reading Disability and Race in the AmericasL0401NT2-4VC 211 S. AntebiR 24210
  Myths of French SensualityL5071NW6-8WI 523 D. ClandfieldRCollege Priority: New 24240
LTE199H1FBiotechnology and SocietyL0421NM1-3RW 15 AJ. ColemanRSee DetailsCategory 4:
Living Things and Their Environment 
  Topics in Biotechnology and AgricultureL0422NT11-1ES 3087 T. BerlethR 24210
  Biotechnology and SocietyL5421NM6-8RW 15 AJ. ColemanR 24210
LTE199H1S Human DevelopmentL0121NW11-1ES 3087 M. SokolowskiRCategory 4:
Living Things and Their Environment 
  Human Evolution and EcologyL0122NT10-12AP 124M. GrossR 24240
  Human Evolution and EcologyL0123NT2-4SS 2101M. GrossR 24240
  Animal Behaviour and Biodiversity Up CloseL0124NF1-3RW 015AB. RaboyR 24240
  Psychology and History of Drug Use and AbuseL0361NW10-12SS 581 S. GroppeR 24240
  Human VirusesL0421NM10-12ES 3087 M. AbouhaidarR 24240
LTE199Y1YPlants as We See ThemL0121NT3-5ES 3087 J. EckenwalderRSee DetailsCategory 4:
Living Things and Their Environment 
PMU198H1F1st Yr Sem Cat 5L0341NW11-1MP 408 R. LoganESee Details 110
PMU198H1S1st Yr Sem Cat 5L0342NW2-4MP 606 A. PeetE 020
   L5131NW7-9LM 157 J. ChinE 110
PMU199H1FGreat Astronomical IssuesL0111NM3-5AB 114 J. BovyRSee DetailsCategory 5:
The Physical and Mathematical Universe 
  Astronomy at the FrontierL0112NT3-5AB 114 H. NeilsonR 24190
  Computing the ClimateL0161NW1-3WE 74S. EasterbrookR 20170
  Mathematical ExplorationsL0291NT3-5WO 30S. RayanR 2480
  The Poetry of Physics and the Physics of PoetryL0341NW11-1MP 408 R. LoganR 23210
  Modern Physics for The CuriousL0342Cancel    
PMU199H1SGreat Astronomical IssuesL0111NM3-5AB 114 M. ReidRCategory 5:
The Physical and Mathematical Universe 
  Astronomy at the FrontierL0112NT3-5AB 114 R. AbrahamR 24240
  The Quantum World and Its Classical LimitL0131NM4-6BA B026 P. BrumerR 24240
   Climate ChangeL0132NM3-5SS 2129 A. DhiraniR 24230
  The Universe in Zero WordsL0291NR2-4AH 103 D. BurbullaR 24240
  Modern Physics for the CuriousL0342NW2-4MP 606 A. PeetR 18180
  Chiral Drugs and CatalystsL5131NW7-9LM 157 J. ChinR 24240
PMU199Y1YPhysics and Technology for World LeadersL0341NR10-12LA 340 J. SipeRSee DetailsCollege Priority: Trinity, Category 5:
The Physical and Mathematical Universe 
  Statistics for LifeL0411NM10-12SS 2120 V. CraiuR 24190
  Statistics: A Journey to Information Behind NumbersL0412NW2-4SS 2120F. YaoR 24130
  Mathematics in Current EventsL5291NT6-8BA B026 N. DerzkoR 2480
SII198H1S1st Yr Sem Cat 3L0041NW2-4TC 24 I. KalmarESee Details 010
   L0441NR10-12WA 102 R. GomezE 110
SII199H1FLiving on the Water's Edge in TorontoL0101NT10-12UC 148 B. McElhinnyRSee DetailsCategory 3: Society and Its Institutions 24200
  Gender and the Making of MaryL0102NT10-12AP 124 V. NapolitanoR 24150
  Computer Networks and SocietyL0161NW10-12BA 5205Y. GanjaliR 24180
     W12BA 5205Y. Ganjali     
  Political SpacesL0231NM1-3SS 2120 M. FarishR 24170
  Cities and Everyday LifeL0232NM2-4SS 2129 J. HackworthR 24150
  Barack Obama as History - Barack Obama in HistoryL0261NR10-12WE 75 R. PruessenR 24220
  Middle Eastern Minorities Under the Islamic StateL0301NF4-6BF 215 A. HarrakR 24210
  Flows and LogisticsL0391NW10-12KP 113 W. MageeR 2470
  How to Study Everyday LifeL0401NW10-12NF 235 I. KalmarR 24230
SII199H1SWhy go to University? Debates on the Changing Role of Higher EducationL0021NT10-12UC 148 A. WilliamsRCollege Priority: University, Category 3: Society and Its Institutions 24240
  Health for the 21st CenturyL0041NW2-4TC 24L. BoehmRCollege Priority: Trinity 24240
  Debating and Understanding Current Environmental IssuesL0201NW2-4SS 1078 K. IngR 24230
  Cities and Everyday LifeL0231NM12-2UC 67 S. WakefieldR 24240
  Environmental Change: Producing New NaturesL0232NR3-5UC 65 S. PrudhamR 24240
  Religion and ViolenceL0261NW10-12WE 74D. BergenR 24240
  How to Study in Everyday LifeL0401NW10-12NF 235 I. KalmarR 24240
  Why We Work: Understanding Work Through the Prism of Art and CultureL0441NR10-12WA 102R. GomezRCollege Priority: Woodsworth 24240
SII199Y1YComputer Networks and SocietyL0161CancelSee Details    
SII199Y1YComputer Networks and SocietyL0161Cancel    
  Seminar in the History of Economic ThroughtL0181NM11UC 67 K. FurlongR 2490
     M9-11UC 67 K. Furlong     
  Economics and Sustainable, Green DevelopmentL0182NR10-12UC 248 M. AnjomshoaR 2390
     R12UC 248 M. Anjomshoa     
  Capitalism, the First 3000 YearsL0261NT2-4WE 74 P. CohenR 24140
  Marx and the CityL0351NW10-12UC 65 T. EnrightR 2470
  Explaining Political TransactionsL0352NM10-12LA 214V. FalkenheimR 2450
  How Christianity Became the World's Largest ReligionL0371NW1-3VC 211 C. McIntireR 2450
  How We Use Time in Everyday LifeL0391NW4-6FE 36/FE 41W. MichelsonR 24230
TBB199H1F1st Yr Sem Cat 2 Thought, Belief and Behaviour- Language and PoliticsL0281NW10-12AH 105 S. TagliamonteRSee DetailsCategory 2:
Thought, Belief and Behaviour 
  Language DiversityL0282NR10-12SS 1078 D. MassamR 24210
  Languages of Canada: Identity and CultureL0283NR10-12SS 1080 E. GoldR 24210
  The Puzzle of Human CooperationL0321NW10-12UC 376J. HeathR 24150
  A History of KnowledgeL0322NM1-3LA 214 M. MorrisonR 24170
TBB199H1SThe Age of Love: An Invitation to Medieval CultureL0041NW1-3LA 212 J. BillettRCollege Priority: Trinity, Category 2: Thought, Belief and Behaviour 20200
  Animality: The Social Anthropology of Humans and AnimalsL0101NT4-6LM 123 P. DaveR 24240
   Innovative Teaching Methods in ChemistryL0131NF10-12RL 14081 C. KutasR 24240
  Nomos Basileus 'Law the King': The Idea of Law in Ancient Greek ThoughtL0141NT1-3LI 205R. BarneyR 24240
  Exploring Heritage LanguagesL0281NW10-12SS 1078 N. NagyR 24240
  The Individual and SocietyL0361NT1-3SS 581 C. HelwigR 24240
  The Criminal MindL0381NR10-12AH 105 K. HollandR 24240
TBB199Y1YGreat Idea in Social and Political ThoughtL0041NT11-1LA 340 I. ZeitlinRSee DetailsCollege Priority: Trinity, Category 2: Thought, Belief and Behaviour 24180
  Language, Technology, and SocietyL0042NW1-3LA 214 G. PennRCollege Priority: Trinity 2450
  The Nature of LoveL0321NT1-3CR 107 A. Franklin-HallR 24200
  The Nature of Psychological EnquiryL0361NT11-1SS 581 G. WaltersR 24200
  Embarrassment of ScripturesL0371NR10-12BF 315 H. FoxR 24140
XBC199Y1YVision in Chinese Philosophy and ArtL0171NT10-12LM 123 C. ViragRSee DetailsCross Breadth Categories:
CCR1 + TBB2 
  Fiction and Women of ColourL0221NR11-1CR 107 G. Beeharry ParayRCross Breadth Categories: CCR1 + TBB2 24170
  Life and Death in the Solar SystemL0241NT3-5ES 2119 Sherwood Lollar/HendersonRCross Breadth Categories: LTE4 + PMU5 24170
  Thinking about Planet EarthL0242NW3-5ES 2119 Finkelstein/MungallRCross Breadth Categories: LTE4 + PMU5 24230
  From Ray-Guns to Light Sabres: Science Fiction in Modern CultureL0331NM1-3WA 102MacDonald/MoritzRCollege Priority: Woodsworth, Cross Breadth Categories: CCR1 + SII3 24220
  Ideologies and Social Movements in China's Modern TransformationL0351NT3-5UC 376 V. FalkenheimRCross Breadth Categories: TBB2 + SII3 24240
  Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad: Sociology of the Monotheistic ReligionsL5391NT6-8UC 67 I. ZeitlinRCross Breadth Categories: TBB2 + SII3 24130

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