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90 The Faculty of Extension

    In 1912, the University of Alberta was a young institution under the Presidency of Henry Marshall Tory, who charged his protégé, a young AE Ottewell, with the task of “bringing the University to the people.”

    One hundred and one years later, the Faculty of Extension continues to create opportunities for lifelong learning in response to the needs of individuals and society by engaging the university and communities in learning, discovery, and citizenship. What once were traveling libraries, “magic lantern” shows, and free public lectures in far-flung rural Alberta is today a multi-faceted, research-driven agent of community engagement, locally, nationally, and internationally.

    The Faculty of Extension works collaboratively with other Faculties and educational institutions, community and professional associations, business organizations, and public agencies. It promotes responsive community-university engagement through a wide range of innovative learning opportunities, community-based research, and citizenship activities.

    The Faculty now delivers over 300 courses annually to 8,500 students; 25 percent of whom are international students. Programs and courses are offered in the areas of aboriginal health promotion, academic English, adult and continuing education, applied sciences, communications and technology, fine arts, humanities, information access and protection of privacy, land use planning, local and regional governance, management, modern languages, research and evaluation, residential interiors, teaching and learning in higher education, teaching in English, writing, editing and publishing.

    Students benefit from the expertise of more than 300 experts in their fields, whose real-world experience dovetails with the research performed by the 20 members of the professoriate. This research, principally in the areas of communication, social sciences, linguistics, community development, and non-traditional learning, has established Extension as a world leader in the Scholarship of Engagement (an academic domain that ties our historical mission with the vision for the future of the University of Alberta at large).

    In the 21st century, the communities the Faculty engages reach far beyond the campus and province to a much larger global “community of communities” that are more diverse in their cultures, perspectives, needs, and issues than those that our predecessors addressed. As the University pursues and advances the process of community-university engagement, we recognize that Extension has unique perspectives, ongoing expertise, and a special role to play in informing and advancing that process.

    Extension students, our partners in learning, benefit by earning credentials, completing studies in their preferred schedules and delivery, advancing their careers, and enriching their lives. Beyond this, their commitment to continuing education benefits their communities by synthesizing new ideas and increasing productivity and innovation in a knowledge-based economy.

    For full listings of courses or further information contact:

    University of Alberta

    Faculty of Extension

    Enterprise Square, 10230 Jasper Avenue

    Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6

    Phone: (780) 492-3116/3109

    Fax: (780) 492-0627

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Welcome from the President


Academic Schedule
 11Major Deadlines from the 2013-2014 Academic Schedule
 11.1Academic Schedule 2013-2014 (monthly listing of academic events on campus)

Undergraduate Application Deadlines for Admission and Readmission

Undergraduate Admission
 13 Admission to Undergraduate Programs
 14General Admission Requirements
 15Admission Requirements by Faculty
 16Admission for International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Students
 17Admission from Outside Alberta

University Regulations and Information for Students
 20General University Policies
 21Classification of Students
 22Registration and Fees
 23Academic Regulations
 24Student Services
 25Code of Student Behaviour
 26Code of Applicant Behaviour

30Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
40Faculty of Arts
50Augustana Faculty
60Faculty of Business
70Faculty of Education
80Faculty of Engineering
90Faculty of Extension
100Faculty of Law
110Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
120Faculty of Native Studies
130Faculty of Nursing
140Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
150Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
160School of Public Health
170Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
180Faculté Saint-Jean
191Faculty of Science

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 200The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 201Members of the Faculty
 202General Information
 203Regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 204Graduate Program Regulations
 205Graduate Programs
 210Graduate Financial Aid

Open Studies

Course Listings
 230Details of Courses
 231Course Listings


General Information
 241University History and Traditions
 242Constitution of the University
 243University Libraries
 244Alumni Association
 245Affiliated Colleges

University Staff
 250Continuing Academic Staff
 252Associate and Adjunct Staff
 253Honorary Degree Recipients