The following terms, definitions, and abbreviations are used throughout this section of the Calendar. Also see the Calendar's Glossary.
In the Faculty of Science section, the term “approved option” appears only within the description of Honors and Specialization programs. For students registered in an Honors or Specialization BSc program, an “approved option” is a course (from Arts, Science, or another Faculty) approved in writing by the department directing the student's program.
General program students interested in taking courses from Faculties other than Arts or Science should see §192.6(1).
Those courses offered by the Faculty of Arts for which the student is eligible, Christian Theology courses and Native Studies courses listed in §231, Course Listings. Note: Students registered in the Faculty of Science may not take SOC 210, 315 for degree credit.
Refers to university or university transfer courses completed with a final grade and excludes courses from which a student has withdrawn with permission.
Courses Successfully Completed
Refers to university with a final grade of D or higher.
A unit of course weight indicates the instructional credit assigned to a course and is designated by the symbol after the course number and name. Units of course weight form a part of the degree requirements and are also used to calculate a student's Grade Point Average (GPA).
The instructional period of September to April.
A two-term course is a single course with 6.
The instructional periods from September to December (Fall) and January to April (Winter). In Spring/Summer, the instructional periods of May/June (Spring) and July/August (Summer).
A single-term course is a single course with 3.
Those courses numbered 199 or lower.
Normal Course Load
A normal, full academic course load is 30 during Fall/Winter.
The term “option” where it appears in programs means a course chosen by the student from offerings by the Faculties of Arts or Science if the necessary prerequisites have been met.
Those courses offered by the Faculty of Science for which the student is eligible. Note: Not all courses offered by the Faculty of Science are available to students registered in the Faculty of Science.
The instructional periods of May/June (Spring Term) and July/August (Summer Term).
Year of Program
Year of program, as referred to throughout the Science section, is defined below. Students who are applying to, or continuing in, the Faculty of Science are considered to be in