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AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COURSE INFORMATION

Enrolment in each course is limited and in some cases the demand exceeds that limit. The University is unable to guarantee registration in any particular course and reserves the right to withdraw course offerings.

AFFILIATED COLLEGE ABBREVIATIONS
BR Brescia University College
HC Huron University College
KC King's University College

COURSES OFFERED
  • Actuarial Science
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Biology 
  • Business Administration
  • Calculus
  • Canadian Studies*
  • Chemistry
  • Childhood and Social Institutions*
  • Chinese*
  • Dimensions of Leadership* 
  • Disability Studies*
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Science 
  • Family Studies*
  • Film Studies
  • First Nations Studies
  • Foods & Nutrition*
  • French
  • Geography
  • Global Studies, Centre for*
  • Hebrew*
  • Hindi*
  • History
  • History of Science
  • Human Ecology*
  • Humanities*
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Italian Studies*
  • Japanese
  • Jewish Studies
  • Linear Algebra
  • Management and Organizational Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies*
  • Scholars Electives
  • Social Justice and Peace Studies*
  • Social Work*
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech
  • Statistical Sciences
  • Thanatology*
  • Theological Studies*
  • Western Thought and Civilization*
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing

* These courses are not offered on the main campus.

COURSE NUMBERING

0001 - 0999*       Pre-University level introductory courses
1000 - 1999         Year 1 courses
2000 - 4999         Senior-level undergraduate courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year.

SUFFIXES

no suffix

1.0 course not designated as an essay course

A

0.5 course offered in first term

B

0.5 course offered in second term

A/B

0.5 course offered in first and/or second term

E

1.0 essay course

F

0.5 essay course offered in first term

G

0.5 essay course offered in second term

F/G

0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term

H

1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)

J

1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
     K0.75 course

L

0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)

Q/R/S/T

0.25 course offered within a regular session

U

0.25 course offered in other than a regular session

W/X

1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)

Y

0.5 course offered in other than a regular session

Z

0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

GLOSSARY

  • Prerequisite
    A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.
  • Corequisite
    A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.
  • Antirequisite
    Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.
  • Courses
    Unless otherwise noted "course", "option", or "full-course equivalent" means one full course or two half-courses.
  • Essay Courses
    Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course). Also see the STRUCTURE OF THE DEGREE / PROGRESSION / GRADUATION section.
  • Principal Courses
    Core subjects considered to be essential to the development of the area of specialization in an honors program.
  • Subsidiary/Optional Courses
    Elective or optional subjects within an honors program.
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