Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies 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. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


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)
K 0.75 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.


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).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Communication Sciences and Disorders


The human body produces many rhythms from the brain, heart, muscles, ears, and voice. This course introduces the basics of working with physiological signals measured from the human body to assess function. Beginners will develop programming skills useful in diverse areas like neuroscience, psychology, medical sciences, audiology, health, and rehabilitation.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of two years of an undergraduate degree.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours per week, 1 laboratory hour per week.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A survey course focusing on the incidence, etiology, and symptomatology of speech and language disorders in children and adults. Designed to provide students with a general understanding of the types of speech, voice, and language disorders identified and treated by speech-language pathologists.

Antirequisite(s): The former Communication Disorders 4411F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of two years of an undergraduate degree.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The study of human hearing from acoustics to the physiological and psychological correlates of sound. Topics include physical acoustics, anatomy, physiology, sensitivity, masking, loudness, pitch, binaural phenomena, and auditory streams. Course activities provide experience in acoustical calculations and psychoacoustic experimentation and data analysis.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of two years of an undergraduate degree.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 laboratory/tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Study of the phonological, pragmatic, semantic and syntactic development in the normal child.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2700A/B or the former Health Sciences 3700A/B, or Kinesiology 3347A/B, or Psychology 1000 or Psychology 2040A/B or Psychology 2410A/B, or Anthropology 1027A/B or Anthropology 2247A/B or the former Anthropology 2248A/B, or Linguistics 2288A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours per week.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Lectures and directed clinical observations involving assessments and treatments of persons with a variety of communication disorders. Multiple formats (video, real clients, Web-CT, etc.) for presentation and discussion of evidence-based clinical assessment and treatment options of persons with communication disorders.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Physiologic, acoustic and perceptual characteristics of speech. Principles and methods for the laboratory study of speech.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of two years of an undergraduate degree. At least 80% in a 2000-level Health Sciences, Psychology, Kinesiology, or Biology course. In addition, completion of one of the following courses is strongly recommended: Health Sciences 2300A/B, or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221, or Kinesiology 2222A/B, or equivalent.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory/tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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