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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Japanese


An intensive introduction to spoken and written Japanese with emphasis on the development of communicative skills. Intended for students with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese. Prepares students for progression to Japanese 2260. Note that students who have successfully completed Grade 12 U Japanese or equivalent cannot take this course for credit.

Antirequisite(s): Grade 12 U Japanese, or Japanese 1050, Japanese 1051A/B, Japanese 1052A/B.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to spoken and written Japanese with emphasis on the development of communicative skills. Intended for students with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese. Prepares students for progression to Japanese 2250.


Extra Information: 4 hours. Those students with Grade 12U Japanese must consult the Department before registering for this course.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to spoken and written Japanese with emphasis on the development of communicative skills. Intended for students with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese. Prepares students for progression to Japanese 1052A/B.

Antirequisite(s): Japanese 1036, Japanese 1050.

Extra Information: 4 hours. Those students with Grade 12U Japanese must consult the Department before registering for this course.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to spoken and written Japanese with emphasis on the development of communicative skills. Intended for students with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese. Prepares students for progression to Japanese 2250.

Antirequisite(s): Japanese 1036, Japanese 1050.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 1051A/B.

Extra Information: 4 hours. Those students with Grade 12U Japanese must consult the Department before registering for this course.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A multi-disciplinary overview of Japan. Contents include territory, people, language, religion, economy, popular culture, science and technology, among others. Students investigate - and formulate questions - on Japan and East Asia within today's globalized world, identify their own cultural bias toward less familiar subjects, and critically evaluate diverse perspectives. Taught in English.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Builds on skills in reading and speaking Japanese developed in earlier courses. This course bridges between the elementary and intermediate level. Students gain increased vocabulary and familiarity with more extensive grammatical structures and will be able to communicate in Japanese regarding non-specialized topics.

Antirequisite(s): Japanese 2260.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 1050 or Japanese 1051A/B and Japanese 1052A/B or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course is designed to build on all four language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) in Japanese developed in earlier courses. Emphasis is on the expansion of Japanese vocabulary, grammatical structures and kanji along with the communicative skills. Prepares students for progression to Japanese 3350.

Antirequisite(s): Japanese 2250.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 1036 or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Further study in Japanese language and culture.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 2250 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Further study in Japanese language and culture.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 2250 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A survey of the artistic, philosophical, and religious factors that shape modern Japan. Taught in English.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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More advanced conversation, written composition, listening skills, and translation techniques will be emphasized. Students will master all the core elements of Japanese grammar, a larger vocabulary and kanji, and intermediate-level communicative skills.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 2250, or Japanese 2260, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Further study in Japanese language and culture.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 3350, or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Further study in Japanese language and culture.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 3350, or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Examination of various aspects of Japanese culture using Japanese cinema. The works by Kurosawa, and Itami, among others, will be used to prompt discussion of such topics as contemporary issues in Japanese society, aesthetics, and communication. Taught in English.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics selected by the instructor. Consult the Department of French and Asian Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course builds on the skills developed in Japanese 3350. Students will read such primary materials as newspaper and journal articles, develop skills in conversation and discussion of topics related to the readings and develop practical writing skills.

Prerequisite(s): Japanese 3350 or placement test.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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