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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Course Type




Scholars Electives


This course will examine a theme of academic and/or public importance that is determined each year.

Antirequisite(s): Scholars Electives 1020Y.

Prerequisite(s): Restricted to first-year Scholar's Electives Students

Extra Information: 2 hours per week.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students will work on a research project with a mentor whose principal appointment is normally within their faculty of registration. Mentors must be approved by the student’s faculty Associate Dean.

Prerequisite(s): Scholars Electives 1100F/G and permission of the Dean of the Faculty. Restricted to Scholar's Electives Students; normally taken in Year 2.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Building on Brescia's ethos, identity and mission as Canada's only university college for women, students will employ community service as an experiential learning opportunity to develop and apply skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Topics include: the concept of community, the process of doing community research and related ethical issues, models of community development and ways to evaluate community development programs. Registration restricted to Brescia Scholar's Elective students. Normally taken in second year.

Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A selection of readings chosen in consultation with a faculty mentor. This course should be taken in third year and is designed to provide the Scholar's Electives student with an in-depth exposure to a field of inquiry. The readings in this course will prepare the student for the choice of a senior research project in fourth year.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Scholar's Electives module.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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A selection of readings chosen in consultation with a faculty mentor. This course should be taken in third year and is designed to provide the Scholar's Electives student with an in-depth exposure to a field of inquiry. The readings in this course will prepare the student for the choice of a senior research project in fourth year.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Scholar's Electives module.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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Seminar course with readings. Topic available during the Intent to Register period.

Prerequisite(s): Scholars Electives 1020Y and registration in the Scholars Electives module.

Extra Information: 2 seminar hours

Course Weight: 1.00
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Under the mentorship of a faculty member, students will work on a research project, keep a complete record of the research, submit interim reports and, finally, a thesis, and present a seminar based on the research throughout the year.

Antirequisite(s): Scholars Electives 3304E.

Prerequisite(s): Scholars Electives 2200E or the former Scholars Electives 3303E and permission of the Dean of the Faculty. Restricted to students in the Scholar's Electives Program; normally taken in Year 3.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Under the direction of a faculty mentor, students will attend the Brescia Sophia Lecture Series during the academic year in which they are registered in this course. Opportunity to critically engage the content of the series and to apply insights to their personal and professional paths will be provided through additional assigned readings, topical essays and other appropriate assignments. Students will attend a minimum of 4 of the 5 lectures held during the academic year. Registration restricted to Brescia Scholar's Elective students. Normally taken in third year.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The purpose of this capstone course is to apply knowledge and skills learned in the Scholars Electives program to real-world problems. Students will complete a community-based project, attend workshops designed to increase their leadership skills and hone their presentation skills by delivering an accessible talk on their research.

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in fourth year of the Scholars Electives module, registration in at least 5.0 other courses during the academic year.

Extra Information: Approximately 2 hours every second week.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students in their final year of the Scholar's Electives module will choose a research topic in consultation with a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Scholars Electives 3300Y and registration in fourth year.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Students in their final year of the Scholar's Electives module will choose a research topic in consultation with a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Scholars Electives 3300Y and registration in fourth year.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Brescia

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