Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

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 Honours Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honours Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Engineering Leadership and Innovation


This course targets the essential aspects of building technology-based businesses and how to identify technology innovation capability for use within existing businesses or new start-ups. Students analyze the firm's goals, strengths, weaknesses and opportunities leading to reasonable marketing strategies and action plans. Students learn to make decisions in the face of uncertainty.

Antirequisite(s): The former Engineering Science 3331A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of year 2 Engineering or enrollment in year 2 Software Engineering.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course highlights new venture creation and technology innovation. The entrepreneurial process is introduced as a path to market that includes searching for and screening new ideas, planning development, and starting up new ventures. The course delivery, through the Ivey Business School case method, fosters learning within an active class environment.

Antirequisite(s): Business Administration 4558A/B or the former Engineering Science 3330A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of year 2 Engineering or enrollment in year 2 Software Engineering.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course develops leadership success skills, providing insight into individual attributes, character and behaviour and how they impact leadership style and approaches. Other critical topics include: vision and leading change, leading through crises, coaching, managing performance, and developing organizational culture.

Antirequisite(s): The former Engineering Science 4480A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of year 2 Engineering or enrollment in year 2 Software Engineering.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will cover professionalism, ethical theory, the code of ethics and enforcement; the environment; and contracts and risk.

Antirequisite(s): The former Engineering Science 4498F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of any Engineering program or registration in Year 3 Integrated Engineering.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course enables students to understand the economic environments in which they will operate as managers and develop focused strategies for an organization to achieve success. Sustainability of initiatives will receive special attention. The course is delivered through the case method, developed by the Ivey Business School to challenge students to learn by doing within an active class environment.

Antirequisite(s): Business Administration 3300K or the former Engineering Science 4481A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of year 2 Engineering or enrollment in year 2 Software Engineering.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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