STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR COURSE SELECTION
student in a degree program must select courses in accordance with the
published requirements. Many courses have prerequisites or require the
approval of the Department. These requirements, and any enrolment
limitations, should be noted carefully prior to registration.
Substitutions for prescribed courses require the written approval of the
Department and the Dean. Students registering in the Fall/Winter
Session and intending to take second-term half-courses must register for
those courses during the course registration period.
are responsible for ensuring that their selection of courses is
appropriate and accurately recorded, that all course prerequisites have
been successfully completed, and that they are aware of any
antirequisite course(s) that they have taken. If the student does not
have the requisites for a course, and does not have written special
permission from his or her Dean to enrol in the course, the University
reserves the right to cancel the student's registration in the course.
This decision may not be appealed. The normal financial and academic
penalties will apply to a student who is dropped from a course for
failing to have the necessary prerequisites.
are responsible for determining the deadlines for adding and dropping
courses. Although every effort will be made to accommodate late
registrants, students are warned that courses may be filled by the last
day to add a course in that term.
at Western or at an Affiliated University College (Brescia, Huron,
King's) should note that if a course appropriate to their program is
offered in an academic unit other than their own, they may register in
it providing that their academic unit does not offer the course.
However, students must have the written permission of the Dean of their
Faculty prior to registering in a course that is offered both at Western
and an Affiliated University College.
Academic Handbook, General Policy, Academic Counselling