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




History of Science


A study of ancient medical theory and practice with some reference to its influence over the ages.

Prerequisite(s): One course in History of Science or Classical Studies, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours. This course is meant to complement the course Classical Studies 2700A/B: Technology and Engineering in the Ancient World.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A general historical survey of ideas in the physical and biological sciences from antiquity to the twentieth century. This course will also examine issues in scientific methodology as well as the impact of scientific ideas on society.

Antirequisite(s) at Huron campus: Philosophy 2203E.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours (Main); 2 lecture hours (Huron).

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron

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A general historical survey of ideas in the physical and biological sciences from antiquity to the twentieth century. This course will also examine issues in scientific methodology as well as the impact of scientific ideas on society.

Antirequisite(s) at Huron campus: Philosophy 2203E.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours (Main); 2 lecture hours (Huron).

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus

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An overview of the development of medicine from antiquity to the present, including the growth of medical sciences, concepts of disease, therapies, and the history of medical practice and institutions.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's

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An overview of the development of medicine from antiquity to the present, including the growth of medical sciences, concepts of disease, therapies, and the history of medical practice and institutions.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus

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Tutorial discussions designed for students interested in carrying out individual readings on selected topics.

Prerequisite(s): One course in History of Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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