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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Human Ecology


Introduction to the philosophy of the human ecology professions in North America and the evolving concepts of human ecology as a field of study in higher education. Socialization toward professionalism will include the development of knowledge, skills and values appropriate to the profession.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition or Nutrition and Families or Family Studies modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A social-psychological analysis of communication theory in the context of interpersonal small-group and large-group dynamics. Group exercises to improve communication skills and to stimulate discussion. Assignments and laboratories to provide an opportunity to prepare and present information within the scope of foods and nutrition and human ecology.

Antirequisite(s): Management and Organizational Studies 2205F/G, Health Sciences 3620A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition or Nutrition and Families modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A survey of both visual and functional aspects of the design of shelter, furnishings, clothing and consumer products. Physical needs, social/psychological factors, as well as technology, environmental and commercial concerns will be addressed.

Antirequisite(s): The former Human Ecology 1033A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition or Nutrition and Families modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 3 lecture/studio hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A study of the housing needs of individuals and families and how those have been met at different times in history, in different societies and particularly today in Canada, including discussions of housing design, urban planning, environmental issues and alternative housing.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition or Nutrition and Families modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the roles and responsibilities of consumer, marketer, and government in the market-place. Emphasis on consumer behavior and management of human, economic, and environmental resources.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition or Nutrition and Families modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introductory study of management principles, evolution of theories and influence of the behavioral sciences on current management practice. Functions of management, assessment and development of managerial skills. Case studies to help develop analytical and decision-making skills.

Prerequisite(s): Business Administration 1220E. Registration in the Foods and Nutrition modules (Honors Specialization, Specialization, Major).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Extra Information: Minimum of 10 tutorial/laboratory/field work hours. Limited enrollment course.

Prerequisite(s): Human Ecology 4411F/G. Registration in the Foods and Nutrition modules (Honors Specialization).

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students will study the components of research and develop a research proposal.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the Foods and Nutrition modules (Honors Specialization).

Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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