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




Leadership Studies


In this course students are introduced to the history and evolution of approaches to leadership, and discover what makes an effective leader in today’s world.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year program at Brescia University College.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to various aspects of the study of leadership, with an emphasis on the theory and practice of leadership.

Antirequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1000A/B, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An interdisciplinary course providing students with an introduction to the concept and history of leadership. Students will examine the philosophical, psychological and theoretical perspectives on leadership through readings, engagement with representative leaders, and experiential simulations and activities.

Antirequisite(s): The former Dimensions of Leadership 1031, the former Interdisciplinary Studies 1031.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to various aspects of the study of leadership with application to foods and nutrition. Areas of concern include transformational leadership, culture and leadership, elements of effective leadership, and case studies involving leadership and foods and nutrition.

Antirequisite(s): The former Dimensions of Leadership 1000A/B, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1035.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Foods and Nutrition programs or permission of the Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course engages students to think and write critically about what is typically identified as good and bad leadership, while confronting the spectre of moral tragedy that can accompany effective leadership. It emphasizes the role that both character and institutional context play in supporting or undermining ethical leadership.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A course which surveys the core dimensions of leadership, including the meaning and significance of leadership, theoretical foundations of leadership, and modern approaches to the study of leaders and followers. Development of leaders, profiles in leadership, and applications of leadership are also examined.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course considers the traits, styles, and effectiveness of women leaders as well as significant differences which may separate male and female leaders. Obstacles women face in securing leadership positions and actions which might be taken to close this leadership gap are also examined.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Introduction to research methods and statistics employed in the scholarly study of leadership. Course investigates the ways to conduct leadership research and the application of statistical measures to research relating to leadership studies.


Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An in-depth examination of one or more topics in areas such as leadership theory, development of leadership skills, and issues in leadership. A course description will be available at the time of registration.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 1031, the former Dimensions of Leadership 1031 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course builds on change theories, positive psychology, complexity science, and social movement theories to analyze organizational issues and to develop and lead actionable change processes. Individual, organizational and societal elements required for successful change are examined through the case method of learning, experiential exercises, and lectures.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An in-depth and advanced examination of key elements and issues which arise in the field of leadership studies. Course topics vary from year to year. .

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course considers the conditions, techniques, and activities which facilitate the development of leaders and leadership. The course emphasizes that leadership development includes not only the nurturing of individual skills but also competencies relating to interactions with other persons in the immediate environment and the larger organization.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course gives students an opportunity to consider the dimensions of leadership in various settings. Cases, histories, and profiles are used to help bring alive the study of leadership through the examination of leaders and followers in politics, business, non-profit organizations, and other contexts.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 2232A/B and Leadership Studies 2233A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 2232A/B and the former Dimensions of Leadership 2233A/B or permission of the department.

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Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 3331F/G and Leadership Studies 3333F/G or the former Dimensions of Leadership 3331F/G and the former Dimensions of Leadership 3333A/B.

Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A seminar which provides students with an opportunity to undertake a close study of a selected topic or issue concerning leadership. Students will select, refine and develop a research paper on a selected leadership topic as well as provide and receive commentary on their work and that of their colleagues.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 3331F/G and Leadership Studies 3333F/G or the former Dimensions of Leadership 3331F/G and the former Dimensions of Leadership 3333A/B.

Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.

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Supervised placement with agencies and organizations in the community to complement classroom learning with experienced-based knowledge of leadership. Students will work to satisfy both specified learning objectives and placement job requirements.

Antirequisite(s): The former Dimensions of Leadership 3338A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4431F/G, the former Dimensions of Leadership 4431F/G or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A series of workshops prepares students for an applied professional learning experience in leadership. An application/interview process selects qualified students for an 8-16 month work period with an approved organization. Successful applicants enter into a learning contract with the matched organization to work on projects and activities with specific deliverables.

Antirequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4432A/B, or the former Dimensions of Leadership 4432A/B Leadership Practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of a Major module in Leadership Studies.

Extra Information: Pass/Fail. Application for enrolment in Leadership Internship required. Credit for this course will not be given unless a minimum 8 month internship and all other mandatory components have been completed.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The activities, reports, and other contractual obligations of a minimum 8 month internship work term recognized and approved by the Dimensions of Leadership program.

Antirequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4432A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 4432A/B Leadership Practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4435 Leadership Internship.

Extra Information: Pass/Fail.

Course Weight: 0
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The activities, reports, and other contractual obligations of a 9-12 month internship work term recognized and approved by the Dimensions of Leadership.

Antirequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4432A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 4432A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4435 Leadership Internship.

Extra Information: Pass/Fail.

Course Weight: 0
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The activities, reports, and other contractual obligations of a 9-12 month internship work term recognized and approved by the Dimensions of Leadership program.

Antirequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4432A/B or the former Dimensions of Leadership 4432A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Leadership Studies 4435 Leadership Internship.

Extra Information: Pass/Fail.

Course Weight: 0
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Readings and discussion on, or field experience in, leadership which are agreed upon through consultation between the student and the supervising professor.

Prerequisite(s): Dimensions of Leadership 3331F/G and Dimensions of Leadership 3333A/B.

Course Weight: 1.00
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