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Reading the course descriptions

Transferability

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Course renumbering

Courses by subject

ABEAdult Basic Education
ABTApplied Business Technology
ADEDAdult Education
ADTArchitectural Drafting
AGRIAgriculture
AHArt History
ANTHAnthropology
ASTRAstronomy
AVAviation
BIOBiology
BUSBusiness Administration
CAPCollege Achievement Program
CCPCollege and Career Preparation
CHEMChemistry
CISComputer Information Systems
CMNSCommunications
COMPComputing Science
COOPCo-operative Education
CRIMCriminology/Criminal Justice
CSMCritical Analysis and Study Methodology
CYCChild and Youth Care
DENTDental Assisting
DHYGDental Hygiene
ECEEarly Childhood Education
ECONEconomics
ECPEducation and Career Planning
EDUCEducation
ENGLEnglish
ENGREngineering
ESLEnglish as a Second Language
FAMFamily Child Care
FDFashion Design
FILMFilm
FNSTFirst Nations Studies
FRENFrench
GDGraphic Design
GEOGGeography
HALQHalq'eméylem
HISTHistory
HSCHealth Sciences
HSERHuman Services
INCSIndo Canadian Studies
JAPNJapanese
KPEKinesiology and Physical Education
LASLatin American Studies
LIBTLibrary and Information Technology
LINGLinguistics
MACSMedia and Communication Studies
MANDMandarin
MATHMathematics
MUSCMusic
NURSNursing
PHILPhilosophy
PHYSPhysics
PNURPractical Nursing
POSCPolitical Science
PSYCPsychology
PUNJPunjabi
RLSTReligious Studies
RSSReading and Study Skills
RUSSRussian
SCIScience
SCMSSocial, Cultural, & Media Studies
SLASpeech and Language
SOCSociology
SOWKSocial Work
SPANSpanish
TASKTraining in Attitudes, Skills, and Knowledge for the Workplace (TASK)
TESLTeaching English as a Second Language
THEATheatre
TUTRTutor Training
UNIVUniversity Studies
VAVisual Arts
WMSTWomen's Studies

Reading the course descriptions

Course code and number
The course code and number indicate the specific course and its level. Courses numbered 200 are generally considered second year, 300 are third year, etc.

Credit value
The number of credits indicates the academic value of a course. Credits may be used in program requirements, prerequisites and fee assessment.

 

Course title

 

Course description
This section gives a brief overview of the course.

Prerequisites and corequisites
Prerequisite: a specific course, or courses (or other requirement), that must be successfully completed prior to registration. A minimum grade of C- is required.
Corequisite: a specific course, or courses, which must be taken at the same time as a registered course.
Pre- or corequisite: a course that may be taken concurrently with another course, or previously. If taken previously, a minimum grade of C- is required unless otherwise specified.
It is the students’ responsibility to enroll only in courses for which the stated prerequisites and corequisites have been met.

Transferability

For information on transferability of 100- and 200-level courses to B.C. institutions, consult the B.C. Online Transfer Guide at BCTransferGuide.ca. For transferability of courses numbered 300 and above, or transfer outside B.C., check with the institution you wish to attend.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Prerequisites/co-requisites are requirements needed prior to, or concurrent with, your registration in a course. A prerequisite refers to a specific course (or other requirement) that must be successfully completed prior to registration. A minimum grade of C- is required.

It is understood that you may seek instructor’s written permission if you feel that your experience/knowledge is sufficient to warrant exemption from the stated prerequisite or corequisite. This written permission must be presented at the time of registration.

Even though many university college-level courses have no prerequisite listed, it is expected that those enrolling have university-college-level reading, writing, and research skills. If you are unsure of your ability level or want to improve your skills, we suggest you enrol in ENGL 099: Pre-College Composition, or CSM 108: Critical Analysis and Study Methodology, or write the Composition Placement Test (CPT). CPT details are available through Assessment Services. For details about CSM 108 and ENGL 099, please read the course descriptions.

For more details on support services available, please see Educational Advising, the Student Services website, or the academic support courses.

Please note: Students are expected to present either Math 12 or Principles of Math 12 to meet appropriate prerequisites. In addition, some UCFV departments require Math 12 provincial examination scores to fulfill prerequisites. Check your program’s entrance requirements section for details.

Unless otherwise stated, any B.C. secondary course used for program entrance requirements or course prerequisites must be completed for full value (4 credits).

Course renumbering

If a course is given a new number, the former number is shown below the title in the course description. Retaking a course, even with its new number, is considered a repeating the course. Please see this section for details on repeated courses and the effect on GPA.


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