DRAFT: UFV Academic Calendar Fall 2014
 

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Notice of increased requirements

Whenever prerequisites for a course or entrance requirements for a program are made more restrictive, one year's notice is given in the academic calendar. Below is a list of courses and programs giving notice.

Courses

Biology
Communications
Computing Science
Geography
Graphic Design
Physics
Psychology

Sociology
Theatre
Visual Arts

Programs

Courses

Biology

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
BIO 202 BIO 201 BIO 112 and CHEM 114. May 2015
BIO 309 BIO 111 and 112. BIO 111 and 112, plus 8 biology credits numbered 200 and above. May 2015
BIO 383 BIO 111 and 112. BIO 201 and BIO 202. May 2015
BIO 425 BIO 201 and 203. BIO 309. May 2015
BIO 426 BIO 201 and 203. BIO 201 and 309. May 2015

Communications

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect

CMNS 212/
MACS 212

Same as for CMNS 125; see CMNS 125 for details. One of CMNS 115, CMNS 125, CMNS 145, CMNS 155, CMNS 165, CMNS 175 or ENGL
105
January 2015

Computing Science

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
COMP 361 COMP 155 with a C+ or better. COMP 251. May 2015

Geography

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
GEOG 323

45 university-level credits, or one of: GEOG 233, GEOG 240, GEOG 241, GEOG 242, CRIM 214C,POSC 230, or POSC 260 (formerly POSC 190).

45 university-level credits, or one of: GEOG 240, GEOG 242, CRIM 214C, POSC 230, or POSC 260 (formerly POSC 190).

May 2015.

Graphic Design

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
GD 317 GD 154, GD 157, and GD 159 (formerly GD 156). GD 154, GD 157, GD 159 (formerly GD 156), and GD 161. May 2015.

Physics

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
PHYS 231 Prerequisite: PHYS 112.
Pre or corequisite: None.
Prerequisite: PHYS 112.
Pre or corequisite: MATH 211.
May 2015
PHYS 311 PHYS 231.

(PHYS 231) and (one

of PHYS 221 or PHYS 381)
May 2015
PHYS 325 Prerequisite: PHYS 221.
Pre or corequisite: PHYS 381 recommended.
Prerequisite: PHYS 221.
Pre or corequisite: PHYS 381.
September 2015
PHYS 351 PHYS 252. PHYS 225. May 2015
PHYS 402 (formerly PHYS 302) (PHYS 222) or (PHYS 105, 112, and 221). PHYS 225 and PHYS 312. May 2015
PHYS 455

(A course involving PDE’s such as one of PHYS 222, PHYS 381,or CHEM 322) and (a course involving thermodynamics, such as one of PHYS 231 or PHYS 311, PHYS 381, or CHEM 222) and
(a course involving quantum mechanics, such as one of PHYS 252, PHYS 351, or CHEM 322) and (a course involving vectors, such as one of MATH 152, MATH 211, or PHYS 221).

(PHYS 231) and (PHYS 351). May 2015

Psychology

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
PSYC 306 (PSYC 101) and (PSYC 102) and (one of PSYC 110, MATH 104 or MATH 106) and (one of PSYC 202 (formerly PSYC 210), CRIM 220, KPE 301, KPE 400, SOC 255/ANTH 255/MACS 255 (formerly SCMS 255), or PSYC 210 and PSYC 220). PSYC 202 (formerly PSYC 210). January 2016
PSYC 368 (PSYC 101) and (PSYC 102). (45 university-level credits) to include (PSYC 101) and (PSYC 102) January 2016

Sociology

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
SOC 201 SOC 101 or MACS 110. SOC 101. January 2015
SOC 357 SOC 255/MACS 255/ANTH 255. 45 university-level credits to include one of SOC 255/ANTH 255/MACS 255, GEOG 252, CRIM 220, or equivalent. January 2015
SOC 358 SOC 255/ANTH 255/MACS 255. 45 university-level credits to include one of SOC 255/ANTH 255/MACS 255, GEOG 252, CRIM 220, or equivalent. January 2015

Theatre

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
THEA 112 THEA 111.

THEA 111 with a minimum grade of B, or audition.

May 2015
THEA 305 THEA 101

THEA 101 and completion of 45 university-level credits.

May 2015
THEA 360 THEA 211 or 45 university-level credits.

One of the following: THEA 203/ENGL 233, THEA 204/ENGL

234, or 45 university-level credits.
September 2015
THEA 490

Twelve theatre credits plus the written permission of both the instructor and the Department head.
Students enrolled in the English Major Drama Concentration may also seek department permission
to take this course.

33 credits of Theatre and a
written contract between the student and supervising faculty member, signed by student,

supervising faculty and department head.
September 2015

Visual Arts

Course Current Prerequisite(s) Future Prerequisite(s) Date change takes effect
VA 366/FILM 366

15 credits of university-level arts courses and students must have experience with video production. It is recommended that students have FILM 110 or FILM 120 and one of the following: VA 160 or VA 161 or VA 170 or VA 171 or VA 180 or VA 365/FILM 365. Alternatively, interview and portfolio review (instructor’s permission).

VA 365/FILM 365/JRNL 365 or interview and portfolio review. One of the following is strongly recommended: VA 160, VA 161, VA 271, or VA 180.

May 2015

Programs

Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice) degree

Current entrance requirement(s) A minimum C+ average in the following: English 12 and two other Approved Grade 12 courses
  Applicants who meet the entrance requirements will be admitted in order of their application date.
Future entrance requirement(s) A minimum of a B average in English 12 and two other Approved Grade 12 courses.
  Effective September 2015, entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice) degree program will be a competitive process. The following are the minimum requirements for consideration of entry into the degree program. Students who do not meet these minimum requirements for the degree program might consider enrolling in either Criminal Justice studies path, depending on their CGPA or high school requirements.
Date change takes effect September 2015

Bachelor of Social Work degree

Current entrance requirement(s)

Applicants must have 48 general university-level qualifying Arts and Science credits by May 1st of the year of application.

Please see the Bachelor of Social Work calendar page for a complete list of all entrance requirements.

Future entrance requirement(s)

Applicants will be required to have 60 credits by May 1st of the year of application. The 60 credits must include 54 credits of university-level credits (at least 42 credits of qualifying Arts and Science electives).

Please see the Bachelor of Social Work calendar page for a complete list of all entrance requirements.

Date change takes effect September 2015

Health Care Assistant certificate

Current entrance requirement(s)

Academic entrance requirement 2 (Please see the Health Care Assistant calendar page for a complete list of all entrance requirements):

Students for whom English is a second language may be required to have an English language assessment through the English as a Second Language (ESL) department at UFV. Students must demonstrate English ability in reading, writing, listening/speaking, and vocabulary at the 70s level with a minimum GPA of 2.33 (C+)

Future entrance requirement(s)

Academic entrance requirement 2 (Please see the Health Care Assistant calendar page for a complete list of all entrance requirements):

Native English speaker: seven (7) years of education in an English-speaking environment (can be acquired in either consecutive or non-consecutive years). Applicants who have had four (4) consecutive years of secondary or post-secondary education in an English-speaking environment will be given consideration to meet native English speaker requirement. Non-native English speakers are required to complete one of the following English language competencies:

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): test must be within the last two years, IBT only – Overall score of 88 with no score lower than 20 in Speaking and Listening and no score lower than 20 in Reading and Writing.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic or General – test must be within the last two years: Overall score of 6 with a minimum of 6.5 in Speaking and Listening and no score lower than 6 in Reading and Writing.
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLB PT): test must be within the last six months: Listening 8, Speaking 8, Reading 8, and Writing 8.
  • Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP): Academic or General – Aggregate score of 4H or better, with 4H or better in Speaking and Listening and 4H or better in Reading and Writing.
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): Overall Score of 70, with no section less than 50.
Date change takes effect September 2015

 

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.