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University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Amendments to the Calendar


This page is a record of the changes made to this Calendar after it was originally published.

There are three types of changes noted on this page:

  • Items marked as ADDENDA were approved after the Calendar was published. Addenda listings will include the date the change was approved. This is the date the new regulation took effect, regardless of when it was added to the Calendar.
  • Items marked as ERRATA include corrections to errors or omissions.  The change was approved prior to the original publication of the Calendar.
  • Items marked as EDITORIAL include changes made for clarity.

If you have any questions regarding the items listed here, please contact the University Calendar Editor.


Jan. 25, 2024

ERRATA. The following program pages were updated to correctly read “36 different units” instead of “39 different credits” in the Note of the “Augustana Core: Knowledge 21 units” section:

Jan. 12, 2024

ADDENDA. The Doctor of Philosophy with specialization in Medical Physics (Oncology)  program page has been updated in accordance with changes approved December 7, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this page prior to revisions see Archive Copy - Doctor of Philosophy with Specialization in Medical Physics (Oncology) - Acalog ACMS 20240112 .

Jan. 9, 2024

ERRATUM. The Academic Schedule  was updated to correct the final exam period dates for April 2024 from April 15-27 to April 13-27.

Dec. 12, 2023

EDITORIAL. The Creativity and Culture Program Requirements [Augustana]  page was updated to correct a clerical error. The paragraph below “Specializations” had mistakenly omitted Creative Writing from the list of specializations.

Nov. 16, 2023

ADDENDUM. The Academic Requirements for admission to the BSc in Medical Laboratory Science  have been updated in accordance with changes approved Nov. 9, 2023. The sixth requirement has been changed from “3 units from Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, or Zoology” to “3 units from Science or Math.”

Oct. 25, 2023

ADDENDA. The Academic Schedule  has been updated to reflected changed dates for Convocation in June 2024 and to multiple events in August 2024:

Oct. 25, 2023

ERRATUM. The Dates and Deadlines from Spring/Summer 2024 Terms  page has been updated to correct the Fee Refund (50%) deadline for the Summer Term Second half 3-week classes from August 1, 2024 to August 6, 2024.

Oct. 23, 2023

ADDENDA. The following pages have been updated to reflect the new Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education (Augustana/Education), with the most recent changes approved October 12, 2023:

Oct. 20, 2023

ADDENDA. The following pages have been updated to reflect the new Certificate in Dental Assisting, with the most recent changes approved October 12, 2023:

Oct. 17, 2023

ADDENDA. The following pages have been updated in accordance with changes approved October 12, 2023:

Oct. 17, 2023

ADDENDA. The application deadline for the Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences - Periodontology  and Master of Science in Medical Sciences - Periodontology  programs has been updated from September 1 to June 1.

Sep. 25-26, 2023

ADDENDA. The Bachelor of Commerce General  program and accompanying majors have been updated to correct course sequencing, in accordance with changes approved September 19, 2023. To review PDF copies of these sections prior to revisions see:

Sep. 20, 2023

ERRATA. The Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page has been updated as follows:

  • The Classes Begin date for Winter Term second half 6-week classes has been corrected to March 4, 2024 instead of February 26, 2024.
  • The Classes End Date Exceptions for Law has been corrected to December 5, 2023 instead of December 6, 2023.

Sep. 18, 2023

ADDENDA. The International Visiting Student Program  requirements have been updated in accordance with changes approved on September 14, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - International Visiting Student Program - Acalog ACMS 20230918 .

Sep. 18, 2023

ADDENDUM. The Note for the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for Practicing Pharmacists  program has been updated in accordance with changes approved September 14, 2023. The Note now clarifies “direct patient care placement”.

Sep. 18, 2023

ADDENDA. Psychology (3 units) has been removed as an admission requirement from the Faculty of Nursing Admission Requirements  for the BSc in Nursing - Honors Program and the BSc in Nursing After Degree Program, in accordance with changes approved on September 14, 2023.

Sep. 18, 2023

ADDENDA. The program requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies  program have been updated in accordance with changes approved on September 14, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies - Acalog ACMS 20230918 .

Sep. 14, 2023

ERRATUM. The required units of HADVC (100- or 200-level) in Year 1 in the Bachelor of Design  have been corrected from 6 units to 3 units.

Sep. 6, 2023

ADDENDA. References to the $40 installment fee for tuition paid separately by term have been removed, in accordance with changes approved on March 24, 2023. The following pages have been updated:

Aug. 23, 2023

ADDENDA. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Collaborative  page has been updated in accordance with changes approved on May 18, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this page prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Collaborative - Acalog ACMS 20230823 .

Aug. 10, 2023

ERRATUM. The Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page has been updated to correct the Classes Begin date for Fall/Winter (A/B part classes) from September 1, 2023 to September 5, 2023.

Jul. 26, 2023

ERRATUM. The Classification of Students  page has been updated to correct “Faculty of Extension” to “Online and Continuing Education.”

Jun. 28, 2023

ERRATUM. The Academic Schedule  page was corrected to reflect the deadline for students in thesis-based programs to submit their theses to FGSR as April 2, 2024 instead of April 1, 2024.

Jun. 27, 2023

ADDENDA. As approved on Jun. 22, 2023, the following changes were made:

Jun. 26, 2023

ADDENDA. As approved on Jun. 22, 2023, the following course lists were expanded:

Jun. 26, 2023

ADDENDUM. The admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science  in the Augustana Faculty with a major in Chemical and Physical Sciences have been changed from Biology 30 and Chemistry 30 to Chemistry 30 and one of Biology 30, Physics 30 or Science 30. These changes were approved on Jun. 22, 2023.

Jun. 22, 2023

ADDENDUM. The number of reserved rural seats in the Doctor of Medicine (MD)  program for the admission cycle beginning July 1, 2023 has been increased from ten to thirty. The change was approved on Jun. 22, 2023.

Jun. 21, 2023

ADDENDA. The Supervision and Examinations  page has been updated to reflect changes to graduate exam committee membership, approved May 29, 2023. For exams where the Notice of Exam form is submitted prior to Sept. 1, 2023, the former policies may optionally be used. Effective Sept. 1, 2023, only the currently published policies may be used. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Supervision and Examinations - Acalog ACMS 20230621 .

Jun. 20, 2023

ADDENDA. The Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page has been updated with the following changes, approved June 16, 2023:

  • The Exploration Credits deadline for Fall/Winter Term (A/B part classes) was changed to April 5, 2024 from January 19, 2024.
  • The Fee Refund (50%) deadline for Fall/Winter Term (A/B part classes) was specified to October 5, 2023 for A part classes and February 7, 2024 for B part classes.
  • The Withdrawal (Grade of W) deadline for Fall/Winter Term (A/B part classes) was specified to April 5, 2024 for both A and B part classes.

The Academic Schedule  was also updated to reflect these changes:

  • October 5, 2023 Refund Deadline for A part classes was added.
  • January 19, 2024 Withdrawal Deadline Fall/Winter two-term courses was removed.
  • January 19, 2024 Exploration Credits Deadline for Fall/Winter two-term courses was removed.
  • February 7, 2024 Refund Deadline for B part classes was added.
  • April 5, 2024 Withdrawal Deadline for Fall/Winter two-term courses was added.
  • April 5, 2024 Exploration Credits Deadline for Fall/Winter two-term courses was added.

Jun. 6, 2023

ERRATUM. The requirement for 6 units from AUSCI foundations laboratory courses has been removed from the Major Subject (42 units)  section of the Bachelor of Science (Augustana) / Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Combined Degrees Program. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Major Subject (42 units) - Acalog ACMS 20230606 .

May 29, 2023

ERRATUM. The number of credits required in approved options for the Specialization in Statistics [Science]  program have been corrected from 18 units to 21 units.

May 29, 2023

ERRATA. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science  and Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science Post-Professional Certification degree completion  have been updated to reflect an increase in unit weight for MLSCI 435  and MLSCI 461  from 1 unit to 1.5 units, approved on May 18, 2023.

May 29, 2023

ERRATUM. The deadline to withdraw from second half 3-week classes in the Spring Term 2023 in the Dates and Deadlines from Spring/Summer 2023 Terms  page was corrected to June 7, 2023 from June 8, 2023 to correspond to the date as published in the Academic Schedule of the 2022-2023 Calendar.

May 1, 2023

ERRATUM. The MD Program Reexaminations section of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Regulations  page has been updated. Where medical illness is the reason for failure of an exam, the regulation has been corrected to state that students may be asked to provide supporting documentation for confirmation. Previously, the regulation erroneously specified that students must provide a medical note.

Apr. 26, 2023

ERRATA. The Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page has been updated with the following corrections:

  • The Registration Add/Delete deadline for Fall/Winter (A/B part classes) has been corrected to September 18, 2023 from September 15, 2023.
  • The Fee Refund (50%) deadline for Winter Term second half 6-week classes has been corrected to March 22, 2024 from March 27, 2024.

Apr. 20, 2023

ADDENDUM. The Teleconferencing Guidelines on the Supervision and Examinations (Graduate)  page have been updated in accordance with changes approved on April 17, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Supervision and Examinations - Acalog ACMS 20230420 .

Apr. 19, 2023

ADDENDUM. Degree Program Regulations on the Academic Regulations  page has been updated in accordance with changes approved on April 17, 2023. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Academic Regulations - Acalog ACMS 20230419 .

Apr. 18, 2023

ERRATUM. On the Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page, the Augustana Fall Term 11-week classes end date was corrected from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 6, 2023.

Apr. 4, 2023

EDITORIAL. The following pages have been updated to reflect changes in the Faculty of Education. Departments have been replaced with program areas, and Undergraduate Student Services has been replaced with Education Student Services:

Apr. 3, 2023

ERRATUM. The Academic Schedule  was updated to change the Orientation for New Students from Aug. 31, 2023 to Sept. 2-4, 2023.

Mar. 30, 2023

ADDENDA. The Faculty of Nursing Admission Requirements  page has been updated in accordance with changes approved March 16, 2023 to include the statement “Students with grades of CR will not be considered as meeting the C+ requirement” to the following two footnotes:

  • BSc in Nursing — Honors Program, Applicants with a Prior Degree, Item 4
  • BSc in Nursing After Degree Program, Requirements, Item 4

Mar. 22, 2023

ERRATUM. The Program and Technical Elective lists have been updated to include ECE 447 on the following pages:

Mar. 21, 2023

ERRATA. The following corrections were made to the end dates of Augustana 3-week classes:

  • On the Academic Schedule  page, the end date for Fall 2023 3-week Augustana classes was corrected from September 13 to September 12.
  • On the Academic Schedule  page, the end date for Winter 2024 3-week Augustana classes was corrected from January 24 to January 23.
  • On the Dates and Deadlines from Fall 2023/Winter 2024 Terms  page, the Classes End Date Exceptions - Augustana chart was updated to correct Fall Term First half 3 week classes from September 13 to September 12 and Winter Term First half 3 week classes from January 24 to January 23.

Mar. 16, 2023

ADDENDA. The following additions were made in accordance with changes approved March 15, 2023:

Mar. 13, 2023

EDITORIAL. Item 1 of the Eligibility for Appointment as Supervisor section of Supervision and Examinations (Graduate)  was updated to accurately reflect Academic Categories and to directly link to the applicable UAPPOL policy. To review a PDF copy of this section prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Supervision and Examinations - Acalog ACMS 20230313 .

Mar. 9, 2023

ERRATA. The Graduate Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine)  and the Graduate Certificate Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice (Rehabilitation Medicine)  were approved for suspension by the General Faculties Council on Feb. 27, 2023.

Mar. 3, 2023

EDITORIAL. All footnotes made in reference to a requirement of a minimum grade of C+ on the Faculty of Nursing Admission Requirements  page have been edited to note an equivalent grade of C+ or higher. To review a PDF copy of this page prior to revisions, see Archive Copy - Faculty of Nursing Admission Requirements - Acalog ACMS 20230303 .