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Regulations effective September 1, 2011.

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1.0 General Information

1.1 Contact Information

1.2 Legal Version of the Calendar

1.3 Recognition and Accreditation

1.3.1 Recognition

1.3.2 Accreditation

1.4 Protection of Privacy

1.5 Computer Requirements

1.6 Student Code of Conduct

1.7 myAU

1.8 Ask AU

1.9 Information Centre

1.10 Student Identification Cards

1.10.1 Active Students

1.10.2 Nursing Students

1.10.3 Photo Requirements

1.11 e-Letters

1.12 Moodle

1.13 Postal Service Interruption

1.14 Important Dates

2.1 Undergraduate Courses

2.1.1 Online Conferencing

2.1.2 Taking a University-Level Course

2.1.3 Course Load

2.1.4 Computer Requirements

3.0 Undergraduate Programs

3.1 General Information

3.1.1 Enrolling in a Program

3.1.2 Student Resources

3.1.3 Graduation with Distinction or Great Distinction

3.1.4 French Language Recognition

3.2 Bachelor of Arts (3-year)

3.2.1 Anthropology Concentration

3.2.2 English Concentration

3.2.3 French Concentration

3.2.4 History Concentration

3.2.5 Humanities Concentration

3.2.6 Information Systems Concentration

3.2.7 Labour Studies Concentration

3.2.8 Political Economy Concentration

3.2.9 Political Science Concentration

3.2.10 Psychology Concentration

3.2.11 Sociology Concentration

3.2.12 Women’s and Gender Studies Concentration

3.3 Bachelor of Arts (4-year)

3.3.1 Anthropology Major

3.3.2 Canadian Studies Major

3.3.3 English Major

3.3.4 French Major

3.3.5 History Major

3.3.6 Humanities Major

3.3.7 Information Systems Major

3.3.8 Labour Studies Major

3.3.9 Political Economy Major

3.3.10 Political Science Major

3.3.11 Psychology Major

3.3.12 Sociology Major

3.3.13 Women’s and Gender Studies Major

3.3.14 Anthropology Minor

3.3.15 Canadian Studies Minor

3.3.16 English Minor

3.3.17 French Minor

3.3.18 History Minor

3.3.19 Humanities Minor

3.3.20 Inclusive Education Minor

3.3.21 Labour Studies Minor

3.3.22 Political Economy Minor

3.3.23 Political Science Minor

3.3.24 Psychology Minor

3.3.25 Public Administration Minor

3.3.26 Sociology Minor

3.3.27 Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

3.4 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year)

3.4.1 Accounting Major

3.4.2 e-Commerce Major

3.4.3 Finance Major

3.5 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year Post Diploma)

3.5.1 Accounting Major (Post Diploma)

3.5.2 e-Commerce Major (Post Diploma)

3.5.3 Finance Major (Post Diploma)

3.6 Bachelor of General Studies

3.7 Bachelor of Health Administration

3.8 Bachelor of Health Administration (Post Diploma)

3.9 Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations

3.10 Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

3.11 Bachelor of Management (3-year)

3.12 Bachelor of Management (3-year Post Diploma)

3.13 Bachelor of Management (4-year)

3.13.1 Human Resources Management Major

3.13.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major

3.13.3 Marketing Major

3.14 Bachelor of Management (4-year Post Diploma)

3.14.1 Human Resources Management Major (Post Diploma)

3.14.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major (Post Diploma)

3.14.3 Marketing Major (Post Diploma)

3.15 Bachelor of Nursing

3.15.1 Post-RN BN Program

3.15.2 Post-LPN BN Program

3.15.3 Bachelor of Nursing - Athabasca University at Mount Royal College

3.16 Bachelor of Professional Arts

3.16.1 Common Core Courses

3.16.2 Communication Studies Major

3.16.3 Criminal Justice Major

3.16.4 Governance, Law and Management Major

3.16.5 Human Services Major

3.17 Bachelor of Science

3.17.1 Bachelor of Science, Human Science Major

3.18 Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)

3.18.1 Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma), Human Science Major

3.19 Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems

3.20 Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems (Post Diploma)

3.21 University Diploma in Arts

3.22 University Diploma in Inclusive Education

University Certificate General Regulations

3.23 University Certificate in Accounting

3.24 University Certificate in Advanced Accounting

3.25 University Certificate in Administration

3.26 University Certificate in Career Development

3.27 University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems

3.28 University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems

3.29 University Certificate in Counselling Women

3.30 University Certificate in e-Commerce

3.31 University Certificate in English Language Studies

3.32 University Certificate in Finance

3.33 University Certificate in French Language Proficiency

3.34 University Certificate in Health Development Administration

3.35 University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management

3.36 University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations

3.37 University Certificate in Labour Studies

3.38 University Certificate in Management Applications

3.39 University Certificate in Management Foundations

3.40 University Certificate in Marketing

3.41 University Certificate in Public Administration

Certificate of Completion: English Language Proficiency Program

4.0 Graduate Calendar

5.0 Admission, Registration and Evaluation

5.1 Admission

5.1.1 Time to Complete a Degree

5.1.2 Returning Students

5.1.3 New Students

5.1.4 Past Academic Performance

5.1.5 Students with Disabilities

5.1.6 Non-Canadian Students

5.1.7 Admission Classifications

5.2 Registration

5.2.1 Individualized Study/Online Courses

5.2.2 Grouped Study Courses

5.2.3 Challenge for Credit

5.2.4 Prerequisites

5.3 Evaluations and Transfer Credit

5.3.1 Block Transfer Credit/College Diplomas

5.3.2 Procedure

5.3.3 Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

5.3.4 Transfer Procedure from Athabasca University

5.3.5 Timelines

5.3.6 Registering in a Course While Waiting for Evaluation Completion

5.3.7 Notification of Evaluation

5.3.8 Incoming Transcripts for Evaluation

5.3.9 Transfer Credit Time Limits

5.3.10 Appeal Process Concerinig Transfer Credit

5.4 Course-Related Regulations

5.4.1 Course Extensions – Individualized Study

5.4.2 Course Withdrawal – Individualized Study

5.4.3 Pre-Registration – Individualized Study

5.4.4 Course Withdrawal – Grouped Study

5.4.5 Re-Registration – Individualized Study

5.4.6 Delivery Mode Transfer

5.4.7 Auditing a Course

5.4.8 Zero-Credit Courses

5.5 Academic-Related Regulations

5.5.1 Residency Requirements

Residency Requirements Chart

5.5.2 Letter of Permission

5.5.3 Convocation

5.5.4 Parchment Replacement

6.0 Examinations and Grades

6.1 Examinations

6.1.1 Preparation

6.1.2 Requesting an Examination

6.1.3 Examination Centres

6.1.4 Invigilators

6.1.5 Unwritten/Multiple Examinations

6.1.6 Supplemental Examinations

6.1.7 Challenge for Credit Process

6.2 Marks and Grades

6.2.1 Grading Policy

6.2.2 Appeals

6.2.3 Transcript Requests

7.0 Undergraduate Fees, Refunds, Financial Assistance

7.1 Fees

7.1.1 Fee Summary

7.1.2 Methods of Payment

7.1.3 Canadian Student Fees

7.1.4 Non-Canadian Student Fees

7.1.5 Students Outside Canada

7.1.6 Challenge for Credit

7.1.7 Academic-Related Fees

7.1.8 Students Union/Alumni Relations Fees

7.1.9 G.S.T.

7.2 Refunds

7.2.1 Refunds: Individualized Study Course Tuition

7.2.2 Refunds: Grouped Study Course Tuition

7.2.3 Credit Balances

7.3 Financial Assistance

7.3.1 How to Apply

7.3.2 Student Awards

7.4 Delinquent Accounts

7.5 Receipts

7.6 Form T2202A (Tuition and Education Tax Credit)

8.0 Student Support Services

9.0 Faculty

9.1 The Governors of Athabasca University

9.2 Faculty of Business

9.3 Faculty of Health Disciplines

9.4 Faculty of Humanities and Social Services

9.5 Faculty of Science and Technology

9.6 Other Centres

9.7 Learning Services Collaborations

10.0 Student Code of Conduct and Right to Appeals Regulations

10.1 Student Academic Misconduct Policy

10.1.1 General Regulations

10.1.2 Intellectual Honesty

10.1.3 Academic Offences

10.1.4 Penalties

10.1.5 Disciplinary Procedures

10.1.6 Appeals

10.1.7 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

10.1.8 Time Limits for Appeals

10.2 Non-Academic Misconduct Policy

10.2.1 General Regulations

10.2.2 Non-Academic Offences

10.2.3 Disciplinary Action

10.2.4 Disciplinary Procedures

10.2.5 Student Records and Transcripts

10.2.6 Exclusion from Class or Exam for Disruptive Behaviour

10.2.7 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

10.3 Student Appeals Policy

10.3.1 Membership

10.3.2 Consultation

10.3.3 Appealable Actions and Decisions

10.3.4 Appeals Process of Assignment of Grades

10.3.5 Appeals Process for Transfer Credit Evaluations and Assessments

10.3.6 Appeals of Matters of Institutional Procedures or Policy

10.3.7 Appeals of Penalties Arising from the Academic Misconduct Policy

10.3.8 Student Academic Appeals Committee Written Appeal

10.3.9 Time Limits

11.0 Glossary

 

 

Information effective Sept. 1, 2011 to Aug. 31, 2012.

Updated May 07, 2012