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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 Undergraduate Student Orientation

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

 

2.0 Student Support Services

 

3.0 Admission, Registration and Evaluation

3.1 Admission

3.1.1 Past Academic Performance

3.1.2 Non-Canadian Students

3.1.3 Returning Students

3.1.4 New Students

3.1.5 Admission Classifications

3.1.6 Enrolment Status

3.2 Evaluations and Transfer Credit

3.2.1 Block Transfer Credit/College Diplomas

3.2.2 Procedure

3.2.3 Foreign Transcript Evaluations

3.2.4 Timeline for Evaluation Completion

3.2.5 Course Registration While Waiting for Evaluation Completion

3.2.6 Notification of Evaluation

3.2.7 Transfer Credit Time Limits

3.2.8 Appeal Process Concerning Transfer Credit

3.2.9 Transfering AU Courses to Another Institution

3.3 Letter of Permission

3.3.1 Outgoing Letter of Permission: Before You Register

3.3.2 Incoming Letter of Permission: Visiting Students

3.4 Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

3.5 Graduation

3.5.1 Procedure

3.5.2 Parchment Replacement

3.6 Registration

3.6.1 Prerequisites

3.6.2 Requests for Exception

3.6.3 Auditing a Course

3.6.4 Zero-Credit Courses

3.6.5 Individualized Study/Online Courses

3.6.6 Grouped Study Courses

3.6.7 Challenge for Credit

 

4.0 Undergraduate Programs

4.1 General Information

4.1.1 Enrolling in a Program

4.1.2 Student Resources

4.1.3 Program GPA and Graduation with Distinction or Great Distinction

4.1.4 French Language Recognition

4.1.5 Residency Requirement

4.1.5.1 Residency Chart

4.2 Bachelor of Arts (3-year)

4.2.1 Anthropology Concentration

4.2.2 English Concentration

4.2.3 French Concentration

4.2.4 History Concentration

4.2.5 Humanities Concentration

4.2.6 Information Systems Concentration

4.2.7 Labour Studies Concentration

4.2.8 Political Economy Concentration

4.2.9 Political Science Concentration

4.2.10 Psychology Concentration

4.2.11 Sociology Concentration

4.2.12 Women’s and Gender Studies Concentration

4.3 Bachelor of Arts (4-year)

4.3.1 Anthropology Major

4.3.2 Canadian Studies Major

4.3.3 English Major

4.3.4 French Major

4.3.5 History Major

4.3.6 Humanities Major

4.3.7 Information Systems Major

4.3.8 Labour Studies Major

4.3.9 Political Economy Major

4.3.10 Political Science Major

4.3.11 Psychology Major

4.3.12 Sociology Major

4.3.13 Women’s and Gender Studies Major

4.3.14 Anthropology Minor

4.3.15 Canadian Studies Minor

4.3.16 English Minor

4.3.17 French Minor

4.3.18 History Minor

4.3.19 Humanities Minor

4.3.20 Inclusive Education Minor

4.3.21 Labour Studies Minor

4.3.22 Political Economy Minor

4.3.23 Political Science Minor

4.3.24 Psychology Minor

4.3.25 Public Administration Minor

4.3.26 Sociology Minor

4.3.27 Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

4.4 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year)

4.4.1 Accounting Major

4.4.2 e-Commerce Major

4.4.3 Finance Major

4.5 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year Post Diploma)

4.5.1 Accounting Major (Post Diploma)

4.5.2 e-Commerce Major (Post Diploma)

4.5.3 Finance Major (Post Diploma)

4.6 Bachelor of General Studies

4.7 Bachelor of Health Administration

4.8 Bachelor of Health Administration (Post Diploma)

4.9 Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations

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

4.11 Bachelor of Management (3-year)

4.12 Bachelor of Management (3-year Post Diploma)

4.13 Bachelor of Management (4-year)

4.13.1 Human Resources Management Major

4.13.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major

4.13.3 Marketing Major

4.14 Bachelor of Management (4-year Post Diploma)

4.14.1 Human Resources Management Major (Post Diploma)

4.14.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major (Post Diploma)

4.14.3 Marketing Major (Post Diploma)

4.15 Bachelor of Nursing

4.15.1 Post-RN BN Program

4.15.2 Post-LPN BN Program

4.16 Bachelor of Professional Arts

4.16.1 Common Core Courses

4.16.2 Communication Studies Major

4.16.3 Criminal Justice Major

4.16.4 Governance, Law and Management Major

4.16.5 Human Services Major

4.17 Bachelor of Science

4.18 Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)

4.17.1 Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics Major

4.17.2 Bachelor of Science, Computing and Information Systems Major

4.17.3 Bachelor of Science, Human Science Major

Science Minors

4.19 Bachelor of Science in Architecture

4.20 Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Post Diploma)

4.23 University Diploma in Arts

4.24 University Diploma in Health Administration

4.25 University Diploma in Inclusive Education

University Certificate General Regulations

4.26 University Certificate in Accounting

4.27 University Certificate in Advanced Accounting

4.29 University Certificate in Career Development

4.30 University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems

4.31 University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems

4.32 University Certificate in Counselling Women

4.33 University Certificate in e-Commerce

4.34 University Certificate in English Language Studies

4.35 University Certificate in Finance

3.36 University Certificate in French Language Proficiency

4.37 University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management

4.38 University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations

4.39 University Certificate in Labour Studies

4.38 University Certificate in Management Applications

4.40 University Certificate in Management Foundations

4.41 University Certificate in Marketing

4.42 University Certificate in Public Administration

Certificate of Completion: English Language Proficiency Program

 

5.0 Undergraduate Courses

 

6.0 Examinations and Grades

6.1 Examinations

6.1.1 Preparation

6.1.2 Requesting an Exam

6.1.3 Examination Centres

6.1.4 Invigilators

6.1.5 Unwritten/Multiple Exams

6.1.6 Supplemental Exams

6.1.7 Challenge for Credit Examinations

6.2 Marks and Grades

6.2.1 Grading Policy

6.2.2 Appeals

6.2.3 Transcript Requests

 

7.0 Undergraduate Fees and Refunds

7.1 Fees

7.1.1 Fee Summary

7.1.2 Canadian Student Fees

7.1.3 Non-Canadian Student Fees

7.1.4 Students Outside Canada

7.1.5 Challenge for Credit

7.1.6 Academic-Related Fees

7.1.7 Students Union/Alumni Relations Fees

7.1.8 G.S.T.

7.1.9 Methods of Payment

7.1.10 Courier Fees

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 Delinquent Accounts

7.4 Receipts

7.5 Form T2202A (Tuition and Education Tax Credit)

 

8.0 Graduate Calendar

 

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

 

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, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.

Updated July 26 2017 by laurab

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