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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 English Concentration

4.2.2 French Concentration

4.2.3 History Concentration

4.2.4 Psychology Concentration

4.2.5 Sociology Concentration

4.3 Bachelor of Arts (4-year)

4.3.1 Anthropology Major

4.3.2 English Major

4.3.3 French Major

4.3.4 History Major

4.3.5 Humanities Major

4.3.6 Labour Studies Major

4.3.7 Political Economy Major

4.3.8 Political Science Major

4.3.9 Psychology Major

4.3.10 Sociology Major

4.3.11 Women’s and Gender Studies Major

Minors

4.4.1 Anthropology Minor

4.4.2 Canadian Studies Minor

4.4.3 English Minor

4.4.5 French Minor

4.4.6 History Minor

4.4.7 Humanities Minor

4.4.8 Inclusive Education Minor

4.4.9 Labour Studies Minor

4.4.10 Political Economy Minor

4.4.11 Political Science Minor

4.4.12 Psychology Minor

4.4.13 Public Administration Minor

4.4.14 Sociology Minor

4.4.15 Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

4.5 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year)

4.5.1 Accounting Major

4.5.2 Business Technology Management Major

4.5.3 Finance Major

4.6 Bachelor of Commerce (4-year Post Diploma)

4.6.1 Accounting Major (Post Diploma)

4.6.2 Business Technology Management Major (Post Diploma)

4.6.3 Finance Major (Post Diploma)

4.7 Bachelor of General Studies

4.8 Bachelor of Health Administration

4.9 Bachelor of Health Administration (Post Diploma)

4.10 Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations

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

4.12 Bachelor of Management (3-year)

4.13 Bachelor of Management (3-year Post Diploma)

4.14 Bachelor of Management (4-year)

4.14.1 Human Resources Management Major

4.14.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major

4.14.3 Marketing Major

4.15 Bachelor of Management (4-year Post Diploma)

4.15.1 Human Resources Management Major (Post Diploma)

4.15.2 Indigenous Nations and Organizations Major (Post Diploma)

4.15.3 Marketing Major (Post Diploma)

4.16 Bachelor of Nursing

4.16.1 Post-RN BN Program

4.16.2 Post-LPN BN Program

4.17 Bachelor of Professional Arts

4.17.1 Common Core Courses

4.17.2 Communication Studies Major

4.17.3 Criminal Justice Major

4.17.4 Governance, Law and Management Major

4.17.5 Human Services Major

4.18 Bachelor of Science

4.19 Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)

4.19.1 Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics Major

4.19.2 Bachelor of Science, Computing and Information Systems Major

4.19.3 Bachelor of Science, Human Science Major

Science Minors

4.20 Bachelor of Science in Architecture

4.21 Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Post Diploma)

4.22 University Diploma in Arts

4.23 University Diploma in Inclusive Education

University Certificate General Regulations

4.24 University Certificate in Accounting

4.26 University Certificate in Advanced Accounting

4.37 University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems

4.38 University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems

4.39 University Certificate in Counselling Women

4.40 University Certificate in Finance

3.41 University Certificate in French Language Proficiency

4.42 University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management

4.43 University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations

4.44 University Certificate in Management Applications

4.45 University Certificate in Management Foundations

4.46 University Certificate in Marketing

4.47 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 Courses Without Course Packages

7.1.6 Estimated Undergraduate Program Fees

7.1.6.1 120-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.2 90-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.3 60-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.4 45-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.5 42-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.6 33-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.7 30-Credit Program Fees

7.1.6.8 24-Credit Program Fees

7.1.7 Challenge for Credit

7.1.8 Academic-Related Fees

7.1.9 Students Union/Alumni Relations Fees

7.1.10 G.S.T.

7.1.11 Methods of Payment

7.1.20 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 Faculty

8.1 The Governors of Athabasca University

8.2 Faculty of Business

8.3 Faculty of Health Disciplines

8.4 Faculty of Humanities and Social Services

8.5 Faculty of Science and Technology

8.6 Other Centres

9.0 Student Code of Conduct and Right to Appeals Regulations

9.1 Student Academic Misconduct Policy

9.1.1 General Regulations

9.1.2 Intellectual Honesty

9.1.3 Academic Offences

9.1.4 Penalties

9.1.5 Disciplinary Procedures

9.1.6 Appeals

9.1.7 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

9.1.8 Time Limits for Appeals

9.2 Non-Academic Misconduct Policy

9.2.1 General Regulations

9.2.2 Non-Academic Offences

9.2.3 Disciplinary Action

9.2.4 Disciplinary Procedures

9.2.5 Student Records and Transcripts

9.2.6 Exclusion from Class or Exam for Disruptive Behaviour

9.2.7 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

9.3 Student Appeals Policy

9.3.1 Membership

9.3.2 Consultation

9.3.3 Appealable Actions and Decisions

9.3.4 Appeals Process of Assignment of Grades

9.3.5 Appeals Process for Transfer Credit Evaluations and Assessments

9.3.6 Appeals of Matters of Institutional Procedures or Policy

9.3.7 Appeals of Penalties Arising from the Academic Misconduct Policy

9.3.8 Student Academic Appeals Committee Written Appeal

9.3.9 Time Limits

10.0 Glossary

 

Information effective Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020.

Updated July 24 2019 by laurab

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