Course Selection Information - Winter 20

The Course Selection period for the Winter 2020 semester began on November 4, 2019 according to the number of credits completed and in progress. Students who do not register for courses by November 18, 2019 may find that spaces in their required courses are no longer available. Course Selection continues until January 10, 2020 with the exception of the time periods listed below.

WebAdvisor will not be available on the following dates and times due to scheduled maintenance:

8:00 AM to Noon on Monday, November 18, 2019
8:00 AM on Monday, December 2 through to 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

A reminder that when making changes to class schedules on/after December 3rd, students must also ensure that their W20 Final Exam schedules remain conflict-free.

Winter 20 classes begin on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Please note that the information on this page is tentative, and may change often as updates are received. Monitor this page regularly for information regarding course restrictions, additions, deletions and special registration instructions.

(page last updated December 2, 2019)

Course Selection Updates

If you find that all sections of a required course for your major are full when your Course Selection window first opens, please just continue to monitor WebAdvisor. Occasionally, a course may fill up unexpectedly (especially overnight) and it may take a few hours before additional spaces are made available. If all course selection windows have opened, and you are still unable to create a conflict-free scheduled of your required courses, please contact the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre for advice no later than November 18, 2019.

BIOM 3200 - Update #4. The restriction will be removed as soon as possible (November 21, 2019). Update #3. We anticipate that some additional spaces will be made available in BIOM 3200 on Tuesday, November 19th. The restriction (see below) will remain in place at this time. Please continue to monitor this website for further updates on if/when the restriction may be removed (posted November 18, 2019).Update #2! Due to very high demand, the department is currently assessing space availability options in BIOM 3200. Please continue to monitor this website for further information as it becomes available (posted November 12, 2019 4:00 PM). See also the restriction listed below.

CHEM 1050 - All sections of CHEM 1050 with a specific lab time may be full. Waitlist sections with no lab times indicated are now available (these section numbers will end in "XX"). It's important that students register in these XX sections if no other section is available, so that space requirements for the course can be determined. Students in these "XX" sections will receive instructions on how to proceed as the Winter 20 semester approaches. (posted November 12, 2019).

Approval for Credit Overloads (for students wishing to register for more than 2.75 credits) will only be considered for approval by the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre beginning November 25, 2019 pending space availability.

New for Winter 20!

EQN 2040 - Due to the cancellation of ANSC 2330, students in the ABIO major will now be able to register in a similar course, EQN 2040, using WebAdvisor. The course may be applied as a Science Elective or a Free Elective towards the ABIO requirements.

Course Requirements

Plant Science (PLSC) - New students (those admitted for Fall 19) were scheduled to take ENGL 1030 in Semester 1, however the course was not available. PLSC student will now take ENGL 1030 in Semester 2 (Winter 20). If ENGL 1030 is full, please contact the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre for assistance (we are only able to assist first year PLSC students, for which ENGL 1030 is a required course). Posted November 20, 2019.

For Winter 20, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 are approved as a Science restricted elective for PBC students.

Special Instructions

Human Anatomy - Students registered in the Fall 19 Human Anatomy courses (HK 3401 or HK 3501) are able to register in the corresponding Winter 20 course (HK 3402 or HK 3502) using WebAdvisor. No waivers are required.

ANSC 1210 - ABIO students. The prerequisites have been updated so that ABIO students with any one of the following courses may register: BIOL 1050, BIOL 1070, BIOL 1080 or BIOL 1090. Please also see the restriction below.

Restrictions

Notice Regarding Restrictions on First Year Courses. A number of first year (1000 level) courses may put a restriction in place that will only allow first year students to register. This is to ensure that sufficient space remains available for new students, since their Course Selection Window opens at the last available slot. These restrictions are put in place at the discretion of the department that offers the course. Not all first year courses are restricted, but please review the information below, and on the Registrar's Office website for First Year Restrictions, for further details. The individual departments will determine if a first year restriction will be lifted.

ANSC 1210 - Restricted to students registered in the ABIO major and some majors in the B.Sc.(Agr.) and B.B.R.M. degrees.

BIOL 3650 - Section 01. A Priority Access Course. Only students who have received Instructor Consent may register.

BIOM 3040 - A Priority Access Course. Update: the BTOX major will be added to the restriction as soon as possible (posted November 4, 2019). Restricted to students registered in the BIOM major & NEUR major and minor. The department has indicated the restriction will be removed on November 12, 2019.

BIOM 3200 - Update #4. The restriction will be removed as soon as possible (November 21, 2019). Update #3. We anticipate that some additional spaces will be made available in BIOM 3200 on Tuesday, November 19th. The restriction will remain in place at this time. Please continue to monitor this website for further updates on if/when the restriction may be removed (posted November 18, 2019). Update #2! Due to very high demand, the department is currently assessing space availability options in BIOM 3200. The restriction will remain in place at this time. Please continue to monitor this website for further information as it becomes available (posted November 12, 2019 4:00 PM, updated November 15th). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BTOX, BIOC, BPCH, BIOS, BIOM, MBG, & NEUR majors and the BASC.AHN program. NEUR and NANS minors may also register.

BIOM 4030 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM major & NEUR major and minor. The department has indicated the restriction will be removed on November 12, 2019.

BIOM 4050 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM & BTOX majors. The department has indicated the restriction will be removed on November 12, 2019.

BIOM 4180 - Restricted to students registered in the BIOM major. This is a permanent restriction as listed in the Undergraduate Calendar. The Course Instructor, Prof. Glen Pyle, will be keeping a waiting list for students in other majors.

CHEM2400 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BPCH and CHEM majors.

CHEM2480 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC major and minor, BTOX & CHPY majors, and the CHEM minor.

CHEM 2700 - Update! The restriction has been removed but the course is now full. No more sections will be added. Students may submit a Course Waiver Request form to the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre to be added to the wait list. Please be advised that we may not be addressing the wait list until December, and we are unable to accommodate requests for specific lab sections (posted November 14, 2019). The restriction has now been removed (November 14, 9:35 AM). Update! The restriction will be removed at some point the morning of November 14, 2019 (posted November 11, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC major and minor, the CHEM major and minor, and the BPCH, BTOX, & MBG majors.

FOOD 3260 - Permanently restricted to students registered in the FOOD and MICR majors, but students in other majors may wish to consider FOOD 3270 (the non-lab version of the course).

FOOD 3700 - A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the FOOD major.

MATH 1160 - Update! The restriction has been removed (posted November 19, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the BMPH, CHEM, CHPY, MSCI, PHYS, & THPY majors, the MATH & STAT minors and the BAH.MSCI & BCOM.MEF programs.

MBG 1000 - Update! The restriction will be removed at some point the morning of Monday, November 18, 2019 (posted November 14). Restricted to students registered in the BASC.CYF and BASC.ADEV majors. Please continue to monitor this website for details on when the restriction may be removed (posted November 7, 2019).

MBG 3350 - For Winter 20, restricted to students required to take it in the Winter semester: BIOC major (regular only), BTOX major (regular and co-op), MICR major (regular and co-op). Students in other majors may come to the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to student in majors that require the course in other semesters.

MICR 2420 - Update! The restriction will be removed at some point the morning of Monday, November 18, 2019 (posted November 14). The restriction on sections 0103 and 0104 will be updated to allow all students in programs that are required to take the course to register (posted November 12th). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in programs that are required to take it. Sections 0103 and 0104 are restricted to students in the BASC.AHN program only. We anticipate that all restrictions will be removed no later than November 18, 2019 (originally posted November 7, 2019). Please continue to monitor this site for updates.

MICR 2430 - Update! The restriction will be removed at some point the morning of Monday, November 18, 2019 (posted November 14). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC & MBG majors, MICR major and minor, and the BIOT minor.

NEUR 3500 - A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the NEUR major.

NUTR 4330 - For Winter 20, restricted to students registered in the NANS major only. Students in the NANS minor who are interested in taking the course should contact the Course Instructor, Prof. Amanda Wright.

PHYS 1070 - Restricted to first year students registered in the B.Sc., B.Sc.(Env.) and B.A.S. degree programs.

PHYS 1080 - Restricted to first year students registered in the B.Sc., B.Sc.(Env.) and B.A.S. degree programs.

POPM 3240 - A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in the ABIO, BIOM and BTOX majors. The restriction will be removed on November 18, 2019.

For information regarding PSYC course restrictions, please see the Psychology Department website.

PSYC 1000 - Update #3. The restriction on Section 01 has been removed (posted November 28, 2019). Updated #2. It appears a restriction has been put back in place (posted 10:45 AM). Update! The restriction on Section 01 has now also been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Section 01 (in-class) is restricted to students in specific programs. Section DE01 (on-line) has no restriction in place.

PSYC 2020 - Update! It appears that the restriction has been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in PBC and PSYC majors and minors.

PSYC 2310Update! It appears that the restriction has been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in PBC and PSYC majors and minors.

PSYC 2390 - Update! It appears that the restriction has been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in PBC, PSYC and NEUR majors and minors.

PSYC 2650 - Update! It appears that the restriction has been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in PBC, PSYC and NEUR majors and minors.

PSYC 2740 - Update! It appears that the restriction has been removed (posted November 15, 2019). A Priority Access course. Restricted to students registered in PBC and PSYC majors and minors.

Please see the Course Description section of the Undergraduate Calendar for courses that have permanent restrictions listed.

Additional restrictions and updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Course Changes, Additions or Deletions

BIOL 3300 is now offered in the Fall semester, instead of Winter.

EQN 3050 has been cancelled. A similar course may be available for ABIO students in the Fall.

MICR 4530 has been cancelled for Winter 20.

CROP 3340 will not be offered in the F19 semester, but will be offered in Winter 20.

ENGL 1030 - The School of English and Theatre Studies has confirmed that ENGL 1030 will not be offered in Fall 19, but will be offered in Winter 20.

HORT 3310 is listed as a Fall course offering in the Undergraduate Calendar, but will be offered in the Winter semester.

Please note that CHEM 3750 (Organic Chemistry II) will **not** be offered in the Summer 2020 semester.

Past Updates

PBC students - For Winter 20, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 are approved as a Science restricted elective for PBC students. For Fall 19, PSYC 4540  has been approved as a Science restricted elective. For the Winter 19 semester, PSYC 4540, and PSYC 4580 are approved as Science restricted electives for PBC students. For the Fall 18 semester, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 are approved as a Science restricted electives for all PBC students. For the Winter 18 semester, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 are approved as a Science restricted electives for all PBC students. For the Fall 17 semester, PSYC 4540, PSYC 4570 and PSYC 4580 are approved as Science restricted electives for all PBC students.

For past updates that apply to specific B.Sc. majors or minors, please contact your B.Sc. Program Counsellor.