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Liberal Education List Requirement

In keeping with the liberal arts focus of the University, all students in undergraduate degree programs must complete the General Liberal Education List Requirement. The Lib Ed List Requirement ensures that students gain knowledge, experience, and perspective from a wide variety of areas. The Lib Ed List Requirement is an opportunity to explore new disciplines, to investigate career paths, and to develop valuable skills to complement your degree.

Liberal Education List Requirement courses are divided into three lists:

  1. List I Fine Arts & Humanities
  2. List II Social Science
  3. List III Science

When selecting Lib Ed List Requirement courses, you should choose courses that will complement your major and career goals. Refer to the official Liberal Education Lists found in the Academic Calendar when registering as not all U of L courses are designated as List I, II or III. For example, only some music courses count as a List I - Fine Arts and Humanities. To tell if a course is a Fine Arts and Humanities, Social Science, or Science Lib Ed List Requirement, you can also look in the Timetable in the attributes field.

See the following sample timetable entry for GEOG 1000, which is a Science Lib Ed List Requirement:

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Introduction to Physical Geography - _____- GEOG 1000 - A Associated Term: ______
Registration Dates: ____________ to ____________
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Audit
Attributes: Science Lib Ed Req, Introductory Course (0500-1999), Arts & Science course

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Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.)

In the 40 course Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.) degree, 12 Liberal Education (Lib Ed) List Requirement courses are required as follows:

  • 4 List I Fine Arts & Humanities
  • 4 List II Social Science
  • 4 List III Science

Lib Ed requirements not filled by core or major courses are specified on the Program Planning Guide (e.g. "Elective - Fine Arts & Humanities"). Only 4 courses from one discipline (e.g. ECON, MGT, MUSI) and only 4 courses from EDUC, ABHL, ADCS, HLSC, NURS, PUBH, TREC, and MGT may be counted toward the Lib Ed List Requirement. Cross-listed courses count toward both limits (e.g. MGT 2070/ECON 2070 counts as both a MGT and an ECON).

Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.)

The Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.) uses a modified Lib Ed comprised of 10 Liberal Education List Requirement courses as follows:

  • 4 List I Fine Arts & Humanities
  • 2 List II Social Science
  • 2 List III Science
  • 2 any list (List I, II, or III)

Lib Ed requirements not filled by core or major courses are specified on the Program Planning Guide (e.g. "Elective - Fine Arts & Humanities"). Only 4 courses from one discipline (e.g. ECON, MGT, MUSI) and only 4 courses from EDUC, ABHL, ADCS, HLSC, NURS, PUBH, TREC, and MGT may be counted toward the Lib Ed List Requirement. Cross-listed courses count toward both limits (e.g. MGT 2070/ECON 2070 counts as both a MGT and an ECON).

Other

Bachelor of Management as a Second Degree, Management Certificates, and the Professional DIploma in Accounting programs do not require Liberal Education List Requirements.

It is important to check prerequisites (prereqs) and corequisites (coreqs) for each course before registering because students without the appropriate prereqs and coreqs will be prevented from registration or removed from the course. Students who believe they may have an equivalent prereq or coreq may apply for a prerequisite waiver by contacting the Faculty/School advising office that offers the course that requires the prereq or coreq for more information.

Prerequisite

A prerequisite is a course that must be taken before another course.  For example, STAT 1770 is a prerequisite to MGT 2070/ECON 2070 so it must be taken before MGT 2070/ECON 2070.   

Corequisite

A corequisite is a course that must be taken before or at the same time as another course.   For example,  ECON 1010 is a coreq with MGT 2400, which means ECON 1010 must be taken either before or at the same time as MGT 2400.  When registering,for both courses in the same term, a student must register in ECON 1012 before  registering in MGT 2400.

Prereq and Coreq Information

Prereqs and coreqs are listed on the Timetable under View Catalogue Entry on each course section and also in the Course Catalogue.

Future Students

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the general admission requirements under the admission route most appropriate to their academic qualifications including:  high school, post-secondary (transfer or post-diploma), standardized test or previous degree.  Applicants whose academic qualifications match none of those previously listed may be considered for admission on the basis of their combined education and life experiences.

All applicants are required to meet the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirement.  Some business programs also have an additional math requirement

See the following Dhillon School of Business programs for admission requirements:

Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.)

Combined degrees with B.Mgt.

Professional Diploma in Accounting

Management Certificate

International Students

Applications for admission to undergraduate programs are welcomed from international applicants for fall term (commencing September) and spring term (commencing January). The University of Lethbridge imposes no admission limitations on the basis of provincial residence or citizenship.

There are minimum accademic and  English language proficiency requirements that must be met for admission. 

If you have any questions about applying for admission to the University of Lethbridge, please contact our International Centre at international@uleth.ca.

 

In order to find out if you are admissable, you will need to apply to the U of L so the Admissions Office can evaluate your academic record.  Please follow the step-by-step admission instructions.

Programs

See the following Dhillon School of Business programs for more information:

Bachelor of Management (B.Mgt.)

Combined degrees with B.Mgt.

Professional Diploma in Accounting

Management Certificate

Majors

If you are having trouble deciding on a business major, the "What Can I Do With my Major?" website, may be of help.

Applications are accepted for Fall and Spring terms by the application deadlines

Please follow the step-by-step admission instructions.

Please see Tuition, fees and other costs for both Canadian and international students.

New Students

Once you have received your Offer of Admission email from the Admissions Office with your U of L Student ID number, you should set up your campus login.

You can look up courses that transfer to the U of L in the Transfer Credit Equivalencies Database (TED).  If a course is not listed, you can submit it as per the  "Courses Not Previously Assessed" section of the Transfer Credit website.

Fall (September)

After you have accepted your offer, your registration dates will show on the Bridge on the Registration Status page starting the beginning of March.  Registration for Fall term genearlly starts in March.  Students can add courses on the Bridge until the "last day for course add/drop"  in September (see academic schedule).

Spring (January)

After you have accepted your offer, your registration dates will show on the Bridge on the Registration Status page in October. Registration for Spring term generally starts in November.  Students can add courses on the Bridge until the "last day for course add/drop" in January (see academic schedule).

How to Register

Please follow the step by step "How Do I Register?" instructions.

Registration

B.Mgt. students in the 40-course program are advised to take the following courses in their first year: Management 1000; Management 2100; Economics 1010; Economics 1012; Statistics 1770; Writing 1000 OR a university English course.  Check Program Plannning Guides for other first year courses required for each major.  Post-Diploma and Certificate students should check their ULethbridge email for a customized Program Plannning Guide.

Your Program Planning Guide (PPG) provides you with the course requirements for your specific program, as well as additional information provided by the Dhillon School of Business to guide your course selection and keep track of your course requirements as you progress through your degree.

Course descriptions, which list prerequisites and corequisites, are available online at the Registrar's Office website.

You may see an "Open elective" or "Elective - Open" or "Elective - any faculty, any level" on your Program Planning Guide.  Any 3.0 credit University of Lethbridge course can be used to fill this, keeping in mind the limitations on the number of PHAC courses and introductory level courses.

A "3000/4000-level elective" or "Elective - 3000/4000 level" can be filled by a 3000 or 4000 level course from any faculty.

 

 

Students in the course LBED 1500 - The First Year Experience: Mapping Our Communities, created multiple questions and answers for first year students. This is information they wish they had had in their first semester.

Continuing Students

Students are strongly advised to meet with an academic advisor in the desired faculty/school before changing their program