Understanding the Class Schedules/Timetable

The Class Schedules/Timetable is a listing of all the courses being offered during a particular semester. Please refer to the online version (www.uleth.ca/ross/class-schedules-timetables) for current Class Schedules/Timetable listings. You should check frequently for changes.

The following definitions will help introduce you to terms found in the Class Schedules/Timetable.

Course Reference Number (CRN)

The CRN is a unique five-digit number which identifies each course component in the Class Schedules/Timetable. You will need to use the course component’s CRN when attempting to add a section/lab/tutorial to your schedule.

Sections, Labs, and Tutorials

A section is the main lecture component of a course. Everyone in the section meets together at the same time to get instruction from the professor teaching the course. All courses contain a section component.

A lab or tutorial is an additional component of a course and each lab or tutorial may include only a small subset of students from the section. A lab or tutorial is typically taught by an instructor who works in conjunction with the professor and it is a time for you to review concepts covered in the lecture, work on practice assignment problems, ask questions about course content, and put the theoretical concepts covered in the lecture into practice. Not all courses have a lab or tutorial component.

The Bridge enforces lecture/lab/tutorial links. This means that you must register in all the components of a course (section, lab, and/or tutorial) for your registration in that course to be successful.

Day and Time

You will find a blank schedule on page 38. This illustrates when most University of Lethbridge courses are likely to occur.

Sections typically occur in one of three ways:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 50-minute classes
Tuesday, Thursday 75-minute classes
One 170-minute class per week with a 20-minute break

Regardless of the day/time you choose, you will receive 150 minutes of lecture time each week.

Labs and tutorials are typically held once per week and the length of time required will vary.


Changes may be made to room assignments. Check the online Class Schedules/Timetable frequently for changes.

Prerequisite(s), Corequisite(s), and Recommended Background

Some courses require an appropriate background of knowledge as indicated by the prerequisite(s), corequisite(s), and recommended background.

A prerequisite must be completed successfully before you are eligible to register in a given course. For example, Statistics 1770 is the prerequisite for Statistics 2780; this means that you must successfully complete Statistics 1770 before you can take Statistics 2780. For most introductory courses in mathematics and the sciences, a high school prerequisite will be listed and it is assumed that you have the appropriate high school background—either that specific Alberta high school course or its equivalent.

A corequisite is a course which must be taken prior to or in conjunction with another course. For example, Drama 1000 is the corequisite for Drama 2310. This means that you should only register in Drama 2310 if you have already completed Drama 1000, or if you are also registered in Drama 1000 during the same semester as Drama 2310.

Students who lack the prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s) for a course may have their registration in that course cancelled without notification!

In unique circumstances, students lacking the prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s) for a course may apply for a prerequisite waiver from the department offering the course. You must submit this waiver to the appropriate advising office before registering in the course. Please note that the Prerequisite Waiver forms for Management and Fine Arts courses are available from the respective advising offices.

If you are unsure whether you have the appropriate prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s) for the courses in which you are registered, contact an academic advisor.

If a course is listed under recommended background, successful completion of that course will be an advantage to you, but is not required in order for you to take the course that recommends it. For example, you may take Biochemistry 2000 without having first completed Biology 1010, but it is recommended that you first take Biology 1010.

Cross-Listed Courses

A cross-listed course is associated with two different Faculties and counts towards both disciplines. For example, Political Science 3420 is cross-listed with Management 3050. The registration details can be found in the Management section of the Class Schedules/Timetable and if you look up Political Science 3420, you will be redirected to the Management 3050 information.

Equivalent Courses

Equivalent courses can be substituted, one for the other, to meet the same course requirement. For example, prior to the 2010/2011 Calendar year, Geography 1000 was known as Geography 1010. These two courses are equivalent, so if you took Geography 1010 prior to 2010 and now take Geography 1000, you will be repeating a course.

The regulations that apply to repeated courses also apply to equivalent courses. Courses that are equivalent to other courses are denoted with an ‘Equivalent’ course element in the course description.

Substantially Similar Courses

Substantially similar courses contain a high percentage of course content that is the same. Students who complete substantially similar courses must complete more than the minimum number of courses required in their program (see page 73 of the 2014/2015 UofL Calendar). For example, if you are in a 40-course program (with 120.0 credit hours) and you take two 3.0-credit courses that are considered substantially similar, you would then have to complete an additional course (total of 41 courses or 123.0 credit hours) in order to fulfill your program requirements.

Calgary and Edmonton Courses

The Faculty of Management offers programs on three campuses: Calgary, Edmonton, and Lethbridge. On the Lethbridge campus, students can pursue all programs and majors offered by the Faculty of Management.

The Calgary and Edmonton campuses offer the B.Mgt., Post-Diploma B.Mgt., second degree in Management, the Professional Diploma in Accounting, and other Management Certificates. The following majors are offered on the Calgary Campus: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management and Labour Relations, and Marketing. Students who wish to complete International Management on the Calgary Campus may require alternate arrangements to complete the requirements for this major. The Edmonton Campus offers the General Management major and the Professional Diploma in Accounting program.

Combined Degrees programs (B.A./B.Mgt., B.Sc./B.Mgt., B.F.A. (New Media)/B.Mgt., B.H.Sc./B.Mgt., B.Mgt./B.Ed., and Post-Diploma B.Mgt./B.Ed.) cannot be completed in their entirety on the Calgary or Edmonton campuses, and all Combined Degrees applicants will be assigned to the Lethbridge campus (see Part 11 - Faculty of Management, Section 4, in the 2014/2015 UofL Calendar).

Lethbridge Campus

Phone: 403-329-2153

Email: undergrad.management@uleth.ca

Calgary Campus

Phone: 403-571-3360

Email: calgary.campus@uleth.ca

Edmonton Campus

Phone: 780-424-0425

Email: edmonton.campus@uleth.ca

Courses offered in Calgary and Edmonton are identified by sections beginning with Y and Z (e.g. YOL).

All section Y courses are held on the Calgary campus:

Bow Valley College
345 - 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 4S6
Phone: 403-571-3360

All section Z courses are held on the Edmonton campus:

Alumni House
Concordia University College
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4
Phone: 780-424-0425

For detailed information regarding courses offered at the University of Lethbridge campuses in Calgary and Edmonton, see the online Class Schedules/Timetable (www.uleth.ca/ross/class-schedules-timetables).

Night Class Adjustments for Fall 2014

Sometimes holidays or other scheduling issues will affect the number of hours allocated to a night course component. In these situations, additional meeting times may be scheduled or the class may end at an earlier date. For Fall 2014, the night class adjustments are as follows:

Monday nights: The last class meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 3.
Tuesday nights: The last class meeting will be held on Thursday, December 4.
Wednesday nights: The last class meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 26.
Thursday nights: The last class meeting will be held on Thursday, November 27.