Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Glossary
Credit

A measure indicating the relative weight assigned a particular course. A credit can be obtained in a number of ways, for example, by successfully completing a 1.0-credit course, two half (0.5) credit courses or four quarter (0.25) credit courses. In the program and course descriptions, the following symbols are used following the course number:
One and a half (1.5) credits: ()
Credit or full-credit (1.0): (*)
Half-credit (0.5): Do not have a symbol added to the course number.
Quarter-credits (0.25): ()