Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

Senate/Editorial Revisions

The following are University/Senate-approved changes that have become effective since the 2006-2007 print version of the Undergraduate Calendar was published in March 2006. The changes given below are approved revisions in text within these chapter/sections:


This section will be continuously updated as further revisions are approved. Minor changes such as prerequisite, titles, exclusions are given in the calendar but not listed below.

Updated as of November 17, 2006.

M Watson
J Bell

Office of the Registrar

Faculty of Arts:

Regulation Changes:
Directed Studies/Irregular Courses
400 level Seminar Courses

Anthropology
AN224 deleted from honours and general AN programs; passed May 30 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Archaeology and Classical Studies
Double counting rule deleted and the combined major in AR and CL has been disallowed; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Canadian Studies:
CA351 has been renumbered and cross-listed as CA328/HI328 - Canada in the World: From Laurier to the 21st Century; passed May 30 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Economics:
The general BA Economics is now administered by the School of Business & Economics. Applications for the degree are made through the SBE section of the Office of the Registrar and not the Faculty of Arts; Effective Nov 9, 2006.

English:
New Course: EN281 - Cyborg Fictions - added to Hons EN Category 4; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

French:
New Course: FR480 - Innovations in French Cinema ; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Geography & Environmental Studies:
Changed from GG designation to ES: ES298, ES392, ES496; New Course ES293 - Social-Ecological Systems Approaches;
Cross-listing of GG/ES for GG/ES290, GG/ES291, GG/ES292, GG/ES297, GG/ES356, GG/ES391, GG/ES397, GG/ES398, GG/ES399, GG/ES493, GG/ES494; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.
Revised Environmental Studies BA; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.
Changes to CP requirements in Geography & Geomatics BA and BSc

Global Studies:
New Courses: GS327 - Tourists, Tourism and the Globe, GS405 - Special Topics in Global Studies, GS421* - Ethical Encounters; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

History:
Year 4 change to single Honours program;
New Courses: HI265 - The Modern Middle East, HI410* - The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; CA328/HI328 - Canada in the World: From Laurier to the 21st Century; passed May 30 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Languages & Literatures: passed May 30 and effective Sept 1, 2006:
Arabic: New Courses: AB201 - Intermediate Arabic I, AB202 - Intermediate Arabic II
French: Revision to single honours FR program
Mediterranean Studies: LL200 and LL201 deleted from Honours BA program
MI202 prerequisite deletion

Political Science:
New Course: PO319 - African Politics ; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Religion & Culture:
New Course: RE349 - Special Topics in Religion and Culture; passed March 6, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Brantford Campus:

New Courses: passed March 6, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006:
CC313/HR313 - Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights, CC314 - Offender Rehabilitation, CC410 - Directed Studies;
CT340 - Consumerism and Identities, CT352 - War in the Contemporary World, CT355 - Reconsidering Race and Oppression, CT370 - Gender Theories and Cultures, CT398 - The Culture of the Book: An Introduction to Book History, CT420 - Community Research and Participation, CT430 - Youth Cultures, CT440 - In Search of the Everyday, CT450 - The City in Contemporary Life
JN410 - Directed Studies
OL380 - Directed Studies

CC205 - Gangsters, Goodfellas and Wiseguys: A Criminological Study of Organized Crime; passed May 30, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006

Faculty of Education

New Faculty of Education and BEd program approved by Senate Sept 18, 2006. Faculty of Education commences Jan 1, 2007 and BEd program effective Sept 1, 2007. Admission requirements effective immediately.

Faculty of Music

New Courses: MU303, MU308, MU402; passed and effective November 14, 2006.

Faculty of Science:

Biology:
Revised Honours: Biology BSc, BSc Biology & Chemistry, BSc Biology & Pschology requirements and New BI Courses: BI402 - Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution (Prokaryotes), BI461 - Ethnobotany: Plants and Culture; BI465 changed to BI445*; passed April 11, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006. BI390 - Field Studies OUPFB, BI367 - Field Botany - Flora of Ontario; BI491 renumbered as BI391; passed Dec 6, 2006 and effective January 1, 2007.

Chemistry:
CH330, CH331, and CH445 deleted; passed April 11, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.
New course: CH360 - Advanced Instrumental Analysis; replaces CH322 in Hons CH BSc and Hons CH with Environmental Science Option;
CH220* deleted and replaced with CH261 and CH262; passed May 30, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.

Kinesiology & Physical Education:
New Course: KP461 - Developmental Motor Learning for Physical Education; passed April 11, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.

Mathematics:
New Course: MA241 - Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences; Revisions to MA121, MA122; passed April 11, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.

Physics & Computer Science:
AS105* is no longer excluded from BSc programs;
New course: CP212 - Windows Application Programming; passed November 17, 2006 and effective January 1, 2007.
MA121 and PC203 deleted from BBA/BSc (CCE);
PC202, PC203, 302 and PC401 deleted and incorporated into PC237, PC221, PC481 and PC474 respectively;
CP466 changed to CP386; passed May 30, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.

Psychology:
New course: PS285 - Health Psychology; passed April 11, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.
PS396 renumbered as PS394; passed May 31, 2006 and effective September 1, 2006.

School of Business & Economics

Business:

MA121 and PC203 deleted from BBA/BSc (CCE); passed May 30, 2006 and effective Sept 1, 2006.
The Diploma in Financial Planning has been deleted as of December 6, 2006 per Senate.

Economics:
The general BA Economics is now administered by the School of Business & Economics. Applications for the degree are made through the SBE section of the Office of the Registrar and not the Faculty of Arts; Effective Nov 9, 2006.