Academic Calendar 2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
The 52nd Academic Year
Summary of Changes to the 2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Calendar
Updated: 17 December 2015
Protection of Personal Information
Updated to reflect changes from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Winter tuition refund date changed to January 26, 2015.
June 2, 2016: Final date for advance payment toward residence fees by continuing students.
June 15, 2016: Final date for non-refundable tuition deposit.
July 28, 2016: Final date to submit Application to Graduate for September graduation.
July 29, 2016: Final date to request Fall/Winter session Letters of Permission.
Clarification regarding REFUND DATES FOR FALL/WINTER COURSES:
The term "Fall/Winter" refers to courses that are one full credit in value, running from September to April. The refund dates for full credit courses running September 2015 through April 2016 are as follows:
October 13, 2015: Final date to receive 60% tuition credit to student account for dropped full credit (Sep-Apr) courses - applicable only to students billed per credit (part-time and Oshawa)
November3, 2015: Final date to receive 40% tuition credit to student account for dropped full credit (Sep-Apr) courses - applicable only to students billed per credit (part-time and Oshawa)
Fees section has been updated to reflect changes in billing to student accounts.
Student Associations and TCSA Benefits sections have been updated to reflect the merger of the TCSA and TPSA, and the name change of the TDSA (formerly TOSA).
Board of Governors
Updated to reflect Board members as of July 1, 2015.
Officers & Administrative Personnel
Updated to reflect recent staffing changes.
Academic Staff listings have been updated on the academic program pages and in the directory.
CHEM 4110H—prerequisites updated
Communications & Critical Thinking
Now approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Computing & Information Systems
ENGL 4804Y/4805H—topic announced
FRSC-BIOL 3000H—prerequisites updated
HIST-AHCL 2051H—prerequisites updated
HIST 3650Y—now offered
INDG-HIST 2305Y—prerequisites updated
INDG-GEOG 3201H—prerequisite deleted
INDG-GEOG 3202H—prerequisite deleted
INDG-ERST 4630H—prerequisite updated
INDG-ERST 4730Y—prerequisite updated
International Development Studies
IDST-SOCI 3121H—prerequisites updated
Bachelor of Science in Journalism program requirements added
Modern Languages & Literatures
Update to program requirements for single-major Honours
SOCI 4952H—topic announced
SPECIAL PROGRAMS & OPPORTUNITIES
Emphasis in Law & Policy
FRSC 1100H—added to Category B
Emphasis in Theatre Studies
INDG 3560Y—added to Category B
Degree Completion Programs
New pathway from Durham College into Media Studies (Bachelor of Arts, Honours)