Spring and Summer Registration

Spring and Summer on campus course offerings can be found in the Intersession 2016 term of the Academic Timetable  or in the 'Course Listings' link below.

Course Offerings

Course Listings - Quick Look

Course Number

Course Name

Section

Time

Days

Start

End

ART 2013

Studio Art 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

ART 2023

Studio Art 2

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

ART 2053

Art and the Environment 1

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

ART 3013

Painting 1

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

BIOL 1813

Human Biology 1

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

BIOL 1823

Human Biology 2

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

BUSI 1013

Financial Accounting 1

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

BUSI 1703

Intro to Business

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

BUSI 2033

Financial Accounting 2

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

BUSI 2223

Finance 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

BUSI 2233

Finance 2

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

BUSI 2423

Marketing 1

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

BUSI 2433

Marketing 2

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

BUSI 2513

Operations Management

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

BUSI 2743

Organizational Theory

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

BUSI 3063

Management Science

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

BUSI 3373 

Personal Income Tax

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

BUSI 3383

Corporate Tax

P3 

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

BUSI 3613

Business Law 1

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

BUSI 4953

Business and Corporate Strategy

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

BUSI 4963

Strategic Issues in Business

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

CHEM 1013 (3h Lab)

Fundamental Chemistry 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

CHEM 1023 (3h Lab)

Fundamental Chemistry 2

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

CHEM 1053

Chemistry and our World

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

CHEM 2513 (3h Lab)

Organic Chemistry 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

CHEM 2773

Biochemistry for Life Sciences

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

CODE 1533

Sustainable Tourism

P3

9 am - 1 pm

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 13, 2016

CODE 3063

Sustainable Food Systems and Community Developoment

P3

9 am to Noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

COMM 1213

Communication 1

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

COMP 1123 (3h Lab)

Computer Programming 2

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

COMP 2853

Handling Data: Concepts and Applications

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

COMP 2903

Computers and Society

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

ECON 1023

An Introduction to the Study of Macroeconomics 

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10 2016

ECON 2613

Empirical Analaysis for Econ/Business

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

ENGL 1313

Composition for Second Language Students 1

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

ENGL 1313

Composition for Second Language Students 1

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

ENGL 1323

Composition for Second Language Students 2

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

ENGL 1323

Composition for Second Language Students 2

P4

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

ENGL 1413

Writing and Reading Critically

P3

6 pm - 9 pm

T, Th

May 2, 2016

June 10, 2016

ENGL 1423

Writing and Reading Critically

P4

6 pm - 9 pm

T, Th

June 13, 2016

July 22, 2016

FRAN 1013

Beginning French 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

FRAN 1023

Beginning French 2

P3 

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

GEOL 1073 

Natural Disasters

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

HIST 2693

Canada and the Underground Railroad 

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

HIST 2693

Introduction to Archaeology

Z3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

HIST 2693

Archaeology Field School

Y3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

KINE 184D

Intro to Canoe Tripping

P4

9 am - 5 pm

M-F

August 22, 2016

August 26, 2016

KINE 185D

Intro to Sea Kayaking

P4

9 am - 5 pm

T-F

August 16, 2016

August 19, 2016

KINE 4563/RECR 5693

Adventure Education

P3

9 am - 5 pm

M-F

May 9, 2016

May 13, 2016

MATH 1023 (1.5h Studio)

Introductory to Calculus 11

P3

9 am - 11 am

M-F

May 2, 2016

June 10 2016

MATH 1223 (1.5h Studio)

Statistics for Business and Behavioural Sciences 2 

P3

9 am - 2 pm

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10 2016

MATH 1613

General Linear Algebra and Calculus for Business and Economics

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

MUSI 1063

Theory for Non-Majors

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

MUSI 1353

Guitar Class

P4

6 pm - 9 pm

T, Th

June 13, 2016

July 22, 2016

MUSI 1353 

Guitar Class

P3

6 pm - 9 pm

T, Th

May 2, 2016

June 10, 2016

MUSI 2063

Musics of the World

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

MUSI 2903

Special Topics: Gamelan

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

MUSI 2903

Special Topics: Psalms, Hymns, and Spirituals

Y4

6 pm - 9 pm

T, Th

June 13, 2016

July 22, 2016

MUSI 3003

History of Rock Music

P3

1 pm - 4 pm 

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

NUTR 1353

Food Commodities 2 for Family

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 5, 2016

July 20, 2016

NUTR 2323

Food and People

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

PHYS 1053 (3h Lab)

General Physics 1

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

PHYS 1063 (3h Lab)

General Physics 2

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

PSYC 2163

Psychology of Gender

P3

1 pm - 4 pm

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

SOCI 1033

Intro to Sociology: Social Problems

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 24, 2016

June 10, 2016

SOCI 2113

Issues in Developing Societies

P3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

SOCI 2153

Social Inequality

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

July 4, 2016

July 22, 2016

SOCI 2533

Popular Culture and the Media

P4

9 am - noon

M-F

June 13, 2016

June 30, 2016

WGST 3703

Women in Philosophy

Z3

9 am - noon

M-F

May 2, 2016

May 20, 2016

Acadia University also offers a comprehensive selection of online courses from the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Professional Studies that can be taken during the summer months. You can find more information.

Special Topics Courses

HIST 2693 Special Topics: Canada and the Underground Railroad
This course traces African American migrations to Canada in the years before the American Civil War. The term "Underground Railroad" is employed in the broadest possible sense, to include both freedom-seekers who traveled to Canada in order to escape slavery, but also free African American immigrants who came to a place where, while prejudice and oppression were always a factor in people's daily lives, discrimination based on race was at least not codified into law.

African-Canadian history spans a period of more than 400 years. Beginning with the arrival of Matthieu Da Costa, a free Black interpreter for the French in 1604, and continuing through a long series of both forced and voluntary migrations, people of African descent have made their homes in all parts of Canada.

The course focuses on two main themes: the first is “how do we know.” It stresses the types of evidence – often scanty and difficult to access - that illuminate the heritage of peoples of African descent in Canada. Students will have the opportunity to examine primary sources, and to draw their own conclusions based on the analysis of landmark documents in Underground Railroad

The second is the theme of resistance. Through readings, lectures and discussions as well as a variety of media presentations, this course will examine how Black people resisted slavery and other forms of oppression to which they have been subjected; a particular focus will be the freedom-seekers in the 19th century US and Canada.

 

HIST 2693 Special Topics: Introduction to Archaeology
This course offers an introduction to archaeology: its origins, purposes, principles, and methods. Course content is delivered primarily in lecture format, and will emphasize not only information about the past, but archaeological concepts that allow us to interpret past events as well. It will focus on both prehistoric and historic archaeology centred primarily in Nova Scotia.

 

HIST 2693 Special Topics: Field Archaeology
As the Acadian population grew in Port Royal, during the last quarter of the seventeenth century, many families turned their gaze east in order to find land they could call their own. In 1682, they settled along the Minas Basin living in small hamlets, dyking the marshlands and clearing the uplands. Before long this region would become so successful that it was referred to as the “granary of Acadie”. This was not to last however, and in 1755 the Acadians were ordered deported by the British and their homes and barns burned to the ground.

This course provides practical training in archaeological field methods, including; reconnaissance, excavation and recording. Students will also be given instruction in artefact processing, identification and interpretation. These skills will be developed during an archaeological research project that will attempt to uncover this hidden, but not forgotten, Acadian landscape in the hopes of expanding our knowledge of these early settlers. Primary sources, which include historic maps and texts and aerial photographs will be used to provide background information and hopefully clues in locating the site.

Admission and Registration

Current Students

To register for spring and summer courses

1. Go to Open Acadia Registration 

2. Login (top right).

3. Choose the 2016 Spring and Summer Registration term. You should see INFORMATION, TIMETABLE, BACKPACK, SCHEDULE across the top of the screen. Select your courses using the TIMETABLE link. Click ADD to put the course in your backpack.

4. Confirm your courses using the BACKPACK link. You select the courses you wish to be registered for a(checkbox) and click the REGISTER button.

Please note that you are not registered until payment has been made.

*If you are interested in an online course, choose the registration term "Distance/Online" courses.

New Students

Applying

If you have never applied to Acadia, or if you have not taken a course in the last 12 months, you must apply by completing Acadia's Application Form*.

  • The application fee is $40.
  • You will register as a Part-time, Independent student.
  • If you plan to take a course with us and transfer it back to your degree program at another institution, please provide a letter of permission from your home institution.
  • If the course you intend to take has a prerequisite, please provide an official transcript of your previous studies to confirm you have met the prerequisite.

*If you are a new student, and are interested in an online course, you must apply using this form.

Registering

Once you recieve notification that your application has been processed,

1. Go to Open Acadia Registration 

2. Login (top right).

3. Choose the 2016 Spring and Summer Registration term. You should see INFORMATION, TIMETABLE, BACKPACK, SCHEDULE across the top of the screen. Select your courses using the TIMETABLE link. Click ADD to put the course in your backpack.

4. Confirm your courses using the BACKPACK link. You select the courses you wish to be registered for a(checkbox) and click the REGISTER button.

Please note that you are not registered until payment has been made.

  • For more information on how to use Acadia's Timetable and what our course codes mean, see this visual guide.

 

Admission and Registration Deadlines
Semester  Course dates  Admission deadline  Registration deadline* 
Spring 1  May 2– May 20 April 13 April 18
Spring 2  May 24 – June 10 May 2 May 9
Summer 1  June 13– June 30 May 24 May 30
Summer 2 

July 4 – July 22  

June 13                  

June 20
   

 *REGISTER EARLY! Courses can be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments. Decisions about cancellation will be made on the Registration deadline date. You will be notified by email if a course is cancelled.

Online courses      Open-entry Full-time Acadia students should register by May 31 to finish before classes resume in September.
Withdrawal Deadlines and Academic Consequences

Withdrawal Fees

Withdrawal fee per lecture day is 10%.

Academic Consequences

Semester  No Recorded Drop  Withdrawal (W)  Fail (F) 
Spring 1  May 2-4 May 5-11 May 12-20
Spring 2  May 24-26 May 27-June 2 June 2-10
Spring  May 2-11 May 12-24 May 25-June 10
Summer 1  June 13-15 June 16-22 June 23-30
Summer 2  July 4-6 July 7-13 July 14-22
Summer   June 13-22 June 23-July 5

July 6-22

Fees

It is your responsibility to pay all fees at the time of registration. Forms received without proper payment will not be processed. Fees are per course.

Admission Fees

Undergraduate $40.00
Graduate $50.00

Tuition Fees (Per 3 credit-hour course)

Undergraduate Online, Canadian $914
Undergraduate Campus, Canadian $914
Undergraduate Off-site, Canadian $1,032
Undergraduate with Lab, Canadian $1,032
Undergraduate Online, International $1,828
Undergraduate Campus, International $1,828
Undergraduate Off-site, International $2,064
Undergraduate with Lab, International $2,064
Math 0110 and 0120, Canadian $525
Math 0110 and 0120, International $1050
Student fees (on campus courses only) (per 3 credit-hour course) $10.30

Online Course Fees

6 month course extension $150
Withdrawal Fees refer to this page

Other Service Fees (all courses)

Late fee  $25
Interest on overdue accounts 1% per month
Withdrawal fee (per lecture day - spring and summer) 10%
Withdrawal fee (per lecture week - fall and winter)*1 20%
Letter of Permission $10
NSF cheque or declined credit card $35
Transcripts* - up to 2 copies, same address $10
Transcripts* - up to 2 copies, same address, special handling $20
Off-campus examinations varies by institution
Important Links (Library, Bookstore & Accommodations)
Computer and Technical Requirements

Laptop Computer

The use of a laptop computer continues to be an integral part of an Acadia University education. You will be required to provide your own laptop. A very limited supply of rentals may be available.

Help Desk support will be available to all students: it will be provided on a best case basis for any machines not on the approved models list. The service desk can assist with key services such as printing, connecting to the wired and wireless networks, access to network academic software and email access.

A list of approved models can be found at the Acadia Tech Store.

Getting Connected

Download this document for instructions on getting connected to Acadia's network.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Intersession at Acadia?
Starting in May and running through July, Acadia University offers a selection of accelerated courses - 3 and 6 weeks in duration. The classes normally run Monday to Friday in 3 hour timeslots starting at 9 AM and 1 PM. These courses have the same academic standing as those offered in regular semesters. Intersession can be used interchangeably with Spring and Summer at Acadia.

When does Intersession begin?
The first term begins in May. Each intersession term is 3 weeks

Why do people take Intersession courses?
Acadia offers Spring and Summer courses because they provide valuable options for our students. Students choose these courses to reduce Fall/Winter course load, pick up a missing required course, catch up on courses after switching majors, and for a variety of other reasons.

How are Intersession courses different?
Although the way a course is taught and its syllabus will vary by instructor, an intersession course will be very similar in content to the same course offered in fall or winter. The courses will offer different pacing, but the same quality instruction and curriculum.

How do I register for a course?
Registration is easy. If you are a current Acadia University student you can register through Acadia Central. If you are a new student or haven’t taken a course within the last 12 months, please complete Acadia's application form.

How many courses can I take during Intersession?
A maximum of nine hours (9h) may be taken in each part of intersession, except in science courses with laboratories and graduate courses where the maximum is six hours (6h). Thus, a maximum of eighteen hours (18h) may be taken between the winter term and the subsequent fall term.

Can I use an Acadia Intersession course towards my degree at another school?
In order to transfer a credit to your home university, you will have to fill out a letter of permission request form at your home university’s registrar’s office. Once approved, your letter of permission is your guarantee that your university will count your Acadia University course towards your degree. A copy of your Letter of Permission must be sent to Acadia to ensure that your mark is returned to your home institution.

The course indicates a prerequisite is required. Do you require my transcript?
Transcripts are required as proof of a prerequisite. Special permission may be granted by the instructor.

I can’t pay right now but I want to ensure I have a seat. What can I do?
You can put a course in your backpack but payment is required by the Registration Deadline. Courses with insufficient paid registrations will be cancelled. Please be sure to meet this deadline to avoid disappointment.

Can I take courses on a student loan?
You should discuss this with both your provincial student loans office and Acadia University’s Student Accounts Office.

Can I live on campus during Intersession?
To make arrangements for accommodations on campus during Intersession please contact Residence Life.

Will I receive a refund if I withdraw?
Beginning on the first day of your campus (face to face) course, you will be charged 10% of the registration fee per lecture day for three credit-hour courses. A lecture day is 3 scheduled hours of classes.