Academic Timetable

The timetable is the schedule of courses offered in a given academic year. You can use the timetable to

  • choose those courses required for your program
  • choose your electives
  • develop your course schedule

Understanding the Timetable

Reading the timetable for the first time can be challenging. Here is what you will see when you search for a course.

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BUSI is the subject area, or discipline. Disciplines are grouped by faculty - Arts, Science, and Professional Studies.

1013 is the departmental course number made up of...

  • the first number represents the year in which a course is usually taken
  • the fourth number represents the number of credit hours a course has.
    • A ‘3’ is used for 3 credit-hour courses
    • A ‘6’ is used for 6 credit-hour courses
    • KINESIOLOGY activity courses have a value of 1.5 credit hours. The fourth value for these courses contains a letter, e.g. KINE 185A.
    • An L at the end of the four numbers represents a lab.

A1 is the section and term.

The letter (A, B, C, etc.) represents the section.

  • More than one letter means that there are other sections available.

The number represents the term.

  • 1 first term (September to December)
  • 2 second term (January to April)
  • 3 intersession/spring & summer (May to August)
  • 0 full year (September to April)
  • There are occasionally courses that are 3 credit hours which are taught all year – watch for them – they affect the number of credit-hours in which you are enrolled.)