Course Units and Equivalencies

A full course (1.0 units) normally consists of three lecture hours each week for the full year, September to April. Each course is equivalent to six semester hours or nine quarter hours. Courses with suffixes A, B, F, G, Y, Z denote 0.5 units. Courses with 0.5 units denote half courses. Courses with 0.25 units denote quarter courses. Courses with 1.0 units denote full courses.

Course Suffixes
A 0.5 course in first term
B 0.5 course in second term
C January courses in the Faculty of Law (4.0 credit weight)
D Feb/March/April (FMA) courses in the Faculty of Law
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course in first term
G 0.5 essay course in second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks) in the School of Nursing
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks ) in the School of Nursing
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
NO SUFFIX 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
Q 0.25 course in the first half of first term
R 0.25 course in the second half of first term
S 0.25 course in the first half of second term
T 0.25 course in the second half of second term
U 0.25 course in other than a regular session
V 0.375 course offered by the Faculty of Education
W 1.0 accelerated course in first term
X 1.0 accelerated course in second term
Y 0.5 course in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course in other than a regular session