Thompson Rivers University

Course Schedules

The course schedules list the courses and scheduled times and locations for Fall, Winter and Summer semesters.

You must meet all course prerequisites and corequisites for each course you plan to enroll in. The Academic Calendar provides detailed information on program requirements and prerequisite course requirements.

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Registration Tips:

Academic Calendar: The TRU Calendar tells you what courses you need for your program, course descriptions and information on prerequisites and corequisites. You must meet or will meet prerequisites for the courses you are registering in.

Registration Status: This is the day you will be able to register in your courses. Plan ahead by preparing your timetable and writing down CRNs.

Register in both Fall and Winter term courses at the same time for best course selection options.

Definitions and Terms:

Lecture
A lecture is a talk given by an instructor to a class. Students usually take notes during the lecture and may be tested on the material during a mid term or final exam.

Lecture Sections
Lectured sections are numbered 01, 02, ..., 90, 91, ... in the schedule.
Sections numbered 01, 02, etc. are one semester in length; sections numbered 90, 91 etc, are two semesters in length.

Seminar
A seminar is a supervised class which is less structured than a lecture.
Seminar classes typically include discussions on assigned reading, class presentations and/or group activities.

Lab
A lab is a supervised class where students do hands-on work applying the theory learned in lectures.

Seminar or Lab Sections
If there is a Seminar or Lab for your lecture, it will be noted under the title of the course. Read the comment to find out if there is a specific linked Seminar or Lab. If there is, you must take one of the specified Seminars or Labs. Select the seminar or lab that best fits your timetable.

If there is no comment, click on the Course Title to read the course description.

CRN: Course Registration Number – this is a unique number given to each lecture section, seminar and lab. Write this number down on your Timetable/Worksheet.

Days indicates which days of the week the class is scheduled (you must attend all days noted).

Time indicates when the class is scheduled.

Seats:
CAP - Capacity or the maximum number of seats in the course
ACT - Actual number of seats taken or the number of students already enrolled into the course
REM - The remaining seats still left in the course
WL CAP - Waitlist Capacity - the maximum number of possible waitlisted seats in the course
WL ACT - Waitlist Actual - the actual number of students enrolled on the waitlist for this course
WL REM - Waitlist Remaining - the number of remaining waitlisted seats
XL - Crosslist Seats - information for instructors

Registration Priority: The order in which students can register for courses. Priority is given to students in upper years and students who apply early for admission. For details on how priority is determined, visit Registration Priority.

Prerequisite:
A prerequisite is another course or some other requirement which must be met prior to enrolling in a course. Course prerequisites are listed in the credit schedule and in the TRU Calendar course description area.

Corequisite:
A corequisite course is another course or requirement which must be completed at the same time as the course you are enrolled in. Course corequisites are listed in the credit schedule and in the TRU Calendar course description area.

Days of the Week:
M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
N = Sunday

Buildings:
AE = Arts & Education
AHT = Animal Health Technology
CAC = Campus Activity Centre
CT = Clock Tower
FAA = Faculty Annex A
G = Gymnasium
H = House
HOL = House of Learning
IB = International Building
OM = Old Main Building
S = Science
T = Theatre
TT = Trades & Technology Centre