BASc Course Selection & Waivers

 

Course selection period information
  
To find you selection window: see: Course Selection Windows   

Pick courses ASAP!!!
Select courses as soon as possible after your window opens.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN NOT BEING ABLE TO REGISTER IN NEEDED AND WANTED COURSES. 

If a course is full:
If a course is full when you go onto WebAdvisor, please check WebAdvisor repeatedly again later and register when spaces become available. Enrolment of courses is managed by opening blocks of spots at a time rather than immediately opening to the full capacity. 

If after a few days of checking, there still isn’t space in a course, contact the person managing its enrolments:

  • For FRAN courses (FRHD and some NUTR) contact the Undergraduate Program Assistant, Lorraine, email: fran.undergraduate@uoguelph.ca
  • For other courses see the course contact list.

 

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FRAN courses available in current selection period

Fall 23 Courses Being Offered:
**Continue to monitor WebAdvisor as sometimes a spot may open up before the last day to add courses on September 15, 2023.
PA = Priority Access

WARNING: We have made adjustment for FCS minor entry to accomodate the long weekend.  Updated Sept 12, 2023

  • FRHD*1010*01 Human Development: The class is FULL

  • FRHD*1100*DE Life, Health & Well-Being: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*2060 Adult Development and Aging: The class is FULL. 

  • FRHD*2100*DE   Development of Human Sexuality: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*2110 Inclusive Practices for Children with Disabilities and Exceptionalities: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*2260 *not offered* Infant Development is no longer offered even though it still shows as required in CSTU calendars prior to 2023. FRHD*2270 now contains the FRHD*2260 information. Students should take any FRHD elective to make up the 0.5 credit formerly held by FRHD*2260.  If you want a substitution to show on your evaluation, email bascprog@uoguelph.ca once you have a final grade in the replacement course.

  • FRHD*2270 Child Development: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*2280 Adolescent Development: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*3060 Principles of Social Gerontology: The class is FULL

  • FRHD*3070 Research Methods: Family Studies: Restricted to BASc ONLY

  • FRHD*3090 Poverty & Health: The class is FULL.

  • FRHD*3180 Observation & Assessment Laboratory: Restricted to BASc ONLY. The class is FULL

  • FRHD*3200 Practicum I: Child: Restricted to BASc majors. Contact the BASc Practicum Coordinator if not preregistered. Students cannot self-register on WebAdvisor for this Practicum.

  • FRHD*3250 Practicum I: Youth: Restricted to BASc majors. Contact the BASc Practicum Coordinator if not preregistered. Students cannot self-register on WebAdvisor for this Practicum.

  • FRHD*3290 Practicum I: Adult: Restricted to BASc majors. Contact the BASc Practicum Coordinator if not preregistered. Students cannot self-register on WebAdvisor for this Practicum.

  • FRHD*3400 Communication and Counselling:  The class is FULL

  • FRHD*3500 Research Internship: Restricted to instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

  • FRHD*4020 Family Theory: The class is FULL

  • FRHD*4190 Assessment in Gerontology: 

  • FRHD*4210 Senior Seminar in Early Education & Care: Restricted to students in CYF, CYF:C or CSTU major

  • FRHD*4310 *not offered* Professional Issues is no longer offered even though it still shows as required in calendars prior to 2023. NUTR*1020 is the substitution for AHN students. Any FRHD elective will be the substitution for ADEV, CYF, CSTU, and FSHD students. If you want a substitution for FRHD*4310 to show on your evaluation, email bascprog@uoguelph.ca once you have a final grade in the replacement course.

  • FRHD*4330 Practicum II Child: Restricted to students in CYF, CYF:C or CSTU major. Contact the BASc Practicum Coordinator if not preregistered. Students cannot self-register on WebAdvisor for this Practicum.

  • FRHD*4810 Thesis I: Instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

  • FRHD*4910 Thesis II: Instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

  • NUTR*1010*DE Introduction to Nutrition: The class is FULL  

  • NUTR*2050 Nutrition through the Lifecycle: 

  • NUTR*2500 Introduction to Food System: Class is FULL

  • NUTR*3500 Research Internship in AHN: Instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

  • NUTR*4010 Nutritional Assessment: Restricted to BASc: AHN major.

  • NUTR*4040 Clinical Nutrition II: Restricted to BASc: AHN major.

  • NUTR*4070 Nutrition Education:  

  • NUTR*4810 Applied Nutrition Thesis I: Instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

  • NUTR*4910 Applied Nutrition Thesis II: Instructor consent required. You need to find a faculty member who will supervise you for this course.

 

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Waivers for FRAN courses (FRHD and some NUTR)

In the Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition (FRAN), waivers and enrolment are centrally managed by the Undergraduate Program Assistant, fran.undergraduate@uoguelph.ca. from Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00.   
Instructors in the FRAN department do NOT sign course waivers.   

When requesting enrolment information or a waiver for a course:  

  1. Use your uoguelph.ca account   
  2. State you student ID# and program.   
  3. Download the Course Waiver Request form.

Helpful tips for about obtaining a signed course waiver:

  • Waivers are not required for 1st year courses. 
  • Some courses are restricted to BASc majors only. Waivers will not be signed for courses that are restricted in this way.
  • For other courses, there are Priority Access restrictions, which may be lifted during the course selection period depending on available space.  Details of which courses have Priority Access restrictions are at “FRAN courses available in current selection period ”.  Note: that we will not sign course waivers while Priority Access restrictions are in place.
  • In FRAN courses/sections/classes that are full cannot be overloaded beyond the planned number of available seats/spaces. 

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Waivers and registration for other courses

Neither the BASc program counselling office nor the BASc undergraduate program assistant can help you get into courses not offered by our department (FRAN). You need to contact the department offering the course for help. Here is the list of contacts for other courses on campus.

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Late Adds

Late adding courses is not allowed in FRAN (i.e. for FRHD or NUTR courses) because it does not foster student success. The published deadline for adding courses is firm.  There are only 12 weeks of classes and missing one week puts a student significantly behind.  Even if you see a space open up in a course, we will not add you to the course if it is after the last day to add a course.    The late add policy in the academic calendar is for clearly defined rare and exceptional circumstances and not for getting into a course that was full during course selection.

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Overloading credits (taking more that 2.5)

Taking more that 2.5 credits in a semester or credit overloading is not something we in FRAN advise or support as it does not foster learning, academic success, or good mental health.  We especially do not support overloading in a practicum semester because practicums are a heavy load. The rare time we consider permitting a credit overload is if a student has exceptional need, e.g. they are in their last semester and need one course to graduate. For this reason plan your courses carefully assuming you can't overload. That said, you can try overloading yourself on the last day of the add period without special permission if there is still space in the course and you have the pre-requisites. 

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Overloading a class/section (registering for a full course)

In FRAN courses/sections/classes that are full cannot be overloaded beyond the planned number of available seats/spaces. This is because of fire code regulations in the classroom and the number of teaching assistants who can mark assignments limited by departmental budgets.

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