Using the Calendar (*NEW* for 2013-14)
Please read carefully all sections in this Calendar which pertain to your residency at McMaster University. Some sections describe University-wide procedures and regulations, and include Sessional Dates, Degrees, Courses and Programs,Admission Requirements, Application Procedures and General Academic Regulations. Other important sections include Degrees by Program, Glossary, Collection and Disclosure of Personal
Information, Senate Policy Statements, and Financial Information and appear in Additional Calendar Information. The next sections begin with descriptions of the Arts and Science Program, the DeGroote School of Business, the Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences Faculties. The program section concludes with a description of Interdisciplinary Minors and Thematic Areas and Certificate and Diploma Programs. Each program section describes the undergraduate degree program requirements by department. The Course Listings section completes the academic part of the Calendar and includes course descriptions sorted alphabetically by subject.
When choosing your courses, please be careful to note all prerequisites, antirequisites, corequisites and cross-listings; they may have a significant impact on your program.
If you are unsure of the meanings of these terms, please consult the Glossary section of the Calendar. Information about awards, scholarships, bursaries; loan funding, University services, the libraries, residences, computing facilities, and student activities and organizations are included in the latter sections of this Calendar.
University Policies Acceptance of the University's policies, and changes that may be approved from time to time by the Board of Governors and the Senate, is a condition of being accepted in any capacity in any University-controlled laboratory or program. This includes but is not limited to the McMaster University Intellectual Property Policy http://ip.mcmaster.ca/.