Undergraduate Program Counselling
Bachelor of Computing students in CS or SENG need to take some electives outside of computing. There are two options.
Minors. Minors are 5.0 credits (usually 10 courses) you take over your 8 academic semesters. These give a good foundation and introduction to the subject. They also go on your transcript, and are an officially recognized credential.
The other option is an Area of Application. This is for students who find minors too restricted and want more flexibility in choosing electives. It requires 4.0 credits (normally 8 courses) in a subject other than CIS, of which 1.0 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. It’s unofficial, and not recognized on the transcript. It does let students combine subjects into a custom learning plan, for example Math and Music. Again, spread over the eight academic semesters.
If you’re not sure what you like, try a variety of subjects in first year, then start focusing on one starting in second year.
The current list of minors can be seen here. They are subject to change. Minors are added, paused, or cancelled periodically.
There is an online form for this midway down this page, titled Undergraduate Schedule of Studies Change Request Form Please only use it to declare or change a minor. For everything else email email@example.com for details first.
The Calendar year is usually the same as the one for your major as shown on WebAdvisor. If the minor was not available then or has changed and you would like the new minor requirements you can declare the newer minor.
I have a completely different question. Who can I ask?
If your question is about the Bachelor of Computing degree or CIS courses email Sarah and Greg: firstname.lastname@example.org