Trinity Western University

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions consist of:

  • Subject heading: ANTH
  • Course number: 101
  • Course title: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • Credit value: 3 sem. hrs.
  • Course description: A study of the....
  • Co-requisites: (None listed)
  • Special notes (NB): (None listed)
  • Cross-listings: (None listed)
  • Prerequisite(s): None
  • Lecture – Lab hrs. per week: (3-0; 3-0)

The course numbering system generally conforms to the following:

  • First digit — represents the year in which the course would normally be taken;
  • Second digit — represents the department designation to an area or time period within that subject area;
  • Third digit — odd numbers generally indicates the course will be offered in the fall; even numbers in the spring; and '0', that the course may be offered in either semester.

Weekly lecture/laboratory hours are indicated as follows:

  • (3-0; 0-0) = 3 hours lecture only, fall semester
  • (0-0; 3-0) = 3 hours lecture only, spring semester
  • (3-0; 3-0) = 3 hours lecture only, both semesters
  • (3-0 or 3-0) = 3 hours lecture only, either semester
  • (3-3; 3-3) = 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory, both semesters In addition, some courses may have a tutorial or seminar indicated by 3-1-3 or 0-3.

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel or revise any of the courses listed or to withdraw for the semester any course for which there is insufficient demand.

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