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University of Windsor University of Windsor

Course Options &
Requirements

Course Option Categories


For the purpose of meeting option requirements, the university categorizes its courses as follows:

  • Arts/Humanities
  • (All Language courses can count for credit as Arts/Humanities courses)
  • Art History (MACS)
  • Greek and Roman Studies (GRST, GRHS, GREK)
  • Dramatic Art (DRAM)
  • English and Creative Writing (ENGL)
  • General Courses, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (GART) **
  • Intercultural Studies (INCS)
  • Music-Academic Studies (MUSC)
  • Music-Performance Studies (MUSP)
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Visual Arts (VSAR, CNMA)
  • Women's and Gender Studies* (WGST)

Here's a list of courses available for you to take in Arts/Languages/Social Science/Science

*The following Women's and Gender Studies courses may be taken for Arts credit: WGST-1600, WGST-1200, WGST-1300, WGST-2300, WGST-2190, WGST-2360, WGST-2700, WGST-3590, and WGST-3850.

**The following course may be taken for Arts credit: ANZO-1600.

  • Arabic (ARAB)
  • French (FREN)
  • German (GRMN)
  • Ancient Greek (GREK)
  • Italian(ITLN)
  • Latin (LATN)
  • Spanish (SPAN)
  • Hebrew (JWST)

Here's a list of courses available for you to take in Arts/Languages/Social Science/Science

Note: Courses in all languages listed above that may be used to satisfy language requirements include: XXXX-1000, XXXX-1010, XXXX-1020, XXXX-2000, XXXX-2010, XXXX-2020, XXXX-3000, XXXX-3010. All French Studies courses count as language requirements. ARAB-1100 and ARAB-1110 also count as language requirements. All other courses in any language listed above count only as Arts courses.

  • Anthropology (SACR)
  • Communication, Media and Film (CMAF, CNMA)
  • Economics (ECON) ***
  • General Courses, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (SOSC) *
  • Human Geography (HUGR)
  • History (HIST)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts and Science courses (ARSC)
  • Labour Studies (WORK)
  • Political Science (POLS)
  • Psychology (PSYC)
  • Social Work (SWRK)
  • Sociology (SACR)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) **

Here's a list of courses available for you to take in Arts/Languages/Social Science/Science

* The following courses may be taken for Social Science credit: ANZO-1600, ESTU-1000 and ESTU-2100.

** (WGST-1600, WGST-1200, WGST-1300, WGST-2300, WGST-2190, WGST-2700, WGST-3590, and WGST-3850 can satisfy either a Social Science or an Arts requirement.)

***All Economics courses will be permitted to satisfy either Science or Social Science requirements.

  • Biology (BIOL)
  • Biochemistry (BIOC)
  • Chemistry (CHEN)
  • Computer Science (COMP)
  • Economics (ECON)***
  • Environmental Science (ESCI)
  • Forensic Sciences (FRSC)
  • General Courses, Faculty of Science (SCIE)
  • Mathematics (MATH)
  • Physics (PHYS)
  • Statistics (STAT)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)**

Here's a list of courses available for you to take in Arts/Languages/Social Science/Science

** Women's and Gender Studies WGST-2500 will satisfy either a Social Science or a Science requirement.

***All Economics courses will be permitted to satisfy either Science or Social Science requirements.


Note: For students in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences the following Nursing courses will satisfy a Science requirement: NURS-3510, and NURS-3910.


If you’re having a hard time figuring out which courses to take or if you’re not sure if you’re on the right track reach out to us for help. Talk to an academic advisor if you have program specific questions, and for general inquiries you can ask.UWindsor.

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Understanding Course Codes

All courses have a unique code made up ofthe subject code and the catalogue number.

How to read course codes

Subject Code Listing

More about course codes

Registration Guides


Multiple resources to help you with course registration

Watch our Step-by-Step Course Registration Videos

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Watch a current UWindsor student guide you along.

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Read our Step by Step Course Registration Articles

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Read through our many Knowledge Base Articles.

Registration Articles
Download our Step by Step Course Registration PDF

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Download, print and read our pdf guide.

Registration PDF

Course Registration Webinars


Looking to learn more about how to register for courses?

Attend one of these sessions to learn how to choose and register for courses, get answers to your questions from Academic Advisors, and receive tips for academic success.

  • Monday, June 8 @ 2 PM EST
  • Wednesday, June 10 @ 2 PM EST
  • Friday, June 12 @ 2 PM EST
  • Monday, June 15 @ 2 PM EST
  • Wednesday, June 17 @ 2 PM EST
  • Friday, June 19 @ 2 PM EST
Attend Webinar

Reasons to Attend

  • Learn how to choose and register for courses
  • Get answers to your questions from Academic Advisors
  • Receive tips for academic success
Attend Webinar

Head Start Orientation


We offer a variety of services to ease the transition for incoming students

Head Start summer orientation program is designed for new students who are embarking on their post-secondary experience here at the University of Windsor. This year we're bringing Head Start to you! UWindsor has a virtual platform that is going to make your Head Start experience a great one from the comfort of your own home.

 

Upcoming Head Start Dates

Virtual Head Start Dates/Times Coming Soon!

  • Friday, July 10: Education and Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Saturday, July 11: Human Kinetics and Nursing
  • Friday, July 17: Science and Education
  • Saturday, July 18: General
  • Friday, July 24: Business and Engineering
  • Saturday, August 8: General
  • Evening session on Thursday, August 13: Mature, Transfer, Part Time Students

Head Start program includes:

  • Faculty presentations
  • Sessions for you and your parents, guardians or supporters to learn about life at UWindsor
  • A campus resources fair to ensure you haven’t missed anything
  • Learn about some of the major differences between high school and university
  • Discover ways to get involved on campus
  • Connect with academic advisors

Visit Head Start

UWindsor Prep Program

Refresher classes to prepare incoming students for success!


  • Short, non-credit prep-courses designed to refresh students’ skills and provide a taste of what classes will bring in the fall
  • Take one, a few, or all of the prep-classes to get ahead and be prepared for the beginning of your UWindsor classes
  • Each course is designed to provide a review of grade 12 curriculum and build the skills students will need in first-year classes

Sign-up for Prep Program

UWin Prep Program Info Session from June 11, 2020
Recording can be found here
Powerpoint Presentation can be downloaded here

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