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Terms Offered

Abbreviation Description
 F  Fall term
 S  Spring term
 W  Winter term

Type of Instruction

Abbreviation Description
 CLN  Clinical
 DIS  Discussion
 ENS  Ensemble
 ESS  Essay
 FLD  Field Studies
 FLT  Flight
 LAB  Laboratory
 LEC  Lecture
 OLN  Online
 ORL  Oral Conversation
 PRA  Practicum
 PRJ  Project
 RDG  Reading
 SEM  Seminar
 STU  Studio
 TLC  Test/Lecture
 TST  Test
 TUT  Tutorial
 WRK  Work Term
 WSP  Workshop


  1. For term courses with weights other than 0.50, students should consult their Faculty Advisor regarding how such courses are counted for credit in their particular plan.
  2. Some courses are "Also offered online."
    Details about Waterloo's online courses are available from the Centre for Extended Learning. For information, visit; email; or call 519-888-4002. 


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