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  1. Compose a conflict-free schedule before your time-ticket opens.
  2. Be sure to register as soon as your time-ticket opens.
  3. Register for BOTH Fall and Winter terms.
  4. 2.5 credits per term = total of 5.0 credits for your first year.


Tips for Constructing a Conflict-Free Timetable

Schedule your courses for both Fall and Winter terms in this order:

  1. Schedule Language course
  2. Schedule MATH course
  3. Schedule BUSI courses
  4. Schedule ECON course

What About Tutorials?

All of your BUSI, MATH and ECON courses have tutorials. A tutorial is a section of the course that is distinguished by a number following the letter (e.g. B01, B02, C01, C02, etc.)

You must register into the same tutorial as the lecture. For example, if you register in BUSI 1004 A, then you must also register into A01, A02 or A03, etc.

If you encounter a ‘link’ error message when you register, it’s most likely because you forgot to register into a tutorial.

Have several possible conflict-free tutorials in mind in case one if full when you register.

Language Courses

Spaces in language courses (especially the intensive sections) fill up quickly!

Registering as soon as your time-ticket opens increases your chances of getting into your preferred language. If you encounter a ‘closed’ or ‘full’ message as you attempt to register into a language course, please do two things:

  1. Submit a Course Override Request Form
  2. Email the BIB Advisor to let them know you have submitted a request. Provide specific information about the course and include your full name and student number.

Placement Tests

Most students choose a language in which they are absolute beginners. If you choose a language in which you already have some proficiency, you MUST take a placement test:

Beginners in a language: Please take the 2.0 credits of language courses indicated in the Degree Planning Guide.

If you are placed at the 2000-or-3000-level in a language, please email for advice on which language course to take.


If you are placed above the 3000-level in a language (or above FREN 2100), you must choose a different language.

Recommended Language Course Section for Beginners

Language Fall Winter
German GERM 1110 [1.0 credit] Fall:  Section A (32737) GERM 2110 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section A (12656)
Japanese JAPA 1110 [1.0 credit] Fall: Section A (33232) or B (33233) JAPA 2110 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section A (13125)
Mandarin Chinese CHIN 1110 [1.0 credit] Fall: Section B (30926) CHIN 2110 [1.0 credit] Winter:  Section A (10897)
Spanish SPAN 1110 [1.0 credit] Fall:  Section A (34922) SPAN 2110 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section A (14734) or B (14735)
French – Beginner FREN 1001 [1.0 credit] Fall:  Section A (32507) FREN 1002 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section B (12446)
French – 1002 FREN 1002 [1.0 credit] Fall:  Section A (32512)  FREN 1100 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section C (12459)
French – 1100  FREN 1100 [1.0 credit] Fall:  Section E (32526)  FREN 2100 [1.0 credit] Winter: Section E (12470)
French – 2100 FREN 2100 [1.0 credit] full year, Fall and Winter: any Section except D
FYSM 1408 [1.0 credit] full year, Fall and Winter: Section A [32596 Fall; 12525 Winter]

Still have questions? Contact the BIB Advisor at or 613-520-7514