Approved Program Electives

BSc Human Ecology - Clothing, Textiles and Material Culture


Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 1 course (*3).
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used as an APE.
  • Students must have all prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites.
  • APE lists are updated annually by the Human Ecology Undergraduate Program Committee and students must use the most updated version of the list when selecting APE courses.
  • Students can either choose an area of concentration and complete all APEs from one category or take any combination of courses that fits their interests/goals. Please work with an academic or student advisor to choose courses that will work best for you.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring they complete any prerequisites associated with their chosen APEs.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring the pace of their degree program by consulting course offering schedules regularly and planning accordingly.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.


Peter Lougheed Leadership College (PLLC) (*12). Students interested in the PLLC must apply for this program. For more information, see

Any course from the University of Alberta Sustainability certificate program. For more information, see