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Course Registration Choosing Your Courses Incoming Students

Now that you have an understanding of your Augustana degree requirements, one of the next steps to building your first year schedule is knowing what courses to take! There is lots to learn and this page will introduce you to the courses you should take, and other things to consider, to start you off on the right track.

⭐If you are registered or are planning to register with Augustana’s Accessibility Resources, this may influence your course registration.

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CONSIDERATIONs

⭐Augustana students must select courses that begin with “AU”. All other courses are offered on the North Campus in Edmonton and are not available to Augustana students without permission from an Advisor.

⭐Each term, students planning to complete a degree in four years should enrol in a full course load and take one course (★3) during the 3-week block and four (★3) courses during the subsequent 11-week session, for a total of five courses (★15) in both the fall and winter terms. This will result in your schedule having a total of ten courses (★30) over the academic year. If you plan to enrol in less than five courses in a term, it will extend the time needed to complete your degree. If you have questions about your course load, email augsas@ualberta.ca for more information.

High School Students

First year students are only permitted to take 100-level (junior) courses.*
*Exceptions to this include language courses (i.e. students who have completed Grade 12 French should register in AUFRE 201 and 202). If this applies to you, email augsas@ualberta.ca for more information.

Post-Secondary Transfer Students

If you are a post-secondary transfer student, you may already have credit (★) in some of the required courses for your degree. Once we receive your final post-secondary transcript(s) and any other required documentation, a final transfer credit assessment will be completed to help you with the course registration process. This information will be emailed to your UAlberta email address. If you have any further questions about how your courses will transfer, please email augsas@ualberta.ca. If you have completed 24 transferable credits (★), you may be permitted to take senior-level (200, 300, or 400-level) courses. The Academic Requirement Report (ARR) is a great resource to track your progress and see what courses you should be taking.

Choosing Courses for Continuing Students

The First Year Seminar - AUIDS 101

All new students in their first year at Augustana will take AUIDS 101 (the First Year Seminar) course during their first three-week block. Make this the first course you add to your schedule! AUIDS 101 is a mandatory course for all Augustana Faculty degree programs and is required to graduate from Augustana. Learn more about the benefits and structure of the First Year Seminar:

First Year Seminar  Seminar Topics and Summaries

AUIDS 101 has a variety of sections, each with its own unique topic! Select a topic that interests and enrol in the corresponding section in Bear Tracks. As with other courses, space in each section is limited but the learning outcomes in each are the same. There is no wrong choice!

 

Courses for your major

Expand the dropdown of the major you applied to. This will give you a list of courses to help you build your schedule.

Recommendations - courses you should take in your first year. You should prioritise taking these courses in your schedule.

Other courses to consider - courses that will help you work towards different requirements, although there could be other senior-level courses that you could use in later years.

Notes - additional items for you to know, and a recommendation for the Winter 3-week block.

Bachelor of Arts

Interdisciplinary Studies: Creativity and Culture Major
Within this major, you can select an optional area of specialization in Visual Arts, Drama, or Music – you do not need to declare a stream in your first year (note the overlapping and additional courses for these streams).

Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUENG 102 or AUSCA 142
  • AUART 100 or AUMUS 170
  • ★6 of AUART 111, AUDRA 144, and/or AUMUS 100 (or AUMUS 160*)
  • 6 in a language other than English
Other courses to consider:
  • ★6 of AUIND 101, AUIDS 100, AULAN 101, and/or any other 100-level course(s) in AUHIS, AUPOL, and/or AUSOC (There are other course options at the senior-level).
  • ★6 of AUCSC 113 and/or AUIDS 137 (AUCSC 204 is also available at the senior-level)
  • Visual Arts Stream:
    • AUART 100 or AUART 111
  • Drama Stream:
    • AUDRA 144
  • Music Stream:
    • AUMUS 160, AUMUS 162 and AUMUS 170
Notes:
  • *AUMUS 160 has a prerequisite of either >70% on the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE) or AUMUS 100 and must be taken in conjunction with AUMUS 162
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUIDS 137, AUFRE 101, or AUGER 101
Interdisciplinary Studies: Ethics and Global Studies Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUHIS 121
  • AUPOL 103
  • AUREL 100
  • AUPHI 101 or AUPHI 102
Other courses to consider:
  • AUIND 101 (There are other Indigenous Studies courses available at the senior-level)
  • ★6 in a language other than English*
  • AUART 100, AUDRA 101, or AUMUS 170 (There are other courses available at the senior-level)
  • ★6 of AUCSC 113, AUENV 120, AUIDS 137, and/or AUSTA 153 (There are other courses available at the senior-level)
Notes:
  • *You can also participate in a Cross-Cultural Experience after year one in lieu of taking language courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUIDS 137 or AUIND 101
Interdisciplinary Studies: Law, Crime and Justice Studies Major
Within this major, you will select two areas of specialization (note any specific courses for these Streams): Crime, Deviance and Social Control; Law, History and Justice; Politics, Society and Justice; and Profiling and Personality. Book an appointment with a Student Advisor or email augsas@ualberta.ca for more information on how to select your areas of specialization.

Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUCRI 160
  • AUIDS 100
  • AUPSY 103
  • AUSOC 101
  • AUSTA 153
Other courses to consider:
  • AUIND 101 (There are other Indigenous Studies courses available at the senior-level)
  • ★3 in a language other than English
  • ★3 in Fine Arts
  • Politics, Society and Justice Stream:
  • AUPOL 103
  • Law, History and Justice Stream:
  • AUHIS 121 (As an option)
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUIDS 137, AUFRE 101, or AUGER 101
Physical Education Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUPED 112
  • AUPED 160
  • AUSTA 153
  • AUPSY 103
Other courses to consider:
  • ★1 to ★3 of AUPAC* or AUPED 180 or AUPED 184
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
  • ★6 in Social Sciences
  • ★3 in Fine Arts
  • ★3 in Humanities
Notes:
  • *★6 in AUPAC are required for this program and can be taken at any level (Pay attention to credit (★) value of each section as some are ★3 and others are ★1). An outdoor experience course can be taken in lieu of AUPAC courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course
Psychology and Mental Health Major
There is a Co-curricular Certification requirement for this degree (Refer to the Calendar for requirements that you can start addressing in your first year)

Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUPSY 103
  • AUSTA 153
Other courses to consider:

  • AUDRA 144 (There are other Embodied Expressions courses available at the senior-level)
  • Mental Health and Well-Being Stream:
    • AUSOC 101
    • AUSOC 105
  • Brain and Behaviour Stream:
    • AUCHE 110
    • AUPED 112
    • No more than ★6 in AUBIO 111, AUCSC 113, AUSCI 115, and/or AUSCI 135 (There are other Science courses available at the senior-level)
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUIDS 137 or Core: Knowledge course
Sustainability Studies Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUECO 101
  • AUECO 102
  • AUENV 120
  • AUSOC 103* or AUSOC 105
Other courses to consider:
  • AUSTA 153 (AUSTA 215 is also available at the senior-level)
  • AUDRA 123 or AUDRA 144 (There are other Research Methods and Communications courses available at the senior-level)
  • AUCSL 100 and/or AUPED 184 (There are other Experience and Engagement courses available at the senior-level)
  • AUMUS 170 (There are other Fine Art courses available at the senior-level)
  • No more than ★3 in AUGER, AUFRE, AUSCA (There are other Humanities courses available at the senior-level)
  • An additional ★3 in Fine Arts or Humanities (There are other courses available at the senior-level)
Notes:
  • *AUSOC 103 has a prerequisite of AUSOC 101 or AUSOC 105.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendation: AUECO 102
Undeclared Major
We realise there are many reasons a student may apply as an undeclared major:

If you are planning to pursue a professional program and you are planning to take your prerequisites at Augustana Campus, not complete an Augustana program,
Let us know your intention by filling out the Pre-Professional Intent Form

If you are undecided and you’re planning to use your first year to take a variety of courses before making a decision about the program and major you’d like to pursue, it is helpful to research program options you think may interest you. Usually, you can plan to take courses in your first year that will set you up to complete whichever major you choose within four years.

If you would like assistance navigating your options, please reach out to an advisor (augsas@ualberta.ca).

You can use the “What-if Report” in Bear Tracks to see which classes are needed for certain majors and/or minors that are not part of your active program. To access your “What-if Report” in Bear Tracks:

Click on the “Academic Records” tile
Select “What-if Report” from the left side menu
Choose an Augustana program from the “Academic Program” dropdown. All Augustana programs will start with “AU-”:
AU-Bachelor of Science
AU-Bachelor of Arts
AU-Bachelor of Music
AU-Bachelor of Management
AU-BSc/BEd (Secondary)
Once you have selected your program, you can select your desired major and optional available minor. The system will then generate a report based on your selection.

Bachelor of Management

Management Major: General Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUECO 101
  • AUECO 102
  • AUMGT 100
  • AUENG 102
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUSTA 153
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendation: AUECO 102
Management Major: Business Economics Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUECO 101
  • AUECO 102
  • AUMGT 100
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUSTA 153
Other courses to consider:
  • AUENG 102
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendation: AUECO 102

Bachelor of Music

Performance-Based Pedagogy Major
Within this major, you can select one of the following streams after your first year: Voice, Keyboard, Conducting, or Comprehensive.

*If you are an incoming BMus student, you may receive specific course registration suggestions from the Music department once you have successfully completed your audition. If you have not yet completed your audition and hold an admission offer to the Bachelor of Arts’ Creativity & Culture major, please email augsas@ualberta.ca for course registration advice.

Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUMUS 170
  • AUMUS 160
  • AUMUS 162
  • AUENG 102
  • ★6 in a language other than English*
  • ★4 to ★6 in Applied Music^
  • ★3 in Choral and/or Instrumental Ensembles
Notes:
  • Other required courses may be indicated by the Music Department
  • *A Voice stream student must include ★3 in German
  • ^Your stream will determine the area of the Applied Music credits:
    • Voice = Voice
    • Keyboard = Piano
    • Conducting = Voice
    • Comprehensive = Solo Instrument
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUFRE 101 or AUGER 101

Bachelor of Science

First year students in these majors will want to ensure that at least 50% of the courses taken are in the Sciences!
All majors in the Bachelor of Science program at Augustana leverage the flexible nature of the new Science Foundations structure. Each student will take separate lecture and lab-based courses from several science disciplines which allows a more complete focus on the desired learning outcomes in each. The overlap in the requirements of the Science Foundations is designed to prepare students for a wider variety of advanced scientific discovery after their introductory year in the major they apply to, or plan to switch into.

Integrative Biology Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUPHY 120
  • AUMAT 116 or AUMAT 120
  • AUSCI 115
  • AUSCI 125 or AUSCI 135, or AUSCI 165
Other courses to consider:
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★9 in Fine Arts and Humanities, with at least ★3 in each
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: Core: Knowledge course
Chemical and Physical Sciences Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUPHY 120
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUBIO 111, AUCSC 113, or AUENV 120
  • AUSCI 125
  • AUSCI 115, AUSCI 135, or AUSCI 165
Other courses to consider:
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★9 in Fine Arts and Humanities, with at least ★3 in each
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: Core: Knowledge course
Computing Science and Mathematics Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUCSC 113
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUMAT 120
  • AUSCI 135
  • AUSCI 115, AUSCI 125, or AUSCI 165
  • AUBIO 111, AUCHE 110, AUENV 120, or AUPHY 120
Other courses to consider:
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★9 in Fine Arts and Humanities, with at least ★3 in each
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: Core: Knowledge course
Environmental Science Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUENV 120
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUSCI 115
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUSCI 125
  • AUMAT 116 or AUMAT 120
Other courses to consider:
  • AUCSC 113
  • AUPED 184 (There are other Experiential Learning courses at the senior-level)
  • ★3 to ★6 of AUART 100, AUDRA 123, AUDRA 144, and/or AUMUS 170 (There are other Fine Arts courses available at the senior-level)
Notes:
  • AUENG 102 can be used as a prerequisite for a number of graduate programs.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: Core: Knowledge course
Physical Education Major
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUPED 112
  • AUPED 160
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUSCI 115
  • AUSTA 153
  • AUPSY 103
Other courses to consider:
  • ★1 to ★3 of AUPAC*
  • ★9 of AUCHE 110, AUENV 120, AUPHY 120, AUMAT 116, and/or AUMAT 120 (There are other Broader Scientific Perspectives courses available at the senior-level)
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
  • ★3 in Fine Arts
  • ★3 in Humanities
Notes:
  • *★3 in AUPAC are required for this program and can be taken at any level. Pay attention to the credit (★) value of each section as some are ★3 and others are ★1 An outdoor experience course can be taken in lieu of AUPAC courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course
Undeclared Major
We realise there are many reasons a student may apply as an undeclared major:

If you are planning to pursue a professional program and you are planning to take your prerequisites at Augustana Campus, not complete an Augustana program,
Let us know your intention by filling out the Pre-Professional Intent Form

If you are undecided and you’re planning to use your first year to take a variety of courses before making a decision about the program and major you’d like to pursue, it is helpful to research program options you think may interest you. Usually, you can plan to take courses in your first year that will set you up to complete whichever major you choose within four years.

If you would like assistance navigating your options, please reach out to an advisor (augsas@ualberta.ca).

You can use the “What-if Report” in Bear Tracks to see which classes are needed for certain majors and/or minors that are not part of your active program. To access your “What-if Report” in Bear Tracks:

Click on the “Academic Records” tile
Select “What-if Report” from the left side menu
Choose an Augustana program from the “Academic Program” dropdown. All Augustana programs will start with “AU-”:
AU-Bachelor of Science
AU-Bachelor of Arts
AU-Bachelor of Music
AU-Bachelor of Management
AU-BSc/BEd (Secondary)
Once you have selected your program, you can select your desired major and optional available minor. The system will then generate a report based on your selection.

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Combined Degree

All majors in the Bachelor of Science program at Augustana leverage the flexible nature of the new Science Foundations structure. Each student will take separate lecture and lab-based courses from several science disciplines which allows a more complete focus on the desired learning outcomes in each. The overlap in the requirements of the Science Foundations is designed to prepare students for a wider variety of advanced scientific discovery.

*Contact Amber, Student Advisor, at augsas@ualberta.ca to go over your course registration.

Available BSc/BEd Majors

General Science Major: Biology Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUSCI 115
  • AUSCI 125
  • AUCSC 113, AUENV 120, AUMAT 120, or AUPHY 120
Other courses to consider:
  • AUEFX 200
  • AUENG 102 and/or AUCLA 102 (There are other Language or Literature courses at the senior-level)
  • AUPSY 103 (Prerequisite for AUEPS 258)
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★3 in Fine Arts (Any 100-level AUART, AUDRA, AUMUS)
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • The Augustana Core: Knowledge’s ★6 in Science can overlap with major ★s and will be addressed by taking the recommended courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course
General Science Major: Chemistry Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUCSC 113, AUENV 120, AUMAT 120, or AUPHY 120
  • ★6 of AUSCI 115, AUSCI 125, AUSCI 135, and/or AUSCI 165
Other courses to consider:
  • AUEFX 200
  • AUENG 102 and/or AUCLA 102 (There are other Language or Literature courses at the senior-level)
  • AUPSY 103 (Prerequisite for AUEPS 258)
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★3 in Fine Arts (Any 100-level AUART, AUDRA, AUMUS)
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • The Augustana Core: Knowledge’s ★6 in Science can overlap with major ★s and will be addressed by taking the recommended courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course
General Science Major: General Science Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUPHY 120
  • AUSCI 115
  • AUSCI 125
  • AUSCI 165
Other courses to consider:
  • AUEFX 200
  • AUENG 102 and/or AUCLA 102 (There are other Language or Literature courses at the senior-level)
  • AUPSY 103 (Prerequisite for AUEPS 258)
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★3 in Fine Arts (Any 100-level AUART, AUDRA, AUMUS)
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • The Augustana Core: Knowledge’s ★6 in Science can overlap with major ★s and will be addressed by taking the recommended courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course
General Science Major: Mathematics Stream
Recommendations:
  • AUIDS 101
  • AUBIO 111
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUMAT 116
  • AUMAT 120
  • AUCSC 113
  • ★6 of AUSCI 115, AUSCI 125, AUSCI 135, and/or AUSCI 165
Other courses to consider:
  • AUEFX 200
  • AUENG 102 and/or AUCLA 102 (There are other Language or Literature courses at the senior-level)
  • AUPSY 103 (Prerequisite for AUEPS 258)
  • Get a start on the Core by taking option/elective courses in the following:
    • ★3 in Fine Arts (Any 100-level AUART, AUDRA, AUMUS)
    • ★6 in Social Science
Notes:
  • The Augustana Core: Knowledge’s ★6 in Science can overlap with major ★s and will be addressed by taking the recommended courses.
  • Winter 3-Week Recommendations: AUPSY 103 or Core: Knowledge course

Available BSc/BEd Minors

Certain courses addressing minor requirements can overlap with the Science Foundations.

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Art Minor
  • Recommendations:
    • AUART 100
    • AUART 111
Biology Minor
  • Recommendations:
    • AUBIO 111
    • AUSCI 115
Chemistry Minor
  • Recommendations:
    • AUCHE 110
    • AUSCI 125
Drama Minor
  • Recommendation:
    • AUDRA 101
English Language Arts Minor
Recommendation:
  • AUENG 102
Other courses to consider:
  • AULAN 101
Mathematical Sciences Minor
Recommendations:
  • AUMAT 120
  • AUMAT 116
Other courses to consider:
  • AUCSC 113 (Prerequisite for AUSCI 250)

Philosophy & Religious Studies Minor
Recommendation:
  • AUREL 100
Physical Education Minor
Recommendations:
  • AUPED 160
  • AUPAC 114 (Dance Activity Dimension ★)
  • AUPAC 161 (Gymnastics Activity Dimension ★)
Other courses to consider:
  • At least ★1 in AUPAC 109, AUPAC 123, AUPAC 125, AUPAC 134, AUPAC 152, and/or AUPED 184 (There are other Alternative Environments courses at the senior-level).
  • At least ★2 in AUPAC 103, AUPAC 124, AUPAC 173, AUPAC 177, AUPAC 178, AUPAC 179, AUPAC 180, and/or AUPAC 181 (There are other Games courses at the senior-level),
  • At least ★1 in AUPAC 109, AUPAC 125, AUPAC 133, and/or AUPAC 151 (There are other Individual Activities courses at the senior-level).
Notes:
  • You are encouraged to take ★2 to ★4 in AUPAC above a full course load (★30), totalling ★32 to ★34 for your first year
  • This minor required a total of ★9 from the Activity Dimensions:
    • Alternative Environments
    • Dance
    • Gymnastics
    • Games
    • Individual Activities
Physical Sciences Minor
Recommendation:
  • AUCHE 110
  • AUPHY 120
  • AUSCI 125
  • AUSCI 165
Social Studies Minor
  • Courses to consider:
    • ★6 in AUCRI 160, AUSOC 101, AUSOC 103*, and/or AUSOC 105 (There are other Cultural Studies courses at the senior-level).
  • Note:
    • *AUSOC 103 has a prerequisite of AUSOC 101 or AUSOC 105.

Wonder what we mean by “Core: Knowledge course” as a Winter 3-Week suggestion? Find out on the Understanding Your Degree page.

Reviewing your first year courses

In addition to the above course suggestions, we recommend using your Academic Requirement Report (ARR) to check your schedule. This list should include your Foundation Core requirement (AUIDS 101) and all other requirements. If you have not reached ★30 yet (★15 each term), you still have room in your schedule to take additional courses.

Other Thing to Consider

WHEN ARE THE COURSES I NEED/WANT OFFERED?
Now that you know the courses you should take, your next step is to find out when they are offered. Some courses are only offered in the Fall Term or the Winter Term, while others are offered in both terms. The easiest way to find when a class is offered is to use the Augustana Course List Tool.
WHAT COURSE SHOULD I TAKE IN THE WINTER 3-WEEK BLOCK?
By looking at the Augustana Course List Tool, you will notice that there are fewer courses offered in the Winter 3-week block. A maximum of ★3 (usually one course) can be taken in each of the 3-week blocks. There are certain courses that we recommend that you take depending on your program and/or major (shown above in the major recommended courses section). Many students choose to use the 3-week block to take courses that meet the Core requirements of their degree. If there are no courses required for your major in the 3-week block it is a great opportunity to step outside of your major. Immerse yourself in a new subject!
PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS & GRADUATE STUDIES
If you are planning to pursue a professional program after Augustana, there may be specific courses you are required to take.
Let us know your intention by filling out the Pre-Professional Intent Form. The information you provide will assist in advising you through course registration and can influence the courses you enrol in during your degree! We may also use this to connect with you about any relevant events and/or information for your desired program.
VIKINGS ATHLETICS
We recommend enrolling in ★15 (5 courses) per term and seeing how it works for you. Should you decide to reduce your course load before the Add/Drop Deadline, you will be able to do so. Please keep in mind that your league or program may have a specific credit (★) requirement to compete and having a reduced course load may impact your eligibility for scholarships and awards.
It is also important for you to look at your practice schedule when registering in courses. Since you could be away on Friday afternoons for games, it may be in your best interest to limit the number of classes that you take on Friday afternoons.
THE BRIDGING PROGRAM
If you are a Bridging Program student, you will begin your studies on the North Campus in Edmonton. Please see the Incoming Students page for more information.
If you recently completed the Bridging Program, you are eligible to register as follows:
You are permitted to enrol in a maximum of ★12 (★3 in 3-week block and ★9 in 11-week session) in their first term following completion of the Bridging Program. This credit limit is in line with what other faculties have done and it is in place to help ensure your academic success.
AUIDS 101 - First-Year Seminar (Topics in Liberal Studies) should be the first 3-week course that you take.
If you have any course registration questions, please email Vanessa Torkelson at augsas@ualberta.ca
OFF CAMPUS LEARNING/TRIPS

Cuba
This is a UNIQUE study abroad opportunity for first year students! The Santiago de Cuba program is built upon the strong partnership between Augustana and Universidad de Oriente in Santiago de Cuba. Students spend a semester in Cuba, earning full academic credit. With the expertise of Universidad de Oriente and Augustana faculty, students explore the historical, social, cultural and political realities of this island nation. While in Santiago, students live in Cuban homes, study with Cuban professors, interact with Cuban organizations and learn to communicate in Spanish.

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Outdoor Education
Outdoor education courses take students to many natural environments including the Canadian arctic and sub-arctic in both summer and winter. As the gateway courses in Outdoor Education, AUPED 184 introduces students to the academic rigour of the discipline and the vast rewards of interacting in a meaningful way with the natural world. The students take one 5 day out-trip during the course: Snowshoeing in the Winter Term’s 3-week block.

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AUPAC Classes
Augustana Physical Activity Classes can take place on and off campus. Ensure you check the class location in Bear Tracks and schedule enough time to commute if your course is off campus (Canoeing, for example).

Community Service-Learning (CSL)
Our CSL placements will allow you to develop connections between theory and practice while making a meaningful impact in Camrose and surrounding communities. In the process, you will also get the chance to build significant relationships with potential employers!

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What’s Next?

Identifying the courses you should take in your first year is important! There will, however, be room in your schedule to take other courses that align with your interests and future plans. Check out the Key Links and Resources to see when your major recommended courses are offered and what else is available. Then, you will be well equipped to build your schedule with the help of the Walkthrough.