2019-2020 Academic Calendar

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Our Mission
Goals of a Liberal Education
Value of a Liberal Education
Mutual Academic Expectations
St. Thomas University's History
Academic Calendar of Dates
Glossary of University Terms

Section One: Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Certificate Programs - Admissions and Registration

A. First Year Arts - admission requirements, application procedures, notification of admission, scholarship and residence application procedures
B. Advanced Standing
C. Admission to Criminal Justice - first-stage admission, second-stage admission, application procedures
D. Admission to Gerontology
E. Certificate Programs Admission Requirements - criminology and social justice, gerontology, social work, application procedures, deadlines, notification of admission
F.  Registration - procedures for continuing, returning, and new first-year students, course load, course numbers, withdrawal from course, repeating courses, UNB courses


Section Two: Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Certificate Programs - Programs


A. Bachelor of Arts Degree - requirements, Major, Minor, first-year curriculum, Honours, grade point average for Honours, requirements for teaching certificate, professional courses, grade point average for graduation, distinction, withdrawal from Honours
B. Bachelor of Applied Arts - BAA Gerontology, BAA Criminal Justice
C. Certificate Programs - Criminology and Social Justice, Gerontology, Social Work
D. Research Centres - Atlantic Human Rights Centre (AHRC), Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Narrative, Centre for Research on Youth at Risk
E. Endowed Chairs - The Pope John XXIII Chair of Studies in Catholic Theology, Chair in Canadian Citizenship and Human Rights, Chair of Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Irving Chair in Journalism, Chair in Gerontology, Chair in Native Studies, Aquinas Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies, The Dalton K. Camp Endowment in Journalism
F. Graduate and Professional Preparation

Section Three: School of Education

A. Admission to Education - admission requirements, application procedures, notification of admission
B. Bachelor of Education Degree Requirements
C. Bachelor of Education Field Placements
D. Bachelor of Education Degree Courses


Section Four: School of Social Work

A. Admission to Bachelor of Social Work - prerequisites, conditions, deadlines, affirmative action policy, admission criteria, procedures
B. Bachelor of Social Work Requirements - requirements, Mi’kmaq/Maliseet BSW program, required withdrawal
C. Bachelor of Social Work Policies
D. Bachelor of Social Work Courses


Section Five: University Fees

A. Academic Fees - tuition fees, sickness and accident insurance, students’ union fees, confirmation deposit, special fees, tuition for Seniors
B. Regulation for Payment of Fees - schedule, method, scholarship and bursary students,
interest charges, outstanding accounts, withdrawal from University: refund policy
C. Residence Fees- room and board, deposit, other charges, schedule of payment, overdue accounts, withdrawal from residence: refund policy


Section Six: Course Descriptions

For any changes to courses or the honours, majors or minors requirements for each department or program after March 2019, please see departmental web pages.

Catholic Studies
Communications and Public Policy
Criminology and Criminal Justice
English Language and Literature
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Environment and Society
Fine Arts
Great Books
Human Rights
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Relations
Irish Studies
Law, Politics, and Society
Media Studies
Native Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Romance Languages
Science and Technology Studies
Social Work
Spanish and Latin American Studies
Women's Studies and Gender Studies

Section Seven: Regulations

A. Course Regulations
B. Evaluation and Grading
C. Academic Standing
D. Student Codes of Conduct (Academic and Non-Academic)
E. Withdrawal from University
F. Academic Appeal Procedures
G. Residence Standards and Regulations
H. Scholarship Renewal for Study Abroad


Section Eight: University Policies

A. Policy on Sexual Violence
B. University Property
C. Harassment and Discrimination
D. Policy with Respect to AIDS
E. Student Accessibility Services
F. Policy Statement on Privacy and Protection of Information


Section Nine: Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, and Prizes

A. Scholarships
B. Canada Student Loans, New Brunswick Student Loans and New Brunswick Bursaries
C. Dean's List
D. University Medal



Board of Governors
Dean's List
Graduates—Spring Convocation
Graduates—Summer Convocation