Academic

General academic information for all first year students

degree

What are the FAS degree requirements at UofT?

There are six basic requirements that you need to complete in order to graduate with any of an Honours Bachelor...

number of courses

How many courses am I allowed to sign up for?

Unless you are restricted to part-time status, you are allowed to sign up for a maximum of 6.0 courses in...

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How many courses should I sign up for?

Many students complete their Honours degree in four years. When considering how many courses to take, remember:  it’s not a...

CRNCR

What is the Credit/No Credit option?

In the FAS, you can designate up to 2.0 degree credits as Credit or No Credit (CR/NCR). You have the...

flc

What is a “FLC”?

A FLC, or “flick,” is a non-credit course. Every second week throughout the academic year, these groups of 25 students...

id card

A guide to student ID at UofT

There are 2 pieces of university identification that an FAS student requires: U of T Student Number When you applied...

one program

What are “Seminar 199s”?

The First-Year Seminar courses are also known as Seminar 199s. There’s about 120 of them. They include a lot of...

one program

What are “One” programs?

First-Year Foundations courses are also known as the One Programs. Ones are offered by all 7 colleges and by the...

programs

What is a Program of Study and do I have to enrol in one now?

It’s a degree requirement that student complete one of the following program requirements: 1 Specialist 2 Majors 1 Major and...

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A guide to letter grades, percentages and GPA in FAS

For each course at UofT, that you did not credit/no-credit, you will receive a percentage grade which you can link...