Some universities do not force you to take the prerequisite courses, they are just recommended. Some prerequisite courses **can be waived if you pass a quiz or an exam**. If the professor is willing to arrange such a thing it’s an acceptable and relatively quick way of waiving.

## What is a prerequisite waiver?

Prerequisite waivers **allow students to get permission to take a course for which they do not have the required prerequisite**. Please note that satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee approval. Approval of prerequisite waiver requests will be granted based on special cases only.

## Do you need to take prerequisites in college?

College-level **prerequisite classes must be taken while you’re in enrolled in college** so you can take another upper level course. … If you plan on attending a graduate program, you may have to complete certain college-level prerequisites before enrolling in the program.

### Can you take a course without the prerequisite UOFT?

It is always advisable to complete the prerequisites, as they provide the foundation needed to succeed in your courses. However, under **some circumstances, you can ask the instructor for permission to take the course without the prerequisite**.

### Is 3 courses full-time UOFT?

Full-time status

**A student enrolled in 3.0 credits or more in the Fall/Winter Session is full-time**. A student enrolled in 1.5 credits or more in the Summer Session is full-time.

### How many courses should I take per semester UOFT?

A full-course load per semester is **5 (0,5 units of credit) courses** or 2.5 credits. Graduate level: There is no one standard number of courses or credit units students must take per semester or during their entire degree.

### Is 4 courses considered full-time UOFT?

Full-time studies: a standard course load is 2.5 credits per semester, although students **who enrol in 1.5 credits or more are considered full-time**. If you wish to graduate in four years, you must pass 2.5 credits in two of the three semesters (Fall, Winter, Summer).

### How many courses should I take per semester?

Since most schools have two semesters per year and degrees are designed to take four years to get, that comes out to 15 credit hours a semester. Breaking it down further, most college courses at schools with semesters are worth three credit hours. So on average, you would expect to take **five classes a semester**.

### How many courses can you take per semester Ryerson?

When preparing a study plan, students should choose **8-10 courses per semester** to allow for flexibility during the enrollment process, as course conflicts may arise, some courses may fill up quickly or some courses may not be offered every semester.

### Does UOFT med school look at first year?

If all of your lowest courses are **from the first year, we will remove them all from first year**. If they are scattered throughout your degree, we will remove them throughout your degree.

### How many courses are in a year at UOFT?

If you want to graduate in 4 years, take 5 courses per semester (or do summer school). If you don’t care about taking 5 years, then by all means take **4 courses**.

### How many courses can you take at other campuses UOFT?

Students are permitted to take up to **5.0 full credits** in other undergraduate arts and science divisions of the University of Toronto.

### Can I take a course without a prerequisite?

No. **We normally don’t allow students to join a course** without having the required pre/co-requisite(s). Joining a course without a pre or co-requisite means that you probably won’t have the necessary background and knowledge needed to complete the course successfully.

### What happens if you fail a course U of T?

If you failed a course then **you can retake it for credit**. The failed grade will not be removed or averaged; rather both the failed grade and the new grade are calculated into the GPA and included on your academic transcript.

### Do failed courses count towards GPA?

**The failing grade will NOT calculate in your GPA**, but it will still show on your transcript. On your transcript, an “E” will show to the right of your failing grade to mark the course as “Excluded”.

### What percentage of a course load am I taking?

Finding your percentage

To find your course load percentage for each term: **Divide the number of units you’re enrolled in by the 100% course load** for one term. Example: enrolled in 9 units, 100% is 15 units: 9/15 = . 6 or 60% course load.

### How many university courses are considered full-time?

A standard academic year is comprised of 24 units of study (normally 12 units per semester). To be considered a full-time student, you must be enrolled in **at least 9 units in a semester** or 18 units across the academic year. Any less than this will classify you as a part-time student.

### How many credits do you need for first year UOFT?

1st year – has **fewer than 4.0 credits**. 2nd year – has 4.0 to 8.5 credits. 3rd year – has 9.0 to 13.5 credits. 4th year – has 14.0 or more credits.

### What GPA do you need for Harvard?

Last year, the reported average GPA of an admitted high school student at Harvard was a **4.04 out of 4.0**, what we call a “weighted” GPA. However, unweighted GPAs are not very useful, because high schools weight GPAs differently. In truth, you need close to a 4.0 unweighted GPA to get into Harvard.

### Does UOFT care about MCAT?

Minimum scores of 125 in each of the four sections are required, with an allowance of 124 in one section. We do not use a total MCAT score in our assessment.

### How long is a semester at Ryerson?

The academic year consists of three terms: fall, winter and spring/summer. A graduate term normally consists of **one 12-week session** (“One session” below). Under special circumstances, a term may have two 6-week sessions with a different set of dates (“Two session” below).