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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar

Summary of New Changes for 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

The following summary outlines changes from previous 2020-2021 academic programs, courses, regulations and admission requirements, approved by the Senate of Lakehead University, are meant to become effective for the 2021-2022 academic year and appear in this web calendar. Additional changes and updates that do not require the approval of the Senate of the University and are not mentioned below, are posted directly into the web calendar as soon as possible after they become effective.

Changes to Admission Requirements

The following admission requirements have been changed from the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar:  

Faculty of Business Administration

Admission Requirements for Graduate Diploma in Accounting

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Admission Requirements for MSc in Kinesiology
Admission Requirements for Psychology Graduate Programs

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Admission Requirements for Master of Science in Forestry (Thesis) and Master of Forest Management (Course-based) Programs

University Admission Requirements

Proficiency in English Language

New Admission Requirements

The following are newly approved admission requirements for the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Admission Requirements for Master of Nursing

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Admission Requirements for HBSc (Applied Life Sciences) College Transfer Program Georgian College Biotechnology - Health Diploma to Honours Bachelor Degree in Applied Life Sciences - Articulation Agreement

Changes to Regulations

The following regulations have been changed from the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Health Sciences Graduate Program Regulations
Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology Graduate Regulations
Public Health Graduate Programs Regulations

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Master of Science in Forestry (Thesis) and Master of Forest Management (Course-based) Programs Regulations

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Regulations
Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Regulations

University Regulations

X Withdrawal

New Regulations

The following are newly approved regulations for the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Master of Nursing Program Regulations

Changes to Courses

The following courses have been changed from the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Business Administration

Business (Orillia) 1311, 2314, 2318, 2351, 3356
Business (Thunder Bay) 1011, 1031, 1511, 2016, 2031, 2038, 2514, 3013, 3017, 3213, 3218, 4018, 4058, 4098, 4238, 4278, 4518, 5711, 5801 (9801), 5901 (9901)

Faculty of Education

Education 1410, 3130, 5113

Faculty of Engineering

Chemical Engineering 2330
Electrical Engineering 2133, 2439, 3310

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Gerontology 5710
Health Sciences 5013
Kinesiology 2059
Psychology 2011, 2015, 2016, 2112, 2211, 2511, 3010, 3017, 3211, 4901, 5201, 5491

Faculty of Law

Law 1510, 1535, 2593, 2601

Faculty of Medicine

Medicine 5005, 5025, 5045, 5065, 5085, 5205, 5225, 5245, 5265, 5285, 5305, 5405, 5425, 5445, 5465, 5485, 5605, 5625, 5645, 5665, 5685, 5710, 5711, 5713, 5714, 5715, 5716, 5810, 5815, 5830, 5835, 5850, 5855, 5870

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management 5133

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Geography 2215, 2232, 3255, 3313, 3411, 3471, 3631, 3633, 3671, 3691, 3693, 3731, 3751, 3811, 3911, 4211, 4231, 4411, 4431, 4451, 4771, 4831
University Seminar 1015

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

English 1116, 2510, 5215
French 3603
Gender and Women’s Studies 5010, 5101
Indigenous Learning 2311, 3100, 3110, 3233, 3235, 3311, 3312, 3435, 3501, 3612, 3613, 3711, 3811, 4301
Interdisciplinary Studies 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3014, 4821, 4822, 4823, 4824, 4901
Media, Film, and Communications 2412
Philosophy 2330
Political Science 2313
Social Justice 5215
Visual Arts 0510, 1015, 2410

New Courses

The following are newly approved courses for the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Business Administration

Business (Orillia) 1310, 2315, 3330, 3310, 3313
Business (Thunder Bay) 1033, 1533, 2053, 2058, 3011, 3036, 3096, 4016

Faculty of Education

Education 4503, 5410, 5710, 5711, 5712, 5713, 5714, 5715, 5716, 5718, 5719

Faculty of Engineering

Electrical Engineering 0139, 4010

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Gerontology 5010
Health Sciences 5016, 5017, 5216, 6011, 6012
Kinesiology 5111, 5210, 5411
Nursing 5015, 5016, 5017, 5018, 5210, 5211, 5213, 5805

Faculty of Law

Law 2610, 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615

Faculty of Medicine

Medicine 5105, 5325, 5505, 5705, 5725, 5905, 5925

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management 5570

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Biology 4010
Biotechnology 6030, 6050
Chemistry 4413, 4414, 5413, 5414
Economics 3010, 3231

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Criminology 2313
English 5212, 5218
History 2111, 2112
Indigenous Learning 1316, 1410, 2010, 2011, 2319, 2713, 3130, 3315, 3434, 4010, 4011, 4310, 4810, 4901
Indigenous Transition Year Program 1191, 1192
Philosophy 3012
Social Justice 5212
Visual Arts 1012, 4019

Courses Reinstated

The following courses have been reinstated back into the calendar for 2021-2022:

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Philosophy 2512

Courses Removed

The following courses have been removed from the Academic Calendar (the last calendar these courses appear is 2020-2021):

Faculty of Business Administration

Business (Orillia) 1313, 3316, 3333, 3315
Business (Thunder Bay) 1013, 1513, 2033, 2051, 3016, 3058, 3076, 4273

Faculty of Education

Education 3512, 3518, 3530, 4133, 4134, 4136, 4137, 4138, 4139, 4152, 4153, 4154, 4155, 4156, 4157, 4158, 4159, 4179, 4192, 4193, 4194, 4195, 4196

Faculty of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering 0537, 0574

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Gerontology 4511, 5790
Health Sciences 5332, 5337
Health Services and Policy Research 5015, 5050, 5055, 5070, 5111
Social Work 4511

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management 1095, 4252

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Biology 4218, 4252
Economics 2231

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Criminology 3910
French 2211
Indigenous Learning 1312, 2315, 2434, 2710, 3611, 3713, 4302, 4801
Interdisciplinary Studies 4010, 4030, 4032
Media, Film, and Communications 2433
Native Access 1191, 1192
Philosophy 3218
Social Justice 5511
Sociology 4511
Visual Arts 2430
Women’s Studies 4511

Changes to Programs

The following programs have been changed from the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Business

Orillia Campus
Bachelor of Administration (Management Major)
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Accounting Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College General Business Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Human Resources Management Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College International Business Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Marketing Diploma Program
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major) Co-operative Option
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major) - 2-Year College Transfer
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major) - 3-Year College Transfer
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Global Entrepreneurship Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Global Entrepreneurship Major) Co- operative Option

Thunder Bay Campus
Bachelor of Administration
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Accounting Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College General Business Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Human Resources Management Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College International Business Diploma Program
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major)
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a College Marketing Diploma Program
Bachelor of Administration - Transfer - Graduates of a 2 Year College Diploma
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Analytics and Information Systems Major)
          Note: Program name change from Information Systems Major
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (General Management Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (International Business Major)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Major)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)/Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Management (Research Project Option)
Master of Science in Management (Thesis Option)
Minor in Business Analytics and Information Systems
          Note: Program name change from Minor in Information Systems
Minor in Finance
          Note: Program name change from Minor in Business Finance
Minor in Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations

Faculty of Education

Two-Year Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Intermediate-Senior Specialization 
Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and French Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French and History Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Master of Education in Education for Change (Course Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)

Department of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)/Master of Business Administration

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Department of Health Sciences

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gerontology)(Research Paper Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Health Sciences (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Health Sciences (Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health) (Thesis Option)
Master of Health Sciences (Specialization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health) (Thesis Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Gerontology) (Course Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health) (Course Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Nursing) (Course Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health) (Course Option)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health) (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Kinesiology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gerontology) (Project Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)

School of Kinesiology

Master of Science in Kinesiology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)

Department of Psychology

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours in Psychology Major with Concentration in Gender and Women's Studies)
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychological Science

School of Social Work

Honours Bachelor of Social Work (Concentration in Gender and Women’s Studies)
Specialization in Gender and Women’s Studies for students in the Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree program
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Project Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gerontology) (Project Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)

Faculty of Law

Juris Doctor (JD)

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Master of Forest Management (Course Option)
          Note: Program name change from Master of Science in Forestry (Course Option)

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Anthropology

Minor in Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Biotechnology

Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry

Honours Bachelor of Science (Chemistry Major with Concentration in Medical Sciences)

Department of Computer Science

Honours Bachelor Science (Computer Science Major) (Lakehead/Georgian Partnership)

Department of Geology

Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science (Earth Science Major)
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Earth Science Major) 4-year

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Department of English

Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and French Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and French Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Bachelor of Arts (English and Gender and Women's Studies Majors) 4-year
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course-work Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Creative-Project Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research-Project Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)

Department of Gender and Women’s Studies (formally the Department of Women’s Studies)

Note: All of the following programs had a change the name of the major/specialization/concentration/minor from Women’s Studies to Gender and Women’s Studies.

Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Bachelor of Arts (English and Gender and Women's Studies Majors) 4-year
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major) 4-year
Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)
Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation
Honours Bachelor of Arts (History and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Learning and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours in Psychology Major with Concentration in Gender and Women's Studies)
Honours Bachelor of Social Work (Concentration in Gender and Women’s Studies)
Specialization in Gender and Women’s Studies for students in the Honours Bachelor of Social Work
degree program
Minor in Gender and Women's Studies
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course-work Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Creative-Project Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research-Project Option)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Creative Project Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Practicum Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research Paper Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gender and Women Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Education for Change (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Portfolio Option)
Master of Education in Educational Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Project Option)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies)

Department of History

Honours Bachelor of Arts (French and History Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French and History Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (History and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Certificate in Public History
Specialization in Public History

Department of Indigenous Learning

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Learning Major)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Learning and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Honours Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Media, Film, and Communications Major)

Department of Languages

Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and French Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (English and French Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French Major)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (French Major)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French and History Majors)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (French and History Majors)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and French Majors)

Department of Music

Minor in Music

School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies Major)/Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation

Department of Philosophy

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and French Majors)

Department of Political Science

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)

Social Justice Studies

Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Course Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Creative Project Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Practicum Option)
Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research Option)

Department of Sociology

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies Majors)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gender and Women's Studies) (Research Paper Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gender and Women Studies) (Thesis Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gerontology)(Research Paper Option)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Gerontology) (Thesis Option)

Department of Visual Arts

Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts Major)
Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts Major)
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J
Minor in Art History

New Programs

The following are newly approved programs for the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar:

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Field in Civil Engineering)

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Kinesiology

Master of Science in Kinesiology (Course Option)

School of Nursing

Master of Nursing

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Bachelor of Science (Applied Life Sciences Major) – Transfer – Georgian College Biotechnology-Health Diploma
Honours Bachelor of Science (Applied Life Sciences Major) – Transfer – Georgian College Biotechnology-Health Diploma

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Honours Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Criminology Major) - Transfer - Georgian College

Programs Removed

The following programs have been removed from the Academic Calendar (the last calendar these programs appear is 2020-2021):

Faculty of Business Administration

Certificate in Business Information Technology Management

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Department of Health Sciences

Interdisciplinary Dementia Studies Certificate Program
Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Certificate Program

Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

Department of Anthropology

Minor in Forensic Science