Understand the Timetable

The Timetable allows you to search sections of courses offered at the University of Lethbridge. This tool will help when planning your course selection before registering on the Bridge.

Student Enrolment and Registrar Services Timetable Search functions and displays similarly to the Bridge’s ‘Course Look Up’. Search results from this Timetable provide you with general information about courses. (There are instructions and tips within the Timetable on how to search for classes.)

Search results display in the format of the image below. Read the corresponding letters to better understand all of the course components.


Course Title | The title of the class

CRN | Course Registration Number (CRN) is a unique five-digit code that identifies each course component in the Timetable. You will need this number when registering under the “Add/Drop” option in the Bridge. “Course Look up” does not require the CRN.

Subject & Number | Subject: the abbreviation of the subject area e.g. CHEM = Chemistry. Number: level of the class. e.g. 1XXX = first year course, 4XXX = fourth year course.

Section | there can be multiple sections for a course – each section may have a different time, day, instructor and/or campus. Courses are offered at Lethbridge and Calgary.
Y = Calgary courses (e.g. MGT 1000 – Y)
All other sections = Lethbridge

Course Description

Prerequisites | Preliminary requirement which must be met or waived.
Corequisites | Courses taken prior to or in conjunction
Recommended Background | Not required but would provide a good background which will make the class easier.
Equivalent | Course may have been offered previously under a different course number and title.
Substantially Similar | Lists the course(s) that contain a high percentage of similar course content but are not deemed equivalent. Talk to an academic advisor if you wish to take both courses.

Associated Term | The term the class is being offered.

Attributes | The course designation is important when determining your Lib Ed Requirement courses. Your degree will require certain Lib Ed Requirement designations to be completed. There are three categories – List I Fine Arts and Humanities, List II Social Sciences and List III Sciences. Not all courses have a course designation and those will not count as a Lib Ed Requirement.

Credits | The number of credit hours for the class. You can register for a maximum of 15 credits until the first day of classes. Beginning the first day of classes you can add up to a total of 18 credits.

Time | Hour of the day the class is scheduled. If the time states “N/A”, your course outline and/or your instructor will give you direction on how the course will be conducted.

Days | Day(s) of the week each class is scheduled. Each day is indicated by a letter (note: “R” is Thursday, “S” is Saturday, “N/A” means the course is offered asynchronously. Asynchronous courses are delivered online and have no specific days or times scheduled. You will self-manage learning the course content provided by the instructor.

Where | The physical location of the class. The letter abbreviation represents the building (e.g. AH = Anderson Hall; OL = this course is online).

Date Range | The first day of classes through to the last day of classes (not including the final exam).

Schedule Type | Specifies the class is a lecture, lab, tutorial, studio, activity, or experience/practice (e.g. ensemble, physical activity etc.).

Instructor | The instructor teaching the class, (P) = Primary instructor.

Campus | The location that delivers a course (e.g. OL = online campus; M = Lethbridge; 1 = Calgary; L = Other Lethbridge, indicating this is a practicum or field experience course).

Instructional Method | This describes unique ways this course may be delivered (e.g. BL = Blended Learning – course is a combination of online and in-person; OL = Online – course is offered online, etc.).


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