Course Registration for SPRING 2023

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Attention AUCA freshmen! Online course registration for Spring 2023 is from November 21 to December 2. Make sure to complete the Anti-Harassment Training to be eligible for registration. Watch the registration tutorial and follow your department's checklist for a smooth registration process. Understand the credit load requirements and explore auditing options. Check pre-requisites before enrolling in courses. Stay informed and prepared for a successful registration period at AUCA.

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  1. Course Registration for SPRING 2023 NOVEMBER 21, MONDAY DECEMBER 2, FRIDAY

  2. Registration schedule Online Registration Period: November 21, Monday December 2, Friday at 12:10 pm Add/Drop Period: January 16, Monday January 23, Monday

  3. Attention all freshmen! Those students who did not complete the Anti- Harassment Training for students on November 13, will not be able to register for Spring Semester Courses.

  4. Registration tutorial Please watch: all instructions how to get registered

  5. Checklist Every Freshman student is given a Checklist by the Major department during Orientation Week. Please ask your Department Office Manager for a Checklist if you do not have one. You can also find Checklists on website under each department Before each Registration period, follow your Checklist independently and see your Advisor if you have questions.

  6. Number of Credits Regular credit load: 30 credits 3 additional credits are given (tuition free) in the second, third, and fourth year of study Total: 240 credits in 4 years

  7. Auditing Audits are beneficial for students who want to explore courses outside their majors, or those who are interested in courses that may require extraordinary effort to complete during the same semester as their compulsory major courses. 6 audit credits - not required but possible; If you select a course with available audit seats, it means you may audit the course. If Online Registration does not allow you to register for a course with an audit status, this course is not available for audit. For more information, please visit: Please NOTE: Students are not allowed to audit language and sport courses

  8. Pre-Requisites Check Pre-Requisites for each class Pre-requisites: courses required before taking more advanced courses in an area of study For example: cannot take FYS 211 before FYS 100 For Example: Psychology 101 required before taking Psychology 250 o Fail PSY 101? You cannot advance to PSY 250

  9. List of Classes for SPRING 2023 The current semester List of Classes is posted on the AUCA website at the bottom of the Registrar webpage Online Registration SPRING 2023 COURSE SCHEDULES Please note, that the course schedules will be uploaded on a daily basis (including Saturday and Sunday) upon submission of schedules by departments

  10. FYS and EC When registering to FYS and EC students also have to sign up for the corresponding section of Philosophy (2 cr.) (it is the requirement of Ministry of Education) with the same professor The Philosophy sections are classified as Individual Schedule Students should sign-up for FYS,EC and Philosophy sections with the same professor the FYS classes will meet on M & W and the EC classes will meet for back-to-back sessions on Fridays

  11. First Year Seminar FYS I and EC I are USUALLY offered in Fall semester. o Students who fail FYS I and EC I (receive an F grade or W grade), must register for FYS I and EC I in Spring 2023. FYS II and EC II are USUALLY offered in Spring semester. o Students who fail FYS II and EC II, must register for FYS II and EC in Fall 2023. Failing either FYS I & EC I or FYS II & EC II (24 credits each) prevents you from continuing through your academic schedule smoothly in regards to the SYS requirement in Sophomore year. Please seek support from Academic Advising, WARC, Counseling Services, your family or your peers if you are struggling.

  12. Failure from FYS or EC If a student fails FYS I in Fall 2022 semester (not in Spring), but got a passing grade for EC I, a student cannot take EC II in Spring 2023 semester because EC II is based on the texts of FYS II. So this student can retake FYS I in Spring 2023 semester, and take FYS11 and EC 11 in Fall 2023.

  13. Course pre-registration Some students will be pre-registered to: FYS I & EC I or Math courses, or Introductory courses by department managers for Fall Registration Please NOTE: There is NO course pre-registration for the Spring Semester

  14. Second Year Seminar DO NOT AND CANNOT TAKE SYS AT FRESHMAN YEAR You can take SYS, only if you have covered FYS I,EC & Philosophy & FYS II, EC II,and Philosophy Second Year Seminar (SYS) is a Liberal Arts based continuation of the FYS ,EC and Philosophy. It is a requirement. SYS courses are interdisciplinary in nature yet focused enough to fulfill General Education requirements. o For example: Technology and Culture, CODE: HUM/ART/SYS

  15. Math Requirements According new general education requirements starting in Fall 2022: Students from AMI, BA, ECO and SFW should take 18 credits (3 courses) as part of General Education Math requirements. Students from PSY, SOC should take 12 credits (2 courses) as part of General Education Math requirements. And students in ANTH,ES,GEO,ESCS,ICP,IBL,JMC,LAS and TCMA must take 6 credits credits of MATH.

  16. Gen. Ed. Math Requirements ? The General Education Department offers the following MATH courses that fulfill one of the Gen Ed Requirements: Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics I (Rus.) Introduction to Probability and Statistics (Eng., Rus.)* Math for Life I (Eng.) Make-It-Yourself Mathematics Cultures of Mathematics Reason and Argue Better: Logic in Proof and Argument Storytelling with Statistics R Programming for the Humanities *Please pay attention to the language of instruction

  17. Math Requirements for transferring to BA, ECO, AMI or SFW First year students in ANTH, ES, IBL, ICP, JMC, LAS, PSY, SOC, TV, GEO departments who want to transfer to BA should enroll in Mathematics for Business and Economics I course. To be eligible to transfer, students must receive a final grade of B+ or higher. First year students in ANTH, ES, IBL, ICP, JMC, LAS, PSY, SOC, TV, GEO departments who want to transfer to ECO, AMI or SFW should enroll in Linear Algebra and Geometry for ECO or AMI/SFW course.

  18. Math courses for PSY, SOC Students from PSY, SOC departments should take Introduction to Probability and Statistics at their Freshman or Sophomore year. This prepares students to a more advanced quantitative math course at Junior year. The Junior year quantitative math course fulfills the second math requirement. For example: Applied Social Statistics and SPSS

  19. Math Requirements for ANTH, ES, ICP, JMC, LAS,GEO,ESCS,IBL and TCMA Students from ANTH, ES, ICP, JMC, LAS,GEO,ESCS,IBL AND TCMA departments who DO NOT want to transfer to BA, ECO, AMI or SFW should take two of the following courses: a) Math for Life I b) Introduction to Probability and Statistics c) Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics I

  20. Russian and Kyrgyz Students should take 8 credits of Kyrgyz language and literature course: 1. Kyrgyz Language and Literature I 4 cr. course (lasts 2 months and usually offered for Fall semester) 2. Kyrgyz Language and Literature II 4 cr. course usually offered for Spring semester AND 4 credits of Russian Language course: 1. Russian language I 2 cr. course (lasts ONE month usually offered for Fall semester) 2. Russian language II 2 cr. course usually offered for Spring semester Note: You need to pay attention to the starting date of language courses

  21. Foreign Languages ? Japanese (part I and II), Korean (part I), Chinese (part I) are usually offered in FALL semester. In Spring semester students continue taking part II of the selected language. ? German, French, and Spanish (part I, II, Advanced) are usually offered in Fall semester. In Spring semester students continue taking part II of the selected foreign language. ? If a student wants to take an Intermediate level course (as Part I), s/he must first take a test at European Studies department room 315 ? (Only 6 cr. will cover HUM requirement) Starting from fall 2018 only 6 credits of foreign language counts as HUM

  22. Foreign Language Course Policy AUCA policy states that if a student earns (6) credits for one (Fall) semester of a language but does not take (6) credits of the same language the second (Spring) semester in that academic year, the grade and 6 credits will be removed from the student s transcript. A student will lose: CREDITS, TIME,MONEY

  23. Bard College Diploma Most majors earn a Bard College diploma upon graduation. BA & IBL majors must earn additional credits for BARD certificate: 12 credits Social Science 12 credits Art 6 credits Natural Sciences/SYS or other courses with SYS code 12 credits Humanities courses IBL students might have an opportunity to receive BARD College diploma majoring in Human Rights. For detailed information please contact the head of the IBL program Elida Nogoibaeva.

  24. Sport class 400 hours required for degree 100 hours per semester (4 semesters) Non-credit requirement and you cannot Withdraw from Sports! Students can register to one Sport class ONLY per semester Registering for two or more Sport classes is NOT ALLOWED Do not wait until the last days of Registration to drop an extra SPORT class. Fellow students are trying to Register for classes that appear full. Attention!! There is no Physiotherapy course offered in the Spring 2023 semester. NOTE: If a student gets a Non-Pass grade in a Sport class, s/he must retake the course for additional fee of $200

  25. Individual course for SPRING 2023 Individual Piano course is offered for an additional fee of $135 and counts as 2 credits. in order to register to the course: o Submit an application to the department chair for consideration

  26. History of Kyrgyzstan and Geography History of Kyrgyzstan and Geography should be taken during Sophomore year only. Students are required to take a state exam at the end of Sophomore year Manas studies (2cr) is a separate course that can be taken at any year of your study

  27. Complex Single Exam History of Kyrgyzstan and Geography, Kyrgyz Language and Literature is a complex single state exam. You will take an exam at the end of sophomore year. If you have not covered any of the above mentioned three courses, you are not allowed to take an exam. Please be careful when you plan your semester schedules during freshman and sophomore years.

  28. Add/Drop period January 16,Monday - January 23,Monday During the first week of classes, students may attend classes and drop or add classes in order to design a successful academic plan for the semester. Please remember that adding and dropping courses can disrupt a professor s course schedule and the learning of fellow students. Choose wisely.

  29. Registration Tips Create mock schedule to eliminate time conflicts between classes and build your schedule of classes evenly to make sure your workload is spread throughout the week. Think of Plan B in case you would not register for classes you selected and desired time Check and double check course requirements Create a list of course IDs, it saves your time while registering

  30. W grade To withdraw ( W grade) from a class, deadline is always the 10thweek of the semester: SPRING 2023 deadline for W grade is March 31,Friday. Reasons for taking W grade: o Your GPA is in serious danger (there is high risk of getting an F ). o You re just plain overwhelmed and need to adjust your schedule. o Read about this grade option and it fits with a successful academic plan. If you decide to take a W grade, please print out the W form in advance and have department head sign it before submitting it to Shared Services Center, Room 234. W form link:

  31. X grade X (Administrative drop): This grade specifically denotes non- attendance. SPRING 2023 deadline for X grade is April 6,Thursday. It cannot be requested by a student and only is given at the discretion of a faculty member. X grade should not affect the GPA The X grade, as well as NP (No Pass) grade, will not allow students to be placed on VPAA's and President's lists. Receiving X grade for the same course twice results in an automatic F grade for that course. The grade is to be given no later than the date specified in the academic calendar (the policy on X-grade is in effect starting from the Fall 2022 semester).

  32. Online WARC Tutoring WARC Writing and Academic Resource Center One-on-one tutoring for all students ONLINE is AVAILABLE Areas of tutoring: o Writing: short and long research paper, essay, statement of purpose, motivation letter, etc. o Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Programming, SPSS, English Help, Kyrgyz language WARC Hours: Monday Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., also 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays

  33. WARC Tutoring Resource To book a session, simply the visit online schedule located on website, Log in with your AUCA account information, and select an available session You will receive an invitation to a Google Hangout session from your tutor at your AUCA email address. Open Google Hangout and Google Drive Make sure that you have your audio and video both enabled Expect a call from your tutor For more information on WARC services, please see

  34. Counseling Services Counseling Services are free and available to all registered AUCA students seeking direction and support with personal, family, developmental and academic-related problems. Students are encouraged to discuss feelings and learn how to manage stress and new relationships. Please feel free to contact our trained counselors at AUCA: Go to counseling service page and make an online appointment by clicking on the bottom. o

  35. Academic Advising If you have questions please email to: or call and send WhatsApp messages to: Gulnur Esenalieva 0770 777529 , Zarina Beishenbaeva 0777 999 740, WhatsApp: 0704400337 Gulnura Abdyrakunova 0777 999 820

  36. Friendly Reminders Check your AUCA e-mail to avoid missing important information deadlines, course changes, updated policies and important announcements. Update your phone and email contact information right away so we can reach you. Avoid a call to your family. Course Evaluations available online and required from all students at the end of each semester. Updated academic rules and policies can be found online, at Registrar s web page:

  37. Thank you! Any questions?