Generic Transfer Credit - When an incoming course is assessed for equivalency, normally a specific Ryerson course is established as equivalent Transfer Credit. In circumstances where a specific Transfer Credit cannot be established, sometimes a Generic Transfer Credit is established as equivalent Transfer Credit.
Advanced Standing – recognizes the completion of similar courses or programs by granting admission into a level higher than first semester. If you are eligible for Advanced Standing you will be informed on your Offer of Admission. Also see Degree Completion and Direct Entry.
Advisement Report – An unofficial degree audit. Available on RAMSS my.ryerson.ca to most undergraduate students.
Basis of Admission – as determined by Undergraduate Admissions is the confirmation of the academic requirements used to grant an Offer of Admission or Advanced Standing for a program.
Course Outline – or course syllabus, is a detailed course overview that includes a description of the course, objectives, topics, readings, assignments and an evaluation scheme. Course outlines are used to determine an equivalency to a Ryerson course.
Degree Completion - recognizes the completion of an approved college diploma or university degree by granting admission into an upper year of a specific Ryerson program or a specialized degree completion curriculum. Also see Advanced Standing and Direct Entry.
Direct Entry - recognizes the completion of approved college diploma by granting admission into an upper year of a program. If you are eligible for Direct Entry you will be informed on your Offer of Admission. Also see Advanced Standing and Degree Completion.
Offer of Admission – is an official letter issued by Admissions informing an applicant of their admission into a Ryerson program. The Offer specifies program, admit term and semester level; as well as possible conditions, restrictions and deadlines pertaining to the Offer.
Transfer Credits – are equivalent to Ryerson courses and granted for post-secondary courses completed at accredited institutions prior to being admitted to Ryerson.
Undergraduate Calendar – is an official publication that includes official university policy, Ryerson program and curriculum information.