Terminology at SFU

You may find that terminology at SFU is different from what you are accustomed to. Hopefully this will help. If you're ever confused about a word or phrase please ask exchange@sfu.ca.

SFU

You may know it as...

Course

Class, module, unit (eg Introduction to Psychology)   

Units

Credits, credit points (eg most courses are worth 3 units)

Program

Subject area, course

Term

Semester

Academic Calendar    

Handbook, Prospectus