About the MAST Course Prerequisite and Schedule Template
Purpose of Template:
In order to help students and advisors
plan their courses,
this chart provides the following information for each
regularly scheduled course:
The clickable map provides direct access each electronic course outline and
- its prerequisite requirements
- the (2-year) cycle of semesters in which the course is offered.
- whether it is a night course
- which sub-dicipline the course belongs to.
How to read the template:
This should be quite obvious from the
LEGEND supplied on the template.
If you are confused, then
are more examples and detailed instructions.
Note: Not all prerequisites are shown for CMPT and PHYS courses.
Hard copies of the chart are available in the department.
Downloading and Printing:
The first two of the following give best results.
I recommend a 600dpi laser printer (Black and white is ok, but much better in colour!).
An early version of this chart as produced using
daVinci software (with graph editor)
which must be downloaded and compiled.
Here is the daVinci (.status) file of that early version.
Currently, the template is maintained as a slightly structured postscript file,
so you can play with it if you like programming in "reverse polish notation"!
- Postscript (.ps) version: Send
directly to printer or view
with "ghostview" or "gv" on UNIX (they differ only by their placement in the page!)
- Acrobat (.pdf) version View/print with "acroread" on UNIX
- GIF (.gif) version View/print with browser or "xv" on UNIX
- A bit fuzzy JPEG (.jpg) version View/print with browser or "xv" on UNIX
- Back to the clickable map which links you to appropriate course descriptions on modern browsers.
I invite all interested parties to submit comments and suggestions on the template.
Please submit such comments to
- Suggestions for colour scheme?
- Should core courses be highlighted?
- Should we use "hybrid" colours for courses which are cross-disciplinary?
- How about indicating courses which are good for non-specialists?
- How about darker shades for more substantive courses?
Modified: 2000.03.20 by email@example.com