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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


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COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

GENERAL EDUCATION DESIGNATION

DEPARTMENTS OFFERING DIVERSIFICATION COURSES

Course Numbering System

Undergraduate Courses (1–499)

1-99 Courses not applicable for credit toward a bachelor’s degree
100-199 Initial or introductory courses
200-299 Second-year courses in a sequence or development in a field of study. 200-level courses that have an explicit college-level course prerequisite count toward the non-introductory credit requirement.
300-399 Third- and fourth-year courses in a sequence of courses or first courses in professional curricula. May be accepted by Graduate Division to fulfill graduate degree requirements (petition may be required). Courses numbered 300 or above are upper-division and count toward the non-introductory credit requirement.


Post-Baccalaureate Courses (500–800)

500 Directed Study (master’s Plan B)
500-599 Courses applicable toward first professional degrees (law and medicine) and in-service training programs in education
600-699 Graduate courses
700 Thesis Research (master’s Plan A)
700-798 Advanced graduate courses
800 Dissertation Research

Special Numbers: Courses ending in –99 are directed research or directed study. Experimental courses ending in –97 or –98 and single offerings are not listed in the Catalog.