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Course Numbering


As a general rule, course numbers reflect the level of difficulty of the course content. For a variety of reasons, some course numbers may not adhere to the description below. If in doubt about the level of a particular course, consult a departmental advisor.

10000-19900:

introductory courses for lower division students

20000-29900:

beginning major courses intended for sophomores and juniors

30000-39900:

first level upper division courses; intermediate major courses

40000-49900:

advanced undergraduate courses intended for juniors and seniors

50000-59900:

advanced undergraduate courses 

Graduate Course Numbering

All graduate courses will contain a letter either before or after the course number. 

Exception: Spitzer School of Architecture – Graduate courses are numbered 60000 and above.