- Course titles are followed by numbers in parentheses (0:0:0), separated by
colons. The numbers have the following significance:
- First number: credits for the course
- Second number: hours of lecture/seminar per week for the course
- Third number: hours of laboratory/studio per week for the course
- For independent study, readings, topics, or similar courses, individual instructors
Courses numbered 499 and below are undergraduate courses. Course numbers in
the 100 series are customarily taken by freshmen, the 200 series by sophomores,
the 300 series by juniors, and the 400 series by seniors.
The number designations of the course descriptions below have the following
- A single number (as HIST 301) indicates that the course is complete within
a single semester, and that the semester course may be taken separately with credit
toward a degree.
- A double number separated by a comma indicates that the subject matter or
content of the course extends through two semesters but that either semester may
be taken by itself. Unless otherwise specified, the first semester is not prerequisite
to the second semester.
Graduate courses are divided into the following categories:
500-699 Open only to graduate students admitted to master's or doctoral programs,
to other bachelor's degree holders, and to approved, advanced undergraduate students.
Advanced undergraduate students who have secured the permission of the department
offering the course may select from these courses to accumulate the hours necessary
for completion of an undergraduate degree. With the written permission of the
dean of their college, they may take these courses for reserve graduate credit.
- 700-799 Open only to students admitted to graduate degree or certificate programs.
- 800-999 Primarily doctoral courses open only to students admitted to graduate
Degree programs may extend permission to enroll bachelor's degree holders.
Courses with the following numbers are reserved for the uses designated:
- 600-609 Limited applicability, graduate-credit courses. Courses normally intended
for in-service professional development and not directly leading to a graduate
degree. Alimited number of hours from these courses may be applied to a graduate
- 798 Master's research
- 799 Master's thesis
- 800 Studies for the Doctor of Philosophy in Education program
- 998 Doctoral dissertation proposal
- 999 Doctoral dissertation research
- 790, 890 Supervised practicum
- 794, 894 Internship
- 796, 896 Directed reading and research courses for master's and doctoral students