Course Number and Classification

The University uses the department prefix to designate all course offerings. The first digit indicates the classification level of the course. The numbering system is as follows:

100-199 – level courses are intended primarily for freshmen.
200-299 – level courses are intended primarily for sophomores.
300-399 – level courses are intended primarily for juniors.
400-499 – level courses are intended primarily for seniors.
600-699 – level courses are primarily intended for graduate students. Undergraduate students may take these with senior status and a minimum 3.25 GPA or above, or in special cases as part of an accelerated bachelors-master’s program.
700-799 – level courses are primarily intended for master’s students only.
800-899 – level courses are intended primarily for graduate students.
900-999 – level courses are intended primarily for doctoral students only.