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What is a course number?

What is a course number?

Course Numbers The second part of a college course code is a series of numbers. These are often three digits long, but many colleges use four digits (or even five). These numbers are the main way colleges organize their course catalog. No two courses at a college will share the exact same course number.

How do you read a course number?

Courses are designated by two numbers, separated by a colon. The first number refers to the department or area of the course; the second number refers to the specific course. For example, in the course designated 600:111 the “600” refers to the Department of Art and the “111” refers to the course.

What is the meaning of course code?

A course code is a combination of letters and numbers that you enter to enroll in your instructor’s class. Each instructor has his or her own course code (or codes, if he or she teaches multiple classes). Your instructor will give you the appropriate course code.

What does Level 1 course mean?

Level 1 – Basic or Foundation Level. Level 2 – equivalent to GCSEs or First Diploma Level. Level 3 – equivalent to A levels or Extended Diploma Level. Level 4 – equivalent to a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma.

What is a course prefix and number?

The four-letter Course Prefix indicates the department or program offering the course. Most of the prefixes are easy to figure out: ECON is Economics, PSYC is Psychological Sciences, and so forth. In the example above, ANTH means the course is offered by the Anthropology Department.

What is course level?

Per faculty legislation, the number of a course implies its level. The course number indicates the level of the course, with the exception of the first-year seminars, all of which are open only to first-year students and considered to be at the 100 level.