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.