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Class Schedule Terminology

A

Audit

An option for students who wish to register for a course as a listener only. Audit participants do not complete assignments, take tests, or earn a grade. Audit credits do not count toward graduation.

C

Campus Code

A code used to designate where a course section is taught:

  • PC = Pocatello
  • IF = Idaho Falls
  • MD = Meridian
  • TF = Twin Falls
  • HS = High School

Class Days

The abbreviations used to designate which days a course section will be taught:

  • Monday = M
  • Tuesday = T
  • Wednesday = W
  • Thursday = R
  • Friday = F
  • Saturday = S
  • Sunday = U

Class Limit

The maximum number of students who will be allowed to register for a course section.

Class Time

The time for the class. Some classes that are listed with a TBA You will see this abbreviation when the instructor for a course or the time for a course has not yet been determined or when the class time has not been determined. It is also used when a course has no specific class time because it is online.

Course Number

A unique four-digit code used to designate a specific offering in the university catalog.

  • Courses beginning with 00 are considered remedial and will not count toward academic degrees.
  • Courses numbered 1000-2999 are undergraduate courses that are considered lower division courses leading to associate degrees.
  • Courses numbered 3000-4999 are undergraduate courses that are considered upper division courses leading to bachelor degrees.
  • Courses numbered 5000-6999 are reserved for graduate level courses leading to master or doctoral degrees.

CRN

The unique Course Reference Number for a specific course section on the class schedule.

Credit

The number of credit hours for a designated ours section as listed in the university catalog.

D

Department Code

The designator used for the subject area. (e.g. ENGL = English)

I

Instructor Approval

A flag that requires the student to request a registration override from the instructor to register for a course section.

P

Pass/No Pass

An option to take a course for a grade that does not affect the grade point average (GPA). This option is only available on courses at the departments discretion.

S

Section Number

The two digit number after the course number. This distinguishes one course offering from another with the same course number. (e.g. ENGL 1101-01 or ENGL 1101-02)

Section Title

The course title as listed in the university catalog.

Schedule Type

Designated if a course section will be taught by a method other than standard lecture:

  • WC = Web Course(Fully Online)
  • WS = Web Supplemented(i.e. Moodle or other tool used to supplement instruction)
  • VS = Video Conference Web Supplemented course

Subject Abbreviation

See Department Code.

T

Term

The semester of the class schedule to review.

W

Wait Listing

An option available for students when a course section is full and they wish to be allowed to register if an opening occurs.

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