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Guide to Abbreviations Used In The Class Listings - Columbus State University

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Guide to Abbreviations Used In The Class Listings

In the Class Listings on the CSU Web, courses are arranged alphabetically by course designator and sequentially by course number. Below is an explanation of the column headings and abbreviations used in the listings.

Course designators and numbers are listed alphabetically in this column under their subject areas. A course number may have a suffix denoting the level or type of course.

Suffix Definition
G A 5000-level course offered for graduate credit
H An Honors course
I An International Learning Community course
K A science course which includes both lecture and lab (Pre-Spring 2009 used to indicate a science course offered via Internet access through eCore®)
L A science laboratory course which is correlative to a science lecture course
U A 5000-level course offered for undergraduate credit
X Credit for the course is earned by examination. Contact the department offering the course for the exam date.

Credit hours are the number of semester hours attempted and/or granted for a course. Credit hours for a course below the 1000-level are not applied toward any degree program.

The Course Reference Number which is used to enter courses into the computer.

Some sections may be linked to other sections that meet at the same time and are taught by the same instructor(s). These sections are referred to as Cross-Listed Sections. The Cross List Cap/Act/Rem shows the combined current enrollment information for the section and all the other sections cross listed with it. Cap is the maximum combined enrollment allowed for all the cross-listed sections; Act, the actual combined enrollment at the time you view the listing; and Rem, the remaining combined number of seats available.

The name of the primary instructor for the course.

The location, usually an on-campus building and room, where the class will meet is listed here. Sometimes, when the location is other than a regular classroom, the location is listed in a course comment immediately below the section information. If the location is "TBA", refer to the course comment below the section information or contact the department offering the course.

Location Abbreviation Key

The abbreviations used for meeting days are:

Code Day of Week
M Monday
T Tuesday
W Wednesday
R Thursday
F Friday
S Saturday
U Sunday
TBA Meeting Days To Be Arranged

Classes begin and end at the hours stated. "TBA" indicates the time is to be arranged.

The section number is used in combination with the CRN to create a unique identifier for each section. A letter, or combination of letters, in the section number indicates a type of special section.

Below is a list of letter codes and a definition of each.

Code Definition
A An international education course which meets in a foreign country; special registration procedures apply
D A distance education course using GSAMS technology
F A course which has a field trip out of town; special registration procedures may apply
G A distance education course offered via Internet access through eCore®
L An outreach course meeting at an off-campus location; special registration procedures apply
P A Freshman Learning Community Class- No seat max overrides allowed.
T A distance education course on CD-ROM
U A European Studies course.
V A distance education course delivered via Internet access
Y A distance education course offered via Internet access through GeorgiaONmyLINE.
Z An outreach course meeting at an off-campus location; special registration procedures apply

The current enrollment information for the section shows the maximum enrollment allowed (Cap), the actual enrollment at the time you view the listing (Act), and the remaining number of seats available (Rem).

When "TBA" is used in the course listings, the student should contact the instructor of the course or the department offering the course to inquire about the details.

The Term name describes the part of term during which the course will be taught. See the Dates of Terms for a list of part-term dates and final examination schedules. The Term Dates are the earliest and latest class meeting dates for the section. The actual dates a class meets may differ from the term dates found on the Dates of Terms table.

An abbreviated title of the course.

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